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                                                                                                                                          MARCH 2022
        VOL. 35 NO. 3
       VOL. 34 NO. 10                                                                            OCTOBER 2021
       Firefighter Chili Cook Off

        The Retired Firefighters of Palm Beach County hosted   health and welfare of local firefighters as well as the community   equipment for their child with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
      their Firefighter Chili Cook Off on Saturday, Feb. 5 at Abacoa   we fought so hard to protect. They are a charitable 501(c)(3)   This charity was started in 2015 when Palm Beach County (PBC)
      Amphitheater. Decorated chili booths represented firefighters   organization that aids fire-related agencies while continuing to   firefighter, Tim Petz and his wife found out their son Logan
      from local departments, restaurants, hospitals, and organizations.   support our community. This year the Firefighter Chili Cook Off   (3 years old at the time) had been diagnosed with Duchenne
      It was the responsibility of the celebrity judges to finally   event benefited two organizations: Firefighters on a Mission and   muscular dystrophy. A family who built a life around helping
      determine the “best” chili and “theme” booths. This event was a   Firefighters to the Rescue.        others, is now fighting to save their own son! Over the years, the
      huge success and Abacoa proved to be the perfect secure venue     Firefighters on a Mission has partnered with a variety of   Petz family has taken an active role raising awareness. During
      to gather the family for cold drinks, hot chili, and live music.   organizations that specifically focus on finding a cure for   that time, they quickly learned they were not alone, meeting
        The Retired Firefighters of Palm Beach County are a   Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Money raised will be distributed   families and fellow firefighters from across the country dealing
      combination of firefighters from local fire departments that   to these organizations, while some is reserved to provide
      have combined to maintain the brotherhood by supporting the   firefighters assistance in the purchase of medical needs and

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      Dionne Warwick, Rita Rudner, And Marilyn McCoo

      And Billy Davis, Jr. Headline LIFE’s 28th Annual

      Lady In Red Gala

      Event Raises More Than $1.5 Million With                                                             was spectacular. The seven-time Grammy award-winning
      Proceeds Benefiting “Pups4patriots” At                                                               couple, Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr., kicked off the
                                                                                                           night with a rousing set featuring both their biggest hits, from
      American Humane And “Lois’ Food4kids” At                                                             Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In to Wedding Bell Blues and Up,
      Palm Beach County Food Bank                                                                          Up and Away, to tunes from their new album, including the
        Lois Pope, founder and chair of LIFE’s Lady in Red                                                 title track, Blackbird.
      Gala, told the sold-out audience at the 28th annual event at                                           Then, after a surf and turf feast of Maine lobster and filet
      The Breakers on Sunday, Jan. 9, that the hallmarks of the                                            mignon, comedian Rita Rudner, who has the longest running solo
      much-anticipated affair are always: fabulous entertainment,                                          act in Las Vegas history, had the audience roaring with laughter.
      important causes to support, great food, music and dancing,                                          This was the side-splitting comedian’s third “Lady in Red” gala
      and no long speeches.                                                                                and it was easy to see why, as she compared the differences
        And, as always, this year’s gala fulfilled each of these
      hallmarks in magnificent fashion. The headliner entertainment   Dionne Warwick                       Dionne Warwick on page 2
      Hannah’s Home To Expand Capacity After Successful Fundraiser

        After raising over $400,000 at its 10th annual fundraising   Home. “We look forward to expanding our property with four     Tania  Rogers  of
      gala, Hannah’s Home of South Florida is moving to expand   new cottages. This extra housing will give us the ability to bring   WPTV made a special
      capacity to meet the needs of the single, pregnant young women   hope to so many more young women and their children.”  guest appearance as
      in the home’s care.                                  The annual gala, which featured cocktails, dinner and a   hostess. The event was
        Every year, Hannah’s Home must turn away nearly 200   live auction at the Pelican Club in Jupiter, was cochaired by   coordinated by former
      women due to a lack of capacity. “I felt that the event this year   MaryLynn Magar, former Florida state representative, and   mayor of the Village
      was filled with celebration and anticipation for the future of   Pamela Rauch, Florida Power & Light’s vice president of external   of  Tequesta,  Abby
      Hannah’s Home,” said Carol Beresford, founder of Hannah’s   affairs and economic development.        Brennan.

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