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      Good Works from page 6
       Fore Sistas Inaugural Golf

       Tournament Impacts Lives In

       Our Communities

         Fore Sisters of Fairview Golf Club, Inc., a 501(c)(3), is a
       group of dynamic women of color in South Florida who found
       each other on the links and share a common passion of playing
       golf and undertaking charitable causes to impact the lives of
       children and the elderly in our communities.
         The tournament took place at Martin Downs Country Club
       in Palm City, following an event-filled Friday that featured a   Stanley Campbell, owner of Martin
       golf clinic, a health and wellness workshop with local medical   Downs Golf & Country Club
       and lifestyle experts and a welcome reception. The breakfast
       preceding the tournament was filled with high energy and great     The Fore Sistas Inaugural
       spirit as participants enjoyed a delicious buffet and warmed   Golf Tournament was held on
       up with the D.J., Sidney Jerger. Lunch and dinner were also   Jan. 28 and 29 and was able to   Women’s Health Symposium panel, left to right: Bella Williams, NP Cardiology;
       served and bidding on raffles, a silent auction and 50/50 was   meet its monetary threshold.   Tishunda Tullis, Facilitator; Julyne Viau, RHMC, Clinical Director; Jean Laws-Scott,
       enthusiastic. Three flights with cash prizes for each flight was   We are proud to say that 100   Facilitator; Phyllis Gillespie, Organizer; Juliette Lomax-Homier, M.D., Gynecology;
       the attraction for the women golfers.             percent of our proceeds went   Carol Hedgepeth, Esthetician; and Blair Ezbicki, N.P. Cardiology.

                                                                                                           towards our chosen charitable causes which positively
                                                                                                           impact the lives of children and the elderly in our
                                                                                                             The entities below benefited from our event, and each
                                                                                                           received a $1,000 donation:
                                                                                                           • Helping People Succeed, Inc.
                                                                                                           • Gertrude Walden Childcare Center
                                                                                                           • Martin County Council on Aging
                                                                                                           • E.N.D. It!
                                                                                                           • Florida Community Health Centers
                                                                                                           • Gifford Youth Achievement Center
                                                                                                             For information about Fore Sistas of Fairview Golf
                                                                                                           Club, Inc., contact Phyllis Gillespie at: pmgillespie1@

                                                                                                            Photography by Esmeralda H. Knowles, Photographer

                                                                                                           Willie Scott, TPI certified instructor, giving instruction on
                                                                                                           the putting lesson at the golf clinic.

                                                                                                           Paula Pearson, LPGA Pro, instructing proper technique for
                                                                                                           the full swing.

                                                                                                           Ninety golfers took to the green on tournament day, Jan. 29
                                                                                                           – a brisk and sunny morning – to play in the inaugural Fore
                                                                                                           Sistas of Fairview Golf Tournament.
                                                                                  See answer in this paper.
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