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A Seabreeze Publication

            Woodfield Hunt & C.C., Fieldbrook Estates, Boca Grove, Polo Club, Newport Bay Club, Seasons of Boca

        VOL. 22 NO. 6                                                                                  JUNE 2022

      Habilitation Center Sixth Annual

      BloomFest Luau In The Garden

      Raised Funds To Help

      Nonprofit Continue Their
      Mission Of Helping Adults

      With Disabilities In Our
      Community Thrive

         The Habilitation Center
      (HabCenter) hosted the Sixth
      Annual BloomFest Luau in
      the Garden on April 7, on                          HabCenter Board President Steve Pollart, with Ruth
      the lush  landscape of  the                        DiRocco, Bob DiRocco, executive director, and Joe Rengen,
      HabCenter Plant Nursery in                         operations manager                                Cindy Walker LaRoche, Advisory Committee, with guests
      Boca Raton. Presented by
      Moraca Builders, Inc., the                            Guests of the evening enjoyed the Hawaiian luau of      “This annual event is our major fundraiser of the year,”
      Sixth Annual BloomFest Luau                        the year, filled with drinks, food, raffles, and a Hawaiian   said Susan C. Rode, director of advancement at HabCenter.
      in the Garden raised funds to                      luau show and pig roast. There was also live entertainment   “We are thankful for all our community support and
      help HabCenter achieve its                         including clowns, Hawaiian  hula dancers and  a fire   corporate sponsors who helped make this event such a
      mission to equip adults with                       dancing performance Those in attendance also heard   smashing success. Their support is essential to helping
      disabilities with the necessary  Fire show performed by the   from two HabCenter clients who shared their gift of song
      skills to lead productive lives.  Aloha Islanders  during two solo singing performances.             BloomFest Luau on page 2
      Boca Helping Hands Hosted 16th Annual

      MONOPOLY  Event And Casino Night On April 30

          Supporters of Boca Helping Hands (BHH) passed
       go at the 16th annual MONOPOLY  Event and Casino
      Night on Saturday, April 30 at The Royal Palm Yacht &
      Country Club. The fundraising event, chaired by Rochelle

                                                         Dr. Karen Chambers, Leonard – Mr. Monopoly – Wierzbowski,   Left to right: David Dweck, Nicole Chaness, Lisa Borg and
                                                         Sharon McDougall and Joy Fuller                   BHH Board member Dean Borg

                                                         LeCavalier, attracted more than 150 guests, with Mike
                                                         Wohl crowned MONOPOLY champion.
                                                            Boca Helping Hands’ Board President Gary Peters,
                                                         also a two-time National MONOPOLY Champion, served
      BHH Board President Gary Peters, Haley Peters and   as the MONOPOLY tournament mediator. “This event is
      Mike Smith                                         so much fun and so unique,” Peters said. “Think about
                                                                                 how you loved Monopoly
                                                                                 as a kid. This event is a way
                                                                                 to enjoy the game and give
                                                                                 back to our community.”
                                                                                   Proceeds from the event
                                                                                 will help assist 27,000
                                                                                 people in the South Florida
                                                                                 community through BHH’s   Left to right: Dan Brede, Debbie Rapka, Colleen Currier
                                                                                 various programs, including   and Steve Constantine
                                                                                 hunger relief, job training,
                                                                                 healthcare, emergency     MONOPOLY  Event And Casino Night on page 3
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