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VOL. 30 NO. 6                                                                                  JUNE 2022

                                                              Southern Profile

                 Chasin A Dream Foundation Raises $250,000 For

                Local Children Battling Life Threatening Illnesses

        COVID delayed the much anticipated                                                                   T he  runwa y e ve nt
      annual fundraiser, We Rock As Lions, for                                                             c ul m i na t e d i n a  j a w
      Chasin A Dream and the community rallied                                                             dropping performance by
      to support the luncheon held on April 4 at                                                           17-year-old Mikayla Beatty
      the Wyndham Grand Jupiter.                                                                           singing  I Am A  Warrior
        The event celebrates the bravery of local                                                          (Patty Smyth) with the room
      children battling cancer, cystic fibrosis, heart                                                     erupting in applause as all of
      disease and other life threatening illnesses                                                         the children took the stage.
      and disabilities. Children, ranging in age                                                           We Rock As Lions is  100  Lori Griffith, Melissa
      from 2-year-old Grace Renfrow currently                                                              percent about celebrating  Weidhorn
      undergoing grueling treatment for stage IV                                                           the children and one of the
      neuroblastoma to 17-year-old Geo Marquea                                                             things guests look forward to each year.
      battling leukemia, brought tears of joy to
      guests and cheers could be heard throughout  Donna Hamilton, Jackie Ranaldo, Jessica Scotten, Deborah McLaughlin, Lori   Southern Profile on page 8
      the hotel as they rocked the runway.  Griffith, Anita Detert, Melody Spano, Jeri Glynn, Barbara Allan, Patrice Cheviot

                                                                                                                  Charity eventS
                                   Southern SPotlight

         Local First Responders Honored At                                                                        Philanthropy

         Palm Beach North Chamber’s Valor                                                                            Continues

             And Community Service Awards                                                                           To Grow In

               Among Recipients Are Officer Who Donated Kidney,                                                Admirals Cove
               Team On Ryan Rogers Case, And An Off-Duty Hero

                                                                                  On Wednesday, April 27,     Admirals Cove Foundation (ACF), the philanthropic
                                                                                first responders were honored   foundation of  The Club of Admirals Cove, had a
                                                                                at the Palm Beach North     record-breaking 2021/22 Season of Giving, awarding
                                                                                Chamber’s  Fourth Annual    more than $3.2 million to nonprofit charities which
                                                                                Valor and Community         impact lives in the areas of health, education, and
                                                                                Service Awards  breakfast   social services.
                                                                                presented by Florida Public     Admirals Cove Foundation funded grants to 25
                                                                                Utilities and Palm Beach    Season of Giving finalists: Admirals Cove Employee
                                                                                Gardens Medical Center.     Scholarship managed by The George Snow Foundation,
                                                                                These awards recognize first   Aid to  Victim of Domestic Abuse, Alzheimer’s
                                                                                responder honorees within   Community Care, Chasin A Dream, Clinics Can Help,
                                                                                                            El Sol, Els for Autism, The First Tee of the Palm
      City of Palm Beach Gardens Police – Investigations Division                Southern Spotlight on page 5  Beaches, The Giving Closet, Healthy Mothers Healthy
                                                                                                            Babies Coalition of Palm Beach County, Jack the Bike
                                                                                                            Man, Jupiter High School Care Team, Jupiter Medical
                                                                                                            Center Foundation, Jupiter Police Foundation, Kids
                                                                                                            Cancer Foundation, The Lord’s Place, Maltz Jupiter
                                                                                                            Theatre, Meals on Wheels of the Palm Beaches, My
                                                                                                            Clinic, Palm Beach Harvest, Place of Hope, Take
                                                                                                            Stock In Children, Vita Nova, West Jupiter Community
                                                                                                            Group, and the Wounded Veterans Relief Fund.

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