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VOL. 30 NO. 7                                                                                  JULY 2022

                                                              Southern Profile

           The Honda Classic To Distribute Record $6.45 Million

                        To Local Charities, Impacting The Lives Of

                                           More Than 100,000 Children

                         Honda Classic Cares Week Celebrates Latest Monumental Achievement

        The Honda Classic is awarding a record-setting $6.45                                                 The tournament
      million to more than 100 South Florida philanthropic                                                 has set records 15
      organizations in 2022, shattering the previous record of                                             of the past 16 years,
      $5.35 million that was set pre-pandemic in 2020.                                                     its rapid growth
        The 25 percent increase allows The Honda Classic                                                   slowed only by
      to surpass $61.7 million in charitable contributions                                                 the coronavirus
      as American Honda approaches its 42nd year as title                                                  pandemic in 2021
      sponsor of the PGA TOUR event, including almost                                                      when it injected $5.1
      $46 million in the 16 years since Children’s Healthcare                                              million into the local community, $250,000 short of a record.
      Charity Inc. became the host organization and moved
      the event to PGA National Resort and Spa.                                                            Southern Profile on page 2

                                    fundraiSing event                                                         Southern SPotlight

       Eighth Annual Live Like Jake 5K Raises  Palm Beach North

        Over $75,000 For Drowning Prevention  Chamber Announces

           During National Water Safety Month                                                                   2022 Leadership

          Over 500 Participants Joined Together In Person To Raise Funds For Infant Self-Rescue                  Award Winners
        Swim Lessons And Struggling Families Who Have Lost A Child Or Have Critical Care Needs
        Live Like Jake, the local foundation created in the memory                                            The Palm Beach North
      of Jake Roarke Morrison, held its signature event, the Live                                           Chamber of Commerce
      Like Jake 5K on May 14, in beautiful Riverbend Park, Jupiter.                                         is  pleased  to  announce
      Participants included 500 in-person runners, including families                                       the  recipients  of  the  2022
      who had lost a child from drowning, Infant Self Rescue (ISR)                                          Leadership Awards:
      instructors, and supporters enjoyed the beautiful morning while                                       2022 In au gu ral
      raising funds to provide scholarships for ISR swim lessons, and                                       Environmental Stewardship
      for families who have lost a child or have critical care needs.                                       Award Presented By Florida
        The day included children’s activities of face painting,                                            Crystals Corporation:
      games, hula-hoop challenges and more. The ceremony began                                              F r i e nds  O f  J o hn  D.
      with a reading of the names of children who lost their life to                                        MacArthur Beach State
      a drowning, and then a welcoming to the foundation’s latest   Runners line up for the start of the Live Like Jake Annual 5K.   Park
                                                                                 Photo by Elizabeth Dashiell    Palm Beach North Chamber  Noel Martinez, chamber
                                                                                                            of Commerce developed the  president and CEO
                                                                                 ISR instructor scholarship   Environmental Stewardship
                                                                                 recipients.                Award to recognize chamber members successfully
                                                                                   “We are so appreciative   incorporating sustainable efforts and practices into their
                                                                                 of  the  contributions  from   operations. By noting and awarding these achievements,
                                                                                 our participants,  sponsors,   it is intended to inspire and educate Palm Beach North
                                                                                 volunteers, and year-round   Chamber members to adopt sustainable practices.
                                                                                 supporters of Live Like
                                                                                                            Southern Spotlight on page 4
                                                                                 Fundraising Event on page 2
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