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VOL. 32 NO. 12                                                                           DECEMBER 2022

      A Night To Remember

      Gala Highlighted Heartwarming                      been in despair over needing

      Tributes, Donations To Help                        transportation to go to work,
                                                         make her V.A. appointments
      Florida Veterans                                   and help her family. It’s these
                                                         moments that make this gala
        A Night of Honor Gala celebrated its 11th year on Saturday,   so impactful.”
      Nov. 5, at the Country Club at Mirasol. Presented by the Wounded     A special ceremony honored
      Veterans Relief Fund (WVRF), the memorable evening featured   George Rosenfield, a 97-year-
      a live auction, a surprise donated vehicle for a veteran in need,   old WWII and Korean War
      and a long list of VIP guests. More than 350 people attended the   vet. Among the guests were
      event, which raised $304,000 to support the mission of WVRF.  Congressman  Brian Mast
        “This is not only our biggest fundraiser of the year, but   and Palm Beach County
      also a very moving event that pays tribute to our wounded   Commissioner Maria Marino,
      Florida veterans, many who are in desperate situations,”   who presented a proclamation
      WVRF Executive Director Mike Durkee said. “The Air
      Force veteran who received the car was totally shocked,   A Night To Remember
      broke down in tears and had everyone choked up. She had   on page 2
       Fifth Annual Live Like Jake ‘Be The Light’ Gala Raises

       Record $150,000 To Help Prevent Childhood Drowning

      Sold-Out Event Featured                                                                                The beautiful night included a sumptuous appetizer
      Exclusive Diamond Giveaway                                                                           buffet, open bar, dinner, silent auction, themed photo booth,
      Fundraiser                                                                                           dancing, entertainment, and the presentation of the annual
        Live Like Jake, the local                                                                          Be the Light Award. This year’s recipients were Liz and Dan
      foundation created in memory of                                                                      Huber, who founded CAST (Creating Aquatic Safety Teams)
      Jake Roarke Morrison, raised a                                                                       Water Safety Foundation, which seeks to bring together
      record $150,000 during its Fifth                                                                     entire communities to encourage water safety and promote
      Annual “Be the Light” Gala on                                                                        self-rescue swim lessons.
      Oct. 8, at the brilliantly bedecked Lady Jean Ranch in                                                 “We are so thankful to everyone who came out for our
      Jupiter. Emceed by Jay Zaeger, the moonlight-themed event                                            Fifth Annual Be the Light Gala,” says Live Like Jake Founder
      welcomed over 160 guests to support the foundation’s mission                                         Keri Morrison. “The unbelievable support from our sponsors
      of providing scholarships for infant swimming resource (ISR)                                         and guests helped us raise a record amount of funds that will
      self-rescue swim lessons and ISR instructor training, as well                                        go directly to our mission of ending childhood drowning.”
      as providing critical funds for families who have lost a child
      or have a child with critical care needs.          Tara Boyd, Liz Huver and Luminosa Gilmore         Fifth Annual Live Like Jake on page 2
      Bon Jovi’s Tico Torres Drumming It Up ‘Fore’ Kids

      To Benefit Hanley Foundation                       Dave Aronberg; event emcees
                                                         Mo  and  Sally  from  KOOL
        Hanley Foundation has announced that Hall of Fame Bon   105.5  and WPTV’s T.A.
      Jovi drummer and avid golfer Tico Torres will host the Tico   Walker; Hanley Foundation
      Torres Celebrity Golf & Tennis Classic 2024!, a fundraising   Board President Chip James;
      event to benefit the nonprofit organization. The event will   CEO Jan Cairnes; along with
      take place at PGA National Resort & Spa, April 6 to 8, 2024.   board members Marguerite
        The announcement was made at the event’s first ambassador   Connelly and John Makris.
      meeting held last week at the Hanley Foundation’s West Palm   Also in attendance were event
      Beach headquarters. More than 100 ambassadors attended   cochairs Rob Thompson of
      the kickoff, including State Attorney for Palm Beach County   Waterfront Properties and

                                                                                  Lindsey White, State Attorney Dave Aronberg, Tico Torres, Jan Cairnes, Chief Assistant
                                                                                  State Attorney Alan Johnson

                                                                                  Bon Jovi’s Tico Torres Drumming It Up ‘Fore’ Kids on page 3
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