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VOL. 33 NO. 2                                                                            FEBRUARY 2023

       Actress Fran Drescher To Headline Cancer Alliance

       Of Help And Hope’s Shop The Day Away Luncheon                                                                                       ™

        Cancer Alliance  of                              a series she created, wrote and executive produced. Fran is   a movement created to change the way policy makers and
      Help and Hope’s 2023                               a cancer survivor, and she started the Cancer Schmancer   patients think about cancer and healthcare.”
      Shop  The  Day Away                                movement. She is also a two-time New York Times bestselling     Laura Moore Tanne, Michelle Robson Worth and Jacqui
      Luncheon  is scheduled                             author with Enter Whining and Cancer Schmancer. Currently   Michel, cochairwomen of Cancer Alliance of Help and
      for Thursday, March 2, at                          Fran Drescher is working with her writing/producing partner   Hope’s 2023 Shop The Day Away Luncheon along with
      the Breakers Palm Beach.                           Peter Marc Jacobson on The Nanny musical for Broadway   Honorary Chairs Janet Levy and Soula Rifkin, plan on
      One of the most exciting                           and just wrapped a film for Lifetime.             making this luncheon another smashing success!
      luncheons of the season                              “We are thrilled to have actress, producer and advocate,     All proceeds support Cancer Alliance of Help and Hope’s
      will feature the incredible,                       Fran Drescher be our guest speaker at the 2023 Shop The   mission of assisting local children, adults and families
      unrivaled Fran Drescher as                         Day Away Luncheon,” said Stanton Collemer, CEO of   affected by cancer, and the subsequent bills they acquire
      the celebrity speaker.                             Cancer Alliance of Help and Hope (CAHH). “Since Fran was   during the treatment and recovery process.
        Fran is an American                              diagnosed with uterine cancer in 2000, she has taken on the     The chairs will be supported by the Cancer Alliance of
      actor, comedian, writer,                           role of health advocate, writing a bestselling book about her   Help and Hope’s Leadership Group, a distinguished group of
      and president of SAG-                              battle with cancer and founding a nonprofit that is working   accomplished individuals who have joined forces to support
      AFTRA. We all know and                             to save lives through prevention and early detection. We   the mission of CAHH in supporting local cancer patients in
      love her as “Fran” in the  Fran Drescher           may all know her as the Nanny on TV – but guests will be
      hit TV series The Nanny,     Photo by Rafael Ortega  enthralled to hear her personal story that led her to launch   Actress Fran Drescher on page 3
      Mexican-Born Painter Leon Ruiz Selected As The 38th

      ArtiGras Fine Arts Festival Commemorative Poster Artist

        Inspired by Florida’s landscape and energy, this year’s     Born in Mexico City as the youngest of six children, Ruiz   can be found on the ceilings in large, Mexican cathedrals.
      ArtiGras Fine Arts Festival commemorative poster artist   comes from a long line of artists who have influenced his   His uncle, Leon Martinez Torres, collected antiques and
      Leon Ruiz has created a painting titled Palm Beach Gardens   passion for painting. His grandfather painted murals that   historical art pieces which Ruiz liked to study. But it was
      for ArtiGras which reflects the joy and passion of living in                                         his cousin, Arturo Ruiz Moncada, who had the greatest
      the sunshine state.                                                                                  influence on Leon’s artform. Moncada restored paintings
        “The colorful and playful palm trees in the painting                                               and created murals in the Sistine Chapel.
      represent the energy that you find created by the people that                                          “It wasn’t so much his style of work that made Arturo
      live here. Florida has residents from all over the world, who                                        my biggest influence. It was that he was able to work on
      bring so much flavor to the state,” said Ruiz, who has been                                          such breathtaking projects and become such an incredible
      a professional artist for over 30 years. “The boats are a hint                                       artist,” said Ruiz, who earned a Master of Fine Arts from
      of all the fun extracurriculars Florida has to offer. You can                                        the Academy of Art University in San Francisco after
      scuba, swim, sail, kayak and so on. There is so much to do                                           being a painter for more than 30 years. “As an artist and
      in this lovely state that you can’t do it in just one season.                                        parent, I share the stories of Arturo with my family so
      The painting wouldn’t be the same without the sailboats
      representing the action that Florida waters see every day.”                                          Mexican-Born Painter Leon Ruiz on page 2
       Sloane Staffing Charity Golf Tournament

        This year’s annual Sloane Staffing charity golf tournament   and money for the club is
      recently raised $18,000 for the Golden Cub Ambassador Club,   especially close to their hearts.
      an initiative of the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. Started by   Their son, Max Jr. was born
      Jack Nicklaus’s grandaughter, Christie, the club was formed   with two heart defects and
      for friends of the foundation ages 21 to 45 to further the legacy   is a cardiology patient of the
      of the Nicklaus Children’s Healthcare Foundation. Sloane   Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
      Staffing owners, husband and wife duo Max and Lindsey   – where he will one day have
      Spanier, are members of Golden Cub, and raising awareness   heart surgery. Pictured are

                                                                                 Sloane Staffing owners,   Sloane Staffing
                                                                                 husband and wife Max and
                                                                                 Lindsey Spanier           Sloane Staffing on page 2
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