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

        VOL. 23 NO. 3                                                                               MARCH 2023

      Boca Raton Couple To Celebrate 82nd Wedding Anniversary

      And 102nd Birthdays In 2023

      The Baltimore Natives Have                                                                              The couple met in Baltimore when they were 16-year-

      Lived In Boca West Country                                                                           olds and have been inseparable ever since.  When they
                                                                                                           were 19, Lou’s mother asked him what his intentions
      Club For 40 Years                                                                                    were.  He told his mother he didn’t have the money to get
                                                                                                           married and she told him not to worry about it.  She said,
         The year 2023 will mark extraordinary milestones for                                              “If you’re not going to marry her, don’t waste her time.
      Lou and Edith Bluefeld of Boca West Country Club; they                                               If you’re serious, get married. You’ll have a bedroom in
      will both turn 102 (Lou on Jan. 9 and Edith on Aug. 4) while                                         our house. It will work out.” His mother died suddenly
      also celebrating their 82nd wedding anniversary on Feb. 23.                                          later that year at the age of 51, making the memories of
         “We’re blessed that we’re still able to live on our own                                           their 1941 wedding even more special.
      at Boca West Country Club. It’s our 40th year living here,”                                             Shortly after their wedding, Lou went off to World
      Lou Bluefeld said. “We’ve stopped having dinner out, but                                             War II. Edith traveled for three days by train across the
      other than that, everything is the same. It’s an amazing thing.                                      country to say goodbye to Lou when he shipped out from
      Physically, we’re both in excellent shape. We do find that we
      need each other now more than ever before.”        Lou and Edith Bluefeld                            Boca Raton Couple on page 2
      Tri-County Animal Rescue’s Third Annual Moms & Pups

      ‘Bark & Brunch’ To Open Mother’s Day Week

         Since there are all types of devoted, loving moms, Tri-                                           services at the organization for pet owners who are
      County Animal Rescue will kick off the 2023 Mother’s                                                 financially challenged or experiencing economic setbacks
      Day week with its “pup-ular” third annual Moms & Pups                                                and employment challenges, and in appreciation of first
      “Bark & Brunch.” The elegant outdoor “fun and fund”                                                  responders.
      raiser will happen Sunday, May 7, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.                                             An Open-Air, Courtyard Afternoon For Paw-Lovers
      at The Addison in Boca.                                                                                 To support their Boca Raton community’s only
         Serving up the “pawfect way” to celebrate while                                                   animal rescue shelter, Bark & Brunch attendees will
      supporting  pup parents in  financial  hardship,  Bark                                               enjoy an open-air courtyard brunch and festivities for
      & Brunch raises monies to help fund a little-known,                                                  Pup Moms, their fur babies who are invited guests, and
      yet growing community wellness need in Boca and                                                      their families and friends. Plans include live music, a
      surrounding communities. Proceeds benefit Tri-County                                                 welcome reception with free-flowing Bloody Mary and
      Animal  Rescue’s  Medical  Fund  that  subsidizes in-full
      and low-cost, full-service veterinary and animal hospital                                            Tri-County Animal Rescue on page 4
      HabCenter Receives $100,000 Grant

      From Men Giving Back South Palm Beach County

          Habilitation Center for the Handicapped, Inc. (HabCenter)   individually tailored
       is delighted to announce that the nonprofit organization   programs  and  services  to
       recently was awarded a $100,000 grant from Men Giving Back   enable  adults  with  special
       South Palm Beach County (SPBC). This transformational   needs to maximize their
       grant to HabCenter will directly assist with reducing isolation   potential, live fulfilling
       and increasing mental well-being for people with lifelong   and joyful lives, and foster
       disabilities and allow the nonprofit organization to create a   the opportunity to become
       new therapy program to address this chronic need.  productive, contributing
          HabCenter, located in Boca Raton, is a full-time day
       program that delivers a wide range of comprehensive,   HabCenter on page 2

                                                                                 Bob Gitlin, Sherry A. Henry, Malvory Reece, Pam Brown, Nathan E. Nachlas, Bob DiRocco,
                                                                                 Aaron Rubenstein, Dan Owen
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