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VOL. 31 NO. 3                                                                                MARCH 2023

                                                            Southern Spotlight

                                        Golden Heart Luncheon Raises

                       Nearly $600,000 For Children’s Health Care

        Celebrating 19 years of inspiring hope and promoting
      world-class pediatric care, the Nicklaus Children’s Health
      Care Foundation raised nearly $600,000 during its annual
      Golden Heart Luncheon at The Country Club at Mirasol
      on Jan. 30.
        The 16-time Grammy award-winning composer and
      producer David Foster, and his wife, American Idol alumna
      and singer Katharine McPhee, attended the luncheon as
      special guests, using their music and voices to help raise
      money for the foundation. The celebrity couple wowed the
      crowd after performing iconic music classics such as The
      Prayer and Glory of Love, and For Just a Moment from
      the movie St. Elmo’s Fire.
        However, 6-year-old Jaxon Budnick stole the show
      and the hearts of guests. Jaxon was born with metopic  The Budnick Family

                                                                                  Nicklaus Family, David Foster and Katharine McPhee
                           Charity event                                          Southern Spotlight on page 2

              16th Annual SleepOut                                                                   FundraiSing event

              Moves To Roger Dean                                                 Palm Beach’s Wildest Night

                  Chevrolet Stadium                                                     Raised More Than $2.8

        The Lord’s Place puts a
      spin on how the community                                                     Million To Benefit Wildlife
      can help hit homelessness
      out of the ballpark.
        The Lord’s Place is                                                          And Palm Beach Zoo And
      throwing a curveball for its
      16th Annual SleepOut. Roll
      out your sleeping bags, set                                                          Conservation Society
      up your tents, and get ready
      for a spin on the agency’s
      signature event  on Friday,                                                   Life-sized lighted giraffes welcomed 500 guests to
      March 31, at a new location                                                 Palm Beach’s wildest night of the season. Palm Beach
      – Roger Dean Chevrolet                                                      Zoo and Conservation Society’s Journey to Africa Gala
                               Grace (jumping) and Charlotte Bischoff at a past   brought together friends, world-changers and wildlife
      Charity Event on page 8  SleepOut event                                     lovers to make a difference and elevate Palm Beach Zoo
                                                                                  to its true next level: the zoo of the future.
                                                                                    Deborah Dauman and Suzanne Johnson served as
                                                                                  chairs of the Journey to Africa Gala on Jan. 27 on the
                                                                                  lush, tropical grounds of Palm Beach Zoo. Michele
                                                                                  Kessler, chairman of the zoo’s board of directors, and
                                                                                  Thomas C. Quick, board member, served as honorary
                                                                                  chairmen for the event that raised a record-breaking $2.8
                                                                                  million in support of the organization’s conservation
                                                                                  mission and bold vision.
                                                                                                                                   Deborah Dauman and
                                                                                  Fundraising Event on page 4                      Suzanne Johnson
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