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      Fundraising evenT from page 6

        During this wild evening,                                                        arT happenings
      guests were also treated to
      Bold Vision,  a short film
      narrated by best-selling
      author James Patterson.                               Jason Newsted And Friends Benefit
        Jamie Niven conducted
      the lively live auction, which
      included premier exclusive                              Concert At Lighthouse ArtCenter
      packages. Journey to Africa
      guests bid on an African
      safari trip curated by James                        On Feb. 10 and 11, Jason Newsted and Friends
      Currie and Simon Gluckman                         performed benefit concerts at Lighthouse ArtCenter
      of Intrepid Expeditions;                          in Tequesta. The performances were intimate
      Gustavo Novoa custom                              evenings limited to 100 tickets at $100 per ticket.
      art donated by Findlay                              A six-time Grammy Award winner and Rock
      Galleries; a Jamaican fantasy  Christopher  and Anne   ‘n’ Roll Hall of Famer, Jason Newsted is famous
      luxury golf trip donated by  Flowers              for his contributions to Metallica from 1986 to
      Michele Rollins  of Rose                          2001. Beyond his many musical achievements,
      Hall; a sunset cocktail party                     he is a self-taught multimedia artist. Jason has
      aboard superyacht Kimberlie                       shown art at Art New York, Art Miami, Art Basel,
      donated by Kimberlie Glaser                       and in duo exhibits with his wife Nicole Newsted
      as well as Shannon McCoy                          at Lighthouse ArtCenter. Jason’s wife, Nicole is
      of Worth Avenue Yachts; a                         a formally educated artist whose paintings are
      private dinner party at the                       in collections across the United States, Europe,
      zoo for 26 guests donated                         the Middle East, and Asia. Together the couple
      by Table 26; rare wine lots                       showcased their art in the exhibition LIKE MIND  Chris Scianni, Kalika Osgood, Jason Newsted, Carl Schmid and
      from 1961; and two owners’                        at the ArtCenter through March 1.        Jesse Farnsworth
      tickets to Super Bowl LVII.
        Honorary Chairman
      Thomas C. Quick engaged
      the crowd with a call to the
      heart by raising additional
      donations to connect Title
      One children to hands-on  Jack and Eileen Connors
      education programs in the
      zoo’s “outdoor classroom.”
      Changing lives and saving
      wildlife requires a bold
      vision and a big plan – and
      the zoo has both.                                 Mary Beal, Kalika Osgood and Nicole                                Matt Riopelle, Christine Templeton and
        Palm Beach Zoo                                  Newsted                           Chad Steve, Nancy Politsch and Ron Shaw  Catherine Sorrentino
      thanks the generous
      sponsors, underwriters and                          Proceeds from the concert and a portion of
      community partners as well                        the proceeds from art sales went toward the
      as specialty cocktail and                         ArtCenter’s  mission  to  inspire,  engage,  and
      wine sponsors Maker’s                             connect all walks of life through the universal
      Mark, Sipsmith, Dano’s                            language of art through classes, exhibitions, and
      Tequila, Tito’s  Handmade                         events. One of the ArtCenter’s signature programs,
      Vodka and Beverly Hills                           Art For All, offers art to underserved populations
      Vineyards award-winning  Stephen Myers and Terry   regardless of financial resources. The program
      Super Tuscan wine.       Taylor                   provides youth scholarships, art education to
        From Forest Stewardship                         schools that would otherwise not have art in their
      Council  certified paper                          curriculum, and art classes to veterans, seniors,
      that  protects  forests  for                      and individuals with special needs. For more   Amy Crain and Anne Palumbo  Michele Edelman and David Edelman
      wildlife like bears to Bird                       information, visit
      Friendly   certified  coffee                                                  Photos by Gail V. Haines  Art Happenings on page 9
      served with dessert that
      preserves habitat for wild
      birds, and B Corporation
      certified spirit partners,
      Palm Beach Zoo and
      Conservation Society is
      living its wildlife-saving
      mission.  The goal is to
      inspire all guests to act
      on behalf of wildlife
      everywhere with wildlife-
      protecting actions that can  Mei Sze and Jeff Greene
      lead to big conservation
        To  join  the  zoo  in  its
      conservation efforts and
      to  learn  more,  visit  www.
      About Palm Beach Zoo
      And Conservation Society
        For more than 50 years,
      Palm Beach Zoo and
      Conservation Society has
      provided guests with up-
      close and personal animal
      encounters that connect
      people to wildlife. Palm
      Beach Zoo guests explore
      a wild ecosystem thriving  Carla and Terry Taylor
      on 23 lush, tropical acres
      while discovering hundreds of exotic animals. Palm Beach
      Zoo participates in AZA Species Survival Plan  programs,
      ensuring healthy animal populations for rare and endangered
      species. The impact of a visit to Palm Beach Zoo extends
      beyond the gates, inspiring people to take action and save
      wildlife in wild places. For more information, visit www.
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