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VOL. 25  NO. 4                                                                                APRIL 2023

      Piper’s Landing Holds

      Golf Tournament Fundraiser For SafeSpace

      By Michelle Maguire
         On Feb. 21 the Pipers Landing Women’s 18 Hole Golf
      Association (PLWGA) held a golf tournament charity
      event for SafeSpace, the only state certified agency serving
      domestic violence victims and their children in Martin, St.
      Lucie and Indian River counties. Members of the PLWGA
      and other members of the Piper’s Landing community
      supported the event by sponsoring golf holes, making
      donations, buying raffle tickets and auction items. The event
      cochaired by Nancy Wong and Rosemary Burns included
      a luncheon with a live auction conducted by Mik Panavas,
      silent auction and a tea cup raffle of over 60 items and a
      talk by SpaceSafe CEO Teresa Albizu.
         The event raised $26,335 which included over $3,000
      from about 50 PLWGA members who paid to buy welcome                                                  Piper’s charity event golfers
      bags/purses containing personal hygiene and toiletry items
      to give to domestic violence victims when they enter the   Piper’s charity event cochairs            Piper’s Landing on page 3
      Fore Sistas Hit ’Em Long And Straight At Golf Fundraiser

      By Jackie Holfelder
         When Stanley Campbell, owner of Martin Downs
      Golf Club, welcomed approximately 80 golfers and
      20-plus volunteers to the Second Annual Fore Sistas
      Golf Tournament on March 4, he complimented the
      board members for going from staging last year’s
      introductory event to quickly becoming its own
      501(c)(3) nonprofit this year.
         The golf match was preceded on Friday, March
      3 by a Woman’s Health Symposium that featured
      speakers Dr. De Anne Collier, Dr. Jeaudine
      Hill, Dr. Juliette Lomax-Homier, Dr. Bebe Pajo.
      Madetric Woods, NP, Mallory Gillespie, DPT and
      Julyne Viau, MS[LS1].
                                                Lynn Solomon and Ernie  Stanley Campbell and   Synthia Snow and Renee  Marvin  and  Kim Williams  with Pam
      Fore Sistas Hit ’Em Long And Straight on page 4  Ellison         Phyllis Gillespie       Pinder                    Carrithers and Ernie Ellison
      Hibiscus Children’s Center’s Martin County Guild

      Celebrates 30 Years Helping Children

         The Hibiscus Martin County Guild recently celebrated 30   to raise funds for the children
      years of helping children and giving them a brighter future.   and help spread community
      Pam Gardner, who was a close friend of Hibiscus Founder   awareness about the needs
      LaVaughn Tilton, hosted the first Hibiscus Guild meeting in   of abused children on the
      her home 30 years ago. She was joined by 31 like-minded   Treasure Coast. Several of
      women who wanted to make a difference for abused children   these incredible women,
      in our community.
         Right from the start, they went to work doing what they   Hibiscus Children’s
      do best … creating and planning special events and activities   Center’s on page 3

                                                                                  Some of our lovely guild members: Sitting left to right: Dana Anderwald, Alicia Weber, Terri
                                                                                  Cole and Mary Zottoli. Standing left to right: Lori Swift, Jill Hanson, Joyce Powell, Pam
                                                                                  Gardner, Molly Hoffman, Carol Holth, Di Baker, Amy Freese and Ellie Lafer
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