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VOL. 28 NO. 5                                                                                MAY 2023

                                                                Singer Profile

                           Lois Pope/LIFE’s 29th Lady In Red Gala

                        Raises Over $1 Million For Lois’ Food4Kids

                     At Palm Beach County Food Bank And Pups4Patriots At American Humane

                                      “Super Bowl” Of Palm Beach Philanthropic Events Features Super Entertainment
                                          By Paul Anka, Rita Rudner, Palm Beach Symphony And Danny Beck Band

         Southeast Florida’s “uber philanthropist” Lois Pope may not be NFL “uber      The completely-sold-out audience of more
      quarterback” Tom Brady, but they have one thing in common: They know how to win   than 600 Palm Beach and Miami area civic
      a “Super Bowl.”                                                             and community leaders, philanthropists, and
         Indeed, just as Brady has won seven NFL titles – six with the New England Patriots   humanitarians were big winners because they
      and one with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Pope has delivered an astounding 29   were treated to:
      consecutive winning “Super Bowls” of philanthropy.                             • a fabulous cocktail hour featuring the Palm
         To be sure, the 29th Annual Lady in Red Gala, hosted by Pope and LIFE (Leaders   Beach Symphony Orchestra performing the
      in Furthering Education) this past Sunday at The Breakers, Palm Beach, featured one   greatest Broadway show tunes in history;
      “score” after another. But unlike the football world’s championship game, in which      • a scrumptious surf and turf meal;
      there is only one winning team, there were quite a few winners at this year’s Lady in
      Red.                                                                        Singer Profile on page 4                 Lois Pope, Paul Anka and Rita Rudner

                           nonProfit newS                                                          Singer SPotlight

                    Fish And Wildlife                                               Seasiders And Palm Beach

              Foundation Of Florida                                                   Shores Property Owners’

           Raises Over $1.2 Million                                                       Association Inaugural

         For Wildlife Conservation                                                                  Tennis Outing

         The South Florida                                                            Recently, two of the civic associations in Palm Beach Shores joined together for a
      community gathered to                                                        fun evening of social tennis at the Marriott Ocean Pointe’s tennis courts.
      celebrate the state’s wondrous                                                  Using a round-robin-type format, players of all skill levels enjoyed playing with four
      natural heritage at the Fish                                                 different partners during the event. Casual tennis was the mantra for the evening; so no
      and Wildlife  Foundation                                                     slams, but some individuals experienced a lot of side to side running fending off deep
      of Florida’s “A Night for                                                    corner shots and spin drop volleys.
      Nature” gala at the Pelican                                                     After three hours of play, the members retreated to the air conditioning of a
      Club on Friday, March 31.                                                    member’s home to enjoy “après tennis” and recount those “famous shots and volleys”
      Foundation supporters raised                                                 from a couple of hours earlier.
      more  than  $1.2  million  to                                                   Both organizations extend their gratitude to Marriott Ocean Pointe for their
                                                                                   support of this event.
       Nonprofit News on page 2  Ande Phipps            Rodney Barreto
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