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VOL. 33 NO. 6                                                                                   JUNE 2023

      Ninth Annual Live Like Jake 5K Raises Over $100,000 For

      Drowning Prevention During National Water Safety Month

        Over 1,100 runners helped The Live Like Jake Foundation,
      a local nonprofit created in memory of Jake Roarke Morrison,
      raise over $100,000 during the Ninth Annual Live Like Jake
      5K on April 29 in downtown Abacoa.
        The huge crowd of participants, which included families
      who have lost a child from drowning, Infant Self Rescue
      (ISR) instructors, school groups and sponsors were excited
      to return once more to the downtown Abacoa bandshell in
      support of Palm Beach County’s 2023-voted No. 1 nonprofit.
      Runners and their families helped the local nonprofit raise
      funds that will go directly to supporting children and their
      families whose lives have been impacted by drowning                                                  The family of Jake Roarke Morrison
      incidents, as well as to provide scholarships for self-rescue   Runners line up for the start of the Live Like Jake Annual
      swim lessons for families in need.                 5K (courtesy Elizabeth Dashiell).                 Ninth Annual Live Like Jake 5K on page 2
      Bachelor Auction For Blood Cancer Is A HUGE Success

        The 12th Annual Bachelor Auction for Blood Cancer                                                  successful nights ever!
      hosted by Valerie Fiordilino Maslow held on April 20                                                 This year’s event raised
      at Joscō Garden in Tequesta brought in one of its most                                               nearly  $200,000  to
                                                                                                           benefit The Leukemia
                                                                                                           and Lymphoma Society
                                                                                                           in memory of Valerie’s
                                                                                                           father, Leo who passed
                                                                                                           away  in  2009  from
                                                                                                           a battle with chronic
                                                                                                           lymphocytic leukemia
                                                                                                           (CLL). The night was
                                                                                                           emceed  by  Virginia
                                                                                                           Sinicki  of  the  KVJ
                                                                                                           show and Josh Cohen
                                                                                                           of  ESPN  West  Palm.
                                                                                                           The night featured an  Honored hero Ava McKellip and
                                                                                                           extensive silent auction,  Valerie Fiordilino Maslow
      Vincent Fiordilino, Angela Pirrone, Francesca Fiordilino,   D.J. Adam Lipson, Virginia Sinicki, Tyler Cameron, Valerie
      Melissa Fiordilino, Valerie Fiordilino Maslow      Fiordilino Maslow, Josh Cohen                     Bachelor Auction on page 4
      Bright Colors And Bold Prints

      Took Center Stage At The Arc’s WILD Pants Party

         Bigger than life personalities hit the runway and struck   community,” said Kimberly
       a pose in their most WILD pants. On Friday, April 28, The   McCarten,  president  and
       Arc of Palm Beach County hosted their annual WILD Pants   CEO  of The Arc  of  Palm
       “fun-raiser” at Loggerhead Marinelife Center to raise money   Beach County. “Our clients
       for children and adults with developmental disabilities.  rely on us every day, and the
         “We put the party in fundraising, and it’s heartwarming
       to see the overwhelming support and wild fashion from the   WILD Pants Party on page 3

                                                                                                                       Aaron Menitoff, Ryan Beckett, Julie Menitoff
                                                                                 Jessica Regen, Jackson Fulton, Sam Seetaram  with Leo Lencina-Medina
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