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VOL. 36 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                                         Children have fun with bubbles in the Kids’ Zone at the Ninth
      families whose lives have been impacted by drowning                                                  Annual Live Like Jake 5K.
      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  hosted
      by  Valerie  Fiordilino
      Maslow held on April
      20 at Joscō Garden
      in Tequesta  brought
      in  one  of  its  most
      successful nights ever!
      This year’s event raised
      nearly  $200,000  to
      benefit The  Leukemia
      and Lymphoma Society
      in memory of Valerie’s                             Vincent Fiordilino, Angela Pirrone, Francesca Fiordilino,
      father, Leo who passed  Honored hero Ava McKellip and   Melissa Fiordilino, Valerie Fiordilino Maslow
      away  in  2009  from  Valerie Fiordilino Maslow                                                      D.J. Adam Lipson, Virginia Sinicki, Tyler Cameron, Valerie
      a battle with chronic                              of  ESPN West  Palm. The  night  featured  an  extensive   Fiordilino Maslow, Josh Cohen
      lymphocytic  leukemia  (CLL). The  night  was  emceed   silent  auction,  a  raffle  for  a  trip  to  Barbados,  and  a
      by Virginia  Sinicki  of  the  KVJ  show  and  Josh  Cohen   spectacular live bachelor auction with incredible auction   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   of The Arc of Palm Beach County. “Our clients
       a pose in their most WILD pants. On Friday, April 28, The   rely on us every day, and the community’s support
       Arc of Palm Beach County hosted their annual WILD Pants   helps us advance our mission to defy definitions
       “fun-raiser” at Loggerhead Marinelife Center to raise money   and change the conversation around disabilities.”
       for children and adults with developmental disabilities.    Motivated  teams  and  individuals  let  their
         “We put the party in fundraising, and it’s heartwarming   personalities shine through in their custom-designed
       to see the overwhelming support and wild fashion from the   trousers. The audience cheered as models hit the
       community,” said Kimberly McCarten, president and CEO   catwalk, mixing fashion with philanthropy. The dance
                                                                                 floor was packed as
                                                                                 people  partied in
                                                                                 their  most  colorful
                                                                                 and daring attire. The
                                                                                 celebration included a
                                                                                 silent auction, donut
                                                                                 wall, conga line, and
                                                                                 a selfie station.

                                                                                 WILD Pants Party   Rita Barreto, Debbie Calabria, Teressa Holbrook, Margaret Pearson,
                                                                                 on page 3          Nicolette Renbarger, Bruno Perree
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