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VOL. 33 NO. 7                                                                                   JULY 2023

      Injured Veteran Receives Mortgage-Free Home

      From Building Homes For Heroes, Pulte Homes And Ibis

      Charities Foundation

        Two years ago, Ibis Charities Foundation generously                                                  Ibis Charities Foundation, the charitable arm of The Club
      donated enough money to modify the home of two injured                                               at Ibis in West Palm Beach, donated funds to cover the cost
      military veterans.                                                                                   of building the home that will be valued at $500,000. Ibis
        But the residents at The Club at Ibis wanted to do more.                                           Charities Foundation partnered with Building Homes for
        “The goal was to build a house for an injured veteran,”                                            Heroes and Pulte Homes to allow Reilly, wife Heather and
      said Stephen LoGiudice, chief operating officer/GM at The                                            their three children to live in a mortgage-free home in the
      Club at Ibis, “and to do one every year.”                                                            Heron Preserve subdivision of Tradition.
        Mission accomplished.                                                                                LoGiudice said Ibis Charities Foundation has donated
        On May 22, a groundbreaking ceremony was held in Port                                              more than $400,000 this year to local charities to provide
      St. Lucie for U.S. Air Force Master Sergeant Francis Reilly                                          food, medical care, housing, beds and shoes for needy
      to receive a mortgage-free home. The 48-year-old Reilly                                              children. A separate fund was started two years ago to help
      served half his life – 24 years – in the U.S. Air Force as a                                         deserving veterans.
      pararescue man before being medically retired in 2018 after   Stephen LoGiudice, Rick Friedland, Kris Cohn, Frank Reilly,
      suffering paralysis in his right leg.              Brent Baker and Heather Reilly                    Injured Veteran Receives Mortgage-Free Home on page 3
      Jupiter Medical Center Auxiliary

      Gives Gift To Create Family Waiting Area

      $1.5 Million Donation Is
      Earmarked For Special Space

      At Johnny And Terry Gray

      Surgical Institute

        Jupiter Medical Center is pleased to announce a $1.5
      million donation to support the Johnny and Terry Gray
      Surgical Institute. The funds were generously provided
      by the Jupiter Medical Center Auxiliary, the not-for-profit                                            “The auxiliary’s commitment to the hospital stands
      hospital’s volunteer organization, to create a state-of-the-art                                      strong,” said auxiliary President Fred Lissauer. “Earlier this
      and tranquil family waiting area at the highly anticipated                                           year, the auxiliary Board unanimously agreed to pledge $1.5
      facility. In honor of the gift, the space will be named the
      Jupiter Medical Center Auxiliary Lounge.                                                             Jupiter Medical Center Auxiliary on page 2
      Luncheon Honors Local Champions Of Affordable Housing

        The Housing Leadership Council of Palm Beach       Housing Hero of the Year – Commissioner Mack Bernard  who sponsored the Live
      County hosted the inaugural Housing Heroes Luncheon     Housing Impact Award – Housing & Homeless Alliance   Local Act that was just
      on Wednesday, May 10, at the Hilton West Palm Beach. A   of Palm Beach County                        s igned into F lorida
      packed house of 350 cheered on Commissioner Mack Bernard     For-Profit Developer of the Year – Housing Trust Group  law, demonstrated her
      and three other award winners who have demonstrated their     Nonprofit Developer of the Year – Community Land Trust   dedication to helping solve
      commitment to improving affordable housing in Palm Beach   of Palm Beach and the Treasure Coast      the housing crisis. The bill,
      County. Presented by PNC Bank, the event celebrated the     “The energy at the luncheon really emphasized the support   a $711 million plan to make
      achievements of the following award winners:       we have in Palm Beach County to address the housing   housing more affordable
                                                                                 crisis,” said Suzanne Cabrera,   for Floridians, passed the
                                                                                 president and CEO of the   Senate unanimously only
                                                                                 Housing Leadership Council.   four days into the session.
                                                                                 “We are so thrilled to celebrate     In addition to Presenting
                                                                                 the accomplishments we have   Diamond  Sponsor  PNC
                                                                                 made in housing over the last   Bank, sponsors included
                                                                                 few years and delighted to   Platinum Sponsors  Bank
                                                                                 recognize all the nominees   of America,  Broward,  Commissioner Mack Bernard
                                                                                 and the award winners.”   Palm  Beaches &  St.  with wife Shawntoyia Bernard
                                                                                   Guest Speaker Florida
                                                                                 Senator Alexis  Calatayud,   Luncheon Honors Local Champions on page 2
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