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                                                                               PEACEFUL, FRIENDLY, COMMUNITY ATMOSPHERE

        VOL. 26 NO. 7                                                                                  JULY 2023

                                                                  ChariTy News

        Injured Veteran Receives Mortgage-Free Home From Building

       Homes For Heroes, Pulte Homes And Ibis Charities Foundation

        Two years ago, Ibis Charities Foundation
      generously donated enough money to
      modify the home of two injured military
        But the residents at The Club at Ibis
      wanted to do more.
        “The goal was to build a house for an
      injured veteran,” said Stephen LoGiudice,
      chief operating officer/GM at The Club at
      Ibis, “and to do one every year.”
        Mission accomplished.
        On May 22, a groundbreaking ceremony
      was held in Port St. Lucie for U.S. Air Force
      Master Sergeant Francis Reilly to receive a
      mortgage-free home. The 48-year-old Reilly
      served half his life – 24 years – in the U.S.
      Air Force as a pararescue man before being medically retired                                         Stephen LoGiudice, Rick Friedland, Kris Cohn, Frank Reilly,
      in 2018 after suffering paralysis in his right leg.  Charity News on page 4                          Brent Baker and Heather Reilly

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        Jupiter Medical Center Auxiliary Gives                                                                Luncheon Honors

            Gift To Create Family Waiting Area                                                                Local Champions

             $1.5 Million Donation Is Earmarked For Special Space                                                 Of Affordable

                    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                                                      The Housing
      provided by the Jupiter Medical Center Auxiliary,                                                     Leadership Council
      the not-for-profit hospital’s volunteer organization, to                                              of P alm Beach
      create a state-of-the-art and tranquil family waiting                                                 County hosted the
      area at the highly anticipated facility. In honor of                                                  inaugural Housing
      the gift, the space will be named the Jupiter Medical                                                 Heroes Luncheon
      Center Auxiliary Lounge.                                                                              on Wednesday, May
        “The auxiliary’s commitment to the hospital                                                         10, at the Hilton
      stands  strong,”  said  auxiliary  President  Fred                                                    West  Palm  Beach.
      Lissauer. “Earlier this year, the auxiliary Board                                                     A  packed  house
                                                                                 unanimously agreed to pledge   of 350 cheered
                                                                                 $1.5 million over four years to   on Commissioner
                                                                                 fund the family waiting area   Mack  Bernard  and
                                                                                 in the Johnny and Terry Gray   three other award
                                                                                 Surgical Institute.”       winners who have  Commissioner Mack Bernard
                                                                                   The donation is the result   demonstrated their  with wife Shawntoyia Bernard
                                                                                 of sales from the hospital’s   commitment to
                                                                                 volunteer-run thrift and gift   improving affordable housing in Palm Beach County.
                                                                                 shops. In addition to financial
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