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VOL. 33 NO. 8                                                                               AUGUST 2023

      Wounded Veterans Relief Fund Leads Statewide Effort To

      Provide Dental Care To Veterans In Florida

        Driven by their mission                          based on military service history and current health and
      to improve veteran                                 living situations. Specific benefits are assigned to each class,
      dental  care  throughout                           meaning not all veterans may receive comprehensive dental
      the state of Florida, the                          care. Only veterans who are 100 percent disabled or sustained
      Wounded Veterans Relief                            an oral injury while serving are given dental care at the VA.
      Fund (WVRF) is the first                             WVRF Executive Director and Army Veteran Michael
      nonprofit in the state to lead                     Durkee said the low VA dental care statistic is a critical
      the statewide effort to offer                      concern, as poor oral health can lead to a range of serious
      free critical dental care to                       health and mental issues, placing more burdens on our
      veterans who are unable to afford dental care and do not   military members who already  face  challenges  when
      have access to care through the United States Department   transitioning back to civilian life.
      of Veterans Affairs (VA) or private insurance.       The connection between poor dental hygiene and mental   Before          After
        According to the VA, only 15 percent of veterans receive   health issues is evident. According to the American Academy
      VA dental care, which places veterans into benefits classes   of Family Physicians, 60 percent of veterans with mental   Wounded Veterans Relief Fund on page 3
       KOOL 105.5 Radio Hosts Mo And Sally

       Attend Wine Tasting At Doris Italian Market & Bakery

        Morning drive hosts Sally Sevareid and Mo Foster of                                                About Doris Market
      KOOL 105.5’s “The Mo & Sally Morning Show” were                                                        Doris Italian Market & Bakery has proudly served
      among the guests that attended Wine Night at Doris Italian                                           generations of families in South Florida since 1947.
      Market & Bakery in North Palm Beach.                                                                 Beginning as a small mom and pop meat market and deli
        Guests had the opportunity to taste more than 100 wines                                            in Hollywood, Fla., Doris Italian Market has evolved into
      from around the world during the after-hours in-store event.                                         South Florida’s premier specialty supermarket featuring
      Representatives from wine distribution companies were                                                top quality fresh meats, authentic Italian-American deli,
      at tables throughout the Italian market and bakery to pour                                           farm fresh fruits and vegetables, seafood department
      samples and educate guests about different wine regions,                                             with daily fresh offerings, Italian-American bakery with
      flavor profiles, food pairings and more. Attendees also enjoyed                                      an assortment of goods baked daily, a complete catering
      samples of artisan cheeses and a full gourmet buffet of                                              service offering premium selections, wine department
      authentic Italian cuisine, followed by cannoli cake for dessert.                                     featuring a collection of wines from around the world and
        To  find  out  about  future  wine  tasting  events,  visit                                        gourmet specialty groceries used for the finest recipes. The and follow them on Facebook. Doris has                                               chain is currently comprised of five convenient locations
      locations in Sunrise, Coral Springs, Pembroke Pines, Boca   Mo Foster and Sally Sevareid, from The Mo & Sally Morning
      Raton and North Palm Beach.                        Show on KOOL 105.5, with Nick Alfano and John Alfano   KOOL 105.5 Radio on page 2
      FPL’s Manatee Lagoon Invites Families

      To Explore, Learn And Enjoy Fun Summer Programming

      Free Activities And Experiences                    activities that celebrate Florida’s favorite marine mammal
      Inspire Visitors To Discover And                   and encourage fun family time. This summer, visitors
                                                         can  enjoy  educational  programming,  arts  and  crafts,
      Learn About Florida Manatees                       interactive simulations, outdoor games and new exhibits.
                                                           “At Manatee Lagoon, our goal is to create an interactive,
        Manatee Lagoon – An FPL Eco-Discovery Center     entertaining and educational environment to inspire
      is now offering a mix of indoor and outdoor summer   people to preserve and protect Florida’s ecosystems,” said
                                                                                 Zack Greenberg, leader at
                                                                                 Manatee Lagoon. “There’s
                                                                                 something for everyone,
                                                                                 and  rain  or  shine,  visitors
                                                                                 can expect to have fun while
                                                                                 learning about manatees in
                                                                                 the wild and what they can
                                                                                 do to help protect them.”
                                                                                   This summer, the facility
                                                                                 offers visitors a variety of
                                                                                 exhibits and programs that   FPL’s Manatee Lagoon on page 2
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