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      Making A Difference

      Edgewater at Boca Pointe                           said Buddy Harris, a volunteer, and
      Residents Find Purpose in                          Edgewater at Boca Pointe resident.

                                                           “It’s not unusual for a child to
      Giving Back                                        only have a Hershey’s candy bar
                                                         for dinner. Boca Helping Hands
      By Lisa Sileo                                      fills that gap,” he added.
                                                            Edgewater’s beloved Colonel
         Residents of Edgewater at Boca Pointe packed more   Buddy Harris, an active 96-year-old
      than 1,500 pounds of green plantains and donated several   World War II veteran, has volunteered
      hundred dollars to Boca Helping Hands in August. It’s   with the organization for eight years.
      part of a monthly commitment, spearheaded by resident      “It’s a wonderful organization
      volunteers, to helping those less fortunate.       with very little staff and hundreds of
         “What Boca Helping Hands does is like a miracle from   volunteers who do an incredible job,”
      heaven. There are so many needy people living in Boca Raton,”   Harris said. “I am thrilled and delighted
                                                         with how Edgewater residents have
                                                         taken this on. Every one of our volunteers just loved what they   Community and coordinates entertainment and meaningful
                                                         were doing and did it vigorously.”                engagement to support all aspects of its residents’
                                                            The Edgewater volunteers also collected more than 339   wellbeing - in mind, body, and spirit.
                                                         pounds of nonperishable food and will be making monthly      “You get what you give, and we love to give,”
                                                         service visits to the Boca Raton food pantry.     Harris said about living at Edgewater and the unlimited
                                                            “It was a wonderful experience for our residents,” said   opportunities available to volunteer and help the greater
                                                         Ellen Lewkowicz, the Life Engagement Coordinator at   community. “I’m very pleased about my life and grateful
                                                         Edgewater at Boca Pointe.                         for all that’s been done for me and others.”
                                                            “Col. Harris was a rock star when he arrived and was      Visit Edgewater at Boca Pointe to learn more about our
                                                         welcomed with open arms by all the staff,” she said. “It was a   senior living community by calling 561-465-7011 or visiting our
                                                         very special day for all those who volunteered and served.”  website: If you’d like to volunteer
                                                            Lewkowicz works at the Acts Retirement-Life    at Boca Helping Hands, inquire at (561) 417-0913. 

           7217 promenade                                       la corniche                                         7484 la paz

         NEw LISTINg                                     UNDER CONTRACT                                      SOLD

                                                             IN 1 DAy

                     priced to sell                              3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths                          purchased price $250,000

         pristine 3 bedroom, 2 bath, updated,  move
          -in- ready condition. custom kitchen and             open floor plan, swimming pool,             1 bedroom  1 1/2 bath, extra long screened in
         bath, 2 enclosed patios. Golf views. Walking             with beautiful garden views                     patio, with  relaxing lake views.
            distance to the pool and country club.
                                    villa flora                                            imperial penthouse suite

                              CLOSED                                                         SOLD

                                   purchased price $850,000                                       purchased price $625,000

                                     over 3,000 sq ft of living space.
                                  pool and stunning views of the lake




                                               Direct: 561-445-4483

                                                                         101 Palmetto Road, Boca Raton

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