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VOL. 33 NO. 11                                                                          NOVEMBER 2023

      Get Into The Spirit Of The Season!

      Palm Beach Holiday Boat                                                                                MIAPBC will collect toys by land and by sea for
                                                                                                           Toys for Tots and Little Smiles. During the first week of
      Parade And Toy Drive Returns                                                                         November, donation boxes will be placed throughout the
                                                                                                           county for toy drop-offs. During the boat parade, there
        ’Tis the season!                                                                                   will be a “toy fleet” of boats traveling along the parade
      The Marine Industries                                                                                route that will make convenient dockside pickups. Simply
      Association of Palm                                                                                  wave  a  flashlight  when  you  see  a  boat  with  toy  drive
      Beach County (MIAPBC)                                                                                signage, and uniformed Marines and volunteers will pull
      is excited to announce the                                                                           right up to your dock to collect your donations. Last year,
      return of the Palm Beach                                                                             MIAPBC received more than 14,000 toys.
      Holiday Boat Parade and Toy Drive, Palm Beach County’s                                                 “The parade has become an honored tradition for so many
      most treasured tradition. Presented by Intracoastal Yamaha of                                        people throughout the years,” says MIAPBC Executive
      Jupiter, the parade will benefit Toys for Tots and Little Smiles.  event will feature up to 80 boats of all sizes decked out   Director Alyssa Freeman. “With our toy fleet and donation
        On Dec. 2 at 6 p.m., a floating Zambelli fireworks   with fun decorations and thousands of holiday lights.   boxes, we hope to spread a lot of holiday cheer to children
      display will lead the boat parade on the Intracoastal   Radio personalities Mo and Sally with KOOL 105.5   across South Florida.”
      Waterway, starting in North Palm Beach and navigating   will return as Grand Marshals of the boat parade, with a
      to the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse. The free, family-friendly   special guest appearance by Santa Claus.  Get Into The Spirit Of The Season! on page 2
      Fun, Food And Philanthropy Take Center Stage

      At Highballs & Hibiscus Event

      Annual Celebration Raises

      Funds For Women’s And

      Children’s Services At Jupiter
      Medical Center

        It’s official – the social season has started with Jupiter Medical
      Center Foundation’s sold-out Highballs & Hibiscus event. The
      12th annual fundraiser, held for the second consecutive year at
      Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa, is known as a festive and fun
      celebration of philanthropy. The event was chaired by Jessica
      and Nicholas Mastroianni III, along with Honorary Chairs Aliya
                                                         Christopher Laroche, Rebecca Brown, Amanda Gomez,   Lynn and Mike Menery, Dory and Brad Faxon, Marissa and
      Highballs & Hibiscus on page 3                     William Gomez                                     Ryan McGovern
      Live Like Jake Sixth Annual ‘Be The Light’ Gala Raises

      Over $150,000 Towards Preventing Childhood Drowning

      During One Enchanted Evening                       families who have a child with critical care needs due to
                                                         a drowning accident.
        Live Like Jake, the local foundation created in memory     Emceed by Mike McGann the Enchanted Evening-
      of Jake Roarke Morrison, raised over $150,000 during   themed event featured a sumptuous appetizer buffet, open
      their sold-out Sixth Annual Be the Light gala on Oct. 14   bar, dinner, silent auction, 360 photo booth, dancing,
      at Lady Jean Ranch. They welcomed 200 guests to support   and the special Be the Light award which was presented
      the foundation’s mission of providing scholarships   to Eric Lupton with Life Saver Pool Fence. Infant
      for self-rescue swim lessons and financial support to   Swimming Resource (ISR) presented their Wave award
                                                                                 to ISR Instructor Stacy Van
                                                                                 Santen and Life Saver Pool
                                                                                 Fence President Eric Lupton
                                                                                 awarded  their  annual  Life
                                                                                 Saver award to Alan Korn.
                                                                                   This year’s gala once again
                                                                                 included the hugely popular
                                                                                 Diamond  Champagne        Live Like Jake Founders, left to right, Roarke and Keri
                                                                                 fundraiser where guests   Morrison with daughters Julia and Josie Morrison
                                                                                 purchased glasses of
                                                                                 champagne with the chance   Live Like Jake on page 2
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