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VOL. 28 NO. 11                                                                       NOVEMBER 2023

                                                                Singer Profile

                                   Get Into The Spirit Of The Season!

                                    Palm Beach Holiday Boat Parade And Toy Drive Returns

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

                            Charity event                                                             Singer SPotlight

          Fun, Food And Philanthropy                                                    Live Like Jake Sixth Annual

                   Take Center Stage At                                            ‘Be The Light’ Gala Raises Over

            Highballs & Hibiscus Event                                                 $150,000 Towards Preventing

          Annual Celebration Raises Funds For Women’s                                          Childhood Drowning

        And Children’s Services At Jupiter Medical Center
                                                                                             During One Enchanted Evening

        It’s official – the social season
      has started with Jupiter Medical                                               Live  Like  Jake,  the  local
      Center Foundation’s sold-out                                                 foundation created in memory of
      Highballs & Hibiscus event. The                                              Jake Roarke Morrison, raised over
      12th annual fundraiser, held for                                             $150,000 during their sold-out
      the second consecutive year at                                               Sixth Annual Be the Light gala
      Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa,                                                 on Oct. 14 at Lady Jean Ranch.
      is  known  as  a  festive  and  fun                                          They welcomed 200 guests to
      celebration of philanthropy. The                                             support the foundation’s mission
      event was chaired by Jessica and                                             of providing scholarships for self-
      Nicholas Mastroianni III, along                                              rescue swim lessons and financial
      with Honorary Chairs Aliya and                                               support to families who have a
      Justin Howard. Jay Cashmere,                                                 child with critical care needs due
                                   Christopher Laroche, Rebecca Brown, Amanda Gomez,   to a drowning accident.
      Charity event on page 2      William Gomez                                     Emceed  by  Mike  McGann
                                                                                   the Enchanted Evening-themed
                                                                                   event  featured a  sumptuous
                                                                                   appetizer buffet, open bar, dinner,
                                                                                   silent auction, 360 photo booth,   Live Like Jake Founders, left to right, Roarke and Keri
                                                                                   dancing, and the special Be the   Morrison with daughters Julia and Josie Morrison
                                                                                   Light award which was presented
                                                                                   to Eric Lupton with Life Saver Pool Fence. Infant Swimming Resource (ISR) presented
                                                                                   their Wave award to ISR Instructor Stacy Van Santen and Life Saver Pool Fence President

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