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VOL. 28 NO.7                                                                                                                 JULY 2018

Honda Classic Shatters Records, Elevates

Charity Distribution For 12th Straight Year

	 The Honda Classic will award a record-shattering $4.55           each year, our
million to South Florida children’s charities in 2018, the 12th    sponsors led by
consecutive year the PGATOUR event has been able to increase       American Honda, the
its impact on the lives of local children and their families.      longest standing title
	 More than 50,000 children and their families who are             sponsor on the PGA
affiliated with 137 charitable organizations in the Palm Beach     TOUR, and of course
County area will benefit in 2018 from the proceeds of the          the players who have
Honda Classic Cares initiative.                                    embraced our event
	 Children’s Healthcare Charity Inc., the host organization of     and participate each
The Honda Classic, made the distributions during a weeklong        year.”
series of Honda Classic Cares site visits that begin recently and  	 “Honda Classic
also at the tournament’s annual Celebration of Philanthropy        Cares Week gives us
which was held June 14.                                            an opportunity to take Harvey Caplan of West Palm Beach won the drawing for the car.
	 The $4.55 million is $920,000 or 25 percent more than the        a step back and visit
$3.63 million that was distributed in 2017.                        our grant recipients and touch the powerful impact that we confirmed spectators. The attendance rise led to across the
	 “We continue to raise the bar and challenge the imagination      are making in the lives of children in the local community.” board increases in concessions and merchandise revenue and
on the impact we can make on the Palm Beach County                 	 Propelled by the return of Tiger Woods, which fueled an coincided with increased sponsorship participation.
community,” Honda Classic Executive Director Kenneth R.            unprecedented turnout and the drama of a Sunday playoff 	 The $4.55 million being awarded to charity this year
Kennerly said. “We couldn’t be more ecstatic about this year’s     won by new World No. 1 Justin Thomas, the 2018 Honda
results which are a tribute to the fans who enjoy our tournament   Classic also set a new attendance record this year with 224,642 Honda Classic Shatters Records on page 4

Third Annual Place Of Hope Fishing Tournament

Report and Photos by                                                                                                          Third Annual Place Of Hope on page 3
Penny Sheltz
	 Place of Hope’s Kingfish, Dolphin,
Wahoo (KDW) Tournament was an
exciting “Fish For Hope” event benefiting
hundreds of abused children and young
adults in desperate need throughout Palm
Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, and Indian
River counties. The KDW Fishing Tournament was held in June
with lines in the water at 6:30 a.m. and out by 2:30 p.m.
	 There was a weigh-in party at the Sailfish Marina from noon
to 3:30 p.m. and the awards party was 6 to 9 p.m.

Palm Beach North Chamber

Women In Business Council Luncheon

Report and Photos by Penny Sheltz                                  	 For nearly 20 years, Travis has performed as an
                                                                   improvisational comedian and corporate training
	 The Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce Women                   specialist. His coaching practice combines the principles
in Business Council presented their quarterly luncheon in          of improvisation and
June at the Palm Beach Gardens Marriott.                           personal performance
	 The featured speaker was Travis Thomas the Founder of            to help individuals and
Live, Yes And (, sharing his interactive        organizations live with more
and inspiring message of purpose, authenticity, and collaboration  purpose and authenticity.
to audiences and companies across the United States.

                                                                                                                              Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center’s new CEO Trey Abshier

                                                                   Featured speaker Travis                                    	 Travis recently served as a leadership specialist at
                                                                   Thomas, (founder of Live,                                  IMG Academy in Florida working with elite athletes
                                                                   Yes And)                                                   from around the world, such as the United States U17

                                                                                                                              Women In Business Council Luncheon on page 2
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