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Town of Palm Beach United Way

78th Annual Meeting

     Town of Palm Beach United Way Board

members, volunteers, and community

supporters celebrated a successful campaign

year at the 78th Annual Meeting held at The

Breakers Palm Beach.

Students at The Foundations School; Culture Box Collaboration with Sister School in India.

Center for Creative Education

Global Classroom


       The Center for Creative Education (CCE) has merged with Blue Planet Global Education (BPGE) to enhance

international education through virtual classroom-to-classroom projects.

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Town of Palm Beach United Way

Volunteers Celebrated

     Allocation Committee volunteers celebrated the end of the Town of Palm Beach United Way’s grant review process at a cocktail party at the historic Manalapan home of

Kate and Gary Parr.

     This year’s Committee consisted of 110 community volunteers divided into 15 teams. They were charged with reviewing 79 program applications from 43 nonprofit agencies in Palm Beach County seeking grant funding from the Town of Palm Beach United Way.

Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens

Golden Palm Awards

    Members and supporters of the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens (ANSG) recently gathered in the newly unveiled historic Orchid House and Plaza for a member appreciation reception and enjoyed an end of season celebration hosted by the Board of Trustees providing the opportunity to explore the many recent enhancements throughout the Gardens.

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Dreyfoos School of the Arts Foundation

Scholarship Awards Ceremony

    Dreyfoos School of the Arts Foundation

(SOAFI) welcomed a packed house at

the Meyer Hall auditorium for its annual

Scholarship Awards Night.


Jupiter Medical Center

Highest Safety Rating

    The Leapfrog Group has again awarded

Jupiter Medical Center an “A” Hospital

Safety Grade for achieving the highest

national standard in patient safety.


Rehabilitation Center for Children and Adults

Spring Luncheon

    The Rehabilitation Center for Children and Adults’ (RCCA) 30th Annual Spring Luncheon was a sold-out event at The Colony Hotel that raised funds for the preschool program.

Jupiter Medical Center

46th Annual

Black-Tie Ball

    Nearly 450 of the region’s top philanthropists, business icons, and Jupiter Medical Center’s biggest supporters attended the Foundation’s

46th Annual Black-Tie Ball, which raised

more than $1 million for the new Johnny and Terry Gray Surgical Institute.

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Palm Beach Island Hospice Foundation

Spring Luncheon

    Palm Beach Island Hospice Foundation (PBIHF) held its annual Board meeting and Spring Luncheon

at Club Colette in Palm Beach.

     Following the Board meeting, members enjoyed the annual Luncheon. Mark Cook, President of Palm Beach Island Hospice Foundation Membership Board, announced that the much anticipated Hospice Evening 2024 is scheduled for Thursday, February 1, 2024, at The Breakers Palm Beach. 

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211 Palm Beach and Treasure Coast

"Raised the Roof"

     Nearly 200 supporters gathered for 211 Palm Beach and Treasure Coast’s Annual Spring Celebration “Raise the Roof” at The Colony Palm Beach. The Chairs of 211’s largest fundraising event of the year were Guy Clark and Harrison Morgan.

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Jupiter Medical Center

Expansion Projects

    Jupiter Medical Center has received final approval from the Town of Jupiter for a new five-story, 92-bed patient tower. The building is a $110 million project and will add to the hospital’s existing 248-bed capacity.


Palm Beach Opera

Opening Night Dinner

   Palm Beach Opera (PBO) celebrated

opening night of Falstaff at the Kravis

Center’s Cohen Pavilion, toasting to the

final mainstage opera of the 2023 Season

and the historic company premiere of

Verdi’s final opera.


Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club

President's Dinner

   The nation’s design industry elite gathered at the Kips Bay  Boys & Girls Club’s annual President’s Dinner to honor The Shade Store and the late design legend Suzanne Rheinstein. This year’s event attendees helped to raise over $1.1 million to fund essential afterschool programs for more than 10,000 young people at nine locations throughout the Bronx.

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Cancer Alliance of Help & Hope

Dance The Night Away

     Cancer Alliance of Help & Hope (CAHH)

hosted the 2023 Dance the Night Away Gala at the Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach. Presented by The West Palm Beach Fred Astaire Studio,

12 local celebrities laced up their dancing shoes to raise funds for needy qualified families dealing with cancer while undergoing chemotherapy and/or radiation. Chairs of this electrifying and successful event were Janet Levy an Farley Rentschler, along with Honorary Chairs Max and

Joseph McNamara.


8th Annual Awards Ceremony

     Impact the Palm Beaches hosted its

8th Annual Impact Awards Celebration

at the Palm Beach County Convention

Center in West Palm Beach.

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Prayer Breakfast

    The YMCA of the Palm Beaches hosted its 14th Annual Prayer Breakfast at The Breakers Palm

Beach with more than 300 guests in attendance. The featured speaker, New York Times bestselling author John C. Maxwell, shared insightful lessons on servant leadership to the philanthropic crowd of YMCA supporters.

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Dreyfoos School of the Arts

Ribbon Cutting and Dedication Ceremony

     Dreyfoos School of the Arts Foundation

(SOAFI) hosted a Ribbon Cutting

and Dedication Ceremony for the RJ

Foundation and The Scheller Family.

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St. Jude Palm Beach

A Waterfront Soirée

     St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital kicked

off spring in Florida’s Gold Coast for the

13th Annual St. Jude Palm Beach Cocktail

Party. Hosted at the historic Sailfish Club,

the waterfront soirée included a welcome

reception with cocktails, passed hors d’oeuvres and


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Interfaith Health & Wellness Annual Awards

     Catholic Charities Diocese of Palm Beach

Interfaith Health & Wellness, held its 17th

Annual Awards Luncheon at the National

Croquet Center, in West Palm Beach to a

sold-out crowd of Palm Beach supporters

who understand the mission of this vital community program.

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An Evening of Music and Art in the Gardens

  Under a clear blue sky, loyal supporters for the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens (ANSG) came together to celebrate philanthropy, music, art and nature with An Evening of Music and Art in the Gardens.


PupsForePatriots Golf Invitational

    Nearly 100 golfers and altruistic supporters came out for a shotgun start to celebrate philanthropic sportsmanship at the American Humane’s Third Annual PupsFOREPatriots Golf Invitational in Palm Beach.

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    Exhibitions of color, theatrics, emotion, and generosity marked The Arc of Palm Beach County’s Off the Wall Gala. Hundreds of vibrantly dressed guests attended the sold-out party at the Norton Museum of Art.

Palm Beach Round

Table Luncheon

    Palm Beach Round Table’s Luncheon at Bear Lakes Country Club in Palm Beach featured Eric Kelly, President of Quantum Foundation. Members and guests who were in attendance were seated in the dining room for a delicious lunch and enlightening lecture.


Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation

$200 Million Gift

    The Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) presented the third and final scientific symposium for this season in their Palm Beach scientific lecture series titled Tomorrow’s Breakthroughs Today.


950 Years of Art, Ceremony & Regalia

    The American Friends of British Art celebrated their 20th Anniversary recently with a lecture, exhibition and reception hosted at the Norton Museum, with Findlay Galleries as the Presenting Sponsor.


Busch Wildlife Sanctuary


   Art and wildlife were the perfect pair at The Bunker Artspace in West Palm Beach. The event,

featuring Busch Wildlife Sanctuary, was co-hosted by Sanctuary Board member David Busch, and

Sanctuary Committee member Paul Fisher,

owner of Paul Fisher Gallery.


Arts and the Arts

A Toast to the Center for Creative Education

    Worth Avenue’s Findlay Galleries hosted a cocktail reception, honoring Center for Creative Education (CCE) as a kick off event for their upcoming annual spring fundraiser, A Night in Madrid.

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MorseLife 39th Annual 


   Golfers county-wide met in the heart of Palm Beach to once again par and putt to raise funds on behalf of MorseLife Health System and its seniors at the 2023 MorseLife Golf Classic, held at Ocean Course at The Breakers Palm Beach.

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Spring Luncheon

     Patrons and friends of Children’s Home Society of Florida (CHS) gathered for its Third Annual Spring Luncheon at The Colony Hotel. Chaired by Wendy Roberts, Giselle

Parry, Lori Stoll, and Gale Brophy, the Luncheon was sold out and raised more than $180,000 for CHS’s Family Visitation Center in West Palm Beach.


FPL Women in Philanthropy

    Over 100 guests enjoyed a special evening at Manatee Lagoon as Impact the Palm Beaches presented FPL Women in Philanthropy. 

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A Portrait of Leadership

    A highlight of Women’s History Month at the Historical Society of Palm Beach County (HSPBC), A Portrait of Leadership, was held at the 1916 Historic Courthouse, home of the HSPBC’s Richard and Pat Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum.

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Palm Beach

Visionary Evening

    Lighthouse Guild, the leading organization dedicated to providing exceptional services  that help visually impaired people attain their goals, hosted its annual Palm Beach Visionary Evening at Club Colette.


Mixing It Up

      The Flagler Museum, Northern Trust, and St. Augustine Distillery jointly hosted the Whitehall Society’s annual Mixing It Up Cocktail Party on board the Mansion Yacht during the recent Palm Beach International Boat Show.