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2017 Palm Beach Post Spread

Palm Beach Post: ‘2017 Grants Awards Ceremony to Award a Record $500,000

March 22, 2017

BallenIsles Charities Foundation (BICF) presented financial grants and awards totaling a record $500,000 to 42 local not-for-profit and civic organizations during its 2017 Grants Awards Ceremony, at BallenIsles Country Club on Tuesday, February 28. The record-setting amount has brought the cumulative grants awarded by the Foundation to more than $1.7 million over the six years…

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Paws for Liberty 2017 ‘BallenIsles Tops its Charity Fundraising Record’

February 27, 2017

by Tony Doris BallenIsles Charities Foundation has raised $500,000 that it will present Feb. 28 in grants to 42 charities in West Palm Beach and throughout the county. The amount, a record for the volunteer, nonprofit effort based in Palm Beach Gardens, brings the cumulative grants awarded by the foundation to more than $1.7 million over…

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‘Southern Exposure’ Highlights BallenIsles Charities Foundation 2015 Grant Awards

February 27, 2015

BICF Director Mark Freeman with Habitat For Humanity Chief Development Officer Amy Brand and grants writer Stacey deLucia. By Mark Hopkinson Thirty area organizations with extraordinary local community programs were awarded financial grants totaling a record $290,000 by the BallenIsles Charities Foundation (BICF) during a heart-warming charity reception earlier this month at BallenIsles Country Club.…

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BallenIsles Donates $290,000 to Local Charities

February 12, 2015

Palm Beach Gardens Division Chief of Training Shon Broedell (right) shows Palm Beach Gardens High School magnet coordinator, John Walker, the fire simulator made possible by the Foundation. By Bill DiPaolo – Palm Beach Post Staff Writer Programs to help wounded veterans, children with autism, the hungry and local high school students received about $290,000…

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Shakespeare Fest Kicks Off with Mid-Winter Night’s Dream

January 7, 2015

By Tony Doris – Palm Beach Post Staff Writer The Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival kicks off its 25th anniversary year with a free performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The production takes place Jan. 16 and 17 at the Veterans Plaza outdoor amphitheater, 10500 N. Military Trail, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Presented in…

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‘Southern Exposure’ Highlights BallenIsles Charities Foundation Awards To Local Charities

August 1, 2014

Keith Bryer, deputy chief of operation, and James Ippolito, division chief-emergency medical services Palm Beach Gardens Fire Rescue, receive a check from BallenIsles Charities Foundation President Fred Corrado. 32 area organizations with extraordinary local community programs were awarded financial Grants totaling a record $285,000 by the BallenIsles Charities Foundation last month during a charity reception…

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Grant Award Featured In First Tee Of The Palm Beaches Newsletter

May 20, 2014

Ballenisles Charities Foundation Supports The First Tee The BallenIsles Charities Foundation (BICF) was established in 2011 with the goal of Making a Difference to local not-for-profit organizations in areas surrounding our residential community located in Palm Beach Gardens, FL. The launch of the Foundation underscored a commitment to those civic and tax exempt organizations that…

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Play It Forward: BallenIsles Featured in The Bridge Bulletin of ACBL News

May 1, 2014

Playing it forward: Elaine Goodman, Event Chair Linda Hornsby, featured speaker Frank Stewart and David Weener. By Mark Hopkinson The BallenIsles Bridge Club in Palm Beach Gardens FL partnered with the BallenIsles Charities Foundation to host the 2nd Annual Bridge FUNdraiser in early February. The event, which garnered more than $23,000 for local charities, brought…

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BallenIsles Donates $285,000 to Local Causes

April 25, 2014

Palm Beach Gardens Fire Rescue Firemedic Mark Shutts shows off a new pediatric simulator to BallenIsles residents Judy and Jim Bloom at their clubhouse in Palm Beach Gardens on April 23, 2014. The simulator, bought through a donation from the BallenIsles Charities Foundation, will be used at the EMS training lab on Hood Road. (Photo:…

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Clinics Can Help Awarded Grant From The BallenIsles Charities Foundation

May 1, 2013

Clinics Can Help, the only agency in Palm Beach County that donates surplus medical equipment and supplies to children and adult patients in need, is proud to announce they are the recipient of a $5,000 grant from The BallenIsles Charitable Foundation.

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