MEDIA ADVISORY: Inaugural “Make a Difference” Benefit March 30-April 1, 2012

WHAT:  An entire weekend of events: Inaugural Banquet / Bike, Run or Walk / Golf Trick Shot Artist Exhibition / 18 hole and 9 hole shot gun / Collectible & Exotic Car Exhibition / Springtime in Paris – Fashion Show and Luncheon / CampBallenIsles – Tennis and Gourmet Delights / Concert and Dessert Reception – Palm Beach Opera / Finale Celebration – featuring Jupiter High School Marching Band.

WHO:  The more than 1,500 families residing at BallenIsles have joined together to launch the BallenIsles Charities Foundation, Inc. with a vision of “Helping to Make a Difference” and are hosting a unique 3-day inaugural fundraising benefit as part of their commitment to give back to the community.

WHERE:  BallenIsles Country Club
100 BallenIsles Circle (PGA Blvd just east of Turnpike)
Palm Beach Gardens, FL33418

WHEN:  Friday, March 30th

6:30 pm – Inaugural Banquet – Dinner and Dancing; M.C. Jim Sackett, WPTV News Anchor

Saturday, March 31st

7:00 am – Check-in Walk, Run or Bike

7:15 am – Start Time – M.C. Mayor David Levy

10:00 am – Collectible & Exotic Car Exhibition – BallenIsles Car Club

11:30 am – Springtime in Paris – Fashion Show and Luncheon

2:30 pm – CampBallenIsles – Tennis and Gourmet Delights

7:30 pm – Concert and Dessert Reception – Palm Beach Opera Performers

Sunday, April 1st

9:00 am – Special Guest – Bruce Fleisher; Peter Johncke, Golf Trick Shot Artist; Exhibition – NorthRange

11:00 am – 18 hole and 9 hole shot gun

6:00 pm – Finale Celebration – Music Provided by JAMS and Jupiter High School Marching Band; M.C. Ron Shaw – Channel 63 Host

INFO:  “As one of the city’s largest residential communities we have so much to be grateful for in our ongoing relationship with our local community. The launch of this Foundation formally underlines a commitment to give back to our local community and those civic and not-for-profit organizations in Jupiter, Palm Beach Gardens and West Palm Beach that make such a difference, not only to our own lives but to so many of our neighbors in the surrounding towns and villages,” said BallenIsles Charities Foundation Inc. President and Founder Fred Corrado.

Mark Hopkinson
NewsMark Public Relations
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