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Colorful Palm Beach Preview Party Sets Tone for Paradise Found Gala

By: Jennifer Sullivan
Source: Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties
Date: January 20, 2015
Honorary gala chairs Tara Kelleher and Roy Zuckerberg opened their Breakers Row apartment on January 15 to celebrate the chairpersons, host committee and sponsors of the Community Foundation’s Paradise Found Gala.
Colorful Palm Beach Preview Party Sets Tone for Paradise Found Gala

Community Foundation Showcases Milagro Center at Luncheon

By: Jennifer Sullivan
Source: Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties
Date: January 13, 2015
The Community Foundation hosted a luncheon for donors and supporters on January 9 at The Capital Grille in Boca. The event featured Barbara Stark, executive director of the Milagro Center in Delray Beach, and Sanjiv Sharma, donor and fundholder.
Community Foundation Showcases Milagro Center at Luncheon

Community Foundation and United Ways Join Forces for Second Year to Host Great Give Palm Beach & Martin Counties

By: Jennifer Sullivan
Source: Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties
Date: January 6, 2015
Great Give Palm Beach & Martin Counties is a 24-hour online giving event on May 5-6, 2015 designed to raise as much money as possible for local nonprofits in a single day.
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Community Foundation and United Ways Join Forces for Second Year  to Host Great Give Palm Beach & Martin Counties

Community Foundation Celebrates a Lifetime of Giving

By: Jennifer Sullivan
Source: Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties
Date: December 9, 2014
The Community Foundation hosted an exclusive cocktail reception and dinner on December 4 for donors whose cumulative giving during the organization’s 42-year lifetime totaled $250,000 or more. Guests enjoyed live music in the courtyard, an elegant dinner and a special presentation of engraved medallions to those honored donors who have helped improve the lives of local residents and nonprofits.
Community Foundation Celebrates a Lifetime of Giving

Gloria Rex Promoted to Executive Vice President and CFO

By: Jennifer Sullivan
Source: Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties
Date: November 19, 2014
Gloria Ortega Rex was recently promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties. Ms. Rex joined the Foundation in 2004 as the Vice President for Finance and Administration.
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Gloria Rex Promoted to Executive Vice President and CFO

Community Foundation Kicks Off Luncheon Series with Zoo Talk

By: Jennifer Sullivan
Source: Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties
Date: November 10, 2014
Nearly 50 guests joined the Community Foundation for our first community luncheon of the season. Andrew Aiken, president and CEO of the Palm Beach Zoo, was the featured guest and spoke about the nonprofit’s recent grant.
Community Foundation Kicks Off Luncheon Series with Zoo Talk

Community Foundation Announces New Board Chair and Four New Board Members

By: Jennifer Sullivan
Source: Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties
Date: October 15, 2014
J.B. Murray is the new chairman of the board of directors for the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties. Sherry Barrat, Libby Marshall, Lisa Morgan and Chris Storkerson are new board members.
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Community Foundation Announces New Board Chair and Four New Board Members

Community Foundation, FAU Foundation and United Way of Palm Beach County Partner for Inaugural Wealth & Estate Planning Seminar

By: Jennifer Sullivan
Source: Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties
Date: September 24, 2014
The Community Foundation, Florida Atlantic University Foundation and United Way of Palm Beach County have joined forces to introduce an exciting new program: the Palm Beach County Wealth & Estate Planning Seminar, to take place Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) in Boca Raton. More than 200 wealth management professionals are expected to attend.

Community Foundation Appoints Two New Staff

By: Jennifer Sullivan
Source: Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties
Date: August 20, 2014
The Community Foundation has appointed Renee Constantino as Vice President for Community Investment and Kati Erickson as Development Manager.
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Community Foundation Awards Over $3 Million in Grants to Nonprofits in Palm Beach and Martin Counties

By: Jennifer Sullivan
Source: Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties
Date: July 31, 2014
“Building a sense of community” is one of the guiding principles of the grantmaking at the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties. The Foundation’s board of directors recently approved $3.1 million in grants to 38 nonprofit organizations in the two-county region. The funding priorities for this year’s competitive grants included affordable housing, arts and culture, the environment and hunger. Collectively, the Foundation will provide more than $7 million in grants and scholarship in its 2013-2014 fiscal year.
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