Giving with pink diamonds and investing in girls’ futures

Think rubies and pink diamonds: Diamonds Direct and Boca Raton Regional Hospital Foundation are teaming up to help the fight against breast cancer. The jewelry retailer will feature an exclusive “Partner in Pink” collection with a portion of proceeds benefiting the foundation’s ongoing Go Pink Challenge. “Their support will allow us to further our mission in the fight against breast cancer. Proceeds from the Go Pink Challenge are used to purchase state-of-the-art technology to provide the most advanced care for our patients and enable us to implement important programs and services to aid our patients diagnosed with cancer,” said Mark Larkin, foundation president. https://donate.brrh.com/make-a-donation/cancer/  

The collection is available through March 1 at Diamonds Direct, 21078 St. Andrews Blvd. behind the Town Center Boca Raton mall.

New Snow scholarship fund trustees: George Snow Scholarship Fund, dedicated to helping deserving students achieve career goals through higher education,  announces the appointment of three new members to the board of trustees.

  • Doug Fash, co-founder of Sunflower Landscaping, co-chaired Snow’s annual Golf Classic and Cowboy Ball. In 2020, the Fash family created a scholarship.
  • Matthew Maschler, owner of RealEstateFinder.com, has supported Snow since 2016 and participated in several Ballroom Battle signature fundraisers.
  • Kyle Stewart, vice president, Investments PIM Portfolio Manager at Wells Fargo Advisors Boca Raton, serves on Snow Foundation Professional Advisory Committee, was on the selection committee and as captain on the interview committee for five years. In 2020, he danced in Ballroom Battle.

“Each new trustee…brings his own personal expertise and ways they can and have been contributing to the success of the organization,” said Tim Snow, fund president. https://scholarship.org/

Major donation for girls’ futures:

Florida philanthropist and CEO of the Rick Case Auto Group Rita Case has donated $50,000 to the Pace Center for Girls “Inspiring Dreams, Changing Lives” capital campaign. Rick Case Automotive Group has supported the Pace Center for years and their mission. “The future remains in the hands of our youth and this statement means leaders should provide assistance to kids of all ages everywhere. In this instance, Pace Center for Girls helps girls and young women get on a better life track for a promising future,” Rita Case said. https://www.pacecenter.org/

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