Thousands of Hungry South Floridians to Feast at the 30th Annual Feed the Hungry Thanksgiving Dinner

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Boca Raton Country Clubs, St. Andrews, Addison Reserve, Boca Grove and Polo Club Continue Tradition of Providing Side Dishes in Support of Congregation B'nai Israel of Boca Raton and Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church who provide Thanksgiving Dinner to over 4,000 area residents on Tuesday, November 25, 2014.

St. Andrews Country Club Employees Deliver to Feed the Hungry 2014

We are so excited about today!! Thank you again for your wonderful support with this important community program, said Speier.

St. Andrews Country Club, Addison Reserve Country Club, Boca Grove Golf and Tennis Club and The Polo Club continue the tradition of coming together to aid Congregation B'nai Israel of Boca Raton and Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church in their 30th Annual Feed the Hungry Program that provides Thanksgiving dinner to over 4,000 area residents on Tuesday, November 25. St. Andrews Country Club has organized the donations of traditional Thanksgiving side dishes by recruiting other area clubs to participate for the past six years.

Organizers of Feed the Hungry once again contacted Craig D. Martin CCM, Chief Operating Officer and General Manager of St. Andrews Country Club to reach out to his colleagues to provide side dishes this year. Martin commented, “I appreciate the opportunity each year to participate in such a great community event. This annual event is rewarding for all parties involved and I am once again inspired by the St. Andrews Country Club Board of Governors and my fellow Club Managers Association members who continue to provide all of the side dishes requested.”

Martin commented, “This charity is one we look forward to participating in every year. It is very important to us to come together and use our resources to help those who are less fortunate, especially during the holiday season. We have to thank our respective executive chefs and their superior culinary staff who prepare the side dishes for Feed the Hungry in addition to preparing Thanksgiving Dinner for thousands at our clubs.”

“We are truly thankful for the generosity of all of the participating clubs in the area, especially Craig Martin who has recruited neighboring private country clubs each year to help us. Their help really makes a difference and I want to express our gratitude to them, and especially to St. Andrews for their continual support,” said Janyce Speier, a Feed the Hungry volunteer and St. Andrews C.C. member.

The four country clubs are providing mashed potatoes and gravy, sweet potatoes, mac & cheese, rolls and stuffing to Congregation B'nai Israel of Boca Raton and Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church. Over 4,000 people, mostly children, from Boca Raton, Deerfield Beach, Delray Beach and West Palm Beach are expected to partake in this 30 year old tradition of fellowship, love and respect. Each person will leave with a small leftover treasure for them to enjoy during the week.

The Feed the Hungry Thanksgiving feast will occur on Tuesday, November 25 from 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at Ebenezer Baptist Church, 200 NE 12 Street, Boca Raton, FL 33432. Directions: Dixie Highway south, left after Glades Road. Follow the road around to the left of the church. For additional information, call CBI Coordinator Greg Jacobs at 561-239-0016 or Ebenezer Church at 561-391-7357. The church building will be used to stage the food, dessert and beverage areas, tents will cover the parking lots with plenty of tables, chairs, lighting and volunteer DJ’s. The two congregations provide roundtrip buses to some neighborhoods for families and children.

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About St. Andrews Country Club:

St. Andrews Country Club of Boca Raton, resident-only Platinum Club of America and Distinguished Emerald Club of the World ranked in the Top Ten of America’s Healthiest Club’s is internationally recognized for magnificent estate residences and recently completed $17.5 million in renovations. The Club features superior amenities, two 18-hole championship golf courses, including an Arnold Palmer Signature Design®. The club offers a comprehensive Golf Performance Center with indoor hitting bay, private practice area, V1 Digital Coaching System and FlightScope Launch Monitor® technologies, and a Callaway Golf® branded club fitting area. The Club features a full service spa and fitness center and a 125,000 square foot completely remodeled Clubhouse with four unique restaurants. A brand new Recreation & Aquatic Center features three pools, poolside dining, Splash Club and state-of-the-art playground equipment and air-conditioned game room. St. Andrews has played host to numerous PGA golf exhibitions led by touring pros such as Phil Mickelson, Arnold Palmer, John Daly and Rocco Mediate, and is the home course to LPGA Touring Professional and resident Morgan Pressel. Please visit http://www.standrewscc.com or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Pinterest and Instagram.

About Addison Reserve Country Club:
Addison Reserve Country Club is recognized by Platinum Club of America 5-Star Private Club as the #4 residential country club in the nation. This gated golf and tennis community is home to 717 luxury homes situated on 653 acres that are surrounded by golf courses and lakes. Also recognized as an Emerald Club Award recipient, Addison Reserve Country Club is located in charming Delray Beach, Florida. For more information, visit http://www.addisonreserve.cc

About Boca Grove Plantation:
Boca Grove Plantation is a members-only golf and country club, focusing on an uncompromising dedication to service and excellence. A boutique-style residential community and recreational oasis in the heart of Boca Raton, Boca Grove is recognized as one of South Florida’s most affluent communities. With approximately 450 member families, this stunning community exhibits style and grace afforded only to the most elite private clubs in South Florida. Members enjoy an elegant lifestyle in an idyllic setting surrounded by natural beauty, sparkling lakes, and beautiful landscaping. The recently renovated clubhouse is constantly bustling with social activity. With upscale and casual options, a special golf course dining experience, and a variety of special occasion dinners and celebrations, members and their guests are delighted with a dining experience that is second to none. For those with a passion for the active life, Boca Grove offers a Jim Fazio designed 18-hole championship golf course, twelve Har-Tru courts that recently hosted Olympic Gold Medalist Andy Murray, a resort style swimming pool and a completely equipped fitness center. This gorgeous gated community maintains a commitment to outstanding service and offers its members endless opportunities for fun and camaraderie. For more information, visit http://www.bocagrove.org, call 561-487-5300 or follow us on Twitter, Google+, WordPress and Pinterest.

The Polo Club of Boca Raton:
The Polo Club of Boca Raton is a premier private golf club, tennis club and resort residential community in South Florida. Located on 1,100 meticulously manicured acres in Palm Beach County, just seven miles from downtown Boca Raton, The Polo Club provides its members with two premier Championship Golf Courses, a nationally recognized tennis facility with 27 Har-Tru courts, a 35,000-square-foot, world-class spa and fitness center and a myriad of social and dining activities. For more information, visit http://www.PoloClub.net

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