Boca Raton Country Clubs Feed Thousands of Hungry Locals for 10th year in a row at the 35th Annual Feed the Community Thanksgiving Dinner

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St. Andrews Country Club, Addison Reserve Country Club, Mizner Country Club, and Boca Grove Country Club continue the tradition of coming together to aid Congregation B'nai Israel of Boca Raton and Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church in their 35th Annual Feed the Community Program that provides Thanksgiving dinner to over 4,000 area residents on Tuesday, November 20. St. Andrews Country Club, for the past ten years, has organized the donations of traditional Thanksgiving side dishes by recruiting other area clubs to participate.

“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," said Craig D. Martin, CCM, General Manager/Chief Operating Officer, St. Andrews Country Club.

St. Andrews Country Club, Addison Reserve Country Club, Mizner Country Club, and Boca Grove Country Club continue the tradition of coming together to aid Congregation B'nai Israel of Boca Raton and Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church in their 35th Annual Feed the Community Program that provides Thanksgiving dinner to over 4,000 area residents on Tuesday, November 20. St. Andrews Country Club, for the past ten years, has organized the donations of traditional Thanksgiving side dishes by recruiting other area clubs to participate.

Each year, Craig D. Martin CCM, Chief Operating Officer and General Manager of St. Andrews Country Club reaches out to his colleagues to provide side dishes. Martin commented, “It is extremely rewarding to have the opportunity to give back to our community and contributing to this special cause. I am proud to work alongside the Board of St. Andrews Country Club and my fellow Club Managers Association of America members who consistently provide side dishes to feed thousands of people in our community.”

Martin continued, “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 are thankful for our respective executive chefs and their superior culinary staff who prepare the side dishes every year for this event in addition to preparing Thanksgiving Dinner for hundreds of people at our respective clubs.”

“We are blown away every year by the generosity of all of the participating clubs in the area, especially Craig Martin who coordinates with our neighboring private country clubs. Every effort makes a difference and I want to express our gratitude to them, and especially to St. Andrews for their continual support,” said Andrea Cannon, a Feed the Community Chair and St. Andrews C.C. member.

The four country clubs are providing one thousand servings of macaroni & cheese, green beans, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy 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 35 year old tradition of fellowship, love and respect. Each person will leave with a small leftover take away for them to enjoy during the week.

The Feed the Hungry Thanksgiving feast will occur on Tuesday, November 20 from 3:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at Ebenezer Baptist Church, 200 NE 12 Street, Boca Raton, FL 33432. Dixie Highway south, left after Glades Road. Follow the road around to the left to the church. For additional information, call CBI Coordinator Minda Shaiman at 954-707-8421 (Cell) 561-241-8118 (Office) or minda.shaiman@cbiboca.org or Ebenezer Church at 561-391-7357. The church building and land 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.

About St. Andrews Country Club:
St. Andrews Country Club of Boca Raton, resident-only Distinguished 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 $25 million in renovations. The Club features superior amenities, two 18-hole championship golf courses, including an Arnold Palmer Signature Design® and a new Fazio II. 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 salon and a stand-alone fitness and tennis center and a 125,000 square foot completely remodeled Clubhouse with five dining venues. A pristine 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 Mizner Country Club:
Mizner Country Club is a Platinum Club of America and a Distinguished Club awarded by Boardroom Magazine. The member-owned gated community features 471 single-family residences and is situated in Delray Beach, FL. Amenities for members and their guests include: a newly renovated 18-hole golf course and pro shop, six tennis courts, an elegant grand ballroom, versatile dining options, year-round social events and children's activities. A new Lifestyle Center is currently under construction and includes: a resort-style swimming pool with splash deck, casual pool-side dining with indoor and outdoor bar restaurants, two-story state of the art fitness center, enhanced Activities Center for children and teens, multi-functional card room, an outdoor amphitheater and tennis pro shop. For more information, please call 561.288.3300 or visit http://www.miznercc.org.

About Boca Grove Country Club:
Boca Grove is a prestigious, members-only golf and country club in Boca Raton, focused 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 and desirable communities. Understated elegance in an intimate setting is the key to what makes Boca Grove the epitome of superior living. For more information visit http://www.bocagrove.org

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