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Call from the Heart Help us enhance our STEM curriculum

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Welcome From the Head 03. Welcome From the Chairs 03. Meet the Honorary Chairs 04. 2017 BASH Benefactors 05. Past BASH Chairs 06. Board of Trustees 07. Gala Leadership 07. Gala Committee 08. Agenda 09. Auction Rules 10. Live Auction 14. Call From the Heart 14. Let’s Go Shopping! 15. Almost Live Auction 18. Auction Donors 19. The Founders’ Society 20. The leadership Society 22. 2017 Class Projects 24. Advertising 02.


Queridos Amigos de La Escuela Benjamin,

Bienvenidos a nuestra gala Noches en Habana!

Welcome to our gala Havana Nights! As you don your guayaberas and swishing Spanish dresses, get ready for an exotic night of intrigue. Havana Nights is a timely and appropriate theme for BASH this year because as the island nation to our south enters a new phase of growth and change, so does our school. Benjamin is always stretching to provide your child with the best experiences possible. This year alone, we have captured 60 Scholastic Art Awards, continued to win 1st Place awards for our Upper School student newspaper and video production programs, offered over 90 co-curricular opportunities to our students, brought experts to each division on critical 21st century topics, and on and on. The breadth and depth of our programs are made possible by donors like you! The anfitriones or hosts of tonight’s BASH are our muy simpaticos co-chairs Michelle & Chris Grande and Tammy & Josh Crossman, along with unstoppable honorary cochairs Krista & Steve Nicklaus. Look to them for some of

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the most festive attire of the evening! Also know that they worked tirelessly to make this evening so spectacular, filled with the rhythm, movement and passion of a 1950’s night in Havana - and of course, the most elaborate auction to date! As we continue Building A Scholastic Heritage, it takes padres determinados y generosos like you to continue in our tradition of a rigorous curriculum coupled with the most caring faculty. Thank you for helping make Benjamin better every day! Deseandoles abrazos,

Roberto “Beto” Goldberg Director de la Escuela


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As Co-chairs of the 33rd annual Benjamin School Gala, we proudly present - BASH 2017, Havana Nights. Get ready for an amazing evening with live and silent auctions, fabulous food, music, dancing and live entertainment in true Havana fashion.

for their countless hours of hard work, dedication and unwavering support. We would also like to recognize the Honorary Chairs, Steve and Krista Nicklaus, for their great generosity and longstanding commitment to The Benjamin School.

We would like to thank all of the sponsors, advertisers and donors for their generosity and support for making this event possible. It takes a team of devoted, passionate individuals to create an event such as this, and we are so grateful to ours. Many thanks to our amazing committee along with The Benjamin School’s development team

We sincerely hope you enjoy this year’s Gala, and we truly appreciate your support as we work together for the betterment of our children’s educational experience at The Benjamin School. In a world of change, our children need comfort in knowing their education will stand the test of time, and fundraising efforts like tonight make it possible.

Last year our special Call From the Heart successfully raised funds to outfit the upcoming STEM Building on the lower school campus. This year, we will be asking for your help to expand and enhance the STEM curriculum throughout all three divisions; lower, middle and upper school. We hope that you will consider supporting this important academic advancement for all of our children. With Sincere Gratitude,

Michelle & Chris Grande Tammy &Josh Crossman

meet the honorary To Our Benjamin School Family, We are truly proud to serve as honorary chairs for the 2017 BASH (Building A Scholastic Heritage) Gala. This will be the 33rd anniversary of The Benjamin School’s annual dinner/dance and auction started by Babs Fisher and Barbara Nicklaus, Steve’s mother. As the School’s biggest fundraising event of the year, the Gala provides a significant source of income used to enhance and enrich the education of our children. Marshall and Nancy Benjamin’s goals for their students were focused on the development of the following characteristics - morality, kindness, integrity, fairness, compassion, acceptance, responsibility, forgiveness, courage and respect. These values are still at the core of a Benjamin education.

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We want to thank this evening's co-chairs, Josh and Tammy Crossman and Chris and Michelle Grande for putting together this wonderful event. This requires an unbelievable amount of time, talent, coordination, imagination and a sense of humor along the way. The Nicklaus Family would like to take this opportunity to sincerely thank those in the Benjamin community including fellow parents, grandparents, faculty, coaches, staff and administrators for all they have done to make TBS such an amazing experience for our children.

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1985........................... Mrs. Babs Fischer 1985...............Mrs. Barbara B. Nicklaus 1986........................... Mrs. Tana Gaskill 1987.............................Mrs. Martha Ahr

Past

2002.........................Mrs. Susan Murray 2002........................ Mrs. Kathleen Speh 2002......................... Mrs. Debbie Weeks 2003.............. Mrs. Barbara G. Nicklaus

1987.......................... Mrs. Mary Cocotos

2003........................... Mrs. Nan O’Leary

1988.................................. Mrs. Jeri Cole

2003..........................Mrs. Linda Reichel

1988.............................. Mrs. Sally Grieb 1989....................Mrs. Sandra Eastridge 1989........... Mrs. Margaret MacPherson 1990...................Mrs. Sherrie Hornaday 1990........................... Mrs. Donna Owen 1991........................Mrs. Lanna Etchells

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2004....................... Mrs. Andrea Donten 2004........................ Mrs. Lynn Ritenour 2004..................... Mrs. Emily Sandquist 2005....................Mrs. Maury Alexander 2005.......................... Mrs. Cindy Cerone 2005............................ Mrs. Vicky Evans

1991......................... Mrs. Patsy Howard

2005........................... Mrs. Kellie Trotta

1992........................... Mrs. Maria Kocha

2006................Mrs. Jennie Baker-Finch

1992.......................Mrs. Priscilla Searcy

2006........................Mrs. Kelly Kennerly

1993........................... Mrs. Connie Haile

2007....................... Mrs. Bobbie Lindsay

1993.......................Mrs. Susan Timchak

2007.......................... Mrs. Mari Frankel

1994..................... Mr. Michael Edwards

2008..........................Mrs. Mary Stanton

1994..........................Mrs. Rene Webster

2008........... Mrs. Margi Vorder Bruegge

1995..........................Ms. Dianne Reeves

2009........................... Mrs. Nan O’Leary

1995.......................Mrs. Martha Warren

2009..........................Mrs. Linda Reichel

1996........................ Mrs. Regina Bedoya

2010...........Mr. and Mrs. Ray Celedinas

1996.........................Mrs. Maria Hayden

2010............Mr. and Mrs. James Meany

1997............................Mrs. Susan Sachs

2011.........Mr. and Mrs. Charles Barker

1997..................... Mrs. Barbara Wakem

2011...... Mr. and Mrs. Joseph O’Connor

1998........................Mrs. Marianne Gold

2012............... Mr. and Mrs. Bob Martin

1998...................... Mrs. Monika Preston

2012.... Mr. and Mrs. Geoffrey Peckham

1999.............................Mrs. Molly Apple

2013..........Mr. and Mrs. Richard Cohen

1999.......................... Mrs. Chris Gaudet

2013............... Mr. and Mrs. Scott Smith

2000........................Mrs. Kim Ackerman

2014...Mr. and Mrs. Steven C. Nicklaus

2000.......................... Mrs. Sabina Cowie

2014............... Mr. and Mrs. Scott Smith

2001.............................Mrs. Molly Apple

2015.........Mr. and Mrs. George J. Kline

2001.......................... Mrs. Chris Gaudet

2015..........Mr. and Mrs. Steve Nicklaus

2001........................Mrs. Marianne Gold

2016..............Mr. and Mrs. John Caruso

2001............................Mrs. Susan Sachs

2016............ Mr. and Mrs. Chris Grande

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2016-2017

Benjamin School

Board of Trustees Ray Graziotto, Chairman Michael Bracci Sheree Davis Cunningham Nate Dalton Thomas F. Frankel Al Hoffman, Jr. Lynda L. Jacobs Vince Marotta Bob Martin David McAuliffe Ellin Miller Jack Nicklaus II Krista Nicklaus

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Sandy O'Connor Kelly Perkins Eric Silagy Shannon Smith Christopher T. Sorenson Sal Tiano Christopher M. Tighe, Jr. Euclid Walker Brian Waxman Joseph Zaluski Dirk Ziff Ari Zur Robert S. Goldberg (Ex-Officio)

Trustees Emeriti Nancy Benjamin* Kevin Kenny* Martha Kenny Barbara Nicklaus Jack Nicklaus *deceased


GALA Leadership

Acknowledgements Michelle Berg Susan Walsh Caban

Print Promotions Susan Walsh Caban

Reservations

Advertising

Lisa Glasband Jax Weisser

Megan Smith Shannon Smith

Auction

Setup

Donna Feldman

Martha Colee

Class Projects

Sponsorship

Robyn Ayers Patty Bartoli Vanessa Chandler

Faculty Volunteers Lisa Glogower

Michelle and Chris Grande Krista and Steve Nicklaus

Video Production Ken Archer

GALA Committee Nicole Bessette Niki Cavallo Sue Ende Carla Fine Nicole Foster

Tiffany Freisberg Megan Hickey Veronique Howley Danielle Jenkins Sofia Metaxas

Laurie Rapaport Neil Saffer Susan Schwartzman Molly Stringer Ruthanne Zentner

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Saturday, April 1, 2017 6:30 pm

Cocktails and Silent Auction

8:00 pm

Dinner, Live Auction and Dancing

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Auction RUles General Auction 1. All sales are final, and there will be no exchanges or refunds on items,

7. The amount paid for an item is not necessarily deductible as a charitable

except where specified. Items or gift certificates are not redeemable for cash.

contribution. The charitable contribution is the amount paid in excess of

2. Unless otherwise specified, all auction items and services must be used by April 1, 2018.

the fair market value of the item. 8. Item descriptions and restrictions are provided by the donor. Some trips

3. Payment in full for auction items, prior to the end of the evening, is mandatory. Payment may be made with cash, check, VISA, MasterCard, or American Express. 4. Item(s) may only be removed from the auction by exhibiting a PAID receipt for said item(s) to a BASH Auction Official.

or special events have restrictive dates. All trips and events are subject to availability per the donor. Airfare is included with trips only if indicated in the auction program. 9. In the event of a dispute after bidding has closed, a BASH Auction Official shall act as the final authority and shall determine the winning bidder.

5. All auction items are offered “as is.” 6. The value of items has been determined by the donor and is not warranted by The Benjamin School for tax purposes or general value.

10. If anyone has an inquiry regarding an item purchased at BASH, please call the BASH office at 561.472.3452.

Silent Auction 1. Guests will be asked to register their credit card at the registration table if they plan to bid on any items in the silent auction.

4. Each new bid must be written on the next available line on the bid sheet.

2. All items in the silent auction have a bid sheet adjacent to them. Persons desiring to bid must do so by writing their bid number next to the bid amount on the bid sheet.

5. Bid sheets may not be altered in any way nor may they be removed from the auction tables.

3. The “starting bid” is the amount at which the bidding must begin and is so indicated on the bid sheet. In order to constitute a valid bid, each subsequent bid must be equal to, or in excess of, the “minimum raise” amount as indicated on the bid sheet. Bids that do not follow the aforementioned criteria will be deemed invalid and crossed out by a BASH Auction Official.

6. The highest, properly made bid at the time the auction closes will be the winning bid. 7. If a legitimate dispute arises over the winning bid for an item, a BASH Auction Official may elect to ask the Auctioneer to hold a “bid-off.” In this case, each bidder will continue to write a bid until one stops bidding. The last valid bid will be considered the winner.

Live & Almost Live Auction 1. To register a bid, signal the Auctioneer or an Auction Spotter until your bid is recognized.

2. Winning bids will be recorded by BASH Auction Officials and charged to the winning bidder’s bid number.

3. Winning bids will be determined by the Auctioneer. The decision of the Auctioneer will be final.

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live auction Tickets 2018 NBA All Star Weekend

• 2 tickets for the All Star Game in Los Angeles February 16-18, 2018

VALUE: Priceless Courtesy of Ahmad Rashād

LOT 01

Summer Dreams in Kennebunk, Maine

• 4 bedroom, 3 bath, 4000 sq ft private home, accommodates 6 guests • One week stay June 1 - October 31 • Short walk to Mother's Beach, easy ride to quaint Kennebunkport • Art shops and restaurants galore, golf nearby

VALUE: Priceless

Courtesy of The Dowdle Family/Coton Frais

LOT 02

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Private Tent Party for 20 at International Polo Club Palm Beach

• Enjoy your own private tent while watching the “Sport of Kings” • 2018 Season (Select Sundays, January - April) • Complete tent and tailgate set up • Beer, wine, champagne and light bites for 20

VALUE: Priceless

Courtesy of Principle Counsel, PL

LOT 03

Palm Beach SymphonyPremium Memberships

• Two Conductor Level Memberships for 2017-2018 season • Premier seating at all five concerts • Two tickets to annual Season Opening party at Club Colette • Two tickets to private dinner parties at Cafe Boulud, Admiral’s Cove Country Club, The Breakers, Mar-a-Lago and other fabulous locations • Two tickets to: Annual Gala at The Breakers, private dinner cruise, Ladies Guild Holly Jolly Luncheon

VALUE: Priceless

Courtesy of Palm Beach Symphony

LOT 04

5 Star Resort Melia Cohiba in Havana, Cuba • 3 night stay for 2 in this classic hotel (May-October 2017) • Located along the Havana coastline • Panoramic views of the city and gardens

VALUE: Priceless

Courtesy of Protravel International

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Bruno Mars Box Seats for 16!

• Wednesday, October 18, 2017 • 16 suite level tickets in American Airlines Arena, Miami • Food and nonalcoholic beverages en suite • 4 VIP parking passes

VALUE: Priceless

Courtesy of Florida Power & Light Co.

LOT 06

Super Bowl 2018 - NFL’s Biggest Night

• 2 tickets to this iconic, all-American sporting event • U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, MN on February 4, 2018

VALUE: Priceless

Courtesy of The Rooney Family

LOT 07

Paella King Party

• Private party for 50 guests in your home • Traditional paella dinner prepared on site

VALUE: Priceless

Courtesy of Jim Freitas/Paella King

LOT 08

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Private Vacation Lodge and Game Reserve in South Africa

• 6-night, 7-day stay in exquisite Thulani (“tranquility, peace, balance”) Lodge • Accommodations for 2 in luxuriously appointed bedroom with ensuite bath • All meals and daily game drive with private guide • Welcome dinner with South African wines • Private wine cellar, falling waters pool

VALUE: Priceless

LOT 09

Courtesy of Joanne Roy-Young/A Spring of Hope

Under the Tuscan Sun in Villa Margherita- Cortona, Italy

• 7-night stay for 6-12 in 2 fully restored modern villas • Located in the Tuscan countryside 25 minutes from the walled city of Cortona • On site concierge service • 3 bedrooms (queen beds) and 3 full baths in each villa • Kitchen, dining and living areas, large private garden and swimming pool • Wine tours and in-home cooking classes available as add-ons

VALUE: Priceless

Courtesy of Sojourn Ventures

LOT 10

First Class Airfare, Anywhere! • 2 tickets to any Delta destination

VALUE: Priceless

Courtesy of The Bastian Family/Delta Airlines

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The Benjamin School is known for always striving beyond its core curriculum in an effort to arm our students with 21st century skills to compete in what will be their global economy. In tonight’s “Call From The Heart,” our focus is STEM Curriculum across all three divisions. We will be breaking ground on the exciting Maglio Family STEM Center this year, and we need your help to further enhance our existing and future program.

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We will be introducing curricula that includes coding through the use of manipulative exploratory technology that stresses logical thinking in the lower school and building upon that logical thinking with robotics as students move up and into middle school. This curricula would also include realworld problem based Learning Units that integrate science, robotics and coding.

Help us enhance our STEM curriculum through ground-breaking teaching methodologies and technologies by taking part in our “Call From The Heart” this evening.

This is your chance to

Win Big!

$5,000 Gardens Mall Gift Card

Plus additional items from Hamilton Jewelers and Jimmy Choo

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Tickets $100 each

$250 for 3

Winner need not be present to win


ALMOST LIVE AUCTION Reserved Lower School Parent Parking Space

Reserved Middle School Parent Parking Space

Reserved Upper School Student Parking Space

VALUE: Priceless

VALUE: Priceless

VALUE: Priceless

• Only ONE space available • Valid 2017-2018 school year • Don’t miss your chance!

Courtesy of The Benjamin School

• Only ONE chance to own it! • Valid 2017-2018 school year

Courtesy of The Benjamin School

Premium 2017 Graduation Seats for 7 in Benjamin Hall • Skip the lottery! Guaranteed PREMIUM seating for 7

VALUE: Priceless

Courtesy of The Benjamin School

• TWO spots available for two lucky students! • Valid 2017-2018 school year

Courtesy of The Benjamin School

Luxury FSU Skybox for Football Game of Your Choice

• 6 Skybox tickets at Doak Campbell Stadium for 2017 season • Food and beverage included

VALUE: $5,500

Courtesy of Steve and Krista Nicklaus Restrictions: Mutually agreed upon date.

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12 Home Plate Box Seats to Miami Marlins (2017 Regular Season)

Legendary Muirfield Village Golf Getaway for Four

VALUE: Priceless

VALUE: $7,500

• Great seats for 12 to the game of your choice (based on availability) • Autographed baseball for each guest - priceless!

Courtesy of Miami Marlins, L.P.

• 3-day, 2-night stay for 4 at Muirfield Village Lodge in Dublin, OH • 3 days of golf, one foursome per day

Courtesy of Muirfield Village Golf Club Restrictions: Expires Oct.14, 2017; Players cannot exceed 18.5 Index (22 handicap); Food, beverage and caddies available but not included.

7-Day Sports Camp at IMG Academy Train with the Pros!

• Youth camp voucher for: baseball, basketball, football, golf, lacrosse, soccer, tennis or track & field • Includes room and board • Innovative, comprehensive and customized training programs. • Expert instruction, proven training methodology, professional-quality facilities • Includes skill level-specific sport instruction from world class coaches • Physical and mental conditioning to improve agility, endurance, power and confidence.

VALUE: $2,300

Courtesy of IMG Academy Restrictions: Valid June-November 2017 based on availability.

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Bonefish Bounty on Great Abaco Island

• 3-day fly-fishing trip for 2 anglers on the “Marls of Abaco” prime bonefish wilderness • Professional guide • 4-night stay, 2 private rooms at Abaco Lodge; • Private chef; all meals and all beverages included (full bar) • Walk from the lodge to the dock and board the skiff • Pool, snorkeling, kayaking, diving

Golf and Lodging at Castle Pines, CO • 2 rounds of golf for 4 • 4 bedroom cottage for 2 days/1 night • 30 minute drive from Denver

VALUE: $4,500

Courtesy of The Country Club at Castle Pines

VALUE: Priceless

Courtesy of Nervous Waters Fly-Fishing

Papakea Resort in Maui, Hawaii

• Seven night stay in oceanfront 2 bedroom/2 bath condo • Accommodates 5 • May - October 2018

VALUE: Priceless Courtesy of Susan Franzen

Ski Vermont

• 4 night stay in 1 bedroom condo (sleeps 4) on Stratton Mountain • 8 lift tickets • Half day Land Rover Driving Experience • Gift cards to Equinox Spa and The Perfect Wife Restaurant & Tavern, Manchester

VALUE: $2,100

Courtesy of The Leonard/Metaxas Family

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Auction Donors 3 Girls Gifts 3 Natives ABBY’S Performing Arts Coaching Andre Jourdan Salon Richard and Molly Apple BallenIsles Country Club Lexie Barker ‘16 Ed and Anna Bastian/Delta Airlines Pete and Tiffany Bevacqua Blessed Boutique Blueline Surf & Paddle Bonefish Grill Bradford Renaissance Portraits Breathe Salt & Yoga BRIO Tuscan Grille CBS Channel 12 Cafe Seville Camp Wekeela Castle Pines Golf Club Ceci Palm Beach Cellar Wine & Spirits Cheryl Weiner Interiors Chestnut Lake Camp Christopher's Kitchen Circle F Dude Ranch Clip & Dip Pet Boutique and Spa Cool Beans Indoor Playground & Cafe Coton Frais Josh and Tammy Crossman Curate DeBear Designs Dog Days Dr. Mimy's Children's Dentistry Dreamlight Studios E.R. Bradley's ETC, Inc. Eagle Marsh Golf Club Edmund James Salon Elementary Etiquette Society Elite Island Resorts Eloquence Fine Jewelry & Gifts Evelyn & Arthur EVO Jason and Donna Feldman FHone - Handcrafted Eyewear Field of Dreams Florida Panthers Florida Power and Light Company Ben and Nicole Foster Susan Franzen Freedman & Haas Orthodontics Mark and Kelli Freeman Frenchman's Creek Beach & Country Club Fresh Nation Steve and Jill Fried Gardens Orthodontics Genesis Dermatology Glow Salon Bob and Rona Goldberg Golf Club of Jupiter Greener Steamer Gucci

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Gym Like This! Halotopia Hamilton Jewelers Hard Exercise Works Jupiter Hass Plastic Surgery & MediSpa Hurricane Grill & Wings IMG Academy Initial Styles Island Company iTunes Jimmy Choo Juno Dermatology Jupiter Stadium Ltd. Keep Flippin Gymnastics Doug and Elizabeth Kinney Kravis Center for the Performing Arts Land Rover Driving Experience Paul and Carrie LaNoce Matt Laufenberg Learning Express Toys Legacy Mixed Martial Arts Lighthouse ArtCenter Lily Pond Services Lisa Erdmann & Associates Interior Design Lost Tree Club Darren and Sierra Lowe Lydia MacLear Photography Lynn Studios Mann Family Orthodontics MarineMax Marston Boutique Massage Envy Miami Marlins, L.P. Micro Kickboard Mirasol Country Club Miss GEICO/ Scott Colton Muirfield Village Golf Club Nauti Bottles Phil and Allison Neidoff Neiman Marcus Palm Beach Nervous Waters Fly-Fishing Steve and Krista Nicklaus Nick & Johnny’s Brian and Kaitlyn Nisula Nordstrom North Palm Beach Country Club Odyssey Athletics Orangetheory PRP Wine International Paella King Palm Beach Ice Works Palm Beach Kennel Club/The Rooney Family Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Resort & Spa Palm Beach Sandals Palm Beach Symphony Palm Beach Yacht Club Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society Panera Bread Paris in Town Le Bistro, Paris in Town Le Cafe Party Host Helpers Pinsky Plastic Surgery Principle Council, PL

Progressive Health & Rejuvenation Protravel International RLE Massage & Posture Therapy Ahmad Rashad Restoration, Relief & Relaxation Massage Revolutions Cycling Studio Roberta Roller Rabbit Rocco's Tacos Ruth’s Chris Ruthanne Zentner Acupuncture Physician Brad and Ali Saft Salon Mikimoto Saks Fifth Ave. Sandy James Fine Food and Productions Darrell and Kori Searcy SeaWorld Seth Resnick Photography Sequin Palm Beach Craig and Stacey Shapiro Shipping Plus Sojourn Ventures South Florida Science Center and Aquarium Spoto’s Oyster Bar Starbucks SunFest Supriya Dermatology Susan’s Jewelry Sweetfrog Premium Frozen Yogurt Ta-boo The Bear’s Club The Breakers The Bungalow Boutique The Capital Grille The Club at Admirals Cove The Cooper The French Gourmand The Lane Spa The Loxahatchee Club The Mar-a-Lago Club The Palm Beach Closet The Waldog Astoria The Woodhouse Day Spa The Tisi Family Title Boxing Club Total Wine & More Tory Burch Trader Joe’s Trump International Beach Resort Trump International Golf Club Trump National Golf Club - Jupiter Trump National Golf Club - Westchester Tsar Dental Excellence txstyle Uptown Art Vera Bradley Village Chiropractic Center Walt Disney World Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming Joanne Roy-Young/A Spring of Hope You’ve Got Maids


Founders' the benjamin

Society

Lifetime gifts totaling $500,000 and above Cash Received

$1,000,000 and above

Anonymous Charles and Susan Barker Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Jacobs The Healey Family Mr. and Mrs. Harold S. Reed

$500,000-$999,999 Anonymous Mr. and Mrs. Nathaniel Dalton Mr. Henry Fong* Ambassador Al and Dawn Hoffman Mr. and Mrs. S. Tucker S. Johnson The Kirkwood Fund of the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Peltz The Joseph W. O’Connor Family John and Stephanie Pew The Reiter Family The Rosatti Family Dr. and Mrs. Charles S. Theofilos and Family Barbara and John Thomas Meryl and Charles Witmer *deceased

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Leadership

the benjamin

Society

The Leadership Society extends recognition and appreciation to benefactors who are especially generous in their philanthropic giving to The Benjamin School. The gift threshold for the Society is $3,000 and represents the sum total of an individual cash gifts to the Annual Fund, BASH Sponsorship, Capital and/ or endowment in a given fiscal year.

New Pledges and Cash Received July 1, 2016 – February 23, 2017

Founder's Circle

Buccaneer Society

Berlin Family Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Bill Maglio

Mr. and Mrs. Nathaniel Dalton Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey P. Jacobs The Joseph W. O'Connor Family

Anna and Ed Bastian Joshua and Tammy Crossman David and Helen Darby Rob and Kim Denenberg Chris and Michelle Grande Mr. and Mrs. Sean M. Hayes Mr. and Mrs. Peter J. Hutchen Palm Beach Kennel Club/The Rooney Family Mr. and Mrs. Eric E. Silagy The Mary Alice Fortin Foundation, Inc. Dr. and Mrs. Charles S. Theofilos and Family The Tiano Family

1960 Society

TBS Sustainers

$500,000 and greater

Heritage Club

$250,000 - $499,999

Anonymous

Partner's Club

$100,000 - $249,999

$50,000 - $99,999

The Doran Family

Blue And Orange Society $25,000 - $49,999

Mr. and Mrs. David M. Aninowsky Jodi and Sean Greene Ambassador Al and Dawn Hoffman Mr. and Mrs. Bruce M. Miller Mr. and Mrs. Steven C. Nicklaus '81 Northern Trust Mark and Michele Packer Mr. and Mrs. Harold S. Reed Christopher and Christine Sorenson

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$15,000 - $24,999

$10,000 - $14,999

Mr. and Mrs. Edward F. Bowen, Jr. Mr. Michael Coles and Ms. Edie Landeck The Frankel Family - Admirals Cove Realty Raymond and Tarry Graziotto Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Hay III Andrew and Stacey Kroll Mr. and Mrs. Robert McTamaney III Mr. and Mrs. Jack W. Nicklaus Kelly and Dr. Lily Perkins Mr. and Mrs. Armando Pimentel, Jr. PNC Wealth Management Mr. and Mrs. Christopher M. Rooney '87 The Rosatti Family


Cheney Brothers, Inc. - Byron C. Russell Mr. and Mrs. Michael M. Shirzad Michael and Janet Steinger Mr. and Mrs. John K. Twyman Mr. and Mrs. Thomas R. Vining Meryl and Charles Witmer Elizabeth Zahra

TBS Benefactors

$5,000 - $9,999

Anonymous Mr. and Mrs. Eric D. Alterman Mr. and Mrs. Roy N. Apple Mr. Thomas J. Benz Mr. and Mrs. Zachary M. Berg The Burden Family Linda and James Burstein Mr. and Mrs. Robert Cousin Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. DiMaio Mr. and Mrs. Luke C. Donald Kathleen Garvey Kim and Mark Gelnaw Lisa and Eric Glasband Mr. and Mrs. Ryan C. Jenkins Ms. Sale Johnson Mr. and Mrs. Michael Kahn The Kihlberg Family Mr. Marc J. Kirschenbaum and Dr. Stacey K. Kirschenbaum Shawna Flanagan and Amir Lubarsky Derek and Jennifer Malmberg Mrs. Carol H. McCracken Mr. and Mrs. Michael G. McCully Mr. and Ms. Robert J. McDonough George and Sarah McMahon Dr. and Mrs. Mark Michels in honor of Dean Ball The Moss Family Moya Photography NuVista Living Dr. Suzie and Dr. Morgan Poncy '88 Barry and Colleen Postman Mr. Andrew W. Schor Josh and Christie Simon Kevin and Meg Smith Ali and Jennifer Soffan Mr. and Mrs. Andrew M. Stein Mr. and Mrs.Brian K. Waxman Mrs. Phyllis Wettermann

TBS Supporters

$3,000 - $4,999

Anonymous (2) Mr. and Mrs. John N. Ajay Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Amato Mr. and Mrs. Vincent J. Amato Dr. and Mrs. Carmen J. Balzano Mr. and Mrs. Christopher E. Beach

Mr. and Mrs. Jim K. Beqaj Mr. and Mrs. Peter P. Bevacqua Jacques and Diana Bories Mr. and Mrs. Jason A. Brown Mr. and Mrs. John Caruso Ms. Aruna Chandra Mr. and Mrs. Lee Cohen Mr. and Mrs. Douglas M. Coles Mr. and Mrs. Scott M. Colton '81 Mr. and Mrs. Joseph A. Costa Mr. and Mrs. Roderick P. Crawford, Jr. The Cropp Family Mr. Kendall P. Didsbury Sean and Kelly Domnick Mr. Adam S. Doner Doug and Mari Dubiel Jeffrey and Marilyn Feldman Mr. and Mrs. James R. Goetschius Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Goldberg Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Haffey Mr. and Mrs. Hans P. Haywood Jay and Kate Horgen Christopher Kretz and Jean Kretz Mr. and Mrs. Eric M. Levitt Tim and Courtney Loceff Mr. and Mrs. Darren A. Lowe Jen and Joe Lower Trey and Jennifer Lytal Natalie and Eric Marx Drs. Thomas and Anne Matese Mr. and Mrs. Steven E. McCraney Dr. and Mrs. Harvey E. Montijo Dr. Mark and Sherry Murphy Mr. Chester W. Nosal and Ms. Natascha D. Fasnakis Mr. and Mrs. Anthony T. Pace Dr. and Mrs. John Papa Mr. and Mrs. Geoffrey Peckham Whitney and Scott Perkins Dr. Antoinette Pignataro Drs. Heather and David Rodin Mr. and Mrs. Jacob D. Rosengarten Charles and Sandra Schultz Benjamin and Kelley Scott Mr. and Mrs. Craig R. Shapiro Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence R. Shawe Mr. and Mrs. Christopher R. Small Sean and Victoria Smith Mr. and Mrs. John E. Smyth Mr. and Mrs. Craig S. Storch Mr. and Mrs. Christopher M. Tighe, Jr. Drs. Natalia and Val Tsar The Tumba Family Mr. and Mrs. Jason D. Weisser Mr. and Mrs. Marc Wolff Drs. Joseph and Amy Zito Ari and Niki Zur

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Class

Projects 2017

wow

pk4

This adorable old school push pedal car will be the envy of all your children's friends. Reminiscent of Cuba’s vintage ‘40s and ‘50s cars, it is made of high quality metal and customized beautifully. Every child in WOW took the time to personally fingerprint each side of the car spelling out WOW, 2031 and TBS to show their school pride.

Two gorgeous Adirondack chairs are available from the PK4-class. They are handmade in Pennsylvania out of a sturdy wood and personalized by the class. A scene of Cuban wild flowers, created from the children’s fingerprints, adorns the backs of the chairs.

Kindergarten

first grade

Let the games begin! This very fun tropical game table would be a great addition to any play room. Surround the table with chairs and challenge your family to a game of checkers, cards, or the Cuban favorite: dominos. The kindergarteners fingerprinted each palm tree to show their Caribbean appreciation.

A beautiful acrylic tray is this year's first grade art project. This whimsical pineapple tray made of the children's fingerprints is a wonderful piece of memorabilia from your child’s class. From serving your early morning cafe con leche to the evening's Mojitos, you can do it in style.

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second grade

third grade

This amazing photo collage showcases the playful side of our second graders. The class got together to celebrate and honor the national flower of Cuba. The project is a unique opportunity for you to bring all the children home with you!

Inspired by the exotic flowers of Cuba, this beautiful floral mosaic features our wonderful third grade class. This project is not only a beautiful piece of artwork, but a showcase of your child's classmates!

fourth grade

fifth grade

Paying homage to Cuba’s famous music history, the fourth graders created their own set of bongos. The drums feature each fourth grader’s signature. Two drums and an adjustable stand come with the set: tuned and ready to get your family dancing!

One of the most important and cherished instruments played in Cuba, this playfully decorated acoustic guitar is sure to be a hit with you or your child. Each fifth grader took the time and patience to skillfully personalize their own names as a wonderful token of remembrance of their class of 2024.

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Thank you Benjamin School Ray, Susan and Gabriela Caban CLASS OF 2027


CONGRATULATIONS TO THE BASH COMMITTEE!

TBS ALUMNI COUNCIL Pictured (left to right): Juan Carlos Fanjul, Robert Gimson, Talbot Sutter, Ashley Simmons, Molly Stringer, Matthew Brannon, Jenna Smith, Ami Reece, and Wendy Mendelsohn Not Pictured: Catherine Broadhead, Chelie Casey and Derek Brock

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WHY BENJAMIN? BECAUSE WE HAVE THE NUMBERS TO BACK US UP.

57 YEARS

More than a half-century of tradition

2016

4 consecutive gold medals earned by video production program

1st Prize with 3 Marks of Distinction from National Scholastic Press Association

Accepted to 151 colleges and universities

Completed 25,270 hours of community service

60 Project-based STEM curriculum in all 3 divisions

More than 90 co-curricular clubs and organizations

2 state-of-the-art campuses on 60 acres

1 of only 19 Cum Laude Society schools in Florida

53 sports teams in Middle and Upper School

23 Advanced Placement (AP) and 15 honors courses

$2.9M Student-faculty ratio across all divisions

Need-based financial aid awarded in 2016

60 More than 2,500 alumni pursuing their passions around the globe

15 years of world language studies, including Mandarin

New 850-seat performing arts center

60 Scholastic Art Awards in 2017


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