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Impact 100 PBC Aims to Award $1 Million in Grants

Impact 100 Palm Beach County (PBC) is preparing to announce the nonprofit organizations receiving a $100,000 high-impact grant. The focus areas include arts, culture and historic preservation, education, environment and animal welfare, family, and health and wellness.

The winners will be announced at a reception at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 18 at Boca West Country Club, 20583 Boca West Dr. The event will involve presentations by each of the finalist organizations about the project for which they seek funding, their vision and the grant’s projected impact on their program. After the presentations, Impact 100 members will vote to award multiple $100,000 grants to nonprofits.

“When women unite together, anything is possible,” Kelly Fleming says, president of Impact 100 PBC. “Over the last 11 years, Impact 100 PBC has proven just how powerful women can be when they collectively fund high-impact $100,000 grants to nonprofit initiatives in our community. We’ve invested over $5.2 million in our community in each of five focus areas, and we expect to have another record-breaking year for our organization. We are also thrilled to help nonprofits making a meaningful difference right here in southern Palm Beach County.”

For more information about Impact 100 Palm Beach County, the Grand Awards, or to join this chapter, please call 561-336-4623 or visit www.impact100pbc.org.

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Drew Limsky

Drew Limsky

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BIOGRAPHY

Drew Limsky joined Lifestyle Media Group in August 2020 as Editor-in-Chief of South Florida Business & Wealth. His first issue of SFBW, October 2020, heralded a reimagined structure, with new content categories and a slew of fresh visual themes. “As sort of a cross between Forbes and Robb Report, with a dash of GQ and Vogue,” Limsky says, “SFBW reflects South Florida’s increasingly sophisticated and dynamic business and cultural landscape.”

Limsky, an avid traveler, swimmer and film buff who holds a law degree and Ph.D. from New York University, likes to say, “I’m a doctor, but I can’t operate—except on your brand.” He wrote his dissertation on the nonfiction work of Joan Didion. Prior to that, Limsky received his B.A. in English, summa cum laude, from Emory University and earned his M.A. in literature at American University in connection with a Masters Scholar Award fellowship.

Limsky came to SFBW at the apex of a storied career in journalism and publishing that includes six previous lead editorial roles, including for some of the world’s best-known brands. He served as global editor-in-chief of Lexus magazine, founding editor-in-chief of custom lifestyle magazines for Cadillac and Holland America Line, and was the founding editor-in-chief of Modern Luxury Interiors South Florida. He also was the executive editor for B2B magazines for Acura and Honda Financial Services, and he served as travel editor for Conde Nast. Magazines under Limsky’s editorship have garnered more than 75 industry awards.

He has also written for many of the country’s top newspapers and magazines, including The New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Miami Herald, Boston Globe, USA Today, Worth, Robb Report, Afar, Time Out New York, National Geographic Traveler, Men’s Journal, Ritz-Carlton, Elite Traveler, Florida Design, Metropolis and Architectural Digest Mexico. His other clients have included Four Seasons, Acqualina Resort & Residences, Yahoo!, American Airlines, Wynn, Douglas Elliman and Corcoran. As an adjunct assistant professor, Limsky has taught journalism, film and creative writing at the City University of New York, Pace University, American University and other colleges.