Cathy Balestriere, general manager of Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel & Tiki Bar, announced that the popular, Key West-style boutique hotel will soon be hosting this year’s second THIRD THURSDAY FUN-RAISER September 18 HERE’S HOW On behalf of the HOW Foundation of South Florida, a Delray-based nonprofit organization that provides hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) scholarship funding for those in need and educates the community on the medical uses of HBOT. The organization is currently focused on helping veterans suffering from traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder, as well as providing access to HBOT for the healing of sports injuries, stroke, cerebral palsy, Autism, and more. For more information, please visit www.HOWFoundationSF.org. Carolyn Duper, wife of former NFL Dolphin Mark “Super” Duper, is serving as Honorary Chair of this Fun-Raiser. For more than 35 years, she has worked for healthcare giant Florida Blue, where she gained a solid foundation in healthcare, insurance policies and procedures. As a dedicated wife, mother and grandmother, Mrs. Duper’s primary focus is her family’s health and well-being, so ever since her husband was diagnosed in 2013 with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, she has actively researched and championed effective treatments for brain injuries including HBOT. This Fun-Raiser will run from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the popular Tiki Bar at Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel, which will provide an array of amazing array of hors d’oeuvres and tasty treats, plus live music. Crane’s is located at 82 Gleason Street in Delray Beach, just one block south of Atlantic Avenue and one block west of the Atlantic Ocean. Tickets to attend the HERE’S HOW FUN-RAISER are $25 in advance or $35 at the door. Attendees will each receive one free drink ticket good for beer, wine or soft drinks (additional drinks will be available at happy hour prices), and one free raffle ticket. Raffle items will include Miami Dolphin football tickets, a free one-night stay at Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel, and other items donated by local merchants who support the cause. For more information or to purchase advance tickets, please contact Sarah Crane at 561.450.6213 or visit www.HOWFoundationsf.org/18september.html. Following is the schedule for two more FUN-RAISERS that will be held later this year at Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel & Tiki Bar: October 23 PR YAK-YAK On behalf of the Gold Coast Public Relations Council and PRSA – Palm Beach, this will be the eighth annual PR YAK-YAK party that attracts numerous public relations and marketing professionals as well as local print, broadcast and online journalists. For more information, please visit www.goldcoastprcouncil.com and/or www.prsapalmbeach.org. November 21 BEST BITE ON THE AVE For the third year in a row, 10 local restaurants will compete for the coveted title of Best Bite on the Ave by offering free samples from their menu. Attendees will select the winner by dropping a special token in their favorite restaurant’s fish bowl. Attendees will receive their first token (along with five free raffle tickets) upon paying the $5 admission charge, and will receive another token every time he/she buys a drink (alcoholic or not) at the Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel Tiki Bar. At the end of the evening, the restaurant with the most tokens will be declared Best Bite on the Ave winner for 2014. Previous winners include Tryst Gastropub in 2013 and Prime Delray in 2012. This year’s final THIRD THURSDAY FUN-RAISER will benefit two patriotic nonprofit organizations: the HOW Foundation of South Florida and Project Holiday, which supports local families who have loved ones serving in the armed forces around the world. About Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel & Tiki Bar: Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel & Tiki Bar creates a truly tranquil environment for guests, even though the hotel is just steps away from the shops and restaurants along Delray Beach’s hot and happening Atlantic Avenue. The poolside Tiki Bar is stocked with an array of tropical drinks, wines and both domestic and imported beer, with a music-filled happy hour from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday in season, and on Friday and Saturday the rest of the year. A recipient of the coveted TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence Award 2013, Crane’s BeachHouse also has been named to the prestigious Expedia Insiders Select List™ listing “the world’s best hotels” as judged by the experience of Expedia® travelers. Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel also is a repeated recipient of the Florida Superior Small Lodging Association’sprestigious Donal A. Dermody White Glove Award for housekeeping excellence and exceptional service. For more information please contact Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel & Tiki Bar at 561.278.1700 or visit the website at www.cranesbeachhouse.com.