Physi­cians take the stage to show off tal­ents for char­ity

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Lo­cal doc­tors will be tak­ing part in the sec­ond an­nual “Physi­cians Tal­ent Show­case” at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 20 at The Har­ri­ett Him­mel The­ater at Ci­tyPlace.

This one-of-a-kind con­cert will fea­ture ball­room dancers, vo­cal­ists, a clas­si­cal gui­tarist, an all-physi­cian band and a coun­try western singing hos­pi­tal CEO. Money raised from the event will go to Adopt-A-Fam­ily of the Palm Beaches Inc. and Kret­zer Pi­ano Mu­sic Foun­da­tion.

Lo­cal doc­tors par­tic­i­pat­ing in this year’s con­cert in­clude Dr. TimAbou-Sayed; Dr. Marie Am­broise Thig­pen; Dr. Robin Ar­rigo; Dr. John Fer­nan­dez; Dr. Sarah Fer­rer-Bruker; Dr. Ken­neth Fuquay; Dr. Xavier Gar­cia; Dr. Jeron­imo Guz­man; Dr. Dan Hig­gins; Dr. Linda Ki­ley; Dr. Jose Navarro; Dana Oaks; Dr. Thomas Rowe; Dr. Robin Shecter; Dr. David So­ria; Dr. RichardWayne; Dr. Mau­reen Whe­li­han; and Dr. Jack Zeltzer.

“We are thrilled to again be a part of the ‘Physi­cians Tal­ent Show­case,’” said Wendy Tip­pett, CEO of Adopt-A-Fam­ily. “Last year’s con­cert was just fan­tas­tic with all the tal­ented doc­tors. We so ap­pre­ci­ate Kathi Kret­zer and the doc­tors com­ing to­gether again to help sup­port our Pro­ject Grow pro­gram.”

Last year’s con­cert raised $38,000 for Adopt-A-Fam­ily.

Spon­sors of “Physi­cians Tal­ent Show­case” in­clude Kathryn Fox; Palm­sWest Hos­pi­tal Med­i­cal staff; JFK Med­i­cal staff; Jupiter Med­i­cal Cen­ter; Jules & Shirley Arkin; LKD Cer­ti­fied Pub­lic Ac­coun­tants; Ray­mond James Fi­nan­cial - Palm Beach; Guia Brown and ChungWong; med­i­cal staff of West Palm Hos­pi­tal; and med­i­cal staff of Jupiter Med­i­cal Cen­ter.

Kret­zer Pi­ano Mu­sic Foun­da­tion is a non­profit ded­i­cated to pro­vid­ing op­por­tu­ni­ties for chil­dren who need as­sis­tance in re­ceiv­ing mu­sic in­struc­tion. Adopt-A-Fam­ily is a non­profit ded­i­cated to restor­ing sta­bil­ity and self-suf­fi­ciency to fam­i­lies in cri­sis.

Tick­ets to “Physi­cians Tal­ent Show­case” are $50. They are avail­able through Com­plete Ticket So­lu­tions at 866-449-2489. They will also be avail­able at the door on a first come, first serve ba­sis.

For ad­di­tional con­cert in­for­ma­tion, call Kret­zer Pi­ano at 561-748-0036.

Sub­mit­ted pho­tos

Dr. Xavier Gar­cia

Dr. Jeron­imo Guz­man

Dr. Mar­i­anne Car­roll

Dr. John Fer­nan­dez

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