Helping Puerto Rico

We are heading to Puerto Rico for a great Beet Retreat!

The island has been the setting for several of our Retreats. Why? I have a special connection with the island, having had a home on Vieques with Kathy for many years. Since 2017, I have been honored to be associated with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Puerto Rico. I have been inspired by the group’s innovative approach to helping the children of the Island achieve their potential.

We always raise funds for the organization and this year we are doing a charity auction at our dinner on Thursday night. We are grateful for the items contributed. I hope you will bid. If you don’t participate in the auction, please consider making a tax-deductible contribution to the group at this dedicated link for Beet Peeps. Special thanks to our auctioneer Dan Aversano of Univision.

We will hear more about the Club when we welcome its president Olga Ramos to the Beet Retreat stage on Wednesday afternoon.

If you are in San Juan earlier, or staying later, and want to visit one of the Club’s locations, let me know. Here are the auction items:

  • (2) Disney World Park Passes
    • Thank you Disney Advertising Sales!
  • (4) Seth Meyers Live Taping Tickets
    • Thank you NBCUniversal!
  • (4) Universal Orlando One-Day/Two-Park Passes
    • Thank you Comcast Advertising & NBCU!
  • LG 56” Class C1 Series OLED 4K UHD Smart webOS TV OLED55C1PUB
    • Thank you LG Ads!
  • (2) Roku Sound Bars
    • Thank you Roku!
  • (4) Mets Tickets (game TBD) + parking
    • Thank you Turner Sports/WarnerMedia!
  • (2) Tickets to Eric Church at MSG (with event level suite access)
    • Thank you Univision!
  • Power Lunch at Michael’s with Andy Plesser

Thank you for your support.

The Humanitarian Crisis in Ukraine

As we gather in Puerto Rico, let's not forget the misery of those stuck and leaving the Ukraine. I hope you will join me in making a contribution to the International Rescue Committee or other worthy groups.

Andy Plesser
Chairman, Media Committee
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Puerto Rico

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