Shooters Hit the Mark at Place of Hope’s Fourth Annual Sporting Clays Fun Shoot

( A )_0299Nearly 250 shooters took aim at Place of Hope’s fourth annual Sporting Clays Fun Shoot, a recreational fundraiser that combines the competition of clay shooting with supporting foster children in our community.

On Jan. 22, 2016, teams arrived at the South Florida Shooting Club in Palm City and raised support for Place of Hope programs that help children who have been neglected, abused and abandoned. At the popular fundraiser, the top winners were Tom Pledger and Amy Reilly.

Among the teams, winners were: Flight A: 1st Place – “Bird Busters” (Michele Koscielniak, CPA); 2nd Place – Armstrong Landscape Design Group and Flight B: 1st Place – Wells Fargo Private Bank: 2nd Place – HBK/HBKS Wealth Advisors.

Celebrating its 15-year-anniversary in 2016, Place of Hope is a faith-based, state-licensed children’s organization that provides family-style foster care (emergency and long-term); family outreach and intervention; maternity care; safety for domestic minor sexually trafficked victims; transitional housing and support services; foster care recruitment and support; hope and healing opportunities for children and families who have been traumatized by abuse and neglect. For more information, visit

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