Good News - August 2019 35 AUGUST 2019 OUT AND ABOUT Supporters enjoyed a short stack for a tall cause at a Com- munity Safety Event and Fundraiser atApplebee’s restau- rant inTamarac on June 29. Pro- ceeds benefitted Wholeness Ministries, which aims to bring complete wholeness for the abused, addicted and trafficked through the power of Jesus Christ. Megan Bowerman, Vice President & Founder of Whole- nessMinistries, said they hope to raise money for the first human trafficking safe house. It was also a kids event, teaching the kids about fire safety, weather safety and personal protection. “We hope to educate the parents as well,” said Bower- man, noting, “Coral Springs is the number one city for child trafficking and abduction in Broward county.” Dignitaries attending the event included Tamarac Com- missioner Julie Fishman. The Tamarac Fire Department brought a fire truck for the kids. Also represented were the American Red Cross, Faith Farm, Child Rescue Coalition, Jeons Korean Martial Arts, Broward Human Trafficking Coalition, a bounce house, face painting and vendors. For more information about the nonprofit, visit wholeness- Event Raises Funds for Safe House Top Row - Keaton Hayes, Joe Kovacs, Wes Brent, Jason DeCasseres, Melissa Kovacs; Bottom Row Will Ojeda, Chris Griffis, Nenad Pavlenic, Megan Bowerman