Rybovich strives to be a good neighbor and give back in our local community. One of the ways we get involved is through the annual Florida Brain Cancer 5k. Each year Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure (ABC2) organizes this inspiring 5k to raise funds and support for cutting edge brain cancer research.

In 2013 Rybovich’s owner and CEO Wayne Huizenga Jr attended a Path North event where Beth Ann Telford was a speaker. BethAnn Telford is a brain cancer survivor and avid marathon runner. Her courage and bravery is inspirational and she has competed in incredible events such as the Iron Man, Rim to Rim Grand Canyon marathon, and 7 Continents in 7 Days Marathon all to benefit Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure (ABC2). In 2014, Wayne Huizenga Jr accompanied by Rybovich employees and yacht crew participated in the Florida Brain Cancer 5k with BethAnn and her family. Then, in 2015 Rybovich became the presenting sponsor for the race and continues to be so each year since.


In 2016 the Brain Cancer 5k hit home with Wayne Jr. A few months before the annual February race, his niece Caroline was diagnosed with a rare tumor on her brain stem called DIPG. At the young age of nine years old, she was only given a few months to live. Caroline fought hard and benefited greatly from the many advances that had been made in Brain Cancer Research but went to be with the Lord on March 18th, 2017. Now, as we prepare to take part in this 5k again in February we will be doing so in honor of Caroline and with hope that one day we will have a cure for Brain Cancer.

 

If you would like to get involved or join Team Rybovich in the 2018 Brain Cancer 5k please visit the link below. #AccelerateTheCure

BethAnn pictured with Caroline

Savannah Bennett

Savannah Bennett

Born and raised in sunny South Florida. She grew up with a love and appreciation of the
water stemming from her family’s frequent Sport Fishing trips to the Bahamas.
Savannah joined Rybovich in 2015 as the Marina Concierge and now operates
as the Communications Coordinator for the Marketing department.