Panther Ridge Fundraiser June 8

Charity West Palm will hold a fundraiser on Saturday, June 8 to benefit the Panther Ridge Conservation Center (2143 D Road, Loxahatchee Groves).

“BBQ, Blues & Big Cats” will be held at Panther Ridge on Saturday, June 8 from 5 to 8 p.m. and will feature tours of the facility that is home to 19 big cats, including jaguars, panthers, ocelots, leopards, cheetah, servals, fishing cats and caracals. Guests also will enjoy a live blues band, barbecue and libations. Tickets are $75 for adults and $25 for children. The evening will also include a number of raffle items.

The event is underwritten by grants provided to Charity West Palm by the Mark E. Bryant Trust Palm Beach. The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation also is a major supporter of the event.

Panther Ridge provides a lifelong home and care for exotic felines that have been abandoned, abused or neglected. For more info., call (561) 795-8914 or visit

Charity West Palm, founded in 2004, acts as a pass-through organization, planning events to raise money for smaller Palm Beach County nonprofit organizations that do great work in fields of the environment, animal conservation and needy children. For more info., visit