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West Palm Beach, FL (June 25, 2024)—Hanley Foundation, Florida’s largest provider of grant-funded prevention programs to combat addiction, will host the 2nd Annual Bartle BBQ Hang, a skateboard and BBQ event, on August 24 at the National Croquet Center in West Palm Beach. The Bartle BBQ Hang was conceived by the Bartle family, their close friends, and SandyJames Fine Food and Productions, in honor of Cory Bartle, a 34-year-old skateboarding enthusiast and rising culinary star, who tragically lost his life from an accidental fentanyl overdose in October 2022.

“We were so moved last year by all of the support and participation from our friends in the skateboarding and culinary communities,” said James Bartle, event chair and co-founder of SandyJames Fine Food and Productions. “This cause is near and dear to our hearts, and we can’t wait to host this again!”

The event committee chaired by James Bartle includes Jessica Busarello, Sandy Coto, Trudy Crowetz, and Mary Jacobs. The BBQ will take place on Saturday, August 24 from 4PM- 7PM at the National Croquet Center, 700 Florida Mango Rd, West Palm Beach, FL. Tickets are $50 for adults, $35 for Juniors (ages 13-30), and free for children 12 and under. Tickets and sponsorship opportunities can be purchased at

Admission includes a BBQ feast underwritten and catered by SandyJames, as well as a variety of kids’ and family activities, including a half pipe competition with cash prizes. Other major sponsors include Cleveland Clinic Florida, Seabreeze Building, Leeds Custom Design and The Croquet Foundation of America. All proceeds from the event will benefit Hanley Foundation’s Cory Bartle Memorial Fund, which helps provide lifesaving scholarships for individuals with substance use disorders who would not otherwise be able to access quality treatment.

About the Cory Bartle Memorial Fund Cory Bartle was a masterful culinary artist by the age of 25 whose work brought him an incredible amount of joy. He was an avid outdoorsman, and he loved skateboarding and the

beach. Cory was passionate about the people he loved and was willing to help people in any way he could. Cory was working hard on his recovery and wanted to be free of addiction. Unfortunately, an accidental overdose took his life in October 2022. In honor of Cory’s life, his family created the Cory Bartle Memorial Fund to support efforts to combat addiction and bring awareness about the addiction crisis.

Donations made to the Cory Bartle Memorial Fund, administered by the Hanley Foundation, will provide lifesaving scholarships for individuals with substance use disorders who would not otherwise be able to afford treatment. The fund will also support work to educate individuals and their families on substance use disorders and the road to recovery for all involved, with the hopes of breaking the cycle of addiction and overdose.