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Posted on: November 9, 2017

Oakley Debbs Memorial Soccer Jamboree

Join the Friends of Recreation and Red Sneakers for Oakley, Saturday, November 25 at the Palm Beach Recreation Center for the Oakley Debbs Memorial Soccer Jamboree. This event will celebrate the life of Oakley, who passed away last year from anaphylactic shock resulting from a nut allergy. Activities will include soccer scrimmages for children ages 4-12 starting at 10:00am and an All-Star game for ages 13 and up starting at 11:00am.  Attendance is free however, those wishing to play will pay a $20 registration fee which includes a bag and t-shirt. Registration begins at 9:00am.  Advance registration is encouraged. Anyone wishing to make a donation of $1000 or more to the Oakley Debbs Memorial Field Fund will receive recognition on a plaque facing the soccer field. Don your red sneakers in honor of Oakley and join the celebration!

To register for the jamboree, or for more information, contact the Recreation Center (340 Seaview Avenue) at 561-838-5485. Visit our website at or like us on Facebook (Palm Beach Recreation) to receive information and updates about our programs, upcoming events, hours of operation and more.


ABOUT | Red Sneakers for Oakley 
One year ago, Robert and Merrill Debbs and their twin children Oakley and Olivia, were on vacation visiting family in Maine over the Thanksgiving holiday. Their son, Oakley, 11 years old, ate a piece of cake that contained walnut extract and suffered a severe reaction that would lead to his passing a few days later. In the wake of their son’s tragic outcome from anaphylaxis, Robert and Merrill founded Red Sneakers for Oakley, after Oakley’s favorite sneakers. Red Sneakers for Oakley is a Florida-based 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness about the dangers of food allergies through the creation of educational & community outreach programs and allergy advocacy. 

Hashtags: #redsneakersforoakley #livlikeoaks  #foodallergyawareness  #nutallergyawareness 
For more information please visit

ABOUT | Friends of Recreation
Friends of Recreation (FOR) is a new 501c3 nonprofit created to raise funds to match the Mandel Challenge Grant. This capital campaign will fund the design and construction of the new Recreation Center. Once the Rec Center is completed, FOR will continue to provide financial and community support for recreational programs in Palm Beach. 
For more information, please visit

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