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Wellington Chamber Welcomes Johnny Meier As President

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Wellington Chamber Welcomes Johnny Meier As President

The Wellington Chamber of Commerce swore in its 2015-16 executive board members and directors during a luncheon at the Wanderers Club on Wednesday, welcoming Johnny Meier of My Community Pharmacy as the chamber’s new president. Councilwoman Anne Gerwig swore in the incoming board members. “You guys do have a great responsibility, and I know that you understand more...

Business , News , Wellington

FAU President Lays Out Vision For A New Educational Model

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FAU President Lays Out Vision For A New Educational Model

Florida Atlantic University President Dr. John Kelly was the featured speaker Wednesday at an economic forum luncheon presented by the Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce at the Breakers West County Club. Kelly, who has been FAU president for 13 months, came from Clemson University, where he served in the administration there for 28 years. The focus of his more...

Business , News , Palm Beach County

Hanley Foundation Golf Classic Tees Off Monday At Old Marsh

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Hanley Foundation Golf Classic Tees Off Monday At Old Marsh

The annual Hanley Center Foundation Golf Classic will return next week to the prestigious Old Marsh Golf Club in Palm Beach Gardens. Taking place Monday, March 30, the day’s events will include an 18-hole tournament, an awards ceremony, a luncheon and a silent auction — all to benefit the Hanley Center Foundation’s Lifesaver Patient Aid Fund. The Hanley Center more...

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Forgotten Soldiers Outreach Has New Home For Store

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Forgotten Soldiers Outreach is excited to announce that because of the community’s outstanding response, the FSO Furniture & Thrift Store has moved to a larger storefront of 5,800 square feet in the Market Place Shopping Center in Lake Worth. The store features furniture, home décor, art, accessories, antiques and vintage pieces, along with other collectibles, more...

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Angel Flight Southeast Fundraiser Honors Volunteer Pilots

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A golf tournament fundraiser and awards dinner will take place April 10-11 at the Madison Green Golf Club in Royal Palm Beach for Angel Flight Southeast, a charity whose volunteer pilots fly medical patients with chronic conditions to doctor appointments and treatments. “Angel Flight Southeast relies on a network of more than 650 private pilots who volunteer their more...

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‘Health Happy Hour’ At Ultima

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Ultima Fitness will host its first-ever Healthy Happy Hour on Tuesday, March 31 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The evening will provide an opportunity for attendees to meet like-minded professionals and get to know others in the community. The networking event is meant to build community support in a healthy and happy environment. On-staff Registered Dietitian Amanda Haar will more...

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New Golf Pro Invites Community To Visit Polo West

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New Golf Pro Invites Community To Visit Polo West

The Polo West Golf Club, located just off South Shore Blvd. in Wellington, recently reopened under the direction of PGA professional Bob Glickman. Polo West offers a family-friendly 9-hole layout that golfers of all abilities can enjoy at reasonable 9-hole or 18-hole rates. Significant discounts are offered for junior golfers and twilight play. Polo West also more...

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Why Be Mindful? Training Your Brain Brings Health Benefits

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Why Be Mindful? Training Your Brain Brings Health Benefits

By Gus Castellanos, MD, Wellness Center Specialist, With Foreword By Lynette Laufenberg, Wellness Center Director So you can honestly say that you have developed a habit of working out, you have placed high importance on your nutritional plan, but have you added the element of mindfulness and meditation to your overall wellness program? According to Parade magazine, more...

Business , Guest Opinion

Mounts Botanical Garden Nursery Fills Horticultural Niche

By at March 20, 2015 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

How does a small nursery compete with the big guys? If you’re like the Mounts Botanical Garden, you don’t even try. “It’s not our mission to propagate species you can find at big box stores,” Director Allen Sistrunk said. “As a botanical garden, we owe it to the public to offer plants they won’t find anywhere else.” Indeed, Mounts is one of the few more...

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Ultima Fitness To Offer Free Off-Site Boot Camp Training Session

By at March 20, 2015 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

Ultima Fitness is proud to announce that it will be the official training center of the Rugged Runner Challenge obstacle course race, and a proud partner of the Girls on the Run youth development program. Girls on the Run Palm Beach is the host of the Rugged Runner Challenge, which will be held at Dreher Park in West Palm Beach on Sunday, April 26. Proceeds from the more...

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