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Wellington Rotary Installation Gala

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Wellington Rotary Installation Gala

The Wellington Rotary Club held its 35th anniversary installation gala and awards banquet Saturday, June 27 at the International Polo Club Palm Beach in Wellington. Outgoing President Tom Neumann was honored for his service, while Henrik Nordstrom was installed as the club’s new president. To learn more about the club, visit more...

Around Town , Featured , Wellington

PBSO’s Mounted Unit Serves Several Important Purposes

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PBSO’s Mounted Unit Serves Several Important Purposes

Following a winding road, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office Mounted Unit’s home base — its two barns and an office building — can be found among the trees and foliage of Okeeheelee Park. There, living in the peace and tranquility, are a cat, a dog and seven horses, who call the area home. They’re cared for by PBSO officers, a civilian, volunteers and more...

Crime News , Equestrian , News , Palm Beach County

Capt. Hart: Traffic Crashes Remain An Issue In Wellington

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Capt. Hart: Traffic Crashes Remain An Issue In Wellington

Juvenile crime, property crime, traffic crashes, golf cart thefts and illegal golf cart use on roadways continue to be issues for Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office deputies in Wellington, according to District 8 Commander Capt. Jay Hart. A total of 189 property crimes were reported between October 2014 and March 2015, Hart told the Wellington Village Council in his more...

Crime News , News , Wellington

Garden Of Hope Hosts Bingo Night

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Garden Of Hope Hosts Bingo Night

There was a packed house Thursday, June 25 at Gator’s Shack on Seminole Pratt Whitney Road for the Garden of Hope’s latest Bingo Night. This month, the proceeds will help Juan Rodriguez, who is suffering from complications due to a brain tumor. Juan’s girlfriend, Denise Ortiz, was there, along with a large group of friends. Learn more at www.gardenofhope.net. Photos more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , Around Town , Featured

Wellington Rec Unveils Weather Alert System

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Wellington’s Parks & Recreation Department is offering a new service for notifying participants when a game, practice, facility or event has been affected by field or weather conditions. Rec participants can sign up to receive weather and field notifications via text message or e-mail. A free app is also available for download, which allows users to view all more...

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RPB Plans Great Star Spangled Spectacular

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Celebrate the Fourth of July at the annual Star Spangled Spectacular at Royal Palm Beach Commons Park. Come early, as the festivities begin at 1 p.m. As part of the celebration, the day will feature multiple activities, including a Kids Fun Zone area. The Kids Fun Zone will run from 1 to 10 p.m. and requires a wristband purchase of $10 per person. Live entertainment more...

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Sleep Apnea Group To Meet

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Awake Group of the Western Communities, a health awareness group for those affected by sleep apnea, will meet Tuesday, July 28 at 7 p.m. The meeting will take place at the center court of the original Wellington mall, located at 12794 W. Forest Hill Blvd. in Wellington. The event is sponsored by Dr. Steven M. Miller of the Dental Sleep Center of Wellington, the featured more...

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Red Barn’s Purina Event Set For July 11

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Red Barn Feed & Supply will host its 2015 Purina Check-R-Board Days customer appreciation event on Saturday, July 11 during regular business hours. Customers are invited to stop by Red Barn, located at 12948 Okeechobee Blvd. in Loxahatchee Groves, to enjoy special savings on select items throughout the store. Customers will also have the opportunity to enter in the more...

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Tropical Fruit Tree Sale July 18

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The Palm Beach Chapter of the Rare Fruit Council International will host its biannual Tropical Fruit Tree & Edible Plant Sale on Saturday, July 18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the South Florida Fairgrounds Agriplex. This year’s sale will offer numerous delightful and delicious tropical fruit trees, along with herbs, spices, specially formulated fruitilizer and more...

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Pafford To Speak At FLARA Forum July 6

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The Florida Alliance for Retired Americans will host a roundtable discussion on Florida’s 2015 legislation session with a focus on Medicaid expansion and charter schools on Monday, July 6 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive). State Rep. Mark Pafford (D-District 86) will explain what did and didn’t happen and why, reviewing highlights of more...

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