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Jeff Annas Memorial 5K Run Returns

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Jeff Annas Memorial 5K Run Returns

On Saturday, Sept. 13, more than 1,200 men, women and children came together to run in the seventh annual Jeff Annas Memorial Firefighters 5K and Kids Run in Wellington. Many firefighters ran in gear, as they joined members of the community. There was also a live burn demonstration. Visit www.jeffannas5k.com for more more...

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Patriot Day Event At Emerald Cove

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Patriot Day Event At Emerald Cove

Wellington American Legion Chris Reyka Memorial Post 390 joined public safety personnel to celebrate the eighth annual Patriot Day Luncheon at Emerald Cove Middle School on Thursday, Sept. 11. Members of the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue and the school police shared lunch on the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist more...

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Monthly Quarter Auction Kicks Off In Wellington

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Monthly Quarter Auction Kicks Off In Wellington

The first in a series of monthly quarter auctions was held Tuesday, Sept. 9 at the Wellington Community Center. The event supported William Lerner, who needs a triple organ transplant. Vendors and participants alike enjoyed the evening, which included pizza, friendship and fun. The next auction will take place Tuesday, Oct. 14 to benefit Christie’s Critters. For more more...

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WLMS Students Honor 9/11 Victims With Remembrance Wall

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WLMS Students Honor 9/11 Victims With Remembrance Wall

Seventh-grade social studies civics students at Wellington Landings Middle School created a 9/11 Remembrance Wall on Thursday, Sept. 11. This was the fifth year the school organized the activity. The Tree of Life symbolizes life and hope for everyone affected by 9/11 and for those 100 family members who have written letters collected by Tuesday’s Children that are more...

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Wellington Remembers 9/11 Tragedy

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Wellington Remembers 9/11 Tragedy

Wellington Village Council members joined public safety personnel and members of the community on Thursday, Sept. 11 for a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at the Wellington Community Center. Speakers honored the lives lost that day, sharing memories and paying respects. The guest speaker was John Napolitano, a Wellington resident who lost his son on more...

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Future Heroes Charity Golf Tourney

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Future Heroes Charity Golf Tourney

Wellington American Legion Chris Reyka Memorial Post 390 held annual Future Heroes Charity Golf Tournament on Saturday, Sept. 13 at the Wanderers Club. Awards were given out during a buffet dinner. There were raffles and a silent auction, as well as golf on the greens. Proceeds benefit the Future Heroes Scholarship Fund and local support more...

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Art Society Kicks Off New Season

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Art Society Kicks Off New Season

The first Wellington Art Society meeting of the 2014-15 season took place Wednesday, Sept. 10 at the Wellington Community Center. During the summer hiatus, the board of directors were busy planning the year’s event calendar, which will include art demonstrations, guest speakers, an art show and more. The group meets on the second Wednesday of each month. For more info., more...

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Ballet Troupe Dances To Broadway Hits

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Ballet Troupe Dances To Broadway Hits

On Saturday, Sept. 13, dancers delighted the audience at Wellington Ballet Theatre’s production of “Ballet Off Broadway II” in the theater at Wellington High School. The dancers performed to classic Broadway songs. For more information, visit more...

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Hospital Helps Launch School Year

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Hospital Helps Launch School Year

The Children’s Hospital at Palms West hosted its Back in School Bash on Saturday, Sept. 6 at Palms West Hospital. There were plenty of activities for youngsters to choose from, including crafts, games and face painting. In addition, popular costumed characters were there to entertain, and public safety personnel were also on more...

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Author’s Book Signing Benefits Renaissance Charter School

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Author’s Book Signing Benefits Renaissance Charter School

Local children’s author Tracie Gold held a book signing for Bonnie the Bunny on Thursday, Sept. 4 at the Wellington TCBY. The event was held to benefit the Renaissance Charter School at Palms West. To get the book, visit www.tatepublishing.com/bookstore. For more info., e-mail Gold at more...

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