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World Peace Ceremony In Wellington

By at September 26, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

World Peace Ceremony In Wellington

The Village of Wellington and the Wellington Rotary Club sponsored the ninth annual Wellington World Peace Ceremony on Sunday, Sept. 21 at Wellington Rotary Peace Park. The local event coincides with the United Nations International Day of Peace. At the event, Maureen Holtzer was given the 2014 World Peace Awareness Award, and several other awards were given out to local more...

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CAFCI Celebrates 25th Anniversary

By at September 26, 2014 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

CAFCI Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Caribbean-Americans for Community Involvement (CAFCI) celebrated its 25th annual Friendship Ball on Saturday, Sept. 20 in the Cohen Pavilion at the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach. More than 500 people were in attendance. The event included a silent auction to benefit the Vivian A. Ferrin Memorial Scholarship Fund, and Rhonda more...

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Art Cellar Celebrates Grand Opening

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Art Cellar Celebrates Grand Opening

Art Cellar, a combination of an art school and a wine bar, held its grand opening Wednesday, Sept. 17 at its location in Wellington Green Square  at 10660 W. Forest Hill Blvd. Owners Kim Hernandez and Jen Hernandez provide an artistic atmosphere for an arts-and-crafts adventure, made even more enjoyable with wine and beer options. For more info., call (561) 792-2272 or more...

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Cleanup Keeps Wellington Beautiful

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Cleanup Keeps Wellington Beautiful

Wellington residents did their part to keep the community beautiful Saturday, Sept. 20 during an International Coastal Cleanup Day event. Volunteers picked up trash and loose litter along Greenbriar and Greenview Shores boulevards and in the Folkestone/Yarmouth community. Water and T-shirts were supplied to all participants for their more...

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Gigantic Garage Sale At Fairgrounds

By at September 26, 2014 | 12:02 am | 0 Comment

Gigantic Garage Sale At Fairgrounds

Thousands of people came to the South Florida Fairgrounds on Saturday, Sept. 20 to enjoy the 24th annual Gigantic Garage Sale. Vendors, including many local nonprofits, filled the area to sell all kinds of goods, ranging from rare antiques to sweet treats and more...

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Equestrian Trails Beautification Day

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Equestrian Trails Beautification Day

Dozens of students, parents and teachers gathered Saturday, Sept. 20 at Equestrian Trails Elementary School in Wellington for the school’s Green Beautification Day. Whether laying mulch or tend to one of the school’s gardens, volunteers were hard at work from early morning to the more...

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Yesteryear Village ‘Throwback Thursday’

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Yesteryear Village ‘Throwback Thursday’

Yesteryear Village at the South Florida Fairgrounds presented its first “Throw Back Thursday Party” on Thursday, Sept. 18. Volunteers in period costumes told visitors about the historic buildings and their exhibits. There were also food trucks and classic cars while the Samantha Russell Band provided music and the Chili Chicks performed country line more...

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Jeff Annas Memorial 5K Run Returns

By at September 19, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

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

By at September 19, 2014 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

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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