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Firefighters Group Hosts Fundraiser

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Firefighters Group Hosts Fundraiser

The Palm Beach County Fraternal Order of Leatherheads Society (FOOLS) hosted a fundraiser Saturday, Aug. 9 at JoJo’s Raw Bar in Wellington to raise money for Tori Williams, an emergency room nurse at Palms West Hospital since 2008. There was a chicken wing–eating contest, silent auction and 50/50 raffle. The 38-year-old Williams has been diagnosed with stage 4 more...

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Campers Visit McCarthy’s Sanctuary

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Campers Visit McCarthy’s Sanctuary

Okeeheelee Nature Center campers took a field trip on Tuesday, Aug. 5 to McCarthy’s Wildlife Sanctuary in The Acreage. Kids got to pet birds, geckos, salamanders, lizards, a snake and a kinkajou. They also got to see and learn about the rescued wild cats that live at the more...

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First Responder Games At Jim Brandon Equestrian Center

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First Responder Games At Jim Brandon Equestrian Center

Mounted units participated in the First Responder Games at Jim Brandon Equestrian Center on Aug. 6 and 7. The games are a biennial, Olympic-style competition taking place at sports venues throughout Palm Beach County this month. Twenty riders from throughout Florida competed in equitation, barrels, dressage, jumping and more. For more information, visit more...

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Wellington Parks & Rec Hosts Popular Volleyball Camp

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Wellington Parks & Rec Hosts Popular Volleyball Camp

Last week was the third week of volleyball camp hosted by Wellington Parks & Recreation. Coach Kathy Bourque taught more than 30 boys and girls the fundamentals of the sport. The students were also directed by three high school volleyball players: Jacqueline Bourque, Jaclyn Humienny and Allison Fandrey. The camp was for recreational league students, middle school more...

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Boys & Girls Club Summer Showcase

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Boys & Girls Club Summer Showcase

The Neil S. Hirsch Family Boys & Girls Club in Wellington presented a Summer Showcase on Friday, Aug. 8. The show featured vocal and dance performances by members of the Boys & Girls Club and Palm Beach Matrix Dance Program. For more info., visit more...

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Plenty Of Fun At Loomis Circus

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Plenty Of Fun At Loomis Circus

Hundreds headed to the South Florida Fairgrounds on Tuesday, Aug. 5 for the 2014 edition of the Loomis Bros. Circus, now in its 17th year. Children enjoyed elephant rides and face painting during intermission and before the show, where they saw ringmaster Justin Loomis, Kasha the Clown, poodles, amazing feats of flexibility, a magic show, aerial trapeze with silks and more...

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SRHS Basketball Team Hosts Camp

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SRHS Basketball Team Hosts Camp

The Seminole Ridge High School basketball teams continued with their third week of basketball camp on Wednesday, Aug. 6. The camp was for boys ages 6 to 15 of all skill levels. Several members of the SRHS varsity and junior varsity basketball teams served as counselors, assisting in techniques and drills under the direction of coach Kai Lee. Photos by Fabiana more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , Around Town , Featured , Sports

Xtreme Tae Kwon Do Open House

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Xtreme Tae Kwon Do Open House

Xtreme Tae Kwon Do held an open house Saturday, Aug. 9 inside its location at Ultima Fitness in Wellington. Grand Master Gustavo Pope led a program that included stranger danger information, self-defense information, a small adult group class, a demo team performance, a Little Dragons class and an all-levels class. The demo team attends events countywide to raise money more...

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Community Block Party At B&G Club

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Community Block Party At B&G Club

The Village of Wellington and the Neil S. Hirsch Family Boys & Girls Club held a block party for the community Saturday, Aug. 2. There were plenty of snacks and refreshments available, including snow cones, cotton candy, popcorn, hotdogs and more. There was a basketball tournament, a bounce house, an inflatable slide, soccer games and other activities. For more info., more...

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Kevin Perkins Hosts 20th Season Of Summer Golf Camps

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Kevin Perkins Hosts 20th Season Of Summer Golf Camps

On Monday, Aug. 4, PGA master golf professional Kevin Perkins began his ninth of ten junior summer golf camps held this summer at the Binks Forest Golf Club. Perkins’ camp is open to boys and girls ages 7-17 of all experience levels. The curriculum consists of teaching the history of the game, etiquette, golf terminology, rules, full swing, putting, chipping, pitching, more...

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