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PBSO’s Many Volunteers Crucial To The Agency’s Mission

By at February 14, 2014 | 12:02 am | 0 Comment

PBSO’s Many Volunteers Crucial To The Agency’s Mission

By Sheriff Ric Bradshaw The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is always looking for citizen volunteers to serve as our extra “eyes and ears” in keeping our streets safe. More than 2,500 people are active in the PBSO’s volunteer force, assisting in many important functions across my agency, from helping with our vehicle maintenance to working in our crime more...

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Corporate Wellness Programs Can Help Employees Thrive

By at February 7, 2014 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Corporate Wellness Programs Can Help Employees Thrive

By Donna Marsh If your business works with the public or any type of customer service, a wellness program can help your employees to be better at what they do. Studies show wellness programs can have a positive effect on the level of job satisfaction of employees. According to an article on www.healthfitness.com, a recent study done by Aflac Insurance Company shows more...

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Take It To The Next Level By Using Metabolic Training In 2014

By at January 10, 2014 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Take It To The Next Level By Using Metabolic Training In 2014

By Lynette Laufenberg It’s 2014! Did you make it through the month of December without gaining weight? If you didn’t manage to skate through without a few extra pounds, consider the latest research on metabolic training. Proven to produce faster results for muscle gain and fat loss, this style of training is sure to get you on the right path to a fitter you in more...

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Stuff The Turkey, Not Yourself On Thanksgiving

By at November 1, 2013 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Stuff The Turkey, Not Yourself On Thanksgiving

 By Lynette Laufenberg Though most Americans are likely to gain 3 to 7 pounds during the holiday season, anyone trying to eliminate or limit such family traditions as turkey, stuffing, candied sweet potatoes, casserole and pie on Thanksgiving is bound to be banned from the dinner table. Hence, rather than starting a revolution in the kitchen to save yourself a few more...

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In All Aspects Of Life, Mindfulness Is The Key To Great Health

By at October 11, 2013 | 12:01 am | 0 Comment

In All Aspects Of Life, Mindfulness Is The Key To Great Health

By Lynette Laufenberg There is a lot of advice out there about what great health is and how to attain it. Rightfully, we spend time and energy pursuing our health goals which are often only a heartbeat away. With all of the enticing advertisements for food and drugs and health “gurus” who end up confusing everyone, it can feel like a daunting task, but fear not. more...

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Crime Scene Investigations: So Much More Than You See On TV

By at October 11, 2013 | 12:01 am | 1 Comments

Crime Scene Investigations: So Much More Than You See On TV

By Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw The work my crime scene investigators do is much different from what you may see on shows like NCIS, Law and Order and Criminal Minds. On TV, actors find forensic evidence at every crime scene and they use it to solve each crime — usually within an hour. Real CSI work at the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is far more...

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Tips For Creating Healthy And Tasty Lunches For Children

By at September 13, 2013 | 12:02 am | 0 Comment

Tips For Creating Healthy And Tasty Lunches For Children

By Lynette Laufenberg Making sure that your carefully prepared lunch doesn’t get ignored or ditched in the trash can be a tricky feat. Here’s how to avoid those expensive, high-fat, pre-made lunches, and give your kid a meal that will make him or her the envy of the cafeteria. 1. Get input from your children about what they want. They’ll be more likely to eat more...

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Crisis Intervention Team Making A Difference In Community

By at August 9, 2013 | 12:01 am | 0 Comment

Crisis Intervention Team Making A Difference In Community

By Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw We live, unfortunately, in a time when many people with mental illness don’t have enough places to turn to for help. That’s why as many as 400 to 600 people with psychological disorders end up in our county jails on any given day. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) is working to more...

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PBSO’s Fleet Management Team Keeps Deputies On The Move

By at June 14, 2013 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

PBSO’s Fleet Management Team Keeps Deputies On The Move

By Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw Palm Beach County is a big place. At 2,400 square miles, it’s the size of Rhode Island, with many unique land features such as beaches, swamps, farmlands and, of course, urban communities of housing developments, shopping centers and recreational parks. For us at the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, it’s not always more...

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Ultima Fitness Offering Free Memberships For Students

By at June 7, 2013 | 12:02 am | 0 Comment

Ultima Fitness Offering Free Memberships For Students

BY TANIA ARTILES Since opening in 1990, Ultima Fitness has been committed to giving back to the community. It has been our top priority throughout the years. Now, we are proud to announce a new initiative to continue with our goal of helping others. To wrap up the 2012-13 school year, Ultima Fitness will reward academic excellence by providing all students with a more...

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