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Hundreds Come Together To Support Special Olympian Christina Cooney

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Hundreds Come Together To Support Special Olympian Christina Cooney

More than 200 people came out to the Lindburgers Restaurant in Wellington on Thursday, July 16 to help local athlete Christina Cooney get to the 2015 Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles. Christina, 37, is an experienced rider at the Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center in Loxahatchee Groves. She will be one of the 10 riders on the U.S. 2015 World Special more...

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Summer Block Party At Tiger Shark Cove

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Summer Block Party At Tiger Shark Cove

Wellington sponsored a Summertime Fun Block Party on Saturday, July 18 at Tiger Shark Cove Park. There was a free barbecue provided by Diamond Caterers. While kids enjoyed dancing, a bounce house and face painting, vendors were on hand from a number of businesses and more...

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Wellington’s Katherine Royston Earns Doctoral Degree From Virginia Tech

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Wellington’s Katherine Royston Earns Doctoral Degree From Virginia Tech

Former University of Florida students Katherine Royston of Wellington and William Walters of Vancouver made history by receiving the first doctoral degrees from Virginia Tech’s nuclear engineering program this spring, following one of their UF professors to the institution. “There was never a doubt that I wanted to complete my Ph.D. with Dr. Alireza more...

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Escobar Completes U.S. Air Force Basic Training

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Air Force Airman Allyson L. Escobar recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic more...

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ABWA Awards Grant To Ann Lewis Of Wellington

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ABWA Awards Grant To Ann Lewis Of Wellington

The Northern Palm Beach Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association recently awarded a $1,500 grant to Wellington resident Ann Lewis. Lewis is attending the University of Florida in the primary mental health nurse practitioner program. She has a master’s degree in nursing from the pediatric nurse practitioner program from UF and a master’s degree in more...

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Wellington Garden Club Members Receive Several Prestigious Honors

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Wellington Garden Club Members Receive Several Prestigious Honors

Wellington Garden Club members and local youth recently received awards and recognition from the National Garden Clubs, the Deep South Region and the Florida Federation of Garden Clubs. The National Garden Clubs, a not-for-profit educational organization with more than 180,000 members, recognized Lisa Ferrano with a Member Award of Honor, one of only eight given in more...

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Wellington Staffers Earn Certification From FASD

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Wellington staff members Mitch Fleury and Kim Eikov have received Certified District Manager designations. They accepted their awards at the annual conference of the Florida Association of Special Districts (FASD) on June 25 after having completed required coursework and an annual project. As Director of Operations, Fleury uses his extensive public works, more...

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Dr. Sarda Bhandary Honored As RPB Rotary Club’s Rotarian Of The Year

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Dr. Sarda Bhandary Honored As RPB Rotary Club’s Rotarian Of The Year

The Royal Palm Beach Rotary Club named Dr. SardaBhandary its 2014-15 Rotarian of the Year on June 25 for his outstanding work as a Rotarian and a humanitarian. Bhandary recently returned to Florida from a trip to Nepal, where he assisted in the aid to those affected by the recent earthquake there. Bhandary was born in Nepal. He obtained his medical degree from the more...

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Two Wellington Players Picked In Major League Draft

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Two Wellington Players Picked In Major League Draft

Wellington Landings Middle School hadn’t scored a run, and trailed Christa McAuliffe Middle School late in the 2006-07 Palm Beach County middle school baseball championship game. After a 15-minute rain delay, the WLMS Gators’ undefeated season looked about to end. But with two outs and no runners on base late in the game, the heart of the Gators’ order came to more...

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Wellington Residents Named To Dean’s List At Boston University

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Two Wellington residents were recently named to the Dean’s List at Boston University for the spring semester. Students recognized for this honor include Juliana N. Diatezua and Maria Jose Rivero. Each school and college at Boston University has its own criterion for the Dean’s List, but students generally must attain a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale, or be more...

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