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Mac McDonald Earns MBA From Northwestern U.

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Mac McDonald Earns MBA From Northwestern U.

Marshall “Mac” McDonald IV recently graduated from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., with a master’s degree in business administration. He has moved to Philadelphia, Penn., to work for the Vanguard Group. Before his admission to Northwestern, McDonald attended Wellington Christian School and the Brooks School in North more...

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Talia Fradkin Recognized By School Board

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Talia Fradkin Recognized By School Board

Wellington resident Talia Fradkin was recognized by Superintendent Dr. Robert Avossa and the Palm Beach County School Board at a meeting on Aug. 19. Fradkin, a senior at Palm Beach Virtual School, was the recipient of the President’s Volunteer Service Award for outstanding volunteer service to her community. Fradkin received gold level recognition for her many hours of more...

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Wellington Rotary Visits PICU At Palms West Children’s Hospital

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Wellington Rotary Visits PICU At Palms West Children’s Hospital

On Monday, Aug. 17, members of the Wellington Rotary Club visited the Children’s Hospital at Palms West pediatric intensive care unit and hosted an ice cream social for the young patients, parents, siblings, doctors and nurses. Loaded with three huge buckets of ice cream, an extensive assortment of toppings and a basketful of cuddly teddy bears, the Rotarians entered more...

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RIT Honors Amanda Cook Of Royal Palm

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Amanda Cook of Royal Palm Beach was named a 2014-15 Outstanding Undergraduate Scholar during an April 16 ceremony at the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, N.Y. This was the 39th year RIT has presented this award to honor its students. The bronze medallion award was given to 104 students who have met the criteria — a minimum grade-point average of 3.85 more...

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Acreage Residents Muster For AAL Leader Michele Meredith

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Acreage Residents Muster For AAL Leader Michele Meredith

Many people in The Acreage and beyond love Michele Meredith, a longtime resident who has supported the Acreage Athletic League for many years. Meredith now needs the support of her friends in her battle with cancer. Those friends have teamed up to coordinate the “Fight Like a Girl” kickball tournament and 5k run at Acreage Community Park on Sunday, Aug. 23 to more...

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Patrice Fletcher Participating In 16th Marathon In Honor Of Husband

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Patrice Fletcher Participating In 16th Marathon In Honor Of Husband

Local philanthropist Patrice Fletcher will soon be completing her 16th marathon event back-to-back within two years with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team In Training program when she takes part in the 2015 Space Coast Marathon on Nov. 29. Meanwhile, she is issuing a challenge to other runners in the Palm Beach area. Fletcher, a participant of Team In more...

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Georgia Rotarian Speaks To Royal Palm Rotary Club

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Georgia Rotarian Speaks To Royal Palm Rotary Club

The Royal Palm Beach Rotary Club welcomed guest speaker Pepper Pettit during its Thursday, Aug. 13 meeting. Pettit, a Rotarian from Dawsonville, Ga., spoke to the club about “Rotary R&R” to help the club with membership recruitment and retention. Pettit has more than 40 years of executive experience in the insurance industry. He is a senior partner in Abacus, more...

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Education Foundation Of PBC Names Jordan Paul To Board Of Directors

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Education Foundation Of PBC Names Jordan Paul To Board Of Directors

NAI/Merin Hunter Codman, one of South Florida’s leading commercial real estate services firms, together with the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County, recently announced that Jordan C. Paul has been named to the foundation’s board. Paul is the CEO of NAI/Merin Hunter Codman and brings to the Education Foundation a strong and diverse background in business more...

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Wellington Author Offers A Different Take On David And Goliath

By at August 21, 2015 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

Nicholas Novella of Wellington shares a new perspective of the Bible’s David and Goliath story in his latest juvenile fiction, The Shield Bearer, an action-adventure book set for nationwide release this month. The Shield Bearer introduces a young soldier, Sisera, who fights for the Philistine Empire against Abraham’s sons. He trains with the giants and becomes more...

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Wellington Girl Selling Mangoes To Benefit Orphanage

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Wellington Girl Selling Mangoes To Benefit Orphanage

Eight-year-old Julia Goldstein has spent many Sunday afternoons selling mangoes at the corner of Paddock Drive and Big Blue Trace to raise money for an orphanage in Pourrier, Haiti. It started as an entrepreneurial project, explained Julia’s father, Gabriel. “After I spent a couple of days in Haiti,” he said, “we decided that the next year we had a crop, we more...

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