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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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Well Wishers Hold Fundraiser For Attack Victim John Szarszewski

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Well Wishers Hold Fundraiser For Attack Victim John Szarszewski

On Friday, Aug. 1, the iBar in PGA National was open to a “Superman” themed fundraiser for John Szarszewski, a trainer at Hard Exercise Works Wellington who was the victim of a violent attack last month. A silent auction, as well as proceeds from the bar and reserved tables, will go toward Szarszewski’s extensive medical bills. The place was crowded with friends more...

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PBAU’s Dr. Wesley Borucki Publishes Reagan Biography

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PBAU’s Dr. Wesley Borucki Publishes Reagan Biography

Dr. Wesley Borucki of Wellington recently published a biography of Ronald Reagan, the 40th president of the United States. Titled Ronald Reagan: Heroic Dreamer, it is published by Nova Science Publishers of Hauppauge, N.Y., as part of its “First Men, America’s Presidents” series. It is the second book Borucki has written for the series. His biography of former more...

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WHS’s Emma Parssi Works With Legendary Performer Ben Vereen

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WHS’s Emma Parssi Works With Legendary Performer Ben Vereen

Emma Parssi, a senior at Wellington High School, returned recently from a three-week pre-professional workshop with Broadway Theatre Project in Tampa. The 2014 BTP Summer Intensive was held from July 13 through Aug. 3 at the University of South Florida for young people who aspire to a career in musical theater. Those who were accepted after an audition worked more...

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Iglesias Completes Army Basic

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Army Pvt. Christian R. Iglesias has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. Iglesias’ studies included the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle more...

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Jessica Vasco Named To Two Honor Societies

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Jessica Vasco Named To Two Honor Societies

Seminole Ridge High School Class of 2013 graduate Jessica Vasco has completed her first year at Florida State University with plans to major in computer criminology. Vasco, who is on the Dean’s list, has been admitted to Sigma Alpha Lambda, the national leadership and honors organization at FSU, and the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. ABOVE: Jessica more...

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Local Pioneer Marjorie McLeod Dies At Age 88

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Marjorie (Marge) Elizabeth McLeod, 88, passed away peacefully on Aug. 8 under the care of Heritage Hospice in Marietta, Ga. McLeod was a true Florida native. She was born, raised and lived her life in Lake Worth until she and her husband built a home in Palm Beach Little Ranches. When her husband passed away, she moved to St. Louis Park, Minn., to be close to her more...

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Vet Is A Finalist In American Hero Of The Year Contest

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Vet Is A Finalist In American Hero Of The Year Contest

Cpl. Burt Richards was recently announced as a finalist for the Dickies American Hero of the Year Award. Richards is one of five finalists out of 400 applications. The Dickies American Hero of the Year Award is in partnership with the Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES). Richards is founder of the Veterans Speakers Forum, which presents education about more...

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Movement Arts Ends Summer With Free Classes

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Movement Arts Ends Summer With Free Classes

Students from Movement Arts Dance Academy have been busy over the past several months, participating in competitions and local events, in addition finishing the school year with their seventh annual recital, “Let Me Take You on a Sea Cruise.” The competition and performance group Synergy Dance Ensemble, under the direction of Kelly Todd Grandusky, recently returned 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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