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South Florida Fair Awards Scholarships

By at January 30, 2015 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

South Florida Fair Awards Scholarships

The South Florida Fair held its annual scholarship presentation on Sunday, Jan. 18. Seventeen scholarships ranging between $500 to $4,000 were awarded, for a total of $34,000. Local recipients included Victoria Dukharan of Seminole Ridge High School, Tommy Dash of Wellington High School, Janie Sanchez of John I. Leonard High School, London Walker of Wellington High School more...

Around Town , People , Royal Palm Beach , Schools

Seniors Enjoy Lunch At Equestrian Festival

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Seniors Enjoy Lunch At Equestrian Festival

The Wellington Seniors Club visited the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center and enjoyed a buffet lunch at the Winter Equestrian Festival on Friday, Jan. 23. For more information on the Wellington Seniors Club, call President Howard Trager at (561) more...

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Wellington Art Society Celebrates A Decade Of ‘Art In Public Places’

By at January 30, 2015 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

Wellington Art Society Celebrates A Decade Of ‘Art In Public Places’

The Wellington Art Society held a reception Wednesday, Jan. 14 to commemorate a decade of celebrating local artists. Nine artists participated in the tenth annual Art in Public Places Program, sponsored by the Village of Wellington, and showcased their talents in oils, stained glass, sculpture and photography. This year’s milestone collection was curated by more...

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Jhan Machuca Graduates U.S. Army Basic Training

By at January 30, 2015 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

Army Pvt. Jhan S. Machuca has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Benning, Ga. During the nine-week training period, Machuca received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons, rifle marksmanship and bayonet training, chemical warfare, field training and tactical exercises, armed and unarmed combat, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness and more...

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Diamante Farms’ Chase Hickok Wins Classes Sponsored By Diamante Farms

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Diamante Farms’ Chase Hickok Wins Classes Sponsored By Diamante Farms

Chase Hickok, based out of Diamante Farms in Wellington, started the 2015 Adequan Global Dressage Festival strong by winning both the FEI Young Rider Grand Prix 16-25 and the FEI Intermediare II 16-25 classes. The wins were made extra-special as Diamante Farms is the title sponsor of the U25 classes throughout the show series, which runs through March 29. In addition more...

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Abi Kattel Memorial Foundation Holds Annual Run for Education

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Abi Kattel Memorial Foundation Holds Annual Run for Education

Runners came out on a cool and sunny Saturday morning for the seventh annual Abi Kattel Memorial Foundation Run for Education held Jan. 17. The run held true to prior years, with cool temperatures and sunny skies awaiting the runners. The foundation, which provides scholarships to college students and children seeking to attend YMCA summer camps, was founded by the more...

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Young Singers To Present Mary Murray 5K Feb. 7 At Okeeheelee Park

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Young Singers To Present Mary Murray 5K Feb. 7 At Okeeheelee Park

What do you get when seven siblings get together to honor their mother’s memory with six of her grandchildren and about 250 friends and family? You get the Young Singers Mary Murray Scholarship 5K Walk/Run, set for Saturday, Feb. 7 at Okeeheelee Park. The Young Singers of the Palm Beaches’ annual 5K event benefits the Mary Murray Scholarship Fund, which was created more...

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Cabaret Night With The Lettermen Feb. 5 To Benefit Lord’s Place

By at January 30, 2015 | 12:02 am | 0 Comment

Cabaret Night With The Lettermen Feb. 5 To Benefit Lord’s Place

Supporters of the Lord’s Place will gather for the fourth annual Cabaret Night at the Colony Hotel’s Royal Room in Palm Beach to benefit the local nonprofit. The featured entertainers will be the legendary pop trio the Lettermen. The gala evening will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 5 with a poolside cocktail reception, followed by a dinner and the show at more...

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SRHS Senior Chosen As Miss South Florida Fair

By at January 23, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

SRHS Senior Chosen As Miss South Florida Fair

Among the opening weekend highlights of the 2015 South Florida Fair was the Miss South Florida Fair Scholarship Pageant. At the pageant, 18-year-old Anisa Kornegay of Loxahatchee, a senior at Seminole Ridge High School, was crowned Miss South Florida Fair. She will receive a $3,000 scholarship, $1,000 cash award and other prizes. She will also go on to compete in the Miss more...

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Programs Through Seagull Services Help Area Teen Zachary Weber Thrive

By at January 23, 2015 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

Programs Through Seagull Services Help Area Teen Zachary Weber Thrive

Zachary Weber is like a lot of teens. The 17-year-old plays sports year-round after school, and on weekends, he works a part-time job. Every day, his father, Jim, drives him from their Loxahatchee home to his charter school, the Seagull Academy for Independent Living. “After we found SAIL Academy, we never even thought about a different school,” Jim Weber said. more...

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