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Gross Family Of Wellington Appointed As GCDSO Buddy Walk Ambassadors

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Gross Family Of Wellington Appointed As GCDSO Buddy Walk Ambassadors

The Gold Coast Down Syndrome Organization, a nonprofit serving children and adults with Down syndrome, has announced that the Gross family of Wellington will be the 20th annual Buddy Walk ambassadors. Two years ago, after Wellington residents Janessa and Will Gross learned that their baby would be born with Down syndrome, they contacted the Gold Coast Down Syndrome more...

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Douglas Crane Appointed As New Palm Beach County Library System Director

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Douglas Crane Appointed As New Palm Beach County Library System Director

Doug Crane was recently named director of the Palm Beach County Library System. Crane is the fourth person to serve as the director. He came to the Palm Beach County Library System in 1998 as a youth services librarian, in part to see what winters were like without snow. In 2000, he was promoted to be the electronic resources coordinator overseeing the library’s web more...

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RPB Resident Jan Fulford The New Head Of PBCMTA

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RPB Resident Jan Fulford The New Head Of PBCMTA

Palm Beach County Music Teachers Association held its first meeting of the season under the new president Jan Fulford, a Royal Palm Beach resident. “This is going to be a very exciting year for the organization across Palm Beach County,” Fulford said. The meeting took place on Sept. 14. The calendar year was approved and presented to the members. Among its more...

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Kathy Siena Named Garden Club’s New First Vice President

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Kathy Siena Named Garden Club’s New First Vice President

Kathy Siena was installed as first vice president of the Wellington Garden Club at its Sept. 8 meeting. Past President StormiBivin conducted the ceremony. A retired French and German teacher, Siena has taught in Florida, Connecticut, Ohio and Pennsylvania. For many years, she also taught private piano lessons. Active in St. Peter’s United Methodist Church, she is also more...

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Kramer, Pucillo On Food Bank’s Board

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Bill Kramer and Deborah Pucillo have been elected as new members to the Palm Beach County Food Bank’s board of directors. Kramer has retired from his position as senior vice president and general manager of the Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative of Florida in Belle Glade. Pucillo served as a Palm Beach County Court judge from 1988 to 1999 and as a senior judge from 1999 to more...

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Art Society Kicks Off New Season

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Art Society Kicks Off New Season

The first Wellington Art Society meeting of the 2014-15 season took place Wednesday, Sept. 10 at the Wellington Community Center. During the summer hiatus, the board of directors were busy planning the year’s event calendar, which will include art demonstrations, guest speakers, an art show and more. The group meets on the second Wednesday of each month. For more info., more...

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Ballet Troupe Dances To Broadway Hits

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Ballet Troupe Dances To Broadway Hits

On Saturday, Sept. 13, dancers delighted the audience at Wellington Ballet Theatre’s production of “Ballet Off Broadway II” in the theater at Wellington High School. The dancers performed to classic Broadway songs. For more information, visit more...

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Author’s Book Signing Benefits Renaissance Charter School

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Author’s Book Signing Benefits Renaissance Charter School

Local children’s author Tracie Gold held a book signing for Bonnie the Bunny on Thursday, Sept. 4 at the Wellington TCBY. The event was held to benefit the Renaissance Charter School at Palms West. To get the book, visit www.tatepublishing.com/bookstore. For more info., e-mail Gold at more...

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Young Polo Players Featured In New U.S. Polo Assn. Campaign

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Young Polo Players Featured In New U.S. Polo Assn. Campaign

Seven talented and energetic young polo players are at the center of the U.S. Polo Assn. Fall/Winter ad campaign. Equipped with mallets, these rising stars spent an afternoon of the two-day shoot showing off their impressive polo skills. Isabella Wolfe, 23; Herndon Radcliff, 24; Julia Steiner, 24; Juan Bollini, 18; Jonny Lavine, 18; Ashley Van Metre, 23; and Wesley more...

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Women’s Group Kicks Off Season

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Women’s Group Kicks Off Season

Women of the Western Communities resumed its monthly meetings Thursday, Sept. 4 at the Wanderers Club. After a summer hiatus, the group is ready with fresh ideas for raising money and collecting items to donate to the YWCA Harmony House. The group meets the first Thursday of the month. For more info., contact Mair Armand at mair@wwc-fl.com or (561) more...

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