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Firefighters Bring Food And Fun To Quantum House

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Firefighters Bring Food And Fun To Quantum House

On Friday, June 12, Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue Officer Development Class 23 and Class 24 teamed up with Little Smiles to bring huge smiles to the families at the Quantum House. The Officer Development Academy is a group of Palm Beach County firefighters participating in an officers’ class to prepare them for the rank of captain. They decided to make the most of more...

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100th Birthday For P.B. Zoo Volunteer

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100th Birthday For P.B. Zoo Volunteer

Esther Bondareff, the longest-serving volunteer at the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society, celebrated her 100th birthday at the zoo surrounded by friends and family on June 11. Pictured here in the front row (L-R) is James Hancock, Martha Johnson, Esther Bondareff and Richard Bondareff; and back row LaDona Hancock, Kathleen Breland, Dr. Salvatore Zeitlin, Tiffany more...

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Patricia DeRamus Named Paralegal Of The Year

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Patricia DeRamus Named Paralegal Of The Year

Patricia DeRamus of Wellington is the 2015 recipient of the Paralegal of the Year award given by the General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Section of the Florida Bar. The award will be presented June 26 during the Florida Bar’s annual meeting at the Boca Raton Resort & Club. The section’s prestigious award recognizes one outstanding Florida paralegal for more...

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Acreage’s Elizabeth Cayson Receives Award From The YWCA

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Acreage’s Elizabeth Cayson Receives Award From The YWCA

Acreage resident Elizabeth Cayson was honored with the 2015 YWCA Grace Dodge Award at YWCA of Palm Beach County’s Purse & Passion luncheon held on Tuesday, June 2 at the Bear Lakes Country Club in West Palm Beach. The award is presented to a woman in Palm Beach County who has overcome adversity and created opportunities to not only empower herself but also create more...

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Shefiffa James Completes U.S. Army Basic Training

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Army Pvt. Shefiffa S.D. James has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, James studied 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, more...

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Toastmasters Regional District Elects Directors For 2015-16

By at June 26, 2015 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

E. Anita Newman, distinguished toastmaster, past area governor and past president of the Sunset Speakers Toastmasters, was recently elected as director of Division D of Toastmasters District 47, which covers St. Lucie, Martin, Okeechobee and northern Palm Beach counties with 25 clubs and more than 500 members. The new officers will serve for the 2015-16 year, which more...

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Leon Mack Graduates From Air Force Training

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U.S. Air Force Airman Leon A. Mack recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. Mack 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 USAF basic training more...

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Dressage Trainer Jaime Amian Relocates To Wellington’s IDA Farm

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Dressage Trainer Jaime Amian Relocates To Wellington’s IDA Farm

A globetrotting life has been the norm for successful international dressage rider Jaime Amian, but now he’s ready to put down roots in Wellington at the International Dressage Academy in Little Ranches. Amian has a long history of show ring victories. He scored consistently in the 70s for the past two years at multiple shows throughout Europe on several different more...

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Jake Saifman Graduates From Boston University

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Boston University awarded academic degrees to 6,100 students in May 2015. Among the graduates was Jake S. Saifman of Wellington, who received a master of laws degree in banking and financial law, and a juris doctor degree, cum more...

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Rosarian Teacher Sets Off On 500-Mile Religious Pilgrimage

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Rosarian Teacher Sets Off On 500-Mile Religious Pilgrimage

Katherine Murphy, fourth-grade teacher at the Rosarian Academy in West Palm Beach, is spending her summer fulfilling a dream — walking more than 500 miles on a religious pilgrimage called the Camino de Santiago de Compostela (the Way of St. James). Traveling with her brother, Michael, and carrying everything they need in their backpacks, they plan to finish the more...

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