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Wellington High Mourns Beloved Coach Matt Mounts

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Wellington High Mourns Beloved Coach Matt Mounts

Students, alumni, teachers, administrators and friends flooded Wellington High School’s theater Wednesday afternoon for a memorial service in memory of Matt Mounts, who worked in the guidance department and was a coach at the school. “He was one of a kind,” Principal Mario Crocetti said before the memorial. “He just did anything he could for students and staff. more...

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Wellington’s Father Daughter Dance

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Wellington’s Father Daughter Dance

The Village of Wellington hosted its annual Father Daughter Dance on Saturday, Feb. 6 at the Village Park Gymnasium. The theme for the evening was “Wish Upon a Starfish.” The evening included a delicious buffet dinner, a chocolate fountain, a photo booth, dancing and more...

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South Florida Fair Awards $35,000 In Scholarships

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South Florida Fair Awards $35,000 In Scholarships

The South Florida Fair awarded $35,000 in scholarships to 21 area high school students from more than 200 applicants this year. Winners and their parents were treated to a reception in the fair’s hospitality room prior to the awards ceremony on Sunday, Jan. 17. The students won awards ranging from $1,000 to $4,000 in four categories: general, arts and entertainment, more...

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Villano Completes Army Training

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U.S. Army Pvt. Joseph P. Villano has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Jackson, S.C. Villano 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, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and more...

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Bellissimos Presented With The Global Dressage Visionary Award

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Bellissimos Presented With The Global Dressage Visionary Award

During the third week of competition at the 2016 Adequan Global Dressage Festival, Carol Cohen presented Wellington’s Mark and Katherine Bellissimo with the Global Dressage Visionary Award. Cohen, who presents the Global Dressage Visionary Award during all CDI weeks of the 2016 Adequan Global Dressage Festival, chose to recognize the Bellissimos for making world more...

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Boys & Girls Club Dinner Dance Features Member Presentation

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Boys & Girls Club Dinner Dance Features Member Presentation

The Neil S. Hirsch Family Boys & Girls Club hosted the 28th annual Wellington Dinner Dance, themed Denim & Diamonds, on Friday, Jan. 8 at the International Polo Club Palm Beach, with proceeds helping the club serve an additional 150 Wellington children in 2016. The highlight of the evening took place after dinner with an emotional presentation by current club more...

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Fair Queen Aims To Shatter ‘Pageant Girl’ Stereotype

By at February 5, 2016 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Fair Queen Aims To Shatter ‘Pageant Girl’ Stereotype

“Pageant Girl” Shelby Bomford isn’t just a pretty face. She is a 17-year-old who will graduate from Palm Beach Central High School in May and finish her associate’s degree at Palm Beach State College in December. That will make her a college junior by the time she is 18. And last month, she earned the title Miss South Florida Fair. On Jan. 16, Bomford was more...

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Lars Petersen Wins Premier Equestrian Award At Dressage Festival

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Lars Petersen Wins Premier Equestrian Award At Dressage Festival

Olympian Lars Petersen, who owns and operates Legacy Farms near the international dressage show grounds in Wellington, is well known in the community for his buoyant attitude and infectious high spirits. Petersen is humble given his accomplishments. In addition to the Olympic Games, he has represented Denmark at two World Equestrian Games, three World Cup Finals and more...

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Tooth Fairy Visits Grandma’s Place

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Tooth Fairy Visits Grandma’s Place

On Jan. 7, the “Tooth Fairy” — Tammy Dugal from McCranels Orthodontics — visited Grandma’s Place in Royal Palm Beach and educated the children about good oral hygiene and answered their questions, including “Where do you get your money?” and “Can you really fly?” Dugal dressed in a white gown, tiara, wings and glass slippers. She gave the children more...

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Marcus Houston Graduates U.S. Air Force Basic Training

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U.S. Air Force Airman Marcus A. Houston recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. The airman 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 the more...

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