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Superheroes Rally To Fight Cancer

By at April 18, 2014 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

Superheroes Rally To Fight Cancer

The Acreage/Loxahatchee Relay for Life was held on Friday, April 11 and Saturday, April 12 at Acreage Community Park. The theme of the event was “Superheroes,” and teams donned masks and capes to fight cancer. The overnight event helps the American Cancer Society raise funds for cancer research and supporting patients and more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , Around Town , Featured , People

RPB Board Honors Student Member

By at April 18, 2014 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

RPB Board Honors Student Member

The Royal Palm Beach Education Advisory Board gave Student Member Garrett Johnson, a senior at Royal Palm Beach High School, a leadership award for his membership the past year. Show here is Councilman Jeff Hmara, liaison to the committee, presenting the award to more...

People , Royal Palm Beach , Schools

PBSO’s Animal Kindness & Dog Safety Program Visits Scouts

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PBSO’s Animal Kindness & Dog Safety Program Visits Scouts

On Thursday, April 3, Barbara Masi of the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office Animal Kindness & Dog Safety Program spoke with local Girl Scouts and their families about the fundamentals of caring and interacting with pets. The PBSO’s Animal Kindness program uses gentle retired racing greyhounds in its presentations to children at area schools and camps, and for more...

Briefs , Palm Beach County , People

Author Releases New Children’s Book

By at April 18, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

Author Nicholas Novella of Wellington recently celebrated the nationwide release of his new children’s book, My Robot Named Spot. In the story, readers will meet a young boy, who discovers his God-given potential of creativity when he learns how to build things and becomes a successful robot designer. Even though things don’t always work out, Kip works hard to more...

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TKA Fourth-Graders Visit St. Augustine

By at April 18, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

Each year, the King’s Academy’s fourth-grade class enjoys two fun-filled days exploring the nation’s oldest city, St. Augustine. The trip is filled with excellent experiential reinforcement of their Florida history studies. Some of the sites they visited include: a Spanish military hospital, the oldest lighthouse, Spanish and Indian villages, the oldest jail, the more...

People , Schools

Wellington Relay Unites Community

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Wellington Relay Unites Community

The Wellington Relay for Life was held Saturday, April 12 and Sunday, April 13 at Palm Beach Central High School. The theme was the Olympics, “Uniting the World Against Cancer.” Teams raised money for the event and walked overnight around the track to represent the struggle those with cancer face each more...

Around Town , Featured , People , Wellington

Berean Christian School Students Encounter Snow In Washington, D.C.

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Berean Christian School Students Encounter Snow In Washington, D.C.

A group of 22 students and three chaperones from Berean Christian School traveled to Washington, D.C., in March for the annual educational tour offered to 11th-grade students. Students and chaperones watched the weather ahead of time and knew to expect cold conditions with possible snow in the forecast. On the second day of the five-day trip, snow covered the more...

People , Schools

Local Student Designs, Builds ‘Pipe-A-Phone’

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Local Student Designs, Builds ‘Pipe-A-Phone’

Jon McGrath of Loxahatchee, a senior at the King’s Academy, recently put his passion for mathematics, music and engineering to work in designing and creating what he calls a “Pipe-A-Phone” instrument out of PVC pipe. He then wrote an original composition and additional instrumentation for performance. “This project put my imagination to the test right alongside more...

People , Schools

Spring Fair At St. Peter’s Church

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Spring Fair At St. Peter’s Church

The St. Peter’s United Methodist Church Child Enrichment Center held its annual Spring Fair on Saturday, April 12. The theme of the fair was “God’s Love Shines Bright.” The event included a silent auction, bounce houses, a rock wall, a bungee trampoline, a trackless train, pony rides, a petting zoo, an iPad 2 raffle, food, a bake sale and vendor more...

Around Town , Featured , People , Wellington

ACS Relay For Life In Royal Palm Beach

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ACS Relay For Life In Royal Palm Beach

The American Cancer Society’s Royal Palm Beach Relay for Life was held April 5 and 6 at Royal Palm Beach High School. There were team tents around the track selling food and merchandise to raise money, as well as refreshments, games and more. Survivors were honored, and a luminaria ceremony was held at dusk to remember those who lost their cancer more...

Around Town , Featured , People , Royal Palm Beach