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World Peace Ceremony In Wellington

By at September 26, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

World Peace Ceremony In Wellington

The Village of Wellington and the Wellington Rotary Club sponsored the ninth annual Wellington World Peace Ceremony on Sunday, Sept. 21 at Wellington Rotary Peace Park. The local event coincides with the United Nations International Day of Peace. At the event, Maureen Holtzer was given the 2014 World Peace Awareness Award, and several other awards were given out to local more...

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Baywinds Shepherds Guild Hosts Baby Shower For Homeless Coaition

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Baywinds Shepherds Guild Hosts Baby Shower For Homeless Coaition

The Shepherd’s Guild of the Baywinds community partnered with Carrabba’s in Royal Palm Beach on Monday, Sept. 15 to sponsor a baby shower luncheon to benefit the babies of homeless families that come into the Sen. Philip D. Lewis Center, a part of the Homeless Coalition of Palm Beach County. Each guest was asked to bring a baby shower gift. A monetary portion of more...

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Freniere-Samiljan Marry In Hawaii

By at September 26, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

Freniere-Samiljan Marry In Hawaii

Katherine Marie Freniere and Chad Kendall Samiljan were married on June 10 in Maui. They are the children of Chuck and Carol Freniere and Steve and Allyson Samiljan, all of Wellington. Their attendants included Santiago Alvarez, Gabrielle Clark, Daria Mlinar and Adam Samiljan. Katherine, a graduate of Wellington High School and Florida State University, is an English more...

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Realtors Work With Habitat For Humanity

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Realtors Work With Habitat For Humanity

Housing, as part of the American Dream, has and always will be a passion of the Realtors Association of the Palm Beaches (RAPB) and its members. As part of their long-standing commitment to strengthen homeownership, one of the annual traditions for RAPB members is donating to and building homes through Habitat for Humanity, a volunteer organization that partners with more...

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Justice Pariente Visits Jury Room

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Justice Pariente Visits Jury Room

Judge James Martz, Florida Supreme Court Justice Barbara Pariente and Palm Beach County Clerk & Comptroller Sharon Bock addressed jurors on Monday, Sept. 15 as part of Constitution Week. Bock also presented Justice Pariente with a flag flown at the Judicial Center, given in appreciation of her service to Palm Beach County and the more...

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Marine Training For Adam Pendleton

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Marine Training For Adam Pendleton

Marine recruit Adam Pendleton, Platoon 1066, Alpha Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, holds up barbed wire so his fellow recruits can crawl under on Aug. 26 at Parris Island, S.C. Barbed wire is one of the many obstacles on the combat training course, a part of basic warrior training, held during the ninth week of boot camp, which focuses on basic field-related more...

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Cleanup Keeps Wellington Beautiful

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Cleanup Keeps Wellington Beautiful

Wellington residents did their part to keep the community beautiful Saturday, Sept. 20 during an International Coastal Cleanup Day event. Volunteers picked up trash and loose litter along Greenbriar and Greenview Shores boulevards and in the Folkestone/Yarmouth community. Water and T-shirts were supplied to all participants for their more...

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Monthly Quarter Auction Kicks Off In Wellington

By at September 19, 2014 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

Monthly Quarter Auction Kicks Off In Wellington

The first in a series of monthly quarter auctions was held Tuesday, Sept. 9 at the Wellington Community Center. The event supported William Lerner, who needs a triple organ transplant. Vendors and participants alike enjoyed the evening, which included pizza, friendship and fun. The next auction will take place Tuesday, Oct. 14 to benefit Christie’s Critters. For more more...

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Gross Family GCDSO Buddy Walk Ambassadors

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Gross Family 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 To Lead Palm Beach County Library System

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Douglas Crane To Lead Palm Beach County Library System

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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