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Children’s Theatre Performs ‘Mulan Jr.’

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Children’s Theatre Performs ‘Mulan Jr.’

The Wellington Children’s Theatre performed Disney’s Mulan Jr. on Saturday, July 12 at Trinity West Church in Loxahatchee Groves. The show was directed and produced by Karen Braunstein and showcased the children’s humor, singing and dancing. For more on fall classes or upcoming shows, visit www.wellingtonchildrenstheatre.com. PHOTOS BY FABIANA more...

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Temple B’nai Jacob Welcomes Educator Rabbi Janie Grackin

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Temple B’nai Jacob Welcomes Educator Rabbi Janie Grackin

Temple B’nai Jacob of Wellington has named Rabbi Janie Grackin as its new religious school director. Grackin is working with Temple B’nai Jacob’s leadership to redesign and update its religious school, combining traditional knowledge and love of Judaism in a new curriculum infused with art, music, technology and drama. The school will re-launch this fall as the more...

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Burggraaf’s ‘The Noodle Club’ A Finalist In FAPA Book Awards

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Burggraaf’s ‘The Noodle Club’ A Finalist In FAPA Book Awards

The Noodle Club by local author and middle school teacher Deborah Burggraaf, has been selected as a finalist in the humor category by the 2014 Florida Authors and Publishers Association (FAPA) Book Awards. The Noodle Club follows Burggraaf’s seventh book, Flutternutter, which received two silver medal awards for Best Children’s Picture Book and Best Cover Design at more...

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RPB Native Returns To Start New Church

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RPB Native Returns To Start New Church

The Rev. Lee Michele Harvin-Sapp has returned to Royal Palm Beach to plant her first church, the Shepherd’s Heart AME Church. Sapp grew up in Royal Palm Beach along with her younger brother, Kevin M. Harvin, for whom the Kevin M. Harvin Center on Royal Palm Beach Blvd. is named. She met and married her husband of 25 years, Forrest Sapp of Jupiter, and moved to his more...

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Women Of Note To Bowl For Barbershop And Harmony

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This month, thousands of Sweet Adelines International members worldwide will be “Bowling for Barbershop” in bowling centers across the globe. Locally, 30 members of the Women of Note Chorus have formed teams and will be “Bowling for Barbershop” and harmonizing on the evening of Wednesday, July 30 on the lanes of the AMF Bowling Alley in Boynton Beach. For more...

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Nardone Defends Florida State Junior Golf Championship

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Nardone Defends Florida State Junior Golf Championship

For the second year in a row, Michael Nardone from West Palm Beach successfully defended his title as the Florida State Junior Golf Champion in the U.S. Kids Golf Boys 7 & Under division. Nardone won his second Florida State Championship on Walt Disney World’s Oak Trail Course. Prior to the state championship, he also won the Doral Publix Junior Golf Championship in more...

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Jeannie Knight-Faske, Local Teacher, Dies At 68

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Jeannie Knight-Faske, Local Teacher, Dies At 68

Jeannie Knight-Faske of Wellington passed away on Thursday, July 3. Faske was born in Bronx, N.Y. to William H. Knight Sr. and Dr. Mary S. Bear, both deceased, on Aug. 18, 1945. She attained her bachelor’s degree in education from the State University of New York at Cortland and her master’s degree from Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tenn. Faske more...

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Zolet Academy Offers Summer Camp For Young Artists

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Zolet Academy Offers Summer Camp For Young Artists

Zolet Arts Academy held a summer art camp June 23-26 in the original Wellington Mall. Campers got to experience working with a variety of art media including painting, papier mache and more...

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Missionaries From St. Michael Church Help Kids In Haiti

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Missionaries From St. Michael Church Help Kids In Haiti

BY FABIANA OTERO Three members from St. Michael Lutheran Church in Wellington went on a mission trip to Haiti in May aimed at bringing school supplies to a schoolhouse in the suburbs of Port-au-Prince. Youth Director Tim Warner, Director of Ministries Ryan Arnold and volunteer Steve Rizzo were in Haiti from Sunday, May 4 through Saturday, May 10. They teamed up with more...

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Marathon-Running Doc Shares Formula For Success

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Marathon-Running Doc Shares Formula For Success

Participating in a marathon may seem like the perfect fitness goal, but so is the danger of overworking the heart, especially during training across long distances, said cardiologist Dr. Stuart A. Baine. With many South Floridians taking up running, or fundraising through 5K runs, half marathons or full marathons, Delray Beach-based cardiologist Baine, who lives in more...

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