RPB Celebrates Honorees At Anniversary Reception

(Front row) Honorees Diane DiSanto, Phyllis Katz, Jess Santamaria, Dan Splain, Jackie Larson and Rob Hill; and (back row) Village Manager Ray Liggins, County Commissioner Melissa McKinlay, Mayor Fred Pinto, Councilman Jeff Hmara, Vice Mayor Jan Rodusky and Councilman Richard Valuntas.

The Village of Royal Palm Beach held a special reception and ceremony to mark the community’s 60th anniversary on Sunday, June 30 at the Royal Palm Beach Cultural Center. Hors’ d’oeuvres and beverages were served, and there was a slideshow presentation of Royal Palm Beach people and the community over the past 60 years. Six village residents were honored for their community service through the years: Diane DiSanto, Rob Hill, Phyllis Katz, Dan Splain, Jackie Larson and Jess Santamaria. Each were presented with plaques and given a chance to address the crowd. County Commissioner Melissa McKinlay was on hand to present a proclamation to Mayor Fred Pinto. Souvenir booklets, coffee cups and water bottles were handed out with Royal Palm Beach’s new slogan, “A Place You Call Home.”