Monday, August 10, 2020

Around Town

Outsiders Drill Team Practices For Upcoming Event

Outsiders Drill Team members held a practice on Monday, July 27 at Old Cypress in Loxahatchee Groves. Riders practiced several choreographed maneuvers to music, such as the pinwheel and the whip. The local drill team is getting...

Rotarians Help Back To Basics With School Uniforms

Wellington Rotary Club members gathered at the Back to Basics warehouse in Wellington on Monday, July 20 to help the local nonprofit distribute new school uniforms to students in need. Representatives from different schools dropped by to...

Repticon Returns To The South Florida Fairgrounds

Repticon returned to the South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center on July 18 and 19 featuring snakes, tarantulas, bearded dragons and more for sale. Vendors were selling all necessary items to house and care for reptiles, including food...

Yesteryear Village Re-Opens At The Fairgrounds

Yesteryear Village, a 9-acre living history park at the South Florida Fairgrounds, has re-opened for visitors Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays in a limited capacity under COVID-19 guidelines. Last weekend, guests got to see demonstrations of woodturning and...

Palms West Hospital Employees Enjoy Kona Ice Treat

MaxHealth Chiropractic provided Kona Ice to the staff, providers and patients at Palms West Hospital on Friday, July 3. The donation lifted the spirits of all of those working on the frontlines. Dr. Max and Jenn Cohen...

Fair Eats Drive-Thru Proves Popular At Fairgrounds

Thousands of people enjoyed their favorite fair foods over the holiday weekend at the "Fair Eats Drive-Thru at the South Florida Fairgrounds" held Friday, July 3 through Sunday, July 5. The menu included popular items like turkey...

Kids Cancer Foundation Fourth Of July Drop By

The Kids Cancer Foundation in Royal Palm Beach held a Fourth of July Drop By on Friday, July 3. Families and patients drove up and received goody bags with arts & crafts, treats, toys and more. Each...

Relay For Life Presents Virtual Luminaria Ceremony

The Relay for Life of Western Palm Beach County held a moving Virtual Luminaria Ceremony at the Wellington Promenade behind the Wellington Community Center on the evening of Monday, June 22. This American Cancer Society event honored...

Christ Community Church Breaks Ground For Building

Christ Community Church held a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday, June 17 at its future home along Lake Worth Road in front of the Wellington Shores neighborhood at Barefoot Lake Drive in Wellington. Pastor Peter Bartuska led the...

Wolverine Band Boosters Association Car Parade

The Wolverine Band Boosters Association, a nonprofit organization that supports the Wellington High School Mighty Wolverine Sound Band, hosted an end-of-year celebration for all of the band members on Saturday, June 13 at the Wellington Community Center....

Cars For A Cure Parade At Palms West Hospital

Pediatric patients at Palms West Hospital were in for a surprise on Saturday, June 6 when a fleet of vintage cars paraded the hospital grounds. Former patients and their families were also invited for the “drive-by event”...

Polo Star Hosts Virtual Pizza Party At B&G Club

International polo star Nic Roldan handed out pizzas from Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza to club families on Friday, June 5 at the Neil S. Hirsch Family Boys & Girls Club in Wellington. In collaboration...

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Acreage Groups To Host A Series Of Equine Clinics Starting Aug. 15

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A Lazy Summer Weekend Is Perfect Pool Time… Kinda

THE SONIC BOOMER As a welcome respite from all things COVID, my daughter Jennifer invited me to come hang...

VIDEO: Wellington Utility Bill New Design

Wellington’s utility billing department is changing systems. Due to this change, there will be some limitations of service prior to the scheduled...

PBC Officials Update Community On COVID-19

Palm Beach County Mayor Dave Kerner held a media briefing Friday, Aug. 7 at the Emergency Operations Center on local COVID-19 mitigation...