Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Around Town

Kickback Neighborhood Tavern Hosts Grand Opening

The new Kickback Neighborhood Tavern, formerly known as Backstreets, held a grand opening celebration from Thursday, Feb. 18 through Sunday, Feb. 21. Events on Saturday, Feb. 20 included a Wellington Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting, celebrity bartenders, a kids’...

Barky Pines Hosts Puppy Love 5K Run/Walk In RPB

Barky Pines Animal Rescue & Sanctuary held its second annual Puppy Love 5K Run/Walk event on Saturday, Feb. 13 at Royal Palm Beach Commons Park. A chip-timed race was followed by a “fun run” and/or walk with pets. Barky...

World Championship Equestrian Triathlon Returns

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County’s World Championship Equestrian Triathlon was held Monday, Feb. 15 at EyeCandyLand in Wellington. World-renowned athletes delivered thrilling equestrian competition to benefit the Neil S. Hirsch Family Boys & Girls Club...

Community Service Project Feeds 600 At WRMC

Wellington Landings Middle School students Jasper and Arthur Hu-Manning worked with the Wellington Community Foundation to serve approximately 600 lunches to all the employees at Wellington Regional Medical Center on Friday, Feb. 12. As part of their bar mitzvah,...

Boys & Girls Club Annual Golf Classic A Success

Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County’s 39th annual Wellington Golf Classic was a success, despite changes due to COVID-19. The event held on Friday, Jan. 29 at the Wellington National Golf Club was filled with excitement as guests...

Reunion Held At The Old Loxahatchee Schoolhouse

Former students gathered at the Old Loxahatchee Schoolhouse in Yesteryear Village on Tuesday, Jan. 26 during the South Florida Mini Fair to talk over old times and remember departed students. Among the former students honored was the late Ronald...

CAFCI Livestreams Dr. King Celebration In RPB

On Monday, Jan. 18, the Caribbean-Americans for Community Involvement (CAFCI), in collaboration with the Village of Royal Palm Beach and supported by a grant from the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, presented its 19th annual Dr. Martin Luther...

South Florida Fair Presents Scholarship Awards

The South Florida Fair Scholarship Awards were given out on Sunday, Jan. 17 on the Coca-Cola stage. More than 20 students from across Palm Beach County were presented with a total of $49,500 in scholarship money.

South Florida Mini Fair Continues At Fairgrounds

The South Florida Mini Fair, a slimmed-down version of the South Florida Fair, opened Friday, Jan. 15 and continues through Sunday, Jan. 31 at the South Florida Fairgrounds. While adult rides, indoor expos and major concerts are not included,...

Wellington Garden Club Document Shredding Fundraiser

The Wellington Garden Club held a document shredding fundraiser on Saturday, Jan. 16 at the Wellington Municipal Complex with support from Total Shredding. Proceeds will support the club’s charitable contributions for high school, college and camp scholarships for environmental...

Poker Run Supports Lox Groves Scholarship Fund

The second annual Loxahatchee Groves Scholarship Trail Ride & Poker Run was held Sunday, Jan. 10. A total of 49 riders helped raise $2,000 for scholarships through the 5.6-mile trail ride. Sponsors British Feed & Supplies, Southern Palms Bed...

FAU Student Nurses Give Cookies To Local Teachers

FAU Student Nursing Association student nurses Cove Damberg, Kaleigh Williams and Rhiannon Boffa made 400 cookies for teachers, giving out the cookies on Friday, Dec. 18 on the Palms West Charter School. It is the fourth year that Boffa...

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VIDEO: Let’s Move 2021 Kickoff Motivation

This March, Wellington is taking part in the annual “Let’s Move: Commit to Change Physical Activity Challenge.” The challenge...