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Local Artist Claire Salmon Takes Part In International Mural Project

The Kijana Educational Empowerment Initiative has connected two creative artists, Jesse Otukho in western Kenya and Claire Salmon of The Acreage, to develop collaborative murals on the walls of the organization’s new Global Innovation School in Sabatia-Butere, Kenya. While the...

Wellington Resident Audrena Scurry Stars As Rosa Parks In New Play

The Palm Beach Institute for the Entertainment Arts (PBIEA) is celebrating Black History Month by bringing the original play Intersection of Lincoln and Parks to the stage featuring Wellington resident Audrena Scurry. Production dates are Thursday, Feb. 25 through...

Wellington Rotary Supports Nonprofit Back To Basics

The Wellington Rotary Club has continued to support the local nonprofit Back to Basics. That support included not only providing volunteers for both the School Uniform Program and Christmas Angel Program, but also with a donation of $6,000 to...

Murleve Roberts Of RPB Earns Awards For Essay And Poetry

Royal Palm Beach resident Murleve Roberts, daughter of Yvonne C. Belefanti-Roberts and Thomas A. Roberts, was recently awarded a 2020 Gold Circle Award by Columbia University’s Columbia Scholastic Press Association for her essay “Ora Di Korsou.” This award compliments...

Local Author Jillian Rodriguez Launches Kickstarter Campaign For New Book

Local children’s book author Jillian Rodriguez recently announced the launching of her Kickstarter campaign for the second book in her educational children’s book series. I’ll Meet You Where the Moon Touches the Water will be available for preorder on...

Christine Lowman Honored As 2020 Nurse Of The Year

Marking the completion of the first year administering the Daisy Award, Palms West Hospital celebrated labor and delivery nurse Christine Lowman as recipient of the 2020 Nurse of the Year Daisy Award. A Wellington resident, Lowman has been a...

Wellington Rotary Club Continues Long-Running Dictionary Tradition

The Rotary Club of Wellington recently delivered 1,200 dictionaries to third-grade students attending elementary schools in Wellington, plus nearby Benoist Farms Elementary School, the club’s adopted school. For the past 20-plus years, Rotarians have gone to each third-grade classroom and...

Garden Club Members Help Keep Wellington Beautiful

Wellington Garden Club members are always working to keep Wellington beautiful. Four times a year, under the guidance of Jim Thompson and Kay Brown, members of club participate in Wellington’s adopt-a-street program by picking up litter along Greenbriar Blvd....

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,...

Annual Barry Crown Walk For The Animals Goes Virtual

The Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League’s 20th annual Barry Crown Walk for the Animals is going virtual this year and will host a special celebration on social media on Saturday, Feb. 20. Although the walk is virtual, participants will still...

World Famous Polo Players Will Participate In Great Futures Polo Day

Some of the world’s most famous and popular polo players will participate in the Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County’s 2021 Great Futures Polo Day on Sunday, March 14 at the Grand Champions Polo Club, located at...

Todd Dahlstrom New Board Chair At Young Friends Of The Palm Beach Symphony

Wellington resident Todd Dahlstrom, PNC Wealth Management vice president and senior business development officer for South Florida, has been named board chair of Young Friends of the Palm Beach Symphony, a group consisting of active professionals in their 20s,...

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