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Two Local Educators Recognized By National Group As Teacher Mentors

The Society for Science & the Public recently provided funding, training, materials and research equipment to make quality STEM learning and instruction easier and possible in the face of COVID-19 shutdowns. The society is...

Patrick Calabrese Opens A Brightway Insurance Agency

More residents in West Palm Beach and the surrounding communities can now experience a better way to buy insurance for their homes, vehicles and more now that Patrick Calabrese has opened Brightway, The Calabrese Agency in West...

GrayRobinson Welcomes Wellington Councilman Michael Drahos To WPB Office

The law firm GrayRobinson PA recently announced that Wellington Councilman Michael Drahos has joined the firm as a shareholder in the West Palm Beach office. “We are thrilled that Michael is joining our firm,”...

Wild Pants 2020: Constructive Fundraising In A Chaotic Year

The year 2020 has already been one for the record books, and it’s about to get wilder. The Arc of Palm Beach County has transformed its annual Wild Pants Party into an outlandish online fundraiser. Wild Pants...

Bricks Busting Boredom Celebrates Five-Year ‘Brick-A-Versary’

Wellington-based nonprofit Bricks Busting Boredom is celebrating its five-year “brick-a-versary,” but instead of throwing Lego parties in children’s hospitals, BBB is asking for the community’s help. Started in 2015, Bricks Busting Boredom has collected...

Girl Scouts Say Thanks By Donating 550 Boxes Of Girl Scout Cookies

The Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida recently donated 550 boxes of Girl Scout cookies to various local healthcare organizations as a way of saying thanks. The organizations that benefited from this “sweet” donation were the Quantum House,...

‘Gigantic Garage Sale’ Returns To The Fairgrounds

The 30th annual Gigantic Garage Sale was held on Saturday, Sept. 19 at the South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center. Shoppers found bargains on clothes, accessories, books, artwork, dishware, toys and so much more. Vendors also sold new...

Make-A-Wish Delivers Customized Golf Cart

Make-A-Wish Southern Florida granted Wellington resident Marianna Mohar’s wish for a customized golf cart on Saturday, Sept. 12. The 12-year-old Wellington resident has been battling for more than five years against an autoimmune disease...

Wellington Resident Pens Children’s Book During Pandemic

Retired Wellington resident Mary Ann Thompson often buys books for her granddaughter Lauren to read, and one day she read some of them herself. “I can do this and teach something as well,” she...

U-Krave Fitness Owner A Featured Trainer On App

As the fitness world continues to evolve with COVID-19 impacts, local professional trainer and studio owner Randa Alami has furthered her inspirational and strength-building prowess to land a coveted spot as a featured trainer on the app...

Social Distancing In Style: How One Woman Is Spreading The Joy During The Pandemic

Author Jill Liberman has always seen the glass half full. As a motivational speaker and founder of Choose Happy, this local resident inspires people to find joy in their lives. It is no surprise...

Martinez Donates To Adopt-A-Family

Gil Martinez, State Farm’s newest Wellington-area agent, recently made a donation to Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches to help support clients of the agency with school supplies. Shown above is Matthew Constantine, CEO of Adopt-A-Family of the...

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Wellington Seniors Enjoy Drive-Through Lunch Treat

Approximately 250 members of the Wellington Seniors Club enjoyed a box lunch giveaway with food from TooJay’s...

Rotary, Crowned Pearls Honored For Humanitarian Efforts

On Tuesday, Sept. 22, the Wellington Village Council issued a proclamation honoring the Crowned Pearls of Wellington and the Wellington Rotary Club...

Seminole Ridge Hawks Ready To Pounce As Football Returns

BY MIKE MAY With the football season at public high schools in Palm Beach County not kicking off until...

Two Local Educators Recognized By National Group As Teacher Mentors

The Society for Science & the Public recently provided funding, training, materials and research equipment to make quality STEM learning and instruction...

Groves Council Postpones Vote On Palms West Plaza Expansion

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council voted Tuesday, Sept. 22 to postpone a decision regarding a request by the owner of the Palms...