Faces & Places

PBSC President Dennis Gallon to retire in June 2015

Dr. Dennis P. Gallon, president of Palm Beach State College since 1997, will retire from that post effective June 30, 2015. Gallon informed the PBSC District Board of Trustees of his decision Aug. 12. “President Gallon has been a pillar of the college and the community for the past 17 years,” said Carolyn L. Williams, board chairperson. “We celebrate his …

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Royal Palm Beach resident Elizabeth Corrigan commissioned with USMC

Elizabeth Corrigan of Royal Palm Beach was commissioned Aug. 8 as Second Lieutenant to serve in the United States Marine Corps following her graduation from Officer Candidates School in Quantico, Va. Corrigan will now attend The Basic School in Quantico for 26 weeks beginning in September. 2nd Lt. Corrigan graduated from Florida State University earlier this year and also attended …

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St. Michael Lutheran church sends missionary team to Haiti

A missionary team from St. Michael Lutheran Church in Wellington recently traveled to Haiti to support the Village of Hope Lazarus Project, a Christian fund-raising organization that supports programs and …

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Palm Beach Zoo volunteer stays young at heart

Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society volunteer Esther Bondareff is surrounded by zoo staff at the zoo’s Tropics Café June 11 as friends and staff members gathered to celebrate Bondareff’s 99th birthday.

The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society just held a celebration that comes around about once a century. The zoo hosted a birthday party for one of its own – Palm Beach Zoo volunteer Esther …

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Family picnic benefits Hanley Center

The Hanley Center Foundation’s recently held 19th Annual Family Picnic helped raise critical funds for Hanley Center’s prevention and education programs. …

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KidSanctuary’s 2nd Annual Haute Hoedown a success

KidSanctuary’s 2nd Annual Haute Hoedown

More than 300 cowboys and cowgirls had a boot-stomping time as they converged at the National Croquet Center on March 22 to celebrate KidSanctuary’s 2nd Annual Haute Hoedown. …

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