In Brief

Community Partners fund-raiser nets $15,000

Community Partners recently held its fourth annual cocktail fund-raiser at the Jupiter Island home of hostess Denise LeClair Robbins to recognize …

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Village of Wellington seeks resident input

The Village of Wellington is inviting residents to participate in an online survey to improve bicycle and pedestrian pathways and destinations. Recently, the village held a cyclist and pedestrian forum at the Wellington Community Center. Attendees were invited to share their ideas on how to make the village more pedestrian and bicycle friendly and to complete a questionnaire about their …

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Peggy Adams Rescue League receives $50,000 grant

Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League has announced it is the recipient of a $50,000 grant from Best Friends Animal Society, a national animal welfare organization headquartered in Utah. The grant will provide 1,000 free spay/neuter surgeries for owned and community trapped cats in select areas of Palm Beach County. “We are extremely grateful for this funding from Best Friends in …

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Graduates of N.Y.C. high school to hold South Florida reunion

Attention graduates of Abraham Lincoln High School in Brooklyn: it’s time for a reunion! The Abraham Lincoln High School Florida Alumni Association will host a reunion for all Lincoln graduates Sunday, Feb. 15 at the Coral Springs Marriott Hotel, 11775 Heron Bay Blvd. Reservations are necessary as tickets will not be available at the door. Since its inception in the …

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Florida Ombudsman Program seeks local volunteers

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference in your community? The Florida Ombudsman Program currently has local volunteer opportunities available. Volunteers visit with residents of nursing homes and assisted living facilities to ensure they are treated with dignity and respect and receiving the care they deserve. Ombudsman volunteers receive special training and participate in monthly meetings. To learn more about becoming an ombudsman …

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