In Brief

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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Palm Beach Zoo welcomes Malayan tiger

The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society has added a new member to its family, a Malayan tiger named Angin. Angin is a four-year-old, 220-pound male tiger that came from Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa on Nov. 11. The tiger, whose name means “wind” in Indonesian, is currently staying in a required 30-day quarantine at the Palm Beach Zoo’s Melvin …

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Lifeguard certification to be held in Wellington

Interested in learning the skills you need to score an amazing summer job or begin a fun and exciting career as a professional lifeguard? If so, plan to attend the American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Class at the Wellington Aquatics Complex in December. This class teaches entry-level participants the expertise needed to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and …

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Palm Beach Dramaworks accepting submissions

Palm Beach Dramaworks has announced that The Dramaworkshop, a play development program launched this fall, will accept submissions of new plays through Dec. 31. Playwrights interested in presenting their work for consideration are encouraged to read the guidelines, which can be found online by clicking here. Work submitted in hard copy, via email, or outside the submission period will not …

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