Wellington

PB POETRY FESTIVAL Applauds Winners of HS Poetry Contest 2018

PB POETRY FESTIVAL Applauds Winners of HS Poetry Contest 2018

Susan R. Williamson, Director of the Palm Beach Poetry Festival, and Blaise Allen, Ph.D., the Festival’s Director of Community Outreach, today announced the winners of the annual Palm Beach County High School Poetry Contest. The 14th annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival runs January 15-20 at Old School Square in Delray Beach. This year, four of […]

Anne-Marie Campbell becomes the “White Queen” while reading a portion of Sip Tea with Mad Hatter, during educational nonprofit EW Foundation’s “Interactive Story Time” with students from New Horizons Elementary in Wellington. On December 11, 2017, more than 200 children danced, sang and became part of the story during the presentation. Loretta Neff, Author and Founder of EW Foundation, also read Tame Your Manners. Both of Ms. Neff’s books teach character education and etiquette to children, improving social skills and an appreciation for philanthropy that will serve them throughout their lives. At the end of the presentation, all students in attendance received a copy of Tame Your Manners, which includes clever illustrations and correlations of animal characteristics to the manners advice (photo courtesy of EW Foundation).

EW Foundation Presents ‘Interactive Story Time’ to 200 Students at New Horizons Elementary in Wellington

It was a full house on December 11, 2017, when Loretta Neff, Author and Founder of EW Foundation, read Tame Your Manners and Sip Tea with Mad Hatter during her “Interactive Story Time” to students at New Horizons Elementary in Wellington. More than 200 children danced, sang and became part of the story during the […]

Palm Beach Travel Co-Hosts Fundraiser for Hurricane Irma Victims

Palm Beach Travel Co-Hosts Fundraiser for Hurricane Irma Victims

Palm Beach Travel, a South Florida based boutique travel agency specializing in exclusive trips and experiences, saw firsthand the devastation that took place following the hurricanes this past season and wanted to do something to help. Their plan? To co-host a special fundraiser to help those affected by the devastation of Hurricane Irma. Palm Beach […]

Hanley Foundation Executive Speaks to Rotary of Wellington

Hanley Foundation Executive Speaks to Rotary of Wellington

Turner Benoit, Director of Special Projects and Community Engagement for Hanley Foundation and Debbie Sanacore, President of the Rotary Club of Wellington, spoke at a recent luncheon meeting of the Rotary at the Wanderers’ Club in Wellington. Benoit shared information about Hanley Foundation’s programming and grant support for statewide substance use disorder advocacy, prevention, education, and […]

Storytime for Grownups: Villains… They’re Just Like Us

Storytime for Grownups: Villains… They’re Just Like Us

Dwight Shrute, of “The Office” fame, said, “A hero is part-human and part-supernatural. A hero is born out of childhood trauma, or out of a disaster that must be avenged.” Villains, in many cases, are mirror images of their superhero foes. I think there’s a lesson there. While you ponder this quandary, check out these […]

Palm Beach County Library System Presents the Bridging Faiths Series

Palm Beach County Library System Presents the Bridging Faiths Series

Starting this July, the Palm Beach County Library System is proud to offer the Bridging Faiths series. A series designed to encourage awareness and understanding of the diverse community that makes the Palm Beaches a great place to live. Through July and October, we’ll explore topics of fasting, religious attire, pilgrimages, tolerance, respect and forgiveness. […]