Awards/Accolades

Masters of Mastication: World Ranked Competitive Eater Mary Bowers

Masters of Mastication: World Ranked Competitive Eater Mary Bowers

One of the most universal passions in our world is the love of food, and this week’s “Master of Mastication” takes that passion to the next level! With her quirky outfits, tiny stature, and an abundance of spunk, Mary Bowers has shown that in the world of competitive eating, she is the real deal. Recently, […]

Youth Volunteer Bank Awards presented

Youth Volunteer Bank Awards presented

The City of Boynton Beach Education & Youth Advisory Board presented the annual Youth Volunteer Bank awards at the May 16 City Commission Meeting. This year, 9 volunteers, in grades 5-10, recorded 596 hours serving their community.  Service included beach and environmental clean-ups, volunteering at churches, schools, and the YMCA and various activities sponsored by […]

Teens participate in inaugural “No Small Change” program

Teens participate in inaugural “No Small Change” program

The future of philanthropy is bright, thanks to leadership at the Jewish Women’s Foundation of the Greater Palm Beaches (JWF). The nonprofit grant making and advocacy organization, which focuses specifically on supporting the needs of women and girls, launched the “No Small Change” program at the start of the school year; Sunday marked the completion […]

Top chefs massage their meat at Riverwalk Burger Battle VIII

Top chefs massage their meat at Riverwalk Burger Battle VIII

May is National Hamburger Month, when chefs both amateur and professional try to combine fantastic flavors and meaty goodness to come up with a slice of heaven in a bun, thus achieving Burger Nirvana!  This heightened state of carnivorous awareness has always been the fuel behind the Riverwalk Burger Battle, sponsored this year by RIVA, which […]

Nicole Brodi named “Bob Borovy Student Citizen of the Year”

Nicole Brodi named “Bob Borovy Student Citizen of the Year”

The City of Boynton Beach Education & Youth Advisory Board proudly announces Nicole Brodi as the winner of the 18th annual “Bob Borovy Student Citizen of the Year” Award.  Ms. Brodi was presented with a $1,000 check and recognized at the May 16 City Commission Meeting, and will have her name placed on the permanent […]

PBC Financial Management and Budget Earns GFOA Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

PBC Financial Management and Budget Earns GFOA Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

The Palm Beach County Office of Financial Management and Budget has received the 2017 Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada. This marks the 31st consecutive year the Chicago-based, nonprofit professional organization has recognized the county’s budget department. Director Sherry Brown accepted the Certificate of […]