Awards/Accolades

Flagler Museum Honored with Two Awards in May

Flagler Museum Honored with Two Awards in May

The Henry Morrison Flagler Museum in Palm Beach was honored with the presentation of two awards in May. On May 11, Discover The Palm Beaches (DTPB), the tourism marketing organization for Palm Beach County, presented their second annual Partner of the Year Award, non-accommodations category, to the Flagler Museum. Executive Director, Erin Manning, and Public […]

2018-2020 Florida Healthy School District Award Winners Announced, Palm Beach County Among Silver Winners

2018-2020 Florida Healthy School District Award Winners Announced, Palm Beach County Among Silver Winners

 The Florida Healthy Kids Corporation, in collaboration with the Florida Action for Healthy Kids and Florida Association of District School Superintendents, and as members of the new Florida Partnership for Healthy Schools, have awarded the 2018-2020 Florida Healthy School District Awards to 32 recipients. This two-year award recognizes individual school districts that have met self-assessment […]

Palm Beach County Library System’s Community Research Service Receives National Recognition

Palm Beach County Library System’s Community Research Service Receives National Recognition

The Palm Beach County Library System’s Community Research Service has been recognized with an Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that strengthen services for residents. The Community Research Services was created in 2015 to support local government agencies’ (and later non-profits’) efforts to improve the quality of […]

Happening People – Local Women Nationally Recognized on Forbes Two Times in a Row

Happening People – Local Women Nationally Recognized on Forbes Two Times in a Row

Recently, two local Merrill Lynch financial advisors in Boca Raton, Rachel Barzilay and Christina Cleveland, were named to Forbes’ “Top Women Wealth Advisors” list, which spotlights 250 standout financial strategists across the country, for the second consecutive year. Rachel Barzilay, CAP®, CFP®, CRPC®, a Managing Director, Wealth Management Advisor and Senior Portfolio Manager with Merrill Lynch Wealth Management in […]

Governor’s Hurricane Conference Awards Seven Student Scholarships

Governor’s Hurricane Conference Awards Seven Student Scholarships

The 32nd Annual Governor’s Hurricane Conference®, being held this week at the Palm Beach County Convention Center has announced its annual conference scholarships, provided to college students across the state. “We are excited to again fund students from across Florida to attend the Governor’s Hurricane Conference.  The number of institutions offering emergency management curriculum continues to […]

PB POETRY FESTIVAL to Receive $10,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

PB POETRY FESTIVAL to Receive $10,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

 National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $80 million in grants as part of the NEA’s second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2018. Included in this announcement is an Art Works grant of $10,000 to Palm Beach Poetry Festival, Inc. for fostering the writing, reading, performance and appreciation of poetry at its 15th Annual Palm […]