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Josh Hirsch

Happening People: Susan G. Komen South Florida Announces Josh Hirsch as New Director of Mission and Communications

Susan G. Komen South Florida, the community’s most respected and knowledgeable organization dedicated to the fight against breast cancer, is proud to announce the addition of Josh Hirsch. Hirsch, who has worked in the Palm Beach County nonprofit community since 2006, will serve as the director of mission and communications. “We are incredibly excited to […]

Another ‘wild’ turnout for the Palm Beach Zoo Stacey Konwiser Memorial Save the Tiger 5K

Another ‘wild’ turnout for the Palm Beach Zoo Stacey Konwiser Memorial Save the Tiger 5K

Over 400 people kicked up their heels for endangered species this morning at the Palm Beach Zoo. It’s estimated that fewer than 250 Malayan Tigers remain in the wild, and events such as this help support the zoo’s partnership with the Wildlife Conservation Society. Next up in the zoo’s Big Cat Race Series is the […]

Adopt-A-Family launches capital campaign, receives $1 million gift

Adopt-A-Family launches capital campaign, receives $1 million gift

Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches, Inc. kicks off their “Hope Begins with a Home” affordable housing capital campaign with a $1,000,000 gift from a private donor.  The funding will support the soon-to-be-built Third Avenue Homes development in Lake Worth, which will provide housing to 14 families and their children who are homeless, or at risk […]

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 […]

Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise brings goodwill to Caribbean post hurricane devastation

Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise brings goodwill to Caribbean post hurricane devastation

The recent sailing of the Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise brought an outpouring of goodwill, fundraising support, and free music to San Juan, Puerto Rico, the B.V.I. of Tortola and Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos. The Blues Cruise (LRBC) embarked on its 30th full ship charter from February 4-11, 2018 with over 25 music groups […]

Palm Beach Opera to Present Distinguished Tenor Matthew Polenzani at 2019 Gala

Palm Beach Opera to Present Distinguished Tenor Matthew Polenzani at 2019 Gala

Palm Beach Opera is honored to announce that internationally-renowned tenor Matthew Polenzani will headline the company’s 2019 Gala on March 2, 2019, at Manalapan’s luxurious Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa.  Praised by The New York Times for his “ardor, richness and power,” Polenzani is among the most gifted tenors of his time. This season, the Chicago native returned to […]