News for Community

Friday, January 15, 2021
Smoothie Me Please Opening in the Former Dairy Belle Location[Riviera Beach, FL.] Smoothie Me Please is opening in the former Dairy Belle Location in Riviera Beach, thanks to the partnership with Riviera Beach CRA. The Riviera Beach CRA formulated an RFP to award a deserving emerging business with an opportunity to operate a 500 square foot storefront space. This process was started in 2018. The ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Promotion/Recognition, Community, Press Release
Thursday, January 14, 2021
Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast, in partnership with the Palm Beach County School District and the Frederick A. DeLuca Foundation, is excited to launch our inaugural JA Inspire program this school year. This game-changing career development program will impact 5,000+ local middle school students. JA Inspire allows students to:• Connect with professionals from some of the ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
FAU ASCEND (Advancing STEM-Community Engagement through Neuroscience Discovery) Brain Institute, in partnership with the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, is once again offering the NeuroExplorers virtual neuroscience learning opportunity during the Spring 2021 semester for kids grades 6-8. Led by real professional neuroscientists, students will learn about the brain by using cutting-edge ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Education
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Education and Civic Leader Alexandria Ayala to Spearhead Community Engagement for The Markarian GroupPALM BEACH GARDENS, FL January 11, 2020 – Today, prominent South Florida law firm The Markarian Group announced local education and civic leader Alexandria Ayala as its Director of Communications & Community Engagement, continuing the practice’s longstanding commitment to improving the quality of ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Press Release, Community, Human Interest, Promotion/Recognition
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
ADA-Compliant Beach Equipment at Riviera Beach Marina Village Waterfront is Getting Popular  Although state and local beach-related ordinances continue to change frequently these days, at least one Riviera Beach CRA waterfront initiative continues to ramp up in popularity: floating wheelchairs and beach mats to assist beachgoers with disabilities.  The Riviera Beach Community Redevelopment ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest, Promotion/Recognition
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
The Lighthouse ArtCenter (LAC) reopens its doors, welcoming visitors to experience a dynamic season of visual art in the freshly renovated and modernized Gallery & 2D Studio. On January 26, 2021, the 7,500-square-foot gallery kicks off the season with two concurrent exhibitions: Soul on Art: Ghosts of Africa and Radical Jewelry Makeover. Soul on Art: Ghosts of Africa (January 26-March 10, 2021) ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
Monday, January 11, 2021
West Palm Beach, FL – (Jan. 11, 2021) – Oxbridge Academy announced today that it is expanding its academic offerings to include a middle school to serve seventh and eighth grade students, beginning in August 2021.  “Adding a middle school expands our commitment to offering a world-class education and gives younger students the opportunity to experience and benefit from our enriching culture that ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, January 05, 2021
WEST PALM BEACH – Joseph Abruzzo was officially sworn in Tuesday as Palm Beach County’s Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller, thanking everyone who has supported him during his time in the Florida Legislature and in his new role as Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller, and pledging to build stronger relationships with his fellow Constitutional officers and justice partners.  He also ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, January 04, 2021
Want to adapt and evolve your workplace or organization into an environment that values calm over chaos and fosters peace AND productivity? Wendy Conrad, certified Chief Happiness Officer and founder of Your Happy Workplace, is presenting a new workshop series called "Understanding, Reducing, & Managing Stress in the Workplace" starting on Wednesday, January 27th at 1pm.  This three hour, ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Education, Human Interest
Monday, January 04, 2021
Please join us at 10 a.m. Tuesday, January 5, as Joseph Abruzzo takes the Oath of Office as Palm Beach County’s Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller.  The event is being broadcast to allow everyone to participate virtually, and safely, due to COVID-19. The Oath of Office will be streamed on the Clerk’s YouTube channel, www.youtube.com/clerkpbc, and the video will be available after the ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Dr. Stephanie Bennett has accepted a three-year appointment to lead Wordship, President Dr. Debra A. Schwinn’s initiative to promote respectful conversation that heals and brings people together. Bennett, professor of communication and media ecology, now has an additional title: director of Wordship. In October she led four Tuesday evening lecture/discussion sessions on campus to explain the ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release, Promotion/Recognition
Friday, November 20, 2020
[Riviera Beach, FL.] City of Riviera Beach and Riviera Beach CRA dedicated the Riviera Beach Tribute to Service Monument to our veterans, Gold Star families, and first responders to honor their service, sacrifice, and courage to our country and community.  More than 100 people attended the ceremony at the Riviera Beach Marina Village in Riviera Beach.   The Posting of Flags was done by the ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, November 03, 2020
Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. – Anchor Bank, a Palm Beach Gardens-based community bank, has announced that it has entered into a merger agreement with Hallandale Beach-based Home Federal Bank of Hollywood.  The transaction is subject to a number of conditions, including the receipt of shareholder and regulatory approvals.  Upon the closing, Home Federal Bank of Hollywood’s one location at 900 North ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
     NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Megan Kossove, Director of Communication 561.514.3388megan.kossove@elcpalmbeach.org   THE “ANY TIME IS 3Ts TIME” CAMPAIGN COMES TO PALM BEACH COUNTY, THANKS TO THE PNC FOUNDATION Free, bilingual resources will empower hundreds of parents statewide to advance brain development for children birth to age three   Palm Beach County, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release