Palm Beach Perspective

Palm Beach Perspective

The latest on the Palm Beaches' health, entertainment, and gossip.

Episodes

May 15, 2024 27 mins
Talked with CDR SEAL (Ret) Grant Mann, Executive Director Navy SEAL Museum in Ft. Pierce, Florida.  Their mission is to "preserve the history and heritage of the U.S. Navy SEALS, honor our fallen and care for our families."  The museum's vision "provides and educational environment for a diverse audiene of all ages via a world-class museum combining historical artifacts with the most current technology.  They hope to inspire patrio...
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Talked with Marjorie Waldo, President and CEO, Arts Garage.  Their mission is to "deliver innovative, diverse, meaningful and accessbile visual and performing arts experiences to Delray Beach and South Florida."  Arts Garage offers Music, Visual Arts, Arts Education, Comedy, Theatre and opportunities to volunteer.  Arts Garage had open mic nights for comedy, poetry and all arts.  They have a wide variety of music including upcoming...
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Talked with Brittany Grimshaw Houghtlin, MS, Palm Beach County Youth Services and Oshane Lawrence, Palm Beach County Parks "Get Your Green On" about  May's Mental Health and Trauma Informed Care awareness.  Youth Services provides free therapy/counseling for children up to 22 years old.  There are multiple locations in Palm Beach County, including a residential facility. Listeners can go to pbc.gov/youthservices to get more details...
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Talked with Andy McAusland, CEO and Jennifer Sellars, Chief Programs Officer, Mental Health America of the Palm Beaches.  MHAPB, mission is to create a supportive community where all people can flourish.  They offer programs including Clubhouses where members build skills, relationship and increase their confidence.  At Peer Place Well Being Center they offer a less structured setting  than the clubhouses. Members can drop in any t...
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April 18, 2024 29 mins
Talked with Barbara Abernathy, CEO, Pediatric Oncology Support Team (P.O.S.T.).  They have been providing support for families with children who are receiving cancer treatment for twenty-six years.  "POST provides counseling services, case management, financial crisis stabilization, support groups, hospital visits, educational planning, services for siblings and bereavement care."  The services are 100% free for families who have a...
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April 10, 2024 29 mins
Talked with Emilie Travis, Okeeheelee Nature Center (ONC) and Alissa Koch, Daggerwing Nature Center about upcoming Earth Day events and programs they offer.  Okeeheelee is having their Earth Day celebration on Saturday April 20th from 10am to 3pm.  They are starting the day off with several walks. 10am Guided Bird Walk, ONC & Audobon Everglades, 10:30am Guided Nature & Deer Walk, ONC & Florida Trail Association, 11am Po...
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April 4, 2024 27 mins
Talked with Lauren Jenkins, Environmental Education Coordinator and Tessa Roberts, Senior Environmental Community Outreach Coordinator, Volunteer Coordinator from Oxbow Eco Center. They are getting celebrating Earth Month and getting ready for their 20th St. Lucie Earth Day Festival.  Admission is free and they have multiple locations for parking with free shuttle service.  Music is provided by Neuvaux Honkies and there will me lot...
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March 25, 2024 27 mins
Talked with Bill Hayes, Producing Artistic Director of Palm Beach Dramaworks.  "Palm Beach Dramaworks is a professional nonprofit theatre company that engages, entertains and educates audiences with provocative and timeless productions that personally impact each individual."  Their Dramasworkshop is a lab for encouraging developing new plays and assisting playwrights to nurture their work.  They are running  Arthur Miller's Pulitz...
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March 20, 2024 28 mins
Talked with Greg Quattlebaum, CEO, Quantum House.  Their mission: "Quantum House is a caring and supportive home that lessens the burden for families whose children are receiving treatment in Palm Beach County for a serious medical condition."  And for the month of March, Quantum House has teamed up with Jersey Mike's restaurants in Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast for a month long fundrasing campaign.  When listeners order...
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March 14, 2024 27 mins
Talked with Campbell Mobley, Curator, Flagler Museum and Elizabeth Dashiell about the Flagler Museum. The mission of the Henry Morrison Flagler Museum is to preserve and interpret Whitehall, Henry Flagler’s legacy, and America’s Gilded Age, in ways that inspire every generation to
perpetuate and emulate the traditions and values that have made America the most prosperous and generous nation in history.  "When it was completed in 190...
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March 7, 2024 28 mins
Talked with Erick Gill, Director Communications Division St. Lucie County Florida. They have a wide variety programs for residents and visitors to enjoy. These are available at the Fenn Center
• Monday, March 11 @ 9 a.m. – Heart Health Walk
• Monday, March 11 @ 9 a.m. – Open Recreation - Pickleball & Basketball
• Monday, March 11 @ noon & 6 p.m. – Zumba Classes
• Tuesday, March 12 @ 9 a.m. – Heart Health Walk
• Tuesday, March ...
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February 29, 2024 28 mins
Talked with Antoinette Giamalva, Library Supervisor, Adult Services, Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach. Mandel is offering a wide variety of programs for the community during Women's "Herstory" month. Listeners can enjoy Women of Opera on Friday March 8th from 12:30-1:30pm, JASNA Presents Jane Austen and Being a Female Writer in Her TIme on Saturday March 16th from 2-3pm, The Power of the Prima Donna in the Nineteeth Century...
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February 22, 2024 27 mins
Talked with Lowell Van Vechten, Co-Founder and Michael Broday, volunteer working at the marina for the free boat rides, Boating and Beach Bash for People with Disabilities. "It's their 15th Annual Boating & Beach Bash for People with Disabilities – the nation’s largest, free, one-day event for people with disabilities, both seen and unseen – will again welcome back families who love the beach, boat rides and great musical ente...
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February 15, 2024 27 mins
Talked with Jen Scott and Elizabeth Dashiell about the upcoming 30th Annual Lake Worth Streeet Festival. It's put on by the City of Lake Worth for community engagement. Artists sign up ahead of time and get approved by going to https://spf.lakeworthbeachfl.gov/. This year it's on February 24th and 25th . Over 600 artists use the pavement as their canvas for art and masterpiece reproductions.
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Talked with Dana Munson, Marketing Dir., Kravis Center and Elizabeth Dashiell about the upcoming 18th African American Film Festival that happening at the Rinker Playhouse from February 15-18. The whole 6 show series is $70 (a savings of $30). The theme this year is Inventing Beauty, curated by Terri Francis and all films have a panel discussion following the screening. "Dr. Francis and her special guests will take you on a cinema...
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Talked with Laura Issac Norton from Florida Atlantic University Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute. FAU Harbor Branch has a wide variety of programs for the community including their newest addition, a life size humpback whale that listeners can actually walk inside and check out the inner workings. On Friday and Saturday they have the "Discovery" boats tours of the Indian River Lagoon.
From February - May on the 2nd Saturday of ...
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January 25, 2024 27 mins
Talked with Scott Simmons, Public Relations Manager, Norton Museum of Art. The Norton has a wonderful variety of programs/exhibitions running now. Artists in Motion (Impressionist and Modern Masterpieces) is running now through February 18th. And Presence (the photography collection of Judy Glickman Lauder) is on view through March 10th. Coming up on Saturday Feb 10th the Norton will offer Free Admission for Lunar New Year Comm...
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Talked with Misty Stoller, Assoc. Director of Marketing & Communications, Mounts Botanical Gardens and Kevin Box, Artist for Origami in the Garden. "Mounts Botanical Garden is Palm Beach County’s oldest and largest botanical garden. With a mission to inspire and educate through nature and a history spanning more than 40 years, Mounts Botanical is hidden gem located in the heart of the Palm Beaches behind Palm Beach Internati...
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December 6, 2023 28 mins
Talked with Elizabeth Dashiell, Elizabeth@dashiellcommunications.com about all the holiday/new year events around Palm Beach and the Treasure coast including: Kravis Center, upcoming shows, Mounts Botanical - origami in the garden, LakeWorth Playhouse, Maltz Jupiter Theatre, The Flagler Museum and their exhibitions, The Wick, Armory Art Center, Lighthouse Center for the Arts, Cox Science Center and their Titanic Exhibit, Ballet Pal...
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December 6, 2023 27 mins
Talked with Meghan Buser, Community Relations & Event Planning Consultant for Lights4Hope.
"Lights 4 Hope, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization created to help bring happiness and hope to families in need.Their mission is to spread joy and to help local families whose child is suffering from terminal illness or from a life changing physical change. They work with local hospitals and community partners to identify famili...
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