Palm Beach Perspective

Palm Beach Perspective

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March 12, 2020 24 min
Talked with Vaness Moss, Director of Communications, Palm Health Foundation and Joanna Peluso, Healthier Jupiter, Jupiter Medical Center about the foundations' Let's Move Initiative that happens in March. The entire month is dedicated to encourage residents to "get moving" to improve their health. There are all kinds of fun events scheduled throughout the month for the listeners to participate in "Let's Mo...
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February 27, 2020 28 min
Talked with Maurice Costigan, Owner O'Shea's Irish Pub, Board Moonfest and Peter Gates, Cheif Retail Officer, Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County. Maurice and the business owners on the 500 block of Clematis are working with the City of WPB/Downtown Development Authority to activate the 500 block. They close the block to vehicular traffic starting at 5pm on Friday through 10pm on Sunday. Listeners can come out and ...
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Talked with Jay Van Vechten, Founder/Director, Boca Boating & Beach Bash for People with Disabilites. Their 12th Annual Boating and Beach Bash for People with Disabilities is happening at Spanish River Park, 3001 North Ocean Boulevard (State Road A1A), Boca Raton, FL 33431 on Sunday, March 1st. It's free and great fun for the whole family. They have activities on boats, the beach and musical entertainment throughout t...
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February 12, 2020 25 min
Talked with Lisa McDulin, Director of Advancement, Place of Hope. Place of Hope is a unique, faith-based, state-licensed children’s organization providing family-style foster care (emergency and long-term); family outreach and intervention; maternity care; safety for victims of domestic minor sex trafficking; transitional housing and support services for youth aging out of foster care; housing and support services for homeless fam...
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February 6, 2020 26 min
Talked with Carolyn Williams-Smith, Interim CEO, YWCA Palm Beach County. They are a 501 (c)(3) organization committed to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. They have lots of programs some of which are: Harmony House a safe shelter for women/children escaping from domestic violence (rapid re-housing for women who are able to move to a new safe residence with rental/utili...
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January 30, 2020 26 min
Talked with Scott Benarde, Dir of Communications, Gladys Ramizrez, Public Programs Mgr and Kate Faulkner, Assoc Curator of Education for Public Programs from the Norton Museum of Art. They have a lot of great programs and exhibitions running. Today is the last day to see the Georgia O'Keefe exhibition. Coming up they have: Robert Rauschenberg: Five Decades from the Whitney’s Collection, American Art Posters from the Leonard...
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January 23, 2020 26 min
Talked with Dr. Ron Davis and Stacey DeLoye, Comm. Dir. from Scripps Research in Jupiter. Dr. Davis and his team are working on research advancements related to Alzheimer's and autism as well as other neurological diseases. There is a focus on finding therapeutic treatments that can prevent/stop Alzheimer's disease as right now only a few medications are available to the public and they don't provide long term treatme...
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January 17, 2020 26 min
Talked with Erick Gill, Communications Director. St. Lucie County, FLorida. They have a wide variety of programs for the residents in St. Lucie. They are preparing for the upcoming 2020 Census by asking folks to create committees to help with the count. Job info is available at 2020Census.gov.
The Library system has books, story time, crafts, creative spaces, all kinds of book clubs as well as digital service such as Fregal that...
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January 9, 2020 26 min
Talked with Charlene Farrington, Exec Dir., Spady Cultural Heritage Museum. Located in Delray Beach, FL they are located in the former home of Solomon D. Spady. The museum offers a wide variety of programs to the community from exhibits, to historical bus tours, Saturday kimetic yoga, youth programs and events. They currently have a graphic novel exhibition Eroica feature heroes of color running. This year listeners can partic...
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December 26, 2019 25 min
Talked with Stephanie Surrena, PR Specialist, Office of Public Engagement and Anthony Austin, Volunteer Coordinator, Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department. They have a lot of fun things happening in January to help listeners meet some of those New Year's resolutions. There are 5 different 5k Walk/Run events for those who want to be more fit. They have a couple historical reenactment events so we can learn from hi...
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December 19, 2019 25 min
Talked with Jennifer McCorvey, Casey Cares Foundation and Kristina Holt, South Florida Science Center and Aquarium. Casey Cares provides upbeat, positive programming for critically ill children and their families. Events like popcorn/movie/pj night, football games, bowling, trips to the science center, etc. They are teaming up with the SF Science Center for Noon Year's Eve at 11am on 12/31/19. Kids and grown-ups are encoura...
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December 13, 2019 25 min
Talked with Elizabeth Dashiell, PR Mounts Botanical Garden of Palm Beach County. Mounts has just opened their 2nd Annual Garden of Lights event. The gardens are beautifully decorated with Holiday lights. And while listeners are there, they can still check out the Stick works exhibition from earlier in the year. The Garden of Lights runs from December 13-15, 19-23, and 26-29, 2019
6-8:30 pm (last entry at 8 pm; no rain dates) $8 ...
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November 26, 2019 26 min
Talked with Marc D. Hopin, CPA CEO and Elaine Rotenberg, PhD Clinical Director from Fred & Gladys Alpert Jewish Family Service (Alpert JFS). They are an accredited provider and offer a wide variety of programs ( you don't have to be Jewish to receive services) including psychiatric care, teen mentoring, respite for caregivers, housing, etc. They have several events coming up: Never Again – A Benefit for Our Local Holocaus...
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November 25, 2019 26 min
Talked with Doreen Robinson, VP & Fundraising Chair, and Elizabeth Dashiell, PR, Community Caring Center of Palm Beach County. Their mission is to create a healthier community through nutrition education, social services and economic development programs. They grow food, teach about food as well as how to cook it in their Nutrition Education & Children's Gardening Classes. They also do fundraisers throughout the yea...
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November 21, 2019 25 min
Talked with Rusty Young, Music Works Concerts and Elizabeth Dashiell, PR Palm Beach about this seasons Classic Album Live series of shows at Old School Square. They believe that not only should music entertain, it should make a difference, so at all of their shows a local or national a non-profit will benefit from the performance. Non-profits/charities can reach to Rusty on the website for consideration. Music Works is putting...
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November 14, 2019 26 min
Talked with Nancy, Maria and Elizabeth from Lighthouse Art Center. They just wrapped up an exciting exhibition called Tattoo and have a new one Lush running now through January 9th. The center offers classes for kids and adults. They have a wide variety of programs for adults to enjoy including: fused glass, art, sculpture, jewelry/metal work. Listeners can find all the programs and events at www.lighthousearts.org
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November 6, 2019 25 min
Talked with Fatima, Jeff and Lucy from the Florida Native Plant Society. They are a non-profit that is dedicated to educating/promoting the preservation, conservation and restoration of native plants in Florida. The native plants thrive better, use less water and make more sense economically. They also help restore the food chain by encouraging the butterflies, bees, insects that are a necessary part of the food chain. Listener...
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October 31, 2019 25 min
Talked w Linda Birdsey and Ashley Douglass, from the Kravis Center. They are starting their 2019/2020 season with lots of great shows including Fiddler on the Roof, Come From Away, Hamilton, Dave Koz, Roger Waters, A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Forum, The Play that goes Wrong, and Gilberto Santa Rosa Amor de Los Amores Tour. Their mission is to provide enrichment through arts to the community. They have multiple venues...
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October 24, 2019 24 min
Talked with Amy Bottegal and Elisabeth Glynn from the Audi Stuart Air Show. It's their 30th annual and will be held from Friday November 1st - Sunday November 3rd at Witham Field in Stuart, FL. They have a some new programs: STEAM World for kids, Race the Runway 5k, Classic car show, fireworks, air shows, static displays and more. Listeners can get more details as www.stuartairshow.com
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October 18, 2019 24 min
Talked with Natalie Frendberg, Education Coor, Oxbow Eco-Center and Communications Chair, Indian River Lagoon Science Festival. This is their 6th annual IRL Science Festival. It's happening downtown Ft. Pierce on Saturday, October 26th starting at 10am. They will have over 80 exhibitors including, FAU Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, Smithsonian Marine Station, and well as entertainment from a drum line and step group....
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