Boca Raton Teenager Ava Goldstone Honored with International Youth Award

Ava Goldstone, an 18-year old young woman who has helped to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars and volunteered countless hours to support children with disabilities, has been named the 2018 CARTER Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy, Individual, by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP). The CARTER Award for Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy honors a young […]

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Expanding Opportunities for Women in Honduras

  When a destitute mother is forced to raise her children on her own, her extreme poverty becomes a story of daily survival. Heidi is a 19-year-old single mother trying to raise her two young children in Honduras. Without any job skills, she is unable to earn enough money washing her neighbors’ clothes to feed […]

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A Guide to Summer Camps

There are a lot of options to choose from when considering summer camp. Finding the right camp can be a challenge. Start by considering what you hope your child will get out of camp. It may be a needed change of venue, opportunity to develop confidence, the chance to explore an interest, develop a skill […]

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Luncheon Raises Awareness Concerning Dementia and Alzheimer’s

The 4th Annual Alzheimer’s Luncheon recently took place at the Boca West Country Club, to benefit the Louis & Anne Green Memory and Wellness Center of the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing at Florida Atlantic University, the Alzheimer’s Association and Alzheimer’s Community Care.  This was the first event ever that all three of these organizations combined […]

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Place of Hope Staff to Educate Young People on Human Trafficking

  Place of Hope, Palm Beach County’s largest children’s organization; the Boca West Children’s Foundation; and other partners are fighting to interrupt the recruitment of more young people into the human trafficking system with another weapon – face-to-face education. With a $25,000 grant from the Foundation’s Dream Maker Society, Place of Hope added a Human […]

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CCA Jazz Bank Provides Valentine’s Day Entertainment for Seniors

  Helen and Harold Poole, the newest members of the Covenant Village of Florida family, celebrated their 71st wedding anniversary last month, and on Valentine’s Day they joined fellow residents for the annual dance, where students from Calvary Christian Academy’s jazz band and a cappella group performed music from yesteryear. “This is the generation that […]

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South Florida Bible College Celebrates Opening of New Library

  On February 15, South Florida Bible College & Theological Seminary celebrated the grand opening of its new state-of-the-art Steven R. Sylvester Memorial Library with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and luncheon attended by the Sylvester family as well as college supporters, students, faculty, and staff. “Lord, double your blessing on this college and its new President,” […]

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First Priority Responds to MSD Shooting

On February 14, 2018, a day that is usually filled with celebration turned into tragedy as a gunman stepped onto the campus of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and brutally took the lives of 17 students and faculty. Most everyone in our community has felt the weight of this, but for First Priority Club leaders […]

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