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It’s November, and this month is usually associated with the holidays and cooler wintery weather however it is also National Diabetes Awareness Month.  Did you know those diagnosed have face challenges daily?  Diabetes can affect every decision – what to eat, wear, do and other decisions about how they'll take care of themselves. Yet the 24/7 burden of diabetes management is often misunderstood. National Diabetes Month is observed every November so individuals, health care professionals, and communities across the country can bring attention to this chronic illness and its impact on millions.

Diabetes is one of the leading causes of disability and death in the United States. It can cause blindness, nerve damage, kidney disease, and other health

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This year, some of the best high-academic baseball players in the country will flock to Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, Florida to showcase their talent in front of more than 70 collegiate recruiters.

From Air Force to Yale, college coaches in attendance will be scouting for promising young baseball players at the only Headfirst Honor Roll Camp in the Southeast area of the United States.

The morning will include offensive and defensive showcases, batting practice, objective measurements, and three live games. The Headfirst Honor Roll team- all of which are either current or former high-academic athletes themselves- will offer insight, guidance, and advice.

Video footage of the camp will be distributed to coaches in attendance, and will be tagged

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Classical music, by definition, is music written in the European tradition during a period lasting approximately from 1750 to 1830.  Such forms of the symphony, concerto, and sonata were standardized.    Lynn University, 3601 North Military Trail, Boca Raton, offers a Conservatory of Music.  The Lynn Philharmonia performs classical masterpieces during their recurrent concert sequence.

The Lynn Conservatory is one of the leading conservatories in a university environment.  A raised standard of musical training “welcomes a world-class artist faculty, produces highly talented and motivated students, and delivers critically acclaimed performances.”  The wide-ranging repertoire challenges these talented virtuosos.  

As we know, classical music has the

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Florida Atlantic University’s rock climbing center has opened an outdoor climbing center.  It is located at the north end of the campus in Boca Raton, 777 Glades Road.  It is open to the public Wednesday evenings and Sunday afternoons. 

Rock climbing is an activity in which partakers climb up, down or across natural rock formations or artificial rock walls. The goal is to reach the summit of a natural or artificial formation. The idea is to reach this point of an outlined predetermine route without falling.

Rock climbing is a physically and mentally challenging sport.  A climber must possess strength, agility, stamina, as well as balance. Focus and mental control are essential for a successful climb.  Sport climbing focuses on the physical

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Halloween in Hobe Sound will require you running for your life (slightly exaggerated). Zombies have been spotted! Are you up to this years annual Halloween “You Can Run but Not Hide” Race at the Pine School’s campus?  This a great family friendly event, so bring the young and the young at heart.

Beware on October 19th, 2018, as the zombies will be running amongst us.  A zombie is a corpse that has been turned into a creature having a crusade but not a rational thought and very hungry. It's best to come out dressed in a Halloween costume or zombie outfit. To endure the race, you must traverse a 5K course with off-road and street terrain. The run is easy. It's avoiding the zombies that can get a bit thorny, specifically they're after your flags.

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Twelve schools in Palm Beach County are now making sure kids get a full three meals a day by beginning to serve dinner. The meals will be offered at no charge for any students in after-school programs and each will contain a meat or a protein alternative, a grain, fruit, a vegetable and milk. 

According to Feeding America, an organization providing food to hungry children, nearly 20 percent of kids do not know where their next meal is coming from. To help get this number closer to zero, twelve schools have joined 55 other sites in Palm Beach County to serve dinner on a daily basis for kids in need.

These are the schools that are now participating:

Congress Middle School, Boynton Beach

 Osceola Creek Middle School, Loxahatchee

 Woodlands

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Since the Dolphins added former Dwyer High School tight end, Nick O'Leary, to the team just two days ago, there are now 22 players on NFL rosters in the 2018 regular season who played in high school in Palm Beach County. Check out this list (alphabetical order by last name) and see if you did or didn't know they're from Palm Beach:

Kelvin Benjamin. Wide Receiver for the Bills. Went to Glades Central.

Travis Benjamin. Wide Receiver for the Chargers. Went to Glades Central.

Matt Bosher. Punter for the Falcons. Went to Jupiter High.

Jon Bostic. Linebacker for the Steelers. Went to Palm Beach Central.

Jacoby Brissett. Quarterback for the Colts. Went to Dwyer.

Jatavis Brown. Linebacker for the Chargers. Went to Glades Central.

Jordan

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On Thursday, September 20th, the Loxahatchee River Center will be holding a home school workshop entitled “Shark Senses and Habitat” from 10:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.

This drop off only program will include a hands-on activity about sharks, and is geared towards children ages 5-11. Registration is required to attend, and cost is $3 per child.

For more information and registration, go HERE.

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The Florida Atlantic University football team is chalking up last week’s loss in Oklahoma as a learning experience, and fans are flocking to the FAU Stadium in Boca Raton tomorrow for the first home game of the season. Head coach Lane Kiffin has announced the team will be wearing all red, and asks that fans do the same.

 

The hometown heroes will be playing Air Force, and it will be the first meeting between the two teams. If the Owls win this game, it would be the program’s 88th win, and it will extend FAU’s home win streak to eight.

 

The first FAU football home game of the 2018 season is Saturday, September 8th at 2:00 pm at FAU stadium in Boca Raton versus Air Force. It will be aired live on FOX Television, as well as on ESPN West

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Florida Atlantic University is off to an exciting start this year, which has conjured an eager following throughout Palm Beach County. The anticipated 2018 season for the promising team has student tickets sold out and locals filling entire planes to attend away games. Even those who can’t travel are flocking to sports bars to watch Lane Kiffin’s Owls play Oklahoma this Saturday. In true Palm Beach County fashion, FAU has decided to give back to the heroes in our community with the “Seats For Heroes” program.

“Seats for Heroes” is a chance to celebrate and honor members of the military as well as all first responders. Owl fans can purchase and donate $5 end zone tickets for any FAU home game. The “Seats for Heroes” tickets will be donated to active

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