July 2012

There are 9 blog entries for July 2012.





Obon, or the Bon Festival, is a traditional Japanese observance held over summer for three days.  It is a holiday which honors ancestors and affords the opportunity to thank them for “contributing to the quality of life enjoyed by the living”.  In Japan, Obon, signifies a special time when the spirits of deceased family members are believed to return for a short visit.  During the Bon Festival, families gather in the village for singing and dancing.  The lively folk dancing is intended to entertain the visiting spirits.  Joyous music, by drummers and flutists, encourage festival-goers to dance in circles.  On the last evening of the three day festival, paper lanterns

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The Junior Cup 2012 took place this past weekend in the renowned BallenIsles Country Club in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. The Junior Cup showcased the future generations of golf’s rising stars. The male and female, superstar golfers enjoyed a weekend of golf and some good competition, beginning July 19-22. The tournament took place at the BallenIsles east course where some of the golf’s most legendary players made history. Legends such as Jack Nicklaus, Sam Snead and Julius Boros have won PGA Championships on this course! 

The Junior Tour was comprised of 36, talented junior golfers. July 19th was deemed the “demo day” and boasted the phenomenal sponsors of the event: Cleveland Golf, Srixon and the Scholarship for Athletes Foundation. At the demo,

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Admirals Cove

Just a bit south of Jupiter Island and north of Palm Beach is another prestigious community in South Florida known as Admiral’s Cove. This family focused gated community is encircled by 45-holes championship golf and 6 miles on inland waterways.  It is easy to see why families are drawn to The Club at Admiral’s Cove with so much to do in the community from boating, golfing, family activities, children’s activities, social, yacht club, and tennis and near perfect year round weather!  Admiral’s Cove is the community for your family.  If you are looking for a luxury golfing and yachting residential country club community in the South East, look no further than Admiral’s Cove.  

Many perceptive buyers have made the choice to call this community home

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Relying on one of the top expert Realtors at Waterfront Properties and Club Communities is an intelligent decision.  Real estate transactions involve one of the biggest financial investments most people occur in their life.  The real estate professionals at Waterfront Properties and Club Communities are held to a high standard of ethics and expected to maintain an expertise level of knowledge of buying and selling in the area of their specialty.

The Waterfront Properties agent can help you establish “your buying power”.   This means, your savings, plus the agent will refer you to lenders best qualified to assist you in your mortgage needs, if necessary.  The Waterfront agent will negotiate a multitude of factors, including but not limited to, price,

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The nonprofit organization Ali’s Alliance celebrated a second successful Casino Night at Abacoa in Jupiter to raise funds for its mission of maintaining an organized, online database of cancer organizations for patients in need of services and support.

The exciting event took place in the elegant golf club, one of the many amenities within the large swath of Jupiter real estate. Games included black jack, craps and tables of roulette, and there also was a nice buffet and entertainment.

David Cowan, founder of Ali’s Alliance, said the event kicked off the “Four Corners Ride,” in which Cowan will steer his motorcycle to the four corners of the United States to raise awareness of the cause.

Photo: Ali's Alliance Marketing Director Derek Felbinger,

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They said you couldn’t have it all, but you proved them all wrong!  You found the perfect area to live in…Jupiter, Florida.  Jupiter, and the surrounding area, has everything a homeowner could dream of including miles of white sand beaches along the crystal clear Atlantic Ocean waters.  Coastal Magazine rated the Town of Jupiter #9 “Happiest Seaside Town in America”.

Northern Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department oversees thousands of acres of parklands.  Florida is the “Golf Capital” and home to 160 golf courses and major PGA tournaments, including the Honda Classic.  Sports enthusiasts can indulge a variety of activities either at clinics, or educational programs offered locally. The Loxahatchee River, Intracoastal Waterway or Atlantic

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Current temperatures have been in the mid 80’s and the Jupiter area sun has been smiling down on the beach. It has been picture perfect!  The weather is just what the local Chamber of Commerce dreams of for public relations – glistening sun on crystal turquoise blue Atlantic Ocean waves and balmy breezes!  Fun filled days at the beach are endless.  Picnics at the ocean, boating, jet skiing, kite surfing, or a quite read under a coconut palm may never become repetitive.

Well, there are other ways to enjoy the sunshine and stay refreshed. Slip, slide, and splash in one of few local Jupiter area water parks.  

The largest water park in South Florida, just minutes from Jupiter, is The Rapids.  It features 35 slides, a quarter mile lazy river, and a

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Image Courtesy of Trekaroo and Loggerhead Marinelife Center


A special part of south Florida’s ecosystem is found in our sea turtle population. Sea turtles are a beautiful and often threatened. The Loggerhead Marinelife Center is a one of a kind facility that takes great price in keeping our turtle population strong!  

Each year around 200,000 visitors make way to the Marinelife center. If you haven’t seen it, this summer is the perfect time for you to check out the Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach, Florida. The new facility is a 12,000 square foot, certified green establishment. Some of the species of sea turtles you will see at the Loggerhead Marinelife center includes: Green turtles, Kemps Ridley turtles, Loggerheads and

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The popular Tequesta sandbar was the sunny site of the wildly attended Conch Bar Jam that saw more than 1,000 boating enthusiasts converge on the patch of land in the middle of the Intracoastal Waterway.

The Tequesta sandbar, from which beautiful views of homes for sale on Jupiter Island can be had, is near Jupiter Pointe Marina and south of the private enclave of Rolling Hills. Live music by Big Vince and the Phat Cats, a Pontiki boat shuttle for passengers and fresh food were among the offerings, as well as paddleboard and kayak rentals.

Proceeds from the event went to Bluewater Babes, a local charitable organization raising funds for cancer organizations Cancer Alliance of Help and Hope and Hearing the Ovarian Cancer Whisper.

Cancer Alliance

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