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A 30-year-old Boynton Beach man claimed the $2 million top prize from the $10 MONOPOLY BONUS SPECTACULAR scratch-off game, Florida Lottery said in a news release. The winner chose to receive his prize in a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1.615 million. He claimed his prize using a secured drop box at Florida Lottery's West Palm Beach district office.
The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $39 billion to education and sending more than 880,000 students to college through the Bright Futures Scholarship Program. The Florida Lottery reinvests 99 percent of its revenue back into Florida's economy through prize payouts, commissions to more than 13,000 Lottery retailers, and transfers to education. Since 1988, Florida Lottery games…
There are NO sharks at Shark Wake Park 561. The watersports park is located at Okeeheelee Park, 1440 Eshleman Trail in West Palm Beach. Shark Wake Park is more than fun on the water it is some of the best family fun around! The park is a family friendly cable water sports park around. In 2019, the waterpark unveiled its location in West Palm Beach. Shark Wake Park 561 is one of the biggest floating adventure playgrounds on the East Coast. If you can do it behind a boat - you can do at the Shark Wake Park.
Jump, dive, and splash into adventure on Obstacle Island. If you are interested in learning to wakeboard, learn how here. The huge floating playground is full of climbing towers, monkey bars, exciting slides and more! There is no better place…
The State of Florida eligibility groups have been updated. All Florida residents 40 and older are eligible starting March 29.
Starting April 5, everyone 16 and older can get vaccinated. Instead of spending hours searching the internet, you can use our all-in-one guide on where to get the COVID vaccine in Palm Beach County. The vaccine is free for recipients.
Covid-19 vaccine eligible groups:
Long-term care facility residents and staff.
Persons 40 and older (drops to 16 on April 5)
Health care personnel with direct patient contact.
Persons 16 to 39 deemed to be extremely vulnerable to COVID-19 by hospital providers and doctors. The state published this form for vulnerable residents to get signed by doctors and use at vaccination…
Community foundations typically accept charitable donations and grant funds to a wide variety of causes, such as community services, the arts, education, the environment, health, and disaster relief within a specific geographic region. Here in Jupiter the Waterfront Way Foundation gifted Jupiter High School students a glistening new school bus as a holiday gift following a match-by-match donation. A total of $107,000 was raised for the new motor vehicle.
The former bus was lacking air conditioning as well as wheelchair access. Without these enhancements it made transporting the students in the Exceptional Student Education Program far more challenging. The new bus will be instrumental in bringing these exceptional students to area businesses for…
Floridians already knew that this is one of the best states to live in and now it has been confirmed by U.S. News & World Report! Florida ranked No. 10 in U.S. News & World Report’s rankings of best states in the country. It also ranks among the top five states in education and among the top 10 states in the economy and fiscal stability categories. As a Florida resident, it is hard to believe that the beaches of Jupiter, nightlife in South Beach, and infamous Worth Avenue in Palm Beach, that Florida did not rank higher in the standings.
States were ranked in 71 metrics across eight main categories:
- Health care
- Fiscal stability…
It is Women's History Month 2021 in the United States and will be honored in Palm Beach County. The month-long celebration is a chance to acknowledge women’s contributions to history, culture, and society. The City of West Palm Beach will observe Women’s History Month in March. The month celebrates the contributions that women have made to our history in their struggles for social, economic, and political equality and deepens our understanding of our nation’s and our city’s history.
Congress declared March 1987 as the first official Women's History Month. It has been observed annually in the month of March in the United States since 1987. This year, 2021, the theme for Women's History Month is all about capturing the spirit of the challenging…
Some of the world’s most famous and popular polo players will participate in Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County’s, 2021 Great Futures Polo Day on Sunday, March 14, 2021 at the Grand Champions Polo Club located at 13444 Southfield Road, Wellington. The Celebrity Polo Charity Cup will feature Ralph Lauren’s, well-known “Face of Polo”, Nacho Figueras, as well as other polo greats!
“The Celebrity Polo Cup unites the community each year in support of local children, who need us now more than ever,” said co-chair Melissa Ganzi.” Bringing the community together in support of local children is what this event is all about. The Celebrity Polo Cup is what makes that possible.”
This year’s event, hosted by Marc and Melissa Ganzi, will kick off at…
Scripps Research Institute’s Florida Campus in Jupiter received a philanthropic gift from the William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust to provide science education training opportunities for local elementary, middle, and high school students. The William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust will invest in the institute’s educational programs with a commitment of $1.8 million.
The Kenan Charitable Trust endorsed these programs as part of its mission to support educational opportunity to the benefit of humanity. The Trust was formed as a bequest from chemist and engineer William Rand Kenan, Jr., intended for the “substantial benefit to mankind.” More than 175 students from Palm Beach County have participated in Scripps Research’s High School Student…
There is a shallow dive trip that will not require a boat and was dubbed the best dive spot in the world by the Professional Association of Professional Divers in 2014! The site is located on Singer Island, just beneath the Blue Heron Bridge. Singer Island is one of South Florida’s lesser-known beach getaways.
Beneath the Blue Heron Bridge, you will encounter seahorses, octopi, and all varieties of colorful tropical marine life. The best part is you do not need your own boat. You will not even need to book an expensive boat ride to dive it. If you have got diving or snorkeling gear, or if not, you can rent some from a nearby dive shop, you can walk right into the water at Phil Foster Park, and do the dive yourself at high tide. The max depth is…