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The 5th Annual Wounded Veterans Relief Fund 5k Run/Walk honors those who are serving and those who have served the United States. This 5k raises funds to help Florida veterans who find themselves on the verge of homelessness. The Wounded Veterans Relief Fund provides veterans with housing and transportation assistance, activities, and resources to help them find their new "normal". Their mission is to save lives and keep families together. 

Not only is this 5k for a great cause, but it winds through our beloved scenic Riverbend Park, along the Loxahatchee River, and through Battefield Park. T-shirts and finisher medals are guaranteed for the first 400 registrants.

Date: Saturday, November 16th, 2019

Time: 7:45am - 10:00am

Location: Riverbend

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The School District of Palm Beach County is the tenth largest in the nation and the fifth largest in the State of Florida serving more than 193,000 students who speak 146 languages and dialects. As the largest employer in Palm Beach County, the school district has 22,340 employees, including more than 12,900 teachers. Considering graduation rate, college readiness*, and student-to-teacher ratio, below are the top 5 public high schools in Palm Beach County. All five of these schools happen to be magnet schools, which means that all residents of Palm Beach County are eligible to apply for attendance regardless of zoning.

 

1. Suncoast Community High School, Riviera Beach FL

Suncoast Community High School is a “magnet school” which means that all

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 While three more rounds of cold air will sweep across the central and eastern United States through next week, South Florida is still warm and sunny! According to The Weather Channel’s 10-day weather forecast, the lowest daytime temperature we’re expecting is 72 degrees, providing for plenty of beach days ahead.

Our only obstacle may be rain, which is why Jupiter Inlet District has made it simple to check weather on the beach by providing a live streaming beach cam. Here is a great link for you to save if you’d like to check up on your local beach from the comfort of your own home: Jupiter Inlet Webcam

While people who live in other states are bundling up for the beginning of winter, South Floridians are continuing to enjoy family time on the beach!

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According to Pew Research Center, voters are more enthusiastic about voting this year than in any other midterm election in over 20 years. Still, millions of Americans will not exercise their right to vote today.  Today is the day to get out and make your opinion heard!

 

 

 

 

 

If you live in Palm Beach County, go here to find out where to vote: https://www.pbcelections.org/precinctfinder.aspx

If you live in Martin County, go here to find out where to vote: https://www.martinvotes.com/precinctfinder.aspx

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Just days short of her 16th birthday, a Jupiter area caring young lady named Zoe Loren passed away. Her family and friends knew they lost someone very special.  The bright and generous teen had touched so many lives. To keep her memory and spirit alive the Zoe Loren ‘Make a Difference’ Foundation was established.  

The Zoe Loren Make a Difference Foundation keeps her essence alive through the good works of the foundation. Proceeds from years of 5K fun runs in Jupiter have been able to award scholarships and contribute funds to causes Zoe was zealous about.

Now in its 8th year, the Annual Zoe Loren 'Make A Difference' Foundation 5K Run/Walk will take place at Carlin Park in Jupiter, Florida on Saturday, November 10, 2018.   All proceeds from

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The River Center provides a fun educational opportunity for visitors to learn about the unique Loxahatchee River system, from freshwater Cyprus swamp to the seagrass dominated estuary and marine ecosystems.

If you think you’ve got what it takes to capture the flora and fauna of the unique Florida outdoors, the Loxahatchee River Center is holding an open amateur photo contest until Tuesday, October 16th.

The competition is comprised of two age categories; Youth (17 & under) or General Amateur (18 & up), and will award winners in three content categories; flora, fauna, and human interaction.

Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each category, and winning photographs will be displayed at the River Center and on their website.

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The Loxahatchee River Center is located on the southeast side of Burt Reynolds Park on US1 and features over 6,000 gallons of fresh and saltwater aquariums, interactive kid-friendly exhibits, and even a “touch tank” where children can meet some of Florida’s friendly creatures up close.

From September 1st through May 31st, the Center is open Tuesday – Wednesday 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. and Thursday – Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. From June 1st through August 31st, the Center is open Tuesday – Saturday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The River Center is a fun, educational opportunity for visitors to learn about the unique Loxahatchee River system, from freshwater Cyprus swamp to the seagrass dominated estuary and marine ecosystems.

Programs offered include a family seine

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The Jupiter Police Department has a notable history of community involvement, and is known for working hard to safeguard the lives and property of residents, businesses, and visitors of this paradise we call home.

Coffee With A Cop is an ongoing community event when residents are invited to meet the Jupiter Police Department officers and enjoy free coffee and donuts. This is an opportunity to discuss local events and ask questions about the Town of Jupiter.

The next Coffee With A Cop will take place on October 11th, 2018 at Jupiter Community Center located at 200 Military Trail at 9:00 AM.

This is free to residents, and no registration is required.

For more information, please call the Jupiter Police Department at 561-746-6201.  

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Bring the family out tonight for a fun night in Abacoa, Abacoa Jupiter Homes for Sale.  Tonight, August 4, 2018,  Steel Pulse will be performing at the  Abacoa Amphitheater, 1260 University Boulevard, Jupiter. Downtown Abacoa in Jupiter has an old school “Main Street” magic and a chill atmosphere. It’s a perfect place to hang out with friends and family for a Saturday night concert.

Steel Pulse is a much-admired reggae band hailing from England.  They formed in 1975 and are considered as one of the most significant British reggae bands. They are critically acclaimed for their political take on music. The band was known for their Rastafarian and protest-minded beliefs. They were also the first non-Jamaican band to receive a Grammy Award for Best

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Palm Beach County's most unique breweries have teamed up with the Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society, 1301 Summit Boulevard, West Palm Beach, in an effort to bring awareness to endangered animals. Sample South Florida's amazing beer from at least 25 local breweries.  On April 07, 2018, Brew at the Zoo 2018, between 5:30PM - 9:00PM, you will have the opportunity to tour the zoo and taste the beers these local area craftsmen have created.

Endangered species are those considered to be at risk of extinction, denotating that there are so few left of their kind that they could disappear from the planet altogether. The Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society understands endangered species are threatened by factors such as habitat loss, hunting,

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