Greater Federated Women’s Club installation of officers
The Bridge Hotel, Boca Raton
Guests from Ocean Ridge at the event included
Joanne Gimmy, Donna Hutchins and Betsy Polhamus.Photos by Barbara McCormick
Members of the Greater Federated Women’s Club, Boca Raton Chapter, recently celebrated the installation of officers, a unique designer fashion show and the observance of Mother’s Day.
Co-Presidents Marilyn Fleischer and Charlotte Robinson enjoy the festivities.
Walk of Recognition
Royal Palm Place, Boca Raton
The annual Walk of Recognition, presented by the Boca Raton Historical Society, added four new ‘stars’ at a ceremony May 3 at the walkway under the Mizner statue at Royal Palm Place. The new stars are (from left) Anne L. Vegso, of Delray Beach, and Boca Raton residents Sandra Greenblatt and Holli Rockwell. The late Howard McCall was honored posthumously. All have demonstrated a long-term commitment to serving the interest of Boca Raton and have enriched the lives of its citizens, the Historical Society said.
Boynton Woman’s Club incoming officers
Woman’s Club, Boynton Beach
The Boynton Woman’s Club installed its new executive board at the historic Woman’s Club building in Boynton Beach on May 10. From left: Evelyn Weicker, parliamentarian; Patti Owens, past president; Barbara Erlichman, co-recording secretary; Joann Haros, president of Delray Woman’s Club; Kay Baker, president of Boynton Woman’s Club; Jody Spinelli, co-vice president/membership; Barbara Wineberg, treasurer. Photo provided
Keeping God’s Garden Green
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Delray Beach
St. Paul’s recently hosted an interfaith environmental stewardship celebration with workshops, a marketplace with green vendors and demonstrations of ways to make a center of worship a greener place.
Matina Nimphie (left), Kristen Murtaugh and Janet Thompson tour the demonstration house at St. Paul’s. Photo by Susan Stokes
Small Business Month breakfast
Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches
With more than 450 community and business leaders in attendance, George Elmore (pictured with his children Craig and Debra), founder and president of Hardrives Inc., was honored with the chamber’s Community Award for his lifetime of extraordinary achievements.
Sail Inn Fishing Tourney
Veterans Park, Delray Beach
In addition to winning thousands of dollars in prize money for the biggest fish in their catagory, participants in this year’s event raised $10,000 for Hospice of Palm Beach County. Jerry Lower/ The Coastal Star
One million words
Unity School, Delray Beach
Darlene Lang, assistant head of the Unity School in Delray Beach, congratulates first-graders (from left) Jesse Mejia of Delray Beach, Elizabeth Lott of Boynton Beach and Alex Heard of Boca Raton — who each have read more than one million words this year. Photo provided
Wedding on the Waterway
Oceanfront Park, Boynton Beach
Esther Baptiste and TiMarc Pierre were wed at Oceanfront Park on May 26. Baptiste was the winner of a City of Boynton Beach essay contest for an all-expenses-paid wedding provided by the City’s Recreation and Parks Department and the Greater Boynton Beach Chamber of Commerce. Local businesses donated food, flowers and services. City Commissioner Bill Orlove (a notary public) performed the ceremony. Photo by Charlie Crawford