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Boynton Beach Historical Society FREE Program

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Boynton Beach Historical Society FREE Program

Time: March 21, 2016 from 6:30pm to 8pm
Location: Boynton Beach City Library
Street: 208 Seacrest Blvd
City/Town: Boynton Beach
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Event Type: community, historical, lecture, local, history
Organized By: Annie Dee
Latest Activity: Mar 21, 2016

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Event Description

On Monday, March 21, 2016 the Boynton Beach Historical Society is pleased to welcome Ken Lassiter, Past President of COBWRA, as he presents “COBWRA:  Making a Difference for 35 years.” This presentation will cover COBWRA from Inspiration to COBWRA today.  Ken’s topics include: The Founder, How COBWRA grew to 109 member communities, the West Boynton Area Community Plan, the Design Guideline, COBWRA’s Accomplishments, and the Ag Reserve story.

The Coalition of Boynton West Residential Associations (COBWRA) is a volunteer-led, civic organization representing the residential communities of West Boynton Beach in unincorporated Palm Beach County whose mission is to protect, preserve and enhance property values and the quality of life in the West Boynton area.

WHAT:  “COBWRA:  Making a Difference for 35 years,” by Ken Lassiter,

WHEN:  Monday, March 21, 6:30p

WHERE:  Boynton Beach City Library, 208 Seacrest Blvd, Boynton Beach




About The Presenter

Ken Lassiter, Past President of COBWRA was born in Richmond VA.  He graduated from Virginia Tech with a degree in Civil Engineering and worked at Eastman Kodak Company until 1993 when he moved to Florida.  Ken has been active in COBWRA since 1997 first as Alternate Delegate, then Delegate, 3 years as Secretary, 3 Years as Second Vice President, 2 years as First Vice President, and 3 years as President until 2012.  He is currently still active as Past President.


About the Boynton Beach Historical Society

The Boynton Beach Historical Society was founded in 1968.  Our mission is to act as a living repository for Boynton Beach's traditions and history.  We maintain property entrusted to us and collect, preserve and interpret items of historical and antiquarian significance.  The Society seeks to preserve Boynton’s history through a broad spectrum of regular programs and other special events such as guided history strolls and partnering with the City's art celebrations. We have been honored to have programs presented featuring outstanding authors, scholars, dramatists, and others.  Our meetings are held the third Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m., September-April, except for December.  The meetings are held at the Boynton Beach City Library unless it is closed for a holiday; our alternate location is the Boynton Beach Woman's Club.  Look for us on or on FaceBook at

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