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Pay it Forward: Surviving, thriving are themes of Heart of a Woman Luncheon

Event Chairwomen Rosemary Krieger and Anne Vegso. Photo provided

By Amy Woods

The shelter’s statistics say it all. Four hundred women and children received emergency housing last year while another 750 received referrals to other resources because the facility was at…

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Delray Tradition

Cathy Sauer and her brother Bobby Wollenberg run Nina Raynor, their family-owned business in downtown Delray. Photos by Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

Nina Raynor has a new address, but the same personal service and showstopper…

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Celebrations: Golden Anniversary - Center for Creative Education, West Palm Beach — Dec. 8

Giovanni and Grace Marquez celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a vow renewal celebration. Giovanni vividly remembered the day he met Grace in downtown Pittsburgh in 1967. He was picking up someone after work and noticed Grace as she came out of the building. ‘It was the best part of my day,’ he said. Soon after, he saw her at a dance. He asked her…

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Celebrations: Welcome back - Crown Colony Club, Ocean Ridge — Jan. 15

Organizers of the breakfast (l-r) Gloria Sumerville, Lineen Nickel, Jeanne Visentin, Gail Greene and Martha Lowther. Photos provided

Crown Colony Club had a welcome-back breakfast to meet and greet old-timers and introduce new residents. There was an air of camaraderie as everyone enjoyed homemade…

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Celebrations: Lady in Red Gala - The Breakers, Palm Beach — Jan. 3

Diana Ross with Lois Pope. Photos provided by CAPEHART

Legendary singer Diana Ross wowed the capacity crowd of 600-plus at LIFE’s 26th annual fundraiser with a rousing concert of hits. Guests also laughed out loud as comedian Rita Rudner delivered one-liners. Drinking, dining and dancing…

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Celebrations: Holiday party - Trump International Golf Club, West Palm Beach — Dec. 16

Margaret and Gerry Kazma with their daughter, Leigh-Ann Kazma. Photo provided by CAPEHART

What better gift than the promise of love, safety and a better life? That is what American Humane and a powerful group of guests pledged to give animals in the new year. Having led efforts to rescue, shelter,…

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Celebrations: Luncheon meeting - City Fish Market, Boca Raton — Dec. 11

Michael Benenson and Robert Alrod. Photo provided

About 40 people gathered at the Gold Coast Tiger Bay Club event to hear local activist Suzanne Spencer speak about the public health crisis of the opioid epidemic and how to advance the dialogue on the issue. ‘She could have spoken for another hour…

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Celebrations: Swing for a Cause - The Seagate Country Club — Dec. 1 and 2

Paul Miller, Steve Pate, Sandy Alcántara of the Miami Marlins, Stephen Lewis and Mark Wood. Photo provided

Jennifer Arndt, Chris Bell and Marshall Duane, all of Merrill Lynch in Delray Beach, helped raise $106,100 at the second celebrity golf tournament benefiting Achievement Centers for Children…

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Celebrations: Impact 100 Grand Awards semifinalists - The Residences at Mandarin Oriental, Boca Raton — Jan. 9

Kathy Adkins and Frank Weed. Photos provided by Warner-Prokos Photography

Ellen Elam and Karen Sweetapple. Photos provided by…

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Philanthrophy Notes: Kravis Center receives $10 million gift

The late Bessie and Raymond Kravis in an undated photograph. Photo provided by the Kravis Center

Delray Beach resident Jeffrey Stoops, chairman of the Kravis Center, recently announced that the performing arts hall’s capital campaign, Kravis 2020, was given a big boost.



The…

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Philanthrophy Notes: $10,000 donation behind dazzling display at Mounts

The Garden of Lights at Mounts Botanical Garden of Palm Beach County was a success thanks to a $10,000 donation from The Gentlemen of the Garden.

The colorful Christmastime show that extended into January turned the treasured grounds all atwinkle on select evenings. Visitors marveled at jewel-toned illuminations of the lush tropical foliage, majestic trees and signature structures.

“Bob Eigelberger and The Gentlemen of the Garden have a long history with Mounts,” Curator-Director…

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Philanthrophy Notes: YMCA campaign exceeds goal, raises $684,607

Jason Hagensick, president and CEO of the YMCA of South Palm Beach County, with campaign Chairwoman Jackie Reeves and board Chairman Christopher Warren. Photo provided



With support from more than 1,400 donors, the YMCA of South Palm Beach County raised $684,607 for its 2019 Annual Giving…

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Philanthrophy Notes: ACCF celebrates 50 years with Legacy Wall

Children decorated the hearts on the Legacy Wall. Photo provided

Founded in 1969 as the Community Child Care Center of Delray Beach, Achievement Centers for Children & Families began as a pilot program in response to the overwhelming need for affordable care for the sons and daughters of low-income working mothers.…

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Dining: Junior League’s Flavors 2020 will star some of Boca’s best restaurants

Honorary Executive Chef Patrick Duffy with Flavors 2020 Chairwoman Richalyn Miller (left) and Cristy Stewart-Harfmann at The Addison in Boca Raton. Photo provided

By Jan Norris

Once again, the Junior League of Boca Raton kicks off its year with the annual food and wine…

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The Plate: A hearty breakfast to start the day right

By Scott Simmons

The Plate: Steak and Eggs

The Place: Sande’s, 1717 N. Federal Highway, Delray Beach. 561-272-9104. Cash only.

The Price: $11.50

The Skinny: It’s everyone’s favorite breakfast place, so I’ve been told.

So I’m adding Sande’s to…

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Green Markets: Stroll slowly for best enjoyment at Lake Worth Beach market

Despite their small size, microgreens, like these sold at the Lake Worth Beach Farmer's Market, pack a nutritional punch, often containing higher nutrient levels than more mature vegetable greens. Linda Haase/The Coastal Star

By Linda Haase



“Even when it rains we…

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Soul Soothing: Experiencing Morikami's Zen Garden

Photos by Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star



By Deborah S. Hartz-Seeley

To get the most out of your visit to the Karesansui or Zen garden at the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens in Delray Beach, put away your cellphone and pay attention to what’s around…

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Health & Harmony: Learning your risk factors is key step in living heart-healthier life

By Joyce Reingold

It may be a mouthful, but the pooled cohort risk assessment equation is a helpful phrase to add to your lexicon in February, American Heart Month.



And with this being a leap year, we have 24 extra hours this month to spend understanding heart disease risks and engaging in heart-healthy pursuits.



“I think it’s important that everybody over the age of 40 know what their cardiovascular risk factors are. They should be aware of…

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Health Notes: Sports medicine expert to lead new orthopedic center in West Palm

By Christine Davis

Dr. Peter Asnis has been appointed medical director of HSS Florida, the soon-to-open new home of Hospital for Special Surgery, which has been ranked No. 1 in the nation for orthopedics for the past 10 years by U.S. News & World Report. 



A specialist in knee and shoulder sports injuries, Asnis…

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On the Water: Old No. 7 rides out wind, waves to win Silver Sailfish Derby

The crew aboard Old No. 7, including Capt. Jamie Ralph, pulls into Sailfish Marina on Jan. 10 after winning the 83rd annual Silver Sailfish Derby, with a two-day total of 17 sailfish releases. Willie Howard/The Coastal Star

By Willie Howard

Three Delray Beach…

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