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April 2019 Blog Posts (108)

Health Notes: Pinkball game raises money to help uninsured get mammograms

Women from the Woodfield Country Club show their support for Pinkball 2019. Photo provided

Boca Raton Regional Hospital struck out against breast cancer during its 10th annual Pinkball event on March 9.

Proceeds benefit the Christine…

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Religion Notes: Sunrise and other services set for Easter

Lake Worth Beach will be the site of a sunrise service April 21.  Jane Smith/The Coastal Star

At Easter sunrise services, Christians hear the word of God as they watch the day bloom. It reminds worshippers that Jesus’…

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Honorary membership: Delray Beach Public Library — March 13

The Grass River Garden Club presented former U.S. Rep. Tom Evans of Delaware with an honorary membership. Evans helped guide into law the Coastal Barrier Resources Act of 1982, which provides protection for barrier islands on both coasts.  ‘Just as you have done in your…

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Art sale reception: Ocean Ridge Town Hall — Feb. 23

The Ocean Ridge Garden Club hosted a fundraising art show and raffle during a reception at Town Hall. Much of the artwork was created by local artists. The inaugural event was sold out, raising more than $4,000 to support the club’s funding of scholarships and community outreach. ABOVE: Jackie Reed, Carolyn…

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Boca Raton club shares love of flowers during artful show

More than 350 guests attended the Boca Raton Garden Club’s juried Flower Show last month.

The show, with a Mother Goose theme, featured outstanding horticulture, floral designs, whimsical botanical arts, exciting entries from talented youths and educational exhibits.

“This Flower Show was the garden club’s gift to Boca Raton and our way to let everyone know what we are about as a garden club,” show Chairwoman Rebecca Stallard said. “The entire…

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Paws Up for Pets: Couple fills void with clinic for cats only

Drs. Jeffrey and Stephanie Karpf examine a cat in their West Palm Beach clinic. Photo provided

By Arden Moore

Since childhood, I’ve always had at least one cat. However, Casey is the first orange tabby I’ve ever adopted and he meets…

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Tots & Teens: Twin brothers champion breakfast with Boca cereal-drive alliance

Jett and Luke Justin, 11, founded the Boca Raton Cereal Drive Alliance to collect cereal to give to Boca Helping Hands for distribution to underserved people. Last month the drive collected more than 2,700 boxes from seven schools to go with more than 2,500 that General Mills donated. Photo…

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Secret Garden: Living wall at iPic theater designed to grow on you

The wall on the east side of the theater consists of panels with a variety of plants for color and texture. It gets attention from pedestrians and motorists alike. Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

By Deborah S. Hartz-Seeley

While many…

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