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2012-10-22 07:31:57

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla., Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- On Monday, October 29, 2012, hotel concierges from South Florida will be hosted on an epicurean excursion of historic Lake Worth & Lantana in Palm Beach County, Florida. The Taste History Culinary Tours of Historic Palm Beach County is a food eating and history program offered by the non-profit Museum of Lifestyle & Fashion History. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121022/CG97118) The culinary journey for the...

2012-10-02 10:29:50

WESTON, Fla., Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Palm Beach and Broward counties recently approved applications to open the state's newest online public charter schools known as Florida Virtual Academies (FLVA). The South Florida Virtual Charter School Board of Trustees, the schools' independent, nonprofit governing board, is working closely with the two school districts to finalize the charter contracts. FLVA at Palm Beach County and FLVA at Broward County are expected to open next year....

2012-09-19 23:02:38

Employees Volunteer Time During Midyear All-Company Meeting Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) September 19, 2012 Global Tower Partners (GTP) announced that it has established Community Service Day for its 170 employees located in the US. Employees are given eight hours off during the year to give back to the community by donating time to the cause of their choice. In addition, at the company´s midyear meetings in Orlando, employees volunteered at local charities in the Orlando area. "GTP...

2012-09-17 02:24:04

BOCA RATON, Fla., Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Palm Beach County Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) and City of Boca Raton, Fla. are hosting the only official "Rock the Vote in The Palm Beaches and Boca Raton Live Concert and Screening of the 2012 Presidential Debate, Presented by Xbox LIVE, Featuring Neon Trees." On Monday, Oct. 22, 2012 from 7-11 p.m., the Mizner Park Amphitheater in Downtown Boca is the backdrop for the concert and screening - just minutes away from Lynn...

2012-08-28 06:26:29

PAHOKEE, Fla., Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Anquan Boldin Foundation (Q81 Foundation) and Florida Crystals Corporation have partnered for the second consecutive year to host the Q81 Summer Enrichment Program. The eight-week program completed on August 10, garnered significant results: 30 students at Everglades Preparatory Academy (EPA) grades 9-12 increased their grade point average and four student-athletes earned a 2.0, clearing their eligibility to participate in sports during the...

2012-08-07 02:26:49

BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MovieTickets.com (www.movietickets.com) was recently named one of Florida's Best Companies To Work For ranking #32 on the Top Best Companies 100 List. The company is the leading global provider of remote and advance movie ticketing. The site is also a top online destination for movie news, reviews and trailers. Founded in 2000, MovieTickets.com is headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida and led by CEO Joel Cohen. (Logo:...

2012-07-30 10:22:00

NEW LONDON, Conn., July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Signature Industries Limited ("Signature"), a subsidiary of Digital Angel Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: DIGA), a distributor of two-way communications equipment in the U.K., today announced that it reached a settlement agreement with the U.K. Ministry of Defence ("MOD") on the termination of its contract for personal emergency location beacons ("PELS"). As previously disclosed, the MOD notified Signature on April 10, 2012 that it would...

2012-07-30 02:27:41

MIAMI, July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move that confirms the renewed vitality of real estate and construction in Florida's Palm Beach County, Michael Capponi, Chairman of Capponi Construction Group, LLC, and Vanessa Grout, CEO of luxury real estate firm Douglas Elliman, Florida Brokerage, marked the grand opening of a shared office at 444 E. Palmetto Park Road in Boca Raton, Florida. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120730/FL48331) Notables in attendance at the July 26th...

2012-07-23 02:21:44

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Calvin, Giordano & Associates Inc. announced today that an affiliate company, Calvin, Giordano Coastal Group, LLC., had acquired certain assets and key employees of East Bay Group, LLC, a Palm Beach County consulting firm providing engineering, environmental and operations management services. "The acquisition will enhance and expand our ever-growing umbrella of clients and services," said CGA President Dennis Giordano. "This is a key...

2012-07-05 06:22:44

BOCA RATON, Fla., July 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Boca Grove Golf and Tennis Club, a premier golf club in Boca Raton, Fla., is thrilled to welcome new Executive Chef, Dominick Laudia, CEC, AAC. Chef Laudia joins the Boca Grove team after more than three decades of renowned, culinary experience. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111006/FL81933LOGO-b ) Raised in Long Island, N.Y., Chef Laudia began his culinary journey at the Whalers Inn in Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y. His aptitude and...


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2009-02-28 22:49:00

Paurotis Palm (Acoelorrhaphe wrightii) also known as Everglades Palm, Madiera Palm, and Silver Saw Palmetto, is a single species of plant from the genus Acoelorrhaphe. It is native to Central America, southeastern Mexico, the Caribbean, the Bahamas, and extreme southern Florida. It was once plentiful in Florida, but many plants were taken for the nursery trade. It is now protected in Florida in the wild. It grows in swamps and forests that flood periodically. The species is named after the...

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