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The time has arrived once again for Palm Beach County to welcome some of the best golfers in the world as the PGA Tour’s annual tour stop in Palm Beach Gardens takes place this week.

For the eighth consecutive year, the Champions Course at PGA National plays host to the event that will see the top eight golfers in the Official World Golf Rankings compete. The list of those competing includes the likes of Tiger Woods (Jupiter Island), Rory Mcllroy (Palm Beach Gardens), defending Masters champion Adam Scott, and Phil Mickelson. Also included in this year’s field are hometown golfers and roommates Peter Uihlein and Brooks Koepka from the European Tour.

The week will be full of many events surrounding the actual tournament itself. Here is a full list of…
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The 2014 West Palm Beach Spring Home Show is an event any homeowner may wish to experience.  If you are new to the “home show” experience, head out to the South Florida Fairgrounds, located at 9067 Southern Boulevard, West Palm Beach.  It is a great way to get excited about enhancing your home’s comfort and aesthetic appeal.

Located in the South Florida Expo Center will be the Spring Home Show event “designed for homeowner in all stages of remodeling, landscaping, and decorating their homes.”  Each of the events includes home improvements and remodeling exhibits with product demonstrations and sample interior and exterior vignettes.

Meet Nicole Curtis, from HGTV and DIY Network’s “Rehab Addict” and Dina Manzo from HGTV’s “Dina’s Party” and Bravo’s “Real…
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The Honda Classic will bring the best PGA tour players to Palm Beach County, providing a week of splendid golf entertainment for the entire community beginning February 24 through March 2 at PGA National Resort and Spa.

Tiger Woods, the Number 1 player in the Official World Golf Rankings, and Jupiter Island resident, has committed to compete in the 2014 Honda Classic.  This will be Woods third consecutive year in the Honda Classic.  He finished second in 2012.  Woods said, “The Honda Classic is close to my home, and I want to support it whenever I can. We have a learning center at Murray Middle School in Stuart, and this event does so much to help the community, including the efforts of the Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation.”

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Make this Valentine’s Day unforgettable with beautiful moonlight, a gentle warm breeze, and a champagne toast atop the historic Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse.  This unforgettable tradition started with Jupiter pioneers Harry and Susan DuBois.

Romance is in the air. Proclaim your love to your loved one.  Let Cupid work his magic 105 feet up in the evening sky with a personal 15-minute champagne toast, decadent chocolates and breathtaking views.  The remainder of the evening is of your own choosing.

Pre-registration is required.  The cost per couple is $50 for the Valentine’s Day event.  Reservations are available for couples only February 13th and 14th, from 5p.m.-9p.m. and February 15th, from 6p.m.-9p.m.  

For more information and registration, please contact the…
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February 15, 16, 17 in the Abacoa Town Center, of Jupiter, Florida “ArtiGras” the premier fine arts festival of the Palm Beaches rolls into town.  Ranked as one of the top 50 art shows in the United States by ArtFairCalender, “ArtiGras” highlights a unique juried exhibition attracting over 100,000 people and 300 artists from all over the world.  This is one of the top 50 outdoor fine arts festivals in the country and perfect for all ages.

The three-day event features 2.2 miles of art demonstrations, interactive art exhibits, live music and entertainment, kid’s area, food and drink, and a Tiny Treasures Art Boutique which proceeds benefit the Quantum House.  If you have a child being treated in a nearby medical facility and need a place to stay in the area,…
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Michael Allen became the first ever wire-to-wire winner of the Allianz Championship Sunday when he outlasted Duffy Waldorf on the second playoff hole at the Old Course at Broken Sound Country Club in Boca Raton.

The 55 year old Allen held at least a share of the lead for all three rounds after he started off with a first round 60 on Friday. Missing a three-foot birdie putt on 17 on Sunday sent Allen and Waldorf to a playoff. Both golfers birdied the par 5 18th on the first playoff hole. The second time around, Allen birdied it once again while Waldorf pared it, securing the victory for Allen.

After failing to record a win during his PGA Tour career, Sunday’s victory was Allen’s sixth on the Champions Tour and the first at Broken Sound. Defending

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Palm Beach International Polo Season is “on” through April 20, 2014.  Head on out to the International Polo Club, Palm Beach facility, and revel in observing the skilled ponies and players while basking in the near perfect winter weather!  So many exciting tournaments to choose from culminating in the prestigious U.S. Open Polo Championship.
 
If the ponies aren’t your cup of tea, how about the American International Art Fair?  The American International Art Fair is running through February 9, 2014.  This show has something for everyone. Whether sculpture or painting, antique or contemporary, it is here.  This show will feed your soul and nourish your body with gourmet food and champagne bar.

If that’s not in the cards, how about a game of cards?  The World

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The American International Fine Art Fair

The 18th season of the American International Fine Art Fair (AIFAF) is in Palm Beach! The show kicked off this event on February 4th and will continue until February 9th. The show has “long been regarded as the most elegant fair of the American winter season.”

Art connoisseurs from around the nation flock to this show where some of the world’s best art is showcased.  It is a unique experience the AIFAF delivers to its guests with sophisticated art collectors and dealers share one of a kind pieces as well as a cultural experience. Since its debut year the AIFAF has made big strides in the layout and experience it brings its guests. In its early years the fair primarily offered antique pieces of art. Now it has grown so much that it has a wide variety of art…
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Last week the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published tips intended to assist consumers protect themselves from fraud and help them in the event they encounter a problem.

"Phishing" is the activity of defrauding an online account holder of financial information by posing as a legitimate company by criminals.

Almost anyone who uses credit or debit cards has the threat of their credit or personal data being compromised.  A number of major companies over the recent months have reported breaches of data security.  Target, a national retailer, experienced a recent breach of data that could impact tens of millions of consumers, protect yourself!

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau recommends these four steps:

1).   Checking your accounts…
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The Honda Classic continues to attract some of the top talent in the professional golf world. This past weekend, Phil Mickelson added his name to the list of players that will be teeing it up at PGA National later this month.

Mickelson, who finished in a tie for 42nd at the Waste Management Phoenix Open this past weekend, will the playing the first event of the Florida swing for the first time since 2002. That year was the final year the Honda Classic was held at the TPC at Heron Bay before the event moved up to Palm Beach Gardens. Mickelson finished tied for 11th that year.

Mickelson, ranked number four in the world, joins “hometown hero” Brooks Koepka who accepted a sponsors exemption last week as well as world number two and defending Masters

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