October 2012

There are 20 blog entries for October 2012.


Atlantic Arts Academy and the Atlantic Arts Theater in Jupiter is throwing a Grand Reopening Party on Oct. 19, and the public is invited to come out and see all of the changes the venue has experienced this summer.

The renovations to the lobby and the theater are impressive, said Jesse Furman, the theater’s creative director.

“We are very excited about the new programs that we are offering for children and adults that include fencing, photography, movie-making, magic classes, DJ classes, stand-up comedy, screenwriting, music production, film and TV production, as well as our regular classes that we offer in dance, theater and Music,” Furman said.

The academy’s teachers will be onhand at the party for a question-and-answer session, and

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 Power Ball

How would you react to winning a Mega Millions jackpot?  The gentleman who won the $120 million had been playing the same numbers since June of 2005.  The numbers consisted of birthdays and anniversaries, which he bought at a local 7-Eleven. When he checked his iPad and confirmed the winning numbers to his ticket and they all matched he stated “I just sat back and let it all soak in”  very calmly.

What would you do if you suddenly found a large sum of cash in your bank account?  Would you pay off your mortgage, take a trip around the world…the choices seem endless don’t they?  Most of the lucky lottery winners seem to choose to pay off their home immediately and then distribute the wealth into other areas.


The simple biggest reason to pay off

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photo-10_225With just 25 days to go in the campaign, and lots of people having made up their mind, President Obama and Romney’s running mates had their work cut out for them.  In a spirited debate Joe Biden and Paul Ryan discussed social policy, economy, and America’s place in the world.  

The majority of analysis of the vice presidential debate split the slugfest right down the middle, with neither side dominating the debate.  Democrats thought Joe Biden’s dominating style and aggressive tone put a much needed win in the Presidents column.  Republicans saw Biden’s laughing and interjecting as rude and disconcerting.

It is unclear as to who won the debate and perhaps it was not the intention of the candidates.  Could it have been that the intention of Mr. Biden

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National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an annual international health campaign organized by major breast cancer charities every October to increase awareness and raise funds for research, prevention, diagnosis, and most importantly, a cure!   It is an excellent opportunity to remind everyone about early detection. 

In 1983, the first Race for the Cure was held in Dallas, Texas with 800 participants in attendance.  By 2012, tens of thousands of people participate in events to raise funds and awareness, in locations internationally, in hopes and remembrance of loved ones who have battled breast cancer. It has been 20 years since the inception of the Breast Cancer Awareness campaign began.  It is active in more than 70 countries and has raised more

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Rob Thomson Winner of the 2012 Billionaire's Club Award

Robert Thomson, Managing Partner of Waterfront Properties and Club Communities, was recently inducted into the exclusive Billionaire’s Club of Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate.  


At the recent conference, held in Scottsdale, Arizona, a network of the most prominent global luxury brokers met to discuss current real estate trends and other topics pertaining to serving their high net worth demographic clientele.  A highlight of the 17th Annual Luxury Real Estate Fall Conference was the Awards Presentation. 


Rob was presented with the Billionaires Club Award.  This award is given to individuals who sold at least $1 billion in real estate in their successful career.  Of the more than 70,000 agents worldwide in Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate, only

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Who's Who in Luxury Real Estate

Congratulations are due to the dedicated team of agents and staff at Waterfront Properties and Club Communities after attending the Luxury Real Estate Conference in Arizona. This year Rob Thomson joined the “Billionaires Club.” This prestigious club grants award to agents who have sold over a billion dollars in real estate and Mr. Thomson is the youngest to ever receive such an honor. Waterfront has been overjoyed to accept some other honors from the LRE group. In 2008, the Waterfront team was given the “Most Innovative Marketing Technique” award. Joan Thomson took home the “Lifetime Achievement Award” 

These awards are given by one of the most prestigious real estate companies in the world. The Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate-LuxuryRealEstate.com is

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The classy and clever women of Waterfront Properties and Club Communities will board Waterfront I on Oct. 6 to help raise money for two Palm Beach County cancer charities.

Eleven anglers from the Jupiter-based real-estate and brokerage firm will participate in the fourth-annual kingfish, dolphin and wahoo challenge benefiting Cancer Alliance of Help & Hope and Hearing the Ovarian Cancer Whisper.

The fun and festive tournament at Castaways Marina gets under way Oct. 5 and features a mix of fishing, boat decorating, cocktail concocting and costume contests, as well as an awards party to raise money for local breast- and ovarian-cancer patients who are in financial need. Since 2009, “Bluewater Babes Fish for Cure” has raised more than $100,000.


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Waterfront Properties and Club Communities is pleased to continue their long standing relationship with Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate and LuxuryRealEstate.com, more importantly, our commitment to our clientele! Robert Thomson, Managing Partner, of Waterfront Properties serves on the exclusive Board of Regents of Luxury Real Estate. 

The Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate is a global collection of the finest luxury real estate brokers in the world!  The Board of Regents is a group of distinct brokers with the most legendary names in the industry.  They are a network of the most elite luxury real estate brokers in the world who provide the highest level of personal services and

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Parasailing is a recreational sporting activity like no other!  A special parachute glides a rider, in its harness, up and through the air while being towed behind a motorboat over the ocean.  The rider is then gently lowered down after completion of the parasail adventure.  As you have heard before, “ it is not the amount of breathes you take, it is the moments that take your breath away”!  Let parasailing in the Palm Beaches take your breath away!  Contact www.visitpalmbeach.com  or call 561-881-9557 for more information.

While parasailing over the beautiful blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean you’ll notice the picturesque condominiums along the beaches of Singer Island, Juno Beach,  Jupiter Island, all the way north to Stuart.  Many of these

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Fall is finally here which means a number of things; the holidays are right around the corner, the weather is great and October is ‘Breast Cancer Awareness Month.’ During the month of October the nation embraces the affected, the survivors and those who have been touched by the breast cancer.  People across America join in on the fight for the cure, with local fundraisers and events that bring in millions of dollars to aid in the research of breast cancer and a cure. 

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women, second only to skin cancer. This year the U.S. will see about 226,870 new cases of invasive breast cancer in women, about 63,300 new cases of carcinoma in situ (CIS) will be found (CIS is non-invasive and is the earliest form of

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