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The Lionfish Derby at Sailfish Marina

One of south Florida’s prized possessions is its ocean and all of the wildlife within it. The fishing industry in Jupiter and the rest of Palm Beach County is flourishing, from sport fishing in deep waters to fishing the mangroves along the river. However, our precious waters are facing a threat. What would you do if you had the opportunity to help extinguish the problem? This weekend you will have the chance! 

Just this week, wildlife officials have opened a weekend event to help take care of this invasive problem, the Lionfish. You have most certainly seen this beautiful fish gracefully gliding in large tanks and aquariums in exotic resorts. The Lionfish has slowly populated our reefs as well as the waters of the Bahamas. The problem with the

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Abacoa of Jupiter

15 UNIQUE COMMUNITIES 

WITHIN ONE CENTRAL 

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Located in the highly sought after area of Jupiter, Florida is the upscale development known as Abacoa.  The Abacoa development encompasses over 2,055 acres of centrally located pristine real estate comprised of single family homes, condominiums, and townhomes for sale and rent.  Families, business leaders and professional athletes have relocated to Abacoa for its unparalleled quality of life, the championship golf courses, exceptional restaurants, and leisure activities. Abacoa Town Center hosts weekly and annual events such as ArtiGras, the Feast of Little Italy, and live concerts in the outdoor amphitheater.   Roger Dean Baseball Stadium hosts minor league baseball for the

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John Boorman’s Deliverance still proves to be a heart-pounding ride through the spectrum of human emotions.

When four businessmen from Atlanta decide to spend an afternoon canoeing down a river in the Georgia wilderness, they find themselves in an entirely new element. Veteran outdoorsman Lewis, played by Burt Reynolds, and his three inexperienced colleagues, are confronted with an unexpected problem when their peaceful trip is interrupted by a group of backwoods locals.

Nominated for three Academy Awards and widely considered one of the greatest thrillers of all time, Deliverance is celebrating its 40th anniversary at The Lyric Theatre in Stuart. Following the Aug. 16 screening, legendary actor Burt Reynolds will take the stage for a talkback session.

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The London Olympics 2012

Did you know Olympic athletes have to pay taxes for the medals they bring home to the United States?  It is not due to the actual value of the medal itself, but it is attached to the prize money that accompanies the gold, silver, or bronze medal the Olympian wins. 

The United States Olympic Committee rewards our Olympic athletes with cash prizes.  For gold, a medalist receives $25,000.  A silver medalist receives $15,000 and finally a bronze medal is worth $10,000.  It is estimated that a gold medalist will pay approximately $9,000 in taxes for each gold medal won.  Silver medal winners will pay just under $5,400 in taxes and the bronze medal recipients will pay the I.R.S. around $3,500 in taxes.  American medalists face income tax rate of 35%.  They

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OPENING NIGHT August 1, 2012

At the KRAVIS CENTER

CATHY RIGBY is

P E T E R P A N

Peter Pan at The Kravis Center

Opening August 1, 2012 at Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, West Palm Beach, Florida is the all new production of PETER PAN starring Tony award winning nominee, Cathy Rigby. Rigby delivers a delightfully athletic performance and yet is charmingly snotty as the boy who refuses to grow up. This timeless musical masterpiece is complete with Captain Hook, the Lost Boys, the cunning crocodile, and the enticement of Never, Never Land.

Jupiter and surrounding area tour dates for this national tour are August 1, 2012 through August 5, 2012 at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts. This night of adventure will surely please all who attend.

PETER

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AN ENCHANTING EXPERIENCE

2012 BON FESTIVAL

MORIKAMI MUSEUM and JAPANESE GARDENS

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Obon, or the Bon Festival, is a traditional Japanese observance held over summer for three days.  It is a holiday which honors ancestors and affords the opportunity to thank them for “contributing to the quality of life enjoyed by the living”.  In Japan, Obon, signifies a special time when the spirits of deceased family members are believed to return for a short visit.  During the Bon Festival, families gather in the village for singing and dancing.  The lively folk dancing is intended to entertain the visiting spirits.  Joyous music, by drummers and flutists, encourage festival-goers to dance in circles.  On the last evening of the three day festival, paper lanterns

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The Junior Cup 2012 took place this past weekend in the renowned BallenIsles Country Club in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. The Junior Cup showcased the future generations of golf’s rising stars. The male and female, superstar golfers enjoyed a weekend of golf and some good competition, beginning July 19-22. The tournament took place at the BallenIsles east course where some of the golf’s most legendary players made history. Legends such as Jack Nicklaus, Sam Snead and Julius Boros have won PGA Championships on this course! 

The Junior Tour was comprised of 36, talented junior golfers. July 19th was deemed the “demo day” and boasted the phenomenal sponsors of the event: Cleveland Golf, Srixon and the Scholarship for Athletes Foundation. At the demo,

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Admirals Cove

Just a bit south of Jupiter Island and north of Palm Beach is another prestigious community in South Florida known as Admiral’s Cove. This family focused gated community is encircled by 45-holes championship golf and 6 miles on inland waterways.  It is easy to see why families are drawn to The Club at Admiral’s Cove with so much to do in the community from boating, golfing, family activities, children’s activities, social, yacht club, and tennis and near perfect year round weather!  Admiral’s Cove is the community for your family.  If you are looking for a luxury golfing and yachting residential country club community in the South East, look no further than Admiral’s Cove.  

Many perceptive buyers have made the choice to call this community home

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Relying on one of the top expert Realtors at Waterfront Properties and Club Communities is an intelligent decision.  Real estate transactions involve one of the biggest financial investments most people occur in their life.  The real estate professionals at Waterfront Properties and Club Communities are held to a high standard of ethics and expected to maintain an expertise level of knowledge of buying and selling in the area of their specialty.

The Waterfront Properties agent can help you establish “your buying power”.   This means, your savings, plus the agent will refer you to lenders best qualified to assist you in your mortgage needs, if necessary.  The Waterfront agent will negotiate a multitude of factors, including but not limited to, price,

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The nonprofit organization Ali’s Alliance celebrated a second successful Casino Night at Abacoa in Jupiter to raise funds for its mission of maintaining an organized, online database of cancer organizations for patients in need of services and support.

The exciting event took place in the elegant golf club, one of the many amenities within the large swath of Jupiter real estate. Games included black jack, craps and tables of roulette, and there also was a nice buffet and entertainment.

David Cowan, founder of Ali’s Alliance, said the event kicked off the “Four Corners Ride,” in which Cowan will steer his motorcycle to the four corners of the United States to raise awareness of the cause.

Photo: Ali's Alliance Marketing Director Derek Felbinger,

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