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Peaceful Mind, Peaceful Life Wellness Series is dedicated to fostering inner peace and wellness by educating and inspiring individuals. Additionally, establishing community through mindfulness practices, online resources, and programs. Barb Schmidt is renowned practitioner, here in the Boca Raton area, of mindfulness and meditation for over 30 years. The soothing sounds of the Atlantic Ocean and seagulls can only do so much. Add some guidance and foster greater inner peace and well being with the Peaceful Mind series.
In 2011, she founded the nonprofit organization Peaceful Mind Peaceful Life. She has taught meditation workshops at Nova Southeastern University and at Florida Atlantic University as part of the Peace, Justice & Human Rights…
Voters in Palm Beach County need to make their voices heard by voting on November 3, 2020. This 2020 Presidential Election is unprecedented. Your vote is your voice on issues affecting healthcare, housing, education, and employment. Help make a difference in the community during this general election and vote. There are several simple motivations why you should vote:
You vote will impact the quality of life you want for yourself and forthcoming generations. Voting is a U.S. citizen’s chance to stand up for the issues you care about like public transportation, raising or not raising minimum wage, or funding for local schools.
Elections are decided by the people who go out and vote. Hopefully, you have invested time learning about and…
School is back in session for students in the Palm Beach County School District. Students go back to school today, Monday, August 31st.
The start of the new school year looks a little different compared to previous years. The school district announced in late July that the school district was going completely virtual for the start of the new 2020/2021 school year.
In effort to help the students, teachers, parents, and guardians adjust to virtual learning, the school district set up several hotlines and online resources for students and teachers to use.
Important Phone Numbers:
Information Helpline: to answers questions regarding the start of the new school year and will be staffed Monday through Friday: 561-969-5840
With Palm Beach County School District starting classes on Monday, August 31st, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach has created a new program to help students and parents with virtual learning. Every week, the sea turtle research and rehabilitation center will be hosting their Coastal Classroom.
The Coastal Classroom is a weekly event that will begin Monday, August 31st. The purpose of the Coastal Classroom is to help students, parents, and teachers with the remote virtual learning. Students are invited to complete their virtual schoolwork at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center. The Coastal Classroom is a safe in-person virtual learning space for students.
The classroom will provide each student with a safe learning space for students 8…
North Palm Beach is a small incorporated village located in Northern Palm Beach County along the intracoastal waterways and the Atlantic Ocean on a barrier island. The quite village has won the National Association of Home Builders as the best planned community in 1956 when the village was formed.
The North Palm Beach area was developed in the early 1950’s by philanthropist John D MacArthur. North Palm Beach is home to the only state park located in Palm Beach County, the John D. MacArthur State Park and is known to be the home to many PGA Tour golfers.
The John D. MacArthur State Park is an eco-friendly and family orientated park complete with picnic facilities, natural trails, a Nature and Welcome Center, waterways, kayak rentals and much more.…
North Palm Beach Country Club has announced that they are offering a 2020 Junior Tennis Academy.
Players will improve their tennis skills while learning a sport for a lifetime. New friends will be made while having tons of run. The latest USTA teaching methods will be used to insure the children achieve success, and lessons are designed to meet the developmental needs of each age group, enabling them to play and learn while they build confidence.
The Junior Academy will be split into 3 groups, Red (ages 8 & under), Orange (ages 10 & under), and Green (ages 16 & under).
The red group will feature simple lead up activities and modified courts, nets, racquets, and balls to introduce the youngest students to the skills needed to play tennis…
Back to School shopping has begun and this weekend only, the state of Florida is having a Sales Tax Holiday for Back To School clothes and supplies.
For this weekend only, Friday, August 7th through Sunday, August 9th, qualifying items will be exempt from sales tax in the state of Florida. These items include:
- School supplies selling for $15 dollars or less per item
- Clothing, footwear, and certain accessories for $60 dollars or less per item
- The first $1,000 of the sales price for personal computers and certain computer related purchases for noncommercial home or personal use.
The Back To School Sales Tax Holiday will be accepted at any store in the state that offers these supplies and will be automatically deducted at check out.…
Hobe Sound, the small unincorporated area located just north of Tequesta and Jupiter in Martin County. The small area has a small-town feel and is centrally located on Florida’s Atlantic coastline. Hobe Sound is home to some of the most beautiful beaches, championship golf courses, nature spots, parks, schools, shops, and restaurants.
Hobe Sound is home to many recreational parks and the Jonathan Dickinson State Park. The State Park features many recreational activities such as camping, hiking, bike riding, walk trails, equestrian trails, boating, wildlife viewing, an observation tower and many more activities. The Loxahatchee River runs through the Jonathan Dickinson State Park. The River was Florida’s first river to earn the title for National Wild…
Palm Beach Gardens is a city in northern Palm Beach County that is home to roughly 56,300 residents and is a principal city of the Miami metropolitan area. The city has a total area of 55,000 square miles and roughly two tenths of a mile features water.
Prior to becoming a city in 1969, Palm Beach Gardens was primarily cattle ranches and pine forests with swamp lands to the west. In 1959, the land was purchased by John D. MacArthur and he announced his plan to develop 4,000 acres and build homes for 55,000 people. MacArthur choose the name Palm Beach Gardens after his initial request for Palm Beach City was denied by the Florida Legislature because of the similarity of the nearby town of Palm Beach. The city was incorporated on June 20th, 1959 and it…