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The Lord’s Place transforms lives by providing solutions that break the cycle of homelessness for the most vulnerable and neglected in Palm Beach County. Recently, Representative Lois Frankel presented nearly one million dollars to the Lord’s Place in West Palm Beach to help the organization rebuild its family campus located on Haverhill Road. The organization houses thirty-seven families. The check was in the amount of $998,900. The money is a part of community project funding and the 2022 spending bill passed by Congress earlier this month. 

Leaders at the Lord’s Place, established in 1983, requested the money for much-needed improvements, which will now go towards updating the kitchen, bathrooms, and floors. The center helps to fight

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The Florida Department of Agriculture has recently launched a new website earlier this week to help the local farmers and growers during this time. 

The new website is named Keep Florida Growing and announced in their social media page that the website is a portal that provides agriculture related information and food information.  Agriculture is the second largest economic driver in the state and the website was created to help out our local community and our local Florida growers and farmers.

The new one-stop page is aiming to bring Floridians’ and food producers together to buy and sell fresh produce, share state and federal resources and helpful information to keep Florida growing. 

For more information and how you can help, click here to

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If you are among those most vulnerable for the Coronavirus, the main thing you can do to help out is simply staying home and keeping yourself as healthy as possible. If, however, you are not in the most-vulnerable category, there are some additional things you can do.

Volunteer with Meals on Wheels

Some Meals on Wheels chapters are looking for healthy volunteers who can be on call to make deliveries during the coronavirus outbreak. Many chapters also keep in touch with seniors at a distance through “telephone reassurance” programs. To volunteer in your area, find your local Meals on Wheels provider here.

Share Useful Information

if you live in the Palm Beaches and have information on food and or supplies join a social media group and share

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So far Palm Beach County has done an excellent job of sticking together and avoiding panic. Yes, like the rest country we are experiencing shortages and certainly some inconveniences. Still, though, our resolve remains strong and we, as a community, are committed to getting through this thing together.

When it comes to social distancing and proper quarantine etiquette, however, one bad apple can truly spoil the whole bunch. As such, according to the CDC, here are 5 things everyone in the Palm Beaches and around the country should be doing during the Coronavirus.

Get to Know Your Neighbors

Talk with your neighbors about emergency planning. If your neighborhood has a website or social media page, consider joining it to maintain access to

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If you live in Jupiter, there are several membership-based Marinas you might consider joining, one of them Jupiter Pointe. The marina is great for families because not only does it offer boat storage and rental, but also stand up paddle boarding for you and the kids.

Where: 18753 SE Federal Hwy, Tequesta, FL 33469

Tours

Here are some of the standup paddleboarding tours offered by the Jupiter Pointe Club and Marina

Island Tours

Island Tours are held every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday at 11 am. The island tours are 90 minutes and guided.

Full Moon Tours

These are 90-minute, guided tours that take place during clear nights underneath the stars. A drum circle, bon fire and a cash bar follow the moon tours.

Doggie Paddle

The

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The El Cid Historic District, located in West Palm Florida  is bounded by Flamingo Drive, South Flagler Drive, Dyer Road, and South Dixie Highway. It contains 281 historic buildings. The El Cid Neighborhood Association is a 501(c)3 – charitable organization with an all-volunteer board dedicated to the preservation of the historic integrity of the neighborhood. The group is committed to the education of our community through programs highlighting the unique character of the El Cid Historic District.

It’s an attractive and popular neighborhood community for young growing families or young at heart looking to slow down a little bit. The El Cid Neighborhood had its early development in 1875 when Benjamin Lainhart, the first permanent resident on the Lake

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Abacoa is a charming residential neighborhood located in Jupiter, Florida.  Abacoa is a master planned community consisting of 16 subdivisions with single-family homes, townhomes, apartments, walking trails, parks and open green spaces. The homes range in size and design. The community is packed with amenities from clubhouses and parks with pools, to picnic areas and children’s playgrounds.  Abacoa fosters a real sense of community and old school charm with things to do within walking distance.

The Abacoa Town Center is a perfectly designed for your entertainment including Rodger Dean Baseball Stadium.  Between Food Truck Invasions, Feast of Little Italy, Craft Beer Festivals and other street festivals in Abacoa the Town Center gives a sense of old

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Research from the experts with Home Security Advisor  indicate that Florida, in addition to the perfect weather and beautiful beaches, can claim it is home to some of the of the safest communities in the Southeast United States.  Situated between the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico is the enchanting peninsula we call the Sunshine State.

So many people desire living in the southeast.  Have you ever wanted to wear flip flops all year round or read a book on the beach during the pleasant winter – no snow?  Beyond its saltwater beaches and soft white sand, South Florida is packed with culture, entertainment, professional sports and exceptional cuisine.  Now Palm Beach County residents can add another dimension – safety.

Safety is the condition

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