August Meeting Features County Commissioner Steven Abrams

This year has been a busy one for the Palm Beach County Board of Commissioners. Approving plans for spending the sales tax windfall, dealing with the opioid crisis, sober homes, new development, the future of the Agricultural Reserve and passing bigger and bigger budgets have all been on their plate. Join us at the Airport Holiday Inn on Wednesday August 23 to hear Commissioner Steven Abrams speak about these and other county issues. Commissioner... [Read More...]

Ann Roberts Scholarships Awarded

This year, we were able to fund five young scholars from the Anne Roberts Scholarship Fund - three past recipients who are continuing their studies and two new winners. Eligible applicants must be attending or plan to attend an accredited institution and have and maintain a 3.0 GPA. New applicants also submit a 500 word essay on the importance of a higher education. The awards were presented by William M. B. Fleming, President of Palm Beach Atlantic... [Read More...]

Long Time Club Member Carol LaPlaca

Carol passed away on May 4 after a long illness. To sign the guest book or send flowers, please see: In Memory of CAROL LAPLACA Go to article→

PBAU President William Fleming to Present 2017 Anne Roberts Scholarships

Please Join us on Wednesday, June 28, for the awarding of the 2017 Annual Anne Roberts Scholarships and celebrate the day with our young scholars. Presenting the awards for the club will be our featured speaker, PBAU President William Fleming. William Fleming President Palm Beach Atlantic University Wednesday, June 28, 2017 Program Noon - 1PM, Buffet starts at 11:30AM Holiday Inn Hotel and Conference Center Palm Beach Airport 1301... [Read More...]

Representative Rick Roth on the Legislative Session

The Florida Legislative session has just ended, and at our May meeting Representative Rick Roth, Florida House District 85, gave our members a helpful report on the new bills and issues. Roth served on five committees, including Commerce, Pre-K (Education) Quality, and Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations. He explained that it was in committees that bad legislation could be stopped much more easily than on the floor of the House.... [Read More...]

Florida Legislative Session with Representative Rick Roth

Please Join us on Wednesday, May 24, for Rick Roth Florida District 85 Representative Rick will give us a synopsis of the recently concluded Legislative Session in Tallahassee: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 Program Noon - 1PM, Buffet starts at 11:30AM Holiday Inn Hotel and Conference Center Palm Beach Airport 1301 Belvedere Road West Palm Beach, FL 33405 $25/Members $30/Guests Pay at the door. Make sure you submit your RSVP in... [Read More...]

WJNO’s Brian Mudd to Highlight April Meeting

Please Join us on Wednesday, April 26, for Brian Mudd Host of WJNO's "Morning Rush" Brian will explore: "Can Republicans Learn how to Govern? The Art of Political Persuasion - Advancing Republican values rather than defending them... Wednesday, April 26, 2017 Program Noon - 1PM, Buffet starts at 11:30AM Holiday Inn Hotel and Conference Center Palm Beach Airport 1301 Belvedere Road West Palm Beach, FL 33405 $25/Members $30/Guests Pay... [Read More...]

Sid Dinerstein Talks about the Trump Victory

"Black People Vote on Sunday!" - with this thought, former county GOP Chairman Sid Dinerstein laid out for us all the clues that were readily available to predict the election of Donald Trump. Describing a conversation he had with his daughter in New Hampshire on November 7, the night before the election, Sid gave us some insights into the demographics of 2016 and how it differed from when Obama was running. While at the time he wasn't sure... [Read More...]

An Analysis of the 2017 PBG Council Election

The March 14 municipal elections in Palm Beach Gardens yielded a pair of winners - Dr. Mark Marciano in Group 1 and Matthew Lane in Group 3. No candidate got a majority in the four way race in Group 5, so Rachelle Litt and Joe Russo will meet in a runoff on 3/28. Go to article→

Good turnout for PBG Election

Congratulations to the winner in Group 1, Dr. Mark Marciano, who dominated the race with 66% of the vote over challenger Michael Paolercio, and in Group 3 to Matthew Lane who topped 50% in a three way race by 13 votes to avoid a runoff. The Group 5 race moves to a runoff between Rachelle Litt and Joe Russo who captured 37% and 34% respectively in the 4 way race. Go to article→

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