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April 25, 2024

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This Edition: As part of Drowning Prevention Coalition Month, the Drowning Prevention Coalition of PBC is offering free or reduced-cost swim lessons to qualified kids ages 2 to 12. May 1 is the deadline to register for the Back to School PBC event. April 29 kicks off Small Business Week. The Office of Equal Business Opportunity is presenting events all week. For all of this and more, visit PBCGOV.com.



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News & Events
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Lake Worth Beach Cottage Homes Ribbon Cutting

Board of County Commissioners


On April 24, a ceremonial ribbon cutting was held for the new homes that are part of the Lake Worth Beach E Street Community Land Trust Cottage Homes Project.

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Get Your Green On’ in Support of Mental Health Awareness Month

Youth Services


May is Mental Health Awareness and Trauma-Informed Care Month. Let’s make a difference.

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PBC Awarded Platinum Bell Seal for Workplace Mental Health

Risk Management


We are proud to announce that PBC has been awarded the Platinum Bell Seal for Workplace Mental Health by Mental Health America.

PBC Community Services Department 2024 Homeless Point-In-Time Count Results

Community Services


From Jan. 25-26, over 300 staff members and community volunteers participated in the PBC homeless Point-in-Time count.

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Free/Reduced Cost Swim Lesson Program Available for Qualified Resident Children

Fire Rescue


The Drowning Prevention Coalition of PBC offers free or reduced-cost swim lessons to qualified children aged 2 to 12.

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Public Safety

Community Rating System & Local Mitigation Strategy 2023 Progress Report

On Monday, March 11, the PBC Public Safety Department's Emergency Management Division Community Rating System and Local Mitigation Strategy programs released the annual progress report for CRS Activity 510 – Floodplain Management Planning.

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PBC Recognizes April as Second Chance Month

PBC recognizes April as Second Chance Month to raise awareness about reentry services offered to people returning from incarceration by creating opportunities for successful transitions to the community.

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Help PBC Animal Care & Control’s Longest Resident Professor Plum

Who stole the kennel staff's hearts? It was Professor Plum at the PBC Public Safety Department's Animal Care and Control Division shelter with his winning attitude.

Parks & Recreation

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The A4AFL Katie Gardner Memorial Golf Tournament

Arts4All Florida PBC will host its 27th annual golf tournament on Friday, May 10. The event will be held at Trump National Golf Club in Jupiter.

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Celebrate Earth Day at Daggerwing Nature Center

Burt Aaronson South County Regional Park

Saturday, April 27, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Free

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Daggerwing Delights in May

ANIMAL FEEDINGS & TALKS

Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 2:45 p.m.

Saturdays, 1 p.m.

All ages, FREE (Reservations not required)

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May at Riverbend Park

REPTILE ENCOUNTERS

Wednesdays, 2:30 p.m.

All ages, FREE (Reservations required)

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Enjoy Okeeheelee Nature Center in May

ALLIGATOR FEEDING

Saturdays, 1 p.m.

Families/all ages, FREE (No reservations required)

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Take a Day at Green Cay

ANIMAL ENCOUNTERS

Saturdays, 10:15 a.m.

Families/all ages, FREE (No reservations required)

Cooperative Extension

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Annual Rare & Unique Native Plant Auction at Mounts

The PBC Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society dedicated to promoting the preservation, conservation and restoration of native plants and native plant communities of Florida, is hosting its Annual Rare & Unique Native Plant Auction on Saturday, May 11.

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Mounts to Host Plant-A-Palooza Spring Plant Sale

Friends of the Mounts Botanical Garden will host the always popular Plant-A-Palooza Spring Plant Sale.

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May Flowers at Mounts

With Spring now fully a-bloom, Friends of the Mounts Botanical Garden will host a variety of fun, informative and healthy workshops and events throughout the month.

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Mounts Invites Nature Curious Youngsters 7 to 11 to Garden Explorers Summer Camp

Garden Explorers Summer Camp offers science-based fun and nature experiences, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., July 15-19 and July 22-26.


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