Email      Facebook      Instagram      LinkedIn      X      YouTube

April 25, 2024

Hello Public,

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

Sign up for updates! You will receive our weekly county news. Send any feedback or questions to

Inside PBC News


2024 County Government Month Website Banner image
Get Your Gree On slide image
Second Chance Month image
Legends on the Lawn homepage banner image
2024 Small Business Week Website Banner image
Connect PBC App Homepage Banner image
News & Events
LWB Cottage Homes image

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.

Get Your Green On logo image

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.

Bell Seal WMH Award image

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.

Drowning Prevention Coalition PBC logo image

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.

Looking for more information about Palm Beach County?

When you are looking for answers but don't know who to contact ... view our 2024 Guide to Services to find out all the county has to offer.

Read our Guide

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.

Thumbnail Second Chance Month image

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.

Professor Plum bow tie image

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

Arts4All Florida image

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.

Earth Day Daggerwing image

Celebrate Earth Day at Daggerwing Nature Center

Burt Aaronson South County Regional Park

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


PBC Daggerwing Nature Center image

Daggerwing Delights in May


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

Saturdays, 1 p.m.

All ages, FREE (Reservations not required)

PBC Riverbend Park image

May at Riverbend Park


Wednesdays, 2:30 p.m.

All ages, FREE (Reservations required)

Okeeheelee Nature Center Exterior sign image

Enjoy Okeeheelee Nature Center in May


Saturdays, 1 p.m.

Families/all ages, FREE (No reservations required)

Green Cay Nature Center Exterior image

Take a Day at Green Cay


Saturdays, 10:15 a.m.

Families/all ages, FREE (No reservations required)

Cooperative Extension

FNPS Native Plant thumbnail image

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.

PBC Mounts Plant A Palooza 24 image

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.

Kathy Andio Forest Bathing image

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.

Garden Explorers Summer Camp at Mounts picture

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.

301 N. Olive Avenue • Suite 1102

West Palm Beach 33401

X Share This Email
LinkedIn Share This Email
Contact Us