Thursday, March 5th Susan Cammarano spoke to the group about housing counseling and education about credit card management. Ms. Cammarano explained the importance of paying off debt and how multiple lines of credit such as a car, mortgage, and some credit cards may be helpful. The group learned how their credit score is calculated and [...]
Judy Beerens from Panther Ridge Conservation spoke to the club. Panther Ridge is a non-profit conservation center in Wellington that provides a home, haven and hope for some of the world’s most majestic and endangered big cats. The Conservation provides a home to nearly two dozen such animals (as well as numerous barn cats and [...]
The 18th Annual Crystal Apple was given to Annette Marquez at Crestwood Middle School. Mrs. Marquez teaches 8th grade math and exceptional student education (ESE). The Royal Palm Beach Rotary awards a teacher in the western community with the Crystal Apple. Each year a different principal of a school is asked to select a teacher [...]
Three representatives from Toastmasters spoke to the club about the organization. Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that operates clubs worldwide for the purpose of helping members improve their communication, public speaking, and leadership skills. Please log onto: www.toastmasters.org for more information.
Nancy D'Angelo, Center Floor Manager at Costco, became a Paul Harris Fellow with the Rotary Club of Royal Palm Beach. The Paul Harris Fellow recognition acknowledges individuals who contribute, or have contributions made in their name of $1,000 to The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International. The Rotary Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation that supports the efforts of Rotary [...]
Jean Harris spoke with the Royal Beach Palm Rotary at our meeting concerning Hugs and Kisses. Hugs and Kisses is a Non-profit charity operated by teenagers, that is mentored by adults, such as Jean. The teenagers learn all the aspects of business from Financing, Marketing, Manufacturing, Public Relations and Sales. The money raised goes to [...]
On Wednesday, March 12th, Dawn Hluebek, a special needs teacher at HL Johnson Elementary, received the 2014 Crystal Apple award from the Rotary Club of Royal Palm Beach. Ms. Hluebek was nominated by her piers for this award for her phenomenal work in the special needs field for over 30 years. Ms. Hluebek will be recognized [...]