Leadership Focus, presented by Wells Fargo, is Leadership Palm Beach County's 2 ½ day program for executives and professionals who want to broaden their understanding of our community, connect with people of influence, and explore Palm Beach County’s strengths, challenges, and initiatives. Focus is well suited for individuals interested in deepening their knowledge about Palm Beach County, but who might not have the time or the experience to commit to our nine-month Leadership Engage Program. If you or someone you know wants to get involved with Leadership PBC, this is a great introduction to our organization! Participants get to hear from [...]
Participate in this simulation and step into a life of living in poverty. 14.5% of individuals in our county live below the poverty line, and it's time to break the barriers. The Cost of Poverty Experience (COPE) offers participants a glimpse into the lives of low-income individuals and families living in our community -- the obstacles that are faced, the decisions that are made, and the consequences that impact these families every day. Leadership Palm Beach County, in partnership with Palm Beach County's Community Services Department Community Action Program, will provide this experiential event for participants, who will be given tasks [...]
The School District of Palm Beach County Office of Diversity in Business Practices has partnered with the Black Chamber of Commerce Palm Beach County to bring you Real Talk with Black Women coming in January 2022. The Office of Diversity has been able to secure a powerhouse panel of Black women to discuss the challenges and microaggressions that Black women face in the workplace. I am immensely proud to say that we have secured a panelist from the Obama Presidential Center, the Obama Foundation in Chicago, along with a college president, a supply chain executive, and a phenomenal chef and business [...]
The Education Foundation of Palm Beach County is proud to partner with The School District of Palm Beach County to recognize top educational leaders at a special celebration, bringing together philanthropic and business leaders along with school district leadership. Nominees represent the school district’s great leaders of the year in each of the following categories: Principal of the Year Assistant Principal of the Year Teacher of the Year School-Related Employee of the Year Winners will be announced LIVE at the event! Cox Science Center and Aquarium Tuesday, January 25, 2022 | 5:00pm - 7:30pm
You are invited to join Friends of Manatee Lagoon for a Magical evening of music, manatees, and more. Live at the Lagoon is our new nonprofit's inaugural event, and an opportunity to meet friends and neighbors similarly committed to protecting our area's most treasured assets. Set against the backdrop of the beautiful Lake Worth Lagoon, enjoy signature "Manatee Mojitos," cocktails, appetizers, and exciting raffle prizes as we kick off ManateeFest. Friday, Feb. 4, 2022 | 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Our Special Guest Jessica Harvey | Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation "Seagrass Loss: Its Impact on Manatees + Our Ecosystem" $75 single [...]
Anthony T. Browder is an author, publisher, cultural historian, artist, and an educational consultant. He is a graduate of Howard and has lectured extensively throughout the United States and five continents. Mr. Browder is the founder and director of IKG Cultural Resources and has devoted 35 years researching ancient Egyptian history, science, philosophy and culture. He has traveled to Egypt 52 times since 1980 and is currently director of the ASA Restoration Project, which is funding the excavation and restoration of two 25th dynasty tombs of Kushite noblemen on the west bank of Luxor, Egypt. Browder is the first African American [...]
Celebrating 37 years, ArtiGras Fine Arts Festival has grown from a small, local art show to a nationally recognized fine arts festival attracting tens of thousands of art lovers and collectors. ArtiGras will be held President’s Day Weekend, February 19-20, 2022 in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Produced by the Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce and presented by Hanley Foundation, ArtiGras was recently named one of the top 70 fine art festivals in the country and showcases a juried exhibition of gallery-quality art from 300 artists. ArtiGras also features a Youth Art Competition, ArtiKids Kids Zone, live entertainment and much more!
Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival burst onto the Florida scene in 2016 and immediately become a fan favorite. Taking place in early March, Okeechobee is now the first major music festival of the US festival season and provides a glimpse of touring summertime artists. The festival's home at Sunshine Grove is a treat for campers with lush grassy fields, a sandy beach, and a majestic grove. Location: Sunshine Grove / Okeechobee Music Festival
The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services announced today that our 2022 Florida International Agriculture Innovation Summit, in collaboration with the Florida-Israel Business Accelerator, will take place virtually March 30-31, 2022. A partnership of Florida, Embassy of Canada | Ambassade du Canada, Israel in Miami, and Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in the USA and Consulate General of the Netherlands in Miami, the summit celebrates innovations in how we feed the world. Learn more and register at www.FDACS.gov/AgSummit!
The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Palm Beach County launched their signature event called Triunfo [Triumph] Awards Gala, an elegant night where business leaders in our community come together to honor one another’s triumphs and commemorate another year in the chamber’s history. The hotel’s ballroom will be transformed into an extravaganza with live music and entertainment, as well as delicious food and cocktails. As part of this event, they will also conduct a silent auction, where attendees will get a chance to bid on an assortment of fantastic items from hotel accommodation, theater and restaurant certificates, to jewelry, spa and salon [...]