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November 28, 2018
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FEATURE STORY
Help Palm Tran Stuff-the-Bus with Toys for Underprivileged Kids
Palm Tran is helping make the holiday season brighter for underprivileged children with its Stuff-the-Bus holiday toy drive!  The goal is to collect enough new, unwrapped toys to fill a Palm Tran fixed-route bus.
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Palm Tran Earns 3 Prestigious Awards at FPTA Annual Conference
Palm Tran earned three honors at the recent Florida Public Transportation Association (FPTA) Annual Conference and Expo in Daytona Beach. The conference recognizes transit agencies that have made outstanding and innovative contributions to public transportation.
Principal Planner Receives PBSO Samaritan Award
At the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office's annual awards ceremony on November 2, Lisa Amara Van Horn, principal planner with the Planning, Zoning, and Building Department, received a Samaritan Award and Medal. 
PBC Community Services Department Launches Campaign Focused on Veterans Facing Homelessness
The Palm Beach County Homeless Continuum of Care (CoC) is launching a campaign, From Serving to Served, to help end homelessness among veterans. The campaign is a partnership with the CoC; Palm Beach County Community Services Department Division of Human and Veteran Service (DHVS); the West Palm Beach Veteran Affairs Medical Center; Stand Down/Faith, Hope, Love, Charity, Inc.; The Lord's Place; Gulfstream Goodwill; the Salvation Army; and the Senator Philip D. Lewis Center.
Mayor Melissa McKinlay Appointed to National Association of Counties Board of Directors
The Florida Association of Counties Board of Directors voted unanimously to appoint Palm Beach County Mayor Melissa McKinlay as its Florida appointee on the National Association of Counties (NACo) Board of Directors.
BCC Briefs
At the November 20, 2018, Board of County Commissioners meeting, the board took the following action.
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Things To Do
Free Concert: Fern Street December 15 at Canyon Amphitheater
Founded by brothers born in the rust belt of Pennsylvania, the music of Fern Street emphasizes expressive lyrics and clean melodies with a touch of country-fused rock.
Don’t Miss “Simply Tina” at Seabreeze Amphitheater
The Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department presents Simply Tina, a free concert at Seabreeze Amphitheater on Saturday, December 8, 7-9 p.m.
Dynamic December at Daggerwing
Daggerwing Nature Center is operated by the Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department and is located in Burt Aaronson South County Regional Park at 11435 Park Access Road, off Cain Boulevard between Glades Road and Yamato Road, west of Boca Raton. Visit ourwebsite for more activities. All programs are by reservation only, unless otherwise stated. Please call 561-741-1359 or visit the nature center to make program reservations. 
December’s Dandy at Green Cay
Green Cay Nature Center is operated by the Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department and is located at 12800 Hagen Ranch Road, west of Boynton Beach. For more information, visit our website. All programs are by reservation only, unless otherwise stated. Please call 561-966-7000 or visit the nature center to make program reservations. 
So Much to Do at Okeeheelee Nature Center
Okeeheelee Nature Center is operated by the Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department and is located in Okeeheelee Park at 7715 Forest Hill Boulevard, west of West Palm Beach. For more information, visit our website. All programs are by reservation only, unless otherwise stated. Please make reservations at least two days in advance. 
Riverbend Park December Program Guide
Riverbend Park is operated by the Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department and is located at 9060 Indiantown Road, Jupiter. For more information on Riverbend Park, visit our website. All programs are by reservation only. Please call (561) 741-1359 to make program reservations. Payment (cash or check) is due the day of program. Programs require a minimum number registered participants.
For Your Benefit
PBIA Announces Seasonal Nonstop Service to Denver on United Airlines
​Palm Beach International Airport (PBIA) will offer seasonal nonstop service to Denver International Airport (DEN) on United Airlines, beginning on March 10 and continuing through March 31, 2019. 
PBIA to Offer Nonstop Service to Providence Aboard JetBlue
Palm Beach International Airport (PBIA) is pleased to announce new, nonstop
daily service to Providence, Rhode Island on JetBlue Airways, to commence February 14, 2019.
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Consumer Focus
Valuable information that’s worth more than just words comes your way from the Palm Beach County Division of Consumer Affairs and other agencies. They want to help keep you and your family safe, plus provide you sound advice to help protect your money and property during the holiday season. Tune in and watch “Consumer Focus” for free money-saving tips that you may not know about.


Palm Beach Channel 20 Local Programs.
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Your channel for Palm Beach County programs and services - providing an open window to your county government with live coverage of government meetings and special events and a wide variety of locally-produced programming! A service of the Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners, PBC TV is available on Comcast Cable on channel 20, AT&T U-verse on channel 99 and streamed 24/7 on the county's website, www.pbcgov.com, where you can also watch our latest local programs anytime on demand!
Green Scene
Enjoy “Garden of Lights” at Mounts Botanical Garden
Friends of the Mounts Botanical Garden will be celebrating the garden's 40th anniversary with a new, family-friendly attraction. Garden of Lights: A Winter Holiday Event November 24 – December 30.
Animal Care and Control
Check Out Our Featured Adoptable Pets
Our adoption specialists will help match your lifestyle and needs with the dog or cat that suits you best. All animals are adopted to qualified applicants on a first-come-first-served basis.
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