Disaster relief gets boost
Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa and the Young Professionals of the Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce celebrated the second annual Burger Craft Beer Bash Sept. 23 at the oceanside resort. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Volunteer Florida’s disaster relief fund.
“This annual event is always fun, as our house chefs and local craft brewers get creative. Also, we are grateful we can support our neighbors who are getting back on their feet after Hurricane Irma,” said Cindy Racco, general manager of Eau Palm Beach in Manalapan.
New executive director — Kate Watt of Palm Beach Gardens has been named executive director of the Susan G. Komen South Florida affiliate. She was previously chief development officer for the Urban League of Palm Beach County and a former board member of Junior Achievement of The Palm Beaches and Treasure Coast. She is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.
In her new role, Watt will oversee the annual Komen South Florida Race for the Cure.
The Komen organization
Save the date — Jason Kelly of Bloomberg will speak on “The Economy of the Sports Industry” at 7:30 a.m. Oct. 12 at the monthly meeting of the Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce. The event will take place at the Kravis Center.
For more information, contact Sandy Coto at the chamber office, at 6553282, or visit palmbeachchamber.com. was founded by resident Nancy Brinker.
Sign of the season — The Executive Women of the Palm Beaches Foundation will hold its annual luncheon at noon Oct. 12 in the ballroom of the Hilton Doubletree Hotel, 4431 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens. Registration starts at 11:30 a.m. The cost is
$45 for members; $50 for guests. Call 868-7070 or visit email@example.com.
Ask your legislators
— The League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County is sponsoring a 2018 legislative preview at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the auditorium of the Palm Beach Post, 2751 S. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach. State legislators will be available to answer questions from citizens. To reserve a seat, call 487-7940 or visit lwvpbc.org.
Palm Beach Rotary Club — Members and guests will network at the quarterly social event at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the Leopard Lounge of The Chesterfield. For more information, call Colleen Parkey at 236-7198.