Mounts Botan­i­cal Gar­den group adds five board mem­bers

Palm Beach Daily News - - BUSINESS -

Sandy Smith, pres­i­dent of the Friends of the Mounts Botan­i­cal Gar­den, an­nounces five new mem­bers of the board of di­rec­tors.

Gretta Curry isa re­tired hu­man ser­vices pro­fes­sional with a doc­tor­ate from the Univer­sity of Mas­sachusetts. Rebecca Doane founded the law firm Doane & Doane, P.A. in 2003, and is a past pres­i­dent of Friends of MacArthur Beach State Park. Tara Duhy is a share­holder in the law firm of Lewis, Long­man & Walker in West Palm Beach and is chair­woman of the Healthy Moth­ers Healthy Ba­bies Coali­tion.

Jackie Kingston works for Florida Power & Light and is a founder of Sea Turtle Ad­ven­tures, a lo­cal non­profit. Ilene Passler is a hu­man re­sources pro­fes­sional with a masters de­gree from Wake For­est Col­lege. She is a mem­ber of the Ju­nior League of the Palm Beaches.

For in­for­ma­tion about Mounts Botan­i­cal Gar­den, visit

Lilly shop­ping event — The Town of Palm Beach United Way in­vites sup­port­ers to a spe­cial shop and share event at the Lilly Pulitzer in The Gar­dens mall on Thurs­day. The event runs from 4-8 p.m., and Lilly Pulitzer will do­nate 10 per­cent of sales to the United Way.

For more in­for­ma­tion, call 655-1919.

Fla­gler Ro­tary Club — John Wil­son, di­rec­tor of the DeGe­orge Boys & Girls Club in Broward County, will speak at 7:45 a.m. Tues­day at The Ch­ester­field. The break­fast cost is $21.

For in­for­ma­tion, call Colleen Parkey at 2367198.

Palm Beach Ro­tary Club — Mark McCarthy, di­rec­tor of McCarthy’s Wildlife Sanc­tu­ary in West Palm Beach will speak at noon Thurs­day at The Ch­ester­field. The lun­cheon cost is $35. For in­for­ma­tion, call Colleen Parkey at 236-7198.

For in­for­ma­tion on the sanc­tu­ary, visit mc­carthyswildlife. com.

Fire­fight­ers feted

— In honor of Na­tional Fire Preven­tion Week Oct. 8-14, the Cham­ber of the Com­merce of the Palm Beaches will rec­og­nize the area’s brave fire res­cue teams at the 2017 Fire­fighter Break­fast Fri­day at 7:45 a.m. at the Palm Beach County Con­ven­tion Cen­ter.

Spon­sors are St. Mary’s Med­i­cal Cen­ter and the Palm Beach Chil­dren’s Hos­pi­tal at St. Mary’s. For ticket in­for­ma­tion, visit palm­






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