Mounts Botanical Garden group adds five board members
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 mounts.org.
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.
— 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 palmbeaches.org.