Fisher fam­ily funds trail at Science Cen­ter

Palm Beach Daily News - - BUSINESS -

The South Florida Science Cen­ter and Aquar­ium has an­nounced a $1.1 mil­lion, 5-acre ex­pan­sion project, the Fisher Fam­ily Science Trail. A rib­bon cut­ting will take place at 10 a.m. Thurs­day at the site, 4801 Dre­her Trail, West Palm Beach.

Jef­frey Frances and son Har­ri­son Fisher live in Palm Beach. Visit sf­science­cen­ter.org.

Fla­gler Ro­tary Club — At­tor­ney Joe Con­si­dine will speak on “Get­ting Loved Ones Into Treat­ment” at 8 a.m. Tues­day at The Chesterfield. The cost of the break­fast meet­ing is $23. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion, email pbfla­gler@gmail.com.

Talk of kings — Richard Bock will fa­cil­i­tate a book dis­cus­sion at 5:30 p.m. Tues­day on “The Man Who Cre­ated The Mid­dle East” by Christo­pher Si­mon Sykes at the Dixon Ed­u­ca­tion Build­ing of The So­ci­ety of Four Arts.

The au­thor’s bi­og­ra­phy of his grand­fa­ther — Sir Mark Sykes, sig­na­tory to the 1916 Sykes-Pi­cot Agree­ment — re­assesses his life and work. Ad­mis­sion is free. For in­for­ma­tion, call 655-2766 or visit fourarts.org.

Chap­ter ex­ec­u­tive — Joanne O’Con­nor, a lit­i­ga­tion share­holder of Jones Fos­ter John­ston & Stubbs law firm, has been ap­pointed vice pres­i­dent of the Palm Beach chap­ter of the Fed­eral Bar As­so­ci­a­tion. The chap­ter fo­cuses on the pro­fes­sional de­vel­op­ment of fed­eral court prac­ti­tion­ers and hosts an an­nual ju­di­cial re­cep­tion.

O’Con­nor has been cited as a lead­ing lit­i­ga­tion lawyer in pub­li­ca­tions in­clud­ing Cham­bers USA, Best Lawyers in Amer­ica, South Florida Le­gal Guide, and as a le­gal elite in Florida Trend. Jones Fos­ter has of­fices in Palm Beach, West Palm Beach and Jupiter.

Save the date — Carey O’Don­nell, pres­i­dent and cre­ative di­rec­tor of the O’Don­nell Agency, will mod­er­ate a panel on health care at the Oct. 17 meet­ing of the Palm Beach Cham­ber of Com­merce. The event starts at 7:30 a.m. at The Break­ers. Mem­bers are free. Guests pay $40 in ad­vance and $50 at the door. Visit palm­beachcham­ber.com.

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