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Penny Sales Tax Success

Letter- Penny Sales Tax success


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WHEN: Wednesday, January 18, 2017
WHERE: Atlantis Country Club, 190 Atlantic Blvd., Atlantis, FL
TIME: 11:00 a.m. 
(pick up tickets, view raffle prizes, sip a special drink of the day.
Please bring cash to purchase raffle tickets.)

COST: $45
RESERVE: Either by paying online or by sending a check to:

Estelle Friedman, 3820 S 55 Ave,
Greenacres, FL 33463.
Cut off date is Jan. 13.

Luncheon served with fashion show by Chico’s and awarding of prizes and raffle winners.

Keeter Martinson at 561-844-3713. Tickets also available from Board Members

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Croquet & Lunch- Daytrippers

WEDNESDAY, JAN 25, 2017croquet-flyer

10:30 – 12:30 – Croquet
12:00 – 1:30 – Lunch
700 Florida Mango Rd., West Palm Beach
Bring your Family and Friends.

Pay online.


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Lady Atlantic Yacht Cruise Highlights


Lady Atlantic Yacht Cruise – November 6, 2016
Lady Atlantic Yacht Cruise 2016        Lady Atlantic Yacht Cruise 2016-2

We would like to thank everyone who joined us for that fun-filled afternoon.
We hope that you will join us on January 26, 2017 for our Croquet and Luncheon TBA.

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Meredith Barnard presentation on fracking in Florida

meredith-barnardMeredith Barnard gave an enlightening presentation October 27th to the Environmental Issues Group of LWVPBC. She discussed the fracking going on in our back yards here in south Florida.

Her background in Marine Science and Environmental Affairs has led her to the Conservancy of SW Florida. This environmental group is one of five that filed the lawsuit against the National Park Service expressing the need for comprehensive data required before, not after, issuing a permit to Burnett Oil Co to begin seismic testing in Big Cypress National Preserve. This land sits on the Biscayne Aquifer which provides clean water for over 7 million people in SW Florida.

Meredith will keep us informed with all the complexities involved in the lawsuit and the environmental natural resource policy issues. With

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Legislative Preview 2016

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Flooding of Coast

Flooding of Coast, Caused by Global Warming, Has Already Begun Scientists’ warnings that the rise of the sea would eventually imperil the United States’ coastline are no longer theoretical.


NORFOLK, Va. — Huge vertical rulers are sprouting beside low spots in the streets here, so people can judge if the tidal floods that increasingly inundate their roads are too deep to drive through.

Five hundred miles down the Atlantic Coast, the only road to Tybee Island, Ga., is disappearing beneath the sea several times a year, cutting the town off from the mainland. Read on…

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Get Ready, Get Set, VOTE!


  • Verify that you are registered to vote.
  • You should have received a new Voter Identification Card this summer. Sign the card and check to see that your name, address and party affiliation are correct.
  • The card indicates your US Congress, State Senate, State House and local districts.  It also lists your polling location on primary/election day August 30.
  • If you choose not to vote-by-mail or vote early, you will need to vote at the polling location listed on your card.
  • If you didn’t get a card and are not sure if you are registered, or if you don’t know the numbers of your districts or your polling location click here to go to the Supervisor of Elections (SOE) website to
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Article- Florida DEP sought little public input about plan to allow more toxins in state waters

florida bulldog article - Florida DEP sought little public input about plan to allow more toxins in state waters

Florida DEP sought little public input about plan to allow more toxins in state waters

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Florida Bulldog
JUNE 23, 2016 AT 5:51 AM
By Francisco Alvarado,

With minimum public input, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has been working for four years on a proposal that could let more cancer-causing toxins be released into the state’s surface waters. Most Floridians have been kept in the dark regarding the plan that will cause great harm to the state’s aquatic environment, residents and visitors, according to activists and some elected officials.

Critics told that DEP officials hope the lack of public scrutiny will allow them to push through changes to increase the amount of hazardous chemicals that can be allowed in the discharging of industrial …

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