The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on March 26, 1998 · Page 25
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 25

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Thursday, March 26, 1998
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THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 1998 3B THE PALM BEACH POST Taste of Finland has a cultural flavor &AMK N 10th Ave7 r (A1A) - O XJ ' at o K1 '"' 'A " here, and we just want to show our appreciation." The menu mostly featured fish. "We love fish in every 50 ways to fix it," Puranen said. Boiled. Fried. Baked. And salted over a couple of nights raw. With between 10,000 and 15,000 Finns living in Lake Worth and Lantana, the area boasts the largest Finnish population outside of Scandinavia, said Kaija Kalervo, a Finlandia Days organizer. Kalervo estimates crowds of 4,000 to 5,000 will attend Finlandia Days this weekend at Bryant Park. "We just want to get the young people involved (in the culture)," she said, "so they can be proud of their heritage. (Finns) are so polite and we try not to make a big noise about it, but this is our time." By Scott McCabe Palm Beach Post Staff Writer LAKE WORTH The 8th annual Taste of Finland wasn't just about food. It also offered a taste of what's to come this week at Finlandia Days, the largest Finnish festival on the East Coast, according to organizers. Nearly 400 people showed up at the 1st United Bank on Wednesday to sample not only Finnish foods but also the nation's culture, highlighted by two choirs wearing colorful hand-beaded costumes. "We just do this for the fun," said Taste of Finland organizer Sinikka Puranen after hungry participants cleared two long tables of fish and potato dishes, sweet cakes and coffee breads. "There are thousands of people from Finland . I1E3;,! I LucwTie Ave. ' ' " V"v 1 t .J '. 'J4.1fc . t Loke.'"- r "gpl , Worth 2 , . .' III S r- ...a f: . -Jul 1 1 a J . , j .7 14 Mile i i RICHARD GRAUUCHStaff Photographer ' . Sinikka Puranen serves traditional Finnish foods during the 'Taste of 1 ; , Finland' at 1st United Bank in Lake Worth on Wednesday. UNA LAWSONStaff Artist SunFest puts s 1 1 MORA g0 R&B accent on final headliners Patti LaBelle, Little ;Rrchard and Hall and Oates join the roster for May's festival. By Thorn Smith Palm Beach Post Staff Writer I mm t m r - , " . -.- . ' i 41 Khythm and blues sexy, HI legendary and soulful links the final batch of SunFest headliners announced Wednesday; Patti LaBelle, who rocked the -Kravis Center in November, will "f perform Friday, May 1; Little Ri-? chard, one of the definers of rock I i TWn , muB" i '''-liMi--,,, 'n' roll, plays May 2, and a reunited Daryl Hall and John Oates 'close the four-day festival May 3. lr.?7J22J& Ml: f- In addition, Blessid Union of Souls will play y w-sv before the 41 May l lire- works; Lilith ; Id nil Fair rockers lliii Letters to Cleo far it will play after wards. .THIS MOTS. NOt! On closing 'v. night, May 3, Vonda Shep-a r d , the lounge singer in the TV se- : Patti LaBelle V". . : 5 . "j ries Ally McBeal, will perform oppo '3 -J site Hall & Oates and new jazz-blues- s s play mo nTt) ,r tt rrr i . 4 rock-Allman Brothers spinoff, Frog- 1 wings. United Playland Toy money isn't legal tender for any debt, private or public. Already announced for ; Little Richard ". - the festival are 'Jackson Browne, Ani DiFranco, Paula Cole, Sister Hazel, David i Sanborn, Arrow, Willy Chirino, INVEST THESE WELL AND J Inner Circle and Bela Fleck and ;the Flecktones. Eleven slots, mostly for opening acts and local talent, remain unfilled. YOU COULD TURN THEM How can vou moke almost a 25,000 return to' ' on investment? Enter the First Union CAP Account Investment Challenge. You start with $1.5,000 in make-believe cash. Then pick three stocks and invest $5,000 in each. For the kids and parents, -slime is the word with Nickelodeon's Game Lab offering three hours of audience-participation mayhem May 2 and 3. As in the past, reserved seating ($5 or $10) will be offered for INTO $25,000 IN REAL MONEY. headliners. Children under 12 with paying adults are admit ted free. Those 65 and over are admitted for half price ($6). Spe cial ticket packages are available. Ticket and performance information is available at Sun-Fest's office, 525 Clematis Street, West Palm Beach, or by phone at 659-5980 or at over the Internet If your portfolio is worth the most at the end of the contest, you win $25,000 in genuine cash money. A smart place to keep that would be in a CAP Account. It combines your brokerage and banking accounts on one statement. To help manage your real money 'better. And if you invest it well, grow it. To enter, all you have to do is fill out the form below and drop it off at your nearest First Union Financial Center. FID U2707 Fasten Your FUN Belt... 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