The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on March 29, 1998 · Page 828
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 828

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Sunday, March 29, 1998
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Zi2D THE PALM BEACH POST SUNDAY, MARCH 29, 199S W WELUNGTONROYAL PALM OEACHLOXAHATCHEELAKE COMMUNmi imm Rides? Not now tins crowd is in hog heaven iff; i UJ..IuIiiiiiu-IIiii.ii.1.IIiIIP..i.I WILII1IPIIMIIMIIIMII1JI1I1U1UIIIIMW , lli.llill..iijli.ii,il.l,wl,illi,iTOIillililllMIlllll .viatf "Itt ''a " Tllltlllil ' Several weeks btvsi'e we felt adventurvcs. Mx-fc and I decided to ht'Jkl 3 on JsvtVm Boulevard uvs:wi vf vvvfi. After an hours ? Jsrvl ourselves in Clewwrotr.. Kirv of the Hendry County It as about 7-JO p.m. wK' A-nwd and about 10:30 p.m. !v f k-ft. We spent most of that tu:v wasting for the action to start. Sure, the midw3v wus it-adv to Deb Welky Out ofMv Head It seemed as if the entire county was in that tent. The bleachers were packed with spectators. The preteen Queens of the Fair were at center stage, ready to dispense the winners' ribbons. Video-graphers amateur and professional were jockeying for position. The scene lived up to every promise made by the fair's theme "Mardi Gras." "I guess everyone has their own definition of Mardi Gras," I whispered to Mark. "Shhh," he responded. "It's time for the judging." The kids parading their hogs had waited all year for this, not to mention the anticipation of the hogs themselves. Several of them (the hogs, not the kids) had to be separated from each other by handlers who unceremoniously shoved plywood between the Ro-meos and Juliets of the group. The air was electric with suspense and fragrant with something else. After careful deliberations, the judge motioned for the queen to bring over the blue ribbon. "This is just what we in the industry look for," he said, standing over one particularly huge porker. "He's a little loose in the belly with good meaty hams." The jubilant crowd gave new meaning to the phrase "hog wild." The pig's owner grinned broadly. Flash cameras lit up the room. But reality hit when I saw a Winn-Dixie representative reach for his checkbook. "Let's go," I said to Mark. We were glum on the ride home, having gained a deeper understanding of "the industry" and a newfound respect for bacon. The atmosphere was different back at the fair. The crowd happily surged out of the tent over to the arts and crafts area, into the mobile homes and onto the rides. Many climbed onto the roller coaster for a relaxing ride . . . now that the real excitement was over. Horah Efrochim, a youth dance troupe from Israel, represents Israel and Jerusalem in festivals all over the world and is made up of 40 dancers ages 1 1-12. Youth dancers to perform at temple replied. "We've just got to find them." When the ride stopped, we set out for the arts and crafts tent. There were quilts, preserves and 4-H displays, but even the vendors sitting in their booths gave us odd staies that asked, "What are you doing here?" We admired the new tractors, took a good long look at the latest in mobile homes and then, quite by accident, stumbled upon the mec-ca of Hendry County the hog tent. U roll, but no one was near it. The Infractor pull was scheduled to start, ibut there were no contestants. !The cotton candy and cinnamon 12 buns and taffy apples were there for the eating, but no one was "buying. Mark and I sat by our-. selves at the top of the ferns . wheel, rocking slowly back and forth as we looked out over the ! deserted fairgrounds. ! "And to think I couldn't find a ! parking space," Mark said. "It's : eerie." ' "They're here somewhere," I Medical Society offers free physician referral Horah Efrochim, a youth dance troupe from Israel, will perform April 5 at Temple Emanu-El of Palm Beach in celebration of Israel's 50th Anniversary. The team represents Israel and Jerusalem in festivals all over the world and is made up of 40 dancers ages 11-12. Known for short as Horah, the team epitomizes the joyful spirit, motion and charm of youth, and the young state of Israel. The dancers are stopping in Palm Beach County following a performance for the Jewish community in Mexico City. They will leave Palm Beach and head to Disney World and return to Israel before Passover. While in the area, troupe members will stay in the homes of Jewish families with children who also are into dance. "We're delighted that this ex traordinary dance troupe is spending the weekend with us," said Efraim Warshaw, Rabbi for programming and education at the temple. "It's more than just a Sunday afternoon performance. It's a real cultural exchange with the young dancers spending three days in the homes of different temple members. "I saw them perform when I lived in Jerusalem. They drew huge crowds because of their dynamic style and their love of what they do so well." Next Sunday's 4 p.m. gala performance will be filled with numerous costume changes with colorful and exciting dances from Israel. Admission is $5 for adufts, $2.50 per teen, $2 per child and are available in the school office, 190 N. County Road, Palm Beach or by calling 832-0804. DONNA DEBEHNKE support group, call the Arthritis Foundation at (800) 654-1046. jWHERE TO TURN Where to Turn is provided by Center for Information and Crisis Services. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive directory of community resources, and it is recognized that in some given instances more than one agency provides assistance for a given problem. If you want to know more about any support group for this condition? A: Fibromyalgia is a group of common non-specific illnesses characterized by pain, tenderness and stiffness of joints, capsules and adjacent structures and systemic symptoms such as fatigue, insomnia and depression. The Arthritis Foundation sponsors several Fibromyalgia Support Groups throughout Palm Beach County. The support group is open to anyone who has fibromyalgia or is interested in this illness. To get more information and find a local ; By Bruce Greenstein i Special to The Palm Beach Post Question: I just moved down to Florida and I 'm looking for a ; new physician, but I don't know where to start. Could you suggest where I could begin looking for a doctor? Answer: The Palm Beach County Medical Society I provides a free physician's referral ! service for the general public. ! When choosing a doctor, the Palm j Beach Medical Society can give ; you information on the physician's i medical and educational ground. It also provide a speaker's bureau on AIDSHIV and other medical topics. Call 433-3940 in the north or central area of Palm Beach County, and 276-3636 in south county. Q: I've been suffering with pain for several months and the doctors finally diagnosed that I have something called fibromyalgia. What is it and do you know of where to turn for help with a particular need, or know someone else who does, call CenterLine at TOP QUALITY CHILDREN'S FURNITURE for KIDS CONSIGNMENT WORLD School menus mm Milk (select one) Whole, low fat or skim Take Your Time! Shop or Consign! While Your Kids" Watch Their Favorite videos or Play In Our Kid's Area! New & Pre-Owned Childrens Clothes, Furniture, Toys & More DROP OFF CONSIGNMENT No Limit No Waiting No Appointments 1143 ROYAL PALM BEACH BLVD. ECU 700 AOftO (Next to Winn Dixie and Radio Shack) ' 0O"UUO Breakfast i Assorted muffin or cereal '. Eggs and grits Oat bran toast Fruit or juice ! Milk ! 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TAIL, LILY, LEVIN, HAN AS PORT AND MORE Salisbury steak with gravy Oven baked potatoes California vegetable medley Rye breadmargarine Orange Milk BAGS UP to 40 OFF OUR DISCOUNTED PRICES ON SELECTED GOLF BAGS IN STOCK Sauerkraut Potato salad Hot dog bun, mustard Orange Milk TITANIUM WOODS LATEST TECHNOLOGY AT UNBELIEVABLE PRICES Up to '175 OFF EACH WOOD MANY BRANDS INCLUDING: CALLAWAY COBRA YONEX MIZUNO AND MORE PUTTERS 10 OFF OUR DISCOUNTED PRICES EXCLUDES PING Sliced ham with pineapple juice Cut yams Green beans with red peppers Dinner rollmargarine Cookie Banana Milk The Second Annual Golf Tournament at Loxahatchee Club, will be held at 8 a.m. on May 29 at. Prizes will be awarded to top foursomes, longest dive and for the closest to the pin. A Buick Century will be awarded to the winner of the hole-in-one contest. Cost: $250 per golfer or $1000 per foursome. For more information call 375-6624. Adopt A Manatee Program for $20, Save The Manatee Club will send an adoption certificate, photo, and biography of an adopted manatee, as well as an annual newsletter subscription. Call (800) 432-JOIN. Aleph Institute is seeking donations of cars, houses, or yachts. Free towing. Any condition accepted. Donation is tax deductible. Call 1800-546-AUT0 (2886). The Arc's Bloomin' Bargins Thrift Store is seeking donations of furniture, clothing, housewares, antiques, collectibles, and more. The store is located at 2845 N. Military Trail. Suite 24 in the Coco Plum Plaza in West Palm Beach. Hours are Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. and Sundays 12-5 p.m. Call 478-3733 for more information. , The American Lung Association ; offers the Lung Card and the 1998 Golf Privilege Card, which offers j reduced rates on golf courses in i Florida and the Southern United ! States. Cost: $20 each or four for $70. For more information call ! (800) 330-5864. , The Paws 2 Help Low Cost Clinic for the Animals. 500 25th Street, ' West Palm Beach, is in need of ! blankets, towels, pillow cases, cat i carriers and a small refrigerator. ! Contact Eve for more information at ; 655-7572. : Association For Abused Women and i Children, Inc., 2549 North Dixie ; Highway, Lake Worth, presents, i "Autos For Abused". Donate your ! unwanted car to help an abused woman and her children start a new life. Call 586-1 888 for more information. The Michelle McGann Golf Classic to benefit the Diabetes Research Institute will be held April 3 at PGA-National Golf Resort in Palm Beach Gardens, and will include 1 8 holes of golf, followed by a cocktail reception, dinner and live and silent auctions. For more information call (954) 964-4040 or 800-321-3437. Project Vision is a collection dnve being conducted by Florida Atlantic - i . ....... s " 1 11 1 Barbecued hamburger Com Baked beans with tomatoes Bun, mustard Chocolate pudding Milk Boneless chicken breast with cranberry glaze Mashed potatoes au graten Gingered carrot cuts White breadmargarine Fruit in season Milk Place your results-getting Palm Beach Post ad today. Call 820-4300. GLOVES CAB RETT A LEATHER REG. $795 : 3r0R$18 ; SHOES SPECIAL! SOFTSPIKE $9(99 SADDLE ALL STYLES AT LEAST 10 OFF OUR REGULAR DISCOUNTED PRICES GOLF BALLS PINNACLE COLO 15 PAX. Turkey frankfurter university in Boca Raton through Apnl 14. They are looking for old eyeglasses that will be turned over PINNACLE SUPER SLEEVE to the Lions Club, which distributes them to the needy throughout Palm 20 BALL PAX 1 99 Beach County. For more information call Dennis Palkon, director of FAU's health administration program at 297-3208 or 297-3684. ' ALL SALES FINAL NO MUOB SALES INCLUDED . IN STOCK ITEMS ONLY SALE ENDS Mill ar irtkiitt: dttp:tw.aipatrca(k.cai WEST PALM IN THE STMS CtKTER BOCA RATON OCA GREENS PLAZA Vt 441 BETWEEN TAMA TO CLADES 479-0217 v FOUST HILL AT MILITARY TRAIL 641-6444 JMhL ) Mrr:n 'terra . ? m0 m - iratt.. a m Li Ji 111 111 PACK UP AND GO How to get events listed To get an upcoming event listed in the Living section, send a press release at least two weeks ahead of the event to The Palm Beach Post, P.O. Box 24700. West Palm Beach. Fla. 34416-4700. Call 820-454 1 . Be sure to include a number where we can reach you during office hours. Listings are published on a space available basis. You don't have to go far to find great vacation ideas that'll get you packing. Just go to the Travel Be g inner through Advanced Instruction On AH Major Software Programs 1992 j SPECIAL "Introduction to Compilers' OlMLV s29 section in this Sunday's Palm Beach Post. COMPUTER COACH iW t,, u.t.i.ttf.crtHin'iii (561) -969-0700

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