The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on December 7, 1997 · Page 1086
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 1086

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Sunday, December 7, 1997
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6C THE PALM BEACH POST SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1997 msl Bonnie and Craig finally get hitched t Surf's UpIYou X ''J Can grow5e . 11VI f ': Uiiioli'; :h,x:iir.: il l . lil' l t. i it r. 1 If YWriaceifiele mi vmiiii iwj KliiiiI P H "The main thing right now is to have him on my insurance," said Vars. Giese, who worked in restaurant management for 30 years, is looking for work. "I remember when they first started dating," recalled Vars' father, who drove three hours to be with 12 family members and friends at the ceremony. ' "I wouldn't let them go out alone. I made them take her big sister as a chaperone." airport, a nervous Giese wore a T-shirt saying "Sleepless in Seattle," over his head. "It was just unbelievable," Vars said. Asked what he felt, Giese smiled but couldn't put it in words. A month later, Giese took a four-day trip to see Vars, and the two decided to call Seattle home. But in October, using $5,000 they won from the state lottery, they returned to South Florida. Two weeks ago they decided to many. &y Marcia Gelbart tflm Beach Post Staff Writer 5 : Don't talk to Bonnie Vars jjotit waiting. . ; j Twenty-eight years ago, she iost the man she loved and she Siad to survive four marriages, six children and nine grandchildren Jigbre finding him again. J JJJut all that waiting is behind yianow. Donning a new white wn and a fresh bouquet of daffo-fcijs Vars married her high school Jvpetheart, Craig Giese, Saturday la. n SMALL ADS GET READ. TOO Call (561) 820-4300 to advertise. The Palm Beach Post AS SEEN ON TV: WCN, TBS, THE PRICE IS RIGHT, JERRY SPRINGER 0 HUE ti j-. '"" FINANCING AVAILABLE X ail THE i : fc"vs SAME ii j 1 Have your Medicare Supplement Premiums v ; . Increased Lately??? 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"We don't vote for those peo- iland would have no representa- 'And. although no formal ap- a m ursisal has been done. Village Manager Tom Bradford estimated IhS water system's value at $2 million to $15 million. But Bradford wrote Jupiter last Jvgpk asking ; whether Jupiter jvjjjild drop its appeal if the sale r as completed. , He also asked whether the l&jriillion proposal is firm, saying Bwould await a reply from Jupi-ej before recommending that the f iJJ council discuss the offer. The letter couia sparK some opue. a ! Tnniter Town Manager Lee Sometimes a wait-and-see attitude is not the best option. If your business has a relationship with Barnett, you know that NationsBank is planning to take over your bank. And your account right along with it. But when takeovers happen, big problems usually follow. Branches may close. Employees may leave. Products may change. And fees may go up. It could all have a big impact on your business. Should you wait and see what happens? 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I He said the $8 million is a )Mliminary estimate, and, a final ifeure would be negotiated be-$en the two municipalities. c Jupiter, which already supplies JiDJmt half of Tequesta's water, has pledged that village residents will eel the same monthly rates as its feSidents, said Jupiter utilities di-tbr David Brown, jf Jupiter residents now pay $$.48 for 10,000 gallons and P4.98 for 20,000 gallons, with 5questa charging $32.30 and PC Banking For QuickBooks J'li, Stability And Commitment To local Communi. Over 100 Years Of iorjr m Florida The service and convenience you enjoyed at Biirnett Hank can still be found in tiie state of Florida, lust look for the SunTrusi sipt. We'll do everything we can to make your business feel right at home. 70 rpsnprtivslv. Rrnwn said. C2 But Bradford said the feaues- 0', ShhThisi ii(s i-iviyiiirij; your business needs to be ready for life. 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