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Palm Beach Daily News from Palm Beach, Florida • 8

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Beach Daily News, Sunday, August 16-August 19, 1987 DeFina- -From Page Al- advanced management problems. Mr. DeFina began as a case accountant for Roroc Building Corp. in 1927 and became general manager in 1929. From 1936- 1939 he was appointed business Tax Examiner for the New York City Comptrollers Office.

In 1939 he was appointed chief justice of Reynolds- During the lighthearted ceremony, Reynolds made joking references to his own theatrical career. He said that as a young athlete, he was not interested in theater because he thought that "people in theater are all crazies After a pause, he added, "I was right, of course." Reynolds injured himself playing football at Florida State University and his athletic career came to an end. It was Watson B. Duncan at PBJC who developed his interest in the arts. After his first performance in the play Outward Bound, Reynolds' career as an actor took him to the eventual position as the number one male box office attraction in the world.

"I felt at home on the stage and knew it was the place I wanted to the New York City Tax Appeals Court, which resulted in the city's adoption of a plan for re-organization of the tax appeals system that he devised. He received official recognition from the Taxpayers Association as well as the city officials. He served New York Gov. Thomas E. Dewey as the be all my life," Reynolds said.

From Broadway to movies to television, Burt Reynolds has had an extraordinarily successful career in showbusiness. With the Burt Reynolds Jupiter Theatre and the Institute for Theater Training, the actor has also established himself as a famous son who continues to invest his time and energy in his town. He refers to the home appren- American Heart Assoc. Offers Holiday Cards Chief Investigator in one of the largest tax fraud rings i in New York City. DeFina was also a renowned inter-collegiate tennis star who won many tournaments.

He was a major in the Chemical Warfare Service of the U.S. Army and was the first officer to be decorated From Page Al said. He called Watson and Honey Duncan his "most cherished treasures." Reynolds thanked PBJC president Edward Eissey for naming the Student Center in his honor, adding with a laugh, "If you're going to name anything after me, it's only right that it's a student center. It's the only subject I The American Heart Association is offering 1987 holiday greeting cards designed exclusively for the AHA, Florida Affiliate by artist Charles W. Hogendorp.

The cards are $20 per box of 25 cards and envelopes. The design depicts a winter scene with pine HAS YOUR BANK LOST ITS PERSONAL TOUCH? with the Oak-Leaf Cluster, A Army Medal of Merit, as a major directing the Central Division. He was credited with "outstanding and meritorious service in: administration, management and planning" for the New York Chemical Warfare from 1942 to 1946. made an A in." The Burt Reynolds Student Center at the PBJC North Campus on PGA Boulevard contains a bookstore, cafeteria, two dining rooms, meeting rooms and offices for student organizations. The first new students to use it will begin their fall term at PBJC next week.

and holly and I features a red heart hanging from a pine bough. The red linen envelopes complement the glossy stock of the card. Anyone interested in purchasing the cards should call their local American Heart Association office. Remember when the phrase "a Palm Beach Bank" was synonomous with fine personal service? When a bank and its staff knew their customers by name? When bankers really understood service, and enjoyed a long, stable relationship with their clients? Having "grown up" on Worth Avenue, personal service is a way of life for us. We take pride in creating an atmosphere that makes our customers feel comfortable and special.

We began as the Worth Avenue National Bank in 1971 and never lost sight of the real standards of personal service. We offer "little niceties" like fresh orange juice in season, sit -down teller facilities, a night jewelry deposit, six day banking, and we'll even come to you if it helps make your life easier! Has your bank lost its personal touch? Then do come and see us at Florida National Bank. President 4. blin Senior Vice Branch Manager Florida National Bank Member FDIC Expect more from us." He moved to Ft. Pierce in 1949, where he developed Maravilla Corporation, and moved to Palm Beach in 1952.

He was elected president of the Florida Lawn Tennis Association and was a tennis official of the U.S. Davis Cup Committee and the Internationl Play Committee. He was an officer and patron of the United States Lawn Tennis Association. He hosted dozens of famous tennis players each year and was referred to as "the Fabulous Joe DeFina" for his generosity and coaching ability for such players as Beipe Merlo, Juan Petra, Nicola Petreangelo and many others. Mr.

DeFina also was appointed as business advisor for the United "Come by and talk to us about what you can do for us creatively and productively." Palm Beach Public School's new principal, Lucy Leach, once a teacher at Palm Beach Public, said, "It's good to be back home. We're committed to our district's goal to reach for excellence in education." School enrollments aren't the LESTER LANIN ORCHESTRAS Engagements World Wide (212) 265-5208 Nations and was host for the U.N. Ball. He served as chief financial: planner and fund- raiser under Bishop Lauder for the Episcopal Churches of Florida. He is survived by his three chil-.

dren, Pamela, Angela and seph, brother Marero and Catherine. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, August 18, at Bethesda-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church. The Rev. William N.

Penfield will officiate. Interment follow in the Woodlawn Cemetery in West Palm Beach. Friends may call at Quattlebaum-Holleman-Burse Funeral Home, 1201- South Olive Avenue in West Palm Beach between the hours of 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Monday.

-From Page Al- tices who gain professional experience and training at the Institute as "my kids" and said that the early stages of a career in the arts are the most rewarding. "I went out to California, and some good things and some bad things happened, but I always, always kept in touch with Palm Beach County and Watson Duncan," he DIAMONDS. The Finest In Value, Selection Service. Since 1920, The Bonded Jewelry Diamond from 375 Center has been the place to come Diamond from 550 for the largest selection of Diamonds Diamond 690 and Fine Fashion Jewelry. Choose Diamond from $1175 from our fine collection of 1-Carat Diamond from $1750 DIAMONDS in all shapes and sizes.

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