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2019 PBCMS Heroes in Medicine Award Winners

With over 400 people in attendance at the Kravis Center’s Cohen Pavilion, the Palm Beach County Medical Society Services honored 39 extraordinary men, women and organizations at the 16th Annual Heroes in Medicine luncheon on Friday, May 17.

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Parkland survivors make 1-year anniversary with day of service and love

Phoebe O’Mara doesn’t want to be angry or depressed on Valentine’s Day, which marks a year since she lost seven friends in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre. Still, she will take a few days off and join her former classmates Thursday for the day of service. She and members of the Jewish Federation of Broward County, in which her family is heavily involved, will head to Quantum House, which provides a home for families with children suffering serious medical conditions. Phoebe plans to bring food to the center and help kids decorate either sugar cookies or cupcakes, whichever her mother decides to make.

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Orangewood Christian School basketball team brings joy

The Orangewood Christian School boys basketball team always leaves it all on the court. But on Wednesday, Jan. 2, the Rams showed some character elsewhere. Student-athletes with the Orangewood basketball squad recently lifted the spirits of families at the Quantum House — a facility in West Palm Beach that looks after families with children receiving treatment in Palm Beach County for serious medical conditions.

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Chef at The Breakers inducted into exclusive culinary order

As The Breakers’ longtime executive chef of banquets, Jeff Simms is known for orchestrating high-quality large-scale culinary events. Now, after having received several awards over the years from such organizations as the American Culinary Federation, Simms has been selected for an international organization made up of just 100 lifetime members.

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