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By Danielle Charbonneau The Hillsboro Lighthouse will celebrate its 110th anniversary this March. In honor of the lighthouse, Art Makenian, the lighthouse keeper for almost two decades and the former President of the preservation society, shares his passion for the nation’s brightest lighthouse and Broward County’s oldest functional structure. As

By Danielle Charbonneau In Honor of Human Trafficking Awareness Month Last month, Lighthouse Point magazine ran a feature on Sharon Stephenson, the owner and entrepreneur behind Blooming Bean, a newly opened coffee shop on the first floor of the Bailey Contemporary Arts center. During our interview, we quickly discovered Stephenson’s

The Greater Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce Fine Food & Wine Festival Where: Sheraton Suites Fort Lauderdale at Cypress Creek • 555 NW 62 Street, Fort Lauderdale When: Tuesday, September 20, 2016 Main Event 6:30-9:00 VIP 5:30-6:30 VIP tickets $85 each, or four for $300 Tickets $60 each, or four

By Danielle Charbonneau The 2016 Pompano Fine Food & Wine Festival will benefit both the Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce and Woodhouse, Inc., a non-profit dedicated to helping adults with severe forms of Cerebral Palsy. The history of Woodhouse, Inc. is that of a dedicated, loving mother, desperate to help

By Jim Mathie PHOTOS COURTESY OF DIXIE DIVERS After a devastating mistake sent Deerfield Beach’s first underwater art exhibit and artificial reef tumbling upside down and crashing onto the sea floor, Rapa Nui organizers mourned. Now, the “Mojectic Moai” may make a comeback. Project benefactor Margaret Blume and Rapa Nui artist

Exchange Club’s 56th Annual Fundraiser By Robert Friedman   Photos by Jon Frangipane The Exchange Club of Pompano Beach held its 56th Annual Gala Fundraising Dinner at The Lighthouse Point Yacht and Racquet Club Saturday evening, February 16th. Club President Robert Friedman was the evenings MC and presided smoothly over the crowded ballroom

LHP DIVERS EXPLORE PHILIPPINE WATERS Article by Eunice E. Hamblen    Photography by Nils Jacobson, Patrice Marker and Eunice E. Hamblen Editor’s note: An adventure-seeking group of divers from Lighthouse Point, including some from all over the world, set out on a journey to experience the waters of the Philippines.

Exchange Club Membership Drive A meeting of the Exchange Club that was supposed to take place on the beautiful grounds of the Sample McDougald House on Saturday, August 25th was suddenly changed because of threatening weather. But it was a rather pleasant change having the event at the beautiful home

                                                   

Exchange Club Installs New Officers The Pompano Beach Exchange Club held its annual Installation Dinner at the Hillsboro Club on June 28th. This was an opportunity to recognize outgoing Officers and Board members for their leadership over the past year and install the new members. Scott Alford was honored as