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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

In honor of the 34th annual St. Coleman Italian Festival, Lighthouse Point magazine gets to know Dr. Richard Porraro, the founder of the festival and organizer for over three decades. Mark your calendar now for one of Florida’s most beloved, delicious, and fun-filled festivals— the St. Coleman Italian Festival. Enjoy

PIONEER DAYS 2017 WHEN: Friday, Feb. 17–Sunday, Feb. 19 WHERE: Main Beach Parking Lot, 149 S.E. 21 Ave. Hours: Friday, Feb. 17, 6-10pm Saturday, Feb. 18, 10am–10pm Parade – 10am Grand Fireworks Display – 9:05pm Sunday, February 19th from 10am-5pm Cost: Free Shuttle buses will run from The Cove parking

Lighthouse Point is proud to be a small, close-knit, family-oriented community. Every year since 2000, the city has honored its “Keepers” — the men and women who help hold the community together. This year, the Keeper Day honorees are The Kniskern Family of KMC Marine, The Ganter Family of Seafood

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

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