by Palm Beach Society Magazine

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Breakthrough Prize

for Life Science

Pioneering biochemist Jeffery Kelly, Ph.D., has been awarded a $3 million Breakthrough Prize for demonstrating that nervous system and heart diseases can be caused by protein clumping-associated toxicity, and for inventing a medication to slow progression of such diseases.


Traveling Exhibits

The Richard and Pat Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum will bring traveling exhibits to the Mandel Public Library this season, as part of its ongoing collaboration with community partners. Library-goers will be able to view three traveling exhibits during the 2021-2022 season. 


Intermission is Over. Live is Back!

The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts announces Spectacular 2021-2022 Season of Stunning Concerts, Blockbuster Performances and Smash Hits from Broadway

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What do you get for a man who has everything on his 90th Birthday? If you ask Simon Benson Offit, he would say a gift to the Dreyfoos School of the Arts Foundation.

Beloved Palm Beach Resident

and Baltimore Native

Simon Benson Offit Turns 90


More Than $23 Million Distributed For Community Needs

Amidst one of the most unprecedented years in recent history, Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County successfully completed its 2021 campaign and distributed more than $23 million over the past year to help people locally and across the globe.

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A Turtle-y Awesome Evening at Topside at the Beacon

The Blue Friends Society of Loggerhead Marinelife Center held a networking event.

The Brazilian Court Hotel Unveils Renovated Namesake Salon

Nestled inside the legendary Brazilian Court Hotel, Palm Beach’s most exclusive salon, the namesake Brazilian Court Salon, is excited to unveil the extensive renovations and upgrades recently completed under the direction of LSI Designs’ Lauren Hastings. 

Town of Palm Beach Marina Plans to Open Nov. 1st.


Florida Political Representatives Tour Center For Creative Education's New School

Delegates learn about The Foundations School’s art-centric curriculum and impressive literacy results


48 Coupe

the Absolute Horizon: a new horizon of possibilities.

Fork It Alzheimer's Farm-to-Fork event

Daryl and Irwin Simon hosted the second Alzheimer’s Association Fork It Alzheimer’s farm-to-fork event in Bridgehampton, N.Y. The event raised more than $760,000 to fund critical Alzheimer’s Association care, support and research programs,

Monthly "Nights at the Museum" at the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium

The South Florida Science Center has everyone’s favorite monthly nighttime event. 

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Lighthouse for the Blind

of the Palm Beaches

Opens New Facility, Kicks-off 75th Anniversary

Town of Palm Beach United Way honors leadership givers at Tocqueville Society Reception

The Town of Palm Beach United Way hosted a cocktail reception at the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens to thank major donors and welcome new members of its esteemed Alexis de Tocqueville Society. 



The Junior League of the Palm Beaches (JLPB) has announced its officers for the Board of Directors for 2021-2022. The officers of the nonprofit, also celebrating its 80th year, include Alexandra Chase, President; Marcelle Griffith Burke, President-elect; Whitney Pettis Jester, Secretary and Aimee Shaughnessy, Treasurer.

The American Heart Association’s Palm Beach County office is proud to announce its Board Chair and Board President for the 2021-2022 fiscal year: Melissa Mickle and Anita Wilborn, M.D. The Board also has two new officers: Roger L. Duncan III, M.D. and Dawn Nichols.

Major James Hall, Area Commander of The Salvation Army of Palm Beach County has been accepted into the 2021-22 Leadership Engage Program.

Van Williams selected to lead PBSC Boca Raton campus

Hanley Foundation Announces Chip James as New Board Chairman

Palm Beach Police & Fire Foundation announced that Rebecca Torres has been promoted to the position of Executive Director of the Palm Beach Police & Fire Foundation

Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League Announces

Dr. Alyssa Comroe as the new Director of Shelter Medical Services



Want your pet in the 2022 Pet Society?

The Board of Directors of the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts announced that after completing the maximum term as Board members, Mark Levy and Joseph Sanches will be awarded the designation of Life Trustee.

FoundCare, Inc. has hired local psychiatrist Dr. Serge Thys Sr. as its Director of Psychiatry. Dr. Thys, who had been employed part-time at FoundCare, will now offer his services full-time. 

Mary Allen Named Executive Director at Lighthouse for the Blind of the Palm Beaches

Jupiter Medical Center Names Michael J. Morsberger, Chief Philanthropy Officer and President of Jupiter Medical Center Foundation

Palm Health Foundation Grants Funding to

Increase Health Equity for Breast and Cervical Cancer Care