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July 2018                                                            PGA C.A.N.!, Page 5

From The Stylist’s Chair                                                                                                              Northern Notes

Making The Best Of                                               ringlets and give it a great look with some curl enhancing           Get To Know Your Board Of
                                                                 products. Some salon favorites are Curl Cream or                     Supervisors – Part One
‘Kinky’ Curly Hair                                               Hydrating Cream by Moroccan Oil.
                                                                 Protective Styling                                                   By O’Neal Bardin Jr.,
By Maria Salamis                                                 	 Constant tugging, pulling, brushing, in addition to                Executive Director, Northern
	 A voluminous head of                                           applying intense heat from the blow-dryer or hair iron               Palm Beach County
kinky curly hair can be a                                        can lead to dried out, thinning around the hairline and              Improvement District
beautiful, gorgeous thing                                        breakage. Try taking a styling sabbatical for a few weeks            	 Over the next two months,
with the right maintenance                                       or months to allow hair a rest period. Give braiding, twists,        I’d like to introduce, or re-
and daily care!                                                  head wraps, and so forth a shot.                                     introduce, you to the members
	 Here are some tips on                                          Clip Those Ends                                                      of the Board of Supervisors of
how to maintain your mane.                                       	 Trimming the rough ends on a regular basis will help               Northern Palm Beach County
Washing Routine                                                  prevent a significant chop later.                                    Improvement District. Each
	 Some shampoos have                                             	 To set up an appointment with Maria Salamis, Team                  of them bring a wealth of
harsh sulfate chemicals that                                     Leader Hair Stylist or one of the Salon at PGA National’s            knowledge and experience
can strip your hair of natural                                   expert staff of spa and salon professionals call (561) 627-          to the organization with their
oils it needs for health and shine. So try a sulfate-free        3111 or learn more at                   extensive backgrounds and expertise in various business
shampoo like for example, “It’s a 10” shampoo. Then once         	 Do you have a beauty, salon or spa question? Email                 facets. The Board of Supervisors is comprised of five
or twice a month use a clarifying shampoo to remove any and one of the many beauty                members, four of which are elected through popular election
buildup.                                                         experts at the Spa or Salon at PGA National may respond              and one through a landowner election. This month we’ll
Curl Enhancing Products                                          in an upcoming issue of PGA’s Community News.                        highlight Seats No. 1 and 2. Next month, we’ll highlight the
	 If you have given up on chemical relaxers or Keratine                                                                               remaining seats.
treatments, you may want to work with your glorious                                                                                   	 Adrian Salee was
                                                                                                                                      reelected on Nov. 19,
The Singles Scene©                                                                                                                    2014 in the Landowners
                                                                                                                                      Election to Seat No. 1, and
By Kelly Leary©, Founder of Revolution Dating                    having the break-up conversation with you. It’s cowardly,            is a resident of West Palm
                                                                 but sadly common, especially with a vast array of dating             Beach, Fla. Bringing general
Decoding the New Dating                                          apps at our fingertips.                                              management consulting
                                                                                                                                      expertise to the Board from
Language                                                              Zombie-ing: If you’ve been ghosted, the culprit may             a wide range of industries and
                                                                 resurface. It’s usually a decent amount of time after they           organization types, Adrian
     The Love Business                                           disappeared, and they often act like nothing happened, like          specializes in planning,
is booming with new                                              a revived corpse.                                                    writing and implementing
couples and engagements.                                                                                                              computer software to formalize his recommendations into
I can’t count how many                                                Nexting: With all the apps at our fingertips and singles        working management “tools.” With a bachelor of mechanical
dynamic duos are enjoying                                        finding it so easy to communicate via a smart phone,                 engineering degree and master of business administration
the fireworks together all                                       anyone can be anyone. False confidence abounds and many              degree, Adrian has worked with numerous national and
summer long because of us.                                       just feel they can jump to the next in an instant...and guess        international companies and government agencies, including
Summertime is the kick-off                                       what? They can. This is a weak testimony to a real man               the Port of New York Authority, DuPont, the Alyeska Pipeline
of Cuffing Season, the time                                      or woman who is looking to date sincerely as a romantic              Co., Union Pacific Railroad Company, CONOCO, ALCOA,
when finding a girlfriend                                        goal. If you feel you are in this trap, get out quickly.             and the South Florida Water Management District. He is a
or boyfriend becomes                                                                                                                  member of the Palm Beach County Water Resources Task
even more appealing as                                                Stashing: When the person you’re dating doesn’t                 Force and is committed to preserving and planning for
the countdown to the big                                         introduce you to their friends or family, and doesn’t post           continuous water supply in our area for future generations.
holidays is officially in                                        anything about you on social media. Basically, you’re their          	 Gregory Block was
motion.                                                          secret boyfriend or girlfriend, while they feel justified in         appointed to Seat No. 2 and
                                                                 “stashing” you on the shelf, pretending nothing is going             sworn in on March 22, 2017
     As your leader of love, I have decided to bring you         on to the outside world, and keeping their options open.             to replace Garo Artinian who
up to date on some new “terms” being used by singles             If they proclaim you as their romantic interest, they will           served on Northern’s Board
today. The old-fashioned meeting through introduction by         have to give up their search.                                        since October 2011. Artinian
a friend is the best way to go...and that is what we recreate                                                                         resigned after moving from
at my club. So Ready-Set-Go. Be aware and enjoy the next              Benching: Before you have “the talk” with your new              his residence and no longer
chapter of your life. Knowledge is power. The power of           partner about whether you are in an exclusive relationship,          qualifying for the seat. Block
love knows no boundaries but first we must know who              you are at risk of being “benched.” Like the sports term,            is an information systems
we are dating and what goes on “Behind the Screens!”             where players are left on the bench as reserves, you might           specialist with many years
(Yikes). Online daters beware...and social media lovers...       find yourself being someone’s back-up option as they                 of experience in the field. He
heed my advice! It’s just too easy to get into trouble if you    continue to look around. They may come back to you if                is currently a member of the
are dating via the internet in any way. In this day and age,     nobody better comes along, but that doesn’t give one high            faculty at the Keiser University flagship campus in West
dating begins and ends with our smart phones…Time To             hopes for the relationship, does it?                                 Palm Beach, with previous experience as a data science
Get Smarter.                                                                                                                          engineer and data architect at various organizations. Greg
Learn the Dating Dictionary, circa 2018:                              Today, more than ever, I realize why this club has              holds a Ph.D. in computer information systems from Nova
                                                                 become so popular among our members who are too smart                Southeastern University and a master’s degree in business
     Micro-Cheating: Inappropriate flirting or contact with      for the shark tank. If you are someone who has resisted              administration from California State University. He serves
another that lacks physical touch. It goes beyond emotional      dating because of all of the above, I don’t blame you. BUT           as an adjunct professor at Palm Beach State College and
infidelity, in that this usually occurs on an electronic device  you do have to stand up for what you want at some point              Brandeis University. He is also involved with the Doctoral
in one way or another. How do you know if you have               and take a strong calculated risk. Not everyone is obsessed          Dissertation Committee at Nova Southeastern University.
crossed the line? If you are doing anything you would not        with his or her screens! Not everyone would risk his or her          Block is a longtime resident of Jupiter, Fla., and an avid
want your partner knowing about (when it comes to dating         safety, money or sanity on internet dating or blind flirting.        runner. He is attentive in the ways that Northern manages
or flirting) like texting inappropriately, sending photos        You don’t have to either. Don’t think of what you have to            the preserves and wetlands within its jurisdiction and is
or sharing intimate feelings with anyone other than your         lose today, think of what you have to gain. Be confident,            committed to maintaining them for the safety and enjoyment
“exclusive” partner, then you are micro-cheating.                smart, and carry on my friend! It’s time you start dating            of the community and for future generations.
                                                                 smart too. You got this--and so do we!
     Love Bombing: The flame that burns too fast dies                                                                                          Condo, hoa, CommerCial
quickly. You feel someone fell madly in love with you but             Let’s claim some internet-independence!                                           management
they have never met you or you met briefly. In this case                                                                     XOXO,
you definitely should think twice. Why is he or she falling                                                                    Kelly      140 Intracoastal Pointe Drive, Ste. 306
so fast and they barely know you? How many times have                                                                                                   Jupiter, FL 33477
they done this before?                                                Kelly Leary, Founder of Revolution Dating has a
                                                                 master’s degree in psychology and 27 successful years                       561-763-0086 •
     Catfishing: When a person lures someone into a              in the dating industry. A top matchmaker, now known as                             Strong. Committed. Ready.
relationship by pretending to be someone else online or          THE Florida Matchmaker, she has been profiled by ABC
has greatly altered their appearance. Catfishes often steal      News, The Palm Beach Post, PalmBeacher Magazine,
photos from strangers’ profiles, and sometimes even create       The South Florida Business Journal, and numerous other
multiple personas to make their stories more believable.         media outlets. Please call our hotlines seven days a week
They will try to continue a “fake” relationship for months-      at 561-630-XOXO (9696) in the Palm Beaches and South
-always avoiding a face-to-face meeting.                         Florida area or 772-932-HERE (4373) on the Treasure
                                                                 Coast. You may also visit our informational only website at
     Ghosting: When someone you’ve been seeing          All inquiries are confidential.
vanishes without a trace. You could have been dating a few       Background checks are required. All applicants must be
days, or months, but one day they simply disappear. They         prescreened in person at our private practice to be eligible. This
don’t return your texts, and may even block you to avoid         is NOT online dating.

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