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       AbAcOA POA News & Activities

      Community Relations Reflections

      By Tere Muniz, LCAM,                               Aug. 18 – Abacoa Summer Concert Series – The Petty   September, volunteers descend on local beaches, lakes, and
      Director of Community                              Hearts – The National Tom Petty Tribute Show      canals to show their commitment to cleaner waterways.
      Relations                                             The Petty Hearts are a nationally touring Tom Petty   Because litter is mobile and the wind and rain carries it into
         This summer has just                            tribute band celebrating the life and musical legacy of Tom   our storm drains and waterway systems, it is important to
      flown by; it’s hard to                             Petty’s amazing 40-year career in rock and roll. They perform   join in the efforts to clean up our own inland area such as
      believe that in a few weeks                        faithful renditions of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’   our neighborhoods and roadways.
      the kids will be back to                           extensive catalog including dozens of his best-known top 40      On the morning of Sept. 15, we are joining this worldwide
      school! We hope everyone                           hits along with some deeper album cuts Petty rarely played   effort with a community cleanup operation. It will take place
      enjoyed vacation time with                         live.                                             throughout the Abacoa Greenways and community common
      your families and a little                            The Petty Hearts have performed across the country   areas.
      downtime to recharge your                          before thousands of music fans at festivals, performing      All you have to do is register as a group or individual and
      batteries. If you haven’t had                      arts theaters, amphitheaters and nightclubs. The band has   get out for a few hours with family and friends to collect and
      a chance to attend one of our Summer Concerts, you still   headlined at venues affiliated with Live Nation, iHeart Radio,   recycle litter in the Greenway areas. Students will receive
      have time to do so; we have three great bands left in the   the Hard Rock Café, the Miami Marlins, the Miami Dolphins,   community service hours for participating. We will provide
      lineup.                                            state fairs and dozens of municipalities. The Petty Hearts are   you with all the supplies you’ll need and breakfast will be
         Mark your calendars for these upcoming Abacoa   also the only Tom Petty tribute invited to play the national   served after the cleanup. Registration is easy on
      happenings …                                       Beatle fans convention known as Abbey Road on the River.   Register today and take part in this fulfilling community
         The Bike Night and Concert in Downtown Abacoa will      Each band member has extensive live performance   effort. Registration opens 7:30 a.m. at Abacoa Community
      continue on the first Thursday of every month. Aug. 2 will   experience and recognizes the audience’s desire for   Park.
      feature a performance by the Konnected Band. Konnected   entertainment as much as hearing those familiar songs. Tom   Oct. 6 – Wines Around The World 2018
      is a five-piece party rock band who play danceable classic   Petty passed away in October of 2017 but The Petty Hearts      Save the date for an evening of gourmet food, fine wine
      rock, top 40, country and pop songs throughout South   are committed to honoring both Tom and his bandmates by   and entertainment at Wines Around the World 2018 presented
      Florida.                                           recreating the live concert experience and playing the songs   by Downtown Abacoa!
      Aug. 7 – National Night Out                        the world loves and appreciates.
         The  Jupiter  Police  Department will  once  again be      A special thank you to our series sponsors: Mercedes-  Community Relations Reflections on page 9
      hosting this annual, nationwide event at Roger Dean   Benz of Palm Beach and
      Chevrolet Stadium. National Night Out is an annual   North Palm Beach, Hotwire
      community-building  campaign  that  promotes  police-  Communications, Century 21
      community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie   Tenace Realty,  Arbor Park,
      to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to   Harbor Management and Florida
      live. The event will include K9 and SWAT demonstrations,   Power and Light. Showtime is
      police displays, vendors and kid’s activities. Admission   7:30 p.m.
      to the game will be free this evening. Gates open at 5:30   Aug. 23 – Suds & Science
      p.m. and the game starts at 6:30 p.m.                 Scripps Research Institute
                                                         and Das Beer Garden continue
                                                         their partnership to bring this
        The Singles Scene from page 7                    informative lecture series to

                                                         the Abacoa  community.
        adults” has been a huge success and is still in full   It is your opportunity for
        bloom. The photos show just a glimpse of the events   face-to-face interaction
        they have hosted for their summer programs which   with the most innovative
        including Paint and Wine classes, Paddle Board and   researchers in the world.
        Kayak events, Toga Parties, Escape Rooms, and       “New Treatments for Breast
        much more. There is no reason to spend the summer   Cancer” is the topic this month
        alone when you have Revolution as your resource   presented by Dr. Kendal Kettles.
        for exclusive and upscale dating and events. The   Sept. 15 – Abacoa Team UP To
        Summer of Love is alive and thriving and love is in   Clean UP
        the air for all ages and the smiles tell a lovely story!      Register to volunteer for our
        Simply “just say no” to online dating and make your   annual  International  Coastal
        appointment to meet with Kelly and her team of   Cleanup, the world’s largest, one-
        Cupids! Due to the huge rise in taken and engaged   day volunteer effort to clean up
        couples, the club is in very high demand this summer!   the marine environment. Every
        Appointments are filling up quickly! Call the main
        hotline now at 561-630-XOXO (9696)! You could be
        next! Have no fear, your summer LOVE is waiting
        for you!

        This intimate Paint and Wine event was fun and flirty!

        Revolution Dating members know that everything is
        better in TWOs!
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