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                            BallenIsles Country Club Welcomes New

            Director Of Culinary Operations And Executive Chef

        BallenIsles Country Club in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.,   career, he has served                      DiPrima. “My career has steadily grown and now to have the
      is pleased to welcome Joseph DiPrima as the club’s new   as the executive                            opportunity to serve a club like BallenIsles, with its long history
      director of culinary operations and executive chef. DiPrima   chef at private clubs                  of established quality and large scale operation, to lead a culinary
      will oversee all facets of food service and preparation, across   in Naples, Fla., and               team in such a prestigious club is what I’ve prepared for. I am
      all six of BallenIsles Country Club’s dining venues. The   Pinehurst, N.C., and as                   very much looking forward to working closely with our skilled
      announcement comes after the club conducted an extensive   the executive sous chef                   staff to bring memorable dining experiences each day to our
      nationwide search. DiPrima officially began at BallenIsles   at Woodfield Country                    members.”
      Country Club on Nov. 29.                           Club in Boca Raton.                                 DiPrima grew up in New York where he developed his talent
        DiPrima has 18-plus years of private club food and     “This is an                                 and love of culinary arts first in his family’s Manhattan bakery
      beverage experience. Prior to arriving at BallenIsles, DiPrima   exciting time for me                and at an array of local restaurants. He trained at and is a graduate
      served as the executive chef at the Royal Palm Yacht and   professionally and                        of The Culinary Institute of America located in Hyde Park, N.Y.,
      Country Club, an exclusive, high-end residence club in   personally as I am                          and has owned his own deli and catering company.
      Boca Raton, recognized as a Distinguished Club, Platinum   reaching the pinnacle                       “During the interview process, Joseph made an
      Club of America and Platinum Club of the World. Over his   of the club world,” said                  immediate impression and connection with everyone he
                                                                                                           met at BallenIsles,” said BallenIsles Country Club General
                                                                                                           Manager and COO Ryan Walls. “He is very personable and
                                                                                                           engaging and exudes a passion for the private country club
                                                                                                           environment. But in the end, Joseph is a food guy, that is
                                                                                                           all he has done and all he will do. We look forward to him
                                                                                                           leading our team in making an incredible food experience
                                                                                                           for our members.”
                                                                                                             For more information on BallenIsles Country Club, visit

                                                                                                           Family Adventure

                                                                                                                  Day Returns

                                                                                                                          To The

                                                                                                                  Jupiter Inlet

                                                                                                                 Lighthouse &

                                                                                                            Museum Jan. 15!

                                                                                                             Experience a fun family day on the waterfront at the
                                                                                                           Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum! This year’s Family
                                                                                                           Adventure Day will offer unique and educationally
                                                                                                           entertaining ways to explore the lighthouse grounds and
                                                                                                           our History Shaped By Nature with your whole family on
                                                                                                           Saturday, Jan. 15 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
                                                                                                             From the moment you walk in, you’ll discover Life
                                                                                                           on the Loxahatchee  River  with your  history  passport!
                                                                                                           Your family will enjoy pioneer demonstrations, hands-on
                                                                                                           history activities, archaeology, arts and crafts, meet our
                                                                                                           friends from the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum Seminole Tribe
                                                                                                           of Florida, hear some great storytelling and some toe-
                                                                                                           tapping music too. Plus have fun with Family Adventure
                                                                                                           Day games, lighthouse climbs, fishing on the new pier,
                                                                                                           and family-friendly food trucks.
                                                                                                             Admission is $5 for children and adults, children ages
                                                                                                           5 and under are admitted free. This is a timed-ticket event.
                                                                                                           Online ticket purchase is required. More information and
                                                                                                           tickets can be found at

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                                                                                                               u Painting           u Leak Repair
                                                                                                               u Caulking           u Misc. Repair
                                                                                                               u Interior/Exterior

                                                                                                                           ... and much more!

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