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      Historical Seeds Of The Gardens

      Did You Know?

        The first officers from the Women’s Club of Palm
      Beach Gardens were Inge Bowdre, Natalie Snyder,
      Barbara Bruce, Josephone Saad, Mrs. Bruce Weller, and
      Thurza Branstrom (from left to right). The Palm Beach
      Gardens Women’s Club has been a community service
      organization  with  members  dedicated  to  community
      improvement by enhancing the lives of others through
      voluntary service.
        Arline Kiselewski, the 1976 Woman’s Club president,
      presented a needlepoint, handcrafted crest to the city as
      part of the country’s bicentennial. Every member of the
      club participated in needlepointing a portion of the crest.                                          place to raise a family. The five stars stand for the five
      Symbolism of the city crest includes the Atlantic Ocean                                              councilmembers who are elected to govern the city.
      and palm tree-lined beaches; the plaid representing John D.                                            The Women’s Club proudly participates annually in the
      MacArthur’s ancestral tartan; the banyan tree marking the                                            Palm Beach Gardens Arbor Day ceremony and donates
      first entrance of the city at MacArthur Boulevard; and the                                           a tree to be planted at Lake Catherine Park. Pictures
      family, illustrating the desire to make this city a wonderful                                        from this year’s ceremony can be found by visiting the
                                                                                                           following link: 2023 Arbor day | Flickr (courtesy of the
                                                                                                           city of Palm Beach Gardens).
                                                                                                             Interested in supporting the Palm Beach Gardens
                                                                                                           Historical Society? Whether you volunteer, become a
                                                   A                                                       member, or make a donation, you support our ongoing
                                                                                                           mission to collect, preserve and share the rich history of
                                                                                                           the City of Palm Beach Gardens for the education and
              COLONOSCOPY                                                                                  enjoyment of current and future generations!

                                                                                                            Constanţa The City By The Sea from page 10

                  CAN SAVE YOUR LIFE.                                                                       minaret towers over the old city center and harbor.
                                                                                                            And, unlike other mosques that have electric speakers
                                                                                                            to call to prayer five times a day, this one is climbed by
                                                                                                            the muezzin – all 140 stairs – to do the proclamations.
                                                                                                              There are over a half million people living in the
                                                                                                            metropolitan area of Constanţa. They are comprised of
                                                                                                            six ethnic groups: Romanians, Turks, Tatars, Greeks,
                                                                                                            Germans and Aromanians (the official language of
                                                                                                            Macedonia). Four seasons and a moderate continental
                                                                                                            climate set the tone for the lifestyles. It’s the beach
                                                                                                            and the mineral springs that dominate the area in the
                                                                                                            summer, and it snows, but not very much, in winter.
                                                                                                            The winter of 2007 was the warmest in recorded
                                                                                                              Mobile, Ala., is one of the many sister cities of
                                                                                                            Constanţa.  One  can  see  the  connection  with  both
                                                                                                            being located on seashores and other attributes. Fine
                                                                                                            sand beaches are located some three miles north of
                                                                                                            Constanţa  on  a  long  strip  of  land  that  lies  between
                                                                                                            the Black Sea and Lake Siutghiol. The area has all
                                                                                                            the recreational facilities to enjoy a fantastic holiday.
                                                                                                            The resorts in the area take their names from the gods
                                                                                                            and goddesses of Greek mythology: Eforie, Jupiter,
                                                                                                            Neptune, Olimp, Saturn, Venus and Mangala. At night
                                                                                                            the numerous restaurants and night clubs hold the
                                                                                                            interest of the visitors.
              DON’T DELAY YOUR CHANCE                                                                         I’m sure you won’t find Constanţa on the list of
                                                                                                            100 places to see before you die, but it is certainly a
                      FOR EARLY DETECTION.                                                                  fascinating place to visit if you get a chance.
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                                                                                                            experiences, having traveled in 122 countries and
                                                                                                            cruised the oceans, seas and rivers of the world. Palm
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