Friday, April 29, 2011

City of Lake Worth Free Shade Tree Giveaway

Tomorrow (4/30/11) is the Annual Shade Tree Giveaway sponsored by the Lake Worth Tree Board. Get your free tree at City Hall from 8am until noon. Proof of residency required.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Publix Grand Opening Press Release

Subject: For Immediate Release: Grand Opening of Publix at Lake Worth

Photo Opportunity: Media is invited to attend the ribbon cutting ceremony, April 28, 2011 at 7:30 am. Media interested in taking photography or video of the interior of the store, please contact Kim Jaeger at 305-652-2411 x3816 to schedule an appointment for Wednesday, April 27, 2011 between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.


Grand Opening of Publix at Lake Worth

Store Location: Publix at Lake Worth
214 North Dixie Highway
Lake Worth, FL 33460
(561) 493-5042

Date of Opening: Thursday, April 28, 2011

Time of Opening: 8 a.m.

Hours of Operation: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday – Sunday

Pharmacy Hours: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday – Friday
9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday

LAKE WORTH, Fla., (April 19, 2011) ⎯ On Thursday, April 28, 2011, 8 a.m., the Publix at Lake Worth will begin serving customers. To kick-off the celebration, Publix will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 7:30 a.m. at the store’s front doors. Publix officials, members of the City Council, Lake Worth CRA and Lake Worth Chamber of Commerce are expected to be in attendance.

In addition to the traditional grocery, meat, produce, dairy and frozen food departments, the 28,000 square-foot store will feature the following full-service departments: bakery, deli, floral and fresh seafood as well as a Publix Pharmacy. Approximately 100 Publix associates will be employed at the new store.

The store’s art deco façade is reminiscent of some of the original Publix Super Markets which includes neon lighting and signage.

“The grand opening of this store has been long anticipated,” said Kim Jaeger, Publix Miami media and community relations manager. “We are excited to be a pedestrian friendly super market in the heart of such a vibrant downtown community. The art-deco façade of the store reflects Lake Worth’s vibrancy and culture.”

The first 1,500 customers on grand opening day will receive a free Publix reusable bag.

Publix is privately owned and operated by its 147,500 employees, with 2010 sales of $25.1 billion. Currently Publix has 1,034 stores in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama and Tennessee. The company has been named one of FORTUNE’s “100 Best Companies to Work For in America” for 14 consecutive years. In addition, Publix’s dedication to superior quality and customer service is recognized as tops in the grocery business, most recently by an American Customer Satisfaction Index survey. For more information, visit the company’s website,

Monday, April 18, 2011

Graffiti Hotline Update

The Graffiti Hotline is no longer working. I called 3 times - as a citizen and not as a board member - to report 4 instances of tagging in Mango Groves. Yesterday I was fed up, so I rode my bike to all of the spots with a camera and took pictures. I then emailed the pictures to Captain Silva. By 10am this morning I had a message from PBSO about the graffiti. Below is the email:

"Mr. Smith,
The four locations mentioned will be cleaned up today, 4/18/11. Should you find any additional graffiti, please call the Sheriff's Office and a deputy will respond to photograph the graffiti and forward the report to our Graffiti Unit. Please do not hesitate to call me should you have any questions and thank you for contacting us regarding this issue.

Lieutenant Beth Krivda
Watch Commander
District 14 - City of Lake Worth
561-202-9620 (Office)
561-472-4596 (Cell)"

I strongly encourage you to contact the non-emergency number for any instances of graffiti that you find in Lake Worth. Or you can call Lt. Krivda whose number is above."

Let's keep Lake Worth beautiful!!!

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Next Mango Groves Neighborhood Meeting This Thursday 4/21/11

Please join us for our monthly meeting this Thursday night - 7pm - at Compass on Dixie Highway. Special guest speaker this month is a representative from the Palm Beach County Animal Control.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Great American Cleanup - 4/16/11 8am - Noon

For those of you who missed it here are a few pictures from Saturday. Hope to see you next year at the annual Great American Cleanup.