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Career Transition Program

Wellington’s Community Services Department has partnered with the Palm Beach County Wellington Branch Library to host a Career Transition Program, Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 beginning at 2:30pm at the Palm Beach County Wellington Library located at 1951 Royal Fern Drive.
 
This program is designed to assist Wellington residents who are seeking employment with skills such as resume building, cover letters, interviewing skills, career path assessments, and creating a profile on a job database.
 
If you are interested in attending please contact Community Services at 561-791-4764.

For information about other Wellington programs, events, activities, and updates, please visit www.wellingtonfl.gov or watch Channel 18 for the latest happenings.

Charter Review Task Force Hosts Public Forum

Wellington residents have a chance to voice their opinion about the Village’s Charter during a public forum this month. The Village of Wellington’s Charter Review Task Force will conduct the forum on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. in the Village Hall Council Chambers, 12300 Forest Hill Boulevard. The Charter Review Task Force is looking for residents’ input regarding proposed amendments to the existing Village Charter. Members of the Wellington Council may be in attendance and may participate in the discussion. 
 
For information about other Wellington programs, events, activities, and updates, please visit www.wellingtonfl.gov or watch Channel 18 for the latest happenings.
 

Resident Input Wanted for Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan

The Village of Wellington is inviting residents to participate in an online survey to improve bicycle and pedestrian pathways and destinations.  Earlier this month, the Village held a cyclist and pedestrian forum at the Wellington Community Center. The purpose of the forum was to engage residents with a review of the Village’s current pathways and destinations. Attendees were invited to share their ideas on how to make the Village more pedestrian and bicycle friendly, how the current pathway system may be improved, and to complete a questionnaire about their walking and cycling habits.  Responses will be used to assist in developing a bicycle and pedestrian master plan.
 
Residents who were unable to attend the meeting are encouraged to complete the survey online on Wellington’s website www.wellingtonfl.gov or at https://pathway.surveyanalytics.com.
 
For information about other Wellington programs, events, activities, and updates, please visit www.wellingtonfl.gov or watch Channel 18 for the latest happenings.
 

Equestrian Town Hall Meeting

The Village will host an Equestrian Town Hall meeting on Monday, April 6th from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Village Hall. The goal of the meeting is to increase public participation to obtain a broad spectrum of public opinion regarding the Equestrian Master Plan. This meeting is open to all who wish to participate. 
 
The meeting will begin with an open house at 6:00 p.m. to review maps, data, and interact with staff regarding topics highlighted within the Master Plan. At 7:00 p.m, attendees will participate in a polling session on various elements of the master plan.  The meeting will conclude with a Q & A session.  
 
For information about other Wellington programs, events, activities, and updates, please visit www.wellingtonfl.gov or watch Channel 18 for the latest happenings.
 

Egg Hunt Returns to Wellington’s Village Park

Get your baskets ready for Wellington’s Annual Egg Hunt!  The event begins promptly at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 4th on the softball fields at Village Park, located at 11700 Pierson Road. The Egg Hunt will be divided into four age groups: ages 2 and under; ages 3 to 4; ages 5 to 7; and ages 8 to 10. At each egg hunt, two eggs will have a pink bunny ticket inside, indicating a special prize.
 
Families are encouraged to arrive early as traffic congestion may occur. This event is made possible by our egg sponsor, the Wellington Preservation Coalition.
 
For information on other Wellington programs, events, activities, and updates, please visit our website at www.wellingtonfl.gov or watch Channel 18 for the latest happenings.
 

Do Your Part To Keep Wellington Beautiful!

Wellington is calling on its young residents to roll up their sleeves and make a difference in their community with the “Great American Cleanup” project. The Village is looking for 75 volunteers for the cleanup which takes place on Saturday, April 18th  from 10am to 12pm in the 12th Fairway/White Pine Community and along Wellington Trace. 
 
In addition to litter collection, Wellington is partnering with Goodwill Industries to help collect gently used items for donation. Lunch will be served at 12pm, once the litter pickup and donation collection is complete.
 
Volunteers will meet under the blue “Wellington” tents at the Community Services Office located at 1092 Wellington Trace. Volunteers will receive water, gloves, trash bags, and t-shirts. Plan on arriving around 9:45am to sign in and find a shirt in your size. Space is limited so be sure to reserve your spot early by contacting Meridith Tuckwood at 561-753-2476 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
 
For information on other Wellington programs, events, activities, and updates, please visit the website at www.wellingtonfl.gov or watch Channel 18 for the latest happenings.

Wellington Art Society Showcases Local Art at Village Hall

The Wellington Art Society will host an artist reception on Tuesday, April 14th from 5:30pm to 7:00pm in the upstairs Art Gallery at Village Hall.  The public is invited to attend and enjoy the local art on display.  Artists selected to participate in the rotating gallery exhibit will be recognized at the informal reception.  The Wellington Art Society will be displaying original works of art, books, and prints for sale. The event will also feature light refreshments and door prizes. 
 
For information about other Wellington programs, events, activities, and updates, please visit www.wellingtonfl.gov or watch Channel 18 for the latest happenings.
 

Celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day with a Free Concert and Giveaways!

Jump on your bike, get in your low emission fuel efficient car, or put your walking shoes on, and join Wellington in celebrating Earth Day and Arbor Day. This year’s celebration takes place on Sunday, April 19th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Wellington Amphitheater, located at 12100 Forest Hill Boulevard. The first 250 guests will receive free reusable bags. There will also be face painting and coloring murals for the kids. Local vendors will be showcasing earth friendly products, and handing out free samples of seedlings and wildflower seeds.  Smokey the Bear may also make an appearance!
 
This exciting family-friendly event will feature a concert by the Jamie Mitchell band and demonstrations by Whole Foods Market, Bee Understanding, proper pruning techniques, and a free raffle for a 15-gallon Wild Tamarind tree. 
 
Residents are also invited to visit booths highlighting the Wellington Garden Club, Whole Foods Market, the Wellington Tree Board, the Wellington Art Society, MaxHealth Chiropractic, the Wellington Preservation Coalition, and Forever Greyhounds. This event is made possible by our sponsors, Whole Foods Market and the Wellington Preservation Coalition.
 
For information about other Wellington programs, events, activities, and updates, please visit www.wellingtonfl.gov or watch Channel 18 for the latest happenings.
 

Wellington’s Charter Review Task Force March Meeting

The Charter Review Task Force will meet on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 beginning at 4:00 p.m. in Village Hall, Conference Rooms 1E/1F. The Task Force will continue discussions of the existing Village Charter and recommended changes.  
 
Also, mark your calendars for the Task Force’s public forum on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers. The Task Force is looking for residents’ input regarding proposed amendments to the existing Village Charter.
 
To view the Wellington Village Charter please visit the Charter Review Task Force page (http://wellingtonfl.gov/government/agendas/charter-review-task-force.html).  
 
The public is invited to attend each session or watch live on Channel 18 or via the www.wellingtonfl.gov website.  All previous meetings are located on the Village’s website at http://wellingtonfl.gov/news/video-archives/charter-review-task-force.html.
 
For information about other Wellington programs, events, activities, and updates, please visit www.wellingtonfl.gov or watch Channel 18 for the latest happenings.
 

Charter Review Task Force Hosts Public Forum

Wellington residents have a chance to voice their opinion about the Village’s Charter during a public forum this month. The Village of Wellington’s Charter Review Task Force will conduct the forum on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers, Wellington Village Hall, 12300 Forest Hill Boulevard. The Charter Review Task Force is looking for residents’ input regarding amendments to the existing Village Charter. Members of the Wellington Council may be in attendance and may participate in the discussion. 
 
For information about other Wellington programs, events, activities, and updates, please visit www.wellingtonfl.gov or watch Channel 18 for the latest happenings.
 

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