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TICKETS NOW ON SALE Murder Mystery Dinner Theater Returns to Wellington!

The Village of Wellington is excited to announce the return of the popular Murder Mystery Dinner Theater on Saturday, September 27th! The theme for the mystery is “Murder at the Speakeasy” and will feature actors portraying characters from the prohibition era.  Join us as “Bugsy Malone” opens his new speakeasy in Wellington, much to the dismay of his competitors.  Attendees are encouraged to come in costume and prizes will be given out at the end of the evening.  This year, the Murder Mystery will take place at the Wellington Community Center.  
 
Tickets are $45 per person and are on sale now at Village Park (11700 Pierson Road) and the Wellington Community Center (12150 Forest Hill Blvd). A table of eight can also be reserved for a discounted price of $315. The ticket price includes dinner, beer, and wine. This is an adult themed event; however, Wellington will provide free on-site child care for children ages 5 to 12 only, including pizza and plenty of fun activities. The child care room will be separate from the event.
 
This event is expected to sell out, so make sure to reserve your seats today!
 
For information about other Wellington programs, events, activities, and updates, please visit www.wellingtonfl.gov or watch Channel 18 for the latest happenings.
 

Wellington Community Services Gets Residents Talking in 12th Fairway

On Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Wellington’s Community Services Department will conduct a Walk & Talk along the 12th Fairway. Neighborhood advocates, code compliance officers and PBSO deputies will be in the community from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. to hear residents’ concerns and discuss neighborhood issues. 
 
If you live in the 12th Fairway community and would like to receive a visit from our Walk & Talk team please call Community Services at 561-791-4796.  
 
For information about other Wellington programs, events, activities, and updates, please visit www.wellingtonfl.gov or watch Channel 18 for the latest happenings.

Senior Home Repair Program

The Village of Wellington is pleased to offer a Senior Home Repair Program to income eligible, senior (62 years and older) homeowners. This program will allow eligible seniors to receive up to $7,500 toward qualified improvements. Funding is limited to urgent repairs, accessibility improvements, energy efficiency improvements and health and safety issues.  Outstanding code violations will be given priority.  
 
Assistance is provided as a 5 year forgivable loan at zero percent interest. Twenty percent (20%) of the loan is forgiven each year on the anniversary of the loan. In the event the property is sold or rented during the 5 years following completion of the improvements, the balance of the Senior Home Repair loan becomes immediately due and payable.
 
In order to qualify for this program, your annual gross household income may not exceed the following:
1 person household $36,650   5 person household $56,500
2 person household $41,850   6 person household $60,700
3 person household $47,100   7 person household $64,900
4 person household $52,300   8 person household $69,050

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

Wellington Community Services and the Boys and Girls Club To Host Block Party

The Village of Wellington and the Wellington Boys & Girls club are hosting a block party on Saturday, August 2, 2014 from 5pm to 8pm. Join us for free food, children’s activities, music and more! The Community Services team will also be at the Wellington tent to provide information on opportunities to get involved in Village programs and learn more about the community.
 
There will also be a 3v3 basketball tournament separated into three age groups: 5 to 8, 9 to 12, and 13 to 15 with four teams per age group. Early tournament registration is suggested as space is limited. The registration form and liability waiver can found on the Village website and completed forms must be returned to Community Services at 1100 Wellington Trace or via email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
 
For information about other Wellington programs, events, activities, and updates, please visit www.wellingtonfl.gov or watch Channel 18 for the latest happenings.
 

Wellington Launches FY 2015 Budget Challenge

If you live, work, or play in Wellington, here is your chance to have your voice heard about how your tax dollars should be spent. The budget challenge will help Wellington set its funding priorities for the next fiscal year and create a balanced budget that reflects the needs of the community. This survey allows residents to make decisions about how much support certain services should receive, such as municipal golf courses, drainage and surface water assessment (ACME), law enforcement, park programming, customer service, and spending priorities.
 
Residents can take the budget challenge by visiting Wellington’s website at www.wellingtonfl.gov and clicking on the budget challenge link displayed on the homepage. Alternatively, you may look for us at upcoming events or visit Village Hall to participate in the survey.  We also have survey links posted on the Village’s Facebook page (facebook.com/VillageofWellington), Twitter (@Wellingtonflgov), Channel 18, and in the utility bills.
 
Dates for the upcoming budget challenge forums will be announced soon and Wellington encourages public participation.
 
For information about other Wellington programs, events, activities, and updates, please visit www.wellingtonfl.gov or watch Channel 18 for the latest happenings.
 

Folkestone/Yarmouth Neighborhood Watch to Host Block Party

On Saturday, July 19, 2014 the Folkestone/Yarmouth neighborhood watch will host a community block party from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. The event, sponsored by Wellington’s Neighbors of Wellington (NoW) Grant, will take place in the community and feature food, fun, and games while offering neighbors a chance to get out and meet one another. Neighborhood advocates and PBSO deputies will also be in attendance to address community crime trends and offer crime prevention tips. 
 
If you’re interested in starting a neighborhood watch in your community, or want to learn more about grant opportunities exclusive to active watch groups, please call Community Services at 561-791-4796.
 
For information about other Wellington programs, events, activities, and updates, please visit www.wellingtonfl.gov or watch Channel 18 for the latest happenings.

Wellington Community Services Gets Residents Talking in Guilford Villas

On Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Wellington’s Community Services Department will conduct a Walk & Talk along Guilford Villas. Neighborhood advocates, code compliance officers, and PBSO deputies will be in the community from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. to address residents’ concerns and discuss neighborhood issues. 
 
If you live in the Guilford Villas community and would like to receive a visit from our Walk & Talk team, please call Community Services at 561-791-4796.  
 
For information about other Wellington programs, events, activities, and updates, please visit www.wellingtonfl.gov or watch Channel 18 for the latest happenings.

Coast Guard Boating Safety Class to be held on Saturday, August 9th

The Village of Wellington has partnered with the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary to offer residents a certified Boating Safety Class.  The cost is $35 per person and there is a multi-family discount.  The Coast Guard will conduct the class on Saturday, August 9th from 8:00am- 5:00pm, with a break for lunch.  This course is designed for individuals aged 17 and older and will teach how to safely operate a boat as well as local laws and regulations.  The examination will take place in the Wellington Community Center, located at 12150 Forest Hill Blvd. and participants will receive a certification at the conclusion of the course.  Please call (561) 791-4082 to register for this important certification.  No payment is necessary to register; please bring payment with you on the day of the class.
 
To register, please call (561)791-4082.  For more information on boating and water safety, please contact the Coast Guard Auxiliary at (561) 818-7905.  
 
For information about other Wellington programs, events, activities, and updates, please visit www.wellingtonfl.gov or watch Channel 18 for the latest happenings.
 

Wellington Community Services Gets Residents Talking in Goldenrod

WELLINGTON, Fla. – On July 16, 2014 Wellington’s Community Services Department will conduct a Walk & Talk along Goldenrod Road. Neighborhood advocates, code compliance officers and PBSO deputies will be in the community from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. to hear residents’ concerns and discuss neighborhood issues. 
 
If you live in the Goldenrod community and would like to receive a visit from our Walk & Talk team please contact Community Services at 561-791-4796.  
 
For information about other Wellington programs, events, activities, and updates, please visit www.wellingtonfl.gov or watch Channel 18 for the latest happenings.
 

Wellington Hosts Little League Intermediate Division State Tournament

Wellington, Fla. – The Village of Wellington is proud to be the host of the State of Florida Little League Intermediate Division Baseball Tournament this weekend, Friday, July 11th through Sunday, July 13th. All activities will be held at Wellington’s Olympia Park baseball complex located at 9840 Stribling Way, Wellington, FL. 33414. 
 
Opening Ceremonies will take place on Friday, July 11th at 5:30 p.m. and include team introductions and a home run hitting contest. Games begin on Saturday, July 12th at 9:00 a.m. and continue throughout the day and evening. The Championship game is scheduled for Sunday, July 13th at 12:00 p.m. 
 
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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