Articles Posted by Amy Woods
Articles Posted by Amy Woods
Power couple Katherine Heigl and Josh Kelley help the Nicklaus Children's Health Care Foundation raise more than $500,000 at the 2019 Golden Heart Luncheon.
The Executive Women of the Palm Beaches Foundation has tapped Lara Logan, a TV personality whose name is synonymous with CBS News, as keynote speaker for the April 17 Women In Leadership Awards.
Tracy Butler, director of education at the Kravis Center, says the performing arts hall’s education programs change lives. Funded by the Palm Beach Wine Auction and aimed at elementary- and high-school students, they enable youths to tap into their creativity.
Liv Vesely, president of Jupiter Medical Center Foundation, balances the demands of a $300-million campaign, an upcoming Ironman race and an 8-year-old daughter.
Jillian Michaels of “The Biggest Loser” made the audience laugh out loud—and look within—during a powerful presentation at PGA National Resort & Spa.
Stephanie Cassatly is a first-time author with a telling tale of forgiveness titled Notice of Release, which chronicles the fatal shooting of the Jupiter resident’s mother and the research-rich road to redeeming the dying killer.
Ashley Busch has begun bumping, hooking and knocking now that the start of polo season in the Palm Beaches has arrived. The 27-year-old team leader of Altair Polo plays her first match this month at the Grand Champions Polo Club in Wellington.
Mariel Hemingway will share her secrets to success with the sold-out crowd at KidSanctuary Campus’ fashion-meets-philanthropy fundraiser next month.
Born and raised in North Palm Beach, local lawyer Steve Mathison cares for a community coming of age as large-scale developments unfold.
New Yorker-turned-Palm Beacher Judith Ripka is a jewelry designer for the stars who celebrates the 40th anniversary of her eponymous brand this year.
One of the best remedies for maintaining a healthy body, mind and spirit lies in the air, land and sea. Basking in the breeze, hiking in a park and swimming in the ocean can recharge the soul and bring about a sense of calmness at the same time. Take advantage of the abundance of attractions available in South Florida with our guide to the great outdoors.
Get ready for an event-packed season with our guide to this year’s galas, auctions, balls and luncheons.
by Amy Woods Sep 09, 2016 12:47 PM
What does Bravo reality show "Below Deck" have in common with the Palm Beach Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation? Juno Beach resident Cindy Metzler. The connection led to a fun-filled fundraiser Sept. 6 for the season four premiere of the seafaring series. The event took place at the Wyndham Grand Jupiter at Harbourside Place.
by Amy Woods Aug 31, 2016 04:57 PM
Palm Beach Gardens’ newest retail store screams spick-and-span. From the plastic bins stacked in symmetrical rows to the glass jars lining the shelves, everything in The Container Store has its proper place.
From teacher to drag racer and flight-test engineer to spa owner, these 12 Palm Beachers didn’t let fear stop them from starting over. Here, they share when they knew it was time to follow their passions and how they did it.
by Amy Woods May 10, 2016 08:57 AM
The Beyond Blind Institute—a nonprofit with a mission to empower the visually impaired and enable them to enjoy and experience life without boundaries—kicked off its “Shine for Blindness” fundraising campaign to build a facility offering activities in arts and culture and health and wellness.
As a burgeoning market for medical tourism, South Florida is attracting national and international patients for cutting-edge treatments just steps from the beach. And it's only just beginning.
Not everyone has the luxury of time to shop for and prepare a week’s worth of family dinners. Fresh delivery services to the rescue! With a few online clicks, orders can be placed for ingredients, recipes and perfectly sized portions to feed everyone in the household.
The trend toward healthier lifestyles and diets emphasizing non-packaged, nutritious food has led to a big boom in businesses preparing fresh-to-go meals in their own kitchens. Customers can walk into one of the many gourmet markets that dot Palm Beach, Martin and Saint Lucie counties, and walk out with a table-ready dinner for four.
With the clean-eating movement in full swing, you can dine out at these local restaurants without the guilt.