Saturday, June 1, 2019

Suburban Lake Worth ‘beach’ news: Village of Royal Palm Beach will celebrate its 60th anniverary this month.

Do you live out in far western Palm Beach County in an unincorporated area west of the cities of Greenacres and Lake Worth Beach using a ‘Lake Worth’ zip code? Then please save the date: June 30th will celebrate a significant milestone. The news as reported in The Town-Crier is below.

Royal Palm Beach is located north of the Village of Wellington. Note that zip codes 33467 and 33449 are two of several unincorporated ‘Lake Worth’ zip codes (click on map to enlarge).

To celebrate their 60th anniversary Royal Palm Beach will be changing their municipal flag to include a new slogan. Have an idea? “A beach town only twelve miles from the Atlantic Ocean!”

Here is an excerpt from the news published in
The Town-Crier datelined May 17th:

The Village of Royal Palm Beach will celebrate its 60th anniversary this year, and the Town-Crier is publishing a special souvenir magazine in June to commemorate the milestone.

The magazine is just one part of the anniversary celebration, which also includes a special event on Sunday, June 30 saluting six honorees and an observance at the village’s annual Fourth of July Celebration.

“We have teamed up with the Town-Crier newspaper to produce this special souvenir magazine,” Royal Palm Beach Mayor Fred Pinto explained in a letter to local businesses. “This publication will be filled with interesting and enjoyable stories about our founding fathers; the way our village grew; our schools; our recreation department; our facilities, parks and playgrounds; and, of course, our 60th anniversary celebration.”

The Town-Crier has been publishing historical publications for milestone village anniversaries going back 30 years.

“This has become a tradition, as we have been doing an issue every 10 years to commemorate another decade anniversary,” Town-Crier Publisher Barry Manning said.

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The anniversary will also be observed at the annual Fourth of July celebration and fireworks display at Royal Palm Beach Commons Park.

“In addition to our regular festivities, we hope to have the honorees on stage to be recognized at about 8:30 p.m. before the fireworks begin,” Recchio [Parks and Recreation Dir. Lou Recchio] said.

Recchio remarked that the celebration will also include the unveiling of the new banner with the new village slogan imprinted on it.

To read the entire article published in The Town-Crier click on this link to learn more about the upcoming festivities in Royal Palm Beach.