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DURHAM from page 16 ment and started a few businesses. Along the way, he found time to do his undergraduate studies at Webber International University, wrap up his master of public administration degree from the University of South Florida, and finish law school at St. Thomas University. “It’s the Irish in me that if you’re not working, you’re not doing,” he said. “I’ve worked hard going to school. Working and going to school. Working and going to school. Working two, three jobs to make ends meet.” Durham is a self-described history buff. “I love history,” he said. “Ameri-

FOSTER from page 20

Mitch Kloorfain/chief photographer Lesley Driver of Palm City crossed the stage to receive her degree from Indian River State College in digital media during ceremonies held Saturday, May 4 at Tradition Field in St. Lucie West. Lesley will use her talents locally and work at Torrey Pines Institute of Molecular Research in Tradition.

lem of abuse, abandonment and neglect, throughout the Treasure Coast, with an expanded Foster Care Program, mental health and substance abuse services, a prevention program to support families in crisis, and services to reduce the number of families entering the dependency court system. The Hibiscus Children’s Center Thrift Store, in Jensen Beach, was opened in 1997. All proceeds from the thrift store are used to

can history. Right now I’m reading ‘Thomas Jefferson: the Art of Power.’” And he’s not much into watching legal thrillers. The self-described history buff likes his television and movie choices to take him into the future where he can unwind. “Sci-fi,” he said. “It’s a fantasy to relax. You don’t have to think about it.” Far as music goes, Durham said he never settled into a favorite genre, and is as likely to listen to hip-hop as country. Art, however, is definitely on his dial. “I want to take a painting class,” Durham said. “I used to sandblast carve glass.” Durham is single and has two sons, 17 and 24. offset costs for children’s programs. The children’s shelter, group homes and Foster programs are funded, in part, by United for Families. An additional $1.5 million must be raised, each year, by the Hibiscus annual campaign, special events, through foundations and local grants to meet overall children’s needs. Hibiscus is also a United Way affiliated organization. Hibiscus speakers are available to present to your group or organization. For more information, please contact us (772) 3349311, Ext. 201 or visit

Save the Date for



4:00pm - 7:00pm

May 16th, 2013

CURRENT RATES $ 25..Before Noon $ 20.....After Noon $ 15.......After 4 PM

Martin Downs Golf Country Club 3801 SW Greenwood Way, Palm City The Palm City Chamber of Commerce and Martin Downs Golf Country Club are presenting “All Around The Home Expo and Business After Hours” it is FREE and open to the public. Expo vendors will focus on everything you could ever need for the home – inside or out – such as designers, kitchen, bath, air conditioning, windows, closets, realty, garage, plumbing, and more. Attendees can browse the various displays for project ideas and promotional items, or even participate in the multiple door prize giveaways available for guests.

(All Rates Include Cart and Tax)

In addition to the Home Expo, the Chamber will host its Business After Hours starting at 5:30 pm. For guests who would like to partake in the Business After Hours portion of the evening, tickets are $5 and include light appetizers and one drink ticket. Tickets will also be available for anyone who wants to participate in our 50/50 drawing at the end of the evening.

Junior Golf



Ages 9-15 beginning June 17th Golf Clubs Available Call 465-8110 for Details


For More information or to Schedule Your Tee Time

772-465-8110 from uS1, turn East on ohio Ave., Directly behind TD Bank


To make a reservation go to click on the calendar and submit your rsvp. (rsvp not required, but nice to have for head count) For more information call Flo at Palm City Chamber 772-286-8121.


Plan to attend this exclusive “All Around The Home Expo” and get creative ideas for your home projects. This is a perfect opportunity to meet your local Palm City Businesses. Come out and support your community. See you there!

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