history

  • Bob Wright Leads the Way at the Civic Association - PB Society Cover Story

    By Michele Dargan -- Special to Palm Beach Society Magazine --Bob Wright is no stranger to high-profile roles. The former vice chairman of General Electric and chief executive officer of NBC and NBC Universal, Mr. Wright also has founded two charitable foundations that champion fundraising and raise awareness for autism and pancreatic cancer.

  • UPDATE: The Founding of the Palm Beach Civic Association

    By: R. Michael Brown, Communication Director, Palm Beach Civic Association -- The Palm Beach Civic Association was founded in 1944 by a handful of civic minded Palm Beachers who wished to preserve, protect and enhance the special qualities of their amazing island.