By: Maureen O’Sullivan Special for the Civic Association — The Palm Beach Civic Association kicked off the holiday season during its Annual Holiday Party in the Circle Dining Room at The Breakers on December 11, 2017.

The festive cocktail reception, which drew 300 members, sponsors and guests, provided an opportunity for supporters of the Civic Association to share some holiday cheer. 

Bob Wright, Chairman and CEO, welcomed the guests, which included Town Council members, Town Managers and County Commissioners. He acknowledged the evening’s Signature Sponsors, The Frisbie Group and The Breakers, and thanked the Favor Sponsors, Boca Nursing Services, Inc., and Campazzi Concierge Medicine.

Mr. Wright said the 2017-18 season was being dedicated to the memory of Stanley M. Rumbough, Jr., who passed away at age 97 on September 27, 2017, and acknowledged Mr. Rumbough’s wife, Janna, who was in attendance and received a round of applause.

Mr. Wright described Stan Rumbough as a much beloved and respected civic leader, entrepreneur and philanthropist, and that the former Civic Association CEO and Co-Chairman, had given 40 years of active and dedicated service to the Association.

Mr. Wright closed his remarks with hearty thanks to PBCA President Ned Barnes, and best holiday wishes to all.

 Photos by Capehart Photography

2017 Holiday Party