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The Delray Beach International Tennis Championshsips, one of Palm Beach County's largest and most prestigious professional sporting events, is giving special pricing to members of the Palm Beach County Sports Commission. The event will be held February 21 - March 1 at the Delray Beach Stadium & Tennis Center.
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President of the Palm Beach County Sports Commission, Donald Dufresne, a partner at the law firm Greenspoon Marder, P.A., has announced that Eugene Mische will be the 2009 President’s Award recipient. Eugene Mische, founder and CEO of Stadium Jumping, will be the second recipient in this prestigious award’s brief history.
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Sports Commission Elects New Officers

Date: February 18, 2009
Palm Beach County Sports Commission elected new officers at their annual meeting on Tuesday, February 17. Patty Dent of BankAtlantic was elected President, Michael Brady of L.B. Limited & Associates, Inc. was elected Vice President, and Guy Quattlebaum of Buztel Long Attorneys was elected Secretary/Treasurer.
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The Palm Beach County Sports Commission has granted four local high schools a total of $3,000 to their athletic departments from the 2008 Lou Groza program. Schools receiving awards were William T. Dwyer High School, Palm Beach Central High School and Cardinal Newman High School.
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The Palm Beach County Sports Commission is pleased to support and welcome back to Palm Beach County, the Sixth Annual Palm Beach Challenge College Baseball event, presented by Doubletree Guest Suites, Boca Raton. The event starts Friday night, February 26 with the Villanova Wildcats of the Big East taking on the Indiana State Sycamores of the Missouri Valley Conference at Santaluces Sports Complex in Lantana, FL. This will be the first of over 120 games that will be played at the Complex.
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Newly elected officers of the Palm Beach County Sports Commission were recognized Wednesday night, February 24 during the opening coin-toss ceremony at the Delray Beach International Tennis Championships.
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The Palm Beach County Sports Commission works diligently to attract collegiate sporting teams to the County to practice during their spring break. Three such events; The Palm Beach Challenge, Spring Fling and the inaugural FAU Spring Break Golf Championships will produce an estimated 5,200 room nights for Palm Beach County hoteliers during the month of March, and have a $3.7 million economic impact on the County.
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The Florida Marlins Community Foundation has again, this year, shown their support of the activities of the Palm Beach County Sports Commission. Nancy Olson, the Executive Director of the Florida Marlins’ Community Foundation presented a $3,000 check of support to Palm Beach County Sports Commission’s Executive Director, Gerry Baron and President, Patty Dent from BankAtlantic on Saturday March 21 before a Florida Marlins and Boston Red Sox spring training game at Roger Dean Stadium.
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Respect was the underlying sentiment at the recent Palm Beach County Sports Hall of Fame Induction Banquet that took place on March 29, 2009, at the Palm Beach County Convention Center. Friends and family gathered to honor the new Hall of Fame inductees and Annual Sports Awards finalists that have all accomplished greatness in their field of sports in Palm Beach County.
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