Published On: Mon, Jun 15th, 2020

Youth Services Department and Community Partners to Launch Summer BreakSpot FUN!

Beginning today (Monday, June 15), Palm Beach County Youth Services, in collaboration with United Way of Palm Beach County, Prime Time Palm Beach County, Inc., the Palm Beach County School District, FLIPANY and other community partners will launch Summer BreakSpot FUN, a comprehensive online enrichment summer program.

The eight-week program is designed to accompany the free meals provided at Summer BreakSpot meal sites. Through this program, children are able to build better relationships with the community through educational and emotional support.

Sessions are held Monday through Friday at 2 p.m. and consist of the following programming:

Monday – Reading is FUN!

●      Reading of a children’s book led by local leaders in Palm Beach County accompanied by an activity associated with the book.

Tuesday – Exercise is FUN!

●      Physical fitness activities such as dance or kids yoga.

Wednesday – Water Safety is FUN!

●      Water safety classes offered by the YMCA of South Palm Beach County.

Thursday – Healthy Habits are FUN!

●      Activities associated with developing healthy habits such as nutrition education, dental hygiene and mental health activities provided by Palm Beach County Youth Services Department. 

Friday – Friends are FUN! 

●      Activities such as art classes and meeting a Zoologist offered by Prime Time Palm Beach County, Inc. partners.

To attend a virtual session, please visit https://sites.google.com/uwpbc.org/sbsfun [sites.google.com].

About the Author

- Robert Weinroth is a 27 year resident of Boca Raton where he is an attorney, businessman, former member of the City Council (where he served for four years) and currently serves as an elected member of the Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners. Commissioner Weinroth went to Boston’s Northeastern University where he earned a BSBA in Management. He went on to earn his Juris Doctor at New England School of Law. He is admitted to practice law in Florida, Massachusetts, New Jersey and the Supreme Court of the United States. Weinroth served as president and general counsel of Freedom Medical Services Inc, an accredited medical supply company in Boca Raton. FREEDOMED® represented the realization of an entrepreneurial dream. Weinroth, and his wife Pamela operated the company for 16 years, eventually selling the business in 2016. Weinroth takes great pride in his past work as a volunteer Guardian ad Litem for the 15th Judicial Circuit, advocating for the needs of abused and neglected children deemed dependent by the Court. After serving on multiple community boards and committees, Weinroth was elected to the Boca Raton City Council in 2014. During his tenure, he served as CRA Vice-chair and Deputy Mayor and was appointed to a number of county boards including the Boca Raton Airport Authority, the Palm Tran Service Board, the Palm Beach Transportation Planning Agency, the Treasure Coast Planning Council and was elected a board member of the Palm Beach County League of Cities. Commissioner Weinroth serves as County Vice-Mayor and has been appointed Chair of the Solid Waste Authority, a board member of the PBC Transportation Planning Agency, and alternate representative on the Treasure Coast Planning Agency and several other county and regional boards. Robert, Pamela and their two dogs, Sierra and Siggy, are proud to call Boca Raton home.

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