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Jordan Rathlev of Related Companies to join Chamber Board of The Palm Beaches

February 2019

Jordan Rathlev of Related Companies recently appointed to Chamber of the Palm Beaches’ Board of Directors . He works on all aspects of mixed-use real estate acquisition and development management, including financial analysis, deal structuring, public/private partnerships, financing and project and asset management.

Celebrating Heart Month

February 2019

In support of the American Heart Society, CityPlace to set centralized fountain lights to red for the month of February. Donations  will be collected at the Culture of Change event on February 21st benefiting the American Heart Society.

Culture of Change Yoga

January 24, 2019

In partnership with Jennifer Martin & Athleta benefiting the Young Friends of the Norton. With over 75 attendees, Culture of Change raised more than $460 for the Norton Museum of Art.

Artist Rico Gatson Visits PAL

January 22, 2019

Nationally known artist, Rico Gatson, hosts art-focused discussion & activity with 15 students at the Police Athletic League.

Artist Talk with Rico Gatson

January 21, 2019

Artist Rico Gatson discussed his work and practice, CityPlace mural project “Mountain Top” on the Gardenia Garage and the legacy and impact of Dr. King on Martin Luther King Day.

King’s Academy Music Performance at Music for the Mind

January 15, 2019

Featuring performances by The King’s Academy’s award-winning vocal arts and dance departments, January’s Music for the Mind highlighted talented young performers at the Harriet Himmel theater.

TGIFamily: Art of the City

January 4, 2019

Join us on the square for a family-friendly event focused on the talent and creativity of South Florida. Enjoy local vendors & activities from like BalloonMasterz Entertainment Inc, Palm Beach Farmyards and more.

Sustainability at CityPlace

CityPlace businesses are making an operational shift toward eco-friendly, sustainable practices:
Starbucks – By 2020, will be completely straw-less.
BurgerFi– Steroid, antibiotic, growth hormone, chemical and additive free; Energy efficient ceiling fans; recycled milk jugs creating functional tables; recycled Coca-Cola bottles creating functional seating; eco-friendly wall materials.
Casper– Compliant with Oeko-Tex Standard 100 for the top latex layer; the rest of the bed is labeled CertiPUR-US.
The Shack – Biodegradable/Reusable bags and containers.

Wellness Wednesday

Free, weekly fitness classes hosted on the square through local partners including the CrossFit Squad, Fitness Hub, Crunch Fitness, Jennifer Martin, and Shelly Saunier.

 

PeruKidz Master Zumba Class 

December 8, 2018

Benefiting PeruKidz Organization, 120 people attended this second time Zumba event and raising a total of 2,935.00.

Chanukah Family Festival

December 5, 2018

Hosted by Chabad of West Palm Beach, the annual Chanukah Family Festival featured non-stop fun for the entire family.

Assemblage Celebration 

December 1, 2018 

A cultivation of unique works from globally recognized artists for New Wave Art Weekend.

Food for Families Yoga

November 15, 2018

Hosted by Athleta & Jennifer Martin benefiting WPTV Bill Brooks’ Food for Families Drive, this special glow yoga event attracted over 85 attendees resulting in 900+ donated food items.

Downton Abbey: The Exhibition

Opened November 10, 2018

CityPlace is thrilled to host the exhibition through Spring 2019 as an opportunity to become immersed in the fascinating social history, culture, and some of the most memorable moments from the show’s six-season run.

 

“Home for the Holidays” Tree Lighting

November 10, 2018

Annual holiday tree lighting featuring local musical and dance performances featuring Precision Dance Conservatory, Jupiter Dance Academy, Palm Beach Symphony & Dance South Florida by hosted by Erin Guy of WPBF.

Cultural Council: The Satellite

Opened November 9, 2018

A ‘pop-up’ exhibition by the Cultural Council, “Reimagine” will feature a mix of solo artists and samplings of past main exhibitions from the last six years. There will also be a sample from the current show at its Lake Worth headquarters.

Peggy Adam’s Howl-O-Ween Pet Costume Contest

October 28, 2018

Peggy Adam’s pet costume contest returned fall of 2018 with all the bells & dog whistles. Pets & owners alike got creative and competitive for the annual costume contest. Onsite pet adoptions were also made available.

District Fit

October 19-21, 2018

A multi-day fitness festival in partnership with the Hilton West Palm Beach, District Fit featured more than 20 free classes and events during the weekend. This highlight event was created specifically to support American Cancer Society’s Real Men Wear Pink of Palm Beach campaign.

Food & Fun(d) 

September 1-30, 2018

For the month of September, 8 participating restaurants designated a single menu item to highlight with a $1 donation to local-nonprofit, Feeding South Florida.  With a top-selling number of 416 items, Brother Jimmy’s BBQ was named Restaurant Partner of the Year. With Related Companies matched donation, Feeding South Florida received a grand total of $3,412 meaning more than 20, 000 meals for those in need.

African Diaspora

September 12-18, 2018

The focus is to show the community that there is another aspect of art and culture in a community that many of the Palm Beach County community have yet to experience.  This year’s group includes artists who are originally from, reside or are represented in the state of Florida in one location here in Palm Beach County.  The concept of art itself does not have to be in reflection of the diaspora.

Music For the Mind

Kretzer Piano Music Foundation presents a monthly concert series “Music for the Mind” in the Harriet Theater at CityPlace. These concerts, held the third Tuesday of every other month at 7pm, feature musical groups from Palm Beach and Martin County.

Creative Mornings at Culture Lab

August 17, 2018

Culture Lab was the chosen venue for a carefully curated conversation surrounding the topic of neighborhood. Gopal Rajegowda was the keynote speaker.

PAL Kids Tour Local Restaurants This Summer
The Regional, City Cellar, Starbucks and Hilton West Palm Beach

Kids from the West Palm Beach Police Athletic League are set to tour four local hot spots in Downtown West Palm this summer. They will get a hands on experience with local chefs and culinary talent!

Related Creates “Related’s Rising Star” Scholarship Program
Five local organizations receive scholarship funds

Related Companies Awards

Related Companies Team Spends Afternoon at Feeding South Florida
June 15, 2018

Ten of West Palm Beach’s Related Companies team members spent the afternoon sorting food at Feeding South Florida to show their support. Through September, guests who bring 3 or more items from the Feeding South Florida needs list will be given four hours of complimentary parking at CityPlace garages.

Improv offers CPR Class to Community
July 17, 2018

Aligned with CityPlace’s commitment to education and the local community, Palm Beach Improv is offering a Comedy CPR class on July 17 from 7-8:30pm. The class offers belly laughing stand-up comedy and a chance to learn to save lives. More information can be found here.

CityPlace Starbucks Hosting Backpack Drive for Childhelp
July 25-30, 2018

From July 25-30, Starbucks in the heart of CityPlace will be a drop off location for backpacks. Childhelp is one of the largest and oldest nonprofit organizations in the United States that is dedicated to helping victims of child abuse and neglect, as well as at risk children, and families that are going through a tough time in our country.

Related Funds New Summer & Fall Artists Showcase
Launching June 9, 2018

The beloved Artists Showcase of the Palm Beaches will be back this summer and fall at the historic Jenkins House. Kicking off with an 8-week program summer camp entitled “PENCIL & PEN “Live the Dream: ”Allow Justice, Peace and Love to Flow like Never Ending Rivers”. It will showcase the Lowe Collection at HJH and include 32 youths, ranging from 7-15 yrs old from June 9-July 28 8am- 2pm  in addition to other academic pursuits. In the fall, the Florida Highwaymen exhibit might include small grouping of paintings presented with a Collector’s discussion and interview with Dr. Catherine Lowe as representative of the Lowe Collection.

‘Thumbelina’ Fairy Tale Playhouse at CityPlace as part of City of West Palm Beach Summer in Paradise
June 8 – July 26, 2018

As part of the City of West Palm Beach’s “Summer in Paradise” (S.I.P.) campaign, 15 playhouses were painted and adorned by local artists and displayed on the waterfront. They will later be auctioned off in support of 15 local nonprofits. This year summer will also extend beyond the shore, as fans of the “Fairy Tale Playhouses” can get their additional fill by visiting two more child-size homes. The “Thumbelina” house, designed by internationally-acclaimed artist Frankie Cihi, is sponsored by Related Companies and will be on display in the Magic Garden, a community green space on the corner of Rosemary Avenue and Evernia Street, opening later this summer. In the interim, the playhouse will delight small shoppers visiting CityPlace, as it is currently on display at on the square at CityPlace. At the end of the summer, it will be donated to Quantum House.

Inner City Innovators Named July Charity Recipient
July 2018

Related Companies chose Inner City Innovators as the receipient of $1K donation for their July Wellness Wednesday series, Pose for a Purpose.

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Supporting Feeding South Florida – Donate Items, Get Free Parking
June – September 2018

Bring three donation items from this list to Guest Services (behind Anthopologie) for Feeding South Florida & receive 4 hrs of complimentary parking.

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17 Days, 81 Volunteers, 29 Artists, 1960 Hours = 1.22 Mile Long Road Tattoo
April 2018

The longest road tattoo in the world became a major community project along Rosemary Avenue in partnership with the City of West Palm Beach, Art in Public Places and the Community Redevelopment Agency. Read more here.

PAL’s Ballroom Blitz & Summer Programs
April 2018

For a multi-purpose fun filled night at the Kravis Center, Related Companies sponsored the Police Athletic League’s Ballroom Blitz with a donation of $10,000…

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