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Lake Worth CRA and Cultural Council to Receive Community Foundation Grant

The Lake Worth Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) and the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County were awarded $165,000 from The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties. Funds received from this grant are being used to help support our new “Creative Corridor Initiative.” The Initiative is a planning project with the goal of rehabilitating vacant storefronts and buildings into arts-related businesses, attracting and recruiting artists to downtown Lake Worth’s Arts and Design District and engaging the broader community on arts and culture in order to strengthen the economy.

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First Class Art

Why is there a snarling dog inside the Lake Worth Post Office? A grim postcard of pioneer life. The art: “Settler Fighting Alligator from Rowboat,” oil on canvas, 1946. The post office: 720 Lucerne Ave. The mural is on the west wall of the lobby.

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Lake Worth Means Business

Learn more about the Lake Worth CRA’s loan program created specifically for entrepreneurs looking to start a small business or existing small businesses looking to expand. The goal of this program is to encourage new businesses, improve the appearance of the City’s Artisanal and Mixed-Use districts, provide needed goods and services and jobs to area residents. Funding eligibility could include but is not limited to the following...

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Artists exhibit great work and kind souls

Some days you’re just lucky enough that everyone you encounter is delightful. One could easily posit the notion that good fortune has rained upon you and that’s fair enough – though visiting Artisans on the Ave Gallery in Lake Worth, one surmises that it’s just the right people who rain good fortune upon you. Such was the case at the, “My Father – My Friend” Father’s Day exhibition at Artisans on the Ave.

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