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Posted on: September 4, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Wellington Preserve Nominated as Finalist for Great Places in Florida Award

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The Wellington Environmental Preserve at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Everglades Habitat has achieved a significant milestone by being selected as one of the three finalists for the prestigious American Planning Association Florida (APA) 10th Annual Great Places in Florida Award as a "Great Resilient Place." This recognition highlights the dedication of the Wellington community to preserving its natural beauty and promoting resilience.

The Award celebrates outstanding places that enrich the lives of their residents and visitors. The Environmental Preserve's nomination underscores its vital role in our community and its contribution to creating a sustainable and resilient environment.

To secure a victory for the Wellington Environmental Preserve, the Village needs the community’s support. The public voting period will be open from September 4th through September 29th, during which anyone can cast their vote for the Environmental Preserve as their favorite "Great Resilient Place."

Here's How You Can Help

Vote: Visit the APA Florida website between September 4th and September 29th to cast your vote for the Wellington Environmental Preserve. Encourage others to vote as well.

Spread the Word: Share this exciting news on your social media platforms, community groups, and with the entire Palm Beach County Community. The more people who vote, the greater our chances of winning.

Stay Tuned: The winner of the APA Florida 10th Annual Great Places in Florida Award will be announced on Monday, October 2nd. Follow the Village of Wellington’s social media pages for updates and results.

Let's rally together and show our support for the Wellington Environmental Preserve, a place that reflects the heart and soul of our community. With everyone’s votes, we can make Wellington a winner in this prestigious competition and continue to preserve and protect our environment.

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