Hurricane Harvey: Could it happen in Palm Beach County?

(By Kimberly Miller - Palm Beach Post Staff Writer) South Florida’s water managers watched the rain pile up in southeast Texas with the same horror as the rest of the nation, but with a heightened anxiety that comes in knowing the limitations of the state’s own flood control system.Despite decades of environmental manipulation to corral, channel and pump water away from developed areas, if 30-plus inches of rain fell steadily over several thousand square miles of South Florida, it would be under water — several feet under water.“You get three feet of rain in that magnitude over that amount of area, you are going to have three feet of water everywhere,” said Tommy Strowd, director of operations for the Lake Worth Drainage District. “Houston is hard to look at. It’s the kind of thing that keeps you up at night.”Areas of southeast Texas received a record 52 inches of rain over a roughly 72-hour span during Hurricane Harvey’s extended stall over the state.If Sou…
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Everett Wilkinson: Digital Marketer of Year

 (Palm Beach Gardens, FL) South Florida Business Network is proud to announce the "2015 Digital Marketer" award to Everett Wilkinson.  Everett has lead the community in providing exceptional service and helping educate clients on online strategies and marketing.Everett Wilkinson has utilized his insight into marketing, financial and educational segments to build up a profession in Marketing Campaign Management. For about 5 years, he has been working intimately with his customers to wind up a trusted guide as a Communication and Marketing Strategist, serving organizations, individuals and Fortune 500 organizations. In this part, Everett is in charge of developing the business through promoting techniques and coordinates inbound informing, online networking, marking, business improvement, and traditional mail. Driven by the results most essential for his customers, Everett Wilkinson has a laser-spotlight on enhancing advertising messages, understanding the custo…
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