Winterfest 2010


The International Polo Club Palm Beach, The Wellington Chamber of Commerce and The City of Wellington in conjunction with Prescriptions Plus Inc, The Wellness Experience and Palm Healthcare Foundation, Inc. presented WinterFest 2010! Local celebrity musical sensation, philanthropist and DIY Network television star (Emmy Award Nominated) “Vanilla Ice” performed and acted as Emcee with our own John Wash of the International Polo Club Palm Beach! Several local dignitaries including Mayor Darell Bowen and as WPTV- News Channel 5 television anchor Roxanne Stein kicked off the time-honored event; the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony featuring the beautiful sounds of local performing artists.


The event was hosted by Dr. Randy Laurich and Victor Connor as well as the Medical and Wellness Committee of the Wellington Chamber of Commerce in order to promote local businesses to the Wellington Community as well as families who patronize local businesses in Wellington; other local and non-local businesses (business to business networking); and beyond! Throughout the day, family friendly events were scheduled such as a reading of the “Twas the Night Before Christmas by Mayor Bowen, Councilwoman Anne Gerwig assiting with Pet adoptions, an antique car show and a salute to the troops!


“This event was truly or best to date! Thousands attended this fantastic event and with the announcement of Vanilla Ice it was a smashing success!!! The Wellington Chamber of Commerce was thrilled to have the opportunity to host this event due to the successes of the past few years events and our support from The International Polo Club Palm Beach and the City of Wellington”, says Michela Perillo-Green, Chamber Executive Director. “We encourage everyone to join us each year as we continue the tradition of pairing community and business partnerships to last for many years to come.”


The Chamber salutes all the exhibitors, sponsors and our gracious venue host for making its contribution to Wellington’s unique lifestyle, its economy and this spectacular event!