Parrot Heads for the Palm Beaches - Party with a Purpose!
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MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION:

We are proud to announce the launch of our new Online Membership & Renewal Form.

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PHLOCKINGS - SOCIALS - HAPPY HOURS

On the 1st & 3rd Wednesday of each month we perch at a local bar somewhere in Palm Beach County ... Please look at our calendar page for days/dates & times of uPHcoming HHs.
Our regular PHlocking time is 6pm to 9pm. Please stop by the ALOHA table for info when attending.

On the occasional 5th Wednesday (usually 4 x a year) - we have been known to PHlock together for an additional HH - If one does happen we will post it on the club calendar.
Please check back often for updates/changes.

INTRODUCTIONS:

Parrot Heads for the Palm Beaches, Inc. - Order of the Sleepless Knights ( PHPB, Inc.) is a 501(c) 7 not for profit SOCIAL organization serving the Parrot Heads of Palm Beach County, Florida.

PHPB is a sanctioned chapter of Parrot Heads in Paradise, Inc. (Phip, Inc.) which has over 250 chapters world wide.
Additional info on PHIP & its sanctioned chapters/clubs can be found at http://www.phip.com

CONCEPT:

PHPB is made up of people from all walks of life that are drawn together for the friendship of those who love the music & lifestyle that is portrayed through the music of Mr. Jimmy Buffett. Besides being a SOCIAL club first, we also try to assist in the community & concerns of the environment. We incorporate fundraising & volunteer hours (PH power) to specific charities & organizations while we socialize and have PHun.

GOOD CAUSES

At our Happy Hour/Socials we collect pop tops for the Ronald Mc Donald Houses of South Florida. Your old eyeglasses for the Gift of Sight Program. Dry goods, can goods & personal toiletries for Adopt a Family of Palm Beach County.

COMMUNITY SERVICE

A PHew of the things we do .....
Keep Palm Beach County Beautiful: Road Clean Up & Beach Clean Up,
Special Olympics and Memory Walk to end Alzheimer's.

PHUNDRAISERS/PARTIES      

Our Happy Hours are our parties. We sometimes theme them for the upcoming holiday be it our Birthday, St Patty's Day, Xmas or what ever! But besides those, we go on road trips to other PHIP club events to continue the party with a purpose. Annually we try and hold a Golf scramble to include a PHuntastic post event party as well as a stand alone fundraising party gala for a charity like ACC with live music, raffles & silent auction.       

CHARITIES

Just to name a few ... click on the links below for more info

 

     
     

Since 2002 ...

~^~ the PHIP Parrot Head nation has collectively raised for and/or donated to charitable organizations more than $39.9 Million dollars!!
~^~ Additionally, phip chapters worldwide have donated approximately 3.4 million man-hours to philanthropic & environmental activities !!


Great Heart Award

Each year we present the "Spirit of the Great Heart" award
to a club member for their outstanding club and community service work
~^~ The club board & membership appreciate them more than we could ever say~^~

So here we immortalize them on the club webpage for the world to see!
Below are the recipients of this highest award the Parrot Heads for the Palm Beaches can bestow:

2015 - Gary Hoffman
2014 - Randee VanVleet
2013 - Danny Getson
2012 - Joseph Dunne
2011 - Elissa & John Harduby
2010 - Jan Perryman
2009 - Linda Hawkins
2008 - Ann Paris
2007 - Diane Porterfield
2006 - Kathy Hatakeyama
2005 - Carol Crowe
2004 - Richard Marks
2003 - Wild Bill Miller
2002 - Karen Will-Dunne
2001 - Robin Carroll
2000 - Bill & Sue Blackburn
1999 - Ed Brusick
1998 - Marty McInteer
1997 - Jack Buchan (club founder)
1996 - PHPB started February 1, 1996

 

GREAT HEART
written by Johnny Clegg

On Jimmy Buffett's HOT WATER album
1988

I'm searching for the spirit of the great heart --- To hold and stand me by
I'm searchin' for the spirit of the great heart --- Under a (West Palm Beach) sky
I'm searchin' for the spirit of the great heart --- I see the fire in your eyes
I'm searchin' for the spirit of the great heart --- That beats my name inside

Sometimes I feel you really know me --- Sometimes there's so much you can show me

Guk a 'mzimba (body grow old) --- Sala 'nhliziyo (but heart remain behind)

DISCLAIMER:

We are recognized & supported by Jimmy Buffett and his business interests.

The term's Jimmy Buffett, Margaritaville, Parrot Head(s), Parrothead(s) Parrot Head Club, Parrothead Club and PHC are registered trademarks of Margaritaville Inc.

PHIP clubs are permitted to use the term "Parrot Head" on t-shirts etc but not Jimmy Buffett's name.

We are not associated with MCA Records, Island Records, Margaritaville Records, Mailboat Records or HK Management. We would like to stress that Mr. Buffett's name, his song titles, lyrics, names of businesses owned by him & the term "Parrot Head" are all registered trademarks & should not be used for the pursuit of profit.

Although group tickets are made available to the phip clubs through Jimmy's management, each club must show some community service activity per concert season to be eligible.

Dues are not deductible as a charitable contribution for federal income tax purposes.

CODE OF CONDUCT:

While we are primarily a social organization, and we do "Party With A Purpose" we must do so responsibly.

It is the intention of the "Parrot Heads for the Palm Beaches (PHPB,Inc.) to provide social and charitable activities for the enjoyment and benefit of all our members, guests, hosts and charities. All members of the organization shall be required to treat fellow members, guests and hosts and their personal property with respect. Members also agree to abide by all local, state and federal laws (including but not limited to) governing misuse of personal privileges, personal property and controlled substances.

Members of PHPB, by virtue of their membership agreement, agree to demonstrate personal responsibility for their words, actions and deeds and not to exhibit behaviors that are harmful to themselves and other members, guests and hosts or their personal property. We seek to provide a pleasant atmosphere in which to share our common love of the music and tales of Jimmy Buffett and to further the charitable ideals that we seek to uphold.

PHPB will not condone behavior contrary to our objectives nor that which we feel is harmful or injurious to others. By virtue of your membership in the Parrot Heads for the Palm Beaches, Inc. Parrot Head Club" you have indeed agreed to "Party with a Purpose" in a most responsible fashion!

OTHER ITEMS TO BE POLITICALLY CORRECT:

The Parrot Heads for the Palm Beaches are an equal-opportunity, non-exclusive, non-political social organization. We consider all faiths and beliefs to be private matters beyond the scope of our charter. Therefore, we strictly limit our public activities to aiding charities and performing community service. We do not offer ourselves as a forum for any call-to-action not related to our core mission.


 

 
Where exactly is the fictitious Margaritaville?
It’s in the tropics somewhere between the port of indecision and southwest of disorder, but no parallels of latitude or longitude mark the spot exactly. You don’t have to be a navigator to get there. Palm trees provide the camouflage, passports are not required and island music rules. No waiting lines for anything. There is a beach and thatched roof bar perched on the edge of the turquoise sea where you can always find a barstool. There are lots of lies and loads of stories.
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