Philanthropic Book Signing Event on December 8

Featuring Local Children’s Author, Meg George

WHAT: News & Gourmet at The Breakers to host an exclusive meet & greet and book signing event featuring Palm Beach County children’s author, Meg George.

Launching just in time for the holidays, George's heartwarming picture book, What's Philanthropy to Philomena?, beautifully narrates the story of a young girl's journey to understanding the true meaning and essence of philanthropy. 

The book was written to spark purposeful conversations about the joy of giving back and the collective impact of individual contributions. Readers are reminded that every act of kindness, no matter how small, can truly make a difference in the world.  

Copies of What's Philanthropy to Philomena? will be available for purchase ($18.99), and Meg George will be delighted to sign any book sold.

WHEN: Friday, December 8, 2023 | 11 AM - 2 PM 

Author Meg George will share a few words at 12 PM

WHERE: News & Gourmet at The Breakers | One South County Road, Palm Beach

Part gallery, part cafe, The Breakers’ News & Gourmet boutique features a curated collection of unique gifts, decorative accessories, books, stationary, sundries and more. Expertly prepared specialty coffees and an assortment of freshly-baked goods, sandwiches, salads, and snacks are also available.


  • Complimentary valet parking will be provided. 
  • Press photographers invited to attend - please contact Sara Flight, Director of Communications at The Breakers, in advance.
  • Author is available for interviews and may be reached at: [email protected] or (315) 404-5087.

PHOTOS: Meg George, What's Philanthropy to Philomena? and News & Gourmet

About The Breakers Palm Beach
One of America’s most iconic resorts, The Breakers is an Italian Renaissance-style hotel, set within 140 acres of oceanfront property on the island of Palm Beach, Florida. Founded in 1896 by magnate Henry M. Flagler, this legendary destination continues to thrive independent of chain affiliation under its original family ownership. Their unrivaled investment, averaging $30 million each year in capital improvements and ongoing revitalization, balances preservation and modernization to sustain multi-generational appeal.

Inspired by the Villa Medici in Rome, the magnificent, eight-story architectural centerpiece features 534 guest rooms and suites, including the ultra-luxury Flagler Club - a boutique, private-access hotel nestled atop of the resort. A bounty of world-class amenities complement The Breakers’ gracious service and unparalleled seaside glamour. Ten distinctive restaurants, ranging from casual beachfront to stylishly sophisticated, showcase talented, award-winning chefs and Master Sommeliers. An exclusive beach club evokes the Mediterranean, with four pools, six whirlpool spas, 25 poolside bungalows and a variety of watersports. Additional offerings include: two 18-hole golf courses, 10 Har-Tru tennis courts, a tranquil, indoor-outdoor spa, a 6,000 sq. ft. fitness center, 13 signature boutiques, a Family Entertainment Center with extensive activities for children, and Via Flagler by The Breakers - an off-site, al fresco plaza of boutiques, eateries and galleries. 

Along with being recognized as a AAA Five Diamond property, The Breakers has earned numerous accolades for its social impact, reflecting the organization’s unwavering commitment to team member well-being, the community and environment. For reservations or more information, call 888-BREAKERS (273-2537) or visit

About Author Meg George
Meg George is a mom, writer, speaker and consultant on impactful philanthropy who finds fulfillment in guiding families, including the next generations of philanthropists, on the power and joy of generosity. As living proof that you can earn a French degree but pursue any career path that your heart desires, she and her husband Phil co-balance running their consultancy, George Philanthropy Group, with raising their very own good humans in South Florida and Upstate New York (because extreme weather variety is key to happy lives).