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Her heart melted. Literally. After Sonja Henie
visited Omaha, Neb., in 1941, the city commis-
sioned an 80-pound copy of her heart made of ice,
which melted when it lost its frigid home. However,
Omaha is still home to a strange walk-in rock grotto
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Obituaries


Marjorie Trowbridge Wil-
son was born in Bloom-
field, New Jersey not long
before the infamous stock
market crash of 1929. She


was the daughter of Irving
Napoleon Trowbridge and
Clara Barton Cory. She
spent her younger years
in Port Murray, New Jer-
sey and later moved to
Glassboro, New Jersey.
There she met the love of
her life, Dwight Wilson,
while working in a bak-
ery. They were married
on November 29, 1950
in Glassboro. Dwight and
Marjorie were blessed
with two sons, Dwight
Jr. and David. Due to
Marjorie's fragile health,
they moved to Florida a
few years before David's
birth. Marjorie trained as
a beautician but her main
job in live was Mother
and Wife. The family was
deeply saddened when
Dwight Sr passed away


on his birthday in 2009
because Dad said his
job was to take care of
Mom. Marjorie's health
declined rapidly follow-
ing Dwight Sr's death
and she came to live
with David and his wife,
Yvette, in April 2010
when the doctor told her
she could no longer live
alone. Sadly for the rest
of us, she rejoined her be-
loved husband on July 31,
2010. We mourn her pass-
ing and miss both of them
deeply. She is survived by
her sons Dwight R Wilson
Jr. of Tavares, Florida,
David & Yvette Wilson
of Boca Raton, Florida,
two grandsons and a great
granddaughter.


Monthlong events in August

* Edinburgh Festival is an internationally famous arts
festival that takes place during August
* National Immunization Awareness Month
* National Psoriasis Awareness Month
* In many European countries, August is the holiday
month for most workers
* The Philippines celebrates August as the Buwan ng
Wika ("Language Month")
* In the United States, August is National Back to
School month. Some US School districts and systems
return to school in August.
* In the United States, August is National Goat
Cheese Month.
* American Adventures Month
* Audio Appreciation Month
* Black Business Month
* Cataract Awareness Month
* Children's Eye Health and Safety Month
* Children's Vision and Learning Month
* Get Ready for Kindergarten Month
* Happiness Happens Month
* Inventors' Month
* Neurosurgery Outreach Month
* Panini Month
* Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month
* What Will Be Your Legacy Month
* Win with Civility Month


A safety tip from Boca Raton Police

Q: Can I leave my kids alone in the vehicle
while I quickly run an errand, like running
into the post office or dropping off my dry
cleaning?


A: Florida law permits a child to be left unat-
tended in a vehicle for 15 minutes or less only if
the health of the child is not in danger. Florida's
high temperatures mean that even on a mild day
a child is in danger, as vehicle temperatures rise
20 degrees for every 10 minutes that the vehicle
is turned off. Because children's temperatures
rise 3-5 times faster than an adult's, there is no
safe amount of time for a child to be left alone
in a vehicle.
Crime and safety questions are answered by Of-
ficers from the Boca Raton Police Services De-
partment's Crime Prevention Unit. For more in-
formation visit www.bocapolice.com


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Briefing
Obituaries
Municipal News
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Life & Arts
Columnist
Business
Your Life


Around our
Neighborhood Page 25
Games Page 26
Pet Society Page 28
Sports Page 32

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Boca Children's Museum announces campaign g


Rear from left, are Michael Thorson, Poppi Mercier andRon Assaf front row, from left, are
Anita Detert, Christian Ayala, museum member and Kathy Assaf
Story, photo by Campaign to raise $1.4 posed of meeting areas,
Barbara McCormick million dollars to expand administrative offices, with
its campus beginning with the first floor being home
BOCA RATON Boca the construction of a rep- to Jason's Music Hall,
Raton Children's Museum lica of the historic Captain where musical programs
Executive Director Poppi TM. Rickards House, one and the arts will be pro-
Mercier, together with of the first homes built in vided for children through
board members, recently Boca Raton in 1897. after school programs.
kicked-off its Capital Key The building will be com- In this regard, Mercier stat-


ift to bring music to area kids


ed, "We know that young
people need to be exposed
to culture, and they partic-
ularly need to be exposed
to music at a very young
age. Our Jason Hall music
programs will provide this
musical opportunity."
The Museum has received a
$330,000 grant toward con-
struction costs through the
Palm Beach County Cul-
tural Development Bond.
Ron and Kathy Assaf,
long-time supporters of the
Children's Museum since
its inception in 1979, were
the first to support the idea
with a generous donation
towards the historic interi-
ors, Mercier said.
The Assafs received spe-
cial recognition from the
Museum with an official
brass key for opening day
and a message that read:
"Thank you for believing
in us with your key con-
tribution to our Rickards
House Project. History will


come alive to our children
visiting Jason's Music Hall
because of your generous
gift."
Museum board member
Anita Detert, added "I'm
so excited we will now
have the opportunity to
start musical programs for
infants on up, which I think
is a new idea for Boca."
Michael Thorson, Museum
Board campaign director,
remarked; "Music is what
teaches children structure,
math, discipline and it
teaches them that if they
practice, they can excel.
This lesson will hold true
for the rest of their lives in
all that they do."
To learn more about the
Boca Raton Children's Mu-
seum plans, or to make a
contribution, call 561-368-
6875.

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BOCA RATON A sus-
pect who allegedly stole
a wallet from an elderly
victim in the parking
lot of the Fifth Avenue
Shops July 18 escaped
in a taxi cab, police said,
but was captured by lo-
cal police who tailed the
cab to Hillsboro Boule-
vard.
The incident occurred
about 10:15 a.m.
Public Information Of-
ficer Sandra Boonenberg
said that when officers
arrived at the Fifth Ave-
nue shops, they met with


the 91-year-old victim
She said she had just left
Publix and was near her
car when a male walked
up to her.
The victim told officers
that the suspect, later
identified as Robert Ad-
ams, 28, of Pompano
Beach, said he admired
her car and asked if she
would give him a ride in
it. When the victim re-
fused, Boonenberg said,
Adams grabbed her wal-
let from her purse and
ran through the parking
lot.
The victim lost sight of
Adams as he turned the
comer of the building.
The victim found an em-
ployee at a nearby store
and they called the po-
lice.
A sergeant had dispatch
operators contact lo-


cal cab companies and
learned that Yellow Cab
had just picked up a per-
son in the area matching
the description of the
suspect.
Officers nabbed Adams
after he got out of the cab
at Hillsboro Boulevard.
Adams initially obeyed
officer's commands,
Boonenberg said, but
then moved toward them
in an aggressive manner,
forcing an officer to use
his Taser. Adams was
taken into custody with-
out further incident.
The victim identified Ad-
ams as the person who
robbed her. She did not
sustain any physical in-
juries and officers were
able to recover her prop-
erty.
Adams was charged with
robbery.


Alleged 'creeper' charged with breaking

into Boca homes while residents slept


BOCA RATON Waking
from a deep sleep to the
sound of someone trying
to break into your home is
enough to rattle anyone's
nerves.
For a Boca Raton couple,
that's exactly what hap-
pened July 27 at their New


Floresta home.
Public Information Officer
Sandra Boonenberg said it
was shortly after midnight
when the wife awoke to
noises outside. When she
looked out her bedroom
window, she saw a male
crouched on the roof of her
garage trying to open a win-
dow.
Boonenberg said the wom-
an woke her husband, who
went downstairs and ob-
served the suspect inside
the screened pool enclo-
sure. When confronted by
the homeowner, the suspect
fled.
Once on scene, officers
were able to lift a fingerprint


from one of the windows.
Boca Raton Police La-
tent Print Examiner James
Coats was able to match the
fingerprint to Timothy J.
Thorn, 21, of Boca Raton.
The suspect allegedly said
he went to the neighbor-
hood on his bicycle to "do
some creeping."
He said he noticed a
house with no cars in the
driveway, so he rang the
doorbell. When no one
answered, he started re-
moving screens to gain ac-
cess into the home.
Thom was charged with
one count of burglary to
an occupied dwelling, said
Boonenberg.


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Koons

arrested,

quits County

Commission
WEST PALM BEACH
Palm Beach County
Commissioner Jeff
Koons quit the board
Aug. 3 after being ar-
rested on charges of ex-
tortion, perjury, public
meeting law violation
and with violation of the
state's Sunshine law.
He is the fourth com-
missioner in less than a
half-decade to leave the
county's governing body
after being charged with
a crime. Former com-
missioners Tony Ma-
silotti, Warren Newell
and Mary McCarty were
all jailed on corruption
charges.
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Palm Beach County residents may

face second tax rate hike in two years


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WEST PALM BEACH -
Taxpayers in Palm Beach
County may face another
tax rate increase in the
coming fiscal year.
The Palm Beach County
Commission, at its July
20 meeting, voted to set the
maximum millage rate for
the FY-2011 countywide
budget at 4.75 mills. The
final rate to be adopted in
September can be lower,
but not higher than 4.75
mills. That translates to
$4.75 per $1,000 of valu-
ation.
The board also agreed to
hold a workshop Aug. 31
with constitutional offi-
cers and business repre-
sentatives to discuss or-
ganizational efficiencies.
If adopted as is, the tax
rate will be 9 percent
higher than this past year
- the second increase in
two years. Commission-
ers are considering the
higher tax rate along with
spending cuts to avoid
a $100 million budget
shortfall.
The recent vote set the
maximum property tax


The City Council of the City of
Boca Raton will be interviewing
applicants to fill vacancies on the
following Boards.
Elder Affairs Advisory Board
Three vacancies. Must be a resi-
dent of the City of Boca Raton.
The Elder Affairs Advisory
Board provides a forum for resi-
dents to voice concerns and is-
sues relating to the over age 50
population, assists in developing
educational programs for elders,
and makes recommendations to
City Council.
Financial Advisory Board


rate that commissioners
can adopt. The rate can
still go down when com-
missioners take the final
vote in September on the
$4 billion budget that
goes into effect Oct. 1.
At the July 20 meeting,
County Commissioners
also took the following
action:
Ethics adopted an or-
dinance placing on the
November ballot a refe-
rendum amending the
county charter to require
establishment of a Code
of Ethics, a Commission
on Ethics and an Inspec-
tor General. The charter
amendment and imple-
menting ordinances would
apply to Palm Beach Coun-
ty and all municipalities
approving the referen-
dum. The board also ap-
proved a simplified method
of collecting a .25 percent
fee on county contrac-
ting/purchasing to fund
the Office of Inspector
General.
Biohazardous Waste sit-
ting as the Environmen-
tal Control Board, com-
missioners approved on
preliminary hearing and
to advertise for a pub-
lic hearing on August 17
an ordinance repealing
the Palm Beach County
Biohazardous Waste In-
cineration Facility Ordi-
nance. The ordinance is
no longer needed due to
enactment of state and


Two vacancies. Must be a resi-
dent and a qualified elector of the
City of Boca Raton.
Responsibilities of the Financial
Advisory Board include selective
review of the annual budget, capi-
tal improvement program, user
rates and fees, and review of other
financial documents. Applicants
shall have expertise applicable to
municipal finance.
Marine Advisory Board
One vacancy. Must be a resident
and a qualified elector of the City
of Boca Raton.
The position is for a professional


federal regulations that
adequately address op-
erations of medical waste
incineration.
Water Utilities approved
a settlement agreement
with the city of Lake
Worth for the purchase
and sale of bulk potable
water.
South Bay Annexation -
approved the voluntary
annexation into the city
of South Bay several
parcels totaling 62 acres
located at U.S. 27 and
Willard Smith Road.
Environmental Resourc-
es Management appro-
ved a management plan
for the Pond Cypress
Natural Area which in-
cludes guidelines for
proposed land manage-
ment activities and pub-
lic use facilities.
County Action Plan -
adopted a resolution ap-
proving the Palm Beach
County Action Plan for
FY 2010-2011. The plan
must be submitted to
HUD in order to receive
federal entitlement grant
allocations totaling $10.4
million. Federal ESG
and HOME funds require
a local match; CDBG
funds do not.
Branding heard a pre-
sentation by BrandStrat-
egy, Inc. on the per-
ception of Palm Beach
County as a visitor des-
tination.


engineer with experience in ma-
rine and coastal planning matters.
The Marine Advisory Board
makes recommendations to City
Council regarding issues related
to waterways within the City of
Boca Raton.
North Federal Highway
Steering Committee
One vacancy. Must be a Small
Scale Business Owner (not a
property owner, 20 or fewer em-
ployees). The business must be
located in the Master Plan area.
Members of this committee as-
sist the City in the development
of the North Federal Highway
Master Plan.
Interviews: Workshop Meeting,
An/rw o Anmnt O olfn oflae,


City of Boca Raton Legal Announcements

he octa t aton Tribune

CITY OF BOCA RATON

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER

AMENDMENTS TO THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN


NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN that the City
Council of the City of
Boca Raton, Florida will
hold the first of two pub-
lic hearings at the Regu-
lar Meeting on Tuesday,
August 10, 2010 at 6:00
p.m., or as soon thereaf-
ter as possible, at which
time they will consider
transmittal of the follow-
ing proposed ordinance
to the appropriate agen-
cies. A presentation may
be made by staff at the
City Council Workshop
Meeting on Monday,
August 9, 2010, which
shall convene as soon as
possible following the
conclusion of the Com-
munity Redevelopment
Agency meeting that is
scheduled to begin at 1:30
p.m. Both meetings will
be held in the Council
Chamber at Boca Raton
City Hall, 201 West Pal-
metto Park Road, Boca
Raton, Florida. The ordi-
nance in its entirety may
be inspected at the Office
of the City Clerk during
regular business hours.
All interested parties are
invited to attend be heard
with respect to the pro-
posed ordinance.

Ordinance 5144

An ordinance of the


NOTICE: If any deci-
sion of City Council af-
fects you, and you decide
to appeal any decision
made at this meeting with
respect to any matter con-
sidered, you may need to
ensure that a verbatim
record of the proceedings
is made, which record
includes the testimony
and evidence upon which
the appeal is to be based.
(The above NOTICE is
required by State Law.
If you desire a verbatim
transcript, you shall have
the responsibility, at your
own cost, to arrange for
the transcript.)
In accordance with the
Americans with Dis-
abilities Act and Florida
Statutes 286.26, persons
with disabilities need-
ing special accommo-
dation to participate in
this proceeding should
contact the Office of the
City Clerk at 393-7741 at
least three business days
prior to the proceeding
(whenever possible) to
request such accommo-
dation.
Susan S. Saxton
City Clerk
City ofBoca Raton,
Florida


City of Boca Raton con-
sidering the adoption
of amendments to the
Boca Raton Comprehen-
sive Plan and its goals,
objectives, and policies
in accordance with the
Evaluation and Appraisal
Review procedures; es-
tablishing a new future
land use designation;
considering amend-
ments to the future land
use map and other maps;
changing the future land
use designation for cer-
tain properties; amend-
ing certain roadway lev-
els of service; providing
for new quality of service
performance measures
for pedestrian, bicycle,
and transit service; pro-
viding for severability;
providing for repealer;
providing an effective
date (SC-07-07)
Information on the pro-
posed Comprehensive
Plan Amendments may
be obtained from Jenni-
fer Morris, AICP, Princi-
pal Planner, at the office
of the Development Ser-
vices Department, Plan-
ning and Zoning Divi-
sion, 201 West Palmetto
Park Road, Boca Raton,
Florida 33432, (Phone:
561-393-7782).


the CRA Meeting, 1:30 pm
Regular Meeting, Tuesday, Au
gust 10,2010,6:00 pm
Council Chamber in City Hall
201 West Palmetto Park Road.
An application is necessary in oi
der to be considered for appoint
ment. Applications are available
on the City's website, www.my
boca.us, and in the Office of th
City Clerk, 201 West Palmett,
Park Road, Boca Raton, M-F,
am to 5 pm. Applications should,
be submitted to the Office ofth
City Clerk by Friday, July 3(
2010.
For additional information, con
tact the Board Coordinator
561-393-7743.


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The Haven Appoints James R. Davis, Jr. as New Board Member and Three New

Advisory Board Members: Bobra Bush, David Burns, and Shana Peterson-Sheptak


James Davis, Jr.
BOCA RATON The
Board of Directors of The
Haven, a group home for
adolescent boys who are
placed in protective care
by the State of Florida, has
appointed James R Davis,
Jr., managing director of
Brockway Moran & Part-
ners, Inc., as a new board
member, and Bobra Bush,
president and owner of Tel-
com Corporation and Tel-
care Corporation; David C.
Bums, investment banker
and co-founder of Cross
Keys Capital, and Shana
Peterson-Sheptak, market
manager of RBC Bank in
Boca Raton, as new advi-
sory board members.
According to Don Stewart,
executive director of The
Haven, the new appointees
join a diverse cross-section
of South Florida business,
educational, and communi-
ty leaders currently serving
on The Haven's board of di-
rectors and advisory board
who assist leadership and
management in fulfilling
The Haven's mission and
vision. The Haven Board
members serve to provide
leadership, governance and
ensure The Haven has the
resources needed to care for
the young men that call The
Haven home. The Adviso-
ry Board members serve as
ambassadors of The Haven


Davia nurns


in business, government,
nonprofit, and community
sectors, as well as, sup-
port the Board, staff and
development leadership
in broadening community
awareness and outreach,
and exploring and maxi-
mizing funding opportuni-
ties.
"We are pleased to have
J.R, Bobra, David and Sha-
najoin The Haven's leader-
ship as we move forward
with exciting, ambitious
new initiatives to support
the growth of our campus,
programs, and services
to the community," said
Board Chairperson Thomas
Smith. "Individually and
collectively, this group's
commitment, skills, ex-
perience, and established
business, community and
government agency rela-
tionships will greatly assist
us in enhancing the servic-
es, programs and facilities
at The Haven."
New board member James
R. (J.R.) Davis, Jr. is the
Managing Director of
Brockway Moran & Part-
ners, Inc. in Boca Raton
where he contributes to the
evaluation, negotiation and
financing of investments in
growth-oriented companies
for the $1.3 billion private
equity firm and executes
and manages new plat-


form and add-on acquisi-
tion opportunities across a
wide range of sectors. He
conducts negotiations of
purchase and credit agree-
ments, business due dili-
gence, industry research,
financial modeling and
valuation analyses, assess-
ment of corporate strate-
gies, evaluation of manage-
ment teams and analysis
of competitive positioning
and growth prospects. Da-
vis has a Master's degree in
business from Harvard, and
a Bachelor ofArts degree in
economics from Princeton,
where he was also a mem-
ber of the football team.
New advisory board
members:
Bobra Bush is a business-
woman, legislative advo-
cate and community vol-
unteer, and recognized as a
successful and active busi-
ness owner who generous-
ly and continuously shares
her passion, expertise and
keen knowledge of public
policy with her constitu-
ents. She is the president
and owner of two local
businesses in Boca Raton:
Telcom Corporation,
founded in 1989, that au-
dits local and long distance
telephone service, cellular
and internet telecommuni-
cations bills for public and
large private organizations


including Broward County
and the State of Louisiana
and Telcare Corporation,
founded in 1993, that pro-
vides customer retention
services specializing in new
and existing customer sat-


isfaction surveys designed
to produce higher profit
margins. An active mem-
ber of NAWBO and NFIB,
Bush has provided legisla-
tive/lobbying and advocacy
education for small busi-


ness issues, holds monthly
briefings on the latest small
business state and federal
legislative news, conducts
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I've been spending a lot
of time on North Federal
Highway lately. My wife
and I took in a couple of
shows at Caldwell. She's
been checking stores for
new furniture. And we
found a great Greek res-
taurant that we've been
sharing with friends.
It's disappointing, though,
because I was around when
the North Federal High-
way Steering Committee
was conducting its char-
rette that developed what
appeared to be a great
planning document for the
future of the highway cor-
ridor.
The new North Federal
was to be anchored by a
multi-use facility called
North Boca Village, creat-
ed from the old, crumbling
and virtually vacant Levitz
Plaza. A landscaped road
with parks and a decorated
bridge over the C-15 canal
were all part of the effort
that grew out of that char-
rette process. I remember
having lunch at Max's
with the potential develop-
ers of North Boca Village,
and remember the excite-
ment at reviving a neglect-
ed section of the city.
That was in the high-fly-
ing, pre-recession days.
Now, "It's the economy,"
everyone says, and, for
sure, the recession took a
toll on a progressive plan.


time Floridians had time
to return.
Well, believe it or not, this
year's primary election is
even earlier Aug. 24, to
be exact.
Who can those people
blame this time? I guess
Theresa is vindicated.

Eyes on the sky
Residents and business
owners of Palm Beach
County may have obser-
ved a jetliner and a he-
licopter flying at an alti-
tude of 1,500 feet, about
one-half mile offshore on
Tuesday, July 13 between
6 a.m. and 3 p.m.
If you were wondering
about it, the aircraft were
from a television produc-
tion company conducting
aerial videotaping of the
jetliner for an upcoming
commercial.
That news comes to us
from the Palm Beach
County Film & Television
Commission, which en-
tices TV and movie shoots
by using a variety of in-
centives, including free
one-stop permitting with
33 municipalities and tax-
ing districts, free produc-
tion space at the G-Star
School of the Arts for Mo-
tion Pictures and Broad-
casting, six fully equipped
studios and soundstages,
a talented local crew base
and unique locations.


The proposal for North fectly good development
Boca Village is just a plan.
memory, although one Blame it on Theresa
portion of it the new You remember Theresa
Count de Hoernle Thea- LePore, the former super-
tre that's home to the visor of elections
Caldwell troupe is who became a pa-
finished. Comcast riah after the 2000
built a large facility president election
on North Federal to screw-up and the
house its collection s subsequent effort
office and fleet of to entice county
repair trucks. A fewDale King voters to use touch


other buildings have been
construction; a few busi-
nesses have failed. Quite
a few, unfortunately.
Now may not be a good
time to revisit the North
Federal issue, though I
know there are peo-
ple who'd like to. The
city's finances are seri-
ously strained. Boca has
already had to come up
with money to buttress the
Mizer Park Amphithe-
ater and the Caldwell. The
city is using bond money
to build a new library, just
acquired the Wildflower
property and is looking
more at the status quo than
imminent expansion.
On the whole, North Fe-
deral Highway hasn't
changed much. But there
was so much enthusiasm
and so much concern ex-
pressed at those charrette
meetings.
It's amazing how an un-
checked economic melt-
down can mess up a per-


screen ballot machines?
She has pretty much re-
tired now, but during her
term, she was resoundin-
gly despised throughout
the nation for representing
the worst in the nation's
electoral system a repu-
tation she certainly did
not deserve. I remember
her telling me that people
were blaming her for ri-
diculous things she had
absolutely nothing to do
with.
One of those things was
the Aug. 31 primary elec-
tion several years ago.
Dates for elections are
not set by people, but are
based on the time between
balloting. Anyway, The-
resa took a lot of heat for
setting Aug. 31 as the date
of the primary that year.
Voters claimed it was too
early and accused her
of conspiracy for trying
to skew the election by
conducting it before the
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Editor Pedro Heizer inter-
viewedSteve Geffrard, one
of not only the best box-
ers in Florida, but in the
United States. Heizer had
a sit-down with Steve at
the Police Athletic League
gym and asked him ques-
tions that were emailed
from readers.
These are the questions
and a synopsis of her an-
swers. Hear and view the
complete interview on
www. bocaratontribune.
com.

How did you begin box-
ing?
Steve: A friend of mine
took me to the Boca
Raton Police Athletic
League when I was only
13 years old. At that time,
I was lifting weights and
playing recreational
league football, and I saw
the other guys in the box-
ing gym lifting weights
and I was very curious
and I got into boxing
from that day.
What changed in your
life after boxing?
Steve: Boxing has helped
me take life more serious.
It's helped me become
more motivated and fo-
cused. In boxing you
can't take shortcuts, if
you do you will lose. The
person that works hard


will be victorious, and in
life it's the same way.
How was your experi-
ence at St. Andrews?
Steve: St. Andrews was
a great experience. I
think it's one of the best
schools in the southeast-
ern United States. It was
a life changing experi-
ence for me.
Why didn't you just go
into professional boxing
once you could?
Steve: If you are a pro


boxer you can't box in
the Olympics. I think it
would be a great thing
for me to represent the
US in the Olympics es-
pecially in the heavy-
weight division, because
we haven't won a gold
medal in that division in
so many years.
How is your experience
with team USA been go-
ing?
Steve: I actually just
came back from the USA


National Championships
in Colorado Springs at
the Olympic training
center. It was great. I've
known most of the guys
from other tournaments
and last year I was also
there training for another
tournament as well.
How are you handling
the publicity? Do you
feel it's hard to stay
down to earth?
Steve: Not really, the
way I was raised was to
stay humble, and stay
grounded. I just try to
not let it get to my head.
I know that even though
I'm wining all these
tournaments, that only
invites me to train even
harder because I know I
will be the guy to beat in
these tournaments.
What are your future
plans?
Steve: Starting in Sep-
tember I'm going to col-
lege. Hopefully I can jug-
gle that and the national
team all together. Hope-
fully after the Olympics
I can go pro and still
juggle school and things
like that.
Do you want to move
up in class?
Steve: No, I actually just
moved up to the heavy-
weight division. I'm not
planning on moving up
anytime soon.


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-- POSITIVE LIVING
By Dr. Synesio Lyra

Delay Judgment and Live

More Joyfully!


The tendency of so many
persons, unfortu-
nately, is not to
withhold judg-
ment but, rather,
to jump into con-
clusions, to rush
into condemna-
tion, either of
people or situa-
tions, long before Dr Sy
all facts are available.
Awareness of this long-
standing human procliv-
ity may be among the
reasons which led Baal
Shem Tov, the founder
of Hasidic Judaism in
the mid 18th century, to
warn, "Let us fall into the
hands of the Lord but let
us not into the hands of
man." Indeed, God is the
only One who can judge
accurately any individual
with the right judgment.
Many years ago I found
a plaque with an interest-
ing inscription. It said:
"It is better to be silent
and be thought a fool
than to speak up and re-
move all doubt." How
sadly true that so many
are too quick in making
pronouncements long
before they know an is-
sue sufficiently, or have
all the necessary data for
their conclusions. My
advice to such persons
is, when you jump into
something with both feet,
be sure one foot doesn't
go into your mouth! And
yet, such is the picture
presented by anyone who
is too swift in reaching a
premature verdict!
If you look for faults in
others, you shall surely
find them. Likewise, if
you search for good in
others, it will be there as
well. Blaming others for
your own sloth or stupid-
ity will never solve any
problem; instead, it may
ignite a flame where no
fire was previously exis-
tent. No relationship be-
tween two persons will


ever develop or thrive
if it is used as a
platform to vent
the anger and
frustration of
one individual,
on account of
unfounded sus-
picions, and a
premature judg-
sioLyra mental spirit.
People who believe
themselves as always
right, will never attract
nor develop long-lasting
relationships; their im-
pact is minimal or nil! If
you so readily question
something somebody
else says or does, it's
only fair that you also
doubt your own conclu-
sions!
Any negative emotions
you choose to carry, such
as grudges, resentments,
an unforgiving spirit,
will adversely affect your
human relationships,
poisoning the stream
flowing toward others.
You can never justify do-
ing anything wrong just
because you do many
other things right! It's
better to erase your sus-
picions quickly once you
find them to be baseless!
Don't insist on promot-
ing discord!
In times of difficulty, or
in days of relative peace,
let us get out of our
selves, away from me-
diocre solutions, giving
no heed to easy, negative
prescriptions.
Read the complete
story online

Dr Synesio Lyra, Jr is a Flo-
rida resident who, for many
years, was a professor at the
post-graduate level. He is a
writer a sought-after confer-
ence speaker a man who lived
infive continents of the world,
having received his education
in four of them. When he re-
sided in southern California,
he wrote a weekly column for
the daily "Anaheim Bulletin, "
which was carried for about
six years, until he moved to
south Florida.


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Jane Adams of Boca Raton Zonta

Club elected District 11 governor


BOCA RATON Jane
Adams, a member of the
Zonta Club of Boca Ra-
ton, was recently elected
governor of District 11 of
Zonta International. She
took office for a two-year
term at the beginning of
July. Her installation took
place at the Zonta Interna-
tional Convention in San
Antonio, Texas at the end
of June.
Adams is governor of
District 11, one of 32
Districts world-wide.
District 11 encompasses
seven southeastern states,
including Florida, as well
as Puerto Rico and the
Bahamas. Her goals for
her two year term include:
* Strengthening clubs
and levels of service by
increasing membership


through recruit-
ment and reten-
tion;
Determining vi-
able locations and
encouraging the
organization of
new clubs in those
areas;
Working with
local clubs and
members to high-
light Zonta's mis-
sion through local
service projects
and supporting in-
temational service
projects.
Adams has been a mem-
ber of Zonta for more
than 35 years and has
served at all levels of the
organization, either as an
officer or on committees.
She began her Zonta ca-
reer in Trenton, NJ and
transferred to the Zonta
Club of Boca Raton Area
when she relocated to
Florida four years ago.
Professionally, she is a
registered nurse and has
functioned in hospital ad-
ministration as well as be-
ing an executive director
in a free standing assisted
living community.
Now retired, she is devot-
ing her time and organi-
zation skills, as well as
her interested, in "giving
back" to Zonta and its


mission: Advancing the
status of women world-
wide through service and
advocacy.
"Zonta offers me the op-
portunity to work with
women and men with
widely diverse back-
grounds, including pro-
fessional, race, religion,
and nationality. By using
that diversity, we can ef-
fectively provide service
and ultimately, posi-
tively impact the lives of
women around the world.
Further, while doing the
work of Zonta, we are
also enjoying fellowship
together and having fun",
said Adams.
Zonta International is a
classified service organi-
zation of executives and
professionals working
together to advance the
status of women locally
and world-wide through
service and advocacy.
The organization has
more than 1,200 clubs in
67 countries, with a mem-
bership of nearly 33,000.
The Zonta Club of Boca
Raton Area has been a
significant contributor
of time, talent and finan-
cial support to numerous
causes in the community
since 1975. Zonta Club of
Boca Raton Foundation is
a 501(c) 3 organization.


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Boca Ballet Theatre Guild's throughh the

Looking Glass" raises $7000 for Tutu Fund


Asley Hammond models an
outfit from Teen Angel. See
more photos on page 16.
Boca Raton Boca Bal-
let Theatre Guild's
"Through the Looking
Glass" Fashion Show
and Tea recently raised
$7,000 to support Boca
Ballet Theatre's tutu
fund. The event, held at
the Quail Ridge Country
Club in Boynton Beach,
included an array of raffle
baskets, a silent auction,
a trunk show, an English-
style afternoon tea and
fashion show.


Upon arrival, guests were
greeted by BBT students
dressed in enchanting
costumes from Alice in
Wonderland. Alice and
her friends charmed at-
tendees as they tried to
win raffles prizes and
shopped for fashion
items, jewelry, gifts, and
gourmet teas. The silent
auction included artwork
by local artist Patricia
Boyd, a Johnny Depp
autographed photograph,
and a 2-week junior golf
camp certificate.
The tea, which included
finger sandwiches, spring
salad and pastries, also
featured unique tea cups
that guests could take
home with them. Follow-
ing the tea, BBT students
took turns modeling en-
sembles supplied by Ti-
ger Allie, Teen Angel and
CABI. The highlight of
the fashion show was the
costume parade featur-


ing costumes from BBT
productions: Serenade,
Le Corsaire, La Bay-
adre, Far AwayRock and
The Nutcracker. Also
featured were costumes
from the performance of
Giselle with guest artists
Julie Kent and Marcelo
Gomes from American
Ballet Theatre.
Founded in 1990, Boca
Ballet Theatre's mission
is to enrich the cultural
landscape of the com-
munity and to educate
our youth in classical
ballet and concert dance
through focused training,
interaction with profes-
sional dancers and par-
ticipation in full-length
ballets and contemporary
choreography. BBT's
school grew by an im-
pressive 40% over the
last year. For more infor-
mation please visit www.
bocaballet.org or call
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Boca Raton Fire Explorers attend a different summer school


BOCA RATON Boca
Raton Fire Rescue Ex-
plorers took time out of
their summer vacation
and attended the 3rd An-
nual Fire Cadet / Explor-
er Summer Conference.
This year's event was
hosted by Estero Fire
Rescue June 23-26.
Eighty five Fire Cadet /
Explorers from 10 posts
across the state attended
the three day conference.
Classes were held from 8
a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.


The young men and
women braved the ex-
treme heat and attended
classes consisting of ve-
hicle extrication, search
and rescue, water rescue,
fire attack, first aid, trau-
ma and CPR, to name a
few.
Students were introduced
to the sheriff's Bomb
Squad and allowed to
dress in the protective
bomb suit.
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sponsors, Boca Raton
Fire Explorer Post # 315
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of their costs and have 12
members attend this edu-
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Tawny Maya McCray

Getting your kids ready for the big jump


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If students know the sounds that letters make before they enter kindergarten, they're ahead of the game.


Entering kindergarten is
a huge milestone for kids
and one for which they
should be well-prepared.
For some, it's the first
time they ever have been
in a classroom setting,
and it can be an over-
whelming experience for
them if they're not ready
for it. Here are some ways
parents can help their kids
get a jump-start on their
education and make their
transition to school a suc-
cess.
"Take them to differ-
ent places (zoos, parks,
libraries, beaches, play
groups)," says kindergar-


ten teacher Lani Salter.
"Read books and ask
them questions about it
so they are able to under-
stand what the story is
about. Count with them
and teach them how to
represent the numbers,
meaning the value of the
numbers. For example,
one is one, whether it's
one little watch or one big
house."
Salter says teaching them
how to write their names
is also important, as is
knowing the alphabet, not
only what the letters are
but also what sounds they
make.


"If students know their
letter sounds before they
enter kindergarten, they
are way ahead of the
game," she says.
Other helpful skills for
a kid to have, accord-
ing to Scholastic.com,
include knowing his/her
full name, address, phone
number and birthday and
being able to identify
rhyming words, manage
bathroom needs, dress
him or herself, follow
directions, clean up after
him or herself and listen
to a story without inter-
rupting.


Donations of school supplies sought by Palm

Beach County schools


Palm Beach County Schools
are opening Aug. 17 for the
2010-2011 school year
with a limited budget.
In order to help students
achieve academic suc-
cess, the School District
Office of Community In-
volvement, Clear Chan-
nel Radio, Office Depot,
and Palm Beach County
Fire/Rescue are hosting a
school supply drive dur-
ing August.
Supplies can be donated
to Office Depot locations
through the end of Au-
gust. Wild 95.5 and Kool
105.5 will be at the fol-
lowing locations between
noon and 1 p.m. to give
away prizes to those who


make donations:
*Palm Beach Gardens
Office Depot, 2420 PGA
Blvd, on Saturday, Aug.
7, 2010.
*West Boca Office Depot,
8095 Glades Road
Suite A-i, on Fri-
day, Aug. 13,2010.
*Wellington/Royal
Palm Beach Of-
fice Depot, 101A
S. State Road 7, on
Saturday, Aug. 14,
2010.
Dean Anthony's -+
is offering a free
slice of pizza and -
a Pepsi to anyone ;
who donates sup-
plies. Palm Beach
County Fire/Res-


cue will also be at the
donation sites to demon-
strate equipment.
Contact Sheri Siegal at
561-889-4772 for more
information.


Office Depot distributes 6,000 backpacks to

Delray area kids


DELRAY BEACH -
What weighs as much as
seven blue whales, stands
taller than 10,000 giraffes,
stretches from Denver to
Kansas City and gives
children hope?
The answer is 2.3 mil-
lion backpacks, of course,
which happens to be the
number that the Office De-
pot Foundation has given
away to deserving children
since it established its Na-
tional Backpack Program
10 years ago.
On Aug. 4, the Founda-
tion donated more than
6,000 backpacks contain-
ing essential school sup-
plies to children served by
non-profit organizations
and schools in the Delray
Beach area. The Founda-
tion, which serves as the in-
dependent charitable giving
arm of Office Depot, pre-
sented backpacks during a
special "Back-to-School
Backpack Celebration" at


the Office Depot store on
14539 Military Trail in Del-
ray Beach.
This year, the Office De-
pot Foundation is celebrat-
ing the 10th anniversary
of its National Backpack
Program. "Every year, we
have seen our backpacks
bring hope to children
whose families might not
be able to afford to buy
them a new backpack," said
Mary Wong, president of
the Office Depot Founda-
tion. "Parents and teachers
alike tell us that we truly are
helping children to build
self-confidence, boost self-
esteem and achieve greater
success in the classroom -
all as a result of being prop-
erly prepared for school."
Special guests included
Delray Beach Mayor Nel-
son S. "Woodie" McDuffie;
Boca Raton Deputy Mayor
Susan Haynie and Assis-
tant City Clerk Diane King,
representing Mayor Susan


Whelchel; Delray Beach
Vice-Mayor Adam Frankel,
Delray Beach Deputy Vice-
Mayor Angeleta Gray, Del-
ray Beach City Commis-
sioner Fred Fetzer and Gary
Eliopoulos, State Repre-
sentative Maria Sachs and
Mike Malone, President/
CEO of the Delray Beach
Chamber of Commerce.
The non-profit organiza-
tions, schools and agencies
that received the backpacks
included:
* The School District of
Palm Beach County
* Achievement Center for
Children & Families (Bea-
con Center) & Achieve-
ment Centers for Children
& Families Foundation
* AVDA Aid to Victims of
Domestic Abuse
* Boynton Beach Police
Department
* Caridad Center
Continued on page 1. See
Backpacks.


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-- PREPPING FOR COLLEGE -
Ginny Frizzi

The process of getting in


It has been observed that
life in general has be-
come more complicated,
but this is especially true
when it comes to applying
for college.
The process, which can
get complicated and
nerve-racking, should be-
gin with the student sitting
down with his or her par-
ents to clarify objectives,
according to Steven Roy
Goodman, an educational
consultant and the author
of "College Admissions
Together: It Takes a Fam-
ily."
"This is a very important
step," he says. "You, the
student, can't assume that
your parents will agree
with you about what you
should study or what col-
leges you should apply to.
In fact, your parents may
not agree with each other
on these points."
Topics that should be dis-
cussed include possible
majors and career inter-
ests, whether a liberal arts
or career-oriented institu-


tion is more appropriate,
whether the student will
choose a college close to
home or across the coun-
try and how to maximize
financial aid.
"You need to flesh out
these details before start-
ing the admissions pro-
cess. For example, one
parent may not believe in
women's colleges, while
the other may refuse to
pay for a liberal arts edu-
cation," Goodman says.
The student and parents
should determine what
issues they can agree on
and what, if anything, are
deal breakers. However,
the student must assume
the leading role in the col-
lege search.
"Someone has got to be
the quarterback. Ulti-
mately, the student needs
to accept the responsibil-
ity for his or her educa-
tion," Goodman believes.
Ana Homayoun, founder
of Green Ivy Educational
Consulting, advises stu-
dents and parents to work


together to develop a list
of institutions to which
the student will apply.
"Make a list in September
and the student should be
thrilled in April when the
admissions letters come
out," she says.
When it comes to com-
pleting college appli-
cations, many students
include long lists of ex-
tracurricular and commu-
nity activities to impress
the admissions officer or
committee. This, various
experts agree, often isn't
as effective as the appli-
cants may think.
It is a mistake for a stu-
dent to try to present him
or herself to the college as
a well-rounded individu-
al, Goodman says. "It's a
lopsided world. The days
of a student dabbling in a
long list of clubs so they
can be put on an applica-
tion are gone," he says.
"I advise students to do
what you want to do and
do a lot of it."


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*- BULLYING
Amy Winter

What can be done to fix this problem?


Bullying among children
is a school issue that never
will be eliminated com-
pletely. Communication
and clearly defined rules
may help to reduce bully-
ing incidents and effects.
Dr. Sylvia Rimm, writer
of several books and of the
syndicated column "Sylvia
Rimm on Raising Kids,"
says recent bullying could
be seen as a bigger prob-
lem than it was in the past
because of more aggressive
bullies and bullied victims
waging huge attacks on
other students. And new
technology tools, such as
text messaging, Twitter and
Facebook, make it easier to
pick on children at a faster
pace.
"Bullying has been around
in schools for centuries, but
in the past several decades,


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* Congregation B'nai Is-
rael, Kantor Family Cen-
ter for Justice
* Delray Beach Police
Department
* Hispano-Latino Cultur-
al Alliance, Inc.
* Literacy Coalition of
Palm Beach County
* Milagro Center
* St. John Primitive Bap-
tist Church


it has erupted into a major
crisis in schools where ad-
ministrators do not treat
bullying as a major campus
problem," says Dr. Robert
Wallace, writer of the syn-
dicated column "Tween 12
& 20." "Bullying reflects
the violent scene in today's
society."
Bullying is defined as "hit-
ting, name-calling, exclu-
sion, or other behavior that
is meant to hurt another
person," according to Stop
Bullying Now! (http://Stop-
BullyingNow.hrsa.gov/
kids). Bullies usually target
weaker victims in order to
gain control. This control
makes the bullies feel pow-
erful. Rimm says some bul-
lies work in groups, and
some attack alone.
"Essentially, all kids are
teased at some point grow-


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* Spady Cultural Heritage
Museum
* Spirit of Giving Net-
work
* YMCA of South Palm
Beach County
The Office Depot Foun-
dation is an independent
foundation (tax exempt
under IRC Sec. 501(c)
(3)) that serves as the


ing up, and it is important
to learn how to deal with
it," says Dr. Henry Gault,
a child and adolescent psy-
chiatrist who is part of the
American Academy of
Child & Adolescent Psy-
chiatry. "However, if it con-
tinues and a youngster feels
more and more alone and
isolated, there can be seri-
ous consequences.
Although bullying can oc-
cur at any age, Rimm says
that the middle-school
years tend to see frequent
bullying incidents. Early
adolescents are usually less
confident in their sexual-
ity and physical attractive-
ness and less secure with
their friend groups as they
go through puberty. Gault
suggests friendships as a
powerful element against
bullies. Because bullies en-
joy targeting single kids, a
friend may serve as a pro-
tective tool.
The goal is for a child to
convey the message that
he or she won't be pushed
around. Ignoring a bully
hardly ever works; the child
still is seen as vulnerable.
In milder cases, kids most
likely can take care of the
bullies alone. Stan Davis -
a former school counselor
and founder of Stop Bul-
lying Now! is co-leading
the Youth Voice Research
Project to learn more about
bullying prevention. The
research has found that
"telling them to stop" or
trying to "walk away"
makes the situation worse
with bullies.


independent charitable
giving arm of Office De-
pot, Inc. In keeping with
its mission, Listen Learn
Care, the Foundation
supports a variety of pro-
grams that help children
succeed in school and in
life
For more information,
visit www.officedepot-
foundation.org.


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The Boca Raton Tribune COMMUNITY NEWS East/West Boca Raton, FL


FAU's Murley named to Florida


Chamber Foundation to aid


expansion of its duties


BOCA RATON James
Murley, assistant dean
and senior research as-
sistant for climate and
energy at Florida Atlan-
tic University, has been
named as a caucus mem-
ber of the Florida Cham-
ber Foundation to assist
in the expansion of its
research and policy de-
velopment.
The caucus system is de-
signed to garner the input
of local and regional sub-
ject matter experts.
"I am honored to repre-
sent FAU and the Flor-
ida Energy and Climate
Commission on this pres-


tigious com-
mittee," said
Murley. "It
was specifi-
cally created
to develop a
long range
economic
vision for
Florida and I
look forward
to making a
positive im-
pact on its fu-
ture."
Caucus mem-
bers are com-
prised of the
state's "best
and bright-
est" with commitments
aligned to one of the
"Six Pillars of Florida's
Future Economy." Mur-
ley will serve on the In-
frastructure and Growth
Leadership Caucus.
"Florida is moving to-
ward its next economy,
and the Foundation's
new caucus system will
prove to be an invalu-
able framework to help
get us there," said Jeff
Lyash, chair of the board
of trustees of the founda-
tion and executive vice
president of corporate
development for Prog-
ress Energy Florida. "I


would like to personally
thank the volunteers who
have been selected to
serve on each caucus for
their time commitment
and offering their invalu-
able expertise towards
this great cause."
Murley is also the chair
of the Florida Energy and
Climate Commission, a
former secretary of the
Florida Department of
Community Affairs, and
the former executive di-
rector of 1,000 Friends
of Florida. He also is
a fellow of the National
Academy of Public Ad-
ministration.
As the leading edge of
the Florida Chamber en-
terprise, the Foundation
is a problem-solver and
research organization,
working in partnership
with state business lead-
ers to promote a vibrant
Florida economy. Last
year, the Foundation pi-
loted the caucus system
with the successful oper-
ation of the Innovation &
Economic Development
Caucus. The platform is
now being broadened to
include a caucus for each
of the Six Pillars.
Read the complete
story online --


Miami White Party will introduce


breast cancer charities based in


Boca Raton, Delray Beach


AS-&V


DELRAY BEACH
Florida Woman Care LLC
is hosting a Miami White
Party at the Fontainebleau
Miami Beach on Friday,
August 6, introducing the
newly founded Florida
Woman Care Foundation.
The event serves as the of-
ficial launch forth founda-
tion, a non-profit organiza-
tion dedicated to improving
the medical, emotional and
spiritual health of women
across their life span from
childhood through adoles-
cence and into adulthood
by providing philanthropic
grants, programs and com-
munity education that im-
prove access to care and
medical assistance.
The Miami White Party
will be held in conjunction
with the Florida Woman
Care annual meeting
which will take place dur-


ing the Florida OB GYN
Society (FOGS) confer-
ence and will benefit Think
Pink Rocks, a breast cancer
research charity. The chic
event will be held on La
Cote Terrace of the Fon-
tainebleau and will be at-
tended by obstetricians, gy-
necologists and Think Pink
Rocks supporters.
Think Pink Rocks is a
breast cancer charity based
in Boca Raton. The new
FloridaWoman Care Foun-
dation is based in Delray
Beach.
'Through the Florida
Woman Care Foundation,
we hope to improve the
health of women through-
out South Florida through
our philanthropic pro-
grams," said Lori Konsker,
FWC Foundation board
member and White Party
chair. "We are thrilled to
hold our first fundraiser
in support of Think Pink
Rocks, an organization that
has done much to educate
women about early detec-
tion of breast cancer and
awareness of the BRCA
breast and ovarian cancer
gene.
The Miami White Party


also serves as a kickoff for
the Third Annual Think
Pink Rocks concert, the
nation's only celebrity
concert to support breast
cancer research charities,
being held on October 2
at the Count de Hoemle
Amphitheater, Centre for
the Arts in Mizer Park
in Boca Raton. The con-
cert, sponsored by SRC
Records/Universal and
Steven Rifkind, will fea-
ture AKON, Asher Roth,
Melanie Fiona, Shontelle
and others.
Think Pink Rocks is a non-
profit 501 (c)3 organization
dedicated to the early dedi-
cation of breast cancer and
awareness of the BRCA
gene for breast and ovar-
ian cancer. Based in Boca
Raton, it was founded by
Stephanie Robin, Eliza-
beth Weprin, Amy Seid-
man, and Kathy Fleishman.
Proceeds benefit Memo-
rial Sloan Kettering Cancer
Center in New York, Boca
Raton Community Hospital
Women's Center for Breast
Care, and other breast can-
cer research charities.
For more information, visit:
www.thinkpinkrocks.com.


From left are Lori Konsker, Stephanie Robbin, Elizabeth Weprin and Cheryl Anders.


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Life & Arts

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AS SEEN BY FEEN--
Diane Feen


Beauty is in


the eyes of


the beholder


W onderment and
beauty come in
different forms.
Some of us see beauty in
the shining sun while o-
thers see it as a potential
health threat. The same
goes for money to some
of us it is a divine right of
passage, to others it is the
root of all evil.
When I walked into the
new home of Maurice
Teich, I saw beauty every-
where. The Ligne Roset
sofa, the metal end table
with cut-out leaf pat-
tern, the black and white
swivel cube coffee table
and the dancing beams of
light coming through the
tall glass windows were
electrifying. The owners,
Maurice and Valerie, cre-
ated their dream home
from the ground up, with
art and artistic findings
that spanned the globe.
Yet I couldn't help but be
just as gleeful when I rode


the train home to Palm
Beach County. I was re-
lieved that I didn't have
to brave the highway (a
daredevil's task) and was
comforted by the sweet
glances of strangers. To
most people taking a train
in South Florida is akin
to sleeping on the street,
but to me it was a dream
sequence of the unknown
- a cool respite from the
warm night and a rela-
tively mindless mode of
transport.
Beauty also lies in the fa-
ces and figures of those
around us. A tall blond
model or chisel faced ma-
cho man enlighten our
intangible sense of the
visual (like a fine work
of art). Yet, to many of us
the Ugly Doll is a pretty
sight. This plush stuffed
doll doesn't fit the proto-
typical beauty standard of
our times. As a matter of
fact, the doll is ugly and


that's why so many of us
love them (and so many
have sold worldwide).
The Ugly Doll would not
get a date at a single's
dance, nor would an Ugly
Doll get picked up to grace
the cover of Ocean Drive
Magazine (I couldn't even
get an interview for a wri-
ter's position there) but on
Uglyverse the Ugly Doll
is beautiful. You know
why, because on Ugly-
verse ugly means unique
and special.
Beauty also takes on a


new dimension at the
"Collecting Biennial" ex-
hibit at the Whitney Mu-
seum in New York City.
It is there you can see
Louise Bourgeois's Pink
Days and Blue Days. This
very haute hot artwork
consists of pink dresses
hanging in mid-air from
iron rods wrapped around
enlarged human bones.
The concept of beauty
also takes a unique twist
with Allan McCollum.
This artist took 288 pic-
ture frames and filled


them with black paper (it
took him seven years to
do this).
Beauty also lies within the
simplistic in the art world.
Sherrie Levine framed a
piece of plywood with a
few drops of oil on it and
called it art and lo and
behold the Whitney Mu-
seum of Art agrees with
her. This carpenter's tool
has been decreed a na-
tional art treasure and is
worth a lot more than a
condo onA1A (go figure).
This is not to say that


the standard of beauty in
our culture has changed.
We still agree that Ange-
lina Jolie and Heidi Klum
are unequivocally beauti-
ful. But most of us would
agree that Klum's husband
Seal is anything but beauti-
ful which gives meaning
to my original conclusion
that beauty is in the eye of
the beholder. And for that
I am grateful because to
someone we are all beauti-
ful.


*- SOCIETY --
Skip Sheffield

Stage at Caldwell Theatre has been a busy venue this summer season


Crowds have been lining
up at the Caldwell The-
atre this summer season
to see shows like
"Secret Order,"
which closed Aug.


lific playwright and actor
McKeever starred with
Zoetic company mem-
bers Irene Adjun,
Stephen G. An-
S thony, Elena Maria


1, and are prepar- F Garcia, Margery
ing for the next Lowe, Barry Tar-
installment, "The allo and Tom Wahl
Comfort of Dark- performing seven
ness," from Aug. brief plays.
11 to Sept. 5. Skip i,.. m..i./ Also at Caldwell,
The newly-formed Zoetic Clive Cholerton hosted a
Stage of Miami presented "Lunch and Learn" event
kIcKcc\cr's Briefs," a July 29. The topic was the
one-night fundraiser July controversial play "Se-
26 at the Caldwell. Pro- cret Order" and its impli-


cations about the politi-
cal and profit motives of
medical research.
Boca Ballet's "Giselle"
performed at FAU
Boca Ballet Theatre was
back in action with three
performances of the be-
loved romantic ballet
"Giselle" this past week-
end in the Florida Atlantic
University Theatre. Star-
ring as the title character
of peasant girl Giselle was
Julie Kent, a principal in
American Ballet Theatre.
Playing nobleman Al-


brecht was fellow ABT
principal, Brazilian-born
Marcelo Gomes.
Boca-bred ballerina Sar-
ah Smith played Myrtha,
Queen of the Wills (vir-
gins who have died of
unrequited love) and fel-
low Floridian Heather
(Sanders) Fryxell was
Albercht's betrothed,
Bathilde.
"Dinner for Schmucks"
Laugh-Out-Loud Fun-
ny
"Salt" with Angelina Jo-
lie and "The Kids are All


Right" with Annette Ben-
ing and Julianne Moore
are big movies, and "Ra-
mona and Beezus" is a
nice one for the kids.
I took the low road this
past week and saw the
comedy "Dinner for
Schmucks," starring Steve
Carell and Paul Rudd and
directed by Jay Roach
("Meet the Parents)."
Dinner is based upon
the popular 1998 French
movie "Le Diner de
Cons" (literal translation:
"Dinner for Idiots"). The


French movie is based on a
Francis Verber play.
"Dinner" has been com-
pletely written for an
American audience by
David Guion and Michael
Handelman.
The setting is Los Angeles.
Paul Rudd is Tim Wag-
ner, an ambitious junior
executive at a large cor-
poration. Barry has asked
Julie (Stephanie Szostak)
to marry him, but she has
been unwilling to commit
to him.
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*--FOOD REVIEW -
Marc Kent


Gary Woos Chinese Food


Since 2002, Gary Woo's
Asian Bistro at 3400 North
Federal Highway in Boca
Raton (368-8803) has of-
fered well over a hundred
dining choices for
those who appre-
ciate creative Chi-


roast duck spring rolls
and the seafood rolls were
chock full of delicious
fillings in their crunchy
shells great starters. Tra-
Editional dim sum 6
pockets of meaty
flavor and the 6


nese foods at rea- rockets of seafood
sonable pricing. dumplings with
We opted to try their sauces were a
some of the 26 ap- Marc Kent smooth taste treat as
petizers offered, starting well.
with a rich and smooth We almost inhaled Woo's
crab Rangoon- crispy creative won ton/egg drop
shells filled with hot crab soup with its gentle taste
tidbits in cream. Both the and we were a big fan of


the hot and sour soup -
rich but not too spicy!
From the 13 seafood se-
lections, we chose tender
shrimp and scallops, per-
fectly cooked in a rich
oyster sauce and an equal-
ly delicious dish of shrimp
with asparagus and celery
over cellophane noodles,
string beans and crunchy
walnuts a creative de-
light! The elite lobster
Cantonese, while flavorful
in its rich sauce, was not
quite a filling potion for
this diner.


Turning from sea to land,
cheers for the somewhat
spicy curry beef sliced
beef with onions, snow
peas and mushrooms -
great! The milder beef
with mushrooms and
snow peas had a gentle
taste as did the roast pork
with Chinese vegetables.
Very nice!
It should be stated that the
cooking of all vegetables
in every dish we tried was
the fine balance between
crispness and a degree of
tenderness. Kudos to the
Chef!
For purists, we tried the
traditional moo goo gai


pan, the sweet and sour
chicken and a not too
spicy chicken with gar-
lic sauce. No disappoint-
ments here.
We were quite pleased
with the quality of am-
ple portions of all dishes
served.
Gary Woo serves lun-
cheon from 11:30AM to
2:30PM on Mondays,
Wednesday, Thursdays
and Fridays. Dinners
are served from 4PM till
9:30PM on these days. On
Saturday and Sundays
Gary Woo serves from
3PM to 9:30PM. They are
closed on Tuesday.


Please note there is a full
bar available in the 150
seat bistro that is a fixture
in Boca Raton. Go and en-
joy!

Marc Kent has reviewed res-
taurants from Key West to
Orlando for the meeting plan-
ning industry since the 1980'
His restaurant reviews for
Boca Raton, Deerfield Beach
and Delray Beach for over
forty establishments have
been published to date.
Locally, he selects the menus
for several charity organiza-
tions including the Boca Delray
Music Society's venue at the
Delray Beach Club andatBen-
venutos restaurant in addition
to cookingfor private functions.


Chamber of Commerce-sponsored Boca Festival Days continue


The following events are
scheduled as part of Boca
Festival Days.
August 6, noon-2 p.m., In-
formative Luncheon ben-
efiting and sponsored by
Caron Renaissance. Loca-
tion: Caron Renaissance
(7789 N.W. Beacon Square
Blvd., Boca Raton)
Featuring guest speaker
Christopher Kennedy
Lawford, author, activist
and advocate for addiction
recovery. Caron Renais-
sance is part of the Caron
Treatment Centers network
- a nationally recognized
non-profit drug and alcohol
treatment networks in the
country. Tours of the Boca
facility and residences will
be available from 3-4 p.m.
Contact Jacquelyn Sherry
at 561.241.7977, ext. 1777
or jsherry@renaissancein-
stitute.net.
August 7,6-8 p.m., An En-
chanted Evening benefit-
ing Children's Museum of
Boca Raton, sponsored by
The Heritage Group / The
House of Tia Crystal. Lo-
cation: Children's Museum
(498 Crawford Blvd., Boca
Raton) "Meet at The Chil-
dren's Museum to travel
in the vintage style Molly
Trolley for an art inspired
joumey of storytelling, lite-
fare, and music with a mag-
ical ending at the House of
Tia Crystal." Reservations


are required for limited
seating. $35 p/p. CON-
TACT: Sandy Manning at
561-368-6875/ SANDY@
CMBOCA.ORG WWW.
CMBOCA.ORG
August 8, noon-6 p.m.,
Donating the Clothes Off
our Backs for Women in
Distress! benefiting Wom-
en in Distress, sponsored
By Oceans 234. Location:
Oceans 234 (234 North
Ocean Blvd, Deerfield
Beach, FL 33441)
This is Oceans234 annual
clothing drive to benefit
Women In Distress. $15
includes buffet and raffle
ticket for a chance to win
a Stay-cation on 'The Is-
land"! All proceeds benefit
Women in Distress. Live
entertainment, promotions
and giveaways! Contact
954-428-2539.
August 10, 6-8 p.m., AV-
DA's 5K Kick-Off Party
benefiting AVDA (Aid
to Victims of Domestic
Violence, Inc.), sponsored
By Maul Spa & Wellness
Center in Boca Raton. Lo-
cation: Maui Spa & Well-
ness Center in Boca Raton
(2100 N.W. Boca Raton
Boulevard)
During the kick-off party,
race highlights will be an-
nounced and registration
for the 5K will be officially
opened. Additional volun-
teer opportunities will also


be available to assist with
the 5K on race day. Maui
Spa & Wellness Center
has partnered with AVDA
to provide a special happy
hour which will include
drinks, appetizers and
raffle prizes for $20 per
person. Seating is limited
so sign up early by calling
Riunite Carter at 561-265-
3797 (ext 118).
August 11, 5:30 7:30
p.m., Relax to the Max!
benefiting Hospice of Palm
Beach County. Sponsored
By Max's Grille at Mizner
Park (404 Plaza Real,
Mizner Park). Location:
Max's Grille at Mizner
Park (404 Plaza Real,
Mizner Park). $25 per per-
son entitles you to 2 free
drinks and hors d'oeuvres.
Higher donation of $100
receives a $20 Gift Card,
$500 receives a $50 Gift
Card, $1,000 receives a
$100 Gift Card. RSVP
to Mary Coleman, (561)
988-2742 or mcoleman@
hpbcf.org
August 12, 6-8:30 p.m.,
Mission Possible, benefit-
ing Chris Evert Charities,
sponsored By NuBarter.
Location: Town Center at
Boca Raton (6000 Glades
Rd #100, Boca Raton)
Teams of "super agents"
will solve a mystery while
gathering top-secret infor-
mation or objects from par-


ticipating stores throughout
the Mall. Teams of four are
encouraged, individuals are
welcome. Cost: $35 per
person or $125 for a team
of four. Unless sold out,
the on-site registration fee
is $40 per person or $150


for a four-person team
Event includes appetizers,
drinks, awards for the win-
ning teams and raffle prizes.
Non-detectives may pur-
chase tickets for the lively
post-hunt party from 7 to
8:30 p.m. Tickets are $25


in advance and $30 at the
door. For more information
call: 561-394-2400 or visit
www.chrisevert.org

Read the complete
schedule online.
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September 24, 2010

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VIP "Meet the Chefs" Reception
6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Event
7:30 to 10:00 p.m.
VIP Tickets
$125 Advance, $150 Event Day
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MarineMax Aquapalooza


The famous MarineMaxAquapalooza, the world's larg-
est boating event sponsored by Sea Ray, was held on
July 25th, 2010. This party was celebrated in 100 dif-
ferent parts of the nation. Last year they gathered 200
boats at Lake Boca, this year more boaters attended.

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Boca Ballet Theatre Guild's "Through the Looking

Glass" raises $7000 for Tutu Fund


s/I. .i fromm left are Kassidy Schaejjer Ashley Hammond
and Sarah Palumbo as the Mad Hatter Queen ofHearts
andAlice.


From left, Elyse Anderson, Sofia Boltz, Sarah Tiedemann
and Sydney Korsunsky from the caterpillarfrom Alice in
Wonderland.


Marissa Udine and Miranda Harris as Wilis withAshley
Hammond as Myrtha, Queen of the Wilis, from Giselle
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BOCA RATON Boca Raton Tribune Publisher Douglas Heizer and his wife, Dini, renewed their marriage vows
Aug. 1 during their 25th wedding anniversary ceremony at the Bridge Hotel in Boca Raton.
More than 70 people, many of them family, attended the service and the buffet that followed at Carmen's at the
Top of the Bridge restaurant.
Before the ceremony, a DVD showing the Heizers' wedding in 1985 was shown. Their children, Pedro, Andre
and Gabriela, created their own DVD to congratulate their parents on 25 years of marriage.


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"Dinner for Schmucks" Laugh-Out-Loud Funny


Julie aspires to be an art
museum curator, and she
is on the brink of curating
her first show with a wild,
egotistical photographer
named Therman (Zach
Galifianakis).
Tim thinks he can move
up from the sixth to the
seventh floor executive
level of the complex, and
he gets his chance when
the big boss, Lance Fend-
er (Bruce Greenwood)
notices his initiative and
intelligence.
Fender takes Barry into


his confidence and tells
him of the private dinner
the top executives have
regularly. The highlight
of the dinner is a cruel
game. Executives are
encouraged to find the
most foolish, ridiculous
dinner guests possible so
that they may be secretly
judged to find the biggest
fool of all, who is the win-
ner.
Barry had a chance en-
counter with a man he al-
most ran over with his car.
Instead of being angry, the


man, Barry (Steve Carell)
was apologetic for causing
any trouble. In the course
of conversation, gregari-
ous Barry revealed his un-
usual hobby of preserving
dead mice, placing them
in animated positions, and
dressing them up in cos-
tumes. Barry, a low level
employee of the IRS, is
so guileless, genuine and
honest Tim realizes he
may be just the fool Tim is
looking for.
Exploiting anyone for
their idiosyncrasies is cru-
el, and turning them into a
contest is crueler still.
Seeing Carell and Rudd
work together reminded
me of the old Martin &
Lewis comedies, with
Rudd in the role of hand-
some, smooth straight man
Dean Martin and Carell in
the role of Jerry Lewis, a
wacky, demented but bril-
liant comedian, unafraid
to do anything for a laugh.
This is Carell's goofiest
role to date, and he com-


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The miraculous thing
about Carell is that he
makes us really care
about this well-meaning
fool, which helps lead to
a much more upbeat end-
ing than the French ver-
sion.
The important thing is
that "Dinner" is laugh-
out-loud funny, even
when it is uncomfortable
and in very bad taste.
I have vowed to find the
original French version. I
suspect it will be funny in
a more barbed French sort
of way, but I'm guessing
this American version
has a warmer heart.
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"Examine yourselves..." 2
Cor 13.5 (The Bible)
Everybody believes some-
thing. Nobody
operates out of
vacuum. The real
question is "what"
or "who" do you
believe. David O.
McKay wrote "the
greatest battles of Pr.
life are fought out daily in
the silent chambers of the
soul. "
For most Americans, life
is experienced in the fast
lane, and it is getting faster
every day. The demands of
going to work and school,
caring for the family, main-
taining the car, keeping the
house in shape, answering
emails, blogging, texting,
combine to push us beyond
the speed limit. We go to
bed with our minds racing,
reviewing all the undone
tasks and we are haunted
with the sense we are only
getting further behind.
All of this activity leaves
us with a disjointed and
distracted life. Margaret
Fuller once said, "Men, for
the sake of getting a living,
forget to live."
"By the time today's kin-
dergartners graduate from
high school, the amount
of knowledge in the world
will have doubled four
times. The Class of 2000
will be exposed to more
information in one year
than their grandparents
encountered in their en-
tire lives. They will have
to assimilate more inven-
tions and more information
than have appeared in the
last 150 years. (Marvin
Cetron and Owen Davies,
American Renaissance,
New York, St. Martin's
Press, 1989, p. 65)
When we lack direction,
are bombarded by distrac-
tion, with our lives frag-
mented and disjointed, we
tend to become discour-
aged. It is like comedian


Lewis Grizzard said, "Life
is like a dogsled team. If
you am't the lead dog,
the scenery never
changes."
How about you... are
you existing or re-
ally living. Most of
us are busy doing,
but what are we re-
'and ally accomplishing?
William James, a noted
psychologist and philoso-
pher of Harvard Universi-
ty, once delivered a lecture
which he called "The Will
to Believe." In the lecture
he addressed the question
of whether it is reasonable
to believe, in the religious
sense. He defined a "hy-
pothesis" as 1,!i ti1i,.
that may be proposed to
our belief "
There may be living op-
tions, in which a person
can see some possibility
of truth. Options may be
forced, meaning that the
person must make a deci-
sion one way or another,
or avoidable, meaning that
a person need make no de-
cision whatever. Options
may be momentous, vital-
ly important to one's life,
or trivial, of no real signifi-
cance at all. The matter of
religious faith, rather obvi-
ously, is a living, forced,
and momentous option.
(William James, The Will
to Believe, New York:
Longmanns, Green and
Co., 1987, pp. 2-3)
Every generation has strug-
gled with finding purpose
in life, but the unique chal-
lenge today is "do we have
the moral and intellectual
courage to sift through all
the trivial to find the sig-
nificant?" The internet is
literally a bottomless pit
of endless information that
can be either true or false.
Anyone can post anything
at any time and there is not
enough time in the day to
examine all the possible
sources or check the valid-


ity of the alleged facts.
We can believe whatever
we want, but what we be-
lieve must square with re-
ality. You may believe the
ten dollars in your wallet is
a thousand dollars, but all
the faith in the world will
not change the fact that it
is a ten dollar bill. Brian
Maiden correctly notes, "It
is not enough to worship
God; we must worship the
God who really is. Other-
wise we are not really wor-
shipping God at all. "
It is not arrogant to seek the
truth nor unkind to tell the
truth lovingly. The most
loving thing to do to a per-
son on the wrong train is
not to admire his sincerity
and say, "It doesn't matter
what you believe, all trains
lead to the same place,
have a pleasant trip!" The
most loving thing we can
do is to share the correct
information with him so he
can get to where he wants
to go.
Several years ago I read a
Persian proverb that pro-
vided a great bit of advice.
"He who knows not, and
knows not that he knows
not, is a fool; shun him.
He who knows not, and
knows that he knows not,
is a child; teach him. He
who knows and knows not
that he knows, is asleep;
wake him. He who knows,
and knows that he knows,
is wise; follow him."
In this ever-more confus-
ing, increasingly complex
world in which we live, we
must press on to "know,"
really know the truth about
life, God and ourselves.

Pastor Sandy has ministered for
37years infour, church-
es (Ambassador Baptist, Baptist
Temple, Grace Baptist, Park Crest
Baptist) in three .. states
(Michigan, Missouri, Florida).
He has earned his Bachelors and
Masters degrees and is presently
completing his Doctoral Studies
in Religious Education.


*-DIVORCE FLORIDA STYLE -*
Mike Gora

Florida court unclear on use of

Sub-chapter S corporate cash

for alimony


Question: Iam a forensic
accountant, and recently
met with a local divorce
lawyer and his cli-
ent to prepare to
file a case against
her husband He
and his brother
own several fran-
chises in a popu-
lar chain of res- Mike
taurants.
I explained that their cor-
poration was registered
as a Sub-chapter S corpo-
ration with the IRS.
For income tax purposes,
all of the net income of
their business is consi-
dered personal income,
whether or not it is all ta-
ken out of the company at
the end of the year Both
men own 50 percent of
the stock in the corpora-
tion, so halfofthe income
winds up in their indivi-
dual tax returns.
According to the corpora-
tion tax return, until two
years ago the corporation
paid the two brothers al-
most all of the net profit
as ,ht !, 'i, .,, The last
two years, however they
kept most of the profits
in the corporation, as re-
tained earnings.
This means they paid in-
come tax on money they
had not personally recei-
ved, lowering money they
had available as personal
income, in two ways, as
they had to pay income


tax on money they never
received.
The parties have been
married for 18
years, and the wife
is a good candidate
for permanent
alimony. There
is a 13-year-old son
and an 11-year-
Jora old daughter to
be supported. The
wife k attorney tells me that
it is unclear whether a
Florida Court can count
the income retained in the
corporation as the hus-
band's for alimony and
child support.
He is of the opinion that
the husband and his bro-
ther may have been doing
some divorce planning, as
the brother-in-law is also
going ;1,,,,lrgh a divorce.
Is there any Florida law
on this specific subject?

Answer: Yes, but as u-
sual, the bottom line is,
"It depends." A few years
ago, the Florida Supreme
Court was faced with the
same question. It ruled
that the money kept in a
Sub-S corporation may or
may not be counted as in-
creasing ability to pay al-
imony and child support,
depending on whether
there was a legitimate bu-
siness reason to retain the
earnings in the corpora-
tion.
If the money was kept in


the corporation for the
purpose of defeating ali-
mony and child support,
and not for a legitimate
business purpose, it can
be considered.
The Court also ruled that
the "burden of proof' was
on the person in charge of
the corporation to prove
that he, or she, kept the
money in the corporation
for legitimate business pur-
poses, and not to harm the
spouse.
In this case, history might
help your client, if as you
say; the retained earnings
were greatly increased
only when the two sto-
ckholders were contem-
plating divorce. On the
other hand, if there was
a plan to use the retained
earnings to open more
franchises that a judge
might consider that as
proof of good motive.
If you testify that there
was no good business rea-
son to retain the amount
of money kept in the cor-
poration, you can bet that
the husband's forensic
accountant will disagree
with you. If the case goes
to trial, the judge will
have to decide between
your two positions.


Michael H. Gora has been cer-
tified by the Board of Special-
ization of The Florida Bar as a
specialist in family and matri-
monial law.


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Teen wonders if she's too young


for breast reduction surgery


Dear Dr Man, I'm
only 16 years old
and entering my
junior year at high
school. Istartedde-
veloping at a young
age and have very
large breasts. I'm
a double D bra, Dr. DanielMan


even ;h. ,,gh I'm only 5'1 "
and I weigh 105 pounds.
My back is always hurt-
ing and I hate the size of
my breasts. While all my
friends wear cute bikinis, I
wear oversized t-shirts be-
cause I'm embarrassed. I
want breast reduction sur-
gery so badly, but my par-
ents think I'm too young.
We trust your advice. Am I
too young?
Answer: Women with very
large, pendulous breasts
may experience a vari-
ety of medical problems
caused by the excessive
weight, including back,
neck, and shoulder pain.
In addition, there may be
other physical discomforts,
such as bra straps leaving
indentations in their shoul-
ders. Large breasts can
also make women, espe-
cially young women like
yourself, feel embarrassed
or self-conscious.
Breast reduction, also
known as reduction mam-
moplasty, reduces dis-
proportionate, oversized
breasts by removing fat,
glandular tissue, and skin
from the breasts, making
them smaller, lighter, and
firmer.
It can also reduce the
size of the areola, the
darker skin surrounding
the nipple. The goal of
the surgery is to give a


woman small-
er, better-
shaped breasts
in proportion
with the rest of
her body.
With regards
to being too
young. In most


cases, breast reduction
isn't performed until
a woman's breasts are
fully developed; how-
ever, it can be done ear-
lier if large breasts are
causing serious physi-
cal discomfort. From
what you told me, you
are very tiny and are
in discomfort and you
are feeling very self-
conscious. This could
mean you are ready for
the surgery. Below are
some details of what the
surgery entails.
Stitches are usually lo-
cated around the areola,
in a vertical line ex-
tending downward, and
along the lower crease
of the breast. Luckily,
modem surgical meth-
ods leave patients with
incision lines that are
only around the areola
and up and down, elimi-
nating the horizontal in-
cision at the bottom of
the breasts. These scars
should fade with time
and are usually covered
by a bra or bathing suit.
After surgery, the chest
area is wrapped in an
elastic bandage or a
surgical bra over gauze
dressings. The bandag-
es are usually removed
a day or two after sur-
gery, though the patient
continues wearing the


surgical bra around the
clock for several weeks,
until the swelling and
bruising subside.
Although the patient
may be up and about in
a day or two, the breasts
may still be tender. Most
women can return to non-
strenuous school, work or
social activities in 7 to 10
days.
The best candidates for
this surgery are women
who are mature enough
to fully understand the
procedure and have real-
istic expectations about
the results. Every patient
and every physician has a
different view of what is
a desirable size and shape
for breasts.
In your initial consulta-
tion, it's important to
discuss your expectations
frankly with a board-
certified plastic surgeon,
and to listen to his or her
opinion.
Breast reduction surgery
helps get rid of the physi-
cal discomfort of large
breasts, the body looks
better proportioned, and
clothes fit better. Chanc-
es are that, like most
young women, you will
be pleased with the re-
sults.
Dr. Daniel Man is a board-
certified plastic surgeon who
has dedicated his life 's work to
helping people look younger
and improve their appearance
through cosmetic surgery. He
is a noted author artist, in-
ventor and educator. Dr. Man
has been featured on major
television networks, as well as
national and local magazines
and newspapers for his work
as both a plastic surgeon and
an artist.


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* The Winn-Dixie store
on W.Camino Real will
be closing by September.
* United Technologies
has promised to add up
to 22 positions at
its UTC Fire &
Security Global
Security Products
division in Boca
Raton over the
next three years.
In exchange, UT Barry
will get $150,000 in in-
centives from the state
of Florida, Palm Beach
County and Boca Raton.
* Florida Gubernatorial
Candidates will debate in
Boca Saturday, August 7
at the Church of All Na-
tions. Rick Scott, Bill
McCollum, Alex Sink
and Lawton Chiles are
expected to attend.
* Primary election is Aug.
24. Early voting starts
Aug. 9. You still have
time to request an ab-


sentee ballot and avoid
standing on line, but you
do have to pay the post-
age to return your ballot.
* The Boca Republican
Club will host
GOP Governor ri-
vals Bill McCol-
lum and Rick Scott
at the Aug. 19, pri-
or to the Aug. 24
election.
7pstein I Congressman
Ted Deutch is conducting
a forum on Monday, Au-
gust 9 to discuss various
improvements to Medi-
care and other senior is-
sues at 2:00 p.m., at Tem-
ple Emeth, 5780 West
Atlantic Avenue, Delray.
* Palm Beach County
Sheriff Ric Bradshaw
will be the guest speaker
at the 7:30 a.m. Second
Tuesday Breakfast of the
West Boca Chamber of
Commerce, sponsored
by Alan C. Kauffman


--Barry's Buzz -
By Barry Epstein
& Associates, P.A., on
Tuesday, Aug. 10 at Eu-
ropean Comer Cafe, 7300
West Camino Real, at the
intersection of Camino
Real and Powerline Road.
Costs to attend are $20 for
members and first time
guests, $45 for returning
guests, if reserved by 4
p.m. on Thurs. Aug. 5:
$25 for members and first
time guests, $50 for re-
turning guests, if reserved
after 4 p.m on Thurs.
Aug. 5; $30 for members
and first time guests, $55
for returning guests at
the door without reser-
vations. RSVP to info@
westbocachamber.com
or call 561.482.9333 for
further information.
* Boca Raton City Man-
ager Leif Ahnell will
explain the city budget
at the 7:45 a.m. second
Thursday breakfast of
the Greater Boca Raton


Chamber of Commerce
breakfast Thursday Aug.
12 at the Renaissance
Hotel. Call 561.305.4433
for reservations or visit
www.bocaratonchamber.
com.
* BP station owners are
considering changing the
name of their locations
back to Amoco.
* Movies opening this
week include The Other
Guys and Step Up 3D.
* Tune into barry ep-
stein live every Friday
at 10 a.m. on www.wrp-
bitv.com. The show is
archived for a week so
you can access it 24/7 by
clicking on demand bar-
ryepstein after the video
starts. You can also win
free tickets to the Cin-
emark theatres and a free
pizza at the Sunrise Deer-
field theatre by sending
an email to barryepstein-
live@yahoo.com, dur-


ing the show. After the
show, enter your com-
ments on the blog, Get In
On The Conversation on
the sun-sentinel editorial
page, www.sun-sentinel.
com/opinion. This weeks
guests include: Professor
Robert Watson, Kingsley
Guy, Bob Norman, Chris-
tine King, Javier Morales
and Corrine Miller.

Barry Epstein, APR, is a noted
public relations, marketing and
political consultant based in
Boca Raton, and is president of
the West Boca Chamber of Com-
merce (www.westbocachamber
con), with a weekly internet tele-
vision show on www.wrpbitv.con
and a link to it alternate Fridays
on the Sun-Sentinel editorial
page, www.sun-sentinel. com/
opinion. His website is www.
publicrelations.nu and his email
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*-Houses of Worship-*
Lee Walker and Jeff Bercaw
When internal

factors are in

line with

ministry,

external factors

can be cleared
In today's economic cli-
mate of tight credit and
caution among borrowers
and lenders, it's certainly
no surprise that church con-
struction projects are being
put on the back burner by
many congregations.
Read the complete
story online
Lee 'T, f, '-/ ,,,. IfWalker
Design & Construction, Boca
Raton, which has a strategic al-
liance with Building Gods Way
(www.bgwservices.com) and has
constructed dozens of churches
in the past decade alone. Based
in South Florida, Walker Design
& Construction has been build-
ing quality, energy efficient build-
ings for more than 35 years. Jeff
Bercaw is director of Develop-
ment, Building God's .,, South
Florida.


Employees and consumers upset by

Winn Dixie closing


By Donovan Ortega


A handwritten sign is
posted on the entrance of
the Winn Dixie in Boca
Raton. The note reads, "It
is with heavy hearts that
we inform you our loca-
tion will close its doors
after serving you for 45
years..." In a slew of


closings, Winn Dixie an-
nounced that along with
the Boca Raton location,
13 other stores would be
closed in Palm Beach
County, among thirty
stores that will close na-
tionally. CEO Peter Lynch
cited the floundering
economy as the reason for
the systematic shut down,
explaining that the stores
that were chosen were not
profitable.
Inside Winn Dixie on a
Saturday afternoon, Jus-
tin, the store director, was
following orders from
corporate headquarters in
Jacksonville and couldn't
comment on the situation.
He leaned against a wall
next to the customer ser-
vice desk as loyal patron,
Frank Gentile of Boca
Raton, checked out.
"This is horrible," said


Gentile, "Is there any-
thing we can do?"
"Not now. It's too
late," Justin replied. He
shrugged his shoulders in
resignation.
Outside, Gentile unload-
ed his groceries into his
silver truck, visibly frus-
trated by the announce-
ment.
"I have been going to
Winn Dixie for thirty
years," said Gentile, "The
worst part about all this is
the jobs that will be lost.
What I liked best were
the prices and the people
here. Everyone was so
nice. I think it's wrong. I
have no other choice but
to go to Publix now."
Inside the store people
trickle in. It's slow; it's
quiet. Consumers dot the
aisles. A young man pe-
See Winn Dixie on page 22.


*- What business are you in? -
By Gerald Sherman

'Secret Order' at Caldwell a real world

lesson in need for crisis management plan


I recently attended the onstrates the drama that
Caldwell Theatre's can occur in a medi-
production, "Se- cal environment
cret Order." It takes when such a crisis
place in a science occurs.
lab. The experiment The play centers
that is being worked on the character
on promises a mira- Dr.William Shum-
cle breakthrough way, a nerdy sci-


in the approach to cur-
ing cancer. Issues in this
thought-provoking play
concern morality, ethics,
loyalty, deceit.
However, from a busi-
ness management point
of view, there is a great
lesson to be learned about
having a provision for
crisis management in
place or what we refer to
as the, "What if?" factor.
Everything in life does
not always go as planned.
The "Secret Order" dem-


entist, who was working
on a revolutionary cure
for cancer.
Dr. Robert Brock recruits
Shumway to join his re-
search lab to further his
experiment. Dr. Brock
plans to present a paper
to the medical world on
this amazing discovery
in order to obtain fund-
ing and worldwide rec-
ognition. Unfortunately,
Shumway's experiment
runs into difficulties at
the same time that Dr.


Brock's scientific presen-
tation to the medical in-
dustry is being scheduled.
The characters involved
play out the ethical dilem-
ma that presents itself.
That's when deception,
ego, integrity, ethics, am-
bition and collusion cloud
their main purpose, which
is finding the cure.
The "Secret Order" dem-
onstrates what a self-in-
flicted crisis is; the source
of the crisis is the organi-
zation's own actions.

Read the complete
story online

Gerald J. Sherman ofSherman
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and public relations person and
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Winn Dixie Closings continuedfrom page 21.


ruses one of the bargain
bins in the front of the
store that holds bagels at
half price. Dwayne Hop-
kins ambles around the
super market with his
family, stopping in the
meat aisle to look at a
deal.
"It's a sad day. I'm not
happy about this. I think
Publix is over priced and
I really don't see the dif-
ference in anything but
the produce department,
and I buy that from the
farmer's market," said
Hopkins.
Nicole Gray stalks the
cereal aisle. She shops at
Winn Dixie for her fam-
ily, namely her fourteen-
year-old son who she
says is a big eater. She
only buys non-perishable
items here, purchasing
things like produce, meat
and milk elsewhere.
"What's horrible is that
people are going to lose


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their jobs. The customer
service was great," said
Gray while looking through
the cereal aisle, "Although
their refrigeration would go
out sometimes and they'd
have to move things around
when it did."
In the produce section,
Ellen, a food demon-
stration specialist for a
private company, places
small plates of salad on
a table next to bottles of
Winn Dixie brand salad
dressing.
"I feel badly for the em-
ployees because of their
jobs and the older people
that come into the store
and are used to getting
very personalized ser-
vice," said Ellen. "It's a
tough situation."
B.J has been an employee
at Winn Dixie for four
years and stands behind
the seafood counter. Un-
derstandingly, she's upset
by the news.


"I don't feel good about
this at all. I found out that
the store was going to
close watching the news.
They told us the next
morning, but they should
have told their employees
first, not the media," said
B.J. "They're not going
to transfer anyone to a
new store. We have to ap-
ply for our jobs. It's like
starting over. But I'll still
show up."
Customer service rep-
resentative and bagger,
Lewis Sadowsky, col-
lects shopping carts in the
largely empty parking lot
and like all the employ-
ees, is discouraged.
"I just got transferred to
this store a month ago.
I don't know what I'm
going to do," said Sad-
owsky.
As a result of the closings,
Winn Dixie will save be-
tween 12 and 17 million
dollars a year.


Bernie's Cleaners, dry

cleaning with no aggravation


By Donovan Ortega


Bemie Audet was bor in
East Hartford, Connecti-
cut. Bemie started work-
ing in the dry cleaning
business back when he
was only 13 years old with
his Aunt and Uncle back
home. Then, in 1992, Ber-
nie decided it was time to
spread his wings and fly
solo. The result was him
opening his first Bemie's
Cleaners here in Boca.
They've been in the same
plaza for over 20 years
simply moving 3 times
to a different and better
store.
Bemie's Cleaners is lo-
cated at the intersection
of Powerline and Camino
Real. Bernard Audet, the
owner of the dry cleaning


shop, has been in business
in Boca Raton for nine-
teen years. The shop sits
at the ground floor of an
office building and shares
space with an alteration
store. Adding flare to the
storefront is Sammy, a
twenty-two year old white
cockatoo. Audet has been
setting up Sammy's cage
on the sidewalk for years.
It's a nice decoration and
conversation piece, but
most of all, Sammy seems
to enjoy the weather and
attention as he sits majes-
tically on top of his home.
Stacy Einhom, a school-
teacher at Donna Klein
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and into the store carry-
ing her fiancee's clothes.
Sammy struts outside
while Einhom speaks ex-
citedly with Bemie. It's
clear they've known each
other a long time.
"He's the best dry cleaner
in the world," Einhom
says on the sidewalk after
dropping off the clothes,
"he does such a complete
job, knows every client,
and gives top quality ser-
vice."
The high praise isn't new
for Audet.
"We keep the old custom-
ers happy and take care
of business," says Au-
det, "We care. There's no
magic to this. We strive to
provide whatever the cus-
tomer asks."
Bemie grabs a hanger off
the dry cleaning convey-
or and walks back to the
front desk.
"The other thing," Audet
adds, "is that if there is a
problem, customers know
that the owner is at the
front desk. He's not play-
ing golf or at the beach.
I'm always here."


ewis ca emy, as een
going to Bemie's Cleaners
Bernm s Cleaners (561-
for eighteen years and ac- B e Cleaners (56
338-7843) is located at
knowledge the parrot as
S7600 West Camino Real.
she breezes past the cage


Sammy, the twenty-two year oldwhite cockatoo, perched on his cage in font ofBernie 's Cleaners.


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and September await


By Donovan Ortega

The 2010 hurricane sea-
son began with tremen-
dous predictions of storms
swarming the Atlantic
basin. It had the poten-
tial to be the most active
hurricane season in fifty
years said the NOAA
and Colorado State Uni-
versity, two of the most
valued institutions in re-
spect to hurricane season
analysis. But June and
July have come and gone
and only two storms have
been named. Alex was
the first storm to form in
the Atlantic Ocean in June
since 1995 and struck
Mexico as a weak catego-
ry 2 hurricane. Tropical


storm Bonnie formed in
mid July and made land-
fall near Biscayne Bay,
FL on July 23rd, twitter-
ing out into the Gulf of
Mexico and dissipating.
Aside from those two
storms and a few tropi-
cal depressions, the 2010
season has been quiet.
"Given all the pre-season
hype about what a busy
season we're supposed
to be having, June and
July have been boring to
the point of being humor-
ous," said Howard Han-
son, oceanographer and
meteorologist at Florida
Atlantic University.
Storm season prediction
is a bit of a crapshoot
due to the multitude of


factors involved, but
the slow start is surpris-
ing given the favorable
conditions to hurricane
formation in the Atlantic
Ocean this summer.
"The best explanation
I've heard has to do with
the atmospheric loading
of dust blowing off the
Sahara Desert and drift-
ing across the tropical/
sub-tropical Atlantic,"
said Hanson, "This dust
absorbs sunlight and
heats up the upper tro-
posphere, stabilizing it
against the organized
deep convection that
turns into tropical cy-
clones."
It is important to note
that historically, June


and July are the slowest
months of any hurricane
season, while August and
September are the most
active. Between the year
1900 and 2006, a total
of 27 seven major hurri-
canes (category 3, 4, and
5) have struck the United
States in August, while
47 have hit in Septem-
ber. Thus, it is imperative
that the citizens of Boca
Raton remain vigilant.
August and September
have the potential to be
extremely active, and
it only takes one strong
storm to make the 2010
hurricane season memo-
rable.


BABY NEEDS
Disposable diapers, Wipes,
Diaper-rash ointment, pe-
troleum jelly, Baby medi-
cines (pain, cold, cough),
Medicine dropper, Extra
formula, baby food
EMERGENCY TOILET
Small can or garbage can
with tight lid, Plastic bags
for liners, Disinfectant or
bleach, Deodorizer
HURRICANE KIT
Assemble this now. Put
aside in a special box in ga-
rage. Keep heat-sensitive
items inside home and ro-
tate stock throughout sea-
son. Batteries can go in
refrigerator.
Flashlights and extra bulbs,
Battery-operated TV or Ra-
dio, Fully charged battery-
operated lanterns. Don't
get candles and kerosene
lanterns. They are fire
hazards. Extra batteries,


Matches, Clock (wind-up
or battery- operated), Plas-
tic garbage bags,Working
fire extinguishers, Scissors,
Toilet paper, Clean change
of clothes, rain gear, sturdy
swamp boots you won't
mind throwing away later.
An inexpensive rabbit-ears
television antenna to use
when cable goes out, Map
of the area, List of phone
numbers, Copy of insur-
ance policy
KITCHEN SUPPLIES
Manual can opener, Bottle
opener, Matches in a plas-
tic bag, Pocket knife pref-
erably Swiss Army-style,
Camp stove or other cook-
ing device and plenty of
fuel. Use canned fuel, not
charcoal or gas, Ice chests
or coolers, Paper plates,
napkins, plastic cups,
knives, forks, spoons


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BOYNTON BEACH -Wes-
ley Skiles, 52, of High
Springs, Fla.,died while
taking photographs for
National Geographic
magazine near the Boyn-
ton Beach Inlet about 3
p.m. Wednesday, July 21.
The Palm Beach Coun-
ty Sheriff's Office said
Skiles was diving with
a group of people three
miles east of the Boynton
Beach Inlet. Skiles was
filming locally for Na-
tional Geographic.


According to reports,
Skiles motioned to one of
his divers that he was as-
cending because he was
out of film. One of the
other divers saw him mak-
ing his way to the surface
but continued working and
did not continue to watch
Skiles. Several minutes
later, the remaining divers
decided to ascend.
As the remaining divers
made their way to the
surface, they saw Skiles'
body lying at the bottom


of the ocean floor, near
the reef, motionless. The
divers quickly took hold
of him and rushed him to
the surface.
Skiles was pulled onto
the vessel by the captain.
CPR was immediately ad-
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their way to the marina.
The photographer was
transported to the emer-
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Yak Yak at Crane's BeachHouse See phoos on page


DELRAY BEACH More
than 60 local marketing,
media and public relations
professionals attended the
4th annual PR YAK-YAK
held recently at Crane's
BeachHouse Hotel & Tiki
Bar in Delray Beach.
Co-hosted by the Gold
Coast PR Council and PR-
SA-Palm Beach, PR YAK-
YAK netted some $1,700,
which was split evenly by
both nonprofit organiza-
tions.
One of four "Third Thurs-
day Fun-raisers" held this
summer, PR YAK-YAK
attracted many of South
Florida's best known pub-
licists, Larry Boytano
(Palm Beach County Cul-
tural Council), Kristin B.
Calder (Bethesda Hospital


Foundation), Melissa Cart-
er (Old School Square),
Diane Diamantis (Word
Work),Jeanne Epstein (Pre-
mier Marketing Strategies),
Tiffany Faublas (Palm
Beach County Convention
Center), Elizabeth K. Grace
(The Buzz Agency), Bruce
Herman (Boca Raton
Museum of Art), Andrea
Knibbs (Smith & Knibbs
PR), Ann Margo Peart (The
Breakers), Jennifer Sulli-
van (Carey O'Donnell PR
Group) and Margie Yansu-
ra (Wordsmith Communi-
cations).
Also on hand, among oth-
ers, were Nat Harrington
(School District of Palm
Beach County), Audra Ho-
dges (Boca Raton Chamber
of Commerce), Kae Jon-


sons (Boys & Girls Clubs
of Palm Beach County),
publisher Kate Leming
(The Coastal Star), Jennifer
Mahoney (Tax Collector,
Palm Beach County), Rich
Pollack (Pollack Commu-
nications), columnist Thom
Smith and Alexandra K.
Wasil (Palm Beach Opera).
Attendees were welcomed
by Gary Schweikhart, co-
founder and president of
the Gold Coast PR Council;
Rebecca Seelig, president
of PRSA-Palm Beach; and
Cathy Balestriere, general
manager of Crane's Beach-
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addition to enjoying sushi
and pizza, "yak-yakkers"
also listened to tunes by the
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'Paws for the Cause' plans social event Aug. 24

BOCA RATON The Tri County Humane Society's P.m s for the Cause" will hold
its monthly social affair Aug. 24 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Highland Beach Holiday
Inn on State Road AlA, at the shoreline.
The price for members is $10. Non members price is $20. Complimentary hours
d'oeuvres and a drink will be served. All proceeds go to Tri County to help pay for
medical bills.
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I am a beautiful happy
Russian Blue cat. I wish
all abandoned cats and
dogs could find their lov-
ing caring owners one day.
I'd love to tell you my
very unique story.
In a Montclair NJ shelter
six years ago, I was sick
and scared, dreaming of
somebody kind and loving
to take me home. It was
Mother's Day holiday. A
Lady was looking for a
young cat, nice and quiet.
"You, little silver gray kit-
ten, look like miniature
panther." she whispered
and touched me so pleas-


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ant and friendly. I
ness made my hear
faster. "Your eye
clear as emeralds, b
beautiful, and the
so touching... and sa
To her great surprise
name was Baby!
"It is very signific
adopt a Baby on Mc
Day" the Lady saic
was taken to her pla
got immediately th
food, toys and treats
One evening, I sn
away through half o
door and hid in the b
I wanted to explo
world out of the


There were a lot of new
sounds and smells; differ-
ent birds and animals lived
around the house. No one
cared to feed me or give
me water. There were no
toys and soft bed for me
outside there. At night it
was scary to hear owl's
cries and wind's noises in
trees and bushes. It was
cold and lonely. In the
morning I saw the Lady
with cried out eyes look-
ing for me and calling my
name.
-appi- I ran toward her screaming
t beat as much as I could that she
es are finally noticed me. She
ig and grabbed me in the arms,
glance hugged me kissed me. We
Id..." both were happy and re-
;e, my lived. Since then I never
ran away again.
ant to Three years ago we moved
other's to South Florida. I love my
1 and I Lady-owner and take a lot
ce and of stress and disappoint-
e best ment out of her busy life.
I wait for her at home and
leaked when she is back from
opened work I love to express
ushes. aloud how much I love
re the her. Life is wonderful!
house.


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Well-behaved Melvin is looking for a


Story, photo by
Pam D'Addio

Is there room in your heart
for me?
I'm Melvin, a year-old
schnauzer, a neutered
male weighing about 20
pounds.


loving home
I'm new here at
Tri County and
far too adorable to
be homeless. I'm
a handsome dog,
housebroken and
well-behaved. I'm
very friendly and I
would do well in
a home with older
children or other
dogs (cats, un-
known). I know
how to "sit," too.
Just look at this
shaggy face and head to
the lobby to sign my adop-
tion papers, OK?
I'm available for adoption
at Tri-County Humane
Society, a no-kill animal
shelter located at 21287
Boca Rio Road in Boca
Raton. The shelter is open


for adoptions Tuesday
through Sunday, 11 a.m.
to 4:30 p.m. Adoption
fees for companion ani-
mals are $110 and up.
Animals are heartworm-
tested and up-to-date on
vaccinations. Included
in the adoption fee is one
year of free office visits
to Regency Veterinary
Clinic.
Please visit us to find a lost
pet or to consider adding a
shelter dog or cat to your
family. We have puppies
and kittens, too! Call
(561) 482-8110 or view
many of our available ani-
mals and volunteer oppor-
tunities at: www.tricoun-
tyhumane.org. Follow us
on Facebook and Twitter
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LeBron mania has officially
hit Florida. It's been over a
month and a half since '"The
Decision" but only now
has Miami really been in-
troduced to the mania hype
that this NBA season will
bring. The Miami Heat ap-
parel has been burning up
the shelves of local sports
stores; it's been hard to find
a Chris Bosh, or LeBron
James Heat jersey.
The one you will always see
though is Dwyane Wade.
What's going on? Has the
state gone mad forgotten
that our MV3 has been in
Miami since day one? Have
you forgotten he is the one
that brought LeBron and
Bosh to Miami? Remem-
ber what he said at the press
conference? "At the end of
the day, I always said I was
going to do what was best
for my family. And then I
thought about it, and Miami
is my family, this organiza-
tion is my family. So I did
what was best for my fam-
ily."
He loves us-he stayed
here in sunny south beach
instead of leaving us for his
cold hometown of Chicago.
But for some peculiar rea-
son, you don't see his jersey
flying off the shelf.
What's the explanation for


this great feat? The fair-
weather, bandwagon fans.
You know, the ones that for
the last two years have been
diehard Lakers fan, the ones
that three years ago were
Celtics fans? Yeah, those
people. The kind of fans
that if asked to name the
starting lineup of the Heat
last season would only be
able to name Wade.
Now, all of a sudden people
are calling the Heat LeB-
ron's team, LeBron's King-
dom, James' Clan. These
people not only annoy me,
but annoy the diehard Heat
fans who were part of the
2006 Championship glory,
but also part of the 15-67
misery. The ones who were
here for their team when
they saw the American Air-
lines Arena filled to capac-
ity and sold out every game,
and were also here when
the Arena was empty and
people practicality gave you
free Heat tickets.
Nothing wrong with LeB-
ron, he's one of the greatest
players in the NBA, if not
the best.
But, he will never be Wade.
I read somewhere about this
analogy that LeBron was
A-Rod and Wade was Jeter.
That was dead on. A-Rod
is a better player than Jeter,


but Jeter is the face of the
team, he's the one that has
been there since day one.
He's the one the fans love.
A-Rod at times was regard-
ed as the guy who was chas-
ing that elusive ring.
I hope LeBron wins his ring.
He will be loved in Miami,
that's for sure. People will
say that LeBron brought a
championship to Miami.
But that's false. If he did, he
would have already won a
few rings in Cleveland.
Wade has a ring, so no mat-
ter how many rings the
Three Kings win, Wade
will always be one ahead.
He will always be the fan
favorite in Miami, he will
always be the last player to
be announced at player in-
troduction, and his legacy
will forever be enshrined
with the Heat.
I guess it comes with the
territory. Having one of the
best teams in the world will
bring a few hundred fans
wanting a winning team.
But for all you newly pro-
claimed Heat fans, word of
advice to you, The Miami
Heat will never be LeBron's
team.
Miami is the City of Wade,
this is his house, his team.
LeBron is simply a room-
mate in Wade's house


After a strong showing The big- a est
during his sophomore draft mis-
eason, there take dur-
is little doubt ing
that Chad Bill Par-
Henne is the cells' ti-
ranchise
quarter- b a c k
for the
Miami Dol-
phins.


His backups, ho-
wever, are a bit more un-
decided.
Veteran Chad Penning-
ton is an ideal backup
with his experience, ac-
curacy, and leadership,
but it's unclear just how
recovered he is from the
shoulder injury that end-
ed his 2009 season pre-
maturely.
The Dolphins also have
a quality backup in
26-year-old Tyler Thig-
pen, who played well as
the starter of a pretty bad
Kansas City Chiefs team
in 2008.
Then, there is Pat White.


me in Mi-
ami, White
showed zero
ability as an
NFL quarter-
back or spread
option weap-
on as a rook-
ie.
Frail in j
stature and lackg te arm
strength or accura-cy to
play quarterback, White
is what I believe to be a
was-ted draft pick.
The only question is how
long it will take for the
Dolphins to admit their
mistake and part ways


with their 2009 second-
round pick.
If the Dol-, hins
Pare smart they'll
cut ties
ith




White,

pen ser-ve as
Henne's pri-
mary backup,
and keep
VO- Pennington
around as a
veteran
bac kup
and
men-
tor.
Alternatively, the Dol-
phins could also place
Pennington on the PUP
list and keep White
around as the third-
stringer once again, in
the faint hope that he
proves some worth.


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By Jeffrey Messman

BOCA RATON Lynn
University's men's bas-
ketball team has added
James Altman to the staff
as an assistant coach, it
was announced by head
coach Scott McMillin.
Altman, a former assis-
tant to McMillin at Santa
Fe Community College,
brings seven years of
Division I experience to
the Fighting Knights pro-
gram.
"Simply put, James is as
good as it gets," McMil-
lin said. "He's an unbe-
lievable worker, extreme-
ly self-motivated and
truly cares about the suc-
cess of student-athletes
both on and off the floor.
James is a tremendous
coach and I respect and
trust him immensely."
Altman has spent the last
seven years on staff with
Travis Ford, most re-
cently a two year stretch
as video coordinator at
Oklahoma State Univer-
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game scout preparation
as well as assisting in re-
cruiting, scheduling and
co-directing the Travis
Ford Basketball School
and coaching clinic.
Prior to his time at OSU,
Altman spent three years
at the University of Mas-
sachusetts as the Director
of Basketball Operations.
With the Minutemen, he
was in charge of sched-
uling and planning offi-
cial and unofficial visits
as well as arranging and
coordinating team travel
and off campus practices.
He also worked with
the administration and
coaches for facility
scheduling and assisting
with pre- and postseason
strength and condition-
ing along with assisting
the coaching staff with
scouting reports and vid-
eo editing.
Joining the Eastern Ken-
tucky University staff
in 2003, Altman was re-
sponsible for recruiting,
scouting and coordinat-


ing film exchange. He
was also responsible for
organizing and updating
the recruiting database as
well as daily recruiting
mail outs.
Prior to his time at EKU,
Altman spent a year at
Santa Fe CC under the
direction of McMillin.
The team posted a 25-6
overall record and won
the Mid-Florida Confer-
ence Championship. The
team ended the season
ranked 19th in the NJ-
CAA and No. 2 in the
Florida Community Col-
lege Athletic Associa-
tion.
A native of Rockville
Centre, N.Y, Altman
earned his bachelor's de-
gree in sociology from
Hartwick College in
2002. He was a co-cap-
tain and all-conference
selection for the Hawks
during his collegiate ca-
reer, ending his tenure
as a four-year starter and
ranking third all-time in
three pointers made and
eighth in assists.


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From FAU Athletics

BOCA RATON Flori-
da Atlantic University's
football single game tick-
ets for the 2010 season
are now on sale.
The Owls will play the
first home game in De-
troit when they host
Michigan State Univer-
sity at Ford Field on Sat-
urday, September 11.
FAU will then play one
home game a month at
Lockhart Stadium in Fort
Lauderdale, beginning
with North Texas State
University on Saturday,
September 25.
The university has begun
work on the first stadium
to be located on the Boca
Raton campus. It should
be completed by the 2011
football season.
FAU's Homecoming
game will take place


on Saturday, October
30, when the Owls play
host to FIU. The Owls
will then face ULL on
Saturday, November 13
and round out the season
against Troy University
on Saturday, December
4, a game that will be
televised live by ESPNU.
There are several ticket
packages available to
choose from. Fans may
purchase season tickets
for as low as $44. Please
note, group price and
4-pack tickets include a
food voucher for a hot-
dog, chips and soda with
each ticket. Single-game
ticket information fol-
lows:
Single-Game Tickets:
Sideline tickets $25/
ticket
Sidelines tickets for
groups of 15 or more -
$18/ticket


Boca Raton Resident


to Compete in London Triathlon


BOCA RATON -Boca
Raton resident and Safe-
lite AutoGlass em-
ployee Daniel Pray will
travel to England this
week to compete along-
side 900 Belron col-
leagues across the globe
in the London Triathlon.
The event, hosted by Bel-
ron, Safelite's parent
company, raises money
for Ma'Afrika Tikkun,
an organization benefit-
ing children and orphans
in South Africa. Pray is
part of a 20 member team
representing Safelite Au-
toGlass.
Pray was selected for
the all-expense paid trip
based on his performance
in the inaugural S.i fclltC i
Triathlon and Poker run
in Las Vegas. The April
event featured more
than 150 participants
who raised $165,000 for
Ma'Afika Tikkun.
Pray will compete in the


biking running portion of
the relay for his team.
In 2009, more than 600
Belron employees from
around the world took
part in the London Triath-
Ion and raised $110,000
for Ma'Afrika Tikkun.
Belron has been in-
volved in the triathlon for
eight years and this is the
fourth year that Safelite
AutoGlass has partici-
pated.
The Safeclltc i athletes
will present a check to
Ma'Afrika Tikkun upon
completion of the event
for $225,000 which in-
cludes sponsorship
money collected by the
athletes themselves, con-
tributions by company
leaders and a corporate
gift.
"We're thrilled to once
again be represented in
the London Triathlon.
Not only are the individu-
als of Team Safclitrc1


outstanding athletes, they
are excellent philanthro-
pists. They've trained
and worked very hard
to prepare themselves
to perform well in this
event-all for the ben-
efit of others," said Tom
Feeney, president and
chief executive officer of
Safclltc 1. "The London
Triathlon is a wonderful
opportunity to meet other
members of the Belron
family from around the
globe and demonstrate
Safelite's commitment to
be responsible members
of the global community."
Thousands of athletes
are expected to compete
in the Triathlon August
7-8 in London. For more
information about the
London Triathlon, visit
www.thelondontriathlon.
co.uk/. For more about
for Ma'Afrika Tikkun,
visit http://www.maafri-
katikkun.org.za/.


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Youth/Senior Crunch
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groups of 15 or more -
$12/ticket
Both single and home
game tickets may be
purchased by calling
1-866-FAU-Owls, Mon-
day through Friday from
8:30 a.m. 5 p.m., online
at www.FAUsports.com
or through Ticketmaster.
Fanfest is scheduled for
Saturday, August 21 and
will include the team's
final preseason scrim-
mage. Fans will have the
opportunity to meet the
cheerleaders, dance team
and marching band, as
well as the football team.
FAU merchandise will
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Steve Geffrard is Good as Gold -


By: Pedro Heizer

As I walked into the Po-
lice Athletic League gym,
I must admit, I was wor-
ried. Worried that Steve
Geffrard was going to be
one of those types of box-
ers who could come in
with his nose in the air and
not really care about what
I said. Boy was I ever
wrong. Steve is one of the
few athletes out there that
didn't let his fame get to
him "the way I was raised
was to stay humble, and
stay grounded. I just try to
not let it get to my head."
Well, Steve, I wish more
athletes were like you.
So, as I anxiously awaited
there in the boxing gym
for Steve, alas, the door
opened and in comes this
guy with glasses, and tex-
ting his life away on his
Blackberry. And then it
hit me "wow, he's nor-
mal after all!" he was all
smiles when I introduced


myself to him. He seemed
like he actually cared
about other people, some-
thing I haven't seen much
of with other athletes.
This kid is remarkable, I
asked what got him in the
boxing business and he
simply said "A friend of
mine took me to the Boca
Raton Police Athletic
League when I was only
13 years old... and I saw
the other guys in the box-
ing gym lifting weights
and I was very curious
and I got into boxing from
that day." That's great,
he's athletic and humble.
A graduate of St. An-
drews High School here
in Boca, starting in Sep-
tember, Steve will be at-
tending the Wayne Huiz-
enga School of Business
at Nova Southeastern
University. He will have
to juggle an Olympic ca-
reer and the everyday life
of an average college stu-
dent at the same time. But,


if there was an athlete that
I think could handle this,
it would be Steve.
Listen, this kid is destined
for greatness; he's got his
eye set on the prize and
will accomplish it at any
cost. His goal is simple:
"I want to represent the
US in the Olympics es-
pecially in the heavy-
weight division, because
we haven't won a gold
medal in that division in
so many years" with his
eyes set on gold, he has
become the golden stan-
dard of boxing with his
great victories, the latest
being a win at the USA
National Championships
in Colorado Springs at the
Olympic training center.
So here is to you Steve,
the athlete that has made
a difference. An athlete
that came up from a hum-
ble beginning and never
lost sight of where you
came from while look-
ing ahead to the future. I


wish more athletes would
be like you, care about
people, be humble, and
never forget where you
came from. I'm sure you
will win Olympic Gold
for the USA. We here at


The Boca Raton Tribune
are rooting for you, you
are not only an athlete we
will look up to, but you
are our hometown hero,
no matter the outcome.
Good Luck.


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