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Boca city officials are on local woman's

list of Thanksgiving blessings


Malka Kornblatt, second rom leJt, presented mugs to city leaders Monday in appreciation
of their work for all residents. \'i h. i with her are, from left, Councilman Anthony Majhess,
Deputy Mayor Susan Haynie, Mayor Susan Whelchel and Councilman Mike Mullaugh.


By Dale M. King


BOCA RATON When
Malka Komblatt counts
her Thanksgiving bless-
ings each year, more than
a dozen Boca Raton city
officials are on that list.
"Here it is, Thanksgiv-
ing time again," she told
City Council members
at their meeting Mon-
day. "And I have come
again to thank you for
the thousands of hours
of your precious lives
that you devote to mak-
ing my life, and the lives
of the other 82,000 Boca
Raton residents, the best
possible in the world."
Seepage 14


PROPEL motivates Boca Raton

students to leave 'tough lives'
behind and attend college


By Skip Sheffield

BOCA RATON On
Thursday, Nov. 25, Lee
Shuman and Gregg God-
dard will enjoy Thanks-
giving for the first time
in Boca Raton as college
students.
Their friend and room-
mate Tyrone Brooks,
will enjoy his first
Thanksgiving as a col-
lege graduate with an
A.A. degree from Talla-
hassee Community Col-


lege. He is now a junior
at Florida A&M. He in-
tends to go on to gradu-
ate school.
Tyrone got a late start in
college. He is 23 now.
He began college part-
time at Palm Beach
Community (now State)
College, as he had to
work full-time to help
out his family.
Shuman and Goddard
are older than typical
freshmen, too. Lee is 19
and Gregg is 20.
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INDEX


Briefs
Municipal News
Community News
Section B
Columnist
Business
Pet Society
Games
Sports


Page 02
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Page 08
Page 13
Page 21
Page 23
Page 25
Page 26
Page 32


Safety tip from

Boca Raton Police


Boca police safety tip


Q: I heard that I should keep a copy of the serial number
of my new flat screen television. Is this true?
A: Yes, in fact you should record the serial number to
all of your electronics, including televisions, DVD play-
ers, game consoles (Wii, PlayStation, etc), computers,
digital cameras, etc. If an item with a serial number is
stolen, police can enter the item's serial number into a
database. If the item is taken to a pawnbroker, the bro-
ker is required by law to submit pawn transaction forms
to the local Sheriff's Office within 24 hours. Police can
then compare stolen items against the pawn transaction
database which has resulted in the recovery of thou-
sands of stolen items.
Crime and safety questions are answered by officers
from the Crime Prevention Unit. For more information,
visit www.BocaPolice.com.

Boca Raton Police blotter

BURGLARY TO RESIDENCE
A resident of West Royal Palm Road recently told police
that unknown persons removed an orange container of
tools from his garage

THEFT FROM BUILDING
BRPD responded to a theft of a purse from the Boca Ra-
ton Resort & Club. Juan Montoya was arrested on scene
and transported to the Palm Beach County Jail.

THEFT FROM BUILDING
A Dell laptop computer was reported taken from the 3rd
floor Human Resources office of Oce North America by
unknown subject. Total loss was $2,000, police said.

VANDALISM TO VEHICLE
On 11/18/10 between 1345 hours and 1630 hours, un-
known suspects vandalized a man's black Lexus.







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* Mike Huckabee plans visit to Boca Raton;
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* Boca Home Care Services CEO named presi-
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ANTHONY ALTMANN, JOHN D. COLE


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you can use for your response. You can find these court
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your county law library, or the courthouse nearest you.
If you cannot pay the filing fee, ask the court clerk for
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Boca Police arrest

Lynn student from Rhode

Island for making threats

on Facebook


BOCA RATON Boca Ra-
ton Police arrested a Lynn
University student Nov. 14
after he allegedly posted
threats on Facebook indi-
cating that he was going
to recreate a "Columbine
High School incident," a
police report says.
The student, Daniel Sha-
na, 20, of Barrington,
R.I., was taken into cus-
tody and transported to a
mental health facility for
evaluation, said Public In-
formation Officer Sandra
Boonenberg. She also said
he was charged with two
counts of written threats to
kill or do bodily injury and
with two counts of threats;
extortion through writ-
ten communication. Both
crimes are second degree
felonies, police said.
Police were called to Lynn
about 2:15 a.m. to investi-
gate the incident. When of-
ficers spoke with Shana, he
allegedly told them he did
not intend to hurt anyone
and that he was just tired
of people picking on him.
Boca Raton detectives as-
signed to the case spoke
with Shana's friends and
his Facebook friends. Sev-
eral of Shana's friends
read the posts, including


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"Columbine take 2...,"
"just registered for my
firearms license...," "just
purchased the ruger SR9c
9mm." Detectives read the
posts and made copies of
them for evidentiary pur-
poses.
Although Shana uses the
name "Deejay DontStop"
on Facebook, Boonenberg
said, he was not attempting
to conceal his identity be-
cause his friends knew this
name was used by Shana.
Police said Shana also
made specific threats
against his ex-girlfriend
and her current boyfriend.
These threats were also
posted on Facebook. Both
the ex-girlfriend and her
current boyfriend are
friends with Shana on
Facebook and received the
threats/posts directly and
were told about the threats
from mutual friends. They
both told detectives they
were afraid for their safety.
Detectives obtained a
search warrant for Shana's
computer, which revealed
that Shana had searched
for firearm licensing infor-
mation, researched cheap
firearms, and viewed
several Columbine High
School shooting videos.


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District 4 County Commissioner Steven L. Abrams, far left, with
wife, Debbie, takes part in swearing-in ceremonies Nov. 16 at the
Governmental Center in West Palm Beach.


WEST PALM BEACH -
District 4 County Commis-
sioner Steven L. Abrams,
who represents Boca Ra-
ton and surrounding com-
munities, was sworn in to
a new commission term
along with three others
during ceremonies Nov. 16
at the Governmental Cen-
ter.
Also sworn in were incum-
bents Jess Santamaria and
Priscilla Taylor, and newly
elected District 2 Commis-
sioner Paulette Burdick,
who succeeds Jeff Koons.
Burdick was a longtime
member of the County
School Board. All will
serve four-year terms.
Appointed by Gov. Char-
lie Crist in 2009 to fill the
unexpired term of Mary
McCarty, Abrams won
re-election this year when
no one filed to run against
him.
"It is an honor and a privi-
lege to represent the citi-
zens of Palm Beach Coun-
ty for the next four years. I
remain committed to con-


tinuing to work together
to restore public trust and
economic prosperity to our
county," said Abrams, who
was flanked by his wife,
Debbie, at the ceremony.
Abrams has a lengthy re-
cord of public service. He
is a former mayor of Boca
Raton, elected in 2001 and
re-elected in 2003 without
opposition and in 2005
with the most votes in city
history. He was named
mayor emeritus when he
stepped down in 2008 due
to term limits.
He also served five terms
as a City Council member
in Boca Raton from 1989
to 1999. He is a past presi-
dent of the Palm Beach
County League of Cit-
ies and a founding board
member of the Florida
League of Mayors.
The commissioner cur-
rently serves on the South
Florida Regional Trans-
portation Authority and
chairs the Palm Beach
County Broadband Com-
mittee and the Value Ad-


justment Board. In addi-
tion, he sits on the boards
of the Metropolitan Plan-
ning Organization, Kravis
Center for the Performing
Arts, and Florida Associa-
tion of Counties.
Following the swearing-
in, commissioners elected
Karen Marcus as chair-
woman and Shelly Vana
as vice-chairwoman. They
also recognized Chairman
Burt Aaronson for his year
of service as head of the
County Commission.

Other business at the Nov.
16 meeting included:
* Advisory Boards ad-
opted a resolution granting
the county administrator
and deputy county admin-
istrator approval author-
ity for travel by advisory
board members to various
training seminars, confer-
ences and meetings.

*Lake Park Marina ap-
proved an interlocal agree-
ment with the Town of
Lake Park for funding in
the amount of $2.4 million
to expand boat trailer park-
ing at the Lake Park Ma-
rina. The money is from a
2004 waterfront bond pro-
gram.

* Affordable Housing ap-
proved an agreement with
the Community Land Trust
of Palm Beach County in
the amount of $4.523 mil-
lion in federal Neighbor-
hood Stabilization Pro-
gram 2 funds to construct
a 25-unit apartment com-


plex in Lake Worth for af-
fordable rental housing.

* Energy Efficiency ad-
opted a resolution urg-
ing Congress and Presi-
dent Obama to fully fund
the Department of En-
ergy's Energy Efficiency
and Conservation Block
Grants (EECBG) in FY-
2012. The program will
end in 2011 if no action
is taken. EECBG-funded
retrofit projects in Palm
Beach County are ex-
pected to create and retain
143 jobs while decreasing
energy use and curbing
greenhouse gas emissions.

* Veterinary Clinics ap-
proved an amendment to
the ULDC Planned Devel-
opment District Use Ma-
trix to allow a veterinary
clinic with no outdoor runs
and less than 5,000 square
feet of gross floor area to
be a permitted use.

* Campaigning Directed
legal staff to research the
board's authority to make
the commission cham-
bers a campaign-free zone
while board meetings are
being conducted.


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Florida Atlantic University alumnus

named U.S. Ambassador


BOCA RATON Florida
Atlantic University alum-
nus Robert "Skipp" Orr
was recently sworn in as the
United States Executive Di-
rector to the Asian Develop-
ment Bank (ADB) with the
rank of ambassador.
He was nominated by Presi-
dent Barack Obama to the
post that required confir-
mation in the U.S. Senate,
which took place in Sep-
tember.


In his new capaci-ty,
Orr will represent the
United States when
voting on the loans
and grants, mostly
for infrastructure,
that the ADB ex-
tends to other coun-
tries.
With extensive ca-
reer experience in
the corporate world,
academia and gov-
ernment, which
qualified him for
the ambassadorial appoint-
ment, Orr credits FAU as
the foundation. He gradu-
ated with a B.A. in history
cum laude in 1976.
"I would like to stress that
I'm really proud of FAU,"
he said. "I'm a big booster
of the history department
where I received my intel-
lectual start, and I love to
come home to the university
when I can. All throughout
my career, I am really grate-


ful that I was a history major
at FAU. They had and have
a great faculty. My history
degree was very diverse and
allowed me to go into any-
thing. It gave me the ability
to develop analytical tools."
Before becoming an ambas-
sador, Orr was chairman of
the board of the Panasonic
Foundation for three years
and worked on Obama's
campaign for the presidency.
He earned an M.A. in gov-
ernment from Georgetown
University and a Ph.D. in
political science from To-
kyo University. After gradu-
ation from FAU, Orr served
for two years as legislative
assistant to U.S. Rep. Paul
G. Rogers (D-FL), a 12-
term member of the U.S.
House of Representatives.
Orr and his wife, Mitsuko,
will live in Manila, Philip-
pines, where the headquar-
ters of the Asian Develop-
ment Bank is located.


Perman enters Florida House


West Boca Raton chiropractor Steve Perman, center, joins other new Florida state rep-
resentatives during swearing-in ceremonies recently at the State House in Tallahassee.
Perman won the District 78 House seat earlier this year with no opposition. The seat had
been held by Kevin Rader, who chose to run for the State Senate seat in District 27 rather
than re-election. Rader lost to Lizbeth Benaquisto.


Meet State Senator Maria Lorts Sachs


IGuest Column I
I am honored to introduce
myself in this publication
for the first time as your
state senator. For the past
four years, I have served as
a state representative in the
Florida House and worked
tirelessly for the vital issues
facing our state and com-
munity.
During that time, I success-
fully sponsored 10 bills and
successfully co-sponsored
many more. The legislation
championed by my office
has served to protect our
most vulnerable citizens
such as the elderly as well
as to honor our veterans
and protect teachers.
As Minority Deputy Whip,
I have assumed leadership
within my party in order
to coordinate our efforts to
help protect Florida's best
interests.
In addition to my work in
Tallahassee, I have been ac-
tive in bringing immediate
help and positive change
to our community. As chair
of the Palm Beach County
Legislative Delegation, I
have led efforts to make
sure that our area's priori-
ties are addressed in Talla-
hassee.
Seeing the effects of our
financial crisis on our hard-
working homeowners, I
took action to organize
HOPE Foreclosure work-
shops which provided free
financial counseling to


those desper-
ately in need.
The Anti-Gang
Summit co-
ordinated
through my o-
ffice brought
together com-
munity lead-
ers to address
mounting
gang violence
and resulted in
sweeping le-
gislation that
has drastically
brought down
the incidence
of gang-rela-
ted crime in
our neighbor-
hoods.
Most recently,
I organized a 21st Century
Energy Su-mmit, aimed at
outlining the policy needed
to create a new high tech
job industry in Florida
while securing our energy
future.
I look forward to continu-
ing the fight for you in the
Florida Senate. Well before
the Senate session begins in
March, my office has start-
ed preparing to tackle the
tough issues that confront
us today, such as mortgage
fraud and the protection of
our children in childcare
center vans.
My number one priority is
investing in high tech in-
dustries that will foster new


job growth in our state.
To this end, I have just
returned from a trade mis-
sion to Israel where con-
tacts were made that will
strengthen business coop-
eration between our two
economies.
I believe strongly in the
wisdom and experience of
my constituents.
As your state senator, I
welcome your participa-
tion in the coming months.
Feel free to contact my of-
fice so that together we can
work toward a brighter fu-
ture for our community.
Thank you for the opportu-
nity to be your state sena-


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D'Var Jewelers
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Founded January 15, 2010
DOUGLAS HEIZER, Publisher
Our Writers/Reporters and Columnists
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EDITORIAL
By Dale King


Thanksgiving reminders can come to you in

many different ways


Did you ever have
one of those
days? I mean
one of those really, REAL-
LY bad days?
I did last week. I won't
go into detail. My wife
says I complaint too much
as it is.
It was a bit ironic that
these difficulties seemed to
come at a time when I was
trying to come up with a
topic for my Thanksgiving
column. Needless to say, I
was distracted for a good
part of the day.
The evening of that par-
ticular day, my wife was
looking over email messag-
es, and drew my attention
to one that was particularly
appropriate. It was not spe-
cific to Thanksgiving, but,
rather, told of how lucky
we are to be Americans as
troublesome as our situa-
tions can be.
I can't find that email,
but I recall it offered statis-
tics that were eye-opening.


It said if we have a home,
enough food and clothing,
then we are doing better
than millions of others in
the world. If we are literate
and could read the email,
we are a leg up on millions
more.
I do remember one statis-
tic. The email said if we are
reading this on a computer,
we are in the top 1 percent
of those in the world.
With Thanksgiving here,
all we have to do is think
about the stricken people in
Haiti or Darfur, the hovels
of India or the gang-infest-
ed streets of Mexico to find
life that is more troubling
than our own.
Yes, we have unemploy-
ment and a stagnant econ-
omy and other problems.
But will still have spirit,
and have seen how Ameri-
cans can stand up and show
their true colors. The last
election proved it. Let's
give thanks to the fact that
we have free speech, free-


dom of assembly, freedom
from invasive searches and
can still pursue happiness.
On Thanksgiving, let
us revel in that happiness,
even just for 24 hours. The
world will spin on tomor-
row.

Good friends
I know I started this col-
umn by talking about a re-
ally bad day. But I have
had a couple of very good
days lately, ones that united
my wife and me with some
good friends.
I was reunited with many
I hadn't seen for a while
during the award ceremony
at Plaza Real in Mizner
Park. Assistant City Man-
ager Mike Woika, former
Development Services
Director Jorge Camejo,
downtown administrative
guru Ruby Childers not
to be confused with Ruby
Tuesday among others.
There was a moment to
speak with Mayor Susan


Whelchel and former May-
or Steven Abrams outside
the trappings of a formal
meeting. Ditto for Deputy
Mayor Susan Haynie and
Council members Cons-
tance Scott and Mike Mul-
laugh. It was nice to meet
Morgan Green from the
Boca Resort. And it's al-
ways good to speak with
PR spitfire Andrea Knibbs
and Chamber President
Troy McLellan.
A day or two later, my
wife and I attended the
grand opening of Burt Ra-
poport's new restaurant,
Deck 84, in Delray Beach.
Burt is also a good friend
to both of us. It was also
wonderful to see him and
his wife, Robin, amid the
swirling success of his new
eatery.
Yes, lots of familiar fac-
es. Back in New England,
Thanksgiving was known
as something of a home-
coming. I guess the same
is true here in Florida.


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THOUGHTS FROM THE

PUBLISHER

By Douglas Heizer


Share Thanksgiving greetings with a

friend or someone forgotten


Thanksgiving is a wonder-
ful day. The holiday isn't
tied to religion, but all
faiths can join in the mea-
ning of the day. It's doesn't
celebrate a political event,
though there are things go-
vernment provides that we
can be thankful for. And it
doesn't celebrate a single
person, but is a holiday de-
signed for everyone to par-
ticipate in.
Naturally, I hope all area
residents get a chance to
share the day with family
and friends. But it's even
more important to pass a-
long a greeting to someone
who may not be expecting
it.
Just think back over the past
year and recall something
someone did that deserves
a special thank-you. Send
them a card or letter, even
an email, thanking them for
what they did. It will prob-
ably make their day. And
it will certainly give you a
good feeling inside.
There are so many things
that happen and are quickly
forgotten. And there are
people who come into our
lives for a few moments
and then are gone. Don't
forget them particularly
on this special day.
Our managing editor, Dale
King, told us how he re-
ceived emails this past year
from a couple he gradu-
ated high school with and


whom he hasn't seen since
then. It turns out they are
also living in Florida, mo-
ving from the northeast to
St. Petersburg.
That's an idea, too. Get in
touch with someone you
haven't seen or talked to in
a while. Give them a call, a
card even an e-card and
let them know you were
thinking of them. This is a
good time to renew friend-
ships and maybe even set-
tle disagreements that have
gone on too long.
Whatever you do, enjoy
Thanksgiving. All of us at
the Boca Raton Tribune ho-
pe you have a wonderful
day and a great big "thank
you" to all who have helped
us grow and succeed this
year.

A special message
Speaking of emails, we got
a very nice holiday greeting
from Charlotte Beasley, a
longtime friend, a political
activist and local socialite.
The message in her e-card
said:
"Have a great Thanksgi-
ving...and remember why
it's called that. God pro-
vides us all, the good and
the bad, blessings untold.
The rain, water, sunshine
and breathable air, nourish-
ment, shelter and money,
friends...and yes, even e-
nemies, pets and vermin
alike, the Internet and live


confrontations, not to men-
tion the many, many more
things we take for granted.
So go ahead and stop, take a
moment to offer a heartfelt
'Thank You' for all things,
big and small, to Him who
provides so graciously to
all of us here on this tiny
blue speck of dust (this
globe we call Earth) in the
great Cosmos, which He
has created for His good"
It was very kind of her to
think of us at this busy time
of year, and we are very
grateful.

Don'tforget 'the launch'
Many of you are planning
to hit the stores and malls
for the "Black Friday" be-
ginning of the shopping
season.
But Friday is also a spe-
cial day for Boca Raton.
It's "launch" day, the time
when the holiday lights are
first illuminated throughout
the downtown, at Mizer
Park and around City Hall.
The event begins at 5 at
the Mizer Park Amphi-
theater, but the highlight
is at 6 p.m. when Mayor
Susan Whelchel throws the
switch and thousands of
lights around the city begin
to twinkle.
There are plenty of events
at Mizer Park for families
to enjoy. It's a great night.
And it's all free. We hope
you attend.


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POSITIVE LIVING
By Dr. Synesio Lyra, Jr.


Making a True Impression


It has been said that no
one has a second chance
for making a good, first
impression. This may be
true, though people can
still prove themselves later,
gradually, by new attitudes
and actions, even if at first
no good impression was
made.
The opposite is often also
true. Many people make
excellent good, first impres-
sions, only to fail in main-
taining consistency thereaf-
ter. Commitments are made
to some people on the ba-
sis of how they first pres-
ent themselves, but noth-
ing substantial comes from
them afterwards.
Such problems exist at all
levels of human relation-
ships. Employers come to
expect certain things from
an employee, just as em-
ployees anticipate the ful-
filment of promises made
by their boss which are
never delivered.
Through the years I have
received couples in my
counseling office where one
partner complains: "This
is no longer the man I
had married; I fear I don't
know him anymore." Or


"I no longer recognize the
woman I am married to;
she has changed too much
since our wedding, and not
necessarily for the better."
Then there are those who
promise innocent favors
or services which they do
not take seriously, quickly
forgetting them altoge-
ther. Yet, those unto whom
those promises were made
keep wondering what hap-
pened, without ever secu-
ring an honest reply. It is
preferable not to offer any-
thing than to make a com-
mitment and never fulfil it,
or at least show no sense
of urgency for its delivery.
Lord Chesterfield is fa-
mous for a simple, yet
meaningful, recommenda-
tion: "Never put off until
tomorrow what you can do
today." It's only by fulfil-
ling little tasks on time
that anyone shall be able to
tackle bigger ones, which
are always present in any
person's schedule. Time
never stands still, waiting
for you!
Individually and corpo-
rately, there needs to be
more emphasis on the
need for truth at all times


and at all levels; this de-
mands greater consistency
between what one says and
does. Faithfulness pertains
to little tasks, as well as to
bigger ones!
Politicians often make
promises they can't ful-
fil, knowing that well in
advance. Many salesmen
also impress potential cus-
tomers so as to sell their
product, though their fast
talk often does not cor-
respond to the way things
are, or will be. There is a
famous national car ren-
tal company where all its
young agents look hand-
some, speak convincingly,
and are very courteous.
Yet, none of that conceals
the fact that their major in
college might have been
"double talk."
These, and many others,
are horrendous flaws cer-
tain people utilize to en-
trap others. You need be
less concerned with ap-
pearances, while striving
always for genuine, posi-
tive impressions; these are
possible only when your
words and your actions
are consistent with one an-
other!


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


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Boca Raton Brownie Troop visits

Maternity Unit at Boca Raton Regional

Hospital


BOCA RATON With
flowers and Publix cou-
pons in tow for the new
moms, 20 girls from the
Boca Raton Brownie
Troop recently visited the
Maternity Unit at Top-
pel Family Place at Boca
Raton Regional Hospital
with their troop leader,
Kara Janzen and troop co-
leaders, Janie-Lyn McCle-
neghen and Shalise De-
Mott.
The Brownies were shown.


through the use of their
own dolls, how moms are
instructed in the care of
their newborns. The pre-
baby-care course teaches
new parents about fee-
ding, coping with a crying
baby and when to call the
doctor.
Obtaining a certificate in
the pre-baby-care class
puts the girls one step
closer to receiving their
Brownie badges.
"The Brownies had the


chance to learn how to
hold, burp, and diaper
their baby-dolls," said Ca-
ri Tanella, parent educator
at Toppel Family Place.
"They also had a question-
and-answer period where
they got to ask such ques-
tions as 'why do babies'
diapers turn blue when
wet?'"
Toppel Family Place at
Boca Raton Regional Hos-
pital offers beautifully de-
corated labor and delivery
suites with all the com-
forts of home, family-cen-
tered mother/baby nursing
care, lactation services, a
level II neonatal intensive
care unit, board-certified
neonatologist on-site 24/7,
maternity nurses available
24 hours a day, and sup-
port groups for mom, dad
and family.


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nieighbor.s to shame? The Boca Raton
Tribune invites.5ou, the president s of
Buca Ruato and Hi e.s Boca. to tahe
part in our upcoming Iolida 'Lvlcontest
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"Best Theme"- be it the Grinch, Ebenezer Scrooge, a Charlie Brown Christmas
or Miracle on 34" Street (better still, come up with one of your own)
"Best Apartment or Condo" for the most impressively decorated exterior
(balcony, doorway...use your imagination')
"Best in Boca" -our grand prize winner! We are looking for the most creative use of lights
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Judging will take place on Sunday. December 19. The homes of our winners will
be featured in The Boca Raton Tribune's special Holiday Edition!
Register your home before December 10 for the chance to win!
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Who are the Judges?-
We have invited several well-known
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to include your name, address, phone number, and photographs
of your completed holiday decorations for judging

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Ceremony honors Plaza Real at Mizner Park as

one of 'Ten Great Public Spaces'


By Dale M. King

BOCA RATON The crea-
tion of Mizer Park was
something of a gamble, an
early test of multi-use zo-
ning that combined resi-
dential and cultural aspects
with retail and commercial
outlets.
It has succeeded well, so
well, in fact, that the Ameri-
can Planning Association
named Plaza Real at Mizer
Park one of the Ten Great
Public Spaces in America in
2010.
That special designation led
the city to gather local and
state officials and those in
the business and tourism
fields and community lea-
ders for a ceremony today
(Nov. 18) celebrating the ho-
nor. Also unveiled were a
new permanent plaque and
a commemorative poster.
Noting that Mizer Park
will celebrate its 20th birth-
day in 2011, Mayor Susan
Whelchel said, "The Plaza
Real and Mizer Park story
is a remarkable one, of the
public and private sectors
partnering to create and nur-
ture a vital centerpiece of
downtown Boca Raton."
"Together with [General
Growth Properties, opera-
tors of Mizner Park], we
celebrate not only this cov-
eted APA designation, but
also the many people who
have worked for more than
two decades to make this
such a special place."
Among those in the crowd
were County Commissi-
oner Steven Abrams, who
was a freshman member
of the City Council when
Mizer Park was built; for-
mer Councilwoman Wanda
Thayer; former Boca Raton
Development Services Di-
rector Jorge Camejo along


"Plaza Real didn't just hap-
pen on its own," she said.
"It came about as a result
of public and private part-
nership and strong com-
mitment to turn a shuttered
shopping mall into an attrac-
tive commercial, residential
and business district with a
distinctive and unique pub-
lic commons area."
The area is defined by four
fountains, three wrought-
iron detailed gazebos, pu-


with Mayor Whelchel, Dep-
uty Mayor Susan Haynie,
Community Redevelopment
Agency Chairwoman and
council member Constance
Scott and Council member
Mike Mullaugh.
Scott noted that "Mizer
Park and Plaza Real are part
of what make downtown
Boca Raton a wonderful
place in which to live, work
and play. The APA recogni-
tion exemplifies that with
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creativity, persistence and
effective partnerships, ob-
solete shopping malls can
be transformed into vibrant
places for everyone to en-
joy."
Mizer Park was built on
the site of the former Boca
Raton Mall, which was torn
down in the late 1980s.
Mizer Park represented a
$56.6 million investment in
renovation on the property.


iviane IorK, a ienow 01 me
American Institute of Certi-
fied Planners and corporate
officer of the American
Planning Association, said,
"Plaza Real is exceptional
for many reasons, including
big thinking, planning and
follow-through on those big
plans; site design and aes-
thetics; public-private col-
laboration and community
engagement," said


blic art, benches and palm
trees.
Building facades are Medi-
terranean in architectural
style, described by Univer-
sity of Washington architec-
ture professor Anne Vemez
Moudon as a "post-modem
reincarnation of 19th cen-
tury Paris and Barcelona."
At the north end of Mizer
Park are the Count de Ho-
emle Amphitheater and Bo-
ca Raton Museum of Art.
At the southwest end is the
Mizer Park Cultural Arts
Center that includes a black
box theater and exhibition
space. It also houses the
ZED 451 restaurant.
The ceremony featured a
commemorative cake cre-
ated by the Boca Raton Re-
sort and Club with a poster
on the icing depicting the
plaza. A brass ensemble
from the Boca Raton Sym-
phonia performed.


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Thanksgiving has universal meaning,

says Lynn professor
BOCA RATON Although like any other normal
only celebrated in America, work day,"said
Thanksgiving has universal Luttio. "However,
meaning, says a Lynn Uni- the very same
versity professor. idea of set-t ,


People in other cultures
don't celebrate Thanksgi-
ving as Americans do, said
Mark Luttio, a professor of
religious studies and phi-
losophy at Lynn University
who was born and raised
in Japan. He pointed out
that most religious rituals
and traditions worldwide
encompass some element
of giving thanks and these
traditions are often celebra-
ted around the consumption
of food.

"Thanksgiving" in Japan
"In Japan, the fourth Thurs-
day of November is just


ting aside
time to
give thanks does
occur the first three days
of the New Year (Jan. 1-3)."
"Special food is prepared
and families gather from
far and wide to spend
time together," said Lut-
tio. "The same thing that
occurs around the Thanks-
giving table with turkeys in
this country occurs in Japan
with 'mochi' (pounded rice
cakes)."
Read more about Luttio
and Thanksgiving's univer-
sal meaning on Lynn.edu.
Mark Luttio is an associ-


professor in s
College of Liberal Educa-
tion. He teaches a variety
of Dialogues of Belief and
Reason courses, including
philosophy and religious
studies.
Luttio was born in Kyoto,
Japan and graduated from
high school in Tokyo. He
earned a master's of divi-
nity and was ordained as a
Lutheran pastor in 1985.
The professor has an in-
depth knowledge of reli-
gious studies, traditions
and cultures around the
world.


Boca's holiday experience officially begins Friday


BOCA RATON Twinkling
lights, festive parades, free
entertainment for the entire
family, seasonal music, tasty
food delights planned by the
city of Boca Raton in down-
town Boca set the stage for
a memorable 2010 holiday
season.
The city's Recreation Servic-
es Department, along with
many support organizations,
civic groups, and individual
volunteers, have planned a
wide variety of free activities
for the residents of Boca Ra-
ton, its neighbors, and mul-
titudes of guests who visit
during the winter season.
The official launch of the
holiday season is scheduled
Friday, Nov. 26 at 5 p.m. at
the Mizer Park Amphithe-
ater.
The festivities begin as hun-
dreds of miniature lights
appear throughout the city
to officially begin the 2010
holiday season in Boca Ra-
ton. The "lighting up" of


the city will take place as
Boca Raton Mayor Susan
Whelchel officiates at the
annual Holiday Tree Light-
ing Ceremony. Look for the
beautiful fairyland setting as
lights begin to twinkle in the
park, along major highways
and other landmark loca-
tions around the city at the
precise time of 6 p.m. as the
mayor "turns on" the light
switch.
Also planned for the evening
will be walk-about musi-
cians, stage entertainment by
the Boca Raton Community
High School Band under the
direction of Laura Antoni-
Beard, followed by a spe-
cial whimsical holiday stage
show by ZMC Productions
from 7-8 p.m. The show
sponsored by Zella Lehr,
"The Chipmunk's Nutcrack-
er Review," will feature a
cast of spectacular dancers,
cartoon characters, wooden
soldier stiltwalkers, Frosty
the Snowman, and rocking


Rudolph.
Along with lots of food
and fun for the entire fam-
ily, there will also be hand-
made arts & crafts displays
for holiday gift-giving. Mr.
and Mrs. Santa will make an
appearance to tend to each
child's holiday wishes and
will be available for picture
taking. There will also be
opportunities for children to
decorate their own personal
holiday ornament and cre-
ate other take-home crafts.
In addition, children can en-
joy various rides, face paint-
ing, balloon making, sand
art, cupcake decorating and
share in other family fun ac-
tivities.
The Boca Raton Garden
Club will showcase the
club's 17th annual Boca Ra-
ton holiday ornament which
will be on sale at the event.
In addition, wreaths and
poinsettias will be displayed
for purchase.


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Jana fights against degenerative

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By Donovan Ortega

Since the age of three, Jana
Hugon has been battling a
degenerative brain condi-
tion that has slowly robbed
her of freedoms. The size
of her brain is steadily de-
creasing. Her legs are para-
lyzed. She has limited use
of her arms and hands. But
despite these things, Jana
still smiles.
She sits quietly and sucks on
a McDonald's smoothie that
her brother, Newton, raises
to her lips. She is unable to
eat solid food, but still, she
grins as the confection hits
her tongue.
"When I look at my daugh-
ter, I see hope," says her
mother, Daisy Hugon.
Jana was born in Brazil, a
beautiful, healthy girl. To
combat an eye ailment, she
was prescribed a medication
that has since been banned.
The drug began systemati-
cally shutting down parts of
her body. Within a week,
Jana was paralyzed. Even-
tually, the University of
Miami offered its services,
and in 1999, Jana and her
family moved permanently
to Miami. Small progresses
were made, but her condi-
tion slowly regressed.
In August of this year, after
moving to Boynton Beach,
Jana was being fed break-
fast when, suddenly, she
lost consciousness. After
being rushed to Bethesda
Memorial Hospital, they
stabilized her condition.
But in September, doctors
suggested she be put into
Hospice because of a severe
case of Pneumonia.
"The doctors had given up
hope," says Daisy. "But we
didn't."


Horrified by this prospect,
the Hugon family was re-
ferred to a bone marrow
specialist at the South Flori-
da Bone-Marrow and Stem
Cell Transplant Institute. He
had pioneered a procedure
in which a patient's bone
marrow could be stimulated
to release adult stem cells
into the blood stream. The
treatment had succeeded in
restoring brain function in
stroke and cancer patients.
However, because the treat-
ment is experimental, the
Hugon's insurance compa-
ny won't cover the costs of
the $50,000 procedure. But
the Hugon's remain deter-
mined.
"Her brain will be formed
again," said Daisy firmly.
"There is no doubt in my
mind that we will raise the
money."
Newton plays with Jana's
hair as he continues to feed
her the smoothie.
"In a lot of ways she's an in-
spiration to me," says New-
ton. "You look at your own
problems, and you look at
her and she's always smi-
ling."
Daisy fondly recalls memo-
ries with Jana, explaining
her quince' in detail as well
as a humorous plane flight.
"She danced with 15 boys!"


laughed Daisy. "And she lo-
ves music. Especially Lean-
dro and Leonardo."
As Daisy tells the story of
the plane flight, Jana's eyes
widen and she begins to
laugh. Even through hard-
ships, the Hugon's have had
joyful times. This Thanks-
giving won't be any diffe-
rent.
"While we eat this Thanks-
giving, I'm going to be so
grateful for this doctor and
the hope he has given us,"
says Daisy.
Newton nods his head in
agreement.
"I'm thankful for Jana. I'd
give my life for her. I love
her so much," says Newton.
As for Jana, she continues
living through difficulty with
a genuine smile on her face.
She has only one request.
After she has undergone
treatment and is able to eat
solid foods again, she'd like
a steak. When asked what
temperature she would like
it cooked, she answers de-
finitively.
"Well-Done!"she calls out,
and the room erupts with
laughter.
And she's still smiling.
To donate to Jana's treat-
ment visit www. hopefor-
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Fashion luncheon to benefit Lymphoma Research Foundation


Canyon Ranch Spa


Fashion luncheon event co-chairs are, from left, Elisabeth Dalfen, Judith Bronsteen, Mitzi Oreman, Gladys Cook
and Jane Yudell.


BOCA RATON The Lym-
phoma Research Founda-
tion will host its Fifth Annu-
al South Florida Luncheon
January 10 at St. Andrews
Country Club, Boca Raton.
To date, the luncheon has
raised nearly half a million
dollars for the Lymphoma
Research Foundation.
The luncheon features a
fashion show presented by
Neiman Marcus, fabulous
raffle prizes which include


a Chanel handbag and de-
signer jewelry, and a silent
auction featuring a Canyon
Ranch Spa package.
Since 1979, Canyon Ranch
has received countless a-
wards and accolades for
its innovative approach to
health, wellness and ho-
listic and integrative care.
The gift certificate donated
by Canyon Ranch founders
Mel and Enid Zuckerman
includes a three-night stay


for two people at Canyon
Ranch in Tucson, AZ and a
$390 per person allowance
toward spa, sports, and
wellness services.
The event co-chairs are
Elisabeth Dalfen, Judith
Bronsteen, Mitzi Oreman,
Gladys Cook and Jane
Yudell. Tickets cost $125
and are available from Tay-
lor Zitay at 646-465-9103.
Lymphoma is the most
common blood cancer in


adults and the third most
common cancer overall in
children. According to the
American Cancer Society,
some 200 Americans are
diagnosed with lymphoma
every day.
The Lymphoma Research
Foundation (LRF) is the na-
tion's largest non-profit or-
ganization devoted to fund-
ing innovative research and
providing people with lym-
phoma and healthcare pro-


fessionals with up-to-date
information about this type
of cancer.
LRF's mission is to eradi-
cate lymphoma and serve
those touched by this dis-
ease. LRF remains dedi-
cated to finding a cure for
lymphoma through an ag-
gressively-funded research
program and by supporting
the development of im-
proved therapies for people
living with lymphoma. To
date, the Foundation has
funded more than $40 mil-
lion in lymphoma-specific
research. For more infor-
mation visit www.lympho-
ma.org.


ENTERTAINMENT
By Skip Sheffield
See page 18


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SPOTLIGHT

The Floral Landscapes in Oil and Acrylics by

Marsha Heller
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BOCA RATON When
Malka Komblatt counts
her Thanksgiving bless-
ings each year, more than
a dozen Boca Raton city
officials are on that list.
"Here it is, Thanksgiving
time again," she told City
Council members at their
meeting Monday. "And I
have come again to thank
you for the thousands of
hours of your precious
lives that you devote to
making my life, and the
lives of the other 82,000
Boca Raton residents,
the best possible in the
world."
"When I count my bless-
ings every Thanksgiving, I
give thanks for all of you,"


Continuedfrom page 1
she added.
Kormblatt showed up at
the council meeting with
a dolly carrying two boxes
of special mugs which she
presented to council mem-
bers and other city leaders
to thank them for their ser-
vice.
Her list includes Mayor
Susan Whelchel, Deputy
Mayor Susan Haynie and
Council members Con-
stance Scott, Anthony Ma-
jhess and Mike Mullaugh.
She also had mugs for
City Manager Leif Ahn-
ell, City Attorney Diana
Grub Frieser, Police Chief
Dan Alexander, Recreation
Services Director Mickey
Gomez and a number of
others who were not in the
Council Chambers.
As she approaches 78
years of age, Komblatt


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PBSC Fri., Nov. 5, 2010
FAU Sat., Nov. 6, 2010
Peter Nero
Two-lime Grammy
Aw.ard-winning pianisi
Peter Nero blends classical,
swing, Broadway, blues
and jazz.


PBSC Fri., Dec.3,2010
FAU Sat., Dec. 4, 2010
Tovah Feldshuh
Out of My Mind
Awarded Best Leading
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Theatre Fans, and four
Tony nominations.


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He started with his first hit
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1962. Through 1972 he had
more :1 records than any
other solo male artist.


PBSC Fri., Feb. 4, 2011
FAU Sat., Feb. 5,2011
Leslie Uggams
From Harlem to Broadway,
The American Song Book
This Tony and Emmy
Award-winning performer
will delight your senses.


PBSC Fri., Mar. 4, 2011
FAU Sat., Mar. 5,2011
Lorenzo Lamas
A Romantic Evening
Lamas croons in a baritone
that is reminiscent of Dean
Martin. He is not just a pretty
face he sings well, too.


Florida Sunshine POPS Orchestra
SWith World Famous Conductor/Arranger
Richard Hayman and Full Orchestra


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PBSC Mon&Wed, Nov. 15&17 PBSC Mon&Wed, Dec.13&15
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The Mob Hits Contemporary
Featuring a great mix of Broadway featuring
Traditional Folk and Modern te music of
Italian music. Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber


Dean Martin, Al Marlino
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Music from today's
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Five by Design
Where the music's hot,
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and the legend lives
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Dancin'&
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PBSC Mon&Wed, Mar. 14&16
A Tribute to
Frankie Valli
The Original Jersey Boy
Nineteen top ten hits and
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Valcho, Shelbie Seys and Monica Ash.


Uniform event
for children's charities.
Celebrity bartenders in-
cluded U.S. Marine Corp
Sergeant Brian Faeth, the
assistant manager at Mor-
ton's The Steakhouse in
Boca Raton and a veteran
of the Iraq and Afghani-
stan wars; Parkland Police
Chief Paul O'Connell and
Coral Springs Fire Chief
Mark Curran.
The Boca Raton restaurant
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ENTERTAINMENT

I By Skip Sheffield


i A lot happens quickly in


"The Next Three Days"


Russell
Mom?


Crowe as Mr.


For awhile that's what it
seems like in "The Next
Three Days," which stars
Crowe as tweedy Pitts-
burgh English teacher
John Brennan, married to
a lovely young, diabetic
Lara (Elizabeth Banks).
This is a Paul Haggis film
however, and things won't
remain peaceful for long.
We see Lara lift a fire ex-
tinguisher from under her
car as a woman rushes by
and squirts some blood on
Lara's blouse.
These seemingly incon-
sequential actions will
change the life of Lara,
John and their young son.
One evening the police
smash their way into the
Brennans' cozy suburban
home, seize and hand-


cuffed Lara and haul her
off to jail, accused of the
brutal murder of another
woman.
No matter that the evi-
dence is circumstantial and
superficial, Lara is found
guilty and sentenced to life
in prison.
For three years John Bren-
nan goes about his daily
routine, quietly seething
about the injustice of it all.
Then one day he snaps,
and after advice by suc-
cessful escapee Damon
Pennington (Liam Nee-
son), Brennan decides to
go all out to spring his wife
from prison.
"The Next Three days" is
an adaptation of the French
film "Pour Elle" (Anything
For Her), written by Fred
Cavye, who collaborated
with Haggis ("Crash") on
the American version.


This is a very complex,
interwoven, scene-shifting
prison break movie, but
with split-second timing,
chases, gunfire and crash-
es aplenty, Haggis keeps
the viewer on the edge of
the seat. It is fun to see a
movie set in Pittsburgh,
and Haggis makes use of
every unique location the
city has to offer. If you can
brush away the logical and
logistical problems of the
plot, "Next Three Days"
is an exciting, suspenseful
rapid ride to an unexpected
destination. j

Also opening this past
weekend was the fifth in-
stallment, "Harry Potter
and The Deathly Hallows,
Part 1" and the cleverly-
named global warming
documentary, "Cool It."


Russell Crowe in a scene from The Next Three Days
Russell Crowe in a scene from "The Next Three Days "


Alas andfarewellfor now
to the Back Room
This past weekend was the
last gasp for the current
incarnation of The Back
Room at 7200 N. Dixie
Highway, Boca Raton. The
building has been sold, and
club owner John Yurt is
looking for a new location.
The amazing Guitar Shorty
paid a return visit Friday
less than a year since his
last Back Room appear-
ance. Shorty has been re-
cording since 1957. His
latest Alligator Records
release is "Bare Knuckle."
Returning for the final
evening, Saturday, Nov.
20 were Dave Shelley and
Bluestone.

Master Chorale in Boca
The Master Chorale of
South Florida began a new
season with a performance


of Haydn's oratorio, "The
Creation" Saturday at
the new Wold Perform-
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University. The workAi


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Siebert as the angel Uriel
and baritone Graham Fan-
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LET'S TALK LIFE & STYLE
By Kay Renz


Classic Chloe


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Boca has many outstanding
community leaders, especia-
lly some amazing women who
have been mentors and role
models to me and so many
others. Every week we see
these incredible ladies in the
pages of our paper looking
lovely and helping support our
town's many worthy causes.
Their influence is long-lasting
and is inspiring the next genera-
tion of stylish givers.
Recently, I caught up with
Chloe Dolandis who was be-
ing honored at Blue Martini,
Town Center as part of Boca
Life Magazine's 4i Under
40" issue. This incredibly tal-
ented young singer, only 25
years old, has already made
her mark on this town and I
feel she is poised to take on
the nation when her debut
album, "Bring Back the Fe-
ver," produced by Grammy
o ,TwrAl lrrlnninma n annr 7'rh


Ziskin, is released this
winter. Currently, she
is putting the finishing
touches on it!
I first met Chloe ma-
ny years ago when she
was participating in
BRET's (Boca Raton
Educational Televi-
sion) first Rising Star
competition. I was im-
pressed by her soaring
vocals and outgoing
stage persona. Natu-
rally, as a PR per-
son who does many
events, I thought she would be
perfect to perform at some of
my charity functions. She was
gracious then and has contin-
ued to be there for me and the
many causes I have worked
with over the years.
Whether I needed help rai-
sing funds so a beautiful little
local girl could travel to visit
an eye specialist or I needed a
special tribute to the soldiers,
Chloe always came through
time after time. But this is not
a surprise to those who know
her, giving back is simply part
of her. Some of the charities
she has supported include For-
gotten Soldiers, The Haven,
The Andy Roddick Charity
Foundation, Food for the Poor,
America's Promise Boca Ra-
ton and Cystic Fibrosis Foun-
dation.
"I grew up doing it," she ex-
plained. "I am very lucky to
be able to do what I love, and
I hTo- hT1 tho h nnnr nf nor r-


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forming at many charitable
functions. I have also been ex-
tremely fortunate to have had
many mentors, so I really also
enjoy working with young
performers helping to mentor
them in return."
Those who see Chloe perform
either live or on TV shows
such as Showtime in Har-
lem, VHl's In Search of the
Partridge Family and NBC's
Fame, immediately notice
that she has unique fashion
style that has deve-loped over
the years. She is as distinctive
in her look as she is in her vo-
cal presentation the mark of
a true star.
Many years back, I did a fun
fashion story at The Boca
Raton News with Chloe and
the girls of The Rising Star
competition at Bloomingda-
les. The look then was sort of
Rocker Chic, but today Chloe
has developed her own style
by creating a mix current and
vintage pieces.
"I love shopping at vintage
and thrift stores," she reveals.
"They have so many unique
items, and I like the idea of
supporting the local economy."
She also enjoys seeking out the
deals at Loehmann's and like
all young women there is the
occasional raid of mom's clos-
et. Mix it all up and you have a
trend-setter to watch!
Make up wise, Chloe loves
Vegan makeup brand ZuZu
and Gabrielle available at
Whole Foods. And you will
also see the singer stocking up
on lots of healthy good food
there as well. "I love to be
green and eco-friendly," she
says.
Whether looking out for the
environment or any of the
causes that are dear to her,
Chloe is always giving from
the heart. Our town is very
lucky to have her and I know
we will all be cheering her on
as she takes her next steps to
stardom!


By Skip Sheffield

BOCA RATON On
Thursday, Nov. 25, Lee
Shuman and Gregg God-
dard will enjoy Thanks-
giving for the first time
in Boca Raton as college
students.
Their friend and room-
mate Tyrone Brooks,
will enjoy his first
Thanksgiving as a col-
lege graduate with an
A.A. degree from Talla-
hassee Community Col-
lege. He is now a junior
at Florida A&M. He in-
tends to go on to gradu-
ate school.
Tyrone got a late start in
college. He is 23 now.
He began college part-
time at Palm Beach
Community (now State)
College, as he had to
work full-time to help
out his family.
Shuman and Goddard
are older than typical
freshmen, too. Lee is 19
and Gregg is 20.
All three men grew up in
the Pearl City section of
Boca Raton. All three have
been involved in PROPEL,
a non-profit whose name
is an acronym for People
Reaching Out to Provide
Education and Leadership.
One of the main missions
of PROPEL is to persuade
young people from eco-
nomically disadvantaged
or broken families to resist
the temptation to drop out
of school, and to stick it out
through high school and if
possible, go on to college,


or at least a
trade school.
Tyrone Brooks
is a shining
example of a
PROPEL suc-
cess story. Stay-
ing in college
has not been
easy. When he
made the deci-
sion to go off to
Tallahassee, he was able to
land some financial assis-
tance, but he has to work to
make ends meet at the law
office of Bill Gwaltney,
whose wife, Jennifer, is a
former executive director
of PROPEL.
"Of the PROPEL directors,
Jennifer and Tolliver are
my favorites," said Brooks
recently at the fourplex
Tallahassee apartment he
shares with Shuman, God-
dard, and a fourth Boca
Raton man, Gardner Mi-
chel. "Without the help
and guidance of PROPEL,
I don't think I could have
made it into college and
stayed with it."
Tolliver Miller, 41, is the
current executive direc-
tor of PROPEL, a post he
has held for three years. A
Louisiana native, Miller
is a veteran of 12 years in
the U.S. Air Force. In addi-
tion to his PROPEL duties,
Miller is a coach and cur-
rent president of the Boca
Jets youth football league,
now in its 50th season in
Boca Raton.
The three Pearl City youth
all joined PROPEL at the
same time in June of 2004
at the invitation of PRO-
PEL co-founder (with his


Lee anu0mnr
wife Marta), James H.
Batmasian. "Mr. B," as the
kids call him, has a special
concern for the down-and-
out and economically dis-
advantaged. He is loathe
to give up on any PROPEL
boy or girl, even if that per-
son has gotten in trouble
with the law.
Lee Shuman has never been
in trouble with the law, but
he has not had an easy life.
Born in Fort Lauderdale, he
lived with his mother there
until his parents split up. At
age 12 he moved to Boca
Raton to be with his father
Lee Sr. at Dixie Manor.
Like his friend Tyrone, who
was a track and volleyball
star at Boca Raton High
School, Lee excelled at
sports; in his case, football.
Brooks and Shuman are
both physical education
majors. Goddard, who
comes from a pioneering
Pearl City family, is ma-
joring in business manage-
ment.
Not every PROPEL partici-
pant is a success. Some fall
by the wayside. Some have
run afoul of the law, but
successes far outnumber
failures.
Continued on page 20


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PROPEL motivate

A second crucial mission of
PROPEL is the prevention
of crime, preferably before
it happens, through men-
tors, positive role models
and positive reinforcement.
PROPEL board president
Andy Scott is the former
chief of Boca Raton Po-
lice, who now has his own
employment, a tenant and
relationship background
screening company.
The PROPEL board is a
broad spectrum of business
people from real estate,
banking, law and medicine
to entertainment and hos-
pitality, who volunteer and
share their life experiences.
Mattie Chastain joined the
PROPEL board in Febru-
ary of 2005 and has been a
staunch volunteer and sup-
porter ever since.


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"I met Marta (Batmasian)
at a tea party I hosted for
the Boca Raton Historical
Society," she relates. "She
liked it so much she hired


Place. Marta is
the kind of per-
son who pitches
in and helps.
I've learned
that since I
joined PRO-
PEL. She rolls
up her sleeves
and helps with
clean-up. I'm
like that too; a
worker bee."
PROPEL has
hosted various
fundraising ef-
forts through the years. The
most recent was the PRO-
PEL Pro-Am Golf Tourna-
ment held Oct. 29 at Boca
Lago Country Club. The
event, which involved re-


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grant for researchers to ver-
ify the effectiveness of the
generic version of carbam-
azepine and levetiracetam
for epilepsy. At first look,
this grant seems to be given
because of complaints of
physicians and patients that
the drugs didn't react in the
same manner as the name
brand drug.
This is just one of many
instances in which the
"switchability" of generic
and name brand drugs is
questioned.
Brice Keenom, 20, a Uni-
versity of Florida under-
graduate student, didn't
seem to believe they had
the same quality. "I feel
that maybe they are closely
the same...but not fully the
same," said Keenom.
Sharing a similar position is
Robbie Richardson, a phar-
macy graduate student at
Nova Southeastern Univer-
sity. According to Richard-


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service professor at the U- operating budget from man-
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to say about the questions GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson
that have been raised about & Johnson and Union Chi-
generics in the past years. mique Belge.
According to Doering, this Doering also added that he
debate is mostly started by understands the concern of
the manufacturers of the people who feel powerless
name brands. There is no when making the decision
scientific reason to question to buy a generic drug after
the effectiveness of generic hearing from their doctor
drugs. that they should only use a
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me [as brand name drugs] you say you can't afford it
by virtue of the quality he says, 'Trust me, I'm your
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into them. However, they Doering.
can vary based on inac- Perhaps this grant, which
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shapes, and flavoring," Do- generic drugs, is simply
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cases people are allergic to more careful in evaluating
the different dye used by the the equality of generic and
generics and that, in those name brand drugs.
instances, the name brand Doering concluded, "If you
might be the best option. want a Mercedes Benz,
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are five different types of if you want something reli-
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The Boca Raton Tribune COLUMNISTS East/West Boca Raton, FL


FAITH
By Pastor Sandy







Attitude


Two men were walking
through a field one day
when they spotted an en-
raged bull. Instantly they
darted toward the nearest
fence. The storming bull
followed in hot pursuit,
and it was soon apparent
they wouldn't make it. Ter-
rified, the one shouted to
the other, "Put up a prayer,
John. We're in for it!" John
answered, "I can't. I've
never made a public prayer
in my life." "But you
must!" implored his com-
panion. "The bull is catch-
ing up to us." "All right,"
panted John, "I'll say the
only prayer I know, the one
my father used to repeat at
the table: 'O Lord, for what
we are about to receive,
make us truly thankful."
I have met happy poor
people and miserable
poor people. I have met
happy wealthy individuals
and I have met miserable
wealthy people. Frankly,
I would rather be rich and
miserable rather than poor
and miserable, but that is
not the point. The point is
wealth, or health, or good
fortune is not what makes
a person happy.

Happiness is an internal
quality, not an external


condition.
Lou Holtz, Notre Dame
football coach said, "Abil-
ity is what you're capable
of doing. Motivation de-
termines what you do. At-
titude determines how well
you do it." The Apostle
Paul, another highly mo-
tivated man, learned this
important secret to life. He
said, "I have learned to be
content whatever the cir-
cumstances. I know what it
is to be in need, and I know
what it is to have plenty. I
have learned the secret of
being content in any and
every situation, whether
well fed or hungry, wheth-
er living in plenty or in
want. I can do everything
through Him who gives
me strength" (Philippians
4:11-13). He had learned
the secret of not living life
based on the conditions
around him. He could be
content in prison as well
as at home. His happi-
ness was not based on
situations, it was based on
something much deeper.
"Don't wait to be happy.
Don't postpone happiness
until your situation chang-
es or you have acquired a
certain thing. If you can-
not be happy now, you
will not be happy then, for


happiness is not a condi-
tion of possession or cir-
cumstance. It is a matter of
who you are and how you
respond to life. It is found
within, and unless it is on
the inside, all the things in
the world on the outside
will not make a difference.
If you have been saying,
"I'll be happy when...,"
then you will never be hap-
py because when that con-
dition is met there will be
a dozen more conditions
to take its place. If you
cannot learn to be happy
now, you will never learn
to be happy in spite of how
much you have or achieve.
If you are not content with
less you will never be con-
tent with more. There are
many who live in this fan-
tasy world... "If only I had
this.... If only this were dif-
ferent.... If only I could do
that.... If only this had not
happened in my life...."
What really matters is
what happens in us, not to
us. There is very little dif-
ference in people, but that
little difference makes a
big difference. That dif-
ference is attitude.


Pastor Sandy Huntsman Administrative Pastor
Boca Glades Baptist Church www.bocaglades.oreg


BARRY'S BUZZ
By Barry Epstein


* Happy Thanksgiving to
you all! Enjoy the holiday
weekend with your loved
ones.
* If you like dancing, you
will love Bum the Floor,
now at the Broward Center
for the Performing Arts.
Also still at Caldwell the-
atre is Vices, A Love Story.
* Among the guests on
barry epstein live Friday
at 10 a.m. on www.wrp-
bitv.com are Palm Beach
Post gossip columnist Jose
Lambiet, Palm Beach Pops
Executive Director David
Quilleon, Dr. Joshua Hare,
Director of the University
of Miami Interdisciplin-
ary Stem Cell Institute
and Sun-Sentinel editorial
columnist Kingsley Guy.
Tune in anytime during the
week to catch the show.
* Congratulations to Joa-
nne Epstein on achieving
her Feng Shui Masters cer-
tificate in Austin Texas last
week.
* Former Delray Beach
State Senate candidate Nick
Loeb is now divorced and
free to marry his latest beu,
Sofia Vergara, star of Fa-
mily Matters.
* The Living Room The-
atres on the FAU campus
had a soft opening last
weekend and will be doing
a grand opening early next
month.
* Winston Churchill, Wal-
king with Destiny, nar-


rated by Academy Award
Winner Sir Ben Kingsley,
is the fundraising film of
the Simon Wiesenthal cen-
ter at the Cinemark Pre-
miere theatre on Tuesday,
November 30, followed by
a dessert reception. RSVP
to Tamar Kohn Marks at
305.935.2280 or email to
tminalks\\ *isnthal coIn
* The Boca Raton Chil-
dren's Museum will be
sponsoring the 17th annual
"Breakfast with Santa",
Dec. 4, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30
a.m. at 498 Crawford
Blvd. featuring live music,
real snow, multi-cultural
crafts, entertainment, car-
toon sketches, fresh or-
ange juice and photos with
Santa. Reservations at $9
each are required by call-
ing 368.6875.
* The West Boca Cham-
ber of Commerce 7:30
a.m. Dec. 14 breakfast at
Boca Lago Country Club
will feature and be spon-
sored by. Details at www.
westbocachamber.com.
RSVP to inform c\ctbo-
cachamber.com or call
561.482.9333.
* The 34th annual City of
Boca Raton Holiday Boat
Parade will be Saturday,
December 18 at 6:30 p.m.
from the C-15 canal (Boca-
Delray city limits) south to
the Broward County line,
sponsored by Summit Bro-
kerage, The Boca Raton


Resort & Club, Marine
Industries of PBC, barry r.
epstein associates and oth-
ers.
* Temple Beth Shira 5th
annual Yard Sale will be
Sunday December 19th
from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call
912-1453 for one of the
only 200 spaces available.
5,000 attended last year.
They expect 6,000 this
year.
* The swing and jazz pres-
ervation society season
kicked off Tuesday at the
Spanish River Church,
2400 Yamato Road. The
next concert is Dec. 21.
Tickets are $18 for mem-
bers, $26 for nonmembers.
Subscriptions are avail-
able at $102 for six shows.
Membership in the soci-
ety is $30 the first year,
$25 every year thereafter.
Call 561-499-9976 or visit
http://www.swingandj azz-
preservationsociety.org.
* The Ultimate Jersey Boys
tribute concert, Frankie
Valli and the 4 Seasons
will be the Temple Beth
Shira fundraiser on Satur-
day, Jan. 8 at 8 p.m. in the
Countess de Hoemle The-
atre at Spanish River High
School. Call 912-1453 for
the $35 tickets.
* Movies opening Wednes-
day included Burlesque
(four stars), Love And
Other Drugs, 127 Hours,
Faster and Tangled.


Barry Epstein, APR, is a noted public relations, marketing and political consultant based in Boca
Raton, and is W . '. West Boca Chamber of Commerce (www.westbocachamber.com).
His website is www.publicrelations.nu


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WHAT BUSINESS ARE YOU IN?
By Gerald Sherman


Plan your work and work

your plan


In my many years as vice
president of marketing for
a public company and as an
adjunct professor, teaching
business marketing, public
relations, advertising and
professional selling, I found
that real world situations
were not being sufficiently
addressed in many colleges
and universities.
On November 20th, I com-
pleted a survey for a contest
for an international network
which questioned, "What are
the things they never taught
you in school about being
successful in business?" The
response centered on the fact
that they didn't learn enough
about people skills, relation-
ship building and running a
business. Many responses
indicated that they were
never taught how to write
a marketing plan. Whether
they worked for a company
or they planned to go into
their own business, under-
standing the marketing plan
was essential.
The marketing plan is an in-
tegral part of the company's
strategic plan. It is the guide
to the organization's direc-
tions and objectives and is
instrumental in planning a
course of action to accom-
plish these objectives. The
plan can be compared to a
road map that indicates the
various routes to take to
reach a destination Small
and big businesses will find


the trip easier, safer and fast-
er to reach their goals with
this 'road map.'
Don't minimize the impor-
tance of this plan. It's con-
sidered necessary to acquire
financing, keep the business
focused on its direction,
provide a measurement and
evaluation of the organiza-
tion's progress and provide
guidance to employees in
helping them reach their
goals.
Before you write a plan or
revise your existing plan,
ask yourself the following
questions:
1. Who is your target mar-
ket? Define the demograph-
ics which is a set of charac-
teristics of a certain group
that describes its back-
ground, economic status,
education and other social
factors. Define the psycho-
graphics which is a set of
characteristics of a certain
group that describes the be-
havioral and psychological
structure, (Sherman & Perl-
man, 2007)
2. Is there or can you create
a want or need for your ser-
vice or product?
3. What is the message you
should send to this target
market to get a reaction?
4. What is the best way
of reaching your target
market? Can it be online,
events, mailers, TV or radio
or a combination of some of
them?


Answers to all of the above
should be taken into ac-
count and periodically up-
dated so that it is included
it in the marketing plan
which will consist of cus-
tomer analysis, business
concept, description of the
service or product, company
structure, market summary,
competitive activities, sales
and marketing analysis, fi-
nancial plan and goals and
objectives. You can look at
the marketing plan as a ba-
rometer of the activities and
determine the status of your
company as it relates to your
plan.
The Marketing Plan in-
cludes:
* Executive Summary an
overview and summarizes
the key areas of the plan
* Mission Statement sum-
marizes the organization's
reason for existence
* Company Summary the
history of the organization
As the saying goes, "Plan
your work... work you plan."
In our article in the July 22
issue of The Boca Raton Tri-
bune, (What Business Are
You In?), we discussed the
SWOT analysis, an essential
tool to provide information
for your Marketing Plan. We
will be happy to furnish you
with a copy of this article,
"Do a SWOT and give you
business a SHOT" Kindly
contact: nw\\ i bocam.iaon-
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Boca restaurant guru Burt Rapoport

opens waterfront dining venue in Delray

DELRAY BEACH Well-
known Boca Raton restau-
rateur Burt Rapoport has
just opened his newest din-
ing venue.
The grand celebration of
Deck 84, created in the
former Busch restaurant in
Delray Beach, packed the
house the evening of Nov.
19.
Situated adjacent to the At- Deck 84 bartender Andrea Cordoves mixes it up.
lantic Avenue Bridge, Deck
84 overlooks Delray's In-
tracoastal Waterway, of-
fering casual American
cuisine, creative cocktails
and quality wines. It is the
Avenue's first waterfront
dining concept offering
picturesque views of the
Intracoastal, an array of
private and public dining
areas, live tropical enter-
tainment and captivating
tainment and captivating Enjoying opening night are Beth and Michael Stebel of
interiors. Delray Beach.
Rapoport has owned many
restaurants in South Flori-
da. He is a partner in Max's
Grille in Mizner Park and
also owns Bogart's in Boca
Raton and Henry's in Del-
ray Beach.
Deck 84 is located at 840
East Atlantic Avenue,
and serves lunch Monday
through Sunday and dinner
nightly. Search Deck 84 on Bartender Jennier Minor serves a white Cosmo olitan.
Twitter or on Facebook at
www.facebook.com/deck84

Credit: Photos by
Dale M. King

Deck 84 employees Josh
Gangaware, left, and Jerry
Villars, enjoy the view from
the dock.


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Baystate Medical Center
in Springfield, Mass. Her
neonatology fellowship
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Farmington, Conn.

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cal school at
Chicago Medi-
cal School in
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residency and
fellowship pro-
grams were all
completed at
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sity Medical
Center in Chi-
cago, Illinois.

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rics. He attended medical John A. DiSilvestro


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Rail Corp., a privately-
held short line and regional
freight railroad holding
company, has announced
the addition of Donald D.
Redfeam to its management
team as senior vice presi-
dent. Redfeam will oversee
the human resour-ces, in-
formation technolo-gy, real
estate and capital spending
areas of the company.
Redfeam was formerly pre-
sident of RailAmerica, Inc.,
one of the world's largest
short line and regional rail-
road holding companies.
He was with RailAmerica
since its inception in 1986
and served as executive vi-
ce president and in various
senior management posi-
tions until 2004, when he
was named president.
While at RailAmerica Red-


feam was instrumental in
growing the company from
one railroad to the world's
largest short line railroad
company with over 50 rail-
roads and more than $500
million in revenue.
In 2007, he retired from
RailAmerica after complet-
ing the sale of the company
for $1.2 billion. Redfeamn
also served as a director of
RailAmerica from 1986
through 2007.
"It is my pleasure to have
Don join Patriot Rail's
management team," said
Gary O. Marino, chairman,
president and CEO of Pa-
triot Rail. "I have known
and worked with Don for
over 25 years now, includ-
ing 18 years while we were
at RailAmerica together.
Don brings a wealth of in-
dustry and financial knowl-


edge to Patriot and will be a
great asset as we continue to
grow the company."
Patriot Rail Corp. is a short
line and regional freight
railroad holding company
based in Boca Raton. The
company owns and operates
six short line freight rail-
roads comprising 331 total
rail miles in eight states.
The firm is expected to
double its size as it com-
pletes the acquisition of
Weyerhaeuser Company's
six freight railroads which
operate over 160 miles of
rail line in four states.
In addition, Patriot Rail will
also commence rail opera-
tions on the state-owned 13-
mile Piedmont & Northern
Railway ("P&N") in North
Carolina before year's end.


West Boca Business Connection to meet Dec.1
WEST BOCA RATON The next meeting of the West Boca Business Connection will
be held Wednesday, December 1 at 8a.m. at the Bagel Tree Restaurant, 9080 Kimberly
Blvd., Boca Raton, in the Hamptons Shopping Center at the southwest comer of Lyons
Road and Kimberly Blvd.
Admission is $7 per person which includes breakfast. The group is seeking new members.
The West Boca Business Connection is a business networking group.
RSVP to WestBocaBusCon@gmail.com. For more information contact Lynn Fedoriw,
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3 Golf Swing Tips For Instant Results


By: Dave Powell

Are simple golf swing tips
a waste of time? Well, to
improve your golf game
there is no substitute for
getting proper instruction
from your local pro. He
can help you develop sound
technique and work out a


the muscles. It is then the
release of that coiling ac-
tion in the downswing that
helps create power. The
length of your backswing
should be determined by
how much coil you can cre-
ate, not how far back you
can swing the club.
Allowing your chin to


practice regime to
instil these swing fun-
damentals. However,
quick golf swing tips
also have their place
in helping your golf.
They can sometimes
just help spark your
game into life a
certain new swing


thought may just help
get your golf swing
on the right plane,
or a small change in
your set up can have
a major impact on
your impact position.
Here are 3 simple golf
swing tips that could
just make that small
but vital difference to
your golf swing:
In golf a good shoulder turn
is important. But how that
shoulder turn is created is
often misunderstood, and
as a result leads to poor
ball striking. Golfers some-
times make the mistake of
thinking it is the length of
the backswing that gene-
rates power. In an attempt
to make a long backswing
they allow their left heel
to come up too far off the
ground and their hips to
turn too much. While this
action may create turn, it
does not produce coil. The
main role of the backswing
should be to stretch, or coil


rest against your chest at
address makes it impos-
sible to swing your left arm
across your upper body in
the backswing. When the
natural path of the shoul-
ders is blocked, it encour-
ages you to pick the club
up too steeply with your
hands. The result is little
or no weight transfer on
to your right side, creat-
ing a backswing that is far
too narrow. The resulting
downswing becomes too
steep and you usually end
up chopping down on the
ball instead of swinging
through. Keep your chin
up and allow your left arm


to move freely across your
chest. This will enable you
to create the full wide arc
required to strike the ball
correctly.
When under pressure, ma-
ny golfers make the un-
derstandable mistake of
snatching the club away
too quickly in their back-
swing. This gets
the hands and body
moving at different
speeds and destroys
the swing's natural
rhythm. Here is one
of those simple men-
tal golf swing tips
which if used should
help slow down the
start of your back-
swing. At address, i-
magine there is a ball
and chain attached to
the clubhead. In order
to start the club back
you have to drag that
ball along with it. Not
only will this image
help slow down your
take-away, it will also
make it easier for the rest
of your body to work at the
same pace as your hands.
One of these golf swing
tips may help to instantly
kick start your golf swing
into action, but, remember
that you should only have
one (or two maximum)
golf swing thoughts while
you play.
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Olympic Heights Basketball Preview


College Basketball has
started its season, and
the NBA has been going
strong for almost a month.
The only thing missing is
High School Basketball to
get under way; however,
that all changes Tuesday.
Tip off for the Olympic
Heights Lions Basketball
Team kicks off this Tues-
day against cross town ri-
val Boca Raton High.
Coming off a disappoin-
ting season with only 3
wins, the Lions have being
working hard since spring
to change the number of
victories. Expectations for
the season are high. Led
by senior forward Chris
Curran, the team is over-
flowing with experience.
8 seniors are on the team,
with 5 returning from last
year's squad, 2 that moved
up from the junior varsity
level and 3 key additions
that will definitely move
the team in the right direc-
tions.
*Roster
Returning Starters
Chris Curran (6-3, Sr., F)
Jonny Rodriguez (5-11,
Sr., F)

Returning Reserves
Lewis Corrar (6-1, Sr. F)
David Hanoun(5-8, Jr. G)
Alex Sanoja (6-0, Sr., F)

Moved Up From JV
Kenold Fedna (6-1, Jr., G)
Sahil Bangerjee (5-10, Sr.
G)

Key Additions
Bruno Medonca(6-4, Jr.,
G)
Carlos Wren(5-11, Sr. G)
Walter Ordenez(5-10 Sr.


Coach- Klay Williams
Schedule
11/23 @ Boca
Raton Commu-
nity High School
11/30 vs. Stra-
nahan High
School
12/01 vs. John I
Leonard High School
12/03 vs. Seminole Ridge
High School
12/07 vs. Spanish River
12/10 vs. Boca Raton
Community High School
12/11 @ Lake Worth
12/27 12/31 (times TBA)
Park Vista Holiday Tour-
nament
01/04 vs. Palm Beach
Central
01/05 vs. West Boca High
01/06 @ Archbishop Mc-
Carthy High School
01/11 t@ Pembroke Pines
Charter HS
01/13 vs. Fort Lauderdale


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coast High School
01/18 @ Hallandale High
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01/25 vs. Cardinal Gib-
bons
01/26 vs. Atlantic High
School
01/29 @ Santaluces
02/01 @ Seminole Ridge
High School
02/02 @ Spanish River
02/08 3:00PM @ District
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Busy Offseason for the Florida Marlins


By: Matt Blue


Unfortunately, there will
be no more "And his name
is Dan Uggla!" home run
calls from Rich Waltz and
Tommy Hutton next year.
The team made a very risky
decision by trading All Star
second Baseman Dan Ug-
gla to the Atlanta Braves
for utility man Omar In-
fante and lefty reliever
Mike Dunn. Infante hit
.321/.359/.416 in 56 plate
appearances for the Braves
last year. Also Infante was
selected to the NL All Star
team as well. On the other
hand, Mike Dunn is consid-
ered as a hard throwing left
handed reliever who com-
piled big strikeout num-
bers in Triple A with the
Braves organization. There
is no doubt in my mind
that the Braves got away
with highway robbery. This
was an absolute steal for
the Braves. I don't under-
stand the logic of trading


arguably the
best power hit-
ting second base-
man in baseball
within your own
division to a
team you have
to battle against
throughout the
year. What was
the point?
The fact is they
could have re-
ceived just as
much value in
return; if the
Marlins had de-
cided to trade
Uggla to a team
outside of the
division. You
o should only tra-
de one of the
: ...- best players on
your team to
another team in the same
division if you are going
to receive unbelievable va-
lue in return. There are a
number of teams that were
interested in Dan Uggla.
I mean who wouldn't be?
Last season, he finished
with a .287/.369/.508 line.
Remarkably, he also fini-
shed the 2010 campaign
with 33 home runs and 105
RBIs.
The Marlins did make a
valiant effort to resign Ug-
gla to a contract extension.
The Marlins offered Uggla
a four year 48 million dol-
lar deal. However, Uggla
emphatically demanded a
five year 71 million deal.
Reportedly, the Marlins
increased their initial of-
fer quite a few times and
it is believed that they did
offer him a five year deal.
Theoretically, it is possible
that just Uggla wanted a
change of scenery. Howev-
er, I think he did not receive
very good advice from his


agent. I don't think Uggla
should have turned down
such a reasonable offer. It
is easy to underestimate the
value in which the Marlins
received in return. They did
not just trade Uggla for a
bag of bats and balls based
on any stretch of the imagi-
nation. Omar Infante was
an All Star last year and
Mike Dunn is a strikeout
pitcher. From an overall
standpoint, I don't believe
the Marlins executed the
best possible deal. I was
very disappointed to see
Dan Uggla leave. However,
they did help their ball club
by acquiring an infielder
who hits for a high average
and who does a good job
getting on base and for a
pitcher with decent poten-
tial.
In other news, the Mar-
lins agreed to terms with
Catcher John Buck. They
addressed a big team need
by signing Buck to a three
year deal worth $18 mil-
lion. This was the biggest
contract the Marlins have
signed a player to since
2005 when they inked Car-
los Delgado. Last week,
the Marlins traded pitcher
Andrew Miller to the Bos-
ton Red Sox and outfielder
Cameron Maybin to the
San Diego Padres. Miller
and Maybin were two very
highly touted prospects at
one point. The Marlins fi-
nally decided to cut ties
with both players after they
never lived up to expecta-
tions. For Miller, the Mar-
lins received pitcher Dustin
Richardson. As for May-
bin the Marlins received
relievers Ryan Webb and
Edward Mujica. The Mar-
lins organization is in the
process of rebuilding their
bullpen.


Lynn University places trio on SCC


volleyball teams


By Steve Kramer


WINTER PARK The
volleyball team at Lynn
University in Boca Raton
has placed a trio of seniors
on All-Sunshine State
Conference teams, it was
recently announced by the
league office.
Libero Lacy Redwine
was named to the first
team while setter Devon
Woolard and middle block-
er Haley Pratt were chosen
for the second team.
Leading the conference
with 5.95 digs per set,
Redwine earned her third
All-Conference selection
of her career. The New
Braunfels, Texas, native
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man team honoree in 2007.
Redwine broke her own
single-season school re-
cord for digs, and by doing
so, she also broke the Lynn
record for career digs with
1,878. Earlier this season,
Redwine recorded 35 digs
at Palm Beach Atlantic,
the Division II season-
high for a three-set match.
Redwine was also a third
team academic all-district
selection this year.
Quarterbacking arguably
the most balanced offen-
sive attack in the nation,
Woolard earned her sec-
ond all-conference honor
after being named to the
freshman team in 2007.
A local product out of Del-
ray Beach, Woolard owns
the Lynn career record
for assists (4,490) and
is fourth on the all-time
digs list with 1,150. The
setter is just the second
1,000/1,000 player in Lynn
history and is the first to re-
cord at least 1,000 assists
in four straight seasons.


The Lynn record holder
for career blocks with 311,
Pratt earned all-conference
distinction for the first
time in her career. A na-
tive of Greenwood, Ind.,
Pratt led the team and fin-
ished fourth in the confer-
ence with a .333 hitting
percentage.
The six-foot-two middle
blocker finished second
on the squad with 89 total
blocks to take seventh in
the SSC. Pratt is also one
of six Fighting Knights,
the most in all Division II,
to finish with at least 190
kills.
Barry's Julia Teixeira was
selected Player of the Year.
Rollins' Megan Hodges
was named Freshman of
the Year. Tampa's Chris
Catanach was chosen
Coach of the Year.


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By: Chris Nelson

NFL Network's Jason La
Canfora reports that Miami
Dolphins outside lineback-
er Cameron Wake could
approach the team about
a contract extension in the
near future.
Currently leading the AFC
with 8.5 sacks and quite
possibly heading for his
first Pro Bowl selection,
Wake will reportedly ask
for the new deal if and
when he reaches 10 sacks
on the season a total that
could be reached tonight
given the Chicago Bears'
poor pass protection.
Originally undrafted out of
Penn State in 2005, Wake
spent a brief time with the
New York Giants and was
out of football before join-
ing the CFL's BC Lions in
2007.
Wake took the CFL by
storm, totaling 39 sacks in
two seasons with the team
and earning the league De-
fensive MVP award both
years.
The Dolphins' beat out
more than half the teams in
the NFL when they signed
him as a free agent in 2009,
but actually got him at an
extremely inexpensive pri-
ce.
As I broke down back in
January 2009, Wake's cur-
rent four-year deal has a
maximum value of $4.9
million and included a sign-
ing bonus of $1 million.
It calls for minimum base
salaries in all four years for
a total of $1.55 million, in-
cluding a base salary of just
$395,000 in 2009.
Wake totaled 5.5 sacks in
his first season with the


team as a situational pass
rusher, but has been thrust
into the starting role in
2010 with the departure of
veterans Joey Porter and
Jason Taylor.
In addition to his AFC-best
8.5 sacks in 2010, Wake
has also added 32 tackles,
one forced fumble, and four
pass deflections.
Wake is a very humble and
reasonable guy from what I
can tell, but he has one of
the lowest salaries on the
entire Dolphins' roster. It's
hard to argue he doesn't
deserve some kind of pay
increase for the way he's
played and the impact he's
had on the Dolphins' de-
fense this year.
I don't anticipate any prob-
lems with the two sides
working out a deal, because
it's not an unreasonable re-
quest on the player's part
and the Dolphins are smart
enough to lock up one of
their biggest defensive pie-
ces.
The Dolphins have shown
no hesitation in extending
the contracts of young key
players or those with poten-
tial, such as Lousaka Polite,
Patrick Cobbs, Greg Ca-
marillo, John Denney, Dan
Carpenter, Brandon Fields,
and Ikaika Alama-Francis.


Wake is arguably more va-
luable than any of the guys
above, and while his con-
tract demands will prob-
ably exceed any of theirs as
well, he's clearly proved to
be worth starter money.
Not only has Wake ex-
celled as a pass rusher this
season, but he has also rap-
idly developed into a com-
plete player than can play
all three downs and defend
the run as well.
While older than your aver-
age second-year player at
28, Wake is in as good of
physical condition as any-
one in the league an cer-
tainly has plenty of good
years left at the rate he's
doing.
The Dolphins should re-do
the final two years of his
contract to give him more
appropriate base salaries,
offer him a nice signing bo-
nus up front, and tack on an
additional two years to the
existing deal.
In the end, I expect the
Dolphins to sit down with
Wake and his representa-
tives this offseason and
hammer out a fair deal that
both sides can live with,
and one that will keep one
of the Dolphins' most pro-
ductive defenders in Miami
for the coming years.


Report: Cameron Wake could ask

for new contract


* After a slow start by Chris
Bosh, I believe he is now
finally settling in and find-
ing his place in this Miami
Heat offence. Over the last
two games, Bosh has been
averaging 29 points and 10
rebounds per game. And
it's finally looking as if Mi-
ami is on the rise up. The
Big three have scored 137
in those two game (Phoe-
nix on 11/17, and Charlotte
on 11/19). Miami's offence
is looking more like the
offense many envisioned
when the three best play-
ers in the league decided to
join forces in South Beach.

* Although many critics
will quickly jump on the
fact that Dwyane Wade
only scored 28 points in
those two games, Wade has
done the little things in or-
der to get his team the W
In the November 19 game
versus the Bobcats, Wade
was playing with the flu,
and only one player in the
history of the NBA played
a terrific game with his flu


symptoms and that was
Michael Jordan. Wade told
Coach Spo he wanted to
play and so he did. Wade,
Bosh and James have what
Coach Spoelstra calls
"Team Ego", something
that is pretty clever once
you think of it, all these
players have egos, but if
they centralize their ego for
the team, this team will be
unstoppable.

* By no stretch of the imag-
ination has LeBron James
not preformed. He has done
more than that, James leads
the team in points per game
with 23 and also with nine
assists per game. James has
done exactly what he was
brought to Miami to do,
help Wade and the Heat
when Wade was down.
In the last two games in
which Wade has been feel-
ing down, James scored 22
points versus Phoenix and
35 against Charlotte. Don't
Expect LeBron's number
to stay the same once Wade
is back to 100% but it sure
is nice to see that even
when one of our best play-
ers goes down, we can still
win the game because we
have two extra all-stars.

* All-Star ballot voting
had begun. You can go to
NBA.com to vote for your
favorite players. In the bal-
lot this year for the Miami
Heat are Dwyane Wade,
Chris Bosh, LeBron James
and Mario Chalmers. There
is an option to write-in a
player and I encourage you


to write-in Udonis Haslem,
the heart and soul of the
Miami Heat.

* Mario Chalmers is still
rotting on the bench and
only given 5 minutes to
showcase his talent. I ex-
pect this to change as the
season goes on. Mario
Chalmers is much better
than Carlos Arroyo. Does
Arroyo have better court
vision? Yes, but that's
only because he's been in
the league for eight years,
this is Chalmers' third. In
Arroyo's first three NBA
seasons, he averaged three
points, o.3 steals, and one
assist per game. In Chalm-
ers' first three NBA sea-
sons, he's been averaging
eight points, two steals, and
four assists per game. Are
you still wondering who
should be the point guard?
Consider this; Arroyo has
played for 7 teams in his
eight year NBA career...
Is he really the guy you
want starting for the Miami
Heat?

* All Stats used in this ar-
ticle are accurate as of No-
vember 20, 2010


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