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The amateur cremation went badly, the hippies were eventually arrested, and whatever was left of Parsons was buried in Louisiana. A cop with a sense of humor called it Gram Theft Parsons, which is pretty clever. Who was supposed to sing on U2s Love Rescue Me, only to bail for a Traveling Wilburies tour? A) Bob Dylan B) Allen Ginsberg C) BB King D) Luciano PavarottiMarcos Gemal Briefs Page 02 Municipal News Page 03 Community News Page 05 Section B Page 09 Section R Page 17 Business Page 20 Columnists Page 22 Games Page 26 Pet Society Page 27 Sports Page 32 Boca Raton Police BlotterQ: Can I bring my cooler with alcoholic beverages to the beaches and parks in Boca Raton? A: No. In accordance with city municipal Code Sec. 4-4, it shall be unlawful for any person to consume an alcoholic beverage of more than 1 percent by volume on any public street, sidewalk, right-of way, park or beach. Crime and safety questions are answered by officers from the Crime Prevention Unit. For more information, visit www.BocaPolice.com. BURGLARY TO RESIDENCE 07/14/2011 9:52 EAST CAMINO REAL Unknown suspect(s) gained entry to the residence by smashing out the glass on the door located on the east side of the residence with an unknown tool. Suspect(s) stole jewelry valued at $1,900.00 and $4,500.00 in cash. PURSE SNATCH 07/14/2011 10:16 NORTH FED ERAL HIGHWAY Paul Mannino and Dolores List were in Burger King when a B/M 5`10 6`01 medium build, short kinky black hair, one gold tooth, wearing a yellow shirt with black lettering on the front, wearing shorts, black and white shoes and a white hat snatched List`s purse that was next to her in her booth and fled out the back door. OTHER THEFT 07/14/2011 14:39 1400 WEST GLADES ROAD Complainant, Bruce Allen from Southern Waste Systems advised police that someone removed the Vertipack dumpster/garbage compacter from the rear of the old restaurant (McCormick and Schmick). The compacter/dumpster is valued at $10,000 and is green in color. No serial number available at this time. The dumpster was taken between 5/11/2011 and 7/14/2011. VEHICLE THEFT AUTO 07/14/2011 8:25 Victim reported an unknown person stole her 1996 red Chevy Blazer from in front of her home in Dixie Manor. She parked the vehicle around 2100hrs. on 7/13/11. Her son stated he came home around 0100hrs. on 7/14/11 and the vehicle was still in the parking lot. They noticed it was missing when victim come out to go to work. CARRYING A CONCEALED WEAPON ARREST, 07/14/2011, 2000 CAMINO REAL Following a traffic stop Benyamin Nissan, 22, was arrested for possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia and possession of carrying a concealed weapon. Released on personal recognizance Haridopolos quits Senate race; Hasner camp cites boostBOCA RATON -Mike Haridopolos, perhaps the most nameworthy candidate among Republicans planning to seek the seat of Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson next year, has quit the race. And thats good news for former local State Rep. and ex-House Majority Leader Adam Hasner, whose Senate campaign team sent out an e-mail soon after Haridopolos left the race. There was big news today, and we wanted to share it with you, said the email from the Hasner team. One of our opponents, Mike Haridopolos, announced he is dropping out of the race for Senate. Theres now a clear choice between a principled, limited-government conservative and Marco Rubio ally in Adam Hasner, and the original Charlie Crist Republican in George LeMieux. Actually, there are 10 announced candidates on the 2012 ballot already, most of them newcomers or also rans. However, LeMieux who was picked by Gov. Crist to fill the unexpired term of former U. S. Senator Mel Martinez when he quit before his term expired is also on that list. Martinez seat was won in 2010 by Marco Rubio. Hasner, 41, was District 87 state rep (Boca-Delray area) from 2002 to 2010, yielding the seat due to term limits. He was appointed House Majority Leader by Rubio when Rubio was House Speaker. In an address posted on YouTube, Haridopolos said he was pursuing the U.S.Senate seat when he realized his duties as federal candidate and state senate president were in conflict. I am no longer a U.S. Senate candidate and wont run for other office this year or next, Haridopolos said, adding he is rededicating myself to being president of the Senate. Adam Hasner Mike Haridopolos Previous answer: U2 wanted Dylan to sing for them.
3 July 21 through July 27, 2011 Edition 57 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.comSupport your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune. Municipal NewsThe Boca Raton Tribune Work continues on Remembrance Plaza at Lynn University BOCA RATON The Lynn University campus has been especially busy and literally earthmoving this summer with the construction of the Lynn University Remembrance Plaza under way. The plaza, a perma nent tribute to the Lynn students and professors who lost their lives in the 2010 Haiti earthquake, will be located at the heart of campus and bordering the lake adjacent to Lynns student center, the Lynn Residence Hall and the Schmidt Center.The plaza will combine the symbolic elements of light, water, stone and trees to create a place of remembrance, reflection and inspira tion which makes for an interesting construc tion challenge. School officials said work began a few weeks ago when the lake was drained. Returning students, staff and faculty might recall seeing fish swimming (and jumping) in the lake and wonder what happened to them. Surprisingly, the lake was home to approximately 2,500 fish (with the tiny Blue Gill being the smallest and a 47pound Trip Loid Grass Carp being the largest). The Trip Loid Grass Carp are designed to biologically control exotic weeds, said Andy Fuhrman of Allstate Resource Management, Inc., who helped moved the fish. Lynn orig inally stocked the Triploid Grass Carp to help con trol non-native and inva sive aquatic weeds. Allstate successfully transferred all 2,500 fish, without harm, from the drained lake and restocked them among three additional lakes on Lynns campus. After construction on the Remembrance Plaza is completed and the lake is refilled, the lake will be restocked with new fish fingerlings, or from existing fish in the surrounding lakes. But one thing is for certain the lake will be home to more than fish. It will be home to the Remembrance Plaza (designed by architect Luis Sousa) with six prisms shimmering with light representing each of the lost individuals; a waterfall that will cascade onto six steps, also representing the six and leading to the lake; a relief map of Haiti including the story of the Journey of Hope; and the Royal Palm, the national tree of Haiti. Sousa, who wanted to commemorate the past while being inspired by the future, said, The plaza embodies the six who were lost while allowing others to reflect. Story, photo by Dale M. King BOCA RATON A million-dollar Police Strategic Operations and Forensic Laboratory will soon occupy most, if not all, of the remaining space at the Police/Fire Training Facility at 6500 Congress Ave.The City Council recently awarded a $1,243,000 contract to Sisca Construction Services LLC to build the 14,823 square foot lab and to make renovations and interior improvements for the build-out of the struc ture, according to City Manager Leif Ahnell. Sisca was lowest of the 12 firms that submitted bids for the project. Ahnell said bids were solicited from 698 companies. The city purchased the building at 6500 Congress Ave. known as the Sony Building a number of years ago when it became vacant. Assistant City Manager Mike Woika noted that over the years, the fire administration has Forensic lab to ll out nal section of Police/Fire Training Facility on Congressbeen moved into the building along with the police and fire training facility, an auditorium and other specialized rooms. He said that took up about twothirds of the structure. The city made room for police and fire training in the aftermath of the 2001 anthrax attack at the AMI Building, which required the police and fire departments to work together to handle a potentially severe hazard. Former Police Chief Andrew Scott and Former Fire Chief Bruce Silk were vocal supporters of the dual-use facility, as are the current heads of those two departments. Woika said the city is actually getting some help with funding through a pair of grants. One will pump $300,000 into the cost of construction; the other will add $300,000 to the pot of money being set aside to hire staff and purchase equipment.He said the $1,243,000 covers only construction costs.Remembrance Plaza under construction. Rendering of the completed project.
4 July 21 through July 27, 2011 Edition 57Support your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune.MUNICIPAL NEWS East/West Boca Raton, FL TheBocaRatonTribune.comReadStory, photos by Dale M. KingBOCA RATON The Osprey Point Golf Course in West Boca Raton has scored a holein-one with the environmental community.A news conference was held under a tent outside the courses pro shop Monday, July 18, to announce that the 27hole championship course has been designated as the first Certified Audubon International Classic Sanctuary in Florida. It is only the fifth course in the world to gain that recognition. The designation plaque a large portrait of an osprey flying and holding a fish was to have been presented by Nancy E. Richardson, executive director of Audubon Internationals Signature Programs. County Parks and Recreation Superintendent Eric Call said she had travel problems and was unable to make it. The ceremony continued anyway, and included comments from county officials, County Commissioner Burt Aaronson and Geoff Lofstead, executive director of the Professional Golfers Association, South Florida section. Officials who spoke traced the evolution of the golf course located at 12551 Glades Road, on the grounds of South County Park, with emphasis on the meticulous attention to the environment. Call said construction began in 2006, but was halted in 2007 due to the drought and other issues. Work resumed in 2009 and the course was opened last November. He said the course got its name when officials touring the property noticed five survey stakes with an osprey perched Osprey Point Golf Course aces Audubon Sanctuary designation Clubhouse at Osprey Point Golf CourseBOCA RATON An employee of Pelican Cleaners, 2901 Clint Moore Road, flagged down a Boca Raton Police officer about 5:45 p.m. July 13 and told him the store had just been robbed. The employee said an unknown male entered the store through the open rear door and went directly to the front. The suspect was carrying a white plastic bag in one hand and gestured with the other hand, which was in his pocket, as if he had a weapon, said police. The suspect told the employee to open the reg ister, which she did and Boca Police say robber cleans out Pelican Cleanersthen she immediately ran out of the front door of the store. The suspect took all the cash from the register and left in an unknown direction, according to a police report.Police said the crook was a white male in his late 30s or early 40s, 5-foot-7, thin, with short hair, wearing a black tshirt, black baseball cap and sunglass. Anyone with informa tion about this crime is asked to call Detective Joseph Smith at (561) 620-6140 or Palm Beach County Crime Stoppers at (800) 458-TIPS. atop each. We felt osprey had to be in the name of the course. Aaronson also noted an encounter with native creatures. He said he was playing the course when a turtle walked across the green and golfers stopped to let it pass. The commission noted the lake behind the pro shop and said, We will soon have boat ramps there. People playing golf will be able to see boats. County Commissioner Burt Aaronson addresses the audience. The Audubon designation plaque is to his right Walking trails along the perimeter are also envisioned. He said the golf course was a $14 million project that works with the environmental community. He said the course has won several awards in addition to the Audubon designation. Golf Course Consultant Edward C. Ted Horton said Osprey Point is one of the largest open spaces in an urban environment. He said the course does much to retain storm water and control flow. Lofstead pointed out the popularity of golf, which he said is a $7.5 billion industry in Florida $930 million just in Palm Beach County. He said golf courses are the best users of green space, and they also give back tax revenues to communities and counties. To help the environment, Osprey Point has Platinum Paspalum grass from tee to green to create an exceptional playing surface with reduced irrigation.Golf course architect was the API Group Inc. Project manager/civil engineers were Miller Legg, Heller, Weaver & Sheremeta Inc. The course was built by the Weitz Company and H and J Contracting. BOCA RATON Boca Raton Police Community Service Officer John Boylston was honored July 13 with the Civilian of the Month award from Chief Dan Alexander. CSO Boylston was recognized for his compassion in assisting Shannon Cheney who was seriously injured when she was struck by a car May 15. The chief said Ms. Cheney wrote a moving letter about CSO Boylston, commending him for staying with her at the hospital until her family arrived and for checking on her welfare while she recovered from her injuries. The award was presented during a ceremony at the Police and Fire Training Facility at 6500 Congress Ave.Police honor Boylston as Civilian of the Month
5 July 21 through July 27, 2011 Edition 57 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.comSupport your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune. Community NewsThe Boca Raton Tribune DELRAY BEACH The Delray Beach Playhouse Childrens Theatre presents Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, one of the most-performed shows in the world, on Saturday, July 30, and Sunday, July 31 at 1 p.m.With a cast of 21 talented young actors ranging in age from 11 18 from both Palm Beach and Broward counties, this lively show is sure to entertain audiences of all ages. Directed by Elizabeth Restivo Saddler, the Biblical saga of Joseph and his coat of many colors comes to vibrant life in this delightful pop musical parable. The first big hit of the superstar team of An-Delray Playhouse Childrens Theater presents Dreamcoatdrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, the family favorite and enduringly popular Joseph has gone on to charm audiences around the world with its excitement, energy, and eclectic musical variety. To reserve tickets, call the box office at 561-2721281 Ext. 4. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for students 18 and younger. The playhouse is located at 950 NW 9th Street, Delray Beach. Twenty-one talented, local, young actors perform in Jo seph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at Delray Playhouse.Fatal crash demands trac safety awareness eortBOCA RATON The Boca Raton Tribune has received a number of calls and emails following Publisher Douglas Heizers column last week about a motorcycle-pickup truck collision in Coconut Creek that killed two people, including a longtime friend of his family. The article was not a news item, but rather, an expression of personal sorrow over the tragedy that killed David Da Silva, 18, of Boca Raton and Edward Joseph, 27, of Deerfield Beach. We agree that this type of terrible crash that kills two young and vibrant people should not happen. But we are not looking to point a finger or place blame. Instead, to gain some measure of good from this accident, the Tribune will follow up with both families, and will launch a traffic safety awareness campaign in upcoming editions. We will include agencies that deal with highway safety, particularly, the Dori Slosberg Foundation and state Rep. Irv Slosberg, a longtime advocate of safer driving. With this story is a photo of Eddie Joseph, sent by his cousin, Ryan Joseph, with my Aunt Jill and Aunt Melody. BOCA RATON The Wayne Barton Study Center is helping thousands of children in need prepare for school. The effort culminates with a Back to School Jam Saturday August 13 at the Study Center, 269 NE 14th Street, Boca Raton, The Back to School Jam is held annually to ensure all children have an opportunity to get backpacks, school supplies, health exams (including physicals, immunizations and eye exams), and vital information provided by various community organizations. We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today, said Wayne Barton, study center founder and CEO.Every child who attends the event will receive a grade appropriate backpack with the required school supplies for the school year. Also at the event, there will be haircuts for the kids, sports physicals and eye exams. Food, music, and games will be provided. For information, call (561) 620-6203 Back to School Jam planned at Barton Study Center
6 July 21 through July 27, 2011 Edition 57Support your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune., PublisherSKIP SHEFFIELD, lication. used as letters to the editor.Letter Guidelines C.E.O Ass. AccountingC.O.O. C.M.0 EDITORIALS/LETTERS East/West Boca Raton, FLThe Boca Raton TribuneFounded January 15, 2010 By Dale KingEditorial Managing Editor Associate Editor Letters to the EditorAt some point in history, I crossed the threshold from middle age to senior citizenry. That moment is fixed in my memory. A few years ago, I was in a fastfood restaurant ordering a coffee. The youngster behind the counter who took my order asked, Is that a senior coffee?No, I replied with indig nation. A regular coffee.It was then that reality caught up with me. What did I just do, I asked. I just forced this kid to charge me more for the coffee. I had forgotten that seniors get a break on the cost of beverages at this place. It was then that I decided that if I am going to be a senior citizen, I am going to make the best of it. But before I could really get into the senior citizens gig, I began to realize that we, as a group, are picked on a lot. Some people think we are stupid or senile; that weve forgotten how to do small thinks like tie our shoes Youd better stop messing with us senior citizensor button our shirts. They relegate us to the status of whiteheads who sit in lawn chairs and blubber about the old days. Thats not true and anyone who thinks it is had better get wise. And that includes politicians. I remember a song from my youth called Summertime Blues. In it, theres a lyric attributed to a politician who says to a youngster, Id like to help you son, but youre too young to vote. For seniors, its the same sentiment, but at the other end of the spectrum. (i.e., youre too old for me to care about). This sentiment isnt new. I remember as a student intern news reporter (about age 20). I was assigned to cover the appearance of a congresswoman at a local senior center. By chance, I had seen an article in the previous days paper which said she had voted to cut funding for senior meals programs. Yet she was there at the senior center, glad handing the daylights out of the elder crowd. Apparently they hadnt seen the article I had. Today, its more insidious and I point, unfortunately, to our president, Barack Obama. Through-out this whole argument about whether to lift the debt limit, he has raised the specter that seniors may not get their Social Security checks next month unless the GOP caves.My God, is it necessary to dump on seniors, to target them and scare the hell out of them by putting them at the vortex of your argument? At least one newspaper report said Obama was using seniors as pawns in his chess game with the Republicans. Obama said and I heard this right from his lips that unless the debt debacle can be solved by Aug. 2 then Social Security recipients might not get their checks for the month. Then, he sweetened the pot by adding in the possibility that the disabled and veterans might also not get checks. I wish I could talk to Mr. Obama face to face. I would say: Mr. President, did you know that for many senior citizens, Social Security is the only income they have? And also, did you know that if seniors dont get their Social Security checks in August, who will they blame it on? And then, in November 2012, guess which groups of people WONT be voting for you? Maybe Mr. Obama doesnt realize that people dont vote for politicians who have upset them down to the very core of their financial existence. And if you, Mr. Obama, go through with this Nyah, nyah, granny, you wont get your Social Security next month, youre going to engender a lot of long-term animosity. Remember these things. Well see what happens at the polls. To the Editor: Thank you for your support of our events. It has been very helpful. Becky Self City of Boca Raton Recreation Services To the Editor: I am sending you the latest newsletter from Commissioner Abrams office. Thank you for sharing this information with the community via your publication and web site, Lucia Bonavita Aide to Commissioner Steven L. Abrams TheBocaRatonTribune.comRead
7 July 21 through July 27, 2011 Edition 57 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.comSupport your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune.EDITORIALS & LETTERS East/West Boca Raton, FL By Dr. Synesio Lyra, Jr.POSITIVE LIVING Dr. Synesio Lyra, Jr. is a Florida resident who, for many years, was a professor at the post-graduate level. 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 carried for about six years, until he moved to south Florida. By Douglas HeizerTHOUGHTS FROM THE PUBLISHER RANT There never seems to be a dull moment here at the Boca Raton Tribune. Even in the slow and hot days of summer, weve been busy. We have a major announcement to make involving Lillo Teodosi, owner (with his wife, Gina) of Caruso Ristorante on SE Mizner Boulevard. Lillo will soon be writing a culinary column for the Tribune. If youve ever eaten at Carusos, you know the quality of the food and the great taste Lillo brings to his creations. As they say on TV, but wait, theres more. Lillo will be conducting cooking classes at the restaurant. Those who loved the food at Carusos will get a chance to learn from the master himself. Those who take the class will watch Lillo prepare a meal, then they will follow his lead and they can take their dish home to enjoy with the family. Watch the Tribune for more information. SIGNATURE CHEFS Signature Chefs event in the works The 6th Annual Signature Chefs Auction will be Learn to cook like Lillo; mark your calendars for Boca Festival Daysheld at the Boca Raton Resort & Club September 9 from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Again this year, the Boca Raton Tribune is media sponsor for the program that will benefit the March of Dimes. Signature Chefs begins with a VIP reception for sponsors and chefs until 7:30 p.m. The ballroom doors then open for the signature event which will include exquisite wines and spirits, sumptuous samplings from Signature Chefs, and auction dining packages that will surpass your expectations. March of Dimes will also present a 2011 March of Dimes Champions Award to honorees Rosemary and Ben Krieger to recognize their outstanding support of March of Dimes and their mission to give every baby a healthy start. The time, energy, and support they have given make a profound difference in the lives of many babies and their families. By the way, Lillo is one of the Signature Chefs Tickets are $125 in advance, $175 on event day. (Tickets do not include VIP Meet the Chefs Reception) Additional sponsorships and underwriting opportunities available. Contact Jenifer DeGruccio at (561) 276-2001 or jdegruccio@ marchofdimes.com DAYS In just a week or so, the Boca Festival Days sponsored annually by the Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce will begin. The month-long series of fun-filled events are held at different locations in the area during August. The Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce helps to facilitate these events that are created and run by a pairing of non-profit members with for-profit members to raise funds and awareness for the nonprofit organizations during their specific Boca Festival Days event. The goal? To raise awareness and funds for the non-profit members philanthropic efforts. All month long, residents of Boca Raton will travel from event to event, participating in everything that is great about this city from the smaller events to the grand! Watch for a full list of events in the next issue of the Boca Raton Tribune which is also media sponsor of this activity. Everybodys personal identity is developed and maintained in relation to ones origins. People long to know of their heritage in order to move on in life and reach a fulfilling future. If ones ancestry is a source of shame, one may either get stuck in that knowledge and condition, cover it up, or be more determined to transcend all adversity or inadequacy, and make progress toward a more meaningful future. By the same token, if ones past is glorious, if one descends from an illustrious family line, one may reap corresponding laurels. Yet, if studying the ancestors history one discovers hidden flaws amidst victories, serious problems left unresolved, or other vital issues requiring more adequacy addressing all this can still contribute to a fulfilling present and promising future. Soren Kierkegaard, the 19th century Danish phi-Your Roots and Identitylosopher, stated that we live forward, but we can only think backward. Indeed, mistakes are normally not corrected while they are happening, but only much later, from the perspective of careful observation and gradual rec ognition of what can be improved. Action then follows! The word roots in this context, reflects our desire to learn whence we have come, who we are, where we have been, what are we becoming, what prompts us into motion, what keeps us going, and what kind of obstacles we have already successfully overcome. Most of all, it also points to where we are now; is it the right place? Are we in step with Gods purpose for our life? All these questions are essential because people can learn from failure and, at the same time, be stimulated into greater achievements based on lessons learned, and in view of past successes enjoyed as well! Gods blueprint is ever before us! Authors Thomas M. Gannon and George M. Traub, from their vast study of history, concluded that only the man who truly possesses the past can own his own present and, obviously, devise the future by taking the right steps leading him there! Regardless of what identity you may have ac quired from your family, on account of the education received, via a professional life maintained, by the sta tus attained in society all this and much more may not avail you in manifesting your true identity! Ultimately, what truly matters is what you are doing with who you are and with all you have. Throughout your entire earthly journey, you are in the process of perpetual becoming. With Gods help, always seek to be the best that you can be!
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9 July 21 through July 27, 2011 Edition 57 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.comSupport your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune. B The Boca Raton Tribune BOCA LIFE & ARTSSECTION See page 10 one excited theater-goer. And she is right. The small intimate space is like having your own home-theater, only with a caf (out front) that serves you food at your seat. It really has a European flavor with a hint of New Yorks best art film houses. Diegos father Ernesto is a legendary (and awardwinning) film maker in his native land of Mexico. The first Living Room Theaters opened in Portland, Oregon in 2006 and were the first all-digital theaters in the country. The FAU Livi file: Room Theaters opened in November of 2010. What also makes this new venture housed in the new Culture and Society Building on the FAU campus so exciting is that they are being used during the day by FAUs film study program in the School of Communication and Multimedia Studies. Students get to study film in a real cinema setting and in the late afternoon and evening the theaters open up to the public for great movies such as the recent documentary about the life of Bill Cunningham, the Russian film My Perestroika and upcoming films such as How to Live Forever and a comedy, The Trip. This is a very exciting opportunity for our faculty and film students, said Susan Reilly, director of FAUs School of Communications and Multimedia Studies. Faculty will collaborate on special film series, and students will learn how to operate cinemas, how to write film reviews and how to introduce foreign and independent film to new audiences. The theaters have 22-foot-wide screens, acoustic wall panels and the latest audio and projection technology. Its also the first and only all-digital theatre on a university campus. The European-style caf out front makes you feel like youre in a cultural oasis where you can order gourmet food, specialty coffees, beer and wine. This way movie going doesnt have to be such an austere act of individuality, it can become a social experience as well. With our freshly prepared food and wine delivered to your seat you can have the perfect night out, said Diego. We want people to come and stay a while, not just watch a movie and leave. Living Room Theaters at FAU serve students by day, residents by nightBy Diane Feen BOCA RATON Theres a bit of Europe in Boca Raton. Its not a wine bar or clothing boutique, its a state-of-the-art movie theater called Living Room Theaters. Located on the FAU campus, the four small theaters (they seat 50) are dedicated to making the experience of film watching pure pleasure. There are oversized leather chairs, great sound projection and the feeling of intimacy that you normally dont find in conventional movie theaters. And that is intentional. Were trying to change the way people go to the movies, were revamping everything, said CEO of Living Room Theaters, Diego Rimoch. We wanted it to be cozy and comfortable with great sound and picture. Most theaters just show whatever the studios send, but we wanted to shift the paradigm and be more involved in the boo-king process. That is exactly what the Rimochs (a father and son team) are doing. They specialize in bringing independent films, foreign films, documentaries, as well as exposing new filmmakers and art films. And in a city not known for its advanced cultural offerings, the Living Room Theaters are a breath of fresh air. This is the best kept secret in Boca Raton, said At the opening of the Living Room Theaters at FAU are, from left, Lisa Metcalf, associate director, FAU Media Relations and FAU National Alumni Association board member; Mary Jane Saunders, FAU President; Larry Faerman, asso ciate director of FAUs Student Union and FAU National Alumni Association board member; Garrett Astler, FAU communications student; Armand Grossman, FAU Board of Trustees member; Sameko Munroe, FAU National Alumni Association board member; Ernesto Rimoch, Eva Rimoch and Diego Rimoch, owners and founders of Living Room Theaters. Soroptimist International gathers for installation dinner See page 14
10 July 21 through July 27, 2011 Edition 57Support your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune. rf ntnb ntff n nnf brffrfn rnrn ntnrnt B BOCA LIFE & ARTS East/West Boca Raton, FL Into Eternity is truly a scary movieForget your monsters, aliens, giant fighting robots, vampires or zombies. Into Eternity is one of the scariest movies Ive seen in years. Into Eternity is a documentary film by Danish multimedia artist Michael Madsen. It is only 75 minutes long in English, Finnish and Swedish languages, with subtitles, but it will stop and make you think for a long, long time. Onkalo is the name of a subterranean storage facility on a remote island in Finland. Onkalo means hiding place in Finnish, and that is what the government intends to do with the radioactive nuclear waste from its power plants: bury it in bedrock far below earth and then seal it up for all eternityor at least for 100,000 years, which is how long it takes for radioactivity to dissipate from plutonium and uranium. The huge challenge is that humans have never constructed anything that has endured even a tenth of that time. What will the world be like 100,000 years hence? Will there even be human life? Into Eternity poses very basic philosophical questions as the director films the work in progress at the gloomy, eerie site. Excavation for Onkalo began in 2003, and construction wont be finished until the 22nd century. There is a debate as to whether the site should have prominent warning signs on it, or be totally unmarked. Given the curious nature of humans, some future treasurehunter could discover the concrete seal and think great riches are contained inside. Because language and communication are always changing, would humans understand any of the current languages or international symbols? The tragic recent earthquake in Japan has driven home the very real threat of radiation sickness and death unleashed from the worlds nuclear reactors after natural disasters. Finland is only 16th in the world in nuclear power. The USA is No. 1, with France and Japan in second and third place. How safe are the current aboveground nuclear waste storScene from Into Eternityage containers? How long will they remain safe? These are very troubling questions. It is a credit to the people of Finland that they have decided to do something about it. We face serious potential problems here in America that could affect us and our offspring for all eternity. Into Eternity is the opposite of an escapist movie. It is a film that challenges, frightens, troubles and angers the viewer, yet there a spooky beauty to it, accompanied by an equally spooky soundtrack by contemporary composer Karten Fundal and the great Finnish composer, Jean Sibelius. Proceed at your own risk. Life is complicated, and growing more complex every year.
11 July 21 through July 27, 2011 Edition 57 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.comSupport your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune. B BOCA LIFE & ARTS East/West Boca Raton, FL SPOTLIGHT Chamber Breakfast Marci Shatzman, Commander Matt Eisnenberg, Lieutenant Todd Baer, Dale Of The American Cancer Society Susan Goldberg, F.W. Pearce, Bob Goldberg, Cary Paul Cloutier, Jeffrey Karin, Richard Prager BOCA RATON Ruben A. Bravo Castano was guest speaker at the July 12 breakfast meeting of the West Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce. He discussed new technologies that business people need to understand the market and grow their business today. The breakfast was held at Boca Lago Country Club. In other news, officials and business owners were scheduled to meet this morning (July 21) to discuss what Costco can do for them in the event of a hurricane. Costco officials said the store is generator ready for the 2011 hurricane sea son. The new manager of the store was scheduled to be on hand to meet local business owners.Costco Wholesale is located at 17800 Congress Avenue, Boca Raton.
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14 July 21 through July 27, 2011 Edition 57Support your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune.B BOCA LIFE & ARTS East/West Boca Raton, FL Luxury Chamber hosts visit by former U.S. Sen. George Lemieux BOCA RATON The Luxury Chamber held its recent networking event at Bens N.Y. Kosher Deli in the Reserve Shopping Center on 441 and Clint Moore Road, with former U.S. Senator George Lemieux who is running for election to his seat on the Republican ticket. Guests noshed on pastrami, roast beef and turkey sandwiches, passed hors doeuvres and of course, potato salad, cold slaw and pickles, provided by host Michael Ross, GM of Bens. After his talk, Lemieux took questions from the group and even took home some take-out from Bens. The next Luxury Chamber network will be on Monday, August 15 at the 33rd St. Wine Bar, 3337 NE 33 St., Fort Lauderdale. Further information and registration is at www.luxurychamber.com or 1.888.584.1119 toll free.SPOTLIGHT George Lemieux with Barry Epstein From left, Jay Shapiro, Madeline Evans-Er vin and Jonathan Rausch Palm Beach County Republican Party Chair man Sid Dinerstein with Maureen Yeager Mark Desrosiers and Ross Friedman Kathryn Summer, left, with Deby Goldfarb Jay Shapiro, Maria Elena Holguin and Michael MoceriCredit: Photos by Carol Porter Story, photos by Barbara McCormick BOCA RATON Members, friends and families of Soroptimist International of Boca Raton/Deerfield Beach recently celebrated their annual installation dinner at Brooks Restaurant on Federal Highway in Deerfield Beach. The evening affair included a cocktail reception, where club members took time for reflection, congratulated one another on the clubs accomplishments, and discussed new opportunities for the 2011-12 year ahead. Kathi Pease, Soroptimist past governor, returned for her third year as Installing Officer. Kathi remarked, After the elaborate 50th Golden Anniversary Affair held last year, I felt the club members deserve to go on a journey, so I have chosen a beach theme for this years installation ceremonies. Kathi continued her presentation by relating the significance of the beach treasures to the clubs positions. Scallop Shells, which signify knowledge, were chosen for the clubs advisors; a treasure chest for the treasurer, a very visible starfish for the program chair, an hour-glass sand timer for the recording sec retary, and a conch shell to be used as an attention getter. Lorry Herdeen, beginning her second year as club president, was presented a string of pearls, representing the Jewels of the Sea. I look forward to work-Soroptimist International gathers for installation dinner ing alongside these wonderfully competent professional women. With them, we are assured of continuing our purpose of fundraising, and donating the profits to community organizations, whose purpose is to create a better life for women and their families, both locally and internationally, Herndeen said. Newly installed officers are: President, Lorry Herdeen; V.P. membership, Mariela Montgomery; V.P Programs, Carmen Uceda Corresponding Secretary, Carole Harte; Recording Secretary, Mary Dent Maher; Treasurer, Cynthia Cummings; District Director, Kim Champion. Installed as directors were Helen Babione, Maureen Burke and Connie Siskowski In closing, Helen Ba bione announced the Soroptimist Women of Distinction Awards Breakfast will be held October 12at 7:30 a.m. at Boca West Country Club. For more information, visit the Soroptimist website: www. soroptimist4women.org From left are Kathi Pease, Lorry Herdeen, President; Connie Siskowski, and Maureen Burke Shown from left are Pernille Ostberg, Cynthia Cummings, Treasurer; Kim Champion, Pat Reed, Director and Helen Babione
15 July 21 through July 27, 2011 Edition 57 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.comSupport your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune.B BOCA LIFE & ARTS East/West Boca Raton, FL BOCA RATON -The Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerces sold-out July membership breakfast was sponsored by, and held at, NCCI Holdings, Inc., and featured Habitat for Humanity of South Palm Beach County. NCCI hosts Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce breakfast SPOTLIGHT From left, Linda Gove of Habitat for Humanity and Debbi Lawlor, chair of the Chambers 2011 Boca Festival Days Tim Snow of the George Snow Scholarship Fund and Io ana GrigoreShown from left are Boca Baton Deputy Mayor Susan Haynie, new Habitat home owner Rojuana Moss, Mike Campbell, president, Habitat for Humanity South Palm Beach County, new mortgage holder Patricia Shannon, and Boca Raton City Council member Constance ScottFrom left are Troy M. McLellan, CCE, president and CEO of the Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce, Cheryl Budd of NCCI Holdings, Inc., and Mike Campbell, presi dent, Habitat for Humanity South Palm Beach CountyPhotos by Audra Hodges r f n t b f r b f r b f f r f r f f f rf rfr Congratulations to The Talk of the Town on their Anniversary!Peter Leonard and Jacqui Wyatt Peter Leonard and Skip Sheffield
16 July 21 through July 27, 2011 Edition 57Support your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune. B BOCA LIFE & ARTS East/West Boca Raton, FL SUMMER IN THE CITY MUSIC SERIES featuring ROB GARRETT, Las Vegas KING OF DIAMONDS, in a Tribute to Neil Diamond Its another Summer in the City Music Series performance fea turing ROB GARRETT, Las Vegas King of Dia monds, in a tribute to Neil Diamond. The sounds of Sweet Caroline will be heard at the Mizner Park Amphitheater stage at 7pm, in a tribute featuring music of the 70-year-old singer who grew up as a child of Tin Pan Alley before becoming one of the most commercially suc cessful singer-songwriters of all time. To cite just one example of Mr. Dia monds ever-presence, the Brooklyn-born trouba dours hit Sweet Caroline is still played at Fenway Park during the middle of the eighth inning of Red Sox games. Neil Diamond may be 70, but he is still part of that select group of entertainers who can have a stadium in raptures with one memorable sing-a-long, and no one tributes him better than Rob Garrett. If youre a Neil Diamond fan, it is very fitting that his easylistening music be enjoyed by hundreds and hundreds of concertgoers who attend the summer music series. Once again this year will be hot summer merchandise and menu specials offered by Mizner Park stores and restaurant-hotspots-to all concertgoers. Free Summer in the City passes are available at each concert which may be redeemed at participating Mizner Park stores and restaurants. Look for Summer in the City posters in participating store windows and check the Mizner Park web-page and Facebook for updates with store offers and other participation information. In addition, each concert will feature a special giveaway, compliments of Chris Evert Charities, with a super tennis package to be given away at the final concert in August. It all takes place at one of Boca Ratons favorite outdoor entertainment spots, Mizner Park Amphitheater..enjoy this free concert organized by the City of Boca Raton Recreation Services and supported by Boca Raton Tribune, Living FLA.com, Aurora Nurses Home Health Care, and Florida Health & Chiropractic Medicine. Bring along a blanket or chair, relax and enjoy the best of entertainment under the stars for the entire family. Pick up a schedule of upcoming events, along with food treats which are available for purchase. Parking is available in several garages located in the Mizner Park shopping area. Admission to all city-sponsored concerts is free.WHEN: FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2011 7:00pmWHERE: Mizner Park Amphitheater located on Federal Highway, just south of Glades Road (outdoor venue)
17 July 21 through July 27, 2011 Edition 57 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.comSupport your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune. R The Boca Raton Tribune SECTION BOCA RATON The Heritage Apartments, 300 West Palmetto Park Road at the edge of Bocas downtown, offer an array of amenities and a loca tion second to none. The Heritage was ac tually rescued by Priderock Capital Group LLC from another developer who began construction of a four-building complex in 2002, but ran into tough financial times, the impact of several hurricanes and the loss of its major contractor. The development was originally envisioned as Eden, a complex of condominiums. One building was completed, a sec ond was nearly done and two more sat as concrete skeletons for years while the developer tried to find cash to complete the project. Finally, when it appeared the city of Boca Raton might have to the take a wrecking ball to development located diagonally across the street from City Hall, Priderock came along and took over. Immediately work crews Heritage Apartments oer top-notch amenities, downtown Boca locationwere seen on the site. The development quickly came together with new management A gated community, Heritage offers such interior features as 18-inch stone/tile flooring, custom cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, large walk-in closets and full-size washers and dryers. Community features include an 18,000 square foot clubhouse, multisport court, full coffee and juice bar, resort-style pool, 24-hour fitness center, movie theater, state of the art golf simulator, individual garages and car ports and full-service concierge.Boca agency oers online Real Estate guideSee page 19
18 July 21 through July 27, 2011 Edition 57Support your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune. By Commissioner Steven L. Abrams District 4 The countys emergency managers have the ability to issue alerts and notifications utilizing the Palm Beach County Regional Alert and Notifica tion System. This Internet-enabled high-speed notification system allows the county and partnering agencies (police departments, Sheriffs office, health department) the ability to make over 6,000 telephone (voice) calls per hour; send unlimited email and text messages; and a large number of blast faxes. Palm Beach County has regional alert and notication system In the past, the system has been used for numerous reasons such as emergency notifications including hazardous materials spills, hurricane evacuations, lost children, crime watch notifications, and boil water orders. Because of the systems ability to go to street/ household level, the kinds of alerts and notifications possible are unlimited based on the situation or the agencys needs. For example, the recipients can be narrowed down to a particular street, town, etc. A new and exciting component that I am pleased to announce is the residential opt-in portal which allows individuals the ability to choose the type of alerts they wish to receive (i.e., weather, en-dangered adults, and/or crime and public safety). The system can be customized to fit an individuals needs. For example, part-time residents will be able to deactivate/reactivate alerts via the Internet and all users will be able to register multiple phone numbers or email addresses. There is also a language option for Spanishspeaking residents. The system is expected to be up and working sometime in early August. For more information or signup for the notifications/ alerts, please contact Brian Duffy at bduffy@pbcgov. org or at 561-712-6327. There are also separate notifications available from local municipalities such as Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Golf, or Highland Beach. Please contact them directly for more information. Please contact me if I can be of assistance or if you have any comments and/or suggestions. I can be reached at email@example.com or in my office at 561-355-2204 (West Palm Beach) or 561-276-1220 (Delray Beach). Also, please visit my website at www.pbcgov. com/countycommissioners/district4/ for updates and links to county divisions and other governmental agencies. It has been 10 years since Hurricane Andrew devastated South Florida. Yet the storm still remains etched in peoples minds all across South Florida ten years after it became the costliest natural disaster in United States history with almost $30 billion dollars in damage. Recently, however, a committee called the Na tional Oceanic and Aeronautic Administration/ National Hurricane Center Best Track Committee, a team of hurricane experts, which included Herbert Saffir, a structural engineer that co-authored the Saffir-Simpson Scale, concluded that Andrew was even stronger at landfall than we realized. The experts concluded that with the latest research, Andrew had winds that were 20 mph faster at landfall in a small area in Biscayne Bay. With that, Andrew jumped to 10th all time among the Atlantic Basins strongest hurricanes with 165 mph winds. Prior to that, it was 23rd on that list. Three days prior to the ten-year anniversary of Andrews devastating impact on South Florida, NOAA issued a press release stating that after ten years, Hurricane Andrew had grown in intensity from a Category Four to a Category Five Hurricane. Hurricane Andrew was stronger than we thought, say expertsThis upgrade was based on the conclusions made by the NOAA/National Hurricane Center Best Track Committee, As a result, Andrew became only the third Category Five Hurricane to make landfall in the United States. The other two were the Labor Day Hurricane of 1935, and Hurricane Camille in 1969. It also makes the storm 10th on the all-time list of most powerful hurricanes ever in the Atlantic Basin. That list includes the likes of Hurricane Allen (1980), Hurricane Janet (1955), Hurricane Gilbert (1988), Hurricane Carla (1961), Hurricane David (1979) and Hurricane Anita (1977). The impact of the recent findings and recommendations of this committee definitely adds another layer to the legacy that was Hurricane Andrew. It is just another rea son to keep Andrew firmly entrenched in our minds when it comes to memora ble hurricanes and natural disasters. It forever changed the physical, social, economic, and political landscape in Florida, and even na tionally as well. More importantly, though, Andrew along with Hugo will forever stay etched in our minds because of the technological advances in media such as television. The next major hurricane to make landfall, and have similar devastating effects on a United States coastal community will be even more memorable since the explosion of the Internet, cable, and satellite mediums since Hugo and Andrew. The next big storm will be another event that will affect everyone in this globally interconnected world we live in today.
19 July 21 through July 27, 2011 Edition 57 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.comSupport your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune. R REAL ESTATE SECTION East/West Boca Raton, FL BOCA RATON Elliot Koolik, Boca Raton real estate agent of Koolik Group Realty, recently announced the launch of a new Boca Raton Area Real Estate Guide which is available to download, free of charge, at the companys website: http: www.koolik.com. The Boca Raton Area Real Estate guide compares Florida school information and links, reveals community features, and provides detailed information on homes for sale in Boca Raton and Delray Beach as well as golf courses and Boca agency oers online Real Estate guideSouth Florida attractions. Whether you are new to the Boca Raton area or are just looking to explore your surrounding neighborhoods; you need look no further than Koolik Group Realtys Boca Raton Area Real Estate Guide. The guide showcases a variety of sought-after homes for sale in Boca Raton in gated communities such as Woodfield Country Club and Fieldbrook Estates, golf and tennis country clubs like Boca Grove and Seasons, and also fea tures luxury condominiums such as Mizner Grand in the Boca Raton and Delray Beach areas.If you are looking to move within Boca Raton but are worried about staying in a particular school district, Koolik Group Realtys guide offers a comprehensive look into the Palm Beach County school district comparing the Florida schools. The guide provides links to boundary maps, zoning, school calendars, school ratings, and test scores to help choose the right elementa ry, middle, or high school; whether public, private or charter. Boca Raton real estate agent and owner of Koolik Group Realty, Elliot Koolik, states that the objective of this guide is to provide residents and visitors alike with a myriad of information, links and maps on the location of these popular communities, their residential features, amenities, a directory of local golf courses; as well as, popular south Florida attractions.
20 July 21 through July 27, 2011 Edition 57Support your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune. BusinessThe Boca Raton Tribune Gerald J. Sherman, of Sherman & Perlman LLC., is a marketing and public relations consultant, sales coach and author who has written several books and articles on these subjects. firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.shermanperlman.com BUSINESS BITS BOCA RATON The Country Network has selected Boca Raton as the location for its new corporate headquarters. The Country Network has signed a lease for 3,800 square feet of space at 800 Yamato Road, Suite 102, Boca Raton. This space will serve as The Country Networks new corporate headquarters. The Country Network still maintains its office and studio on Music Row in Nashville, TN, and will continue to have an office in Nashville, TN. The Country Network plans to create 20 new jobs by the end of the year at the new Boca Raton location. BOCA RATON The Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce will present an After-Hours miniEXPO Tuesday, July 26 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Renaissance Boca Raton Hotel, 2000 NW 19th Street, Boca Raton. The event is designed to help Chamber members create handson, face-to-face interaction with new potential customers. Tickets: $10 for members, $20 for non-members. (Price includes one drink & hors doeuvres provided by Chamber members) BOYNTON BEACH Public television station WXELTV is looking for support to continue its operations. The station announced it has begun a capital campaign to raise $2.5 million the amount the station figures it will cost to buy the operation from Barry University. The station will also have to purchase new equipment and file for new licenses. By Gerald J. ShermanTMEmail your Business News, promotions and acknowledgements to Chris Catoggio at: email@example.com. DELRAY BEACH Two new staff physicians have been added to the medical team at Delray Medical Center: Dr. Shimon Y. Blau, physiatrist. Bachelor of Talmudic Law degree from the New Islam rabbinical College at Baltimore and M.D. from the University Of Maryland School Of Medicine. Also: Dr. Heather Elisabeth Boo, board certified in radiology. Bachelor of Science degree and M.D. from University of West Virginia in Morgantown. This past Sunday my wife and I were invited to a farewell BBQ for Captain Christopher, (last name withheld), a career officer in the United States Ma rine Corps, who is leaving on another overseas assignment. The previous week we met for lunch in Boca and I said, I dont want to take up too much of your time because you have so many other things to do. Chris looked me in the eye and said, Unk Jerry, I have the whole afternoon blocked out for you. (He jokingly calls me Unk Jerry although we are not related). He explained to me that his training included how to track your time. That interested me as I sometimes feel that I didnt accomplish everything I thought I would for the day. Although I Going Backwards To Go Forwardtry to plan my day around business appointments I make, at times I dont get other things done. There must be a way of including other tasks that I want to accomplish. At the BBQ, I mentioned to Chris about the time he blocked out for me the previous week. Do you have a system that I should know about? He said, Yes, we are taught to work backwards in planning our daily activities. Working backwards? He said, What I do is write a plan for what I have to do and block it out on my time schedule. For example, my wife and I have a dinner date to say good bye to my friends at 7 p.m. tomorrow. I block out the time for the event. Its a half hour away from my house so I block out 6:30 to 7 p.m. travel time. It takes an hour to get dressed and get ready so I block out 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. to get ready, and so on and so on. By working backwards and blocking the time out you are sure not to be late for your appointment and get a realistic picture of your plans. It is interesting to note that a company like Weight Watchers does something very similar in the way they have you track your allotted points for the day. For example, if you have 29 food points for the day, you deduct whatever you consume from the 29. If your breakfast was 5 points then you have 24 left to work with and you keep deducting until you reach 0 points. They probably have found that working backwards helps you go forward towards achieving your goal. It seems that going backwards to go forward could work in a daily business schedule too. For example, if you have a 2 p.m. appointment and you know that you need to have your lunch first, subtract your travel time and lunch time from the 2:p.m. appointment to assure that you are there on time. By planning your schedule this way you can make sure that you get everything important that you planned for the day done. You will also get a realistic picture of whether you planned too much for the day and are unable to meet your commitments. Nothing can upset a client or prospective client more than being late or not being able to keep the appointment. So if you want to go forward with your clients track your time backgrounds. BOCA RATON Town Center at Boca Raton mall is welcoming lulemon athletica to its luxury shopping destination. Complimentary grand opening yoga classes will kick-off the stores festivities at 8:30 a.m. This will be the first full retail location for the yoga-inspired athletica apparel company in Boca Raton and will replace lululemons showroom previously located at 350 Esplanade. The new store will be located on the first floor in the Palm Court across from Bvlgari.
21 July 21 through July 27, 2011 Edition 57 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.comSupport your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune.BUSINESS East/West Boca Raton, FL Continued on page 23By Pedro Heizer BOCA RATON A new Old Navy Store in West Boca opened its doors to the shopping public this past week. The new store opened at the Shadowood Plaza on the corner of Glades Road and State Road 7 this past Saturday. Hundreds of happy customers showed up. The store had a terrific opening weekend with a popular new local band performing on Friday to a very energized crowd. Members of the local Boys & Girls Club came in on Saturday and presented a performance of their own, and the customers were treated to a special guest appearance Old Navy Opens New Store at West Boca plazafrom Miami Dolphins running-back Ricky Williams. The store is located in a portion of the former Borders Book Store, which closed earlier this year after 15 years of service. Old Navy came in to save the day. Many shoppers said that after Borders closed, the mall seemed dead, with not much going on there. The only activity that could be seen was the people coming to watch movies at Regal Shadowood 16. There is no denying that the Borders closing created a huge void at the plaza. The addition of Old Navy to the plaza has added a lot of life to a mall that was, for a lack of better terms, dying Cassandra Reeves cuts the ribbon with Theresa Thompson Juliet Atkinson looks for a new blouse at the new Old Navy Mary Beth and Addison Bliss shopping for sandals Peggy Snyder serves delicious food from Hurricane Grill Miami Dolphin Ricky William and the Rise and Shine boys Tracy and Landen Needleman
22 July 21 through July 27, 2011 Edition 57Support your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune. Columnists The Boca Raton Tribune By: Rick Boxx Florida Bar as a specialist in family and matrimonial law. By Mike Gora Suppose that one evening you were arrested for driving while intoxicated, taken to jail, finger printed and had your mug shot taken. Later, based upon lack of evidence caused by a faulty machine, the charges against you were dismissed. Six months later, while you and your wife were engaged in a difficult divorce case where custody of your children was a primary issue, you Googled your own name, as people sometimes do, and found that at the top of the list was your booking picture and the intake information, that you had been arrested for drunk driving. The fact that the case had been dismissed was not mentioned. The website, Florida Mug Shots provided an 800 telephone number which suggested that if you call Florida Mug Shot, that the information posted Mug Shotsabout you would be immediately taken down upon the payment of an unannounced sum of money. There are hundreds of people arrested each day in Florida, mug shots and all, but only a few appear on the Florida Mug Shots website. It might be a valid assumption to believe that it was your wife who pointed you out to the Mug Shot bandits. That, by itself, might be enough for a judge to make a decision in your custody matter against you, for drunk driving, or, by a more thoughtful judge, against your wife for the posting of information that might be reviewed years later by one of your children when Googling his or her last name. But how about those wonderfully clever creeps who set up the website? Have they libeled you? Perhaps. In Florida, truth An editorial in the prominent daily business periodical, The Wall Street Journal, mentioned a surprising trend being practiced by some busy executives. Ac cording to the report, they are hiring a chief of staff. This consists of someone to deal directly with personnel, freeing top executives to handle broader, more corporate-level responsibilities. It seems interesting that at a time when many CEOs already are significantly isolated from their staffs, they now have resorted to appointing another gatekeeper one more layer of insulation between them and their employees. Obviously, this makes it increasingly challenging for staff to gain direct access to their superiors. This also leads to greater frustration among those who believe their needs are not being heard and their contributions to their companies are not being recognized. Time management is critical, and I suspect this is one reason for this recent tactic. However, truly effective leadership is about serving ones people, not avoiding them. When we regard having to deal with people as a problem, rather than a privilege, our priorities are seriously misaligned.Available and Accessible Leadership There are many resources to consult regarding the importance of leaders staying in close contact with those they lead, but some of the best examples are found in the Bible. For instance, in the New Testament we read, People were bringing little children to Jesus to have him touch them, but the disciples rebuked them. When Jesus saw this, he was indignant. He said to them, Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these (Mark 10:13-14). Anyone familiar with the biblical account of Jesus life knows He had a very clear mission and a very short time for its fulfillment. Yet He always found time for people that were clamoring for His attention, as we see in the passage above. If the Son of God was willing to be accessible to children, who were virtually regarded as non-persons during that time, should we not also remain available to our staffs? Here are some other principles from the Bible: Monitor the pulse of your staff regularly. How will you know if major problems are arising if you choose not to communicate consistently and closely with your employees? Being oblivious to significant concerns can put your organization in jeopardy. Be sure you know the condition of your flocks, give careful attention to your herds the lambs will provide you with clothing, and the goats with the price of a field (Proverbs 27:23-27). Provide clear direc tion by understanding your team. When people believe their leaders know them and seek their best interests, they are inspired to do their very best work. When a country is rebellious, it has many rulers, but a man of understanding and knowledge maintains order (Proverbs 28:2). Offer the same attention and concern you would like to receive. When we have pressing needs, we like to be able to communicate them to others who can be of assistance. As leaders, we should be just as responsive to the people that report to us. Do to others as you would have them do to you (Luke 6:31). Until next week! Copyright 2010, Integrity Resource Center, Inc. Adapted with permission from Integrity Moments with Rick Boxx, a commentary on issues of integrity in the workplace from a Christian perspective. To learn more about Integrity Resource Center or to sign up for Ricks daily Integrity Moments, vis itwww.integrityresource.org.and good motive are defenses to libel. It is true that you were arrested for DWI, but what good motive can there be for posting this information after your case had been dismissed. To the contrary, isnt it absolute bad faith that has been demonstrated by the creeps, when they boldly announce that they will take down the posting if you pay them money? Are we to allow our public records system, paid for by our tax dollars to be used against all tax payers for profit under these circumstances? The conduct of Florida Mug Shots is outrageous and should be stopped. Theirs is not free speech; it is the abuse of speech for profit. Florida Mug Shots has reinvented the mobs protection racket. This abuse should not be tolerated by the courts or by the Florida legislature.
23 July 21 through July 27, 2011 Edition 57 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.comSupport your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune.BUSINESS East/West Boca Raton, FL BOCA RATON Thomas Kruczek has a proven record of bringing the aca demic and business worlds together After a nationwide search, Lynn University has named him as dean of its College of Business and Management. Kruczek will be leaving his position as executive director of the Falcone Center for Entrepreneurship at the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University to join Lynn as the new dean starting on Aug. 1. He teaches people how to build businesses and builds the entrepreneur within business students, said Lynn University President Kevin M. Ross said. He also knows how to build bridges between the academic world and industry. His proven suc cess in reaching out to the local business community is one of the main reasons we are excited to have him join us. The Falcone Center expanded its outreach to entrepreneurs both inside and outside of the university under Kruczeks leadership. The center offers a number of services to help students and members of the community start up and grow businesses. Kruczeks outreach to Entrepreneur who bridges business, academia named Lynns new business dean industry was also lauded before he was at Syracuse when he served as the executive director of the Center for Entrepreneurship at Rollins College in Orlando. Kruczek said he credits focused work with students while simultaneously reaching out to the local community as the driving force behind the improved rankings. Kruczek brings his ideas about bridging the worlds of academia and industry to build opportunities to Lynn. When I came for the interview one of the things that astonished me was the number of companies that have headquarters in Boca Raton. Its extraordinary, Kruczek said. Im looking to do the same at Lynn go out in the community and introduce us to entrepreneurs, businesses and others in the community and get them further engaged with Lynns resources. Prior to his years in higher education, Kruczek spent more than two decades in Florida businesses starting at one of Americas most storied brands, the Walt Disney Company. After leaving Disney in 1988, he started and built up several businesses in Floridas tourism, hospitality and manufacturing industries. All of his ventures were eventually sold as successful companies. He received his MBA and an undergraduate degree in psychology from Notre Dame. Thomas Kruczek said Boca Raton resident Nikki Giannakopulos. The plaza has a reputation of being a teenage hangout spot because of the combination of Regal Shadowood 16, McDonalds, and a new frozen yogurt place that just opened a few months ago. Now that Old Navy has opened its doors, it has helped many of the teens that would otherwise go to Town Center at Boca Raton in east Boca to purchase their clothes. Many teens now stay closer to home and purchase at the much closer Old Navy. I love it here, Its much better than having to go all the way to the mall, added Alyssa Leventaho. Not only does it help the teens, but it also helps the moms who have to buy clothes for their children but dont want to travel all the way to east Boca, Juliet Atkinson said, The location is very convenient because of my two kids that Im with all the time. Many Boca Raton teens have been hired to work at the new store, I used to work at the mall, but this one is closer to home, employee Paige Blalock told The Boca Raton Tribune. Working here is fun and exciting, and Im sure this momentum will help bring life back to this mall. r f r f nt b r f n rfnnff tbbff nt b br r r ttt r Old Navy Opens ...Continued from page 21
24 July 21 through July 27, 2011 Edition 57Support your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune. rfntfnb rfnrf tbbbb ntbbt rf rffffrfr ntrrfrfr rf n tb b b bbbbt b r r ttt b Your LifeThe Boca Raton Tribune Oleda Baker Oleda Baker, now 76, began her career as a high fashion model with the prestigious Wilhelmina Model Agency, based in New York City and doing print and TV assignments in New York and Europe. She has written ten books on beauty, diet and health. Flabby upper arms are an issue for many women; generally this is caused by extra fat and loose skin. Its not too easy to get rid of; but it can be done. Being overweight in general can contribute greatly to flabby arms. So, if youre flabby elsewhere, your arms could likely be the same way. Therefore, you will need to diet every day, regularly taking in fewer calories than you burn. This will help, but not right away. First you will lose weight elsewhere, even perhaps where you dont want to, before you see much effect on your arms. Whether youre overweight of not, exercising the triceps a minimum of three times a week should be your main effort in getting rid of flabby arms. Follow the following procedure: 1. Sit in a chair, toward the front. Your feet should be flat on the floor, spaced apart so that they are even with your shoulders. 2. Hold a weight in your left hand, a small, five-pound one will do (its not the weight, but the repetitions that count), and raise your left arm all the way up, so Eight steps to rm up upper arms and also get rid of the Flabthat its pointing toward the ceiling, palm facing in. Support your left arm by holding it just below the elbow with your right hand. 3. Slowly bend your left arm so that the weight in your left hand now rests behind your left shoulder. Take 3 seconds to straighten your left arm so that its pointing toward the ceiling again. Hold the position for 1 second. 4. Take 3 seconds to lower the weight back to your shoulder by bending your elbow. Keep supporting your left arm with your right hand throughout the exercise. 5. Pause, and then repeat the bending and straightening until you have done the exercise 8 to 15 times with your left arm. 6. Reverse positions and repeat 8 to 15 times with your right arm. 7. Rest; then repeat another set of 8 to 15 repetitions on each side. 8. Do three sets in a session. The number of repetitions depends on your strength level. Start slowly at 8, and then build to 15 ac cording to your increased comfort level. Youll be surprised at how quickly that happens. If you can then go to 20, all the better; the idea is to fatigue the triceps. It may take awhile, but, depending on just how flabby your arms are, you should begin to see some results in about four weeks. Note: Women, who have been extremely overweight and who have lost an extreme amount of pounds, might suffer from extreme flabbiness under their upper arms as a result of this weight loss. In such cases exercising the triceps in this fashion will not work. These women could consider investigating alterna tive methods. 1) Thermage, a radio frequency, skin-tightening procedure recently approved by the FDA only for eyelids and stomach. It is being tested now for flabby arms and excess skin but not yet approved by the FDA. 2) The new technology for surgery for the procedure to relieve drooping arms. Until next time, Love, Oleda
25 July 21 through July 27, 2011 Edition 57 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.comSupport your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune. Boca Chamber hosts ribbon cutting at Whelchel Partners siteBOCA RATON The Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting July 18 at the site of Whelchel Partners Real Estate Services on NW 4th Diagonal, east of the Boca Raton Childrens Museum. The firm is operated by two children of John and Mayor Susan Whelchel. Jay Whelchel is principal and founder of Whelchel Partners Real Estate Services. As a licensed real estate salesperson, licensed mortgage broker and certified investment member, he has sold and leased over a million square feet worth of real estate, mostly in the South Florida area. Kristy Whelchel Hartofilis is president and broker for the firm. He has been a real estate professional at Flagler Real Estate Services and at Penn-Florida Companies. She was also a professional soccer player at the Womens United Soccer Association. From left, Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Troy McLellan, County Commissioner and former Boca mayor Steven L. Abrams, Kristy Whelchel Hartofilis, Jay Whelchel, City Councilwoman Constance Scott, Kelly Smallridge, president and CEO of the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County, Mayor Susan Whelchel and Councilman Mike Mullaugh.BUSINESS East/West Boca Raton, FL Credit: Photo by Audra Hodges r f n t b rfntbrrb t
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28 July 21 through July 27, 2011 Edition 57Support your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune.SportsThe Boca Raton Tribune BOCA RATON, FL The Sun Belt Conference (SBC) recently released the 2011 television schedule for Florida Atlantic University football. Three FAU games will be televised, with one scheduled to air nationally and the other two games to be played on the Sun Belt Network. FAUs first televised game will be against the Michigan State University Spartans on ESPN/ ESPN2 on Saturday, September 10 at 11 a.m. The two games on the Sun Belt Network will air on Saturday, October 8 when FAU plays at the Univer-FAU Football Television Schedule Released Zach Kirby Retires From Strikers FORT LAUDERDALE Defender Zach Kirby announced his retirement, Sunday at Lockhart Stadium, after a five-year career at the professional level, the last three with Miami FC and the Fort Lauderdale Strikers. I made the decision to close this chapter in my life as a professional soccer player, said Kirby. I want to thank everyone within the organization, all the way from the players, to the front office, to everyone with Traffic Sports. Theyve all helped me in numerous ways. Zach has been a warrior for this organization and has fought through a lot of injuries, said Strikers Head Coach Daryl Shore. We commend him for his service to the club, he had a great career and now its his time to start the next chapter in his life. Kirby played a total of 36 games with Miami FC and the Strikers between 2009 and 2011. Its been a great experience, a lot of people here believed in me and supported me, said Kirby. The game has made me the person I am today. Its given me the ability to deal with adversity. Kirby was a member of the Atlanta Silverbacks in 2008, playing 17 games with the club. The Georgia native was voted Player of the Year by the Atlanta fans. Being named Player of the Year by the fans in Atlanta was a great honor, said Kirby. Kirby was drafted in the 2nd round (22nd overall) of the 2007 MLS Supplemental Draft by the Los Angeles Galaxy. He then signed with the Wilmington Hammerheads of the USL Second Division, playing five games at the end of the season. Kirby played college soccer at Boston University from 2003 to 2006. He was the 2006 America East Defender of the Year, and graduated with a bachelor degree in psychology and business administration.sity of North Texas, as well as on Saturday, October 22 when Middle Tennessee State University travels to FAUs new oncampus football stadium in Boca Raton to take on the Owls. The Owls begin their season on Saturday, September 3 against the University of Florida in Gainesville before heading to MSU. FAU will then play at Auburn University on Saturday, September 24 before starting their SBC schedule on Saturday, Oc tober 1 at the University of Louisiana. The SBC also recently named its Pre-Season AllConference Team. Two FAU players were selected for the honors, including redshirt senior and defensive back Marcus Bartels, as well as punter Mickey Groody. Bartels will be returning for the Owls for the second-consecutive year as FAUs leading tackler, and Groody led the SBC last year in average yards per punt (45.17) and opponents average yards per return (6.37). The Owls will begin their home schedule on Saturday, October 15 against Western Kentucky University on the opening day of the Universitys new on-campus stadium. The stadium, a $70 million project, is a 30,000-seat open-air stadium, slated to feature 6,000 premium seats, including 24 suites, 26 loge boxes, 1,000 premier club seats and 4,000 priority club seats, and the latest, state-of-the-art amenities.
29 July 21 through July 27, 2011 Edition 57 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.comSupport your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune.SPORTS East/West Boca Raton, FL By: Pedro Heizer The Palm Beach County Sports Commission has awarded $159,000 in grants for 17 sporting events to take place in Palm Beach County, between November 2011 and June 2012. These grants encompass a multitude of sports: baseball, golf, karting, la crosse, rugby, running, and tennis, illustrating Palm Beach Countys versatility as a sports tourism destina tion. These sporting events are expected to provide a significant boost to both Palm Beach County tourism and the local economy. The estimated economic impacts of these events are more than $60 million in revenue and some 22,000 room nights. Events include the following: player Chris Evert will be hosting the 22nd Chris Evert/Raymond James Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic at the Delray Beach Tennis Center from November 11-13, 2011. The Classic features two days of Sports Commission awards $159,000 for events in 2011, 2012 celebrity tennis, a Pro-Am and a Pro-Celebrity Gala. Broken Sound in Boca Raton will be the site of the Allianz Championship, taking place February 6-12, 2012. The Allianz Championship, a major event on the Champions PGA Tour, fea tures the top senior golfers in the country. The tourna ment field consists of 78 champions and tour golfers, competing in a 54-hole stroke play. This event will generate more than $11million in revenue and 1,700 room nights. lenge will take place from February 24 March 23, 2012 at Santaluces Athletic Complex in Lantana. The Palm Beach Challenge is one of the largest college baseball spring training events in the country. Some 60 collegiate baseball teams will participate. The event will generate over $2 million in economic impact and over 2,500 room nights. Tennis Center will host the Delray Beach Interna tional Tennis Championships, which consist of an ATP World Tour event and an ATP Champions Tour event, from February 24 to March 4, 2012. The ATP World Tour event is one of only 12 ATP World Tour events in North America. The 9-day tournament is seen nationally and internationally in169 countries. This event will generate $5 million in economic impact and more than 1,000 room nights. Boca Raton will host The Florida Open International Wheelchair Tennis Championships from April 4-8, 2012. Approximately 200 of the worlds best wheelchair tennis players, representing 25 countries will compete. The USTA Boys and Girls 12s National Spring Tennis Championships will take place at the Delray Beach Tennis Center, the Delray Swim & Racquet Club, and the Boca West Country Club from April 8-13, 2012. This youth tennis tournament is the highest-level junior tennis tournament for boys and girls age 12 or younger. The 22nd Chris Evert/Raymond James Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic will be held at the Delray Beach Tennis Center Nov. 11-13 Ed 57
30 July 21 through July 27, 2011 Edition 57Support your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune.SPORTS East/West Boca Raton, FL Before the USWNT went to Germany for the Womens World Cup, they were in Boca Raton at the West Boca Medical Center getting their medical clearance, and physicals for the greatest event in the world. The squad came to West Boca Medical Center on three separate oc -United States Women National Soccer team takes physicals at West Boca Medical Center prior to World Cupcasions, April 27th, May 3rd and May 4th for their physicals. The squad came to West Boca Medical Center on three separate occa sions, April 27th, May 3rd and May 4th for physicals leading up to their matches in Germany for the 2011 World Cup. The womens team was in Palm Beach County scrimmaging against professional teams when former COO of West Boca Medical Center Larry Coomes was contacted by Hughie OMalley, the manager of Sports Medicine for United States Soc cer Federation who was looking for a local hospital in the area to give the la dies physicals. The services provided were lab tests, EKGs, echos and even breakfast. Cardiologist Robert Ullman was the doctor who read the read echos, and Radiology Manager Debbie Mathaey was the coordinator for the services. OMalley was so impressed with West Boca Medical Center, that he is considering bringing the mens team to the hospital for their physicals when the next World Cup comes around. From left to right: Heather Mitts, Amy Lepeilbet, Dr. Robert Ullman, Megan Rapinoe, Lori LIndsey
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Tribune Sports of East /West Boca Raton, Highland Beach See page29 Sports Commission awards $159,000 for events in 2011, 2012United States Women National Soccer team takes physicals at West Boca Medical Center See page 30FAU Football Television Schedule ReleasedSee page 28Zach Kirby Retires From StrikersSee page 28 The Sun Belt Conference (SBC) recently released the 2011 television schedule for Florida Atlantic University football. Three FAU games will be televised, with one scheduled to air nationally and the other two games to be played on the Sun Belt Network.The Palm Beach County Sports Commission has awarded $159,000 in grants for 17 sporting events to take place in Palm Beach County, between November 2011 and June 2012.