for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com YOUR CLOSEST NEIGHBOR. Nearly 400,000 readers! The Boca Raton Tribune Irene expected to kiss Boca Raton en route to NC landfall FREE See page 3 Golf Classic to County contrac tor to conduct sea turtle monitoring Community News See page 11 See page 11 See page 14 man from roof Municipal News Boca man returning from club robbed at See page 3 to learn about special needs See page 3 Business Market your and social media See page 14 Send us your pictures of you reading a copy of The Boca Raton Tribune for you to be featured in a upcoming edition of the newspaper! See page 5 CPR course at Boca Regional Hospital helps babysitter save toddlers life Bluegreen Corporation celebrates BOCA RATON In scenes reminiscent of 2004 and 2005, Boca Ra ton and area residents spent the past few days filling gas cans, testing generators, buying pro pane tanks, attaching shutters and stocking up on batteries, food and wa ter in anticipation of the first hurricane to threaten the area since Wilma in 2005. Hurricane Irene, a strong and expansive storm, has been heading north from the Caribbean, but shifting east since its original track that put the east coast of South Flori da in the cone of error. It appeared by mid-week that Irene might barely touch Florida. But residents, emer gency agencies, police and fire units were not taking any chances. Continue on page 3 One Source For All Your Medical Equipment & Medical Supplies! See Page 8 www.BocaMedicalSupply.com Dr. Ron reading the Boca Raton Tribune.
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Prov.3-12 Marcos Gemal INDEX Briefs Page 02 Community News Page 03 Municipal News Page 11 Section B Page 15 Business Page 14 Columnists Page 22 Games Page 26 Pet Society Page 27 Sports Page 28 Boca Raton Police Blotter Q: Where can I dispose of my expired prescription medications? A: In an effort to assist the public in proper dispos al of these potentially dangerous medications some community drug take back events are planned. These prescription drug take-back events allow the public a free and convenient way to dispose of expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs and over-the-coun ter medications. The Boca Raton Police will host an event on Sat urday August 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Town Center Mall, 6000 West Glades Road (NW corner of the Sears parking lot). We will be accepting all pill and liquid medications but will not be accepting any needles. For other locations participating in the 2nd Annual Florida Statewide Drug Take-Back Event vis it www.NADDI.com. Crime and safety questions are answered by offi cers from the Crime Prevention Unit. For more infor mation, visit www.BocaPolice.com. Boca Festival Days continue with the following events: BURGLARY/ THEFT FROM AUTO 08/15/2011 15:51 5440 WEST GLADES ROAD At 1520 hours while victim was using pump #7 at the BP gas station, a white Chevy Impala with unknown tag parked next to her. An unknown male exited the Impala and removed a tan Prada purse from the front passenger seat. The purse contained a pair of Chanel sunglasses, and a red Chanel alligator wallet with fourcredit cards, $200.00, a Florida drivers license and a Social Security card. Detective Flynn collected the video of the incident. No additional suspect or tag information available from the video. OTHER THEFT 751 BANYAN TRAIL Sometime between 08-12-11 at 0730 hrs and 08-15-11 at 0730 hrs, unknown subject(s) removed two Kyocera 87 watt solar panels valued at $360. each from a Motorola irrigation controller box located in the south parking lot area of Mizner Bark. The subject(s) unscrewed the metal pole attached to the irrigation box and removed the pan els. No cameras; witness or suspects. Crime scene per formed with negative results. History shows no calls at the park during the weekend. Three security checks were performed by BRPD personnel during the weekend. OTHER THEFT 2011010393 08/15/2011 17:08 1801 N FEDERAL HWY The w/m/j victim alleged that he had been robbed by an unknown black male at 1801 N Federal Hwy (Boca Inn). After speaking with him several times, he told police multiple accounts of what occurred. It was learned that he was not robbed, the b/m took his necklace and ran away from him. August 27th 9 a.m. 1p.m. Boca Raton Regional Health & Wellness Expo Boca Raton Regional Hospital Free Screenings will include blood pressure, choles terol, glucose, PSA (for men over the age of 40), BMI (Body Mass Index) and more. To RSVP for biometric screenings, call 95-LEARN (561-955-3276.) Where: Sandler Pavilion at Boca Raton Regional Hos pital, 800 Meadows Road, Boca Raton. Contact Jan Dymtrow at (561) 9555097, email@example.com August 27th 2 3:30 p.m. The Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum will con duct Guided Tours of the Historic Boca Raton Resort & Club. Entry: $15 per person, $10 per person for BRHS mem bers, plus a $10 BRR&C valet parking fee. Contact Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum at (561) 395-6766 ext. 101 for information and required reservations. August 27th 7-9 p.m. Wine & All That Jazz Wine & All That Jazz, one of Boca Raton's largest wine tasting parties, is held at the Boca Raton Resort & Club. Treat yourself to zwine, food, and an enhanced VIP party room, live music, dancing and exciting drawing prizes. Wine & All That Jazz is the signature event for Boca Festival Days. Where: Boca Raton Resort & Club, 501 E. Camino Real, Boca Raton. Entry: General admission is $50 per person and VIP Admission is $100 per person. For details and spon sorship opportunities: contact Chasity Navarro at cna firstname.lastname@example.org DELRAY BEACH The Palm Beach County Sheriffs office is investigat ing a fatal one-car accident in the 14000 block of South Military Trail in South Del ray Tuesday afternoon. Initial reports said a small red vehicle was southbound on South Military Trail and for un known reasons crossed over the median. The ve hicle then hit a wall in the adjacent parking lot and caught fire. North and southbound lanes of Military Trail were closed during the in vestigation. No additional information was available at press time. PBSO investigating fatal car crash in Delray Beach
3 August 25 through August 31, 2011 Edition 62 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com Support your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune. Community News The Boca Raton Tribune County contractor to conduct sea turtle monitoring Under a contract with Palm Beach County through its Department of Environ mental Resources Manage ment, Inwater Research Group began monitor ing sea turtles in the Lake Worth Lagoon this week. The project will evaluate the size and health of the la goons sea turtle population as part of a baseline study initiated in 2006. Sea turtles function as an indicator species for envi ronmental health much like a canary in the coal mine. The results of the study have im portant implications for the overall health of the lagoon. The study consists pri marily of turtle captures by setting a large-mesh tangle net. When a turtle encoun ters the net, researchers quickly remove it and take measurements and a blood sample. Most of the sea turtle captures will occur near Munyon Island in the northern end of the lagoon. Previous capture events indicate that mostly juvenile green sea turtles utilize the lagoon for a portion of their life cycle. The study is funded by a grant from the Sea Tur tle Conservancy (STC), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to ensuring the survival of sea turtles with in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans and Caribbean Sea through research, educa tion, training, advocacy, and protection of the reptiles natural habitats. STC is responsible for awarding grants with mon ey raised through the pur chase of sea turtle license plates. These grants are crit ical for the continued success of Palm Beach Countys sea turtle research and outreach program. For information about purchasing a sea turtle li cense plate, visit www. flhsmv.gov/dmv/special tytags/environmental/sea_ turtle.html Boca Raton, FL (Au gust 19, 2011) PROPEL (People Reaching Out to Provide Education and Leadership), a private notfor-profit 501(c)3 organi zation dedicated to servic ing Palm Beach Countys economically challenged communities, announced that it will hold its 3rd Annual Golf Classic on Thursday, October 20, 2011 at the Boca Lago Country Club. The event is being co-chaired by Matthew J Kutcher, CFP and Ingrid Fulmer, both of whom sit on the Board of PROPEL. Mr. Kutcher is the Direc tor of Private Banking for Credit Suisse Securities, and Ms. Fulmer has been a commercial real estate professional for over 25 years in Boca Raton. The format is a fourperson scramble with many exciting contests and prizes. There will be a hole in one contest for a chance to win a trip to Hawaii, a trip to Pinehurst and also a chance to win a luxury car from Luxury Cars of Boca! In addition, there will be a closest to the pin and longest drive contests along with raffle prizes and a golfer gift package. After golf, there will be a cocktail party with an open bar as well as a silent and live auction. Registra tion and a BBQ lunch be gins at 11:00 am, followed by a shotgun start at 12:30 pm. Post tournament cock tail party beings at 5:00 pm. PROPEL strengthens and stabilizes the func tioning of those at-risk through a variety of multifaceted services, works to provide G.E.D. prepara tion classes for high school dropouts, facilitates crime prevention and interven tion, and presents avenues to prevent technical and fi nancial illiteracy. PROPEL works to instill a sense of responsibility for ones actions, self-discipline based on hard work, and promotes empowerment amongst youth, families and communities. Sponsorship oppor tunities are available at a variety of financial levels for the tournament and include categories such as Character & Leadership Development, Education & Career Development, Health & Life Skills, Cul tural Arts, Sports, Fit ness & Recreation, Certi fied Teacher, Tutoring & Homework Assistance, College Scholarship Pro gram, Teen Tech Skills, Computer Equipment & Software, Dance, Music and Teen Sports. For further information on this exciting and very important event, please contact Matt Kutcher at 561-366-4705; you can also visit the PROPEL website at www.propely ourfuture.org. Golf Classic to benet PROPEL set for October 20 The Emergency Op erations Center in West Palm Beach was staffed and monitoring the storms progress. So was the School District, an ticipating it might have to cancel classes. One person who called to the Boca Raton Tribune reported he was unable to find gasoline in West Boca on Monday night. Additional tankers were reportedly heading this way to refill reserves at stations where residents stocked up in advance of the storm. On supermarket shelves, water seemed scarce and, at one Publix, milk that does not need refrigeration was gone completely. The pace of prepara tion seemed to slow down as the week progressed and it appeared the storm might just skirt Florida. "We've got a lot of time for people to get ready, but we don't have forever," said Craig Fu gate, who heads the Fed eral Emergency Manage ment Agency, during a briefing Tuesday. The current track fore cast takes the storm inland up the North Carolina and Virginia coasts and onto the Delmarva Peninsula Sunday morning. Federal forecasters monitoring Irene have been cautioning that the accuracy of their track forecasts can be off by as much as 250 miles five days out. Even so, "a little deviation in the track" can have a significant impact on the storm's effect on the coast, Fugate said. The Christian Science Monitor contributed to this story. Continue from page 1 Irene expected to kiss Boca Raton en route to NC landfall
4 August 25 through August 31, 2011 Edition 62 Support your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune. COMMUNITY NEWS East/West Boca Raton, FL Edition 62 Charles Shalmi is the incoming president of Rotary Club of Boca Raton Sunrise. Shalmi, a stockbro ker, has been a member of the organization for seven years. "I want to give back to the community and work with other people who share the idea of giving back to the com munity. I have met some great people in Rotary." Shalmi likes the fact that members of Boca Raton Sunrise can net work with other Rotary Clubs. As president, Shalmi wants to get Boca Ra ton Sunrise involved in some international projects such as the Wheelchair Founda tion. "I want to do some fundraising so we have Charles Shalmi new president of the Rotary Club of Boca Raton Sunrise Rainmakerology is Tammy Saltzmans (w ww.TammySaltzman.coom) topic for increasing your business leads and she has a great system that is fun and prof itable. That was the topic of her talk to the Women in Business Luncheon for the West Boca Chamber of Commerce this week at Boca Greens Country Club. How many people have you heard from after the last networking event you at tended? If you heard from someone, you can bet they are successful. That was one of her many tips to grow your business. Attendees enjoyed a delicious luncheon and enjoyed socializing and networking. The West Boca Chamber of Commerce holds monthly Luncheons, Breakfasts, and Networking meetings and has recently en joyed a new growth in membership, with 3 times the number of members they start ed with in 2011. For more information see www.WestBocaChamber.com How do you make it rain?
5 August 25 through August 31, 2011 Edition 62 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com Support your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune. COMMUNITY NEWS East/West Boca Raton, FL CPR course at Boca Regional Hospital helps babysitter save toddlers life BOCA RATON When people take a CPR training course, they of ten wonder if they will ever be called on to use it. For Boynton Beach resident, Talisha Tor res, a 24-year-old teacher at Manatee Elementary School in Lake Worth, that answer came a lot sooner than she expected. Talisha credits the training she received through the Family and Friends cardiopulmo nary resuscitation pro gram at BRRH for help ing her save the life of a toddler left in her care for babysitting. Education is the key to prevention. Or, at least thats what Posie Whelan thought when she asked family friend, Talisha, to take the CPR course. Talisha works part time for the family as a nanny over the summer months, babysitting the familys 13-month-old son, Chris topher. She completed the CPR training class this past May. The class teaches par ents, grandparents and babysitters how to handle life-threatening situa tions in infants, toddlers and children, which in cludes the infant Heim lich maneuver. While Talisha was babysitting the toddler, Christopher began chok ing when a green bean lodged in his windpipe during his feeding. When Talisha noticed he was struggling to breathe, she immediately began to ad minister the infant Heim lich maneuver. She whisked the baby out of his highchair and slung him downward on her knee and hit him five times on the back, just as she was instructed to do back in May. The green bean was finally dislodged and she was relieved when she heard him crying and breath ing properly. This was the first time she had ever used the maneuver. Talisha credits her recent CPR/Heimlich training for providing her with the knowledge and the confidence to act quickly and correctly in what could have been a life-threatening situation. People dont know that with infants and tod dlers the CPR/ Heimlich procedure is performed differently, said Talisha I would not have known to place the baby over the knee had I not taken the class. Im just amazed that I remembered what to do. The incident all happened so quickly and under such a desperate situation, all the training comes back to you. Posie Whelan, who works for Brian Bernick, MD, an obstetrics/ gyne cologist on staff at Boca Raton Regional Hospi tal, praised the hospitals CPR course. Talisha kept her head and stayed cool. Im really proud of her. The evening class was taught by American Heart Association CPR instructors Nicole Holo boff and Richard Alva rez. Ironically Richard is Talishas cousin. Its strange how all things were set in motion for me to take this class, she said. It was almost like it was destiny. BRRH offers the Fam ily and Friends CPR class es at 6 p.m. every Wednes Community Outreach Coordinator Sandra Savia hands tod dler doll to Talisha Torres for demonstration of Heimlich maneuver on toddlers. Music at Mizner series presents U2 tribute band August 27 BOCA RATON As part of Boca Ratons sum mer concert series, Music @ Mizner: A Tribute to the Legends, U2 by UV will perform Saturday, August 27 at 8 p.m. at the Mizner Park Amphitheater, 590 Plaza Real in downtown Boca. Admission is free. U2 by UV was formed by Eddie Steklasa, the bands Edge, in 2004. The band has performed for more than 250,000 people across the western hemi sphere and delighted U2 fans throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, and South America. Gastro Trucks will be on site to delight concert goers with gourmet food at an additional cost. Outside food and beverages are pro hibited. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. Concert attendees are en couraged to bring their own chairs and blankets for lawn seating. Chairs are also available to rent for $2 each. Paid, preferred parking is available adjacent to the Amphitheater. For more information visit www. mizneramphitheater.com, www.downtownboca.org, call (561) 393-7984 or fol low updates on Twitter @ miznerparkamphi. BOCA RATON -Hab itat for Humanity's 20th Birthday Party sponsored by Zavee is getting shoved ahead by Hurricane Irene. The event, part of Boca Festival Days and originally scheduled for Aug. 25 at Ovenella Restaurant, is be ing postponed until Sept. 7 because of the storm threat. Tickets are $20 in ad vance, $25 at the door. Guests receive one compli mentary drink, appetizers and birthday cake. There will be a DJ, dancing and Chinese auction! Ovenella is a new Ital ian restaurant at 499 S. Federal Highway, Boca Raton. The eatery is creat ing a special menu for that night as well. Hurricane threat postpones Habitat for Humanity event day in the Charles E. & Dorothy F. Schmidt Edu cation Center in classroom B. An infant-only CPR class is offered from 10 to 11:30 a.m. the last Satur day of the month for par ents of new-born infants. Parents may bring their infants to the class. The cost of the class is $20 per person and preregistration is required. Call 561-955-4468 to register or for additional information about other CPR classes offered by the hospital. BOCA RATON Members of the Kaufman Lynn Construction Posi tive Workplace Committee recently delivered 40 fully stuffed backpacks to the two graduating classes of five-year olds at the Flor ence Fuller Child Develop ment Center in Boca Raton. The donation assured that these children will be able to start kindergarten with all the supplies necessary. For the fifth year, em ployees of Kaufman Lynn Construction donated backpacks and school sup plies for children attend ing the Florence Fuller Child Development Center in Boca Raton. FFCDC is a registered 501(c) 3 non-profit offering af fordable childcare, quality preschool, enriched after school and summer camp for low-income families. South Florida based Kaufman Lynn Construc tion is a 22 year-old, fullservice general contractor and construction manager providing services for a wide variety of public and private sectors throughout Florida, including munici pal, schools, universities and colleges, healthcare, county clubs, faith-based, cultural, retail, and com mercial. Kaufman Lynn donates stued backpacks to Florence Fuller kids
6 August 25 through August 31, 2011 Edition 62 Support your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune. lication. P.O. Box 970593 Boca Raton, FL 33497 used as letters to the editor. Letter Guidelines By Dale King Letters to the Editor When it comes to dancing, Boca Raton has its own stars EDITORIALS/LETTERS East/West Boca Raton, FL The Boca Raton Tribune Founded January 15, 2010 Publisher C.E.O C.O.O. C.M.0 Managing Editor Associate Editor I know I frequently talk about my wife in these columns. Some times, its just to kid her while at other times, she is an integral part of what the column is about. This time, she is very integral. Years ago, she became a follower of the TV show, Dancing with the Stars. The program has caught fire with mil lions of TV viewers over the years, becoming to dance what American Idol is to song. Four years ago, as part of Boca Festival Days, the Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Com merce created Bocas Ballroom Battle, a local production patterned af ter DWTS. It was, and still is, a fundraiser for the George Snow Schol arship Fund. My wife has been en couraging me to get tick ets every year since the program began. She is not just a fan of dancing, but was a professional dancer and teacher for the Arthur Murray Stu dios. Coincidentally, the dancers for the local event were also provided by a professional school. Well, when I told my wife I got the tickets this year, she was ecstatic. Since we had never attended, we didnt know what to expect. What we saw was as terrific as we hoped probably much more so. We were sitting with Flossy Keesely who re membered that during the first Boca Ballroom Battle, only about 100 people showed up. The event last Saturday at the Boca Raton Resort & Club drew a crowd of some 750. It was a won derful showing, particu larly because this is still summer and season is a ways off. I particularly enjoyed the fact that the organiz ers were able to bring one of the professionals from Dancing with the Stars to be a judge at the contest. Chelsie Hight ower, who has been part of the onstage troupe in Hollywood for about five seasons, was there in Boca Raton Saturday night. She joined other judges Babette Brown, Ioana Grigore and Dan Guin. Those who put their feet on the line for the Snow Scholarship Fund were philanthropist and businesswoman Yvonne Boice; plastic and recon structive surgeon Dr. Rafael Cabrera; Ralph Mesa, executive manag er of Mercedes-Benz of Delray; Pat Thomas, a local volunteer extraor dinaire; Ingrid Fulmer, an executive VP with Coldwell Banker Com mercial; Bryan Tindell, co-owner with his wife of a fitness salon in Boca Raton and South Florida director of disposal for Waste Management Inc.; Jackie Reeves, managing director of Bell Rock Capital and Jay DiPi etro, president/COO/ general manager of Boca West Country Club. Training the novices were Patrick Alonsagay, Pam Casanave and Mari ya-Khristina Shurupova, Ivan Rivera and Sayra Vazquez from the Fred Astaire Dance Studios Boca Raton. Mesa and Shurupo va proved it takes two to tango. Boice and Alonsagay offered up a fine and fancy fox trot. Thomas cha-chad with Rivera and Fulmer (who brought along her daughter, Kendra, a re markable singer) held the audience spellbound as she waltzed with Alonsagay. Next came Tindell, buff from his business, who joined Casanave for a jive that made the floor come alive. Reeves was ready to rumba with Ri vera. Then came Cabrera, who proved he was truly a cutup. He appeared on stage in a shirt open to the waist. His sexy salsa with Shurupova had the audience on their feet. Then came the suave Mr. DiPietro, whose top hat and cane cabaret/ quick step with Casa nave brought raves from all sections of the audi ence. There were winners that night in the Mizner Center at the Boca Re sort. But the real winner was the George Snow Scholarship Foundation. Just the eight commu nity leaders who danced their hearts out that night raised more than $211,000. It was truly a night of excitement. It should hold my wife over until Dancing with the Stars begins its new season next month. Dear Dale, Nice job on the column about your memories of autumn in New England. Im from New York so I can understand how you feel. Sincerely, Barry Epstein To the Editor: Thank you for using the stories about Boca athlete Avi Leavitt, his participation in the European Maccabi games and his return home after winning honors in the fencing competition. Sincerely, Jackie Zarrilli To the Editor The Boca Raton Police Services Department appre ciates the publicity you have given to the Drug Take Back program to be held Aug. 27 at the Town Center at Boca Raton mall. Sincerely, Mark Economou Public Information Manager Boca Raton Police Services Department TheBocaRatonTribune.com Read
7 August 25 through August 31, 2011 Edition 62 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com Support 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. By Douglas Heizer The headline on my col umn today is a translation of a Portuguese phrase that is just as important and just as relevant in Bra zil, the USA or any other country. Without advertising, no business can survive. Thats probably a more frank observation of the marketplace than some people want to hear, but its a fact. If people dont know that a business exists, how can it expect to draw cus tomers? Word of mouth only works for a short time and often brings in a few people. Ive alluded in the past to the need for advertising in the newspaper business, and how publications like the Boca Raton Tribune can carry information about business into the homes of residents throughout the area in a way no other me dia can. Im mentioning this now because I spent some time the last few days going through shopping plazas and past businesses that I have visited during the past year and a half of the Tri bunes existence. I dropped by to say hello and, early on, pitched the Tribune as the new kid on the block that was looking to branch out and give them exposure to homes they had virtually no other way of reaching. Later, as the newspaper became known, I revisited these places and told them that our grasp was now much greater than in the past, and I continued to urge them to advertise. Some helped out and purchased ads. Some wouldnt part with a single dime. These past few days, I have noticed the large num ber of vacant storefronts around the area, places that once bustled with shop pers; restaurants that once overflowed with hungry customers, and shops with shiny fixtures and lots of shoppers sometimes lined up in front before the doors were even open. Many of these stores and restaurants are gone. Certainly, the economy has taken a toll. But would some of these retailers still be around if they had pur chased advertising, not just in the Boca Raton Tribune, but in any publication that serves the area? We are not the only medium in which business people can advertise. But we have certainly built up clout since we first hit the streets as a print product in March of 2010. I learned a lot about the minds of business op erators during the past 18 months. One major mis conception that I want to dispel is the idea that buy ing one ad will bring in a flock of shoppers. Thats not necessarily true. You need a business plan to make your adver tising work. You need to place ads on a regular basis so your operation can take advantage of the frequency of publication. People can easily miss a single ad, but if you feature your busi ness in several editions as many as you want you have a better chance of be ing seen. Thousands of eyes scan the Boca Raton Tribune each week. Not just the peo ple who pick it up at a store or take one out of a news paper box. The papers get passed around. Those that end up in medical offices can be perused by people over and over again each day. Its not easy convinc ing some business people to buy advertising. But the matter is simple. If stores and restaurants buy ads, it will help them prosper. And by putting money into our operation here at the Boca Raton Tribune, it guarantees a steady flow of news and ads into the com munity. Buying an ad or a se ries of them is a better strategy than not open ing your wallet and taking some of your space for a few weeks. Youre bound to make a big difference. We cant do anything more for those firms that have had to shutter their windows and lock their doors. But you, the busi ness person in the com munity right now, you have survived the worst of this recession. You have beaten the financial odds. You have struggled in the face of ad versity. We commend you, and we offer you the opportuni ty to add your name to the many companies that ad vertise here in the Boca Ra ton Tribune. We are, after all, your closest neighbor. Advertising is the soul of the business By Dr. Synesio Lyra, Jr. For people who regu larly devote some time to think, fresh, new ideas inevitably emerge. They need to be recorded, re vised when necessary, shared with others, and ex panded. Once their quality is refined, and they can be recognized as sound, right and useful, they should gradually lead to positive action! At every stop in life we are coping with the conse quences of ideas and ac tions, most of them long since forgotten as Nor man Cousins once stated. The mind God gave each human creature needs to advance in careful, sound motion, producing healthy ideas which can lead to something great, with positive, long-lasting out comes. What appears good from the start shall require time to be tested before be coming truly great! As the late Bishop Wil liam Culbertson once re flected, It is important to start right, but it is imperative to end well, while remembering St. Augustines warning that nothing worth doing can be accomplished in ones lifetime. Quite often, the best ideas one receives tend to arrive at most inconve nient moments. They may come in the middle of the night when you mo mentarily awake, or while you are in the shower, dur ing your driving through heavy traffic, or in equally impractical circumstances. Yet, even then, you can develop ways to capture every good thought when it comes to you. Many of the things people enjoy in life today as conveniences, or items of an inspiring, constructive nature, also came about in similar, even adverse circumstances. Yet, per sistent creativity brought the project to legitimate fruition! Twentieth century French philosopher, Henri Bergson, left the challenge that we must think as people of action and act as people of thought. Many ideas will never lead any where because they were not clearly defined, finetuned, well though-out. But once they are re flected upon, shared with others, modified and im proved over time, they may lead to something impact ing, enduring, providing direction and genuine help to others in varied ways. Normally, what comes too quickly has greater prob ability of flaws and failure, or of never getting off the ground, however fascinat ing the idea initially might appear! The late Phillips Brooks left a sane and sol id proposal worth follow ing in situations similar to these. He suggested, Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for powers equal to your task. From Sound Ideas to Positive Action!
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10 August 25 through August 31, 2011 Edition 62 Support your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune. COMMUNITY NEWS East/West Boca Raton, FL FEATURED OPPORTUNITYDIXIE COMMERCE CENTER, BOCA RATON1,040 sq ft 2,780 sq ft Dixie Highway, between Glades Rd & Spanish River Blvd, Boca RatonDixie Commerce Center offers a variety of warehouse / flex space configurations, including raw space, bays with furnished offices and bays with loft offices, kitchenettes and covered parking Other Amazing Opportunities1 West Linton 1,100 4,501 sq ft warehouse bays in an automotive service center located on Dealership Row, between I-95 & Dixie Hwy2500 NW 2nd Ave 930 1,550 sq ft available in small warehouse-flex center located on NW 2nd Ave, north of Glades Rd.Broker incentives Relocation specials Locally owned & managed561.392.8920 www.investmentslimited.comWAREHOUSE/FLEX SPACE AVAILABLE FREE PICK UP & DELIVERY Call Today! BOCA RATON -Katrina Carter-Tellison was recently named dean of Lynns Col lege of Liberal Educa tion after serving as the chair of the universitys nationally-recognized, innovative core curricu lum, The Dialogues of Learning, and as associ ate professor of sociol ogy. Dr. Carter-Telli son brings an intimate knowledge of our core curriculum and teach ing philosophies to her new role as dean of the College of Liberal Edu cation, said Lynn Uni versity President Kevin M. Ross. As one of the key people responsible for implementing our new core that puts liberal education at its center, I cant think of a better choice and more capable, deserving person for this role. As faculty chair of the core, her work fo cused on course devel opment, assessment and faculty development throughout every stage of the implementation process for the new cur riculum. In February, one of higher educations most prestigious national trade publications, In side Higher Ed, pub lished an article which held Lynn's new core curriculum up as a shin ing example of how col leges and universities can increase the rigor of their academic offerings and improve the com prehensive education of their students. Dr. Carter-Tellison has been instrumental in the implementation of our new core curricu lum, Cynthia Patterson, vice president for aca demic affairs, said. Her colleagues praise her as a thoughtful, dedicated and passionate educator who is deeply devoted to both student learning and excellence in every phase of academic life. I have no doubt Dr. Cart er-Tellison will excel as dean of the College of Liberal Education, and I am delighted to wel come her as the newest member of our academ ic leadership team. The most important part of leadership is ser vice. I hope to lead with respect, compassion, and equity, Carter-Tellison said. As an educator, it has always been my goal to inspire stu dents to have a thirst for knowledge and the world around them. As the dean of College of Liberal Education, I will work hard to be a resource and advocate for faculty and students while continuing my work in the Dialogues of Learning. I will con tinue the tradition of building and delivering a strong liberal arts edu cation in my new role. Prior to coming to Lynn, Carter-Tellison earned her Ph.D. in soci ology at the University of Miami. Her major area of concentration was race and ethnic rela tions with a minor con centration in cultural studies and criminology. Lynn names new dean of its College of Liberal Education Katrina Carter-Tellison, who was recently named dean of Lynns College of Liberal Education, is shown with Lynn President Kevin Ross.
11 August 25 through August 31, 2011 Edition 62 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com Support your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune. Municipal News The Boca Raton Tribune r f n t b rfntbrrb t BOCA RATON -A lo cal man told police he was robbed at gunpoint out side his apartment on NW 15th Court just after 4:15 a.m. Aug 15. Police said the gunman fired two shots, but missed the victim. Boca Raton Police of ficers responded when the mans cousin, who also lives in the complex, called 911. The victim told officers he had been at a club in West Palm Beach with two friends and had dropped the friends off at their re spective homes before ar riving home himself. The police report says that when the victim got out of his car, he was ap proached by a male point ing a gun at him. The sus pect told the man to get on the ground and give him his wallet. At this point, police said, a second suspect, who was also armed with a gun, got out of a grey four-door vehicle, which was stopped in the street, and approached them. The victim said he did not have a wallet and refused to get on the ground. The sus pect grabbed the victim and tried to push him to the ground, ripping the necklace off his neck. The suspect grabbed the victims shirt and pulled him toward an area north of the parking lot. During the struggle the suspect took the victims bracelet. The man was able to pull free from the suspect and threw his keys and cell phone at him. At this point the suspect fired two shots. The victim was not struck. The suspects got into a newer model, grey fourdoor American made car, which was driven by an unknown third suspect, and left east on NW 13th Street. The victim sus tained minor abrasions and a ripped shirt. Anyone with informa tion about this crime is asked to call Detective Ron Mello at (561) 620-6186 or Palm Beach County Crime Stoppers at (800) 458TIPS. Boca man returning from club robbed at gunpoint; shots red BOCA RATONLo cal firefighters rescued a worker from the roof of The Gardens Memorial Park and Cemetery, 4103 N. Military Trail, after he collapsed about 11:20 a.m. Aug. 17. Public Information Of ficer Frank Correggio said rescue crews responded after receiving a call for medical assistance. When rescue crews ar rived at the building un der construction, Correg gio said, they made their way up to the roof using a ground ladder where they found the adult pa tient who appeared to be dehydrated after working in the sun. Due to the location of the patient and the soft ground, crews were un able to deploy the fire de partments ladder truck to assist with the rescue. Boca Raton fire rescue crews placed safety har nesses and helmets on both rescuer and patient. With the help of an onsite forklift, co-workers safely lowered the patient and rescuer to the ground where he was transport ed in stable condition to Boca Raton Regional Hospital for further ob servation. Boca Raton reghters rescue man from roof From left, on lift, Firefighter/Paramedic Karl Lewis, patient; on roof, Rhett Martin and Fire Captain Dan Coine Firefighter/Paramedic Karl Richards makes his way to the roof with rescue gear. The Palm Beach Coun ty Sheriffs Office reminds motorists to be careful when driving through school zones now that classes have begun for an other year. PBSO began its Selec tive Traffic Enforcement Program for School Zones on the first day of school, Monday, Aug. 22. The purpose is to provide a safe environment for all school age children, parents, teachers and the citizens of Palm Beach County that drive or walk through the various school zones. Traffic enforcement will include: speed en forcement, parking en forcement, bicycle helmet enforcement and items re lated to student, teacher, Sheri reminds motorists: Schools are open, drive carefully parent and motoring pub lic safety. The enforcement pro gram will take place at elementary and middle schools in Palm Beach County from 7 to 9 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. The sheriff said to pay attention to school zones and reduce speed in these ar eas. Speeding citations given in school zones have fines ranging from $ 156$ 606.
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13 August 25 through August 31, 2011 Edition 62 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com Support your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune. MUNICIPAL East/West Boca Raton, FL Dr. S. Benjamin Roldan D.M.D. M.S. P.A. and Associates A year after a 2-yearold died in a sweltering hot van at a Delray Beach child care center, the Palm Beach County Com mission has adopted new regulations for child care facilities, one of which mandates safety alarms in transportation vans. Sitting as the Child Care Facilities Board, commissioners approved a series of changes to child care facilities rules, including the require ment for alarms in vehi cles used for transporting six or more children. The panel also voted to reduce site require ments for outdoor play areas, require child care personnel to have a high school diploma and addi tional pre-licensing train ing requirements. County Commission adopts new rules requiring alarms in child care vans In August 2010, 2-year-old Haile Brock ington died after she was forgotten in the back of an extremely hot day care van. To help child care cen ters pay for the alarms, the county's Children's Services Council has set aside up to $100,000. The alarms range in price from $250 to $400. The money would provide day care centers with a onetime reimbursement. "We want to avoid any tragedies like Haile Brockington," Gaetana D. Ebbole, the services council's chief executive officer told commission ers. "We are pleased to make this offer to help keep Palm Beach County's children, our most pre cious cargo, healthy, safe and strong." Under the new rules, day care centers have to have the alarm systems installed by Sept. 1, 2012. They work by forcing the driver or bus aide to walk to the back of the bus to deactivate the alarm af ter the ignition has been turned off. The presump tion is that the person will notice if any children have been left behind. At its Aug.16 meeting, the commission also took the following action: Mortgage Foreclosure Registration adopted an ordinance requir ing banks and mortgage companies to register properties in foreclosure, inspect those properties and identify a property maintenance company for each foreclosed property. Firearms approved on preliminary reading and to advertise for pub lic hearings on Sept. 13 five ordinances mandated by state law pertaining to the sale, purchase, posses sion, use and storage of firearms. Homelessness ap proved a memorandum of agreement with the Homeless Coalition of PBC to advocate and edu cate on the issue of home lessness and to pursue re sources in pursuit of the countys Ten-Year Plan to End Homelessness. The county will provide staff ing and office space for the coalition at the coun tys Division of Human Services. Commissioners also adopted a resolution reducing membership on the Homeless Advi sory Board from 36 to 19 members. Palm Tran ap proved a three-year joint participation agreement with the Florida Depart ment of Transportation (FDOT) in the amount of $863,400 per year to fund service frequency increases on two Gladesarea Palm Tran routes. No county funds are re quired. Economic Develop ment conceptually ap proved a Section 108 Loan Program agreement in the amount of $592,000 (pending HUD approval) and a Brownfields Eco nomic Development Ini tiative (BEDI) grant in the amount of $182,451 for Americas Sound, Inc. The audio equipment manufacturer plans to renovate a building lo cated within the Avenue A Revitalization Project in Belle Glade, creating 35 new full-time jobs over the next five years. Annexations ap proved the voluntary an nexation of an enclave to taling 1.21 acres on Kirk Road into the village of Palm Springs and a 3.44acre parcel on Indiantown Road into the town of Ju piter.
14 August 25 through August 31, 2011 Edition 62 Support your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune. Business The Boca Raton Tribune County Commissioner Priscilla Taylor, Deputy County Administrator Verdenia Baker and Tonya Davis Johnson of the Office of Small Business Assistance present a proclama tion during the August 16, County Commission meeting declaring Sep tember 14 as Palm Beach Partners Business Match maker Conference and Expo Day. The theme of this years day-long event at the Hilton Palm Beach Airport is The Work Continues in a Challeng ing Economy: Rise to the Top! The Palm Beach Part ners is a coalition of city, county, state and non profit agencies aligned to maximize economic devel opment opportunities for small businesses through out South Florida. Palm Beach Partners Business Matchmaker Conference and Expo Day declared Commissioner Priscilla Taylor (center), Deputy County Administrator Verdenia Baker (right), and Tonya Davis Johnson (left) present a proclamation during the Aug. 16 County Commission meeting. BOCA RATON -It's a "digital Darwin" world and everyone is competing for money and customers. A program to address this situation will be held Thursday, Aug. 25, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the West Boca Library at Yamato and U.S. 441. Its entitled, Market your business through branding, search and social media. Today, the "fittest" small businesses are those that adapt to the new en vironment, meaning the worldwide web. Experts in branding, Market your business through branding, search and social media design, social media and online reputation man agement will show how to promote yourself as broadly as possible--for as little money as possible. Instructors will be: & branding consultant and founder of Form G Design winning online media publicist, Froogle PR president and Small Business Development Analyst. The program is being presented by the Small Speaker Sharon Geltner Business Development Center at Palm Beach State College in Boca Raton. To register, call 561862-4726. Bluegreen Corporation celebrates 20 years in Boca Raton BOCA RATON Bluegreen Corp. celebrat ed the 20th anniversary of its Boca Raton location during the week of Au gust 15. The celebrations marked the firms growth and success in the time share, resort management and real estate industry since its relocation to South Florida. Founded in 1966 as Pat ten Corporation, by Harry Patten, the company cel ebrated 25 years of success as a land sales company in Vermont before it opened its Boca Raton location. In 1994, the firm was joined by George F. Dono van, who served as presi dent and chief executive of ficer. Donovan repositioned Bluegreen for longterm growth by stream lining the companys land development business and expanding into the vaca tion ownership and golf industries. In 1996, Patten Corpo ration changed its name to Bluegreen. In 2007, upon Donovans retirement, John Maloney stepped up from president of Bluegreen Resorts to chief operating officer to CEO. As Bluegreen has grown to include some 222,000 owners, over 50 resorts and an additional 4,000 resorts are avail able through our exchange network, we are proud to say we have achieved and maintained an honorable standard of work and eth ics, stated Maloney. I am humbled by Bluegreens success over the past 20 years in Boca Raton, and look forward to watch ing the company grow and prosper for decades to come. At ceremonial ribbon cutting at Bluegreens headquarters are, from left, Troy McLellan, president and CEO of the Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce; John M. Maloney Jr., president and CEO of Bluegreen Corporation; Boca Raton Mayor Susan Whelchel and County Commissioner Steven Abrams Boca Raton Tribune columnist, Barry D. Siegel of the Siegel Law Group, hosts a luncheon for business owners and professionals at Abe and Louies
15 August 25 through August 31, 2011 Edition 62 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com Support 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 & ARTS SECTION Names of Love a French Sex Farce with Political Overtones See page 18 See page 19 BOCA RATON -Lo cal estate professionals will share much more than con genial company, prime net working and a lavish cock tail reception at the Jewish Community Foundations Professional Advisory Committee (PAC) Kick off & Membership Drive Cocktail Reception Sept. 13 at 5:30 p.m. at Woodfield Country Club, 3650 Club Place, Boca Raton. The reception will in clude passed hors doeuvres and a number of stations, with dietary laws observed. The couvert is $36. The kickoff will bring together the most influ ential members of our Jewish communitys legal, accounting, investment ad visory, banking and insur ance professionals, said PAC Chair Marjorie Hor win, CPA. Well enjoy a wonderful evening as we open another season of fund raising for the Foun dation and its mission of meeting the needs of Jew ish people locally, in Israel Estate planners kick o season, membership drive, at Federation reception and worldwide. We look forward to sharing with newcomers how our PAC members provide clients with com pelling options to truly make a difference where its needed through indi vidualized restricted and unrestricted gifts that meet their clients philanthropic goals as well as financial interests, added PAC Vice Chair Matt Kutcher, CFP. Its clearly time for our large, multifaceted yet relatively new Jewish com munity to take advantage of these opportunities and move ahead to accumulate more long term capital for vital long term goals." The Professional Advi sory Committee is an in tegral part of the Federa tions Jewish Community Foundation of South Palm Beach County, with a mem bership of 85 and counting. PAC members encourage charitable giving through the establishment of new endowment funds, trusts, bequests, life insurance pol icies and IRAs on behalf of their clients. The PAC also provides networking opportunities, training and client educational tools for professionals from a variety of disciplines. For more information or to RSVP, professionals may visit www.jewishboca.org/ packickoff, call 561-8523173 or email micheleb@ bocafed.org. The PAC kickoff is cochaired by Linda A. Melcer and Seth A. Marmor, Esq. Oppenheimer is the events Premier Sponsor, joined by Support Sponsors Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC; M. Adam Bankier, P.A.; Morrison, Brown, Ar giz & Farra, LLC; and Wil lis Group Personal Lines. The Jewish Federa tion of South Palm Beach County serves the Boca Raton, Delray Beach and Highland Beach areas, rais ing and allocating funds to meet vital needs locally, in Israel and worldwide. The Professional Advisory Committee (PAC) is part of the Federations Jewish Community Foundation, which develops permanent resources to ensure the continuity of Jewish life, programs and services in our community, Israel and worldwide, through per manent endowment funds, lifetime gifts, bequests in wills, trusts and planned giving programs. Matt Kutcher, CFP, PAC vice chair; left, and Marjorie Horwin, CPA, PAC chair As seen by Feen... Tinsley Ellis Back in Town; Savalas performs in Palm Beach BOCA RATON -Onetime Boca Raton resident and St. Andrews School gradu ate, Alligator Records blues star Tinsley Ellis, is back in town this weekend for two appearances. At 9 p.m. Fri day, Aug. 26 he will perform at the recently reopened back Room, 25 S. J St., Lake Worth. Tickets are $18 and $23. Call 561-585-2583 or go to www. bamboomusic.com. At 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, singer-guitarist Ellis performs a free concert at Seminole Ca sino Coconut creek. Call 866222-7466 or go to www.semi nolecoconutcreekcasino.com. In the meantime, Ariana Savalas, daughter of the late actor Telly Savalas, continues in the second weekend of her Royal Room Cabaret debut at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Colony Hotel 155 Ham mon Ave., Palm Beach. The singer-actress specializes in songs from the 1930s through the 1950s. Tickets are $110 dinner and show or $70 show only. Call 561-659-8100. Ariana Savalas
16 August 25 through August 31, 2011 Edition 62 Support your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune. r f n t r b r f n n t b f b r f b b f f r r r f rfnrttbnb nrrtbb r n t b f f f b b t SPOTLIGHT BOCA RATON Eight civic leaders from the Boca Raton area put on their dancing shoes Saturday and salsad, cha chad and waltzed their way to $211,000 in dona tions for the George Snow Scholarship Fund. The money rolled in at the fourth annual Boca Ballroom Battle, pat terned after the popular TV show, Dancing with the Stars. In fact, one of the DWTS troupe, Chel sie Hightower, came to Boca to be a judge. Light-footed Jay DiPi etro, top executive at the Boca West Country Club, went home with a pair of honors most money collected by a male par ticipant, and he also took home the mirror ball tro phy for top male dancer. Patricia Thomas was top fund-raiser among the ladies and Jackie Reeves got the mirror ball trophy as best hoofer among the girls. Also showing their dance stuff on the floor of the Boca Raton Resort & Club were Yvonne S. Boyce, Dr. Raphael Cabre ra, Ingrid Fulmer, Ralph Mesa and Brian Tindell. Professional dance partners were from the Fred Astaire Dance Stu dios Boca Raton. Boca Ballroom Battle participants dance their way to $211,000 for Snow Fund Pam Casanave with Yaacov Heller Dance contestants at the end of the competition. Photos by Yaacov Heller
17 August 25 through August 31, 2011 Edition 62 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com Support your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune. SPOTLIGHT Tim Snow, president of the George Snow Scholarship Fund Pat Thomas displays her mirror ball trophy Kendra Fulmer, daughter of contestant Ingrid Fulmer Jim and Arlene Sclafani Al Zucaro congratulates his wife, contestant Yvonne Boice Zucaro Contestant Ingrid Fulmer, left, and Linda Petrakis Chelsie Hightower, one of the professional performers from Danc ing with the Stars, with Jon Mark. Ben and Rosemary Krieger enjoy the show Dr. Ron and Silva
18 August 25 through August 31, 2011 Edition 62 Support 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 Names of Love a French Sex Farce with Political Overtones Sara Forestier in Names of Love. The 1960s hippie cre do Make Love Not War takes on new meaning in The Names of Love, the winner of this years Cae sar, the French equivalent of Academy Award for Best Picture, now play ing at FAUs Living Room Theaters. The lovely lover is one Baya Bernahmoud (Sara Forestier), a young wom an of Algerian descent and now living in France. Baya decries the discrimi nation against Africanborn and Muslim French citizens who have flocked to France in large num bers for a better life. Baya wages a one-woman battle to change the minds of right-wing, wealthy, big oted men of power by se ducing them one at a time while arguing for more moderate, compassionate policies. Ironically Baya is the daughter of a French heiress who has expressed her rebellion by marrying an Algerian refugee (Zin edine Soualem). Arthur Martin (Jacques Gamlin) is the forty-some thing, rational, serious son of a nuclear scientist (Jacques Boudet) who is a veteran of the 1954-1962 Algerian War of Indepen dence. Arthurs mother (Michelle Moretti) is a Jew haunted and traumatized by being the only survivor of her family in the wake of the Holocaust. Arthur works for a government health agen cy. We see him examining dead birds for a feared bird flu epidemic. Because of his job and common name, Baya as sumes Arthur is ultra-con servative. She is wrong. Names of Love, writ ten by director Michel Leclerc and Baya Kasmi, is an opposites-attract ro mantic comedy not unlike Annie Hall. Leclerc in fact is an avowed admirer of Woody Allen, but he has adapted the form to French sex farce with serious themes thrown in. Its a frothy mixture with plenty of nudity and sex. Maybe this is French way of dealing with the very serious problems that exist today in Frances multi-cultural society. I have always felt that laugh ter is a very healthy medi cine. If this film doesnt change any minds, at least Leclerc will have tried. Two and a half stars G SGislene Schurman, MS, LMHC Psychotherapy954.801.7270 English, Portuguese, Spanish Adults, Teenagers, Children Psychotherapy
19 August 25 through August 31, 2011 Edition 62 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com Support 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 By Diane Feen When corporations became people If corporations are people then just what kind of people are they? Do they have a gender, parents or grandparents? And if so, who is the man and who is the wom an? Can corporations le gally get married? If GE dates Ford Motor com pany, who picks up the check after dinner? And children. Who raises the kids? And who are the grandparents, Warren Buffet and his wife? Ive been thinking a lot about this since Mitt Romney declared that corporations are people. Well, if they are people then corporations need some etiquette classes. When I call AT&T, I am put on hold for at least 30 minutes. On some days, I am subjected to a record ing that repeats itself 20 or 30 times. My mother used to repeat herself quite often, but never 30 times. Then there is the is sue of gender and same sex marriage. National City Bank just wed PNC. and T-Moble is set to walk down the aisle with AT&T. When you have two macho corporations spending their lives to gether it just might ruffle some feathers in Wash ington (especially Mr. and Mrs. Bachman). And, I am not sure you can pray away the gay when you are the most power ful telephone company in America (but I am no ex pert on these matters). I was thinking that perhaps I should date a corporation. They have large amounts of spend able income, are outspo ken in their right to my needs and want to take me for a ride every time I buy something from them. Perhaps what these human corporations need is a good woman to set them straight. We dont need a washing machine that lasts five years, we need one that will at least last longer than the marriage (should it end after 10 years). And warrantees are like com mitments, what woman would date (or marry) a man who only promises to stick around for three years (do you hear that, Toyota?). As women, we also need to be heard. But when I call a corporation I get voicemail and am told I must speak to someone in customer service. Now that corporations are people, who wants to date a lowly customer service person? They often live in India or Pakistan and work such long hours it would eliminate dinner dates and social engage ments. Not only that, corpo rations do not make good companions. They close at 5 pm and often dont want me to come over on weekends. What kind of person does that? Do they have secret liaisons in the eve nings and on weekends? Could it be that Mr. Rom ney wants corporations to live like Mormons and keep two sets of wives (dont ask dont tell I pre sume). And, if we get along well will a corporation, make an honest attempt to meet my needs in time of trouble or will they just complain about me to their shareholders. After all, I dont have share holders, only friends and acquaintances. I wonder if Mr. Rom ney understands what a real person is. Does he know that I need a shoul der to cry on after some one gets killed off on Desperate Housewives? Does he know that I need someone to keep me com pany during long holiday weekends? You show me a corporation who wants to take me to the Carib bean for our anniversary (or a holiday) and I will show you a corporation who insists on having the remote (or asks for direc tions when lost). I am all for dating a corporation and having one as a good friend, but Im not sure how to meet one. If Mr. Romney is correct about corpora tions being people then why arent they on dating sites like Jdate or match. com? And for that reason I think he and I need to consider counseling. Because, after all, it would be pretty hard to get a corporation into couples counseling. And if you cant do that, what good are you as a person?
20 August 25 through August 31, 2011 Edition 62 Support your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune. Jack Cohn had it pretty good. At 20 he was a college student majoring in journal ism at a great Ivy League college. Tragically, during Jacks junior year, his father died. After the estate was set tled, Jack received a check for almost $650,000. There are at least two ways this true story could end up. The first is that Jack decides to invest wisely and goes on to finish college. The second is that he decides that college is not as important as fast cars and lots of par ties. (Read the full article to learn what happened to Jack in real life.) Most of us would like to think that our children and grandchildren could handle a sizeable inheritance. The truth is that some would be able to deal with it while others would have great difficulty. As we all know, money can be both a great motivator and a great hindrance. One way to turn money to your advantage is with an incentive trust. How does it work? An incentive trust is a trust which most often be comes effective when you die, though you could estab lish one while living. Assets in the incentive trust are used by the trustee for the benefit of your beneficiaries. The key difference is that rather than outright distri butions, the trust assets are used to encourage certain types of behavior. For example, lets as sume that you believe your children should be rewarded for choosing a public service career. This might mean teach ing, politics, mission work or other types of employment that contribute to the public good but traditionally have not been considered high paying careers. You could design an incentive trust that would make distributions to your heirs if they decide to pursue such careers. One way to do that would be to pay them a dollar or two in trust distributions for each dollar they earn in public service. We have seen situations where clients have used incentive trusts to help a child live a drug free life style. Like anything in life, in centive trusts have pros and cons. Here are some of the is sues to consider. Advantages Incentive trusts can be used to motivate good and positive behavior. They can be used to en courage good grades in school or completion of cer tain stages of education on time. Incentive trusts can be used to reward a beneficiary for saving money or for liv ing a healthy life style. Many clients have estab lished these trusts to reward entrepreneurship or stew ardship of a family business. And of course incentive trusts can be used to encour age philanthropy. Disadvantages One of the potential con cerns with an incentive trust is the resentment that can be caused if your heirs feel you are controlling their behav ior from beyond the grave. Another potential issue is that children may come to rely on matching trust distri butions and settle for a me diocre job choice rather than striving to reach ever higher goals. This type of structure can also be an easy set up for disappointment if the trust goals for success are set un realistically high or for some reason cannot be met by the beneficiaries. Despite the potential for disadvantage, clients con tinue to establish incentive trusts. They do this because we take them through a process that allows them to think creatively about how to achieve the results they are looking for. If this idea sounds attrac tive to you for your family, here are some things you can start thinking about. Keep it flexible. You never know how your kids or grandkids will turn out. Sometimes it is the child who drops out of col lege who goes on to create Microsoft. Reward milestones. Think about how you could use the trust to re ward constant improvement. One way this can be done is by having your trustees and your beneficiaries consult and let your beneficiaries help to establish their own goals. This can encourage personal and professional growth in a way that does not require the imposition of your views and values on future generations. Establish good communi cation. One of the biggest prob lems we see in this area is the failure to let your children know why you set up the trust as you did. Failure to communicate your reasons may be one of the easiest ways to generate resentment after you are gone. Commu nication is the best way to in sure that the trust works ex actly the way you want it to. Allow Flexibility Finally, consider allowing your trustees substantial dis cretion to work with the ben eficiaries so that as times and people change, your trust can change as well. Now, back to Jack. Jack just inherited $650,000 outright. He used the money in the first week for a new BMW. He went back to school and told ev eryone what had happened. As a result, he became the bank for some of the craziest parties the college had seen in a long time. One night, Jack was driv ing home from one of these parties and was in a serious car accident. His face was badly scarred and he suffered a number of broken bones. Luckily, no one else was hurt. For Jack, it was a wakeup call. He called his dads law yer a few days later and made an appointment. The lawyer talked with Jack about how to put mon ey into trust and set him up with a good investment counselor. He then told Jack to forget the money and go back to finish school as his father would have wanted. The good news part of this story is that Jack did go back. He finished with high marks and now travels the world as a successful photo journalist. If you think you may need to review or update, contact us to set up a time to discuss this with you. BUSINESS East/West Boca Raton, FL Email your Business News, promotions and acknowledgements to Chris Catoggio at: email@example.com. BOCA RATON -SPIN Ultra Lounge has retained award-winning marketing agency The Gab Group for its public relations, marketing, graphic design, and special events. SPIN, which launched in May 2011 with the nightlife influence of Las Vegas and New York City, brings the best of the club scene to Boca Raton as a single destination that packs style, a high-energy atmosphere, and an innovative dining experience. Tim Wells, Founder of SPIN, explains, "With The Gab Group's expertise and experience in luxury nightlife and restaurant promotion, we intend to leave a lasting imprint on the local nightlife scene." JUPITER -A news conference was held at the Scripps Florida campus in Jupiter Aug. 8 to an nounce a collaboration to build an acute-care hospi tal and academic medical center on 30 acres of the adjacent Scripps Florida campus in Palm Beach Gar dens. Plans include an 80-bed acute-care hospital and specialized medical/ surgical services in orthopedics, oncology, senior care and digestive diseases. The hospital would also afford residency and internship opportunities for medical students enrolled in the newly accredited Florida Atlantic University Medical School, which offers a joint MDPhD program with Scripps Florida. WEST PALM BEACH -At the August 16 Board of County Commissioners meeting, Commission Chair Karen Marcus presented a proclamation declaring August 27 as American Business Womens Day in Palm Beach County. The proclamation was presented to Carol ONeil of the American Business Womens Associa tion. FORT MYERS -Chico's FAS, Inc. has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Boston Proper Inc., a Boca Raton-based privately held direct-to-consumer retailer of distinctive women's apparel and acces sories. The $205 million transaction funded from available cash balances is expected to be immediately accretive to Chico's earnings. Commenting on the acquisition, Chico's FAS CEO and President David Dyer said: "Boston Proper has grown and thrived by offering women daring, modern fashion with a sen sual feel through compelling catalogs, direct market ing campaigns and its on-line channel. By Barry Siegel Motivation Children Barry D. Siegel, Esq., President of Barry D. Siegel, P.A, is an attorney who practices Estate Planning, Asset Protection, Elder Law, Trust Administration and Probate. Mr. Siegel, an author and frequent guest speaker, | 1200 North Federal Hwy, Suite 200, Boca Raton, FL 33432 | (855) FLA-ESTATE
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22 August 25 through August 31, 2011 Edition 62 Support 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 Mike Gora Sometimes no one wins Florida Bar as a specialist in family and matrimonial law. By: Pastor Miguel Angelo Jr. How To Improve Our Relationship with God How to improve our relationship with God? God does not just want you belong to Him, and to have an alliance with him, but HE wants a relation ship with you. This is the most important relation ship that we could culti vate in our lives. (Matthew 6:31, 32, 33, 34) Jesus teaches us that our "biggest concern" must be seeking a full re lationship with God. In the first place! Relating to: (to be con nected with, to have with the, To Become acquaint ed with), means to be connected, on, learn more and more! If you are seeking to improve your relationship with God, Ill give you five tips: 1) Take time with God in prayer! Dialogue generates intimacy! When you tell things from your heart to God, He tells things from his heart to yours! Dont get a "fast pass ticket" when it comes to talking to God, calm down, take your time, make it plea surable invest in this precious time with God! If you take 5 minutes off every day from your daily doings: phone, in ternet, television, listen ing to music, chatting away at the end you ... Made time! (Psalms 91:1,22) 2) Give up what you know displeases God! Would you get along with someone who does things they know is wrong and you do not like it? And yet they continue to do so, no! Neither does God! If you know that God does not like it, dont do it! Mistakes and sins will always create a gap be tween you and God de spite his forgiveness to wards you! (Proverbs 28:13,143) 3) Seek to know the Word and grow in under standing! This will help you un derstand the will of The Lord ... If you do not read the manual of your car you can still drive it, but when doubts arise about the functioning of the car, you will go unan swered! (Mark 12:24) Ignorance and lack of knowledge destroys lives and interferes in the rela tionship with God! 4) Choose to be with people who are also seek ing quality relationship with God. Other people can in spire us and help us in our relationship with God and can also hinder! Therefore it is extremely important to choose well. (Co.15 1: 33.34) Ive met people who were instrumental, vital in my relationship with God, I became so much better! How nice it is to have contact with people that are connected, connected, intimate, that knows God not only from "hearing about it" but from experi encing God in their lives! 5) Put yourself al ways before the Lord as a humble servant, God has no place in the Proud, not haughty, stuck up, conceited, proud! Nei ther know it all attitude, "Lets rewrite your his tory together and youll no longer need to use an eraser... All we have to be is a humble servant, jars of clay in the hands of God! Whoever wants to look great or be the best or be the perfect one is because its insecurities and thats the way they find to hide their terrible defects! Liv ing with masks, living a lie! Any symptom of pride affects our relationship with God! Himself: He was meek, humble, dis creet, simple, gentle, and merciful, without cer emony! Liturgies, religios ity, self-sufficiency, if you are like this, it will only draw you away from God! Making you less and less pleasing to Him! (John 3:27 to 30) Cristo Vive Church: Phone: (561) 674-1431 Website: www.cristovive church.com Q My wife and I have been married for only three years. We are both in our late thirties and were both partners in a large ac counting firm until a year ago when she became ill, and could no longer work. She had a long-term ill ness, which had been in re mission since we had met. I feel like I had been defrauded, she never told me that she might become disabled from an illness I never knew about. We dis cussed many things before we married that neither of us wanted children; that we would work together, pay our bills, and be able to save considerable money over the years and retire early. Now all that is out the window. Last week she served me with papers for divorce. Not only is he asking for half of what we had saved so far, she is asking for permanent alimony. I do not want to hire attorney, looked up the Florida law online, and told her she could not get permanent alimony after a three-year marriage. She told me her high priced lawyer had told her different. Who is right? A Under most cir cumstances you would be right, but not under these circumstances. A three year marriage would usu ally not qualify a person for permanent periodic alimony, no matter how much more one person earned than the other. Her illness, however, will give a judge the dis cretion, and perhaps even the obligation to provide her permanent alimony in an amount of money to support her, completely. There is no specific for mula for alimony, as there is for child support. In considering your income, and lifestyle, the judge will consider some range of al imony and pick a number based upon all of the facts. From what you have said it appears that your wife should diminish her needs by filing for Social Security disability. The fact that she with held this information be tween you may or may not play into the courts con sideration of the amount. You may also have to pay her attorneys fees as well. You might reconsider your decision not to hire coun sel. The decision that the judge makes will probably affect the rest of your life and hers. Your degree in accounting does not give you the experience nec essary to try to sway the court in your direction at a trial.
23 August 25 through August 31, 2011 Edition 62 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com Support your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune. COLUMNISTS East/West Boca Raton, FL Oleda Baker Margi Helschien is a resident of West Boca since 1986 and is mom to 2 sons, 2 dogs, and 2 large lizzards. She is currently the Palm Beach County Vice Chair of the Republican Party. Active in the Junior League of Boca Raton, the Advisory board of the American Red Cross, and author of several childrens books. Is our country stable or are we so unstable that we could fall apart? Our country is going through a lot right now. It is important to re member that we were founded in a time of instability and a time where things could have broken us apart. No one knew whether America would survive and many of the framers were skeptical themselves. Our problems today are vast, from economic problems, to poor leader ship in the White House. And Constitutional debates are always going on. Wiki leaks brings up the question of free speech, immigration problems bring up the 14th Amendment which says "All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and sub ject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the state wherein they reside", the debt ceil ing brings up Article 1, Section 8 that Congress shall have power to bor row money on the credit of the United States, and the right to bear arms is always being debated, etc. And as much as these issues can tear us apart, its the red, white, and blue that keeps us to gether. In 1782, Charles Thomson, the secretary of the Constitutional Congress, gave a report to Congress on the de scription of the colors of our flag. "White sig nifies purity and inno cence. Red hardiness and valour and Blue signifies vigilance, perseverance and justice." I believe in a country where against all odds our founding fathers de cided to form a country based on Judeo-Chris tian values where every one could practice their religion and be safe. In 1790, George Washing ton wrote to the Hebrew Congregation in New port, Rhode Island "May the stock of Abraham, who dwell in this land, continue to merit and enjoy the good will of the other Inhabitants; while every other one shall sit in safety under his own vine and fig tree, and there shall be none to make him afraid." But, we have gotten fat and we have gotten lazy. I believe that if we work hard, and we cut the fat from what has been going on, that we can get in shape. We can be that strong country that we always were. Any athlete will tell you that it takes discipline, dedication and belief in one self to accomplish your goals. The framers of the constitution never wanted the government to run our country, but that we the people would run our own lives and that we would over see the government. We live is a large un incorporated community west of Boca Raton. It owes its evolution to Fran Reich who fought for schools, traffic lights and, especially, the envi ronment. She helped bring a middle school, defeat a proposal for an airport, establish the West Boca Medical Center and built a bridge, now bear ing her name, over the turnpike on Palmetto Park Road. In 1980, she created the West Boca Community Council and began advocating for parks, libraries and youth activity centers. She worked hard and ac complished much. I believe in America and its amazing resourc es and its perseverance. I believe we will over come our obstacles, our current difficulties, and our spirit must never be dampened or broken. I believe that while we live in such a beau tiful community like South Florida, we must realize that we are all in this together. I believe in America, and I believe in our success and hap piness and many happy days ahead. by Margi Helschien I still believe... Models were using corrective lip make-up tricks many years before show business or Holly wood started overdoing, filling lips with silicone some looking like a duck in profile. Corrective lip make-up for fuller lips is not difficult to master its a matter of knowhow and practice. You will know how after you read this column. Just practice a few times be fore you actually go out on the town with your new, glamorous lips. Note: If you decide to have your lips made full er with silicone, tell the doctor you do not want your moneys worth dont overdo it. *Two shades of Lip stick, one a little lighter than the other with NO shimmer. *A Lip Liner Pencil A little darker than the darker lipstick. *A Lip Gloss medium shine with no shimmer. Below you will find step-by-step instructions using model makeup tricks to achieve fuller looking lips. It is not dif ficult to master and can be very glamorous and alluring. This is how I develop my fuller lips. 1) Apply lipstick nor mally, using your full lip lineblot lightly. 2) Next, take the lip liner pencil and lightly blend the pencil color around your lips edges and into the lipstick, making sure to cover the full edge of your lip lineeven going over the edge ever-so-slightly. Do not just make a dark line around the lips with your pencil.smudge or blend the two colors to gether so there is no line of demarcation between the lipstick and lip pen cil. Do not put the lip liner color all over the lips. The trick is to have the outer part of the lips appear darker than the middle of the lips. The consistency of the lip liner pencil is most im portant. A medium con sistency not too hard or too soft will make the ap plication so much easier. Make sure the pencil has a point 3) If you want/need to add more of the origi nal lipstick now is the time to do it. After that, apply a lighter shade of lipstick to the middle INSIDE of the bottom lip only, tak ing care not to cover the entire bottom lip itself with this second color. The lighter inside bot tom lip color gives it a fuller, puffier look. 4) Blot your lips lightly and carefully then lightly powder over the outside edges go ahead, dont be afraid. The powder will hide your secret, since a shiny outside edge reflects light, calling attention to your lip art the powder camouflages it. 5) If you like a subtle gloss, now is the time to apply it but do not apply it on the lip line as it will expose your fuller lip se cret. Note: If your lips are too full or wide, you can follow the above infor mation, but bring the lip stick and lip pencil just INSIDE the lip line. Do you like it? I bet you do. Want to make your lips more youthful and fuller? 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.
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25 August 25 through August 31, 2011 Edition 62 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com Support 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 $899ALL YOU CAN EAT BUFFET MON-THURS $1099ALL YOU CAN EAT BUFFET FRI, SAT, & SUN(with Brazilian BBW) Kids 5 and Under Eat Free!Seniors Pay $699Between 3:00-6:00pm BOCA RATON South Florida designers, stu dents and fashionistas have stepped-up to the Design Wars Ga Ga Over Fash ion Challenge, part of Simon Fashion Now at Town Center at Boca Ra ton presented by Braman Motorcars of Palm Beach Bentley/Rolls Royce. They now need your Facebook vote to advance to the final creation stage! Fashion designers can win their share of $750, the title of Facebook Fan Fa vorite or Judges Choice and exposure to thousands of fashion fans online, in the media and at Town Center at Boca Raton. Sixteen original ensem ble sketches inspired by the most current fashion icon, Lady Gaga, will be show cased exclusively online at http://www.facebook. com/TownCtrAtBoca through Aug. 28. Fans will see eye-catching and inno vative uses of film, vinyl, flowers, feathers, mirrored balls, electrical wire and even motorized elements. We were very im pressed with the many sketches we received, which speaks volumes to the great local fashion design talents that we have in our own backyard, said Ellen Kore litz, director of marketing and business development for Town Center. Fash ion, music and pop culture fans may have a difficult time choosing their favorite sketch, but it is clear that all of this creativity and talent is sure to be a crowd pleaser as part of Simon Fashion Now. Town Center at Boca Raton Facebook fan page new visitors will automati cally be prompted to vote for the design they would most like to see brought to life on the runway dur ing Simon Fashion Now on September 24. Existing Town Center at Boca Ra ton Facebook fans can click https://www.facebook. com/#!/TownCtrAtBoca? sk=app_95936962634 or find the contest link on the left side of the page. Vot ers can select to have their choice automatically showup on his/her Facebook feed where he/she can also encourage additional Face book friends to vote. Vot ers can also directly invite friends and family to vote by selecting the invite friends tab on the contest page. The 10 design entries with the most votes will be brought to life on the Si mon Fashion Now runway for the public to see and for a panel of celebrity judges to evaluate on September 24. Celebrity judges in clude local radio person ality Michelle Visage, namesake host of Michelle Visage in the Morning on 93.9 MIA FM, who is also nationally recognized as a celebrity judge on the LOGO Networks Ru Fashions inspired by Lady Gaga ig nite Design Wars on Facebook and at Town Center mall BUSINESS East/West Boca Raton, FL Pauls Drag Race (she also co-hosted a morning pro gram with RuPaul on New York Citys WKTU-FM). Visage is a former VH1 personality/reporter and platinum-selling record ing artist with the group Seduction (Top 10 hits include Nothing Matters Without Love and Two To Make It Right). Boca Ratons own American Idol Season 10 contestant Brett Loewen stern will also serve as a special guest on the judg es panel. The former star con tender is now working on releasing his first single, which he hopes will lead to his first album and a na tional tour. Rounding out the judges will be Joanie Cox, pop culture writer and Glamazon fashion blogger for City Link magazine as well as editor of the Boca Piquant, a publication of fering the latest in country club news, fabulous fashion and dining in the Boca Ra ton/Delray Beach area. The 10 designs will re main on display at Town Center at Boca Raton through October 2.
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27 August 25 through August 31, 2011 Edition 62 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com Support your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune. Pet Society The Boca Raton Tribune PET OF THE WEEK Do some canine magic and take Pandora home for your loving pet BOCA RATON -Spe cial needs dog? Who? I hear theres one here but.... wait...me? Nah. I can run and play and be happy as a clam, so it cant be ME. Im Pandora, a Lab/ boxer mix, a four-monthold spayed female weighing 25 pounds. They say I have a neu rological problem with my hind end. It sometimes fails to follow my front end and I get a little tangled up but I get going again right away, big smile still in place! I love to run and my disability lessens when I run fast and in a straight line, so thats a lot of fun. Im active, playful and hap py just like any pup should be. Id love some kids to live with and I can probably teach them a thing or two about not complaining or feeling sorry for yourself. I like cats and other dogs, too. Did I mention Im just darn adorable, too? Please ask to meet me. I need a loving home so I can love RIGHT BACK AT YOU! Im available for adop tion at Tri-County Hu mane Society, a no-kill animal shelter located at 21287 Boca Rio Road in Boca Raton. The shelter is open for adoptions Tuesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Adoption fees for companion animals are $110 and up. Animals are heart worm-tested and up-todate on vaccinations. Included in the adoption fee is one year of free office visits to Regency Veteri nary Clinic. Please visit us to find a lost pet or to consider add ing a shelter dog or cat to your family. We have pup pies and kittens, too! Call (561) 482-8110 or view many of our avail able animals and volunteer opportunities at: www.tri countyhumane.org. Follow us on Facebook and Twit ter at TriCounty Humane. Members of the NARSC (National Animal Rescue and Sheltering Coalition), including the ASPCA (American So ciety for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), are assisting the North Da kota Department of Agri culture and the Souris Val ley Animal Shelter with emergency sheltering op erations in Minot, N.D. for animals affected by severe flooding that has devastat ed the city since late June. To date, NARSC has provided sheltering for over 500 animalsmostly cats and dogs belonging to residents displaced by the floodsat a pet evacu ation center located at the NDSU Research Center. The operation is expected to last until the end of Au gust. "The ASPCA is grate ful to all of the NARSC member agencies that quickly stepped up to of fer assistance," said Sandy Monterose, senior direc tor of community out reach for the ASPCA and NARSC chair. "By collabo rating and combining our resources and knowledge, were able to transition smoothly from one agency to the next and ultimately help the animals displaced by the recent flooding." "This emergency was not sudden like a tornado or hurricane, but it's just as devastating to those who are affected," said Shan non Walajtys, emergency relief officer for IFAW, the first NARSC team on the ground. "Many of the displaced residents are un derstandably pre-occupied with the burden of find ing new homes in which to live, and the moments theyre able to spend vis iting their beloved pets at our emergency shelter provide such an important emotional boost." On August 10, the American Humane Associ ations Red Star Animal Emergency Services team arrived in Minot. "Right now, evacuated citizens pets are being housed in temporary emergency shelters set up by local res idents and outside agen cies," said Josh Cary, team lead of the AHAs Red Star effort. "American Humane Association is providing a rotation team to care for family pets whose own ers have been stranded by the flooding. Animal own ers know that we will keep their beloved pets safe un til reunions are possible." Founded in 1866, the ASPCA is the first hu mane organization estab lished in the Americas and serves as the nations leading voice for animal welfare. For more informa tion, visit www.aspca.org. ASPCA aids in rescue of pets from oods in Minot, ND
28 August 25 through August 31, 2011 Edition 62 Support your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune. Sports The Boca Raton Tribune By: Pedro Heizer BOCA RATON, FL The Fort Lauderdale Strik ers began their remote training tour this past week as the team held practice at Loggers Run Park in Boca Raton on Tuesday, August 16. The Strikers held a regular training session in front of fans and members of the Boca United youth soccer club. Once practice concluded, the Boca United youth team and parents took part in a question and answer session with the Strikers players and coaches, followed by an au tograph session for the as piring young athletes. An important aspect of our community out reach program is cement ing relationships with the youth soccer community, said Strikers President Tim Robbie. We feel the re mote training sessions are a great way of providing clubs with opportunities to get a closer look at a profes sional training session and a special opportunity to in teract with the players and coaches. Its good to play in front of my hometown fans again. I saw a few familiar faces, its great to be back here said Boca Raton na tive and Strikers defender Scott Gordon. The Strikers are cur rently in sixth place in the North American Soccer League standings but only three points separates sixth place Fort Lauderdale and third place Tampa Bay. Fort Lauderdale hosts Tampa Bay this weekend at Lockhart Stadium in a cru cial game that can change the landscape of the NASL Playoff race as the Strikers look to bring playoff soc cer to Lockhart Stadium for the first time since the Miami Fusion last played at Lockhart. Our motivation these last few games are simple, we are not in the playoffs yet. We need to keep bat tling said head coach Da ryl Shore of the playoff situation the Strikers are currently in. We are on a good run right now, and if we keep this going we will accom plish the goal we set for our selves at the beginning of Fort Lauderdale Strikers Practice in West Boca Raton the season, added Gordon. If Hurricane Irene doesnt hit south Florida, the Strikers will take on Tampa Bay F.C. on Satur day at Lockhart stadium at 7:30pm. If you cant make it to the game, make sure to tune in online to strikers. com/live. By: Chris Nelson Many of usmyself includedhave wondered why the Dolphins didn't find a true backup to Dan iel Thomas. Someone that could carry the load in the event the rookie suffers an injury, considering Reg gie Bush is more of a role player and Lex Hilliard just isn't starter material. But as Ronnie Brown and Ricky Williams and Marion Barber and Je rome Harrison and every other quality back signed elsewhere, it appeared the Dolphins were content go ing with a seemingly thin backfieldat least until fi nal cuts rolled around. However, the Dolphins have added an unlikely, for merly high-profile name in the form of ex-Chiefs and Redskins running back Larry Johnson. The Dol phins have waived running back Kory Sheets to make room for Johnson on the roster, which now stands at 85 players. Miami also reportedly worked out Johnson's for mer Washington teammate Clinton Portis on Monday. Reports from last week had Portis extremely out of shape for a workout with the Patriots. Johnson played his col lege ball at Penn State, where in 2002 he rushed for 2,000 yards on fewer carries than anyone else in NCAA history. Averag ing nearly eight yards per carry, Johnson earned the Doak Walker Award as the nation's top running back and the Maxwell Award, given to the best player in college football. Selected by the Kan sas City Chiefs in the first round of the 2003 NFL Draft against the wishes of head coach Dick Vermeil, Johnson played sparingly as a rookie before seeing significant action (and ex celling) late in the 2004 season. Out of Priest Holmes' shadow in 2005, Johnson went on a tear the next two seasons, topping 1,700 yards rushing in both 2005 and 2006 while combining for 37 touchdowns on the ground. Before the 2007 season, he signed a six-year, $45 million contract with $19 million guaranteed. Johnson, who set an NFL record with 416 car ries in 2006, saw his pro duction dip significantly as he rushed for just 559 yards on a 3.5 average in eight games in 2007. He aver aged a healthy 4.5 yards per carry the following season despite missing four games, but missed time due to vio lations of team rules. Through the first seven games of the 2009 sea son, Johnson remained the Chiefs' starting running back and averaged just 2.9 yards per carry. Follow ing a series of tweets that criticized head coach Todd Haley, a Chiefs fan, and the entire gay and lesbian com munity, the team eventually released Johnson on Nov. 10. I'm a bit conflicted on this signing, because it ab solutely fills a need. Despite what Tony Sparano says, Bush is not going to be an every-down back, meaning a backup that can carry the load is needed on the ros ter in case of an injury to Thomas. Johnson can cer tainly be that guy. My question is why the Dolphins settled for someone that hasn't shown much life in nearly three years as opposed to some one like Barber or either of the Dolphins' former veter an backs that might be able to fill in as a starter better? Obviously, Johnson is probably getting a bottombasement deal with some incentives, but it's not like the other veterans on the market signed big-money contracts either. It seems odd the Dolphins would opt for a less effective play er to save 500 grand. One thing to keep in mind for anyone getting overly excited or overly an noyed at this signing is that Johnson is by no means a lock to make the roster. He'll have less than two weeks to audition for a spot Dolphins sign former Pro Bowl RB Larry Johnson on the team, but he'll be no better than the third option in the backfield and thus is not safe from being re placed by a younger player (and one that can play spe cial teams) once final cuts are made.
29 August 25 through August 31, 2011 Edition 62 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com Support 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 Boca Raton, FL The Florida Atlantic University women's soccer team put all phases of the game to gether in Sunday's 2-0 win over Stetson University at the FAU Soccer Stadium in Boca Raton. The Owls scored once in each half to improve their record to 2-0 on the season. FAU struck first as sophomore forward Jesse Shugg scored from the cen ter of the 18-yard box on a cross set up by sophomore forward Brittney Nash in the 18th minute. The Burl ington, Ont., Canada native finished with a hard shot to the lower right corner of the goal for her second goal of the season. "It was important to get ahead early so we could es tablish tempo in the match. Jesse's goal gave us a boost and from there we were able to play a good match," said Brian Dooley, FAU's head women's soccer coach. "It was a good team victory." The Owls held a 9-3 shot advantage in the first half and added more pressure in the second 45-minute stan za. Nash found the back of the net off a free kick from redshirt junior midfielder Meghan Brown in the 65th minute. The goal was the first of the season for the Desoto, Texas native to go along with her two assists recorded during the open ing week of action. The visiting Hatters increased their pressure in the last 10 minutes of the match and were awarded a penalty kick opportunity with just over two minutes remaining. However, junior goalkeeper Ashley Lantes denied the attempt from Stetson's Alyssa Welsh to preserve the shutout. Lan tes made three saves in the match. Overall, FAU outshot the Hatters 13-8, including nine shots on goal. Shugg and Brown paced the offen sive attack with three shots each. Senior defender Ga briela DeVries added two shots. The win marks the first time that the Owls have started 2-0 since 2005. FAU returns to the pitch on Friday, September 2 when it battles Mercer Uni versity at 7 p.m. at the FAU Soccer Stadium. FAU Womens Soccer Improves to 2-0, Shuts Out Stetson By Chad Beattie Indianapolis, Ind. -El eonora Iannozzi from the Lynn University womens tennis team received a nom ination for the 2011 Woman of the Year. Iannozzi played 25 matches at the number two spot in the national runnerup Fighting Knights lineup and took victories in all but one match. She finished her senior campaign with a 25-1 overall mark, a 4-1 record against nationally ranked opponents and a #6 national ranking. The native Italian, decorates the LU record books as she ranks second in Lynn history for most single wins in a career with 89 and third in winning per centage at .927. I think its a great tribute to her hard work throughout her career at Lynn, head coach Mike Perez said. She is certainly deserving of this award. We have had some tremendous talent come through Lynn and she has proven to be one of the best not only on the court but in the class room as well. Her maturity speaks for itself and we are excited to have her as our graduate assist this next year. In 2008 Alexandra Sc hunk was selected as one of the top-10 nominees in Division II for the 2008 NCAA Woman of the Year Award. The Woman of the Year Award, now in its 21st year, honors female student-athletes who have distinguished themselves throughout their collegiate careers in academic achieve ment, athletic excellence, community service and leadership. To be eligible for the award, a female studentathlete must have complet ed intercollegiate eligibility in her primary sport by the end of the 2011 spring sea son, graduated no later than the end of the summer 2011 term and achieved a mini mum cumulative gradepoint average of 2.5. With the 142 confer ence nominees selected, a committee composed of representatives from NCAA member schools and ath letic conferences will select 10 nominees from each of the three divisions to com pose the Top 30 nominees, who will be announced in late August. The selection committee will then narrow the Top 30 to three finalists from each division to form the Top Nine, which will be announced in early Sep tember. From the Top Nine finalists, the NCAA Com mittee on Womens Athlet ics will select the national winner. The 2011 NCAA Woman of the Year will be announced during the Woman of the Year dinner in Indianapolis on Sunday, October 16. Lynn Student Nominated for Woman of the Year Award TheBocaRatonTribune.com Read
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