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YOUR CLOSEST NEIGHBOR.Nearly 400,000 readers!The Boca Raton Tribunefor news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com Habilitation Center for the Handicapped receives $14,000 training grantSee page 5Autism after 21 Group Receives $5.500 in Grant MoneyCommunitySee page 3 High-end Boca furniture retailer SKLAR marks 10th anniversaryBusinessSee page 25 FAUs Peaceful Mind/Peaceful Life Series Offers Workshops, Lectures,Jack Caldwell reading The Boca Raton Tribune Send us a picture of you reading The Boca Raton Tribune to email@example.com Tamyra Gray And Tony Desare Highlight Palm Beach Pops,Life & ArtsSee page B1 Barbara SchmidtBOCA RATON -Florida Atlantic Universitys Peace Studies Program presents the Peaceful Mind/Peaceful Life series. Now in its 8th year, it offers workshops and lectures to help calm the mind and lift the spirit. Three workshops will be offered this year along with a lecture presented by Dan Baker, author of What Happy People Know: How the New Science of Happiness Can Change Your Life for the Better. The workshops are built cont. on Pg.3BOCA RATON -Its beginning to look a lot like Thanksgiving. The holiday that celebrates everything from the Pilgrim harvest to Charlie Brown to the Macys Parade will be held Thursday, Nov. 22 in millions of homes around this nation. In the United States, the modern Thanksgiving holiday tradition is commonly, but not universally, traced to a poorly documented 1621 celebration at Plymouth in present-day Massachusetts. The original Plymouth feast and the idea of giving thanks were prompted by a good harvest that followed a difficult winter. In later years, religious thanksgiving services were declared by civil leaders such as Governor William Bradford of Massachusetts, who planned a thanksgiving celebration and fast in 1623. But the practice of holding an annual harvest festival like this did not become a regular affair in New England until the late 1660s.Happy Thanksgiving Boca Raton cont. on Pg.3Rotary Club Downtown Boca Raton launches Clothing Drive for Sandy VictimsBOCA RATON Five employees of a Boca Ra ton cabinet-making company fled without injury after fire broke out about 2:10 p.m. Nov. 7 at the NW 28th Street firm. Boca Raton Fire Rescue Services responded to a report of fire at Craftline Cabinetry at 100 NW 28th Street. Flames Force Employees to Flee Boca Cabinet Company See page 5 See page 21Community
2 -Edition 122 November, 15 through November 22, 2012 www.bocaratontribune.com INDEXCommunity News Pg.03 Municipal News Page 11 Section B Page 13 Business Page 23 ColumnistsPg B7, B8, 22. 24. 27 Games Page 26 Sports Page 29 Quote of the Week:For they shall add to thee length of days, and years of life, and peace. Proverbs 3:2 Bring YOUR CLOSEST NEIGHBOR The Boca Raton Tribune home with you. RECEIVE THE PAPER from the comfort of your HOME! www.thebocaratontribune.comStay in touch with whats happening in BOCA RATON! Edition 120 Copyright 2012 by The Boca Raton Tribune. All rights reserved by The Boca Raton Tribune. All submissions and published materials are the propery of The Boca Raton Tribune. This publication may not be reproduced in whole or in part without express written consent from The Boca Raton Tribune. The publishers reserve the right to edit all submissions and to reject any advertising or copy they regard as harmful to the publications good or deemed to be libelous. 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Box 970593 Boca Raton, FL 33497 Blvd., Suite 212 Boca Raton Fl, 33432 firstname.lastname@example.org www.bocaratontribune.com For general information: 561-290-1202 Fax: 561-208-6008Marketing Director Chris Catoggio email@example.com Angelo Lima, Marguax Vickers, Andre HeizerPhotographers:Nicole Vickers, Gabriela Heizer Barbara McCormick Video Production Director Klaiton SilvaGraphic Design: Duke ThrushPaulo Rocha Proud Member of: The friendly community where friends do business with neighbors. Sarah Freglette Ariana Green Gabriela Barbieri Aaron Wecker The Boca Raton Tribune COMMUNITY NEWS East/West Boca Raton, FL Community News CLUB SERVICE DIRECTORY ROTARY CLUB BOCA RATON WEST President Marco Dombrowski Thursdays 7:30 pm Picanha Brasil 22797 State Road 7 Boca Raton, FL 33428 ROTARY CLUB BOCA RATON President Bill Ridick Wednesdays 12:00 pm Via Mizner Country Club 6200 Boca Del Mar Dr, Boca Raton, Florida 33433 ROTARY CLUB BOCA RATON SUNSET President Ron LeBright Mondays 6:00 pm 5250 Town Center Circle, Boca Raton, FL ROTARY CLUB BOCA RATON DOWNTOWN President Alan Kaye Fridays 12:00 lunch Bogarts Bar & Grille (Cinemark/Premier Level) 3200 Airport Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431 ROTARY CLUB BOCA RATON CENTRAL President Dr. Bob Eckelson Tuesdays 12 pm The Capital Grille 6000 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431 Check with the Hostess to confirm dining the room. LIONS CLUB OF DELRAY BEACH President Sandra Barre 2nd Tuesday, 6 pm at Heritage Park 5861 Heritage Park Way, Delray Beach FL 33484 4th Tuesday, 6 pm at City Library 100 W. Atlantic Ave. Delray Beach FL BOCA RATON LIONS CLUB President Hazel Mc Intyre 1st Monday, 7 pm 399 NW 35th St. Boca Raton FL Boca Police Safety TipBoca Raton Police BlotterQ: Do I need to change the address on my drivers license when I move, even if I still live in the same city? A: Florida state statute 322.19 requires you to update your drivers license address within 10 days aer moving. If you currently hold a credit-card style license issued aer 1996, then you can renew online at www.gorenew.com or you can mail in a completed change of address form. Crime and safety questions are answered by ocers from the Crime Prevention Unit. For more information, visit www.BocaPolice.com.11/07/2012 SIMPLE BATTERY Female suspect age 37 was arrested for simple battery against her childs father. 11/09/2012 SIMPLE BATTERY Male suspect, age 26, was arrested aer he pushed and punched his girlfriend during an argument. He was taken to the county jail. 11/07/2012 DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED Male suspect age 50 was placed under arrest for DUI following a trac stop at 600 West Yamato Road. Breath test refused. Subject was taken to the county jail. 11/08/2012 SIMPLE BATTERY TO A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER At a lounge on North Federal Highway, a male suspect age 49 was arrested for battery on a law enforcement ocer aer suspect grabbed an ocers arm and pushed him. He was taken to the hospital emergency room for treatment, then to the county jail following clearance. 11/07/2012 CARRYING A CONCEALED FIREARM Two male suspects were arrested for numerous charges aer they ed a trac stop at 600 West Yamato Road and bailed from the vehicle on foot. ey were taken to the county jail. 11/08/2012 SIMPLE BATTERY Female suspect, age 33, was arrested for battery and resisting without violence aer she shoved the bar manager at the Biergarten restaurant, refused to leave and tried to leave during a police investigation. She was taken to the county jail. 11/07/2012 SHOPLIFTING/ RETAIL THEFT Boca police said a man stole $202.10 worth of merchandise from Nordstroms Rack at 1400 West Glades Road. 11/08/2012 SHOPLIFTING/ RETAIL THEFT On 11/08/12, at Sears, 5900 W Glades Road, female was arrested for shopliing aer she swapped two necklaces from their original boxes and bought the more expensive necklace ($30) in the cheaper box at the cheaper price. 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Edition 122 3for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com www.bocaratontribune.comNovember 15, 2012 through November 22, 2012Community NewsThe Boca Raton Tribune Community News continued from page 1FAUs Peaceful Mind/Peaceful Life Series Offers Workshops, Lectures,around The Practice, a set of practical tools developed by Bar bara Schmidt that can be used throughout the day to guide us in our lives. These tools are intended to help us cultivate a peaceful mind so that we can lead happier, more loving, more mindful and more peaceful lives. The first workshop, titled Wak ing Up, Tapping into Our Inner Source of Strength and Wisdom, will take place on Tuesday, December 4, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. and Saturday, December 8, from 9:30 a.m. to noon. These workshops will be held in the Senate Chambers of FAUs Student Union on the Boca Raton campus. The second workshop is Living Present, Carrying Our Inner Peace throughout the Day and will take place on Tuesday, February 26 from 9:30 a.m. to noon and from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The final workshop is Letting Go, Reflecting on the Day and Making Peace with ourselves, on Saturday, April 20from 9:30 a.m. to noon and Tuesday, April 23 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Both of these last workshops will take place in the Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center at 201 Plaza Real, 2nd Floor, in Boca Raton. All seminars will be facilitated by Barbara Schmidt and coffee and beverages will be served. The cost is $15 per session and registration is required atfauf.fau.edu/peaceful or by calling 561-297-2337. The Baker lecture will take place on Saturday, February 9 at 2 p.m. in FAUs University Theatre on the Boca Raton campus. Baker has been at the grass roots level in a national initiative known as Positive Psychology, the scientific study of human strengths, virtues and character. Positive Psychology investigates what is right with people, their organizations and institutions. Tickets for the lecture are $15 and can be purchased at www. fauevents.com. The Peaceful Mind/Peaceful Life Series is presented by FAUs Peace Studies Program in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, in partnership with the Schmidt Family Foundation. For more information about peace studies at FAU, call561-297-2337. continued from page 1Happy Thanksgiving Boca RatonPilgrims and Puritans who began emigrating from England in the 1620s and 1630s carried the tradition of Days of Fasting and Days of Thanksgiving with them to their new home in New England. Several days of Thanksgiving were held in early New England history that have been identified as the First Thanksgiving, including Pilgrim holidays in Plymouth in 1621 and 1623, and a Puritan holiday in Boston in 1631. Thanksgiving proclamations were made mostly by church leaders in New England up until 1682, and then by both state and church leaders until after the American Revolution. During the revolutionary period, political influences affected the issuance of Thanksgiving procla mations. Various pronouncements were made by royal governors, by John Hancock, General George Washington and the Continental Congress, each giving thanks to God for events fa vorable to their causes. As president of the United States, George Washington proclaimed the first nation-wide Thanksgiving celebration in America marking November 26, 1789, as a day of public thanksgiving and prayer to be observed by acknowledging with grateful hearts the many and signal favours of Almighty God. Its said that the first Thanksgiving featured shellfish and fish. American tastes and palates have changed over the years, making for a cornucopia of possibilities on the Thanksgiving table from ham to tofu, mashed potatoes and gravy to collard greens. Following the early tradition, Legal Sea Foods, a Massachusetts-based restaurant chain with several locations in Florida, will serve everything from stuffed turkey to stuffed lobster on Thanksgiving Day at its location in the Town Center at Boca Raton mall. Signature cocktails such as the Cranberry Bog Lemon Martini are on the beverage list to help kick off the holidays in style. The city of Boca Raton will begin to glow on the night of Friday, Nov. 23 one day after Thanksgiving -when the holiday light festival for the 2012 season will be illuminated in downtown Boca. It all starts at 5:30 p.m. in Mizner Park. Festivities include a visit from Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus, childrens rides, holiday treats and beverages -and even real snow. Special events are upcoming in the Christmas and Hanukkah season, and details will be carried in future editions of the Boca Raton Tribune.
4 -Edition 122 November, 15 through November 22, 2012 www.bocaratontribune.comThe Boca Raton Tribune COMMUNITY NEWS East/West Boca Raton, FL Community News Download the free ROYAL PALM PLACE App today for a complete lifestyle guide to Royal Palm Place! Available for both iPhone and Android
Edition 122 5for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com www.bocaratontribune.comNovember 15, 2012 through November 22, 2012The Boca Raton Tribune COMMUNITY NEWS East/West Boca Raton, FL Community News Rotary Club Downtown Boca Raton launches Clothing Drive for Sandy VictimsHabilitation Center for the Handicapped receives $14,000 training grant BOCA RATON -Workforce Alliance, the state-chartered organiza tion devoted to lead workforce development for Palm Beach County employers and job seekers, recently awarded an Employed Worker Training (EWT) grant to the Boca Raton-based Habilitation Center for the Handicapped. The $14,000 grant is being used to train 10 of the organizations manufacturing services staff in the new and complex AS9100 Rev. C Quality Management Standard for the defense and commercial aerospace industries. The Centers executive director, William C. Ferris said, AS9100 Rev. C registration further validates our unwavering commitment to quality and provides us with a distinct advantage over our competitors when it comes to securing defense and commercial aerospace contracts. Workforce Alliance has nearly $1 million in grants to award to Palm Beach County employers through on-the-job training and employed worker training programs. The grants fund training programs for newly hired as well as existing employees and help businesses remain competitive and employees attain the knowledge and skills needed for their jobs and for potential advancement. To qualify for EWT, the training has to either meet the employers expansion goals, keep up with technological innovations and advancements, or avoid the replacement of present workers with others having higher skills. Businesses interested in training grants for new or present employees should contact Katherine Bonner, Workforce Alliance Program Funding Manager at 561-340-1060, extension 2344 or e-mail kbonner@ pbcalliance.com. For information, visit www.pbcalliance.com.Assembly floor of the Habilitation Center for the Handicapped in Boca Raton where 10 workers were trained in AS9100 Rev. C Quality Management Standard. BOCA RATON In a continuing effort to help the victims of Hurricane Sandy, the Rotary Club Downtown Boca Raton has started a Clothing Drive to collect clean and wearable clothes to be shipped to those most affected by the storm. Donations will be sent to stricken areas during the next 10 days. President collection points are the following Coldwell Banker offices: Coldwell Banker, 1800 NW Corporate Blvd, Boca Raton (Corner of Military Trail and Corporate Blvd) Coldwell Banker, 2300 Glades Road, Boca Raton (Just west of I-95, next to Chipotle) Coldwell Banker, 1 South Ocean Blvd, Boca Raton (SW corner of Palmetto Park Rd and State Road AIA)We are looking for childrens outfits, men and womens apparel of any type and especially winter clothing items that most Florida residents have in their closets and will never use again, said Frank Feiler, chairman of the Rotary Club Drive. This is a great reason to empty your closets of clothing that you no longer wear that are very useable items and can assist those who need our help. Other donations being accepted are batteries, pet food and portable radios, among other things. Dona tions of money are also being ac cepted, with checks made payable to Rotary Club Downtown Boca Raton and the notation Clothing Drive in the memo section of your check. Checks will also be accepted at each location stated above. For further information, call Feiler at (561) 445-4040. More photos on page B4 Some of the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy.
6 -Edition 122 November, 15 through November 22, 2012 www.bocaratontribune.comThe Boca Raton Tribune COMMUNITY NEWS East/West Boca Raton, FL Community News Together, Were Reinventing the City of Boca Ratons NW Sector One Boca, One Future Clint Moore Rd.Military Tr. Congress Ave.I-95Yamato Rd. Spanish River Blvd. Exciting New Projects to Bring City-Wide PROSPERITY and Lower TaxesBroken Sounds Environmental & Economic SUSTAINABILITY Leads the Way Enhanced CONNECTIVITY Between Our A-Rated Schools & Universities with a Growing High Tech Business Community Protecting Our Higher QUALITY OF LIFE for Future GenerationsThanks to the Hugely Successful Presidential Debate at Lynn University, 59 Million Virtual Visitors Discovered a Vibrant, Vital Boca Raton! What Can You Do to Keep Boca Raton a World Class City? Visit www.OneBocaOneFuture.com & Sign Up to Receive Updates from One Boca, One Future!OneBocaOneFuture.comThree limited areas for focused growth in Boca Ratons NW Sector. A sustainable mixed-use community where high-wage employees can live, work and play.Brought to you by One Boca, One Future. For more information, please visit www.OneBocaOneFuture.com.
Edition 122 7for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com www.bocaratontribune.comNovember 15, 2012 through November 22, 2012Community NewsThis is the third in a series of articles from One Boca, One Future spotlighting the City of Boca Ratons most valuable yet underrealized growth area: The Northwest Sector, the space on the map between I-95 and Military Trail, Clint Moore Road and Spanish River Blvd. Someone looking for a model of leading edge sustainability in theory and practice need only take a look at existing businesses and future plans for Boca Ratons Northwest Sector. Its there that Broken Sound Club has instituted a host of innovative, conservation-minded infrastruc ture and facilities improvements as part of a $27 million makeover. Its composting efforts steer tons of garbage from area landfills and incinerators, and save the club tens of thousands of dollars annually. The annual Allianz Championship, which is paperless, uses solar voltaic cells, is carbon neutral and employs garbage offsets, was the first PGA tournament certified by the Golf Environmental Organization as a sustainable golf tournament. Its efforts also were highlighted in National Geographic magazine. Broken Sound Leads the Way Broken Sounds leadership has helped create a sustainability committee with business and civic leaders citywide. In April 2011, the club received a Proclamation from the City of Boca Raton in recognition of the clubs GEOCertified award. The proclamation stated: By combining environmental enhancement with corporate responsibility in greening its operations, Broken Sound Club has demonstrated its commitment to sustainability. Leaders recognize that in the Northwest Sector and throughout the city, green efforts reduce waste and improve use of existing resources. Mayor Susan Whelchel even called Broken Sound, the gold standard for being environmentally friendly. Sustainability has led to a domino effect in Boca Raton, said John Crean, CEO of Broken Sound Club, whose 3,300 residents 4,500 in season from December through March realized the need for sustainable practices at the club. Now, the club is seeking LEED certification. Sustainable development throughout Boca Raton including the Northwest Sector can help preserve vital environmental and economic resources. From facilities like Broken Sound, to major employer Office Depot and its LEED-certified campus, to developers plans for upscale housing intended to shorten or eliminate commutes, reduce congestion and create a live / work / play community where people can walk or ride bikes to offices nearby, a holistic approach to green living can enhance quality of life and economic sustainability. This happens several ways. Developers and cities design neighborhoods ideal for walking and biking. Planned Mobility, a development practice where homes are located closer to employment and retail, reduces the number and duration of car-trips. Amenityrich garden rental housing located close to work decreases both the wear and tear on area roads, as well as the release of exhaust into the air breathed by area residents. In turn, illness and expenditures on healthcare are reduced. Lessened dependency on cars and commuting increases the design and development of clusters of harmonious, pedestrian friendly facilities proximate to one another. As communities become more pedestrian focused, local public transportation options grow leading people to connect and interact more, notes the Walkable and Livable Communities Institute. Theres Money to be Made in Sustainability This enhances economic sustainability. Those new residents, who once drove in from as far away as north Palm Beach County or Broward County, spend more disposable dollars in the local community. Lunch-hungry workers walk not drive to a local eatery. They interact. They build relations. In fact, these New Millennials those born in the late 1970s and s prefer the carless lifestyle. Some 88% of those surveyed want to live in an urban, walkable environment, according to one study. Some 40 percent have driver licenses or interest in owning a car. Theyre the future workforce for Boca Ratons increasingly high-tech and healthcare-focused business base. The community must be prepared to meet their needs. In time, these former commuters will become locals. They will settle here, raise their families in Boca Raton, spread roots and further bolster the local tax base. Theres money to be made in sustainability, said Crean, who endorses the movement to advance sustainable development in the area. Broken Sound, Boca Raton and business leaders in the Northwest Sector are helping drive positive, sustainable change within the City of Boca Raton. The next story in this series will run next week. To learn more about Boca Ratons efforts to revitalize its future, visit www.OneBocaOneFuture.com.Sustainability Boosts Quality of Life, Economy of Boca Raton Sustainable development throughout Boca Raton including the Northwest Sector can help preserve vital environmental and economic resources. Advertorial
8 -Edition 122 November, 15 through November 22, 2012 www.bocaratontribune.com The Boca Raton Tribune, P.O. Box 970593 Boca Raton, FL 33497 EDITORIALLetters must be signed with name clearly legible along with a phone number and complete address. No unsigned or anonymous letters will be considered for publication. The Boca Raton Tribune reserves the right to edit the letters for spelling, grammar, news style, good taste and available space. Letters from the same author will not be published more often than every 60 days. E-mails to columnists may be used as letters to the editor.Letter Guidelines By Dale King Letters to the Editor The Boca Raton Tribune EDITORIALS/LETTERS East/West Boca Raton, FLThe Boca Raton TribuneFounded January 15, 2010 Publisher Business C.E.OC.O.O. C.M.0 Editorial Executive Editor Managing Editor Online Edition Editor Social Media Software Engineer Obamas Term 2: Same-old, Same-old?I have been following Oleda Baker and her story for over a decade and have been quite amazed. The sum total of her advice on life really amounts to having a positive attitude and outlook and discipline. Sad to admit, I am much younger than her and have not heeded her advice. In actuality she is in better shape than me. I know her intent is not to shame or embarrass anyone but rather to enlighten and help. She looks nothing short of amazing for her age. Over the years I have scrutinized each photo of Oleda and do believe the authenticity she asserts. Now instead of scrutinizing Oleda I think I should better spend my time scrutinizing myself, lifestyle, and choices. GailEven though I am sitting in front of a computer, I feel like I am writing this column on a typewriter in 1972. I feel like I am again writing about a presidential election in which an incumbent with a less-than-stellar past has defeated a challenger with great ideas for a new America. But I am not talking about Richard Nixon and George McGovern. I am writing about Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. Mr. Obama -who spent the last four years presiding over a nation devastated by a lousy economy and high jobless numbers; a country that is increasingly dependent on Uncle Sam for food stamps, housing help, free cell phones and other goodies has been returned to office by a massive margin of 51 to 49 percent. Personally, Im disappointed that Romney lost. In the past, I have voted for candidates who lost, and I just learned to ac cept the winner. But never have I been so concerned about the future of this nation than I am now. I thought we would get a break before the real nasty stuff happens. I figured there would be time to get used to the fact that taxes will soar in 2013 and that Obamacare will force us to be penalized (or taxed) if we dont have health care insurance. Obamacare is already happening. My wife and I have a friend who had breast cancer. She is a survivor, but has to be checked periodically. Just a few weeks ago, she went for a mammogram, but the ultrasound that generally accompanies this procedure was denied. This is apparently the beginning of a new era of government-run healthcare. Even though the election is over, I was hoping that the investigation into the attack on the embassy in Benghazi would shed some light of truth on this despicable act. I really dont think it will. I have a feeling that Mr. Obama will squiggle out of his share of responsibility for failing to send reinforcements to Libya during that 7-hour battle. Besides, two people have already fallen on their swords for this incident. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has taken the blame. And CIA Director Gen. David Petraeus has quit that office, citing an affair with his biographer. What really angers me is the fact that on Nov. 1, two Iranian jets fired at an unmanned U.S. drone in international skies. It was not reported until after the election. Do you think there might have been a political motive here wink, wink? Since he cant run for president again, Mr. Obama is officially unaccountable to the U.S. people. So imagine the things he could do now! Heres another Obamafact. Defense contractor Lockheed Martin heeded a request from the White House one with political overtones and announced last month it would not issue layoff notices to thousands of employees until after the presidential election. Lockheed is one of the biggest employers in the key battleground state of Virginia. The firm told the White House it would have to issue notices to employees as required by law. Such massive layoffs could have threatened Obamas standing in the state which, as it turned out, he won as he also did in 2008. The Obama administration told federal contractors not to issue notices to workers based on uncertainty over the pending $500 billion reduction in Pentagon spending. The White House said it would cover the cost of any lawsuits filed by laid-off workers angered by lack of notice. And is it just a coincidence that, right after the election, the CEO of Lockheed was forced to resign, allegedly over an extramarital affair with a subordinate? Republican Senators John McCain, Lindsey Graham and Kelly Ayotte have accused Obama of putting his own reelection ahead of the interests of working Americans and our national security by promising government contractors that their salary and liability costs will be covered at taxpayer expense if they do not follow the law that requires advance warning to employees of jobs that may be lost due to sequestration, said a New York Daily News article. After considering all of this, ask yourself something. Are we better off now than we will be in four years?
Edition 122 9for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com www.bocaratontribune.comNovember 15, 2012 through November 22, 2012 The Boca Raton Tribune EDITORIALS & LETTERS East/West Boca Raton, FL By Dr. Synesio Lyra, Jr.POSITIVE LIVING world, having received his education in four of them. When he resided in southern California, he wrote a weekly column for the daily Anaheim Bulletin, which was carried for about six years, until he moved to south Florida. By Douglas HeizerTHOUGHTS FROM THE PUBLISHER For What Or Whom Are You Thankful?This week I have decided to place this sensational column written by Robert J. Tamasy as my Thoughts from the Publisher. We have so much to be thankful for this holiday season. I hope you enjoy this column as much I have enjoyed it. Have a great week and God bless. Douglas HeizerThis week millions of people all around the world will officially mark the observance of Thanksgiving Day, although it is perfectly ac ceptable to feel thankful at any time during the year. One of the good things about holidays like Thanksgiving Day is they provide specific motivation to pause, reflect and remember things and people for which we are grateful. Typically, material things come to mind when we think in terms of blessings: our homes, food, clothing, income, jobs, good health. But have you ever considered directing your thanks toward those people that have made a positive impact on your life? When I think of such individuals, I realize my list is fairly long. It includes: my parents; an uncle who was like a father figure to me, particularly during my teenage and college years; a number of teachers and professors, especially several that guided me in making key career decisions. Then there are the men who took the risk in hiring me to serve as editor of their newspapers, launching my career in journalism. There also were those that hired me to join the CBMC staff, which proved a blessing both professionally and spiritually. My work at CBMC enabled me to fulfill my goals for writing magazine articles and books, and also introduced me to the life-changing process of mentoring other men on an individual basis. Through my 20 years as a member of the CBMC team, I was able to attend conferences where I could learn from other professional writers and editors. In addition, I became friends with dozens of people I grew to admire for their dedication to their work and serving God at the same time. They demonstrated how to successfully integrate faith and vocation, proving that Christianity and workplace concerns are not mutually exclusive, and can be effectively addressed without compromise. Who are the people you are especially thankful for those individuals who have left an indelible imprint on your life, helping to shape you into the person you are today? Here are a few other suggestions the Bible offers regarding thanksgiving: Be thankful for EVERYTHING. Often our expressions of thankfulness focus only on good things things that make us happy. But the challenges of life, the adversities we encounter that contribute to our personal and professional growth, also are valuable and deserve appreciation. Be joyful alwaysgive thanks in all circumstances (1 Thessalonians 5:16-18). No limits to thanksgiving. Those whose faith is in Jesus Christ can entrust him with every aspect of our lives. There is no need to fear the future, confident that God will provide for our needs and guide us in confronting whatever problems and needs we encounter. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God (Philippians 4:6). Know the right one to thank. When expressing thanksgiving, some people credit good fortune or luck, fate or coincidence. The Bible teaches God guides our steps and is worthy of our thanks and praise. Let us come before him with thanksgiving and extol him with music and song (Psalm 95:2). Until next week!Robert J. Tamasy is vice president of communications for Leaders Legacy, Inc., a non-profit corporation based in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A. A veteran of more than 35 years in professional journalism, he is the author of Business At Its Best: Timeless Wisdom from Proverbs for Todays Workplace (River City Press) and has coauthored with David A. Stoddard, The Heart of Mentoring: 10 Proven Principles for Developing People to Their Fullest Potential (NavPress). For more information, see www.leaderslegacy.The Habit of ThanksgivingIn the United States of America, a specific Thursday every November is designated as a Day of Thanksgiving. Its interesting that this challenge for gratitude on the part of individuals and the entire nation comes late in the year. It gives us all the opportunity of reviewing all blessings received throughout the year and, then, offering thanks for them! It is sad, though, that for many people thanksgiving also comes quite late in their lives. Its only after they start missing something or someone that these persons recog nize how favored they had been before. In many such cases thanksgiving cannot be manifested to a benefac tor anymore, whether it be a parent, a spouse, or any significant other in a persons life. Nevertheless, God should still be thanked since every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and descends from the Father of lights in Whom there is no variableness, neither shadow of turning (Epistle of James 1:17). Furthermore, true gratitude should never be limited to any single day or season of the year. Thats why I allude here to the habit of thanksgiving. God surrounds us daily with His gifts. He puts people and things in our lives to help us advance, to meet specific needs, and to bring us joy. Sadly, so much of that we tend to take for granted. Yet, its important that we recognize small as well as great favors received, as reasons for our giving of thanks. Many times, each day, its our joyful duty to praise God from Whom all blessings flow. The Holy Bible reminds us and human experience confirms it, that God daily loads us with His benefits, and no good thing will He withhold from those that walk uprightly(Psalm 84:11b). He is interested in the wellbeing of all His children, and He does for us exceeding abundantly, above all that we ask or think (Ephesians 3:20). Sometimes He does it directly; most often through His human agents! The only way Thanksgiving may become a habit is if you develop the discipline of literally counting your blessings, registering all divine fa vors, whether great or small, even recognizing certain hardships in life as blessings in disguise. Remember, God will not repeat certain favors to you if you are not careful to acknowledge them with a grateful heart, neither will He send you greater and additional blessings if you disregard those daily benefits youve come to expect as something He automatically dispenses whether you ask for them or not. Thank Him not only for new, fresh gifts, but also for past manifestations of His unchanging love and mercy to all His human creatures!
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Edition 122 11for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com www.bocaratontribune.comNovember 15, 2012 through November 22, 2012 Consistent Thankfulness DIVORCE FLORIDA STYLEBy Mike Gora ColumnistsThe Boca Raton Tribune JUST PLAY BRIDGEQ I was married to my first husband for forty-five years. He had worked for the General Motors in Detroit his whole life. He was retired and had earned a pension, which continued to pay me after his death. The catch was that the pension would stop if I remarried. As the saying goes, there is no fool like and old fool. A friend of mine in Miami Beach fixed me up with a very nice man. We dated. We became very friendly. About a year, after we met we got married. It seemed like as soon as we got married he changed. He was no longer so sociable, friendly to me or loving. Now he does nothing but go to the Indian Casino to play poker, or sit around and drink beer and watch the big screen TV his son and daughter bought him for his 80th birthday. We dont even sleep in the same room. I cook and clean for him. Id have been better off if I rented a room from him, or moved in as a paid housekeeper. After six months of marriage, Im thinking divorce. Yesterday he mentioned divorce. From what I have read in your paper, I know that we havent been married long enough to get alimony. Is there anyway for me to get my Pension back, so I would have money to live on in addition to my social security. We Want Your News!! Send your news, pictures, and information of your local neighborhood and if your news is published* The Boca Raton TribuneYour Closest NeighborhoodNobody Does Local News Like Us!!!Become a Boca Raton Tribune Contributor... *Only published in print edition. If used online you will not receive gi certicate. Your copy could be edited by editor.Real Being thankful seems like such a wonderful way to live. I love to think about times in my life when I had such a spirit of gratitude that nothing else mattered. People who live with thankful hearts are usually a total joy to be around and know just how to lift our day. But there is a major problem with thankfulness. At least in my case, thankfulness can exit as easily as it entered. A consistent thankfulness. Now that is something to explore. First the problem. Thankfulness is usually tied to our situational comfort. If life is working out the way we planned, then we become thankful. This will never lead to consistent thankfulness, because life is always changing and usually does not follow the course we set. So we try harder. We are told to be thankful for our blessings, and try to count them one by one. But life gets busy and we can easily miss blessings in the midst of difficult times. One of the biggest challenge to consistent thankfulness is our misunderstanding that God is more concerned about our comfort than our character. Now the solution. Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever. Psalm 136. Consistent thankfulness will only become a reality in our lives when we start giving thanks for the one thing that does not change. The steadfast love of God. Health comes and goes, friends come and go, wealth comes and goes, but the love of God is based on an unchanging promise. A promise that God would create a way for people to know him and call him Father. This steadfast love is known as hesed in the Hebrew, and refers to Gods unrelenting one-way love for his people. A consistent thankfulness can only survive when based on this unchanging love. Finally the application. God is the giver of all good gifts so please do thank Him for these blessings. But do not stop here or you will go back to situational thankfulness. For at least one month, lets all spend some time each day thanking God for offering a love that pursues us even when we are at our worst. A love that does not change when we do. A love that is best demonstrated and explained through the life and work of Jesusbut God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Romans 5:8 Give thanks, consistently, for the steadfast love of God. Much love, CaseyA Maybe. Call the office of the administrator of the General Motors pension and ask whether an annulment of the marriage would restore your pension payments. Marriages can be annulled based on fraud. One form of fraud upon which an annulment of marriage can be based, is the refusal of one of the marriage partners to consummate the marriage (have sex with the other marriage partner) after the marriage. The refusal to consummate can be emotional or physical. In order to prove this ground for annulment you would probably need the cooperation of your husband. You would both testify as to the circumstances supporting your position. Your attorney, in his or her opening statement, can explain to the judge why the annulment is important to you economically, and why youre requesting an annulment, rather than a divorce. Whether the judge actually believed your testimony or not, an annulment would probably be granted, with a wink and a nod, as an easy and practical way to solve your financial problem. If that works out you might consider just saying, Lets just play bridge. the next time your friends try to fix you up. Michael H. Gora has been certified by the Board of Legal Specializa tion of the Florida Bar as a specialist in family and matrimonial law and is a partner with Shapiro Blasi Wasserman & Gora P.A. in Boca Raton. FAITHBy Casey Cleveland Casey Cleveland, is pastor at The Avenue Church, Delray Beachs fastest-growing new church. The Avenue Church opened in September 2010 and meets at the Delray Beach Community Center and sometimes at Old School Square. Pastor Casey may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Edition 122 B1Section B November 15, 2012 through November 22, 2012www.bocaratontribune.com Laughing It Up Behind Bars with Delval DivasENTERTAINMENT See page B8 The Boca Raton Tribune B Section B Boca Life & See page B3ROSARIOS OLD WORLD ITALIAN STYLE CUSINE Tamyra Gray And Tony Desare Highlight Palm Beach Pops, Home For The Holidays Concert Series Monday, November 26, At Kravis Center In West Palm Beach FOOD REVIEW(November 6, 2012, West Palm Beach, FL) Maestro Bob Lappin & The Palm Beach Pops, honored three straight years with a Palm Beach Daily News Critics Choice Award, will open the Holiday season with Home for the Holidays, showcasing American Song book classics and seasonal favorites, Monday, November 26, at 8 PM at the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach. Maestro Lappin and his orchestra, along with guest artists, American Idol Finalist Tamyra Gray and sing er-songwriter Tony DeSare, will perform a collection of Holiday favorites including The Christmas Song, Sleigh Ride, and many other favorites. Maestro Lappin and the Palm Beach Pops, Gray and DeSare will perform their interpretation of the pop standard, Baby, Its Cold Outside, by Frank Loesser. Im thrilled and excited to be performing once again with MaeBOCA RATON -The awardwinning Boca Raton Community High School Drama Department will open its season with a highenergy production of the fastpaced, razor-sharp farce The Man Who Came to Dinner, by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. With a lively cast of more than 30 students playing an extrava gant array of eccentric characters, the production will run from November 15-17 at 7 p.m. in the schools Kathryn Lindgren Theatre at 1501 NW 15 Court, Boca Raton For more information call Melinda Clarke at 561-338-1533 or email email@example.com. Boca High Dramatists present stro Lappin and the Pops Orchestra, said DeSare. The Holiday time has always been my favorite season, so getting to be on stage and play to the audience means a great deal to me. Gray, who was an Idol finalist in the shows first season, is equally enthused about performing during the Holidays. To me, there is nothing better than singing some of the great American Holiday songs, said Gray, who has two recordings on the American Idol Christmas album. I cant wait to be on stage with the Palm Beach Popsit will be a magical night. The combination of these two exceptional performers with the Pops orchestra will heighten the excitement of the holiday season for our South Florida audiences, said Lappin. Our outstanding musicians are always in the festive spirit when they play these holiday classics and our audience never tires of them. The Kravis Center will present Home for the Holidays a second time on Tuesday, November 27, before the series moves to the Kaye Auditorium at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Ra ton, Thursday and Friday, November 29 and 30. The series will conclude at the Eissey Theatre at Palm Beach State College on Sunday, December 2. All performances will begin at 8 PM. As we enter this festive time of year, Maestro Bob and his orchestra look forward to performing Americas classic, family Holiday songs that can commemorate this past year, as well as others that will usher us into 2013, says Pops Executive Director David Quilleon. The Palm Beach Pops would like to thank its concert sponsors, Dr. Sol and Suzee Colsky for the November 26th show and Janet & Robert Nakushian for the November 27th performance. Tickets for all performances of Home for the Holidays are available at the Kravis Center, Kaye Auditorium and Eissey Theatre box offices; by calling the Palm Beach Pops at 561832-7677 or 800-448-2472 from 9 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday; or by visiting the Palm Beach Pops website, www.palmbeachpops.org. Tickets are priced from $29 to $89.
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Edition 122 B3Section B November 15, 2012 through November 22, 2012www.bocaratontribune.com Rosario Lanza and Chris Lanza bring generations of fine Italian cooking to Boca Raton. Located at 12358 Mizner Boulevard (561-393-0758), they are open for dinner from 5PM to 10PM, Tuesday through Sundays. The stand menu lists 9 appetizers and we chose to sample the Sicilian meatball, an excellent dish with the beef and pork meatball topped with tomato and ricotto cheese. We sampled baked clams casino casino with pancella, onion and celery in a toma to sauce, then baked clams oregenato with bread crumbs and a fine lemon sauce. The calamari was floured, seasoned the lightly fried to produce a dish that was crunchy and tasty, even without the dipping tomato sauce. A must try is the eggplant rollatini, egg battered eggplant, ricotta cheese and mozzarella in tomato sauce extreme ly fine offering. We also sampled a juicy bruschetta, mounded tomato, onion, garlic, basil and olive oil on crispy toasted bread, that was perfect. Of the 6 mozzarella listings, we sampled capresse, a stacked tomato, basil and oil and vinegar. It was okay but the star was spiedini alla romaine fried fresh mozzarella sandwich topped with garlic, lemon, olive, oil, capers and anchovy sauce a wonderful taste treat, thank you Rosario! The Caesar salad was a nice, lightly dressed item with romaine, parmesan cheese, croutons just a touch of anchovies in their homemade dressing. A spinach salad and a house salad are listed as is a dish of roasted peppers, anchovies and capers. We sampled both soups pastga e fagioli and escarole e bean both hearty with full taste With a dozen items on the pasta list, we tried sensational rigatoni alla vodka with its pancetta, onion, tomato sauce, vodka and cream. The spaghetti Bolognese of beef, pork, onions, red wine and tomato sauce was also a winner. We liked white clam sauce with the clams and linguini and found the dish to have a great flavor of the sea. The lobster ravioli was fine with its baby shrimp and tomato cream sauce though somewhat thin not a pillow. Rosarios offers Old Country Specialties, served family style for two or more. They are chicken dishes and the star of the list was the chicken country style with sausage, peppers, onions, potatoes and mushroom a taste of the old country, indeed. Have veal any of 11 ways, we elected to sample the piccata sauted nicely with lemon, white wine and capersreally a treat. From the simple dish, we tried the veal la vigna sauted veal with diced tomato, prosciutto, fontina cheese and a tomato cream sauce A complex dish with great taste. We note a half dozen seafood selec tions, all served with either the house or Caesar salad, plus a side of either penne or spaghetti. There are six choices of fresh vegetables on the menu, as well. The ala carte menu noted above is in addition to a $26.95 4 course prefixed menu featuring all of these listed dishes. The dessert this day included Italian cheesecake, (cream and smooth), New York style cheesecake, cannolli, tartufo ice cream, biscotti and a superb tiramisu and a superb Napoleon both fantastic! With their full bar to serve you, they also list 11 white wines and 27 red wines by the bottle, some six reds and six whites by the glass as well as 8 house wines by both glass and bottle. Both food and drink are realistic in price for quality offerings. We were impressed by the food, service and ambiance and suggest youGo and Enjoy!ROSARIOS OLD WORLD ITALIAN STYLE CUSINE Food Review Marc Kent Movie Review Uncanny. That is my one-word description of Lincoln, Steven Spielbergs tribute to Americas embattled 16th President as portrayed by British actor Daniel DayLewis. Based on Doris Kearns Goodwins book with screenplay by Tony Kusher, Lincoln centers on the last four months of Abraham Lincolns life, as he waged an emotional battle to pass the 13th Amendment, banning slavery in the USA as the Civil War raged on. Two-time Oscar-winner Daniel Day-Lewis bears an uncanny resemblance to tall, thin, you could say gaunt and haunted, Abraham Lincoln. I am keenly aware of my aloneness muses Lincoln after the Battle of Gettysburg. It is hard for us to imagine how passionate and contentious the fight over slavery was. It did in fact divide the na tion and lead to the War Between the States. Lincoln was the man at the helm through the whole murderous struggle. Through his performance, Day-Lewis shows us the courage, perseverance and political brilliance of one of Americas strongest Presidents in history. Lincoln did not do it alone. At his side was his wife Mary Todd Lincoln, beautifully portrayed by Sally Field. Mary provided Abraham his conscience and compassion. Like her husband she was tough and sometimes stubborn, having endured the unbearable loss of a son. One of Lincolns strongest allies and close friend was Secretary of State William Seward, played with strength and dignity by David Strathairn. Tommy Lee Jones provides whimsical comic relief as fiery abolitionist Thaddeus Stevens, wearing a ridiculous wig his character even comments upon. Lincoln has an epic scale to it, and it does not spare the violence and carnage of the Civil War. It does underline the moral courage required of Lincoln, even though he was forced to bend the rules and even resort to bribery to achieve his end. It is highly ironic that in Lincolns time the Republican Party was the liberal, even radical party and the Democrats were the states rights, biblethumping conservatives. How things have changed. Four starsAn Uncanny Lincoln Portrait Skip Sheffield
November 15, 2012 through November 22, 2012www.bocaratontribune.com B4 Edition 122 Section B S P O T L I G H T Tim Snow, Frank Feiler and Gary Hickory Ingrid Fulmer and Howard Tai Rob Klein and Melanie Klein David Katz Mary Kelly, Janice Williams, Debi Feiler Linda Petrakis and Deborah FreudenbergRotary Club Downtown Boca Raton launches Clothing Drive for Sandy Victims
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November 15, 2012 through November 22, 2012www.bocaratontribune.com B6 Edition 122 Section B The agony and the ecstasy of De mocracy. The voting the fighting the money the decisions and the derision. We are lucky though, to live in a free land where our choices matter. We get to cast a vote for the candidates of our choice and help our country (and our county) make important decisions. But with this freedom comes a lot of pretty weird stuff. It makes one feel like the child of divorce fielding argu ments from both sides vying for our attention. And as a child of divorce it worked quite well at that time because it came with gifts, fancy dinners and double allowance. But in this winner-takes-all-Democratic scenario, it was like watching pirates fight for stolen bounty. After listening to paid advertisements on TV, the Internet and in print, I want ed to hide under the covers until the storm went away. I realized the person who invented the mute button on the remote control did so in anticipation of the 2013 Presidential election. And I am glad he (or she) did. But I did not realize how fierce this fight was until I went to cast my vote in Palm Beach County. It is there that I waited in line for almost nine hours to be part of the Democratic process. The first hour was a feisty one. Nancy from Boynton Beach preached to all those near her that she was voting for Mr. Romney because of her children. She cited the bible and clutched her cell phone as if it were her life line. Another man with an umbrella hat walked around with a sign that said Abortion is not right, while volunteer Stan handed out flyers with the names of acceptable Democrats to vote for. When we first started our collective journey to cast a vote for the election we were all fresh faced and optimistic. Each of us came with our beliefs hanging out of our pockets like a kerchief. But as time went on it became more a litmus test for survival. We were sun parched, hungry, tired and frustrated but resolute nonetheless. Volunteers handed out water bottles, and one fellow grilled hot dogs on the side of the road and handed them out to anyone with the enzymes to digest them. One man opened the trunk of his car and freely handed out boxes of snacks (it was a virtual non-partisan relief effort). But as time went on the light dimmed and so did our make-up and our spirits. There was little talk, but after five or six hours an unspoken camaraderie permeated our energy fields. Daphne Duret of Boynton Beach held my place in line while I journeyed to my car six or seven times to change umbrellas, food, clothing and magazines. Larry Adylette kept a sweet smile on his face and became my mile marker in the earthly sand of ballot eternity. As time went on Nancy was con versing about her Jewish husband and her desire to remain a Gentile. Her make-up had faded and so did her diatribe about Mitt Romney. Daphne spoke little but nodded compassion ately when I inquired, Are we there yet? My spirits also began to dim. I began to feel weak in the knees and a bit confused about what I was waiting for. But I was buoyed by the fact that there were hundreds of other people (with young children) behind me in a line that wrapped around the block by nightfall. I often think that perhaps I should have waited until Election Day to cast my vote. The lines would have been shorter and I could have exercised my right to do nothing on a sunny Saturday in November. But then I remember that the cama raderie and conversation I experienced that Saturday was part and parcel of our Democracy and our inherent dif ferences. It is in those differences that we look the most human and the most vulnerable. And it is those things that make us so much alike. AS SEEN BY FEENBy Diane Feen DEMOCRACY LAND
Edition 122 B7Section B November 15, 2012 through November 22, 2012www.bocaratontribune.com Entertainment Skip SheffieldThe good news is that the Womens Theatre Project has moved to Boca Ra ton. The inaugural production, Delval Divas, continues through Nov. 15 in the Willow Theatre of Sugar Sand Park. This bodes well for the theatrical community and actresses in particular. It also enables audiences to experience plays they will see nowhere else. The not-so-good news is that Delval Divas, by Barbara Pease Weber is not a particularly strong play. However, the performances are funny and spirited, by six of some of South Floridas best actresses. The setting is Delaware Valley Federal, a minimum-security prison for white-collar criminals. Stella (Jessica K. Peterson), Linda (Karen Stephenson, Rosemary (Sally Bondi) and Beth (Jacqueline Laggy) have cooked books, skimmed funds, done Ponzi schemes and other such economic crimes. They have used their inherent intelligence and talent to create a pretty sweet setup that is more like a high-end hotel than prison cell. The ladies are attended to by Lucille (Lela Elam), a young guard who is their liaison to the outside and the good life such as manicures, pedicures, gourmet food and clothes. In turn the women have encouraged Lucille to further her education and shoot for the job of warden, which is conveniently becoming available. Beth is released on parole, and in her place comes Sharon (Lisa Kertin Braun), a woman accused of the rather serious crime of murdering her husband. This is a comedya situation comedy if you willand Sharons situation involves extenuating circumstances that led law enforcement officials to believe her a cold-blooded killer. These extenuating circumstances involve certain unseen male characters against whom the women rally, giving the comedy a distinct feminist spin. Jessica K. Peterson, Karen Stephens, Sally Bondi, Jaqueline Laggy and Lela Elam are all seasoned professionals, along with director. Lisa Kerstin Braun is a relative newcomer is a rela tive newcomer who shows great promise with her demanding role of Sharon. All the women know how to mine the most comedy out of even the thinnest Laughing It Up Behind Bars with Delval Divasmaterial. This is not designed to be a serious expose of abuses of privilege in country club prisons, but a light-hearted farce designed to spoof the system. Tickets are $25. Shows are 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Call 561-347-3948 or visit www.womenstheatreproject.com.A Million-Dollar Rock n Roll Party at Broward CenterTheyre having a party at Broward Center through Nov. 18. Its called Million Dollar Quartet and it is a ball. The show is already a hit on Broadway and in its Miami run. Its easy to see why: light on plot, the score fea tures some of the timeless greatest hits of Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins. The concept by Floyd Mutrux is based on an actual magical night that occurred Dec. 4, 1956 in the Sun Records studios of Sam Phillips (Christopher Ryan Grant) in Memphis Tennessee. All four recording artists were discovered and promoted by Sam Phillips. Elvis Presley (Presley lookalike Cody Slaughter), by far the most popular, had already moved on the RCA Records. According to Phillips RCA is courting him too as Elvis producer. Phillips invited Elvis for old times sake, and being the Southern gentleman he was, Elvis accepted and brought along his girlfriend Dyanne cont. on Pg. B8
November 15, 2012 through November 22, 2012www.bocaratontribune.com B8 Edition 122 Section B www. PalmBeachPops.orgPerformances begin at 8 pm. Artists,Dates, Performances and Pricing subject to change. All sales nal. KRAVIS CENTER West Palm Beach 561-832-7677 561-832-7469 EISSEY CAMPUS THEATRE at PBSC, PB Gardens 561-832-7677 KAYE AUDITORIUM at FAU, Boca Raton 800-564-9539 Tickets from $29. e Palm Beach Pops has thrilled audiences for 21 years by playing lively, popular music. Nothing is fake or synthesized. Our full orchestra and top entertainers send chills down your spine and bring back memories. Hope youll join us.Next Concert:Heres To e Ladies, a rousing tribute to the iconic women of song, including Streisand, Garland and more. Staring the incomparable Christine Andreas. Jan. 5-6, 2013 Kaye Auditorium Jan. 8, 2013 Eissey Jan. 9-10, 2013 Kravis Nov. 26-27, Kravis Center Nov. 29-30, Kaye Auditorium Dec. 2, Eissey Campus Theatre Featuring American Idol Finalist and star of Broadway and Film, Tamyra Gray, and Acclaimed Vocalist/Pianist Tony DeSare performing holiday and other favorites from the Great American Songbook. Bob Lappin and the Palm Beach Pops present:AMERICAN IDOL Tamyra GrayAUDIENCE FAVORITETony DeSare POPs-28 BocaRatonTribune 5x13.6.indd 1 11/6/12 4:38 PM (Kelly Lamont). Phillips has a three-year contract in his coat pocket for his next biggest star, Johnny Cash (deep-voiced Scott Moreau), but what he doesnt know is that Cash has already signed with Columbia Records. After initial success Carl Perkins (Lee Ferris) has taken a back seat to Elvis, who had a hit with Perkins song Blue Suede Shoes. Perkins is jealous and resentful, but Lee Ferris is the sparkplug of the live, onstage band, playing a beautiful Les Paul gold top guitar. Martin Kaye plays up the hillbilly aspect of his Jerry Lee Lewis, dressed garish mismatched clothes with an ego to match. Kaye really does pound his piano (all the actors are skilled musicians) and he is the funniest character of the lot. Kelly Lamont adds sex appeal in a tight shocking pink dress singing Peggy Lees Fever and fats Dominos I Hear You Knocking, and she adds tasty high harmonies to the ensemble. If you love old-time rock n played real righteous and real, this is a show for you. Dont leave early either. Tickets are $29.50-$109.50. Call 954-462-0222.Summer and Smoke at FAUFAUs Department of Theatre and Dance presents Tennessee Williams torrid Summer and Smoke Nov. 9-18 in the Studio One Theatre. Set in Mississippi in the early 1900s, the story centers on an unmarried ministers daughter and a romance that almost blooms between her and an undisciplined young doctor who grew up next door. Tickets are $20 general admission and $12 students, faculty, alumni and children under 12. Call 800-564-9539 or visit www.fauevents.com.Art of Video Games at Boca Raton MuseumFollowing the success of its miniature-golf-as-art exhibit, Boca Ra ton Museum of Art presents another boundary-stretching show, The Art on Video Games, on display through Jan. 13. Boca Raton is the first traveling stop on an exhibit mounted by the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Curated by Chris Melissinos, the show traces the 40-year history of video games from their crude, rudimentary beginnings to there current high-tech fanta sies. The coolest part about the show is that you can actually play five featured machines, one from each era, and vote on the 20 colorful large-scale machines on display. Admission is $10 adults, $8 seniors, $5 group and students and free for members and children under 12. Call 561-392-2500 or visit www.bocamuseum.org. continued from page B7
Edition 122 21for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com www.bocaratontribune.comNovember 15, 2012 through November 22, 2012County Commissioner Steven Abrams announced that commissioners have allocated additional funding for road and bridge repairs countywide and in his district which includes Boca Raton. Six of the nine bridges over the Intracoastal Waterway are in Abrams district, making that issue a top concern for South County residents. In the 2012-13 budget adopted in September, some $1.2 million of additional funds were allocated for the countys road and bridge repair program, up from the $400,000 in 2011. During last years budget hearings, I had strenuously objected to gutting the road and bridge program when I voted against the budget, said Abrams. These neglected county roads are now in dire need of major repair. Every dollar spent keeping a road in good repair means not spending $10 million to rebuild one that has deteriorated, he added. At the October 30 commission meeting, the county engineer presented the board with a lengthy list of repair and resurfacing priorities countywide. A compromise was worked out by the board and the following funds were allocated to three critical projects in Boca Raton: Rehabilitating the Camino Real Bridge ($1.3 million), resurfacing Clint Moore Road from Jog Road to Military Trail ($550,000) and upgrading Dixie Highway from NE 20th Street to Yamato Road ($500,000). The two roads were rated by staff to be in extremely poor condition, with deterioration expected to increase rapidly, requiring resurfacing immediately. Abrams, vice chairman of the county governing panel, also kept in touch with coastal residents of his district when he was invited to speak Nov. 5 to a group of residents at the Highland Beach Library. Mayor Bernard Featherman of Highland Beach invited the commissioner to address the audience. Abrams discussed several recent initiatives, including the restoration of funding for the road and bridge repairs while not increasing the countys property tax rate.Municipal NewsThe Boca Raton Tribune BOCA RATON Five employees of a Boca Raton cabinet-making company fled without injury after fire broke out about 2:10 p.m. Nov. 7 at the NW 28th Street firm. Boca Raton Fire Rescue Services responded to a report of fire at Craftline Cabinetry at 100 NW 28th Street. Fire officials said the owner reported that workers were cutting a piece of cabinet material and smelled something burning. They stopped working to investigate the odor when they noticed that a fire flashed up in front of them in the area of a dust collector. The fire and smoke forced them to evacuate the building. The five employees escaped safely, with no report of injuries. Firefighters were on the scene within minutes. Firefighters on the first units reported seeing heavy flames and smoke from the buildings openings. Firefighters worked aggressively to contain the fire and protect the adjacent buildings, a boat and vehicles. Fire hoses also were deployed to protect the propane tanks being stored on the exterior of the building from contact with the flames. Officials said the fire was quickly brought under control, but due to the reported large quantities of wood building products and flammable adhesives inside of the building, firefighters had to continue spraying the structure to extinguish the blaze which remains under investigation.Flames Force Employees to Flee Boca Cabinet Company Palm Tran, Palm Beach Countys public transportation system, received several honors at the 2012 Annual Conference of the Florida Public Transportation Association (FPTA). Palm Tran received the first-place Unit Safety Award for transit systems operating more than 100 buses. This is the third consecutive year that Palm Tran has been recognized by its peers as having the safest transit system in the state. Transit systems are evaluated based on criteria such as total accidents and miles of service and are awarded in two categories, small bus systems (under 100 buses) and large bus systems (100 buses and over). These safety awards come during a period where Palm Trans ridership has steadily risen, requiring drivers to make more frequent stops. Ridership has increased 18 percent over the past four years. Additionally, Palm Trans Public Information and Marketing Department received several awards including three first-place Awards of Excellence in the categories of electronic media/ audio-visual, advertising collateral and internal/employee communications. An Award of Merit was earned in the sustaining campaigns category. FPTAs 38th annual conference was held October 28-30 in Daytona Beach.Palm Tran Wins Top Awards at FPTA Conference Credit: Photos by Assistant Fire Chief Michael A. GergoraCounty Commission Vice Chairman Steven Abrams of Boca Raton addresses residents of Highland Beach during a recent visit to the town library. In the background is Mayor Bernard Featherman, who invited Abrams to attend. Mayor Featherman is also a columnist for the Boca Raton Tribune. The Palm Beach County School District and Classroom Teachers Association (CTA) met Monday, November 5 for a bargaining session regarding teacher salaries. District officials presented the School Boards counterproposal for the 2012-13 school year. The Boards proposal would provide the following: Teachers would receive a step increase on an improved salary schedule retroactive to the start of the 2012-13 school year. teachers would receive an equitable increase that averages 3.10 percent.By raising the salary schedule, teachers eligible for a step raise would receive an increase ranging from $1,500 to $3,300. The majority of teachers receive $1,500 with an average increase of $1,621. Under the current salary schedule, a step can represent as little as a $102 increase for teachers early in their career. School officials said the salary schedule is effectively compressed from 27 steps to 25 steps, allowing teachers to reach the maximum salary earlier in their career. The proposed salary schedule ranges from $38,000 to $70,000. The starting base salary is being raised from $37,322 to $38,000 under the School Boards proposal. Although new hires are not eligible for a step, those on step one would receive a $678 increase by raising the minimum salary. In addition, new hires would also receive a one-time salary bonus of $500. Teachers currently earning the longevity salary of $71,745 and not eligible for a step raise would receive a onetime salary bonus of $1,000. Future step increases would remain subject to negotiations. The School Board is not proposing a return to automatic annual step increases. The total package represents a $21.8 million increase and impacts all 12,578 employees within the teachers bargaining unit. The School Board, superintendent and staff reassessed the Districts financial position as of October 2012 and committed $6 million in projected savings to augment the initial offer of $15.8 million. In order to prepare for the state performance pay mandate, the Districts proposal includes a parallel min/max salary schedule for future use. No teachers would be placed on the min/ max salary schedule for the current school year.County School Board Offers Teachers 3.1 Percent Pay HikeCounty to Repair Bridges; Abrams Speaks to Highland Beach Group
22 -Edition 122 November, 15 through November 22, 2012 www.bocaratontribune.comThe Boca Raton Tribune MUNICIPAL East/West Boca Raton, FL Municipal News January 19 & 20, 2013HotWorks.org PresentsBoca Raton Fine Art ShowJuried Fine Art & Craft Show Downtown Boca Raton, On Federal Hwy at Palmetto Park Rd(Roads Closed from Fri, Jan 18, 1pm until Sun, Jan 20, 10pm)Free Admission and Free Parking Sat, Jan 19 & Sun, Jan 20, 10am-5pm DailyHotWorks.org Sponsor of the Institute for the Arts & Education, Inc., a 501c3 non-prot organization rffrnrt One Community. Celebration The Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County is proud to announce Save the Date for an Event You Wouldnt Dream of Missing. FEATURING Joshua Malina American lm and stage actor most known for his prominent role on The West Wing and currently on the A BC hit show Scandal. Tuesday, January 29, 2013 Boca West Country Club Debra & Larry Halperin Event Chairs A $500 family minimum gift to the 2013 UJA/Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County Annual Campaign is required to attend. For more information, please contact Dina Burg at 561.852.5015 or email@example.com.
Edition 122 23for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com www.bocaratontribune.comNovember 15, 2012 through November 22, 2012Municipal NewsVolunteers and Feed Needed for Neglected Horses Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Draft Beer & FREE ReplaysMon-FriSeniors 60+ $32.95Resident $35.95Sat & SunAll Players $32.95Additional Specials after 11am. ALL INCLUSIVE GOLF Ocean Breeze Golf Club | 561-994-0400 | Book Online at www.oceanbreezegolf.com TO PALM BEACH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (20 MIN.) TO FORT LAUDERDALE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (20 MIN.)FLORIDA TURNPIKE I-952ND AVE.GLADES RD.FEDERAL HIGHWAY INTRACOASTAL A1A ATLANTIC OCEAN US1 OCEAN BREEZEGOLF & COUNTRY CLUB YAMATO RD. 951 ST ST. TOWN CENTER MALL BOCA RATON EXECUTIVE AIRPORT Mention This Ad12-0300_BT Palm Beach County Animal Care & Control is seeking volunteers, feed and donations to care for 15 emaciated horses, including a mother and baby, who recently arrived at the county shelter as a result of a cruelty/neglect case seizure. The shelter needs donations of hay and grain as well as willing volunteers. No donation is too small; a bag of grain or a bale of hay will be most appreciated and will help offset the looming bills that this case will cost the county. Some of these horses are so emaciated that they will need constant care, continuous food and medical oversight. Donations of food can be brought to the shelter located at: 7100 Belvedere Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33411 The shelter is open to the public M-F 11am to 6pm; Saturday, 10am to 5pm and Sunday 11am to 4pm. Donations will be accepted earlier than the time listed for opening by calling ahead first. One of the horses in need of care at Palm Beach County Animal Care & Control. BOCA RATON A probe by the Boca Raton Police Departments Special Investigations Unit has resulted in the arrest of four people and the recovery of guns. On Nov. 5 at about 8 p.m., based on information received from a concerned citizen, unit members were conducting surveillance on James Lee Russell, 32, of Jacksonville, identified by police as a known felon, who was staying at the Plaza Hotel on North Federal Highway. While watching Russell, detectives saw him cleaning what they believed to be a firearm. Sometime later, detec tives saw Russell leave his hotel room carrying several items and get into a Ford F-150 pickup truck accompanied by two males and a female. The female, identified as Alma Westberry, 34, of Live Oak, FL, got into the drivers seat, Russell got into the front passenger seat and the two males identified as Clinton Thomas, 33, of Delray Beach and Adam Vitale, 32, of Boca Raton, got into the rear passenger seat of the truck. Police said Westberry drove north on Federal Highway with detectives following. As they approached the Delray Beach city limits, detectives tried to initiate a traffic stop, but Westberry refused to pull over, said the police report. Delray Beach Police were notified. Westberry drove to Linton and Federal, where Thomas and Vitale got out of the truck and were taken into custody after a short foot chase. Officers from Delray Beach continued to follow the truck until it eventually stopped near the intersection of Whatley Road and Lincoln Road. Westberry, who was now in the passenger seat, was taken into custody. Russell fled from the drivers seat and was apprehended a short time later, Boca Police said. Boca Raton detectives saw a Sony Play Station 3 in the passenger compartment of the truck. Detectives also learned that Russell had allegedly stolen several firearms from a bar owner in Live Oak. In addition, jewelry and medications were taken. When detec tives searched the truck, they recovered three rifles, a shotgun and several rounds of ammunition, as well as a Play Station. Detectives charged Russell with grand theft, violation of probation in addition to several traffic violations. Thomas and Vitale were charged with resisting an officer without violence and Westberry was charged with fleeing and eluding. The investigation is on-going and other charges may be forthcoming, police said.Investigation results in arrests and recovery of stolen guns ADILSON SILVA, or anyone knowing the whereabouts of ADILSON SILVA, please contact: Adele P. Faust, Attorney at Law, 9135 West Judge Perez Drive, Chalmette, Louisiana 70043; (504) 271-5000. bocaratontribune.com THE ORGANIZERClosets-Garages-Oces-Filing Garage Sales-Pack/Unpack Moving Boxes-Holiday DecoratingPaul Jetty 561.596.1069 firstname.lastname@example.org $25 per hour
24 -Edition 122 November, 15 through November 22, 2012 www.bocaratontribune.comIm very excited that we won, Laurie said. We almost didnt enter, but then we came across this funny photo and sent it in. They play together every day, but its not always easy to grab the camera in time. Though they were not part of the contest, three cats who needed homes were big winners during the campaign. They were adopted by NCCI employees after the animals arrived just outside the lobby in a PetMobilea van from the Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League that allows on-site employee visits with adoptable animals. The winning pets were among 100 contestants, all of whom tugged on the judges heartstrings and helped raise funds for the Tri-County Humane Society, the Humane Society of Broward County, Big Dog Ranch Rescue, and Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League. The judges had the difficult task of finding the top five funniest pets in each of the four categories (dog, cat, other, and group). Photos of the finalists were then opened to a vote of all NCCI employees, who had to choose their favorites in each category. Money was raised through entry fees and donations. Employees donations are eligible for matching dollars by NCCI. I was happy that more people this year wanted to be involved with putting the campaign together, said Julee Jontzen, an NCCI manager and lead captain for the program. Many people asked me about volunteering and have plans to begin to do so. Those who could not commit to volunteering at the shelter were happy to learn they could help with the shelters special eventsothers inquired about fostering. The local shelters take in thousands of pets every year. They save animals from puppy mills, natural disasters, and animal cruelty. As the economy has worsened, the need for good homes for animals has grown. Animal Shelter Awareness Week Supports Four Shelters BOCA RATONTwo playful golden retrievers, a great Dane, an iPadreading cat and a Hahns macaw cajoled their way into the hearts of judges and NCCI employeesearning the distinction of the companys funniest pets during NCCIs Animal Shelter Awareness Week. Designed to raise awareness of abandoned pets and local animal shelter needs, this week featured a funniest pet contest, a lunch and learn, a PetMobile visit and collection boxes. The winning retrievers, captured on camera during one of their daily play sessions, belong to Laurie Kurtz of Customer Operations. She and her husband Alan adopted Sam and Lexie almost four years ago from Golden Rescue of South Florida. Their dogs were the top vote-getters in the companys second annual Virtual Pet Contest held to raise awareness and funds for four local animal shelters. Sam and Lexie won in the Group category and the Overall Funniest category. Bowser, the iPad-reading cat, took top honors in NCCIs Funniest Cat photo contest during their Animal Shelter Awareness Week. NCCI employees Connie Koch and Dan Cunningham adopted the furry feline and his brother last January. NCCIs Cristine Pike plays with one of the adoptable dogs who visited from the Peggy Adams Rescue League during the companys Animal Shelter Awareness Week. Dexter was caught watching his favorite TV show on Animal Planet. The TV-loving pup was crowned winner of the Top Canine Award during NCCIs Animal Shelter Awareness Week NCCIs Felicia Tynes and Lou Brown pet Kramer, an adoptable Chihuahua mix, when the PetMobile made a lunchtime visit at NCCI during their Animal Shelter Awareness Week NCCI employee Julee Jontzen and Peggy Adams Rescue Leagues kennel caregiver Kevin Wing enjoy playing with Missy, an adorable terrier mix. Missy visited NCCI in the non-profits PetMobile during the companys Animal Shelter Awareness Week
Edition 122 25for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com www.bocaratontribune.comNovember 15, 2012 through November 22, 2012BusinessBusinessThe Boca Raton Tribune BUSINESS BITS High-end Boca furniture retailer SKLAR marks 10th anniversary BOCA RATON -SKLAR Furnishings, contemporary furniture retailers and interior space designers, is marking its 10th anniversary this month. Opening at 6300 North Federal Highway in 2002 with seven employees, SKLAR now employs 28 and generates $10 million in annual sales, with a steady growth each year, even during the height of the recession. SKLAR attributes its growth to its core philosophies: Item customization, product quality and dedicated customer service. While the economy has tightened in recent years, we have never veered from our commitment to quality and our thoughtful customization and attention to client needs, said Rick Howard, who, with his wife, Pat Howard, owns SKLAR Furnishings. We were leaders in the green movement, being among the first in the na tion to promote and use LED lighting and other steps to drastically reduce our carbon footprint, said Rick. The Howards are considered leaders in the contemporary and green furnishings movement with Rick Howard serving as the executive vice president of the National Home Furnishings Association and SKLAR contributing to the Sustainable Furnishings Council. SKLAR has successfully positioned the company as one of the nations premier contemporary furniture retailers by providing consistently high levels of design and personalized service. The Howards travel the world annually searching for not only the latest in design trends, but to carefully select the manufacturers and designers of furniture to ensure premium quality. Every SKLAR supplier, spanning Italy, Scandinavia, Canada and the U.S., is scrutinized for its ability to produce high quality distinc tive, superior designer furnishings, as well as their ability to consistently ship free of damage in a timely fashion. In addition, the Howards and their team at SKLAR are very involved in the community, contributing to Habitat for Humanity of South Palm Beach County where Rick serves on the board of directors, and Boca Helping Hands, Boca Raton Regional Hospital, the Junior League of Boca Raton, Tri County Humane Society, Florence Fuller Child Development Centers, Hospice of Palm Beach County Foundation and the Boca Raton Museum of Art. We care very much about the community in which we live and conduct business, said Pat Howard. We ac tively support local non-profits and encourage it throughout our corporate culture. SKLAR also offers full-service, personalized design services for its clients. Design services include consultation, planning, selection of draperies, wall coverings, carpets, broadloom, hard surface flooring, all there to create a seamless and cohesive look. SKLARs 23,000 square foot showroom represents only a partial selection of products and services SKLAR provides to its clients. SKLAR employs a team of sales and design experts and trained professionals. Many have been with SKLAR since it opened. Each employee goes through extensive training to ensure that they are well informed of all aspects of the business. SKLAR recently expanded its warehouse space, based in Deerfield Beach, to accommodate its business growth. While many of SKLARs customers reside in South Florida, from Miami to Jupiter, they have a number of clients throughout the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean. BOCA RATON --Veritas Financial Partners have hired Christina Grenga as Vice President, Business Development Officer. She is based out of the Boca Raton headquarters and is responsible for identifying new financing opportunities for Veritas on a national basis. Her extensive background includes more than 20 years in the financial services arena, including business development and sales management assignments selling credit related products and services. Prior to joining Veritas, she held various positions with First Capital and NCO Financial Services and spent more than a decade at global financial services firm JP Morgan Chase. BOCA RATON -For the third consecutive year, Office Depot has been named greenest large retailer in the U.S., according to Newsweek magazines annual Green Rankings. The office supply company received the highest mark for transparency of environmental disclosure among retailers evaluated and was recognized for its use of electric vehicles and bicycles for deliveries in certain areas, according to a news release. The Boca Raton-based company was also ranked as the ninth greenest large company across all industry sectors. IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Sprint Nextel, Dell and CA Technologies comprised the top five greenest companies across all sectors. BOCA RATON -Even as the full extent of Hurricane Sandys impact is still being assessed, the Office Depot Foundation the independent foundation serving as the primary charitable giving arm of Office Depot is taking steps to assist with relief and recovery efforts. The Foundation announced it will donate 25,000 kidfriendly sack packs and $30,000 to help children, families and pets in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and other areas affected by the massive storm. These donations include: 25,000 Office Depot Foundation sack packs containing essential school supplies to the international relief organization, Feed the Children, to help youngsters in affected areas begin to regain a sense of normalcy. BOCA RATON Safetek International, Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of green technology and eco-friendly products, moved into its new corporate workspace in Boca Raton on Nov. 1. Safetek Internationals new corporate address is 6560 West Rodgers Circle, Suite 16-17, Boca Raton, Florida 33487. The 4,800 square foot facility include private offices, warehouse space and a showroom facility to exhibit Safeteks product portfolio TheBocaRatonTribune.com Read... Email your Business News, promotions and acknowledgements to Chris Catoggio at: email@example.com. BOCA RATON -Are you blaming the economy for a lack of sales? Then why are some businesses thriving while others are sinking? It might come down to good old-fashioned salesmanship. Here are some tips to get you back on track. Dont do the bulk of your business prospecting during prime business hours. Often the call that is placed at 8 a.m. or 6 p.m. will be received by a decision-maker that has more time to talk. If you want to present products and services that are of value to the prospect and that meet their needs, you have to ASK questions. Ask the right questions and the prospect will tell you what they want and how they need to be sold. Too many sales reps launch into a conversation by discussing the features of their products and services. Features never sold anyone. The only thing that a prospect cares about is what these fea tures will do for them. Speak in terms of benefits and your prospect will be more pre-disposed to listening to your presentation. Theres no magic bullet. Prospecting takes time and if your sales pipeline isnt always filled with prospects in various stages of being worked, then you are in for a future sales slump. Dont underestimate the power of faxes. In these days of email, faxes have taken a back seat. Because of that, faxes get noticed. Carefully position faxes as part of your prospecting efforts. Follow-up and follow-through are keys to prospecting success. Just like gardening, if you dont water the seeds, the garden will languish. And so it is with prospecting... if you dont remain in contact, you will never break through. Give a prospect something for nothing. An article that would be of interest and value, information that you received online etc. and transferred to the prospect with a note just thought you might be interested in this indicates that you are thinking of them and wish to be a resource. Periodically tape-record a random sampling of your cold calls. Listen to the tape and assess your tone and voice. How did you sound? Would you want to speak with a person who sounds like you? What about your words? Were they clear and benefits-oriented? Taping gives you the opportunity to selfcorrect your presentation. Pace yourself. Prospecting is a very time-consuming and arduous task. Allocate a specific amount of time each day (week?) and keep to the schedule. It is always easy to put something ahead of the prospecting activity but make an appointment with yourself and dont break it. Last but definitely not least, maintain a good sense of humor. Make the prospect smile and youre halfway there! For more on this topic, or for nocost consulting with certified business analysts, including growth accelera tion consultants and PTAC specialists, contact the SBDC at 561-862-4726 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Notes from PBSC: Increasing Sales in a Slow EconomyBy Palm Beach State College Small Business Development Center
26 -Edition 122 November, 15 through November 22, 2012 www.bocaratontribune.comIf you dont know that Florida is a great place to run a business and that Boca Raton is one of the best places to locate you just havent been reading the newspapers or the Internet. Economically, things in Florida are becoming as sunny as the Sunshine States namesake. Its not just the climate thats warm or the scenery thats inviting. The tax situation is also an attraction for new and existing businesses. Florida kept its No. 5 slot in the Tax Foundations 2013 edition of the State Business Tax Climate Index, according to a report released Oct. 9 by the Washington, D.C.-based group. The states rank, which it has held for the past two years, is based on an assessment of its corporate income, individual income, sales, unemployment insurance and property taxes, which are analyzed on more than 100 variables. Most of the states five taxes drew a rank of between 10 and 18, with the exception of 25 for property taxes. States with the best tax systems will be the most competitive in attracting new businesses and most effective at generating economic and employment growth, the report said. If youre a business person thinking about setting up shop, give some serious thought to Boca Raton. Bloomberg Businessweek dubbed the city Number 2 on the list of top 10 places to start new companies. Boca is just behind Boulder, Colo., on Bloombergs list of best startup sites. ZoomProspector.com, a business location website, weighted 11 factors, including the number of business startups, quality of the workplace and resources such as universities and venture capital. Thats why Boca Raton is often referred to as Silicon Beach. On its own website, Boca Raton boasts a unique environment for business a strong business environment with economic resources and a well-educated workforce, all within a community known for its high quality of life. The site says Boca has easy access to road, rail and air transportation. Within the city are an executive airport, railway and interstate highway connections. Several commercial airports and two seaports are close by. Success can be found throughout the state. Enterprise Florida, a public-private partnership serving as Floridas primary organization devoted to statewide economic development, reports the following. Through August 2012, Florida-origin exports were 4.2% ahead of the same period last year, a gain of $1.8 billion year-to-date. The states year-to-date growth continues to lag behind the U.S. but the gap is narrowing (5.6% for the U.S. vs. 4.2% for Florida). For the month of August 2012, exports were 2.7 percent higher than August 2011, an increase of $145.8 million. Floridas year-to-date origin-exports are still 46 percent higher than 2009 and 24 percent higher than 2010 for the same period. Also, the Tampa Times reports that the CSX Railroad has teamed up with the Tampa Port Authority, the Florida Department of Transportation and pipeline operator Kinder Morgan Energy Partners L.P. to build a new $30 million, 2-mile railroad loop and pipeline system that will quickly deliver ethanol and cargo. As reported in the Jacksonville Business Journal, Port Canaveral announced $32 million worth of planned improvements designed to help the Central Florida port boost cargo shipments. The widening and deepening of its main shipping channel, set to begin in July 2013 and be completed by fall 2014, will allow the port to accommodate larger cargo ships. Nearly every county in Florida assists business development. In Palm Beach County, the Business Development Board works in conjunction with other entities or on its own to develop and maintain businesses. The BDB even has an office at the Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce. In addition, Palm Beach State College has a Small Business Development Center on its Boca Raton campus. South Florida, by its geographic proximity to the Caribbean and South America, has spawned a new importexport trade, particularly with countries such as Brazil. In fact, Brazil is also looking to grow its economy, creating more business opportunities for both nations. The Latin Business Chronicle noted that Brazils government reaffirmed its expectations for an economic rebound in 2013 after two straight years of meager expansion Brazil is now targeting 4.5 percent growth next year, more than twice the rate analysts expect for this year. Reuters says that in 2012, the Brazilian economy is likely to expand only 1.5 percent even with the improvement in the final months, but officials expect growth of about 4 percent in annualized terms in the fourth quarter and 4 percent growth throughout 2013. Independent economists also see a solid rebound ahead in Latin Americas biggest economy, according to a Reuters poll of 36 banks. The median forecast for growth in 2013 was 4 percent and French bank BNP Paribas was even more optimistic, forecasting a 5.5 percent expansion. With projected gains in major economic markets, the U.S. and Brazil, among other nations, are on track to expand trade globally. Boca Raton and the state of Florida are on the cutting edge of the movement and look to cash in on projected good fortune.Business is thriving in Florida and particularly in Boca Raton CARLO BARBIERIBy Carlo Barbieri Business
Edition 122 27for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com www.bocaratontribune.comNovember 15, 2012 through November 22, 2012Business Endeavors In Excellence Sponsor Inuence the Future Sponsor Entrepreneur SponsorBoca Chamber Young Entrepreneurs Academy Graduating Class of 2013 Thanks Program PartnersThe Boca Chamber Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) is a groundbreaking year long program that transforms middle and high school students into real, condent entrepreneurs. For information on the Program contact: Beth Johnston Boca Chamber Executive Vice President 561-395-4433 ext. 236 www.bocaratonchamber.com/yea
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Edition 122 29for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com www.bocaratontribune.comNovember 15, 2012 through November 22, 2012SportsThe Boca Raton Tribune SportsBy: Pedro Heizer It was all a shimmering mirage. The new character of the rebranded Miami Marlins, big shots with thick wallets in a dazzling postmodern ballpark, did not even last 12 months. Unless youve been living under a rock, you probably know by now that the Miami Marlins have gone back to their old ways and have traded away John Buck, Emilio Bonifacio, and superstars Mark Buehrle, Josh Johnson, Jose Reyes, plus $4 Million cash to the Toronto Blue Jays Yes, you read that right; Jose Reyes and Mark Buehrle, the prized 2011 offseason acquisitions, are gone. In return for basically dumping their entire team to Toronto, the Marlins will receive shortstop Yunel Escobar, starting pitcher Henderson Alvarez, infielder Adeiny Hechavarria, catcher Jeff Mathis, minor league pitchers Justin Nicolino and Anthony Desclafani and minor league outfielder Jake Marisnick. Im not saying this is a fire-sale, but if you include the Heath Bell trade earlier this offseason, the Marlins will have shed $186 million in future salaries this offsea son. I know how the Marlins will spin their latest 12-player blockbuster with the Blue Jays theyre getting big prospects, huge salary relief, and a chance to start over. Again. Whats sad about this whole situation is the fact we didnt see it coming. We were promised change; we had hoped this era of Marlins baseball was going to be different. We have our own park so the excuse of salary-dumping to cut costs wouldnt work anymore. Since 1997 weve been promised if they built a stadium, they would put money on the players that would play on said stadium. With all the huge contracts they rolled out last offseason, all of them had were cheaper in year one and then would skyrocket from there. Coincidence? Reyes, Lorias prized crown jewel of the 2011 offseason, was still owned $96 Million from his 6 year $100 Million deal he signed. Reyes was only paid $4 Million this season, so we should have seen this coming though. You know what I want to know though? I want to know how Loria can face the people of South Florida, the taxpayers who subsidized 70 percent of his $515 million ballpark in Miami. I want to know how he will market his team to free agents after trading three that he signed for a combined $191 million only a year ago. I want to know what he will tell superstar right fielder Giancarlo Stanton, who tweeted after learn-No way Jose! Enough is Enough: Marlins Return to Old Waysing of the trade, Alright, Im pissed off!!! Plain & Simple. Stanton should be pissed off. His teammates should be pissed off. And Major League Baseball should be pissed off, too. The Marlins are going back to their old model. Theyll collect revenue-sharing money, TV money and other financial goodies from baseball, all while operating with a minuscule payroll. If you follow baseball at all, this scenario seems too familiar. Former minority partners of the Montreal Expos accused former Expos owner Jeffrey Loria of conspiring for more than two years to eliminate baseball in Montreal. "From the beginning of Mr. Loria's involvement with the Expos, read the lawsuit. He [Loria] and his co-conspirators engaged in a scheme that had as its object the destruction of baseball in Montreal, so that Mr. Loria and his co-conspirators could justify relocating the franchise to the United States," the owners said in the complaint. They accused Loria and his staff of conduct "that effectively destroyed the economic viability of baseball in Montreal (that) included removing the Expos from local television, subverting welldeveloped plans for a new baseball stadium in downtown Montreal, purposefully alienating Expos' sponsors and investors, abandoning agreed-upon financial plans for the franchise, and undermining a planned recapitalization of the franchise that would have added new Canadian partners." This is their third major salary dump under two different owners, enough is enough. Loria needs to answer to his fans who bought season tickets, to the South Florida politicians who helped him secure ballpark financ ing, to his fellow baseball owners who should assail him for wrecking the Miami market. The Marlins are world-class schemers, forever reaffirming the skepticism of their fans.The Marlins threw $191 million to Jose Reyes, Heath Bell, and Mark Buehrle during the 2011 offseason only to trade all three one year later. Loria finally got his baseball ballpark he asked for; but without a fanbase, what good does that ballpark do?
30 -Edition 122 November, 15 through November 22, 2012 www.bocaratontribune.comSportsLakers press the early panic buttonSo much for that vote of confidence Lakers owner Jerry Buss gave Mike Brown 48 hours ago. After a 1-4 start to the season, the Lakers abruptly decided to cut ties with the Lakers much maligned head coach. According to Yahoo Sports ,Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak was not exactly on board with the early sea son firing. It is being reported that he lobbied for Lakers ownership to give Mike Brown at least another week to right the ship. However, the Lakers were running out of patience and they wanted to get a jump start on the coaching search. The team is hoping that firing Brown sooner rather than later will give the players plenty of time to adapt to a new coachs system and overall philosophy. The Lakers have no issue whatsoever buying out the 11 million left on Browns contract. Also the Lakers will spend whatever amount of money is needed in order to lure a head coach to LA. Lakers assistant Bernie Bickerstaff has been handpicked to oversee the teams head coaching duties on an interim basis. One prominent name that has been internally discussed in the Lakers inner circle is former Suns and Knicks head coach Mike DAntoni. It is believed that DAntoni would accept the job without any hesita tion if it is offered to him. There is a tremendous amount at stake for the Lakers this season since they are in win now mode. After acquiring top tier talent such as Steve Nash and Dwight Howard in blockbuster trades this summer, expectations are at an all time high. Patience is not a virtue right now for the Lakers. Only winning is. The Lakers have only had a healthy Nash for a total of 1 games ,thanks to a leg injury that has sidelined him. Also, Dwight Howard is still known to be in the recovery stages of back surgery. With all of the health issues that have surrounded the Lakers so far this season, the dismissal of Brown has been regarded as quite a shock From a Lakers perspective, they currently hold the worst record in the Western conference with the leagues largest payroll at just over $100 million. The Lakers will have a hefty luxury tax bill of $30 million at the end of the year. As the Lakers try and salvage the season, it will be interesting to see where they go from here. Who will they ultimately hire to replace Brown and what kind of system changes will be made? These are the two biggest lingering questions moving forward for LA.By: Matt Blue Since the end of the NASL season, which saw the Tampa Bay Rowdies come back from a 2-0 hole they dug themselves in the first leg of the Soc cer Bowl Championship in Minnesota and win it on penalties, the League has made some pretty big announcements that will for sure change the landscape of the league for years to come.Minnesota Stars FC will not fold:In late October an agreement was reached in principle with a local Minnesota-based ownership group that will enable the Minnesota Stars FC, the 2011 NASL Champions and this sea sons runners-up, to play in the league in the spring and fall championship sea sons next year. For the past two years the Minnesota Stars have been owned and operated on a year-to-year basis by the NASL and there were talks that if the league was not able to find ownership this offseason the team would fold and this great franchise would be gone forever. We cannot overstate how delighted we are at this outcome, said NASL Commissioner David Downs. The team has represented Minnesota in NASL play in extraordinary fashion over the past two years despite the lack of local owners, and now we believe this will give the Stars the foundation needed to flourish for years to come.Commissioner Downs Steps Down:In early October Commissioner David Downs announced he would step down as the Commissioner of the League at the end of the 2012 season. Downs has served as the leagues Commissioner for its first two seasons, and informed the leagues Board of Governors that he intended to retire and move back to the New York area. No word on who the new Commissioner is so far, the Board of Governors has formed a search committee to identify a new Commissioner and has retained Odgers Berndtson, an interna tionally recognized executive recruiting firm, to lead the process. Chairman of the Board of Governors, Aaron Davidson has said Our new Commissioner will be someone who will build on our history and recent success as we look to continue our role in growing the sport in North America. We are committed to finding the right candidate to serve as our new Commissioner and will complete the search as expeditiously as possible. No names have yet been given as to who will take over.Virginia-based Team to Start Play in 2014:The NASL is expanding, which is great news. The New York Cosmos will begin playthis upcoming season. An Ottawa-based team will begin play in 2014, and now Virginia has also been awarded a franchise for the 2014 sea son. VIP Sports & Entertainment is partnering with Loudoun Professional Soccer, LLC (LPS), to bring the franchise to the NASL. The franchise will debut in 2014 playing its home games at the future Ballpark located at One Loudoun in Ashburn, VA. With this latest news, as of 2014 the NASL will have 11 teams (San Antonio, Minnesota, Fort Lauderdale, Tampa Bay, Carolina, New York, Atlanta, Edmonton, Puerto Rico, Ottawa, and now Virginia).Rumors: Indiana-based Team trying to start play in 2014There is no official report to this, but a local ownership group is researching the feasibility of launching a professional soccer team to play in the NASL, beginning with the 2014 season. More information on this can be found on their web-site: http://indyprosoccer. com/. Looks like a pretty good idea. It would bring the total number of teams to an even 12 (which is really good). There is no official announcement from the league on this expansion to Indiana. My league sources cant confirm it either, but keep your eyes here for more information as it becomes available.NASL is Growing:People are starting to pay attention to the NASL, even MLS.com now has a weekly blog dedicated only to the NASL. Regular season attendance for the NASL increased from 3,779 in 2011 to 3,810 this year, despite the Montreal Impact (who averaged over 11,500 fans last year) moving to Major League Soccer following the conclusion of the 2011 NASL season. The San Antonio Scorpions averaged 9,176 fans per game over 14 home game. Atlantas average of 4,505 was nearly a 60% increase over the previous seasons average of 2,866.News From the NASL OffseasonBy: Pedro Heizer
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32 -Edition 122 November, 15 through November 22, 2012 www.bocaratontribune.com Tribune Sports of See page 30 Marlins Return to Old Ways; Reyes Traded to Toronto in 12-Player Deal Los Angeles Lakers Press the Panic Button Early See page 29