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YOUR CLOSEST NEIGHBOR.Nearly 400,000 readers!The Boca Raton Tribunefor news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com Send us a picture of you reading The Boca Raton Tribune to pictures@bocaratontribune.com see page 7 By Robert Baez Eleven percent of registered voters participated in the 2012 Boca Raton Municipal election, according to Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections Susan Bucher. And in the previous year, even fewer voters a staggering 7 percent elected the current mayor, Susan Whelchel. Some may say that the reason for the low turnout rate is too little free time. Studies have shown that even weather conditions are reported as being an obstacle on Election Day. We are more caught up in a digital world than ever before, but it has become increasingly challenging to filter out resourceful information from all the noise that one encounters.see page 4 On March 11, Go Out And VOTE Mayoral Candidates Debate in BocaBy: Quezia SalgadoDeputy Susan Haynie and City Council member Anthony Majhess placed their cards on the table this past Tuesday, on the first mayoral debate of the city of Boca Raton for 2014. With elections set to be held on March 11th, this was the first opportunity both candidates had to present to the public their plans to improve the quality of life in Boca. As colleagues on the City Council, both Susan and Anthony appeared to be anything but that, going head to head on nearly every issue presented. During the debate Haynie emphasized her years of service on the City Council, and criticized her opponent for not building consensus on the council for his views. Boca High Schools Dean Selected 2014 Alumnus of the Year By CRA News Service A dean at Boca Raton High School has been honored with Take Stock in Childrens 2014 Alumni of the Year Award. Wilnic Gideon is an inspirational leader in his community who is continuing his commitment to the program by mentoring and empowering the next generation, said Madeline Pumariega, president and CEO of Take Stock in Children. We are proud to honor Wilnic Gideon, and all nominated alumni of excellence who exemplify our values of transforming lives through education. One of 14,041 Take Stock in Children program graduates, Gideon said the news caught him by surprise.Susan Beaudry & Jacqueline Grellingerreading The Boca Raton Tribune see page 11see page B6Communitysee page 4 Municipalsee page 11 Businesssee page 19Communitysee page 3 Municipalsee page 10Sportssee page 29Boca Raton Rotary Club Presented 2014 Opal Awards at Annual Gala Car Rescued on Glades Road Alert citizen and o duty Boca Raton ocer spot car burglar Woman Fends o Attacker With Wellplaced KickDedication and Simplicity e Mark of SuccessBeckham Announces Intent To Bring MLS Back To Miami

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2 -Edition 172 www.bocaratontribune.com ft. HSBC Plaza in West Boca at 441 and Yamato was sold by Harvey Geller for $19 million by Hollywood based Power Center I. small theatre operators are facing a digital dilemma as major film studios plan to stop releasing movies on 35 mm film for $2,000 each and distribute them via digital hard drive for only $100. Major theatres are already on board the digital bandwagon, but converting theatres to digital at $70,000 a pop is considerable for the small mom and pop theatres and they would never recoup those costs once movies are distributed via satellite. celebrate the Congressional Budget Offices good news that the deficit is shrinking, the report stresses Obamacares negative effect on the nations unemployment. The Affordable Care Act is expected to result in 2 million fewer full-time workers, at least partially due to employers cutting hours. The CBO also estimates a million fewer Americans than anticipated will receive health insurance coverage due to the difficulties with the rollout. Commissioners decided to keep the Red Light camera program and possibly expand it. Vegas-style casinos is back on, with a state leader saying hell propose a bill next week. Garrett Richter, chairman of the Senate Committee on Gaming, favors destination resorts in Broward and Miami-Dade counties, but statewide they have no chance. home sales showed a healthy 12% increase over the previous month with 1325 closings and a median price of were recorded for December, up 11%. $12, now $500 face value with secondary market ticket prices of $2,100. Your Museum Month with $5 off class price when you bring a friend. See www. cmboc.org, email sandy@cmboca.org or see this week in Sanborn Square are for two, large steel decorative arches. The city is spending money from the downtown pedestrian promenade renovations for these arches, hoping theyll become a landmark. Theyll mark the connection between Mizner Park and Royal Palm Place downtown. Go to www.harlemglobetrotters.com or Boca Performing Arts Theatre in West sales or visit www.slowburntheatre.org. It is the best production of the theatre company. Dont miss it! Arts Centers studio Theatre. Tickets at www.paradeprocutions.org or call through March 22, 2014 and the Wizard of Oz is Jan. 7-19 at the Broward Center Ocean Blvd., Manalapan has Renee and Dirty Blonde, March 27-April 13. See www.theplazatheatre.net or Springs. Visit www.stagedoorfl.org or and ticket reservations. Drama Dept. presents Young shows include Death by Dessert, April Willow Theatre at Sugar Sand Park, 300 visit www.brtg.org presents Harold Pinters Old Times through March 2 at the Don & Ann Brown Theatre, 201 Clematis Street, West Palm Beach. Tickets are atwww. palmbeachdramaworks.org or call Movie and Vampire Academy opens Room Theatres., The Monuments Men opens at the Movies of Delray and Lake Worth. Kovalcik, along with Girl Scout cookies for sale at the Boca Raton Green Market this week! The Market, in its 17th year, has farm-to-table, freshly-picked produce (organics, too) from local growers and the southwest parking lot of Royal Palm in downtown Boca Raton. Room theatres, followed by discussion. Theatre, 20101 Lyons Road. Tickets are theoriginalfloridafollies.com for more information. Dont miss it! the first full-field PGA Champions Tour event of the season will tee-off with a celebrated roster of golf legends at The Old Course at Broken Sound Club consecutive year in Boca Raton. March 1 at the Countess de Hoernle Theatre of Spanish River High School, 5100 Jog Road, Boca Raton. Emailinfo@ JARCs 29th Annual Gala Dinner Dance March 9, 2014 at West Boca Country Club.COMMUNITY NEWS PAGE TWOThe Boca Raton Tribune Marketing Chris Catoggio Daniel Riley SalesMarc LittAndre Heizer Margaux Vicker Data EntryJohn Lahey* Mail Subscriptionsubscription@bocaratontribune.comGraphic DesignMaheli JardimMike Berrio* Joseph Feliciano* Peter Cortez*PhotographersGabriela Heizer,Gabriela Barbieri* Barbara McCormick News Room Quezia Salgado* Robert Baez* Interns Mailing Address For General Information: Copyright 2014 by The Boca Raton Tribune. All rights reserved by The Boca Raton Tribune. All submissions and published materials are the property 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. The publisher is not responsible for the articles written by its columnists. The publishers are not responsible for typographical errors, omissions or copy or photos misrepresented by the advertiser. Liability shall not exceed the cost of the portion of space occupied by such error or advertising items or information. All the publisher and not of any individual editorial the opinions of the author and not necessarily those of the publisher. The advertiser and/or the advertising agency is responsible for all content and will assume responsibility resulting from publication of said advertisement in The Boca Raton Tribune. But God proves His own love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Romans 5:8The Boca Raton Tribunewww.bocaratontribune.com INDEX Barrys Buzz Barry Epstein, APR, is a noted public relations, marketing and political consultant based in Boca Raton, president of the Luxury Chamber, the West Boca Leaders networking group and the founder and former president of the West Boca Chamber of Commerce; with a weekly internet television show on the Boca Tribune website. His motto is Public Relations is the enemy of anonymity. Fax column items to 561.451.0000. His column/blog is in the Boca Raton Tribune and on the Boca Tribune website (and click on columnists), on Facebook, as well as on the front page of the Sun-Sentinel/Jewish Journal website. Community News Page 3 Municipal News Page 11 Section B Page 13 ColumnistsPage 25 Business Page 27 Sports Page 32 Games Page 35 The friendly community where friends do business with neighbors. 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Edition 1723for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com www.bocaratontribune.com Community News COMMUNITY NEWS Boca Raton Rotary Club Presented 2014 Opal Awards at Annual GalaThe Boca Raton Rotary Club OPAL (Outstanding People and Leaders) Awards at the Boca Pointe Country Club. More than 300 guests joined the black tie gala that featured a live and silent auction, entertainment and dinner. The OPAl Gala was co-chaired by Peter Baronoff, Neil Saffer and Doug Mummaw. The OPAL (Outstanding People and Leaders) Award celebrated the accomplishments of five remarkable individuals in our community who have spent their life dedicated to making Boca Raton a unique place to live, work and raise a family. Peters, Philanthropic Leadership; Irving Gutin, Medicine and Healthcare; Howard and Karen Weiss, Community Service; Anthony Comparato, Vanguard Award for Business and Community Service; and Cecil Roseke, the Rotary Club of Boca Raton Lifetime Achievement Award. The Rotary Club of Boca Raton, through its mission of Changing dedicated to providing scholarship assistance, mentoring and other educational programs for local high school students. It has been serving the greater Boca Raton community for over 54 years striving to achieve its ethical excellence and Service Above Self commitment. Visit their web site at www.rotaryclubbocaraton. com for more information. Community NewsThe Boca Raton Tribune Ricky Williams Empowers Students to be Active Play Makers in Their Health, Education, CommunitiesBy CRA News ServiceMore than 2,000 students, faculty, administrators and community volunteers joined celebrity guest host Ricky Williams, the former Miami Dolphins running back, for the third annual Yoga Wave at Boca Raton High School. The half-day festival featured more than 40 national and local health conscious vendors who exposed students to a different type of exercise for the mind and body. Move Through Yoga was an opportunity for students, faculty and administrators to come out to the football field and become active play makers in their health and wellness, said Stefanie R. Gross, a teacher and founder of Move Through Yoga. Participants dressed in comfortable yoga gear, lined the football field as Williams led them through a series of yoga postures to introduce other forms of physical activity to move and stretch the body. poured down as Williams showed grace and confidence. Class began and his soothing voice floated across the field, encouraging students to fall into a meditation that challenged them to open their hearts to the power, beauty and possibility that exists in every moment. He told them about the importance of mind-body health and passion-inaction. a way to tone the legs and thighs, lift the buttocks and attain that beyond sportits an inquiry into the deepest parts of ones inner soul, a journey of self-exploration that tightens the mind, spirit and body. No matter where you fall on the spectrumor if youre even on the spectrum at allits hard to deny that the practice of yoga has become more than a trend. Every day, both locally and across the nation, men and women pour into studios and surrender to the power of this ancient wellness system with roots in Hindu philosophy. In 2012, a study by Yoga Journal estimated that approximately 20.4 million Americans participate in some form of yoga, and the community is continuing to grow. Move Through Yoga introduced the 1,500 student body at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland to the Yoga Wave last month, organizers said. The for-credit elective uses a curriculum Gross wrote in 2009 called Move Through Yoga, which aims to graduate mind-body for students. Gross students see and feel the differences that come as a result of practicing yoga. The former Language Arts teacher saw a specific need for her students to find a way to alleviate the stress and pressure of the rigorous demands from both academic and social life. Move Through Yoga, cooperative with the Boca High Yoga program and club, joined forces with Whole many local boutique gyms, yoga and spinning studios, juice bars and eateries to expose students to myriad options for health and wellness.Police Seek Witnesses to Hit-And-Run CrashBy Jason SchwartzPolice traffic homicide investigators are asking anyone who witnessed an early morning crash involving a Kia and a bicycle to contact them. West Glades Road. When officers arrived, they found the bicyclist, Mario Sgroia, 53, with serious injuries. The Kias driver had left the scene, police said. During the investigation, police learned that Jeffrey Camenzili, 24, of Coral Springs was the driver of the car. The investigation is continuing. No charged has been filed.

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4 -Edition 172 www.bocaratontribune.comCommunity NewsCar Rescued on Glades Road By: Quezia SalgadoDeputy Susan Haynie and City Council member Anthony Majhess placed their cards on the table this past Tuesday, on the first mayoral debate of the city of Boca Raton for 2014. With elections set to be held on March 11th, this was the first opportunity both candidates had to present to the public their plans to improve the quality of life in Boca. As colleagues on the City Council, both Susan and Anthony appeared to be anything but that, going head to head on nearly every issue presented. During the debate Haynie emphasized her years of service on the City Council, and criticized her opponent for not building consensus on the council for his views. On the other side of the ring, Majhess brought up Haynies recent TV commercial where she says shes voted no, more than yes, also recalling that In five years shes never voted no on development. Some of the topics discussed in schools, short-term vacation rentals, and students in the neighborhoods. had very strong opinions, which helped those in attendance get some clarification on whom to vote for. Mayoral Candidates Debate in Boca Reader John MacIsaac sent us photos of a car which was rescued from a lake near Glades Road last week. Thanks for the great shots John! If you or anyone else you know will like to share photos with us, email them to news@ bocaratontribune.com.

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Edition 1725for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com www.bocaratontribune.com On March 11th go out and Nobody will ever deprive the American people of the right to vote except the American people themselves and the only way they could do this is by not voting .F ranklin D R oosevelt The Boca R aton T ribune wants to encourage all of you to go out on March 11th and V O TE Don't let less than 10% of the population of Boca R aton decide on what matters to you. Y our vote matters, go out and exercise your right to vote!

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Edition 1727for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com www.bocaratontribune.com COMMUNITY NEWS BOCA RATON TRIBUNE WORSHIP DIRECTORYFirst Congregational Church of Boca Raton 251 SW 4th Avenue Boca Raton, FL 33432 Phone: 561-395-9255 Website: www.churchofbocaraton.org St. Pauls Lutheran Church and School 701 West Palmetto Park Road Boca Raton, FL 33486 561-395-0433 Website: www.stpaulboca.com Center for Spiritual Living Boca Raton 2 SW 12 Avenue Boca Raton, FL 33486 561-368-8248 Website: Somboca.com Frontline Christian Center 901 W. Palmetto Park Rd Boca Raton FL 33486 561-706-5801 Website: www.frontlinechristiancenter.net First Baptist Church of Boca Raton 2350 Yamato Rd. Boca Raton, FL 33431 561-994-4673 Website: www.fbcboca.org Congregation Shirat Shalom PO Box 971142 Boca Raton, FL 33497 Services at Olympic Heights High School 561-488-8079 Website: www.shiratshalom.org Boca Glades Baptist Church 10101 Judge Winikoff Rd. Boca Raton, FL 33428 561-483-4228 Website: www.bocaglades.org Advent Lutheran Church and School 300 E. Yamato Road Boca Raton, FL 33431 561-395-3632 Website: www.adventboca.orgRevival Life Church 4301 Oak Circle Suite 11Boca Raton, FL 33431 Services at Don Estridge Middle School 561-450-8555 Website: www.revivallifechurch.org Grace Community Church 600 W. Camino Real Boca Raton, FL 33486 561-395-2811 Website: www.graceboca.org To have your church listed in the Boca Raton Tribune Worship Directory... By Robert Baez Eleven percent of registered voters participated in the 2012 Boca Raton Municipal election, according to Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections Susan Bucher. And in the previous year, even fewer voters a staggering 7 percent elected the current mayor, Susan Whelchel. Some may say that the reason for the low turnout rate is too little free time. Studies have shown that even weather conditions are reported as being an obstacle on Election Day. We are more caught up in a digital world than ever before, but it has become increasingly challenging to filter out resourceful information from all the noise that one encounters in a day. People have countless amount of information available at their fingertips but at the same time, less educated decisions about public policy are being made. Rather than learning how to be inquisitive and engaged in the public sphere, the younger generation is too caught up in deciding which filter their Instagram photo should have, and how many followers they have on Twitter. None of this is actually going to make an impactful difference within society. People have altered their free hours spent reading books and enjoying others company, to scrolling past have become inverted and citizens seem to be more interested in the rather than the impact they can cause with their vote. It is no surprise that the number of voters showing up to the polls on Election Day in Boca Raton, and the rest of the United States, is still deficient. Home entertainment devices and social media have caused a lack of community that is needed in order to have a balanced democratic society. We may live in a democracy, but if less than 10 percent of the population votes in municipal elections, are we truly getting a democratic result? Most politicians would be happy with this low number because they would strictly focus on the 10 percent that are actually voting, which in turn lowers their campaign costs and raises their chances of winning. The candidates focus on those particular groups of people and bombard them with political messages rather than appealing to the entire community. It is a vicious cycle that will continue to repeat itself as long as we continue to make the decision to not participate. Increased geographic mobility and instantaneous global news could also be a cause of low voter turnouts. Perhaps the ability to pick up your belongings and move to another city is so obtainable that many find themselves not contributing to their current community because they can see themselves in another area. Some districts have restrictions for residents who may have recently arrived that does not allow for them to participate in the voting process. People are consumed by the most current news happening around the world but not about the issues that are happening in their very own backyard. Maybe people are just not being informed about the elections. Some of them, especially the young adults, can be intimidated by the bureaucracy and voting routine. Increasing the awareness of each votes importance can encourage voters to feel more confident and prepared in making their decisions. In many democracies around the world, elections take place over the weekend. In the United States, by law, elections are held on the Tuesday after the first Monday of the month. Many can relate in having trouble getting to the polls because they may have work or class to attend, then have other duties immediately following their already hectic and stressed filled day. In countries such as Brazil, Argentina and Greece, voting is demanded of their citizens. Brazil even requires its abroad citizens to vote at the nearest Consulate. Since citizens may not be knowledgeable on contemporary topics and cause a sway in the integrity of the vote, rather than making voting mandatory, the level of civic awareness in our society needs to become a priority. The average American must feel more comfortable to engage and participate in the public sphere. Citizens of the United States of America have fought very hard for their right to vote. We have overcome racial and gender percent of registered voters decide what happens for the rest of the population. If you do not vote, do not complain. The people who show up determine every election. Abraham Lincoln said it best, Elections belong to the people. It's their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire and burn their behinds, then they will just have to sit on their blisters. The Boca Raton Municipal election will be on Tuesday, March 11. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Several polling stations will be located around the city. www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us under the Municipal Elections tab. Become educated and help make a difference within our home. On March 11, Go Out And VOTE

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8 -Edition 172 www.bocaratontribune.com EDITORIAL By C. Ron Allen EDITORIALS/LETTERSThe Boca Raton TribuneFounded January 15, 2010 Publisher By all reasonable expectations, months. No, not because of Valentines Day but this time each year, we observe Black History Month. It is one of my busiest and financially lucrative months. Its the one time a year when black authors and public speakers such as myself are in high demand. Every institution and organization is looking to book one. There is plenty of work to go around, especially since I and a few other black writers that I know tend to respectfully decline these invitations. Not that I couldnt use the extra money or anything, but I resent being ghettoized, having people interested in what I do and what I have to say only during the While I do not think we should relegate my history to a month, I think it is important for black people to know their history, and for white people to appreciate the contributions we made and continue to make to our country. In doing so we can and will uncover new truths about the journey we all share, and new promises for the next generation. Such has been the case already this week. This year, students at Village Academy in Delray Beach began a new learning experience. They are learning about blacks who changed the course of history through an on-campus museum. Teachers and volunteers have converted a portable classroom into the museum, complete with artifacts and live oral historians. The 30-minute presentations dubbed Through the Years, a Slice of Black History encompass profiles of prominent people, organizations and events and artifacts. Live recollections and experiences from local living legends are also infused into the presentation. I find it amazing to see the students, from 3-years-old and up, walk into that room and leave with a greater appreciation of their history. That laboratory experience is more than they could have learned in any traditional classroom. As we learn about the accomplishments of the many legends, I am left feeling like we still have not given full respect to the very legacies that were trying to honor. After all, these were phenomenal people who have accomplished phenomenal things, achievements that have been a tremendous benefit to the entire world, not just black people. I must add that this is not, as vat of a factually flawed and at times fictional history of how bad the blacks had it in America. Students will not hear that whites are privileged and their ancestors had slaves. Instead, this experience is one that teaches all children factual history. They will discover that without George Washington Carver, there might not be peanut butter, and if C. Spencer Pompey had not intervened, black teachers in Palm Beach County would not receive equal pay as their white counterparts and later equal number of days for black students. I find that the younger generations could care less about this month, and it seems like older generations are starting to share the consensus. The problem for many people is Black History Month (like every other habitual holiday in America) yields no meaning after its over. Its the short, cold month some) when the gaudy decorations are pulled out and dusted off and goes back into your closet at the end of the season. So because of the short period, they see no need to extensively reflect and no reason to relate. The organizers of the museum have promised Black History the accomplishments by blacks every day of the year. My only hope is that they will remain true to their promise and find a way to incorporate this rich information into their curriculum. Our journey is far from over, but as I look back on all that our nation has accomplished, I think Black History Month is truly a time to celebrate the freedom to strive, to achieve, and above all to contribute to a better, stronger American community. Without it, future generations wont even know or care that the ever present problems of black people are slowly but steadily slip-sliding off Americas radar.What Would America be Without Black History Month? C.E.OC.O.O. Editorial Interim Editor Managing Editor Online Edition Editor Social Media

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Edition 1729for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com www.bocaratontribune.com EDITORIALS & LETTERS 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. You Can Be and Do Your Best for Others!Every single day of any persons life, countless opportunities come and go requiring some type of action. In some situations one can totally ignore them, but in most, we should not so quickly dismiss, especially since what we do can make a positive different in that life! We are surrounded at all times by people in need. Even the financially wealthy lack certain things which others can help provide. Everybody needs encouragement, everyone passes through difficult phases in life which a friendly word, a wise counsel, or a concrete, positive action can help alleviate or even resolve altogether! No one should live on earth with eyes closed. If such were the case a person would constantly trip and fall, people would miss the beauty of the scenery en route to where they are going, and all would lose opportunities of helping a fellow human in ways that can tangibly affect them for good. In this, the wealthiest nation on earth, and the most privileged country of the globe, we cannot just think of ourselves, our wants, and even specific needs. Both within our borders and beyond them, theres a multitude of fellow humans eager to see, hear, and concretely benefit from whatever we are able to impart. Never consider your offers as too small, or insignificant. In life, the things that make or break are small in nature. Just like a frown, or an unkind word can negatively affect another life, a smile, a hug, and countless more acts of kindness can transform a life for the better. Let us not be selective in welldoing; instead, let us always be indiscriminate in our good will and positive gestures. Every human is of immeasurable value and deserves the best we can impart and provide, as insignificant or small as it may at first appear to us. A long, long time ago, Queen Mary of England was taking a walk alone in the beautiful area surrounding her Balmoral Palace. At one point, dark clouds started appearing in the skies, indicating the certainty of rain. Without being recognized, she knocked at a cottage along the way, and requested from the lady of the house an umbrella which she would promptly return the following day. An old, used one was found, and offered to that stranger at her door. As promised, the next day, Her Majesty sent one her royal employees, in full regalia, to return that umbrella, along with a note from her. After the umbrella was delivered and the borrower was identified, that lady was heard, behind the closed was for my Queen, I would have given her my very best. May we always be and do the best we can toward our fellow humans since we dont know who they are now, or who they will become tomorrow. Nevertheless, as fellow citizens of earth, they also deserve the very best we can supply! friends have assisted with a local Adopt a School program. One lesson I have learned through this involvement is the importance of hope. Children who have known and experienced grinding poverty and great oppression can be successful if they are given hope. I do not mean, hope so, which basically means best wishes or good luck. I mean true hope, gained through seeing real examples of people that have overcome similar adversities, along with receiving practical goals and strategies to put them on a path toward a better life. Strangely enough, feelings of hopelessness are not confined to ghettos and disadvantaged communities. Our workplaces could use some hope as well. A recent Gallup survey revealed only 30 percent of workers feel excited about their jobs, finding them meaningful and rewarding. Can you imagine less than one-third of workers today approach their workplace responsibilities with enthusiasm? What if the other 70 percent understood their callings as workers and were given hope, a real sense they could escape the feelings of drudgery and frustration that dominate their every day realities? If they could find hope, I believe most likely they would become more engaged and productive. Instead of being excess baggage for their companies, they could develop into important, valued employees. How could this happen? There is no simple, instant solution. Sometimes workers look like the proverbial square peg trying to fit into a round hole. Their unique mix of skills and talents might be a poor match for the responsibilities they have been assigned to perform every day. They might feel underutilized, or prevented from exploring opportunities to grow professionally and personally. They could feel stuck, like their job is a dead-end, without expectation for advancement. There are many types of proficiency and personality tests, along with motivational assessment tools employers can use to evaluate their employees and explore how to maximize their contributions to the company. In some cases, a dead-end job might indeed be just that, meaning the worker should be encouraged to pursue alternatives that would be more rewarding materially, mentally and emotionally. People need hope the expectation or confidence that better things lay ahead and can be reached. Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life. Lack of hope can take its toll physically, as well as in other ways. Ultimately, followers of Jesus Christ find their hope in God, assured of His promises to care for us, provide for us, and guide us instance, God gave this assurance I know the plans that I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for calamity to give you a future and a hope (Jeremiah specific plans for us and is diligently working to bring them about, how we not have hope? With this in mind, why not take a moment and try to provide hope to someone in your workplace today? Copyright 2013, Integrity Resource Center, Inc. Adapted with permission from Integrity Moments with Rick Boxx, a commentary on issues of integrity in the workplace from a Christian perspective. To learn more about Integrity Resource Center or to sign up for Ricks daily Integrity Moments, visit www. integrityresource.org. His book, How to Prosper in Business Without Sacrificing Integrity, gives a biblical approach for doing business with integrity. By Rick BoxxINTEGRETY MOMENTS Copyright 2013, Integrity Resource Center, Inc. Adapted with permission from Integrity Moments with Rick Boxx, a commentary on issues of integrity in the workplace from a Christian perspective. gives a biblical approach for doing business with integrity. The Immeasurable Power Of Hope

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10 -Edition 172 www.bocaratontribune.comMunicipal NewsThe Boca Raton Tribune Alert citizen and o duty Boca Raton ocer spot car burglar 2014, Boca Raton Police received a call from someone at the Town Center Mall who was watching a suspicious man in the parking lot trying to open the doors to several cars. A Boca Raton Officer, working an extra duty detail, responded and quickly located the subject, later identified as Joel Garcia. The officer kept eyes on Garcia until Tactical Team officers arrived on scene. Once on scene, the officers observed Garcia remove his button down shirt, wrap it around his hand and continue trying various car doors in the parking lot. After approximately 45 minutes, Garcia went into the mall, where undercover detectives continued to watch him. A short time later Garcia exited the mall into the parking lot where he continued to try car doors. Shortly after observed, Garcia found and entered an unlocked car. Tactical Team officers approached the vehicle and observed Garcia rummaging through the center console. Officers ordered Garcia out of the car and placed him under arrest. Garcia told officers that he was going through rough times and had ridden on a bus from Canal Point, into cars and steal money. Garcia was charged with Burglary to Auto and Possession of Marijuana.Bicyclist seriously injured in hit and run officers of the Boca Raton Police Departments Traffic Homicide Unit responded a serious injury hit and run crash, which occurred Road. The operator of a black Pedego electric bicycle was traveling west on Glades Road and was struck from behind by a maroon 2013 Kia. The Kia was later found abandoned and parked in a nearby residential neighborhood. As the investigation progressed, traffic homicide investigators were able to identify the driver of the Kia. The bicycle operator was transported to Delray Medical Center with serious injuries.Woman Fends o Attacker With Well-placed KickBy CRA News Service A Boca Raton woman leaving a CVS store screamed and fought off a man after he pulled out a shank and stepped in to prevent her from closing her car door, police said. Police said Daryl Dewitt Lewis, 50, approached Amanda Russo, car outside the CVS pharmacy, shortly before 10 p.m. Monday. Russo, who had just finished shopping, said Lewis grabbed her around the throat with one hand and stabbed at her neck with the other. He said, Everyone keeps denying me and I need to get home. If you do what I tell you youll live to see tomorrow, Russo, who is employed as a personal assistant, told police. But the woman didnt listen. Instead, the 5-foot-5, 111-pound woman used a swift kick to the suspects groin when he tried to choke her. When a man drove by and saw the fight, he yelled for Lewis, to get away from Russo. Lewis said he was her boyfriend, but when the witness didnt believe him, Lewis ran off, according to the report. Police said they found Lewis on and had witnesses identify him. Lewis is facing charges of aggravated battery using a deadly weapon, armed burglary and kidnapping. He is being held without bond at the Palm Beach County jail. It was absolutely the scariest thing that ever happened to me, Russo a Lynn University graduate, said. I was literally fighting for my life. All I could think about was living.

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Edition 17211for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com www.bocaratontribune.com for news 24/7 go to delraybeachtribune.com Habitat for Humanity Receives $5k Grant to Provide Financial WorkshopsBy Pat Rowan Habitat for Humanity of South Palm Beach County a $5,000 grant to help workshops for homeowners in 2014. for funding this financial education series. By educating families about financial literacy, we help them prepare for homeownership, said Michael Campbell, Habitat for Humanity of South Palm Beach Countys Executive Director. Since its inception in 1991, Habitat for Humanity has required all families to participate in financial literacy classes as they work toward homeownership. Workshop taught me how to budget, said homeowner Erica Health, who attended the workshops last year and moved into her Habitat home in November. Now that I am a homeowner, I know how to prioritize my bills and have cut down on unnecessary shopping. My children and I complete the monthly budget as a family, and they are learning what things are important to pay for versus what they want to spend money on. In 2014, Habitat will be partnering with St. John Missionary Baptist Church and Pathways to Prosperity in Boynton Beach. Along with Habitat homeowners, all community members who are interested in improving their practical money skills are invited to attend this free eight-month series. Habitat for Humanity of South Palm Beach County and the programs families learn about financial Community Specialist for South communities are the foundation of society, and we are committed to maintaining the vibrancy and culture of neighborhoods right here in South Palm Beach County, Soto added. Poinciana STEM Celebrates 100th day of School with Day of Dads Family Involvement ProgramBy CRA News ServiceStaffers and volunteers at Poinciana Elementary School converted the dining room into a campground with tents, a faux campfire and real live creatures of the night to observe the schools 100th Day of Dads event recently. The event, organized by the schools PTA, was to promote the important bond between positive male role models and the children. The goal is to create a unique experience for the Poinciana families to enjoy and create memories that will last a lifetime, school officials said. Organizers were hoping to have 200 dads, brothers, uncles, and grandfathers to attend this free community event. The children and their male role models visited skill-building stations, attended yoga classes and played outdoor sports. They also had fun with activities provided by Cub Scout Pack 243, Boy Scout Troop 215 and 241. Poincianas PTA provided free hamburgers and hot dogs cooked by the local chapter of the Boys Scouts in the outdoor courtyard. Poinciana teachers also had engineering, art and Make & Take learning stations.Seven will vie for two Seats in March Municipal ElectionBy Fred HamiltonThe candidate filing period has ended and seven hopefuls, including two incumbents, have filed the necessary documents for two vacant seats in the March 11 Municipal election, according to the City Clerks office. Incumbent Al Jacquet will seek to retain his No. 2 seat. His challengers are Richard Rick Burgess and Chris Davey, a local real estate agent and member of the citys Planning & Seat No. 4, held by Angeleta E. Gray, has attracted retired dentist Victor Kirson, community activist Pamela Brinson, of the group Delray Mothers Against Violence, and planning and zoning lawyer. Gray, a cosmetology salon owner, has held the seat since 2009. Kirson ran unsuccessfully for the seat two years ago. The successful candidates will each serve three-year terms, beginning March 17. Voters will also decide on a referendum on a Charter Amendment. Voters must be Delray Beach residents and registered with the Supervisor of Elections by 5 p.m. in person at the Supervisor of Elections main office, 240 South Military Trail, West Palm Beach or Applications are also available at the Delray Beach City Clerks Office, 100 NW 1st Avenue, and online at www.pbcelections.org. Absentee ballots may be requested by calling the Supervisor West Palm Beach. Members of the KOP Mentoring Network lead the Dr. M. L. King Memorial Walk from the Delray Beach Community Center to Pompey Park recently.

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www.bocaratontribune.com Edition 172B1Section B By Skip SheffieldIt was Superbowl Sunday. I decided to do a profoundly un-Big Pinters Old Times at Palm Beach Dramaworks, 201 Clematis St., West Palm Beach. The play continues through March 2. I never watched the Big Game, but I sure am glad I saw Old Times. The thoroughly British, 2005 Nobel Prize for Literature-winner Harold Pinter is a difficult playwright. His dialogue is spare, enigmatic, contradictory and sometimes just baffling. His 1971 work Old Times is one of his most baffling, yet brilliant pieces. Some critics have described Pinters genre as comedy with menace. Certainly there is menace along with some laughs in this three-character play about a married couple and a friend of the wife who comes to visit after 20 years away. The play begins in the parlor of the couples converted farmhouse on the west coast of England. Deeley (Craig Wroe) asks his wife Kate (Shannon Koob) about her longlost friend. She was my best friend, Kate explains. She was my only friend. If you have only one of something, you cant say its the best of anything, Deeley counters. And so it continues with seemingly trivial small talk about the casserole Kate is cooking and the impending arrival of the mysterious guest. Anna (Pilar Witherspoon), who like Kate is in her early 40s, is a much more talkative, outgoing person than Anna. The small talk continues. Deeley recalls he met Anna at a movie theater that was showing Odd Man Out. That title will take on added significance by plays end, when we learn some things said by Deeley, Kate and Anna are simply not true. As Pinter himself says, A thing is not necessarily true or false; it can be both true and false. Old Times is performed without intermission in just one hour, 15 minutes. A set change is performed onstage in full view, as the parlor becomes an upstairs bedroom. Director J. Barry Lewis has cast three extraordinary professionals with most impressive credentials to play the sketchy, under-written characters. The power of the play is conveyed by the interior emotions of the characters, which is up to the actor to convey. My guest was a woman in her early 30s. She was as fascinated with the real meaning of the play as I was. We both came to pretty much the same conclusion, but the wonder of Pinter is that everything is up for debate. If you want a play that makes you think out of the box, this shows for you. 514-4012 or go to www. palmbeachdramaworks.org. The Boca Raton Tribune B Section B Old Times Forces You to ThinkThat Awkward MomentENTERTAINMENTPlan It! Prepare It! Expect It!TONYS TIPS See page B2 See page B2

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www.bocaratontribune.com B2 Edition 172 Section B Entertainment Skip Sheffield Tonys Tips For Success Plan It! Prepare It! Expect It! Tony HallWe have spent a few weeks talking about goals. Many of us have been planning to achieve our goals. We have written down the steps and procedures we need to take to strike gold. We should also by now be putting that plan into action! It is only when you Plan to Win! Prepare to Win! Can you expect to win! Lets chat about expecting to test coming up, it could be a test in school, a weigh-in if you are participating in a fitness challenge, it could even be a progress check here at the dojo. If you have put the work in, you feel confident that you will pass the test. That is the Goal right, Pass your Test? Wrong! The Goal is never to just pass. If we do our BEST in everything we do. Our Goal should be to get Straight As, Get every answer right on the test, Hit every sales goal, lose 10lbs if I set a goal for 5lbs, Be the best performer for your Teacher or Coach! As a teacher, I do the same goals as you do. I plan the lessons for the week. I work my plan and prepare you. Your teachers expect you to be state big on school testing. You can ask any educator, do they want a class that just barely meets the state requirement for passing, or do they want a 100% passing class. I think you can guess what they will say. Plan to be the Best! Prepare to be the Best! Be the Best! That is the only way to succeed! ~~~Confidence~~ I mentioned the Acronym C.O.O.L. in my last column. We are focusing this year on teaching kids how to be C.O.O.L. When I grew up it was Saved by the Bell Cool. What did he have other kids didnt? Confidence. Confident kids are less likely to be bullied and picked on. Most bullies know a second language. Body language! Bullies know how to tell if you are sad, happy, depressed, just an easy target. Teach your child how to read others body language and they will be more aware of their own. Play a game; ask them to tell you what emotion you are feeling. Confidence breeds confidence! If you child plans with confidence, prepares with confidence, you can expect they will be confident when the time comes to test them selves. You can Expect Them to WIN!Bromance Blooms in That Awkward MomentBy Skip SheffieldThe best I can say about That Awkward Moment is that it is not as lame as I feared. It actually has some laughs. The film is aimed at twentysomeings, but we have all been there. Michael B. Jordan star as three best friends in New York City. Jason (Efron) and Daniel (Teller) work as book jacket designers and Mikey (Jordan) is a doctor. Designing book jackets must really be lucrative, because the guys have a big, groovy pad down in Chelsea. The Award Moment of the title, written by first-time director Tom Gormican, is the point is this serious?, or is it just a passing fancy? chasing girls is fine. Mikey has made the commitment of marriage to beautiful Vera (Jessica Lucas), but she has cheated on him and fallen for another man. She wants a divorce. So like the men of Shakespeares Loves Labours Lost, the three modern musketeers make a pledge to swear off serious relationships and just have fun. Thats easier said than done, especially when a guy finds himself falling for someone special. the adorably imperfect Imogen Poots. Ellie is a rich girl who has a job in that same lucrative field of pal Chelsea (Mackenzie Davis), who is quickly becoming more than just a friend. Mikey still moons over Vera, and spends most of the film secretly trying to woo her back. Thats pretty much it, except for standard frat-boy rude sex, booze and the top-billed star, it is Miles Teller who is by far the more interesting actor. Unlike pretty boy Efron (who has put on a bit of weight, ladies), Teller has character, not the least of which are the prominent scars on his face and neck, resulting from a horrific car accident. Michael B. Jordan is one super good-looking dude, and if youve he can act, but his Mikey as written is the least interesting character. In all That Awkward Moment is fair to middling. It could have been worse. 1/2 stars

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www.bocaratontribune.com Edition 172B3Section B Fitness Life Randy FineThe popsicle or dog walk diet As crazy as this sounds, it is based some back ground. When you eat food you fill your stomach. Then the stomach gets to a certain point, often determined by the amount of food you have been eating recently, your body sends a signal to the brain to tell you to stop eating. This is why you feel full. Your body sends the signal by means of a hormone called ghrelin. It takes about 20 minutes for the signal to go from the stomach to the brain. So if you eat quickly you can get in more than you intended to eat before the signal gets you to stop. The overeating often comes at the time that you would be having desert. The denser in calories the desert is, the more calories you will eat before you get the signal to stop. However if you have a popsicle that is lets say is 50 calories you will eat it at a much slower pace than say cake or cookies, in order to prevent a brain freeze. That is also proven by science to really exist as well. So in the time you can eat 300 calories you may only get down 50 to a 100. Getting up after dinner and walking the dog also causes a gap in time and allows enough time for the signal to be sent as well. Thus when you get back, you are completely capable of having desert, but more than likely will not feel the same urge to have it, that you had prior to walking the dog. If you would like help with your own eating, send me an email and maybe it will be an article that will help others as well.Saladino Dance Productions Singin and Dancin in the Rain celebrates Gene KellySaladino Dance Productions Rome Saladino and Marina Putane have assembled a superb eightmember ensemble to perform Singin and Dancin in the Rain, their tribute to Hollywoods legendary song and dance man, Gene Kelly. The show consistently received standing ovations when it played at the Aventura Arts and Cultural Center and the Eissey Campus Theatre at Palm Beach State College. Singin and Dancin in the Rain will run for two performances only Lyric Theatre in Stuart. Broadway, international, national, and local companies, the show pays homage to Kelly, who was one of Americas most renowned and innovative choreographers. "Gene Kelly wasn't just one of the greatest song and dance men of all time, says Saladino, He helped shape the movie-musical! Not only is his Singin' in the Rain still arguably the best movie musical of all-time, but his An American in Paris and On the Town are also in the top 25! And they were all done in the 1950's! Now that's worth celebrating!" was born in the wrong era, because the dances we perform in honor of Mr. Kelly have a style and class that I am much more comfortable in. she explains. Even the numbers that are "sexy" -they are always tastefully done." Singin and Dancin in the Rain features musical selections from some of Kellys most memorable and My Gal, Anchors Aweigh, On the Town, An American in Paris, and of course, Singin in the Rain, and will showcase music by a roster of legendary Broadway composers including Rodgers and Hart, Jerome Kern, Ira and George Gershwin, Leonard Bernstein, and Cole Porter. Rome Saladino has performed with a number of prestigious companies including the Sacramento Ballet, Icelandic Ballet and American Ballet Theatre. He has worked with Mikhail Jrgen Schneider, Alonzo King, Jon Engstrom, Ann Reinking, Assistant). Marina Putane trained as a rhythmic gymnast; she was a member of the Latvian National Team, which competed in many cities all over the former USSR. Her dancing career began as a show ballet dancer with Latvian magician, Palchevsky, at the National Latvian Opera House. She has performed all over the world for many cruise lines as an Adagio and show dancer. She starred, along with her husband, Rome, in the Andrew Lloyd Weber musical, Song and Dance. Saladino Dance Productions is the creation of husband and wife team Rome Saladino and Marina Putane. Together they have over 40 years experience on stage, in theatre, and in dance productions. They have toured the world separately as performers, and together as a dance couple. Singin and Dancin in the Rain will be at Lyric Theatre in Stuart, $25 to $35 and are available at the Whether your idea of romance is a day at the spa for a relaxing couples massage, or sharing a bottle of vintage merlot over a steak cooked to perfection, youll both fall in love with Downtown Boca as the place to treat your sweetie (and yourself!) this Valentines Day. Jazziz Nightlife in Mizner Park will welcome timeless soul group All-4-One, known for hit songs like I Swear and I Can Love You Like General, $50. Premium, $95. VIP, $150 (includes preferred seating, bottle of champagne, roses, chocolate 0730 for tickets. The Addison on Camino Real invites you to sample a four-course There will be a live band and dancing in the courtyard. $95 per person; reservations are encouraged. Call selection of special Valentines Day 940-1943 for assistance, or place an order online. you pick the perfect gift for the woman in your life with a jewelry 13. Champagne and cocktails will be provided. 421 S. Plaza Real in Mizner Park. Ruths Chris Steak House in and twin lobster tails for $47.95. Open early at 3 p.m. Reservations are Trattoria Romana at 499 E. Palmetto Park Road is crafting a special three-course prix-fixe dinner featuring several of the chefs most popular dishes. $90.00 per person. information. Harrys Designer Jewels in Royal Palm Place is offering a selection of special Valentines Day pieces from for details. If you want to break a sweat before indulging, Loibel Dance Studio is hosting Valentines Day information. Visit their website to receive your first class free. The Rebel House at 297 East Palmetto Park Road is offering a featuring savory dinner specialties and Valentines themed cocktails. Racks Downtown Eatery in Mizner Park and Table 42 in Royal Palm Place are accepting reservations for Valentines Day dinner. Each will feature a specialty cocktail mixed with Titos Handmade Vodka. Call Treat Your Sweetie In Downtown Boca February 14

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B6 -Edition 172 www.bocaratontribune.comBoca High Schools Dean Selected as Take Stock in Children 2014 Alumnus of the YearBy CRA News Service A dean at Boca Raton High School has been honored with Take Stock in Childrens 2014 Alumni of the Year Award. Wilnic Gideon is an inspirational leader in his community who is continuing his commitment to the program by mentoring and empowering the next generation, said Madeline Pumariega, president and CEO of Take Stock in Children. We are proud to honor Wilnic Gideon, and all nominated alumni of excellence who exemplify our values of transforming lives through education. One of 14,041 Take Stock in Children program graduates, Gideon said the news caught him by surprise. I was shocked and a little humble as well, said Gideon, who has been a School District employee for two years. Im a very humble person so just finding out that I was being honored for something was shocking. I wasnt expecting it. Gideon will be honored during Stock in Childrens Leadership in Tallahassee. The Riviera Beach resident is an educator, coach, mentor and motivational coach. He attributes his success to the Take Stock in Children program that significantly impacted his life and helped him succeed both personally and academically. It was while a student at Lauderhill Middle School that Gideon enrolled in the program and was matched with a mentor. He attended Piper High School and later transferred to Palm Beach Gardens High from where State University and majored in Secondary mathematics Gideon spent countless hours tutoring, implementing programs, and mentoring students in the Tallahassee community. Its been a lifelong passion to help students that came from similar background, said Gideon, who taught Algebra 1 his first year before becoming a dean. He previously taught in Tallahassee. My idea was to implement whatever programs to get them the necessary things they need to be successful. When he returned home, he signed up to be a Take Stock in Children mentor and meets regularly with his mentee, Brion Crawford, a Boca Raton High School student. Gideon is continuing his education at Lynn University to receive his masters degree in Educational Leadership. Children has awarded scholarships to more than 1,000 students. The scholarship program is designed to motivate and assist students who show academic promise and who might not otherwise have the opportunity to attend college. The scholarship recipients are matched with adult volunteer mentors from the community who provide guidance and encouragement. All the selected scholarship recipients sign a contract agreeing to maintain good grades, to stay out of trouble, to stay away from drugs and alcohol and to graduate from high school.Trespassing Trio Busted After Refusing to Leave Irish PubBy Jason SchwartzThe Dubliner may be a place where strangers become friends. But for reasons unknown, three men were kicked out of the 435 Plaza Real Irish pub and later arrested after the refused to leave, police said. The trio, John Lennon, Thomas Grogan, 30, were charged incident. Mury and Lennon were released to their own custody but Grogan refused to sign the summons, police said. He however was given a ride to the Palm Beach County Jail, faced an additional charge and was released to his own custody. The men returned to the Dubliner and operators called police who arrested the trio.

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Edition 17219for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com www.bocaratontribune.com BusinessThe Boca Raton Tribune By: Quezia SalgadoInterviews with businessmen are almost always the same, suits, platitude, and lots of rushing. With Igor Pipolo is it different, however. A very calm and good-humored man, security consultant Igor Ppolo began his successful professional journey in his hometown of Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, in Brazil. During his youth he worked as an events promoter, organizing everything from night club parties, to scavenger hunts and jam sessions. Noticing his parents dissatisfaction towards his current job, he decided Infantry Motorized Battalion, where he began to have an interest for weapons and security in a general. Igor later received his law degree and worked as a business man in his hometown of Natal. In addition to that, after completing the High Direction Security course, organized by the Pontificia Comillas University of Madrid, in Sao Paulo, he occupied the position of director of the Alcauz State Penitentiary. Along his career, Igor encountered several people who he considers to be mentors, and whose contact and exchange of ideas, he says, became a determining factor for his success. Among those are Colonel Rio Grande do Norte, and Roberto Marconi, former director of security for Globo, Brazils main television station. Of Marconi, who recently I remember Marconi with great sadness and immense gratitude. His premature death deeply moves me. In the year 2000 Igor participated in yet another training Barry University, where he was invited by Roberto Marconi to work as coordinator of security for Globo TV. At Globo, his main responsibility was to guarantee the safety of grand events, news shows, soap opera premiers, etc., while also attending to personal demands from the stations directors and artists. During this time, Mr. Ppolos reputation grew immensely, due to the increasing demand of his security consulting services, which became more profitable than his television job. As a result, Igor decided to invest in his consulting career, and in 2005 he founded Nucleo Consulting. I founded the company with the intention of offering complete quality service. We do everything from auditing, to risk management, personal security, and information security, which is, without a doubt, a very delicate area. The company has grown since 2005, adding new partners, and today is composed of specialists in every area of security/protection. Eight months ago, Igor and his family moved to Boca, where he continues to work as a security consultant for Sekura, consulting for American companies that have bases in Brazil, as well as others that have an interest in investing in the country. We are very well accommodated; its a beautiful city that offers great quality of life.As an internationally renowned security specialist, Igor travels the world giving seminars and speaking at events geared towards various aspects of his field. Just last November, he was in White Plains, NY, where the Master Security Week conference was held. Among those in attendance were about 34 executives from Brazil, Mexico, Venezuela, Colombia, and Bolivia representing companies like Motorola, BP, Nestle, Nextel, among others. Mr. Ppolo and his team are currently working on getting the support of local universities to sponsor the conference, which is set to take place in June, right here in Boca. Dedication and Simplicity The Mark of SuccessThe Greater Boca Raton Estate Planning Council (GBREPC) held its monthly dinner meeting on January 21, at the Woodfield Country Club in Boca Raton. Alan B. Rosenthal, GBREPC President and Lanny Marks, GBREPC Immediate Past President, presented checks to Atlantic University, and John Gallo, representing Lynn University. Other recipients, not in attendance, included Palm Beach State University and selected local high schools. The GBREPC has a true commitment to local institutions of education, says Rosenthal. The funds will be used to enhance programs that improve the knowledge and skills of students whose careers may ultimately take them into the field of estate planning, whether through accounting, law or finance. The well attended meeting was co-sponsored by United Nursing Services and U.S .Trust Company. As guest presenter, Georgia State University College of Law Professor Samuel A. Donaldson, spoke on, Estate and Gift Tax Developments of Interest to Estate Planners" Registered nurse and co-owner of United Nursing Services, Lisa Hersch, has for close to 12 years supported GBREPC events. Working in the home health field, Hersch has built strong ties in the estate planning community. My boutique-style agency is small and personalized, says Hersch. We provide high-end services to highend clients. If our clients should seek assistance with long term financial planning, I know I can rely upon on my friends in the GBREPC. In turn, members of the GBREPC refer their clients in need of specialized nursing services, to United Nursing Services. This wonderful reciprocal relationship has its roots in the GBREPC, and I am most grateful. Representing event co-sponsor U.S. Trust, Jonathan Greene, a private client advisor at U.S. Trust, and GBREPC member, sees the GBREPC as an excellent resource. The GBREPC holds in-season, monthly meetings that enlighten its members, he says. I have been entrusted to keep my clients legacies solid and growing. Because the GBREPC provides its membership with the best and most current information, I feel well prepared to meet my clients needs. The GBREPC will hold its next dinner meeting on Tuesday, NE 1st Street, in Delray Beach. Gregory Schupra, vice president in Philanthropic Planning for Comerica Charitable Services Group, will speak on Thoughts on Best Practices in Philanthropic Planning. This meeting will be sponsored by Sabadell United Bank. Greater Boca Raton Estate Planning Council Presents Scholarships to Local Universities

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Edition 17221for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com www.bocaratontribune.com Real EstateThe Boca Raton Tribune Homes Inside and Out Joshua CarlsonJoshua Carlson has been a Real Estate Professional/Broker-Agent in the state of Florida for 14 years. He has a passion for educating his clients and walking them through the home buying/selling process. If you have any real estate related questions or topics you would like to hear about, he can be contacted at 561-929-8874 or JoshCarlson.RealEstate@gmail.com 5 Biggest Mistakes To Avoid While Getting A MortgageMany decisions within our lives are important and requires due choice, marriage, college, investing. These are all relevant but equally as important is preparing on how to qualify for a mortgage. Buying a home for most is the single biggest financial decision (and emotional too) that will be made in our lives. Yet, most are ill prepared. Getting a mortgage is not easy and is a process that takes time. I was discussing some pretty interesting topics with Mortgage Consultant Rick Salerno. Here are some pitfalls he recommended to 1. Not getting pre-approved for a home if you do not have a preapproval in hand. However, many do this only to find out they could not make an offer on time and the property of interest was taken by someone who was prepared. Sellers want to know you are financially prepared and serious about entering into a contract. You may lose out on your dream home if you are not. 2. Not knowing your credit score your scores are. A low score can be substantially higher in interest rate and cost of over time or may leave you with no approval at all. will be considered a larger credit risk if you apply for any other type of credit during the mortgage process. This could potentially lower your score and grant you a higher interest rate or worse kill the deal all together, therefore jeopardizing your earnest deposit. furniture, boat, or even co-signing for someone will hurt your chances. These are funds you will try to use for closing cost and down payment but will not be allowed unless they have been in your account for at unseasoned funds, be prepared to document where the funds came from with a paper trail. Mattress money or large cold cash deposits into your account will never be accepted. Also, do not borrow money as it will not be counted. want to make sure you will have steady income so do not jump from one job to another during the process. If you are thinking of a career change wait until you close on your home first. The housing market already shows signs of recovery and many markets across the U.S. favor the home sellers. You need to make yourself the best candidate as a buyer to get your dream home and it all starts with getting preapproved. It is a process that takes work and cooperation on your part to information about mortgages you can contact Rick Salerno at 954993-4500. be prepared is half the victory. Miguel de Cervantes Stay Tuned

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Edition 17223for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com www.bocaratontribune.com ColumnistsThe Boca Raton Tribune Michael H. Gora has been certified by the Board of Education and Specialization 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. Mr. Gora can be reached at mhgora@sbwlawfirm.com. FAITHBy Robert J. Tamasy DIVORCE FLORIDA STYLEBy Mike Gora Robert J. Tamasy is vice president of communications for Leaders Legacy, Inc., a non-profit organization based in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A. A veteran journalist, he has written Tufting Legacies (iUniverse); 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 (NavPress). For more information, see www.leaderslegacy.com or his blogs, www.bobtamasy.blogspot.com and www. bobtamasy.wordpress.com. Impossible Is Not Possible Until You QuitHow many times have you heard someone in the workplace make this is not possible? Sometimes this is true a customer makes a demand that cannot possibly be satisfied within the specified time frame. Or a client asks for a service far beyond your companys expertise. Often, however, we conclude something is not possible because it seems like too much work, we do not know whether it can be done or not, or fear putting forth the effort only to fail. My friend, Gary Highfield, has written an outstanding book called When Want To Becomes Have To!, his story of overcoming formidable odds to become a never knew his biological father and had a very unsettled childhood, even witnessing devastating family tragedy while he was a boy. financial adversity he encountered as a young husband and father, Gary undertook a very determined strategy for dramatically changing his circumstances. He discovered many useful life principles during this process, Impossible is not possible until you quit. This seven-word statement seems simple, but it is profound. Time and again, people told Gary what he could not do, such as becoming a top-producing, industry-leading salesman, an entrepreneur, small business owner and commercial loan officer. Yet he succeeded in achieving each of these goals. All because he refused to believe what he wanted to do was impossible. There are many other examples of people who ignored negative voices, who recognized what people said was impossible in fact was possible unless they quit trying. Michelangelo probably had his detractors when he embarked on painting the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. Thomas Edison made multiple attempts at inventing an incandescent light bulb until he succeeded. He refused to quit trying. In 1943, IBM chairman Thomas Watson stated, I think there is a world market for maybe five computers. And Digital Equipment Corp. founder Ken Olson said in 1977, There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home. However, through hard work, vision and innovation understanding impossible is not possible until you quit many men and women proved the one-time industry giants wrong. The Bible directly addresses this We cannot do it alone. The fact is, many of our desired goals often are unattainable in our own strength. They are not impossible, but require more than the power we can muster within ourselves. We need power outside of ourselves. I can do everything through (Christ) who strengthens me (Philippians We can but only with God. If you have a God-sized dream or goal, accomplishing it requires willingness to turn to the One that gave you the dream. As Jesus told His followers, With man this is impossible, but not with God; all things are possible with God We need the right motivation. It makes sense sometimes to ask ourselves, Why am I doing this? Why is accomplishing this so important to me? If our inspiration is not self-gratification, but rather to please and honor God, we can rely on His divine assistance and direction. Delight yourself in the Lord and He will give you the The Boca Raton Tribune About thirty seven years ago my first wife and I divorced after a fourteen year marriage which produced two children. Not so long after, by coincidence, I met and married a woman with a little boy and my first wife also re-married a man with two. All four children are fully and well grown with children of their own. At no time since that divorce did any of the adults conduct themselves in such a way to intentionally harm the children. Without saying, all three of the adults grew to understand that the less angst the better for the children. Since that time we were brought together with three bar mitzvahs and weddings, numerous Thanksgivings, and a ton of long weekends when the families got Book arrived my EX friended my wife. On the other hand, during my many years as a matrimonial attorney, I have seen marriages with children explode like a megaton atomic bond. Very harsh words were screamed at one another in the presence of young children old enough to be permanently damaged. Parents intentionally alienated children against the other parent and his or her new spouse. Parents found the worst ways to introduce a new friend to their existing children. Many children were ultimately referred to psychologists or psychiatrists by the selfish stupidity of their parents who did not understand the consequences of their conduct. Whenever I see my client, or the other begin to go down the road to the destruction of children because one of their parents, or both, have allowed their loss and hurt to destroy their childs love for their other parent I have a meeting with my client to remind them that our jurisprudence believes in the best interests of the child. I suggest to them that a judge observing what I have will often rule against the perpetrator in matters of time share, alimony and property distribution. I further suggest to them that continuing war between ex husband and wife can be costly, both in money for wasteful litigation and post judgment litigation, and in the damage done to the children which can last for a life time. sensible path for them to take, no matter their initial hurt, for the best interest of all children involved, is to accept the past, and hope that the other participants in their lives do the same. Im not saying that this is ever easy, but it is always in the childrens best interest.THE LONG VIEW

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28 -Edition 172 www.bocaratontribune.comSportsThe Boca Raton Tribune FAU Softball Picked Seventh in Conference USA Preseason Poll softball team was picked to finish seventh in Conference USA in a preseason poll of the leagues head coaches. The Owls finished the 2013 season 10-12 conference mark as members overcome the loss of their top two pitchers from last season, All-Sun Belt selection Stephanie Call and in wins, ERA and innings pitched. Junior outfielder Lindsey Shell, who average and was also a member of the All-Sun Belt team last season, will help fill the gap at the plate. and Paige Pender are expected to help pick up the slack in the circle. UAB was picked to repeat as C-USA champions. The No. 21-ranked Blazers received seven first-place votes. Tulsa finished second in the preseason poll, earned five first-place votes and swept the Preseason Player and Pitcher of the Year Awards. Marshall was selected to finish third. East Carolina, who received the final first-place vote, was picked to finish fourth, followed Tech was the designated eighthplace finisher, followed by UTSA, Charlotte, Southern Miss, UTEP and Middle Tennessee. C-USA also announced that the to 4 p.m. to accommodate the broadcast. The second game of the doubleheader also has been changed The Owls open the 2014 season play Northern Illinois and Louisville Season, tournament, single game and group tickets can be purchased FAU Stadium Named Home Site for MLLs Florida Launch been named the home site for the Major League Lacrosse team, the team will play all of its seven home Road, Boca Raton campus, bringing for the third consecutive year. University, I am excited to have Major League Lacrosse in our athletic director. Lacrosse is a community will rally behind our the Major League Lacrosse All-Star Game and in June 2013, the stadium hosted a regular-season match between the Hamilton Nationals and the Rochester Rattlers. MLL used both events to explore the viability The Launch was announced as a new team in November 2013. The Launch will open its season games will go on sale on Saturday, March 1. Season and group tickets are currently on sale at www. season ticket package includes a potential eighth game should the Launch qualify for a home postseason game. 2011 and seats more than 29,000 been selected to host a number of high-profile sporting events. Most to host the U.S. Womens National Soccer Team in a match against the Russian National Team to be NCAA Womens Soccer National Championship, as well as the Boca Raton Bowl, a nationally televised bowl game created by ESPN, will December.FAU Tennis Sweeps Saint Thomas 7-0 swept St. Thomas University,7-0 season. The Owls won all but one doubles set to blank St. Thomas in the Bobcats first match of the win winning every singles match without dropping a set. The win Kougoucheff was dominant in his singles match, defeating Nicolas teamed with Junior Will Neuner in double to defeat Juan Bravo and his singles match by defeating Juan Gerald Nickerson also breezed through his singles matchup defeating Joshua Rosner in straight Meadedefeated Grover Ordonez before teaming up to defeat Nicolas By Olivia CoiroThe fourth-ranked Lynn University mens tennis team picked up its first win of the season on senior Vlad Cirla who ranks 17th in singles. With only two starters from last seasons squad in the lineup, impressed the home crowd at the Perper Tennis Complex. Cirla teamed with newcomer Roman Turtygin to defeated Nicolas give Lynn a 1-0 lead. Senior Alessio Iannozzi partnered with Tomas over Arturo Romero and Matias. Transfer Danny Riggs and freshman as the top duo for Lynn heading into singles play ahead, 3-0. In singles action Riggs extended the Blue & Whites lead to 4-0 with defeated Etienne in the top singles season opening victory. Iannozzi the tiebreaker he fell, 10-4, to STUs Bravo making the score 7-1. Giulio Gomba closed out Dasso. This is the third consecutive season opener win against St. Thomas for the mens program and sixth-straight season beginning with a 1-0 record. Head coach Mike Perez is just seven victories away from his 400th career win at the helm of the program in his 25th season. No. 4 Men's Tennis Defeats St. Thomas 8-1 in Season Opener bocaratontribune.com

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Edition 17229for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com www.bocaratontribune.com SPORTS By: Pedro HeizerOn Wednesday morning, Miami moved one step closer to MLS when two-time MLS Cup Champion, David Beckham confirmed he has exercised his option to purchase an MLS expansion franchise in Miami. The deal will be finalized when the former English national team captain can ensure his franchise meets the requirements over a stadium and financing before the MLS board can accept Miami as the league's 22nd club. Beckham understands that it will be a long road ahead as he moves to make Miami the 22nd franchise, Theres a lot of things to do, said the Englishmen to the room of over 300 media members. Nothing successful is easy. There will be bumps along the way, and you have to go through tough times in order to become successful. I wanted to create a team that we could start from scratch, added Beckham as to why he wants to begin a team in Miami. "I know there was a team here 10 years ago and unfortunately they folded. But, I think going forward I wanted to create a team that would be very personal. "We are making a soccer club that is going to loved by millions of people. We plan on this being a global team," continued Beckham. When it comes to the funding of We dont want public funding. We will fund the stadium ourselves In order for this team to be successful it will need a world-class state-of-the-art soccer stadium to serve as its home venue, said MLS Commissioner Don Garber. "We started our negotiations last week," Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez said. "We have to get rolling. There's a time crunch. We are willing partners. We are very grateful that Mr. Beckham and MLS have chosen Miami as the site for their next franchise. We're going to do all in our power to make sure we get the stadium built in the right place as quickly as possible." One of the things that many people are interested in knowing is what kind of players will the MLS Miami team attract. Beckham, who played for teams like Manchester United, Real Madrid, AC Milan, Los Angeles Galaxy and Paris SaintGermain mentioned that many of his former teammates have already messaged him about the possibility of playing in Miami. Despite him wanting his team to look like the Miami Heat in regards to star players, Beckham made sure to mention that his main goal is youth development. The one thing that I want to achieve more than anything is set up a great academy that brings young local talent that will play for the team. Its not just about bringing in the best players from Europe or South America. Its about nurturing the local talent David Beckham knows it wont be easy, but he believes this time MLS in Miami will work despite failing over 10 years ago. "Miami is a vibrant city with a lot of passion," he said. "I know this city is ready for football soccer this time around. I know this is going to be successful."Beckham Announces Intent To Bring MLS Back To Miami; Englishman Now Awaits Stadium Approval Photo By: Joshua Tomlinson

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30 -Edition 172 www.bocaratontribune.comSports By Chad Beattie innings led Lynn Universitys baseball team to a 9-5 win over Palm Beach Atlantic at Roger Dean Stadium on Monday night. Albert Lefran came off the bench to belt the eventual game-winning tworun home run while Bill Mendek tossed 3.1 scoreless innings of relief to earn the victory on the improve to 3-1 overall on the year. Down 5-3 heading into the seventh, freshman Cory Gibson closed the gap with a pinch hit sacrifice fly to right field to score Alex DeBellis. Just as quickly as momentum swung in Lynns favor, the wind was taken out of its sails as Sal Giardina was called out after leaving third base early off a potential sac fly to end the frame. The Blue & White left little doubt, though, in the eighth when Lefran smashed a two-run bomb over the right field fence. With two outs, the junior infielder turned on an inside fastball and laced it to put Mike Gonzalez put the game away in the ninth with a two-run home run, a sure shot from the lefthand hitting right fielder. Lynn added a final run off a bases wild pitch. Knights a 2-0 lead after two innings with a pair of bases loaded singles. Unfortunately, the team was not able to capitalize more on the loaded bases and held only a 3-0 lead after two frames. Daniel Patrick showed flashes in his first career start for the Blue & White but was on the wrong end of four errors, leading to five runs, three of which were unearned. He allowed four hits with three walks and four strikeouts in 4.2 innings of work. Mendek entered in the fifth with the bases loaded and two outs and struck out AJ Steimel to end the threat. He would go on to fan two more batters with no walks before giving way to Andrew Melchor in the ninth. Melchor struck out one in his second appearance of the year.Lefran, Mendek Grill Sailsh in Baseball Victory FAU Outlasts Marshall 65-57Pablo Bertone had his ninth 20-point game of the season and Justin Raffington had his ninth double-double of the year in the Marshall on Saturday. on fire from the field at the start 3-4) used their size advantage to grab offensive rebounds and keep themselves in the contest. A Chris Thomas layup put of the first half, but that was the Thundering Herds last field goal more than six minutes. During that 29-20. Marshall scored five straight points, but the Owls answered with early in the second half. for extended stretches of the second half, but Marshall did not go away and eventually cut the margin to three in the final minute. However, the Owls, who had shot just 5-of14 from the free throw line to that stripe down the stretch to clinch the win. Raffington scored a career high 19 points to go along with 10 rebounds in the victory. Grant Pelchen added five points and grabbed four rebounds in nine minutes of action. By Olivia CoiroLynn Universitys womens tennis team defeated St. Thomas, 9-0, in the season opener on Monday night. The Intercollegiate Tennis Association preseason poll, was led by Valentine Confalonieir and Ioana Ivan who defeated Gabriella Bongiovanni and Tetiana Kovalska in the number one doubles spot. No. 1 Confalonieri later action. Lynn took a 3-0 lead after doubles play when Andrea Berkova nad Rosalie Willig took down St. Thomas Monica Rekkedal and Jane and Kim Przeszlowski won their doubles match versus Lauren before Confalonieri and Ivan won, Ivan, who ranks 11th in the nation, put Lynn ahead 4-0 with a Bongiovanni retired clinching the over Bustamante followed by Janes 9-7 win over Ahern. Newcomer Monika Miljkovic won her debut for the Blue & White at the number six spot. This marks the third-straight year that Lynn has opened the season with a 9-0 win over St. Thomas and the teams 22nd consecutive season opening win. Lynn will travel to No. 22 Tampa on Saturday for an 11 am match against the Spartans. No. 6 Women's Tennis Wins Season Opener bocaratontribune.com

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32 -Edition 172 www.bocaratontribune.com Tribune Sports of FAU Tennis Sweeps Saint Thomas 7-0 Beckham Announces Intent To Bring MLS Back To MiamiSee page 29 See pg. 28 Lefran, Mendek Grill Sailfish in Baseball VictorySee page 30