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YOUR CLOSEST NEIGHBOR.Nearly 400,000 readers!The Boca Raton Tribune April 11, through April 17, 2014 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com Business see page 11Municipal Send us a picture of you reading The Boca Raton Tribune to email@example.com CHRIS GENTILE READING The Boca Raton TribuneCommunitysee page 4e Journey Church Oering 50 Cents O Per Gallon Saturday, April 12see page 10Boca man Shot by Deputy, the Second Deputy Involved Shooting in DaysLife & Artssee page B116th Annual Honor Your Doctor Luncheon at Broken Sound Club see page 24Oce Depot Pays top Execs Bonuses to Stay Boca Educator Named Teacher Of The Year BOCA RA T ON Located in the St. Andrews Plaza Behind T own Center Mall 21 126 St. Andrews Blvd. Boca Raton, FL. 33433 C a l l ( 5 6 1 ) 3 4 7 7 9 7 7 FREE LENSES with the purchase of frame! Applies to single vision and bifocal lenses. No line HD progressive lenses $170. Cannot be used in conjuction with any other promotion. Cannot be used with insurance. Certain restrictions may apply Expires: April 9th, 2014 Sculpture Gardens Centerpiece a Symbol of Strength and UnityA new dedicated symbol of Jewish strength now greets visitors to Bnai Torah Congregation. Artist Yaacov Heller, of Gallery 22, built an 8-foot menorah that is now the central part of the new Weiner Rosenberg Family Sculpture Garden, dedicated in the memory of Eleanor Weiner. The menorah is the center of the sculpture garden, which will be used to teach future students of the Bnai Torah Congregation the rich Jewish heritage. The sculpture is all bronze, however the menorah has a wood-look to it as to represent that all are from on branch and are all connected. The base of the menorah lies the original 12 tribes of Israel: Reuben, Simeon, Judah, Issacher, Zebulun, Benjamin, Dan, Naphtali, Gad, Asher, Ephraimand, and Manesseh. The seven-branched candelabrum is symbolically guarded by two Lions of Judah on a granite pedestal and is located in a new meditation area. The whole idea for the project began in July 2013 when Paul Weiner came in to Gallery 22 and reminded Heller of the last time he was in one of his galleries. The last time Paul and his late wife Eleanor visited Heller was back in Jerusalem, Israel at 22 King David St, diagonally across the infamous King David Hotel.This year is busy at Sandpiper Shores for Michelle Gunning as she continues to collaborate to develop lessons with classroom teachers, to manage the student morning news show, grade teachers and students. Mrs. Gunning also initiated the Reading Counts program and incentives. Rachel Capitano, Sandpiper Shores Principal said, In six short months, Mrs. Gunning updated the technology in the library and the library collection by organizing three fundraisers for new books. She managed the fall and spring book fairs, students engaged at the fairs by dressing up as Harry Potter, Greg from Diary of a Wimpy Kid, and other fun characters such as Pinkalicious. With an increased library, Mrs. Gunning sponsored 52 Battle of the Books teams and sponsors Book Club, Lego Club, Nook Book Club and the Comic Book Club. She initiated a Reading Buddy Program with West Boca High School and a Pen Pal Program with Waters Edge Elementary. Bonnie Fox, Mrs. Gunnings former principal, said, Many of Michelles greatest contributions came as a result of her talents as a writing coach. See Page 4 See Page 9
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Edition 1813for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com www.bocaratontribune.com April 11, through April 17, 2014 Community News CASUAL DRESS | PRACTICAL TEACHING | ROCKIN MUSIC | JOURNEY KIDZ | CHURCH THATS ACTUALLY FUN!www.BOCAJOURNEY.comsays: The Journey Church meets at BOCA RATON HIGH SCHOOL1501 NW 15th Ct., Boca Raton (at Glades Rd. and I-95 Exit 45, beside Whole Foods) rfnrftbrrf b fTwo special Easter service times: 9:30am or 11:00am A CASUAL, CONTEMPORARY, CHRISTIAN CHURCHNEW says: Rarely has a 65-minute church service gone so fast. rfr rfbbFINDING HOPE WHEN I FEEL LIKE GIVING UPLet us hold tightly to the hope we say we have, for God can be trusted to keep his promise. Hebrews 10:23 Glades Rd. 95Exit 45 Boca Raton Community Hig h School MEETS HEREWhole Foods bBounce houses for your kids on Easter Sunday! frtBible lessons, activities and games to build a spiritual foundation for your kids! For 5th grade and under during the service.
4 -Edition 181 April 11, through April 17, 2014 www.bocaratontribune.comCommunity News Community NewsThe Boca Raton Tribune Boca Raton Walkathon to Raise Public Awareness of Armenian GenocideThe Walk Against Genocide, a two-mile walk which will take place Saturday, April 12 at Mizner Park, is organized by the Armenian Genocide Commemoration (AGC) Inc., representatives from various Armenian American organizations and churches in South Florida. The mission of the AGC is of the 20th century and that genocide continues to occur in modern times, all over the world. In the past few weeks, Armenians have watched history repeat itself as foreign Islamic extremists sacked the predominantly Christian Armenian town of Kessab, Syria, displacing thousands of peaceful Armenians. Arsine Kaloustian-Rosenthal, AGCs Public Relations Director, explained: The itself commemorating the genocide within anniversary one year away, there seems to be a stirring in Armenian communities all over the world. By planning highly visible events such as this walkathon, we are throwing open the door to all who wish to learn more about us, our culture, and the genocide that took our ancestors from us. As the saying goes, all that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing. We must raise our voices together to condemn not only the Armenian Genocide but also the Holocaust, the Assyrian, Greek, Ukrainian, Cambodian, Rwandan and Darfur genocides, among others. Today, the Armenian Genocide remains the second-most studied genocide event, after the better-known Jewish Holocaust of World War II. In fact, when Adolf Hitler was asked how the world would respond to his Final Solution plan --the extermination of the Jewish people in Europe --he replied, without compunction: Who, after all, speaks today of the annihilation of the Armenians? Turkey, the successor state of the Ottoman Empire, has yet to acknowledge the Armenian Genocide, despite repeated calls from historians and world leaders. Over 20 countries and 40 Genocide committed by Turkey, including the State of Florida. David Silvers, Candidate for Florida House District 89, will be speaking at the event and has stated It is important to acknowledge both the suffering and the resilience of our fellow world citizens. Recognition of Turkeys atrocities toward the Armenian people in 1915 is a necessary step in that process. An injury to one is an injury to us all. A traditional Armenian performance by renowned musicians Joe Zeytoonian and Myriam Eli will take place following the walk, and food and refreshments will be provided. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m., while the walk starts at 8:30 a.m. at the Mizner Park Amphitheater, located at 590 Plaza Real in Boca Raton. Registration for the Walk Against Genocide is $19.15, including a T-shirt and a bottle of water. Children under eight years old may participate for free. To learn more, sponsor a walker, make a donation or sign up for the event, please visit http://www. walkagainstgenocide.com.Boca Educator Named Teacher Of The YearThis year is busy at Sandpiper Shores for Michelle Gunning as she continues to collaborate to develop lessons with classroom teachers, to manage the student morning news show, and to organize the grade teachers and students. Mrs. Gunning also initiated the Reading Counts program and incentives. Rachel Capitano, Sandpiper Shores Principal said, In six short months, Mrs. Gunning updated the technology in the library and the library collection by organizing three fundraisers for new books. She managed the fall and spring book Michelle enjoys keeping students engaged at the fairs by dressing up as Harry Potter, Greg from Diary of a Wimpy Kid, and other fun characters such as Pinkalicious. With an increased library, Mrs. Gunning sponsored 52 Battle of the Books teams and sponsors Book Club, Lego Club, Nook Book Club and the Comic Book Club. She initiated a Reading Buddy Program with West Boca High School and a Pen Pal Program with Waters Edge Elementary. Bonnie Fox, Mrs. Gunnings former principal, said, Many of Michelles greatest contributions came as a result of her talents as a writing coach. Ms. Fox concluded that, Mrs. Gunning taught most of the eighth grade students was personally responsible for an increase in scores for all levels of students at Odyssey Middle School. Mrs. Gunnings career includes 12 years of teaching students at the high school level, middle school level and elementary level. Mrs. Gunning believes that as a teacher, her role is to inspire a love of learning and a love for our fellow man. As Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Gunning will receive a cash award of $1000 through funds contributed through District business partnerships. The Macys Foundation also presents each District Teacher of the Year a cash award of $1000, of which $250 goes to the teachers school. As Palm Beach Countys Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Gunning represents the District in the Florida Department of Education-Macys Teacher of the Year Roundtable. The Roundtable affords Teachers of the Year the opportunity to network with colleagues, share ideas, and provide input on educational issues of state and national importance. The Journey Church Oering 50 Cents O Per Gallon Saturday, April 12After a tremendous response to their Gas Buy Down in 2013, The Journey Church of Boca Raton is again offering the community $0.50 off per gallon on gasoline on Saturday, April 12. The Journeys Gas Buy Down will take place this Saturday, April 12, 11:00am 1:00pm, at the Valero Gas Station located at 1380 N. Federal Highway in Boca Raton (just north of Glades Road). The church will buy down the price of gas by $0.50/ gallon for as many people as possible during the two hour time frame between 11:00am and 1:00pm, giving drivers the opportunity to take advantage of the lowest gasoline prices in the region. After the opportunity to share Gods love in such a practical way last year, we decided to offer another Gas Buy Down this year, said Nelson Searcy, Lead Pastor of The Journey Church. Since rising gas prices this has been a great way to be a blessing to the people of our community. Volunteers from the three-year-old church will be on hand to pump gas and give a break to the wallets of members of the community. The Journey is a new church in Boca Raton, featuring services each Sunday with casual dress, rockin music and practical teaching. This community outreach opportunity connects nicely with the Easter season. The Gas Buy Down The Journey will be serving the community. The Journey has successfully partnered with Boca Helping Hands and 4KIDS of South Florida on outreach projects. Searcy says the church is always on the lookout for creative ways to make a difference in peoples lives. The Journey Church is a casual, contemporary, Christian church that meets each Sunday at 10:30am, at Boca Raton Community High School (just off Glades Road at I-95, exit 45). Since its beginning in February 2011, The Journey has grown to a congregation of several hundred that meet each week.
Edition 1815for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com www.bocaratontribune.com April 11, through April 17, 2014 COMMUNITY NEWS AP R I L1 7TH, 2 0 1 4 7P M-1 0P M C o m e j o i n u s f o r a n i g h t o f f e l l o w s h i p m u s i c f u n a n d l i f e c h a n g i n g s t u d y C R O S S R O A D S By CRA News Service former aides to investment manager Bernard Madoff who were recently convicted of charges that they helped their boss run the biggest Ponzi scheme in U.S. history, a $17.5 crisis. A federal jury in New York found portfolio managers Annette Bongiorno and Bonventre, and computer programmers Jerome OHara and George Perez guilty on all counts, including securities fraud and conspiracy to defraud clients. The three men and two women, hired by failed to convince the jury in Manhattan they were ignorant of Madoffs fraud while being part of the inner circle at his New YorkThe defendants will be sentenced in late July. roles in constructing and maintaining the house of cards that was the Madoff investment fraud, U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said in a statement. The scheme these defendants helped perpetrate cost innumerable investors their life savings. Now it likely will cost the defendants their freedom. Roland Riopelle, a lawyer for Bongiorno, said in an e-mail that he was saddened by the verdict and will appeal. Gordon Mehler, a lawyer for OHara, declined to comment on the verdict. Bongiorno was hired in 1968, when she was 19. Bonventre and Crupi joined in their early 20s. OHara and Perez, both hired in the 1990s, said they didnt have experience in the securities industry before then. The defense also called attention to the youth and inexperience of the workers when spent years recording trades for Madoff that didnt exist, without truly understanding what she was doing. [Madoff] told me what to do, she said. I typed. Bongiorno also claimed that she didnt know what the S&P 500 Index was, even though she admittedly spent years staring at a Bloomberg terminal as she backdated Madoff, 75, is serving a 150-year-prison sentence after pleading guilty in March 2009 to charges stemming from a Ponzi scheme that is estimated to have cost investors more than $17 billion of principal. He was arrested in December 2008. Nine other people have pleaded guilty in connection with Madoffs fraud, some government witnesses. As the verdict was read in court, there was no visible reaction from the defendants, who faced among them a total of 31 counts from securities fraud to tax evasion. The list of Bernard Madoffs victims Andrew Frisch, a lawyer for Bonventre, said after the verdict, adding that he plans to appeal. At the trial, prosecutors introduced as evidence thousands of pages of internal documents seized from Madoffs investment Madoffs right-hand man, Frank the government and implicated each of the urged the jury to disregard his testimony, calling him an inveterate liar desperate to avoid a lifelong prison term. But several jurors interviewed after the verdict said they found DiPascali credible. It was pretty captivating, said Sheila Amato, an art teacher. Jurors scoffed at the testimony of Bongiorno and Bonventre, who surprised trail watchers by taking the stand in their own defense and denying knowing about any fraud. They should be embarrassed, said Nancy Goldberg, an instructional assistant for at-risk public school students. She said their testimony was simply not believable. While there was little dispute that various defendants engaged in activities such as backdating fake trades and creating false documents, the case turned on whether they knew at the time that they were aiding Madoffs fraud. The defendants had said Madoff duped them into becoming unwitting accomplices. Madoff, they said, created silos inside the entire picture and used his considerable charm to keep them in the dark. Why wouldnt she believe him? Riopelle, the lawyer for Bongiorno, said during his closing argument, arguing that Madoff convinced her that backdating trades was allowed. He was the head of the was by design, by Mr. Madoffs design, living in her own little bubble. But prosecutors pointed to reams of documents, many featuring handwritten notes from the defendants, as clear evidence the defendants knew what was happening. The notion that these defendants didnt know the trading was fake is an absurdity, Assistant U.S. Attorney Randall Jackson said at the end of the trial. Asked whether the defense could have anything differently, Eric Breslin, a lawyer for Crupi, said, Madoff was a tall mountain to climb.Boca Woman Among Mado employees found guilty in conspiracy case Sandy Grossman, Boca Resident, Acclaimed Sports TV Director, DiesBy Rachel CohenSandy Grossman, who directed a record 10 Super Bowl broadcasts and spent more than two decades in the TV truck working with announcers Pat Summerall and John Madden, died Wednesday at his home in Boca Raton. He was 78. Mr. Grossman died of cancer, his son Dean said. He could just make magic, Madden told The Associated Press in a phone interview. When Madden, the former coach, calling games, Mr. Grossman was right beside him. That homework paid off when the analyst would make a point on air and the director would immediately pull up the right clip to illustrate it. His amazing directorial talents on the NFL truly distinguished him as one of the great directors in the history of sports television, CBS Sports Chairman Sean McManus said. Mr. Grossman also directed 18 NBA eight Emmys. He was a brilliant director and a thoughtful colleague, Fox Sports President Eric Shanks said. He mentored many of us here and throughout the sports TV industry, and we learned more from him than he could imagine. His innovations included using music to go into the break during basketball games. After Mr. Grossman played The Hustle by Van McCoy, his son recalled, sales of the song skyrocketed, so the musician sent him gold records as a thank you. Visitors to his TV truck over the years included Richard Nixon and Oliver Stone, Dean Grossman said. If there wasnt an envelope to push, Sandy would create one, said former Fox Sports Chairman David Hill, a senior executive vice president for News Corp. As Madden put it, He had guts. With producer Bob Stenner, Mr. Grossman guided the celebrated partnership after their move to Fox. The understated style of Summerall, who died last April, paired with Maddens booming enthusiasm became the soundtrack of the NFLs expanding popularity. They created a behind-the-curtain team which equaled the legendary front-of-house team of Pat Summerall and John Madden, Hill said. Watch any NFL game, and you will see Sandy Grossmans legacy. He was a legend. director before that was standard practice. Madden recalled how Mr. Grossman began isolating a camera on linemen so the analyst could delve into the nuances of the game. All that preparation made Mr. Grossman like a successful defensive coordinator whos ready to handle anything the offense brings, Madden said. In his case, that meant sharp, seamless broadcasts. Ill see some old games he did, and they still hold up, Madden said. Mr. Grossman is survived by his wife of 51 years, Faithe, four children and eight grandchildren.
6 -Edition 181 April 11, through April 17, 2014 www.bocaratontribune.com EDITORIALS/LETTERS EDITORIAL By C. Ron AllenThe Boca Raton TribuneFounded January 15, 2010 Publisher Business C.E.OC.O.O. Editorial Interim Editor Managing Editor Online Edition Editor Social Media The First TimeBy Clay RobinsonWhen working with young adults, I try to help them prepare for a wide variety of issues that may occur at some point in life. While listening to an old familiar song on the radio the other day, my thoughts bounced from the good on some of the conversations Ive had during group sessions. I thought about the variances between males and females and how our early experiences set a encounter, be it love or lust. things for all of us, yet the outcomes can like? Were you in love, thinking that he/ she was perfect for you and you felt like this was the beginning of the rest of your life? Or was it a sexual conquest with no intentions of maintaining a relationship? It really doesnt matter what our individual reasoning was, the thing that matters most is the outcome. done differently? Exactly what is expected from two young people in their teens or early twenties? Personally, I dont know many young males or females that truly have an extended outlook on life. Most young people naturally see things short term. you want it to be or not. Aside from a child that is brought into a relationship doomed to fail, there are also emotional leaves a person so hurt that they turn to drugs or alcohol; they feel worthless, become abusive to themselves or to others. There are far too many poor choices to address at this time, but these are some of the many things to think about. Dont get me wrong, being negatively impacted by an intimate relationship can happen at any age, but sometimes depending on our age and life experiences, we may be better equipped mentally to handle those situations. I remember when I was 17 years old my brother Al, age 19, was close friends with a young man by the name of Bill. Bill was a very bright young man who did well in school and came from a good be his last. When the relationship with the young lady didnt work out, Bill put a shot gun in his mouth and pulled the trigger. His father found his body. I have also been told countless other stories of young love going wrong and ending up in everything from assaults to suicide when those relationships are coming to an end or have already ended. And of course lets not forget all of the single parent situations and kids living in lust situations. We never know how things will end, but parents need to educate young people more about love and lust. I know its sometimes hard to make them understand not looking past the now and into the future, especially when they truly believe that this is their future. When they cant see past the point of this love relationship or simply the lust they feel at that moment, just remind them that a lifetime can depend Letter Guidelines Letters to the EditorGood Evening. My name is Mark Seigel and my address is 99 SE Mizner Blvd. Thank you for providing me with the opportunity to share my experience with certain behavior harming the welcoming, respectful community that we aim to protect. Such harm emanates from a restaurant known as 101 Cantina (located at 133 SE Mizner Blvd), which, through its improper and unlawful actions, is degrading its neighbors quality of life. In 2011, when forming my business, Veritas Financial Partners, I chose to locate it in Boca Raton, because of the business-friendly environment and sophisticated downs that my fellow small business owners know well. As I stand here today, I stimulate our local economy through use of local vendors. I dont tell you this to brag. I tell you this because it is a story that all of us share. Each one of us, God-willing, is here in Boca Raton because this is where we want to be. We want to practice our trades, raise our families and support the prosperity of a community that we love in a manner that is respectful to one another. That is the very foundation of our community. I chose to live in Boca Raton for many of the same reasons that I chose to establish my business here: friendly people, culture, pristine city-developed parks, Palmetto Place, to be centrally located to these attractions, and I still love the neighborhood in which I call home. For the last 9 months, however, the peace and respect that are cornerstones of our community have been upended and egregiously violated by 101 Cantina, whose disrespectful and unlawful behavior has marred our great citys value system. 101 Cantina operates as a raucous drinking establishment for college students--many of whom, according to public records, are below the legal drinking age. It has assaulted our community with obnoxious music, intoxicated customers, and violent I have personally witnessed young men and women driving their cars into surrounding parking lots to consume copious amounts of alcohol in an activity referred to as pre-gaming prior to walking into Cantina. I am also aware of to be served. And I am painfully aware of the constant barrage of noise pollution and police lights. I wish that 101 Cantinas conduct were limited to the weekends, but in fact it remains perhaps best known for an event it calls Techno Tuesday, which it robustly advertises as a rave music environment, with a main draw being that alcohol is free from 10pm-11pm. One need only peruse 101 Cantinas own marketing materials on its public Twitter account to see the excessive debauchery that it aims to promote: organization being a direct reference to Greek fraternities and sororities at FAU are encouraged to expose themselves in exchange for beaded jewelry tradition I believe that every business should have the chance to attract customers, but I dont believe this should come at well-being of the community. Through its runins with law enforcement, 101 Cantina has been given more than its fair share of chances to operate in manner that is not adverse to its neighbors, and time and time again, it has proven itself to be a pariah with respect to the values of the people of Boca Raton. I humbly ask the City Council to take action to remedy this situation and protect the home that we all share from this disruptive and disrespectful actor. Thank you. Mark Seigel
Edition 1817for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com www.bocaratontribune.com April 11, through April 17, 2014 EDITORIALS & LETTERS By Dr. Synesio Lyra, Jr.POSITIVE LIVING Dr. Synesio Lyra, Jr. is a Florida resident who, for many years, was a professor at the post-graduate 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 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. a biblical approach for doing business with integrity. The Value of FriendshipsPersons who dont care for other people, have a hard time understanding that friendships can be genuine and lasting; they are also cherished by those who make a sincere effort to establish and maintain them. Regardless of geographical distances separating true friends, their relationships can be just as real as if they resided in the same city, and were able to see one another with some regularity. Since my childhood I came to learn have also viewed friends always as divine agents, ready at all times to encourage, ever willing to respond when contacted, and consistently disposed to do whatever they can that will make a difference in Although friendships should always be real, and mutually edifying, there are some which are legitimately temporary, due to circumstances that change, geographical barriers that develop, and on account of the completion of joint tasks which made those friendships initially possible, but mostly for that limited duration. Nevertheless, even when certain friendships are momentary, their dissolution does not entail enmity; it simply indicates that its purposes shall remain with its participants. Furthermore, it can be renewed at any point and develop into new and better One of the greatest values of true friendship is in what a friend can do for another friend, without expecting equal or greater favors to be repaid. Genuine friendships look more to what can be provided than to what may be personally advantageous. Yet, many friendships established on solid ground I never forget hearing a public address in which the speaker alluded to a precious friend of his, of whom he stated: Just knowing that he is alive in the world is reason for true rejoicing. And so it should be. I am perpetually blessed by friendships I still hold in different parts of the world in spite of infrequent personal contacts. Nevertheless, they are Having said that, I still recommend that friendships, at any stage of their development, be always treated as a tender plant in need of nourishment and other elements which can make it thrive and grow. In so doing, let us ever remember that its not so much what we can derive from it but, far more, what we can impart to those friends, anywhere in Pitfalls Of Instant SuccessIn these days when gloom and doom seem to attract attention, when negative news receives so much coverage, our own focus is often directed toward the fear of failure. But what happens when we achieve success too much success? With the so-called viral nature of the Internet, in which an idea can achieve almost instantaneous, global saturation enhanced by the 24/7 access available to us many people have become rich or famous in a very short period of time. A couple of years ago, for instance, a man produced a video that captured worldwide attention, reportedly reaching 100 million people in a single week. How would you like to experience that kind of success? In this individuals case, he discovered unimagined success can be vastly overrated. His unrestrained attempt to capture and leverage this instant success led to extreme exhaustion and a public meltdown. Regrettably, this resulted in damaging the very cause he was promoting. We can think of many other examples of successful people that ultimately failed: Entertainers who became household names overnight, only to let success go to their heads and just as quickly become forgotten; business executives who tried to take ethical shortcuts to perpetuate success; star athletes whose careers were like shooting stars, visible one minute but disappearing the next. Many of us, with enough hard work and determination, will experience periods in life when success, exciting opportunities, and even wealth can tempt us to push beyond our limits. Fearful of having a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity slip away, never to return, we press beyond our mental and physical capacities. We could end up like the Internet entrepreneur, exhausted and publicly humiliated. Or we could cause irreparable harm to important relationships, not only where we work but also in our homes. If success grabs you unexpectedly, pace yourself. Restraint will result in a healthier and better long-term result. The Bible offers wisdom we should consider: Practice restraint. Caught up in the moment, when success seems like the snowball rolling downhill, picking up speed and size, we feel inclined to ride along. Momentum can become intoxicating. However, Proverbs 23:4 teaches, Do not wear yourself out to get rich; have the wisdom to show restraint. Prepare for the future. When we taste success, it becomes easy to assume it will last forever. In reality, however, todays hot trend becomes tomorrows afterthought. A better approach is to use success as a springboard for long-term prosperity. Seriously consider issues such as, how fast should we grow? Can we keep pace with the demand if it continues? Jesus said, Suppose one of you wants down and estimate the cost to see if he has enough money to complete it? (Luke 14:28). Prevent ego buildup. Success can is a dangerous trap, one we can avoid only when we anticipate it in advance. In Romans 12:3, the apostle Paul advised his readers, Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought, but rather think of yourself with sober judgment, in accordance with the faith God has distributed to each of you. 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Edition 1819for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com www.bocaratontribune.com April 11, through April 17, 2014COMMUNITY NEWS 5 6 1 6 9 3 6 7 7 6 An Exhibition of World Tour of Landscapes By Juliana BoThe exhibition, from which part Sclerosis Foundation, kicks off with a private cocktail reception from 5-7pm on Thursday, April 3rd. Were honored to be hosting this striking exhibition of exotic landscapes by photographer Juliana Bo, said Marisela Cotilla, Managing Broker of the Real Estate. Coming into Douglas Elliman Real Estate in April while these fabulous photographs are on display will be like taking a luxurious world tour, she added. To contact Marisela Cotilla, please email her at Marisela.Cotilla@ elliman.com or call 561-245-2634. Julianas appreciation for landscapes began in the Czech Republic, where she undertook many hiking and camping trips. After graduating from high school in 2000, Juliana Bo moved to the United States and began her American journey in New York City. The exhibition will feature landscapes she photographed while traveling across America, Europe, Australia, South America, Antarctica and the Caribbean over the last decade, making a few detours to exotic islands such as Hawaii, Fiji and Bora Bora. Some of Julianas landscapes can be viewed on her website www. JulianaBoPhotography.com. When it comes to inspiration, Juliana points to renowned landscape photographer Peter Lik, whom she met Now a resident of Florida, she also admires the works and Floridian styles of Alan Maltz and Clyde Butcher, said Mazzone. Among the landscapes to be displayed at the exhibition are Tranquility Lake Dawn, in Molokai, HI, Majestic beach in Lanai, HI and Dawn of Time in Utah. The Dawn of Time piece will be shown majestically on Times Square next month in New York City. Other works to be presented are Tahiti Triangles in Bora Bora, Apostles in Australia and Buon Giorno in Venice, Italy. See Photos on p.B3 Sponsored by The Boca Raton Tribune our losest eighorwww .bocaratontribune.com THURSD A Y APRIL 22 SA VE THE D A TE T a k e a b r e a k a f t e r a l o n g d a y t o c o m e m i n g l e m e e t n e w f r i e n d s & p e r s p e c t i v e c l i e n t s A f t e r t h e H a p p y H o u r s e s s i o n s t a y t o h e a r G a r y K i s s e l a L i n k e d I n S p e c i a l i s t a s h e t a l k s a b o u t o u r u p c o m i n g L i n k e d I n S e m i n a r . Come mak e new friends & prospect new business possibilities BOCA RA T ON TRIBUNEN E T W O R K G R O U P B R A Z I L I A N N I G H T Sculpture Gardens Centerpiece a Symbol of Strength and UnityA new dedicated symbol of Jewish strength now greets visitors to Bnai Torah Congregation. Artist Yaacov Heller, of Gallery 22, built an 8-foot menorah that is now the central part of the new Weiner Rosenberg Family Sculpture Garden, dedicated in the memory of Eleanor Weiner. The menorah is the center of the sculpture garden, which will be used to teach future students of the Bnai Torah Congregation the rich Jewish heritage. The sculpture is all bronze, however the menorah has a wood-look to it as to represent that all are from on branch and are all connected. The base of the menorah lies the original 12 tribes of Israel: Reuben, Simeon, Judah, Issacher, Zebulun, Benjamin, Dan, Naphtali, Gad, Asher, Ephraimand, and Manesseh. The seven-branched candelabrum is symbolically guarded by two Lions of Judah on a granite pedestal and is located in a new meditation area. The whole idea for the project began in July 2013 when Paul Weiner came in to Gallery 22 and reminded Heller of the last time he was in one of his galleries. The last time Paul and his late wife Eleanor visited Heller was back in Jerusalem, Israel at 22 King David St, diagonally across the infamous King David Hotel. Weiner wanted to memorialize Eleanor with a gift to his congregation Bnai Torah. Paul wanted to give his congregation a gift; a large bronze menorah, recalls Heller. He chose several different menorahs which he then showed Rabbi David Steinhardt. They decided on the Lions of Judah Menorah. I then asked for the help of my friend and fellow Rotarian, architect Doug Mummaw who recommended the sight placement after one visionary look at the entrance to Bnai Torah and the project was born. See page B4 for more photos
10 -Edition 181 April 11, through April 17, 2014 www.bocaratontribune.com Municipal NewsThe Boca Raton Tribune Skimming of ATMsThe investigation began after the Loss Prevention Specialist at the Publix at 1968 NE 5th Avenue called and advised she observed a skimming device on the ATM. After reviewing the surveillance video, occasions over a one-week period when an individual goes to the ATM between 1:00 am and 3:00 am, and looked as though he was placing a card reader on the ATM. To date, the Boca Raton Police Services victims who had money skimmed from their bank accounts after using one of the two ATMs in question. The suspect is described as a white male, 30 years of age, dark short hair, wearing a gray hoodie, cargo shorts and a red Texas A&M hat. Detectives request that any possible victims or anyone with information about these cases call the Economic Crimes Unit at 338-1324 or Crime Stoppers at 800-458-TIPS. The Boca Raton Police Crime Prevention Unit encourages ATM users to scan the machines before use to check for unfamiliar components or additions. Criminals attach small cameras that record your pin number and use the encoded information on your card to access your account. Choose an ATM inside a well-lit area and if something doesnt look right with the ATM or if the keypad doesnt feel securely attached, stop your transaction and inform the store or bank immediately.Kiosk Owner Arrested for Selling Counterfeit Cartier JewelryThe investigator, Eric Berger, told the sergeant that in June, 2013, the company owners were served with a cease and desist letter from the attorneys representing Cartier to stop selling all counterfeit Cartier trademarked items, including the Juste Un Clou nail bracelet. A items, but then more recent information indicated they were selling the items under the counter. Two undercover investigators from A Action Investigations went to the Silver Connection be counterfeit. They also took pictures of several plastic bags which appeared to contain Cartier jewelry. The Silver Connection sold the fraudulent bracelet for $84.53 (including tax). The authentic bracelet retails for $6,850. from A Action Investigations were able to purchase another Cartier Juste Un Clou nail bracelet for $69.00. Based on this information, detectives obtained a search warrant for the Silver Connection, which was served later that day. business, Hina Singh. The employee admitted she knew of the cease and desist letter and was supposed to refer any customers who asked for Cartier jewelry to Singh. She also said she saw Singh sell the items, but has never sold it herself; unaware that detectives knew she Singh told detectives she owns the Silver Connection and another kiosk in the mall called Tressor. Singh admitted to receiving a cease and desist letter from Cartier, but she continued to sell the counterfeit Cartier jewelry. Singh showed detectives the boxes under the counter yesterday at the Silver Connection was counterfeit. The estimated retail value of the seized Cartier jewelry (if real) would be over $1,000,000. Boca Raton detectives arrested Hina Singh and charged her with the selling of counterfeit goods valued at over $20,000.Womans Purse Snatched Outside Publix her daughter had just parked their car in the parking aisle on the north side of the lot and were walking towards the front of the store. Before they reached the entrance, an unknown male came up behind them and grabbed the victims purse from her hand. The suspect ran west on Camino Real then crossed the roadway to the Dixie Mobil, where the victim lost sight of him. The victim went behind the Dixie Mobil and found her purse lying on the ground, with all of the contents dumped out. Her iPhone, cash, and credit cards were missing. The victim was not injured. If anyone has information about this crime, they are asked to call Detective Cruz at (561) 338-1320 or Palm Beach County Crime Stoppers at (800) 458-TIPS.Boca man Shot by Deputy, the Second Deputy-Involved Shooting in DaysBy Jason SchwartzA Palm Beach County Sheriffs deputy shot and killed a man whom family members say has mental issues after he charged the deputy with a knife, authorities said. Matthew Troy Pollow, 28, who lived at 23055 Camino Del Mar in the gated Tuscany Pointe subdivision, was pronounced dead at the scene. shooting in the Boca Del Mar area in less than one week. Its a scary situation to know that was our neighbor, said Ronald Jane, who has lived in the apartment complex on Post Gardens Way for two years. It makes you wonder how safe are you really even in a gated community in Boca Raton. Youd think its the safest place around. Deputies were called to to reports of an armed disturbance at the apartment complex, west of Military Trail and north of Southwest 18th Street shortly after 9:30 p.m. The responding deputy encountered (Pollow) standing next to a vehicle and ordered him to remove his hands from his report. The deputy saw that the subject had a very disturbed look on his face which The deputy then ordered Pollow to place everything in his pocket on to the hood of the car. Pollow placed several items on the hood including a screw driver, according to the report. The Deputy ordered (Pollow) to walk towards him to speak to him, (and Pollow) picked up the screwdriver and charged after the deputy, according to the report. The deputy was in fear of being stabbed and feared for his life created some distance weapon striking (Pollow). The deputy has been placed on paid administrative leave, which is standard Raton Police Department have had previous encounters with Pollow, who graduated from FAU in December 2012 with a degree in marketing, authorities said. Just days earlier, Deputy Alex Alfonso of Del Mar development after Ribeiro allegedly brandished a wine bottle in a threatening manner, according to the condition. shootings in Palm Beach County this year, all involving sheriffs deputies. In 2013, 15 individuals were shot by law enforcement in Palm Beach County with eight involving sheriffs deputies. Brouhaha at Tennis Match Ends in 1 woman getting Head-butt, Another with Sore RibsBy CRA News ServiceThe wife of former Miami Dolphins and Hall of Fame wide receiver Cris Carter was head-butted Tuesday woman at a tennis match, the Boca Raton Tribune has learned. Melanie Carter, of Boca Raton, was playing in a doubles match at the Seasons of Boca Raton community center around 11:30 a.m. when one of the women on the other team asked for a line judge to clarify a disputed call, according to a police report. When Carter didnt agree with the judges call and she and the other player, Kimberly Ann Fox of Parkland, approached each other and started arguing, according to the report. her to hit me but then head-butted Carter before she could do anything. wound up on the ground. Fox corroborated Carters report to police but denied head-butting Carter. according to the police report. Carter received a small cut on her face and knee while Fox was cut on the back of her head and complained of sore ribs. Boca Raton Fire-Rescue personnel treated both women at the scene. There were no witnesses and no arrests have been made.
Edition 18111for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com www.bocaratontribune.com April 11, through April 17, 2014 for news 24/7 go to delraybeachtribune.com Savoring The AvenueMore than a dozen restaurants along Atlantic Avenue participated in Floridas largest outdoor dining experience at the sixth annual Savor the Avenue recently. More than 1,000 people sat at a 1,361-foot table, believed to be the longest in the state, on Atlantic Avenue. The evening began with a cocktail party at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 6:15 p.m. at the table that ran from Swinton Avenue to U.S. 1. Guests menu from the participating restaurant of their choice. Dinners include wine pairings and prices varied by restaurant. Diners paid between $55 and $89 per seat. Proceeds from the event support The Forum Discusses Children with Mental IllnessesAbout 60 people shared input on how to keep young people with mental illnesses out of the legal system at a public forum recently. The community conversation, called Its OK to Talk was held at the Delray Beach of seminars held in three cities across Palm Beach County. Attendees discussed preventing tragedies involving young people with mental illnesses like school shootings. The Mental Health Association of Palm persons have a mental illness, but rarely receive treatment for it. Experts say those who have a mental illness usually start to struggle with the condition around the age of 14. The OK2Talk community conversations are part of a bigger action plan that will be unveiled at a county conference later this month. The event was the Mental Health Association of Palm Beach County way of answering President Obamas call for communities to get involved and creatively come up with ways to help youth with mental illnesses. Roccos Tacos Expanding to Atlantic AveBy Samantha Neeley Roccos Tacos, the popular restaurant, known for its Mexican food and 225 varieties of tequila, will be setting up shop on Atlantic Avenue by the end of the year. Roccos Tacos Delray Beach will be located directly on Atlantic Avenue and will feature the restaurants signature brand of authentic Mexican cuisine in a colorful atmosphere. In addition to an extensive menu of tacos ($3.25 to $5.35); enchiladas ($14.50 to $15.50); and other Mexican dishes, Roccos Tacos boasts an extensive menu of more than 300 tequilas. The new store joins four other South Florida Roccos Tacos in Boca Raton, West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale and Palm Beach Gardens as well as one in Orlando. Another is set to open soon at Hollywood/Fort Lauderdale International Airport and in Brooklyn, New York. Big Time Restaurant Group, which operates Roccos, also owns City Oyster, Big City Tavern, Grease and City Cellar.Hundreds of Parents Await Arts Charter School LotteryBy CRA News Service Several hundreds of parents are anxiously awaiting the Eagle Arts Academy Charter School of the Arts enrollment lottery, which will be held on Saturday, April 12 at 2 p.m. The lottery will be at the Wellington Christian School, 1000 Wellington Trace. There has been tremendous interest in having a performing arts school in this area, as evidenced by the number of applicants and talent scout. Blount is an Eagle Scout, the highest honor received from Boy Scouts of America, thus the name of the school. Were committed to making sure every parent who wants his or her child to attend our school, gets that opportunity. hiring staff, including teachers. grade and is now accepting applications. The K-8th charter has been approved for nearly 1,500 students at the end of a threeyear period. Dr. Liz Knowles, formerly of Pine Crest School, has been selected as Head of School. Knowles, a curriculum and reading specialist and an award-winning educator and author, developed Eagle Arts Artademics curriculum with Blount. An educator for 40 years, Knowles has experience in cognitive skills development and the International Baccalaureate program. The school, scheduled to open in August, will focus on a mixture of performing and production arts and offer a cognitive editing facility, TV studio, plus an acting, dance and vocal studio, with additional improvements expected over the next 18 months. Technology will be infused into all areas of the curriculum to enhance academics, develop creativity, and extend learning through video, animation, and much more. We want to make sure these kids are ready for the world. They will learn how important the arts are to education and to the world, he said. Studies show that kids who are involved in the arts usually do better in school in all sorts of ways, including academically and socially. Blount has already worked to secure industry professionals from both sides of the entertainment industry to conduct specialty workshops for Eagle Arts students. For more information, call 561-665-0151.
12 -Edition 181 April 11, through April 17, 2014 www.bocaratontribune.com Delray Beach News Meet Your City CommissionersCity Clerk Chevelle Nubin administered Jacquet and Jordana Jarjura in a special City Commission meeting recently. Jacquet, who was the incumbent, defeated Chris Davey in the March election to retain his seat. Voters elected Jarjura over incumbent Angeleta Gray. Lower Fees for Motorists in Sight: Tax Collector Urges AwarenessBy CRA News ServiceMotorists in Florida will get a break in the fees they pay to renew their car registration, next year. The Florida Senate recently unanimously approved a bill (SB 156) that would lower auto tag and registration fees by about $25 a year for many motorists. Anne M. Gannon, Constitutional Tax Collector, welcomes the rollback and cautions vehicle owners about a section of 756,000 motor vehicle owners in Florida: owners who renewed their tag for a two year period prior to the effective date of Sept. 1. Im alerting all motorists about this exclusion, she said. Anyone renewing for two years before Sept. 1, 2014 will not This legislation also prohibits any refunds for higher fees paid before the Sept. 1st effective date. The Florida Senate unanimously approved the measure that should lower the annual registration fees for most car and truck drivers by about $25. The charges legislators were grappling with a large budget gap caused by the downturn in the states economy. The tag fee increases were imposed along with a $1 a pack increase in cigarette taxes to get the state through a major budget shortfall. Its a way to get broad based tax and fee relief to the people, said Sen. Joe Negron, R-Stuart and the sponsor of the fee rollback. The government has a bad habit of adding on fees and rules and once they are on the books they never come off. The lower fees, however, wont kick in until this September, meaning that drivers who renew their cars now will have to rollback. Data collected by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles from last year show nearly 9 million motor vehicles had their registrations renewed from January to August while more than 4 million vehicles of the year. Drivers are required to renew their registration during the month of their birthday although drivers can also get a twoyear renewal. Gov. Rick Scott has made the auto fee rollback a top priority for the legislative session. State legislators have pledged to cut taxes and fees by roughly $500 million this year. They are considering other types of tax breaks, including sales tax holidays for backto-school supplies and hurricane supplies.Crosspointe Elementary Exceeds Expectations in Student AchievementBy Bito DavidThe East Coast Technical Assistance Center has recognized Crosspointe Elementary schools with an Exceeding Expectations Award School. The Sanfordbased group, which works with more than 30 Florida school districts on programs for schools, gives this award to Title I schools, which have a high percentage of poor students, based on a combination of criteria including their FCAT scores, observations and interviews. Crosspointe maintained or increased total last year, maintained or increased its school grade from the state, scored above the state median in reading and math score learning gains and scored a greater than expected number of total school grade points. The school has been invited to present its successful strategies at ECTACs Exceeding Expectations Conference on May 7 &and 8 in Tampa. School representatives and other winners from across the state will receive their award at a banquet during the conference. ECTAC provides technical assistance services in the development and implementation of Title I programs to thirty-six school districts in Florida. For information, contact Principal Cheryl McKeever at 561-292-4100 or email Cheryl.firstname.lastname@example.org.Museum uses High-tech Approach to Select Artwork By CRA News ServiceNinety pieces of art, representing their exhibit judging and coordination, are on display through May 11 at the Cornell Museum of Art & American Culture. The show features the work from 97 artists throughout the country working in a wide variety of media, including wood, glass and metal sculpture, drawing, painting, jewelry and photography. There were more than 350 submissions from artists throughout the U.S. Judging artwork from a remote location rather than on-site evaluation is part of a relatively new trend, museum director Gloria Rejune Adams told the Sun-Sentinel. As part of this process, artists from When a show is announced, artists submit For this exhibition, the museum worked with West Palm Beach-based Juried Art Michael Monroe, who is based in Seattle, and transferred the digital images online to him, Rejune Adams said. This is something new, and we just thought wed try it, Rejune Adams said. For a small museum, it helps because everything is done online. Thats what makes the show so interesting it has so many different media. It has something for everyone. Tom Nawrocki, of Columbus, Ohio, a professor emeritus of art at Mississippi University for Women, received the top award. Nawrockis mixed media work Zig Zag Zig 23 was praised as highly original by juror Michael Monroe, who is based in Seattle. Monroe looked for artists who have developed their own visual vocabulary, or originality, he is quoted as saying in the newspaper. In the past 12 months, Nawrockis art has been on exhibit in numerous locations including Alexandria, Egypt; the International Print Center of New York Mississippi Museum of Art in Jackson and many others. Nawrocki was selected the 2006 Visual Artist of the Year by the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters.By Jason SchwartzA Delray Beach man was arrested in Fort Myers after he crashed his Honda motorcycle, leaving his passenger critically injured, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Michael Giovanni Agosto, 29, is charged with DUI, DUI with serious bodily injury, driving on a suspended license and careless driving. Troopers said Agosto was northbound on U.S. 41 at South Airport Road around 3:20 a.m. on April 6 when he failed to stop for a car in front of him which had stopped ejecting himself and his passenger, Carlos Montalban, 32, also from Delray Beach. Montalban, who was not wearing a helmet, was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital with critical injuries. Agosto was wearing a helmet and had minor injuries. None of the cars passengers were injured. Delray Beach man Charged with DUI in Fort Myers Motorcycle Crash
www.bocaratontribune.com Edition 181B1Section B April 11, through April 17, 2014 The Boca Raton Tribune B Section B April 11, through April 17, 2014 Arts Laughter and Tears in Steel MagnoliasENTERTAINMENT See page B216th Annual Honor Your Doctor Luncheon at Broken Sound ClubTheodore Raptis won the most votes awarding him the 2014 Doctor of Distinction out of more than 75 doctors that were nominated for the Award at the 16th Annual Honor Your Doctor luncheon held at Broken Sound Club on Thursday, April 3rd. We are so delighted with overwhelming response for this year Honor Your Doctor luncheon. Last year was the most successful Honor Your Doctor Luncheon in 15 years and we were able to top it this year, said Robin Trompeter, chairman for the event. Rotary Club Downtown Boca Raton is now the steward for the event that was originated by the GFWC. Each Honor Your Doctor nominee was presented with an engraved plaque. In addition to the engraved plaque, Dr. Theodore Raptis was presented with a Vase by Tiffany & Company and a custom black lacquered base with an engraved plaque and a proclamation from City of Boca Raton Mayor Susan Haynie that states April 3, 2014 as Dr. Theodore Raptis Day. This years Honor Your Doctor luncheon was chaired by Robin Trompeter and Dr. Ron Rubin; charter members of the Rotary Club Downtown Boca Raton. Honorary Chairs were Dr. Michael Dennis, Mitch Feldman, and Elaine Wold and Honorary Physician Advisor was 2013 Doctor of Distinction, Dr. Marc Taub. The fundraiser was the brainchild of Helen M. Babione, who is still an active member of the GFWC the founding organization of Honor Your Doctor and passionate about raising funds to support the medical community in Boca Raton. Invitations were mailed and the public was invited to nominate their favorite doctor by completing a nomination form online at the www. rotarydowntownbocaraton.org website and paying $40 per nomination (or $100 for 3 nominations). All nominated doctors were invited to attend the Champagne reception and luncheon as a guest. More than 240 guests, including 40 doctors out of 75 nominees, attended the event. The funds raised will be donated to the Helen M. Babione medical and nursing school students attending four local universities: Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at FAU, Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing at FAU, Lynn University and Palm Beach State College. Eva Peron Lives at KravisWhen Caroline Bowman sang a teaser from the musical Evita April 8 for a season preview at Kravis Center, I thought I need to see this show again. Am I glad I did. This is a beautifully realized production of the Time RiceAndrew Lloyd Webber musical, running just through April 13 in West Palm Beach. Caroline Bowman plays the lead role of Eva Peron, wife of Argentine president Juan Peron. Eva, known more endearingly as Evita, became an almost mythical character in her short life, and her reputation has only grown since her death from cancer at age 33 on July 26, 1952. Evita began as a concept album in 1976 and was expanded to a stage musical in England in 1978 and year later on Broadway, where in won the Tony award for Best Musical of 1979. There have been numerous national tours and regional productions of Evita in the years since. It had been about ten years since I last saw the show, so the Kravis on Broadway tour gave me a chance to give it a fresh look. Carline Bowman is an all-American girl; a product of Penn State University. She has a strong, high-ranging soprano singing voice and she is a great dancer. Moreover she has alluring, ambitious Eva Peron, who used her seductive charms to work her way up Argentinas social ladder all the way to the top. The role was most famously undertaken I think Caroline Bowman is a much better all-around performer, and she has a most impressive musical partner in Josh Young as Che, a revolutionary character and social critic loosely based on Che Guevara who also serves as narrator. Youngs tenor voice is sublime. Playing the role of right-wing general Juan Peron is Sean MacLaughlin, whose enthrallment with his second wife Eva eventually became a liability for him with the military and upper classes. Evita begins solemnly on the day of Evas death with a Catholicsounding Requiem. The mood is sharply contrasted with Ches rendition of Oh, What a Circus. The song Bowman sang at the preview was the theme song Buenos Aires, which captures all and pasos dobles appeal of this show. The overall sound and balance between orchestra and singers is among the best I have ever heard at Kravis Center. Each singer is audible individually, which is a huge advantage. The staging is quite grand, especially for the most famous song, Dont Cry For me Argentina. Evita will no doubt visit our area again, but for now this is as good as it gets. Tickets start at $25. Call 800-572-8471 or go to www.kravis.org.
April 11, through April 17, 2014www.bocaratontribune.com B2 Edition 181 Section B Gallery 22I n t e r n a t i o n a l 320 Esplanade, Stor e 53 Royal Palm Place Boca Raton, FL 33432 T el: 561 347 1677www .yaacovheller .com Exterior/ Interior Commisions Corporate/ Private Installations SculptureBronzeLuciteGlassSilver PaintingJewelryGifts & much more rfrntrbrrt rfntb n nn ntb tb n tn ttbtt tb ntn ttb ntnn tb nn bn rntnbn tt ntnn tb rrfffn tfbfn rffntfrfntbfnn f 140210_ATT_IPtrials_0422_boca.indd 1 3/27/14 10:48 AM A Triumphant Season Finale for Symphonia Boca RatonBy Skip SheffieldThe Symphonia Boca Raton ended its 2013-2014 season on a triumphant note Sunday, April 6 with an all-Mozart program under the baton of guest conductor Gerard Schwarz. Schwarz is quite a contrast with previous guest conductor James Judd, who has let his graying hair grow quite long, and is constantly moving about, coaxing the players, looking more like a rock star. In his conservative charcoal gray suit, white shirt and trim haircut, Schwarz looks more like a CEO than musical maestro. Make no mistake though, Schwarz knows his stuff, as he ably proved on Mozarts intricate, sevenmovement Serenade No. 9 in D major, K 320. As gorgeous as was the No. 9, the real highlight of the afternoon was Clarinet Concerto in A major, K 622. Soloist Jon Manasse doesnt just know this piece, which he played entirely from memory, he lives, breathes and feels deeply this late compositionMozarts only clarinet concerto, written for his friend Anton clarinetist of his time. The joy of classical music is that when it is really working, everyone feels the emotion. Manasse, who is on the Lynn University faculty and is coartistic director (with pianist Jon Nakamatsu) of the Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival, was rewarded with one of the most enthusiastic and heartfelt standing ovations I have even seen at a classical music concert. Though the Symphonia audience skews older, Manasses performance was invigorating for even the most elderly patron. It was hard to miss some young and beautiful members of the audience. After intermission Symphonia President Steven L. Pomeranz revealed the young people were special invited guests: dancers from HARID Conservatory, a world-class dance school adjacent to Lynn University. It just so happened to be the birthday of Symphonia benefactor Martin B. Stein, who was duly serenaded by the orchestra and the entire audience. Bravo Mr. Stein, for all your good work. While this years season is over, season subscriptions for the forthcoming tenth anniversary season are now on sale. The four concert season features guest conductor David Kim, concertmaster of the Philadelphia Orchestra Dec. 21; Gerald Schwarz returning Jan. 11; Alexander Platt returning Feb. 22, and the passionate James Judd returning April 12. I just saw the New York Philharmonic last week, remarked my older friend, author and radio host Hal Spielman. These musicians are every bit as good. Call 561-376-3848 or 866-687-4201 or go to www.bocasymphony.org for more information.
www.bocaratontribune.com Edition 181B3Section B April 11, through April 17, 2014 Entertainment Skip Sheffield S P O T L I G H T Laughter and Tears in Steel MagnoliasTears underlie the laughter of Steel Magnolias, the Robert Harling comedy running through April 20 at the Wick Theatre, 7901 N. Federal Highway, Boca Raton. Playwright Robert Harling based Steel Magnolias on the memory of his sister, who died in 1985 of complications of diabetes after a transplanted kidney was rejected by her body. No, it does not sound like a laugh riot, but Steel Magnolias is a comedy with heart. Harling loves and admires the women of Truvys Beauty Salon, recreated meticulously by Wick in-house set. The set is almost like a seventh member of the cast because it is so important to the lives of these lively northern Louisiana belles, to whom physical appearance is of utmost importance. And what is a more important occasion than a wedding to look ones best? Shelby (Alison McCarton) is eagerly anticipating her impending nuptials with Jackson Latcherie, who is never seen. We imagine must be quite a guy to land such a sweet and lovely girl. Truvy Jones (Patti Eyler) is the feisty owner of the beauty salon where the women regularly meet. Annelle (Linda Farmer) is the new girl in town. She is a bit shy and insecure, but she will blossom over the course of the three years of the story. Clairee (Sally Bondi) is a bridge-builder with the negative, curmudgeonly Ouiser (Robin Proett Olson). Shelbys mother MLynn (Aaron Bower) may be the steeliest of all these magnolias, as we learn by her actions in Act Two. Director Norb Joerder has cast with an eye for beauty and thespian skill. Because this play is so talky, it is essential the players are deadly accurate with their timing and delivery. Yes they are. Playwright Robert Harling earned a law degree from Tulane University, but became an actor and writer instead. We are the better for it. Though Harling is screenwriter for Club and Laws of Attraction, Steel Magnolias remains his magnum opus. It is a touching tribute to his late sister Susan. Tickets are $58. Call 561-995-2333 or go to www.thewick.org. An Exhibition of World Tour of Landscapes By Juliana BoNathalie Sloane, Development Director, Multiple Sclerosis Foundation; Juliana Bo, Fine Art Landscape Photographer; Marisela Cotilla, Managing Broker, Boca Raton, Broker Associate, Dounglas Elliman Real Estate, (background)Violinist, Jaimy Lynn, President Jaimy Lynn Productions, a full service Musical Entertainment Resource ) Chef Z, Vegan Chef, Zeliciouscuisine. com;Jaime Hage, Owner, Allstar Gourmet Cupcake Factory; Juliana Bo, Fine Art Landscape Photographer; Violinist, Jaimy Lynn, President Jaimy Lynn Productions, a full service Musical Entertainment Resource John & Debbi Troyan, Troyan Consulting Inc. Peter Perettine & Lisa Ahonen, Attorneys )Violinist, Jaimy Lynn, President Jaimy Lynn Productions, a full service Musical Entertainment Resource being served SNOwater by celebrity bartender, Michael Stanislavsky & Yaacov Heller, Owner Gallery22, globally recognized and acclaimed Sculptor, Artist, and Jewelry Designer Marisela Cotilla, Managing Broker, Boca Raton, Broker Associate, Dounglas Elliman Real Estate; Chef Z, Vegan Chef, Zeliciouscuisine. com; Kesi & Rory Case, Fashion and Interior Designer Adrienne Mazzone, Executive Vice President, TransMedia Group; Francesco Moretto; Sabina & Michael Stanislavsky & Yaacov Heller, Owner Gallery22, globally recognized and acclaimed Sculptor, Artist, and Jewelry Designer
April 11, through April 17, 2014www.bocaratontribune.com B4 Edition 181 Section B S P O T L I G H T 16th Annual Honor Your Doctor Luncheon at Broken Sound Club Standing: Ryan Lieber, Lauren McCauley, Norina Ocampo, M.D., Mitch Feldman, CEO & Ruth Schwarzkopf, CNO Sitting: Migdalia Vargas, Kathy Swindle, Stephanie Sherman, CHRO & Laura Cillo, COO Ben Krieger, Deanna Wheeler, Yaacov Heller & Jan McArts Mayor Susan Haynie, Dr. Ron Rubin, Former Mayor Susan Whelchel & Robin Trompeter Alan Kaye, Bill Cappeller, Gloria Hosh, Dr. Ron Rubin, Robin Trompeter & Jon Kaye Jerry Fedele, Mitch Feldman, Saul Epstein & Warren Orlando Alan Kaye, Helen Babione & Dr. Theodore Raptis Bradley Robinson, Joan Wargo, Pat Thomas & Steven Freeland Dr. Ira Gelb, Dr. Charlie Hennekens & June Gelb Jon Kaye, Patti Carpenter, Lowell Van Vechten & Robin Smollar Jon Kaye, Robin Trompeter, Janis Williams, Elaine Wold, Helen Babione, & Dr. Ron Rubin Dr. Michael Dennis, Mitch Feldman, Robin Trompeter & Dr. Ron Rubin Holli Rockwell Trubinsky & Joe TrubinksySculpture Gardens Centerpiece a Symbol of Strength and Unity photos by: Gabriela Heizer
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Edition 18123for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com www.bocaratontribune.com April 11, through April 17, 2014 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 email@example.com. DIVORCE FLORIDA STYLEBy Mike Gora Robert J. Tamasy is vice president of communications for Leaders Legacy, Inc., a nonprofit 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. FAITHBy Robert J. Tamasy The Boca Raton Tribune Secular Work and Spiritual GiftsWhat are your greatest strengths in the workplace? In other words, how would you describe the unique mix of talents, abilities and experience you have to offer to your company or organization? Sometimes we refer to these as gifts, and might comment that someone is particularly gifted in certain areas, such as leadership, administration, team building, communicating, and many other functions necessary for success in the marketplace. In considering our own traits, we often view them in terms of our own success being able to earn a desired pay raise, meriting a promotion, receiving professional recognition, or achieving many other personal goals. But how often have you thought that perhaps your unique gifts are not primarily for A friend pointed this out during a recent conversation. Being a writer and editor, I enjoy my craft working with words to communicate ideas, concepts and principles I have found to be important and meaningful. I receive a measure of pleasure and satisfaction from the work I do. But ultimately, if what I have to convey through the written word is not shared with others, or found by them to be of value, in reality I am wasting my time. Years ago I heard a man recite a brief poem that made a lot of sense: A bell is not a bell until it is rung; a song is not a song until it is sung; now love was not given in your heart to stay for love is not love until you give it away. In a similar manner, we might say a personal gift we possess is not truly a of others. We might derive some results from the use of our gifts, but ultimately we have them to serve our companies, our clients and customers, shareholders and others. spiritual gifts, traits such as evangelism, faith, wisdom, healing, teaching and others. Each is given for the common good (1 Corinthians 12:7). The passage then proceeds to compare these separate gifts with the individual parts of the human body, noting they are not intended to function independently but rather in concert with other organs. If the whole body were an eye, where would the sense of hearing be? If the whole body were an ear, where would the sense of smell be? But in fact God has arranged the parts of the body, every one of them, just as he wanted them to be.... As it is, there are many parts, but one body (1 Corinthians 12:17-19). We are sometimes tempted to take special pride in our distinctive talents and abilities. We must never forget, however, our success depends on the support of others with different capabilities. And we are urged to appreciate the contributions of others, just as we would hope they recognize our own. But God has combined the members of the body...so that there should be no division in the body, but that its parts should have equal concern for each other (1 Corinthians 12:24-25). Best Interests Of A ChildNot all mothers are perfect. Not all fathers are perfect and, unfortunately all children born are not genetically, psychologically, and physically perfect. When, on occasion the best interests of such a child falls within our professional penumbra we must do our best for that child in order to keep her and him safe from harm. include our judges, lawyers, physicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, and physical therapists, among others. When we have the responsibility to protect such a child from his father or mother who is far less than perfect, although loving, our heart strings are that we might have in adjudicating such a conundrum or representing the mother or father whether we represent the normal parent or the non-normal parent. Every judge and every lawyer knows arise. We know that every parent has a constitutional right and a moral right to spend time with their child and we also know that the best interests of the child may be served only when the child and parent are kept apart entirely or with the help of a supervisor for a parents access. Florida law long ago, through appellate decisions declares that alcoholism, drug abuse, gambling addiction or other similar patterns of behavior are illnesses. When a mother or father has such a disease we also know that there is no known absolute period of time when that disease will permanently abate. In my experience I have found that such addicts are the best of liars and the worst of drivers and just as bad at taking care of his or her most precious son or daughter some of the time. As infants, toddlers, and pre-teens these children demand the best care and close attention, as they will to adulthood, for different reason. Here I am talking about the ability for such a single parent to act as the guardian of his or her normal child. What if, however their child is one of the benighted? Perhaps an autistic child, or genetically challenged child who cannot appreciate the danger of an approaching car or truck. Or an autistic or a child who may when small controversies arise with a parent or screaming and worse. What if the addict father or mother happens to be on a bender when his or dearest and most precious child wanders near the road through a supposedly locked door and lock garden gate or into the back yard pool, or has a screaming and kicking episode because his or her parent had fallen asleep on a Sunday afternoon after drinking six beers and watching a football game. If such a parent cannot adequately take care of a normal child, what chance does the benighted child has under the care of his or her addicted parent. It is not judicial error to protect children against a parent when that parent has such history and worse by way of a complicated psychological history which place him or her in a risk category for reasons not connected to addiction. The best interests of the child should remain paramount under all circumstances.
24 -Edition 181 April 11, through April 17, 2014 www.bocaratontribune.com BusinessThe Boca Raton Tribune Mizner Grande Law Firm Makes Charitable Donations to Palm Beach County SchoolsMizner Grande Law Firm is a leader in foreclosure and pre-foreclosure law, and always strives to make a positive impact in the South Florida community. With that in mind, Mizner Grande is thrilled to announce a series of recent donations to school boards in Palm Beach County. books and other materials, while also allowing increasing the amount of funds the schools have at their disposal. Donations have also been made in support of athletics, which often serve as a gateway and outlet for many children, as well as something that can help bring together a community and build spirit. As an institution built on the fundamentals of helping people in need, Mizner Grande Law Firm is always in search of ways to make a positive impact in the South Florida community. Children represent the areas future, and Mizner Grande is thrilled to be able to make a positive impact in their lives in any way possible. Mizner Grande Law Firm feels that companies have an obligation to support the communities that they are a part of. By donating to schools and supporting programs for children, Mizner Grande Law Firm is investing in the future of exists in the community. Mizner Grande Law Firm takes pride in its ability to defend consumers against those looking to take advantage of them. It a collection case, and none way possible.Siemens to Build Nine-Story Luxury Condos for Boca WestBy CRA News ServiceThe residential landscape of Boca West Country Club is expected to change soon as renowned real estate developer Siemens Group plans to break ground on a new luxury condominium in the fall of 2015, the Boca Raton Tribune has learned. Akoya, set to be a sanctuary of modern architecture, will boast every conceivable amenity and white-glove services within the gates of the private residential Country development in Boca West Country Club in more than two decades. Pricing ranges from $1.2 million to more than $2 million. Akoya has been thoughtfully designed by GarciaStromberg, famed architects of One Thousand Ocean, and award-winning Interiors by Steven G., known worldwide for fashionable metropolitan style. Akoya is truly a rare opportunity without precedent, says Richard Siemens, president and CEO of Siemens Group. Akoya offers a high-style, highly serviced luxury lifestyle all within a resort-style community that will provide owners with the highest quality living experience possible. For 40 years, Siemens and family have left their mark on the South Florida real estate industry through such innovative developments as the Polo Club Boca Raton, Gleneagles Country Club, and Harbours a private country club is inviting a developer to build a luxury high-rise condominium within its community. Siemens Group plans to break the mold once again with the muchanticipated Akoya. Its been a long time since any new developments have been built in Boca West, and Akoya is truly a one of a kind building for this area, Siemens said. We know discerning homebuyers will appreciate the word-class amenities and services that Akoya will offer. Were creating a private sanctuary for a privileged few who demand the very best. Akoya residents will enjoy the resort-style amenities and more than 300,000 square feet of award-winning club facilities Boca West is renowned for, including 31 Har-Tru tennis courts; six distinguished restaurants; world-class 38,000-square-foot Europeaninspired spa; and four championship golf courses designed by legends Arnold Palmer, Pete Dye, and Jim Fazio. Akoya will comprise nine stories, 120 private residences, three dramatic portecochere arrival courts, a resort-style swimming pool with tropical sun deck and intimate lounging area, a 24-hour equipment, mens and womens card rooms, a lavish Grand Room and more. Residences, from two to three bedrooms with den and feet, will feature secured elevators opening into the foyer of each residence, expansive terraces creating an outdoor environment that takes full advantage of South Florida living, designer kitchens, spacious master Truly a full-service building, Akoyas professional valet, front desk staff and dedicated concierge will deliver white-glove service catering to residents every need. A state-of-the-art security system will ensure peace of mind for residents 24/7. Akoya will be situated within walking distance of the 300,000 square feet of club facilities and resort-style amenities Boca West has to offernot to mention its convenient location in Boca Raton, with easy access to shopping, dining, entertainment, all major highways and the private airport. On Tuesday, April 1, Akoya will cosponsor The Concert for the Children, starring the legendary Diana Ross. The concert will take place at Boca West Country Club in the Akoya Amphitheater. The Akoya Sales Gallery is located in the Boca West Sports Complex, 20583 Boca West Drive, Boca Raton. For more information, visit www. akoyabocawest.com or call 561-362-2719Oce Depot Pays top Execs Bonuses to StayBy Jason Schwartz retain top executives before and after its Tribune has learned. The bonuses as much as $1.5 million over three years are only a portion of the executives total compensation, which include annual salary, performance bonuses with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The $1.2 billion merger was closed in November, and new chief executive Roland Smith has been forming his top executive team, naming people from both companies to top jobs as well as those from the outside. Depot, said companies going through mergers often pay retention bonuses to ensure key management personnel stay in place for smooth transition. Retention awards to company executives are an accepted practice in such situations to ensure business continuity, she said. counsel and executive committee member, received a $1.5 million bonus over three years, from 2011 to 2013. The bonus is in addition to her total direct compensation of In December, Smith named Garcia to his executive committee, and she remains the companys general counsel. Robert Moore, executive vice president for marketing and merchandising and Michael Allison, former executive vice Depot, received a retention bonus of received $2.7 million in severance in January, has since left the company. Depot who left the company in December 2013, will receive a severance payment of $7.9 million on May 2014. Savi Saligram, company in September 2013, received a severance payment of 3.68 million, and Depot received severance pay of $2.8 million. its headquarters after the merger and has advised the state of Illinois it will close the Chicago suburb, by early 2015. Roughly1,600 employees will be laid off. who left the company in December, will receive a severance payment of $7.9 million to be paid on May 13, according to the SEC performance cash bonus from 2012 on the same date. The company will hold its annual meeting at the Boca Raton Marriott hotel at 10 a.m. on April 24.Conference to Provide Help for Veterans who own BusinessesBy CRA News ServiceVeterans interested in starting or expanding small businesses can get help at a free conference on April 11 at Palm Beach State College. The Florida Veteran Business Conference takes place from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Palm Beach State College, HT 103, 3000 Saint Lucie Ave., Boca Raton. We are committed to bringing more Veteran-owned small businesses into a public-private partnership to help them grow and succeed, said Joseph Franklin, executive director of the National Disabled Veteran Business Council. This event is a unique opportunity for veteran-owned small businesses to connect directly with government procurement decision makers and business partners. This is the NDVBCs premier government event designed to help veteran entrepreneurs compete for and win new business. By attending, veteran-owned business owners will have the one-of-a-kind opportunity to connect directly with representatives from several government agencies and commercial companies. The sessions will be tailored for all stages of business growth. Participants will receive information, tools, tips, techniques and how-to instructions to start, build and expand a small business into a life-changing reality. Networking opportunities include business requirements sessions and networking roundtables. Finally, veterans will learn about getting needed to compete for federal contracts, outreaching to veteran communities, and targeting networking to discuss government procurement and contracting requirements. Contractor growth rates are down as the U.S. emerges from the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. However, contracting for service-disabled, veteranowned small businesses is increasing at an annual growth rate of 15 percent, organizers said. There are 26 million small businesses in the United States. Of these, 3.6 million are owned by Veterans and service disabled Veterans. They employ over 1.8 million workers and generate over $1.6 trillion in revenue. VA assists Veteran-owned businesses with everything from small business start-ups to large defense contracts. To register, visit https:// clients.floridasbdc.org/workshop. aspx?ekey=700340042. For more information, email fmg.1249@ gmail.com or call 561-350-9351
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Edition 18127for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com www.bocaratontribune.com April 11, through April 17, 2014SportsThe Boca Raton Tribune Local Baseball Team Hits National HomerunA travel baseball team of 9 and 10 year old boys from Broward and Palm Beach Counties, the HITMEN, have captured attention as a top contender both for earning a top ranking nationally in the USSSA 10u AAA Division and for making it all happen The team, who have only been playing together for six months, are coached by Scott Shields and Joe Tomonto. In the highly competitive world of travel baseball, the HITMEN success is unique. The team is part of Boca Amateur Athletics and is supported via low parent fees, local donors time. The HITMEN coaching philosophy is simple said Coach Scott Shields, Baseball foremost, be fun. The boys work hard during practices to improve and hone their baseball fundamentals and the games are where they get to shine. The players come together as a team, play hard and have fun all while playing the great game of baseball. According to Boca Amateur Athletics President, Steve Benson, whose son Kobe plays on the HITMEN, The positive coaching environment created by our coaches brings out the best in all the boys. Yes, they are going to make mistakes; however, the key is how you teach kids to handle adversity. Its not a baseball skill: its a life skill. Scott and Joe never lose sight that these are 9 and 10 year old boys and this experience will formulate how they compete in sports going forward.Michael Curry Introduced as Newest Coach of FAU BasketballBy: Wesley WrightFlorida Atlantic has hired former NBA basketball player and assistant Michael Curry to replace Mike Jarvis as the head coach of FAU Basketball. Jarvis, who resigned at the end of last season, managed just one wining season in a six year tenure at Florida Atlantic. He spoke of a disconnect between he and athletic director Patrick Chun as last season wound down. North Carolina Central head coach LeVelle Moton and Ohio State assistant Dave Dickerson both were suggested as candidates for the vacancy. As recently as last weekend, Moton was thought to be inline to get the job. Athletic director Patrick Chun spoke highly of the man whom he has bestowed the duty of changing the culture of a program that has suffered three consecutive losing seasons. When you study Michael Curry, you get to know his reputation in the business. Hes done it through hard work, character and fortitude and commitment to be the best you can be, he said. We believe all these will translate to be a highly successful division 1 mens basketball coach. John Kelly, FAUs newest president, on going to be a winner. Hes going to be our mens basketball coach, hes going to be a help us educate and graduate future leaders. These are all the reasons why Michael is a After serving as head coach of the Detroit Pistons during the 2008-2009 season, Curry ended up as an assistant with the Philadelphia 76ers all the way through last season, before being relieved of his job at the college level, and he has his work cut out for him. Last season, the Owls went just 10-22, losing six straight contests to end the year. Their leading scorer, Pablo Bertone, is graduating this spring, and the team will output heading into the 2014-2015 season. All four other Owl starters are returning, PPG, 8.5 REB) and Marquan Botley (11.3 PPG), who was recognized for his play a AllFreshman Conference team selection this past March. Wesley Wright is the Sports Editor of the University Press. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter @NotEvenWes. Lynn Womens Golf Wins Bash-at-the-BeachBy Chad BeattieAfter the sting of having its winning streak snapped, Lynn Universitys top-ranked womens golf team returned to what it does best: winning golf tournaments. And boy did the Fighting Knights win in memorable fashion, setting program records for 18and 36-hole scoring in winning the Bash-at-the-Beach Invitational by 27 strokes. the 10th consecutive tournament and Samantha Smolen became the schools career-leader State Conference Championship. They left little doubt about their readiness for the league tournament after shooting a 10-under par 282 team round, surpassing the previous school record by three strokes. Lynns 579 total topped the program record by three strokes also. Only one other team, Stetson, was able to shoot under 300 on the day. Flagler clinched second place at 606, followed by the Hatters at 612. Seminole State (615) and host EmbryLynn had three golfers, Bradley, Louise Manalo and Smolen, post a three-under par 70 on the 6,106-yard par 73 LPGA International Jones Course. Smolen led the Fighting Knights contingent with a 143 total to place second, two shots back of Chanya Angwarawong of the season. Bradley followed behind in fourth place and is now tied with Haddioui with 22 Not many times do you throw away an under-par score but the Fighting Knights had the luxury of choosing between one-under par 72s from both Irene Calvo and Ellen Chambers. individual unattached to a team. The Fighting Knights will look for win No. 9 of the season when they take part in the Sunshine State Conference Championship, beginning on Sunday, April 13.
28 -Edition 181 April 11, through April 17, 2014 www.bocaratontribune.comFAU Baseball Beats Marshall 17-3The Florida Atlantic University baseball team posted 21 hits on Sunday in its 17-3 rout of Marshall in the third game of the Conference USA series. FAUs 21 hits is the most in a game this season and is the most since the Owls put up 21 hits against Troy in April, 2011. Marshall (11-18, 7-7 C-USA) got on the RBI single to take a 1-0 lead. The Owls (17-14, 5-10 C-USA) took a 2-1 lead with four hits in the second inning, including back-to-back RBI singles by Robert Buckley and Jose Bonilla Traverso, but left the bases loaded after consecutive strikeouts. The Herd responded on back-toback hits with two outs in the second to tie the game a two runs apiece. Seven Owls reached base in the top of the third to bring three runs across the plate. Buckley drew a bases loaded walk and Bonilla Traverso and Stephen Kerr each knocked in runs with singles. Esteban Puerta hit his second home run of the season in the fourth to increase the FAU lead to 6-2. Buckley picked up his third RBI of the game in the sixth, driving in CJ Chatham who reached on an error to open the frame. bottom of the sixth after a hit batter and an RBI double by TJ Diffenderfer. After Kerr and Brendon Sanger reached to open the seventh, Santiago and Puerta hit back-to-back RBI singles to give the Owls an 8-3 advantage. Freshman Brad Myott drew his third walk of the game to lead off the eighth by Kerr scored Myott from second. Sanger up his second and third RBI of the day to increase the lead to 11-2. The Owls closed out the game with doubles by Chatham and Endris and a pinch-hit, two RBI triple by Reid Neal. Cain Spangler hit a pinch-hit, RBI single with two outs to become the ninth FAU player to drive in a run in the game. Drew Jackson earned his fourth win of three runs in his six innings of work. Sanger went 3-for-6 with three RBI while Kerr went 3-for-6 with three runs and a RBI. Puerta went 3-for-4 on the day with three runs, two RBI and a walk.Lynn Baseball Tops Florida Memorial in MarathonBy Chad Beattie ranked baseball team was able to defeat Florida Memorial 10-9. Alex DeBellis and Michael Stemle combined for six runs batted in but it was freshman Corey Gibson who drove in the winning run in the eighth. help the Fighting Knights improve to 29-8 overall. Florida Memorial (8-29) was able to grab passes to pull ahead 7-1. DeBellis drove in before Lions starter Zach Crosno walked Joe Anzeveno and Ryan Carmona to load the bases. A third consecutive walk, this time to Gibson, made it 3-1. Stemle stepped to the plate and ripped a belt-high fastball into the left center gap, clearing all three ducks on the pond to put Lynn ahead 6-1. A four-pitch walk to Alex Freedman seemed innocent enough but the throw to third on an attempted stolen base the seventh run of the inning. The Lions refused to give up, slowly chipping away at Lynns lead inning-byinning. Florida Memorial scored twice in the second and once more in the third to make it 7-4. Jose Para allowed four runs, two giving way to Robert Guarnieri. Guarnieri held off the attack for a bit to 7-5. He tossed 2.1 innings with one unearned run allowed on two walks and no hits. The Lions rallied to within one, 7-6, in the seventh but saw a pair of doubles by Enrique Perez and DeBellis pad Lynns lead to 9-6. Florida Memorial was able to load the bases in the eighth and brought home all three runs off a wild pitch and two ground outs, knotting the game at nine. With the game on the line, the chess match between managers began with Lynn pinch-hitting twice and the Lions making four pitching changes. Donovan Christman led off the frame with a single up the middle and reached third base when pinch hitter Thomas Kain for a double. It was then Gibson knocked game-winning run. Not having set down FMU in order dispatched of the Lions rather easily in the He is now second on the team in victories, trailing only Jed Vandernaald. The Fighting Knights are back in action this Friday when they start a pivotal threegame Sunshine State Conference series at Nova Southeastern.Lynn Lacrosse FallsBy Olivia Coiro Lynn Universitys lacrosse team (1-9) lost to Florida Tech, 19-5, on Saturday night in Sunshine State Conference action. Junior conference win and improves to 3-8 overall and 1-3 in the SSC. with nine seconds remaining after FITs goalkeeper Zack Kunkel stopped a shot by Chris DAngelo. Egan got the rebound and board. Tyler Janvrin found Egan with 9:15 of the season and Egans second goal of the game. Egan scored again with 3:30 left in the second quarter when Brian Kiel found him just outside the crease. FIT held an 11-3 lead heading into halftime. Egans fourth goal game with 7: 03 left in the third quarter for the Fighting Knights to trail 13-4. Harrison Lynch was credited with unassisted with 4:28 left in regulation when he scooped loose ball outside the crease past the Panthers keeper. The Panthers offense was led by Brian Bacarella, younger brother to Lynn senior attackman Joey Bacarella. He scored two goals while dishing out four assists for six points. Nick Wynne had four goals for FIT and two assists to match Bacarellas gamehigh six points. Taylor Ferrino made a career-best 22 saves in goal for Lynn while Chris DAngelo game of his career. Lynn Falls in Season FinaleBy Olivia CoiroLynn Universitys eighth-ranked mens tennis team lost to No. 2 Barry (17-2) on in Sunshine State Conference history that there would be crowned a regular season champion for mens tennis. The stage was set at the Buccaneer Tennis Center where the Fighting Knights would battle the Bucs for the title. Both teams had a perfect 5-0 conference record prior to the match. Lynn (12-5) fell behind quickly in the match, trailing 3-0 to BU after doubles but Fighting Knights did not go down easy. No. 3 Ahmed Triki and Ollie Lemaitre defeated the Blue & Whites Daniel Riggs and Paolo Volpicelli, 8-6, at the No. 1 spot. Lynns No. 2 doubles team of Vlad Cirla and Pavel Mojha lost, 8-6, to Leo Vivas and Romain Costamagna. Alessio Iannozzi and Tomas Prokops 12-match win streak was snapped when they lost 9-8 (7-5) to the Bucs Kevin Sielmann and Renato Lombardi. No. 4, 5, and 6 singles all went to three sets but the damage was already done. In his to No. 8 Triki, 6-3, 6-4, at the top singles spot. No. 11 Fabian Groetsch defeated No. 37 Prokop in straight sets of 6-2 to clinch Barrys win. No. 36 Daniel Riggs was defeated by Costamagna at No. 3 singles, 6-1, 6-4. Volpicelli took Nico Dreer to three when he took the second set, 7-5, after losing the opener, 6-3. Unfortunately the freshman from Rome, Italy, lost 13-11 in the deciding set. Mojha won the opening set at No. 5 singles, 6-4, before losing the second, 3-6. He bounced back to dominate in a 10-3 third Senior Alessio Iannozzi beat Lombardi, 7-5, This was the 100th time in program playing in 1989. Lynn leads the all-time series 26-24 after Sundays loss. RUBENS BARBER SHOP INC.Family Oriented No Appointment9973 Glades Road Shadowwood Square Shopping Center Boca Raton, FL 33434MEN & CHILDREN All Types of Haircuts Razor Shaves 8 Barbers on Sundays(561) 487-2152Monday Friday 8:30am 6:45pm Saturday 8am 4:45pm Sunday 10am 3:45pm
Edition 18129for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com www.bocaratontribune.com April 11, through April 17, 2014 The Pedro ProjectSportsSPORTS GOLF LIFE IN BOCA By Stan Moore Pre-Shot RoutineIf you have ever been to a PGA Tour event and followed a player throughout his round, you probably noticed him going through his pre-shot routine before almost every shot he hits. Some players have very unique routines that they might go through while others might have a few simple things they do before they hit their shot. Either way they do it, what matters is the actual process that they go through. This process is what clears their mind and prepares them to make a great swing. The key point to remember about a pre-shot routine is that it stays consistent. The consistency of this routine will make your body and mind familiar with what is about to happen, therefore will make a better environment to hit the ball whether you are under pressure or not. So what does a good pre-shot routine consist of? It can be any number of things to waggle. Youll often seeing players lining up behind the ball and looking at their target. Jim Furyk will often pick out a spot in front of the ball to align his clubface before each shot. One or more practice swings are common to get the feel for your lie, slope, stance, and the type of club you are using. A grip check is often done to make sure your best grip is in place. Dufner has a very pronounced waggle that he takes before each shot he hits. Each pre-shot routine is unique and yours should be too. Just make sure its not too long did. The Pedro Project 3/28/14 cially began. Pedro starts of f by showing up a little behind schedule, but no problem. So.we head to the range to begin. Getting started I had Pedro make a few shots. W ell, as I mentioned in the last article, it needed some work. Shots where rolling on the ground, turf was dug up, and balls being topped were in the majority ngers. ngers have more feel, will produce more power and allow him to hinge the hands properly I will tell you, that he did extremely well in picking up the grip. Most people struggle with this. So I was impressed. xed, we worked on getting the weight positioned properly the ball position changed, and the hands inside the left thigh, and learning how to pivot through the ball. By making these changes, Pedro was able to chip the ball in the air and by the end of the lesson, he could hit 50 yards in the air Now these where not consistent, rst lesson, I would give him a B. Good job Pedro! Stay tuned as we continue this journey teaching Pedro to learn a golf swing and hit a golf ball.
30 -Edition 181 April 11, through April 17, 2014 www.bocaratontribune.comSportsSPORTS Why Its Time to Stop The Jokes About Miami Being A Bad Soccer MarketWhen artist renderings of David Beckhams proposed Miami MLS stadium were unveiled on Monday, the Internet responded with its typical negative and stereotypical comments about Miami as a sports town. Some of the few choice comments included: looks good except the stadium will be half full most of the time 1/4 full lol The jokes and snide comments about attendances in South Florida are stereotypes that were born more than a decade ago, but soccer fans wont open their eyes to the trends from the past Its time to destroy the myth that South Florida has poor attendances for soccer games. Miami has been getting a lot of heat lately thanks to Englishman David Beckham and his intentions of bringing a Major League Soccer franchise to the Magic City. Beckham has said he believes Miami is a strong sports market, and believes MLS in Miami has everything to be a complete success. People who are not from Miami tend to disagree with everything Beckham, and most of MLS Miami supporters have been saying that for the past couple of years. Naysayers will point at the low attendance at nearly every other major sport the city of Miami has as reasons to not have an MLS franchise in the city. However, comparing something like hockey or baseball to soccer is like comparing apples and oranges. They are not the same thing. Poor attendances at Miami Marlins or Florida Panthers games have no relevance to attendances at soccer games. Lets take a closer look at the facts. 1. Last summer, the International Champions Cup was played in Miami over two days. In those two days, the average attendance was 52,893. The Stadium had an attendance of 67,273, which was greater than any of the games played in New York/New Jersey, Los Angeles, San Francisco and other major metropolitan cities in the United States. 2. When the World Football Challenge came to Miami in 2011 with a matchup between Barcelona and Chivas de Guadalajara, 70,080 fans packed Sun Life Stadium to watch the match. 3. In 2012 when AC Milan played Chelsea, 57,748 fans attended the game, which was the largest attendance of the World Football Challenge. The record crowd beat attendances in Seattle, Toronto, New York, Washington DC, Philadelphia and other North American cities. 4. Soccer has shown time and time again that it is one of the biggest sports in South Florida. Just last year, Brazil played Honduras at Sun Life Stadium to a record crowd of 71,124 fans, which was the largest crowd Brazil had in its recent World Tour and it set a record for the most-attended soccer game in Florida history. 5. In plenty of other games in South Florida, soccer has had impressive attendances including the 51,615 who turned out for the friendly between Colombia and Mexico in 2012, and the 48,327 attendance for the 2012 World Soccer Masters game. Naysayers will says that Fans will only show up to when the teams are doing well, or only where there are big games going on. While I wont completely disagree with that argument, I want to point out that Miami is no different to most parts of the country when it comes to sports. Have you taken a look at the Staples Center lately when the mighty Los Angeles Lakers have been playing? Its practically empty. Even when they the Miami Heat the laughing stock of the league at 1567 during the 2007-2008 NBA Season, the Miami Heat averaged 19,463 fans at their home games, which was still good enough to be in the Top 10 in the NBA, beating out teams like the Lakers, Spurs, and Celtics. This season, the back-toback NBA Champions are averaging 19,765 fans, only 302 more fans on average than when they were one of the worst teams in the league. Furthermore, in a recent poll Sports Business Journal, Miami has the highest percentage of fans in the United States claiming to be very or somewhat interested in MLS among markets Orlando ranks 19th in the same poll interested in MLS. Miami has all the right ingredients to make soccer work. It has the location, it has the people, it has the fans, and now it has the owner in place that wants to see the team succeed. There are plenty of questions left unanswered as of right now when it comes to Beckhams MLS Miami franchise, but to say the team will fail because Miami sports fans wont show up is just wrong. Its time to stop labeling Miami and South Florida as a poor soccer market. Instead, its time to realize that Miami is an integral part of soccer in the United States. Remember, its 2014, not 2001. We want MLS. We will support MLS.
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