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for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.comThe Boca Raton Tribune YOUR CLOSEST NEIGHBOR.Nearly 400,000 readers! One Source For All Your Medical Equipment & Medical Supplies! See Page 4www.BocaMedicalSupply.com Community NewsHow Sweet It Is... Shopping Downtown on SundaysSee page 12Municipal NewsBoca City Council nudges tax rate up 13 cents; two memebers disagreeSee page 13BusinessTransmedia has new Director of Video ProductionSee page 27Life & ArtsA Special for someone Special!! Part II Countess de HoernleSee page 17 2012 OPAL Award Winners AnnouncedSee page 3Quantum house hosts South Florida Base Inaugural Kap(SS) 4 Kid(SS) Visitation See page 7Send us your pictures of you reading a copy of The Boca Raton Tribune for you to be featured in a upcoming edition of the newspaper!Gary Scaturro reading the Boca Raton Tribune. Sun Capital Partners supports Boca Helping Hands to Fight Poverty and HungerShana Tova Year 5772 See page 3


2 September 29 through October 5, 2011 Edition 67Support your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune. INDEXCommunity News Page 03 Municipal News Page 13 Food Review Page 22 Section B Page 17 Business Page 27 Columnists Page 30 Games Page 32 Pet Society Page 32 Sports Page 33Do not plot harm against your neighbor, who lives trustfully near you Proverbs 3: 29 Copyright 2011 by The Boca Raton Tribune. All rights reserved by The Boca Raton Tribune. All submissions and published materials are the propery of The Boca Raton Tribune. This publication may not be reproduced in whole or in part without express written consent from The Boca Raton Tribune. The publishers reserve the right to edit all submissions and to reject any advertising or copy they regard as harmful to the publications good or deemed to be libelous. The publisher is not responsible for the articles written by its columnists. The publishers are not responsible for typographical errors, omissions or copy or photos misrepresented by the advertiser. Liability shall not exceed the cost of the portion of space occupied by such error or advertising items or information. All editorials are publisher and not of any individual editorial writer. Signed columns, on of the author and not necessarily those of the publisher. The advertiser and/or the advertising agency is responsible for all content and will assume responsibility resulting from publication of said advertisement in The Boca Raton Tribune.The Boca RatonTribune business@bocaratontribune.com www.bocaratontribune.com : Chris Catoggio chris@bocaratontribune.com Angelo Lima, Marguax Vickers, Claudio Paes, Timoty Neff Marjorie BrandnerNicole Vickers, Gabriela Heizer Barbara McCormick Klaiton SilvaMaheli Jardim Proud Member of:2010-2011 The friendly community where friends do business with neighbors. BriefsThe Boca Raton Tribune Bring YOUR CLOSEST NEIGHBOR The Boca Raton Tribune home with you. RECEIVE THE PAPER from the comfort of your HOME! www.thebocaratontribune.comStay in touch with whats happening in BOCA RATON! Edition 67 The following activities are planned at FAUs Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters Friday, September 30, 7 p.m.; Saturday, Oct1, 1 and 7 p.m.; Sunday, October 2, 1 p.m. Theatre: Cloud 9 Studio One Theatre, FAU Boca Raton, 777 Glades Road Tickets: $20; FAU rates and group rates available 800-564-9539 or www.fauevents.com Tuesday, October 4 through Saturday, November 12 Biennial Faculty Art Exhibition Schmidt and Ritter Galleries, FAU Boca Raton, 777 Glades Road Free; obtain parking pass at FAU information booth Information: 561-297-2966 or fau.edu/galleries Sunday, October 9, 3 p.m. Concert: The FAU Chamber Soloists Present the Brahms Festival University Theatre, FAU Boca Raton, 777 Glades Road Free, with suggested donation of $10 561-297-3853 Judith Burganger and Leonid Treer, piano; Claire Eichhorn, clarinet; Cornelia Brubeck, cello; and special guest Dean Peterson, bass; continue the Brahms Festival tra dition featuring Brahms Sonata No. 1, Op. 120, and the Clarinet Trio, Op 114 and more. Sunday, October 9, 7 p.m. Concert: The FAU Symphony Orchestra presents Spanish Spectacular University Theatre, FAU Boca Raton, 777 Glades Road Free, with suggested donation of $10 561-297-3853 Take a tour of Spain and stay right in Boca Raton! Works by Robert Xavier Rodriguez: Julian Aguirre, and special performance of Joaqun Rodrigos: Concierto Andaluz for 4 Guitars and Orchestra, Featuring the Middle Earth Classical Guitar Quartet (Ken Keaton, Juan Antonio Pea, Kristina Timofeeva, Tarra Guerra) SUGAR SAND PARK SCIENCE EXPLORIUM Hours: M-F, 9am6pm; Sat./Sun./Holidays, 10am-5pm (561) 347-3913 www.ScienceExplorium.org Traveling exhibit: Robot carnival Demonstrating the use of robotics relevant to our everyday lives from movies to Mars and entertainment to the environment! Date: Oct. January, 2012 Cost: Free; $5 suggested donation Time: Explorium hours Eyes to the skies StarLAB 18 & under w/guardian Date: Fri., Oct. 7 Indoors Science stories Ages 5+ Join us for your favorite science inspired stories. Dates: Each Saturday Time: 11:30am Cost: Free Science demonstrations Ages 7+ Dates: Each Sat. and Sun. Time: 3:30pm After school science series Grossology Eeewww! What is that?! Explore things that make you squirm! Dates & Ages: Tues., Oct. 11 (Ages 5 6 with parent); Wed., Oct. 12 (Ages 7 9); Thurs., Oct. 13 (Ages 10 12) Times: All programs 4 pm Cost: $10 Res, $12.50 Non-ResUpcoming events in Boca Raton


3 September 29 through October 5, 2011 Edition 67 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.comSupport your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune. Community NewsThe Boca Raton Tribune For those who may have missed the live program, PBC TV (Palm Beach Countys government ac cess channel) will present several replays of its coverage of the local ceremonies commemorating the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. The remembrance ceremony was presented by the Fire Chiefs Associa tion of Palm Beach County and held at the Wellington Town Center. The telecast also includes the official dedication of the Village of Wellingtons Patriot Memorial which features steel beams from the World Trade Center site. The program will be shown four times in the coming weeks: Saturday, Oct. 8 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10 (Columbus Day) 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29 11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11 (Veterans Day) 7:30 p.m. The channel is available on Comcast Cable Channel 20 and can also be seen via the Internet on the countys website, www.pbcgov. com, by clicking on Ch 20 Live.PBC TV to Replay September 11 remembrance ceremonyBoca Raton, Fl The Boca Raton Rotary Club has announced the Honorees of the 15th annual OPAL (Outstanding People And Leaders) Community Service Award. The OPAL (Outstanding People And Leaders) Awards Gala is one of its significant Community Serving Event, celebrates the accomplishments of five remarkable individuals in our Community who have spent their life dedicated to making Boca Raton a unique place to live, work and raise a family. The 2012 OPAL Awards Gala will be held January 14, 2012 at the Boca Pointe Country Club. This years remarkable Honorees representing five diverse sectors of our community are as follows. 1. Civic Rabbi Merle S. Singer, retired Temple Beth El 2. Private Business Warren S. Orlando, Chairman of the Board 1st United Bank 3. Education Tim Snow and The George Snow Scholarship Foundation 4. Healthcare & Medicine Patricia Thomas Debbie-Rand Memorial Service 5. Community Service Kenneth W. Davis Past President of The Rotary Club of Boca Ra ton, Operating & Fund Boards. The Rotary Club of Boca Raton, through its Mission of Changing Lives and Building Futures, is dedicated to providing scholarship assistance, mentoring and other educational programs for local high school students. It has been serving the greater Boca Raton Community for over 54 years striving to achieve its ethical excellence and Service Above Self commitment.2012 OPAL Award Winners Announced(BOCA RATON, FLORIDA) On Wednesday, September 21st, the co-CEOs of Sun Capital Partners, Inc. (Sun Capital Partners), Marc Leder and Rodger Krouse, and senior management from Sun Capital Partners presented a check for $50,000 to Boca Helping Hands. This is the second major donation that Sun Capital Partners has made to support Boca Helping Hands efforts to fight hunger and poverty in South Florida, bringing their total two-year contribution to $150,000. The check presentation took place at 11:45 A.M., during the daily lunch service. In addition to 100+ guests enjoying lunch, representatives from the Boca Helping Hands Board of Directors, staff and volunteers from Boca Helping Hands were in attendance. In the last year, Boca Helping Hands has increased the number of hot meals served each month from 2,200 to nearly 4,000, while increasing the number of pantry bags distributed each month from 500 to 1,700. Boca Helping Hands Executive Director James S. Gavrilos comments: Our collaboration with Sun Capital Partners is a model for all interaction between the corporate and non-profit worlds. Their commitment to ease poverty and hunger in our community is inspiring. Not only has Sun Capital committed its corporate resourcesbut their employees have organized food drives and volunteered their time at Boca Helping Hands, working in the soup kitchen or filling up pantry bags in the warehouse. This type of corporate responsibility is exactly what America needs during these trying times. Sun Capital Partners, Inc. is a leading private investment firm focused on leveraged buyouts, equity, debt, and other investments in market-leading companies that can benefit from its in-house operating professionals and experience. Sun Capital affiliates have invested in more than 270 companies worldwide with combined sales in excess of $40 billion since Sun Capitals inception in 1995. Sun Capital has offices in Boca Raton, Los Angeles, and New York, as well as affiliates with offices in London, Paris, Frankfurt, Luxembourg, Shanghai and Shenzhen. Gavrilos adds: It is so important for our daily lunch guests to witness these presentations. They need to know that they are not alone. Our guests have an opportunity to show their appreciation for those who give Boca Helping Hands the resources to provide those meals and pantry bags. It is a powerful moment when those struggling come together with those trying to help. Our message is simple: Together, we can and will get through these trying times. For more information contact James S. Gavrilos at Jgavrilos@bocahelping hands.org.Sun Capital Partners supports Boca Helping Hands to Fight Poverty and Hunger bocaratontribune.com


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6 September 29 through October 5, 2011 Edition 67Support your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune. e only $$$ Restaurant in Florida with $$$$$ Quality!561-672-7553(Northeast Corner of Federal and SE 5th Street) Bring This Ad In and Get A FREE Glass of Wine!Sunday-ThursdayYou can choose one of several appetizers plus one of several entrees and one of several desserts$32 MONDAY & TUESDAYAll bottles of our ne wines at Half-PriceHAPPY HOUREveryday 4:00-7:00pm Full Bar at Half Price Plus Selected Appetizers


7 September 29 through October 5, 2011 Edition 67 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.comSupport your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune.The Boca Raton Tribune COMMUNITY NEWS East/West Boca Raton, FLWEST PALM BEACH Ann and Richard Sommer and Nancy and Ellis Jay Parker III are co-chairing the 2011 Membership Brunch of Israel Cancer Association USA (ICA USA). The annual event will be held Sunday, December 11at the Ritz-Carlton, Palm Beach. The guest speaker, J. Scott Carpenter, brings many years of experience as a Middle East expert to his topic of Israel: An Asset at a Time of Revolutionary Change in the Mid-East. Carpenter is principal at Google Ideas, Googles new think/do tank, where he focuses on bringing technology to bear on countering violent extremism and consolidating democracy in the Arab world. He is also an adjunct scholar at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy. As the Institute's Keston Family fellow from 2007-2011, Scott was the founding director of Project Fikra, which focuses on empowering Arab democrats in their struggle against authoritarianism and extremism. From 2004-2007, Scott served as deputy assistant secretary of state in the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, overseeing the Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI). In 2006, he was also named coordinator for the State Department's Broader Middle East and North Africa Initiatives. Scott has an M.S. in economics and European studies from Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies, is married and has two sons. The Israel Cancer Association continues to lead the way in groundbreaking cancer research by Israels extraordinary scientists. But because ICA receives no government funding, it must rely on private donations to support the fellowships presented to these brilliant scientists. For more information about the 2011 ICA USA Membership Brunch, contact Jill Cooper at Israel Cancer Association USA, (561) 832-9277.Israel Cancer Association to hold annual membership brunch J. Scott Carpenter will speak at the 2011 Membership Brunch of Israel Cancer Association USA Quantum house hosts South Florida Base Inaugural Kap(SS) 4 Kid(SS) VisitationOn Friday, July 29th members of the South Florida Base were most graciously welcomed by Jessica Reeves, Outreach Coordinator of the Quantum House, for the inaugural visit of their Kap(SS) 4 Kid(SS) program. Quantum House is located in West Palm Beach, Florida on the grounds of St. Marys Medical Center (non-affiliated) and performs functions similar to that of the Ronald Mc Donald House. The South Florida Base members participating in the activities were Bill Andrea, Mavae Andrea, Larry Harjehausen, George Hoyt, Steve Laine and Keith Reynolds. Our meeting with the eleven children present (ranging in ages from 50 to 10 years old) was friendly and rewarding. The young folks, their parents and grandparents were very curious as to our views and lives aboard submarines. During the nearly two hours spent with the youngsters, each child was made an Honorary Submariner and was presented with a signed Honorary Submariner Certificate. Additionally, they were presented with a special Kap of their choosing. Four youngsters who were unable to participate in our program because of medical procedures they needed that day were certainly missed. Certificates and Kaps were left for the m (with the Coordinator Jessica) along with our hopes and good wishes. Three events occurred during the gathering that was quite impressive. One young many who was confined to a wheelchair appeared to be withdrawn and sullen. We learned through Quantum House personnel that this was his general over all mood since his arrival. Larry took him aside and they spend some time talking. Soon we noticed the young many was smiling and yes, even laughing. What ever Larry did or said remains unknown but to see the outcome brought joy to all of us. Another notable instance was when George Hoyt was asked by on the children how he got his nickname (Pumpkin Pie). The answer brought the house down. The third event oc curred early-on. When entering the room, a youngster about 9 years of age, came in humming the song Yellow Submarine. Keith hurried to his magic bag and pulled-out the Beatles rendition and placed it in the CD Rom. She heard the tune playing, her eyes beamed with delight and instantly we had another happy honorary submariner. Soon our inaugural visit ended. We were thanked by the staff and the parents. One staff mem ber expressed the thought that the therapy the children received by this visit was visible and appreciated. Although I didnt reply to her remark, I thought, Who really received the therapy??


8 September 29 through October 5, 2011 Edition 67Support your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune. Letters must be signed with name clearly legible along with a phone number and complete address. ters will be considered for publication. The Boca Raton Tribune reserves the right to edit the letters for The Boca Raton Tribune, spelling, grammar, news style, good taste and available space. Letters from the same author will not be published more often than E-mails to columnists may be used as letters to the editor.Letter Guidelines By Dale King Letters to the Editor The Boca Raton Tribune EDITORIALS/LETTERS East/West Boca Raton, FLThe Boca Raton TribuneFounded January 15, 2010 Publisher C.E.OC.O.O. C.M.0 Managing Editor Associate Editor TheBocaRatonTribune.com Read... Oh, the weather outside is frightful. Yeah, frightfully hot and humid. Ive noticed that weather like this seems to impact everyone except marketing people. It may be 90 degrees outside, but someone with marketing savvy is thinking its time to carve your Jack OLantern, cook your Thanksgiving turkey, whip up some Hanukkah goodies, trim your Christmas tree and make plans for New Years Eve. Yes, if you havent noticed by now, the stores are already filled with holiday merchandise from dollar outlets to the big department stores. Its barely October, but you can find everything from fake pumpkins to jingle bells at your neighborhood shops. It seems that retailers, aware of the weak dollar, high unemployment rate and general malaise about running up big tallies on credit cards, has hit potential shoppers with holiday ideas when they least expect it, hoping to cash in before the shoppers run out of cash. This seems to be a trend that began at least a decade ago or more. Someone looking to move a large inventory of holiday paraphernalia was sitting around saying, Why do I have to wait until the end of November to unload this stuff? Why dont I just put it on the shelves aroundoh, maybe July? Each year, this holiday infiltration begins with a trickle during the dog days of summer. When the sale of hot weather items begins to wind down, things like plastic haunted house signs, witches-on-broomsticks-patterned pillows, orange and black toys and things like that begin to show up. I remember seeing a stuffed witch toy in a store about a month ago. And that was weird, I thought, since it was a dog toy. As far as I know and I will check with him on this my dog has no awareness of holidays. Well, it didnt end there. By Labor Day, even big stores like Costco had holiday displays galore. Just this past weekend, my wife and I went to the local Costco and saw lighted trees, decorative snowmen and other holiday finery. It reminded me of someone I recently heard on the radio who admitted that he went to Costco to get something totally unrelated to the holidays. He said he was so enamored with the festive decorations that he ended up buying two boxes of holiday cards. I imagine thats what the store owners want us to do. Start shopping now dont wait. Whatever youre looking for may not be here tomorrow. Even the dollar stores are catering to the upcoming holidays. You walk in, only to wade through the plastic pumpkins and witch silhouettes before you reach the red stockings and the $1-a-box Christmas cards. Of course, stores are also selling Hanukkah items and I think I saw New Years cards in at least one store. By now, you probably expect me to blame this on living in Florida, then tell you how much better it was in New England which has something unknown in the Sunshine State seasons. No, the early appearance of holiday items is a national trend that has brought us other shop-shop-shop enticements like Black Friday, 24-hour holiday shopping and people waiting in long lines to get into Wal-Mart or Target at 2 a.m. (Actually, somewhere in the back of my mind is a memory of going into Kmart on Thanksgiving Day and it was open. And that goes back to the days when I lived up north.) Dont get me wrong, Im not complaining about the early appearance of holiday items in stores. It actually helps me to get into the sea sonal mood. And apparently, this is proliferating. There is, for example, at least one person who lives in this same development who already has a plastic pumpkin on his lawn that says Happy Halloween. I guess I wont really get into the spirit until radio stations begin playing Christmas carols 24 hours a day, seven days a week. I expect that to start a couple of weeks before Thanksgiving. Tis the season, you know!Its beginning to look a lot like everything!Dear Dale, Thank you for the wonderful review of Chicago. Right now, we are looking for anyone willing to donate a working video camera (old or new) to the Playhouse for our use in the upcoming production of Little Shop of Horrors. If anyone can lend a hand in this area, please reply. Thanks! Theresa Loucks Lake Worth Playhouse Theresa@lakeworthplayhouse.org To the Boca Raton Tribune For the past seven years, Culinary Arts Advisory Board, members at West Boca High School have made significant contributions to our Academies, including workplace curriculum alignment, mentoring, work/ study opportunities, and donations of equipment and supplies. With your continued support, the academies of West Boca High are looking forward to another great school year, as we prepare students today for the careers of tomorrow! We appreciate your help during the past few years and hope you will continue to support our Aca demics. Meetings will be held Dec. 8, Feb. 15 and April 19. Thank You, Susan C. Bantang Academy Coordinator For our friends at the Boca Raton Tribune, To our family and friends observing the traditions of Rosh Hashanah, we I wish you Shanah Tovah. May you be inscribed for a year of health, happiness, prosperity and PEACE!.Sincerely, Yaacov and Sue Heller


9 September 29 through October 5, 2011 Edition 67 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.comSupport your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune.The Boca Raton Tribune EDITORIALS & LETTERS East/West Boca Raton, FLBy Dr. Synesio Lyra, Jr. Dr. Synesio Lyra, Jr. is a Florida resident who, for many years, was a professor at the post-graduate level. received his education in four of them. When he resided in southern California, he wrote a weekly column for the daily Anaheim Bulletin, which was carried for about six years, until he moved to south Florida. Most people are eager to get somewhere. But their own actions often betray their intentions, for they become guardians of the status quo. Others make no careful plans to move ahead and, as a result, also go nowhere. And one also finds those who take a bold step to move forward but soon retreat, the moment any obstacle presents itself in their path. Living life to the fullest requires risks, constant risks. Years ago I was reminded of the obvious: even a turtle will not move forward unless it sticks its neck out. But fear, shyness and other related factors, keep many humans from making necessary progress. On the other hand, a large segment of the human species is so stuck in the rat race that many forget that one is to soar like eagles. No matter how far anyone has come in life, there remain new heights to climb, new goals to reach, new experiences to enjoy! No accomplishment, as significant as it may ever be, should be concluded with a period, thus denoting that it is the end. Each achievement, instead, should be followed by a comma to indicate there is more to come; the time of new pursuits, new discoveries, new inventions, new theories which can benefit the human race, is far from over, and one needs to live with that understanding always in view. Surely, humans have the inbuilt drive toward progress, and no today is of any significance unless it is a mere step in moving toward tomorrow, while maintaining continuity. Obviously, many things in life are fixed and should not be altered. But there is much that is also experimental and, therefore, can be changed, improved, or even discarded. Not to be forgotten, however, is that all human steps toward tomorrow need not mean a total cut from yesterday. A major, old problem, especially in the field of philosophy, is the tendency of discarding tradition. In fact, it is often obvious how modern philosophy maintains a concerted rejection of tra dition, as a contemporary writer has put it. All major advances, be they in personal, human experience, or through new developments of science and technology, as well as in any other field of endeavour, necessitate the steps previously taken in those enterprises, in order to move beyond! What is old is not necessarily bad, just as what is new is not necessarily superior. Arthur Koestler, with a keen sense of humour, had referred to those who are prone to reject the past as men born without umbilical cords. While not rejecting the past just because it is old, its imperative that the things of yesterday will never become distractions in ones daily effort to move ahead toward a new tomorrow. What is new at any age may be renewed continually so as to make a positive difference to new times in the calendar into which one advances. Only what turns sour or rotten, needs to go, the sooner the better!Moving Toward Tomorrow By Douglas Heizer Among the big news items in Boca Raton this past year has been the construction and imminent opening of the first oncampus football stadium at Florida Atlantic University. Theres been a lot of reveling on the Boca turf about this historic event that will bring college football into the city -into perhaps the largest university-level sta dium located between Miami and Orlando. During a recent sta dium tour, the Boca Raton Tribune staff learned a lot about the sports venue and how the 30,000 seat sta dium could be turned into a 60,000-seat location by simply enclosing the ends of the stands. We were very impressed with the facility. But during the trip, I thought of something that was even more impressive. This isnt just a stadium for FAU. It is a sta dium for everyone in Boca Raton. In other words, this is our stadium. Its not just a place for a university to play football. We were told that only five home football games will take place there this season. That gives the university the OK to hold 10 more outdoor events. So, its likely the FAU stadium will become a loca tion for performances and concerts. Inside the facility are rooms that will accommodate weddings, wedding receptions, bar and bat mitzvahs and all types of gatherings, from class reunions to graduation parties. Special kitchens will prepare meals for revelers who join together at the stadium when the FAU Fighting Owls are not on the gridiron. Of course, there will be plenty of opportunities to chow down while the Owls are grinding up and down the 100-yard playing area. There are plenty of concession stands as well as food service in the special boxes up above the action. Theres even a restaurant-type area in the press box. Lets not forget that a lot of people including individuals and local agencies have already stepped up as the stadiums opening day gets closer. The Schmidt Family Foundation donated $2 million for construction of the $70 million facility. Subway also has a deal and that sub sandwich firm already has a sign on the Jumbotron. Speaking of naming rights, Delray Acura and Delray Hyundai recently signed on as corporate sponsors of the new FAU stadium. The nine-year, $800,000 contract gives the family owned and operated dealerships naming rights to the stadium's Premier Club and Priority Club seating areas, which are to be known as the Delray Acura Club Suites and the Delray Hyundai Club. The stadium itself has no specific name yet. But there are several people who might qualify. There would certainly be a lot of local pride in naming the arena Howard Schnellenberger Stadium in honor of the legendary football coach who came to FAU more than a decade ago, and kicked off the universitys first football team in 1999. No doubt there has been thought to naming the stadium after Henrietta, Countess de Hoernle, who has donated to so many organizations, including FAU. You could even name it after Frank Brogan, who was FAU president at the time the stadium idea was first coming to fruition. He is now chancellor of the entire state university system, so the honor would not go unnoticed. Who knows, maybe it could even be named the Boca Raton Tribune Stadium. Whatever it is called, the real name of the stadium as I said before is ours. It will have an impact on everyone in Boca. The city has been closely involved in its creation. The state and county, too, with plans on the table to build a new I-95 entrance/exit to filter traffic from Glades Road to the rear of the campus on Spanish River Road. An open house will be held at the stadium Oct. 14, a day before the Owls take on Western Kentucky in the first-ever, Boca-based football game. Dont forget to visit our stadiumLets get ready to celebrate the opening of our stadium


10 September 29 through October 5, 2011 Edition 67Support your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune.The Boca Raton Tribune COMMUNITY NEWS East/West Boca Raton, FLFor more than 10 years, the Palm Beach County Criminal Justice Commissions (CJC) Weed and Seed program has been sponsoring a countywide summer camp, Drug Education for Youth (DEFY). This years week-long camp for children ages 9 to 12 was held in August at the Club Managers Association of America Therapeutic Recreation Complex in Lake Worth. The program included a parental involvement session facilitated by Planned Parenthood of Palm Beach County that offered parents key ways to stay involved in their childrens lives. Weed and Seed staff coordinated camp activities that were held in Delray Beach, Belle Glade, West Palm Beach, Riviera Beach and Gramercy Park. Delray Beach Police Department Weed and Seed Coordinator Cerina Anderson and CJC Program Development Specialist Rosalind Murray served as co-directors of the camp. It culminated in a graduation ceremony on Aug. 13 recognizing 65 graduates from throughout the county. DEFY began in 1993 as a youth outreach program developed by the U.S. Department of Navys Drug Demand Reduction Task Force. Staff serves as military role models in promoting positive life choices to reduce the demand for illegal drugs. The program begins with a five-day summer camp, followed by 10 months of mentoring that includes taking the children to special events. Teaching the importance of educa tion, health, physical fitness and citizenship combats the temptations and peer pressure associated with drugs and gangs. Instead of dealing with these problems after they have ruined lives, DEFY employs less costly, preventive measures to instill a strong anti-drug foundation in young participants. Law enforcement officers from Delray Beach, West Palm Beach and Riviera Beach teach the classes and serve as mentors. The U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Attorneys Office partner to make the DEFY program a reality. Local partners include the CJC and Weed and Seed, Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation, the Palm Beach County Police Athletic League, and the Delray PB Criminal Justice Commission putting the wraps on 2011 Weed and Seed programSummer camp participants, from left, Kira Quinn, Keidon Davis, Naqueshia Lawrence and Trey Ingram display the flags they made as part of Know Your Flag, an exercise on the history of the American flag. Beach, Riviera Beach and West Palm Beach police departments. Due to funding cuts, this will be the last year for DEFY. The Criminal Justice Commission and its 33-member board support prevention and intervention as part of their primary mission. For more information about criminal justice programs, call 355-4943.BOCA RATON A grassroots effort to help less fortunate youth began at Olympic Heights High School in Boca Raton with a young boys idea, and has continued to grow because of his tenacity and sense of social responsibility as a young man. For the past seven years Luke Barron has been helping children that are less fortunate in the community. Friends4kids, the organization he created, has evolved and expanded with friends telling friends. Each year, Lukes group fundraises and distributes more than 600 toys and hundreds of new books to various Palm Beach County organizations. This year, the 2011 Friends4kids has already donated new books to Florence Fuller Library, Boynton Beach Charter School, Wayne Barton Study Center and DOT Success Program. The DOT Success Program recognized Lukes philanthropic spirit and has appointed him to the Teen Committee charged with improving literacy in the community. 2011-2012 is the year to create awareness in the community regarding literacy, Barron indicated. We want to help supply several schools in our area with new books. Based on his experience, Luke stated that: You may have given a needy child an entirely different view of the world by providing them kindness when they needed it, sometimes all it takes is a smile and it can have a profound effect. We are strangers coming into their lives for one day but that one act of kindness may have an everlasting effect, well never know but we can only hope. Its not about me; this Student from Olympic Heights wants to help the less fortunate Luke Barron is truly an effort that takes lots of people to make it happen. This initiative is in line with the district key result of proficiency in reading for all students of each ra cial/ethnic group as mea sured by FCAT and FCAT Writes. The organization is currently looking for donations of new toys for children ages 3-6 yearolds. Or, if you wish to join the group, visit: www. friends4kids-operationho bo.com and email norra blab@aol.com.


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12 September 29 through October 5, 2011 Edition 67Support your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune.This past Sunday, the inaugural Downtown Open Market of the season fea tured items such as vintage clothing and accessories, natural bath and body goodies, handmade indie crafts, specialty pet items, handmade & vintage jewelry, art, baked goods and more. Boca's Downtown Open Market is being held at the Monument Piazza at Royal Palm Place once a month on Sunday (except November 2011) from 10am-4pm. Among our most interesting finds was a booth named Enticing TidBits, the creative brains behind this cottage industry being local residents Kim and Deonna. As they explain it, Many of the items we use for our purses and handbag collections come from humble beginnings. Fabrics used are mainly those found as fabric samples in Interior Design/ Decorator showrooms and furniture stores. Then there are the tidbits, which are many of the trimmings, beaded edging and tassels used to coordinate when picking out your sofa fabric and matching pillow trims. Some of the more unusual items they use are found objects old collections of buttons, closures, glass beads, old necklaces, etc. When viewed as baubles, bangles and beads, these great finds become treasures. It is easy to see from the quality and workmanship in their pieces that these designs are truly a labor of love. In addition to a beautiful array of purses, hand and tote bags, they also offer matching accessories for pets. Just imagine going out with your dog adorned with a beautifully trimmed silk bandanna that coordinates perfectly with the stunning handbag you are carrying. The selection of these coordinating pieces is quite extensive, and we couldnt resist a damask and animal print bandanna that had a matching bag with a gold chain handle. Our purchases also included a beautiful creamy ivory and gold shell print tote bag. Definitely on the shopping list for next month are some silk and embroidered purses that will be perfect for use as evening bags for all the parties and events coming up...and definitely some more of those fabulous doggie bandannas. At these prices, we can actually afford to indulge our love of beautiful things. The schedule for this season is: September 25th, October 23rd, December 4th, January 15th, February 5th, March 4th, April 22nd and May 20th. The market offers free admission and parking, is pet-friendly, and is located at the Royal Palm Place Monument Piazza (Corner of S. Federal Hwy & S.E. Mizner Blvd. same location as the Boca Raton Green Market held on Saturdays from October through May). Support your local artists, crafters, independent designers, musicians, vintage and antique dealers, restaurants and unique local businesses. Remember to Look LocalShop Local Love Local!How Sweet It isShopping Downtown on Sundays


13 September 29 through October 5, 2011 Edition 67 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.comSupport your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune. Municipal NewsThe Boca Raton Tribune Its pay-up time for motorists who fail to stop at red traffic lights on certain county-owned thoroughfares. The grace period for red-light runners caught on cameras that were activated on July 25 ended Friday, Sept. 24. The fine for running a red light is $158. If not paid within 30 days, it goes up to $264. Citations are issued by mail and no points are assessed. A private company, American Traffic Solutions (ATS), installs, maintains and monitors the traffic cameras at no cost to taxpayers. The cameras shoot photos and video 24 hours a day of every vehicle that goes through a red light. Currently, red-light cameras are operational at the following county intersections: East-west Lantana Road at Jog Road Eastwest Palmetto Park Road at Powerline Road Southbound Powerline Road at Palmetto Park Road These are the first camera-monitored intersections in unincorporated Palm Beach County. Others that will soon have ac tive cameras include: East-west Atlantic Avenue at Jog Road East-west Hypoluxo Road at Military Trail Westbound Lake Worth Road at Military Trail Motorists are also reminded there will be no further grace periods. Fines will be issued immediately once a new redlight camera is activated.Grace period over for red-light runners caught by cameras on county roads BOCA RATON -State Representative Bill Hager (R-Boca Raton) was recently honored as the American Cancer Societys 2011 Freshman of the Year in the Florida House of Representatives. Hager, who was elected to his first term last fall, is being recognized for his suc cessful efforts to give school boards the authority to ban smoking on school grounds. Hager expressed appreciation for the honor, saying, Exposure to toxins in sec ond hand smoke can cause serious health issues such as asthma, cancer and heart disease, and that exposure can be prevented. Given that tobacco use accounts for nearly one-third of all cancer deaths Representative Hager chose to file legislation to grant statutory authority to school boards to address smoking on campus. I am humbled by this recog nition and award, said Hag er. But I can accept it only as a proxy on behalf of all the outstanding volunteers and others who labor tirelessly on a daily basis to stamp out all forms of cancer. Representative Hager has had an immediate impact on the war on cancer, said Paul Hull, the Florida Divisions Vice President for Advocacy and Public Policy. He recognized a shortcoming in state law that left Floridas kids at significant public health risk, and he met the issue head on. He clearly stood out to us among the House Freshman class this year. The Award was presented at the American Cancer Societys Annual Relay for Life Summit attended by nearly 1,000 American Cancer Society volunteers.Cancer Society honors Hager for successful tobacco control eortsRepresentative Bill Hager is shown speaking to American Cancer Society volunteers BOCA RATON It took some two hours Monday night for the Boca Ra ton City Council to increase the citys tax rate 13 cents per $1,000 valuation for the 2011-2012 fiscal year that begins Oct. 1. The vote at the end of the lengthy financial session was 3-2, with Deputy Mayor Susan Haynie and Councilwoman Constance Scott casting nay votes. Voting for the budget were Mayor Susan Whelchel and Councilmen Anthony Majhess and Mike Mullaugh.City Manager Leif Ahnell, who proposed and supported the increase in the financial levy from $3.02 to $3.15 per $1,000 valuation, said Bocas tax rate has been stable for 40 years. I dont think its going to change. There are economic cycles and swings.Haynie and Scott battled to keep the rate at $3.02. The latter hung tight to her proposal to use some $2.4 million in reserve funds to plug the gap between revenue and expenses. She said that money would be returned to the reserve fund over time. Scott also suggested either leasing or selling the city-owned golf course on Glades Road. Whelchel, Majhess and Mullaugh nixed that plan, but did say they would consider reviewing the possibility of leasing city property at a future time as a revenueraising measure.Most council members also endorsed Haynies sug gestion to hold a financial summit to address budget problems expected in coming years. Ahnell said the city budget situation will be worse next year and he warned of an increasing gap between revenue and expenses that must be addressed.Haynie said the financial summit might be the place to consider this problem. "We need to look very long and hard at some of these historic deficits we've been carrying," she said. "Even with this grim financial future, we do have some opportunities." The budget for the coming fiscal year includes the same level of services that the city funded in 20102011. In addition to raising the tax rate, the council also hiked the fire services fee from $60 to $80 per year. There was also small increase in the rubbish fee Due to a lack of financing, the city manager said, there are no new programs in the budget. The spending package includes $1.9 million for ball fields at Countess de Hoernle Park, but that money is coming from the Greater Boca Ra ton Beach & Parks District. In response to those who complain that the citys tax rate has soared, Ahnell pointed out that the city of Boca Raton gets only 17 cents of every tax dollar collected. The rest goes to other taxing authorities such as the county, school district and water district.Under the property tax rate of $3.15 per $1,000 in property value, the owner of a home assessed at $350,000 who took the $50,000 homestead exemption would pay about $945 in city property taxes, an increase of about $39 over last year. A home assessed at $350,000 last year likely would pay only about $4 more this year under the new rate because of declining property values, Ahnell said.During budget discussion, Scott was adamant about tapping city reserves. The city was able to accrue some $20 million in reserves during better financial times. But she noted that its taxpayer money.Did we put that money in reserves because Boca wanted to have a nice fat bank account?" Scott asked. "Lets use this money to get the people through these tough economic times. I think we're in an economic emergency. Were in a rainy day."Ahnell noted that the citys reserves are just for emergencies.We have hurricane reserves, debt service reserves and pension reserves.If the city were to take money from these accounts, next years budget would start out in a hole to make up for what was removed.Scott did get backing from Haynie on her proposal to sell or lease the city golf course on Glades Road. Golf is a losing proposition, she said, focusing her comments only on the golf course on Glades.Ahnell said the Glades Road course which is ac tually two courses, a 9-hole executive and 18-hole championship is not losing money. He said there was a drop in revenue this past year because of repair work done on the greens. Mayor Whelchel said she was not in favor of selling or leasing city property, and we cant do it tonight. Im all right with future discussions. But it has to be properly evaluated.Boca City Council nudges tax rate up 13 cents; two members disagree


14 September 29 through October 5, 2011 Edition 67Support your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune. Boca Police Safety TipBoca Raton Police BlotterThe Boca Raton Tribune MUNICIPAL East/West Boca Raton, FL Q: How do I find out if there is a sexual preda tor/offender living in or around my neighborhood? A: Visit www.BocaPolice.com and click on the crime data tab and select sexual offender informa tion to view a map of the City depicting sexual offender locations. You may also sign up to be alerted if a sexual offender moves into your neighborhood by clicking the alerts tab under the stay informed section of our website. Crime and safety questions are answered by officers from the Crime Prevention Unit. For more information, visit www.BocaPolice.com.Estranged husband facing rst-degree murder charge in death of West Boca womanBOCA RATON A man now being held in the Broward County jail will face a charge of first-degree murder in connection with the death of his estranged wife in West Boca Raton nearly two weeks ago. The Palm Beach County Sheriffs Office notified the Boca Raton Tribune that it has placed a hold on Broward County Jail inmate Robert Kovacs for the first degree murder of Bozena Lillian Kovacs. PBSO said the suspect is still incarcerated in Broward County on an unrelated charge while waiting to be transferred to the Palm Beach County Jail and arraignment on the murder charge. The Palm Beach Sheriffs Office had confirmed that Kovacs was considered a person of interest in the shooting death of 49-year-old Bozena Lillian Kovacs, whose body was found in the familys rented home in the Coral Bay community in Boca Chase west of Boca Raton. PBSO said that on Sept. 20, Kovacs was arrested by Fort Lauderdale Police and the South Florida U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force on a misdemeanor warrant for Violation of Pretrial Release/No Contact Order. Kovacs, 44, was arrested at a Pollo Tropical restaurant on Federal Highway near Southeast 17th Street in Fort Lauderdale between 5 and 6 p.m. on Sept. 20, officials said. Investigators said they received a tip that he was staying at a local hotel.z PBSO said that marshals had been tracking Kovacs through the weekend and received informa tion about the hotel on Sunday when the surveillance started, he said. Investigators said Bozena Kovacs died of a single gunshot to her head. Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office spokesman Eric Davis said her 21-yearold daughter discovered her mother's body the morning of August 15 in the bedroom of their home in the 18000 block of Clear Brook Circle. Bozena Kovacs' daughter had gone out with friends about 8 p.m. on Thursday. When she returned home between 1:30 and 1:45 a.m. she found the garage door open. Her stepfather's black Cadillac was missing, Davis said. Reports say Bozena Kovacs and her two grown children moved into the home in the Coral Bay community in Boca Chase about three weeks ago. Her husband followed last week, according to reports. The School Board of Palm Beach County has launched a search for a new superintendent of schools and is conducting a series of meetings to gather community input. Florida School Boards Association Executive Director Wayne Blanton is conducting the search. A series of six community input meetings are being held in six high schools throughout the district between October 3 and October 11, 2011. Invitations and fliers containing the dates, times and locations are going out to all employees, parents, students, volunteers, partners and community groups and members. The sessions are expected to run from 6 to 8 p.m The schedule is: October 3 Palm Beach Gardens High October 4 Atlantic High October 5 Lake Worth High October 6. Glades Central High October 10 Palm Beach Central High October 11 Park Vista High Board Chairman Frank Barbieri is also conducting a ParentLink call out to all parents of school district students personally inviting them to the meetings to give their ideas and sug gestions about the next superintendent. Principals in each of the six high schools will also call the parents of their students. A banner on the district web site www.palmbeachschools.org links readers to a special superintendent search website that contains a community survey and other detailed informa tion, including Spanish and Creole translations, about the search process. Additional information, including Superintendent qualifications, will be added to the site in the coming days. There is a lot of parent and community involvement and interest in our schools, district and School Board, and we are working hard to make sure every stakeholder has an opportunity to participate in this important personnel decision, said Chairman Frank Public input sought in superintendent search Schools Superintendent Bill MaloneBarbieri. We want to hear from everyone. Currently, Bill Malone is servicing as interim superintendent following the departure of long-time school chief Art Johnson. For more information, contact Nat Harrington, 434-8227. BURGLARY TO BUSINESS 09/26/2011 7:49 600 NE 24TH STREET Unknown person(s) used an unknown tool attempted to pry open the metal door to the maintenance tool room in James Rutherford Park. No entrance was made. BURGLARY TO RESIDENCE 09/26/2011 13:25 NW 16TH AVENUE Complainant advised that two laptops (Panasonic, Compaq) valued at $600 each were removed from his residence and two flat screen televisions (valued at $400 and $700) were taken. After investigating a burglary at his neighbor`s home, an exterior check of his town house revealed the sliding glass door was pried open and the interior of the home was ransacked. The victim also reported a passport, checkbook and two digital cameras were taken. BURGLARY/ THEFT FROM AUTO 09/26/2011 19:56 ST ANDREWS BOULEVARD Sometime between 1935 and 1945 hours on 09/27/2011, unknown suspect(s) smashed the passenger side window of the victim`s Dodge Ram and stole a purse which was in plain view on top of the center console. The purse contained $200 in cash, multiple credit cards, and the victim`s driver license. During the investigation it was learned that one credit card was used at BP (5440 W. Glades Rd) and another BP (290 W. Copans Rd. Pompano Beach) shortly after the burglary. Surveillance footage from both gas stations was unavailable at the time of reporting.


15 September 29 through October 5, 2011 Edition 67 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.comSupport your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune. Events Calender OCTOBER 1Lynn University Philharmonia begins its season at 7:30 Oct. 1 and 4 p.m. Oct. 2 in the Wold Performing Arts Center in Boca Raton. Call 561-237-9000 for ticket informationOCTOBER 2Pianist Robert DeGaetano plays a concert to benet Classical South Florida Radio at 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2 at Steinway Piano Gallery, 7940 N. Federal Highway, Boca Raton. Call 561-982-8887.OCTOBER 4The month continues with popular song parodist Weird Al Yancovic in concert at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4 at Seminole Hard Rock Live in Hollywood. Tickets are $49-$69 and may be reserved by calling 800-745-3000. The Broadway Across America series at Bro ward Center for the Arts opens Oct. 4 with a run of Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles through Oct. 16. This is absolutely one of the best Beatles tribute shows anywhere. Call 954-462-0222 for tickets information or visit www.broadwayacrossamerica.com.OCTOBER 5Urban contemporary artist Chris Brown performs with T-Pain and Tyga at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5 at American Airlines Arena in Miami. Tickets run $53.65-$102.35 at TicketMaster.OCTOBER 6The melodic voices of Il Volo may be heard at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6 at the Fillmore at Jackie Gleason Theatre in Miami Beach. Tickets are $29.50-$84.25.OCTOBER 8Soulful singer k.d.lang shares the bill with The Siss Boom Bang at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8 at Kravis Center in West Palm Beach. Tickets are $25 and up. Call 800-572-8471.OCTOBER 9Chameleon Chamber Music begins its 10th season at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9 at Leiser Center, 221 SW Third Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Featured are violinist Misha Vitenson, violist Michael Klotz and cellist Iris van Eck. Single tickets are $35, students $15. Call 954-761-3435. British guitarist-songwriter Peter Frampton plays his multi-millionselling Frampton Comes Alive album in its entirety, plus some other tricks in concert at 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9 at Seminole Hard Rock Live in Holly wood. Tickets are $57.25-$82.75. Call 800745-3000 or visit www.myhrl.com.OCTOBER 11Longtime British pop group Duran Duran perform their greatest hits at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11 at Seminole Hard Rock Live. Opening act is Neon Trees. Tickets are $54 $82.75OCTOBER 13Geneva, NY hip hop group Gym Class Heroes and Orange County, Californias The Dirty Heads split the bill at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13 at Revolution Live in Fort Lauderdale. Tick ets are $24 advance or $27 day of show. Call 954-727-0950.OCTOBER 15Country music stars Toby Keith and Eric Church share the stage at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15 at Cruzan Amphitheater in West Palm Beach. Tickets are $50.25-$124.25OCTOBER 18The extraordinary Country Music star and movie actress Dolly Parton displays her charms live onstage at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18 at Seminole Hard Rock Live. Its called the Better Day World Tour after her latest CD. Tickets are $52.25-$113.25. Symphony of the Americas opens it 24th season with In CelebrationHispanic Heritage, Classical Style at 8:15 p.m. Oct. 18 in the Amaturo Theatre of Broward Center. A preconcert talk is at 7:30 p.m. Call 954-462-0222 for ticket information.OCTOBER 19Banjo-picker and multiinstrumentalist Bela Fleck and his Flecktones play an intimate concert at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19 at the Culture Room in Fort Lauderdale. Tickets are $48.25. Call 954-564-1074.OCTOBER 20Rev. Horton Heat (aka Texan Jim Heath) follows the next night at the Culture Room with Country-Fed Punkabilly. Tickets are just $23.70.OCTOBER 22Enrique Iglesias is known as the King of Latin Pop. The third and youngest son of Julio Iglesias is one of the best-selling Latin art ists of all time. Hell be onstage with Pitbull and Prince Royce 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22 at American Airlines Arena. Tickets are $30.65$147.50.OCTOBER 26Singer, actor, songwriter and major heartthrob Josh Groban brings his emotional sounds to the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26. Tickets are $72 and $82.25.OCTOBER 29Theyre not cute kids anymore, but former teen idol brothers Hanson continue making music together. You can see and hear what they sound like at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29 at the Culture Room. Tickets are $35.95. Axl Rose has been a little unreliable these past few years, but the only re maining original member of Gun N Roses is back with a strong new band and they are scheduled to play American Airlines Arena at 8 p.m. Oct. 29. Go to TicketMaster for details. The Boca Raton Tribune


16 September 29 through October 5, 2011 Edition 67Support your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune. Dine Around the World . .No Passport RequiredFrom Sept. 1st 30th, You can experience the delectable cuisine with Prix-Fixe Menus from these fine Boca Raton Establishments:ITALYCapri Ristorante: 3 course with comp glass of wine $25 39 SE 1st Ave, 561-391-8044Caruso Ristorante: 3 course with comp glass of wine $25.95 187 SE Mizner Blvd, Royal Palm Place, 561-367-7488 La Stellas: 3 course for two $50 159 E Palmetto Park Rd, 561-544-2081 Ovenella: 3 course $32 499 S Federal Hwy, 561395-1455Piccolinos: 3 course $30 78 S Federal Hwy, 561-395-8858Positano: 4 course $26.95 4400 N Federal Hwy, 561-391-2120Ristorante Sapori: 3 course regular & vegetarian $30 301 Via De Palmas, Royal Palm Place, 561-367-9779Rosarios Ristorante: 3 course $26.95 145 SE Mizner Blvd, Royal Palm Place, 561-393-0758 Table 42 Italian Kitchen & Wine Bar: 3 course lunch $20 / 3 course dinner $30 (excl Wed nights) 399 SE Mizner Blvd, Royal Palm Place, 561-826-2625AMERICAAndrews: 3 course lunch $19.95 / 3 course dinner $29.95 99 SE Mizner Blvd, west side of Palmetto Place, 561-391-7939Beanys Gourmet Caf: 3 course $15 126 NE 2nd St, Mizner Plaza 561-392-1085Chops Lobster Bar: 3 course Chefs Tasting $49 101 Plaza Real South, Royal Palm Place, 561-395-2675Mias Grille: 3 course from $20 2399 N Federal Hwy, 561-338-6388Six Tables: 4 course with comp glass of champagne $45 112 NE 2nd St, Mizner Plaza, 561-347-6260FRANCEBistro Provence: 3 course with glass of wine $27.50 2399 N Federal Hwy, 561-368-2340 MEDITERRANEANAnatolia Boca: 3 course lunch $15 / 3 course dinner $25, BYOB, $5 corkage fee 212 S Federal Hwy, 561-361-4000Boca Skewers: 3 course lunch $7.99 / 3 course dinner $13.99 130 NE 2nd St, Mizner Plaza, 561-347-9961 Milos Taverna: 3 course from $19.95 1600 N Federal Hwy, Deals Plaza, 561-750-6720 ASIAGary Woo Asian Bistro: 4 course from $13.95 3400 N Federal Hwy, 561-368-8803Lemongrass: 4 course from $16 101 Plaza Real South, Royal Palm Place, 561-544-8181JAMAICARocksteady Jamaican Cafe: Chefs sampler platter from $251179 S Federal Hwy, 561-910-1562Prix-Fixe menus do not include tax and gratuity, may not be combined with other offers; Please check with each restaurant for applicable days and specific restrictions!


17 September 29 through October 5, 2011 Edition 67 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.comSupport your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune. B The Boca Raton Tribune BOCA LIFE & ARTSSECTION Henrietta Countess de HoernleA Special for Someone Special!! part II Cloud 9 Opens Theater Season at FAUSee page 22 The Countess with YMCA CEO Richard Pollock and pre-school children.BOCA RATON With songs, smiles and, of course, cake, the Peter Blum Family YMCA of Boca Raton recently honored Henrietta, Countess de Hoernle, on the occa sion of her 99th birthday. Greeted by staff members and pre-school kids, the Countess smiled as they presented her with give, then adjourned to a conference room to enjoy cake. All in the room joined the 4-year-olds as they sang, Happy Birthday. The Countess is an honorary trustee at the Y and has been a board member for more than 16 years! YMCA Chief Executive Officer Richard Pollock said the YMCA has been privileged to have the relationship it has had with the Countess. He noted that her contributions helped to build the Countess de Hoernle Child Development Center and the Countess de Hoernle Youth Center at the Peter Blum Family YMCA of Boca Raton. YMCA sta, kids, wish Countess de Hoernle happy 99th birthdayPictures continued on page 19BOCA RATON Most people are happy if their birthday parties end with a bang. For Henrietta, Countess de Hoernle, a special 99th birthday celebration and dedication of statues of her and her late husband in Mizner Park Saturday afternoon concluded with the crashing thunder and vivid lightning of a fierce storm. Luckily, the Countess, performers on hand for a special birthday show and Countess 99th birthday party, statue dedication, comes to a thundering conclusioncity officials were safe on the stage of the Count Adolph de Hoernle Amphitheater one of more than 40 buildings the de Hoernles have supported with generous donations. The event combined the birthday party with the dedication of two bronze statues created by renowned local artist Yaacov Heller. After a welcome, sponsor recognition and appearances by ventriloquistContinued on page 18 Counting Blessings from the Countess See page 23


18 September 29 through October 5, 2011 Edition 67Support your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune. The Boca Raton Tribune B BOCA LIFE & ARTS East/West Boca Raton, FL Will Mercier and his friends along with vocalist Vanessa Simpson, the ac tion moved to the site of the two statues located to the left of the stage. Before removing the red covering, Heller said Countess 99th birthday party, statue dedication, comes to a conclusionContinued from page 17the names of all the organizations, schools and businesses the de Hoernles have supported over the years with their dona tions are carved into the base. When the drape dropped, the crowd applauded vigorously as the Countess looked on with pride. She was surrounded in an adjoining alcove by Mayor Susan Whelchel, Deputy Mayor Susan Haynie, Councilwoman Constance Scott, her daughter and son-in-law. In a speech honoring the Countess, Mayor Whelchel said that her generosity will live on and on, to the next genera tion. The mayor cited the Countess gift of love and hard work. Picking a quote from a column by Skip Sheffield in last weeks special Countess birthday edition of the Boca Raton Tribune, Whelchel said the Countess is the closest thing to royalty in Boca Raton. She has given food, clothing and education to thousands, the mayor added. Without her generosity, Boca would not be what it is today. And looking at the Countess, the mayor said, We love you and all the people in the city love you. Taking time to ac knowledge the moment, the Countess repeated her famous motto: Give Continued from page 20Soroptimist International honors Women of Distinction nominees Story, photos by Barbara McCormick BOCA RATON -Nominees for the 2011Women of Distinction Awards were introduced at a recent reception held in their honor at Carmens, Top of the Bridge Hotel. They will also be honored guests at the upcoming celebration breakfast. The Women of Distinction 38th Annual Awards Breakfast will be held Wednesday, October 12 at the elegant Boca West Country Club, 20583 Boca West Drive, from 7:30 a.m. 9:30 a.m. Twenty-plus area women will be rec ognized for their professionalism, leadership roles and commitment to their community. Mary Babione Veccia has been chosen to serve as honorary chair. Marie Leibel and Mariela Montgomery will act as co-chairs. Committee members include: Lorry Herdeen, President, Helen Babione, Maureen Burke, Cynthia Cummings, Pat Reed, Elke Schmidt, Connie Siskowski, Carmen Uceda. Official sponsors sharing the Platinum Level Commitment for 2011 are Dr. Marta Rendon, Boca Raton and Dr. Patricia Rooney, Fort Lauderdale. Proceeds from the event benefit local charities and Soroptimist projects. Club members strive to advance the needs and status of women and children. Tickets are $45 per person. For reservations and information please phone Mariela Montgomery at (561) 9128181 or email mariela.montgomery@ bluegreencorp.com From left, Connie Siskowski, Janice Williams, Pernille Ostberg, Mary Babione Veccia, Helen Babione. Shown from left are Lorry Herdeen, S.I. President, Marie Leible & Mariela Montgomery, event co-chairs. From left are Dorinda Spahr, Nominee; Julia Hebert, Nominee, Marggi Turbitt, Julias sister and Dini Heizer, Nominee. Shown from left are committee members: Maureen Burke, Mary Babione Veccia, Cynthia Cummings. WOD Sponsors Ben & Rosemary Krieger and Mike & Liz Wilsman. From left are Doug Heizer, Dini Heizer, Nominee, Dale King, Julia Hebert, Nominee, Ron McCormick, Nominator.


19 September 29 through October 5, 2011 Edition 67 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.comSupport your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune.The Boca Raton Tribune B BOCA LIFE & ARTS East/West Boca Raton, FL Henrietta Countess de Hoernle The Countess admires one of her gifts. The Countess shows one of the gifts she received from the youngsters. Countess de Hoernle receives a gift from Laura Taylor, left. Skyler Chamberlain is in the background. The Countess, seated, is flanked by, first row, from left, Koo Stark, Flossy Keesely and Rosemary Krieger. At rear are Richard Andre Heizer and Brett Loewentern Countess and Emily Lillyt Susan Haynie, Contess, Constant Scott Barbara McCormick, left; Flossy Keesely, right, join friends at Countess birthday party. Uncle Willie Mercier talks to vocalist Vanessa Simpson. Countess de Hoernle waves to the crowd from her spot on the stage of the Count de Hoernle Amphitheater. Boca Raton Historical Society Executive Director Mary Csar wtih visitors. Countess daughter Carol with her husband at her mothers birthday party.


20 September 29 through October 5, 2011 Edition 67Support your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune. The Boca Raton Tribune B BOCA LIFE & ARTS East/West Boca Raton, FL Henrietta Countess de Hoernle GALLERY 22282 Via Naranjas Royal Palm Place Boca Raton, FL 33432Store #53 GET REAL!Signature LinePhoto by Denise Felice www.yaacovheller.com 561.347.1677 r f n t b b r f ntb t t t r n nt t r rfffntbf fffrr f trtt ttrn while you live so you know where it goes. I have another motto today, the grand lady of Boca said. Give your country your talent. Charity begins at home. If the politicians lived like this, we would not be in the mess we are in. She urged those with no material things to volunteer. It doesnt cost anything, she said. You give of yourself. Looking over the crowd as the skies got a little darker, the Countess said, I am overwhelmed and very humbled by the event. Other performers in the show honoring the Countess included the Childrens Museum Kids Chorale, Kendra Fulmer, Brett Loewenstern and the Countess de Hoernle Singers.Continued from page 19 To the Countess, who has made Boca Raton very special... Spa Massage151 E P almetto P ark Rd Boca Raton FL 33432561-393-3185 561-689-8999www .palmbeachluckyspa.com 1/2 Hour $ 40 00 MASSAGE Neil Saffer and Ingrid Fulmer Flossy Keesely, right, joins friends at the birthday party for her friend, the Countess. More than 100 turned out for the Countess birthday. Poppi and Doug Mummaw


21 September 29 through October 5, 2011 Edition 67 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.comSupport your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune.The Boca Raton Tribune B BOCA LIFE & ARTS East/West Boca Raton, FL Diva Leader Charlotte Beasley, Elyssa Kupferberg & Fran FerraraBlack Hat Diamond Divas enjoyed luncheon The Black Hat Dia mond Diva's enjoyed a wonderful luncheon at Table 42 in Boca Ra ton. 21 Diva's attended and were joined by new member, Dini Heizer of the Boca Tribune, Shirley Lenoff and guests Fran Ferrara, and Judy at table: Charlotte Beasley, Elyssa Kupferberg, Fran Ferrara, Dianne Schellig and Amelia Friedentag Shirley Lenoff, Eileen Haber. Linda Rich and Marilyn Fleischer, Linda Rich, Eloise Cristo, Dini Heizer, Charlotte Robinson and Judy. The next Diva luncheon will take place at Le Reserve restaurant in Boca Raton on October 14th. Cobbler Twelve SHOE REPAIRQuality Shoe Care With...816 SE 9th Suite B, Palm Plaza Deereld Beach, LF 33441 954-426-1930We x boots, shoes, belts & leather jackets! Alterations & Designs 954-698-5198 Formerly located in Publix Plaza have moved to Palm Plaza, North West of 10th Street. SW 10th Street Hillsboro Blvd S Dixie Hwy Federal HwySE 9th Street WELCOME TO AGELESS ENERGETICS Start reversing the signs of aging with the care of our experienced professional. Preserve and restore the beauty of your skin...Plump and lift facial area to regain a more youthful apprearance. Erase fine lines, crows feet and that worried expression!! Smooth away the appearance of sun damage and scarring. Alone with Botox and Dermal fillers. Safe skin resurfacing to rid the face, chest and hands of pigmentation. Whisk away acne scarring for soft smooth skin. Our highly trained Medical Aesthetics Staff will gain your trust and give you great confidence in all their professional procedures. Your joy is paramount to our staff. Call today, set-up an appointment for your skin care program.AGELESS ENERGETICS Glades Medical Group 3848 FAU Blvd. Suite 210 Boca Raton, FL 33431 Office: 561.394.5160 www.gladesmedical.com ageless@gladesmedical.com Linda Rich, Eloise Cristo, Dini Heizer, Charlotte Robinson and Judy Charlotte Beasley, Elyssa Kupferberg, Fran Ferrara, Dianne Schellig and Amelia Friedentag Shirley Lenoff, Eileen Haber. PLUMBINGLAST IN THE ALPHBET, FIRST IN SERVICE FAMILY OWNED AND OPERATED SINCE 1968 The Black Hat Diamond Divas enjoyed a wonderful luncheon at Table 42 in Boca Raton.


22 September 29 through October 5, 2011 Edition 67Support your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune. By Marc Kent The Boca Raton Tribune B BOCA LIFE & ARTS East/West Boca Raton, FL Cloud 9 Opens Theater Season at FAUCarmens Premier Restaurant atop the waterfront Bridge Hotel at 999 East Camino Real in Boca Raton (561-368-9500) offers fine dining Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights and a superb Sunday brunch. Executive Chef Dudley Rich and his dedicated staff have honed their menus to present outstanding selec tions of starters/ small plates, house specialties, entrees and desserts. The featured shrimp chowder is smooth and not heavy with a slight kick thats most tasty while this days soup du jour was a deep flavored split pea with fine ham pieces light on the palate, though. Carmens house salad with walnuts, dried cranberries and goat cheese with a dressing that really enhanced the ingredients great! The untraditional Caesar was very light we prefer a more robust dressing but its just our preference. Anchovies are yours for the asking Do you indulge? The eggplant and goat cheese ravioli were pure pillows of flavor with their thyme cream sauce while the plump sea scallops with a soft bacon wrapping were sweet treats in a delicious celery root, apple puree a favorite. Two dips are listed, a smoked trout and avocado version quite smooth and sweet with a dusting of bacon bits and served with pita points. Then, a warm crab, artichoke and spinach dip with crusty French bread, full flavored and filling. We did not sample their seared ahi tostada nor the shrimp cocktail but did try the shrimps peppered vodka cocktail sauce it has character and a real bite! Signature Chefs flatbreads are offeredvarious taste combinations to tempt one and all. Carmens source of natural, grain fed beef is Harris Ranch certified beef from a supplier of almost 40 years the best available. We chose the king of steaks, the bonein, 16 oz rib eye, ordered and served medium rare and found it to be perfect we sampled Chefs signa ture port wine and shallot reduction along with his dried cherry demi glaze, then the roasted garlic and rosemary jus. Each of these was delicious with our rib-eyeseek out your own favorite. We also had the 14 oz veal chop very tender and most flavorful when ordered medium. Sides of sauted wild mushrooms and truffle butter were tasted with the meats there were carrots, string beans and creamy mashed potatoes served as well. We note that a 8 oz charbroiled filet mignon is available that well try another evening. Carmens has seven entrees on menu a peppercorn crusted swordfish with morel sauce and diced vegetables, a mustard crusted fillet of salmon with an asparagus raft and tomato basil fondue, roasted chicken breast Provencal with basil polenta and glazed carrots, jumbo lump crab cakes with whole grain mustard beurre blanc and grilled jumbo shrimp with lemon rice and a cilantro mint pesto. The two we tasted were medium rare grilled minted lamb chops with a great sweet pea and mint risotto and then the tempura snapper with stir-fried vegetables and a tangy/sweet chili sauce. Both dishes a delight! This days special desserts from Chef Dudley, included a pistachio praline basket with sorbet therein, a chocolate mousse torte with raspberry sauce and a an apple tart with vanilla bean ice cream each one was savored as each had a distant personality all fine treats. While all menu pricing is in line with gourmet offerings, there is a special offer for two diners that is a bargain. Choose from either the house salad or the Caesar salad or the soup du jour. Then select entre offerings of filet mignon, pork chop, filet of salmon, chicken breast or spinach tagliatelle all with ac companiments. Have a bottle of select house wine and the Chefs daily selec tion of dessert and coffee. This delightful menu is prix fixe at only $69. a treat! Menus change seasonally but the quality remains steadfast this is a treasure for all to share. We suggest youGo and Enjoy!A Restaurant Rave for Carmens!BOCA RATON -Florida Atlantic University opens a new theater season with Caryl Churchills gender-bending satirical play, Cloud 9, opening Friday, Sept 23 and running through Sunday Oct. 2 in the Studio One Theatre. Cloud 9 is set in colonial Africa in Victorian times and roughly 100 years later in London circa 1979. The same actors appear in each act, but in different roles and in some cases different gender. For the actors only 25 years have passed, further compounding the surreal aspects of the play. Director Desmond Gallant cautions this is adult stuff, with rough language, sexual references and general hanky-panky, and it is recommended only for those 16 and older. Tickets are $20 general admission, $12 FAU students, and $16 for staff and alumni. Call 800-564-9539. Dweezil Zappa Offers Fitting Tribute to Brilliant Dad For those of us not lucky enough to have seen Frank Zappa and his bizarre musical group the Mothers of Invention live, we have Dweezil Zappa, Franks son, carrying the torch for his dad with his Zappa Plays Zappa show, which played Mizner Park Amphitheater this past Saturday. Zappa was the opening act for the renowned progressive rock-jazz group Return to Forever, but for this musician, Zappa was the main attraction. The music of Frank Zappa is very complex, often funny and unpredictable Dweezil Zappa spent an entire year listening and playing along with his fathers recordings to perfect his sound. Zappa recruited a first rate band to fill out the myriad sound landscape. They include Scheila Gonzalez on sax, flute and vocals; Pete Griffin, bass, Billy Hultin, marimba and percussion, Jamie Kime, guitar, Joe Travers, drums and vocals and Chris Norton, keyboards and vocals. Dweezil Zappa doesnt sing and he didnt do much talking either. He left that up to his lead vocalist, Ben Thomas, who has a gregarious, engaging stage presence. For me the highlight of Zappas set was when he invited RTF pianist Chick Corea onstage, and the two traded licks on King Kong. It was a virtuoso experience. As good as Return to Forever is (especially with special guest violinist Jean-Luc Ponty), their music is not as compelling, exciting or purely entertaining as Zappas. Forthcoming Mizner Park Amphitheater events are a Kingdom Call fundraiser at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 8; the 2011 Making Strides against Breast Cancer Walk at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 22 and Rick Springfield and Jack Wagner in concert at 8 p.m. Nov. 4. Tickets for that Live Nation event are $38.50-$98.50. Scene from Cloud 9


23 September 29 through October 5, 2011 Edition 67 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.comSupport your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune.The Boca Raton Tribune B BOCA LIFE & ARTS East/West Boca Raton, FL DELRAY BEACH The Delray Beach Playhouse opens its 65th season with one of Neil Simons best-loved and most popular plays, The Sunshine Boys. The comedy opens Sept. 30 and plays through Oct. 16. Tickets are available through membership or individually at $30. Student tickets are half-price. For reservations, call The Playhouse Box Office at (561) 272-1281 Ext. 4. For Group Reservations, call (561) 272-1281 Ext. 5. Sunshine Boys is a loving tribute to the great comic performers of a bygone era. It was a smash hit on Broadway and later became an Academy Award-winning film. It tells the story of Al Lewis and Willie Clark, a comedy team who headlined in vaudeville for 43 years. But Willie has refused to speak to Al for over a decade, ever since Al decided to retire from show business. As the play begins, a major network studio wants to feature the team on a television show about the history of comedy. But will Willie agree to overlook his anger and resentment to work with Al in one final, nationally televised performance? Willies nephew (and agent) Ben urges him to do the show, so the teams most famous sketch can be preserved for posterity. But Willie is not easily reconciled. Len Stanger and Charles Newman appear as Willie and Al while Frank Stanzione appears as Willies long-suffering nephew, Ben. Others in the cast include Tana Velen, Lisa Kerr and Kyle Reinberg.Delray Playhouse opens 65th season with Sunshine BoysBy Diane Feen You could say that Countess Henrietta de Hoernle has thrown out more life preservers for the arts, education, health and the needy than most sea captains. She has donated money for over 40 buildings and has been on every imag inable board of directors (40 in the past 25 years). So, it came as no surprise that The Countess was honored in the public square (Mizner Park Amphitheater) on her 99th Birthday last Saturday. The event was a huge success with over 100 people in attendance and a sweetness that pervaded the atmosphere like a tender mist. It almost seemed like Boca Raton had been returned to its subtler small town roots (circa 1985) with introductions from Mayor Susan Welchel, Poppi Mercier (executive director of the Children's Museum of Boca Raton) and the birthday girl, The Countess herself. Give Where You Live and Know Where it Goes, said the Countess, She also talked about the importance of doing good for our children and supporting charitable organizations. If you cant donate money for chari ties then volunteer your time, she added. It was a very humbling experience. The Countess, who was in a wheel chair, spoke from her heart about her pas sion that of charitable giving. She was clearly choked up by all the admiration and tenderness coming her way. After the unveiling of the eight foot bronze statue of The Countess and her late husband, Count Adolph De Hoernle, she was asked to speak. She thanked everyone profusely and then almost wept with appreciation. And if you know The Countess then you know she is a very determined woman with a mission and a sharp mind. But she was clearly moved by the huge bronze sculptor created by local artist, Yaacov Heller. We also had a chance to chat with The Countess a few days before her birthday celebration. She was as sharp as ever (in her 99th year) and told us that one of the things she is most proud of are the free concerts she sponsors in Mizner Park. It keeps families to gether and keeps kids off the street. Her other favorite thing is chocolate covered ginger candies. At noon everyday I get my candy, I cant wait. When asked what women should do to keep a good marriage (she has a good track record in the matrimony department) she said, Women should agree (and listen to) their man, but do what they want. Always be agreeable and do not interrupt him. What many people may not know is that The Countess is a night owl, staying up most nights until 1:30 am. I was always in the limelight and I enjoyed every min ute of it. I had so much fun, I traveled around the world 20 times and wined and dined with kings and queens. The Countess also attended the weddings of both Princess Diana and Fergie (so much for matrimony on that side of the sea). She said the wedding party lasted for two weeks. But closer to home (and more recent) she was overjoyed by the Birthday Bash held last week at the Peter Blum Family YMCA. Children serenaded her and everyone expressed their love for this philanthropist who is clearly a role model for others to emu late. Ive seen and done it all. Until I was 95-yearsold I went to two board meetings a day. But now Ive slowed down. From the waist up I am fine, but not from the waist down. It goes to show you that you dont need to have abs of steel or the legs of an athlete to do good. You only need a giving heart.COUNTING BLESSINGS FROM THE COUNTESS TheBocaRatonTribune.com


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27 September 29 through October 5, 2011 Edition 67 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.comSupport your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune. BusinessThe Boca Raton Tribune The first-of-its-kind app searches for independent merchants nationwide. Hundreds of communities publish directories or websites listing local merchants in the area, but few residents actually tote that material with them on a daily basis. The 3/50 Project aims to repair that disconnect with LookLocal, the first iPhone app to showcase mom and pop businesses throughout North America. The goal is to put locally owned, independent brick and mortar merchants right in your hand, regardless of where you are at the moment, explains Cinda Baxter, founder of The 3/50 Project. No one remembers to grab a brochure that lists businesses when they walk out the door, but who leaves home without a phone? Independent plays the central role here: Merchants who have no outside corporate support of any kind--the same businesses who return the largest percentage of their annual revenue to the local economy, according to a 2009 Civic Economics Study. As a FREE download for iPhone users, LookLocal features independent brick and mortar merchants, locating those closest to where the user stands, regardless of whether theyre at home or on the road--a feature no regional or city-specific app can offer. Category shortcuts labeled Shop, Eat, Sip, Stay, Services, and Play allow users to immediately fine tune their results; click-to-call, mapping, and social media capa bilities offer immediate connection to both businesses and their friends in a single tap. LookLocal provides the missing link. Inclusion in LookLocal is free and automatic for independent brick and mortar merchants who sign up as Supporters on The350Project.net. Businesses who prefer more oomph in their profiles have the option of upgrading to an Enhanced listing, which includes their social media links, website links, and photographs, making it even easier to connect with consumers on a personal level. LookLocal promises to be an invaluable tool in the battle for consumer attention, because you hardly ever see anyone without a cell phone nowadays. Versions for iPad and Android are currently in development, thus covering the three largest iOS pipelines to mobile consumers. Its free to be in the app, free to download the app--this is a win/win for independent merchants, regardless of where theyre located, according to Baxter. About The 3/50 Project. The 3/50 Project exploded onto the consumer awareness scene on March 30, 2009 as a grassroots movement promoting locally owned, independent businesses. Unique in its approach, the Project advocates on behalf of all independent brick and mortars, from retailers to restaurants, hair salons to dry cleaners. For more information, and to sign up your local brick and mortar business for free, just visit their website at http://www.the350project.net The 3/50 Project Launches LookLocal iPhone ApplicationBOCA RATON, FL.-TransMedia Group announced it has hired veteran television producer, director and coordinator Alexandra Flugel as Di rector Video Production. She will run TransMedia Group Productions, a new division of the international PR firm. Were pleased to bring onboard an outstanding television and video producer with over 15 years of experience working on a variety of successful productions, from Americas Most Wanted to Ellen Degeneres, said TransMedia Group CEO Tom Madden. Alex has been involved in many successful TV and video productions reaching national and international markets, said Madden, an independent television producer himself and former Vice President of Programming at NBC in New York. Originally from Venezuela, Alexandra obtained her Bachelors degree in Broadcast and Communications at Florida Atlantic University. She speaks at schools in Florida and New York City, inspiring students to embrace a professional career in production and participates in events and Palm Beach County Board meetings in support of the video indus try in Florida. Some of Alexandra's credits as a ProducerDirector include, Season's Greetings with Corbin Benson, Today's Man with Alan Thicke, and commercial seg ments for such brands as Whirlpool, Hong Kong and Puerto Rico Tourism, Latin MTV, Cabela's Outdoor, US Navy, The Air Force, Department of State, The US Trea sury, Ping Golf, and International Walt Disney World. In addition, Alexandra has directed trailers for shows to be presented to Networks and at NATPE. Alexandra has worked as a producer for Extra WB and coordinated production of many political campaign commercials, as well as National Direct Response-Infomercial projects, such as Derma-Wand, George Foreman's Green and The Monster Steamer. Along the way she has developed great skills in Public Relations and understands the value of incorporating video in branding cam paigns, said Madden. According to Miles Perman, Line Producer. STP Productions Americas Most Wanted, I have worked over the years with many dedicated professionals, and Alexandra Flugel is one that stands out.She is orga nized, detailed oriented and a problem solver. Alexandra is energetic, highly organized and resourceful video producer with an extremely creative vision, said Bill Makley, Principal, BMC Communications. Alexandra is a true professional in that she is conscientious, organized, and hard working with a can do it, will get it done attitude that is infectious to the entire production crew, said Director Writer Steven DiManni.Producer for Americas Most Wanted, Inside Edition and Ellen Degeneres Joins TransMedia Group as Director of Video Production


28 September 29 through October 5, 2011 Edition 67Support your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune.The Boca Raton Tribune BUSINESS East/West Boca Raton, FL Email your Business News, promotions and acknowledgements to Chris Catoggio at: chris@bocaratontribune.com. BOCA RATON Karen Poole, vice president and chief operating officer of Boca Raton Regional Hospital, has been included in the Beckers Hospital Review list of Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know. The list recognizes individuals leading prominent American healthcare organizations. With impressive ac complishments, extensive experience and in-depth knowledge of the healthcare industry, these individuals continue to guide their respective organiza tions through change and innovation. Leaders were selected for inclusion on this list based on nominations, inclusion in previous Becker's Hospital Review lists and research conducted by the Becker's editorial team. Poole has more than 30 years of experience in healthcare operations. She has served in numerous positions as chief executive officer and division president throughout her career, acted as a healthcare advisor and led various facility improvement initiatives. She holds a master of arts in management and supervision with an emphasis in healthcare administration from Central Michigan University and a bachelor of science in nursing from West Virginia University. She is a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives. Ms. Poole is an outstanding leader who has achieved many significant accomplishments during her career in the healthcare industry, said Jerry Fedele, president and CEO at Boca Raton Regional Hospital. Her inclusion in Beckers Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know is fitting and well deserved.Boca Hospital COO recognized in top medical review Karen Poole BOCA RATON Crowds packed the Heart Painter shop at Royal Palm Place Sept. 21 for a ribbon cutting sponsored by the Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce along with a local celebration of the International Day of Peace. Sept. 21 was also my one year anniversary at the business, said owner Evelyn Ballin. A number of speakers were on hand for the event, including Jacqueline Ripstein from the UN Peace Envoy. Also on hand were representatives from a number of charitable organizations like PROPEL, The Cancer Society, Locks of Inspiration and SOS Childrens Village, among others. The Heart Painter is located at 310 Esplanade Suite #50 A, Boca Raton.Heart Painter Inc. holds ribbon cutting, peace celebrationAmong those at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Heart Painter Inc. are, from left, Evelyn Ballin, the owner; Boca Raton City Councilwoman and Community Redevelopment Agency chairwoman Constance Scott and Jacqueline Ripstein from the UN Peace Envoy. BOCA RATON --The October Membership Breakfast of the Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce will be held Thursday, October 13th at Via Mizner Golf and Country Club (formerly the Country Club at Boca Raton), 6200 Boca Del Mar Drive, Boca Raton, starting at 7:45 a.m. The breakfast, sponsored by Boca Raton Regional Hospital, will include a presentation by Dr. W. Anthony Lee, FACS, Medical Director, Endovascular Center, Christine E. Lynn Heart & Vascular Institute at Boca Raton Regional Hospital. BOCA RATON -The GEO Group has signed a contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) for the continued management of the company-owned Aurora ICE Processing Center in Aurora, Colo. The new contract will have a term of ten years, inclusive of renewal option periods. Under its terms, the contract capacity at the center will be increased from 432 to 525 beds, and the transportation responsibilities will be expanded. BOCA RATON -Florida Atlantic Universitys athletics department has named Boca Raton Regional Hospital as its sports medicine provider. FAU will work in conjunction with the hospital to provide health care for its more than 450 student athletes. The agreement is for five years with the possibility of three additional one-year extensions should both parties agree. The agreement was reached after an intensive search process conducted by FAU athletics. BOCA RATON -Pivotal Therapeutics Inc. has announced the opening of its U.S. headquarters at the Research Park at Florida Atlantic University (FAU). The U.S. location will focus upon the commercializa tion and product distribution of its lead cardiovascular product VASCAZE(TM).We specifically chose the Research Park at FAU because it is strategically located at the epicenter of Florida's burgeoning biotechnology corridor," said Dr. George Jackowski, Pivotal Therapeutics chairman and chief scientific officer.


29 September 29 through October 5, 2011 Edition 67 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.comSupport your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune.The Boca Raton Tribune BUSINESS East/West Boca Raton, FL By Gerald J. ShermanResponse to the Pitch. Are You Striking Out?What is The Pitch? Its a word with many meanings. In baseball the pitcher throws the ball at the batter to get a response strike, ball or a hit. In music it describes the different levels of sound. We also use it to describe a persons voice, low pitch or high pitch. In selling, its a verbal presentation which includes the talking points. In public relations its the talking points that are either voiced or written to the media in order to obtain publicity. Its also a tool in the form of a pitch letter/ press release that includes all the information to encourage the reporter to publish the information. This form of presentation is used daily by all of us in a business environment to communicate an idea, convince someone that what you are saying is important to them and basically tells them how your product/service benefits them. Unfortunately, many people may look at the word Pitch as an expression used by a fast talking salesperson trying to push a sale. But, this is far from the truth. Pitching, as we use the terminology, is an act of professional selling. It basically is the act of selling. In our previously published text book, The Real World Guide of Selling & Management, Gerald J. Sherman and Sar Perlman, Fairchild Publications, (2007), we indicated that selling is a professional endeavor and not a dirty word. We defined it as, An exchange of goods and services designed to deliver a mutual benefit for both buyer and seller, resulting in a continual and positive relationship. In pitching a story, you are actually looking to sell the other person on the content of the story and to indicate how it will be beneficial to both parties. Once the pitch is organized and all the possible information is in front of the person, the next and most important area is to determine if she/he is interested in what you are saying. During the pitch one should be aware of the reaction the pitch is having on the individual who is on the receiving end. Listening for an objection is essential during the pitch; it is a positive reaction because the objection usually indicates that there is a need for more information and your message is not completely understood. If you determine that in this activity you have answered their objections and they show an interest, the story has a chance and it is time to close the sale! The simple act of closing a sale, asking for a commitment, is some times the most difficult thing. But, once you have received a positive response, you are on your way to a suc cessful outcome. By putting effort into researching the person or organization that you are pitching; you will find that striking out will not be an option! Send me your pitch and I will review it free and send you my recommendations. Excerpts from the book, Fashion Public Relations, Gerald J. Sherman & Sar S. Perlman, Fairchild Publications, Division of Conde Nast, N.Y., (2010) West Boca Chamber of Commerce Network at Lakeside Terrace West Boca Chamber members enjoying the air-conditioned terrace at Lakeside Terrace Marjorie Baker of Academic HS with Chrissy Piazz of Remax and Susan Goldberg with Mittenthal-Weinstein Law Offices Lakeside Terrace Catering & Sales Manager, Carolyn Lasser with Food & Beverage Director, James Delisle Jonathan Rausch with Alexander Insurance, Amos Knoll with Trimland and Bernie Schaffer of Schaffer & Sons Uniforms Elizabeth Parada with Bob Goldberg of SignArama Amos Knoll of Trimland with Cary Reichbach of The Facility Gerald J. Sherman, MBA, DBA of Sherman & Perlman LLC, Marketing is a Boca Raton-based, author, marketing consultant and public relations person who has written several books and articles on these subjects. http://www.shermanperlman.com jerry@shermanperlman.com 561.715.2788


30 September 29 through October 5, 2011 Edition 67Support your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune. Columnists The Boca Raton TribuneBy Mike Gora Fools on the Hill Florida Bar as a specialist in family and matrimonial law. By Rick Warren Day after day, alone on the hill The men with the foolish grins chatter away But nobody listens to them We can see that they are just fools They never give us answers But the fools on the hill See the sun going down And the eyes in their heads See the world spinning around Well on their way, heads in a cloud The men of a thousand voices talking perfectly loud But nobody ever hears them Or the sounds they appears to make And they never seem to notice But the fools on the hill See the sun going down And the eyes of the world See the US going to hell And nobody seems to like them We can tell what they want to do Just get themselves reelected But the fools on the hill Dont see us going down And the eyes in their heads See the world spinning around They never listen to us We know that they're the fools We dont like what theyre doing to us The fools on the hill Sees the sun going down And the eyes in our heads See the world falling down.Editors Note: Columnist Mike Gora changes his focus this week, and offers an Ode to Congress sing-along -with apologies to The BeatlesThere are many ways of defining success: sta tus, power, promotions, money, and many other things. But one important measure of success is impact the influence individuals have on people surrounding them, whether in the workplace, the community, or their own homes. What difference has their life had on others? Looking historically, as well as spiritually, few people have made as much of an impact with their lives as the apostle Paul, whose life and writings are presented in the Bibles New Testament. By the end of his life, Paul had been instrumental in spreading the Christian faith across the entire Roman Empire, despite traveling mostly on foot. Imagine what he might have accomplished if he hed had a jet, a cellular phone, and a fax machine! Even though many of us devote our lives to pursuits in the business and professional world, I believe the life of Paul offers many lessons that we could apply to our own lives. Here are keys to his successful life: SENSE OF DIREC TION: To achieve success, it is important to know where you are going what your goals and objectives are. I run straight toward the goal in order to win the prize (Philippians 3:14). UNDERSTANDING: We need to be able to deal with unexpected circumstances and rise above adversity. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation (Philippians 4:12). COMMITMENT: Once we embark on an important enterprise, success requires willingness to persevere in the face of difficulties and chal lenges. I consider my life worth nothing to me, if only I may finish the race and complete the task the Lord Jesus has given me (Acts 20:24). COMPASSION: Just as the apostle Paul remained sensitive to the needs of people around him, we also must strive to protect the best interests of those working with us. I may have all knowledgeand the faith to move mountainsbut if I dont have love, it does me no good (1 Corinthians 13:2-3). ENTHUSIASTIC FAITH: Successful leaders believe strongly in their mission, and their enthusiasm is contagious. I have the strength for all things through Christ who empowers me. I am ready for anything and equal to anything through Him who infuses inner strength into me (Philip pians 4:13). SERVICE TO OTHERS: Self-centered leaders generally have short tenures. The leader devoted to serving others, helping them reach their goals, is the one that finds eager followers. I will be glad to spend all I have, and myself as well, in order to help you (2 Corinthians 12:15). STAYING POWER: The adage reminds us, It is not how you start, but how you finish. This certainly was true of Paul. I am hard-pressed on all sides, but Im never frustrated; Im puzzled, but never in despair; I am persecuted, but Im never deserted by God; I may be knocked down but Im never knocked out! (2 Corinthians 4:8-9). Try building these qualities into your own life and see what happens. 2011, Purpose Driven Life. All rights reserved. Adapted from a column by Dr. Rick War ren, the author of numer ous books, including the highly acclaimed, The Purpose-Drive Life, which has been translated into many languages and sold throughout the world. It affirms the importance of having a carefully con sidered, clearly expressed purpose to guide everyday life. It has been named one of the 100 Christian books that changed the 20th Century. He also has written The PurposeDriven Church.Seven Secrets of Success


31 September 29 through October 5, 2011 Edition 67 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.comSupport your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune. Send your ad for Downtown Boca Quarterly New to: ads@bocaratontribune.com Quarterly News Developed to share the various features, benets, and advantages of living, working, playing and visiting Downtown Boca, Meet Me On The Promenade event programming includes:Developed to share the various features, benefits, and advantages of living, working, playing and visiting Downtown Boca, Meet Me On The Promenade event programming includes: FRIDAY NIGHT: OCT 21, 2011 SPONSORED BY BOCA RATON RESORT & CLUB Meet Me On The Promenade Opening Festivities Launches With Official Downtown Boca Bop Community Line Dance Presented by Fred Astaire Dance Studio-Boca RatonDowntown Boca invites all area residents, businesses (large and small) and their employees, business associations, nonprofit memberships, schools and university student bodies, sports teams and cheerleaders to don their organizations branded t-shirts and come out and show their spirit and support of Downtown Boca by participating in the Official Downtown Boca line dance choreographed, produced and presented by Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Downtown Boca. Thousands are expected to join in the fun and be part of this fun, family friendly opening ceremony in and about Sanborn Square at the heart of the Promenade as together they dance through the Promenade led by the Fred Astaire Dance Studio instructors and celebrity dance leaders. Prior to the community dance, video lessons will be posted to downtownboca.org, Downtown Boca Facebook, and You Tube with some public practice sessions to be held at various hot spots throughout Downtown Boca. Live entertainment and interactive family activities will follow in Sanborn Square. Downtown Boca Bop Line Up and Dress Rehearsal begins at 5:00 p.m. with festivities and dance to begin promptly at 6 p.m. To register groups, businesses and organizations in advance for premium positions, visit www.downtownboca.org beginning September 1st. Performance By Teen Dance Troupe from Lake Worth Playhouse: "Thriller" by Michael Jackson and "Disturbia" by Rihanna. Live Band EntertainmentBulleTtFamily ActivitiesParticipating Retailers and Restaurants To Extend HoursSpecial Promenade weekend discounts and menusPlenty of Free Parking and Complimentary Trolley Transportation Throughout Promenade Locale SAT, OCT 22, 2011 A FULL DAY & NIGHT FEST OF DOWNTOWN BOCAS BEST MEET ME ON THE PROMENADE WELCOME CENTER-SANBORN SQUARE Hosted by Penn Florida Companies With Presenting Sponsors Including Coldwell Banker Residential, A self-guided tour that easily maps out all Downtown Boca has to offer at Meet Me On The Promenade Saturday; attendees must register for Sip & Stroll at one of the Downtown Boca Information Booths where the first 3,000 participants will receive Downtown Boca eco-friendly welcome bags sponsored by Boca Raton Regional Hospital. Reg istrants will receive a customized map and details of the special event programming and activities offered from Royal Palm Place to Mizner Park, including live entertainment; Family Zone and Sports Center; an impressive showcase of exotic and classic cars; speed boat displays; an arts and crafts expo showcase; Boca Raton GreenMarket; trunk shows and retail showcases; art gallery events; demos; dance lesson; travel and car giveaways; special weekend discounts; tastings, dining specials and pre fixe menus; chances to win; and more. Attendees will want to stop by Boca Raton Travel & Cruises Money Machine at its agency on Palmetto Park Road that will be stocked with cash, cruise discounts, onboard savings, logo gifts, coupons for travel discounts and more. In addition, each person that registers gets a chanceto-win ticket for a Celebrity Cruises International cruise for two! Those stopping by the Fred Astaire Dance Studio will learn a new dance step every half hour. Strollers will also want to stop by Luxury Cars of Boca in Royal Palm Place for a chance to win a Honda Insight EX fully loaded Hybrid. Tickets are $100 each; only 350 tickets will be sold with proceeds to benefit the American Cancer Society. Drawing to be held on Saturday, Oc tober 22nd at 8 p.m. in the showroom.In the Sculpture Garden adjacent to Gallery 22, Yaacov Heller will be partnering with the Boca Symphonia and Rotary Club, in conjunction with DowntownBoca.org, for an event that will include sculpture, painting, live and silent auctions, and music. They are planning exhibits all season long, one per month, in conjunction with music and entertainment in the Sculpture Garden. CRUZ-N-DOWNTOWN BOCA EXOTIC & CLASSIC CAR SHOW Produced By Cruz-NAmerica and sponsored by Comerica Bank and HubGARAGE.com More than 100 classic and exotic cars and speed boats showcased by serious collectors and enthusiasts will span the Promenade and its connecting areas taking event attendees from Royal Palm Place to the south end of Mizner Park. Downtown Boca, Its HappeningQuarterly News tion sites will continue to be restocked.


32 September 29 through October 5, 2011 Edition 67Support your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune.GamesThe Boca Raton Tribune Pet SocietyThe Boca Raton Tribune PET OF THE WEEK Tiger is a 1 year old, neutered male, All American Shelter Dog. He is a wonderful dog who is housebroken, wellmannered, and loves children and other dogs, too! He is a total charmer who loves to cuddle and is always smiling. Tigers adoption fee is only $58. Please ask for ID#1579411. Tiger is available at Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control. All animals are adopted to qualified applicants on a first-come-first-serve ba sis. Adoption fees are $58 for adult dogs, $67 for puppies, and $54 for cats and kittens. Palm Beach County residents age 55 years and older get discounted adoption fee. All adopted animals will be spayed/neutered, current on vaccinations, protected again fleas and ticks, microchipped, sent home with a free bag of Science Diet pet food, and much more!You can adopt an All-American Shelter Dog. Meet Tiger The shelter has also partnered with local veterinarians to provide a free health care certificate with every adoption. The certificate offers a free exam for your pet from your choice of participating veterinarians and has a value of up to $500 in savings. Pet adoptions are not handled by phone. Please visit the shelter to view and interact with the adoptable pets before making a final decision about adoption. Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control is located at 7100 Belvedere Road, West Palm Beach, Adoption hours at the main facility are: M-F 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sat 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sun 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Boca and Delray residents can call the adoption office at 2761344 ext. 41272.MY PET Send us your favorite pet and well run in the paper.mailing address: P.O. Box 970593 Boca Raton, FL 33497 or email to: PET@bocaratontribune.com This is Fluffy, shitsu of Al and Rosa Carvalho.


33 September 29 through October 5, 2011 Edition 67 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.comSupport your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune.SportsThe Boca Raton Tribune The Fort Lauderdale Strikers (9-11-8, 38 points) lost 2-0 against FC Tampa Bay (11-8-9, 41 points) tonight at Al Lang Stadium. The Strikers will finish the regular season in fourth place in the NASL and will face FC Edmonton in the first round of the playoffs at Lockhart Sta dium on Saturday, Oct. 1, at 7:30p.m. Credit goes to Tampa Bay, said head coach Da ryl Shore, They took advantage of being a man up and deserved the game. Tampa Bays first and game-winning goal came at the 68 minute mark when Shane Hill found Keith Savage all alone behind the Strikers defense. Savage tucked his shot past Matt Glaeser to give FC Tampa Bay the 1-0 lead. The goal came 17 minutes after Strikers defender Cristian Arrieta was shown a straight red card for a challenge against FC Tampa Bays Tsuyoshi Yoshitake. The ejection forced the Strikers to play a man down the rest of the way and Tampa Bay was able to take advantage. FC Tampa Bays second goal came in second half stoppage time when Matt Clare was able to control a long pass and fend off his defender long enough to score his second goal of the season. The Strikers will look to move past this set back as they return home for their first playoff game since 2006. FC Edmonton will be their opponent for the fifth time this season. Fort Lauderdale is 2-11 against Edmonton this season with a win and a loss at Lockhart Stadium. Edmonton is a tough team who weve had four close games against, said Shore. It will be a tough challenge, but one that we will be ready for. The Montreal Impact were able to defeat the Strikers Fall To Tampa Bay; Will Face Edmonton In PlayosAtlanta Silverbacks, but NSC Minnesota kept them out of the playoffs by defeating the Carolina RailHawks. So the other first round match-up will be the Stars traveling south to face FC Tampa Bay at Al Lang Stadium. The Strikers welcome FC Edmonton to Lockhart Stadium on Saturday Oct. 1 at 7:30p.m. for the right to advance to the NASL Semifinals. By Chad BeattieBOCA RATON, Fla. A pair of victories last week extended the Lynn University mens soccer teams winning streak to six while improving its record to 6-1 overall and 2-0 in the Sunshine State Conference. The Fighting Knights will look to continue their winning ways when they host Nova Southeastern on Wednesday, September 28, at 3 p.m. then travel to Tampa for a Saturday matchup slated for a 7 p.m. kick-off. Defense continues to be the strength of this Blue & White squad. Anchored by Jason Sangha and A.B. Magnusson in the middle and James Aldred and Micheal Kutscher on the outside, LU has limited opponents to just 17 shots in seven matches. That group worked its magic last week by holding Ave Maria and Florida Southern to a combined three shots on net. Those victories helped LU jump to No. 16 in the national top-25 poll. Additionally, Heiko Eberhardt emerged as an offensive force for Lynn. The Reichenbach, Germa ny, product scored three times in two matches, including the pivotal gametying goal in a 3-1 vic tory at Florida Southern. He is now second on the squad with four goals and nine points, trailing only Harald Gracholskis five goals and 10 points. Nova Southeastern (24-1, 0-2-0 SSC) has lost three-straight matches while allowing 14 goals during that stretch. One of the oldest rivalries in program history, Lynn owns a 24-3-4 record alltime against NSU since first meeting in 1986. The Knights, though, will be looking for revenge after a loss last season ended its eight-game unbeaten streak against the Sharks. Nova is scoring a little over a goal per game but is surrendering 2.12 goals per match to its opponents. The Blue & White Lynns Men soccer Team Looks to Continue Winning Streak meet up for another longstanding rivalry when they battle Tampa. Since first meeting in 1986, Tampa has gone 12-16-1 against Lynn. The Spartans have had a rough start to their season as they are winless through their first seven matches (0-6-1, 0-2-0 SSC). Five of their seven matches, though, have gone to overtime. Ryan Griffin and Dominic Cutrofello have scored five of UTs eight goals while all three goal keepers are allowing over two goals per game.


34 September 29 through October 5, 2011 Edition 67Support your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune. The Boca Raton Tribune SPORTS East/West Boca Raton, FL Strong physical contact OK for players, not for coaches? By: Pedro HeizerBoca Raton High School Bobcats football coach Keith Byars was fired this past week after allegedly shoving a player along the sidelines during the loss to Jupiter on Friday, September 16. The Palm Beach Post reported it has videotapes of the game that showed Byars shoving quarterback Kevin Anderson in the chest with two hands during an outburst in the second quarter of the 2619 loss to the Jupiter High School Warriors. The incident raises questions about proper behavior at a football game without really answering the questions. It also touches on a dichotomy affecting play at all levels of the game. Why is strong physical contact allowed on the playing field, but if a coach happens to touch a player, it will cost him is job? Byars took over the head coach position in 2009 when he replaced Eddie Giersbrook, who was forced out amid a Florida High School Athletic Association investigation into Boca Highs football for illegal recruiting practices. As a result of the FHSAA investigation, Boca Raton was placed on two years probation, fined $5,000 and vacated its 2008 wins. Byars had a record of 14-11 as the head coach of the Bobcats, leading them to a 9-3 record his first season at the helm leading them to the Regional Quarterfinals. The following season wasnt a walk in the park as the Bobcats struggled to a 4-6 record and missed the playoffs. Right now the Bobcats are 1-2. According to Palm Beach County School District spokesman Nat Harrington, Boca Raton High has named Lewis Burnham coach of its football team. The incident with Byars, who seemed to lack community support despite his obvious coaching abilities, isnt the first involving a football coach. In 2009, for example, Benjamin football coach Ron Ream was forced to resign after he was accused of putting his hands on a player during a practice, but later Ream was reinstated because of the support of the community. What is going on with this world? A football coach being fired for putting his hands on a player is ridiculous. Hes a foot ball coach, not a math teacher. Hes there to motivate the kids, push them to their best, and how can he do that if he will be fired if he touches his players? We are doing an injus tice to the student-athletes by doing this. Yes, I know football coaches should not hit kids but putting your hands on a player is not that same thing as physically hurting them. Have you ever seen an NCAA football game? Coaches grab players by their facemasks, shoulder pads and yell at them after a bad throw, a missed tackle or a fumble. If the player is so offended by what the coach had to say to him, maybe he shouldnt be playing football. Coaches are there to build character and no matter what you want to say, every coach plays to win the game. A coach that is a good guy will never succeed. Look at the great coaches in sports, Phil Jackson, Pat Riley, Don Shula, Jack McKeon, and others. Coaches like the ones mentioned above play to win the game. If you are going to try and tell me that high school football is not about winning, then please explain to me why do they have champion ships, records and the whole nine yards? Say what you want to about Keith Byars and his ability to coach, but his track record as a highcaliber athlete speaks for itself; an All-America at Ohio State before playing 13 years in the NFL. He played for the Eagles (1986-92), Dolphins (1993-96), Patriots (199697) and Jets (1998) and was named to the Pro Bowl in 1993 while with the Dolphins. Maybe Boca High wasnt the right place for him. Maybe he will find another place, maybe not. But one thing is for sure, if Boca High has good guys as their head coaches, they wont be seeing a championship for the next three decades.


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38 September 29 through October 5, 2011 Edition 67Support your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune.The Boca Raton Tribune SPORTS East/West Boca Raton, FL St. Andrews (2-1-1) 23 Westminster Academy (0-1) 21Down 14-10 in the fourth quarter, St. Andrews special teams came alive when Burnett blocked a punt attempt and returned the block for a touchdown that changed the momentum of the game and gave St. Andrews the win.High School Football Weekend Recap Olympic Heights (1-3) 53 Palm Beach Lakes (0-4) 19:Quarterback Matt Kelly led the Lions offensively with two touchdown runs and a 24-yard TD pass. He rushed for 83 yards on 18 carries. The defense and special teams scored three times for Heights. Lions' lineman Walvenski Alme batted a pass attempt up in the air, caught it and stepped in the end zone for the first defensive score. Devin McKinney scored on a 5-yard fumble return, and Diegaulle Sama had an 81-yard kickoff return for the Lions. Vero Beach (4-0) 37, West Boca Raton (1-3) 7:Eugene Bethea ran for a touchdown in the first quarter and the Bulls trailed by just 14-7 at halftime before the Indians pulled away in the second half in the Citrus Bowl in Vero Beach. Pope John Paul II (1-3) 20 Calvary Christian (2-0) 21The Calvary Christian Academy Eagles got by the host Pope John Paul II Eagles by a score of 21-20. The Eagles now sport a 1-3 record. They take the field next when they host Benjamin for a 3A District 7 game on Friday, September 30. Pope John Paul II will meet a Buccaneers team coming off a 126 league loss to Pahokee. The Buccaneers record now stands at 1-3. North Miami Beach-Hillel (1-0) 14 Boca Raton Christian (0-3-1) 6:Caleb Hood had 71 rushing yards and a touchdown on 12 carries and Sam Smith added 89 rushing yards, but the Blazers fell to the Hurricanes in Boca Raton. Dwyer 41 (3-1) Spanish River (3-1) 0:The Dwyer defense sacked the Sharks' quarterbacks 10 times. Mark Kelly had four sacks himself. The Panthers also had two interceptions and allowed only six first downs. The Sharks entered the game 3-0 and did not represent themselves poorly. Senior receiver Reggie Love made some highlight-film grabs and finished with four catches for 80 yards. Unfortunately the Sharks couldn't put together a scoring drive.


39 September 29 through October 5, 2011 Edition 67 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.comSupport your community newspaper Patronize The Boca Raton Tribune Advertisers. Let them know you saw their Ads in the Boca Tribune.The Boca Raton Tribune SPORTS East/West Boca Raton, FL The Florida Atlantic Uni versity football team took on the Auburn University Tigers in Auburn, AL for their final non-conference game prior to conference competition next week. In front of 82,249 fans in the Jordan-Hare Stadium, the FAU Owls fell to the defending national champions 30-14. After having a bye week, the Owls showcased their improvement. Right away the Tigers felt the Owl pressure when Cory Henry got an interception on the first play of the game which setup an FAU scoring drive. FAU was the first team to score after moving the chains 13 yards to set kicker Vinny Zaccarioup for a 39-yard field goal. Auburn answered quickly scoring on its next drive. Wide receiver Emory Blake caught a pass in the end zone from quarterback Barrett Trotter to put the Tigers up 7-3. The rest of the first half the Owls used momentous defensive plays to keep it close with Auburn. Kevin Cyrille and David Hinds each recorded a sack and Randell Johnsoncame up with major tackle for a big loss yards. Coming out of halftime, Auburn had all the energy with 20 unanswered points. Only two minutes into the third quarter, Auburn's Jermaine Whitehead picked off a pass from Graham Wilbertto put the Tigers up 17-6. In Auburn's next possession the Tigers were able to move the chains down the field when Trotter completed a touchdown pass to Onterio McCalebb for 51 yards. Auburn picked up six more points before the end of the third off two field goals for a 30-6 lead heading into the fourth quarter. Behind center for the Owls, Graham Wilbert had a career night at quarterback ending the game with 20 completed passes for 191 yards and one touchdown. Wilbert was able to lead the Owls down Pat Dye Field and connected for FAU's first touchdown of the season. Running backAlfred Morris, Morris made the 12 yard catch flipping into the end zone for six points. Leading the offense in carries and catches, Morris ended the game with 15 carries for 85 yards and four receptions for 43 yards. Wilbert then completed a pass to Nexon Dorvilusfor the two point conversion bringing the score to 30-14. After the Owls TD, neither team was able to get back into the end zone. The Tigers had one last field goal attempt but kicker Cody Parkey missed, preserving the margin at 16. Next week, FAU (0-3) heads to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette to take on the Ragin Cajuns in the Owls fourth-consecutive road game, and first conference match up. 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