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forward to working with our friends and supporters during this special time to make this building a reality for future Lynn students and faculty. Once the archi tectural plan is com pleted, the university will begin its official capital campaign for the new International Business Center. The build ing will be located at the current location of Ritter Hall, just south of the Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center. Construc tion is tenta tively scheduled to be completed by BOCA RATON Lynn University will receive a $6 million initial gift this fall toward the construction of the new home for Lynns College of Business and Managementthe $12 million International Business Center. The gift is from an anonymous alumni donor who has challenged the school with raising an additional $3 million. Once this money is raised, the donor will provide another $3 million to complete the $12 million needed for construction. This gift is a game-changer and provides Lynn with the amazing opportunity to build a world-class structure to house our college of business, said Lynn University President Kevin M. Ross. Well be celebrating our 50th anniversary this year, and we look The Boca Raton Tribune for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com YOUR CLOSEST NEIGHBOR.Nearly 400,000 readers! Desiree Copeland reading the Tribune Lynn University to Receive $6 Million Gift to Construct New Business School BuildingSend us a picture of you reading The Boca Raton Tribune to pictures@bocaratontribune.comSee Pg.3 See page 3 Connor Shanosky Named Defensive Player of the WeekSee Pg.31 Be Prepared, Isaac is on Its WayPhoto Credit: Jon van Woerden Photography


2 Edition 111 August 23, 2012 through August 29, 2012www.bocaratontribune.com 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! Copyright 2012 by The Boca Raton Tribune. All rights reserved by The Boca Raton Tribune. All submissions and published materials are the propery of The Boca Raton Tribune. This publication may not be reproduced in whole or in part without express written consent from The Boca Raton Tribune. The publishers reserve the right to edit all submissions and to reject any advertising or copy they regard as harmful to the publications good or deemed to be libelous. 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 intended to of any individual editorial writer. Signed opinions of the author and not necessarily those of the publisher. The advertiser and/ or the advertising agency is responsible for all content and will assume responsibility resulting from publication of said advertisement in The Boca Raton Tribune.The Boca RatonTribune mailing address: P.O. Box 970593 Boca Raton, FL 33497 Blvd., Suite 212 Boca Raton Fl, 33432 For general information: 561-290-1202 Fax: 561-208-6008Marketing Director Chris Catoggio chris@bocaratontribune.com Angelo Lima, Marguax Vickers, Andre Heizer Director Marjorie BrandnerPhotographers:Nicole Vickers, Gabriela Heizer Barbara McCormick Video Production Director Klaiton SilvaGraphic Design:Matt Epperson Proud Member of: The friendly community where friends do business with neighbors. INDEXCommunity News Pg.03 Municipal News Page 11 Section B Page 13 Business Page 23 Columnists Pg B7, B8, 22. 24. 27 Games Page 26 Sports Page 29 Quote of the Week:None that go in unto her, shall return again, neither shall they take hold of the paths of life. Proverbs 2:19 Boca Police Safety TipBoca Raton Police BlotterQ: When is the next Citizens Police Academy and what will I learn? A:e next academy is scheduled to begin on September 20, 2012. is 11-week course is free of charge and will meet every ursday evening from 6:30pm-9 pm and will be located at our police training facility (6500 Congress Avenue) or the police department (100 NW 2ndAvenue), depending on the topic. Topics will range from hands-on demonstrations about the use of laser and radar units, Taser and stop stick demonstrations to learning how cases get investigated including crime scene techniques such as evidence collection. In addition, each student will be allowed to participate in one 4-hour ride-a-long with a police ocer. Applications are available on line at www.BocaPolice.comor contact Mary Ann OBrien at mobrien@ci.boca-raton..usfor any questions. Crime and safety questions are answered by ocers from the Crime Prevention Unit. For more information, visit www.bocapolice.com. SIMPLE BATTERY 08/17/2012 Anthony Cousino, 33, was arrested for domestic battery aer he allegedly hit, held and punched his live-in girlfriend DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED 08/17/2012 20799 JOG RD Hana Weiner, 34, was arrested for DUI following a trac stop. Weiner allegedly refused to provide a breath sample. Weiner was processed at BRPD and then transported to Palm Beach County Jail. SHOPLIFTING/ RETAIL THEFT 08/19/2012 5900 W GLADES RD Larressa Cochran was arrested for retail the aer investigation revealed she allegedly attempted to steal clothing from Sears. Total cost was $75. She was transported to the Palm Beach County Jail. BURGLARY TO RESIDENCE 08/16/2012 15:09 NORTH DIXIE HWY Victim reported his laptop computer valued at $400 was stolen from his residence. His elderly mother was sleeping in home when it occurred. e laptop was entered into NCIC. Crime Scene Technicians processed the scene. BURGLARY TO RESIDENCE 08/19/2012 0:59 NW 4TH AVE Victim`s residence located on NW 4th Avenue was burglarized when the front door was le unlocked. Total loss was valued at $1,000. THEFT/ PICKPOCKET 08/17/2012 11:42 4141 N FEDERAL HWY Victim advised that while she was shopping in Publix, she believes that an unknown subject(s) removed her tan wallet from her purse which was in the shopping cart, and le the store. No suspect(s), no witnesses and incident was not caught on the store video surveillance. SHOPLIFTING/ RETAIL THEFT 08/16/2012 19:51 5840 W GLADES RD Alyssa Berger was arrested aer she took $276.00 worth of merchandise from Bloomingdale`s. Notice to appear in court issued. Edition 111 Interns:Guadalupe Monarrez, Gina Onori, Malcolm Shields, Shannon CopelandCOMMUNITY NEWS East/West Boca Raton, FL Community News For Sale Fine Quality Mens Jackets 18 ne quality designer mens jackets for sale. Sizes 38 to 52. Brands include Valentino, Ralph Lauren, Hugo Boss and others. e lot includes two tuxedo jackets. Asking $350 Call 561-966-8454Sundy House Hosts Centennial Dine Out for a Cause DELRAY BEACH A Centennial Dine Out for a Cause, with Celebrity Chef Michael Malone, president of the Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce, was held recently at Sundy House. The dining venue donated a portion of the evenings proceeds to the Delray Beach Public Library. The amount raised was around $2,000. The money taken in that night will support the programs and services at the Delray Beach Public Library. The library is a nonprofit independent facility and is funded through public and private funds. Ron Gilinsky & Stephen Cawthon From left, Kimberley Trombly-Bur meister, Mike Malone, Bruce Siegel From left, Nicole Mugavero, Tandy Robinson, Bonnie Stelzer Linda Gove & Eileen Bushman


3 Edition 111 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com August 23, 2012 through August 29, 2012www.bocaratontribune.com Community NewsThe Boca Raton Tribune Community NewsLynn University to Receive $6 Million Gift to Construct New Business School BuildingBOCA RATON Lynn University will receive a $6 million initial gift this fall toward the construction of the new home for Lynns College of Business and Managementthe $12 million International Business Center. The gift is from an anonymous alumni donor who has challenged the school with raising an additional $3 million. Once this money is raised, the donor will provide another $3 million to complete the $12 million needed for construction. This gift is a game-changer and provides Lynn with the amazing opportunity to build a world-class structure to house our college of business, said Lynn University President Kevin M. Ross. Well be celebrating our 50th anniversary this year, and we look forward to working with our friends and supporters during this special time to make this building a reality for future Lynn students and faculty. Once the architectural plan is com pleted, the university will begin its official capital campaign for the new International Business Center. The building will be located at the current location of Ritter Hall, just south of the Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center. Construction is tentatively scheduled to be completed by April 2014. The school is working with the ar chitectural firm, Gensler, and the engineering firm, Buro Happold, to design the new building which features: 32,000 square feet of flexible spaces and com mon work areas to foster impromptu collaboration. A design that is targeting the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certifica tionthe highest level of certification awarded by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) takes advantage of natural sunlight as a lighting source, decreasing the need for artificial lighting and will include rainwater harvesting to reduce the use of ground water will have space for outside orga nizations (for-profit and not-for-profit) to come into the college for selected, short-term projects. This brilliant design will represent the confluence of what Lynn is about, said Thomas Kruczek, dean of Lynns College of Business. It places a high value on providing flexible places for different learning styles in a structure that places sustainability at the heart of its design. I cant think of a better place to teach future business leaders the skills theyll need to succeed in a dynamic and ever-changing global business environment. The buildings LEED design is a continuation of the schools aggressive efforts to improve the sustainability of its operations, which include the recent launch of the largest energy saving effort of its kind in Florida, designed to cut more than 30 percent from its utility spending thanks to an energy savings performance contract with Siemens Building Technologies Division. In addition, the buildings focus on flexible and open spaces supports the schools core belief in supporting all styles of learners with a focus on ensuring individual success. Be Prepared, Isaac is on Its WayBOCA RATON In scenes reminiscent of 2004 and 2005, Boca Raton and area residents spent the past few days filling gas cans, testing generators, buying propane tanks, attaching shutters and stocking up on batteries, food and water in anticipation of the first hurricane to threaten the area since Wilma in 2005. Tropical Storm Isaac is likely to become Hurricane Isaac and headed for landfall in Florida on Monday and would be the first major storm to impact or strike the United States in 2012. Theres also concern that will Hurricane Isaac impact the Republican Na tional Convention slated for Tampa Aug. 27-30. Residents, emergency agencies, police and fire units are not taking any chances. The Emergency Operations Center in West Palm Beach was staffed and monitoring the storms progress. So was the School District, anticipating it might have to cancel classes. One person who called to the Boca Raton Tribune reported he was unable to find gasoline in West Boca on Wednesday night. Additional tankers were reportedly heading this way to refill reserves at stations where residents stocked up in advance of the storm. On supermarket shelves, water seemed scarce and, at one Publix, milk that does not need refrigeration was gone completely. Weve got a lot of time for people to get ready, but we dont have forever, said Craig Fugate, who heads the Federal Emergency Management Agency, during a briefing Tuesday. The current track forecast takes the storm straight through Florida. Federal forecasters monitoring Isaac have been cautioning that the accuracy of their track forecasts can be off by as much as 250 miles five days out. Even so, a little deviation in the track can have a significant impact on the storms effect on the coast, Fugate said.


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6 Edition 111 August 23, 2012 through August 29, 2012www.bocaratontribune.com COMMUNITY NEWS East/West Boca Raton, FL Community News THE ORGANIZERClosets-Garages-Oces-Filing Garage Sales-Pack/Unpack Moving Boxes-Holiday DecoratingPaul Jetty 561.596.1069 pauljetty1957@yahoo.com $25 per hour BOCA RATON The Jewish Associa tion for Residential Care (JARC) and Blue Martini Boca Raton partnered for the 2nd annual Cocktails for a Cause, a Boca Festival Days-inspired event, on Aug. 9. Organizers said it was a huge success. This event benefits the programs of JARC Florida which supports developmentally disabled adults within the community. Guests enjoyed a special VIP area, delicious appetizers and several specialty martinis. Raffle prizes were also awarded. Several board members and special friends of JARC attended along with many new community friends. Community partnership is an integral ingredient in the success of JARC. We are so grateful to have Blue Martini share in our vital mission to raise awareness and funds for men and woman with disabilities in our community. stated Dr. Debra Hallow, JARC executive director. JARC is a nonsectarian organization which provides group homes, apartments and vocational training for adults with development disabilities. The mission in partnership with the families of the clients is to promote independence dignity and self-respect in order to create more fulfilling lives. Cause a Huge Success Fall 2012 SemesterBOCA RATON Florida Atlantic University students made their way back to the residence halls this part week to mark the start of the universitys fall 2012 semester. Move-In Day is the official day for FAUs residential students to return to campus. The day offers an opportunity for students and their families to connect with FAU officials, faculty, staff and student groups who are on hand to help them move into the residence halls. Move-In Day for the residence halls is one of the most exciting days of the year, rivaling only graduation, said Jill Eckardt, director of housing and residential life. Our staff worked hard to prepare for the nearly 3,700 students to come to their new home away from home. Opening day is a time when freshmen begin a new phase of their lives, and their parents and families are excited to see their new place. Nearly 500 volunteers from across the campus; students, staff and faculty assisted students moving into the residence halls, said Eckardt.Black and White Masquerade Gala DELRAY BEACH -Habitat for Humanity of South Palm Beach County will host a Black & White Masquerade Gala Saturday, Sept. 15, from 6:30-11 p.m. at the Marriott Hotel Boca Center. Doctors Choice Pharmacy is a major sponsor. The evening will include a cocktail reception, silent auction, dinner and danc ing. All proceeds will benefit the groups mission of bringing people together to build homes, communities and hope. The program for the evening also includes a special salute to several individuals who have shown great support and commitment to the mission of Habitat for Humanity over the years: Eliot Popper, vice president, financial advisor and investment consultant at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney; Mike and Betsy Owen of the Realtor Association of the Palm Beaches and Ed Dietrich of Deerfield Builders Supply. It is our opportunity to give back to these individuals who have been such great ambassadors for us over the years. Their vision to create a world where everyone has a decent place to live should be honored, said Executive Director Mike Campbell. Guests should plan for an evening of dinner and dancing and an opportunity to bid on some fabulous auction items. Attire for the evening is black and white cocktail. Individual tickets for the gala are available for $150 or $1,500 to sponsor a table of ten. Habitat also invites local businesses and individuals to support the Gala through sponsorships, in-kind auction donations and program display advertising. For more information, ticket purchases and information about sponsorship opportunities, visit www.habitatsouthpalmbeach.org or call 561-819-6070. From left are Greg Gefen, Ivan Gefen, board member, Jared Kornfeld see pics pg. B5 Impressive Boy Scout leaving a Patriotic Mark.Jeremy Gibbons is an active Boy Scout member of Troop 306 from West Boca Ra ton who attends West Boca Raton Community and his ventures shows how considerate and mature he is. When deciding what kind of project to do, Jeremy had many options: instead he chose a project that has a special meaning to him and his family. Jeremy chose to construct a flag burning ceremonial pit in honor of Veterans and also for usage on Memorial Day. Jeremy started his project in early march, and he chose this project because his father was in the military, and he was moved to provide a better resource for anyone who wished to burn a flag. Before, a big can was used to burn flags, but Jeremy wanted to change that. This project is a patriotic venture that can be assessed by the general public at the Veterans Park in Boca located at VFW post # 10556. The furnace is made form scratch and it measures at 4x4 and the concrete slab it sits on is 9x9. Jeremy has come together with the help scout leaders, other scout members, parents and friends to create this structure. City Commission Burt Aaronson even assisted Jeremy in this endeavor. Anyone who has a flag that they would like to retire can turn it in at the Park located off Palmetto just west of Lyons. bocaratontribune.com see pics pg. B5


7 Edition 111 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com August 23, 2012 through August 29, 2012www.bocaratontribune.com COMMUNITY NEWS East/West Boca Raton, FL Community News Lacking Creativityby Amanda Silberling Twas the night before SAT scores came out. Students throughout the United States sat in front of their computers, coffee cup in hand, refreshing the College Boards website repeatedly for hours until the crack of dawn. Their parents demanded that they go to sleep, but they refused to move. They knew that eventually, maybe in just a few more page refreshes, a fourdigit number would appear on screen. This number dictated their future. Across the Atlantic Ocean, it was nearly 10 A.M. in Finland. Here, students were participating in specialized science labs, exploring artistic mediums, receiving personal attention from highly-qualified teachers and reveling in a daily 30-minute recess. While their American counterparts rejoiced or griped over whether or not they reached their desired test scores, most Finnish students were ignorant to the mere existence of the SAT. In fact, the average student in Finland only takes a minimal amount of standardized tests in their educational timespan. Over the years, the pressure that American high school students experience in the face of college admissions has reached an unprecedented level. In order to simply stand a chance to attend a top-tier college, students are expected to have nearly flawless grade-point averages in the hardest classes they can possibly take, score in the highest percentiles on standardized tests like the SAT and ACT, involve themselves in as many extracurricular activities as they can, craft impeccable application essaysthe list is infinite. A common thread holds together the intimidating checklist demanded for college admissions: Numbers. Primary and secondary school years are said to be times of personal growth; a time for finding oneself and who one truly is. Now, school is becoming a time of insurmountable stress and terror of what may happen if one doesnt score highly on tests. For high school students, its college readiness testing. For younger students, its state-wide exams like the FCAT, and the more recent end-of-course exams (EOCs). In a local setting, academic achievement seems to be great, with several public high schools in the Boca Raton area ranking nationally. On a global scale, however, the empha sis that our schooling system places on standardized tests has led to a massive decline in the quality of education that our youth receives, as well as the strength of our countrys workforce. The No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) was passed in 2001 under George W. Bushs administration, enacting that United States schools will only be funded if they score at certain levels on standardized tests, such as Floridas FCAT. This forces school faculties to alter their curriculum to focus on making sure that their students pass these tests, instead of teaching to effectively educate the public. In the years that have passed since NCLB, the United States international education ranking has noticeably depreciated in rela tion to countries with less rigid methods. Through Finlands unique approach to education, the Nordic country managed to rank 3rd in reading and 2nd in science in the 2009 Education Rankings of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) with a budget of $10 billion. The United States was ranked 17th in reading and 33rd in science, and spends $809.6 billion on education annually. Its time for some change. In the same way that textbooks are cycled out after a couple of years, the education system should also be changed from time to time. The idea behind standardized testing is to evaluate the progress of a massive number of students in an efficient manner, and to make sure that our students remain competitive with the rest of the world. While these tests may keep things orga nized, based on statistics and the overall morale of students, its almost laughable to say that standardized tests serve their purpose to keep our students at the top. Our country craves innovative ways to restore its strength. When creativity is shunned in exchange for repetitive training to pass stiff exams, the youth has no opportunity to exercise its inventive side. How can we change the countrys fate of debt-driven destruction when citizens spend 12 years in school learning to conform and not to be original? We cant be content with mediocrity. As the school year begins once again, our students should be encouraged to enhance their minds with creative opportunities that dont involve bubbling in scantrons. Stay aware of local and national politics, and support politicians that understand the importance of education. At the very least, keep an open, curious mind, and extend learning to the outside of the classroom.


8 Edition 111 August 23, 2012 through August 29, 2012www.bocaratontribune.com P.O. Box 970593 Boca Raton, FL 33497Heres my take: Romneys pick of Paul Ryan was a brilliant move. Ryan is personable, connects to young voters and appeals to the people who want to save our country. He has a masterful insight into the workings of the budget and the economy and has put forth a plan to save Medicare, not destroy it as the Democrats are doing if they keep going by raiding its coffers. DO NOT BELIEVE the lies that the Dems are saying about Seniors that they will be affected by the Ryan Plan. The Ryan plan keeps Social Security and Medicare INTACT for all seniors over the age of 55 and allows those under the age of 55 to have a choice. This election will come down to Florida, period. The way Florida votes will determine who is elected in November. Be aware. Learn the issues. Study what others are saying, but DO NOT BELIEVE the rhetoric that the Dems are spoon feeding and scaring our seniors. SENIORS WILL NOT BE AFFECTED over the age of 55. NOTHING CHANGES and THAT IS THE TRUTH!!!! Romney/Ryan are the change agents and Obama/Biden is the status quo, so if you are satisfied with where you are, where the country is now and do not want to improve our way of life, then either sit on your hands or vote for Obama. If you are not satisfied with what is going on NOW, then get out and work and vote for ROMNEY. I made a mistake in 2008. I will not make a mistake this year. I will also support Democrats and Republicans both in the November elections. Barry R. Epstein, APR To the Editor: On Saturday, August 25, 2012, Boca Raton Regional Hospitals Davis Therapy Centers will hold a CarFit Event. CarFit is an educa tional program designed to help older drivers find out how well they fit their personal vehicle. Media are invited to attend. Allison Kratzer Communications Specialist/MarketingMy wife and I give a commanding round of applause to the people who organized this years Boca Ballroom Battle, a Boca Festival event that benefits the George Snow Scholar ship Fund. And we also offer congratulations to every single one of the dancers for their excellent performances. The annual event is modeled after TVs popular Dancing with the Stars. The Boca version pairs eight prominent local residents with dancers from the Fred Astaire Studio. Performers raise money that goes to the Snow fund. This year, I thought the acts were a little campier than in the past. Bob Gittlin and his partner, Mariya-Khristina Shurupova, were dressed in pink, and danced to the Pink Panther theme. Darci McNally, with partner Ramphis Horta, discod to the Bee Gees Stayin Alive, which opened with footage from Saturday Night Fever. Lisa Pechter and partner Ivan Rivera, rumbad to Ive had the time of my life following a clip from Dirty Dancing. But Kristin Calder stole the show. She literally morphed into Marilyn Monroe. Her blonde hair done up like the famed film star, she sashayed across the dance floor wearing a white mink coat. She sang Marilyns famous, breathy Happy Birthday, Mr. President as if JFK were sitting in the audience. She and her partner, A.J. Molter, then danced to Diamonds are a Girls Best Friend, sung by Monroe, that opened with a clip from the movie. My wife and I know the Calders, and we saw a side of Kristin we hadnt seen before. She is married to Glen Calder, an executive with Transmedia, and they are the parents of three children. She is also an active community volunteer and a public relations professional at Bethesda Memorial Hospital. She said in the program that her greatest joy is being a mother to Harrison, age 9, Caroline, age 5, and Stirling, just a few months old. More on Boca Festival Days August is moving awfully fast and Boca Festival Days events will soon be coming to an end. Get to them before time runs out. My wife and I recently went to the PAWty for pets at the Shoppes at Village Pointe. It rained like the devil, but the hearty souls under the direction of plaza owner Yvonne Boice saved the day. And the rain went away. We brought our little one, Peanut, to the event, and he got his few minutes of fame as a contestant in the Happy Dog contest. I think he was happy just to be with his mommy and daddy. He got a long ride in the car that day, and he loves that. Check the Festival schedule elsewhere in this paper for a list of upcoming events. Serious play series at FAU If you like theater, youll want to know about the season of stage shows exploring themes of social relevance. The series has just been announced by Florida Atlantic Universitys department of theater and dance. Four plays and a dance show will be produced, all at FAUs Boca campus. The first show is Therese Raquin, a play by Neal Bell, adapted from the book by Emile Zola, which tells the story of an unhappily married young woman who enters into a tragic affair with a friend of her selfish and overbearing aunt. The play runs Friday, September 28 to Sunday, October 7. Later this fall, Summer and Smoke, a play by Tennessee Williams that tells a simple love story about two people with vastly divergent attitudes towards life, runs Friday, November 9 to Sunday, November 18. Spring brings a Repertory Dance Theatre Ensemble; a performance of Equus and then Lysistrata, the final show of the season. Watch this space for more information. EDITORIAL 60 days. letters to the editor.Letter Guidelines By Dale King Letters to the Editor EDITORIALS/LETTERS East/West Boca Raton, FLThe Boca Raton TribuneFounded January 15, 2010 Publisher Business C.E.OC.O.O. C.M.0 Our Writers/Reporters and Columnists Executive Editor Managing Editor D Editor Social Media : Software Engineer I Didnt Know Marilyn Kristin Calder


9 Edition 111 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com August 23, 2012 through August 29, 2012www.bocaratontribune.com By Douglas HeizerTHOUGHTS FROM THE PUBLISHER EDITORIALS & LETTERS East/West Boca Raton, FL By Dr. Synesio Lyra, Jr.POSITIVE LIVING Of all forms of human communication, the dialogue is unquestionably a great morale booster, and provider of other significant benefits to those engaged in it! A public speech receives different reac tions from each hearer, which can be both positive or negative to the same address and speaker. A group conversation can be a pleasant experience though, most often, several may just sit and hear, yet never participate. The dialogue, however, occurs between two persons, with enough give and take, sufficient clarification, besides additional positive ele ments which benefit both persons engaged in it! The late Reuel L. Howe had written a significant little volume, entitled The Miracle of Dialogue. Such miracle is not the dialogue per se, but what meaningful dialogues can produce in the life and experience of both participants. Dealing with the necessity of dialogue from the outset of his narrative, Howe states: Dialogue is to love, what blood is to the body. When the flow of blood stops, the body dies. When dialogue stops, love dies and resentment and hate are born. One of the most frustrating experiences to any individual engaged in conversation with another person occurs when just a monologue is heard from the one who invited the other. More than likely, in the future, similar invitations shall be politely declined or totally ignored! In dialogue, however, both participants have their turn in speaking, and each life is greatly enriched. Unclear or divergent viewpoints can be clarified, and positive conclusions can be reached, for mutual satisfaction and benefit! The dominance of one is never a factor! Furthermore, a dialogue affords the opportunity of redefinition of the issues being discussed, leaving no doubt as to its real nature and meaning. The conversation is balanced, in that both participants are engaged in the discussion rather than merely one of the two. Otherwise, it could not even be called dialogue! But as meaning is sought through that interchange, it wont be buried under a mountain of words which a monologue can easily cause, while two persons attempt to interact! Reciprocity is a key factor for the healthy maintenance of a dialogue, though each participant brings his/her own meaning to the conversation. As Howe puts it, dialogue has more respect for a responsible No and all that it signifies than for an irresponsible Yes. his education in four of them. When he resided in southern California, he wrote a weekly column for the daily Anaheim Bulletin, which was carried for about six years, until he moved to south Florida. By Ken Korkow When things in life seem to be going crazy, out of control, who is to blame? Experience has taught me that I create most of my own chaos. And this is true for you, too. Universally, individuals are responsible for most of the turmoil in their own lives not all of it, but much of it. We live in a world where, more often than not, people want to shift blame for their circumstances onto someone or something else parents, employers, environment, society, circumstances. But in reality, when things go wrong for us and we want to know why, all we need to do is look in the mirror. For instance, what if you bought a car and decided you do not like it? You are the one that chose to buy it for whatever reasons and in the decision-making process created the maintenance schedule that might have become problematic for you. For people that have grown dissatisfied with their marriages, they are the ones that decided to say yes to legally unite with their spouse and created another kind of maintenance schedule that might have left them disillusioned or disappointed. Have you ever felt unhappy in your job? Realize that you decided to work there and accepted, influenced, or have allowed conditions that have con tributed to your feelings of unrest, unhappiness and dissatisfaction. Again and again I have learned that most of the painful and challenging consequences I have had to deal with generally were a result of my previous wrong or poor decisions. What can I do about it? Although I cannot change the past, I now try to make better decisions from the start. How do we learn to make better decisions to shape a better, more appealing future? There are many ways to try, but I have found the very best way is by diligently reading my Bible every day. During these daily readings, I came across the following passage that offers special insight: Jesus told His followers, Why do you call me Lord, Lord, and not do what I tell you? Everyone who comes to me and hears my words and does them, I will show you what he is like: he is like a man build ing a house, who dug deep and laid the foundation on the rock. And when a flood arose, the stream broke against that house and could not shake it, because it had been well built. But the one who hears and does not do them is like a man who built a house on the ground without a foundation. When the stream broke against it, immediately it fell, and the ruin of that house was great (Luke 6:46-49). I often hear it said, Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results. If you are absolutely content with where you are then stay on that track. But if you are experiencing areas of discontent or even suffering, I suggest you dig deeply into the Bible, the Word of God, so you will do what He says to do. I have found that since He designed us, He knows how we function best and instructs us accordingly. God is the Father who truly does know best. Ken Korkow lives in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.A., where he serves as an area director for CBMC. This is adapted from the Fax of Life column that he writes each week. Used with permission.


10 Edition 111 August 23, 2012 through August 29, 2012www.bocaratontribune.com BOCA RATON Boca Festival Days sponsored by the Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce are winding down, but there is still plenty of fun left this month. Upcoming events include: August 24 5:30 -7:30 p.m. Celebrity Shake-Up Presented by Best Foot Forward and Blue Martini Where: Blue Martini (6000 Glades Road, Suite C-1380 Boca Raton) Dueling bartenders will fill the night with some fun and exciting competition, all while raising money to support the foster youth who Best Foot Forward serves. Entry: $25 for 2 drinks and appetizers For details: Contact Donna Biase at (561) 470-8300 August 25 6-9 p.m. Singing and Swinging in the Pines Presented by Daszkal Bolton and the Boca Raton Childrens Museum as well as CBIZ Goldstein Lewin, Danburg Management Corporation, and TOSHIBA Business Solutions Where: Childrens Museum (498 Crawford Boulevard Boca Raton) Come relax in a jazz club setting and listen to the smooth sounds of legendary jazz diva Joan Cartwright and her trio. Then dance to the South Florida sensation Saxophonist Sid Parker and his Swing Band Quartet. Plus much much more! Entry: $35 per adult. For details: For tickets, please call (561) 368-6875 August 26 2-5 p.m. 6th Annual Boca Helping Hands Bowling for Bread. Presented by Elements Therapeutic Massage and Boca Helping Hands. Where: Strikes at Boca (21046 Commercial Trail Boca Raton) Join us for a fun-filled afternoon of bowling, food, music and raffles to benefit Boca Helping Hands. Entry: Single bowler $50 or reserve a lane $200. Or sponsor a lane for underprivileged children $200 For details: Contact Karen Swedenborg at Karen@bocahelpinghands.org August 28 6-9 p.m. Pong Fest &Unicorn Foundation Event at Bogarts. Presented by Bogarts Bar & Grill and The Unicorn Foundation Where: Bogarts Bar & Grille (3200 Airport Road Boca Raton). Pongfest & Unicorn Debry 2012 is the merging of two basic ideas: the conviction that we need to help those with special needs and the insight that we can have a great time doing it! Entry:Singles $40, Doubles $75 for Pongest; $100 to be a Unicorn Owner For details: www.unicornchildrensfounda tion.org August 29th 5-8 p.m. Donating the Clothes off our Backs for Women in Distress. Presented by Women in Distress, the Boca Chamber Ambassadors and Oceans 234 Where: Oceans 234 (234 N. Oceans Blvd, Deerfield Beach --two blocks north of Hillsboro on A1A) Come on by to enjoy happy hour cocktails and 40% off the bar bites menu, after you donate clothing and household items to this amazing and worthy cause! August 30th 5:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. Dancing Classrooms Mad Hot Ballroom Presented by Dancing Classrooms, Sponsored by Wyndham Hotel, Red: The Steakhouse, and Trine Andersen of Ameriprise Where: Wyndham Hotel, 1901 Military Trail, Boca Raton (use the entrance for Red The Steakhouse.) Entry: $20 per ticket, includes appetizers and one drink The value and power of dancing classrooms has been documented in three feature films; the Academy Award winning Mad Hot Ballroom and Take The Lead (starring Antonio Banderas) which depicts Pierre Dulaines efforts to utilize ballroom dancing to help youth regain a sense of self-respect, pride, and elegance. A new film Dancing in Jaffa is scheduled to be released next year; it chronicles Israeli-Muslim & Israeli-Jewish children coming together through the Dancing Classrooms experience. Ballroom dance performance performed by the children of FAUs Henderson School. Aug 31 Noon-2 p.m. Boca Centers Message in a Bottle Event Presented by The Shops at Boca Center and the Golden Bell Education Foundation Where: Uncle Tais (5250 Town Center Circle Boca Raton) To commemorate the Time Capsule Burial in the newly renovated Courtyard in celebration of 25 years of making history in Boca Raton! Entry:$15 per person For details: RSVP to the luncheon at (561) 368-8806. BOCA RATON The Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum will celebrate the end of summer with the second annual Toasts, Tastes & Trolleys event on Friday, September 21 at 6 p.m. The evening will start at the Boca Beach Club, 900 South Ocean Boulevard, with champagne and appetizers, followed by a trolley trip to several local restaurants for dinner-by-the-bite and special drinks. The evening will conclude at the Beach Club with dessert and dancing. Committee members have been working on this event all summer to ensure a variety of restaurants and scenes. The committee is chaired by Dawn Zook and Lindy Harvey, and members include: Denise Alman, Lisa Vander Ploeg, Kathy Qualman, Elizabeth Ragland, and Diane Robertson. Toasts, Tastes & Trolleys provides a wonderful opportunity for a group of friends to get together and reserve space on one of the trolleys. Everyone will enjoy the camaraderie and special food and drinks at each location. And the fun will benefit the Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum, said Executive Director Mary Csar. Event sponsors are: Boca Raton Resort & Club, Madelyn Savarick, E.M. Lynn Foundation, 1st United Bank, George Brown and Linda Da vidson, Robert G. Campbell, Fairman & Associates, Florida IBM Club, Vander Ploeg & Associates, Dr. and Mrs. Steven Alman, Flossy Keesely, Paradise Bank, and Rick and Kathy Qualman. Tickets are $125 per person; $100 per person for Young Friends members. To reserve a place on the trolley, call the Boca Raton Historical Society at (561) 395-6766 ext. 101. Toasts, Tastes & Trolleys is the Historical Societys major fall fundraiser. Proceeds from the event will fund the operations of the Society including community history programs, care of the historic collections, and historic preservation efforts in the community. The Boca Raton Historical Society is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to preserving the past to enrich the future. Now in its 40th year, the Historical Society actively promotes historic preservation and education through its archival services, guided tours and educational programs. For more information or to become a member, go to www.bocahistory.org. COMMUNITY NEWS East/West Boca Raton, FL BOCA RATON -Daggerwing Nature Center will host a variety of activities during September. The center is located in South County Regional Park at 11200 Park Access Road, off Cain Boulevard between Glades Road and Yamato Road, in western Boca Raton. ANIMAL FEEDINGS Wednesday thru Saturday, Sept. 5 thru Sept. 29 3:15 pm 3:30 pm* Families / all ages, free (reservations not required) 3:15 pm is feeding time! Listen to a short talk about a specific animal and then watch while they are fed. *Schedule: Wednesday alligator; Thursday snake; Friday skunk; Saturday alligator ANIMAL ENCOUNTERS: Reptiles Saturday, Sept. 8, 1-1:45pm Families and all ages, $3 per person (reservations required) What is a reptile? Come and find out; meet (and touch!) a turtle, a snake, and even our baby alligator! MOMMY, MOTHER NATURE and ME: Alligators Friday, Sept. 21, 10:30-11:15 am Ages 2-5, $4 per child (reservations required) Parents, bring your little ones to experience exciting nature topics. Programs may include ac tivities such as stories, puppets, games, role play, nature walks, and crafts. During this class, learn all about alligators and meet our baby gator! ECO EXPLORERS: Owls Wednesday, Sept. 26 at 2 pm Ages 8-12, $4 per child (reservations required) Looking for something to do during your day off from school? Come and join us, and meet Shadow, our eastern screech owl. Learn about the secret lives of owls and dissect an owl pellet to learn about their eating habits. ANIMAL ENCOUNTERS: Animal Adaptations Saturday, Sept. 29, 1-1:45pm Families and all ages, $3 per person (reservations required) How are animals able to survive so well in the wild? Well take an up-close look at special adaptations of a few of our live animals and learn how they are able to thrive. Daggerwing Nature Center is operated by the Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department. Log onto www.pbcgov.com/ parks/nature/daggerwing_nature_center/ for more information. All programs are by reservation only, unless otherwise stated. Call (561) 629-8760 or visit the nature center to make program reservations. Fees (if applicable) are due the day of the program by cash or check only. All participants are required to sign a program participation form for every program. If you are more than 5 minutes late to a program you have made a reserva tion for, your spot will be given to a person on the waiting list. Community News Boca Festival Days Winding Down, COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (Aug. 1, 2012) Its never too early to start spreading the news about one of Food For The Poors most popular local fundraising events the 5K Walk/Run For Hunger. The 5K Walk/Run For Hunger Team Captains will show their appreciation by hosting a kick-off reception. Join them for an evening of live music, raffle prizes and drink specials at World of Beer at the Promenade at Coconut Creek, 4437 Lyons Road, Coconut Creek, Fla. on Thursday, Aug. 16 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Now in its seventh year, the 5K Walk/Run For Hunger will take place on the Saturday before Thanksgiving, Nov. 17, at 7 a.m. at Quiet Waters Park, located at 401 South Powerline Road in Deerfield Beach, Fla. Every step taken by each participant will be a step toward raising much needed funds for life sustaining food for the people of the Caribbean and Latin America. But in order to help, you must reg ister or donate. Please visit www.foodforthepoor.org/walk to register or to make a donation. This year, a generous donor has agreed to match every dollar raised with an additional dollars worth of food. While on the website, take advantage of free fundraising tips designed to help you reach your fundraising goal by sharing your ideas with family, friends, co-workers and contacts. Cost of registration is $20 for adults and $15 for children ages 6-10. Theres no fee for children 5 and under. The registration cost includes a T-shirt. There will be refreshments, live music, balloon artists, face painters and more at this family event. To see the fun from last years event, please visit www.FoodForThePoor.org/walk2011 Special awards will be given to top finishers of each age group. Food For The Poor will be using AccuChip to provide state-of-the art timing and scoring. This service is used for running, triathlon, swimming, mud runs and biking events in Florida. r more information, please call 954596-4020 or send an email to events@ foodforthepoor.org. You can also register the day of the event. Registration starts at 6:30 a.m., the run/walk begins at 7 a.m. and the awards ceremony is at 8 a.m. The 5K Walk/Run is presented by Winn Dixie. Event sponsors are Barefoot Wine & Bubbly, Corner Bakery, Reliv, Runners Edge, WATA, Wells Fargo, and World of Beer. Food For The Poor, named by The Chronicle of Philanthropy as the larg est international relief and development organization in the nation, does much more than feed millions of the hungry poor in 17 countries of the Caribbean and Latin America. This interdenominational Christian ministry provides emergency relief assistance, clean water, medicines, educational ma terials, homes, support for orphans and the aged, skills training and micro-enterprise development assistance, with more than 96 percent of all donations going directly to programs that help the poor.


11 Edition 111 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com August 23, 2012 through August 29, 2012www.bocaratontribune.com Palm Beach County Tax Collector Anne Gannon reports Operation Brakes on Fakes has made an additional 13 fraud-related arrests. This brings the total number sting arrests to 32. The initial sting action on October 19, 2011 netted 19 arrests. Two outstanding warrants remain. Brakes on Fakes charg es range from false or fraudulent motor vehicle insurance card, sale of motor vehicle with altered odometer, title fraud, petty theft and fraudulent use of personal identification. The Brakes on Fakes operation is a multi-agency task force initiated by Gannon to crack down on fraud. The task force members: tax collector, Palm Beach County Sheriffs Office, State Attorney, Delray and Riviera Beach Police departments, Florida Department of Financial Services and Florida Highway Patrol. At Gannons request, local law enforcement trained agency staff to detect fraudulent documents and vehicle identification numbers. Service centers screen all documents for fraud as standard operating prac tice. All questionable proof of insurance coverage documents are reported to the insurance company for verification. Fraud detection at Gannons service centers continues to identify new suspects since the initial sting. She estimates that 10 new fraud cases a week are forwarded to the Florida Department of Financial Services Division of Insurance Fraud. Detective Ted Padich reports that a new group of 20 warrants was issued netting 15 arrests. Investigators at the Division of Insurance Fraud claim the majority of the fraud is by committed people who unknowingly purchase bogus auto insurance from scam artists. Gannons advises all auto owners to only purchase auto insurance from reputable agents and/or companies. She said people selling insurance from their cars or on the street are probably scam artists. Municipal NewsThe Boca Raton Tribune Municipal News PALM BEACH GARDENS The Diocese of Palm Beach has announced a major gift of $500,000 in financial support to its schools to be used to enhance and strengthen the technology infrastructure of the schools. The Most Reverend Gerald M. Barbarito, Bishop of the Diocese of Palm Beach, made the announcement before a Professional Day gathering of 500 diocesan school employees, including teachers, principals and other administrators. With his continued focus on Catholic educa tion as among the top priorities in the Diocese of Palm Beach, Bishop Barbarito designated funds from donor bequests to support the learning needs of diocesan students. The Diocese of Palm Beach is committed in our continued efforts to provide an excellent education to the students in our schools. Our Catholic schools play a vital role in the formation of future leaders in the Church, the community and business world. We have been blessed by many generous benefactors who want our Church to make a difference. From bequests and gifts that have been made to our diocese, I am pleased to announce that I am designating a half million dollars to provide special support to our Catholic schools, said Bishop Barbarito. The funds will be used to enhance existing Internet and technology infrastructures in the schools. Internet capabilities will be expanded into a full Wi-Fi infrastructure, one that is capa ble of providing students with a full 1:1 learning experience. Presently, diocesan schools have Internet but they do not have enough broadband width to support every student utilizing a wireless device. There is such a growth in the use of I-pads, tablets and other mobile devices in our society in general and thats also the trend in classrooms. This financial support granted to dioc esan schools by Bishop Barbarito will allow our students to expand their learning opportunities with mobile devices on our school campuses. The result will be an increase in student learning and student achievement, said Gary Gelo, superintendent of the diocesan Office of Catholic Schools. Superintendent Gelo added that there are sponsorship, donor and bequest opportunities for individuals and businesses who value a strong, Catholic academic education and who want to support the dioceses efforts. The Catholic Schools Professional Day also included several demonstrations and workshops on how to get started and utilize wireless learning, best practices and uses of technology. To further demonstrate the latest technology, the Office of Catholic Schools used Skype to bring live the guest speaker of the days event, Dr. Greg Dhuyvetter, superintendent of schools for the Catholic Diocese of Orange, California. Dr. Dhuyvetter spoke about 10 technology trends that will impact education. The presenta tion was the first time the local Office of Catholic Schools utilized Skype for such a large gathering of its educators and administrators. Superintendent Gelo also stated he believes diocesan principals are in favor of increasing the technology in their schools because they know it will enhance student learning and positively impact the educational experience. There is a potential to bring 1:1 learning to more students and more classrooms. The students will definitely benefit from an increase in the technology infrastructure. The teachers and principals are excited which Im sure will be contagious to parents. Parents want the best for their children and that includes the best educa tion available in our diocesan Catholic schools. Superintendent Gelo said overall the Professional Day was a big success and gave attendees enthusiasm for the 2012-2013 School Year. The Catholic Diocese of Palm Beach encompasses the five counties of Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River and Okeechobee. Comprised of 280,000 Catholics in 53 parishes and missions, the Diocese also serves the faith community through its 20 schools, which include two preschools, 15 Catholic elementary schools and three high schools. Bishop Gerald BarbaritoCounty OKs Road Repairs at Camino Real Rail CrossingBOCA RATON County Commissioner Steven Abrams has announced that the county will be making much-needed roadway repairs at the CSX Railroad crossing on Camino Real Road (just west of I-95) in Boca Raton. A lot of drivers have been complaining, so its important we get this fixed, said Abrams. The east and west rails are not at the same level, and crossing has continued to degrade over the past few years, the commissioner said. The plan includes reconstructing the crossing to raise both the east and west set of railroad tracks for a smoother crossing. The county owns the license agreement for this crossing and is required to fund any costs associated it. Abrams said the estimated cost for the design and specification plans is $15,000. Constructions costs will be determined during the design process. In other business at their Aug. 14 meeting, commissioners took the following ac tion: Reclaimed Water approved a contract for the construction of the Morikami Park Reclaimed Water Main Extension Project in the amount of $638,643. The contract provides for the construction of a 16-inch water main to provide reclaimed water service for irrigation purposes to the Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens, the Delray Beach Civic Center & Park Fa cilities, and nearby residential communities. Mecca Farms agreed to begin negotiations with the South Florida Water Management District for the transfer of approximately 1,495 acres of district land with an assessed value of approximately $24.66 million to the county plus a cash payment of $30 million in exchange for the 1,919 acre Mecca Farms site. Mecca Farms currently costs the county approximately $250,000 a year to secure and maintain, in addition to debt service payments. Transit Village approved an agreement for purchase and sale with Transit Village, LLC for certain interests in the county-owned real property commonly known as The Wedge and located within the City of West Palm Beachs Transit Oriented Development (TOD) District, subject to Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and FDOT approval of the terms of this agreement. Water Utilities approved a one year extension to all Water Utilities Department (WUD) development renewal agreements that were scheduled to expire on or after Sept. 30, 2012, and before Sept. 30, 2013. Developers who meet certain criteria as outlined in the Water Utilities Departments Uniform Policies and Procedures Manual (UPAP) are required to enter into development agreements to reserve potable water, wastewater, and/or reclaimed water capacity for their projects. The extension was granted due to the sluggish economy. Internal Auditor postponed the discussion of the semi-annual report from the Internal Audit Committee. Housing Finance Authority approved first reading and to advertise for public hearing on September 11, revisions to County Code. Revisions recommended by staff include adding provisions related to the county code of ethics, references to the new county Department of Economic Sustainability, and other revisions proposed by the authority. Additionally, the authority is recommending that the requirement that an authority board member may not serve more than two consecutive complete fouryear terms be removed. Economic Sustainability approved delegation of authority to the County Administrator or his designee to vote on homeowner association and neighborhood organization matters related to properties under the Department of Economic Sustainabilitys (DES) control. Powerboat World Championships approved the use of county park properties in support of the Palm Beach County World Championship Offshore Grand Prix Powerboat Races to be held Oct. 17, 2012, through Oct. 22, 2012. The Palm Beach County Sports Commission has endorsed the event via a sponsorship and estimates a possible $4 million economic impact to Palm Beach County garnishing national attention. Palm Springs Annexation approved an interlocal agreement with the Village of Palm Springs providing for the annexation of nine enclaves, generally located east of Kirk Road, north of Lakewood Road, west of Gulfstream Road and south of Canal Road. Handicapped Fueling approved on preliminary reading and advertising for public hearing on September 11, an ordinance of the Board of County Commissioners of Palm Beach County, pertaining to refueling assistance for persons with disabilities. The ordinance would change requirements for decals displayed at gas stations and would affect approximately 20 percent of stations in the county.


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13 Edition 111 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com August 23, 2012 through August 29, 2012www.bocaratontribune.com See page B8Frank Langella See page B6 The Boca Raton Tribune B Section B Boca Life & Arts See page B6 Cuisine at Le Rivage August 23, 2012 through August 29, 2012 www.bocaratontribune.com How to Beat the Craving for SweetsBOCA RATON The eighth season of concerts presented by the Boca Raton Symphonia doesnt begin until December. But preparations are already under way for the upcoming year, with five weekends of Saturday evening concerts paired with a Sunday Connoisseur Series, for a total of 10 performances. Concerts are presented in the Roberts Theater on the campus of St. Andrews School at 3900 Jog Road in Boca Raton. The Symphonia was founded in 2004. Following the closing of the Florida Philharmonic Orchestra, Marshall Turkin, former executive director of major American orchestras, had the vision to create a new, financially stable musi cal group to meet the need for a regular classical music series in south Palm Beach County. Working with former FPO Principal Trumpeter Jeffrey Kaye, past FPO Chairman Martin Coyne and other com munity leaders and musicians, the infra structure was developed for a chamber size orchestra. Supporters over the years have included Edith & Martin Stein, Henrietta, Countess de Hoernle and Madelyn Savarick. The Symphonia continues to expand its role in the community by bringing music to a diverse cross section of the population through concerts, education and outreach. The Symphonia is and will continue to be an integral part of the arts and culture community in South Florida. The 2012-2013 Connoisseur Concert series includes: CONNOISSEUR CONCERT 1 December 2, 2012 4 pm Phillippe Entremont, Principal Conductor Dan Zhu, Violin Soloist Program ROSSINI II Signor Bruschino Overture MENDELSSOHN Violin Concerto in E minor, op. 64 PISTON Sinfonietta COPLAND Appalachian Spring Individual tickets available November 1, 2012 CONNOISSEUR CONCERT 2 January 27, 2013 4 pm Gerard Schwarz, Guest Conductor Julian Schwarz, Cello Soloist Program BACH Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major SHOSTAKOVICH Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major, op. 107 SCHUBERT Overture in C major in the Italian Style HAYDN Symphony No. 96 in D major, The Miracle Individual tickets available November 1, 2012 CONNOISSEUR Concert 3 February 24, 2013 4 pm Phillippe Entremont, Principal Conductor Yoonie Han, Piano Soloist Program MOZART Overture to The Marriage of Figaro, K. 492 BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, op.37 SAINT SAENS Symphony No. 2 in A minor, op. 55 Individual tickets available November 1, 2012 CONNOISSEUR Concert 4 March 24, 2013 4 pm Phillippe Entremont, Principal Conductor Jennifer Grim, Flute Soloist Program RESPIGHI The Birds MOZART Flute Concerto No. 1 in G ma jor, K. 313 SHCHEDRIN Carmen Suite Individual tickets available November 1, 2012 CONNOISSEUR Concert 5 April 21, 2013 4 pm Constantine Kitsopoulos, Guest Conductor Ilana Setapen, Violin Soloist Program DILLON Amadeus ex Machina DVORAK Violin Concerto in A minor, op. 53 BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 8 in F ma jor, op. 93 Individual tickets available November 1, 2012 Tickets are available for online purchase until noon on concert day. Tickets purchased on-line within 6 days of the concert will be available at the Will Call desk one hour before concert on performance day. Tickets can be purchased at the box office on concert day. Box office opens at 1 p.m. Boca Raton Symphonia Readying for Eighth Season of Classical Concerts


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15 Edition 111 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com August 23, 2012 through August 29, 2012www.bocaratontribune.com From left, Tim Snow, Boca Chamber Chairman of the Board Cheryl Budd, Jerry Fedele Edition 111 B3 August 23, 2012 through August 29, 2012 www.bocaratontribune.com Section B George Snow Scholarship FundStory, photos by Dale M. King BOCA RATON They came, they danced, they raised more than a quarter of a million dollars. For the fifth year in a row, Bocas Ballroom Battle turned eight regular folks into dance mavens to benefit the Snow Fund, which provides scholarships for people who otherwise would be unable to pay for higher education. The Boca Festival Days event held Saturday night in the Mizner Center at the Boca Raton Resort & Club brought out an audience of hundreds, many of them cheering for their favorite hoofers. Dancing their hearts out for the cause were: Peter Baronoff, chairman/CEO of Promise Healthcare; Kristin Calder, community volunteer and public relations director-Bethesda Hospital Foundation; Bob Gittlin, president of JKG Group; Darci Mc Nally, director of Multimodality Clinics and Psychosocial Services at the Lynn Cancer Institute; Beth Osborne, community volunteer; Lisa Pechter, volunteer/philanthropist; Richard Pollock, CEO and president of the YMCA South Palm Beach County and Fernando X. Rodriguez, VP of Premier Rela tionship Manager, HSBC Bank. They were paired with professional dances from the Fred Astaire School. Collectively, they raised $279,000 for the scholarship fund during the competition patterned after TVs Dancing with the Stars. Osborne was particularly excited after snagging a pair of mirror ball trophies as the best female dancer and the woman who collected the most money. She and partner Eric Dehant danced a mambo/samba to Austin Powers. The top dance honor for the men went to Pollack while Baronoff collected the most money among the guys. Pollack did a swing number with Pam Casanave to a Chuck Berry rocker. Baronoff partnered with Sayra Vazquez for a hustle to the tune, Mrs. Doubtfire. Others brought their own measure of magic to the dance floor. Pechter did a rumba with Ivan Rivera to the theme from Dirty Dancing. Rodriguez and dance partner Liz Freeman salsad to the Richie Valens tune, La Bamba. McNally did a hustle with partner Ramphis Horta to the Bee Gees disco tune, Stayin Alive. Gittlin was appropriately dressed in pink, as was partner MariyaKhristina Shurupova, for a foxtrot to the theme from The Pink Panther. Kristin Calder was decked out like Marilyn Monroe for a quickstep with A.J. Molter to the Monroe-sung tune, Diamonds are a girls best friend. Before the dancing began, Tim Snow, president of the George Snow Scholarship Fund, noted that the organization is marking its 30th anniversary. To date, it has helped 1,350 students to attend college. Just this year, it gave a half-million dollars in scholarships to worthy individuals, said Snow. Two women who have received money from the Snow Scholarship Fund -Thais Arsolino, a 2008 scholar and Jessica Cornielle, 2007 scholar addressed the audience. Judges included Chelsie Hightower, a performer from Dancing with the Stars; Boca Ballet Artistic Co-Director Dan Guin; Theo Derleth, a professional competitive ballroom/Latin dance coach and Ioana Grigore, an Olympic gymnast from Romania. BOCA RATON -- Give a dog a womans name and you start to treat her like one, one of the characters comments during A.R. Gurneys clever, funny, and unusual play, Sylvia, about a man, a dog, and the chaos their relationship generates. Gurney (Love Letters, The Cocktail Hour, and The Dining Room) taps into the fragility of human relationships and the joys and frustrations of pet ownership to create what is often cited as his best work a delicate balance of humor and poignancy. The Boca Raton Theatre Guilds production of Sylvia will run from Sept. 28th through Oct. 14th at the Willow Theatre in Sugar Sand Park, 300 S. Military Trail, Boca Raton (Thu-Sat 8pm, Sat-Sun 2pm). Sylvia was first produced in 1995 at the Manhattan Theatre Club in New York, and starred Sarah Jessica Parker and Blythe Danner. Called delicious and dizzy by the New York Times, the play received Drama Desk Award nominations for Outstanding Play, Outstanding Actress in a Play (Parker), and Outstanding Costume Design. Sylvia focuses on Greg, a middle-aged businessman disenchanted with his job and somewhat adrift in life, who finds a stray in the parka dog named Sylvia who absolutely adores him, much to the consternation of his wife Kate. Jacqueline Laggy will play Sylvia, the energetic lab-poodle mix, and Keith Garsson and Patti Gardner will play Greg and Kate. Mario Betto also stars. Genie Croft, who recently helmed the BRTGs sold out production of Lady Day at Emersons Bar and Grill, will direct: Im delighted to be directing A R Gurneys intelligent, insightful, hilarious script, Croft said. Gurneys variation on the plot of the married, menopausal male falling in love with an exciting, enticing younger woman, who just happens to be an adorable stray dog, offers keen observations into American life. The Boca Raton Theatre Guild is a notfor-profit organization dedicated to produc ing professional productions and advancing the art of theatre in the South Florida community. Tickets for Sylvia are $25 and are on sale now. They can be purchased at the Willow Theatre Box office: 561-347-3948. see pics pg. B4 From left, Patti Gardner, Keith Garsson, Jacqueline Laggy star in Sylvia BOCA RATON Florida Atlantic Universitys department of theater and dance in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters presents a season of theater exploring themes of social relevance. The season includes four plays and a dance production. All theater and dance events take place on FAUs Boca Raton campus and tickets can be purchased at www.fauevents.com or by calling 1-800-564-9539. We are looking forward to a season that both entertains and challenges our audiences, said Den Kopani, chair of FAUs department of theater. Our talented student actors work hard to put on a quality performance and this season should be particularly engaging. The first show of the season is Therese Raquin, a play by Neal Bell, adapted from the book by Emile Zola, which tells the story of an unhappily married young woman who enters into a tragic affair with a friend of her selfish and overbearing aunt. The play runs Friday, September 28 to Sunday, October 7. Later this fall, Summer and Smoke, a play by Tennessee Williams that tells a simple love story about two people with vastly divergent attitudes towards life, runs Friday, November 9 to Sunday, November 18. The spring season opens with Repertory Dance Theatre Ensemble from Friday, February 1 to Sunday, February 3. This is a program of diverse dance works by emerg ing and established artists. The dancers, classically trained, multi-generational and contemporary focused, perform an array of dance genres with technical and artistic merits. The mixed-bill program includes solos, duets and dance for the camera. Equus, a play by Peter Shaffer, opens Friday, February 15 and runs to Sunday, February 24, telling the story of a psychiatrist who attempts to treat a young man convicted of blinding six horses. The final show of the season is Lysistra ta, by Aristophanes. Set at the time of the Peloponnesian War, Lysistrata is a story about an Athenian housewife who organizes a strike among Greek women urging them to refuse having sex with their husbands until the men end the war. Aristophanes runs Friday, April 12 to Sunday, April 21. Single show tickets are $20, and a package price for all five shows is $80. Ticket prices for FAU faculty, staff and alumni are $15, and $12 for students. Group prices are also available. Boca Ballroom Battle participants raise more than a quarter-million dollars More Than 500 Revelers Make the Annual Greater Boca Raton Chamber Of Commerce Event a Night to RememberBOCA RATON, FL (August 20, 2012) Celebrating Boca Festival Days, more than 500 people came to the Boca Raton Resort & Clubs Mizner Center to enjoy Wine & All That Jazz. The event, presented by the Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce and Republic National Distributing Company, was an experience for the senses with everything from fine wines, delec table dinner by the bite, dance and music. It was an incredible night for everyone, said GBRCC President & CEO Troy M. McLellan, CCE. Our sponsorships and partnerships, such as the one with Republic National Distributing Company, help make Wine & All That Jazz an event that many people look forward to year after year. Record attendance at this years event shows a solid economy in Boca Raton. Some of the areas best restaurants offered delicious dinner by the bite, including Blue Martini, Maggianos Little Italy, Bogarts Bar & Grille, Deck 84, NYY Steak, Red The Steakhouse, Oceans 234, Rosso Italia, BRIO Tuscan Grille, Nipotes Desserts, Boca Raton Resort & Club, Trulucks and Potions In Motion. Sponsors included NCCI Holdings, Inc., Comerica Bank, Bluegreen, Republic National Distributing Company, Carlos Aristizabal Photography, Alex and the Band, Boca Raton Resort & Club, Boca By Design, LivingFLA.com, CarlosAristizabal.com, Photobooth Social, Stepping OutFlorida, Sell-Ware, Suncoast Marketing, and Minuteman Press Boca Raton. For more info, please email Beth Johnston at bjohnston@bocaratonchamber.com or call 561.395.4433 ext. 236.see pics pg. B5


16 Edition 111 August 23, 2012 through August 29, 2012www.bocaratontribune.com B4 Edition 111 August 23, 2012 through August 29, 2012 www.bocaratontribune.com S P O T L I G H T Section BThey Danced Their Hearts Out for George Snow Scholarship FundChelsie Hightower with Jean-Marc Casanave during auction at Boca Ballroom Battle.Bob Gittlin picks up his mirror ball trophy along with dance partner Mariya-Khristina Shurupova. Thais Arsolino, a 2008 George Snow scholar, addresses the audience at the Boca Ballroom Battle. Behind her is Tim Snow, scholarship fund president. Members of the audience cheer for Peter Baronoff.Peter Baronoff with dance partner Sayra Vazquez Dancers prepare to listen to results.


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18 Edition 111 August 23, 2012 through August 29, 2012www.bocaratontribune.com Actor Frank Langella is a national treasure who has won awards on stage, in television and movies. At age 74 Lan gella is at the peak of his skills. Exhibit A is Robot & Frank, a film that opened this years Palm Beach International Film Festival. It opens Aug. 31 at FAUs Living Room Theaters. Robot & Frank is based on a story by Christopher D. Ford, 31, who wrote it as a thesis as a graduate student at New York University. Fords NYU classmate Jake Scheir, 30, directs. The story is set in the near future, which means things are familiar, but there are some technological upgrades. The most significant is the android robot of the title, designed as a caretaker and helpmate for Frank Weld (Langella), an ex-con former cat burglar who lives alone in a messy house in upstate New York. The robot is bought by Franks con cerned adult children Hunter (James Marsden) and Madison (Liv Tyler). The kids have good reason to fear their dad is slipping into dementia. The robot can help and protect him and Frank discovers further practical though illegal uses for his little helpmate, voiced drolly by Peter Sarsgaard. Like most older people Frank has his good days and his bad. When he is feeling frisky he visits the local library and flirts with pretty Jennifer (Susan Sarandon). Jennifers days as librarian are num bered however, because a rich young entrepreneur (Jeremy Strong) has bought the library building. He plans to digitalize all the books and get rid of the hard copies. One very valuable specimen is a first edi tion of Cervantes Don Quixote. Robot & Frank is a comedy with serious theme regarding aging, independence, love and responsibility. Langella is such a consummate actor he pulls off the divergent aspects of his character with ease. He could not have asked for better support than what he gets from Susan Sarandon, Liv Tyler and James Marsden. Robot & Frank is a little masterpiece that unites generations in a creative cause. It is proof a movie doesnt have to be big, expensive noisy or violent to be good. Three and a half stars. Ariana Savalas a First-Class Flirt Ariana Savalas knows how to please a guy. You have two more weekends to catch this tall, pretty, vivacious and young singer Aug. 24 and 25 and Aug. 31 and Sept 1 in the Royal Room Cabaret of the Colony Hotel, 155 Hammon Road, Palm Beach. I know of what I speak because I saw Ms. Savalas perform opening night Aug. 17. Ms. Savalas has a good sense of humor like her late father Telly. She was bemused to see the Colony had her billed as just 22. Not that age matters, Ariana is 25, which in Palm Beach is just a kid. She has musical tastes that date back to the 1920s. She set the mood with Cole Porters I Get a Kick Out of You from the 1934 Broadway musical, Anything Goes. Backed by piano, electric and acoustic guitar, stand-up bass and delightful and durable drummer Julie Jacobs, Ariana livened up the party with a list of somewhat suggestive songs such as Peel Me a Grape and Making Whoopie. To boost the charge further, Ariana travels the room and pays attention to every man in the room, regardless of age or physical appearance. Guys are susceptible to this kind of flattery, and I more than most. Yes Ariana, I would Like to Swing on a Star. Tickets are $90 for dinner and show or $50 for show only. Call 561-659-8100. This landmark French restaurant offers a dinner menu starting with four soup selections which we sampled. The French onion soup with a fine cheese crown had a very flavorful excellent base with plenty of onion shards. We experience a light and creamy lobster bisque, then a cool, creamy vichyssoiseboth outstanding. Soup of the day was a lentil with true lentil flavor, not heavy at all. These soups may be ordered a la carte oras we chosepart of their complete dinner menu. This extraordinary reasonable complete menu also offers appetizers, 8 in number including a half dozen not-too-garlicky escargot, out of shell in a warm ceramic dish. A goat cheese crepea superb pillow of excellent taste as was the smoked trout over celeriac and sliced tomatoes of which we had tasted none finer. The French pate had a rough country style texture with a bold tasteBravo. On the listing of 19 entrees, 8 were seafood items which, happily, included the sweet and gentle fish bronzini-done butterfly style with a superb Basquaise sauce a masterpiece! This was also true of the Dover sole Meuniere, an outstanding fish beautifully prepared. We also sampled the daily special of the day, scallops which, unfortunately, we found to be somewhat mealy and lacking in scallop taste. The daily crab cake, though, had excellent true crab taste to enjoy. The complete dinner menu poultry offerings included a breast of chicken prepared either of two ways (Forestiere or Tarragon) a breast of duck with green peppercorn sauce or our choice roast half duck with cherries. This was a magnificent dish, duck perfectly prepared with a deep whole cherry reduction sauce a must try! Of the 8 meat listings, we chose calf liver with sauted onions prepared medium and we were rewarded with a succulent, juicy thin strips of a delicious meat which was perfect indeed. Not so the medallion of veal, tough and too well done to have taste. Turning back to the a la carte dinner menu, there are 3 salads listed as well as 27 other entree items from the complete dinner menu, these with house salad, a starch and vegetable. The dozen a la carte desserts offered, each described in detail, make ones selec tion a difficult one butthe crme brulee, the chocolate delice cake with vanilla bean ice cream and their signature warm apple tart with ice cream all proved to be magnificent choices to end a fine dining experience. Le Rivages lunch menu is very, very reasonable in cost considering that this is a fine restaurant. They feature daily specials to augment their printed menus ask your server. Le Rivage offers an extensive wine list for your pleasure! Seating 92 diners, Le Rivage is open 7 days. Luncheons from 11:30AM till 2PM, Tuesday through Friday only. Dinners from 5:30PM to 9PM daily. The ambiance is conducive to intimate dining and the service is excellent. Nestled in a mall at 450 NE 20 Street in Boca Raton (561-620-0033), we found it to be superior we suggest you Go and Enjoy! Le Rivage Food Review Marc Kent Entertainment Skip Sheffield B6 Edition 111 August 23, 2012 through August 29, 2012 www.bocaratontribune.com Section B Frank Langella and Robot in Robot and Frank Ariana Savalas FREE PICK UP & DELIVERY Call Today!


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20 Edition 111 August 23, 2012 through August 29, 2012www.bocaratontribune.com Part 1 of This Column Discussed How Everyone Has The Choice Of Living and Looking Younger All Their Lives. Part 2 Now Reveals Some of What I Do Specifically to Achieve Those Goals as Ive Now Turned 78 this past August 12. Remember, it depends a great deal on attitude and stick-to-it-iveness. More people are living to a healthy 100 years today than ever before and enjoying the journey. Genes are important, but theyre not everything. In fact, studies show that the aging process is mainly due to our lifestyle and environment (70%), and how we take care of ourselves. Just let me repeat: IT WONT HAPPEN IF YOU JUST SIT AROUND THINKING ABOUT IT! Now Here Are Some Specifics About My Lifestyle --I get medical check-ups regularly. But if I sense something changing in my body, I dont wait, I want to know why, so I have it checked by my trusted doctor. I live by the clich: An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. I usually dont like clichs, but when it comes to my body, its much better to prevent a health issue from developing early than to try to cure it later. --Prevention also includes daily maintenance. Overall attention is a must for the face, body, hair, nails, and teeth. For example: I clean my teeth thoroughly twice a day to prevent gum disease. If you dont brush thoroughly and floss, or use a water pic, your gums will eventually recede, then bleed. Next, bacteria wedges between your teeth and gums your gums become diseased. This can lead to more health problems, not to mention a huge dental bill and the time and pain it takes to fix it. Its unbelievable how many people in their 40s have lost many of their teeth. I can hear someone say mine is due to Heredity. I say its very likely caused by the same bad habits your parents had. Most gum disease is preventable. --I have had a Flu shot every year for the last 38 years. Why? I want to do everything I can to prevent the Flu, because I believe, once contracted, it weakens the body and affects overall health for a long time. If youre one of those people who are reluctant to take a Flu shot....talk to your doctor about it and see what he/she says. --Whenever I feel my favorite jeans getting a bit tight, I reduce my intake of calories. At age 78 Im still 122 Lbs. (5 8). (No you dont have to be this slim to be healthy!) Excess weight and obesity are primary reasons many people develop major illnesses, especially heart disease, liver and kidney problems, joint pain and even cancer. What is more difficult than losing weight is to develop a dreaded disease and have to deal with that!! --My diet is rich in fruits and vegetables. I dont eat much red meat and eat smaller portions in general. Yes, I snack at times but, again, the amount is small and its usually something healthy for me. Im big on water and absolutely do not drink soda pop. Eating less shrinks your stomach and soon you will not need or want to eat more. --I attribute my general good health, flexibility, energy and bone density at my age to my nutritional habits and keeping my weight down. I believe in taking a good multi-vitamin supplement and have taken Vitamin B-Complex and Aloe Vera Concentrate religiously for years. A recent test showed my bone density to be that of 18year-old. Im on hormone replacement therapy and have been for years -prescribed and monitored by my trusted gynecologist. This is not for everyone check with a doctor who is truly up on the subject and THEN see if it is right for YOUR body. --If exercise was as much fun as eating we would all be in very good shape! It may not be fun for some of us, but it certainly is important for a long, healthy life span. If you are not into it, a fast walk for 20 minutes 3 or 4 times a week will help. Start at your normal speed, and then build up to as fast as is comfortable. Do not run or jog as your bones and joints will pay the price for it a little later in life. --It is important to get your proper sleep. Seven or 8 hours produces the best results. Your body heals while you sleep. --Keep your mind sharp and agile. The only way to do this is to use it, keep it exercised. Try new things, and have fun doing it. Only eleven years ago, I started using a computer. Today, I know how much I dont know, but it sure helps keep my brain stimulated. And its a godsend when researching my books and writing columns like this. --Happy people are generally healthier and live longer. Its important to feel good about yourself, to have a sense of purpose in work, even volunteer work, or a hobby. I love running my company even at 78. Also oil painting and fly-fishing. --Looking good at any age helps us feel good. There is so much we can do to retain youthful skin. The sun, poor diet and cigarette smoking are the skins worst enemies. Maintain a personal daily skin routine by providing as much moisture to it as possible, both day and night. One of the best treatments available for skin rejuvenation is an Alpha-Hydroxy Acid cream or lotion that you can apply at home. --We have the power to have young, healthy looking hair all our lives. Nutrition, scalp massage and a good conditioner that brings shine and life to the hair will keep it growing faster and looking more youthful. I do not intend to let my hair age just because Ive had another birthday! My mission is to demonstrate that, if I can look and feel years younger than my age, I can help you in your belief that you can, and will, do it too. I urge you to start now, no matter how young or old you are. The human body is a wondrous thing. It responds...its never too late to start. You can help repair every cell in your body through proper nutrition. Bone cells take about a year, but all other cells will respond in less timesome cells (soft tissue) start in just a couple months. We have the power to undo damage and repair our body if we keep in mind that our cells can be only as healthy as the nutrition we feed them. Do you remember the clich, You are what you eat? Forgive me for using another one, but its so true! Until next time, Love, Oleda. B8 Edition 111 August 23, 2012 through August 29, 2012 www.bocaratontribune.com Section BCant you avoid eating sweets on daily bases? Do you always have chocolate, sodas, or candy on your desk? If the answer is yes, I have news for you: you are addicted to sugar! But dont be concerned, the good news is that its relatively easy to end with sugar addiction. If you are allergic to certain foods, normally you will crave for those foods to avoid the withdraw effects.If you suffer from adrenal fatigue, this system becomes overloaded, and needs sugar as an immediate form of energy. Unfortunately, the sugar causes even more stress and overload to the body. Pre-menstrual syndrome is another cause of increased cravings. There is an increase in the desire to eat sweets and carbohidrates like breads, french fries and chocolates. As the woman approaches the date of her cycle and during the pregnancy, there is an increase in the bodys need for conforting foods, and in the menstrual cycle this may even assist with the period. Specialists from the Mayo Clinic state that the crave for carbohidrates and simple sugars during the menstrual cycle is a consequence of a decrease on the levels of serotonin in the body. This hormone is extremely important for the regulation of the emotions and behavior, and as we age, the levels of serotonin decrease. Serotonin is a precursor of the hormone mela tonin. If you normally have your cravings at bed time, it means that your body is in need for sweets to increase the serotonin levels, in order to increase the production of melatonin to help you fall asleep. Bacterias, parasites, and candida, feed from sugars, and the more sugars you consume, more prone to them you body will be. Wouldnt be wonderful to end with the crave for sweets? You would end with the constant fatigue, difficulty in concentration, and all other symptoms that come along with the simple sugars and carbohidrate rich diets in a matter of days. To learn how follow the steps below: 1) Avoid highly processed foods Did you know that the sugar present in the processed foods cause as much dependency as the drug heroin? Sugars artificially estimulate an area in the brain that produces dopamine, a neurotransmitter that causes pleasure. When you feel blue, you crave for sugars to improve your mood. 2) Estimulate serotonine Serotonin is the hormone of happiness, and may be estimulated with physical exercises, controlled diet (without simple sugars and refined flours), and a disciplined sleep routine. When your serotonin levels normalize, your cravings for sweets will disappear. 3) Use the sweetener Stevia to satisfy your desire for sweets Stevia is a natural sweetener that does not contain calories, and does not increase the available sugar in your blood stream. And it sweetens 300 times more than the regular sugar! 4) Drink plenty water Many times the sugar craving means that your body is dehydrated and what it really needs is water. The minimum daily recommendation is two liters. 5) Maintain your blood sugar levels stable Eat three main meals and two small snacks a day to maintain blood sugar levels stable and to prevent sudden drops in sugar. Give preference to ingest your proteins in between 12p and 2pm. At dinner time choose grains without gluten like quinoa and barley, this will help you to produce serotonin and will improve your sleep. 6) Think green The dark green leafs help to elevate your energy levels and to suppress your sugar cravings. The darker the green the more beneficial it will be for your health. 7) Eat fruits and nuts The sugars present in the fruits help to decrease the cravings for sweets and offer several other nutrients including fiber and vitamins. Almonds, and Brazil nuts in among others also help to control sugar cravings. 8) Chew gum Choose a sugar free gum; by keeping yourself busy chewing gum you trick the brain taking the focus away from the sugar craving. 9) Dont be radical Occasionally enjoy a small piece of chocolate. Give preference to darks with 70% cocoa or higher, they are rich in anti-oxidants. A little bit at times will not cause any damage unless you suffer from severe alergies to it. The problem is when the occasional becomes a daily routine. Healthy Living Dr. Marcia Perretto MedinaHow to Beat the Craving for Sweets attorney at law Oleda Talks Oleda Baker Oleda Baker, now 78, began her career as a high fashion model with the prestigious Wilhelmina Model Agency, based in New York City and doing print and TV assignments in New York and Europe. She has written ten books on beauty, diet and health.


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22 Edition 111 August 23, 2012 through August 29, 2012www.bocaratontribune.com So as the community comes back together at harvest, the time of the year when the proverbial crop has been gathered and budgetary seeds are being sowed, we face the task of balancing a budget so that our community may germinate and grow in a healthy and thriving way. By law, all local governments are required to present a balanced budget during the month of September for their fiscal year, October 1 to September 30. Boca Raton is no exception. Having previously established the maximum millage rate, leadership will now debate anticipated revenues against projected expenditures in order to adopt this years balanced budget, a task offering citizens again the opportunity to be heard. Over the last few weeks there have been several gatherings to hear what might be expected in September. County Commissioner Steve Abrams, at the Homeowners Associations meeting, reported that the county will bring in a flat tax budget for 2012-2013. No millage rate hikes, no drop in services, a remarkable achievement considering these trying times. He reported continuing efforts on improving south countys roadways and bridges; on the Convention Center hotel; and, on the transit oriented district around the TriRail station. One major point made was that Tri Rail ridership at the Boca Ra ton Station is the 2nd busiest station on the line, 2nd only to downtown Miami. Additional insight was presented at the Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce breakfast where over 700 people attended in spite of the dog days of summer. Guest speaker, City Manager Lief Ahnell, reported on the citys financial summit. Mr. Ahnell listed the main priorities being brought forward. These include, but are not limited to, the following topics: annexation of western communities; zoning issues within the Arvida Park of Commerce; direction for City Owned land (Wildflower site); land use regulations ( 20th St. Overlay); and the implementation of a Sister City Program. Other high priorities mentioned were in the area of economic development and the long term sustainability of pensions and benefits. Of outstanding note is that taxes in Boca Raton are at the lowest levels across the board when compared to other local governments and that the current economic development incentive program has attracted 22 companies and created or retained over 3900 direct jobs in the Boca Raton area. Also reported is that 1600 residential units are in the pipeline as well as an additional 700 students housing units anticipated to break ground in the near future. Adding to the information flow were comments from the Chambers President listing the priorities that the Chamber of Commerce will support. These include a continuing effort for the city council to fund a dedicated budgetary line item for an economic development incentive and staffing program; annexa tion of western communities to increase the citys tax base; and, a change to the citys election pattern from the current March voting cycle to a November voting cycle. And finally, the Citizens for Fiscal Responsibility are ranting again that pensions and benefits are the looming death knell for our city. Recently, the financial advisory board heard from the citys auditor/actuary. The advisory board did not arrive at the same concerns. However, there is a major cause for concern about the incomplete information being distributed in the email blasts used to support this witch hunt against the citys unions, or should I say, specifically the fire union. In their latest politically motivated communication there are numerous items that do not tell the entire story. For the moment, lets focus only on the medical insurance element. The city is contributing approximately $7900 annually to subsidize medical insurance for the firefighters. That is true. However, what is not mentioned is that the firefighters are contributing over $6500 annually for family medical coverage while, in some other cases, the city pays $1500 a month to subsidize city employees who elect to have similar family coverage. Of additional note is that the city and the firefighters are operating under a negotiated contract agreed upon and approved by the city council in good faith and with benefits commensurate with other surrounding area agencies. The contract is not subject to renegotia tion this budget year unless voluntarily reopened. I suggest that the city manager might be hard pressed to say that the city is in any real financial jeopardy as opposed to the ghosts and goblins being created by this citizens group. Topics such as annual leave and overtime will be looked into in future articles. Suffice it to say that the political motivation of the Citizens for Fiscal Responsibility cannot be overlooked and is fair game during the upcoming budget debates. Kudos to those that are taking a serious look at these assertions as observers should be commended for their exercise of restraint especially in light of the current day politics and ac rimony both nationally and locally. Al Zucaro MUNICIPAL East/West Boca Raton, FL THE CITIZENS VOICEBy Al Zucaro Municipal News The Palm Beach County Sheriffs Office reminds motorists to be careful when driving through school zones, now that classes for the 2012-2013 academic year have begun. PBSO began its Selective Traffic Enforcement Program for School Zones this past Monday, the first day of school. The purpose is to provide a safe environment for all school age children, parents, teachers and the citizens of Palm Beach County that drive or walk through the various school zones. Traffic enforcement will include: speed enforcement, parking enforcement, bicycle helmet enforcement and items related to student, teacher, parent and motoring public safety. This applies to areas around all elementary and middle schools from 7 to 9 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. The Sheriffs Office notes that fines for speeding citations in school zones range from $156 to $606 Boca Raton, FL In early May, members of the Boca Raton Police Department identified an increasing trend of residential and automobile burglaries. An initiative, called Operation Neighborhood Watch, was created and implemented. The purpose of this initiative was to reduce the incidents of these crimes through a multi-faceted program. The plan involved officers from various units within the Department reassigned to expand undercover assignments; more comprehensive intelligence briefings; increased targeted marked patrols; and broadened education efforts. Through a great deal of hard work, 41 people have been arrested since May 14th for crimes including home and car burglary, loitering and prowling, theft, possession of burglary tools, possession of drugs, and trespassing. We have included a gallery of these individuals for your review. The key ingredient in these successful apprehensions has been the involvement of the community. Several of the street contacts which led to arrests, began when a homeowner or neighbor saw someone or something that looked suspicious, or thought, that just didnt seem right, and called police. The criminal justice process doesnt end with the arrest. The offender is either booked into the Palm Beach County Jail or is given a date to appear in court at a later time. If the offender goes to jail, they go before a judge at First Appearance and are either released on their own recognizance or are given a bond. After that, the Palm Beach County State Attorneys Office assumes responsibility for the prosecution of the offender. It has become a very efficient process, but not very effective. Unfortunately, a vast majority of these offenders are released soon after their capture, as you can see from the list. They are participants in a revolving door. We keep seeing them over and over again. The members of the Boca Raton Police Department will continue to address crime trends through both traditional and innovative policing methods. We encourage residents to report suspicious activity immediately by calling (561) 368-6201 or 911.


23 Edition 111 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com August 23, 2012 through August 29, 2012www.bocaratontribune.com BOCA RATON Florida Atlantic University President Mary Jane Saunders has been named one of South Floridas 25 most influential business women of 2012 by the South Florida Business Journal. Honorees are recognized for their strong record of leadership and performance, ability to create innovation in their industries and participation in meaningful community involvement. This is a very great honor, not only for me personally but also for Florida Atlantic University, which has become a major presence in the business community with an annual economic impact of $6.3 billion, said Saunders. We are placing renewed focus on making the university a strong engine of economic development throughout South Florida. Saunders joined FAU in 2010 as its sixth president by unanimous vote of the FAU Board of Trustees. She oversees a university with more than 29,000 students at the bachelors, masters, doctoral and postdoctoral levels; more than 3,000 employees, including 1,200 dedicated faculty members; and an annual operating budget in excess of $600 million. Under Saunders leadership, FAU is rapidly emerging as a major center of research, scholarship, creative activities, community engagement and economic development. Other university advances during her first two years in office include the completion of the 30,000-seat FAU Stadium, the opening of the Innovation Village student housing complex and the launch of FAUs Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, which recently admitted its second class. Saunders is currently leading an initia tive to strengthen the universitys ties with business and industry in South Florida, directly benefitting FAUs private sector partnerships and supporting regional economic development. A founding member and member of the executive committee of Life Sciences South Florida, Saunders is also a member of the executive committee of MedUTech and a trustee and elected board member for 201213 of the Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce. Saunders will receive her award during a ceremony on Thursday, September 13, at the Hyatt Regency Pier 66, 2301 SE 17th Street, Fort Lauderdale.DELRAY BEACH The Milagro Center has received a $35,000 grant from the DPR Foundation, the philanthropic arm of DPR Construction. The grant will enable the Milagro Center to continue providing services for Kthrough 12th-graders to support scholarships as there is no government funding for afterschool programs addressing the academic needs of this population. Statistics indicate that this population has less than a 30 percent chance of graduating and the DPR Foundation grant will go directly to fund scholarships for these deserving children. The DPR Foundation is a companywide, focused outreach designed to help children who fall short of their potential due to socio-economic challenges. The Foundations underlying philosophy is to choose organizations with missions that align closely to its mission, purpose and values, and building lasting relationships. We are all very excited that DPR will be touching our community in such a positive way. We truly admire the passion behind the Milagro Center and the results achieved by their programs, said Deborah Beetson, regional manager of DPRs West Palm Beach office. DPR Construction is currently working on several projects in South Florida, including the Max Planck Florida Institute at the MacArthur Campus of Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter and the 131-000-square foot Science Classroom Complex at Florida International University in Miami. Named by FORTUNE as one of the Best Companies to Work For, DPR Construction is a national general contractor and construction manager specializing in technically complex and sustainable projects. It is a privately held, employee-owned company with more than $1 billion in annual revenue. The Milagro Center enriches childrens lives through cultural arts, aca demic support and living values benefiting children, families and the local community. BY: Lisa Jardim BOCA RATON, FLA For Floridians recovery time is a bigger obstacle than money when it comes to having cosmetic procedures according to Dr. Matt Leavitt who runs more than 55 Advanced Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery practices throughout Florida, seeing an average of 9,000 patients a week. To alleviate downtime for his patients, Dr. Leavitt brought in a cutting edge product from Los Angeles called Oxygenetix, which is changing patients hesitations towards cosmetic procedures by allowing more discretion to get chemical peels, Botox and facials whenever they want them even during a lunch break. Oxygenetix is the first breathable makeup that allows the skin to breathe at 85 percent. Most makeup foundations and moisturizers only allow the skin to breathe 5-8 percent. Dr. Leavitt discovered the product line at a cosmetic and dermatology conference in Las Vegas and was the first to bring it to Florida. Oxygenetix is the only makeup weve been able to use on a patient immediately after a chemical peel, says Dr. Leavitt. You can return to work looking completely normal while your skin is literally healing and breathing under the coverage. Creator of Oxygenetix, Barry Knapp, is one of Hollywoods go-to celebrity make-up artist and cosmetic designers who uses the foundation on major celebrities such as Brooke Shields, Paula Abdul and Billy Crystal. The product is also popular with actors on the sets of major television shows such as Glee, Dancing with the Stars, Entourage, American Idol and Mike and Molly. Having flawless skin is part of the job description for celebrities but Knapp says they struggle with the same problems most people encounter when it comes to concealing age or fighting off skin imperfections. Make-up is the No. 1 enemy for skin. Your skin must breathe to be healthy, but it cant do that with layers of moisturizer, SPF and makeup caked on your face, says Knapp. The preservatives in beauty products suppress any oxygen flow to your skin and directly contribute to aging and skin problems. Knapp spent years with some of the top cosmetic chemists and formulators around the world to develop Oxygenetix after testing virtually every makeup on the market for breathability. The idea for Oxygenetix came to him when an athletic company started using GoreTex fabric in its clothing line to allow the skin to breathe during strenuous ac tivities like mountain climbing. It made a lot of sense to me, says Knapp. Then I started thinking if we shouldnt wear polyester and rayon clothes hiking, then why are women wearing polyester and rayon makeup everyday? In addition to covering up skin imperfections and outpatient cosmetic procedures, Oxygenetix is also successfully being used with burn victims. The foundation is available in all skin tones and only needs to be applied once during the day. It doesnt rub off on clothing and can withstand the scrutiny of high definition television. Oxygenetix can only be purchased through Advanced Dermatology centers including the one in Boca Raton at 1905 Clint Moore Road (Suite 103). For more information call 561-241-4474 or go to www.advancedderm.com. A 75-day supply (moisturizer and makeup) costs approximately $70. To learn more about Oxygenetix, visit: www.oxygenetix.com. BusinessThe Boca Raton Tribune Business Oxygenetix Changing Faces for the Better in BocaConstruction Firm Presents $35,000 Grant to Milagro Center Ellyn Okrent of The Milagro Center (left) accepts a $35,000 donation from Adriana Mar tinengo (center) and Deborah Beetson on behalf of the DPR Foundation, the philanthropic arm of DPR Construction. FAU President Mary Jane Saunders


24 Edition 111 August 23, 2012 through August 29, 2012www.bocaratontribune.com Business By Carlo Barbieri Just three weeks from now, Boca Ra ton will mark a major milestone in its relationship with the Brazilian community. The city will host a Brazilian Independence Day celebration at Sanborn Square downtown. The event is significant not only because it will honor the day when millions of Brazilians declared their freedom, but it will also recognize the cultural similarities and diversities which bind Boca Raton with Brazil. Boca Raton has extended a hand to the people of Brazil and to Brazilian na tives who have settled in Boca Raton, West Boca Raton, Pompano Beach, Deerfield Beach and other nearby areas. U.S. Highway 441 through West Boca is alive with restaurants, shops and churches run and attended by people of Brazilian descent. The Independence Day festivities are part of Bocas recognition of those who have come from that Latin American nation, their contributions to their new home and their dedication to their new country. In preparation for the Sept. 7 festivities an event also dubbed the Brazilian Beat a contingent of Boca Ra ton and area citizens and officials met with the Brazilian ambassadorial staff in Miami. Mayor Susan Whelchel, City Councilwoman Constance Scott, Jon Kaye of Kaye Communications, Bra zilian-born Douglas Heizer, publisher of the Boca Raton Tribune; the Oxford Groups Carlo Barbieri and Palm Beach Convention & Visitors Bureaus Rodrigo Trujillo met with Ambassador Consul General of Brazil Helio Vitor Ramos and Deputy Consul Consulate General of Brazil Fernando Mendonca De Magalhaes Arruda to discuss plans for the Brazilian Beat. Local officials have cited the importance of involving the ambassadors office and staff in the process of developing the Brazilian Beat. Why promote Boca Raton to Brazilians and in Brazil? Since 2011, Brazil has ranked as the main source of tourists to Florida. In all, 1.4 million Brazilians visited the Sunshine State last year. Visit Florida Chairman Christopher Thompson recently toured Brazil and during his visit, he highlighted the importance of Brazilto Florida. In 2011, he said, Brazilians spent $2.2 billion in U.S. dollars in the state for shopping, restaurants and hotels. In 2011, we had a 38 percent increase in the number of Brazilians, he said, and predicted the number of visitors would soar another 20 percent in the summer of 2012. The U.S. Commerce Department is also looking for an outpouring of Brazilians this year. The agency estimates that 1.5 million Brazilians will visit the US in 2012 -and most would head to Florida. Among overseas markets, Bra zil ranks No. 1 in both visitor numbers and spending. Brazilians have become Floridas most lucrative overseas shoppers. The main reason: Everything from iPads to polo shirts cost half what they do in Brazil. With high taxes, rising inflation and an overvalued currency, Brazils relatively closed economy has become an expensive place to make or buy goods. Brazilians save so much buying in the U.S. that it often covers their U.S. airfare and hotel bills. A new class of Brazilians is traveling and spending money, giving Florida a much-needed economic shot in the arm, according to Sean Snaith, an economics expert at the University of Central Florida. There is an emerging middle class [in Brazil] who has disposable income, he said. Schools in the United States are also rolling out the welcome mat for students from other countries, in particular, Brazil. Lynn University in Boca Raton is proud of its mix of foreign students and actively seeks young men and women from na tions such as Brazil. Also, Brazilian High School students can respond to special programs at facilities such as American Heritage in Delray Beach. Another benefit to Brazilian visitors came from President Barack Obama who, by executive order, reduced the time it takes for travelers from Brazil to get their visas to the US. Brazil is especially important to Florida, he said, because it has a huge population that loves the state. We want them spending money here, in Florida, in the United States of America, which will boost our businesses and our economy, he said. With Brazilians spending so much money in Florida, why not gear their stay and spending towards Boca Raton? By staying in Boca, they can enjoy the beautiful weather of South Florida without the chaotic traffic jams in Miami or the risk of being the victim of a crime. They would inject money into the citys economy by using local hotels, dining in fine restaurants, shopping at local stores and enjoying the beautiful parks and beaches with the safety that Boca Ra ton offers. By getting to know the community, they will also be able to invest in real estate, and help not only distressed homeowners, but also local real estate agents. With a privileged location, Boca is only a short drive from theme parks in Orlando and tourism attractions in Miami. Many of Central Floridas numerous theme parks have also seen a large increase in Brazilian tourists. Disney World says 2011 was a record-breaking year for Brazilian guests at its parks. Armed with a strong currency, easier access to credit and abundant enthusiasm for shopping, Brazilians have quietly ousted richer nations as the biggest overseas spenders in key U.S. markets like Florida. Advent Lutheran Church 300 East Yamato Road Boca Raton, FL 33431 561-395-3632 www.adventboca.org First Church Of Christ, Scientist 566 W Palmetto Park Road Boca Raton, FL 33432 561-391-7689 Armation Lutheran Church 9465 Glades Road Boca Raton, FL 33434 561-483-6004 First United Methodist Church www.fumcbocaraton.org 625 NE Mizner Blvd. Boca Raton, FL 33432 561-395-1244 Ascension Catholic Church 7250 N Federal Hwy Boca Raton, FL 33487 561-997-5486 Friendship Baptist Church 1422 NE 2nd Court Boca Raton, FL 33432 561-395-6871 Assembly of God Hispanic Church Centro Cristiano Familiar 21121 Oriole Country Rd Boca Raton, FL 33433 561-746-8626 Frontline Christian Center Olympic Heights High Schl 20101 Lyons Rd Boca Raton FL 33434 561-826-0404 www.frontlinechristiancenter.com Ayts Chayim Messianic Synagogue 600 W. Camino Real Boca Raton, FL 33486 561-487-3839 www.acmsboca.orgGlades Presbyterian Church 21121 Oriole Country Rd Boca Raton, FL 33428 561-477-4898 www.gladespc.com Beth Ami Congregation 1401 NW 4 Avenue Boca Raton, FL 33432 561-347-0031 Gold Coast Christian Cathedral 3200 N Federal Hwy Boca Raton, FL 33431 561-750-5235 Beth Sar Shalom Camino Real Community Church 1551 West Camino Real Boca Raton, FL 33486 561-499-4893 www.bethsarshalom.com Good Shepherd Lutheran Church 6301 SW 18 Street Boca Raton, FL 33433 561-393-7007 B'Nai Torah Congregation 6261 SW 18 Street Boca Raton, FL 33433 561-392-8566 Grace Community Church 600 W Camino Real Boca Raton, FL 33486 561-395-2811 www.graceboca.org Boca Glades Baptist Church 10101 Oriole Country Road Boca Raton, FL 33428 561-483-4228 Iglesia Bautista Hispana 2350 NW 51st St Boca Raton, FL 33431 561-998-8360 Boca Raton Bible Chapel 3900 NW 3rd Avenue Boca Raton, FL 33431 561-391-9319 Islamic Center of Boca Raton www.icbr.org 141 NW 20th St., Ste. #A-7 Boca Raton, FL 33431 561-395-7221 Boca Raton Church Of Christ www.achurchofchrist.com 5099 NW 5th Avenue Boca Raton, FL 33431 561-395-0738 Jehovah's Witnesses 19230 State Road 7 Boca Raton, FL 33498 561-479-0956 St. Paul Lutheran Church and School 701 West Palmetto Park Road Boca Raton, FL 33486 561-395-0433 Boca Raton Community Church www.bocacommunity.org 470 NW 4th Avenue Boca Raton, FL 33432 561-395-2400 To have your Church listed in the Boca Raton Tribune Worship Directory...Send your information to our Mailing Address at:Boca Raton Tribune, P.O. 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25 Edition 111 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com August 23, 2012 through August 29, 2012www.bocaratontribune.com BOCA RATON -The Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce has been chosen as this years recipient for the prestigious Outstanding Non-Profit Organization award given by The SCORE Foundation and sponsored by the Office Depot Foundation. SCORE, whose members mentor Americas small businesses, serves over 350,000 clients annually and honors their most successful clients at The SCORE Foundations 4th Annual SCORE Awards Gala celebrating excellence on Thursday, August 16th in New Orleans, LA. The Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce was honored at the event for demonstrating unique vision, innovation and achievement as an Outstanding NonProfit Organization. The Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce is a prime example of orga nizations that are doing great work supporting entrepreneurship in their community, said SCORE CEO Ken Yancey. Programs like Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) have built a strong foundation for future small businesses. Yancey added: I applaud the Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce for working with our SCORE South Palm Beach chapter to help maximize the suc cess of small businesses in their community. SCORE Foundation President Mark Dobosz said, We are proud to recog nize the Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce for enabling the young people in their community to join with established business people to become successful while seizing the opportunities for leadership, networking, innovative business programs, education, and giving back to the community. Since 1964, SCORE has helped more than 9 million aspiring entrepreneurs. Each year, SCORE provides small business mentoring and workshops to more than 375,000 new and growing small businesses. More than 13,000 business experts volunteer as mentors in 364 chapters serving local communities with entrepreneur education to help grow 1 million small businesses. The mission of The SCORE Founda tion is to support and leverage the work of SCORE by soliciting, investing and managing resources for the benefit of SCORE. Learn more about The SCORE Foundation at www.scorefoundation.org. BOCA RATON --Florida Atlantic Universitys College of Business will host its fall 2012 Executive Forum Lecture Series, sponsored by Bank of America, on Thursdays beginning August 30, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in room 101 in the Office Depot Grand Lecture Hall on the Boca Raton campus. In its 21st year, the series provides FAU students, alumni and the business community exposure to the wealth of knowledge and experience of entrepreneurs and executives from a wide variety of businesses and industries. Each week, the speakers will provide a brief overview of their individual businesses, as well as other professional experiences, followed by a discussion of key issues facing their industries, businesses or the business climate in general. The Executive Forum also is designed to help students focus their ca reer development interests by enabling them to peer inside a vast array of businesses and industries. The following is the schedule for the lecture series: Wayne Gill, CEO of Gill Law Firm August 30 Vince Pierce, senior vice president of business transformation for Office Depot September 6 Venky Gopalaswamy, vice president of strategy, design to value and opera tions readiness for Johnson & Johnson September 13 Michael Yormark, president and COO of Sunrise Sports and Entertainment September 20 TBD Marv Russell, CEO of Marv Russell & Partners September 27 Greg Hanlon, vice president and general manager of FPL Energy Services October 4 Joseph J. Incandela, CEO of Cross Country Home Services October 11 Dan Cane, founder, president and CEO of Modernizing Medicine Oc tober 18 Steve Sponder, founder of Vplenish Nutrionals, Inc October 25 Tracy Tilson, President of Tilson PR November 1 Michael Miller, founder of SellWare, LLC November 8 Stephen Brown, former chairman and CEO of John Hancock November 15 Rob Rosenweig, entrepreneur and former executive chairman, president and CEO of Anadigics November 29 The series is free and open to the public. BUSINESS BITS Companies to Work for, ranking #32 on the Top Best Companies 100 List. The company is the leading global provider of remote and advance movie ticketing. It is also a top online destination for movie news, reviews and trailers. Founded in 2000, MovieTickets.com is headquartered in Boca Raton and is led by CEO Joel Cohen. We are very pleased to be acknowledged by Florida Trend, and take great pride in our ability to flourish in South Florida. MovieTickets.com has thrived here in Boca Raton for over a decade, successfully creating a positive culture of creativity, technical innovation and excellence wrapped in a fun work environment, said Cohen. Tampa said it plans to sell itself to Sun Capital Partners before the end of August. Sun Capital Partners is a private equity firm based in Boca Raton. The company, which operates aircraft repair sites in the Southern U.S., filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in March. The company said in a statement the deal will result in a stronger and more viable business. net income grew 4 percent in the second quarter as it opened a new detention center for U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement. Revenue from its detention and corrections unit grew 7 percent while other businesses were essentially unchanged from a year ago. The company also narrowed its annual income guidance and lowered its revenue forecast. Net income rose to $22.5 million, or 37 cents per share, from $21.6 million, or 33 cents per share, a year ago. Excluding special items, the company earned 41 cents per share from continuing operations. Revenue rose 4 percent, to $412.3 million. of Palm Beach Gardens, the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County announced that TBC Corpora tion will expand its footprint with the purchase of 38,000 square feet of office space at 4280 Professional Center Drive in Palm Beach Gardens. The companys need for additional space is driven by its recent acquisition of Midas, one of the worlds largest providers of automotive service, offering brake, maintenance, tires, exhaust, steering and suspension services. TBCs expansion will result in the creation of 175 new local jobs. Business Email your Business News, promotions and acknowledgements to Chris Catoggio at: chris@bocaratontribune.com. Notes from SBDC: Creating Business PartnershipsBy Palm Beach State College Small Business Develop ment Center BOCA RA TON -Are you thinking about starting a business with a partner? Whether its a family member, business associate or friend, you need to realize it is a relationship. And like all relationships, business partnerships will have their share of ups and downs. Partnership Agreements are a must when it comes to protecting yourself and your business. Here is a list to start with, but be sure to consult with a professional, such as a lawyer, for more detailed information specific to your individual business needs. Percentage of Ownership. You should have a record of how much each partner is contributing to the partnership prior to its opening. Typically, these contributions are used as the basis for the ownership percentage, but this is not a cut and dry formula. Its entirely up to the agreement. Allocation of Profits and Losses. Will profits and losses be allocated in proportion to a partners ownership interest? Also, will partners be permitted to take draws? Make these decisions in advance. Who Can Bind the Partnership? Clarify what consent is needed before a partner can enter into an agreement that obligates the business. Define the Decision Making Process. You dont want a stalemate interfering with business success. Buy Sell Agreement. What happens if a partner dies or just wants out of the company? Establish a method by which the partnership interest can be valued and the interest purchased either by the partnership or individual partners. Resolving Disputes. Include a media tion clause in your partnership agreement to provide a procedure by which you can resolve major conflicts and avoid court battles. Source: SBA.gov These are just a few key points to include in a Partnership Agreement and are not intended to be taken as legal advice. Contact an attorney or your personal advisor regarding your Partnership Agreement. For more on this topic, or for no-cost consulting with certified business ana lysts, including growth acceleration consultants and PTAC Specialists, contact the SBDC at tel:561-862-4726 or email us at sbdc@palmbeachstate.edu.


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27 Edition 111 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com August 23, 2012 through August 29, 2012www.bocaratontribune.com DIVORCE FLORIDA STYLEBy Mike Gora ColumnistsThe Boca Raton Tribune Michael H. Gora has been certified by the Board of Specialization of The Florida Bar as a specialist in family and matrimonial law and is a partner with Shapiro Blasi Wasserman & Gora P.A. in Boca Raton. Mr. Gora may be reached at mailto:mhgora@ sbwlawfirm.com. Q My father, who is 65-years-old, married three years ago, shortly after divorcing my mother. At the time of his divorce, my brother and I believed that he was acting peculiarly, but attributed it to the fact that our mother chose to divorce him after a 45-year marriage. Their divorce seemed to go well, at least from a distance, as I live in New York, and my brother in Atlanta. Shortly after they were married, his new wife told us that our father had early stage Alzheimers disease. At that point, we became more involved and very concerned. Our father had saved a large amount of money, including several million that he received when he sold his business in New York and retired. He and his new wife now jointly own the old marital home, which my father had gotten in the divorce. He is now much further into his disease. His new wife just filed for divorce against him, and served him. We do not know what to do, and how his disease will affect the proceedings, or whether his wife can claim part of his money or get alimony. Can you explain what happens next? A Whether or not your fathers wife will be entitled to a share of his property, and if so what share, will be determined by the usual rules that govern dissolution of marriage in Florida. Their home, and other assets he put in joint names will be presumed to be marital, and subject to equal division. The judge in the case will have the power to reverse the conveyance of the home putting the new wifes name on the title made after your father became incompetent or, perhaps, by ordering an unequal distribution. His new wifes alimony claim would probably be limited because of the shortness of the marriage. However, because of certain restrictions delaying the dissolution of the marriage of an incompetent person for three years, and other Florida law regarding a duty of support, she might be able to receive alimony for the three years. If your father has been determined to be incompetent by his physician, but not legally incompetent, his wifes counsel might seek an incompetence procedure in order to gain the three years of alimony. If she is successful in having him declared incompetent, a guardian will have to be appointed by the Probate Court judge. His wife will not be allowed to be the guardian because of the dissolution of marriage preceding, which she has filed. No dissolution of their marriage can take place, after such a determination, for three years and the Court cannot order any dissolution remedies to award permanent alimony or divide marital property. However, the appointed guardian can negotiate a marital settlement agreement for him. The guardian and your fathers wife could conclude an agreement on alimony and property distribution, or any other aspect of the case, and conclude those agreements, with the approval of the Court. The only thing that the judge cannot do during the three-year period described above, is to terminate the marriage. You have not said whether or not your father and the woman entered into a prenuptial agreement, or if they had developed an estate plan that conformed to the agreement. What rights the woman might have to your fathers estate, should your father die before the divorce could become final, during the three-year period, would depend on whether or not there was such a valid agreement. If there was no valid agreement, and no will, or a will leaving her nothing she could make a claim to 30 percent of your fathers estate under Florida statutes. Speak to his trust and estate lawyer at once.Columnists $ $$ We are looking to partner with a few dynamic, results-oriented women who are ready to earn what theyre worth. We have a track record of success and can show proof of income. If you are tired of living paycheck to paycheck and want to team up with other motivated women who are getting results, please reply with your name, number and a brief bio. We can help the right person earn 6-figures in the next 6 -12 months. Email information to: WomenThatWin@live.com or Fax to 1-561-300-2136 Women Who Want to Become WINNERS! the GoldWe have been glued to the television these last few weeks. Neglecting bedtimes for our children, going on fewer hours of sleep for ourselves, and prioritizing the 8 p.m. to midnight timeframe. We have been yelling things like, Stick the landing and Come on Misty and Lets do this Gabby! Yeswe have been captivated by team America in the 2012 Olympic Games. And all this has me wondering something about the over 14,000 athletes from 205 Olympic teams and 170 Paralympic teams that have competed in London. What does it take to get to London? Hard work is the first thing that comes to mind, but that seems too general. We need something more specific. If we look even harder we might just see the one critical ingredient that sustains and pushes each athlete to the games. Seeing this will also reveal the one critical ingredient that sustains and pushes us in all areas of our life, especially that of faith. I was recently told that one of the Olympic Marathon coaches was asked what it takes to win and he replied, You must love to suffer. Interestingespe cially in light of our desire to examine the core components of what it takes to get to London, and how that affects oth er areas of life. Suffering or hard work seems to both produce and reveal two things that are important if we are to succeed at anything worthwhile in life: Endurance and character. What does it take to get to London? Endurance and characterthe same thing needed by the weary single momand the overworked business ownerand the fearful doctorand the struggling salespersonand the unem ployed father of threeand the wife who is holding together the frailest of marriagesand the addict who is battling to make it through the dayand the student who cannot seem to get it and the widow who lives in darkness and youand mewherever we may be. Yes, endurance is needed for our journey, so press on my friend and do not give up for the next chapter of your amazing story is yet to be written. And yes, character is needed for all of us desiring to be made into someone who is more than just a result of our circumstances. But there is one more ingredi ent that seems to be imperative. It is the unifying theme that pushes Olympic athletes to greatness and us to a new day. It can be absolutely life-changing when it comes from the right source. What is the key component to following Jesus? The same for the athlete that follows the dream to London. Hope. But these are not my ideas. I stand on a much higher authority than myself when I write these things. we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not put us to shame, because Gods love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us. Romans 5:3-5 We must never lose hope.By Casey Cleveland Casey Cleveland, is pastor at The Avenue Church, Delray Beachs fastest-growing new church. The Avenue Church opened in September 2010 and meets at the Delray Beach Community Center and sometimes at Old School Square. Pastor Casey may be reached at ccleveland@theavenuechurchdelray.com.


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29 Edition 111 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com August 23, 2012 through August 29, 2012www.bocaratontribune.com SportsThe Boca Raton Tribune SportsBy: Pedro Heizer This off-season, the rich got richer. The Miami Heat were able to pull off yet another amazing off-season deal and ac quired free agents Ray Allen and Rashard Lewis for much less than they would have gotten elsewhere. Allen, a 10-time NBA All-Star and the best three-point shooter in the history of the game, comes to Miami after rejecting a two-year, $12 million offer to return to the Celtics and accepted a three-year deal with Miami, who were limited to their mid-level exception amount of slightly more than $3 million per season. Lewis on the other hand, signed a deal for $2.6 million over two years at the veterans minimum. Both will be reunited as teammates for the first time since they both donned a Seattle Supersonics jersey in the early 2000s. In Allen and Lewis, the Heat gain two players who have made a career out of spreading the floor and knocking down three-pointers. That skill set is a priority in Miami, where shooters are at a premium around LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. But the question remains, how will Coach Spoelstra utilize these new acquired gems? Word around the street is Dwyane Wade will be moved to the one in the starting lineup so Allen can be at the two. Others are saying Wade will be benched because hes not the same as he once was when he led the Heat to their first NBA Title and the 37 year old Allen will start in front of him. Others, like me, believe Allen and Lewis will both come off the bench and provide a much needed spark to a bench that, at times, was mediocre. Miamis bench last season averaged 22.9 points per game, Allen alone averaged 14.2 points last season and Lewis, a 14-year veteran, who has been slowed by injuries each of the past two seasons has averaged about 10 points per game these last two seasons. Look, its no surprise that the Heat made acquiring Allen their top priority this offseason to add depth to a perimeter rota tion that includes Shane Battier, Mike Mill er and James Jones. Miamis bench, with players like Miller, Jones and Battier were only 35% from threepoint range while Allen alone last season was a remarkable 45%. Allen is a 16-year veteran that has made 2,718 three-pointers and averaged 20 points over a career that has included stops in Mil waukee and Seattle before he was traded to Boston five years ago. Allen is the perfect Sixth Man for the Heat. He would come in and provide the sparkplug they needed so much during last season. Hes the kind of player that when on the court you just assume all his shots are going in. As we know, Spoelstra usually leaves at least one of the Big Three on the court at all times so Allen would still play with LeBron, Wade, and Bosh but just not as a starter. Miamis starting lineup is fine, and as the old saying says Dont fix whats not broken. Mario Chalmers has proved hes bound for greatness in the NBA after a sensational playoff run, Wade is still the Wade of old and not playing in the Olympics this summer might have been the best thing hes ever done. LeBron is well sensational. And Bosh is getting his back better and will be a force on the boards. The only position that needs some attention is the center position. Both Allen and Lewis would be starters in basically every other team in the league and thats Miamis greatest weapon. When other teams go to their bench to rest their starters, Coach Spoelstra will be able to go to a bench that consists of players like Allen, Lewis, Haslem, and Cole who could easily be starters in maybe 25 of the 30 teams in in the league, the other teams will have a bad time. By Devon Esplin Being able to manage time, having the desire to be the best and following through are just as vital to becoming a successful athlete as their innate athletic ability. For Florida Atlantic University junior defensive lineman Andrew Stryffelerit started in Sanford, North Carolina where Stryffeler picked up his first pig skin. Throughout his football career, he had support from many sources including, his biggest influence coming from his older brother Mike who emphasized never settling for less than you want. Mikes words rang true once more during the college recruiting process. Stryffler, one of the few athletes to join FAU as a scholarship football player who did not hail from the state of Florida, was recruited and offered the opportunity to play at FAU. When asked why he chose to accept the offer, Andrew replied that he wanted an opportunity to play for a legend, in Howard Schnellenberger. Schnellenberger is FAUs former head football coach as well as the offensive coordinator for the only undefeated NFL team the 1972 Miami Dolphins and the holder of five collegiate national championship rings. His time management, preparation and diligence paid off during Stryffelers sophomore season. He recorded his most memorable collegiate moment to date with his first collegiate tackle and it came at Michigan State. When it comes to school, Stryffeler is all about the grades. A member of the High School National Honor Society, he continues to achieve academic excellence earning a spot on the FAU Athletic Direc tors Honor Roll every semester and has been a member of the Deans (three times) or Presidents list (four times). The rising junior attended an NCAA workshop where he stumbled upon a summer internship workshop with a local financial company. Stryffeler enjoyed the opportunity to meet new people and network in his future field. He also enjoyed being able to manage the internship like his own business, creating his hours and essentially serving as his own boss. Even being the boss he could not get away from a dra matic change in attire. Like most college student, he was accustomed to wearing a t-shirt, shorts and a hat. His summer attire required professional wardrobe including a suit and tie every day. Besides the suits and summer heat, cold calling was the most difficult for Stryeffler, who found it hard to get financial information over the phone from people who he had not had the opportunity to build a relationship with. The internship did have its perks. It allowed him to work in a company environment and with people who were all quality. He also discovered being an FAU football player has really helped prepare for his future. During football season, Stryffeler and his teammates sit through hours of meetings, so when it came to starting his professional life, extensive meetings were a breeze. Stryffeler also says that football has made him disciplined, and has developed his time management skills. Football has given him a natural drive for perfection which will be in his favor in the near future. To accomplish his task as a working student athlete, Stryffeler spent the summer juggling a demanding schedule which had to be managed. His day began at 6 a.m. and Stryffeler was in the office by 7 a.m. He left by 5 p.m., was in the gym lifting until 8 p.m. and then returned home to start it all over again. On off work days, he woke by 8 a.m., lift from 10 a.m.-noon, then consume a lunch large enough to help in his weight gain efforts for the 2012 season. He would study game film followed by field workouts and homework for his summer classes. Stryffelers hard work every day makes him look forward to the start of the 2012 season. He is looking forward to a fresh start with the new coaching staff, achieving both team and personal goals as well as playing in FAUs new stadium. Photo Credit JC Ridley


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31 Edition 111 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com August 23, 2012 through August 29, 2012www.bocaratontribune.com Sports to CommunityBy Lance Thomas BOCA RATON, Fla.Lynn Universitys volleyball team hosted over 80 fifth-eighth grade girls at Sugar Sand Park in a community volleyball clinic through the City of Boca Raton Athletics (COBRA) on Sunday. The opportunity to work with 80 young volleyball stars at the City of Boca Raton Athletic League was rewarding for our players and staff, head volleyball coach Lynze Roos said. To see so many enthusiastic young women learning the game we love was truly special. Our studentathletes were able to teach fundamental skills and also get to know some of the faces of our community. All 14 members as well as the coaching staff of Lynns volleyball team helped lead the clinic. The team taught the fundamentals of passing, setting, blocking, footwork and serving. It is always such a privilege to be out in the community and promoting an active lifestyle in todays youth, senior Abbey Brokop said. For me personally I loved how curious the girls were about learning all of the volleyball skills. They were so enthusiastic to learn how to make their game better. I could really tell they loved the game and just wanted to play. The COBRA Girls Volleyball League looks to provide an opportunity to learn the fundamentals of the game of volleyball, sportsmanship, team play and make new friends.Connor Shanosky Named Defensive Player of the WeekBy: Pedro Heizer Finally, some good news for Fort Lau derdale after a week filled with bad news. Earlier today, the NASL named rookie midfielder Conor Shanosky the Defen sive Player of the Week for week 20 of NASL action. Shanosky, who played a pivotal role in the teams 0-0 draw on the road against the Puerto Rico Islanders on Saturday, has started 22 of 23 games this season for Fort Lauderdale. Shanosky leads all Strikers field players in minutes played with 1,872 and is seventh in the NASL. Im honored to receive this award, as it was a good result for us as a team, said Shanosky. Personally, I just tried to listen to the guys around me and we were able to work together and produce a strong defensive effort to get the result. The shutout was the second straight for the Strikers, who have had their share of problems on the defensive end, and fifth of the season. Conor had a solid game alongside Alfonso [Motagalvan] in the defensive midfield for us. Since coming on loan from D.C. United, Conor has had a solid season, said Strikers head coach Daryl Shore. I think he would tell you our entire defense deserves this award for their performance. Shanosky joined the Strikers on March 2, 2012 when D.C. United agreed to loan him for the entire 2012 season. Shanosky, 20, made his debut with the Strikers in the opening game of the season, a 1-0 win over FC Edmonton on April 7 at Lockhart Stadium. A graduate of D.C.s Academy at just 18 years of age, Shanosky signed professional terms with D.C. United on August 16, 2010. Coaching StaffBoca Raton, FL Florida Atlantic University Head Baseball Coach John Mc Cormack has rounded out the coaching staff for the 2013 season with the addition of Rich Billings to mentor the Owls outfielders, first base and hitters. Its not very often that you get the chance to join a coaching staff with such a passion and knowledge for the game. Meanwhile, these coaches care so much for the young men in the program, said Billings. The FAU baseball program is known for winning on and off the field. I look forward to contributing to its long tradition of excellence. Billings comes to FAU after being head coach at Lake-Sumter Community College in Clermont, Fla. for five successful sea sons. He was one of the youngest college head coaches in the country when hired at 23 years old in 2007 after serving two seasons as an assistant coach at the college. Billings is a 2005 graduate of East Tennessee State University with a bachelors degree in history. He would later earn a Masters in Education from the University of Phoenix in 2011. Rich brings a wealth of knowledge and passion for the game. He has been a head coach and we welcome him to the baseball program, said McCormack. Billings coached former Owls standout Nick Delguidicein 2008, a season in which the infielder earned Florida State Defensive Player of the Year honors. DelGuidice set a FAU record for career doubles, earned National Player of the Week honors and is now playing professionally within the Kansas City Royals minor league organization. Over 40 Billingscoached players advanced to play at fouryear collegiate programs. Billings teams set school marks in for fielding percentage (.955 in 2008), team batting average (.300 in 2009) and earned run average (3.78 in 2012). Lake-Sumter made its first appearance in the Florida College System Activities Association state tournament in 2011. FAU is coming off its second Sun Belt Conference regular-season title in the last three seasons in 2012. The Owls went 3222 to mark the programs 14th consecutive winning season. Photo Credit: Jon van Woerden Photography


32 Edition 111 August 23, 2012 through August 29, 2012www.bocaratontribune.com Tribune Sports of East /West Boca Raton, Highland Beach Delray Beach, FL August 23, 2012 through August 29, 2012 BASEBALLFAU Baseball Rounds Out Coaching StaSee page 31Sports BASKETBALLHow the Heat Should Utilize Ray Allen and Rashard LewisSee page 29 See page 30 All In a Summer Day for Andrew Stryffeler See page 29 How The Heat Should Utilize Ray Allen and Rashard LewisPhoto Credit JC Ridley