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YOUR CLOSEST NEIGHBOR.Nearly 400,000 readers!The Boca Raton Tribunefor news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com Send us a picture of you reading The Boca Raton Tribune to email@example.comCommunitySee page 5 Police: Romeo Stued Juliet Into Duel bag to Sneak into Sober Halfway HouseMunicipalSee page 11 Jewelry store robbed in Royal Palm Plaza Boca Firm Chosen By Largest U.S. Olympic Training SiteBusinessSee page 23 Ross Pentland reading The Boca Raton Tribune Project Holiday Delivers Holiday Spirit to Deployed MilitaryCommunitySee page 3 FAU Named to Military Times 120 Best Colleges for VetsSee page 7 By: Linda Santacruz Deborah Faerman surprised her mother when she told her where she wanted to throw her birthday party this year. For this girl, it wasnt Chuck E Cheese or Boomers. On Oct. 26, the 10-year-old invited all of her classmates from Addison Mizner Elementary to come and work as a volunteer at Boca Helping Hands. As for gifts, Deborah had them bring food to be donated. Its fun to volunteer, said Deborah Faerman, who helps out at BHH almost every week. I wanted my friends to know how fun it is for me to volunteer and for them to see if they could do this.Continued on page 3 MunicipalSee page 1110-year-old Girl Throws Birthday Party at Boca Helping Hands Premiere Open House and Cooking DemonstrationBusinessSee page 23 See page B1Boca Ballet Theatres The Nutcracker Features Guest Stars from American Ballet TheatreBoca Raton, FL Presented by Marleen and Harold* Forkas, Boca Ballet Theatres beloved version of The Nutcracker features world-renowned guest artists, magical sets and sparkling costumes. Enchanting choreography by Co-Artistic Director Dan Guin, paired with a score by Tchaikovsky, brings this magical tale to life with a cast of more than 100 dancers, including American Ballet Theatre stars Sarah Smith and Roman Zhurbin. The dynamic duo awed audiences as the jilted lovers in Boca Ballet Theatres Romeo and Juliet in 2007, and they will shine once again in The Nutcracker. Sarah Smith, originally from Bad Axe, Michigan, will be performing the role of the Sugar Plum Fairy. BOCA RATON -Its beginning to look a lot like Thanksgiving. The holiday that celebrates everything from the Pilgrim harvest to Charlie Brown to the Macys Parade will be held Thursday, Nov. 22 in millions of homes around this nation. In the United States, the modern Thanksgiving holiday tradition is commonly, but not universally, traced to a poorly documented 1621 celebration at Plymouth in presentday Massachusetts. The original Plymouth feast and the idea of giving thanks were prompted by a good harvest that followed a difficult winter. In later years, religious thanksgiving services were declared by civil leaders such as Governor William Bradford...Happy Thanksgiving, Boca Raton!
2 -Edition 163 November 22, through November 28, 2013 www.bocaratontribune.com Corporation, a Boca Raton Venture company completed a joint venture with Terra Viva Propantes, a gas and oil company, to open a plant in South Florida next year, which in the first phase will create 20 direct jobs and will build a 40,000 sq.ft. plant to produce propane for the oil and gas industries. The new joint venture will work closely with local universitys for research and development of new products. The Brazilians partners, Monia and Roberto Sampaio are in Florida this week for meetings with the various business development agencies in the Tri-County area. Palm Beach and Boca have a good chance to win this race but also in the running are Dade and Broward Counties. brighter with receipt of a development application for a Hyatt Place Hotel at the southeast corner of Federal Highway and Palmetto Park Road. The Hyatt Place will bring a new 146,250-squarefoot hotel with 200 guest rooms, an integrated parking structure, and a fullservice 8,000-square-foot restaurant. It will be the first hotel constructed within Downtown Boca. the South Florida Business Journal, has joined former Journal publisher Gary Press, now publisher of Lifestyle Media Group, as editor in chief of the luxury magazine monthly publications, including Boca/Delray Life, and others. a new non-partisan political club, will have monthly 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. luncheon meetings at City Fish Market, 7940 Glades Road and the Turnpike in Boca. Dec. 3 will feature former Nixon political consultant Roger Stone discussing his new book, The Man Who LBJ. Tickets are $25 in advance and $35 at the door for members and $35 in advance, $45 at the door for members. See www.goldcoasttigerbayclub.com or call 561.852.000. specializing in personalized linens opened at the Boca Raton Town Center and Winn-Dixie expanded and remodeled the store at 7024 Beracasa Way, including a new kosher deli, kosher bakery and kosher seafood selections, along with a new in-line chicken wing bar. offers a weekly Young Adults Group for individuals, ages 18 to 30 to share the experiences and challenges associated with this time of life. Group participants will learn tools to help make changes, overcome obstacles, and cope with typical stressors such as partner relationships, family dynamics, career choices, financial pressures, and academic issues. Group is $5 per session. Call the Faulk Center (561) 483-5300 for more information. The Book Thief and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire opens Friday at the Boca Cinemark Palace & Premiere theatres and the Regal Entertainment Shadowwood theatres. The Armstrong Lie opens at Regal Shadowwood. Spinning Plates and American Beauty opens Friday at the FAU Living Room Theatres. Delivery Man opens at the Movies of Delray and Lake Worth. The Book Thief and Philomena opens next Wednesday, and All is Lost at Movies of Lake Worth. Zryl and Barry Epstein on www.wrpbitv. com Thursdays at 6 p.m. and Fridays at 6 a.m. business facilitator George Bosselman, translator and interpretor Icela VazquezPerez, FloodSax distributor Amalia Rabbi Zalman Bukiet, Center for Family Services Clinical Supervisor Andres Torrens and Village Director Daniel Ramos and Sun-Sentinel editorial wrpbitv.com at 10 pm Thursday and 10 am Friday. Watch to win free tickets to the Cinemark theatres. in its 17th year has farm-to-table, freshpicked produce from local growers and lots more 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday at the southwest parking lot of Royal Palm Place, S. Fed. Hwy, and SE Mizner Blvd.in downtown Boca Raton, featuring live music on the Piazza stage by singer, keyboard player DyMIN, playing music of the islands with a little bit of country, too! Call 561.299.8684 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information or if interested in participating. Ocean Blvd., Manalapan has Fingers & Toes, to Nov. 24; I Love you, Youre Perfect Now Change, Dec. 5-22; Renee Taylor, My Life on a Diet, Jan. 16-Feb. 9and Dirty Blonde, March 27-April 13. See www.theplazatheatre.net or call 561.588.1820. presents Theyre Playing Our Song, to Nov. 24 at the Willow Theatre, in Sugar Sand Park, 300 S. Military Trail. Tickets are $35. Call 561.347.3948 or visitwww.brtg.org, www.carolkassie. com, or contact email@example.com 561.445.9244 for further information. the Broward Stage Door Theatre, 8036 Sample Road, Coral Spring, just east of Riverside Drive, to Dec. 31. Call 954344-7765 or visitwww.stagedoortheatre. com for tickets and more information. Drama Dept. presents Is There Life After High School Nov. 21-23. Tickets are $15. Call 561.672.2066. Upcoming shows include Young Frankenstein, Feb. 28March 8; Death by Dessert, April 25 & 26. ceremony has been moved up two days to Nov. 27, before Thanksgiving, instead of Nov. 29 in Mizner Park and will include a live stage show in the amphitheatre, rides, childrens activities and snow along with a kosher-style food truck for the first night of Chanukah. Spectacular, Starring the Rockettes is Blvd., West Palm Beach, Nov. 29Dec. 8. Go to www.kravis.org or call 561.832.7469for more information and ticket reservations. Dont miss this spectacular show!The Boca Raton Tribune COMMUNITY NEWS PAGE TWOThe Boca Raton Tribune Marketing DirectorChris Catoggio firstname.lastname@example.orgAccount ExecutiveAndre Heizer, Nick FotiMail Subscriptionsubscription@bocaratontribune.comGraphic DesignDuke ThrushPhotographersGabriela Heizer,Gabriela BarbieriInternsLinda SantacruzMailing AddressP.O. 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Edition 1633for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com www.bocaratontribune.comNovember 22, through November 28, 2013Community News Community NewsThe Boca Raton Tribune By: Linda Santacruz Deborah Faerman surprised her mother when she told her where she wanted to throw her birthday party this year. For this girl, it wasnt Chuck E Cheese or Boomers. On Oct. 26, the 10-year-old invited all of her classmates from Addison Mizner Elementary to come and work as a volunteer at Boca Helping Hands. As for gifts, Deborah had them bring food to be donated. Its fun to volunteer, said Deborah Faerman, who helps out at BHH almost every week. I wanted my friends to know how fun it is for me to volunteer and for them to see if they could do this. Deborah Faerman started giving back from a young age. Her mother, Summer Faerman has been involved at BHH since she was a teenager. This will be my fourteenth year, said the mother. Theres a picture of [Deborah] in my belly in one of the pictures on the wall [at BHH]. Around 56 people showed up to the party. During an orientation, the crowd of children sat quietly at their tables. Across from them were the gifts, dozens of brown paper bags filled to the top with donated food. The leader went over their duties and what BHH is all about. Everything you do today is going help put food into the hands of someone whos hungry, said the leader, who spoke in a way that didnt seemed like she talking to a group of children but instead a group of people who are ready to work. And work they did. The children took part in many tasks that Deborah would do on a normal day. They bagged rice, stocked shelves, filled pantry bags, made sandwiches and rolled silverware. Parents and other adult volunteers helped supervise. In addition to having her classmates donate their time, Deborah Faerman had one last birthday wish. She hoped that her birthday party would result in 500 pounds of food. But instead, she hit around 800 pounds. After the party, 19 families had approached Summer Faerman with the intent to volunteer more regularly. Her goal is to engage and empower all of her friends to want to volunteer in the community, Summer Faerman said of her daughter. Whether its here or anywhere but to know that life isnt about you, its about the community.10-year-old Girl Throws Birthday Party at Boca Helping Hands By Dawn HowardFlorida Atlantic University has been named to Military Times Best for Vets: Colleges 2014 rankings for the third year in a row. The organization comprising the Army Times, Navy Times, Air Force Times and Marine Corps Times placed a new emphasis on academic rigor this year when conducting and scoring the fourth annual Best for Vets: Colleges Survey, a highly respected 150-question analysis of a schools complete offerings for veterans. To be nominated for a third consecutive year is an honor and serves as confirmation that FAU values and supports veterans, said Charles Brown, Ph.D., senior vice president for student affairs at FAU. The Office of Military and Veterans Affairs, managed by Dylan ReyesCairo, assistant dean of military and veterans affairs, serves military students with an array of holistic programs and initiatives that support their success and well-being as they transition from military service to college. We are ready to provide information and counsel to ensure that no veteran at FAU is left behind. Best for Vets provides service men and women a gauge by which to judge whether a school or degree program will truly benefit them. The rankings factored in service member enrollment, percentage of tuition covered by the GI Bill, and availability of specific programs to help service members. The extensive evaluation process also factored in statistics commonly used to track student success and academic quality, including student loan default rates, retention rates, graduation rates and student-faculty ratio. The rankings are published in full in the November issue of Military Times EDGE magazine, the premier publication for military transition, and online at MilitaryTimes.com, as well as ArmyTimes.com, NavyTimes. com, AirForceTimes.com and MarineCorpsTimes.com. The Veterans Day release of Best for Vets: Colleges 2014 coincides with several Military Times initiatives to celebrate service members. The #MyVeteran social media/online campaign allows people to post pictures, videos and stories about a veteran in their lives. Editors picks, along with a Made in the USA holiday gift guide, appear in the issues of the Military Times papers on newsstands this week.FAU Named to Military Times 120 Best Colleges for Vets bocaratontribune.com
4 -Edition 163 November 22, through November 28, 2013 www.bocaratontribune.comCommunity News The Boca Raton Tribune COMMUNITY NEWS bocaratontribune.comThe Palm Beach County Veterans Committee and Event Organizer Rhonda Davis of RAD Event Production Inc. would like to thank everyone who participated in the 6th Annual West Palm Beach Veterans Day Parade and lifestyle festival on Nov 10, 2013. Veterans Day is a commemorative occasion that honors and celebrates Veterans past and present as many came out to pay tribute to our Veterans on Sunday. Rhonda Davis of RAD Event Production confirms the attendance of Mayor Jeri Muoio, Color guards, several Veterans organizations, Senator Jeff Clements, Representative Bobby Powell Jr., Representative Lori Berman, Congressman Patrick E. Murphy, Congresswoman Lois Frankel, and our Master of Ceremonies Mike Trim from WPTV/WFLX, and Bob Nichols was in attendance. Thank you to everyone for making this day special for our Veterans. The Palm Beach County Veterans Committee is comprised of volunteers from local veterans organizations and community activists. It receives no grants or funds from any government agency. They rely entirely on private donations to host the parade, as well as an annual Memorial Day Ceremony. To make a tax-deductible donation to help defray the costs of the parade, please contact Committee Treasurer Aaron Augustus at 561844-2004 or make a donation using PayPal via the Palm Beach County Veterans Committee website listed above.For pictures of the event, please check page B4.The Palm Beach County Veterans Committee Thanks Parade Participants
Edition 1635for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com www.bocaratontribune.comNovember 22, through November 28, 2013Community News The Boca Raton Tribune COMMUNITY NEWS Boca Raton, FL N o w f r o m o n e, c o n v e n i e n t s o u r c e Whether your project is large or small, rely on Image360 Boca Raton to maximize the visual impact of your environmental graphics, mobile R e a d y t o s t a r t a n e w p r o j e c t ? C a l l u s t o d a y f o r a c o n s ul t a t i o n .Get 10% OFF in-house production when you mention this Boca Tribune ad *6560 East Rogers Circle, Boca Raton, FL 33487 Image360 Boca Raton 561.395.0745 www.Image360BocaRaton.com By Jackson LeedsIn an effort to support deployed service members during the holiday season, You Are Not Alone and One Solider at a Time have come together to fund the 8th Annual Project Holiday. This important endeavor collects and ships desperately needed items to military personnel who will not be able to come home for the holidays. You Are Not Alone is a local group sponsored by the City of Delray Beach that provides encouragement and emotional support to family members and friends of our soldiers. One Solider at a Time is a project that supports our deployed military with care packages and words of encouragement. This project is a great chance for all to show their support to those in the military fighting for freedom every day, said Delores Rangel, administrative assistant in the Delray Beach City Managers office and the founder of Project Holiday. Rangel came up with the idea after her daughter, Melissa Rangel-Woods, was deployed in the U.S. Air Force for five tours in Iraq. Donated items will be accepted at various locations around the City and again at several locations in Boca Raton from Nov. 8 to Dec. 6 and actual packing will be on Sunday, Dec. 8 at the Delray Beach Community Center, 50 NW 1st Ave. There is a large variety of options of things to donate. Among them are heating pads, holiday decorations, hard candy (no chocolate), snacks for soldiers to put in their pockets, non-perishable food items, used CDs and many more. Visit mydelraybeach.com for a complete listing of items accepted. Project Holiday Delivers Holiday Spirit to Deployed Military
6 -Edition 163 November 22, through November 28, 2013 www.bocaratontribune.comThe Boca Raton Tribune COMMUNITY NEWS By Matthew MonksFirst Southern Bancorp Inc. one of more than a dozen small lenders that raised money to buy failed banks after the financial crisis, is exploring a sale, two people with knowledge of the matter said. First Southern, of Boca Raton, Florida, is working with Stifel & Woods unit, to find buyers, said the people, asking not to be named because the process is private. The lender, which trades over the counter, had $193 million in equity capital and $1.1 billion of assets as of June 30, data compiled by Bloomberg show. First Southern was one of at least 14 lenders that raised funds from private-equity firms and other investors with the aim of buying failed banks, according to data from SNL Financial. Founded in 1987, the bank raised $400 million in 2010 and acquired two failed banks that year and the year after. J. Herbert Boydstun, First Southerns chief executive officer, said the bank doesnt comment on strategic decisions. Michael also declined to comment. First Southern took over Haven Trust Bank Florida in Ponte Vedra Beach after it was closed by regulators in 2010, and First Commercial Bank of Florida in Orlando in 2011. The lender hasnt turned an annual profit since 2007, data compiled by Bloomberg show. It lost $362,000 in the first half of 2013, compared with a loss of $8.1 million a year earlier, the data show. The banks current shareholders include Capital Group Companies Inc., an investment manager, and Banc Funds Co. LLC, a private equity firm, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.First Southern Bancorp Exploring Sale After Bank Purchases
Edition 1637for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com www.bocaratontribune.comNovember 22, through November 28, 2013The Boca Raton Tribune COMMUNITY NEWS By Bito David Two Boca Raton teachers were among Palm Beach County educators who were recognized at a statewide conference recently. The Florida Council for Social Studies Conference was held from Oct. 25 to 27 in Daytona Beach. High School, Debbie Baughmann from Christa McAuliffe Middle School and Vicki Hutchinson from Beacon Cove Elementary School. Julie Gates from Loggers Run Middle School was awarded the International Relations Award from the Florida Council for the Social Studies. Presenters this year from Palm Beach County were: Alma Asuncion, Marie-Amalie Farris, Tawny Anderson from the iTeach US History Grant, Maureen Studies on Centropa, Brett Burkey: Economics The conference theme this year was Human Rights: The Common Core of Global Citizenship. This conference, for Social Studies teachers features numerous breakout sessions where they learn about Common Core, Social Studies strategies in the classroom, Social Studies content, the latest in legislation, etc. looking forward to next year in Orlando at the 57th annual conference. For more information contact Boca Raton Educators Recognized at Statewide ConferenceBy Vickie MiddlebrooksBarnes & Noble stores across the county invite customers to give the gift of reading to children in need during its annual Holiday Book Drive, taking place from Nov. 1 to Dec. 24. The Barnes & Noble Holiday Book Drive provides an opportunity for customers, family, and friends to donate books through local stores for at risk schools in Palm Beach County. Holiday Book Drive recipients throughout the county include schools, libraries, literacy organizations, family social service agencies and homeless centers. This year, Barnes & Noble stores in Palm Beach County, will be collecting books for the Palm Beach County School District. The Holiday Book Drive is one of our most popular community partnerships, says Sarah DiFrancesco, director of community relations forBarnes & Noble. Our booksellers and customers get to share the pure joy of giving a book to a child in need. Because each Barnes & Noblestore chooses its local nonprofit beneficiary, the donations are very personal. Learning to read has the power to transform a childs life and help ensure future success in school, said Wayne Gent, Superintendent for Palm Beach County School District. This partnership between the School District of Palm Beach County and Barnes & Noble provides an opportunity for the community to come together and focus on the importance of early literacy to the future of our young students. To find out how to participate in the Holiday Book Drive, contact Amanda Fuentes, Community Relations Manager at 561-392-8478.Barnes & Noble Customers Give Gift of Reading During Book Drive A 4-year-old boy remains in critical condition at Delray Medical Center after being hit by a car Monday night near the Atlantic Dunes Park, city officials said. The child, whose name has not been released, was leaving the park with his family when he ran out into A1A, just north of East Linton Boulevard, around 6:10 p.m., police spokeswoman Sgt. Nicole Guerriero said. The male driver of the car that struck the child remained at the scene and is cooperating with police, she said. The crash is still under investigation, and it was not immediately clear whether the driver will face charges. Anyone who witnessed or has information on the crash is asked to contact Investigator Justin Reed at 561-243-7800. Boy hit by Car Remains in ICUBOCA RATON -Its beginning to look a lot like Thanksgiving. The holiday that celebrates everything from the Pilgrim harvest to Charlie Brown to the Macys Parade will be held Thursday, Nov. 22 in millions of homes around this nation. In the United States, the modern Thanksgiving holiday tradition is commonly, but not universally, traced to a poorly documented 1621 celebration at Plymouth in presentday Massachusetts. The original Plymouth feast and the idea of giving thanks were prompted by a good harvest that followed a difficult winter. In later years, religious thanksgiving services were declared by civil leaders such as Governor William Bradford of Massachusetts, who planned a thanksgiving celebration and fast in 1623. But the practice of holding an annual harvest festival like this did not become a regular affair in New England until the late 1660s. Pilgrims and Puritans who began emigrating from England in the 1620s and 1630s carried the tradition of Days of Fasting and Days of Thanksgiving with them to their new home in New England. Several days of Thanksgiving were held in early New England history that have been identified as the First Thanksgiving, including Pilgrim holidays in Plymouth in 1621 and 1623, and a Puritan holiday in Boston in 1631. Thanksgiving proclamations were made mostly by church leaders in New England up until 1682, and then by both state and church leaders until after the American Revolution. During the revolutionary period, political influences affected the issuance of Thanksgiving proclamations. Various pronouncements were made by royal governors, by John Hancock, General George Washington and the Continental Congress, each giving thanks to God for events favorable to their causes. As president of the United States, George Washington proclaimed the first nation-wide Thanksgiving celebration in America marking November 26, 1789, as a day of public thanksgiving and prayer to be observed by acknowledging with grateful hearts the many and signal favours of Almighty God. Its said that the first Thanksgiving featured shellfish and fish. American tastes and palates have changed over the years, making for a cornucopia of possibilities on the Thanksgiving table from ham to tofu, mashed potatoes and gravy to collard greens. Following the early tradition, Legal Sea Foods, a Massachusettsbased restaurant chain with several locations in Florida, will serve everything from stuffed turkey to stuffed lobster on Thanksgiving Day at its location in the Town Center at Boca Raton mall. Signature cocktails such as the Cranberry Bog Lemon Martini are on the beverage list to help kick off the holidays in style. This year, the holidays will be most magical at Mizner Park, 327 Plaza Real in Boca Raton, with a spectacular display featuring a 47 Christmas treeone of only three in the United States. The West Boca Raton Community High School Jazz Band will help light up the tree on Thursday, November 21st at 6:30 p.m. The event is FREE and open to the public. Special events are upcoming in the Christmas and Hanukkah season, and details will be carried in future editions of the Boca Raton Tribune.Happy Thanksgiving, Boca Raton!
8 -Edition 163 November 22, through November 28, 2013 www.bocaratontribune.com EDITORIAL By C. Ron Allen The Boca Raton Tribune EDITORIALS/LETTERSThe Boca Raton TribuneFounded January 15, 2010 Publisher Business C.E.OC.O.O. Editorial Interim Editor Managing Editor Online Edition Editor Social Media Software Engineer The Boca Raton Tribune, ible along with a phone number and complete address. No unsigned or anonymous letters will be con sidered for publication. The Boca Raton Tribune reserves the right to edit the letters for spelling, grammar, news from the same author will not be published to the editor.Letter Guidelines Letters to the EditorEarlier this week, it was so fitting that our grateful nation set aside one day to pay special homage to the veterans who have fought so valiantly in all of its wars to preserve our heritage of freedom. These heroes were honored in Veterans Day parades in big cities and small towns all across this country. For many families, the observances were extremely personal and often bittersweet. For all of us, this was a day to show our appreciation. On Monday, we commemorated the armistice that ended the first world war, we gave thanks for V-E day that ended the European phase of the second world war, V-J Day which ended the war in the Pacific and for the cessation of hostilities in the Sadly, the war to end all wars wasnt. World War II followed two decades later, the first Gulf War with Iraq, Bosnia, Afghanistan and the second war with Iraq. The war in Afghanistan continues. U.S. troop levels there have been reduced in recent months, but there were still 54,500 stationed in late September, according to the Military Times website. President Obama has promised to pull all combat forces from Afghanistan by the end of next year. And we are hopeful the president will be able to stick to that timetable. We have Memorial Day, which is dedicated to those who made the supreme sacrifice in all our wars. On Veterans Day we spent a minute in silent meditation to our departed comrades of all wars. Our primary purpose in this day, however, was to remember the living veteran those disabled, at home and in hospitals and to renew our pledge of aid and comfort to the widows and orphans of those who have gone on before. I was somewhat concerned though to see the level of attention given to the day in our local area. On Saturday leading up to Veterans Day, I attended a ceremony in Boynton Beach where the National Disabled Veterans Business Council broke ground on a three bedroom, two bathroom house with a garage for a returning veteran. This sustainable and affordable home will be built on land donated through a program in collaboration with a local bank. It was quite refreshing to hear Joe Franklin, an Army Reserve Service Disabled Veteran and co-founder of the NDVBC, say they plan to work every day to make sure that the home is up and done in a few months. In fact, most if not all of the workers are veterans. I have witnessed the observances in our area on Veterans Day wane over the years. The programs at our houses of worship have become a thing of the past. And I am concerned that if someone does not address it soon, it too will fade in the memories of the past. The is a disconnect between those who fight and those who dont and it has never been greater. Their gallantry is every bit as great as that of our earlier heroes. It however is less celebrated because too often it occurs out of sight such as the case of the special op services or the seals teams who killed Osama bin Laden or those represented only by stars on the wall of the Central Intelligence Agency. The President laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns on Monday as he should. But the day will mean little unless the rest of us take time to remember our warriors, living and dead, and what they endured for us. Until next time, be good.Lets Not Forget Their Sacrice @crankuptheheat @crankuptheheat /crankuptheheat
Edition 1639for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com www.bocaratontribune.comNovember 22, through November 28, 2013 The Boca Raton Tribune EDITORIALS & LETTERS By Dr. Synesio Lyra, Jr.POSITIVE LIVING world, having received his education in four of them. When he resided in southern California, he wrote a weekly column for the daily Anaheim Bulletin, which was carried for about six years, until he moved to south Florida. The Meaning of Personal Literacy Competition, Integrity, and Compassion bocaratontribune.comThank God for the gifts of words, speech, writing, and the magnificent advances in publishing through the years. Many past civilizations had depended for many centuries on an oral tradition which kept their values and culture alive, thus transmitted from generation to generation. Through the development and advancement of the science of linguistics, countless spoken languages have been reduced to writing, and even now that practice still goes on in many hidden corners of the globe, offering all the advantages which literacy brings to any individual or nation. Learning to read and write has provided a significant boost to different peoples as persons become literate, more knowledgeable, and thus better capable of significant cultural advances, appearing for quite some time now. Through the ages reading has stimulated thinking which, in turn, promoted more reading and more writing, and this pattern continues to influence an ever larger number of humans from childhood through senior maturity globally. Those who have not limited their literacy only to school demands continue to advance and prosper in several aspects of their personal and societal life. Sadly, this is not as universal as it should and could be. Several years ago, before I was to officiate at the wedding of a young couple, I spent several moments with the groom and his best-man talking about a variety of subjects. In the course of those interactions the bestman, who was a High School dropout, boasted of the fact that he was proud he had not read a single book in his life up to that point; in addition, he was never planning nor desirous to do so. He, along with several others, preferred a life of less achievement on account of those unwise limitations he set for himself without realizing it! Nevertheless, such impoverishment is far more widespread than many realize. I have reflected on that several times, along with other glimpses into the climate of todays society, and came to the conclusion that nowadays, illiteracy is no longer limited to the unschooled those who never learned how to read and write; rather, it also includes those who can read but dont and wont!When we talk about competition in business, typically we are thinking in terms of trying to achieve an advantage over our competitors whether through the products or services we offer, customer service, or other factors that could enable us to increase market share. And whenever a circumstance presents itself that could enable us to gain a competitive advantage, we know it would be wise to grab it. However, a friend of mine, Cliff Jones, offers a very different perspective on competition and the practice of capitalizing on a competitors misfortune. In his book, Winning through Integrity, Cliff included a story about his friend, Robert Ingram, who owned two radio stations, one that specialized in classical music. Mr. Ingram had a monopoly on classical music radio programming in his city until a new competitor arrived. The competitors station presented similar programming, threatening to put a significant dent in the advertising sales and revenue generated by Mr. Ingrams station. One day severe winds blew down the transmitting tower of the rival station. Many people in Mr. Ingrams situation might have celebrated the competitors misfortune. However, he chose a very different approach. Instead of waiting for his opponent to fail because he was no longer able to broadcast, Mr. Ingram sent the chief engineer of his own company to get the competitors station up and running again. When someone asked why he would do such a thing, knowing that choosing not to do anything likely would have resulted in eliminating the competitor, Mr. Ingrams reply was simple and honest: I had what he needed to survive. In the Bibles New Testament, we find this profound admonition: If you really keep the royal law found in Scripture, Love your neighbor as yourself, you are doing right (James 2:8). In Mr. Ingrams case, he could have used the competitors problem for his own advantage. But he also realized that, had the circumstances been reversed, he would have appreciated receiving such assistance himself. Too often in todays demanding, high-pressure, bottom lineoriented business environment, we are willing to do anything to secure an important sale, get a signature on a contract, or somehow undermine those competing with us. The thought of offering help to them in a desperate time of need rarely occurs. But if we are committed to conducting business with integrity and compassion concentrating on the best interests of those we encounter during the course of a typical workday, perhaps a radical change in our thinking is necessary. Another New Testament passage tells us, Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves. Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interests of others (Philippians 2:3-4). This might sound difficult, because it is. We cant be certain of the next sale, or of finalizing the next deal. But if integrity is our priority, we know what to do even when it is difficult. Will you do the right thing, even if it is for the benefit of a competitor? By Rick BoxxINTEGRETY MOMENTS Copyright 2013, Integrity Resource Center, Inc. Adapted with permission from Integrity Moments with Rick Boxx, a commentary on issues of integrity in the workplace from a Christian perspective. gives a biblical approach for doing business with integrity.
10 -Edition 163 November 22, through November 28, 2013 www.bocaratontribune.com IF YOU WERE SENT A TEXT MESSAGE PROMOTING A JOB FAIR FOR THE NEW PALM BEACH MALL IN AUGUST 2012, PLEASE READ THIS NOTICE CAREFULLY AS YOU MAY BE ENTITLED TO A PAYMENT OF UP TO $150 FROM A CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT.Para una noticacion en Espaol, visitar www.palmbeachtextsettlement.comCOURT AUTHORIZED NOTICE OF CLASS ACTION AND PROPOSED SETTLEMENT A proposed class action settlement has been reached in a lawsuit over allegedly unauthorized text messages sent to cell phones in August 2012 promoting an August 21, 2012 job fair for the New Palm Beach Mall. Your legal rights may be affected whether you act or dont act. Please read this Notice carefully. Visit www.palmbeachtextsettlement.com to read the full Notice and the Settlement Agreement and to make a claim. What is the Lawsuit About? This lawsuit claims that unsolicited text messages were sent by or on behalf of Defendants Upscale Events by Mosaic, LLC, d/b/a the Mosaic Group, and Palm Beach Mall Holdings LLC, promoting a job fair for The New Palm Beach Mall held on August 21, 2012. The Plaintiff alleges that Defendants conduct in sending those text messages violated the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act, and she seeks to represent a group or class of persons who received such text messages. Defendants deny they violated any law, and the Court has not determined who is right. Rather, the parties have agreed to settle the lawsuit to avoid the uncertainties and expenses associated with ongoing litigation. Defendants will vigorously defend the lawsuit if the proposed settlement is not approved. How Do I Know if I am a Class Member? You are a Class Member and could get a cash settlement payment if, in August 2012, you received a text message sent directly from Defendants Upscale Events by Mosaic, LLC, d/b/a the Mosaic Group, and/or Palm Beach Mall Holdings LLC, promoting an August 21, 2012 job fair for The New Palm Beach Mall without providing either Defendant prior express consent. A sample of the language of the text messages at issue is available at www.palmbeachtextsettlement.com. Please note that text messages about the job fair that may have been received indirectly (i.e., that were forwarded by friends, acquaintances, etc.) are not covered by this settlement. What Can I Get From the Settlement? If you are a Settlement Class Member and the Court approves the settlement, you may be entitled to receive a maximum payment of up to $150. If the expenses, attorneys fees, Class Representative incentive award, and approved claims led by Class Members exceed $6,500,000, members of the Class will receive a lesser pro rata share of funds available to the Class. The settlement also requires Defendants to change their communications practices to ensure they obtain consent prior to sending certain text messages. The Settlement Agreement available at www.palmbeachtextsettlement.com describes the details of the settlement. Only Class Members who submit valid claims will receive a payment. How Do I Submit a Claim for Payment? To qualify for a payment, you must submit a timely, truthful, accurate, and properly completed Claim Form signed under penalty of perjury. You may submit the Claim Form online at www.palmbeachtextsettlement.com by following the instructions found on the website, or you may mail a completed Claim Form to Lanza v. Upscale Events by Mosaic, LLC Settlement Administrator, PO Box 3068, Faribault, MN 55021-2668. All Claim Forms must be submitted electronically or postmarked no later than April 12, 2014, or 45 days after the date of the entry of Final Judgment, whichever is later in time. Only those claims that meet the requirements of the Settlement Agreement will be eligible for a payment. What are My Other Options? You will be a member of the Settlement Class unless you exclude yourself from the settlement. If you do not wish to be a member of the Settlement Class, you may exclude yourself by sending a letter to the settlement administrator no later than January 13, 2014. You must include your name and address, your cellular telephone number on which you received the text message, your signature, and a statement that you wish to be excluded from the Settlement Class in Lanza v. Upscale Events by Mosaic, LLC, et al. No. 13cv-80093. If you choose to exclude yourself, you give up your right to any settlement payment or to object to the settlement, but retain any rights you may currently have to sue the Defendants over the legal issues in the lawsuit. You and/or your lawyer also have the right to appear before the Court and/or object to the proposed settlement. Objecting is telling the Court you dont like something about the settlement. You can object ONLY if you stay in the Settlement Class. Your written objection must be led with the Court and sent to the attorneys for all parties to the lawsuit no later than January 13, 2014. It must include your name, all arguments and evidence supporting the objection, your cellular telephone number that received the text message, a statement that you are a member of the Settlement Class, and a statement regarding whether you intend to appear at the Final Approval Hearing. Specic instructions about how to object to, or exclude yourself from, the Settlement are available at www.palmbeachtextsettlement.com. If you do nothing you will be in the Settlement Class, whether or not you submit a Claim Form, and if the Court approves the Settlement, you will also be bound by all orders and judgments of the Court and you will not be able to sue Defendants for any claim released as part of the settlement. However, you need to timely submit a valid Claim Form to make a claim for a payment. If approved, your claims relating to the allegedly unauthorized text messages that are the subject of this case against Defendants, as well as other entities involved in the transmission of the text messages, will be fully and nally resolved and released. Who Represents Me? The Court has appointed Rafey S. Balabanian and Ari J. Scharg from Edelson LLC that brought the suit to represent the Settlement Class. These attorneys are referred to as Class Counsel. You will not be charged for these lawyers. If you want to be represented by your own lawyer in this case, you may hire one at your expense. When Will the Court Consider the Proposed Settlement? The Court will hold the Final Approval Hearing to determine the fairness of the settlement at 10:00 a.m. on February 26, 2014 at the Paul G. Rogers Federal Building and United States Courthouse, Room 257, 701 Clematis Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33401, before Judge Donald M. Middlebrooks. At that hearing, the Court will hear any objections concerning the fairness of the settlement that have been properly raised, as set forth above. The hearing may be postponed to a different date or time without notice. You are not required to come to this hearing. At the Final Approval Hearing, Class Counsel will ask the Court for attorneys fees of no more than $2,145,000, plus no more than $100,000 in actual costs for investigating the facts, litigating the case, and negotiating the settlement. Class Counsel will also ask the Court to provide the Class Representative an incentive award of no more than $15,000 for her services in helping to bring and settle this case. The Court may award less than these amounts. How Do I Get More Information? This Notice is intended only as a summary of the lawsuit and proposed settlement. It is not a complete statement of the lawsuit or the proposed settlement. For more information about the proposed settlement, including a copy of the Settlement Agreement, which includes a full description of the release of claims against Defendants, other court documents, and a copy of the full Notice and Claim Form, go to www.palmbeachtextsettlement.com, contact the settlement administrator at 1-866-317-3193 or Lanza v. Upscale Events by Mosaic, LLC Settlement Administrator, PO Box 3068, Faribault, MN 55021-2668, or call Class Counsel at 1-866-354-3015. By Order of the Court Dated: October 30, 2013 The Boca Raton Tribune COMMUNITY NEWS BOCA RATON TRIBUNE WORSHIP DIRECTORYFirst Congregational Church of Boca Raton 251 SW 4th Avenue Boca Raton, FL 33432 Phone: 561-395-9255 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.churchofbocaraton.org Pastor: Tom Lacey Sunday Worship Service: 10:00AM and Sunday School for all ages St. Pauls Lutheran Church and School 701 West Palmetto Park Road Boca Raton, FL 33486 561-395-0433 Website: www.stpaulboca.com Center for Spiritual Living Boca Raton 2 SW 12 Avenue Boca Raton, FL 33486 561-368-8248 Website: Somboca.com Frontline Christian Center 901 W. Palmetto Park Rd Boca Raton FL 33486 561-706-5801 Website: www.frontlinechristiancenter.net First Baptist Church of Boca Raton 2350 Yamato Rd. 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Edition 16311for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com www.bocaratontribune.comNovember 22, through November 28, 2013Municipal NewsThe Boca Raton Tribune Jewelry store robbed in Royal Palm PlazaBoca Raton, FL On Saturday, November 9, at about 6:00 p.m., J. Mark Jewelry store, 145 Via Naranjas, was robbed by an armed gunman. The owner, Joel Mark Leibovitch, called Boca Raton Police to report the robbery. Leibovitch told officers that he was in the process of closing the store and was talking to his girlfriend, when a man entered the store. The suspect displayed a handgun and directed Leibovitch and his girlfriend to the rear of the store. The suspect then told Leibovitch to open the safes and he removed an undetermined amount of jewelry and money. The suspect ordered Leibovitch and his girlfriend into a storage closet and told them to remain there for an hour. After an hour passed, Leibovitch called the police. No one was injured. The suspect spoke Spanish and is described as a Hispanic male, between 5 and 5 tall, medium build, wearing a grey or green puffy, hooded, rain jacket, and sunglasses covering his face. If anyone has information about this case, they are asked to call Detective Ron Mello at (561) 6206186 or Palm Beach County Crime Stoppers at (800) 458-TIPS. Police: Romeo Stued Juliet Into Duel bag to Sneak into Sober Halfway HouseBy CRA News Service Jared Mustrat and his girlfriend, Jessica Tosi, thought theyd try an unusual way to spend the night together at the Boca House, a sober living halfway house for men that does not allow visitors to stay overnight. Mustrat decided to stuff Tosi in a large hockey equipment bag so he could take her into his apartment. But Romeo and Juliets scheme went awry when for whatever reason, Tosi blew her cover. It began around 5:20 p.m. when a man, walking his dog along SW 2nd Avenue, saw what he thought was a suspicious action in the Walgreens parking lot and called police. The witness said he saw a large man hunched over a large duffel bag and was talking to the duffel bag, according to a police report. As the man, who later was identified as Mustrat, started to put it inside a Volkswagen when a womans arm poked out of the bag, police said. Mustrat then pushed the arm back into the bag, put it in the rear passenger compartment and drove away, the witness told police. Police found the Volkswagen and eventually the driver about five hours later. Mustrat told police that he was staying at the Boca House, a sober living halfway house for men, and they did not allow visitors to stay overnight. Around 10:30 p.m. police found the suspicious vehicle and eventually the driver. He told police that he was staying at the Boca House, a sober living halfway house for men, and they did not allow visitors to stay overnight. Mustrat said he put his girlfriend in a large hockey equipment bag so he could take her into his apartment. Tosi told police that she voluntarily got into the bag. Since no laws were broken, the couple was allowed to leave. Boca Raton, FL On August 24, 2013 at 2:25 a.m., members of the Boca Raton Police Departments Traffic Homicide Unit began investigating a crash in which a bicyclist, Timothy Van Orden, who was riding in the designated bicycle lane, was struck and killed by Drew Blazure. Investigators conducted a thorough and meticulous investigation which included statements from witnesses at the gas station, the person who discovered the crash, and a friend of Blazure who was with him earlier in the evening. Investigators evaluated the video from the gas station, the reconstruction of the crash scene, a complete examination of Blazures car, the autopsy results, Blazures statement to investigators, and the blood alcohol analysis. At the conclusion of the investigation, officers determined that Blazure was under the influence of alcohol while operating the vehicle. On October 29, investigators filed for a warrant on charges of DUI manslaughter and leaving the scene of an accident involving death. The arrest warrant was issued and on November 6, 2013 officers with the Boynton Beach Police Department arrested Blazure.Man arrested in August crash that killed bicyclist Boca Raton, FL While patrolling the Town Center Mall parking lot, a member of the Boca Raton Police Tactical Team noticed a parked rental car with illegal tint on the windows. The tactical officer kept an eye on the car and a short time later three individuals entered the car with several shopping bags from stores throughout the mall. After loading the bags in the trunk and back seat of the car, the driver left the mall area and headed towards Glades Road. Officers initiated a traffic stop for illegal tint and seatbelt violations. However, the driver didnt pull over and maneuvered in and out of traffic in an effort to flee until being stuck at a red light. Officers engaged the occupants and ordered them out of the car. Officers saw over a dozen new iPad Airs, along with merchandise from stores, including Louis Vuitton, True Religion, and the Apple Store. They also noticed marijuana on the floorboard. A search of the car revealed dozens of fraudulent drivers licenses, social security cards, credit cards and Green Dot cards, as well as nearly $5,000 cash. Further investigation revealed that three of the names on the fraudulent cards were individuals whose identity had been fraudulently used to open credit accounts. Mario Aparicio Juarez, Travis Mitchell and Andre Antone Coleman were all charged with Organized Scheme to Defraud, Fraudulent Use of Personal ID information, Fraudulent use of Fictitious Personal ID Information, Unauthorized Possession of a Credit Card, Grand Theft, Possession of Marijuana less than 20 grams, Loitering & Prowling, Resisting without Violence, Fleeing & Eluding, and Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor.Boca Raton Police Tactical Team nabs trio loaded with stolen itemsBy CRA News Service Authorities are investigating reports of a possible armed robbery at a students apartment on Florida Atlantic University. The Police Department said three men, one of them armed with a handgun, entered a students apartment at the University Village Apartments. The robbers took cash and electronics from the room, authorities said. Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call 561297-3500.FAU Police Investigate Possible Armed Robbery
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www.bocaratontribune.com Edition 163B1Section B November 22, through November 28, 2013Matthew McConaugheys Amazing Dallas Buyers ClubENTERTAINMENTSee page B2 The Boca Raton Tribune B Section B See page B3California Mexican Food at Baja Cafe FOOD REVIEW Boca Ballet Theatres The Nutcracker Features Guest Stars from American Ballet TheatreBoca Raton, FL Presented by Marleen and Harold* Forkas, Boca Ballet Theatres beloved version of The Nutcracker features worldrenowned guest artists, magical sets and sparkling costumes. Enchanting choreography by CoArtistic Director Dan Guin, paired with a score by Tchaikovsky, brings this magical tale to life with a cast of more than 100 dancers, including American Ballet Theatre stars Sarah Smith and Roman Zhurbin. The dynamic duo awed audiences as the jilted lovers in Boca Ballet Theatres Romeo and Juliet in 2007, and they will shine once again in The Nutcracker. Sarah Smith, originally from Bad Axe, Michigan, will be performing the role of the Sugar Plum Fairy. She will be returning to her Boca Ballet Theatre roots, where she began her ballet training under the tutelage of Executive Directors Jane Tyree and Dan Guin at the age of 11. She continued her training with full scholarships at The Harid Conservatory and Joffrey Ballet School in New York before studying Ballet Performance at Indiana University. Ms. Smith has performed as a guest artist with Boca Ballet Theatre since 2003, including lead roles in Copplia and The Nutcracker. She joined American Ballet Theatre in 2004, and is a 2010 YoungArts Winner in Dance/ Ballet. Roman Zhurbin, dancing the role of Cavalier, was born in Moscow, Russia and came to the United States at the age of 13. He began his ballet training at LaGuardia High School and Studio Maestro. In 2003, he attended American Ballet Theatres Summer Intensive Program and was asked to join ABTs Studio Company. Mr. Zhurbin joined American Ballet Theatre as an apprentice in 2004 and became a member of the corps de ballet the following year. His roles with the Company include the Duke in Giselle, Drosselmeyer in The Nutcracker, and Lord Capulet and Lord Montague in Romeo and Juliet. Boca Ballet Theatres The Nutcracker continues to captivate audiences annually, thanks to generous Presenting Sponsor Marleen and Harold* Forkas. Mr. and Mrs. Forkas have graciously sponsored The Nutcracker since 1998, when they presented the initial gift to build the production. Boca Ballet Theatre is incredibly grateful for the Forkas initial commitment and involvement over the past 15 years, and looks forward to a continued relationship with Mrs. Forkas in the years to come. Following matinee performances of The Nutcracker, come and enjoy the Gingerbread Ball, where children are invited onstage after the show to meet Clara, Sugar Plum Fairy, and all the magical characters. Experience the mystery of backstage and admire the costumes and sets up close! Admission to the Gingerbread Ball is $8 per person and includes a goody bag with sweet treats. Boca Ballet Theatres performances of The Nutcracker will return to Olympic Heights Performing Arts Theater (20101 Lyons Road in Boca Raton) where special pyrotechnics were customcreated for the production to infuse the stage with sparkling magic. Tickets range from $20 $35 for adults and $10 $25 for children and seniors. Please call 561.995.0709 or visit www.bocaballet.org for tickets and more information. Dates for Performances: Friday, November 29, 2013 @7pm Saturday, November 30, 2013 @ 2pm (Gingerbread Ball to follow performance). Saturday, November 30, 2013 @8pm Sunday, December 1, 2013 @2pm (Gingerbread Ball to follow performance).
November 22, through November 28, 2013www.bocaratontribune.com B2 Edition 163 Section B Entertainment Skip SheffieldMatthew McConaugheys Amazing Dallas Buyers ClubMatthew McConaughey will be giving Robert Redford a run for his money in the 2014 Oscar sweepstakes. McConaugheys amazing performance in Dallas Buyers Club will also provide strong competition for Tom Hanks and Chiwetel Ijiofor in the Best Actor category. If that werent enough to boast a films merit, co-star Jared Leto is a shoo-in for a Best Supporting Actor Academy Award nomination. Dallas Buyers Club is a story of a real man: rodeo rough neck and electrician Ron Woodroof. Woodroof was profiled at his death in 1992 by Bill Mintaglio of the Dallas Morning News. In order to play the skeletal role McConaughey went on a crash diet to lose almost 50 pounds. Jared Leto lost around 30 pounds from an already slim frame to play a flamboyant gay transvestite known as Rayon. The story, adapted for the screen by Melisa Wallack and Craig Borten, begins in July, 1985. After Woodroof is injured in an electrical accident, he awakens in a hospital to grim news. He is HIV Positive, says the impassive Dr. Sevard (Denis OHare). Woodroof does not take the news well. Worse, he is told he has only about 30 days to live. In 1985 AIDS was becoming known as the Gay Plague. Not only was Ron Woodroof not homosexual, he was fiercely homophobic, dismissing gay men as faggots and Tinker Belle. It was not understood at that time that women can carry the HIV virus. Once he got over his initial anger and disbelief, Woodroof set about proving medical science wrong. He bribed an orderly into providing him with AZT, an experimental drug being used against the AIDS virus. In doses too strong AZT is a deadly poison, as Woodroof learned from a renegade discredited Dr. Vass (Griffin Dunne) in a makeshift Mexican clinic. With the help of the revolutionary, unproven potions of Dr. Vass and the moral support of sympathetic Dr. Eve Saks (Jennifer Garner), the improvised team developed a regimen effective enough to sell it to other victims through the Buyers Club of the title. For this desperate role McConaughey leaves his handsome hunk leading-man image behind. He has never invested himself as fully in a character as he does in this redneck, racist, sexist, dishonest stereotype who finds his humanity through his own suffering and the suffering of others. Musician ( Seconds to Mars) turned actor Jared Leto proves he has the dramatic power to both make you laugh and pull at your heartstrings as the fragile, doomed Rayon. Dallas Buyers Club FrenchCanadian director Jean-Marc Vallee proves his mettle as well in leading this extraordinary motion picture. You may never feel the same about Texas again. Four stars
www.bocaratontribune.com Edition 163B3Section B November 22, through November 28, 2013 Tangy California Mexican Food at Baja Cafe Food Review Marc Kent Since 1994 the Baja Caf at 201 NW lst Avenue in Boca Raton (561394-5449) has been the foremost in presenting a variety of these delightful tasty foods to our area. From their standard permanent menu, we started to taste a spicy Chili Con a Queso spicy cheese sauce with warm corn chips, then the Queso del Toro with ground beef added to the above. The guacamole with avocado, diced onions, lime, tomatoes and spices served on a bed of lettuce-all three were taste treats and all marked as spicy. Gladys and Arnold and this reviewer turned to a list of 9 burritos, each served with rice and beans, deciding on Rosarito Burritowe had ground beef with lettuce, tomatoes, scallions in a large flour tortilla, topped with mild red sauce and melted cheeses. Full flavored and delicious! One may choose to select pulled chicken or shredded beef in lieu of ground beef. The other 8 versions offer such ingredients as rice, olives, salsa verde, Chili con Queso and more. From a list of 5 sizzling fajitas, Carlitas Spicy Shrimp8 tiger shrimp sauted with lime juice, red wine, Spanish onions, green and red bell peppers on a sizzling skillet-shrimp tender, tasty in great sauce! The tacos, 7 in number, included a great, large taco filled with ground beef, stuffed into a corn tortilla with lettuce, tomatoes, scallions and melted cheese-a real winner. From a list of 4 enchiladas and chimichangas we tried Pepes Spinach-veggie enchilada with fresh spinach, Spanish onion, garlic and cojita cheese in flour tortilla, baked with blended cheese and topped with sour cream-this is a sensational meal in itself! Of the 6 plates available-choose from a Mexican pizza, Quesadilla Superma, Chicken Empanizado, Voodoo Chicken, Carlitas Spicy Shrimp or Macho Nachos-large portions of fine chicken or shrimp and vegetables-all but one listed as spicy! Please note dishes may be prepared mild or spicy or on request El Scorcho! Trust your wait person for advice. All dishes were enhanced with delicious rice and delicious beanswell done, Baja! We must mention the guacamole finely diced tomatoes and onion with deep flavored avocado, also with a diced texture best taste ever! We tried the fried ice cream dessert and their chocolate volcano cake, full flavor chocolate molten cake in a fine chocolate cake, served with vanilla ice creamvery nice! With wines, beers and a bevy of margarita, Baja Caf is open 7 daysSunday from 4PM to 10PM, Monday through Thursday from 11:30AM to 10PMm Friday and Saturday from 11:30AM to 11PM. It seats 125 inside and 35 outside and is a lively, jumping bistro-a lot of fun. We thing you shouldGo and Enjoy!Post workout eating for weight loss Fitness Life After your workout there are post-workout drinks to replenish the calories you have lost. But isnt the point of working out, to lose calories? The athletes in the commercial are using them so shouldnt you? It is best to consume these drinks in the first half hour after your workout for the greatest benefit to new athletes. After you finish working out, your body will replenish with calories and the muscle glycogen (muscle fuel) that you have lost as it prepares for the next workout. The available protein will take care of muscle repair. Any carbohydrates, fat or protein that are brought into your body and not used to replenish muscles or the fuel to make them work will be stored again as fat. If you do not bring in enough calories to replenish what is lost then there will be a loss of weight on the scale. If you bring in what you burned up then you will stay the same. How can you know you are eating less if you do not know what you were eating prior? If you burn 300 calories during a good workout and then have a 300 calorie post-workout drink, then you will not lose anything. If you consume a good meal or at any time take in more calories in a day than your body needs, you will chip away at any weight loss. This is why people quit working out. No diet control, no weight loss. So be alert of what you are eating so you know how to reduce the calorie intake. r fr ntbbttntb rffnftbbf ftfbffff f rfntbftEXTREMEfrrr
November 22, through November 28, 2013www.bocaratontribune.com B4 Edition 163 Section B S P O T L I G H T Yeshu Tat, Phung Tat, Vi Tat Charlotte Rebillard, Joyce Kaufman, 850 WFTL Diane Weiss USA Pagent Queens attend the Veterans Day Parade on Clematis Street, West Palm Beach Barry Tutin, Korean War VeteranThe Palm Beach County Veterans Committee Thanks Parade Participants Rhonda Davis, Event Planner Bob Marietta, Josh Maddock, Jill Benson, from the Palm Beach Veterans Committee Kevin Canapa, Monato Alcee, Chris Barnikel of the Santaluces High School JROTC Front Row: Bill Jeczalik, Nelson Parrish, Bill Arcuri, MG., Wayne Jackson, Mike Car roll, SGT Wayne Jackson. BACK ROW: SFC Gene Braxton and SPC Ken Bear.jpg SFC Otis Knight and Edward Jones
www.bocaratontribune.com Edition 163B5Section B November 22, through November 28, 2013Musical Evening Benets Programs for Cultivating Young Artists Photos and Story by: Barbara McCormickThe National Society of Arts and Letters, Florida East Coast Chapter celebrated its Annual Season Opener on Saturday, November 9th with the fascinating music of the incomparable Stephen Sondheim in Broadway Under The Stars. Gracious hosts Robert and Dorinda Spahr opened their Highland Beach home for an evening of socializing, spirits, lavish cocktail food and live, star studded entertainment. Seventy plus members and guests enjoyed the memorable evening which began with beautiful music of Dr. Ana Zuim Flavia, pianist and graduate of the Lynn University Conservatory of Music.Sophia Eceleston, Brian Edwards, Suzanne Holmes, Alyce Erickson Avery Sommers, Jeffrey Bruce, Dorinda Spahr, Shari Upbin Show Your Spirit of Giving This Season S P O T L I G H T Robert & Dorinda Spahr, Hosts Wayne LeGette, Mia Matthews
November 22, through November 28, 2013www.bocaratontribune.com B6 Edition 163 Section B Tonys Tips For SuccessBe an Encourager! Are you an Encourager? Do you Motivate and Influence others on a regular basis? Zig Ziglars Quote is Very Very Simple! You can have everything you want in life, if you will just help other people get what they want. Part of Being a Great Champion is learning how to have a positive mind set toward yourself and those around you. Whatever you look for in life, you tend to find and attract more of. Darren Hardy makes a great example of this. He tells a story of buying a new car in his book The Compound Effect. You ever notice when you are car shopping and you have a certain make, model and color on your mind, you tend to see more of them. For example, when I moved to S. Fla I purchased my Audi. I never paid much attention to Audis before, but right after I bought it, It was like White Audi A4s were everywhere. Everyone in S. Florida must own a White Audi. Your probably thinking, Tony, what does your Audi have to do with Encouragement? Everything! Your mind works the same way. When you start thinking positively and encouraging other people, you will build their self-confidence and self-esteem. Ultimately you will see more of it. The people you surround yourself with will be more positive when you are positive. As they get more self-esteem and confidence it will raise yours. You and your peers will be an unstoppable force of awesomeness! The problem occurs when we start to focus on the negative influences of other people. If we point out our kids faults on a regular basis or in a negative way, we end up doing more harm than good. Any Fool can criticize, complain and condemn. Dont Be A Fool! So as you hang out with your kids, friends, co-workers, always remember to encourage the little things. Focus on the positives, there will be a day when you are struggling and may need their positive encouragement. Become a Good Finder!! Find the Good and Encourage Greatness! Holiday Season is also upon us. Here are just a Few Safety tips when out shopping. areas your car, have your keys ready. Try and eliminate the distraction of searching for your keys as you walk. to right. of your car and out of plain sight. Strength in numbers. as you do a visual check of your car. Prevent, preserve & reverse signs of aging with the personalized care of our experienced professional medical team 561-394-3088 Call TODAY to set up your FREE consultation 3848 FAU Blvd., Suite 210 Boca Raton, FL 33431www.GladesMedical.com WEIGHT MANAGEMENT BOTOX RESTYLANE JUVDERM RADIESSE LATISSE SKIN REJUVENATING PEELS LASER HAIR REMOVALExclusively at Glades Medical Group
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Edition 16321for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com www.bocaratontribune.comNovember 22, through November 28, 2013 bocaratontribune.com ColumnistsThe Boca Raton Tribune Michael H. Gora has been certified by the Board of Education and Specialization of The Florida Bar as a specialist in family and matrimonial law and is a partner with Shapiro Blasi Wasserman & Gora P.A. in Boca Raton. Mr. Gora can be reached at email@example.com. DIVORCE FLORIDA STYLEBy Mike Gora Supportive RelationshipQ My wife and I were married for thirty years before we divorced. Our property was divided. We both wound up with a couple of hundred thousand dollars in brokerage accounts, she got the house, and I kept most of our retirement account, and a successful furniture store. I pay her half of my income in the form of permanent alimony. We are both fifty-five years old. A year ago, she sold the house and moved to Atlanta, to be near our daughter, her husband and our grand children. Now it seems that she is living with our daughters father in law, whose wife passed away a year ago. They live in his house. No body will talk about their relationship, except to say that she lives there free. My friends tell me that I might be able to get out of alimony, or reduce the alimony, under Florida law. Would that law apply to my former wife, even though she is living in Georgia? Can I go after the reduction in Palm Beach County, where we got divorced? What would I have to prove? A Florida Statute 61.14(1) (b), referred to as the Supportive Relationships statute provides the remedy for your dilemma. The statute codified, defined and added to existing case law based on the idea that it would be unfair for a person to collect alimony, if they lived in the supportive relationship, but did not re-marry. Whether the person receiving alimony no longer needs it because he or she is being supported by the other, or because the person receiving alimony supports the other the relationship is supportive. To proceed under the law you would have to file a Petition for Modification to eliminate or reduce your alimony payments, which can be done in your original divorce case in Palm Beach County. Proof of a supportive relationship can include: a. proof that the couple held themselves out to be husband and wife, while living at the same mailing address; b. proof of the length of time during which the couple lived together in a permanent place of abode; c. the extent to which the couple had pooled their assets or income or, otherwise exhibited financial interdependence; d. the extent to which either had financially supported the other, in whole or in part; e. the extent to which your former wife had performed valuable services for he housemate, or his company or employer, or have worked together to create or enhance anything of value. f. whether the couple had jointly contributed to the purchase of any real property of personal property; g. that your former wife and housemate had entered into an agreement regarding property or sharing support, either express or implied. h. whether your former wife and the other person supplied support to the children of one or the other, regardless of any legal obligation to do so. The existence of a conjugal relationship between the two people may be relevant to the nature or extent of the relationship but is not necessary for the application of the statute. During your modification case, you will have the standard means of discovering the finances of both parties to help you prove your case, such a subpoenas of financial records from the third party and demanding production of documents from your former wife. Depositions of their friends and associates may be taken.Consistent ThankfulnessBeing thankful seems like such a wonderful way to live. I love to think about times in my life when I had such a spirit of gratitude that nothing else mattered. People who live with thankful hearts are usually a total joy to be around and know just how to lift our day. But there is a major problem with thankfulness. At least in my case, thankfulness can exit as easily as it entered. A consistent thankfulness. Now that is something to explore. First the problem. Thankfulness is usually tied to our situational comfort. If life is working out the way we planned, then we become thankful. This will never lead to consistent thankfulness, because life is always changing and usually does not follow the course we set. So we try harder. We are told to be thankful for our blessings, and try to count them one by one. But life gets busy and we can easily miss blessings in the midst of difficult times. One of the biggest challenge to consistent thankfulness is our misunderstanding that God is more concerned about our comfort than our character. Now the solution. Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever. Psalm 136. Consistent thankfulness will only become a reality in our lives when we start giving thanks for the one thing that does not change. The steadfast love of God. Health comes and goes, friends come and go, wealth comes and goes, but the love of God is based on an unchanging promise. A promise that God would create a way for people to know him and call him Father. This steadfast love is known as hesed in the Hebrew, and refers to Gods unrelenting one-way love for his people. A consistent thankfulness can only survive when based on this unchanging love. Finally the application. God is the giver of all good gifts so please do thank Him for these blessings. But do not stop here or you will go back to situational thankfulness. For at least one month, lets all spend some time each day thanking God for offering a love that pursues us even when we are at our worst. A love that does not change when we do. A love that is best demonstrated and explained through the life and work of Jesusbut God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Romans 5:8 Give thanks, consistently, for the steadfast love of God. Much love, Casey FAITHBy Casey Cleveland Casey Cleveland, is pastor at The Avenue Church, Delray Beachs fastest-growing new church. The Avenue Church opened in September 2010 and meets at the Delray Beach Community Center and sometimes at Old School Square. Pastor Casey may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Edition 16323for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com www.bocaratontribune.comNovember 22, through November 28, 2013BusinessThe Boca Raton Tribune The Los Angeles School of Gymnastics (LASG) www. lagymnastics.com, the number one U.S. training ground for Olympic gymnasts, has hired TransMedia Group to manage public relations and social media. TransMedia Group will support the sprawling gymnastics instruction facility, which has produced several Olympians and internationallyranked athletes, and LASGs Academy Director, renowned gymnast and Olympic coach Tanya Berenson. TransMedia Group will create a program of awareness not only for the gymnastic champions produced by LASG under Tanya Berensons tutelage, but also for Tanyas dedication to preserving LASG as a center for teaching gymnastic skills to children and adults of all skill levels. TransMedia will educate parents and athletes about Tanyas belief in the lifelong benefits of gymnastic disciplines for physical fitness, socialization skills and confidence. As part of its program, TransMedia will provide public relations support for the Los Angeles School of Gymnastics annual L.A. Lights Tournament of Champions, the nations largest and most prestigious gymnastics event. The competition, sanctioned by the International Gymnastics Federation (IGF), attracts hundreds of top gymnastic champions from around the world as well as thousands of spectators. The event will bring together 22 countries at the Los Angeles School of Gymnastics in January, and TransMedia will embark on a global campaign to educate and inform spectators and the local community about this stellar athletic showcase. TransMedia is delighted to represent Tanya Berenson and reveal how she trains champions at LASG -including Tanyas protege Heather Chan, who she is grooming for the 2016 Olympic Games. Were especially excited to be involved in the Los Angeles School of Gymnastics L.A. Lights, where the worlds finest gymnasts compete on the way to their Olympic dreams alongside Olympic medal-winners, said Tom Madden, CEO of TransMedia Group.Boca Firm Chosen By Largest U.S. Olympic Training SiteJoshua Carlson and Rominy Lindsey hosted an Exclusive Invite Only Premiere Open House, located at 55 Chaucer Lane in Boca Raton, featuring the Gourmet Chef Otto Navarrette. At this exclusive invite only event, Chef Otto showcased his cooking skills and showed his talent by creating a unique tasty recipe as a Thanksgiving delight. Chef Otto said this home was very well maintained and the kitchen was a delight to cook in. The appliances, especially the oven and gas stove was of high end quality and a rare to find in any home. If you are looking for a townhome with a beautiful gourmet kitchen. This is a great home within 5 minutes of the beach. It also has an elevator and a 2-car garage. Otto Navarrette is the founder of Greenhouse Caf located in the Greenhouse Building located at 5301 N. Federal Highway. Josh, Boca Raton Real Estate Specialist, with Johnson & Johnson Team Realty showcase homes by promoting local Gourmet Chefs, restaurants and other companies in the Boca Raton area. Josh Carlson and his team help find homes for buyers and Buyers for Sellers Homes. They also like to give back and help promote local businesss with their unique strategies. This unique approach enhances the homes characteristics. Once I tasted Ottos cooking I knew I had to meet him and ask him to showcase one of my clients homes. The presentation is like you are being served at a 5 start restaurant. In addition the service at Greenhouse Caf is warm and friendly. After speaking with him, I knew he was going to be the next Chef which I wanted to doing a cooking demonstration at one of my listings. If interested in having your home showcased with a Gourmet Chef you can contact Josh Carlson at 561-9298874. To try the yummy food with a relax setting visit Greenhouse Caf at 5301 N. Federal Highway (located in the Green House Building). Otto also does catering events as well.Premiere Open House and Cooking Demonstration
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28 -Edition 163 November 22, through November 28, 2013 www.bocaratontribune.comSportsThe Boca Raton Tribune By Olivia Coiro BOCA RATON, Fla.-Lynn Universitys mens basketball team is off to vibrant start this season after a 58-56 nail-biting victory over Assumption on Saturday afternoon. 2-0 overall with the aid of Fred Landers, who had 13 points, five rebounds and three blocks, along with Aaron Harrison, who headed the offensive with 17 points and seven rebounds. The Blue and White started the game slow by allowing Assumption (1-4) to go on an 11-point run early in the opening period, putting the minutes into play. LU battled back, though, slowly cutting the deficit to keep the Greyhounds on their heels. With three minutes left to play in the first half, Lynn went on a six-point run led by Landers. The sophomore forward was fed the ball from Brandon Smith for a jumper in the paint followed by a quick threepointer to give LU its first lead of the game. Lynn kept Assumption at an arms reach going into the half, maintaining a 34-29 advantage. Landers had a respectable seven points with three assist in the first half while Harrison had nine points. LU opened the second period with three consecutive points by the dynamic duo of Landers and Harrison to preserve a comfortable lead over the Greyhounds. Assumption turned up the heat unanswered points, putting it right back in the game, 38-34, just five minutes into play. The game was neck and neck leading to the final minute of play. Assumption, trailing by two 57-55, called a timeout following a basket by Terrance Bobb-Jones. The Greyhounds forced a bad shot from Jones came down with the rebound and earned a trip to the free-throw line off a foul from Harrison. With two shots to attempt to even the score, the pressure was squarely on Bobb-Jones and Assumptions leading scorer stepped to the line but came up short by connecting on only one of two shots. A missed three by Lynn gave the Greyhounds a chance for the lead but Clyburn would intercept the errant inbound pass and hit 1-of-2 from the charity stripe, still keeping Assumption in the contest. A lastditch effort trey from Jack Sullivan rattled off the back of the rim victory. Both teams were unimpressive from the field with Lynn shooting 30.5 percent compared to Assumptions 36.4 percent from the field. Defensively, LU recorded seven blocks as a team with 12 steals.Lynn Mens Basketball Puts the Greyhounds on a LeashBOCA RATON, Fla. The Florida Atlantic University womens basketball game played a game to remember in its home opener on Saturday, defeating Florida Memorial 120-43 at the FAU Arena. The Owls 77-point margin of victory broke the school record of 75 that had stood longer than any player on the FAU roster has been alive. The previous record came on Jan. 30, 1989 when the Owls defeated Barry 121-46. FAUs 33 steals tied a Conference USA record and its 120 points were the second-most in school history and third-most in conference history. The Owls were one point shy of the school record of 121 points in a game (Jan. 30, 1989 vs. Barry). The Owls 46 free throws, 68 field goal attempts, and 58.8 field goal percentage are all second-best in school history. Five Owls reached double-digit scoring, led by senior Latavia Dempsey who drained eight of her 12 shots en route to her 21 points. Freshmen Aaliyah Dotson and Shaneese Bailey showed off for the FAU fans in their first home game as Owls, scoring 18 and 15 points, respectively. Shanequa Schrouder scored 14 points and was a perfect 6-of-6 at the freethrow line. Senior Briah Blakely racked up eight steals in just 14 minutes on the court and scored ten points on the night. Each of FAUs eleven active players scored at least five points in the game. Florida Memorial was led by Nicole Collins who scored 13 points and grabbed four rebounds. The Owls jumped out to a 30-9 lead just nine minutes into the contest and never looked back. The Lions committed 30 turnovers in the first half, which FAU turned into 45 points on the other end. The Owls went on a 32-3 run to end the first half with a 65-24 lead. FAU pieced together a 42-7 run to end the game at 120-43 in front of the crowd of 561. The Owls finished the night with 62 points in the paint, 66 bench points, and 74 points off of FMUs 47 turnovers.Record-Setting Home Opener For FAU Womens Basketball Saint Leo, Fla.The Lynn University Volleyball team fell 3-0, (25-14, 25-20, 25-15), to Saint Leo on Saturday afternoon. The split the season series with the Lions after sweeping SLU early in the season. Sara Aloisio had a teamhigh eight kills on a .471 hitting percentage while Marissa Tandron dished out 20 assists and 11 digs. The Lions took a quick 8-2 lead to open the match forcing head coach Lynze Roos to use a timeout to slow the pace and refocus the Blue & White. SLU would pull ahead by as many as eight before Roos burned her final timeout of the set at 16-8. Lynn was led offensively by Liga Strautniece and Sara Aloisio who each had two kills in the 2514 opening set loss. The Lions capitalized on attack errors by the Blue & White while hitting .324. Saint Leo opened the second set with five straight points before a kill from Strautniece gave LU its first point. Lynn closed the game to one at 16-15 forcing the Lions into a timeout. Saint Leo would go on a 5-2 run to extend the lead to 21-17. the set despite a set-high five kills from Aloisio. Lynn dropped the third and final set 25-15 to SLU. The Fighting percentage while only having six kills. The Lions were led offensively by Lauren Campbell who had a sethigh five kills while helping the victors to a .200 clip. With the loss Lynn falls to 5-9 in the SSC and 18-14 overall. The the final two games of the regular season when they host Rollins on Friday, November 22, at 7 p.m. Senior day will be held on Saturday, November 23, when the Blue & White hosts No. 2 Tampa. Lynn Volleyball Falls to Lions in Last Regular Season Road Match
Edition 16329for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com www.bocaratontribune.comNovember 22, through November 28, 2013 Like Us On Facebook www.facebook.com/bocatribune The Boca Raton Tribune SPORTS BOSTON, MA Pablo Bertone scored a career high 27 points and Justin Raffington tallied his first career double-double, but it was not enough as the Florida Atlantic University mens basketball team lost to Boston College 82-79 on Sunday night. The game was part of The Owls (1-3) scored the first seven points of the game, but the Eagles rallied to take a 17-11 lead. FAU came back to tie the score at 30. The score was level at 34 late in the first half, when BC (1-3) scored the last five points of the stanza, including a halfcourt three pointer at the buzzer to take a 39-34 advantage into the locker room. BC stretched the lead to 13 in the early portion of the second half, but the Owls went on a 7-0 run to pull within six at 53-47. From that point on, the game fell into a pattern of the Eagles threatening to put the game away and FAU counterpunching its way back into striking distance. Bertone hit a three-pointer to cut the Owls deficit to 79-77 with 15 seconds left. After a pair of BC free throws and a Marquan Botley layup, FAU still trailed by two with seven seconds left. The Eagles split their trip to the free throw line, giving the Owls the opportunity to win the game. However, FAU was unable to get a shot off and BC survived with the win. The Owls will travel to Detroit next weekend for the Detroit Their first game will be against the host Titans at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 22. Live audio will be available on fausports.com and ESPN 106.3 FM.FAU Owls Come Up Short Against Boston CollegeBy: Pedro HeizerTwo of the biggest names in sports, David Beckham and LeBron James, are interested in joining forces. According to LeBron James, he and Beckham have met in regards of him [LeBron] becoming a potential investor in the MLS franchise Beckham is trying to bring to Miami. Theres some interest on both sides, James, who is already part owner of Liverpool FC of the English Premier League, said to Bleacher Reports Ethan Skolnick. David has become a good friend of mine over the last few years. I think it would be great for this city to have a football club for sure. Theres interest on both sides, but its preliminary talks. As you may already know, part of the contract that Beckham signed with the Los Angeles Galaxy 2007, Beckham received the option to buy a franchise for the discounted price of $25 million, and he has been aggressively looking to bring his franchise to Miami. I think it [MLS in Miami] could be huge, James said to Skolnick. I think this is a great town for soccer. There are a lot of soccer players, there are great youth soccer players here and people love the city as well. That definitely would help. LeBrons interest in the MLS franchise would give Beckhams team a boost. Theres no denying the weight that the name LeBron James carries in Miami, especially after James delivered back-to-back championships to the city. The question on everyones mind is: Would LeBron James be enough to make the average Miami fan fall in love with the new MLS team? Three of Miamis four professional teams (Dolphins, Panthers, and Marlins) are not doing very well when it comes to drawing fans to the stadium; LeBrons Heat are the only exception. Would LeBrons involvement with Beckham be the X-Factor to not only bring MLS back to Miami, but to bring fans to the stadium? Most soccer fanatics wont care about the possibility of LeBron and Beckham in the owners box, but many LeBron fans will make a trip to a soccer game if they have a chance of seeing their idol, if only for a minute. LeBron himself was not a soccer fan at first, but upon watching games he became a fan. Why cant others follow in his footsteps? Ive grown a great interest in watching the game and learning the guys, James said of his familiarity with soccer. Its a pretty intense sport. My kids love it as well. Ive grown to the point where I know exactly whats going on when Im watching the game. With the possibility of LeBron joining Beckham, Miamis MLS team could have a star-studded ownership group that would include the two superstars, Marcelo Claure, and Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross. According to sources, Ross has also shown interested in joining Beckhams venture. A source close to Ross indicated that RSE Ventures, the sports marketing company Ross co-founded with Matt Higgins in 2012, is looking to provide marketing services to the investment group being put together by Beckham, and possibly provide both a temporary, and permanent stadium solution for the proposed team. RSE Ventures, through its subsidiary Relevent Sports, hosted last summers International Champions Cup, a series of exhibitions featuring Real Madrid, AC Milan, Juventus, and the L.A. Galaxy, and recently brought Brazil to play Honduras at Sun Life Stadium in front of over 71,000 fans. Despite believing MLS in Miami could be huge, James has his reservations about the potential franchise. We dont know, said James when he was asked if MLS would work in Miami. Its like buying a house, you dont know until you sign the papers.Is LeBron James the X-Factor for Miamis MLS Dream?
30 -Edition 163 November 22, through November 28, 2013 www.bocaratontribune.comSportsThe Boca Raton Tribune SPORTS By: Pedro Heizer The worst kept secret in North American sports became a reality last night as Major League Soccer awarded Orlando an MLS franchise. After months of speculation, the Orlando City Lions will march onward towards MLS in 2015. We are proud and excited to welcome Orlando to Major League Soccer, Commissioner Don Garber said. From the success of the Orlando City Soccer Club, to the incredible fan support and passion in the community, this is a new market that really excites us. We have great confidence in Flvio Augusto da Silva, Phil Rawlins and the rest of the Orlando City ownership group. They love this sport, our League and this city. And thanks to the commitment of ownership, the City of Orlando and Orange County, Orlando City will soon have a spectacular new stadium that will provide fans and the entire community with a truly unique downtown sporting experience. Garber and principal club owners Flvio da Silva and Phil Rawlins made the news official on Tuesday in front a sea of purple-clad fans in Orlando, a celebratory moment for a franchise with its eyes on MLS expansion since 2010. The club moved from Austin, Texas, three years ago with full knowledge that Orlando is one of the fastest growing markets in the US, with the nations fourth fastest-growing Latino market. They backed up the promising off-field demographics with onfield success, earning the USL PRO regular-season title in 2011 and 2012 and surging to the leagues postseason crown in 2013. Da Silva, a native of Brazil, leads Orlando City's ownership group, which includes club founder and managing partner Rawlins, chairman John Bonner and 10 local partners. Da Silva previously owned Wise Up, a group of more than 400 language schools operating in five countries, and currently owns Gerao de Valor (Valuable Generation), a company dedicated to developing young entrepreneurs. "Orlando is a special city with amazing fans that have embraced the beautiful game and we have no doubt that Orlando City will become the next success story in MLS, da Silva said in a statement. We would like to thank MLS leadership for working with us and helping us bring Major League Soccer to Central Florida." "It is a dream come true to bring Major League Soccer to Orlando," Rawlins said in a statement. The fans in Orlando have clearly demonstrated that they are ready for MLS, and we look forward to celebrating with them and working together to set a new standard in this country. We have watched the evolution of Major League Soccer, and we are thrilled to join what has become one of the fastest growing and most exciting leagues in the world. Rawlins also added to the excitement last night stating that the club will sign the "Brazilian Beckham" when it joins MLS. Many believe Rawlins is referring to who is friends with da Silva and who visited the club earlier this year. "It's huge. It's a momentous day for Orlando," Rawlins said. "This puts soccer on the map, not only in Orlando, but the entire Southeast. It's great for a community that believed in this dream." Is second time in the southeast the charm for MLS? According to da Silva, yes. "It's a different time, completely different," said da Silva. "Soccer is exploding. Twenty-four million kids from ages 5 to 17 play soccer. It's a phenomenon." Commissioner Garber says his league today is stronger "by a long shot," noting it has added 10 teams the last decade and its 19 teams play in 15 soccer-specific stadiums. Orlando City will join the league at the same time as the leagues 20th franchise, New York City FC, marking the fourth time the league has added two clubs in one year. In 1998, the Chicago Fire and Miami Fusion joined. In 2005, Real Salt Lake and Chivas USA came into the league. And the last time was in 2011, when the Portland Timbers and Vancouver Whitecaps made the jump from the lower divisions up to MLS. Orlando City will play the 2014 USL Pro season at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Then, in 2015, the Lions will open their MLS era in the renovated Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium, before moving into a new 18,000-seat soccer stadium in downtown Orlando later that summer. Construction for the new stadium which was approved last month by the Orange County Board of Commissioners is slated to begin next spring. With all the media attention last night focused in Orlando, many could have missed the little hint about MLS Miami. Commissioner Garber hinted that MLS will soon also take its talents to South Beach. While talking about rivals, Garber said that Orlando City can soon expect to have some rivals several hundred miles to the south. As we all know, Beckham has been hard at work to bring MLS back to Miami. Beckham already has support from heavyhitters such as Miami Heat star LeBron James who has said he had talks with the retired soccer icon about teaming to bring a franchise to South Florida. James already has an ownership stake of Liverpool in the English Premier League, and Beckham has a option to create a MLS team before the end of the year. To put into context how much of a steal Beckham's $25 million expansion fee is, consider this: Orlando City is paying an entrance fee of $70 million. According to sources, three of the four expansion teams are accounted for; Atlanta and Miami are the next two cities that will be part of MLS, the third city is still being decided but there have been talks that St. Louis will get the bid.Orlando City Becomes First of Four New MLS Expansion Franchises, South Florida is up Next Orlando City Majority Owner, Flavio da Silva Celebrates his Teams Victory in becoming the 21st MLS Franchise | Photo by: Mark Thor
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32 -Edition 163 November 22, through November 28, 2013 www.bocaratontribune.com Tribune Sports of November 22, through November 28, 2013 Lynn Mens Basketball Puts the Greyhounds on a LeashSee page 29 FAU Owls Come Up Short Against Boston College See Page 28 Record-Setting Home Opener For FAU Womens Basketball Lynn Volleyball Falls to Lions in Last Regular Season Road Match Is LeBron James the X-Factor for Miamis MLS Dream?See page 28 See page 29 See page 28 See Page 30 Orlando City Becomes First of Four New MLS Expansion Franchises, South Florida is up NextPhoto by: Mark Thor