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East /West Boca Raton, Highland Beach, Delray Beach, FL - November 8, 2012 through November 15, 2012 • Year III • Number 121- FREE

Congratulations, Mr. President

Life & Arts Boca Chamber Annual Celebration Kicks off 61st Anniversary year See page B1

Community Obama receives family portrait created by award-winning Boca artist See page 3

Municipal News Collection of $2.97 in county tax revenue has begun See page B9

Business President Barack Obama Celebrates victory

Election Day a good one for Obama and Democrats in Palm Beach County By Dale King It was not quite a sweep, and certainly less than a mandate. But many Democratic office holders and hopefuls in Palm Beach County joined President Barack Obama in the victory column on Election Day.

The battle between incumbent Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney went down to the wire on Tuesday. Even by Wednesday, Florida election officials were still trying to determine which presidential candidate had won the pivotal Sunshine State’s 29 electoral votes. However, after Ohio went for Obama, the tight race was pretty

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much decided. Locally, though, many Democrats seemed either to trounce or eke out wins against Republicans. Perhaps the most surprising was Patrick Murphy’s victory over incumbent

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Lynn gets a visit from Ambassador Hélio Ramos, of Brazil.

FAU Volunteers Participate in “Day of Service”

With a full agenda, the Ambassador Hélio Vitor Ramos, General Consul of Brazil in Miami, Nássara Thomé Deputy Consul and Head of Cultural and Educational Affairs accompanied by Carlo Barbieri, President of the Brazil Club were welcomed by Lynn University President Kevin M. Ross and Jason Walton, Chief of Staff.

BOCA RATON – Florida Atlantic University’s Weppner Center for Civic Engagement, Alumni Association and Students Advocating Volunteer Involvement hosted an FAU Day of Service volunteer event Oct6. 20. More than 75 FAU students, staff and alumni participated.

The visit was organized by the Office of Admission through Gareth P. Fowles, Vice President for Enrollment Management, Steven Pruitt, Director of Graduate and Undergraduate Evening Admission, Stefano Papaleo, Director of Undergraduate Admission and Bianca Pileggi, Communication Coordinator. See page B5

BDB forms Manufacturing Task Force in Palm Beach County

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United States Women’s Nation Team to Play at FAU Stadium Dec. 15 See page 29

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“The FAU community is always willing to assist nearby organizations and communities in need,” said Nori Carter, director of FAU’s Weppner Center. “Our students, faculty and staff are very generous with their time, and decided that serving the local community would be a great way to start a week filled with homecoming activities.” Local charitable organizations that benefited from the FAU Day of Service volunteer event include the Homeless Coalition, Quantum House, Habitat for Humanity, Tomorrow’s Rainbow and Horses and the Handicapped. The event was the official kick-off event for the start of FAU’s homecoming week. See page 4 Nearly 400,000 readers!

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Q: A man came to my house and offered to sell me aluminum hurricane shutters for all of my doors and windows. He took a $500 cash down payment but never returned. The card he gave me has a disconnected phone number. What can I do?

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A: First, file a police report. Second, if you are over 55, contact the local “Seniors vs. Crime” office. They are sponsored by the Florida Attorney General and have helped many seniors. Their phone number is 561-395-8920. Lastly, never hire a soliciting contractor, check references with the Better Business Bureau, get two estimates from licensed providers, and never make down payments with cash.

ROTARY CLUB BOCA RATON SUNSET President Ron LeBright Mondays 6:00 pm 5250 Town Center Circle, Boca Raton, FL ROTARY CLUB BOCA RATON DOWNTOWN President Alan Kaye Fridays 12:00 lunch Bogart’s Bar & Grille (Cinemark/Premier Level) 3200 Airport Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431 ROTARY CLUB BOCA RATON CENTRAL President Dr. Bob Eckelson Tuesdays 12 pm The Capital Grille 6000 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431 Check with the Hostess to confirm dining the room. LIONS CLUB OF DELRAY BEACH President Sandra Barre 2nd Tuesday, 6 pm at Heritage Park 5861 Heritage Park Way, Delray Beach FL 33484 4th Tuesday, 6 pm at City Library 100 W. Atlantic Ave. Delray Beach FL BOCA RATON LIONS CLUB President Hazel Mc Intyre 1st Monday, 7 pm 399 NW 35th St. , Boca Raton FL

Quote of the Week: For they shall add to thee length of days, and years of life, and peace. Proverbs 3:2

INDEX Community News Pg.03 Municipal News Page 11 Section B Page 13 Business Page 23

Columnists Pg B7, B8, 22. 24. 27 Games Page 26 Sports Page 29

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11/03/2012 VANDALISM Boca Police allege that Mark Scott Colacurcio, 45, a resident of the Waterside Community, caused about $200 damage to the security gate. Police issued him a notice to appear in court on the charge. 11/01/2012 VANDALISM Charles J. Mitchell, 44, was arrested after he was allegedly observed destroying a Maria Sachs for Senate campaign sign at 5100 NW Second Ave. He was released on his own recognizance. 11/05/2012 POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA Khambrel Williams, 22, was arrested for tampering with evidence and possession of marijuana less then 20 grams after a traffic stop at 1100 SW 4th Ave. He was taken to the county jail. 11/01/2012 SIMPLE BATTERY Boca Raton Police responded to the Town Center at Boca Raton mall to investigate a report of a fight. Leshon G. Hill, 22, was arrested. 11/03/2012 SIMPLE BATTERY Jose Gutierrez, 28, was arrested on three counts of simple battery after he allegedly touched a woman on her backside and touched the hands and shoulders of two 16-year-old juveniles on North Ocean Boulevard. 11/01/2012 DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED Boca Raton Police arrested Paul Sullivan, 65, for DUI on NE Spanish River Boulevard. He gave two breath samples, was processed at the Boca Raton Police station and taken to the county jail.

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continued from page 1 U.S. Rep. Allen West in District 18. This ultra-tight race wasn’t decided until early Wednesday morning. Murphy issued a news release Wednesday saying: “I am humbled by the outpouring of support from the voters of the Treasure Coast and the Palm Beaches. I pledge to be a representative who will work across the aisle, listen to all points of views, and work to end the divisiveness in Congress. Our country faces many challenges, and by working together, we will continue to move our country forward.”

Also riding the Democrat crest was former West Palm Beach Mayor Lois Frankel, who defeated Republican Adam Hasner to take the congressional seat in District 22. Hasner, former

“I ran for Congress for my 87-year-old mother, my son who served in war as a Marine, and your parents and your children. I can’t wait to get to Washington to fight for all of you. As a member of Congress, I have one promise that I will never break: I will always be on your side.”

Other Democrats on the winning side of the ledger were Joseph Abruzzo, who won the Florida Senate District 25 seat, upending Melanie Peterson; State Rep. Lori Berman now in District 90, which includes western Boynton Beach and Lake Worth, defeating Sean Michael Kasper and Ted Deutch defeating two unaffiliated President Obama with his wife and two daugthers challengers to win back the Another too-close-to-call race, for state representative and House Major- District 21 congressional seat. Florida Senate District 34, went to ity Leader, jumped into the District 22 Maria Sachs. Because of redistricting, race when West moved to District 18 two incumbent senators – Sachs and due to redistricting. Ellyn Bogdanoff – had to face each other. Democrat Sachs took about 53 “Thank you to the voters of the 22nd percent of the vote to outdistance the District for giving me the honor of being your next United States conRepublican. gresswoman,” Frankel said.

In Congressional District 20, longtime incumbent Democrat Alcee Hastings defeated Randall Terry to keep the seat he has held since 1992. One Republican who held on to his seat was Boca Raton resident and former Boca City Council member Bill Hager, who took a slim margin to victory over former House Speaker Tom Gustafson. In the County Commission race, Democrat Mary Lou Berger will succeed 20-year incumbent Burt Aaronson in District 5, which includes West Boca, West Delray and West Boynton. The commission chairperson, Shelley Vana, was also returned to her seat in Commission District 3. U.S. Senator Bill Nelson, a Democrat, won back his seat in Washington with a decisive win over challenger Connie Mack IV.

Obama receives family portrait created by award-winning Boca artist

President Barack Obama receives family portrait from AJ Brockman, a graduate of the Digital Arts College in Boca Raton. With the president and the award-winning artist is, Jo Brockman, AJ’s mom

BOCA RATON -- AJ Brockman presented a family portrait of the Obamas to President Barack Obama recently when the president was in South Florida. AJ has SMA (Spinal Muscular Atrophy), a progressive neuromuscular disease, and has been wheelchairbound since age 2. He has become an award-winning artist and is a graduate of Digital Media Arts College in Boca Raton. AJ has been working on this family portrait (including dog Bo) as a personal project for more than a year. President Obama assured him that the portrait would travel home with him on Air Force One and one day will hang in his private library. This was later confirmed with a candid shot of the portrait leaving on Air Force One Community News

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in the New York Times. To see pictures, visit http://www.singlehandedstudio.com/events.html Digital Media Arts College is a private, accredited arts college located in Boca Raton. The school offers undergraduate and master’s programs in graphic design, advertising design, web design, visual effects animation, computer animation, and game art. Within a small campus setting, DMAC students realize their potential in digital arts and develop the technical skills required to achieve a successful career. All classes are taught in a studio-like atmosphere within its new 33,000-square-foot facility equipped with industry-standard tools for digital graphic design and animation production.

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FAU Volunteers Participate in “Day of Service” BOCA RATON – Florida Atlantic University’s Weppner Center for Civic Engagement, Alumni Association and Students Advocating Volunteer Involvement hosted an FAU Day of Service volunteer event Oct6. 20. More than 75 FAU students, staff and alumni participated. “The FAU community is always willing to assist nearby organizations and communities in need,” said Nori Carter, director of FAU’s Weppner Center. “Our students, faculty and staff are very generous with their time, and decided that serving the local community would be a great way to start a week filled with homecoming activities.” Local charitable organizations that benefited from the FAU Day of Service volunteer event include the Homeless Coalition, Quantum House, Habitat

FAU staff member Courtney Weaver and students landscaping at Tomorrow’s Rainbow

DELRAY BEACH — The First Annual Delray Beach Stiletto Race will be held Nov. 16. Beginning at 6 pm, stiletto-wearing racers will line SE 4th Avenue as they sprint, jog, or strut their way toward the Atlantic Avenue finish line, and all for a great cause. Vince Canning Shoes, a downtown Delray Beach store for 60 years, has partnered with the local nonprofit Achievement Centers for Children & Families to produce this year’s debut event.

From left, Achievement Centers for Children & Families preschoolers Janessa Deavers, Zachariah Rangel, and Briana Jenkins, owner of Vince Canning Shoes LaRonda Denkler and chair for the Stiletto Race event, Sandra Lineberger with Connie Browser, Doreen Lalumiere, Mary Ford, Rebecca Jackson, and Tanya Plath.

Racers who dare to run atop their highest heels pay a $25 entry fee with proceeds benefiting the Achievement Center’s efforts to provide a nurturing and educational environment for children and families facing the effects of poverty.

FAU students tarring a roof for Habitat for Humanity

for Humanity, Tomorrow’s Rainbow and Horses and the Handicapped. The event was the official kick-off event for the start of FAU’s homecoming week.

Students cleaning therapeutic toys at Tomorrow’s Rainbow

Stilettos Hit the Pavement for a Local Nonprofit

Volunteer efforts included cooking and providing meals for children receiving medical treatment, home building and repairs and horse barn maintenance.

mainstay in a local economy,” said Mark Denkler, chairman of the National Shoe Retailers Association. “Vince Canning Shoes is an excellent example of retailers recognizing the importance of community.”

LaRonda Denkler, owner and buyer of Vince Canning Shoes, stated, “After seeing our city win the honor of Rand McNally’s ‘Most Fun Small Town in America,’ I was inspired to bring a fresh and fun event downtown. It seemed like the perfect opportunity to celebrate Vince Canning’s 60th year of business on Atlantic Avenue and support a community that has supported our business all these years. Partnering with the Achievement Centers for Children & Families felt like a natural fit.”

Awards of cash and prizes will go to the fastest stilettos to cross the finish line, along with Best Costume, Most Fabulous Shoe, and others. For more information on how to enter the race, become a sponsor, or learn about the Achievement Centers for Children & Families’ mission visit the website www. delraystilettorace.com.

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Presidential Debate at Lynn Earned County National Eye WEST PALM BEACH – Even before the Oct. 22 presidential debate took place at Lynn University in Boca Raton, the Palm Beach County Commissioners heard good news about the recognition it was getting for the host county. At its meeting Oct. 16, commissioners received a report from Deputy County Administrator Verdenia Baker on the very positive national coverage and promotion Palm Beach County has received in association with the presidential debate. Earlier this year, the board approved a contribution of $150,000 in tourist development tax revenue in support of the event. In other business at the meeting, the board took the following action: Island Way – in a 3-3 vote, the board did not approve alignment alternative four as recommended by staff for the extension of Jupiter Park Drive/Western Corridor, known as Island Way, between Jupiter Gardens Blvd. and 68th Terrace. Mack Dairy Road – directed staff to work out a shared funding agreement between Palm Beach and Martin counties and the Ranch Colony and Links property owners associations for improvements to and maintenance of Mack Dairy Road in southern Martin County. Palm Beach Ranchettes – directed staff to petition property owners on Fargo Avenue, El Paso Drive, Pancho Way and Pinto Drive in the Palm Beach Ranchettes subdivision east of State Road 7 to gauge interest in an MSTU to fund paving and drainage improvements. Fertilizer – postponed and to advertise for public hearing on October 30 an ordinance aimed at reducing excessive nutrient levels in county lakes, canals and waterways by requiring Florida-Friendly fertilizer-use practices on urban landscapes located near a body of water

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classified as “impaired” by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Herbal incense – postponed and to advertise for public hearing on October 30 an ordinance banning the sale and public display for sale of cannabinoid herbal incense (synthetic marijuana) and synthetic stimulant bath salts. These items are commonly sold at gas stations and convenience stores and marketed to minors and young adults. Telephones – directed staff to proceed with planning a $10 million, three-year project to replace the county’s 80 separate telephone systems with one modern, centralized communications system. Some of the phone systems currently in use are more than 20 years old, are expensive to maintain, and/or are no longer supported by the manufacturer. Affordable housing – approved the sale of 13 homes in the Westgate/Belvedere Homes CRA to very low to middle-income homeowners. The 12 single-family homes and one duplex were purchased in accordance with the CRA’s Neighborhood Stabilization Program 2 Residential Rehabilitation Grant Program. The CRA used $2.44 million from the county to purchase foreclosed properties, rehab or reconstruct them, and resell them to eligible home buyers. Workforce Alliance – approved Workforce Alliance’s 2012-2016 regional workforce board strategic and operating five-year local workforce service plan. Senior Services – authorized two new senior service aide positions with the Division of Senior Services for the private pay policy program. Economic Sustainability – approved creation of a grant-funded business coordinator position with the Department of Economic Sustainability.

Broadway Composer Strouse at FAU for Music Program’s Anniversary BOCA RATON - Florida Atlantic University’s department of music in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters celebrated the 10th anniversary of its Commercial Music Program with a visit from acclaimed composer Charles Strouse October 17. Strouse held a master class in the afternoon that was open to the public beShown from left are Mary Jane Saunders, FAU President; fore attending a reception Barbara Schmidt; Dick Schmidt; Michael Zager, FAU at FAU’s Eleanor R. Bald- Commercial Music Director; Charles Strouse; Barbara Strouse. Were the Days” that launched over 200 win House, the Boca Raton campus residence for President Saun- episodes of “All in the Family.” Strouse has been inducted into the Songwriters ders. “Charles Strouse is a legend in the Hall of Fame and the Theatre Hall of music industry,” said Michael Zager, Fame. FAU’s commercial music program Dorothy F. Schmidt Eminent Scholar in the Performing Arts and founder offers comprehensive undergraduate of FAU’s commercial music program. and graduate programs to help stu“We couldn’t have had a better way to dents develop skills for a professional music career. Students are able to study celebrate this anniversary.” Strouse was presented with the in- the business of music as they develop augural FAU Making Waves Award their individual instrumental and/or during the Baldwin House event. This vocal skills. The program provides students award recognizes artists who have made a significant contribution to the with valuable practical experience through internships and working on arts. A three-time Tony Award winner FAU’s record label, Hoot/Wisdom Refor “Annie,” “Applause,” and “Bye Bye cordings LLC. Birdie,” Strouse performed songs from Additional Pictures on Page 4 these shows, as well as his song “Those

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sors reported back to the full Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation. On Sept. 27, in Sarasota, during the Commission’s fall conference, the department was reaccredited for another 3 years. The Palm Beach County School Police Department was first accredited in 2003. It achieved reaccreditation status in 2006 and in 2009. Receiving reaccreditation is a highly-respected honor in the law enforcement community, symbolizing professional excellence for law enforcement.

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The Younger Face of Boca Raton: Smart, Educated and Looking for Home

This is the second in a series of articles from One Boca, One Future spotlighting the City of Boca Raton’s most valuable yet underrealized growth area: The Northwest Sector, the space on the map between I-95 and Military Trail, Clint Moore Road and Spanish River Blvd. They’re young, educated and upwardly mobile. Many enjoy starting incomes close to $75,000 - and rising into the six figures. Who wouldn’t want these people as neighbors? The problem is, these young employees face a dilemma in northwest Boca Raton. Not yet prepared to buy a residence, their incomes are sufficient to rent luxury apartments. Yet, no such apartments exist in the city’s Northwest Sector. So they commute – South from Delray Beach, or north from Fort Lauderdale. As a result, Boca Raton risks losing them as productive, engaged lifelong residents whose families one day will play on the soccer fields and whose incomes will help fuel the tax base. This is a snapshot of Boca Raton’s burgeoning employment base. From high-tech firms to medical start-ups to corporate headquarters, employers here are hiring a smart workforce at a prime age for any city hoping to attract an upCommunity News

and-coming residential base. At the Research Park at Florida Atlantic University, the 23 tech companies have a combined 952 employees with an average salary of $68,158, says Andrew Duffell, the park’s President & CEO. Starting salaries are in the low- to mid$50,000 for these tech firms, he says. At several companies in the area, base salaries approach $75,000, or about 60% higher than the county’s median salary. When it comes to work and life,

A live / work / play community could emerge in Boca Raton’s Northwest Sector to serve employees and employers alike. People need places to live. They don’t want to commute now or uproot later. these employees have more in mind than finding lucrative jobs. Many Baby Boomers, Generation X and Generation Y workers who have jobs in Boca Raton find themselves commuting in for work – and leaving at day’s end. The younger the

worker, the more likely they’d be to rent an apartment that incorporates flexibility in their living options. The concept of Planned Mobility successfully has attracted these workers in other markets. Agile, Mobile – and BusinessFriendly Of the 140 employees at 3CInteractive, about 40% commute into Boca Raton – and about one in three rent. Boca Raton risks permanently losing such employees – whom some call the “next generation of civic leaders” – if housing isn’t developed nearby to suit their lifestyles, says John Duffy, CEO of the tech firm located on Congress north of Yamato. What’s more, on any given day the company has 10 long-distance commuters – including the CFO – staying in extended-stay hotels. Instead, a corporate, luxury apartment would be less expensive – and better suit their lifestyles, he says. Additionally, a “campus” environment, where people walk, ride their bikes or take public transportation to work – and gather at nearby cafes or restaurants for dining or networking – is appealing to Duffy. “That’s what we dream about – that campus where people walk around and meet outside,” he says. “It’s that philosophy – building that community within a community. As an entrepreneur, that’s very exciting.”

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Creating a Cluster Community A live / work / play community could emerge in the Northwest Sector to serve employees and employers alike, said land-use attorney Jeffrey Lynne. The situation is not unlike what Lynne faced when he arrived in Boca Raton in 2000. He rented an apartment, and later moved to a single family home. “People need places to live here,” he says, “They don’t want to commute now or uproot later.” Such a move makes sense in an overall regional strategy for sustainable economic development, Duffell adds. “We’re trying to develop a cluster and make it as easy as possible for people to access their work, but also make it appealing for personal and social life,” Duffell says. “Some like to go home, then go back after dinner. If it’s 30 miles, they won’t do it. But with a light rail or trolley, it becomes part of developing a more cohesive integrated community between work and home.” The next story in this series - “Sustainability Boosts Quality of Life, Economy of Boca Raton” – will run next week. To learn more about Boca Raton’s efforts to revitalize its future, visit www.OneBocaOneFuture.com.

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Defending God and Explaining “Criminal Minds” I’ve got a couple of unrelated things to talk about in this column. Best we get to it. First off, I am really sick of people trying to remove the words, “under God,” from the Pledge of Allegiance. The latest battleground is in my own home state, Massachusetts, where the state Supreme Court has agreed to hear the appeal of a non-religious family challenging the mandatory daily recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance in their children’s classrooms. The family of secular humanists claims the phrase “under God” is a violation of the state’s constitutional ban on religious discrimination. Cast of “Criminal Minds.” Paget Brewster, second from left, quit the show after season 7 and was You know, I was in first grade in 1954 replaced by Jeanne Tripplehorn. when then-President Dwight Eisenhower put the words “under God” into the Pledge. scenes in a jet (kind of like Captain MidI remember it well, and I remember feeling night) and usually assist local authorities proud. solve bizarre crimes. What followed, however, were years of Members of the BAU are profilers, so God-bashing that basically got Our Maker the shows concentrate on criminals rather thrown out of the classroom. And this isn’t than the crimes. I’ve gotten to know each an issue from the 1950s. Even at the Dem- team member and his or her strong and weak ocratic National Convention this year, del- points. Aaron Hotchner (Thomas Gibson) is egates had to vote to put God back into the team leader. He rarely smiles and is always party platform. dead serious. He is trying to raise a son deIf you ask me, I think God is getting a spite the loss of his wife, who was killed by pretty raw deal. I know He is forgiving, but an FBI-pursued suspect just before “Hotch” these constant efforts to make our human arrived. condition more important than the Lord is Derek Morgan (Shemar Moore) is a forjust plain ignorant. If you don’t want to deal mer tough kid from Chicago who often prowith God, which is a personal decision, you vides the brawn. Dr. Spencer Reid (Matthew shouldn’t try to take Him away from all of us. Gray Gubler) is just the opposite, the superSometimes, I wonder if God is getting smart son of a mentally erratic mother (Jane tired of the planet He created and the people Lynch). He talks a lot, knows his stuff, but is He nurtured. Every religion recognizes a Su- essentially a wimp when the chips are down. preme Being of some sort. A few nut cases Emily Prentiss (Paget Brewster), the seem to clog our courtrooms with ridiculous daughter of an ambassador (Kate Jackson), stuff. came on board in the second season, left, then The way things are in the world and the returned again and quit again after the 7th United States today, we need God more, not season. Coincidentally, she showed up as an less. If these wackos win their case, I’m go- assistant DA on the first new episode of “Law ing to keep saying “under God” until I can no and Order SVU.” I was particularly fond of longer speak. her since she is a Bay State native, too, born in Concord. Jennifer “JJ” Jareau (A.J. Cook) is the FBI’s CRIMINAL MINDS PR person who handles diplomacy issues with I recently discovered a TV show that I victims in grief. Technical Analyst Penelope have really begun to enjoy. The program is Garcia (Kirsten Vangsness) is a hoot as the “Criminal Minds.” And while it is regularly wildly dressed and coiffed, but super-intellibroadcast on CBS, I didn’t discover it until gent computer whiz that gets the info to the Ion Television began broadcasting reruns. team in a heartbeat. I was a little shocked to find that the proPerhaps the only known player is Joe Mangram has been on the air since 2005 and I tegna, who portrays David Rossi, a former never knew about it. New episodes are shown FBI agent and best-selling author who reon CBS. turned to the team when Jason Gideon (ManThe show follows the exploits of the dy Patinkin) left. FBI’s Behavioral Analysis Unit (BAU) based in Quantico, Va. They fly to various crime It’s a program well worth watching. Editorials & Letters

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The Republican Party 2.0 It’s no surprise that the Republican party needs a makeover. The once proud party of Lincoln now faces a pretty difficult rise back to prominence. What is it that has the party of some of the greatest presidents The United States ever had in such a slump? Is it arrogance, refusal to change, or the refusal to admit some of their views are so to the right that not even some members of their own party agree with them anymore? According to CNN, 60% of voters (ages 18-29), 55% of women, and 71% of the Latino voters all voted for the President in the 2012 election. If you are a member of the Republican party right now, these numbers should scare you deeply for the simple reason that if you never get these votes, the Democratic party will be in power at the white house for a very long time. Look, I’m not saying for the republicans to cast aside their views and morals. All I’m saying is they need to rethink some things and get some new blood in that party. The problem here is simple, really. Back in the day, America had morals, we knew abortion was wrong because you are killing a baby, we knew marriage was between a man and a woman; we knew God made Adam and Eve, not Adam and Steve. But times have changed, like it or not.

Look, I’m not saying the Republican Party has to be pro-choice, and believe in gay marriage. But, maybe they should be pro-life except in the case of incest, rape and health of the mother. They should be against gay marriage, but should be for a domestic partnership in which both partners are protected by law so in the case of one of them dying, the other isn’t screwed over. Another stumbling block for the Republican Party has been the whole “Illegal immigration” issue. They believe all illegals need to leave America, even if you came here as a 2 year old baby. They believe America is full of Americans... but, unless if you are a Native American, we are all immigrants in this nation. Republicans pride themselves in being “The Party of Lincoln” well; I hope they know Lincoln freed the slaves. Republicans speak of how Ronald Reagan was the greatest president in the history of The United States, well I hope they know that Reagan granted all illegal immigrants amnesty. Former President George W. Bush tried to pass a bill that would help illegal immigrants but his party quickly shot it down. Why doesn’t the Republican Party support a bill like the DREAM Act, a bill that would grant the chil-

dren of the illegal immigrants a pathway to citizenship? A bill that states if you were brought to the United States before the age of 15 by your parents, who were illegal, you should not be punished for their wrongs. A bill that would not give these illegal immigrants citizenship, but would rather make these illegal immigrants earn their citizenship though going to school or serving in the Armed Forces of The United States of America. Republicans are considered cold because of basically these three points. They should work on it. We all need to understand this nation is growing, diversifying and getting stronger. The Republican Party has some great leadership that is still behind the scenes of people like John McCain, Mitt Romney and others. Great leaders like Marco Rubio, and Jeb Bush should be the future of the party. As Governor of Florida, Bush was popular among Cubans (winning 80 percent of the Cuban vote in 2002) and popular among non-Cuban Hispanics (56 percent in 2002, equaling the 56 percent he won statewide). Also in his re-election in 2002, Bush surprised critics by winning the white female vote in the swing-voting battleground of Central Florida’s I-4 corridor. Rubio on the other hand would be

to America in 2016 what Obama was in 2008. A young, fresh-faced minority. Rubio’s parents were Cubans who had immigrated to the United States in 1956 and were naturalized as U.S. citizens in 1975. Rubio was elected at the age of 28 to the Florida House of Representatives, representing Miami in Florida’s 111th House District. He defeated Democrat Anastasia M. Garcia 72%28% in a January 2000 special election. In November 2000, he won reelection unopposed. In 2002, he won re-election to a second full term unopposed. In 2004, he won re-election to a third full term with 66% of the vote. In 2006, he won re-election to a fourth full term unopposed. On May 5, 2009, Rubio announced on his website that he planned to run for the United States Senate seat. Then, On November 2, 2010, Rubio won the general election with 48.9 percent of the vote, former Florida Governor, Charlie Crist received 29.7% as a member of the independent party, and Democrat Kendrick Meek won 20.1% of the votes. A Rubio/Bush ticket would seem the most logical for the 2016 election. But, none of this will matter if the Republican Party doesn’t rethink their strong conservative viewpoints on issues that will be crucial moving forward.

POSITIVE LIVING By Dr. Synesio Lyra, Jr.

Learn to Live With Gratitude! Many individuals fail to secure the blessings which life affords because they prefer to concentrate on the indignities that the earthly trajectory also forces on everyone. They miss the good things of life by over focusing on the bad which life also permits to be one’s portion. Nevertheless, even in the midst of sadness or trouble, joy and blessing are also present and can be easily found. Allow the positives to overcome the negatives! In a brief article I just received today from its author - a former student of mine - the writer enthusiastically challenged: “Do not discount the beauty that can come from the ashes

of your life!” How true! How well articulated! Such perspective can make life more radiant for anyone! The population of the entire world is traversing a rough road at this time. Economic uncertainties, political turmoil, bloodshed, brutal wars and more rumors of wars, coupled with moral decline everywhere, besides many additional harsh realities - all tend to rob the hope which every citizen should live with day by day, no matter what! Living with genuine gratitude for what we still have, however, can be a healing antidote for much of the above, not in that our thankfulness will remove the other ills, but in that

it will force us to recognize what we still have beyond what we may have already lost! Throughout my earthly journey so far I’ve come to acknowledge that living day by day from the perspective of a grateful heart helps us to see in the distant horizon new favors gradually coming our way. It’s through our recognition of the little that is good, that more of it and better than it will be added unto us! The safest posture for anyone to observe is to understand hard times as legitimate preludes to better days ahead. “Post Tenebras, Lux” is a Latin inscription which means “After Darkness, Light” – the motto for many centuries

of the city of Geneva, Switzerland. Residents of the north Pole can endure half a year of darkness because they know that following that experience, they shall enjoy another half year of just light and brightness. “Weeping may endure for one night,” wrote an Old Testament Psalmist, “but joy comes in the morning.” The troubles we face at any time of our earthly pilgrimage should be incentives to our determination to seek, bring about, and experience better days, pleasant conditions, and a renewed hope of what faith, determination and hard work can achieve, with the resources and the favor of God!

Dr. Synesio Lyra, Jr. is a Florida resident who, for many years, was a professor at the post-graduate level. He is a writer, a sought-after conference speaker, a man who lived in five continents of the 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.

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LITTLE FRUSTRATIONS CAN LEAD TO BIG PROBLEMS

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PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE

We waited, and waited…and about forty-five minutes late the door Many times I have been amazed appreciate all you are trying to do opened and a tiny little old man to witness how minor frustrations for them. in black robes, about ninety years in the workplace can mount up into Whether you like it or not, interof age entered, un-announced, and one big, bad attitude by the time you ruptions, inconveniences and irritanot identified struggled up a few leave for home. As wise King Solo- tions are all facts of life. No matmon of Israel wrote thousands of ter how hard you try, you cannot The things that make me laugh the steep stairs to the judge’s bench. years ago, “Catch for us the foxes, eliminate these. I guarantee you will most are moments from a lifetime the little foxes that ruin the vine- encounter all three types of frus- of collecting anecdotes in court- Without pause or ceremony, he rooms and judge’s chambers all asked us to stand. He proceeded to yard” (Song of Songs 2:15). tration this week. However, even over south Florida. administer an oath in a typical “reEach workplace is its own unique though you cannot avoid them, you peat after me style.” problems, the issues that can arise can learn to keep them from causing For years I practiced in Ft. Lauto ruin even the most pleasant and you unnecessary stress. What is the derdale with a man who left us too When he finished he, without peaceful day. But I have learned the secret for managing frustrations? comment, departed in the silent soon, Art Wolff. frustrations that we all experience in way he had arrived. As the door - Do not resist them. Accept the business and professional world frustrations, but do not overreact or He decided that we should fly over closed quiet laughter broke out and typically come in three varieties: to Tampa that Friday to be sworn in erupted into some serious laughter. explode in anger. as members of the Federal District Questions were thrown about as to INTERRUPTIONS: These - Do not resent them. Do not income in the form of unexpected vis- tensify the frustration by internaliz- Court, Middle District. The court whether or not we were truly memhad adopted a testing requirement bers of the Middle District. Propitors – or phone calls such as the one ing your anger. for membership, but postponed the er certificates were later mailed. I received while typing this particu- Do not resign to them. Refuse start date. lar sentence! These interruptions The Judge had, you see, taken us have an uncanny way of showing to indulge in self-pity simply beArt insisted that we apply under dutifully and perfectly through up whenever we have a deadline to cause of an unexpected obstacle. meet, or some other important mat- Reduce them. Treat the frustra- the existing rule, which cost $50.00 the oath usually administered to ter that requires our time. Even the tion as significant, but put it into and a trip to be sworn in before the change immigrants into naturalmost thorough preparations cannot proper perspective. Regard it simply test became required, to be “grand- ized citizens. keep our best plans from being in- as a minor setback, a part of living, fathered in.” (I no longer take the During dinner at my parent’s, word grandfather so lightly.) terrupted. rather than as a major calamity. home that Friday night I menINCONVENIENCES: InterThe Bible teaches that one of the We were sitting in an ornate, cer- tioned to my dad that now he and ruptions usually come in the form byproducts of wisdom is patience. emonial courtroom in Tampa with I had something in common. We of people, but inconveniences are We need to view our circumstances about forty other lawyers waiting were both naturalized citizens. usually situations involving things from God’s perspective. When I am the swearing in ceremony. – often tools and modern “conve- in tune with God, I remember He niences” that put us into a tailspin has everything under control, even when they fail to function proper- though I do not. As Galatians 5:22 ly. For instance, the copy machine tells us, “The fruit of the Spirit is breaks down and you (or someone love, joy, peace, patience….” else) must take the time to get it operating properly. Traffic jams up, leaving you sitting still on the road© 2010, Purpose Driven Life. All Become a Boca Raton Tribune Contributor... way rather than arriving for ap- rights reserved. Adapted from a column pointment on time. Or you cannot by Dr. Rick Warren, the author of find an important document for a numerous books, including the highly presentation. acclaimed, The Purpose-Drive Life, Laughter is the best medicine. On the other hand, contrived jokes, especially those contrived to make a political point are starting to annoy me as the election approaches.

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Boca Chamber Annual Celebration Kicks off 61st Anniversary year BOCA RATON -- The Greater Boca aton Chamber of Commerce celebrated the completion of 60 years of serving the Boca Raton business community at its Annual Celebration Saturday, Oct. 20 at the Boca Raton Resort & Club. Some 300 business and political leaders enjoyed a beautifully decorated 60s style event with go go dancers, Nancy Sinatra and Marilyn Monroe impersonators. “It was a fantastic evening and a beautiful setting in which to welcome our new chairman of the Boca Chamber’s Board of Directors, Keith O’Donnell of Avison Young,” said Troy M. McLellan, CCE, FCCP, President & CEO, “and to thank our exiting chair, Cheryl Budd of NCCI, for a great year.”

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“We now look forward to celebrating our 61st year of operations with Keith at the helm of the Chamber’s outstanding volunteer leadership.” The night, emceed by Dick Pollock, President & CEO, YMCA of South Palm Beach County, was sponsored by many community business partners, including NCCI, Avison Young, JM Family Enterprises and JM Lexus, Bank of America, Boca Raton Resort & Club, Comerica, CBIZ Meridian, Florida Power & Light, IBM, Lynn University, Kaufman Lynn Construction, Office Depot, Suffolk Construction Company , Allianz Championship, Boca Raton Regional Hospital, Daszkal Bolton LLP, Florida Blue, Rapoport’s Restaurant Group, Saint Andrews School.

From left, Keith O’Donnell, Principal of Avison Young Florida; Cheryl Budd, Chief Communications Officer of NCCI; Victoria Rixon, President & Market Executive, JPMorgan Chase; Richard Gold, Exec VP/Hospital Operations, Promise Healthcare; Michael Gora, Shapiro, Blasi, Wasserman & Gora, PA; J.C. Perrin; Al Travasos, Evershore Financial Group and Thomas Workman, Thomas Workman & Associates CPA’s, Chtd.

In addition, the supporting sponsors were Boca Raton Historical Society, JKG Group, Sell-Ware, Carlos Aristzabal Photography and Center Stage Entertainment. In 2013, the Boca Chamber will celebrate 61 years of serving the business community of Boca Raton.

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Junior League’s Woman Volunteer of the Year Event Rocks! Debbie Abrams Honored Fashion came first at this year’s Junior League of Boca Raton’s Woman Volunteer of the Year event. With Bon Jovi songs rocking the runway, Neiman Marcus showcased the hottest looks for fall. The 25th Anniversary of

sary celebration extra special,” said Jackie Reeves, President of the Junior League of Boca Raton. “ For me the most enjoyable part of the show included everything from the clothing, the accessories and of course, the shoes, to the lighting, and the visual of the extremely large screens and the MUSIC!” The wow factor of the show got the audience of about 1000 in a terrific mood and ready to be inspired. This year, the League did an incredible video presentation honoring the 25 outstanding female volunteers who make this community a better place to live. Year after year, this event never fails in being a “must attend.” Having reached this notable silver milestone I asked Jackie what she thought makes this classic event so special.

this incredible event featured fashions from Jason Wu, Lanvin, Stella McCartney, Givenchy, Dolce&Gabbana and more. The looks were sexy, sophisticated and highlighted the season’s best trends including navy as the new neutral, mixed greens, digital prints, menswear inspired fabrics and that pink hue that both Mrs. Romney and Mrs. Obama opted for during the second debate. “The fashion show is a centerpiece of this luncheon and this year, Neiman Marcus conducted an amazing show that truly made our 25th Anniver-

Luncheon& Fashion Show is so well received by the community primarily because it celebrates something that is so near and dear to our hearts, volunteerism,” she said. The nominees have markedly impacted our community and given so selflessly of themselves. The event represents an extreme collection of volunteerism which embodies the mission of the Junior League of Boca Raton.” This year’s winner was the wonderful Debbie Abrams, who was nominated for her work with the Boca Raton Historical Society. The crowd exploded with applause and was genuinely touched by her beautiful acceptance speech.

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As the event came to a close, you could hear everyone talking about what an incredible celebration it had been. Here’s to the Junior League and to 25 more years of honoring our outstanding ladies!!

State’s Largest Student Film Competition offers $10,000 in Awards PALM BEACH COUNTY — Florida’s student filmmakers now have the opportunity to showcase their own movies and commercials to a crowd of top industry professionals and hundreds of fans, in addition to winning cash awards for their work through the Student Showcase of Films (SSOF). The Palm Beach International Film Festival (PBIFF), in collaboration with the Palm Beach County Film & Television Commission, has announced the official ‘Call for Entries’ for SSOF’s 2013 competition. Film students enrolled in Florida high schools and colleges are encouraged to submit their entries online no later than Thursday, January 10, 2013 for the chance to compete in Florida’s largest student film competition. This year, the Student Showcase Boca Life & Arts

of Films has launched a new digital submission process. To enter through the online application program, view the awards breakdown and official rules and regulations, students are encouraged to visit pbfilm.com/studentshowcaseoffilms.cfm. The awards show will take place at the Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center at Lynn University in Boca Raton on Friday, March 15, 2013 at 10 a.m. Celebrating 18 years, the SSOF is the largest statewide film competition and awards show for Florida’s student filmmakers. The juried competition recognizes outstanding high school and college students by presenting more than $10,000 in scholarships and awards in six film categories: Feature/Shorts, Documentary, Animation, Commercial/PSA, Music Video, and an Audience Award, in ad-

dition to a poster competition. Honoring the legacy of Burt Reynolds, the festival also awards an annual scholarship bearing his name, plus a Sara Fuller Scholarship through Film Florida. Each year, the submitted films are judged by top industry professionals and competition finalists are honored at a live awards show for more than 700 attendees from around the state. Past guests have included such notables as Steven Bauer, Amanda Bynes, Vincent Cecere, Clint Howard, Jonathan Krane, Louis Lombardi, Brett Loewenstern, Vincent Pastore, Burt Reynolds, Daniel Samonas, Al Sapienza, Tico Torres and Nick Zano. Winning student films will also be screened in their entirety on the “big screen” at the students’ own premiere during PBIFF, which runs April 4 to Apr. 11, 2013.

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From left are Dr. Walter Janke; Mary Jane Saunders, FAU President; and Lalita Janke, Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters Advisory Board member.

From left, Jane Zager; Barbara Strouse; Michael Zager; Charles Strouse; Marta Batmasian; Mary Jane Saunders, FAU President; Laurie Carnie; Jim Batmasian; Heather Coltman, interim dean of FAU’s Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters.

Michael Zager, left, FAU Commercial Music Director with Barbara Strouse; Charles Strouse and Mary Jane Saunders, FAU President.

From left, Marney Glasser, Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters Advisory Board Member; Charles Strouse; Lalita Janke, Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters Advisory Board Member Shown from left, Barbara Strouse; Michael Zager, FAU Commercial Music Director; Jane Zager; Heather Coltman, interim dean of FAU’s Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters; Mary Jane Saunders, FAU President; Charles Strouse; Frank Loconto; Madelyn Savarick.

Charles Strouse and Heather Coltman, interim dean of FAU’s Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters.

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Lynn gets a visit from Ambassador Hélio Ramos, of Brazil. With a full agenda, the Ambassador Hélio Vitor Ramos, General Consul of Brazil in Miami, Nássara Thomé Deputy Consul and Head of Cultural and Educational Affairs accompanied by Carlo Barbieri, President of the Brazil Club were welcomed by Lynn University President Kevin M. Ross and Jason Walton, Chief of Staff. The visit was organized by the Office of Admission through Gareth P. Fowles, Vice President for Enrollment Management, Steven Pruitt, Director of Graduate and Undergraduate Evening Admission, Stefano Papaleo, Director of Undergraduate Admission and Bianca Pileggi, Communication Coordinator. The scope of the visit was to make an initial contact in reference to the Science Without Borders Program, created by the Brazilian Government with the purpose of sending 100,000 students to study abroad in the next 4 years. The guests spoke with Brazilian Lynn University students, toured campus and visited the Wold Performing Arts

Center, where the last presidential debate took place. The Ambassador also met with Thomas Kruczek, Dean of the College of Business and Management. One topic discussed was the construction of the new business school building. The university already counts on the necessary funding for the construction and is tentatively scheduled to be completed by the spring of 2014. The Ambassador Hélio Ramos has marked his activity in the Consulate with an intense work of contact with the Brazilian community as well with the areas of interest of this community in Florida. Lynn University offers students a boutique education, with 24 undergraduate and nine graduate majors. With an average class size of just 18 students, one-on-one advising and interaction with professors is common throughout campus. What really makes Lynn special, aside from the location and beautiful campus, is its global community, career-focused academic programs and commitment to student success.

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You Can’t Lose Weight? By Oleda Baker

...here is the best way to lose weight.... Now if losing weight is not important to you - that’s OK with me – I’m only talking to the ones who WANT to lose weight! My friends come in all shapes and sizes and I love every one of them. So often an “expert” will tell you what you MUST do…I only explain why it’s best for your long range healthy life… and tell you also that you most certainly can lose weight IF it’s most important to you. Some people pretend it isn’t. First of all, forget about diet books and structured diets. If you find one that works, you’re lucky. Most often they merely serve as a temporary crutch that people revert from. The high recidivism rate among dieters is well documented. Next, you must realize this is a job for you and you alone... and that no diet book, or person, can be responsible for YOUR weight loss. If you’re not serious about it, read no further, but, if you are, consider what I’m about to say; it could forever change your life for the better. About 25 years ago a major publisher that I was already in the middle of writing a book for asked me to write a diet book next. They said I must be an expert on the subject since I was able to keep myself slim all my life, and, if I would share my methods, they thought it would be a hot seller. I snapped back and asked them if they thought they could sell a one page diet book …because all I had to say on the subject goes like this: “Take charge of your life… just eat less… if THAT doesn’t work… eat less!!” Needless to say they withdrew the offer! You KNOW that you’re gaining weight or eating too much when your clothes begin to tighten up a little. At that point, you have two choices… I don’t really need to tell you, but I will anyway!... Cut back on your food intake so you can fit into that favorite garment again OR go out and buy the next size up. We all have the same choices…. Of course, the correct one is just eat less. That’s all I do. I check the fit whenever I put my favorite jeans on, and then do what I have to do. What does it mean Just Eat Less…less than what? This is important. The answer is very personal. For example, if YOU are putting 3 tablespoons of mashed potatoes on your plate … put 2 only. If after a couple of weeks you are not losing the expected pounds, start putting only 1 tablespoon on your plate. Carry this through with everything you eat. Believe me nothing will happen to you with less food…only that your stomach will shrink and be less and less demanding as time goes on. Check Your Mind Set….Here’s The Deal

You can ONLY rely on yourself…. it’s YOUR body, it’s YOUR brain and it’s YOUR arm that keeps going up and down putting food in your mouth. You already KNOW what to do…you just don’t want to do it…right? I don’t mean to sound mean – this is how I have lived keeping my weight down. I’m just trying to show that you don’t need anyone’s book or special food buying or any other gimmick to get the pounds off…Check Your Mind Set and go for it on your own…just eat less. You might just add many more healthy years to your life span and feel better along the way. Here Are a Few Tips To Help Get You Started * When you sit down at the table change your image of the food on the plate. See it, not as a full plate of food, but rather as “small bits” to be eaten one bite at a time, slowly….no slower!! Put your fork down after each bite and take the time to enjoy the flavor and sensation of the food. Rushing, even a snack, doesn’t give your brain enough time to recognize when your stomach is full. Taking your time will cause you to feel more full with less food, and will also lighten the load on your digestive system.

The Donna Pascoe Salon Expands to Include the Della Torre Wellness Spa

Now, a trip to the Donna Pascoe Salon will make you beautiful from head-to-toe! For over 8 years, the famed hair stylist has been creating some of the most beautifully tressed women in South Florida. Expanding her super successful venue, she has now partnered with master aesthetician, Suzana Della Torre to add a gorgeous new wellness spa at her Shoppes at Village Pointe location in Boca Raton. DP&DT--The Donna Pascoe Salon-Della Torre Wellness Spa will be officially unveiled on Friday, November 16th. The ribbon cutting event, co-hosted by the Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce, will take place from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM. Guests will enjoy beauty tips, prizes, hors d’oeuvres, refreshments, and chance to win a spa day valued at over $350! RSVP to 561-362-8993. For more information please visit both www.donnapascoesalon.com and www.dellatorrespa.com. “I am thrilled about this new addition,” said Pascoe, who is a noted

* Don’t believe “experts” who say you need a big breakfast when on a diet. The more you eat, the more you want to eat. Unless you are a school child, satisfy morning hunger with a small breakfast, then, if necessary, have a tiny snack at mid-morning. It’s better to eat five small meals (or snacks) a day than three big ones. We do not need 3 big meals a day! * Don’t give up your favorite food. You won’t make it through your lifetime doing this. Just eat a lot less of it and don’t feel guilty. I love certain candy, so I take out one or two, close the bag and put it away, knowing beforehand that’s all I’ll get. If the bag isn’t right there, I don’t suffer from the “just-one-more” syndrome. * Use a luncheon plate at all meals rather than a larger dinner plate. You’ll clean your plate with less food. Remember, the less you eat, the less you will want to eat because your stomach will shrink and will not be able to physically hold as much food. * You’ve heard this before: Push away from the table hungry and, in less than twenty minutes, you won’t be hungry anymore. It’s true! So, stretch your meals out. Since it takes less than twenty minutes for the brain to assimilate hunger impulses, take half of your normal portion and eat it slowly over twenty minutes. YOU WILL FEEL FULL! Have you ever been interrupted in the middle of a meal, then, on returning to the table, you didn’t feel like eating any more? It’s the same principal. I hope you will give it a try – just eating less means you don’t have to give up your favorite foods!! Now THAT is something. Until next time.

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trendsetter in the hair industry, leading the way with “green” products and innovative hair extensions. “I have always wanted to offer the most advanced spa and wellness treatments, but I wanted to find the perfect person to bring these services to my discriminating clientele.” Della Torre was the Master Aesthetician with Elizabeth Arden’s Red Door Spa in Washington, DC. She and Pascoe met through mutual friends and blended their dreams. “Being able to open my spa inside a renowned salon is an incredible opportunity,” said Della Torre. “I know Donna’s patrons will love the treatments we will be offering, and I think this new addition will introduce us to an even wider audience of guests who want a complete beauty and wellness experience.” For spa patrons, a visit with Delle Torre will be a unique experience. Unlike most spas, where you pick and choose ala carte from a treatment menu, here your skin is analyzed first and treatments are 100% customized. “Every single client that comes for

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a skin care treatment gets their skin analyzed by Reveal® - state-of-theart digital imaging that evaluates any condition that can’t be seen with the

naked eye,” she said. “Based on the results, treatments are 100% customized each and every time guests come to the Spa. The skin is then re-evaluated in the weeks or months following in order to review results and progress.” Della Torre is very particular about what product lines she works with, and has chosen only high quality phar-

maceutical, yet holistic skin care lines that are not toxic to the body. Some of her signature treatments include the Multi Vitamin Facial Infusion, Non-Chemical Peel exfoliating treatments, 24K Collagen Mask, and coming soon, the Hydro Facial. In addition, the spa also offers premiere authentic Brazilian body waxing services provided in the utmost hygenic environment. Boca Life & Arts


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Donna Pascoe Salon along with The Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce cordially invites you to join us for Hors d'oeuvres and cocktails to celebrate our new Spa Expansion and ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday November 16,2012 at 5:30pm to 8:00pm.   We will be showcasing our fabulous new Spa Division created and managed by Suzana Della Torre who was formerly the Master Aesthetician with Elizabeth Arden of Red Door Spa. Always on the industry's cutting edge, Suzana is happy to bring her international expertise to Boca Raton.  

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Entertainment Skip Sheffield A Brilliantly Tragic “Amadeus” at Maltz Jupiter Theatre Bob Lappin and the Palm Beach Pops present:

Featuring American Idol Finalist and star of Broadway and Film, Tamyra Gray, and Acclaimed Vocalist/Pianist Tony DeSare performing holiday and other favorites from the Great American Songbook.

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Why is it that a few rare individuals mostly filled with sycophants and bufare so extraordinarily gifted they make foons, principally Kappelmeister (music director) Bonno (Jeffrey Bruce), but ordinary people seem mediocre? That is the cruel central question even he recognizes there is something asked by “Amadeus,” Peter Shaffer’s very special about the crude, giggling 1979 Tony Award-winning Best Play, young composer. Ryan Garbayo beautifully captures launching the tenth season of Maltz the boyish enthusiasm and the naivety Jupiter Theatre through Nov. 11 at of Mozart, an undisciplined boy-man 1001 Indiantown Road, Jupiter. brimming with the joy of creativity. “I am the patron saint of mediocriSalieri’s jealousy curdles into hatred ty,” wails Antonio Salieri (Tom Bloom), and revenge. When he tries and fails an Italian-born court musician for Austo ruin the honor of Constanze, Salieri tria’s Emperor Joseph II. “Mozart is vows to block Mozart’s progress at evtouched by God.” ery turn. The object of Salieri’s jealousy and You don’t have to be a Mozart exdespair is Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart pert or classical music lover to recog(Ryan Garbayo), one-time child prodigy now trying to make a name for himself as a 26-year-old newlywed in Vienna in 1782. Salieri is on his death bed at the outset of “Amadeus,” full of regret. He may well be mad too; a victim of guilt. Scenic designer Philip Witcomb has created a marvelously decrepit, crumbling set that reflects the decline and disintegration of the two main characters. The role of Salieri is an actor’s Amadeus at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre showcase, and Tom Bloom gives it his all. Salieri is in a penitent mood, speaking directly to the audi- nize the Mozart pieces tossed off and ence as a close friend, trying to explain spurned: “The Marriage of Figaro,” why he did the terrible things he did “Don Giovanni,” “The Magic Flute” to thwart the career of brilliant young and his own “Requiem Mass.” Playwright Shaffer took considerMozart. able license in exaggerating the rivalry Salieri was a pious man. He lusts for between Salieri and Mozart and the his young protégée, Katherina (Traci extent of the dirty tricks played by SaBlair), but he pledges not to break his lieri. marriage vow. It all makes cracking good theater Mozart is married too, against his though, and director Michael Gieleta father’s wishes to stalwart Constanze has brought out a thousand little de(Alexis Bronikovic). The couple can tails of sound, light and shadows to acbarely make a living, as Mozart has centuate the drama. only three students versus Salieri’s 50. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is acIt only gets worse when they have their knowledged as one of the greatest mufirst child. sical geniuses of all time, creating up Salieri may not have the gift of God, until his death at the tragic young age but he is a good enough musician to imof 35 in 1791. Antonio Salieri would be mediately recognize Mozart’s genius, but a footnote to history if it were not as he tosses off note-perfect composifor this play. tions, one more impressive than the Tickets start at $46. Call 561575next. 2223 or visit www.jupitertheatre.org. The court of Emperor Joseph II is

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Municipal News The Boca Raton Tribune

Collection of $2.97 in county tax revenue has begun Anne Gannon has kicked off her annual quest for cash. She announced that the 2012 property tax season started Nov. 1. “We mailed 705,964 property tax bills, representing total tax revenue of $2.97 billion. This is down $38 million in ad valorem taxes from last year,” said Gannon. “The ad valorem tax, calculated by the

Breakers Palm Beach $4,391,085.39 Panthers BRHC $3,448,827.66 Okeelanta Corp $3,428,665.66 Comcast of Florida $3,283,730.94 Phillips Point II $ 2,966,932.90 “Some 80 percent of taxpayers pay in November. That means they receive the maximum discount of 4 percent for early payment,” said Gannon. “This tax savings can make a difference for families in these difficult economic times.” Some financially struggling families may qualify for some support. The State of Florida has a tax deferral option for those with yearly incomes of $10,000 or less who are 65 years or older. The program only postpones the tax payment. It provides some short term relief. It does not remove the obligation. Florida Statutes provide discounts for early payments as follows:

Palm Beach County Tax Collector Anne Gannon property appraiser, represents $2.64 billion in property values and the nonad valorem tax makes up the balance, or $3.26 million.” The five cities in Palm Beach County that pay the most in property taxes are West Palm Beach (assessed value: $11 billion, total taxes: $69.7 million), Boca Raton (assessed value: $19.5 billion, total taxes: $61.9 million), Delray Beach (assessed value: $7.4 billion, total taxes: $48.5 million), Palm Beach Gardens (assessed value: $9.3 billion, total taxes: $38.8 million) and the town of Palm Beach (assessed value: $12.4 billion, total taxes: $38.8 million). Palm Beach County’s top 2012 taxpayers by the amount of taxes billed are: Florida Power & Light $75,124,056.73 BellSouth Telecommunications $7,250,377.39 Town Center at Boca Raton Trust $ 6,956,090.53 US Sugar Corporation $5,162,481.25 Garden Venture $4,584,592.87 Boca Life & Arts

4% in November 3% in December 2% in January 1% in February March payments receive no discount All payments are due by close of business April 1. Any payment made after April 1is considered delinquent. Gannon offers advice for taxpayers to help save time: Pay property taxes online at www.taxcollectorpbc.com to avoid waiting at busy service centers. The agency’s website has a “Property Tax Help” feature for additional information on payments, deadlines, and discounts.

Boca Raton Police Arrest “Hotwire” Burglar BOCA RATON -- After a lengthy investigation, detectives from the Boca Raton Police Services Department arrested a suspect in connection Burglary suspect with multiple car Stephen Johnson Sr. burglaries in Boca Raton. He is suspected of additional crimes throughout Palm Beach County, said authorities. On October 4, police were called to investigate a car burglary. The victim said someone broke into his 2011 Jaguar and stole a brown leather briefcase, an iPad, a badge, an identification card and a checkbook. The victim went to the Apple Store and found that the internal tracking of the iPad indicated that it was in the SW 85th Street area in Pembroke Pines. Detectives went to the area of the iPad signal and eventually narrowed it to an apartment. Contact was made with the occupant of one apartment who said he had purchased it from someone named Steven and provided investigators with a phone number. A check of phone records led investigators to another number that came back to a woman who was contacted by detectives, but she was uncooperative, police said. An Internet search of the woman’s Facebook page found she listed a relative with a similar name. While searching through past cases it was discovered that the police were called to the Wyndham Hotel Oct. to investigate a child wandering around the hallways alone. That child’s parents were identified as Stephen Johnson Sr.,

Taxpayers may pay by mail. They must include the Property Control Number(s) on the payment and return with the stub. Taxpayers are asked to send without staples or clips because the agency’s high speed mail processing will reject them. Rejected returns must be processed by hand and take much longer. Taxpayers who prefer visiting a service center are welcome to use drop boxes for payments. There is a drop box in the lobby at each Constitutional Tax Collector Service Center.

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24, and Amanda Barrera. Many of the recent auto burglaries were near the Wyndham Hotel, police said. Eventually it was determined that Johnson was booking rooms through the travel website Hotwire.com and stayed at several hotels in Boca Raton. Each time, multiple auto burglaries were reported in the hotel parking lots and surrounding community. On October 25 an auto burglary occurred in a neighborhood near the Best Western on North Federal Highway. Officers checking the hotel parking lot found a car belonging to Johnson. Detectives approached him when he came out to his car. Police said they found in his car and his companion’s car numerous items including laptop computers, GPS devices, radar detectors, cell phones, credit cards, miscellaneous papers and the stolen badge and ID card. Johnson, who police said was on probation for fraud, burglary and other crimes, was charged with burglary, grand theft and unlawful possession of a stolen credit card.

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Delray Chamber sponsors First Annual Wine and Seafood Festival DELRAY BEACH -- The Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce will sponsor its First Annual Delray Beach Wine and Seafood Festival Saturday, Nov. 10, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 11, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., along East Atlantic Avenue, from the Intracoastal east to Salina. Admission to the event is free. Join visitors and stroll Atlantic Avenue while enjoying more than 40 different varietals of wine from around the world. Seafood dishes are on sale from participating food vendors, including local Delray favorites such as Boston’s, Caffe Luna Rosa and 50 Ocean. There will be live music on two stages and

150 artist and craft exhibitors. A limited number of commemorative wine glasses with lanyards are available. They will be on sale at cashier booths while supplies last. The cost is $20, which entitles the buyer to one free drink ticket. Atlantic Avenue will be closed to vehicle traffic from 2 a.m. Saturday to 11 p.m. Sunday. The road will be open to pedestrian traffic only. Parking is available for $5 in the garage next to the courthouse; at the Old School Square Parking Garage and at City Hall on NW 1st Avenue. Visitors can also call the “Downtowner” (561) 386-4073 to hitch a ride (tips only).

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Veterans Day Ceremonies Scheduled Throughout PB County Citizens throughout Palm Beach County should take time from their schedules Sunday, Nov. 11, to honor the men and women who have fought to keep this nation free. Sunday is Veterans Day. Boca Raton will conduct ceremonies at 9 a.m. Sunday at the Boca Raton Cemetery, 449 SW 4th Avenue. The Boca Raton Community High School Naval Junior ROTC (NJROTC) and Marching Band, along with local veterans groups, will provide special recognition to the military men and women who have served the country in times of war and peace.

who are veterans at a ceremony today, Nov. 9, at 9 a.m. at the flag pole in front of the District’s headquarters building on Forest Hill Boulevard in West Palm Beach.

Students from the Boca Raton Community High School Navy Mayor Susan Whelchel will present Junior ROTC were to present the a ceremonial wreath, followed by colors; students of Jupiter Middle a 21-gun salute in recognition School Band were to perform of veterans who have made the several patriotic selections and ultimate sacrifice. The Coastmen Boynton Beach Community High Chorus of Boca Raton and the School’s Aunya May was to sing Fort Lauderdale Highlanders will the National Anthem and close offer musical selections during the with “America the Beautiful.” ceremony. Superintendent Wayne Gent was scheduled to speak, read the Also, the Palm Beach County Veterans Committee invites all names and acknowledge veterans to attend its annual Palm Beach who now serve the students, County Veterans Day Parade parents, staff, and School District Sunday beginning at 2 p.m. The community. Several veterans were parade route is along Clematis to share their experiences and talk Street in downtown West Palm about the meaning and importance of Veterans Day. Beach. The Palm Beach County Veterans Committee is comprised of local Today, Nov. 9, at 7 pm., a free concert veterans and community activists honoring all military personnel who organize and sponsor is scheduled in the Mizner Park Memorial Day and Veterans Day Amphitheater. The concert will observances. For more information, feature popular patriotic selections performed by the Wind Symphony visit of Florida under the direction of pbcveteranscommittee.org Dr. Kyle Prescott. Bring along a In honor of Veterans Day, students blanket or chair, or rent a chair for and School District employees $2 to benefit the NJROTC. Food have held several activities will be available for purchase. this past week. Some schools collected for Forgotten Soldiers Finally, the 14th Annual South while others wrote thank-you Florida Veteran’s Day Dinner letters and delivered them to the hosted by Paul LaGrone will local VA Hospital. Most schools be held Nov. 12 at 6:30 p.m. at invited guest speakers, and many Benevenuto’s Restaurant, 1730 had students interview faculty North Federal Highway, Boynton members or relatives of students Beach. Featured speakers will be who are veterans and showcased two local congressmen, Allen West them on their in-school TV news and Ted Deutch. Dr. Raphael Wald will be the guest speaker. Music programs. will be provided by the original School District employees at “Ink Spots” group. the Fulton-Holland Education Tickets are $39.95 per guest. For Services Center and all other off- reservations, contact J.R. Gordon, site administrative offices were to Event Chair, at 561-361-9091 or honor administrative employees visit: AMOrganization@aol.com

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Bill Hager Re-election Celebration

Susan and Neil Haynie

Bill Hager and his supporters, which include commissioner Steven L. Abrams and Deputy Mayor Susan Haynie

Irena Sas, and former Mayor Ralph Schenck

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CFO Atwater “finds,” returns $119K during phone bank event Florida’s Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater’s Bureau of Unclaimed Property returned more than $199,319 to 797 consumers during a recent phone bank event for South Florida and Treasure Coast residents. In the 12 hours after the phone bank ended, the Unclaimed Property website had 6,949 visits. “During tough economic times, every extra dollar back in the hands of Floridians can make a big difference financially,” said Atwater. “I am proud of my staff at the Bureau of Unclaimed Property that works every day to reunite Floridians with the money that rightfully belongs to them. Through partnerships with the media, we can continue to spread the Jeff Atwater word about our unclaimed property database.” Since taking office in January 2011, CFO Atwater has returned more than $375 million to Floridians. Unclaimed property accounts and values for South Florida as of November 2012 included: Indian River County 68,804 accounts Martin County 133,235 accounts Okeechobee County 16,270 accounts Palm Beach County 905,403 accounts St. Lucie County 154,590 accounts

$ 8,571,190 $ 15,775,839 $ 1,643,181 $124,455,931 $ 16,367,786.

The Unclaimed Property database also contains accounts for local governments, school districts and law enforcement agencies. Currently, the Chief Financial Officer holds unclaimed property accounts valued at more than $1 billion, mostly from dormant accounts in financial institutions, insurance and utility companies, securities and trust holdings. In addition to money and securities, unclaimed property includes tangible property such as watches, jewelry, coins, currency, stamps, historical items and other miscellaneous articles from abandoned safe deposit boxes. Consumers can search for Unclaimed Property by accessing the Department’s website at www.FLTreasureHunt.org or by calling (888) 258-2253 or (850) 4135555.

Boca Raton Flushing Municipal Water System BOCA RATON – To maintain the water quality in the city’s water system, the Boca Raton Utility Services Department will temporarily modify the disinfection process used by the water treatment facility. The city will be using a somewhat stronger disinfection process to produce free chlorine residual instead of a chloramine residual for a two-week period that began Nov. 4 and will end Nov. 18. City officials said the change in the treatment will provide additional protection against bacteria and is being done in accordance with the city’s distribution system maintenance program. Customers served by Boca Raton Utility Services may notice a slight chlorine taste or odor in the tap water during this period. However, officials said, these temporary conditions will not cause adverse health effects.

Users of home kidney dialysis machines, owners of tropical fish aquariums and managers of stores and restaurants with fish and shellfish holding tanks are advised that the methods for testing and removing free chlorine residuals differ from those used for chloramine residuals. Both types of residuals may adversely affect users of kidney dialysis machines and may be toxic to fish and aquatic animals if not treated properly. The city encourages customers who may be affected by this change to seek professional advice. The city will continue to flush fire hydrants during this period. Customers may notice flowing water in streets and swales, localized lower water pressures and a slight discoloration of their tap water. Officials repeated that these are temporary conditions and will not cause adverse health effects. For additional information, call Utility Services at 561-338-7310.

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Chamber taking applications Local 88-year Old Company to for Leadership Boca 2013 Expand Sales Department BOCA RATON -The Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting applications for Leadership Boca 2013. Leadership Boca is a highly-coveted annual program designed to elevate the awareness and knowledge level of civic-minded individuals in regards to local issues Leadership Boca Class of 2012 that drive the economy, the 2013 session is $995. The proeducation and overall success of the gram is open to Chamber members community. The program includes in good standing (dues must be eight themed sessions: SIMSOC current and paid in full). Once the (Simulated Society), Economic De- first application is received, you will velopment, Health & Human Ser- receive a secondary application via vices, Education, Environmental email. Awareness, Media, Government For more information, contact and Culture & Tourism. Chasity J. Navarro by replying to Enrollment is limited to 40 participants and tuition investment for

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BOCA RATON – Capitol Lighting, the award-winning lighting experts, are looking for talented and enthusiastic individuals to add to their growing company. The 88-year old firm is expanding and numerous sales positions are available. Employees will be trained and given valuable skills in retail sales with a focus on the lighting and home furnishing industries. Positions are available at all four Capitol Lighting showroom locations in South Florida, including Boca Raton, Royal Palm Beach, Stuart and Palm Beach Gardens (opening winter 2012). “We want to assist those looking for full-time employment by providing valuable skill set, certifications and the opportunity to create a career at Capitol Lighting ,” said Eric Lebersfeld,

Paragon Deerfield 8 Theater Gets Major Upgrade DEERFIELD BEACH -- Paragon Theaters has made a number of improvements to the Paragon Deerfield 8 Theater. The upgrades include has a 50” wall-to-wall, floor-to ceiling Pepsi Max Extreme Theater screen with diamond row reserved seating, Sony Digital Cinema 4K for picture quality, Dolby Digital Sound for audio quality, The Lot Bar & Lounge with an expanded food and drink menu, The Den arcade featuring classics like Skee Ball and Pac-Man and outdoor lighted canopy seating. The lobby and the restrooms have also been improved.

Automated ticket stands will soon be added to the patio area, which will allow guests to purchase their tickets online and print them out when they arrive at the theater. Founded by the former executive management team of Muvico, Paragon Entertainment Group was established in 2009 to create a differentiated movie-going experience that is superior to traditional movie theaters in comfort, technology and amenities while still retaining a competitive price. Paragon has six theaters currently in operation and more are in the works.

fering customers the ultimate selection, best value and expertise on chandeliers, lamps, fixtures and accessories. The company, family-owned since 1924, offers a complete assortment of products, including one-of-a-kind creations, such as Vanilla Ice’s new lighting line. Capitol Lighting has won numerous awards for retailing excellence.

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BOCA RATON -- Over 100 caregivers from skilled nursing facilities around the Broward and Palm Beach County areas were honored by Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff (R-Ft. Lauderdale) for their dedication and commitment to delivering high-quality, long term care to seniors. The Quality Care Celebration Event took place at Stratford Court of Boca Raton and featured seven local facilities which earned the American Health Care Association’s 2012 National Quality Award. Debra Howe, President/ CEO of Airamid Health Services, also accepted an award on behalf of the organization having 100 percent facility enrollment in the Advancing Excellence in America’s Nursing Homes Campaign. BOCA RATON — Cortera®, a provider of comprehensive businessto-business payment and purchase data and insights for U.S. companies, announced it is opening a new office in Boston to support the company’s recent growth due to the strong demand for the company’s B2B purchase behavior data, insights and sales intelligence. Cortera’s new sales team will operate out of the Prudential Tower in the heart of Boston’s Back Bay business center. The company

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also has offices in Boca Raton, the company’s headquarters; Quincy, Mass. and Bangalore, India. A ceremony was held Nov. 1 to celebrate the grand opening of Smart for Life’s newly-renovated, 25,000-square-foot manufacturing and distribution facility at 1210 West 13th Street in Riviera Beach. The event was hosted by Palm Beach County and company Founder Dr. Sasson Moulavi. The $3.1 million project was funded in partnership with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Small Business Administration. County Commission Chair Shelley Vana and the Department of Economic Sustainability joined officials with the Community Land Trust of Palm Beach County, Inc. Oct. 19 to celebrate the completion of Davis Landings Apartments at 4938 Davis Road in suburban Lake Worth. DES partnered with CLT to build the 25-unit affordable family rental community on 2.13 acres within the county’s urban redevelopment area. The $5.7 million project was financed through the HUD Neighborhood Stabilization Program 2.

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WHAT BUSINESS ARE YOU IN?™

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By Gerald J. Sherman

The Business of Jobs… Jobs…Jobs…

They talk about Jobs...Jobs...Jobs… and never realize that unless we become a country that not only consumes goods/services but also produces goods/services in the U.S.A., the unemployment rate will continue to grow. We must become a major force once again in producing goods. The question is how can we do it? We have to be proactive and get our government and private industry to invest in our manufacturing industry so that we can be a competitive force in this country and the Global marketplace. We need the political power structure in our county to help in this effort. Our legislators must be on notice that we need the kind of relief they have given to Wall St., Banks and other businesses. Labor unions have to reevaluate their wages and pension demands in order for us to be competitive. We need to provide special loans, tax deductions and other incentives for companies that produce products in the U.S.A. We must do a better job in branding, the “Made in the U.S.A.,” label for the domestic and international markets. What happening to our reciprocal trade agreements? We must reevaluate our bilateral agreement with China in order to be truly competitive with them and other countries in the global market. It’s called, ”what’s good for the goose should be good for the gander.” We must level the playing field in dealing with other countries. It’s the only way that we can make our mark in the global scene. Competitive grounds rules must be changed and followed.

In William R. Greenberg’s article -- U.S.Trade Agreement in the Wall Street Journal he writes, “I think the time has come for a new and bolder approach. China and the U.S. should open negotiations for a free trade agreement between our two countries. The negotiations will not be easy. There will be numerous impasses, and the negotiations will probably last for many years. But discussing problems in the context of driving toward a potential agreement is far better than lengthy dialogues without an end result. Even if we fail to reach an agreement on many issues, progress should be possible on some issues, and that will create a better trade climate. The alternative is that we drift along constantly irritating each other in a low-grade trade war that will leave businesses and consumers in both countries losers.” A final point -- just as some foreign automobile manufactures are assembling and sourcing materials for their automobiles that are sold in the U.S.A. why not have the other global trader who market their goods in the U.S.A. be encouraged to assemble their products in our country? Gerald J. Sherman, MBA, DBA of Sherman & Perlman LLC Public Relations & Marketing is an author, marketing consultant and public relations person and has written several books and articles on these subjects. jerry@ shermanperlman.com http://www. shermanperlman.com 561.715.2788

Meeting with the Florida House Representative Gayle Harrell In November 1th, 2012, Carlo Barbieri, president of the Brazil Club welcomed Gayle Harrell, Representative of the Florida House, in his office, at Oxford Group Headquarters. Gayle Harrell, Representative of the Florida House, District 81, is also Health Information Technology Consultant, chair from the Criminal Justice Subcommittee, and chair from the “National Foundation for Women Legislators”. The main subject of the meeting was the relationship of the Brazilian Community with the Business Community in United States. They are planning in the future, a visit of her Foundation “ National Foundation for Women Legislators, Inc” in which she is chair, to Brazil. Business

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Businesses Must Meet Challenges of a New Economy Many entrepreneurs complain that the economic downturn is bad for business. That’s true. But it is better to think positively, and see the struggling financial situation in the nation and the world as a cause for re-examining your business practices. From that can come new and important methods that will actually help your company’s operations. The depth and breadth of the struggling economy will definitely change the business world and the financial marketplace. This should not be a surprise, but rather, an expectation in a growing and changing world, even if it were not impacted by economic upheaval. Corporate governance, after all, is a working model, guided by policy values, able to plan, allocate and manage resources, actions, initiatives, principles, values and strategies, seeking to enable the achievement of the objectives proposed by a company. Consider the insights we have been given by the late Peter Drucker, a management consultant, author and educator who did much to form the way businesses operated during the second half of the 20th century. Drucker taught that management is “a liberal art,” and he infused his management advice with interdisciplinary lessons from history, sociology, psychology, philosophy, culture and religion. He also believed strongly that all institutions, including those in the private sector, have a responsibility to the whole of society. “The fact is,” Drucker wrote in his 1973 “Management: Tasks, Responsibilities, Practices,” “in modern society, there is no other leadership group but managers. If the managers of our major institutions, and especially of business, do not take responsibility for the common good, no one else can or will.” Drucker was interested in the growing effect of people who worked with their minds rather than their hands. We can see that in the immense growth of technology. Many people in today’s workplaces spend time working on computers, coming up with ideas, rather than putting products together. People like Bill Gates and Steve Jobs earned their fame and fortune by working more with their heads and less with their hands. Intense training of individuals and teams is of utmost importance. In addition to technical knowledge, each individual and/or team member should know, help build, accept, advocate and practice healthy structural conditions devised by the company. Vision, mission, objectives, intentions, beliefs, values and principles will be a set of har-

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monic signals or harmonized directives to be practiced by everyone and will evolve as the universe induces adaptations. In his book, Drucker expressed intrigue with who knew more about certain subjects than their bosses or colleagues and yet had to cooperate with others in a large organization. Rather than simply glorify the phenomenon as the epitome of human progress, Drucker analyzed it and explained how it challenged the common thinking about how organizations should be run. His approach worked well in the increasingly mature business world when large corporations had developed the basic manufacturing efficiencies and managerial hierarchies of mass production. Executives thought they knew how to run companies, and Drucker took it upon himself to poke holes in their beliefs. But he did so in a sympathetic way. He assumed that his readers were intelligent, rational, hardworking people. If their organizations struggled, he believed it was usually because of outdated ideas, a narrow conception of problems or internal misunderstandings. While Drucker passed away in 2005, his ideas are still fresh, and they can be used and adapted for the “new” economy being thrust upon us. Entrepreneurs must look both within the shop and outside the box for methods of dealing with change. In other words, the internal work atmosphere must be checked and rechecked to see if it gels with the new global marketplace. While all businesses feel the call of the new economy, the small- and middle-sized firms are more capable of making changes, and making them more quickly. While the large automotive companies have added innovations like robotic assembly line workers, the basic structure of those companies has remained unchanged. It is probably more important for the small and medium-sized companies to change as a matter of survival. If they don’t update themselves to meet the challenges of the new financial reality – and do so more regularly than large, established firms – they could fail. “An entrepreneur who does not learn to manage will not last long, as well as a manager who does not learn to innovate,” Peter Drucker advised. So, in the end, what businesses will survive and thrive? Those who work with ideas; those who develop really competitive products or processes; those who develop an ongoing competitiveness; those who support job training and those who know the law and tax policies. November, 8 through November 15, 2012


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BDB forms Manufacturing Task Business Notes from PBSC: The Force in Palm Beach County Key to Productive Meetings By: Palm Beach State College Small Business Development Center BOCA RATON -- The “no-meeting” model is popular with entrepreneurs in start-up mode, but at some point, holding well-organized, productive meetings are necessary if you want your company to grow and prosper. So how can you make your meetings relevant, productive and interactive? Did you know that the average adult attention span is 20 minutes? So what should be covered first in a meeting? Consider setting topic sequence not by perceived relevance, but rather according to degree of participation required. Try to put any item that needs participative energy near the beginning of the agenda. If a meeting is compelling - important to everyone present and filled with lively debate - people will remain engaged for the duration, no matter how long it runs.

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The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County announced that it has formed a Manufacturing Task Force to support and promote an economic ecosystem that will help the manufacturing sector flourish in Palm Beach County. The task force will promote the growth and economic well-being of the county’s manufacturing industry by acting as a unified force and by representing common interests regarding strategies to improve competitiveness. Co-chairing the new BDB Manufacturing Task Force are Lauren Spector, CEO, Quantachrome, Inc. and attorney Patricia Lebow, founder and managing partner of Broad and Cassel’s West Palm Beach office. The task force includes delegates from employers representing different segments of manufacturing, community colleges, universities, high schools, and Workforce Alliance. “We want to identify and address the challenges the manufacturing sector faces, and connect you with the resources needed to address those challenges,” said Spector during her address to the participants that attended the first task force meeting Oct. 12. “Palm Beach County companies are contributing to the comeback of the U.S. manufacturing sector in recent Business

years,” said Kelly Smallridge, BDB CEO and President. “Our diverse manufacturing cluster includes sophisticated aviation and marine components, biomedical devices, pharmaceuticals, information technology (IT) hardware and software, printing and construction products.” Smallridge noted that the BDB’s research has identified more than 150 manufacturing companies in Palm Beach County. “These are primarily smaller businesses that operate under the radar,” she said. “One of our key goals is to connect them with the right resources, such as workforce training, to help them grow. We also want to showcase the wide variety of products that are made in Palm Beach County, building awareness of the contributions of our manufacturing sector.” The BDB is planning a quarterly luncheon to showcase the manufacturing sector on November 15 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center. The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County is the official public/private economic development organization for Palm Beach County and Enterprise Florida. Founded in 1982 as a not-for-profit corporation, its primary purpose is to attract and retain new industry, business investment, high quality jobs and workforce development through corporate relocations, expansions and international trade.

If your employees are less than engaged, you may need to think about changing the agenda. Also, consider the real meaning of the meeting in the first place. Would a 15-minute standup session be just as productive? Jeff Gibson, Vice President of Table Group, shares this idea. “When a group of intelligent people come together to talk about issues that actually matter, it is both natural and productive for disagreement to occur. Resolving those issues is what makes a meeting productive, even fun.” Sometimes deciding not to hold a meeting may be the best use of everyone’s valuable time. For more on this topic, or for no-cost consulting with certified business analysts, including growth acceleration consultants and PTAC specialists, contact the SBDC at 561-862-4726 or email sbdc@palmbeachstate.edu

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United States Women’s Nation Team High School Football Recap Cardinal Newman 42, Spanish River 7: to Play at FAU Stadium Dec. 15 By: Pedro Heizer Hope Solo, Abby Wambach, Christine Rapinoe, Alex Morgan and the rest of the 2012 Olympic Gold Medalist United States Women’s Soccer team will be in Boca Raton this holiday season.

facilities management, operations and events at FAU. “The stadium was designed to be a perfect venue for events like this. I see us hosting other similar events in the future.” The USA has averaged more than 18,000 fans per game while going 3-02 so far on the Fan Tribute Tour pre-

Erick Hardnett rushed for 158 yards and two touchdowns and George Mastics threw two touchdown passes as the Crusaders (8-1) cruised past the Sharks (0-9) in Boca Raton.

Fort Myers-Southwest Florida Christian 26, Boca Raton Christian 14: A.J. Puente threw for 115 yards and two touchdowns, but the Blazers (8-1) fell to the Kings (3-6) in Boca Raton.Caleb Hood and Joe Lewis had the TD receptions for the Blazers.

Olympic Heights 21, Okeechobee 10: Deago Sama scored on a 30-yard touchdown reception and a 71-yard punt return, leading the Lions (7-2, 3-2 14-6A)past the Brahmans (4-5, 2-3 District 14-6A) in Okeechobee.

Pope John Paul II 43, Miami Country Day 12: Late Monday night United States Soccer announced that the Women’s National Team will play a match vs. China on December 15 at FAU Stadium as part of the 2012 Fan Tribune Tour. This will not be the first time some of these players have played in Boca Raton. Members of the U.S. women’s soccer team are already familiar with playing in Boca Raton as the FAU Soccer Stadium hosted home matches for the magicJack, a Boca Raton based professional team that played in the Women’s Professional Soccer league in 2011, which drew large crowds because of the fact the magicJack sported superstar players such as Hope Solo, Abby Wambach, Christine Rapinoe, and Shannon Boxx. The league itself folded in 2012 after an ongoing legal battle with magicJack owner Dan Borislow. The match at FAU Stadium will be the first for the USWNT in Palm Beach County and the first in South Florida in nearly 13 years. This will be the third sporting event aside from Owls football that FAU Stadium will host. Earlier this year, the Major League Lacrosse All-Star Game and The Battle of Florida All-Star College Football Game were also played at the state-of-the-art stadium in the heart of Florida Atlantic University. “We want the FAU Stadium to become a showpiece for the University and community, while giving value back to our sponsors,” said Mitch Silverman, assistant athletic director for Sports

Carmine Giuffrida threw for 120 yards and three touchdowns and DeQuan McGriff ran for 103 yards and a touchdown run to lead the Eagles (8-1) to the rout of the Spartans in Boca Raton. Giuffrida’s TD passes all came in the first half as the Eagles led 30-0 at halftime. Will Jeanlys had five catches for 157 yards and a touchdown and Jarious Smith added a rushing touchdown for Pope.

sented by Panasonic, defeating Costa Rica 8-0, beating Australia by 2-1 and 6-2 scores and drawing Germany twice, 1-1 and 2-2. The USA returns to action for a pair of matches against

Palm Beach Central 38, Boca Raton 3: Boca Raton (2-6, 0-3 in 10-8A) started well, getting two defensive stops and getting a field goal on its first drive. But after the second Central three-and-out, Golob’s punt came down around the Boca 30-yard line and glanced off an unknowing Boca blocker. On their next drive, the Bobcats botched a handoff to running back Cecil Johnson, who lost the ball in a pile of linemen.

Ransom Everglades 41, St. Andrew’s 12: The Scots (1-8) fell to the (4-6) Raiders in Miami.

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the Republic of Ireland on Nov. 28 at JELD-WEN Field in Portland, Ore., and Dec. 1 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz. The USWNT won the gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics with a 6-0-0 record - the first time this has happened for the team in an Olympic tournament. The U.S. won its third straight gold medal (and fourth gold medal overall) at the 2012 London Olympics. Ticket information for the match has not been released as of yet but should be available soon.

Santaluces 34, West Boca Raton 27: Diocemy St. Juste had rushing touchdowns of 41 and 55 yards, leading Santaluces to a 34-27 victory over West Boca Raton on Thursday night. Artez Fulton threw a touchdown pass and also rushed for a score for Santaluces (5-3, 4-2 District 13-7A). Gerald Ferguson returned a blocked punt 5yards for a touchdown and Michael Fiore’s added a touchdown on a 3-yard interception return for West Boca Raton (2-6, 2-4).

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Lynn’s Basketball Second-Half Surge Falls Short BOCA RATON, Fla. – In its final tune-up of the preseason, Lynn University’s men’s basketball team fell to cross-town rivals Florida Atlantic University 87-80 on Monday night. Kaleb Clyburn led all Fighting Knights

and 12 rebounds. Lynn shot an impressive 83.3% from the free throw line in the first half while Florida Atlantic shot 57.1% but the Owls headed into locker room with a seven point, 42-35, lead.

scorers with 18 points while Brandon Smith and Shamel Akins chipped in 16 and 15, respectively. Lynn opens its season Friday, November 9, against Ave Maria at the de Hoernle Sports & Cultural Center. The Fighting Knights got on the board first while capitalizing on two free throws from an Owls foul. Florida Atlantic quickly pulled ahead, though, and held the lead the remainder of the game. Dragan Sekelja paced the Owls in the first half with 14 points, shooting 6-of-8 from the field while Lynn was led by Clyburn, who put up 11 points. He finished with a game-high 21 points

Akins keyed a big LU run in the second period, helping the team erase a 15-point deficit and pulling to within six. Slobodon Miljanic then closed the gap to four with less than a minute remaining but the Owls Stefan Moody knocked down four shots at the line to put the game out of reach. The Blue & White improved their game from behind the arc, connecting for seven treys in the second half while FAU rallied with by hitting 61.9% of its shots from the charity stripe. Lynn had a total of 17 turnovers in the contest and FAU had 14 and a total of eight steals.

Lynn Women’s Basketball Drops Exhibition Opener Orlando, Fla. – In a Knights versus Knights match-up, UCF got the better of Lynn University 65-47 in a women’s basketball exhibition Saturday night. Tashina Bailey logged a double-double with 10 points and 10 assists while Kira Harvey and Karolina Bazua each chipped in nine points apiece. Kayli Keough led all scorers with 15 points. The Blue & White did not have their shooting touch from beyond the arc, going 3-for-22 from three-point range, but still found ways to keep the

from the free-throw line en route to going 10-for-14 in the contest overall. Bailey was 5-for-9 from the field and led all players in rebounds. She also picked up a block in 27 minutes of play. Harvey had trouble finding the basket but was a perfect 4-for-4 from the charity strip and was one of three players to log two steals, along with Amanda Schultz and Shatorria Baker. UCF forced 26 LU turnovers and had 11 steals, led by Keough’s five swipes.

game close. Despite trailing 36-15 at the half, LU was able to hold UCF to a mere 37.9% from the floor. Lynn found its stroke in the second half, hitting 35.5% of its shots in outscoring the Knights 32-29. Additionally, the Fighting Knights shot 88.9 %

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