The Club had Ricardo Boehm as the guest speaker for the Nov. 25 meeting. He is a member of the Palm Beach Rotary Club and has focused a lot of this personal attention to helping the indigenous people in a remote area of Guatemala and, in particular, the Ak’Tenamit school. Note below the boat, electric motor and solar panels all provided via Rotary Global Grants. Rotary Global Grant’s mission there is to enable the indigenous people of Guatemala to become self-sustaining by supporting projects that: Improve [...]
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We were delighted to have Patricia Cimino as a guest speaker. Patricia Cimino is a Certified Coach specializing in empowerment. Whether she is speaking to a group of twenty or hundreds, Patricia utilizes her unique approach steeped in neuroscience, positive psychology, and eastern philosophies to create game-changing results. Audiences appreciate how Patricia radiates high-energy and infuses possibility and optimism into her presentations and her interactions with everyone she meets. This talk shares her story of servant leadership and offers three simple yet powerfully effective strategies to navigate life. Especially helpful during this unusual [...]
We were delighted to have Noel Guillama as our guest speaker. Noel is a member of Wellington Rotary and is a nationally recognized expert and lecturer on healthcare management/operations and the use of technology in healthcare. Since 1984, Mr. Guillama has been Chairman of Guillama, Inc., a strategic operations consulting and management company in healthcare, technology, construction and real estate. Noel has served as past Chairman of Quantum Group, Inc. (Quantum) (Formerly NYSE Amex QGP) of Wellington, FL. Quantum is a healthcare information technology company and former CEO of Metropolitan Health Networks, Inc. [...]
We were pleased to have a Craft Talk with new member Lisa Talley hosted by Jeff Tromberg. Lisa is a recent transplant to Florida. Lisa and her husband Geoffrey Wetherell relocated for Geoffrey’s new position as an Assistant Professor at Florida Atlantic University. They have permanently settled in Palm Beach and are exploring their new hometown. Lisa believes in strong community involvement, volunteering and business positive initiatives. As a recent graduate with a dual Master of Science in Digital Media and Master of the Arts in English Communication, Lisa has advocated for and [...]
Introduction by past president Vanessa Havener: Rotary's motto is "Service Above Self" and I can't think of anything more fitting than describing the service a veteran provides to our country by volunteering in our uniformed services. The military literally owns your body and dictates your medical care, appearance, where you live and for how long, what job you do and what you can tell your family. If you deploy, you are also most likely missing birthdays, anniversaries, births, deaths & graduations and if you deploy to a combat zone you might get shot [...]
Speaker Paul Lopez We were pleased to have attorney, Paul Lopez, join us as our guest speaker this week. He was introduced by Club member Adam Palmer. Paul Lopez is the managing partner of the 50-lawyer law firm of Tripp Scott, P.A. and has been practicing law for over 27 years. He has a national and statewide trial practice in the area of employment law and commercial litigation and serves as Chair of the law firm's Litigation Department. He has been AV rated for over 20 years (highest attainable) and is consistently recognized as [...]
We were pleased to have Rhys Williams and Jessica Beaver of the FAU Tech Runway be our guest speakers. Jessica gave the presentation, and both Jessica and Rhys answered questions. The FAU Tech Runway® is a South Florida public-private partnership that serves as a hub to accelerate technology development and incubate startup companies. Our 28,000-square-foot collaborative working space provides entrepreneurs with a complete ecosystem in which to office, train, mentor, fund, and scale their companies from ideation through to early revenue stage. There are three major program areas in FAU Tech Runway: 1) Venture, [...]
Bryn has been a Rotarian since 1986 when he joined the Rotary Club of Barrie Huronia in Barrie, Ontario. He was Club President in 1995-96; served as District Governor. District Conference Chair in 1999 and was a GSE Team Leader to Australia in April 2000. Bryn was District Governor during the Rotary Centennial year of 2004-05. He has served Rotary as chair of numerous committees and as RI President Representative to numerous District Conferences. His passions for Rotary includes a membership and OUR Rotary Foundation. He was D7010 District Foundation Chair from 2007-10 and was the Regional Rotary [...]
Jeff Tromberg led a Craft Talk with Bill Riddick. William (Bill) Riddick is a second-generation Floridian born in Boynton Beach and raised in Boca Raton, FL. His mother was born in the small seaside town of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea and his father moved to Pompano Beach, FL in the 60s where his family has multiple businesses. Bill now lives in Palm City, FL with his wife Melanie and sons Winston & Theodore. Bill has always been a go getter, accomplishing anything he has set his mind to and leading many organizations. His leadership skills started to develop at a young [...]
Boca Helping Hands Donates Female Personal Hygiene Products to PERIOD, a Local Non-Profit Created by Megan Enriquez a Rotary RYLA AwardeeAlex Buruchian2020-10-28T13:30:47-04:00
Shown above is a photo taken at BHH showing the donation of feminine hygiene products to PERIOD, a no-profit that provides these products to 10+ non-profits which, in turn, provide them to women in need. Pictured above from left to right are: Greg Hazle, Executive Director Gary Hildebrand, President RCBR and Board of Director BHH Natalia Isabel, student at Grandview HS Jessi Li, student at Boca Raton HS Megan Enrique, Founder PERIOD & student at Grandview HS Pia Giannone, Rotarian and BHH Volunteer Lourdes Harman, Food Center Manager Bill Harper, Director of Food [...]