Ut was a natural fit for Gonnelli to offer to help a local Boca resident, Frank Blome, a 37-year-old, independent house painter, with no health insurance, suffering from congestive heart failure, and in desperate need of an organ transplant, that he could not afford. After learning of Blome’s situation, Paul launched (mostly single-handedly) a community wide campaign to organize many local events, fairs, pot luck dinners, etc. He solicited donations from local churches, civic community, and social clubs, and others to partner, aiming for a heart for Frank Blome.
Teddy Bear ProjectAlex Buruchian2020-03-04T09:57:21-05:00
In 2003, the RCBR encountered one of the most unique opportunities for a combination Community Service and Charitable Fundraising Project in Club history. Club Member Rick Taylor, General Contractor, was engaged by a client to complete a large tenant office remodel. When he arrived to survey the project, the exiting occupant, a wholesale toy distributor, had a room stacked high
Opal Honorees – Sue & Yaacov HellerAlex Buruchian2020-01-21T16:09:38-05:00
Sue & Yaacov Heller Opal Honorees Yaacov has been rated among the world’s most accomplished sculptors and top silversmiths. His [...]
Opal Honorees – Doris & Neil GillmanAlex Buruchian2020-01-21T16:08:53-05:00
Doris & Neil Gillman Opal Honorees Doris and Neil are honored to be recognized alongside so many fine people who [...]
Opal Honorees – Laura ReissAlex Buruchian2020-01-21T16:07:53-05:00
Laura Reiss Opal Honoree Laura Reiss has always believed in a world where people celebrate and support each other. In [...]
Opal Honorees – Jerry KramerAlex Buruchian2020-01-21T16:07:16-05:00
Jerry Kramer Opal Honoree Jerry Kramer is a Boca Raton resident, a first-generation college graduate, and has lived life with [...]
Opal Honorees – Toby & Leon CoopermanAlex Buruchian2020-01-21T16:10:25-05:00
Toby & Leon Cooperman Opal Honorees Leon and Toby Cooperman believe it is their moral imperative to give others the [...]
Cat Island OrphanageBill Riddick2019-07-05T10:35:19-04:00
The Bahamas is a beautiful travel destination for most, but many times we forget about the homeless youth who reside there. Thankfully, many orphanages exist, but none like the Old Bight Cat Island Children’s Home. Old Bight Cat Island Children’s home was built in 1999 by missionaries Eric, Susan Hall, and their family.
Boca Helping HandsBill Riddick2019-05-30T20:55:48-04:00
The Rotary Club of Boca Raton Serving Boca Helping Hands Boca Helping Hands provides food, medical and financial [...]
President’s MessageAlex Buruchian2023-01-23T15:25:59-05:00
As the 62 nd President of the Rotary Club of Boca Raton I would like to take a moment to welcome each of you to the Rotary Club of Boca Raton’s web site.The Rotary Club of Boca Raton has been “Changing Lives and Building Futures “ for young people since 1957, both locally and internationally.