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Chanan Smith, “How to Protect Yourself from Intruders”

2020-01-04T15:08:20-05:00

Chanan Smith, “How to Protect Yourself from Intruders” Weekly Meeting December 18th, 2019 Pictured above are Chanan Smith, Founder of Magen Krav Maga, Club President Vanessa Havener and member Jeff Bovarnick. Magen Krav Maga was established in 2012 by reserve officers of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and is one of the leading experts in Active Shooter Response Training (ASRT), security vulnerability assessment and emergency procedures. Chanan offers active shooter response training, krav maga self-defense training, counter terrorism training and defensive firearms training.

Chanan Smith, “How to Protect Yourself from Intruders”2020-01-04T15:08:20-05:00

Member Craft Talk- Kristine Shea Amorello

2019-12-19T13:02:32-05:00

Craft Talk- Kristine Shea Amorello Weekly Meeting November 13th, 2019 Pictured above is Craft talk organizer Jeff Tromberg and Kris Amorello (formally Klemetsmo). Jeff led a Q&A with Kris who has had a fascinating life – and she’d hardly done yet!  The following is an edited version of her talk as told by Kris to Jeff (and the members). Fasten your seat belt and take a fast ride through the wonderful life of Kris as shared with Jeff. My family moved to Boca Raton when I was nine years old. I went to public schools [...]

Member Craft Talk- Kristine Shea Amorello2019-12-19T13:02:32-05:00

Doug Mosely of ESPN and the Boca Raton Cheribundi Bowl

2019-12-12T12:07:38-05:00

Doug Mosely of ESPN and the Boca Raton Cheribundi Bowl Weekly Meeting October 23rd, 2019 Pictured above are Doug Mosely of ESPN and Club President Vanessa Havener. Doug gave a history of the Boca Raton Bowl that has had a number of sponsors and is presently sponsored by Cheribundi, a company that makes cherry beverages. The Boca Raton Bowl caters to teams out of the American Athletic Conference, Conference USA and the Mid-American Conference. The Bowl has been moved to be held on Saturday, Dec. 21 at 3:30 pm in the FAU Stadium in [...]

Doug Mosely of ESPN and the Boca Raton Cheribundi Bowl2019-12-12T12:07:38-05:00

Author Joan Lipinsky Cochran

2019-12-05T10:44:56-05:00

Author Joan Lipinsky Cochran Weekly Meeting November 20th, 2019 Pictured above is author Joan Lipinsky Cochran, speaker at the Nov. 20 Club meeting. Ms. Cochran is a former journalist who has written for such publications as Family Circle, the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Miami Herald, the Palm Beach Post, Florida Design and South Florida Magazine. Her food articles have also appeared in the Sun-Sentinel, Moment Magazine, and The Forward, among other publications. A graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, she received her Master’s in Fine Arts from Florida International University in 2008. Since [...]

Author Joan Lipinsky Cochran2019-12-05T10:44:56-05:00

State Attorney Dave Aronberg

2019-10-23T21:26:34-04:00

State Attorney Dave Aronberg Weekly Meeting October 16th, 2019 Pictured above are State Attorney Dave Aronberg with Club President Vanessa Havener. As State Attorney, Aronberg leads a team of 120 prosecutors and 220 professional staff in five offices throughout Palm Beach County. Aronberg’s leadership has led to a significant increase in conviction rates for both felonies and misdemeanors, a decrease in the number of juveniles direct filed into adult court, and a greatly improved working relationship with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies. In July 2016, he created a Sober Homes Task Force [...]

State Attorney Dave Aronberg2019-10-23T21:26:34-04:00

Brian Jackson Craft Talk – A Life of Helping Businesses with Banking Services

2019-10-06T12:28:30-04:00

Brian Jackson Craft Talk – A Life of Helping Businesses with Banking Services Weekly Meeting August 14th, 2019 Pictured above are Club member Brian Jackson with Club President Vanessa Havener. Brian grew up in Hampton Roads (Portsmouth) Virginia.  He graduated from Old Dominion University in 1995 and moved to Northern Virginia where he started his career as a Management Trainee with First Virginia Bank in the Annandale area.  From there he managed the busiest branch of Prosperity Bank and Trust in Springfield for seven years before being recruited by Capital One to be a [...]

Brian Jackson Craft Talk – A Life of Helping Businesses with Banking Services2019-10-06T12:28:30-04:00

Dustin Robinson on Cannabis Law

2019-10-06T12:19:07-04:00

Dustin Robinson on Cannabis Law Weekly Meeting August 21st, 2019 Pictured above are Club President Vanessa Havener with Dustin Robinson, founding partner of Mr. Cannabis Law. Dustin started Mr. Cannabis Law because he saw a need for a law firm capable of handling diverse legal and business issues within the unique and highly regulated industries of hemp and medical marijuana. His focus on the hemp and medical marijuana industries allows him to stay abreast of all current legal developments as well as anticipate upcoming legal developments for his clients. If there is an upcoming [...]

Dustin Robinson on Cannabis Law2019-10-06T12:19:07-04:00

Dean RT Good, Lynn University, College of Business and Management

2019-09-19T21:02:59-04:00

Dean RT Good, Lynn University, College of Business and Management Weekly Meeting September 11th, 2019 Pictured above is Dr. RT Good, Dean of the College of Business and Management, Lynn University in Boca Raton with Club President Vanessa Havener. Lynn University is located in Boca Raton and has 3,000 students. Of that, 1,800 are students in the College of Business and Management. Dr. RT Good is the Dean of the College. Dean Good shared that they focus in a few key areas including: Rapidly adjusting the College curriculum to meet the changing needs of [...]

Dean RT Good, Lynn University, College of Business and Management2019-09-19T21:02:59-04:00

Three New Members and Grant to Palm Beach State College

2019-10-06T12:14:41-04:00

Three New Members and Grant to Palm Beach State College Weekly Meeting August 28th, 2019 Pictured above are Club President Vanessa Havener, Julie Vianale (sponsor), new member Alexander Francis "Frank" Beaton, new member Jennifer Bate Richy with sponsor Diane Shawcross and new member Nicholas "Nick" Darzentas with sponsor Gary Hildebrand. Frank is a residential mortgage loan officer with Residential Home Funding Corp. Jennifer is Executive Director/COO of Boca West Children’s Foundation. And, Nick Darzentas, CFA is a Portfolio Manager with Sky Alpha Asset Advisors. Please welcome them to Boca Rotary! Sit next to them [...]

Three New Members and Grant to Palm Beach State College2019-10-06T12:14:41-04:00

Speaker Chloe Rits: Be Like Brit Foundation (Haiti)

2019-08-21T10:44:42-04:00

Be Like Brit Foundation (Haiti) Weekly Meeting August 7th, 2019 Pictured above are Chloe Rits, Florida Director of Outreach, Be Like Brit Foundation along with Vanessa Havener, Club President. Britney Gengel was a 19-year old college student who visited Haiti in 2010 and was killed in her hotel during the terrible earthquake there. She loved the orphans there so her parents set up the Be Like Brit Foundation that raised funds and built a new orphanage named Brit’s Home. The facility now has 33 boys and 33 girls living there who are completely cared [...]

Speaker Chloe Rits: Be Like Brit Foundation (Haiti)2019-08-21T10:44:42-04:00

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