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Dr. John Stasswimmer & Rachel Huerta, ARPN Answer Your Questions on Covid-19

2020-07-28T13:53:34-04:00

We had a special meeting this week with Club members Rachel Huerta, ARPN and John Strasswimmer, MD, Ph.D. Rachel runs Direct Primary Care of Boca Raton and handles most medical issues not requiring a specialist. John and his partner own Strasswimmer & Smirnov Dematology in Delray Beach. John is Board Certified in Mohs procedures.  John and Rachel provided answers to questions posed by the Club members about the terrible novel coronavirus and resulting Covid-19 disease that develops. Here is a summary of the answers they gave: Masks There were many questions about masks. Rachel  [...]

Dr. John Stasswimmer & Rachel Huerta, ARPN Answer Your Questions on Covid-192020-07-28T13:53:34-04:00

Laura Reiss – Kindness Matters 365 Founder & CEO – Creating a Positive Culture of Gratitude, Compassion and Kindness

2020-07-28T13:39:24-04:00

The Club was delighted to have Laura Reiss, Founder, CEO & Executive Director of Kindness Matters 365, as our speaker.  Kindness Matters 365 programing teaches how (mostly) children can learn how to operate within a kindness environment. There are three principles that to which Kindness Matters always ascribes: Gratitude  +  Compassion  + Kindness Laura conceived The Kindness Matters 365 Foundation in 2007. It is a community service program that educates and inspires kids and teens to understand the importance of being kind citizens and community leaders by providing them with the opportunity to learn [...]

Laura Reiss – Kindness Matters 365 Founder & CEO – Creating a Positive Culture of Gratitude, Compassion and Kindness2020-07-28T13:39:24-04:00

Craft Talk – Frank Beaton – NHL & Bagpipes

2020-05-04T21:51:15-04:00

Frank (pictured playing the Bagpipes) grew up in Nova Scotia, Canada, and, like most young kids his age, he learned to play hockey. He turned pro in 1973 after graduating from high school and had stints with the NY Rangers (NHL) and the Edmonton Oilers, Cincinnati Stingers and Birmingham Bulls of the World Hockey Association (WHA). He is married to his wife Judy and they have two grown children, a daughter Catherine and son Alex. He and Judy now have one grandchild, Allan, who is 15 months old. After finishing his hockey career, he [...]

Craft Talk – Frank Beaton – NHL & Bagpipes2020-05-04T21:51:15-04:00

Ken Davis Craft Talk – A Successful Realtor & Helping with the Cat Island Orphanage

2020-05-04T21:57:16-04:00

Pictured above are Vocational Talk Coordinator Jeff Tromberg and Member Ken Davis. This narrative was graciously written by Ken with team editing with questions from Jeff. First, I want to let all the members of The Rotary Club of Boca Raton know how wonderful it's been to be a Member since 1981--- for 19 years! It's a service minded family that takes care of each other, and it's never been better! I took longer to grow up than most and had to learn to “Give what you can't keep and to have what you'll never [...]

Ken Davis Craft Talk – A Successful Realtor & Helping with the Cat Island Orphanage2020-05-04T21:57:16-04:00

Two New Members – Rolando Bethart and Barbara Vega

2020-03-30T15:15:59-04:00

The Club was pleased to induct both Rolando Bethart and Barbara Vega into the club. There was a request to not publish a photo of their joining. But, none the less, we are happy to have them as new members.

Two New Members – Rolando Bethart and Barbara Vega2020-03-30T15:15:59-04:00

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

December 11, 2019 – Jonathan Raineau Craft Talk

2020-02-21T20:01:20-05:00

Jonathan Raineau Craft Talk Weekly Meeting December 11, 2019 Pictured above are Avery Yudien, Program Chairman and Jonathan Raineau, President of Sheraton Hotel and Casino. My story begins with my grandparents. My mother’s parents were from Hungary and immigrated to Mississippi where she was born and raised. My grandfather was a commercial fisherman and passed away before I was born. My grandmother raised two children but suffered from a bad case of Alzheimer’s at the age of 60 and passed away10 years later. I still have a cousin from my mother's side of the [...]

December 11, 2019 – Jonathan Raineau Craft Talk2020-02-21T20:01:20-05:00

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

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

John Strasswimmer, M.D. on Volunteer Dermatology Treatments

2019-08-07T10:01:57-04:00

John Strasswimmer, M.D. on Volunteer Dermatology Treatments Weekly Meeting July 31st, 2019 Pictured above are Club member John Strasswimmer, M.D., Ph.D. and Club President Vanessa Havener. Dr. Strasswimmer, who practices in Delray Bach with his Associate Dr Smirnov (www.Strasswimmer.com) shared that Dermatology is the only medical practice that does not have a foundation to support volunteer efforts. Most other medical and dental practices have created foundations that provide infrastructure support to assist volunteer doctors serve the needy at home in the USA or abroad. Thus, Dermatologists who want to do such volunteer programs have [...]

John Strasswimmer, M.D. on Volunteer Dermatology Treatments2019-08-07T10:01:57-04:00

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