Boca Beach Clean Up Project

2022-05-23T12:49:19-04:00

Our Club participated in a Beach Clean up Exercise on Saturday, April 23, 2022 at South Beach Park from 9-11 am. It was coordinated by Jennifer Gray of Boca Save our Beaches. They provided pails and pick up tools.  Club members attending included Jeff Tromberg, Kris Amorello, Westin Fengler and family. Gary and Bonnie Hildebrand, “Sonny” Lee Tannenbaum, Marina Kapulouska, Jon Burford and family, Bernardo Wolfson. Todd Halls and a few others. The clean up team pictured above cleaned up collected 72 pounds, averaging 3+ pounds per person! A total of 4.3 miles were covered and 992 items were [...]

Boca Beach Clean Up Project2022-05-23T12:49:19-04:00

Rotary & Wheels from the Heart Donate a Car to Lisa Boatright

2021-11-29T13:24:40-05:00

Our member Lisa Talley initiated on behalf of our Club and Steve Muschlitz of Wheels from the Heart to donate a car to Lisa Boatright.  Here’s the story about Lisa Boatright as told by Lisa Talley: My leasing manager, named Lisa Boatright, found me my apartment when I had to move within 30 days cross country to Boca. She spent hours talking to me when I arrived and was the first friend I had here in Florida during the pandemic. She encouraged me to meet people even in a pandemic, so I applied to join a Rotary club. Lisa is a [...]

Rotary & Wheels from the Heart Donate a Car to Lisa Boatright2021-11-29T13:24:40-05:00

Outstanding People & Leaders (OPAL) Honorees for 2022

2021-11-12T09:48:47-05:00

The Rotary Club of Boca Raton hosted a reception to announce the honorees for the 2022 OPAL gala to be held on January 22, 2022 at the Boca West Country Club.  The 2022 OPAL Honorary Chair is Christine E. Lynn. The Honorees are: Beverly Raphael Altman and Robyn Raphael-Dynan The Boca West Children’s Foundation (Arthur Adler Chair) Arlene Herson Bonnie & Gary Hildebrand Fran & Dr. Nathan Nachlas The Club OPAL Co-Chairs are Jan Savarick, Neil Saffer and Spencer Siegel. You May Purchase Your Tickets Here.

Outstanding People & Leaders (OPAL) Honorees for 20222021-11-12T09:48:47-05:00

23rd Annual (OPAL) Outstanding People and Leaders Virtual Event

2021-03-03T09:48:27-05:00

23th Annual (OPAL) Outstanding People and Leaders Virtual Event – Changing Lives & Building Futures – Raised Over $170,000 for College Scholarships and Trades Certificate Programs February 21, 2021 The 23rd Annual OPAL gala (virtual) event was held on Sunday evening, February 21, co-hosted and led by Neil Saffer, Jan Savarick and Spencer Siegel. Each year, the OPAL red carpet gala honors outstanding community partners and philanthropists in Boca Raton. This year, due to the pandemic,  the OPAL Society members were honored with a custom etched bottle of wine in recognition of their past OPAL award having been [...]

23rd Annual (OPAL) Outstanding People and Leaders Virtual Event2021-03-03T09:48:27-05:00

Rotary Scholarship Grant to Palm Beach State College to Underwrite Special Vocational Careers

2020-06-24T13:05:20-04:00

The Club Board recently decided to provide designated support at Palm Beach State College (PBSC) for three vocational programs:   •                     Heating and AC (HVAC) •                     Marine Serving Technology •                     Auto Mechanic   This designated grant is part of the Club’s overall grant supporting new and continuing students. In our Club meeting on May 27, we presented PBSC President Ava Parker and Rochelle Nolan who is Director of Major Gifts and Gift Planning with a check for $67,000 of which a good part will be to fund two qualified and deserving students in each of the three [...]

Rotary Scholarship Grant to Palm Beach State College to Underwrite Special Vocational Careers2020-06-24T13:05:20-04:00

Vanessa Havener – Handing the Gavel to Gary Hildebrand & Recognizing Members for Service above Self

2020-07-28T11:44:29-04:00

Vanessa introduced the guests: Alan Hines – FAU Foundation  District Governor Donna Gaiser, 6930 PDG 6930 & Current District Foundation Chair, Jim Sisserson Norman Matus, President-Elect, RC Boca Sunrise Robert Yudkin, President, RC Addison, TX Julie Vianale did the invocation.   Pat McCarthy gave the Rotary Minute. She shared that she was introduced to Rotary when managing catering for Ft. Lauderdale Westin and Rotary was meeting there. She joined in 2003 and one day asked a fellow employee from Haiti about his family after a hurricane hit the island. When he responded that he [...]

Vanessa Havener – Handing the Gavel to Gary Hildebrand & Recognizing Members for Service above Self2020-07-28T11:44:29-04:00

Paradise Bank Donates $5K to Support OPAL and Future Stars

2020-03-03T11:19:09-05:00

Pictured above are member Kris Amorello of Paradise Bank with Club President Vanessa Havener. Kris provided the club with a donation from Paradise Bank for $5K to t to help underwrite OPAL and Future Stars. Thanks to Paradise Bank to help fund these two major Rotary Club of Boca Raton events.

Paradise Bank Donates $5K to Support OPAL and Future Stars2020-03-03T11:19:09-05:00

Rotary Scholarship Student and Single Mom Julissa Maldonado Awarded a Car

2019-12-02T19:47:45-05:00

Rotary Scholarship Student and Single Mom Julissa Maldonado Given a Car Weekly Meeting August 14th, 2019 Pictured above are Michelle Balaun with Wheels from the Heart, Club President Vanessa Havener, Club member Art Polacheck, Julissa Maldonado who is receiving the keys to her car which was awarded by Wheels from the Heartand, lastly, Steve Muschlitz, a Founder of Wheels from the Heart who arranged for the gift to Julissa. Julissa is Rotary Scholarship recipient and is graduating in Product Management later this fall from Palm Beach State College. She has been also working full [...]

Rotary Scholarship Student and Single Mom Julissa Maldonado Awarded a Car2019-12-02T19:47:45-05:00

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