The club came together for a holiday jam featuring bands with Club members to express our support for Marina. It raised in excess of $15,000 to help her get resettled. There were a number of musicians playing and singing including Bob Buruchian, David Dweck, Sonny Lee and Chris Maners with daughter Juliette. Here is a link to one of the songs performed at the event. And below are a few more photos.
Each year, our Club honors the local area high school graduate with a $250 award who most exemplifies the meaning of the Rotary 4-Way Test. The selection is made by the high school counselors and acknowledged by the school’s principal. The following is a list of the winners for those graduating in the spring of 2022.
The Rotary Club of Boca Raton provided volunteers to support the 9th annual Boca West Children's Foundation Golf Challenge.
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 [...]
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 [...]