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Craft Talk – Bill Riddick, Serial Entrepreneur, Past Club President & Mentor to Others

November 11th, 2020|Categories: Luncheon Speakers, Member Spotlight, Rotary News|

Jeff Tromberg led a Craft Talk with Bill Riddick. William (Bill) Riddick is a second-generation Floridian born in Boynton Beach and raised in Boca Raton, FL. His mother was [...]

Boca Helping Hands Donates Female Personal Hygiene Products to PERIOD, a Local Non-Profit Created by Megan Enriquez a Rotary RYLA Awardee

November 9th, 2020|Categories: Rotary News, Scholarship Showcase|

Shown above is a photo taken at BHH showing the donation of feminine hygiene products to PERIOD, a no-profit that provides these products to [...]

Donna Holland, MD – Psychiatrist Gives Valuable Recommendations on Being a Good Mentor

November 4th, 2020|Categories: Luncheon Speakers, Rotary News|

We were pleased to have Dr. Donna Holland speak to our Rotary Club on the topic, “How to be a Good Mentor.” Dr. Holland [...]

Bernardo Wolfson on The Rotary Foundation and $100 Donation “Every Rotarian, Every Year.”

October 30th, 2020|Categories: Did You Know?, Rotary News|

We were pleased to have Bernardo Wolfson talk about how The Rotary Foundation works and how our Club has a goal of having every member [...]

Valerie Dutreuil, Rotary Scholarship Recipient on Her Way to Becoming a Epidemiologist

October 14th, 2020|Categories: Rotary News, Scholarship Showcase|

Valerie L. Dutreuil received a Rotary Club Scholarship in 2013. She graduated Florida Atlantic University in 2017 with a B.S. She is currently pursuing her [...]

Luke Lynch Helped Create the Royce Deale Foundation to Assist Those in Pearl City in Need

October 12th, 2020|Categories: Luncheon Speakers, Rotary News|

The Club was pleased to have the founders of The Royce Deale Foundation tell us about their new foundation that’s Mission is to provide to [...]

Kerri Cassedy – From a Place of Hope to Working on International Human Rights While Going to St. Thomas University with a Special Rotary Scholarship!

October 9th, 2020|Categories: Rotary News, Scholarship Showcase|

Kerri Cassedy is 24 years old. She went from dealing with unstable environments and unpredictable situations to putting herself through college and supporting herself independently. [...]

Craft Talk: Westin Fengler, Race Car Driver, Scuba Diver, Pyrotechnics Manager, Coast Guard Captain and a CPA in His Spare Time!

October 7th, 2020|Categories: Rotary News|

"The most interesting accountant in the world." The Club was pleased to have Club member Westin Fengler give a Craft Talk moderated by Jeff Tromberg. [...]

Mathew Stone: Rotary Scholarship Student Achieves Excellence

September 27th, 2020|Categories: Luncheon Speakers, Rotary News, Scholarship Showcase|

Club member Pia Gianonne received this fabulous letter from one of our Rotary Scholarship awardees, Matthew Stone. It heartwarming to read feedback from such a fine and accomplished young [...]

Andrea Virgin, Creating the Exciting Boca Raton Center for the Arts & Innovation at Mizner Park

September 2nd, 2020|Categories: Luncheon Speakers, Rotary News|

Our speaker on Sept. 2 was Andrea Virgin, President of Virgin Design. She established the company with the vision of creating a planning and engineering [...]

Arthur Adler – Boca West Children’s Foundation – Grant to Boca Rotary for Scholarships

August 12th, 2020|Categories: Donor Updates, OPAL Society, Rotary News|

Neil Saffer discussed how the Rotary Club of Boca Raton had a special relationship with the Boca West Children’s Foundation for many years. Neil Introduced [...]

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

August 7th, 2020|Categories: Luncheon Speakers, Member Spotlight, Rotary News|

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 [...]

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

August 4th, 2020|Categories: Luncheon Speakers, Member Spotlight, OPAL Society, Rotary News|

The Club was delighted to have Laura Reiss, Founder, CEO & Executive Director of Kindness Matters 365, as our speaker.  Kindness Matters 365 programing teaches [...]

Ralph de la Vega, past Vice Chairman of AT&T – from Cuban Immigrant to Industry Icon

July 31st, 2020|Categories: Luncheon Speakers, Rotary News|

The Club was honored to have Ralph de la Vega as its guest speaker on July 1, 2020. Ralph is the past Vice Chairman of [...]

Craft Talk: Rick Zimmer – Trusted Industry Advisor to the Construction Lending Community

July 22nd, 2020|Categories: Luncheon Speakers, Member Spotlight, Rotary News|

The Club was pleased to hear a Craft Talk with Rick Zimmer, led by Jeff Tromberg.  Rick was born and raised in NE New Jersey [...]

Past Rotary International President on Hurricane Dorian Recovery in the Bahamas

July 7th, 2020|Categories: Luncheon Speakers, Rotary News|

The Club was honored to have past Rotary International President Barry Rassin to be our guest speaker this week. Barry is a member of the [...]

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

June 26th, 2020|Categories: Press Releases, Rotary News, Scholarship Showcase|

The Club Board recently decided to provide designated support at Palm Beach State College (PBSC) for three vocational programs:   •                     Heating and AC (HVAC) •                     Marine [...]

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

June 24th, 2020|Categories: Luncheon Speakers, Press Releases, Rotary News, Service Above Self|

Vanessa introduced the guests: Alan Hines – FAU Foundation  District Governor Donna Gaiser, 6930 PDG 6930 & Current District Foundation Chair, Jim Sisserson Norman Matus, [...]

Club Member Rachel Heurta, ARNP Provides Members with Easy Access to the Coronavirus Antibody Test

May 28th, 2020|Categories: Rotary News|

Our member (and Club Past President in 2016-2017) Rachel Huerta is owner of Direct Primary Care of Boca Raton – a membership, medical practice that provides standard [...]

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

May 15th, 2020|Categories: Luncheon Speakers, Member Spotlight, Rotary News|

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. [...]

Nicholas Metropulos, Executive Director Marine Education Initiative

May 5th, 2020|Categories: Luncheon Speakers, Rotary News|

Pictured above are a middle school student and Nicholas Metropulos, Executive Director of the Marine Education Initiative which educates and empowers socio-economically disadvantaged middle school [...]

Jeffrey Zirulnick and JARC Florida: Helping Disabled Individuals and Adding Value Services to the Community

April 9th, 2020|Categories: Rotary News|

Pictured above are Club President Vanessa Havener with Jeffrey Zirulnick, CEO of JARC – an organization that helps intellectual and developmental disabilities able to integrate [...]

Craft Talk with David Dweck, Special Recognition for Michael Gora and Special Gift by Pia Giannone

March 5th, 2020|Categories: Rotary News|

Craft Talk with David Dweck, Special Recognition for Michael Gora and Special Gift by Pia Giannone Weekly Meeting Jan. 15, 2020 Pictured above are member [...]

Rotary Scholarship Student and Single Mom Julissa Maldonado Awarded a Car

October 12th, 2019|Categories: Mentor Highlights, Press Releases, Rotary News, Scholarship Showcase|

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 [...]

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

October 11th, 2019|Categories: Luncheon Speakers, Member Spotlight, Rotary News|

Brian Jackson Craft Talk – A Life of Helping Businesses with Banking Services Weekly Meeting August 14th, 2019 Pictured above are Club member Brian Jackson [...]

Kristina Gregg Receives Boca Rotary Scholarship Funds on Behalf of FAU

October 9th, 2019|Categories: Press Releases, Rotary News, Scholarship Showcase|

Kristina Gregg Receives Boca Rotary Scholarship Funds on Behalf of FAU Weekly Meeting September 18th, 2019 Pictured above are Pia Giannone, Chair of the Scholarship [...]

John Strasswimmer, M.D. on Volunteer Dermatology Treatments

August 7th, 2019|Categories: Luncheon Speakers, Member Spotlight, Rotary News|

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 [...]

Interact Student Felipe Mora – Educating the Public on Environmental Awareness

July 24th, 2019|Categories: Luncheon Speakers, Rotary News, Scholarship Showcase|

Interact Student Felipe Mora - Educating the Public on Environmental Awareness Weekly Meeting July 24th, 2019 Pictured above are Club President Vanessa Havener with Felipe [...]

City of Boca Raton Youth Program Focuses on Environmental Awareness Project

July 10th, 2019|Categories: Luncheon Speakers, Rotary News|

City of Boca Raton Youth Program Focuses on Environmental Awareness Project Weekly Meeting July 10th, 2019 Pictured above are (from left to right) Club President [...]

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