Palm Beach Post gossip columnist Jose Lambiet was sworn in as a U.S. citizen Wednesday.
Guests on barry epstein live friday at 10 a.m. on www.wrpbitv.com will be Doug Gorab and Cathy Dooley from the Original Florida Follies, Richard Pollock, President and CEO of the YMCA of South Palm Beach County, discussing the Prayer Breakfast featuring Bobby Bowden at the Boca Resort, New Times Ace Investigative Reporter Bob Norman, Movie Maven Morrie Zryl discussing the Oscars and his predictions and Sun-Sentinel Editorial columnist Kingsley Guy. Over 32,200 viewers watch the show. You can see it here at http://vimeo.com/20037710.
Michael Smith has been named FAU's associate athletics director for corporate sales. Smith's efforts will be concentrated in corporate sales as related to the 30,000-seat, on-campus football stadium scheduled to open in October. The stadium is the centerpiece of FAU’s Innovation Village, located in the north central area of campus. Home of the Owl football team, the open-air stadium, a $70 million project, is slated to feature 6,000 premium seats, including 24 suites, 26 loge boxes, 1,000 premier club seats and 4,000 priority club seats, and the latest, state-of-the-art amenities. For more information, visit www.faustadium.com. To purchase season tickets, call 1-866-FAU-Owls.
A fundraiser for Mayor Susan Welchel’s re-election campaign is 5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 21 at Uncle Julio’s Mexican restaurant in Mizner Park.
The West Boca Chamber fourth Thursday network will be on Feb. 24 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at the new Hurricane Grill and Wings in Mission Bay on the northwest corner of Glades Road and 441. Details are on the newly redesigned website, www.westbocachamber.com where you will also find a membership application with reduced rates for 2011. Save the date for the Chambers annual scramble golf tournament on Friday May 13 at SouthWinds golf course. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Call 561. 482.9333 for details.
Lothar Mayer hosts a fundraiser brunch for Majority Leader Eric Cantor on Sunday, Feb. 20. E:mail to email@example.com or call 561-338-9415. Attendance starts at $500.
Newt Gingrich headlines the Palm Beach County Republican event on Feb. 24. Tickets are $195.
The League of Women Voters is sponsoring a networking and information event on Sat. Feb. 26th from 12:00 to 3:00 PM for members and non member men and women, at the Village Tavern 1880 N. Congress Ave. Suite 170 Boynton Beach 561 853-0280 $8. donation includes food and soft drinks. Call 561 477 8727 for further information.
The Downtown Boca Film Festival (DBFF) will run from April 9-17, 2011.
He Wrote THAT?! 12 time Grammy nominee Dennis Lambert wrote pop music hits including Aint No Woman (Like the One Ive Got), We Built This City (On Rock and Roll), It Only Takes A Minute (to Fall in Love), Nightshift, Baby Come Back and more. Concert includes guest artists Tavares, Mickey Thomas, the lead singer of Starship and Peter Beckett, the lead singer of Player. Lambert, whose life will be portrayed in an upcoming Warner Brothers movie starring Steve Carell, performs at Florida Atlantic Universitys Kaye Auditorium on Friday, April 22 at 8 p.m. For tickets, visit www.fauevents.com or call 1-800-564-953. $125 for onstage seating with a meet and greet, $70, $60 and $55 and $40.
Movies opening Friday at area theatres include: I Am Number Four, Unknown, Immigration Tangos, Big Momma’s: Like Father, Like Son, Orgasm and the Chaperone.
Barry Epstein, APR, is a noted public relations, marketing and political consultant based in Boca Raton, and is president of the West Boca Chamber of Commerce (www.westbocachamber.com), with a weekly internet television show on www.wrpbitv.com. His website is www.publicrelations.nu and his email is firstname.lastname@example.org. His blog is on the Sun-Sentinel Jewish Journal site: http://barrys-journal.blogspot.com/. You can friend him on Facebook at www.facebook.com/barryepstein or follow him on Twitter @cme4pr. Fax items for the column to 561.451.0000 or email to: email@example.com.