Recent Palm Beach County American Red Cross Courage Award Recipient for Education Cpl. Burt Richards and founder of the Veterans Speakers Forum are seeking more Veteran speakers to educate Students in Palm Beach Schools about honoring those who served. Special Educational programs for students delivered by WAR VETERANS are needed which can only be taught by those who served and kept them safe & free. If you are willing to spend time in school classrooms educating all ages in the greater Palm Beach area, call 561- 734-7263.
Palm Beach County School Superintendent Bill Malone will step down in early December.
The Social Security Administration announced 3.6 percent cost of living increase for seniors in 2012...that's about an extra $40 a month.
The Florida Atlantic University Stadium Tower has been named in honor of longtime supporters Martin F. and Jane Greenberg. The Greenbergs are members of the Inner Circle of Football Founders and have donated more than $1 million to the FAU football program.
Howard Schnellenberger, Head Football Coach of the Florida Atlantic University Owls hosts a free breakfast Friday, Oct. 21 at 8 a.m. in the Premiere level of the new football stadium.
Barry Epstein Live will feature GossipExtra.com columnist Jose Lambiet, New Sun-Sentinel editor Howard Saltz, FAU head Football Coach Howard Schnellenberger and Sun-Sentinel columnist Kingsley Guy on Friday, Oct. 21 at 10 a.m. on www.wrpbitv.com. Tune in to win movie tickets to the Cinemark, Movies of Delray and Movies of Lake Worth theatres, just for listening.
Downtown Boca invites South Florida residents and visitors to “come early, stay late…where something for everyone awaits” on October 21-22, 2011 when the destination debuts its inaugural Meet Me On The Promenade: Downtown Boca, a free and open-to-the-public two night-one day fest featuring the Downtown destination’s best.
FAU will host the “50 on the 50” black-tie gala at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 29 in the tower of the new, 30,000-seat Football Stadium on FAU’s Boca Raton campus. Sponsorships for the gala are available at the $2,500, $5,000, $10,000 or $25,000 level. Tickets to the gala are $250 per person. To become a sponsor or purchase individual tickets, call 561-297-3010 or visit www.fau.edu/50th.
A fictionalized and localized War of the Worlds production will be at the Caldwell Theatre on Oct. 31, 2 and 7 p.m. Admission is $10, and reservations can made by calling 561-632-0517 or send an email to . For more information on AirPlayz, visit artsradionetwork.com. For media inquiries, contact Caroline Breder-Watts at 561-543-8455 or cbreder-watts@classicalsouthflorida.
The season kick-off to The Palm Beach Pops, the best musical organization in the county, will be Nov. 4 with the sounds of the big bands. Tickets are on sale at www.palmbeachpops.org or call 561,832.7677.
The Tale of the Allergists Wife opens Nov. 4 at the Willow Theatre in Sugar Sand Park. For more information and/or the Boca Raton Theatre Guild, visit www.brtg.org, or call 561.948.2601.
The American Health Society and the United States Marine Corps League sponsors the SALUTE TO VETERANS Luncheon, Nov. 11, This patriotic event will include remarks by U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch and a special reading by award-winning soldier-poet Brian Turner, whose appearance is courtesy of the Palm Beach Poetry Festival. The cost is $40 per person. RSVP to 561.361.9091.
Chris Evert/Raymond James Pro-Celebrity Tennis classic will be Nov. 11-13 at the Delray Beach Tennis Center and Boca Raton Resort & Club. Call 561.394.2400 or visit www.chrisevert.org.
The U.S. Holocaust Museum luncheon at Boca West Country Club, on Jan. 30 features John V. Gillies, Special Agent in Charge, Miami Division,, Federal Bureau of Investigation and special guest Joshua Bolten, Former White House Chief of Staff and Vice Chairman of the USHM Council. Reserve at www.ushmm.org/events/sfluncheon. 561.995.6773 or email southeast@@ushmm.org.
Barry Epstein, APR, Senior Vice President of Regan Communications Group, (www.regan.com.), is a noted public relations, marketing and political consultant based in Boca Raton, and is the president of the Luxury Chamber of Commerce (www.luxurychamber.com), and the founder and former president of the West Boca Chamber of Commerce (www.westbocachamber.com), with a weekly internet television show on www.wrpbitv.com. His websites are www.regancomm.com and www.publicrelations.nu and is now a division of www.regancomm.com. His email is email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org and his blog is on the Sun-Sentinel Jewish Journal web site: http://barrys-journal.blogspot.com/. You can friend him on Face book 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