Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Barrys Buzz Jan. 26, 2012

Barrys Buzz Jan. 26, 2012
If you would like to save money on your AT&T land phones without changing your numbers, call 561.852.0000.
First Class U.S. Postage stamps went up starting last Sunday to .45 cents each.
Seth Marmor, shareholder in Shapiro, Blasi, Wasserman & Gora was elected Chair of the West Boca Chamber.
Dr. Richard Staller, who donates his services to all the athletes at Florida Atlantic University, was invited as only one of fewer than 20 dentists from all over the world, to a week in Germany to study at the University of Frankfurt.
FAU athletics is in discussion with the City of Boca to allow more events, concerts, etc. in the new stadium.
West Boca Leaders Networking group has openings in some categories. Call 561.852.0000 for more information.
Urinetown play through Jan. 29 at the West Boca High School Performing Arts Theater. Call 954.323.7884.
Just three weeks into 2012 and going into the fourth season, manager Ann Butler already had repeat events and three commercial concerts booked at West Boca's Sunset Cove Amphitheater, and 12 dates were on hold at all three of Palm Beach County's outdoor amphitheaters. Concert promoters, such as AEG Nation, are booking performances at Sunset Cove in South County Regional Park, like the Avett Brothers at 8 p.m. Feb. 10.
Reform Congregation Temple Beth Shira will be holding services alternate Fridays at Temple Beth Shalom in Century Village. Religious classes for the 120 families will still be held at Sunrise Park Elementary School.
From our brand new studio in Boca Raton, Barry Epstein Live internet television show airs Friday at 10 a.m. on featuring Movie maven Morrie Zryl, , Sun-Sentinel editorial columnists Kingsley Guy and Lynn University political professor Dr. Robert Watson. Watch to win free movie tickets to the Cinemark Theatre.
Movies opening at the Cinemark Theatres Friday are: Man On A Ledge, One For The Money, A Dangerous Method, Albert Nobbs and The Grey. Movies opening at the Movies of Delray & Lake Worth are A Dangerous Method and Albert Nobbs (at Movies of Delray) and One For the Money (at Movies of Lake Worth).
Caldwell Theatre has the critically acclaimed production of The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Diety. Go to, or call 995-2327 for more information.
Hal Linden speaks at the Jewish National Fund 10:30 a.m. breakfast at Boca West Country Club. No charge. Jackie Mason will be at the Kravis Center, Jan. 31 at 8 p.m. Call 800.572.8471 or go to for tickets.
The Original Florida Follies returns to Olympic Heights Theater on Feb. 5 and 6 and March 11 and 18. Call 954.956.2626 for ticket information.
FAU Athletics hosts the National Signing Day Fundraising Dinner, Wednesday, February 1, 2012, 6 p.m. Reception, 7 p.m. Dinner at Bogart's Bar & Grill, Located in the Premier Level at Cinemark Palace 20 Movie Theater,3200 Airport Road, Boca Raton, for an evening of fun to support the Football Program. Enjoy dinner, meet Coach Pelini and his new coaching staff, and bid on items in our auction. Single Seat: $150, Table (9 seats): $1,250 (An assistant coach will have the 10th seat at your table!) Space is limited, so please act now! RSVP by Monday, January 30 at Dress: Business Casual.Sponsorships are available! For more information, please contact Brenda Husinka-Coto at 561-297-0069 or
Memories, Milestones and Memoirs, a writing workshop by Emily Rosen, is a new 4 week session every Tuesday starting Februay 7th from 2:30 to 4 PM at the DeHoernle Train Depot 747 S. Dixie Highway, Boca Raton. Call 393.7995 for directions. Cost is $72 for Boca residents, $90 for others. Call 561.477.3727 for more information.
The Junior League of Boca Raton presents the 11th Annual Chocolate Decadence, the sweetest party in town, 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 9, hosted by the Shops of Boca Center. Call 561.620.4778 x 1 for ticket info.
Former Secretary of State Madeline Albright will speak on “Economy and Security in the 21st century” at FAU’s Alan B Larkin symposium on the American Presidency at 3:30 p.m. on Feb. 15 followed by a book signing. 800.564.9539.
Dr. Marta Rendon will be honored with the DIAMOND award at a Feb. 23 luncheon at the Boca Raton Marriott by the Boca Raton Chamber. For ticket information, call 561.395.4433.
The 6th Annual Boca Raton Concours dElegance Classic will be Feb.24-26 at the Boca Raton Resort and Club, sponsored by Mercedes Benz. Call 954.563.2822 or email
The American Heart Association will be honoring Marleen Forkas, Howard Schnellenberger and Dr. James Morris at the 2012 Heart Ball, Saturday, Feb. 25 at the Woodfield Country Club. Call 561.697.6624.
The 6th Annual Festival of the Arts BOCA is March 7th 18th. See or 866-571-ARTS.
The 26th Annual JARC Gala Dinner Dance with keynote speaker Marlee Matlin and emceed by WPTV Anchor Michael Williams will be Sunday,March 11,6 p.m. cocktails, 7 p.m. dinner at Boca West Country Club. Call 561.558.2550.
The Veterans Speakers forum accepts requests to speak to schools and civic organizations in the Palm Beach area, sharing the history of the our War Veterans, giving presentations throughout the year. Submit your request for a speaker at least 2 weeks in advance of your event. There are veterans who are eager to tell their war stories. War Veterans speakers are also needed for visits to schools. Send your Service history information and to e-mail to PR.GROUP@JUNO.COM. Include event, date and time, contact person and phone number.
Barry Epstein, APR, Senior Vice President of Regan Communications Group, (, is a noted public relations, marketing and political consultant based in Boca Raton, and is the president of the Luxury Chamber of Commerce (, and the founder and former president of the West Boca Chamber of Commerce (, with a weekly internet television show on Websites are and and is now a division of His emails are, and barry@ blog is:

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