Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Barrys Buzz June 14, 2012
Barrys Buzz June 14, 2012 A free Avoiding Foreclosure Seminar with Palm Beach County Clerk of the Courts Sharon Bock, will be Monday June 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Lakeside Terrace, 7880 Glades Road (at the Turnpike behind City Fish Market) RSVP to 561.945.0000. Refreshments will be served. Please share to all who are in or facing Foreclosure. Foreclosure is NOT an option! Delray Beach businessman and former political candidate Nick Loeb is back with his girlfriend Sofia Vergara, star of Modern Family. The duo were spotted together holding hands in New York City last week. Its official! Delray Beach is a finalist for the 2012 All America City Award! They will travel to Denver on June 29th to hopefully bring the THIRD title back to Delray. Delray is the only city in the State of Florida to have won the award twice! Congressman Alan West has moved from Plantation in Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Shultz’ district to a PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens home in Congressman Tom Rooney’s current district, who is moving to a new one. Glades Road will be repaved from west of Boca Lakes Drive to west of the Turnpike in the next few weeks. Boca city and residents oppose a FDOT proposal to widen Federal Highway to six lanes from Glades to Yamato. The new Spanish River Sports Complex is open but a ribbon cutting will take place after the traffic light is installed. Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush sold his Coral Gables home at 629 Altara Avenue for $775,000. Researchers at Florida Atlantic University were awarded a $1.8 million, four-year Federal grant from the National Institute of Health to study how nursing home patients can avoid hospitalization. The Black Diamond casino cruise will launch service from the Port of Palm Beach in July. The twice-daily service on a 500-passenger ship will feature slot machines, roulette, craps and more. The South has suffered the steepest drops in median income than any other region since the Great Recession hit. Hillsboro canal docks in Boca will be removed for a cleaning project by the S.FL. Water Management District. 8,000 hospitality staff are wanted for country club and resort jobs. Contact www.workforcealliance.com. Barry Epstein Live internet television show airs Friday at 10 a.m. on www.wrpbitv.com featuring Realtor and Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE) Joanne Epstein, and Sun-Sentinel editorial columnist Kingsley Guy. Watch to win free tickets to the Cinemark theatres. Dr. Denise ST Patrick-Bell has been appointed Executive Director of the Boca Raton Children’s Museum. Movies opening at the Cinemark Theatres Friday are Rock of Ages and That’s My Boy. Movies opening Friday at The Movies of Delray are Hysteria, Rock of Ages and Chinese Take Away in Spanish with English sub-titles. A two hour fundraiser cruise for Allen West will be held 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, June 19 aboard the “Bottom Line” leaving from the Boca Raton Resort & Club docks. Cost is $500 per person. RSVP to Catherine Faulkner at 772.600.7123. The Immigrant and Backwards in High Heels are at the Stage Door Theatre 8036 W. Sample Road, Coral Springs through July 1. Call 954.344.7765 for ticket information. Twin Palms Center for the Disabled and Met Life is offering a complimentary seminar on Family Dynamics of Special Needs Planning 6 to 7 p.m. tonight at 306 NW 35 st. Boca Raton. Reserve by calling Dee at 954.625.1531. A free Classic, Sports and Antique Car Show will be at Mizner Park Sunday for Fathers Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Palm Beach County Clerk of Courts and Comptroller Sharon Bock will headline a free panel seminar on Foreclosures and Short Sales 6 to 8 p.m. June 18 at Lakeside Terrace, 7880 Glades Road at the Turnpike. Refreshments will be served. Reservations required by calling 561.945.0000. All facing mortgage payment problems should attend. On June 20, The Palm Beach County School Board will recognize Cpl. Burt Richards for his efforts to successfully close schools on Veterans Day, Nov. 11 to educate students about War History and founding a Veterans Speakers Forum. 16 Handles, a premium self-serve frozen yogurt store located in University Commons, will celebrate the final day of National Frozen Yogurt Month with Free Fro-Yo Day on Saturday, June 30, 2012. Jesus Christ Superstar will be at the Count de Hoernle theatre, 7901 N. Fed. Hwy. Boca from July 5-15. Go to http://www.entractetheatrix.org/ for ticket prices, reservations and further information or call 561.366.9033. Jan McArt, The First Lady of Florida Theatre will be feted at the Sunday July 8 matinee performance. $15 reception cost. On Friday, August 31, the Sunset Cove Amphitheater will host a live concert featuring Sublime with Rome with special guests Cypress Hill, Pepper, and the Dirty Heads. The Boca Raton Theatre Guilds 2012-2013 season will begin with a comedy, and end with a classic. A.R. Gurneys Sylvia, and Kander & Ebbs Chicago will run in September and March at the Willow Theatre in Sugar Sand Park, located at 300 South Military Trail in Boca Raton, just south of Palmetto Park Road. Tickets for Sylvia will go on sale on August 1st, and can be purchased at the Willow Theatre Box office: 561-347-3948. Birch Communications is a multi-million dollar company with an exclusive wholesale agreement with AT&T. If you would like to save money on your AT&T land phones without changing your numbers, call 561.852.0000. You can have your own internet television show very inexpensively. Contact Wayne at email@example.com. For Al-Anon-meetings in South Palm Beach County, go to www.southpalmbeachafg.org/meeting_list.html. WWW.WestBocaLeaders.com has openings in some categories. Call 561.852.0000 for further information. If you have foreclosure issues, go to www.finestofsouthflorida.com and call 561.945.0000 for the help you need. Take time to observe Flag Day today and Happy Fathers Day to all the Dads out there. Thanks for all the good wishes. Barry Epstein, APR, is a noted public relations, marketing and political consultant based in Boca Raton, president of the Luxury Chamber of Commerce (www.luxurychamber.com), the West Boca Leaders networking group and the founder and former president of the West Boca Chamber of Commerce; with a weekly internet television show on www.wrpbitv.com. Website; www.publicrelations.nu; email: firstname.lastname@example.org, or fax column items to 561.451.0000. His blog is on the Sun-Sentinel/Jewish Journal website at www.floridajewishjournal.com - http://barrys-journal.blogspot.com.