Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Barrys Buzz Aug. 23, 2012

Sunday is the last day before the Sept 21 launch of Solavei, the newest cell phone company that you can sign up for “The Lane” and be ready to go. Unlimited 4G call, texts, messaging and data for a flat rate of only $49. Email your email to for a no obligation personal invite link. Former Boynton Beach Mayor Jerry Taylor’s 50 year old son, Paul, died suddenly of a heart attack 2 weeks aqo. The funeral was in Illinois where Paul and his wife and daughter live. However, the family is having a Memorial Service for Paul tonight at 7 PM at St. Mark's Catholic Church, 643 St. Mark Place, Boynton Beach, 33435, 561.735-3463. Lynn University has received $6 million from an anonymous alumni, towards building a $12 million 32,000 sq. ft. LEED Platinum certified College of Business and Management, with a matching gift pledge and expected to open in April, 2014. Drop In Action Sports Complex, Inc., a non-profit 501C3, is leasing 1.75 acres at Loggers’ Run Park, 11185 Palmetto Park Rd 33428, from Palm Beach County and is looking for tax deductible contributions. See for further information. The Atrium, a Boca Raton 160 bed, 2.3 acre, assisted living facility at 1080 NW 15 St. was sold for $31.54 million. Palm Beach County garbage rates wil increase $7 for residents west of Boca Raton, Delray Beach and Boynton Beach. South Tech Academy, a conversion charter high school in Boynton Beach, with over 1200 students in 13 Academies, has submitted an application to the Palm Beach County School Board for a new South Tech Prep Charter Middle School. BB&T, new owners of BankAtlantic, plan to lay off 365 people, 1/3 of employees, between October and Feb. 1. Augusta National Golf Club is admitting women members for the first time in its 80-year history, inviting former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and financier Darla Moore to become its first female members, and both accepted. Palm Beach State College Trustees toured the A.G. Holley State Hospital in Lantana as a possible expansion site. Apple is expected to announce the iPhone 5 on Sept. 12 and also begin pre-sales that day. A Shayna Maidel starts Aug. 24 to Sept. 16. Paulette Dozier as Billie Holiday in Lady Day plays through Aug. 26 at the Stage Door Theatre on Sample Road in Coral Springs. Call 954.344.7765 for ticket information or visit Movie Talk with Morrie Zryl airs tonight at 6 p.m. on Barry Epstein Live internet television show airs Friday at 10 a.m. on featuring, Movie Maven Morrie Zryl and Sun-Sentinel columnists Lynn University political professor Dr. Robert Watson and Kingsley Guy. Watch to win tickets to the Cinemark, Gateway and Last Picture Show Theatres. Movies opening Friday at the Cinemark Theatre are Hit and Run (opened Wednesday), 2016: Obama's America, Celeste and Jesse Forever, Cosmopolis and Premium Rush. Movie opening at the Movies of Delray and Movies of Lake Worth is Mahler on the Couch. Lawless will open next Wednesday and Bill W. is at the Movies of Lake Worth today and will reopen on Aug. 31. Bob Hildreth hosts a $40 fundraiser Aug. 25, 6 to 10 at Carmen’s, Bridge Hotel to benefit the VA Center: The Republican National Convention is slated to start next week, unless Hurricane “Isaac” gets in the way. The Green Market at FAU opens 4 p.m. on Aug. 30 at the FAU Football Stadium Plaza. Call 561.297.0197 for information. FAU’s College of Business hosts its weekly Executive Forum lecture series from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Office Depot Grand Lecture Hall, Room 101, starting Aug. 30. Register at, or call 561.297.0927. Sunset Cove Amphitheater features Sublime with Rome with special guests Cypress Hill, Pepper, and the Dirty Heads on Aug. 31. The Boca Museum of Art hosts a free networking, panel discussion on how to start or grow an art collection and tour on Sept. 5 starting at 4 p.m. Reservations are required. RSVP to Downtown Boca hosts “Boca and Brazil Meet to Celebrate the Brazilian Beat’, for Brazil’s Independence Day Sept. 7. Boca’s Florida Atlantic University President Mary Jane Saunders, Boca Raton Regional Hospital Foundation President Jan Savarick, Phyllis Green, Chairman of Green Advertising and Hospice by the Sea’s Paula J. Alderson will be honored on Sept. 13 as among South Florida Business Journal’s Influential Business Women of 2012 at the Hyatt Pier 66 Awards Luncheon in Ft. Lauderdale. Register at or call 954.949.7522. Soroptimists of Boca is seeking sponsors for the 39th annual “Women of Distinction” awards breakfast on Oct. 3 at Boca West Country Club. Contact kim@championhome.ocm or call 561.347.0440. Deadline is Sept. 21 for all ads. "Henrietta, Countess de Hoernle 100th Birthday Gala: Our Legend, Her Legacy" will be honored on her birthday, Sept. 24, at Boca West Country Club. The event presenter is The Order of St. John of Jerusalem, Knights Hospitaller. Honorary chairpersons are Christine Lynn and Barbara and Dick Schmidt. Gala chairwoman and vice chairwoman are Commander Isabel K. Paul and Dame Alyce E. Erickson. The Boca Raton Theatre Guild’s 2012-2013 season will begin with a comedy, A.R. Gurneys Sylvia from September 28- October 14 and end in March with a classic, Kander & Ebbs Chicago, at the Willow Theatre in Sugar Sand Park, 300 South Military Trail, Boca Raton. Tickets are on sale at the Willow Theatre Box office: 561-347-3948. The sixth annual Theatre Arts Guild Ice Cream Social is being held on Sunday, Sept. 30 at the Broken Sound Country Club with a Jersey Boys tribute by the Atlantic City Boys, including some of the former members of the Jersey Boys. Go to for details. Boca-based Bluegreen Corp. is putting on "Two to Tango," the gala to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation that will move to the Boca Raton Marriott on Oct. 5. E’s Giuliana Rancic will host cocktails, hors d’oevres and desserts to honor Sun-Sentinel’s Life’s Victories survivors and help fight breast cancer, 6 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 23 at the 110 Tower in Ft. Lauderdale. Giuliana and her husband Bill will then be the keynote speakers at Boca Raton Regional Hospital Foundation’s 9th Annual Go Pink Luncheon Friday, October 26, 2012 from 11am to 1:30 pm at the Boca Raton Resort & Club. The second Meet Me on the Promenade downtown street festival is Oct. 26 and 27 with a Halloween theme. has openings in some categories. Call 561.852.0000 for further information. You can have your own internet television show very inexpensively or sponsor mine. Contact 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. For Al-Anon-meetings in South Palm Beach County, go to Barry Epstein, APR, is a noted public relations, marketing and political consultant based in Boca Raton, president of the Luxury Chamber of Commerce (, 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 Website;; email:, or fax column items to 561.451.0000. His blog is on the Sun-Sentinel/Jewish Journal website at -

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