Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Barrys Buzz Oct. 11, 2012

        Republican Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan will be at St. Andrews Country Club in Boca Raton Friday, Oct. 19. Events include a 4:30 p.m. $10,000 VIP photo reception, 4:45 $2,500 general reception, followed immediately by a $25,000 dinner at the home of Mike and Irene Milin. RSVP to 857.206.0431 or email Other hosts include Dr. Larry and Virginia Kawa, Ambassador Ned and Stephanie Siegel, Jordan and Denise  Zimmerman, Scott Adams and Marc J. Leder .
       You can be part of Solavei, new social commerce network with over a million members expected by the end of the year. Take a look at for a brief overview and contact with any questions and to take advantage of it.
        The proposed widening of Federal Highway in Boca from Glades to Yamato Roads has been cancelled.
        Although bankruptcy filings decreased slightly last month, they are expected to increase the last quarter and will soar next year if Congress does not extend the tax break on short sales. South Florida construction is also on the rise.
        Florida has 425,623 vanity license plates, 37,106 in Palm Beach County, generating $4 million in fees annually.
        Movie Talk with Morrie Zryl airs tonight at 6 p.m. on
        Barry Epstein Live internet television show airs Friday at 10: a.m. featuring Movie Maven Morrie Zry and Sun-Sentinel editorial columnist Kingsley Guy. You can also win free tickets to the Cinemark theaters just for watching.
        Movies opening Friday at the Cinemark Theatre are Argo (and at Movies of Delray and Lake Worth) Seven Psychopaths, Here Comes The Boom and Sinister. The Well Diggers Daughter opens at Movies of Lake Worth.
       Lynn U’s. Dr. Robert Watson hosts a free showing of Mr. Smith Goes To Washington, 8 pm. Oct. 12 at Mizner Park Amphitheater.
       Here are the October debates: The VP debate is Oct. 11, the second is Oct. 16 and the final is Oct. 22 at Lynn University in Boca Raton, all at 9:00 p.m. to 10:30.
        The grand opening date for the new DeHoernle Park on Spanish River Blvd. has been moved to 10 a.m. on Oct. 13.
        The October Luxury Chamber wine and cheese network hosted by Yaacov Heller at Gallery 22, Unit 53, 120 Esplanade, Royal Palm Place, 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 15, featuring Auctioneer Jim Gall and vocalist  Margo Lansky. Visit for $20. reservations.
        The 7th annual Pink Ribbon Luncheon is 10 a.m. to 1 p.m Oct. 17 at Woodfield Country Club off Yamato Road. Tickets are $125. Visit for more information.
        The only state-wide debate between U.S. Senator Bill Nelson and U.S. Rep. Connie Mack will be 7 p.m. Oct. 17 at Nova Southeastern University. You can watch it on WPTV Channel 5 NBC West Palm Beach or WTVJ Channel 6, NBC Miami/Ft. Lauderdale.
        The Junior League of Boca Raton presents the 25th Annual Woman Volunteer of the Year Luncheon, On line Auction and Fashion Show by Neiman Marcus is Oct. 18 at the Boca Raton Resort & Club Tickets are $125 and up. Visit or call 561.620.2553.
        The Compassionate Friends, Inc. non-profit 501 c 3 self-help organization offering friendship and understanding to all bereaved parents, presents  a car show-fund raiser to continue offering services to the community of parents who have experienced the death of a child.  Under the Lights" will be October 19 at 7 pm at St. Paul's Church, 701 West Palmetto Park Road, Boca Raton. Car trophies will be awarded as well as cash raffle drawings, basket auctions and gourmet food trucks. Music provided by Rockin Rich. For more info to attend or to pre register a car, contact at
        JARC (Jewish Association for Residential Care) will host its 4th annual bowling fundraiser in loving member of JARC client, Leslie Goldberg, on Sunday, October 21 from 3 to 5 p.m. at Strikes@Boca located at 21046 Commercial Trail and Military Trail in Boca Raton. For more information, call 561-558-2550. Sponsorship opportunities are available at
        The Voters Coalition honors outgoing Palm Beach County Commissioners Burt Aaronson and Karen Marcus at 6:00 p.m. Oct. 23 at the Westchester Country Club, 12250 Westchester Club Drive (off of Jog Road and Pipers Glen Blvd.). Tickets are $45 for members and $50 for guests. Call 561/361.8528 for reservations and information.
        E’s Giuliana Rancic will host cocktails, hors doevres and desserts to honor Sun-Sentinels Lifes 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 Foundations 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.
        The Broward Center for the Performing Arts' new Club Level, an exclusive, 70-seat section in the Fort Lauderdale hall's mezzanine, with special access to a nearby lounge with all the top-shelf amenities. will open on Oct. 26.
        An Evening with FAU Mens Basketball Coach Mike Jarvis to benefit the basketball program will be held 7 p.m. Oct. 29 at Matteos in Boca Raton. Cost is $100 and includes family style dinner, silent and live auctions and door prizes. Advance Reservations and payment required, limited to 150 guests only. Last year’s event sold out in advance. Contact
        The Womens Theatre Project presents Delval Divas will be at the Willow Theatre at Sugar Sand Park, November 2-18 Thu-Sat 8 p.m., Sat-Sun 2 p.m. $25 tickets. Call 561.347.3948 or visit
        The Jewish Journal presents its inaugural literary event 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Nov. 8 at Temple Emeth, 5780 W. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach, Judith Levy, Steven Foreman, Chef Allen Susser, Rabbis Bruce Warshal and Yaakov Thompson, moderated by Arlene Herson. Tickets are $65 and non-refundable. Register on line at or call 1.800.275.8820.
        Phyllis and Harvey Sandler will be honored by the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County Dec. 6 at St. Andrews Country Club, with CBS correspondent Dan Raviv and
Israels 9th Mossad director Efraim Levy. Call Dana Vizner at 561.852.3270 for reservations.
        If you have computer issues, or just want to learn more, contact PC professor in Boca Raton or West Palm Beach, the preeminent computer repair and learning environment. Call 561.750.7879 or visit  for more information and class schedules.
        Alpha Omega Biometrics Division is a one-stop service offering affordably priced background screening and drug testing for all your electronic fingerprinting requirements. Protect your loved ones. Visit for more information or call toll free, 1.800.998.8298.
        Biscayne Marketing in Boca offers a fully staffed inbound call center for all businesses at less cost than in house centers. Call Rick Alovis at 561.994.6445 or visit for further information. 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 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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