Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Barrys Buzz Nov. 1, 2012


         For the first time in history, Election Day may be postponed in some states due to lack of electricity to power electronic voting booths. "http://www.cnn.com/2012/10/31/politics/sandy-election-day-postponement/index.html"
        Dickey’s Barbecue Pit opens today at 21073 Powerline Road, Suite 33 with a free pulled pork big barbecue sandwich for the first 100.
        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 www.solintro.com for a brief overview and contact barry@barryepstein.com with any questions and to take advantage of it.
       Boca Raton City Council has approved a new agreement with Florida Atlantic University that ups stadium events from 15 to 26.
       FAU president Mary Jane Saunders presented the FAU President’s annual Talon Award to Boca Raton Mayor Susan Welchel.
       Boca Raton Republican Club President Margi Helschien has been appointed president of the Independent Conservative Action Network. Helschien, who is also vice chair of the Palm Beach County Republican Party and board member of the West Boca Raton Community Council, begins her two-year term immediately.
       Developers of a mammoth, downtown development are asking for a rehearing on a decision that handed its opponents the right to bring Boca Raton City Council's approval of an ordinance affecting the development to a citywide referendum.
       Broadstone North Boca Village on North Federal Highway is about to make its debut as the city's first rental property to open in nearly 10 years– pre-leasing is set to start in October or November.
       An appellate court has ordered the City of Boca Raton to go forward with a citizen group's referendum that would prohibit members-only beach clubs on coastal public lands — the climax of a two-year drama involving a 15-acre parcel owned by the Greater Boca Raton Beach & Park District.
       To help keep intoxicated drivers off the road during Halloween, AAA and Anheuser-Busch Wholesalers are offering the Tow to Go Program through Saturday throughout Florida.
       Palm Beach County September single family home sales were 1,031.
       Neil Simon’s Rumors is not to be missed at the Stage Door Theater on Sample Road in Coral Springs. 6 Dance Lessons In 6 Weeks opens Nov. 9. Go to www.stagedoortheatre.com for tickets or call 954.344.7765.
       Movie Talk with Morrie Zryl airs Thursdays at 6 p.m. on www.wrpbitv.com.
   Barry Epstein Live internet television show airs Fridays at 10 a.m. featuring Lifetime Leisure Experiences President Coach Chris Klesh, Movie Maven Morrie Zryl and Sun-Sentinel editorial columnist Kingsley Guy. You can also win free tickets to the Cinemark theaters.  To watch this weeks show click on it.

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        Movies opening Friday at the Cinemark and Regal Shadowwood Theatre are Flight, The Man with the Iron Fists and Wreck-It-Ralph. Move to Move is on Saturday at 1 and Thursday at 7at Movies of Delray and 6:30 Sunday at Movies of Lake Worth opening Good Doctor.
        Slow Burn Theatre presents Avenue Q through Nov. 4 at the West Boca Performing Arts Theatre, 12811 West Glades Road in Boca Raton. Get tickets and more information at www.slowburntheatre.org or call 866.811.4111.
       Shop-A-Thon event for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is Nov. 2 & 3, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Annie Sez, Boca Greens Plaza on 441. Visit http://pancan.org/section_get_involved/events_fundraising/event_details.php?id=2464 for 15% of purchases donated.
       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 www.womenstheatreproject.com.
        Remember to set your clocks back one hour Saturday evening!
        The Palm Beach Pops season starts Nov. 4. Go to
www.palmbeachpops.org for information and tickets or call 561.832.7677.
        Polls open at 7 a.m. Nov. 6. Expect long lines, so as they say in Chicago, “vote early and vote often!”
        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 www.FloridaJewishJournal.com or call 1.800.275.8820.
       The fourth annual Propel Classic will be Nov. 8 at the Boca Country Club, 17757 Boca Club Blvd. Fee is $250 tax deductible for scholarships administered by the George Snow Scholarship fund. Call Matt Kutcher, 561.704.4648 or visit
www.propelyourfuture.com.
       Florida Atlantic University is presenting "With Their Voices Raised" at 7 p.m. on Nov. 11 at the University Theatre, 777 Glades Road. A donation of $5 to $15 will be requested at the door, and profits will be donated to the FAU Veteran Owls. 
      Best of Boca and Beyond to benefit Hospice of Palm Beach Foundation, hosted by Boca Raton Magazine is 6 to 9 pm, featuring the unveiling of the new courtyard at the Shops of Boca Center. Tickets are $50 at www.bocamag.com.
      Don’t miss Lincoln, opening Nov. 16. There are not enough superlative words for this wonderful, excellent classic, destined to garner a number of Academy Awards. Four plus stars!!!
      The Boca Raton Children's Museum, 498 Crawford Blvd, is hosting a Community Yard Sale from 8 a.m. to noon on Nov. 17. Registration costs $25 per space. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. The deadline to rent a space is Nov.15. For more information and to receive an application, call Jayne Morrison at 561-368-6875 or email jayne@cmboca.org.
        The VI annual Rotary Carousel Day at Sugar Sand Park is Dec. 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please bring a new unwrapped toy for the kids at Boca helping Hands and Wayne Barton study Center. Hotdogs and Hamburgers available. Have fun at the Carousel with your kids.
        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 Israel’s 9th Mossad director Efraim Levy. Call Dana Vizner at 561.852.3270 for reservations.
        2013 Rotary Opal honorees Leif Ahnell, Bobby Campbell, Jay DiPietro, Kevin Ross and Rick Zimmer will be feted at a Jan. 19. gala.
        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
www.pcprofessor.com 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
www.aobd.us 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
www.biscaynemarketing.com for further information.
        
www.WestBocaLeaders.com has openings in some categories. Call 561.852.0000 for further information.
        You can have your own internet television show very inexpensively or sponsor Barry Epstein Live. Contact wrpbitv@yahoo.com.
        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
www.southpalmbeachafg.org/meeting_list.html.
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       Point of personal privilege: Today is the second anniversary of the passing of my son Larry. Rest In Peace my son.
        Barry Epstein, APR, is a noted public relations, marketing and political consultant based in Boca Raton, president of www.luxurychamber.com, the www.westbocaleaders.com 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: pr@publicrelations.nu, or fax column items to 561.451.0000.  His blog is on he Sun-Sentinel/Jewish Journal website at www.floridajewishjournal.com` - http://barrys-journal.blogspot.com.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Barrys Buzz Oct. 25, 2012

                             
        Jordan Zimmerman, founder and chairman of Zimmerman Advertising, and a limited partner with the Florida Panthers, is reportedly interested in buying the Miami Dolphins from real estate developer Stephen Ross.
        Palm Beach County schools will be closed Friday and early release today due to Hurricane Sandy.
       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 www.solintro.com for a brief overview and contact barry@barryepstein.com with any questions and to take advantage of it.
       Boca Raton City Council appointed a five member task force composed of an attorney, an actuary, a certified public accountant, a certified financial analyst and a member of the city's Financial Advisory Board, to study police and firefighter pensions.
      The Boca Raton City Council approved a contract with Palm Beach County with a provision that says the city will not discriminate against people on the basis of their sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
      The Polo Club Shoppes in Boca Raton were sold for $28.5 million by a fund managed by BlackRock Realty Advisors inc. on Oct. 10 to G&I VII Polo Club LLC, managed by DRA Advisors LLC, which also owns the 1900-2000 offices in Boca, the Broward Financial Center in Fort Lauderdale and the Plantation Marketplace in Plantation.
       There are 2.1 foreign born residents, 38%, in South Florida, and 300,000 illegal residents.
       There are 37,000 vanity license plates in Palm Beach County, with $4 million raised in 2011 and $120 million in 40 years, for the state.
       The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show starts today and runs through Oct. 29.
       Neil Simon�s Rumors is not to be missed at the Stage Door Theater on Sample Road in Coral Springs. A Shayna Madel closes this weekend. Go to www.stagedoortheatre.com for tickets or call 954.344.7765.
       Movie Talk with Morrie Zryl airs Thursdays at 6 p.m. on www.wrpbitv.com.
       Barry Epstein Live internet television show airs Fridays at 10 a.m. on www.wrpbitv.com, featuring Alpha Omega�s Dwight Walton and Sylvie Floestal, Movie Maven Morrie Zryl and Sun-Sentinel editorial columnist Kingsley Guy. You can also win free tickets to the Cinemark theaters.
        Movies opening Friday at the Cinemark and Regal Shadowwood Theatre are Cloud Atlas, Chasing Mavericks, Silent Hill in 3D and Fun Size. Movies opening at the Movies of Delray and Lake Worth are Cloud Atlas, War of the Buttons and The Other Son.
        The Chris Evert Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic is Oct. 26-28 at the Delray Beach Tennis Center and Boca Raton Hotel & Club. Call 561.394.2400 or visit www.chriseveret.org for more information and tickets.
         E�s Giuliana Rancic and her husband Bill will 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.
         Renowned diplomat and author Dennis Ross will speak at Shabbat services at Congregation B'nai Israel at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the temple, 2200 Yamato Road. His topic will be "Challenges Ahead: American Foreign Policy in the Middle East."
       Bill O�Reilly is at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and casino, Friday, Dec. 26 at 8 p.m. Go to www.hardrocklivehollywood for tickets.
       Slow Burn Theatre presents Avenue Q Oct. 26 � Nov. 4 at the West Boca Performing Arts Theatre, 12811 West Glades Road in Boca Raton. Get tickets and more information at www.slowburntheatre.org or call 866.811.4111.
       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.
       The second Meet Me on the Promenade downtown street festival is Oct. 26 and 27 with a Halloween theme.
        Halloween is Oct. 31. Please drive carefully and watch for children darting in the street, especially at night hours.
        The Republican Jewish Coalition meets 6:30 p.m. Oct. 31 at the Embassy Suites Hotel, I-95 and Yamato Road.
        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 mark@itsowltime.com.
        Joel Goldsmith sponsors a free coffee and cake Meet and Greet with Adam Hasner 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30, at Woodfield Country Club. For additional information and to RSVP, contact Jeremy Ziaholtz at 561.988.9878 or email: Jeremy@AdamHasner.com.
        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 www.womenstheatreproject.com.
        The Palm Beach Pops season starts Nov. 4. Go to www.palmbeachpops.org for information and tickets or call 561.832.7677.
        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 www.FloridaJewishJournal.com or call 1.800.275.8820.
       Florida Atlantic University is presenting "With Their Voices Raised" at 7 p.m. on Nov. 11 at the University Theatre, 777 Glades Road. A donation of $5 to $15 will be requested at the door, and profits will be donated to the FAU Veteran Owls.
      The Boca Raton Children's Museum, 498 Crawford Blvd, is hosting a Community Yard Sale from 8 a.m. to noon on Nov. 17. Registration costs $25 per space. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. The deadline to rent a space is Nov.15. For more information and to receive an application, call Jayne Morrison at 561-368-6875 or email jayne@cmboca.org.
        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.
        2013 Rotary Opal honorees Leif Ahnell, Bobby Campbell, Jay DiPietro, Kevin Ross and Rick Zimmer will be feted at a Jan. 19. gala.
        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 www.pcprofessor.com 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 www.aobd.us 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 www.biscaynemarketing.com for further information.
        www.WestBocaLeaders.com 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 wrpbitv@yahoo.com.
        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 www.southpalmbeachafg.org/meeting_list.html.
        Barry Epstein, APR, is a noted public relations, marketing and political consultant based in Boca Raton, president of www.luxurychamber.com, the www.westbocaleaders.com 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: pr@publicrelations.nu, 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.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Barrys Buzz Oct. 18, 2012

                               
        Republican Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan will be at St. Andrews Country Club in Boca Raton tomorrow. 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 Meredith@theorourkegrp.com. 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 www.solintro.com for a brief overview and contact barry@barryepstein.com with any questions and to take advantageld get  of it.
       St. Andrews School Board member, developer Atul Bisaria and Boca Raton contractor Steve Lewis have been indicted for fraud for allegedly misappropriating funds that were loaned to renovate the former Doubletree Hotel in Boca Raton and another hotel in Pittsburgh.
       Security giant ADT could receive up to $1.62 million in state and local incentives for adding 120 jobs at its Boca Raton headquarters.
       Digital Risk could get up to $3.6 million in incentives for creating new jobs in Boca Raton.
       Publix Super Markets has launched free Wi-Fi access for shoppers,
       Julie Gates, Loggers� Run Middle Social Studies Leader, has won Florida�s Middle School Social Studies Teacher of the Year Award.
         I-95 double express lanes may be moving north to Glades Road. The state heard public input Tuesday at FAU.
        Miami and San Francisco are finalists to host the 2016 50th anniversary Super Bowl. Loser goes up against Houston for 2017.
        There are 1,665 bank branches in South Florida, with Wells Fargo having 201, an 18% market share and $31 billion in assets, and Chase having 159, a 9% market share. Bank of America has a 14% market share.
        Palm Beach County had almost 2100 homes in foreclosure in August, up 3% over August of last year.
        Snowbirds add $2 billion to the Palm Beach county economy and are arriving earlier and staying later.
        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 today at the Boca Raton Resort & Club Tickets are $125 and up. Visit www.wvoy.org or call 561.620.2553.
        Movie Talk with Morrie Zryl airs tonight at 6 p.m. on www.wrpbitv.com.
        Barry Epstein Live internet television show airs Friday at 10: a.m. featuring PC Professor President Howard Feldman, MobileSource CEO, Ed Kissel 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 and Shadowood Theatre are Alex Cross and Paranormal Activity. All Together with Jane Fonda (French film/English subtitles) opens at the Movies of Delray and Lake Worth.
        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 TCFofBoca@mail.com.
        Let�s Move Boca! Family Health & Wellness Fair is Sunday, Oct. 21st 10am � 3pm Royal Palm Place, Downtown Boca (Federal & SE 3rd St.) For a full list of activities and to pre-register, go to: www.letsmoveboca.org or call 561-392-8920, ext. 361.
       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 www.jarcfl.org.
         Free Red Dawn screening Sunday, Oct 21 7:30 pm at Boca Cinemark. Go to gofobo.com/rsvp< http://gofobo.com/rsvp> and enter the code OPENWPZ5 to print your pass.        
        Bonnie Raitt performs at the Mizner Park Amphitheatre Sunday evening, Oct. 21.
        Roads around Lynn University will be closed from 9 am Monday to 2 a.m. Tuesday for the Presidential debate. Be forewarned.
        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-Sentinel�s 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 mark@itsowltime.com.
        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 www.womenstheatreproject.com.
        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 www.FloridaJewishJournal.com 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.
        2013 Rotary Opal honorees Leif Ahnell, Bobby Campbell, Jay DiPietro, Kevin Ross and Rick Zimmer will be feted at a Jan. 19. gala.
        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 www.pcprofessor.com 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 www.aobd.us 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 www.biscaynemarketing.com for further information.
        www.WestBocaLeaders.com 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 wrpbitv@yahoo.com.
        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 www.southpalmbeachafg.org/meeting_list.html.
        Barry Epstein, APR, is a noted public relations, marketing and political consultant based in Boca Raton, president of www.luxurychamber.com, the www.westbocaleaders.com 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: pr@publicrelations.nu, 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.

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 Meredith@theoroukegrp.com. 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 www.solintro.com for a brief overview and contact barry@barryepstein.com 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 www.wrpbitv.com.
        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: http://www.2012presidentialelectionnews.com/2012-debate-schedule/2012-presidential-debate-schedule. 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 www.luxurychamber.com 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 www.komen-southflorida.org/2012prl 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 www.wvoy.org 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 TCFofBoca@mail.com.
        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 www.jarcfl.org.
        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 mark@itsowltime.com.
        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 www.womenstheatreproject.com.
        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 www.FloridaJewishJournal.com 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 www.pcprofessor.com  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 www.aobd.us 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 www.biscaynemarketing.com for further information.
        www.WestBocaLeaders.com 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 www.wrpbitv@yahoo.com.
        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 www.southpalmbeachafg.org/meeting_list.html.
        Barry Epstein, APR, is a noted public relations, marketing and political consultant based in Boca Raton, president of www.luxurychamber.com, the www.westbocaleaders.com 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: pr@publicrelations.nu, 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.

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Barrys Buzz Oct. 4, 2012

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 www.solintro.com for a brief overview and contact barry@barryepstein.com with any questions. Enroll at https://support.solavei.com/servlet/JiveServlet/previewBody/1400-102-6-2256/Solavei%20Enrollment%20Process%20Revised.pdf. Be sure to choose Barry Epstein or 88888888 as the sponsor. Very important! Lynn University has the 4th highest percentage of International students in the country. Palm Beach County has $2.1 billion and 2,104 parcels in tax-exempt property, and lost $37 million from those properties in 2011. Movie Talk with Morrie Zryl airs tonight at 6 p.m. on www.wrpbitv.com. Barry Epstein Live internet television show airs Friday at 9:30 a.m. direct from Lynn University on www.wrpbitv.com featuring Palm Beach County Republican Party Chair Sid Dinerstein, Palm Beach County Commissioner Burt Aaronson, Boca Raton Senior editor Marie Speed and Sun-Sentinel columnists Lynn University political professor Dr. Robert Watson and Kingsley Guy. You can also win free tickets to the Cinemark theaters just for watching. Movies opening Friday at the Cinemark Theatre are Taken 2 (also at Movies of Delray and Lake Worth), The Oranges (also at Movies of Lake Worth) and Frankenweenie. Butter also opens at Movies of Delray. It’s election time, and an educated voter is the best voter. In addition to the candidates running for political office, several state constitutional amendments will be voted on during the upcoming general election. Todd Bonlarron, director Palm Beach County Legislative Affairs, will offer a clear explanation of what each of these initiatives means to you, the taxpayer. Approximately 60 minutes, space is limited. Others are at http://www.pbcgov.com/newsroom/0912/09-07-12_library_election.htm . 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. Here are the October debates: http://www.2012presidentialelectionnews.com/2012-debate-schedule/2012-presidential-debate-schedule. 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 p.m. With the upcoming Presidential debate, Lynn University will have a free evening of patriotic music performed by the Conservatory of Music, short readings of excerpts great American political speeches by Lynn students, and other civic and political activities on October 5 at 7:00 p.m. 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. The grand opening date for the new DeHoernle Park on Spanish River Blvd. has been moved to 10 a.m. on Oct. 13. 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 www.komen-southflorida.org/2012prl 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 www.wvoy.org 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 TCFofBoca@mail.com. 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 www.jarcfl.org. The Voter’s 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 Piper’s 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 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. 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 Men’s Basketball Coach Mike Jarves to benefit the basketball program will be held 7 p.m. Oct. 29 at Matteo’s 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 mark@itsowltime.com. The Women’s 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 www.womenstheatreproject.com. 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 www.FloridaJewishJournal.com 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, featuring CBS correspondent Dan Raviv and Efraim Levy, Israel’s 9th Mossad director. Call Dana Vizner at 561.852.3270 or danav@bocafed.org for more information. 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 www.pcprofessor 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 www.aobd.us 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 www.biscaynemarketing.com for further information. www.WestBocaLeaders.com 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 wrpbitv@yahoo.com. 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 www.southpalmbeachafg.org/meeting_list.html. Barry Epstein, APR