By Barry Epstein
Early voting for the Nov. 2 general election began Monday at 10 sites in Palm Beach County, nine in the Treasure Coast and at the Okeechobee County elections office. The early voting period ends Oct. 30 in Martin, St. Lucie and Okeechobee counties and Oct. 31 in Palm Beach County.
Jewish Journal publisher emeritus Bruce Warshal also endorsed Florida Governor Charlie Crist for U.S. Senate, following endorsements from former Congressman Robert Wexler, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Robert Kennedy, Jr., Palm Beach County Commissioners Burt Aaronson and Shelly Vann, and the Peoples PAC of Palm Beach County. The Governor was also on “barry epstein live” on www.wrpbitv.com. Click on demand barry 10.15.10 when a video starts to watch the show.
Caldwell Theatre features Entre’Acte Theatrix Presents Cabaret, the Tony Award Winning Musical through Oct. 24. Call 561.241.7432 for tickets or visit www.caldwelltheatre.com. Vices: A Love Story returns Nov. 7-Dec. 12. Order your tickets now.
Steel Magnolias continues at the Stage Door Theatre on Sample Road in Coral Springs through Nov. 7. See www.stagedoortheatre.com to order tickets or call 954.344.7765.
Florida Atlantic University (FAU) is celebrating the inauguration of its sixth president, Mary Jane Saunders, with the “Waves of Blue” student scholarship benefit concert on Oct. 24 at 3 p.m. in the Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium on FAU’s Boca Raton campus, 777 Glades Road. FAU’s department of music and several other guest artists will present big band music, piano, jazz, and more. The concert will begin FAU’s inaugural festivities, and proceeds from the event will benefit the President’s Scholarship Challenge Fund. General admission tickets are $25; faculty, staff and Lifelong Learning Society student tickets are $15; and degree seeking students may obtain tickets for free. Group prices available. Purchase tickets at http://www.fauevents.com or by calling 1-800-564-9539. More information can be found at http://www.fau.edu/inauguration/inaug_scholarship.php.
Building an Effective Board For Good Governance and Great Fundraising is the workshop presented by the Junior League of Boca Raton with Chuck Loring, CRFE, a consultant with BoardSource and a senior partner at Loring, Sternberg, and Associates. On October 27, 2010 from 8:45 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Junior League of Boca Raton’s Vegso Community Resource Center, 261 NW 13th Street, Boca Raton, FL 33432, phone: 561-620-2553. Cost is $100 for groups of up to 8 people from the same organization. Breakfast and lunch are included. To register, please contact Cathy Scheid at email@example.com.
The October 28 West Boca Chamber network will be at Southwinds Golf Course. Costs and information is on www.westbocachamber.com. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Nov. 9 breakfast, sponsored by ebarbershop.com, will feature noted political consultant and Lynn University professor Dr. Robert Watson on what the election results mean to us.
The second West Boca Women in Business monthly network and luncheon, Nov. 3 will feature “Growing Your KASH Box” presented by Nancy Proffitt, The Profitable Business Coach, 11:30 am. to 1 pm, City Fish Market,7940 Glades Road (at the turnpike). RSVP to email@example.com or call 482.9333.
Next Generations of Holocaust Survivors, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Boca Raton Regional Hospital, presents “Deadly Medicine in the Nazi Era and Bioethical Responsibilities in the 21st Century”, Thursday, November 4, 2010 4:30 pm- 8:30pm, Boca Raton Regional Hospital Center for Lifelong Learning/Education Bldg. Dawson Theatre, 800 Meadows Road, Boca Raton, FL 33486. Tickets can be purchased online at www.nextgenerations.org under the Event Ticket Sales tab or call (561) 400 -5566. A distinguished panel of experts will broadly examine the medical community’s ethical responsibilities from both historical and contemporary perspectives. From 1933 to 1945, German physicians, scientists, public health officials, and academic experts played a critical role in supporting and implementing the Nazi racial hygiene policy. The panel will discuss the controversial ethical issues our society and the medical community are dealing with today. Balancing the needs of society as a whole with the rights of individuals, and the ethical responsibility of the Medical, Mental Health, Social Work, and Psychology professions will be explored. 3.0 CE Credit Hours for Psychologists, Licensed Mental Health Counselors, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, and Guardians. Registration Fee: $25.
Every politician and voter should see I Want Your Money and the Pat Tillman story at Shadowwood.
Movies opening this week include Stone, Hereafter, Conviction, Howl and Paranormal Activity 2.
Barry Epstein, APR, is a noted public relations, marketing and political consultant based in Boca Raton, and is president of the West Boca Chamber of Commerce (www.westbocachamber.com), with a weekly internet television show on www.wrpbitv.com. His website is www.publicrelations.nu and his email is firstname.lastname@example.org. His blog is also on the Sun-Sentinel Jewish Journal site: http://barrys-journal.blogspot.com/. You can friend him on Facebook at www.facebook.com/barryepstein or follow him on Twitter @cme4pr. Fax items for the column to 561.451.0000 or email to: email@example.com.