Published On: Fri, Apr 14th, 2017

Boca Beat: 4/14

• We’d like to wish a Happy Easter and a Happy Passover to all our readers!

• Lynn University will break ground Thursday, April 20, on the Christine E. Lynn University Center. The 11 a.m. ceremony will take place at the heart of campus and will feature guest speakers, food and drink, a unique photo opportu- nity, virtual reality renderings, and remarks from the namesake donor, Christine E. Lynn.

• Habitat for Humanity South Palm Beach County is seeking 100 empowered women leaders to join together to raise funds to build a safe, decent and affordable home for a local, hard working, low income family that the 100 will actually help build.

• Mayor Susan Haynie and Councilman Robert Weinroth visited the new Cannon Headquaters in Boca Raton and presented a certificate of appreciation to the senior executives of Cannon for their commitment to our city – employing over 200 employees at their office at Broken Sound

•Lane Kiffin will make his official FAU debut in prime time in front of a national television audience. Conference USA an- nounced on Thursday that the FAU season opener at home against Navy has been moved to Friday, Sept. 1 at 8PM and will air on ESPNU. It will be the second time in three years that FAU elected to move a Saturday game to Friday night in order to accommodate a national network. In 2015 FAU played Miami on a Friday night in a game broadcast on Fox Sports 1.

• Signups for Camp Boca start at 8 a.m. March 27 for residents and April 10 for others, and this year registration is online only. Parents, caregivers and grandparents of children here or visiting over the sum- mer need to visit http://webtrac.myboca. us/ to register.

•Boca West Country Club, a premier residential golf destination with greens carved by top architects and World Golf Hall of Famers, unveiled its new $50 mil- lion Golf Clubhouse on Tuesday, March 14. The 153,000 square foot clubhouse defines a new era of luxury liv- ing for its members, who already enjoy Boca West’s unparalleled amenities and services.

• Ouzo Bay Boca Raton has opened in the former Jazziz space at the south end of Mizner Park with a menu heavy on fresh fish and seafood, meat and Medi- terranean dishes with a Greek influence. Think spinach pie and

stuffed grape leaves to a raw bar, a whole branzino fish to Dover sole and seabass and bone-in braised lamb shank with toasted orzo and seasonal vegetables. Open seven days a week, Ouzo Bay’s hours will cover lunch, dinner, happy hour, a late-night bar and Sunday brunch..

• Ten Palm Beach County schools will be get- ting promised construction upgrades starting this summer, Superintendent Robert Avossa said. The projects, funded by a penny sales

tax increase that voters approved in Novem- ber, include paving at Del Prado Elementary in Boca Raton and water intrusion repairs at Eagles Landing Middle, west of Boca Raton. Avossa said at a press conference he plans to provide quarterly updates on progress to the School Board and public.

• Impact 100 Palm Beach County to award $100,000 grants to local nonprofits on Thursday April 6th from 5:30PM – 9PM at the Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Per- forming Arts Center at Lynn University. This will be the 6th Annual Grand Awards Celebration – Ten nonprofit finalist orga- nizations will give presentations and their members will vote to select the recipients of five high impact $100,000 grants, one in each focus area.

• Are you interested in learning about the Boca Raton Police Services Department? You are invited to participate in the City of Boca Raton’s Citizens Police Academy. This ten week course is free of charge and open to the public. Classes are held Thurs- day evenings from 6:30-9PM (April 27 — June 15 2017) at 6500 Congress Ave Boca Raton, FL 33487.

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