Published On: Fri, Apr 28th, 2017

Boca Beat: 4/28

• For the second straight year, Palm Beach State College’s team of students was recognized as a top performer at the Na- tional Model United Nations Conference in New York.

• The Leon Charney Diplomacy Program in Florida Atlantic University’s Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters re- cently received the Distinguished Delega- tion Award at the National Model United Nations competition in New York City.

• Lynn University broke ground Thursday, April 20, on the Christine E. Lynn Uni- versity Center. The ceremony took place at the heart of campus and featured guest speakers, food and drink, a unique photo opportunity, 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 commit- ment 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 announced 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 net- work. 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, caregiv- ers and grandparents of children here or visiting over the summer need to visit http://webtrac. myboca.us/ to register.

•Boca Raton resident Dr. Patri- cia Cayne won her first title on the Jacoby Open Swiss Teams at the North American Bridge Championships. Cayne said in an inter- view that she had played bridge on and off for about forty years. (NABC) This was one of fifteen championship events held in Kansas City from March 9-19.

• 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 getting promised construction upgrades starting this summer, Superintendent Robert Avossa said. The projects, funded by a penny sales tax increase that voters approved in November, 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 Performing Arts Center at Lynn University.

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