Published On: Fri, Jul 7th, 2017

Boca Beat: 7/7

• Congratulations Councilmember Robert Weinroth on being elected to sit on the board of the Palm Beach League of Cities

• The City of Boca Raton was rated #9 out of 227 beach communities by WalletHub as the Best Beach Towns to Live in.

• It was Paws on the Patio at Hooters
and was all for a great cause. Tri-County Humane Animal Rescue was there to raise funds & awareness for dogs and cats looking for a fur-ever home at their An- nual Pooches on the Patio event. The Tri County Animal Rescue for the prevention of cruelty to animals believes animals, as living creatures, have value beyond eco- nomic measurements, and are entitled to legal, moral, and ethical consideration and protection.

• The Boca Raton Airport will install a permanent noise monitor in a residential community just west of Military Trail.

• Six acres are being prepared for the first Place of Hope building with eight, two- bedroom apartments that will house foster care teens who have aged out of the system at 18 and have no place else to go.

• MMA fighter Aaron Rajman was killed late Monday after several men entered his West Boca home and fired at least one shot at him, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said.

• A former Boca Raton U.S. Postal Service worker is facing federal prison after she ad- mitted she took cash bribes in exchange for delivering packages that she knew contained some kind of drugs.

• Penny Morey was installed as Rotary Club Downtown Boca installs first woman president

• Gumbo Limbo Nature Center extends trail, boardwalk hours. Visitors to the grounds at 1801 N. Ocean Blvd. will find the gate open so they can park by 7 a.m. After the center closes, the trails and board- walk outside will stay open until dusk.

• 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 students from Florida Atlantic University’s Charles E. Schmidt College
of Medicine were recently inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (AOA), a national medical honor society advocating for excellence in scholar- ship and the highest ideals in the profession of medicine.

• The Boca Raton Garden Club will feature their annual “Treasures and Plant Sale” on Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1. The event will offer many plant and gardening tools and accessories as well as “gently used treasures” ranging from clothing and jewelry to dishes and collectibles.

• The Palm Beach International Film Festi- val is March 29-April 2. This year’s festival will consist of 30 films, including “Price for Freedom,” “Remember Me” and “Wrestling Alligators.” It will begin with a red carpet screening, followed by an after party at Bowery Palm Beach in CityPlace and Tilted Kilt on Airport Road next to Cinemark. From there, events will take place all around Palm Beach County, such as Jupiter, Lake Worth, Wellington and Boca Raton. Tickets are able to be purchased at pbifilmfest.org.

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