Published On: Mon, Apr 23rd, 2018

Boca Beat: 4/23

•The Florida Department of Transportation will host an informal Open House on Wednesday, April 25th to discuss the upcoming sidewalk improvements project on Palmetto Park Road, from State Road 7/US 441 to NW 2nd Avenue, in Boca Raton. The Open House will be held from 5 to 7PM at the Boca Raton Downtown Public Library (400 NW 2nd Ave Boca Raton FL 33432).

• The city of Boca Raton has decided to join numerous other cities in South Florida in suing state officials, including Gov. Rick Scott In 2011, changes to a previous law were made that would result in local government officials being removed from office and fined up to $5,000 if they passed any kind of gun control regulations. Currently, members of the state government are the only ones able to create gun legislation in Florida.

• Symphony of the Americas finishes its 30th Anniversary Season with the return appearance of spectacular pianist and composer Conrad Tao, heralded by Forbes in its Top 30 Under 30.

•Congratulations to Mindy Sloane Shikiar on her recently announced appointment as the Chief Operating Officer of Boca Raton Regional Hospital. Ms. Shikiar replaces Karen Poole, who retired from the position earlier this month. Ms. Shikiar joined Boca Region in 2003 and has served in various leadership positions including Vice President of Oncology Services, Ambulatory Services and Business Development.

•Amid a sea of blue and white flags, banners and attire, on April 18, 2018 thousands of local residents of all ages will once again come together in solidarity and spirit for Israel at the Mizner Park Amphitheater. The full vibrant diversity of Jewish South Palm Beach County and more will be on hand to celebrate Israel’s 70th Birthday at this year’s “Israel Fest.” Image result for Israel fest mizner park

• The City of Boca Raton Office of Economic Development continued it’s 2018 “Your Success is Our Success Tour” with a visit to The Nature’s Bounty manufacturing facility. The “Success Tour” has been established to congratulate and recognize Boca based companies for their economic and community contributions to the City of Boca Raton.

• Kendra Erika has released a new music video featuring her original song “Authentic” which expresses her views on the deterioration of social media and it’s effect on society. Don’t conform to what the masses want you to be. Being authentic means not following an echo, but leading by your own voice

• Former Miami Beach Mayor Phillip Levine took his campaign to be the Democratic Party’s nominee for the election in November to Honey in Delray Beach, Florida tonite. He was met by an enthusiastic crowd of supporters. Levine supports a pro-business, “job-creating” platform that benefits both Democrats and Republicans.

• A new elementary school could potentially be in the works for the City of Boca Raton. The City Council gave unanimous support to resolution 18-2018, which is a resolution from the City of Boca Raton supporting the establishment of a new public elementary school on city-owned land in the vicinity of Spanish River Boulevard, west of I-95 and east of north Military Trail.

• A.D. Henderson University School and Florida Atlantic University High School announced a $1 million gift from Daniel Cane, CEO and co-founder of Modernizing Medicine, and his wife, Debra Cane. The gift will establish The Cane Institute for Advanced Technologies at Henderson/FAU High, which will serve as the school’s epicenter for research, education and technology transfer.

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