Published On: Sat, Mar 9th, 2019

ChildNet Care for Kids Holds Luncheon Kick Off at Sklar Furniture

By Robert S Weinroth

On February 27, 2019, ChildNet held a VIP Reception at Sklar Funishings in Boca Raton.

More than 100 people attended the event.  Guests were treated to live music, wine and hors d’ourves.  Rick Howard, President of Sklar Funishings welcomed the crowd, followed by Pamela Weinroth, luncheon chairwoman.  She thanked Laurie Silvers for accepting ChildNet’s 2019 Champion for Children award, honoring her work with Women of Tomorrow. The award will be formally presented at the luncheon on April 9th.  Larry Rein, President of ChildNet, spoke about ChildNet’s mission, “to protect abused, abandoned and neglected children in the communities we serve” in addition to the need for more foster parents.  Linda Gunn Payton, of Sklar Furnishings made concluding remarks including an exciting donation.  Sklar Furnishings will be donating 10% of every sale made in the month of March to ChildNet.

To learn more about ChildNet visit their website at www.childnet.us.  To attend the luncheon on April 9that  Woodfield Country Club tickets are $85 and may be ordered at  www.givegab.com/…/childnet-care-for-kids-luncheon-palm-beac…    

Sponsorship packages are available.

Call 954-414-6000 ext. 3863 or e-mail jjanello@childnet.us with any questions.

About the Author

- Robert Weinroth is a 27 year resident of Boca Raton where he is an attorney, businessman, former member of the City Council (where he served for four years) and currently serves as an elected member of the Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners. Commissioner Weinroth went to Boston’s Northeastern University where he earned a BSBA in Management. He went on to earn his Juris Doctor at New England School of Law. He is admitted to practice law in Florida, Massachusetts, New Jersey and the Supreme Court of the United States. Weinroth served as president and general counsel of Freedom Medical Services Inc, an accredited medical supply company in Boca Raton. FREEDOMED® represented the realization of an entrepreneurial dream. Weinroth, and his wife Pamela operated the company for 16 years, eventually selling the business in 2016. Weinroth takes great pride in his past work as a volunteer Guardian ad Litem for the 15th Judicial Circuit, advocating for the needs of abused and neglected children deemed dependent by the Court. After serving on multiple community boards and committees, Weinroth was elected to the Boca Raton City Council in 2014. During his tenure, he served as CRA Vice-chair and Deputy Mayor and was appointed to a number of county boards including the Boca Raton Airport Authority, the Palm Tran Service Board, the Palm Beach Transportation Planning Agency, the Treasure Coast Planning Council and was elected a board member of the Palm Beach County League of Cities. As a newly elected County Commissioner, Weinroth has been appointed Vice-Chair of the Solid Waste Authority, a board member of the PBC Transportation Planning Agency, and alternate representative on the Treasure Coast Planning Agency and several other county and regional boards. Robert, Pamela and their two dogs, Sierra and Siggy, are proud to call Boca Raton home.

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