Mohamed Abdalla – Changing Minds, Healing Hearts

By: Jay Van Vechten  What does the legacy of Princess Diana have to do with a Boca Raton resident named Mohamed Abdalla? A lot. You see Mohamed’s family hails from Alexandria, Egypt, where they spent 30 years working in the jewelry business. In 1977 grandfather Abdalla immigrated to the United States, with Mohamed’s father and uncle following More...

by Jay Van Vechten | Published 9 months ago
By Bocatribune On Friday, February 1st, 2019

Meet Glorida Wank – Super Volunteer Extraordinaire

By: Jay Van Vechten There are volunteers and then there are super volunteers, people who give of themselves like their life depended on it. Where does that drive come from? Why are some men and women so eager to More...

By Jay Van Vechten On Wednesday, December 26th, 2018

A Light From Above

By: Jay Van Vechten The lighthouses of the world hold a romantic allure spanning more than 2,000 years. Lighthouses give hope to those lost at sea. They keep ships and sailors safe on the oceans and lakes that More...

By Online Staff D On Monday, November 26th, 2018

Volunteerism Is Alive And Well In Boca Raton – Mark Hansen

  By: Jay Van Vechten In mid-November, the Rotary Club of Downtown Boca Raton held its annual Mayors Ball at Royal Palm Yacht & Country Club.  The well attended gala always brings out the biggest names More...

By Jay Van Vechten On Monday, November 5th, 2018
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Volunteerism Is Alive And Well In Boca Raton – John Luca

By: Jay Van Vechten Volunteerism and ‘giving back’ to the community are very much at the heart of Boca Raton. In fact, the majority of the city’s social activities center on charitable events.  From casual More...

By Jay Van Vechten On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

Volunteerism Is Alive And Well In Boca Raton

By: Jay Van Vechten In a 2015 study, it was determined that 62 million Americans volunteer annually, representing nearly 25% of all US residents. Together those who volunteer spend 7.9 billion hours helping others. More...