Published On: Sat, Oct 17th, 2020

Palm Tran to Display Bus Promoting 30th Anniversary of the Race for a Cure

Palm Tran will debut the Susan G. Komen Florida and Frontline Faces Taking You Places buses on Tuesday, October 20, at 1 p.m., on 3rd Street on the north side of the Governmental Center, 301 N. Olive Avenue, West Palm Beach. Palm Beach County Commissioners, County Administration and Susan G. Komen representatives are expected to be present.

The pink Susan G. Komen bus is an annual partnership of Palm Tran, Lamar Transit Advertising and Susan G. Komen Florida. The bus promotes the 30th anniversary of the Race for a Cure. This year the race will be virtual and takes place on January 30, 2021. The debut of the bus coincides with Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October).

“We are honored to once again partner with Palm Tran to bring the pink bus to life,” said Sean Gross, state executive director of Florida for Susan G. Komen. “Access to treatments is a barrier that stands in the way for so many in the fight against breast cancer. Susan G. Komen is dedicated to fighting disparities and creating access to care for all. We are proud that Palm Tran is helping us to create awareness.”

Also on display Tuesday will be the Frontline Faces Taking You Places bus. It features photos of Palm Tran transit employees who have continued serving the public throughout the pandemic. These employees include operators of Palm Tran fixed-route buses and Palm Tran Connection and Go Glades vehicles, bus mechanics and road supervisors.

Both buses will be seen by the public about 180,000 times every four weeks. 

County and Palm Tran officials will be available for interviews at the Tuesday event, and media coverage is encouraged.

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. Commissioner Weinroth serves as County Vice-Mayor and has been appointed 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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