Published On: Fri, Jul 22nd, 2022

Boca Beat, 07/22/2022

  • Rotary Club Downtown Boca Raton presented 20 nonprofits with Service Above Self Grant funding at the Club’s weekly membership luncheon meeting to support the organizations’ health and wellness needs for those in their service community.
  • Students and faculty of Palm Beach Atlantic’s Lloyd L. Gregory School of Pharmacy showed their expertise at the annual Florida Pharmacy Association meeting July 6-10 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Palm Beach Atlantic University has received a grant of $5 million over five years from Lilly Endowment Inc. to help establish new routes from theological education to careers in community development and chaplaincy.
  • Starting a job is only the first of many milestones to reach on a career journey. After it begins, what steps are needed for an individual to move ahead professionally? The Boynton Beach City Library is here to help!
  • B’nai Torah Congregation announced today that Leesa Parker has been named Executive Director. In this new role, Parker serves as the primary liaison to the Board of Trustees and Clergy. She also oversees all aspects of synagogue operations, including strategic planning, day-to-day management, budgeting and finance, membership, security and fundraising.
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County, welcomes Erin Devlin Nicoloso as Vice President of Marketing and Business Development.
  • Coral Springs Museum of Art Announces its First Annual Empty Walls Fundraiser. With over 490 pieces of art donated by over 128 artists, there is something for everyone. All proceeds support arts programming, free museum admission, and artist services. Come out between July 11 and August 13 to catch a sneak peek at the pieces for sale in our east gallery. Join us on August 13 between 5:30 – 6:30 pm for Active Museum Members and Contributing artists and 6:30 – 8 pm for the general public and help us empty our walls.
  • Research from the Safety Net Hospital Alliance of Florida and the Florida Hospital Association estimates that Florida will be short 17,924 physicians by the year 2035.
  • The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship, part of the Florida State University College of Business, is accepting applications for its Spring 2023 Small Business Executive Program (SBEP) and Nonprofit Executive Program (NPEP) held in South Florida. Offered at no cost to participants, the programs are funded by The Jim Moran Foundation and Jan Moran and her late husband, automotive pioneer Jim Moran. The application deadline is Friday, September 30.
  • The Centennial Anniversary Committee of The Salvation Army of Palm Beach County will host “The Paradise Ball” on Saturday, December 10, 2022, at the Mar-a-Lago Club. The historic landmark home was selected for the White tie Event due to its initial owner, Marjorie Merriweather Post, who purchased the land and constructed her residence in 1922, the same year that The Salvation Army located its offices in Palm Beach, Florida.
  • Florida Atlantic University was awarded more than $800,000 by the state of Florida as part of a $15.6 million initiative to prepare students and mid-career professionals for jobs in the burgeoning fields of cybersecurity and information technology.

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