February 2016
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6200 Boca Del Mar Dr
Boca Raton, FL  33433
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February 3rd, 2016, NEWSLETTER

This week's newsletter covers the meeting from February 3rd, 2016, and touches on events and speakers from the last couple of weeks of January.  Have a great month, Rotarians!
 RCBR President, Spencer Siegel, commencing the weekly meeting.
Dirty Mechanics! A great local club supported by the RCBR.
Pictured below, guest speaker, Gary, from the LinkedIN discussion. 
We enjoyed the presentation from Snapgood as they presented a way to introduce their technology to use an app to find community service events and initiatives.
Pictured below, CEO of Snapgood in South Africa
Pictured below, Officers of Snapgood at Boca Helping Hands
CONGRATULATIONS to Lucien Campolo and Alecia Kerry on their engagement! On behalf of the RCBR, we are all ECSTATIC for you both!
Rotary Moments and Happy Dollars
  •      Dick Young introduced his guest, Devin Crosby and Mike Luder
  • Neil Haynie discussed the Alliance Golf Tournament at Broken Sound sponsored by the City of Boca Raton
  • Doug Mummaw introduced a new prospective member, Brad.  Doug said he is an outstanding person and would be an honor to have him in our Club.
  • Pia discussed the fall scholarship recipients and to vote for your scholar ($25k scholarship)
  • Rachel Huerta mentioned the Place of Hope had a great showing at the Teaching Kitchen and that the President Elect Training Seminar went well and Spencer attended with her. The RCBR received an award for donating $1,500 or more to Paul Harris to fight polio.  She also mentioned she had a rate date night where she walked past Mummaw & Associates and visted Gallery 22.
  • Spencer reminded everyone to make sure you are registered at myrotary.org
  • Juan Montalvo updated the club on Mary and mentioned she has one more round of chemo to go.  After 35 years, Mary has decided to retire from Boca Regional Hospital and they are excited to plan for her life of retirement.  Juan also reminded everyone to sign up for the Healthy Heart Run online!
  • Josh Hite brought a friend for lunch, Jeff Racenstein and introduced him.  Jeff mentioned that he likes the RCBR and is considering joining the club.
  • Craig Davis brought and introduced his guest, Amy Siegel, an illustration artist.
  • Yaacov Heller spoke about the Hearts & Soles Gala on February 27th at Broken Sound and encouraged everyone to go.
  • John Burford brought his mother to lunch and thanker her for helping him through his operation on his knee.  He also thanked Dennis Frisch for his help.
  • Bill Ridick reminded everyone about Future Stars on February 28th at Mizner Park Amphitheatre and asked for volunteers
  • Julie Vianale also spoke on Future Stars and said the event will be great. We are looking for sponsors and need to raise $10k to cover expenses.  Please contact Julie for sponsorship opportunities.
  • Recent graduates of the University of Central Florida, and Officers of Snapgood, delivered a great presentation on Snapgood, "To make doing good easy"
  • Alecia Kerry and Lucien Campolo got engaged!!!!!!!!!
Keep on the lookout for:
  • Upcoming Speakers and Events:
February 10th - Constance Scott
February 17th - Head of DKJA School
February 24th - Gerald Margulies - Space Shuttle Program
  •   For more information, please visit our website at www.rotaryclubbocaraton.com 

Feb 10, 2016
Feb 17, 2016
Helena Levine
Head of DKJA School
Feb 24, 2016
Gerald Margulies
Space Shuttle Program
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