Parking meters have been installed in some of Boca Raton’s most popular areas, including around Mizner Park.
Parking meters were seen as a way to raise city revenue without increasing taxes. Many people are concerned that the use of parking meters will drive away visitors. Parking in parking garages remains free.
The parking meter issue has been talked about for several years. Back in 2009, Nancy Liu, a resident of Sun & Surf near Red Reef Park, said she was opposed to the installation of parking meters at the beach areas, citing park safety.
Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres flowed through Raymond Lee Jewelers in Boca Raton as guests arrived for the unveiling of a Diamond Horn Signature Pendant, for Nat King Cole Generation Hope Foundation. The night was fueled with fashion, philanthropy and a cause all were eager to learn more about.
The turnout was a Celebrity filled event to support music education in public schools and build awareness about the lack of funding available to those really need it.
Amongst the celebrities present were Casey and Timolin Cole (Nat King Cole’s Twin Daughters ); Jeff Josephson, the owner of Raymond Lee Jewelers, Franco Corso, the Italian Singer, Sherry Ratay, Award Winning Color Expert, Cara Rosenthal, of CBS’s Amazing Race, and Kesi Case, the Fashion Designer.
And schmoozing with the guests, the most notorious jewel thief, Walter Shaw. Hold on tight to your jewelry at all times, when hear this man.
“Keeping Music Alive” – NKC Generation Hope, Inc. is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization in Florida. The foundation works to provide musical instruments, instruction, seminars, state-of-the-art recording equipment and funding to students with the greatest need and fewest resources in Palm Beach, Broward, and Miami-Dade counties.
Jeffrey Goldstein, a Boca Raton man who suffers from alzheimer’s, was reported missing Wednesday. He was found by the Florida Highway Patrol, and is safe in Miami, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office.
Goldstein was last seen driving his car in Boca Raton and the Sheriff’s office had asked local to keep a lookout for him.
Kal Gunay of ‘Fit Body Boot Camp, East Boca Raton’, announces that anybody participating in Fit Body Bootcamp between June 28 – July 16, 2010, $100 will be donated to the Jessica June’s Children’s Cancer Foundation.
“The current economic state has drastically reduced the amount of donations being made to charities and non-profit organization. So we’ve decided to kill two birds with one stone. By offering a stress-reducing and physical fitness program to the public, while helping out a great cause”.
All participants are welcome to workout at their own pace for as little as fifteen minutes or, for those up to the challenge, for the full hour of each session. The activities include fun exercises in a group atmosphere designed to burn fat and firm and tone the entire body.
Every participant will walk way from this workout with a better understanding of fitness and weight-loss concepts, a feeling of accomplishment and knowledge they helped a worthwhile cause.
In addition, every participant will receive the “Ultimate Tone-It-Up Nutrition Guide” designed to help make healthy dietary choices simple.
“This is just a fun and social way to introduce an alternative to the boring gym workouts and at the same time help out a charity that does so much to feed the hungry, especially in these current economic times,” explains Sally Smith. “Honestly, I can’t think of a better way to spend a Saturday morning than having a fun and energizing workout.”
East-Boca Fit Body Bootcamp offers locals fat loss and fitness, and nutrition services. For more information, they can be found at http://www.bocafitbody.com