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VOL. 12 NO. 6                                                                        JUNE 2018

Eighth Annual White Coats-4-Care                                                                                            Got Talent? Search
Donor Program Top Fundraiser for                                                                                            Is On for Next “Boca
FAU’s Schmidt College of Medicine                                                                                           Raton Bowl Idol”

	 With the average cost of                                                                                                  	 It’s that time of year again when Cheribundi Tart Cherry
                                                                                                                            Boca Raton Bowl organizers, along with community partners
medical school education and                                                                                                Roger Dean Stadium and Spirit of Giving Network, have
                                                                                                                            kicked off the quest to find the top South Florida talent who
living expenses ranging from                                                                                                will perform the National Anthem at the 2018 bowl game on
                                                                                                                            Tuesday, December 18th, at FAU Stadium.
$247,224 for students in-state                                                                                              	 If you would like to get “in the battle” to “get on
                                                                                                                            the field” as the ultimate “star-spangled” Boca Raton
to $391,792 for students out-of-                                                                                            Bowl Idol---open to area vocalists and instrumentalists,
                                                                                                                            amateurs and professionals, individuals and groups from
state, 80-85 percent of students                                                                                            teens through seniors---you are invited to upload your
                                                                                                                            Boca Bowl Idol audition demo submission to www.
require financial assistance. Often                                                                                before the deadline of June
this heavy debt impacts a student’s                                                                                         	 “Last year’s inaugural Bowl Idol competition was
                                                                                                                            a resounding success as a ‘fan-tastic’ way to invite and
choice of medical schools as                                                                                                encourage community participation in countdown to our

well as the medical specialty                                                                                               Got Talent? on page 4

based on its income potential to                                                                                            Fireworks to
                                                                                                                            Spark Boca’s July
repay loans. As Florida Atlantic                                                                                            4th Celebration

University’s Charles E. Schmidt                                                                                             	 The City of Boca Raton,
                                                                                                                            together with presenting
College of Medicine continues                                                                                               sponsors, the Boca Raton
                                                                                                                            Airport Authority and WPBF-
to seek, recruit and secure the                                                                                             TV, will host a Fabulous
                                                                                                                            Fourth Celebration on
“best and brightest,” this year’s                                                                                           Wednesday, July 4th, at
                                                                                                                            deHoernle Park/Spanish
8th Annual White Coats-4-Care                                                                                               River Sports Complex,
                                                                                                                            1000 NW Spanish River
(WC4C) Reception advances                                                                                                   Boulevard, starting at 6:30
                                                                                                                            p.m. A spectacular fireworks
from its traditional “new class” The 2018 White Coats-4-Care Committee                                                      show will start at 9 p.m. The
                                                                                                                            event is free and open to the
community welcome to becoming                                                                                               public.
                                                                                                                            	 Activities will feature a 95’ Super Slide, a 50’ Double
the college’s principal scholarship fundraiser.   	 “We are pleased to see that through the years both the                  Trouble Olympics Obstacle Course, and Mind Bender
                                                                                                                            Spinner Swings, as well as an interactive juggling ring, free
	 To be held on Wednesday, August 8th, from 5:30 p.m. to Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine and its scholarship         face painting and balloon twisting, giant games, kids’ crafts
                                                                                                                            and photo ops. Food trucks will be serving Tucker Duke’s
7:30 p.m. at the Delray Acura Club in the FAU Stadium, 777 funds are rising, and that White Coats-4-Care has evolved        burgers, hotdogs and tater tots, fried Oreos, cotton candy, and
                                                                                                                            more. Complimentary bottled water will also be available,
Glades Road, Boca Raton, this year’s WC4C donor reception to support the students where it is most needed. In addition      generously sponsored by the Boca Raton Airport.
                                                                                                                            	 At 6:30 p.m., the All-Star Band will take the stage, playing
will have an emphasis on scholarship funding as the event to the cost of tuition, there are other expenses including        classic rock n’ roll tunes, and, new this year, a satellite stage
                                                                                                                            will host a DJ spinning today’s hits and exciting dance-offs
continues to celebrate the first and only medical school in cost of books, living, food and equipment,” noted Kaye          and games for the kids!
                                                                                                                            	 Free parking will be plentiful, with several nearby public
Palm Beach County, the strides of its prior seven classes, and Communications Founder and Chief Strategist Bonnie Kaye      parking lots, including Boca Corporate Center and the City of
                                                                                                                            Boca Raton Public Library. A complimentary shuttle service
embrace the incoming class of Florida’s future physicians. who, along with partner and husband Jon Kaye, created and        will begin at 5:30 p.m. and will run continuously until 10:15
                                                                                                                            p.m. Attendees should arrive early to avoid long shuttle lines.
To propel this heightened mission, new contribution options presented the WC4C reception for eight consecutive years,       	 For more information, visit
                                                                                                                            or call (561) 393-7807.
have been added: a College of Medicine Lobby Tribute raising more than $300,000.

sponsorship and a “White Coats Society” named scholarship 	 Pairing Kaye Communications, an award-winning

opportunities.                                    Seriously Strategic℠ full-service integrated public relations

	 Co-chaired by Kaye Communications (KCOM-PR) and marketing firm, with FAU’s medical school continues

principals Bonnie and Jon Kaye and supported with a diverse to be a natural fit. The event was conceived during FAU

planning committee of community and medical school medical school’s inaugural year while KCOM-PR Chief

leaders, this year’s reception admission is invitation-only Operating Officer Jon Kaye served as a founding member

for those who pledge or donate a minimum per-person gift of the Advisory Board for the Charles E. Schmidt College

of $200 to dedicate a white coat for a new medical student of Medicine, and KCOM President Bonnie Kaye served at

and/or a choice of other contribution options:    the same time on the board of the FAU Foundation.

	 $200 Dedicated White Coat, welcome notes from donor 	 “Returning to the venue for the second time on FAU’s

inserted into students’ white coat pockets during their White campus allows us to increase attendance at the annual summer

Coat Ceremony;                                    tradition as community leaders in business, healthcare,

	 $500 Medical Student Scholarship Award in memory of education and government join together to celebrate one

Medical College Founding Dean Michael L. Friedland, M.D.; of Boca Raton’s most treasured health and wellness assets

	 $1,000 (new) College of Medicine Lobby Tribute (on and the students,” added WC4C Co-chair Jon Kaye. “To

electronic monitors featuring donor photo or logo and accelerate ‘fan and fund’raising, we are pleased to once again

acknowledgment);                                  have attracted a dedicated blended committee of medical

	 $2,500 Dean’s Fund for Excellence;              school and community leaders.”

	 $5,000 Named Medical Student Scholarship Fund;    The 2018 WC4C committee in formation includes

	 $20,000 (new) minimum pledge “White Coat Society” Doreen and Robert Alrod, Joan and Milton Bagley, Michelle

(Named Student Scholarship pledged and paid as a minimum Buttitta, Phyllis and Dr. Michael Dennis, Dr. Malcolm

of $5,000 annually for four years);               Dorman, Dr. Joanna and Bryan Drowos, Beth Garrod, June

                                                                                  and Dr. Ira J. Gelb, Bonnie

                                                                                  Halperin, Beverly and Dr.

                                                                                  Lee Learman, Deborah

                                                                                  Leising, Elizabeth and Dr.

                                                                                  Stuart Markowitz, Lynn and

                                                                                  Dr. Joseph Ouslander, Dr.

                                                                                  Mark Rubenstein, Constance

                                                                                  Scott, Marnique Sparago,

                                                                                  Eighth Annual White Coats-
                                                                                  4-Care on page 4
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