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VOL. 26 NO. 7                                                                                  JULY 2018

      If You See Something, Say Something

      By Justin Mocha, Director of Security              patrol to discontinue their route and access on foot.   persons, or vehicles on property. The chances of productive
                                                            The key to managing this challenge is to make our   resolution to calls of this nature fall precipitously the more
         Boca Pointe’s sprawling, 1,000+ acre property presents   security operation a collaborative effort. In addition to our   time that elapses. Do not hesitate to report your concerns.
      unique challenges to our security operation.       patrol and gate officers, we have thousands of pairs of eyes      Even in the event that a suspicious activity concludes
         Case in point: our two roving patrols spend 95%+ of   on Boca Pointe property at any given moment. We rely on   before patrol arrives—a report is generated for every call, and
      their time actively ‘on the road’ within the community.   our residents, guests, and even vendors to report any and   we use report location and type frequencies to target patrol
      Administrative tasks and other ‘downtime’ are kept to a   all suspicious activity that is witnessed or suspected within   routes on problem areas. Your call will add to this data and
      minimum. Despite this time management, patrols are lucky   our borders. As the saying goes: if you see something, say   allow us to make our patrols more effective.
      if they are both able to get into every subdivision once per   something.                               Lastly, feel free to contact me directly at the BPCA office
      shift.                                                Access Control (561-395-3392) is available 24/7 to   with any concern that is not resolved to your satisfaction
         On top of this challenge, much of Boca Pointe’s property   receive your call, and patrol is rarely more than five minutes   by our security team. We are interested in making active
      lacks line of sight from our roads. Lakes, most of the Golf   away. Patrol is instructed to respond to any resident concern,   improvements to our services, and feedback of any kind is
      Course, backyards, canals, etc. are all locations which require   with high priority given to calls regarding suspicious activity,   always helpful. 
      National Cancer Survivors Day – Run For The Ribbons

       By Gail Haberman                                  was built on the principle that the best cancer care requires   families and caregivers and those still fighting painted
                                                         united, single-minded efforts of physicians, staff, patients   a representation of their feelings and/or thoughts on the
         Sunday , J une                                  and their families. The League of Ribbons was created   tiles. These tiles are then fired and hung on the first floor
       3rd, 2018 began as                                in June 2012 as a force to bring together the talent, heart   walls of Lynn Cancer Institute. There was also an area to
       a spectacular sunny                               and dedication of people who want to support the Lynn   write a thought on a piece of colorful paper which was
       day.  The RUN FOR                                 Cancer Institute and its mission to be united in purpose   then folded by a volunteer into an origami and hung on
       THE  RIBBONS  7th                                 and to stand empowered against cancer.”           a tree.
       ANNUAL  5K AND                                      “The League of Ribbons funds many different programs     Lynn Cancer Institute provides cutting edge therapies
       O N E-M ILE RU N /                                including, but not limited to, providing gift cards for   and clinical trials giving patients the options to the latest
       WALK began at 7                                   groceries and gas, health and wellness programs for   treatments available.
       a.m. at the Eugene                                patients and the community-at-large and guided imagery,      Lynn Cancer Institute supports and provides care for
       M. and Christine E.                               yoga, onco-acupuncture and massage therapy for cancer   our community, close at hand, with excellent doctors,
       Lynn Cancer Institute,                            patients in treatment.”                           nurses and complete medical staff – One Team – One
       Harvey & Phyllis                                    As a precursor to Survivor Day/Run for The Ribbons,   Mission. 
       Sandler  Pavilion. The                            the Center for Hematology
       run takes runners/                                Oncology (CHO) had a
       walkers through Boca Raton’s magnificent Old Floresta   fundraiser and sold 70
       neighborhood. A  record  number  of  960  participants   Swarovski beaded bracelets
       registered for the event.                         with hanging charms
         It is truly amazing that so many people came out in   representing nine different
       support of the programs and the patients that the Lynn   cancers. The  bracelets
       Cancer Institute’s League of Ribbons helps in the fight   were designed by myself
       against cancer.                                   and made by twelve CHO
         “The Eugene M. and Christine E. Lynn Cancer Institute   supervisors, physician’s
                                                         assistants, nurses, and
                                                         employees. We  were
                                                         graciously  supported  by
                                                         the CHO doctors. A sizable
                                                         dollar amount was seen
                                                         from this fundraiser.
                                                            Following the Run for
                                                         the Ribbons, a Brunch and
                                                         Tile Painting event took
                                                         place in front of the Sandler
                                                         Pavilion. Ceramic tiles were
                                                         provided with paints and
                                                         brushes and survivors, their
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