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        VOL. 13 NO. 9                                                                          SEPTEMBER 2019

      The Mersey Beatles,                                                         9th Annual “White Coats”

      Four Lads from Liverpool, Event Raises $185,000 for

      At Mizner Park October 5                                                    FAU College of Medicine

         The Mersey Beatles, a Liverpool-
      born and bred Beatles tribute band-
      --the house band for over a decade
      at Liverpool’s world-famous Cavern
      Club, where the original Beatles started
      out---will perform at the Mizner Park
      Cultural Center on Saturday, October
      5th at 8:00 p.m. In celebration of
      the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles
      iconic Abbey Road, the band will play
      the entire album, followed by a set of
      Beatles’ greatest hits.
         The Mersey Beatles are no ordinary  (Left to right) The Mersey Beatles: Brian Ambrose
      tribute band.  The lads grew up as  (Ringo), Steven Holland (Paul), Julia Baird, Mark
      childhood and schoolmate friends, just  Bloor (John), and Craig McGowan (George).
      like The Beatles. They are the official                                     Ninth Annual White Coats-4-Care Committee
      Beatles tribute band representing the City of Liverpool, and from 2002 to 2012 they were
      the resident tribute band at The Cavern Club, the nightclub in Liverpool, England, where      Donors gathered with students and faculty from FAU’s Charles E. Schmidt College
      The Beatles perfected their act before launching a global rock music revolution in the 1960s.  of Medicine to celebrate the first and only medical school in Palm Beach County at its
         Julia Baird, John Lennon’s sister and the Director of the Cavern Club, will be in   ninth annual White Coats-4-Care (WC4C) Donor Appreciation Reception. Raising more
      attendance selling and signing copies of her book, “Imagine This: Growing Up with My   than $185,000 to “dress and equip” the incoming class of 2023 and fund scholarships, the
      Brother John Lennon,” at the general merchandise table before, during and after the show.   event preceded the formal Annual White Coat Ceremony held the same week when the
      “The Mersey Beatles have been playing the Cavern Club for over 15 years and are one of   new students walked the stage to receive their first White Coat that represents integrity,
      the best you will see!” Baird said recently.                               compassion and trust, and symbolizes their commitment to serve patients. In the WC4C
         Since 1999, the band has played sell-out shows in more than 20 countries, recreating   tradition of giving a warm community welcome, personal notes from WC4C donors were
      The Beatles’ most popular hits. The show spans the Fab Four’s entire catalogue with four   inserted into each student’s coat pocket.

      The Mersey Beatles on page 4                                                9th Annual “White Coats” Event on page 3
      3rd Annual Boca Raton                                                      2019 Idol Winners Named,

      Pumpkin Patch Festival                                                     Will Sing National Anthem

      Set for October 19th                                                       at Boca Raton Bowl Game

         Boca families will be celebrating the                                      Before a packed house filled with city and county officials, business and community
      start of the Fall season, and everything                                   leaders, finalists’ friends and family and Bowl fans, eight finalists took the stage on August 1st
      “pumpkin,” at the annual Pumpkin Patch                                     for the finals in the 2019 Built Ford Tough Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl Idol talent competition
      Festival when it returns to the Mizner Park                                presented by Marshall Grant, PLLC at BRIC. After performing live in two rounds to win
      Amphitheater on Saturday, October 19th,                                    the opportunity to sing the National Anthem at the 2019 bowl game on Saturday, December
      and Sunday, October 20th, from 10 a.m.                                     21st at FAU Stadium, Evelyn and Raphael Martins, a sister/brother duet triumphed. Held at
      to 6 p.m.
         This much anticipated seasonal event                                     2019 Idol Winners Named on page 3
      will feature a variety of fun activities
      for the whole family, including a giant
      pumpkin patch in the center of all the action, with more than 2,500 pumpkins and a
      carnival for all ages.

      3rd Annual Boca Raton Pumpkin Patch Festival  on page  4

                                                                                 From left: Carla Hicks, Hannah Crampton-Thomas, Alexis Bentinganan, Alyssa Porter, Raphael
                                                                                 Martins, Evelyn Martins, Emily Shecter, Emily Rubino, Maria Gabriela Esquivel
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