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        VOL. 15 NO. 7                                                                                  JULY 2021

      Rotary Club Downtown Boca to                                                11th Annual White Coats-4-Care

      Present Sixth Annual Boca Raton                                             Scholarship Fundraiser to

      Mayors Ball November 13th                                                   “Dress and Equip” FAU

      Proceeds from Black-tie “MasquerAID” Themed Event Funds Health,             Charles E. Schmidt College of
      Wellness Needs of Boca Nonprofits
                                                                                  Medicine’s Class of 2025

                                                                                     Following 17 months of unprecedented
                                                                                  challenges, Florida Atlantic University’s
                                                                                  Schmidt College of Medicine will return
                                                                                  to hosting its annual White Coats-4-Care
                                                                                  (WC4C) major scholarship fundraiser in
                                                                                  person on campus. The reception will be
                                                                                  held on Wednesday, August 4th at 6:00
                                                                                  p.m.; location and parking details will be
                                                                                  announced and forwarded to all donors
                                                                                  in July.
                                                                                     “Now more than ever, raising
                                                                                  medical scholarship funds is an
                                                                                  essential mission,” shared Co-Chair Jon
      2021 Boca Raton Mayors Ball Co-chairs, Honorary Chairs and Committee        Kaye, who with Kaye Communications
                                                                                  (KCOM-PR) partner Bonnie Kaye has
         The Rotary Club Downtown Boca Raton will once again roll out the red carpet to present   co-chaired WC4C for 11 consecutive
      the sixth annual Boca Raton Mayors Ball, Saturday, November 13th at 6:30 p.m. at the   years since its inception. “As FAU  WC4C Co-Chairs Jon Kaye and Bonnie Kaye,
      Boca Raton Resort & Club. The black-tie “MasquerAID” themed gala will feature a lavish   returns to in-person classes and a fully  (on first step on right) Charles E. Schmidt College
      reception, dinner, décor and the hi-energy, interactive, eight-piece Soul Survivors show   open campus in the fall, it will be  of Medicine Interim Dean Sarah Wood, M.D.,
      band for a dance-floor-filling night. Embracing the festivity and playful intrigue of formal   poignant and inspiring to gather as a  with medical students.
      masquerade balls of yesteryear, guests will receive elaborate, bejeweled hand-held masks   community to raise scholarship funds
      upon arrival to immerse them into the celebratory evening.                  to support the incoming class of the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine.”

      Boca Raton Mayors Ball on page 3                                            11th Annual White Coats-4-Care on page 3
      Eighth Annual Boca Raton Bowl

      Set for Saturday, December 18th, at FAU Stadium

         For the second time in its history, the Boca Raton Bowl will take place   are flocking to Boca Raton for our renowned beauty, quality of life,
      on the Saturday before Christmas. The eighth annual edition will be played at 11 a.m. ET. on   business strength, and vibrancy that make it the perfect blend of
      Saturday, December 18th, and will be televised on ESPN.                     business and pleasure.”
         The game will be played at FAU Stadium on the campus of Florida Atlantic University      “The Boca Raton Bowl returns in December
      and will be carried nationally on ESPN Radio and locally on ESPN 106.3. “We are thrilled   of 2021 to Palm Beach County for its eighth year,” said Glenn
      to be playing on a Saturday again,” said Doug Mosley, Boca Raton Bowl   Jergensen, executive director of the Palm Beach County Tourist
      executive director. “We are looking forward to getting back to normal this year with a full slate   Development Council. “This bowl game is a welcomed addition
      of activities.”                                                             to our ‘Lifestyle Sports Tourism Destination’ known for its beauty
         The Boca Raton Bowl has been held in the week immediately prior to   and genuine hospitality. The county-wide economic benefits and
      Christmas each year. Six out of seven games were on Tuesday evening and aired on ESPN.   our invitation to ‘Discover the Palm Beaches Florida,’ along with
      The 2019 game was played on the Saturday before Christmas and aired on ABC, where it   national television audience visibility on ABC/ESPN television, is
      recorded the third-largest TV audience of the pre-Christmas bowl games, registering 2.2 million   a powerful statement of the importance our tourism industry has in
      households.                                                                 South Florida. Our partnership with the City of Boca Raton, Florida
         Conference affiliations for this year’s matchup include the American Athletic Conference,   Atlantic University and ESPN to provide an unforgettable visit to
      Conference USA, Mid-American Conference, Mountain West Conference, Sun Belt Conference   the Palm Beaches for these college student-athletes, their families
      and independent Army.                                                       and their alumni will showcase our destination to potential visitors
         “Boca Raton is excited to again showcase our beautiful city to a national TV audience on   from across the nation and the world.”
      ESPN,” said Boca Raton Mayor Scott Singer. “More than ever, new residents and companies      The Boca Raton Bowl is one of 17 bowl games
                                                                                  owned and operated by ESPN Events, a division of ESPN. For more
                                                                                  information on the Boca Raton Bowl, see its web
                                                                                  site at or follow through social media on Facebook (Facebook.
                                                                                  com/BocaBowl), Twitter (@BocaBowl), and Instagram (@BocaBowl).
                                                                                     ESPN Events, a division of ESPN, owns and operates a portfolio of 34 collegiate sporting
                                                                                  events nationwide. The roster includes five early-season college football games, 17 college
                                                                                  bowl games, 11 college basketball events and a college softball event, which accounts for
                                                                                  approximately 400 hours of live programming, reaches nearly 64 million viewers and attracts
                                                                                  over 800,000 attendees each year. With satellite offices in more than 10 markets across the
                                                                                  country, ESPN Events builds relationships with conferences, schools and local communities,
                                                                                  as well as providing unique experiences for teams and fans.
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