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        VOL. 16 NO. 3                                                                               MARCH 2022

      “The Future Began Here–                                                     24th “Honor Your Doctor”

      The Future Is Here”...                                                      Luncheon Presented by

      Boca History Museum to Host  Rotary Club Downtown Boca

      Rap Session with CP Group’s  to Recognize 2020

      Angelo Bianco on April 7th                                                  and 2022 Honorees

         What began as an outpost for IBM’s Research & Development—the birthplace of the      Double honors
      personal computer—is today a state-of-the-art, accessible 1.7 million square foot office park   and  appreciation  for
      known as Boca Raton Innovation Campus (BRiC). Boca-based owner and operator CP Group   their expertise, patient
      acquired the office park in 2018 with the vision of bringing its history into the future and creating   care and dedication to
      an ecosystem where innovation continues to thrive. Today, BRiC is home to 18 national and   the Hippocratic oath
      19 regional office tenants with up to 6,000 employees.                      during the historically
         As part of the Boca Raton History Museum’s Rap Session series,           challenging pandemic
      CP Group Managing Partner Angelo Bianco will share interesting              years 2020 and 2021,
      IBM anecdotes (like how Bill Gates negotiated the biggest business          Boca Raton’s finest
      deal of our lifetime right here in Boca Raton) and his firm’s current       healthcare providers
      process for transforming BRiC into a vibrant, robust destination            will  be  celebrated
      for today’s workforce with Google-campus-type amenities such as             at  the  2022  “Honor
      Boca Raton’s first food hall, STEAM lab, and presentation space.            Y our  Doctor”
         BRiC is pursuing plans to reimagine the 123-acre office park             Luncheon. Presented
      property into a sought-after high-tech, community-focused planned           by the Rotary Club
      mobility destination where today’s forward-thinking employers can           Downtown  Boca  2022 Honor Your Doctor Luncheon Committee (From Left): Front
      recruit and grow the “best and brightest” workforce, while elevating        Raton, the event will  Row: HYDL Co-Chairs Alan Kaye and Janice Williams, RCDTB
      and benefiting our community as a whole.              Angelo Bianco Photo   be  held Wednesday,  President Jon Carter, RCDTB President-Elect Jeff Weber. Second
         Just  as  Mizner  Park  was  conceived  in  Boca  Raton  as  a  provided by CP Group.  March 30th at Boca  Row: Ron Rubin, Gwendolyn Herb, Arlene Herson. Top Row: Anne
      groundbreaking model of its time, plans for BRiC could once again           West Country Club at  Brown, Gloria Wank, Linda Petrakis, Jon Kaye, Marilyn Wilson.
      put Boca Raton on the map for other municipalities to study and embrace for their placemaking.  11:30 a.m., concluding  Photo Credit: Gina Fontana.
         The Schmidt Boca Raton History Museum (SBRHM) has scheduled this year’s first Rap   at 1:30 p.m.
      Session at historic Town Hall at 71 N. Federal Highway (33432). For more information, please      According to Co-Chairs Janice Williams of Matrix Home Care, LLC and Alan Kaye of
      call (561) 395-6766 or visit                           Transworld Business Advisors, both founding members of this Rotary Club chapter, the annual
         Both before and after the Rap Session, attendees can visit The Schmidt Museum’s IBM   luncheon recognizes and honors doctors, nurses and other medical professionals within Palm
      Gallery, celebrating Boca Raton’s pivotal role as the home of the IBM PC personal computer.   Beach and Broward counties, while raising funds for four-year scholarships for deserving

      “The Future Began Here–The Future Is Here”... on page 3                     24th “Honor Your Doctor” Luncheon on page 4
                                                                                  Boca Museum of Art Reports

                                                                                  Record-Breaking Year in

                                                                                  Attendance and Memberships,

                                                                                  Announces World Premiere

                                                                                  Exhibitions for 2022

                                                                                     The Boca Raton Museum of Art, one of South Florida’s leading cultural institutions, has
                                                                                  announced record-breaking attendance numbers for the past year. In addition, the Museum
                                                                                  welcomed more new Annual Membership Packages than ever before, an increase in Memberships
      Architectural Rendering of the planned 123-acre BRiC Office Park in Boca    by 200% from thousands of households, and is launching the new season with the World Premiere
                                                                                  of Art of the Hollywood Backdrop—Cinema’s Creative Legacy, which will open on April 20th,
                                                                                  shortly after the March 6th closing of the extraordinarily popular Machu Picchu exhibition.
                                                                                     “Our city is thrilled that the Boca Raton Museum of Art succeeded in bringing the world
                                                                                  premiere of Machu Picchu and the Golden Empires of Peru here first,” said Andrea Levine
                                                                                  O’Rourke, the Deputy Mayor of the City of Boca Raton. “This spectacular tour de force has
                                                                                  shined the national spotlight on all of South Florida as a cultural destination,” adds the Deputy
                                                                                  Mayor. With only six weeks remaining until the closing on March 6th of this limited run, locals
                                                                                  and tourists are flocking to the Museum because this exhibition may not return to the U.S. again
                                                                                  until 2024 or 2025,–after the world tour continues next to museums across Europe and Asia.

                                                                                  Boca Museum of Art Reports on page 3
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