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        VOL. 16 NO. 4                                                                                 APRIL 2022

      Bocaire’s Successful Ladies’                                                Tri-County Animal Rescue’s

      Member-Guest Golf Day                                                       Moms & Pups “Bark & Brunch”

      Sports a Disney Theme                                                       Opens Mother’s  Day Week

                                                                                     Creating the “paw-fect” time to celebrate
      By Karen Scharfberg, Chair, Ladies’ Golf Committee                          “pup-loving”  moms, Tri-County Animal
         Our dreams came true as we welcomed a record                             Rescue kicks off 2022 Mother’s Day week
      number of ladies to our own Magical Kingdom of                              by applauding and pampering these devoted
      Bocaire on March 8th with a Disney theme for our                            moms and their fur babies at the organization’s
      annual Ladies Member-Guest Golf Day. After a two-                           second annual Moms & Pups “Bark &
      year hiatus, it was wonderful to share this occasion                        Brunch,” on Sunday, May 1st at The Addison.
      once  again. During  the year,  the  Ladies’ Golf                              Proceeds from the elegant, outdoor “fun
      Committee discussed various themes and wanted                               and fund” raiser, held from 11 a.m. to 2
      something that would appeal to all of us, providing                         p.m., will help address a timely growing
      everyone a day of happiness and wonder.                                     community wellness need. The monies raised
         Our morning started with a delicious breakfast,                          will increase Tri-County Animal Rescue’s
      just right for the Mouseketeers. At the staging area,                       Medical Fund, which subsidizes low-cost,  2022 Pup Mom Honoree Suzanne Klein and
      we had a contest for best decorated golf cart. Our                          full-service veterinary and animal hospital  2022 “Pup Star Host” Pomeranian Beau
      members did a fabulous job transforming their carts                         services for pet owners who are financially  Klein with Edna Meyer-Nelson
      into Disney themed designs. Some had Disney                                 challenged or experiencing economic
      character stickers, others had stuffed animals and                          setbacks due to COVID-and other employment challenges, as well as first responders.
      pictures. Ultimately, the winners presented their golf                         To support the Boca Raton community’s only animal rescue shelter, “Bark & Brunch”
      carts looking like Mickey and Minnie Mouse, complete with ears. What a way to start the day!   attendees will enjoy an open-air, courtyard plated brunch and festivities for Pup Moms, their
         The golf tournament was a better ball tournament with fun and exciting facts all around.   pups who are welcome guests, and their families and friends. Plans include a reception with
      Each hole presented a unique Disney fact that even the best Disney historian did not know!   “Bark Bars” offering free-flowing Bloody Marys and Mimosas, a delicious doggie treat buffet,
      For example: Did you know that Doritos were born at Disneyland? Mickey is more of a   Mom & Pooch photo ops, luxury lifestyle “Chances to Win” opportunities, Mother’s Day
      fashionista than Minnie; he has over 290 different outfits in his closet, compared to her 200.   boutique gift shopping, prizes and surprises and live music.

      Bocaire’s Successful Ladies’ on page 3                                      Tri-County Animal Rescue on page 3
      City of Boca Raton Opens Competition

      for 2nd Annual Battle of the Bands Set for June 3rd

                  Young Entrepreneurs Ages 13-19 Also Invited To Participate
                            in Teen Marketplace at Mizner Park
         The City of Boca Raton has announced the return of the 2nd Annual Battle of the Bands
      competition set for Friday, June 3rd at 7 p.m. at the Mizner Park Amphitheater. Bands interested
      in battling it out on stage can apply online now, 8 a.m. through April 25th at 5 p.m.
         In order to apply, bands (defined as three or more people with at least two playing a
      musical instrument), must select one of two competition categories: Under 20 (years old)
      or 20+, and submit a two-song demo video of a live performance (not a music video) with
      a YouTube or Vimeo link.
         Finalists will be selected in each                                       Photos of last year’s winners: (left, over 20; right, under 20). This year’s winners will each
      category and will have the chance to                                        receive $2,500.
      compete  on  stage  at  the  Mizner  Park
      Amphitheater on Friday, June 3rd. The                                       showcase their local businesses, such as babysitting, pet services, tech support, hand-made
      winning band in each category will receive                                  goods, and more. Submissions for the marketplace are being accepted now, from 8 a.m.
      a $2,500 cash prize.                                                        through April 25th at 5 p.m.
         In addition, a special Teen Marketplace,                                    “We are looking forward to rediscovering some of the great talent and creativity in our
      featuring young entrepreneurs ages 13-19,                                   own backyard,” said Amy DiNorscio, Amphitheater and Community Events Manager for
      will take place during the Battle of the                                    the city. “This year’s event will include a new component to help promote and encourage
      Bands competition from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.                                     entrepreneurship among the youth in our community.”
      The Marketplace is a great opportunity                                         For a full list of rules, and to enter a band or business, visit Battle of the Bands | Boca
      for young entrepreneurs in the area to                                      Raton, FL (
                                                                                     The City of Boca Raton boasts five miles of gorgeous beaches, 47 parks and 1,650 acres of
                                                                                  recreational space, attracting residents and visitors year-round. The City’s Recreation Services
                                                                                  Department hosts a full calendar of free community events at select parks and the Mizner
                                                                                  Park Amphitheater. For more details on City events, visit

                                                                                      Do you know a budding Broadway star age 6 to 16?
                                                                                                         See page 4 for news about
                                                                                               Delray Playhouse's Broadway Summer Camp!
                                                                                                       Registration closes April 15th.
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