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        VOL. 16 NO. 5                                                                                  MAY 2022

      Boca Made History as the Birthplace of the First Personal Computer...

      New “Boca Raton Innovation Campus” (BRiC) Makes History

         It is not often that we learn of a paradigm-shifting   printers for onsite invention and
      opportunity that advances a world-class city like Boca Raton.   development; a presentation hall
      As South Palm Beach County continues to gain national   that seats up to 1,000; a walking
      attention for “living and working in paradise,” city residents   art museum; onsite childcare and
      have the chance to continue the momentum.         an open-air courtyard, among other
         Such  momentum is  underway at the  Boca  Raton   desired amenities.
      Innovation Campus (BRiC), the former secluded IBM     The Future in Progress
      Research & Development headquarters and the birthplace      Instead of improving a project
      of the first personal computer. The evolution of the campus,   meant to serve the building’s
      located  between Yamato Road  and  Spanish  River,  is   workers exclusively, CP Group—a
      currently home to 18 national and 19 regional office tenants   Boca Raton-headquartered
      that account for 6,000 daily employees. These include   commercial real estate developer,
      such forward-thinking employers as Boca Raton Regional   owner, and operator—has created
      Hospital/Baptist South Florida, Kroger, Modernizing   a community destination that
      Medicine, Canon and Bluegreen Vacations.          connects the building’s history
         CP Group—which acquired the office park in 2018—is   and brings innovation to the
      investing more than $100 million in capital improvements to   forefront once again.
      transform the 123-acre office campus into a vibrant, robust
      destination for today’s workforce. Plans currently underway   New “Boca Raton Innovation
      include Boca Raton’s first food hall; a STEAM lab with 3D   Campus” on page 3  Architectual rendering of campus when completed.
      150 Unique Autos                                  Boca Raton to Host                                 120 Physicians

      to Highlight 10th                                 Free Memorial Day                                  Named at 24th

      Annual Downtown  Ceremony                                                                            Annual “Honor

      Car Show                                          and Concert                                        Your Doctor”

         Everyone from families and window shoppers to car      In honor of Memorial Day, and in remembrance of all   Luncheon
      aficionados will enjoy the 10th Annual Mizner Park Downtown   military personnel who died in service to the United States,
      Drive Car Show on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 19th from 9   the City of Boca Raton will host two events free and open to   Presented by Rotary Club Downtown
      a.m. to 3 p.m. at Mizner Park. Admission is free.  the public on Monday, May 30th at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m.  Boca Raton, Event Raises Scholarship Funds
         More than 150 cars, including antiques, classics, street rods,      At 9 a.m., a commemorative ceremony will take place   for Medical/Nursing Students
      custom builds, race cars, sports cars, imports, hand-built cars   at the Boca Raton Cemetery and Mausoleum, 451 SW 4th
      and one-of-a-kind autos from 1900 to the present day, will   Avenue, featuring Veteran groups, City Officials, music by the
      be on display. The show is a Russ G. Events production. All   Fort Lauderdale Highlanders and Coastmen Chorus, drills by
      money raised through car show entry fees and donations will   Boca Raton Community High School NJROTC, and the Boca
      benefit Make-A-Wish  Southern Florida.            Raton Police and Fire Honor Guard.
         To register a car, call (954) 701-5760. For more information,      At 7 p.m., a spirited concert at the Mizner Park Amphitheater
      visit or call (561) 362-0606.  will welcome the high-energy band Krescendo, presenting an
         About Make-a-Wish  Southern Florida: Make-A-Wish    evening of patriotic and American favorites–from God Bless
      Southern Florida has a sole mission: to create life-changing   America to Lee Greenwood’s Proud to be an American. Led by
      wishes for children with critical illnesses. Started in 1983 by the   trumpet player Jeff Kaye, Krescendo features brass, a rhythm
      Plantation Junior Woman›s Club, the Southern Florida chapter   section and singers Bill Stafford, Alicia Branch, Joanna Marie
      has grown from granting a wish every 180 days to granting   Kaye and special guests. Selections will include Strike Up the
      more than one wish per day in 2022. In its 38-year history, the   Band, Armed Services Medley and Bernstein’s America.
      organization has granted more than 13,000 wishes. To learn      Blankets and chairs are welcome at this free event, and
      more about how you can help make wishes come true, visit the   chairs will also be available to rent for $5.00 (free for Veterans).
      web at You can also connect @makeawishsfla   There is limited free parking for Veterans in the lot adjacent to   President Jon Carter, Co-Chair Janice Williams, 2022 Doctor
      on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.      the amphitheater. No coolers or outside alcoholic beverages   of Distinction Dr. Phillip Oranburg, Helen Babione, Co-Chair
         For more information, visit or call   permitted. The event is rain or shine. Doors open at 6 p.m.  - Alan Kaye, Boca Raton Mayor Scott Singer
      (561) 362-0606.                                     For additional information, please call (561) 393-7807, visit
                                                                        or      Double honors and appreciation for their expertise,
                                                                                 Boca Raton Special Events   patient care and dedication to the Hippocratic oath during
                                                                                 on Facebook.              the  historically  challenging  pandemic  years  2020  and
                                                                                                           2021, Palm Beach County’s finest healthcare providers
                                                                                                           were celebrated at the 24th Annual “Honor Your Doctor”
                                                                                                           Luncheon at Boca West Country Club. Presented by the
                                                                                                           Rotary Club Downtown Boca Raton, the award lunch
                                                                                                           attended by 250 guests was held on “National Doctors Day,”
                                                                                                           on Wednesday, March 30th.

                                                                                                           120 Physicians Named on page 4
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