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        VOL. 22 NO. 12                                                                         DECEMBER 2022

      Jay Leno To Headline Boca West Children’s Foundation

      Gala On Jan. 8, Raising Funds For Local Kids

         Boca West  Children’s                           chairs are Yvonne and Don Ackerman. The event will feature   very charity-minded and gracious. Our guests love his
      Foundation will celebrate                          a cocktail hour, seated dinner, a live auction hosted by Neil   performances, and we expect the event to sell out quickly.”
      $16 million raised for                             Saffer, and a live drawing of the annual raffle. Raffle prizes      Sponsors as of now include Sally and Aubrey Strul,
      projects serving at-risk youth                     are two tickets and pregame hospitality tailgate to Super   Mithun Family Foundation – Marcia and Doug Mithun,
      with “An Evening with Jay                          Bowl LVII, seven to nine nights at the St. James Club and   Aw Property Co., Sharyn and Stuart Frankel, Phyllis and
      Leno,” on Sunday, Jan. 8,                          Villas in Antigua, and two nights at The Breakers Palm Beach   Howard Boilen, The RADCO Companies, GL Homes,
      2023 at Boca West Country                          including dinner and golf.                        Hilary and Richard Cooper, Beth and Eric Schlager,
      Club. The event will feature                          “We are delighted to commemorate our 13th anniversary   Sky Alpha Advisors, ApexOne, Integrated Dermatology,
      entertainment by acclaimed                         and the significant impact the foundation has made in   Bonaccord Capital Partners, Arcan Capital, Batmasian
      late night talk show host and                      our community by supporting local children’s charities,”   Family  Foundation, Lennar, The  Related  Companies,
      stand-up comedian Jay Leno.                        said Pamela Weinroth, executive director/COO of Boca   Southern Management & Development, Shelly and Arthur
         Event chairs are Michelle                       West Children’s Foundation. “Not only is Jay Leno one
      and Gary Gluckow. Honorary                         of America’s most acclaimed entertainers, he’s also   Jay Leno To Headline on page 2
      Fourth Annual Taste Of Recovery Culinary Festival

      Was A Sold-Out Hit, Benefitting The Crossroads Club

         The Fourth Annual “Taste of Recovery” was held on Nov. 5 at      A “People’s Choice” Award was given for
      the Old School Square Pavilion and sold out with 800 attendees.   Best Bite to City Oyster. The Critic’s Choice
      Guests enjoyed savory and sweet bites from a variety of leading   competition gave first prize to Tim Finnegans and
      area restaurants, along with live entertainment by Damon Fowler.  second prize to Rocco’s Tacos. Christie Galeano-
         Taste of Recovery benefited The Crossroads Club, a nonprofit   DeMott, food editor at Boca Magazine, along with
      organization in Delray Beach that has served the community for   Sun Sentinel Facebook Let’s East South Florida
      more than 40 years. The organization, at no charge, provides a   host, Mike Mayo, and Coastal Star Food Writer
      safe haven for anyone whose life has been adversely affected   Jan Norris, decided the Critic’s Choice Awards in
      by, or through, the use of addictive substances. Crossroads Club   a blind taste test.
      welcomes 600 sufferers each day.                      “Joan and I were thrilled with the outpouring
         Participating restaurants included Louie Bossi’s Ristorante,   of support from the Delray Beach community
      Bar & Pizzeria, Elisabetta’s Ristorante, Bar & Pizzeria, City   and the many restaurants that participated in
      Oyster & Sushi Bar, Rocco’s Tacos, J & J Seafood, Driftwood,   our sold-out event. Most importantly, the funds
      Space of Mind Community Classroom Kitchen, Mike’s Chili,   raised benefitted the Crossroads Club, which
      Eat Thai, Tim Finnegans, Rogie Pierogies, New Orleans
      Pralines, Windy City Pizza, Nature’s Corner Café, Catering CC,   Taste Of Recovery Culinary Festival
      Subculture, and Proper Ice Cream.                  on page 2                            The crew
      Ukraine War Hits Home

      Ruth & Norman Rales JFS And PJ Library             Russian-speaking volunteer families from
      In South Palm Beach County Partner To Help         PJ Library  in South Palm Beach County, a
      Ukrainian Families Resettled In Boca Raton         program supported by the Jewish Federation
         Imagine fleeing your home and escaping gunfire only to   of South Palm Beach County.
      move to a new place, where you know no one and do not      “While we are not an official resettlement
      speak the language.                                agency, we knew we had families from Ukraine
         That is what it has been like for about 40 families   making their way here who needed our help,
      that are adjusting to life in South Palm Beach County   and we treated them like any other family who
      after fleeing war-torn Ukraine this year. They are being   comes our way,” said Danielle N. Hartman, JFS
      helped by a case manager from the Ruth & Norman Rales   president and CEO.
      Jewish Family Services (JFS) and other Ukrainian- and      Earlier this year, the first of the families
                                                                                 were paired
                                                                                 up with JFS
                                                                                 Case Manager
                                                                                 Alex Chernis,
                                                                                 who is helping   Standing left to right; PJ Library Volunteers Julia Volvach and Yulia Orel,
                                                                                 them navigate   and Marina Goldberg, PJ Library volunteer coordinator. Seated left to right;
                                                                                 all services   Iryna Kliuchevska (with Ukrainian Resettlement Project), Alex Chernis
                                                                                 t h e y   wo u l d   (with JFS), Tetiana Savchenko (with Ukrainian Resettlement Project), and
                                                                                 need, including   her daughter, Daria Savchenko.
                                                                                 ho usi ng,
                                                                                 employment,   Ukraine War Hits Home on page 4
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