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March 2023                                                                March 2023                                                    PGA C.A.N.!, Page 3
      From The Editor:

      The Female Persuasion…

         Five years ago, I met                          interviewed by Steven Caras in person at the Kravis Center   She was born in Germany and her family sent her to a Swiss
      Dr. Ruth Westheimer while                         two weeks earlier.                                 orphanage in 1939 when she was 10 years old to shelter her
      waiting to enter the Broadway                        Steven was a ballet performer with the New York City   from the Nazi movement. Unfortunately, all of her family was
      theater to see the play, “Hello                   Ballet and is known for his photography skills as one of   killed in the holocaust but Dr. Ruth became a phenomenon
      Dolly,” starring Bette Midler.                    the most respected image makers of dance in our time. For   through her intelligence and resourcefulness. At the age of
      My fiancée, Barbara, and I                        over 20 years, Steven has also been a leading lecturer and   16, Dr. Ruth chose to emigrate to Palestine. When she was
      were waiting in line under an                     interview moderator at The Kravis Center where his subjects   22, Dr. Ruth moved to France and then at the age of 28 to
      umbrella in the rain when we                      are diverse — from Broadway shows and their performers to   the United States. While in France, she taught psychology
      looked to our left and saw 4 ft                   dance companies and their artists, to a myriad of inspirational   at the Sorbonne.
      7 in. Dr. Ruth standing next to                   individuals from around the world. I told Dr. Ruth that      Shortly after learning about Dr. Ruth’s life story, I
      us. We exchanged greetings.                       Barbara and I know Steven personally and she replied that she   discovered other courageous women who were spies during
      After we were seated, Dr.                         would love to dance with him!!! She was funny and gracious   the World Wars. The same year that Dr. Ruth left Germany,
      Ruth was several rows in front of us and was speaking with   and invited us to go backstage after the show to meet Bette   the head of France’s military intelligence recruited one of
      some people seated next to us. During intermission, Dr. Ruth   Midler.                               its country’s most famous women i.e. Josephine Baker.
      came to us and stood next to me in my aisle seat. She asked      I was intrigued to find out that Dr. Ruth was a soldier and   Most of you will remember that Josephine Baker, an African
      me my name. I replied and told her Barbara had seen her   trained sniper in the Arab-Israeli War from 1947 to 1949.   American, was born in St. Louis, Missouri, married at the
                                                                                                           age of 13 and moved to Paris at the age of 19 to avoid the
        The Singles Scene Column                                            ©                              racial discrimination she encountered in America. Ms. Baker
                                                                                                           performed as a burlesque dancer in music halls. She then
                                                                                                           branched out to singing and acting in films becoming one of
        Contents Inside May Cause Happiness!               We have also noticed that our clients are falling in love   Europe’s highest paid entertainers.
                                                        quicker than in years prior. The “L-word” comes easier these      Ms. Baker’s fame would be her cover as a spy. She used
        By: Kelly Leary, M.S.,                          days. Exclusivity is making a comeback. Traditional one-on-  her charm, beauty and stardom to obtain secrets from the
        CEO/Head Matchmaker                             one dating is on the rise leading to sustainable courtships and/or
           “Life moves pretty fast. If                  forever love. This is just the happiest news ever, right?   fawning diplomats at embassy parties. She started at the
        you don’t stop and look around                     Thanks for spending your time with me again today. I am   Italian and Japanese embassies gathering intelligence about
        once in a while, you could miss                 looking forward to catching up with you soon. Please mention   the Axis powers possibly joining the War. She wrote notes
        it.” ~~Ferris Bueller                           this article for priority booking when you are on the phone with   on the palm of her hands and on her arms under her sleeves.
           Happy March to all of our                    one of my matchmakers! Our schedules are filling up quickly this      When the Nazis occupied Paris in June, 1940, Ms. Baker
        clients, friends, and couples.                  year (lucky you...the more the merrier).
        Spring is days away. This is a                     Happy Saint Patrick’s Day to all! Let’s celebrate together!   packed her possessions, including a gold piano and a bed
        time for new beginnings and                                                          XOXO, Kelly   once owned by Marie-Antoinette, into vans and moved to
        refreshing. Spring cleaning                        #LuckyInLove #RevolutionDating #SpringIntoLove   a chateau 300 miles to the southwest. She hid refugees and
        is not only for the home.                       #JoinTheMovement #TellYourFriends                  French Resistance members in her new residence.
        It’s for the soul. If you find                     Kelly Leary  has 32 years in the dating            In November 1940 Ms. Baker smuggled documents to
        yourself nesting and making                     industry and a Master’s Degree in Psychology.
        your surroundings even more                     She’s been profiled by  Florida Woman              General Charles De Gaulle and the Free French Government
        beautiful this time of year, remember to prioritize your personal life   Magazine, The Palm Beach Post, Stuart   in exile in London. Under the guise of embarking on a tour
        too. There is no better anti-aging phenomenon than falling in love.   Magazine, and other local publications. All   of South America, she hid secret photographs under her dress
        You are never too old and it is never too late! In the here and now,   Revolution Dating clients are prescreened   and carried sheet music with information about German troop
        calm your heart and light up your soul. Positive things are about to   in person in their private corporate office.   movements in France. The head of French intelligence posed
        happen for you! Ready. Set. Go.                 Professional photos are taken by the staff. Revolution Dating
                 1. Believe In Yourself. What do you love about YOU?   is not online dating or blind dating. In addition to providing   as her secretary and was able to travel with her undetected.
        Regardless of your age, clothing size, or status—know that you   matchmaking services that make singles “UN-single” through their   While in Portugal and Spain at embassy parties, Ms. Baker
        have a lot to offer. Your future guy or girl (who is right around the   exclusive membership, each membership is custom made to suit you   spent time in the bathrooms making detailed notes and
        corner) will feel the same way too. Banish self-doubt. Confidence   and your needs. For more information, please call 561-630-XOXO   attaching them to her bra with a safety pin. Then she traveled
        mixed with kindness is appealing. Don’t let the noise between   (9696) or 772-932-HERE (4373) or visit www.revolutiondating.  to Morocco with 28 pieces of luggage, and a menagerie of pet
        your ears talk you out of dating. All of the good ones are not   com. *All inquiries are confidential. *Representing Ages 21 to 81.
        taken~~just look in the mirror!                                                                    monkeys, mice and a Great Dane. The more conspicuous her
                 2. Minimize Time Killers. Decrease your time on social   Local Revolutionary Hot Shots:   presence, the less suspicions resulted. While in North Africa,
        media sites. Intentionally change your patterns this March and      The following photos were taken at the corporate headquarters   Ms. Baker worked with the French Resistance and secured
        socialize IRL (in real life). Walk away from the dating app trap and   of Revolution Dating located in PGA Commons. Revolution   passports for Jews fleeing the Nazis.
        hire a professional to do the work for you. Stop dating that man or   Dating has been shining like a star over PGA Boulevard for      In June 1941, Ms. Baker was hospitalized with peritonitis.
        woman that you know is not the one. Focus your energy in a positive   almost ten years and counting. LOCATION is KEY when you
        direction. If someone or something is not serving you--cut the ties.   want the best clients in South Florida and the Treasure Coast.   She underwent multiple operations while in the hospital
                 3. Be Vulnerable. Fear of rejection should not govern you.   Please note, the following clients enjoy the extra exposure as   for 18 months. She was so ill that an American newspaper
        If you sense that this is your problem, talk to a trusted friend or a   an add-on bonus--and they have agreed to go public. If you are   accidentally ran her obituary written by Langston Hughes.
        therapist. My team and I are always available for questions too, if   interested in any of our amazing clients here, please mention it   When she became aware of it, she corrected the error by
        you need a neutral and honest opinion. When you date with intention,   when you call. Know that the majority of our database wishes   saying, “There has been a slight error, I’m much too busy to
        the dating process will be much more fun than you think. Half of this   to remain confidential and you can too. Obviously, these clients
        is who we date, but the other half is how we date. So many people   will be swept away soon so do act before they become TAKEN.   die.”
        find the right one who has everything they are looking for and they   Timing is everything. Many of them are already on their first dates      After the liberation of Paris, Ms. Baker returned after
        are so afraid of rejection that they either self-sabotage or freeze.   and second dates. We move quickly and so should you. We look   a four year absence. She dressed in her blue air auxiliary
                 4. Cool Down Urges. Overdoing food, drink, or any other vice   forward to collaborating with you too! This is clearly not blind   lieutenant’s uniform with gold epaulettes and rode in an
        is a surefire way to sabotage the balance of your romantic future.   dating or online dating. This is matchmaking the best of the best   automobile as crowds of people along the Champs-Elysees
        If you find yourself overindulging and doing things you should not   singles in our local communities. This firm does not enroll people
        be doing or dating people you should not be dating, you are only   over the phone or on a video chat. *If someone is pre-qualified   showered her with flowers.
        destroying the chances of living your best life. You are essentially   we will make an exception and do the first interview via video      Josephine Baker was no longer a glamorous star, she was
        blocking yourself from love. I.E. Thwart your own escape tendencies   chat but the goal is to meet all clients at least twice in-person in   a patriotic heroine. In 1961 she wore her uniform again when
        and face the mystical music of love that you yearn for deep down.   our office. This is a good thing in this day and age. What’s not to   she received France’s highest military honors, the Croix de
                 5. Walk It Off. Movement is key and is a cure for mild   love? My clients love their life (as you can tell in these photos)   Guerre and the Legion of Honor at a ceremony that revealed
        depression and/or anxiety. The next time you find yourself plopping   but there is one thing missing...could it be YOU?
        down on the couch after dinner, go for a 30-minute walk instead.      Let the good times roll!     to the world her heroism as a spy. She told her fellow citizens,
        The rewards of action versus stillness are too profound to measure.                                “I am proud to be French because this is the only place in
        Your mind will relax and create more space for loving people and                                   the world where I could realize my dream.” She was truly an
        thoughts. This is medical science. You will sleep better too. Your                                 inspiration when you think of the times in which she lived in
        future companion will appreciate your extra beauty sleep!                                          a male dominated society. We are certainly thankful for the
                 6. Reconnect by Disconnecting. Instead of spending time
        alone in front of the television or on social media, make a date                                   patriotism and courage of those of the “Female Persuasion.”
        with someone you would like to get to know better--or make an                                         Until next month,
        appointment with me. The point is: If you don’t know anyone                                                                     James A. Cioffi, Editor
        to connect with, we can help make an introduction for you. It is                                                         
        not what you know, it is who you know. It’s simple. It’s math.                                        P.S. I will share more espionage stories of women in the
        It’s smart. Life is all about connecting.
                 7. Expand Your Circle. Make new friends and see new places.   Meet Jason...  Meet Corrina...  Meet Liz...  next issue of the PGA Community News.
        Challenge yourself. Awaken. It’s good for your brain...not to mention   Managing   Retired and   Registered Nurse
        your love life and your health. Dare to do something out of your daily   Partner/CEO  Loving Life   and Wellness Coach
        grind. Do it today. Variety is the “spice of life:” and will compliment                                   Don’t Forget to
        your life, year, mind, heart, and soul. You deserve it too. Refill that
        love tank. You have waited long enough and missed out on enough
        this past twelve months. So, keep calm and go for it! You’re alive
        and the world is full of wonder this Spring of 2023.
           We have always had an impressive draw of people in this club,
        but I have to say that the clientele we are meeting this year and last
        year is different and even more impressive than in prior years. With
        the online dating nose dive gone rampant in Florida, quality singles
        are more likely to hire a verified matchmaker (with a physical local
        office). I’ve also noticed that people that would usually not commit are
        committing. Exclusivity is on the rise. Pairing Off is trending. These   Meet Kristy...  Meet David...  Meet Jason...
        facts make online dating and the bar scene even more undesirable for   Nurse Anesthetist   Medical Doctor  CEO and Director
        Florida singles. So where do the good ones go? HERE, my friend.                                                  Sunday, March 12
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