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            Woodfield Hunt & C.C., Fieldbrook Estates, Boca Grove, Polo Club, Newport Bay Club, Seasons of Boca

        VOL. 24 NO. 3                                                                               MARCH 2024

      The Symphonia’s 2023/24 ‘Journey To Discovery’ Concert

      Season Continues With Fourth Concert ‘Europe’s Shores’

      Sunday, March 17                                                                                     director of the Maverick Concerts in Woodstock, N.Y.
                                                                                                           He also spent 12 seasons as resident conductor and
         The Symphonia, South Florida’s premier chamber                                                    music advisor at Chicago Opera Theater. A graduate of
      orchestra, will present its fourth concert of its “Journey                                           Yale College, King’s College Cambridge (where he was
      to Discovery” earth and environment themed season                                                    a British Marshall Scholar) and conducting fellowships
      with “Europe’s Shores.” The concert will take place on                                               at both Aspen and Tanglewood, he has guest-conducted
      March 17 at 3 p.m. at Roberts Theater at Saint Andrew’s                                              countless orchestras across the globe.
      School in Boca Raton. The performance will feature                                                      Roettges  has been  the principal flute  for  the
      artists Alexander Platt and Less Roettges.                                                           Jacksonville Symphony since 1986. During the summer
         Platt has built a unique career spanning the worlds                                               he is the principal flute for the Eastern Music Festival, and
      of symphony, chamber music, and opera. He is music                                                   he is also a member of the six-time Emmy award-winning
      director of the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra, the                                                    All-Star Orchestra, led by Maestro Gerard Schwarz.
      Waukegan Symphony Orchestra, and the  Wisconsin
      Philharmonic,  and spends  his summers  as  the music   Alexander Platt    Less Roettges             The Symphonia’s 2023/24 on page 2
      Levis JCC Proudly Announces

      Newly Named Ryan F. Zackon Family Playground At Its

      Betty & Marvin Zale Early Childhood Learning Center

         On Friday, Feb. 2, Ryan F. Zackon and his family joined                                           Stacey Rosenberg, vice president, Early Childhood Education
      Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center (Levis JCC)                                              Services and director of the Levis JCC’s Betty & Marvin Zale
      leadership, staff and teachers for a celebration of the naming                                       Early Childhood Learning Center, more than 80 preschool
      of the Levis JCC Zale preschool’s playground. The festive                                            children sang songs, and presented Ryan and his family with
      event began with a warm welcome by Cindy Bergman,                                                    a banner and handmade cards of thanks. Joining Ryan in
      executive vice president and chief development officer                                               representing the family were Linda Zackon, Barry Zackon,
      for the Levis JCC. She welcomed guests, who gathered in                                              Blair Zackon, and Brandon Zackon.
      front of a vibrant installation of three colorful sculptures of                                         Levis JCC President and CEO Marty Haberer introduced
      the Peace, Love, and Happiness symbols. The sculptures                                               Ryan Zackon, who he described as an entrepreneur, athlete
      comprise the Anita & Sydney Silverman Memorial Sculpture
      Garden, named in memory of Ryan’s grandparents. Led by   Ryan F. Zackon                              Levis JCC on page 4
      FAU’s C.A.S.T. Party Celebrates

      Legacy Of Schmidt Family Foundation

         Florida Atlantic University’s (FAU) Dorothy F. Schmidt   A gracious patron of the arts,
      College of Arts and Letters’ recent Culture, Arts and Society   she devoted much of her later
      Today (C.A.S.T.) Party had the largest attendance to date for this   life to promoting FAU as a
      annual event. This year’s party, held to raise funds for student   center of academic excellence
      scholarships, celebrated the 30th anniversary of the naming of   and a cultural resource for
      the college by honoring the legacy of Dorothy F. Schmidt and   the community. The arts and
      the Schmidt Family Foundation.                     humanities, the foundation
         In 1993, FAU commemorated the transformational gift made   of all learning, grew and
      by Charles E. Schmidt and the Schmidt Family Foundation   developed at FAU through her
      in naming the college after his late wife, Dorothy F. Schmidt.   dedication and inspiration.

                                                                                  C.A.S.T. Party cochairs and committee with Headliner/FAU Alumnus Marc Kudisch

                                                                                  FAU’s C.A.S.T. Party Celebrates on page 2
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