Gladiator Lacrosse was founded in 2013 by then-13-year old seventh-grade entrepreneur and lacrosse player, Rachel Zietz. Like every player wishing to improve his or her game, Rachel’s coaches advised her to play “wall ball” and practice her shot as much as possible. However, the quality of the products she purchased for use in the backyard would not hold up to the weather … [Read more...]
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April 10-16 is known around the country as National Volunteer Week. In light of the national highlight that promotes random acts of kindness and helping others, a local high school in Boca Raton has introduced a new program teaching the importance of community service to its students. Yeshiva High School in western Boca Raton has allowed 77 12th grade students to spend the … [Read more...]
Its not everyday that a mother can say her child made its grand entrance into the world from the inside of a car, but for Paula D'Amore, thats exactly what happened. D'Amore woke Thursday morning with intense contractions and knew that her baby was soon to be on its way. After calling her Doula, Lindsay Ripley, photographer Paulina Splechta and midwife Christine Hackshaw, Paula … [Read more...]
Three firefighters were injured in Boca Raton this afternoon due to lightning strikes brought on by another bought of dangerous weather. Reports say that the firefighters were responding to a backyard fire in a residential neighborhood when the strike happened. Officials say firefighters were standing under an eave of the home while extinguishing the fire and when … [Read more...]
For years, telephone scams have plagued hard working citizens into paying fines or penalties; scams even exist to help get unsuspecting people out of their expensive timeshare agreements. Yesterday, a Boca Raton woman was targeted in a scam that could have cost her $8,000, with the caller identifying themselves as a representative from the Internal Revenue Service. The caller … [Read more...]
For years Boca Raton has been heralded as one of the most beautiful destinations for travelers from all over the globe. With the first day of Spring being today and spring break for college students around the country being last week theres no question as to why they choose our little stretch of heaven. Trip Advisor currently ranked local South Inlet Park Beach in the top 10 … [Read more...]
Car washes, fill-the-boot campaigns, charity walks and 5k's have been the face of community fundraising for many years--and with great reason! This type of fundraising has always had quite a large turnout, I mean, who doesn't want to get their car washed and donate to those in need at the same time? The Barman's Fund, a national 501 ( C) (3) organization has definitely upped … [Read more...]