Light Up Downtown Boca
Light Up Downtown Boca, a series of winter holiday festivities including parades, concerts and more, kicks off on Wednesday, November 23 at Mizner Park Amphitheater from 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. with a free Holiday Festival culminating in the City of Boca Raton’s and Mizner Park’s annual tree lighting ceremony.
Women of Worth winner
Carly Yoost of Boca's Child Rescue Coalition, was just named the 2016 L’Oréal Paris Women of Worth National Honoree by Blake Lively at last night’s annual Celebration gala in NYC. CRC received over 300,000 votes and, as this year’s National Honoree, L’Oréal Paris will be donating an additional $25,000 to the nonprofit.
Boca church and temple team up
Congregation B’nai Israel’s Kantor Family Center for Justice and the Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church in Boca Raton are teaming up for the 33rd year to serve Thanksgiving dinner to more than 4,000 people in need. The event will take place on Tuesday, November 22nd from 3:30 - 7:30 p.m. at Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church, 200 NE 12th Street.
Doctors give gift of site
The Caridad Center, the largest free medical and dental clinic in Florida, is partnering with Eye Associates of Boca Raton in order to give the gift of sight to 22 patients on Monday at the Outpatient Surgery Center of Boca. 18 of the surgeries will correct cataracts, which are a principal cause of blindness. Three Pterygium surgeries will remove painful external eye growths that deform the cornea and could soon cause serious visual impairment if the patients didn’t receive treatment.