The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on March 26, 1998 · Page 161
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 161

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Thursday, March 26, 1998
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S THE PALM BEACH POST THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 1998 3E TODAY D 13th Annual Palm Beach Boat Show, Thursday through Sunday on the Intracoastal Waterway along Flagler Drive between Clematis and Fern streets in West Palm Beach. Hours: noon-8 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. Tickets $7; $2 kids 6-12. Call 833-5711. Student of the week Joanrra Silver Advent Lutheran School Advent Lutheran School eighth-grader Joanna Silver does everything with gusto. "I'm very outgoing and energetic," said Joanna, 13, the eighth-grade class treasurer at the llPt Career Fair, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on the first floor of Building A of the Palm Beach Community College south campus, 3000 St. Lucie Ave., Boca Raton. Call 367-4629. Clematis by Night Boca Raton school. "Joanna is an outstanding student," said Pat Wilson, communicationspublications director at the school. "She does so much, and whatever she does, she does it so well." Among Joanna's many involvements are track she set a school record in the long jump recently basketball, i wi r " . ' - rtdiriL. jtLi featuring Sister Sara, acoustic rock, 5:30-9 p.m. at Centennial Square, West Palm Beach. Free. Call 659-8007. Limoges trunk show, 2-6 p.m. today at Bloomingdale's in The Gardens mall in Palm Beach Gardens and noon-5 p.m. Sunday at the Blooming-dale's in Town Center at Boca Raton. Presented by porcelain expert Francis Soichet. Call 625-2234. B Catskills Comedy Capers, 8 p.m. today through Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. Presented by Sunset Productions. Tickets are $30, $35 and $38. Call 297-3737. cheerleading, newspaper staff and soccer for a city league. A straight-A student, Joanna has received a four-year scholarship to North Broward Preparatory School. She received a 1080 on the Scholastic Aptitude Test last year and has been named to the principal's honor roll twice, an honor accorded only one student per grade each semester. Joanna, who is considering careers in orthodontics or chiropractics, lives in Boca Raton with her parents, Susan and Jonathan, and sisters Bri-gitte, 12, and Rebecca, 7. COMING FRIDAY Joyce Chen (left), Bernadette Peters, Michael Olsher and Sharon Foley chat at a post-concert reception for the Boca Pops. Star power at Pops reception as actress lends her presence The event paid tribute to supporters of the orchestra and members of its board. Brown Bag series featuring Bobby Pruitt and High Voltage, 11:30 a.m.-l:30 p.m. at Centennial Plaza in downtown West Palm Beach. Includes $5 lunch specials from downtown restaurants. Bob Roberts' Society Orchestra, 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Boynton Beach Civic Center, 128 E. Ocean Ave. Features old-time big band sound. Call 375-6240. Trish and the Troublemakers, 8-11 p.m. as part of Jazz in Jupiter at Sprazzo restaurant, 201 N. U.S. 1, Jupiter. No cover charge; reservation recommended. Call 575-9509. B Kick the Can: An Exploration of Coloring Outside the Lines, student-directed one-act plays, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in Florida Atlantic University's Studio 2 on the central campus in Boca Raton. Tickets $5; FAU students free. Call 297-3737. B Relay for Life, 24-hour team event to benefit American Cancer Society, starting at 6 p.m. Friday at Forest Hill High School in West Palm Beach, Carver Middle School in Delray Beach and Dwyer High School in Palm Beach Gardens. Call (800) EACHER OF THE WEEK Penny Potts-Hawk Advent Lutheran School Before Penny Potts-Hawk came along, Advent Lutheran School didn't have a student council. Thanks to the efforts of the fourth-grade Tribute was paid to Jaffe for her activism in battling the tobacco industry's targeting of women, minorities and children at NOW's Susan B. Anthony Award Luncheon. Also honored was NOW member Natalie Fischer for activism in women's lives. Guest speaker for the event was U.S. Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton. "Children and women are aware of breast cancer, but not of the fact that more women have died of lung cancer since the dramatic increase in smoking by girls and women," said Jaffe, a nine-year breast cancer survivor and reformed smoker. Jaffe, owner of Pip Printing in Boca Raton, is a volunteer for the American Cancer Society and on the executive board of the Tobacco Free Florida Coalition. She helped create Brown Ribbon Week in Palm Beach County, an event that educates schoolchildren on the hazards of tobacco. Barbershop chorus needs director teacher, the Boca Raton school this year has a new program complete with 12 students a representative from each of the eight grades and four officers. Among the projects completed by the group so far are beach cleanup and a candy sale. "Our main goal is to buy a large sign for the school where we can post messages," said Potts-Hawk, who was asked to t i LOOKING AHEAD By Jenny Vogt . Palm Beach Post Staff Writer An appearance by Bernadette Peters was the highlight of a Boca Pops post-concert reception recently at Citibank Florida's Boca Woodfield branch. More than 70 people attended the lavish champagne and chocolate reception in honor of the Boca Pops' opening night performance. Special tribute was made to the Boca Pops Golden Circle and the Boca Pops Board. "The Boca Pops is a wonderful organization that brings outstanding programming to our community and enriches the lives of everyone it touches," said Joyce Chen, branch manager of Citibank Boca Wood-field. "Citibank is proud of its association with the Boca Pops and salutes their community efforts." Also attending the reception was Citibank's Jim Duemig, senior vice president and area director. The Boca Pops is a 70-piece professional symphonic pops orchestra in its 48th season. Crafton Beck is conductor and artistic director. NOW honors south county woman South Palm Beach County resident Sheila Jaffe was recently honored for outstanding feminism by the South Palm B Country Music Festival, 7 p.m. Saturday at the Clewiston Fairgrounds. Features Nashville recording artists Bart Roy and John Hornsby. Present ed by the American Red Cross, Palm Beach County chapter. Tickets: $10; $5 under . 12. Call 992-9703. B 5th Annual Multicultural Fair, 10 a.m.-2 . D.m. Saturday at John F. Kennedy Middle Magnet School, 1901 Ave. S., Riviera Beach. Features ethnic food and entertainment, cultural exhibits, games and more. Admission is free. Call 845-4500. B Book signing and reading by authorplay- The newly formed Boca Raton Harmo-nizers Barbershop Chorus is seeking a director, according to Harry B. Leider, group founder. The group is open to new members, with about 30 or so men attending weekly meetings, he said. The group meets at 7 p.m. Thursdays at the MBNA building, 1501 Yamato Road, Boca Raton. For more information, call Leider at 477-0283. ' Have some good news to tell about people in south Palm Beach County? Want to nominate a someone for student or teacher of the week? Send your information to Jenny Vogt at The Palm Beach Post, 900 Linton Blvd. Delray Beach, Fla., 33444. Phone 820-4494. establish the student council by her principal. "I really love the student council," added the 1990 Atlantic High School graduate. "I'm the faculty advisor, but they do all the work." A Florida native, Potts-Hawk, 29, said she always wanted to be a teacher. She said it was working as a swim instructor summers at St. Andrews School and Advent Lutheran School when she was younger that led her to choose 5 teaching as a full-time career. "I wouldn't trade my job for anything," said Potts-Hawk, who has taught about four years. "The kids really keep me motivated and lift me up, and the sparkle in their eyes makes me want to get up every morning." Potts-Hawk lives in Delray Beach with her -husband, Benjamin Hawk. wrieht E. Claudette Freeman with her new book Pieces and Me, 5-7 p.m. Saturday at Pyramid Books, 544-5 Gateway Blvd., Boynton Beach. Call 731-44. B Book signing, 4 p.m. Saturday at Books-a- Million, 2471 Okeechobee Blvd. West Palm Beach. Nora Roberts will autograph her new book Home- port. Call 615-6917. Beach County Chapter of the National Organization for Women. 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