The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on March 28, 1998 · Page 169
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 169

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Saturday, March 28, 1998
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4D THE PALM BEACH POST SATURDAY, MARCH 28, 1998 ;cirm falf.i tucn cmin uvma KITCHEN TILE SALE 3 .7,iRte Woman carries on legacy of giving -TtuRITOM bTmodel1ng1 Branu wj- Everything w advwIlM SATURNIA Starting 5E& i at - iwaiw ' per bc. ii. can be piclwd up t our warehouse the im dayl MARBLE 18x18 $2.79 gg.rft. CnnC'C LAKE IDA PLAZA l-UUl- J 600 N. CONGRESS AVE. RESTAURANT 276-6547 C- -' 'c p LUNCH SPECIAL (UNTIL 3PM) DINE-IN ONLY 2 Slices of Pizza w Soft Drink .$1.99 12 Sandwich w Soft Drink $2.49 ALL DINNERS INCLUDE SOUP, SALAD, GARLIC BREAD AND A SIDE OF SPAGHETTI (except pasta) PASTA DISHES MARINARA MEAT SAUCE SAUSAGE MEAT BALL PEOPLE TO WATCH her death that she understood to what evtent. There were letters from numerous friends and family who had benefited from the late Howard's giving nature. Many of the financial contributions were discreetly given to her hairdresser's brother, a cousin, a friend with no expectation of thanks or repayment "When she died, we got a letter from the cleaning lady," Howard said. "My mother, it turned out, had helped her out on a lot of occasions. . . . She also would show up to clean and my mother would say, 'Never mind the cleaning today,' and they would sit and talk all day." Howard wanted to celebrate the life of a woman who would reject the purchase of a beautiful dress with the words, "Do you know what that kind of money can do for UNICEF?" She knew the event would have to be as special as her mother was. It had to inspire others to be more giving, but not in a "fancy-schmancy" way. The result was an offbeat celebration this month planned by Howard with the help of her husband, Richard C. Bloom, that included crafts such as clay pot decoration, makeup consultations and psychic readings. Thirty-four guests attended the afternoon party that was supplemented lavishly with community donations, including flowers and pastries. "My whole point of this day was to communicate to people about sharing and that it doesn't have to be perfect, and that we're all creators in our own lives," Howard said. "Everyone said to me, 'We've never been to any- EGGPLANT PARMIGIANA BAKED ZITI . gt jt. M mm WRICOTTA CHEESE Jif Qe CLAM SAUCE RAVIOLI (CHEESE) 9fiA'9 (Red or White) STUFFED SHELLS IQ 3 FETTUCINI ALFREDO MANICOTTI TORTELLINI ALFREDO LASAGNA CHICKEN I VEAL SEAFOOD PARMIGIANA PARMIGIANA SHRIMP PARMIGIANA SHRIMP SCAMPI CACCIATORE MARSALA FILET OF FRANCESE SHRIMP MARINARA FRANCESE PEPPERS FILET OF SOLE SHRIMP FRANCESE PEPPERS FRANCESE FRIED SHRIMP SHRIMP MARSALA $(B95 $795 $795 f A MUST PRESENT AD TO WAITRESS BEFORE ORDERING ALL SPECIALS ARE DINE IN ONLY EXPIRES 4-18-98 TRIBUTE TO MOM: Psychic Elizabeth Winston (back row, left), 1 i 8 I t t a n s c a t : a 3 C t 1) b i s t c t I A ( r - r CI C . iV. '. it By Jenny Vogt Palm Beach Post Staff Writer Linda Burd Howard wishes you were reading a story about her mother right now. Since her mother, Marilyn B. Howard, died 10 months ajja un-da Howard has dedicated all her efforts to continuing her mother's legacy of giving. Most reoenth-, that meant a unique event in her Boca Raton home that raised mere than $10,000 for charity. "My mother was an extraordinary woman," said Howard, 51, a clinical psychologist with practices in Boca Raton and New York. "She was a philanthropist who also gave by listening, encouraging and empowering others." Howard, a former photographic and runway model, said she feels compelled to tell her mother's story in hopes that others will be inspired to emulate her generous spirit. "The oddest thing is I was never like this before," said Howard who has a ready laugh. "It was as if I felt her goodness coming into me." She also said she promised her mother she would carry on her work after she died. It was a vow aimed at easing her mother's exit out of this world. Marilyn Howard died of breast cancer on May 29, 1997, cradled in her only daughter's arms. Despite many debilitating health problems, her last year was filled with laughter as her daughter and son, Robert Howard of Fort Lauderdale, gathered their families near for continual feasting and partying. "We had the best last year," Howard said. "It was wonderful." Fran Pierce of Scarsdale, N.Y., a longtime friend to both Howards, said she always considered Marilyn Howard a second mother. "She never understood what an example she was to others," said Pierce, who is quick to point out that Linda Howard is evolving in the same direction. Although she always knew her mother was generous to others, Howard said it was not until after The American Lung Association ; . offers the Lung Card and the 1998 Golf Privilege Card, which offers , - reduced rates on golf courses in Florida and the Southern United States. Cost: $20 each or four for : $70. For more information, call (800)330-5864. The Paws 2 Help Low Cost Clinic for the Animals, 500 25th Street, West Palm Beach, is in need of . blankets, towels, pillow cases, cat ' - carriers and a small refrigerator. Contact Eve for more information at . 655-7572. Association For Abused Women and . Children, Inc., 2549 North Dixie Highway. Lake Worth, presents, . "Autos For Abused". Donate your ; unwanted car to help an abused woman and her children start a new ; life. Call 586-1 888 for more information. The Michelle McGann Golf Classic to benefit the Diabetes Research Institute will be held April 3 at PGA . ; National Golf Resort in Palm Beach ; Gardens, and will include 1 8 holes of golf, followed by a cocktail ; reception, dinner and live and silent auctions. For more information call (954) 964-4040 or 800-32 1 -3437. ' Project Vision is a collection drive I , being conducted by Florida Atlantic 1 ; University in Boca Raton through ; - April 14. They are looking for old eyeglasses that will be turned over to the Lions Club, which distributes them to the needy throughout Palm - Beach County. For more information ; call Dennis Palkon, director of FAU's ' . hearth administration program at : 297-3208 or 297-3684. . The Second Annual Golf Tournament ; at Loxahatchee Club, will be held at I 8 a.m. on May 29 at. Prizes will be - awarded to top foursomes, longest .' dive and for the closest to the pin. I A Buick Century will be awarded to . the winner of the hole-in-one 1 contest. Cost: $250 per golfer or Z $ 1 000 per foursome. For more ' ' information call 375-6624. - Adopt A Manatee Program for $20. '.. Save The Manatee Club will send an adoption certificate, photo, and . V. biography of an adopted manatee, : - as well as an annual newsletter ! subscription. Call (800) 432-JOIN. ; Aleph Institute is seeking donations of ""St?1 " '4 ' .Si 1 v. designer April Nolan-Kussuth Ryan teamed up for an offbeat mother that raised $ 10,000 for foundation. Or maybe something else. "When you see what one person can do with a dream, imagine what we couia ao h oi us goi together," she said. "I'm just winging it, really. I'll see where I m guided to next. Hearing Aids needed by the Deaf Service Center of Palm Beach County, Inc. Don't throw away used hearing aids. Donate them. 802-3353. Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County Emergency Box to collect funds to assist families in Israel touched by the recent terrorist acts in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. Those wishing to donate should make checks payable to the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County and Mail to: Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County co Israel Emergency Fund, 9901 Donna Klein Blvd., Boca Raton, Fla. 33428. Locks of Love needs hair donations, this not-for-profit organization accepts donations of hair to make hairpieces and wigs for children suffering from hair loss as a result of cancer treatments or alopecia areata. Call 1800-997-7753. mm - 1982 for more Information! Benefits psychologist Linda Burd Howard; (front row, left) and Lenore Nolan - celebration of the life of Howard's charity. thing like this before.' To me, it meant that anything is possible." Howard fantasizes about what the next step might be if one mild-mannered psychologist, a newcomer to the community, can accomplish so much. A bigger event. Perhaps a Second Ave. Food items include canned goods, dry foods, cereals, beans, etc. Donations accepted Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Call 39 1 -1 344 for more Information pick up of large quantities. Donations of non-perishable food needed at the Soup Kitchen of Boynton Beach. Mainly canned goods. All donations will be gratefully accepted. The Soup Kitchen, Inc., is located at 9850 W. Boynton Beach Blvd. Hours are Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call Sally Host. 736-8613. Friends of David Terpenlng Transplant Fund David is in desperate need of a kidney pancreas transplant. Over $ 100,000 is needed to cover the uninsured expenses. We qualify as a 50 1 nonprofit organization and all monetary contributions or gifts-in-kind are tax deductable. Call 744-8030 or 744-8286. I , t t i n n a - -"" :"' - -' DELRAY r i r y . 1 : '14.7S with Wutert'hUnul I ' Rmccnli. Bok Choy) '12.7 , Voi 17 93 LIVE MUSIC!! JUI The Best In Alternative VK UMaJ0R ,:v kkA A 1 'f y A EVENTS WihL ffiQiyi VRSDAV FREE POOL! V! 1 J COLLEGE NIGHT V AiiNieht! lAAf 'y22?2? r kWtifV Open For Lunch, Dinner Airw Zm' RTH L'Ir8 1 t M VA ' L InlTl 5065 W. Atlantic Ave. 501 Village Blvd. : Delray Beach West Palm Beach 3 (561)498-0634 (561)616-9696 Take 1-95 to Atlantic Av, head W just past Take 1-95 to Palm Bch Lakes Blvd. head W. to S Militan Trail, on your right Villarje Blvd. make nght, on your left a n n n rn 13 3 donor. If interested call (800) 246-0493. Christians Reaching Out to Society (C.R.O.S.) seeking canned and non-perishable goods, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., at the following locations. Call 833-9499 for more information. Trinity United Methodist Church, 9625 North Military Trail, Palm Beach Gardens. Call 622-5278. Good Shepherd United Methodist Church. 234 1 South Military Trail, West Palm Beach. Call 965-4311. Fire Department, 501 West Atlantic Ave. (west side of building), Delray Beach. Computer donations are needed by FAU's Center for Urban Redevelopment and Empowerment (The CURE) in order to continue providing computer training free-of-charge for the community. Call Don Vargas at (954) 762-5697. Computer Equipment Donations to benefit low-income students. Please forward a letter to Grant Project, P.O. Box 17238, West Palm Beach, Fla. 33416. Please enclose a self-addressed, 2 stamped envelope, and phone number for reply. Call 478-9897. Donate Cars for American Lung Association Free pickup anywhere. Receive a tax receipt and the proceeds benefit the American Lung Association. Call (800) 330-LUNG. Donate Cars, Trucks, Boats, R.V.s or Construction Equipment for Cancer Free pickup anywhere. Receive a tax receipt and the proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. Call (800) 991-7227 or (888) 400 8181 ext.15. Donations of non-perishable food Items needed for the Salvation Army in Delray Beach, 300 S.W. o s i . . CAROLINA HE BRER A MARY MCFAOOCN CHRISTIAN LACROIX OSCAR DC LA RENT PAMELA DENNIS GIVINCMY AKRIS ESC ADA ST. KMN N 2031 Private MARCH 28 & 29 S.50 Sat. 10am-5am Sun. 11am-4pm jOpjpj Admission $4.50; Good all weekend ; with, thill Children under 1 2 free! ;. , J(jj . I ANTIQUES couicneifs KfMORASUA SILVER P0USHW6 EXOTIC HAMS iMORtf CaM 944564-747 fax 954566 . , , mn CHEF'S SUGGESTIONS ajiiisrw mure 1 met mm f irm Cm 1 1 i i m w m a tmr mm meat House Special Steak (Sizzling) (Broiled U.S. Choice Sirloin Steak Sauleed inv Penruut Muvhrnoms Rok Cho anil Chow Champagne (Lobster Meat, Roast Pork, thicken. Mushrooms, I - Steamed Snapper Fillet with Blac k Bean Sauce ,l0 9 Crispy Boneless Flounder w ith Spicy Sauce ?i 'Jumbo Shrimp with Garlic Sauce (Hot and Spicy) - , Rice Vermicelli (Singapore Sty le) (Shrimp. Ritast Pork, Chicken Stir Fry with Curry) " Fmg Legs m ith Garlic Sauce (Hot and Spicy) Peking Subgum (Hot and Spicy) " 9 (Lobfter meat. Shrimp. Breaded I hicken, c,w,.P,i4 . Hi, PmiwJ Ltufhmmmt Butterfly Shrimp with Bacon (with vegetable or Onion) Half Roast Duck (Cantonese Srle) I'fr lb. Maine Lobster . cars, houses, or yachts. Free T towing. Any condition accepted. - Donation is tax deductible. Call 1800-546-AUT0(2886). The Arc's Bloomin' Bargina Thrift Store is seeking donations of furniture, clothing, housewares. Z- antiques, collectibles, and more. '' The store is located at 2845 N. Military Trail. Suite 24 in the Coco ; -: Plum Plaza In West Palm Beach. - Hours are Monday-Friday. 10 a m.-'. 5.30 p.m.. Saturdays 1 0 a.m.- 5 ; - p m. and Sundays 12-5 p.m. Call - '. 478-3733 for more information. ' . Boat Donations being accepted by the -. Boys and Girls Clubs of Florida. .'. Boats should be in good condition. ; ' made of fiberglass, and marketable. "" ; Possible deduction of fair market ."" - value as charitable donation on : - income tax. CaH 1 800-246-0493 for more information. "Cars For Kids" donate your unwanted vehicle to local Boys and ; Ois Clubs. Will tow car free of . " charge. Benefits the program and ; " atso a tax deduction for the Regular Mem JUst AvtSaUa RZXTAlflA.YT A C0CJCTA1. L0t7CE "Family OneJ & Operated for 27 Years" 3010 U.S.I, Boynton Beach 732-3100 ; IKA RAYNOR Fat Atlantic Avenue Delray Beach Mt 27 8714 parfcmg at rear entrance. jcn nc fwt arr outfit m fummtmm 1 1-95 Exir 42 (Atlantic Ave.) lrsy Beach then N wh on US1 Psnmt Fcilitie AvaiUWe FRFE IX hct 1 1

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