Boca Business

FAU Tech Runway Winners Mark One Year Of Seed Money Success

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (SOURCE: FAU) — The first graduates of Florida Atlantic University’s Tech Runway will participate in a special ceremony to commemorate their accomplishments as entrepreneurs exactly one year after receiving $25,000 in seed funding to get their companies off the ground. The “Venture Vintage 1” graduation ceremony will take place on Wednesday, Oct.…

United Way Seeks Tax Experts Ready To Vounteer

BOYNTON BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (SOURCE: United Way) — United Way of Palm Beach County’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, in partnership with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), is looking for 200 volunteers to help provide free tax services throughout Palm Beach County to those with an annual household income of $62,000 or less. This is…

Boca Women Honored By Soroptimist International

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (SOURCE: Boca Raton Regional Hospital) —  Four women associated with Boca Raton Regional Hospital were among those honored at the Soroptimist International’s Women of Distinction Annual Awards Breakfast held on October 7th. This is the 42nd year the local Boca Raton/Deerfield Beach Chapter of Soroptimists has conducted the event. Soroptimist is…

Royal Caribbean Chief Fain To Headline Jewish Federation Event

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  BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: Jewish Federation) — Amid premium networking opportunities, business leaders and professionals will have the opportunity to hear from Richard D. Fain, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Fain, a leading entrepreneur in the travel industry, will share his valuable insights on Thursday evening, October 15, 2015,…

High Holiday Services To Be Broadcast On Hotwire’s Fision

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Tired of being just one in a crowd at your synagogue’s high holiday service? Annoyed that you’re being segregated to a college auditorium instead of your sanctuary? Hotwire — which has rapidly become one of the major cable and internet service providers in South Florida — is broadcasting services this High…

Polaroid Photobar To Rebrand In Boca, Delray

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The fun but product-challenged “Polaroid Photobar” in Boca’s Town Center Mall and Delray Marketplace will soon have a new name with an expanded offering. From Photobar’s PR firm: Photo & Go – the most expansive photo-making concept to come to retail – has launched today. Founded by Warren Struhl, the…

Thumbs Down: iPic Boca Raton Losing Its Shine

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — iPic Theater, located in Mizner Park, was revolutionary when it opened. A first class venue that offered first class dining service from recliner seats for movie watching — something Boca had not yet experienced. But times have changed, quickly. Shadowood Theater in West Boca recently underwent a massive overhaul and installed…

Fitch Raises Boca Regional Hospital’s Investment Grade Credit Rating

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (From Boca Raton Regional Hospital) — Officials at Boca Raton Regional Hospital today announced that both Fitch Ratings and Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services (S&P) have raised the Hospital’s investment grade credit rating from BBB to BBB+. Concurrently, both Fitch and S&P gave the Hospital a “Stable” ratings outlook. This marks…

AT&T Honors Boca Raton Foster Care Students With Laptops

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — We are fans of AT&T’s continued work in the community helping children and families — here is another example in this media advisory: AT&T recently recognized 12 graduating foster care students, including two in Boca Raton, with laptops. The students are served by ChildNet Palm Beach County, a nonprofit is dedicated to protecting abused,…