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By Amy Woods

The overwhelming need for food as a result of the pandemic and its economic toll has prompted Boca Helping Hands to expand its presence in Boynton Beach.

The organization that has served Boca Raton’s neediest residents for decades now wi

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8733442492?profile=RESIZE_710xJohn Pastore shows off his health app. Photo Provided

By Christine Davis

The Emergency Info Plan, an alert system developed by Boca Raton resident John Pastore, has been endorsed by The League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County, UNITE US, LifeExec,

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Boca Raton Regional Hospital has received a seven-figure gift from Malcolm and Sandra Berman toward the “Keeping the Promise — The Campaign for Boca Raton Regional Hospital” initiative.

In recognition of the couple’s generosity, the elevator lobby on

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7960933471?profile=originalRochelle LeCavalier of Boca Raton is executive director of luxury sales, sports and entertainment for Douglas Elliman Florida. Now she’s chairing the Monopoly fundraiser for Boca Helping Hands. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

Update: Boca Helping Hands

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7960619877?profile=originalEvent Co-Chairwomen Holly Meehan and Molly Powers.
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By Amy Woods
    
    The Junior League of Boca Raton will set the table at a new venue this year for its Flavors of Boca fundraiser.
    On Feb. 11, guests will gather at The Addison, a

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7960622693?profile=originalSoroptimist International of Boca Raton/Deerfield Beach had its annual Thanksgiving buffet,

catered by Boca Helping Hands, to honor 2015 Women of Distinction nominees, as well as the chairs,

sponsors and volunteers who contributed to its success. ABO

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7960565852?profile=originalHelping Hands volunteers serve lunch to the needy on a Wednesday afternoon in March.

Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

INSET BELOW: James Gavrilos

By Steven J. Smith

    James Gavrilos, executive director of Boca Helping Hands, remembers how a devastatin

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7960540099?profile=originalKen and Ian Whitter of Boca Raton work on their irrigation.

7960540462?profile=originalA scarecrow keeps watch over one patch of tomatoes,

while, below: a plastic flamingo and yellow marigolds provide a little bit of color.

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INSET BELOW: Banana peppers near harvest size.

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