The Junior League of Boca Raton is bringing some Vegas buzz to South Florida this Thursday (August 26) when it hosts a Casino Royal night at Mercedes Benz of Delray (1001 Linton Blvd.).
The casino event, from 6:30 to 9 p.m., serves as the kickoff for this year’s Junior League Woman Volunteer of the Year luncheon (Oct. 8 at the Boca Raton Resort & Club) and is part of Boca Festival Days, sponsored by the Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce.
The Delray Mercedes dealership will be humming with the sounds of blackjack, craps, roulette and much more. Tickets ($50 in advance, $60 at the door) include an open bar as well as hors d’oeuvres from local restaurants Capital Grille, City Fish Market, Melting Pot and City Oyster.
The 2010 Woman Volunteer of the Year nominees include:
Bonnie Mason, American Red Cross South County Service Center; Laurie Udine, Boca Ballet Theatre; Margaret Jones, Boca Helping Hands; Elizabeth D. Fletcher, Boca Raton Historical Society; Sara Jo Kobacker, Boca Raton Museum of Art; Ann Ehrlich, Boca Raton Police Services Department; Linda L. Snelling, Caridad Center; Devina Kirpalani, C.R.O.S. Ministries; Debbie Leising, Debbie-Rand Memorial Service League; Lynn Hover, Florence Fuller Child Development Centers; Sharon Higerd, 4Kids of South Florida; Pam Casanave, George Snow Scholarship Fund; Helen Bass, Habitat for Humanity of South Palm Beach County; Brooke Qualk, Home Safe Foundation; Margi Cross, Hospice by the Sea; Vicki Rautbord, Hospice of Palm Beach County Foundation; Paula Ciavolino, ItsJust4Kids Inc.
Judy Levis Markhoff, Jewish Association for Residential Care; Dorothy C. MacDiarmid, Junior League of Boca Raton; Maggie Dickenson, Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County; Karen Hoffheimer, Louis and Anne Green Memory and Wellness Center; Susie Roegiers, Milagro Center; Casey Cole, Nat King Cole Generation Hope; Dorinda Spahr, National Society of Arts & Letters/Boca Raton chapter; Esther Uria LaBovick, PACE Center for Girls; Cynthia Brown, Schmidt Family Centre for the Arts; Cynthia Cummings, Soroptimist International; Janyce Speier, SOS Children’s Villages; Barbara Schmidt, Spirit of Giving Network; Louise Levinson, The Volen Senior Center.