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VOL. 12 NO. 7                                                 www.seabreezepublications.com                                         JULY 2018

Rotary Club Downtown Boca Announces Date, Honorees,
Host, Event Committees for 2018 Boca Raton Mayors Ball

	 Presented in the same celebratory tradition set by the      2018 Boca Raton Mayors Ball Co-Chairs and Committee. (Standing, left to right) Lynda Palmer, Gloria Wank, Ann Brown,
iconic cities of Miami, Fort Lauderdale and Palm Beach, the   Ingrid Fulmer, Linda Petrakis, Michelle McLean-Bailey, Janice Williams, Howard Schwartz, Dr. Allen Konis, Derek Morell,
fourth annual Boca Raton Mayors Ball presented by Rotary      Michael Walstrom, Arlene Herson, Jon Kaye, Alan Kaye, Rick Howard, Dyana Kenney, Kari Oeltjen, Shaheer Hosh, Marilyn
Club Downtown Boca Raton is set for Saturday, November        Wilson, Constance Scott and Kim Champion, (seated) Bobby Campbell. Not pictured: Deborah Freudenberg, Dr. Ron Rubin,
17th, at the Royal Palm Yacht Club. Celebrating the City of   Robin Trompeter, Jonathan Whitney, Jo Anne Williams. (Photo by Gina Fontana)
Boca Raton’s visionaries past and present who have elevated
the community, and elected officials who exemplify Rotary     Mayors Ball on page 4
International’s motto, “Service Above Self”, the black-tie
dinner/dance gala event will raise funds to support health
and wellness needs of Boca Raton nonprofits.
	 The evening will feature a red carpet arrival and cocktail
reception, followed by a grand epicurean experience created
by Royal Palm Yacht Club Executive Chef Joseph DiPrima,
set amidst City-themed décor curated by the Boca Raton
Historical Society and Museum, the live music of the Steve
Chase Band, and the presentation of the George Long Awards
– named for the City’s first appointed mayor in 1924.
	 According to Boca Raton Mayors Ball Co-chairs and
Rotary Club Downtown Boca Raton Members Arlene Herson
and Rick Howard, and Honorary Chair Bobby Campbell
(who was a 2017 George Long Award recipient), this year’s
event honors the following, who have each championed
the tradition of bringing indelible visionary ideas and
transformation to Boca:
	 • Jerry Fedele (Individual) –When Fedele joined
the 400-bed Boca Raton Community Hospital as CEO in
2008, the nonprofit community hospital was losing money
and laying off employees. Now, through his decade of
leadership, the beloved community hospital is profitable and

Lisette Model: Photographs from the Canadian Photography

Institute of the National Gallery of Canada

Now at Boca Museum of Art

	 Born in Vienna in 1901, Lisette Model was an influential figure in mid-twentieth century          Ella Fitzgerald  Erroll Garner
photography, best known for her direct portrayal of the peculiarities of average people captured
candidly in everyday situations. Her work was regularly published in publications such as
Harper’s Bazaar and included in the 1940 inaugural photography exhibition at the Museum
of Modern Art in New York. Once her work went public, Model inspired other photographers
to challenge some of the prevailing conventions of the time.
	 Initially trained as a musician, she became a photographer in the early 1930s, some nine
years after having moved to France. She discovered photography in Paris and joined André
Kertész’s circle of artists. Although Model made photographs over a period of almost 50
years, from 1934 to 1983, the works selected for this exhibition reflect only the most significant
stages of her career, from her early social documentary photographs taken on the streets of
Paris and Nice in the early 1930s through to her later New York work.
	 Model’s bold, lively images, which sometimes verge on the satirical, are a record of her
encounters with people and street life in Paris, Nice, and New York. Advocating a subjective
interpretive approach to photography, one of Model’s most oft-quoted directives to her
students was “Shoot from the gut!” Model was also known for the profound impact that her

                                                                                                    work and teaching had upon the legendary twentieth-century photographer Diane Arbus.
                                                                                                    	 Comprising 71 photographs from the collection of 293 prints from the Canadian
                                                                                                    Photography Institute of the National Gallery of Canada, the works are grouped thematically,
                                                                                                    from Model’s early street photographs in Paris, to the bolder and more satirical portraits taken
                                                                                                    along the Promenade des Anglais, to her iconic images of Coney Island bathers, patrons of
                                                                                                    Sammy’s Bar, and the Running Legs series.
                                                                                                    	 Lisette Model: Photographs from the Canadian Photography Institute of the National
                                                                                                    Gallery of Canada is on view at the Boca Raton Museum of Art, now through October 21st.
                                                                                                    Details, related events, and tickets are online at www.bocamuseum.org/lisette-model.
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