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Proceeds to fund MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID Trainings and Community Outreach in Boca Raton

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Using the love of live music and laughter to unite, inspire and rally "community for community", Boca Raton’s Promise (BRP) presents an “Artist-in-Residence” Weekend series of three powerful, entertaining and audience-engaging events.  Featuring nationally recognized vocalist, songwriter, playwright, performer and author Patti Linsky, the line-up includes a “You’ve Got A Friend” Coffee House on Saturday evening, April 28 and the invigorating Altar EGO, an original one-woman powerhouse musical on Sunday morning, April 29. Both follow a weekend opener “Sermon in Song” on Friday evening, April 27. To learn more about BRP’s Artist-in-Residence Weekend and sponsorship opportunities, contact Kaye Communications at or 561-392-5166.

“YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND” COFFEE HOUSE, Saturday, April 28, 7 p.m. 
Atrium Lobby Cendyn, 980 North Federal Highway, Boca Raton
Advance ticket purchase required.



Phyllis & Harvey Sandler Center at Levis JCC, 21050 95th Ave South, Boca Raton.

Presented in collaboration with the Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center

SERMON IN SONG: The Spirituality of Recovery  Friday, April 27 - 7:30 PM

Temple Shaarei Shalom is located at 9085 Hagen Ranch Road, Boynton Beach. 

Service begins at 7:30 p.m. and is free and open-to-the-public. No Reservation Required

BRP’s Artist-in-Residence Weekend opens on Friday evening, April 27 at Temple Shaarei Shalom with Linsky serving as Visiting Cantor for Shabbat service with Rabbi Anthony Fratello and Cantor Judith Ovadia. Linsky will share an original “Sermon in Song: The Spirituality of Recovery” perfectly timed to tie into the meaning of the week’s Torah Portion “Kedoshim” referred to as the “Heart of the Torah”. Encouraging acceptance, compassion and love, Linsky will focus on three Hebrew words in the portion that are found at the precise center of the Torah… V’ahavta L’reiacha Kamocha: “You Shall Love Your Neighbor as Yourself”.


Thanks To Our


Artist-in-Residence Weekend Hosts

James H. and Marta T. Batmasian

Family Foundation

Schmidt Family Foundation

Altar EGO Co-Host

Adolph & Rose Levis

Jewish Community Center

Community Champions

Kaye Communications

AV Depot

Boca Raton Regional Hospital Foundation

Broken Sound Club

Listen Learn Care Foundation

Marleen Forkas

Linda & Lester Kaye

Kari Oeltjen

Rita Thrasher

Drug and Alcohol Attorneys

Capitol Lighting

Dr. G. Richard & Alisa Cohen of

Cohen Laser & Vision Center

Ro Rabozzi

Cristino Chocolates

Friday, April 27 - 7:30 PM  
  “Sermon in Song: The Spirituality of Recovery” 

Saturday, April 28 - 7:00 PM
  "You've Got A Friend"   Coffee House

Sunday, April 29 - 11:00 AM
  Altar EGO - One-Woman Powerhouse Musical

“A community that works together rises together, especially in the aftermath of so much recent pain, loss, anger, fear and questions raised from close-to-home Parkland,” said Rita Thrasher, co-founder and executive director of Boca Raton’s Promise, a grassroots nonprofit organization that has served the Boca Raton community as a relentless trailblazer in raising awareness, increasing education, changing perceptions and starting critical conversations on mental health. It does this through its action-provoking outreach programming for youth and adults, facilitating thought leader conversations and collaborations, public speaker tours and Mental Health First Aid trainings.
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