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Thank You To Our Supporters

Friends Donors, Members and Business Sponsors
help us support the Boca Raton Public Library

This listing represents donors, members and business sponsors who made gifts of $75 or greater to the Friends since 2018 in support of programs and services at the Boca Raton Public Library.

BUSINESS SPONSORS

Prestige Custom Awards

Designer of our business sponsorship cylinder awards.

Kendra Scott

Partners with the Friends in the Kendra Gives Back sales program.

Florida Swim School

Supporter of the Friends Bookstore.

ZenBusiness

https://www.zenbusiness.com/

FRIENDS CIRCLE ($1000 plus)

Boyd, Richards, Parker & Colonnelli, P.L.

(sponsor of BRPL's annual Summer Reading Program 2018 -2020)

Sharon and William Griffin (2021 - 2024)

Dr. Wilma Harrison (2021 - 2023)

 

Cathy and Tom Jaffe (2023)

Paula Kahaner (2024)

Joyce & Gerald Kessler (2022)

Wendy Kulberg (2020)

Krista Maki (2020)

Carol Anne Halperin Minkin Family Foundation on behalf of Carol Halperin Minkin (2020 -2022)

Patricia Gould Peck Charitable Trust (2020)

Stephen & Sharon Sadek

(sponsor of the library's 2023 children book giveaway program)

Susan Sosin

(sponsor of 2020 Pondhawk Storybook Project)

Arthur & Ellen Wagner (2019, 2020 and 2022)

Walmart Foundation

(community grant in support of the 2018 Florence Fuller Child Development Center programs at the library sponsored by the Friends)

 

Jeff Weber

BENEFACTOR ($500)​​

  • Donna Aptekar (2022)

  • Dr. George & Inna Botelho (2019)

  • Glenn Dekraker/CoreMedia Systems (2019)

  • Patricia Gould-Peck

  • Sharon & William Griffin (2020)

  • Betty Grinnan (2019- 2021/2023)

  • Cathy and Tom Jaffee (2020/

  • 2021/2022)

  • Wendy Kulberg (2018-2019)

  • Joyce & Gerald Kessler (2018-2022)

  • Krista Maki (2022)

  • Robert Ian Rubin (2022)

  • Mike & Kathy Worley- Bane Foundation (2020)

CORPORATE SPONSORS

Wells Fargo/ Renee Johnson $500 employer match (2021)

P.E.O. Chapter FB (2021)

Junior League of Boca Raton ($500 grant for the 2018 Summer Reading Program)

Women's Executive Club

$250 Donation (2024)

ZenBusiness

https://www.zenbusiness.com/

$300 donation (2024)

INDIVIDUAL PROGRAM SPONSORS

Betty Grinnan & Judy Teller Kaye for Living Voices presentation: Anne Frank, Through the Eyes of a Friend 3/10/2019

BIBLIOPHILE ($250)​​

 

  • Mari Adam (2019 & 2020)

  • Sharon Arnett (2018, 2019, 2022)

  • Mary Baade (2018/ 2019/ 2020)

  • Col. Al Biegel (2019- $300)

  • Cyndi Bloom & Gil Dube

  • Lori & Chris Fluehr (2018)

  • Betty Grinnan

  • Dorothy M. Guinn (2019)

  • James & Nancy Hendrey

  •     (2018 & 2019)

  • Renee McCabe Johnson

  • Judy Teller Kaye & David Kaye

  • Janet & Lee Klingler (2018-2021)

  • Debra Kull (2023)

  • Krista Maki (2018 & 2019)

  • Pat Moran (2020-2023)

  • Mary Phillips (2021 & 2022)

  • Carol & Leonard Robinson (2023)

  • Betty & Rick Schuster (2018-2023)

  • Scott Singer (2020 & 2023)

  • Marilyn & Jay Spechler​ (2023)

  • Eugene & Marina Tablis (2021)

  • Francis Taney (2019)

  • Arthur & Ellen Wagner (2018)

  • Tracy Wasserman (2022)

  • Richard L. and Lois S. Werner Family Foundation (2021-2023)

BEST FRIEND ($75)

  • Letty Covar (2023)

  • Margery Denver (2021)

  • Elizabeth Dudley (2023)

  • Sharon Drew (2022)

  • Helene & Jay Eichler

  • Nancy Jo Feinberg (2023)

  • Lora Skeets Friedkin (2019)

  • Diane Gimbel (2019 - 2023)

  • ​Sandra P. Grieser

  • Christine Kassover (2022)

  • Diane Kessler (2019)

  • Shelly LaPorte (2024)

  • Nancy Leeds (2021)

  • Gail Levenson (2024)

  • Susan Maltese (2020)

  • Alan Marcovitz (2020)

  • Barbara Metsch (2022 - 2024)

  • Alexis Moore (2021)

  • Julia G. Myers

  • Andrea Levine O'Rourke (2023)

  • Lourdes Pita

  • Mary Grace Perrin (2023)

  • Tim Ratty (2022)

  • Oneeb Rehman (2023)

  • Sally B. Robinson (2020 & 2021)

  • Jo Robbins (2023)

  • Heather Ronan (2022)

  • Cyva Scheide (2022)

  • Markus Schmidmeier

  • Stephanie Shulman (2023)

  • Neil Silver (2023)

  • Scott Singer

  • Barbara Smilow (2021)

  • Trudi Stevens (2023)

  • Carol Walker (2021)

BOOKLOVER ($100)

  • Comprehensive Wellness Center/Tracy Baker, Ph.D. (2022)

  • Mari Adam (2018, 2022)

  • Mary Baade (2018-$100 & 2019- $200)

  • Holly Braun (2020 - in honor of Wendy Kulberg)

  • Cyndi Bloom (2018-2023)

  • Yvonne Boice (2019)

  • Larry & Helen Cellon

  • Larry Chiagouris (2020)

  • Nancy Cohen (2020)

  • Betsy Cooper

  • Robert J. Creighton (2018)

  • Sandy Creighton

  • Norma Eigles (2020)

  • Ruth Feinberg

  • Madeline Felton (2019)

  • Lora Skeets Friedkin (2024)

  • Carol Friedman (2018 & 2019)

  • William Gelin (2019)

  • Diane Gimbel (2018)

  • Harvey & Ellen Goldberg (2022 & 2023)

  • Meghna Grover (2021)

  • Dorothy M. Guinn (2018 and 2020)

  • Marc and Jennifer Hahn (2020)

  • Hubert Harriman (2022)

  • Marc Horowitz (2019)

  • Jennifer Jablonowski (2022)

  • Bernard & Donna Jorge (2023)

  • Judy Teller Kaye (2019 - 2021, 2023)

  • Nancy Leeds (2018)

  • Gail Levenson (2022)

  • Elizabeth J. Liberty (2020- 2023)

  • Emily Lilly (2023)

  • Margo Loutrel (2022 and 2023)

  • Linda MacLaren (2023)

  • Richard Magill (2023) - in honor of Pat Moran

  • Krista Maki (2021)

  • Victor & Ann Martinez

  • Alexis Moore (2022)

  • Ann Nappa (2020)

  • Marian Nease (2018 - 2024)

  • Lois Nelson (2020)

  • Manjunath Pendakur (2020 & 2023)

  • Rojavathi Pendakur (2020)

  • Joseph & Edwina Pedalino

  • Ellen Percher (2018 & 2019)

  • Mary Phillips (2018 - 2020, 2024)

  • Victoria Phillips (2020)

  • Deborah Pollack (2018)

  • Philip Pollak (2022)

  • Susan Reilly (2024)

  • Carol & Leonard Robinson (2021 & 2022)

  • Laura J. Rossi (2019 -2023)

  • Paula Rucket (2018)

  • Carol Rynk (2018-2019, 2021)

  • Betty & Rick Schuster (2020)

  • Sandi Marcia Schwartz (2021)

  • Deborah & Joel Shlian (2021 - 2023 -$150)

  • Terence Smolev (2022)

  • Phillip J. Solondz (2019 -2021)

  • Susan & Mark Sosin (2018 & 2019)

  • Marilyn & Jay Spechler​ (2019 - 2021)

  • Barbara Stevens

  • Trudi Stevens (2021)

  • Richard & Carole Stone (2022 -2024)

  • ​Roxana Suarez (2018/2021 - 2024)

  • Barbara Sussman (2022)

  • Stanley & Jane Talesnick (2018 - 2020)

  • Paul Templer (2022)

  • Anna Thomas (2020)

  • ​Joanne Toulantis (2018/2022 & 2023)

  • ​​Lenore Wachtel

  • Carol Walker (2022)

  • Tracy Wasserman (2023-2024)

  • Neal Weisman (2022)

  • Carole Weller (2022)

  • Richard L. and Lois S. Werner Family     Foundation (2018/ 2019-$150/ 2020)

  • Wendy Wingfield (2019 - 2022)

  • Sheryl Wolf (2023)

  • Michael Zheutlin -Zheutlin Children's Trust (2022)

Krista Maki

Memorial donations in honor of

Kristi Maki

Founding Friends Board member and 30+ year Friends volunteer

Caroline Baron

Cyndi Bloom

Karin Cain

Barbara Faires

Betty Grinnan

Adam Johnson

Alexis Johnson

Beth Lazerick

Emily Lily

Pat Moran

Ann Nappa

Phil & Susan Schmidt

Tracy Wasserman

Ann Martinez

Memorial donations in honor of

Ann Martinez

Long-time Friends member and bookstore volunteer:

​Cyndi Bloom

Elaine Caplan

Nancy Cohen

Sandy Creighton

Betty Grinnan

Wendy Kulberg

Joseph and Glenda Stephens

Tracy Wasserman

Other  Donations:

  • Donna Feinberg, in memory of Karin Nazaruk, librarian (2022)

  • Samara Gerson, in honor of Janet Metzger, an avid reader and lover of the Boca Raton library.

  • Joanne Toulantis in memory of Sy Levine of Mamaroneck, NY (2021)

  • Joanne Toulantis, in honor of Friends benefactors, Arthur & Ellen Wagner, to Bonafide Therapy Dogs in support of the Tail Waggin Tutors Program at the library

  • Sheryl Wolf, in memory of Myra Schutzer (2021)

  • First Okoper Society, Inc. in NYC in memory of Lorraine Liebowitz (2023)

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