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Event to benefit food bank
For Hometown News VERO BEACH - Lori Young of Sweet Creations and her assistant, Marie Capito, have rounded up vendors for shopping fun, food, entertainment, prizes and even a summertime Santa Claus for a "Christmas in July" shopping event to be held July 24. Proceeds for the event, which will run from 5-8 p.m., will benefit the work of Harvest Fo...
Technical career training offered at college
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST - The move toward making medical records and information more accessible through computerized record-keeping means future career opportunities for those familiar with both fields. Indian River State College is offering online training in this emerging career discipline through the HITECH Workforce program. Open ...
Fall classes beginning in August
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - A medical assistant program will run Aug. 21 to Dec. 18. The course will cover anatomy, universal precaution, patient care skills, insurance billing, patient charting, phlebotomy, ECG and more. Those interested should prepare for a rigorous program that will require much commitment and hard work. This is ...
Recreation department seeking volunteers
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - The Indian River County Recreation Department is recruiting volunteers for the Special Olympics area games held at the North County Aquatic Center on Aug. 25-26. Sixty volunteers are needed to will help with staging athletes, timing and awards. Volunteer hours will be from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. both days. Those i...
Pet food donations needed
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - The Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County is requesting donations of pet food to help replenish its community pet food bank. Besides helping pet owners who have signed up with the Humane Society, the pet food bank also aids pet owners who obtain assistance through local agencies including M...
Nonprofit hires new campaign director
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - Nancy McCurry was hired as campaign director of the United Way of Indian River County. Mrs. McCurry has an extensive background in nonprofit development, most recently with the Laconia Area Community Land Trust in New Hampshire. She has previous experience with United Way as a member of the steering commi...
Luncheon to benefit local hospice
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST - The Founding Friends of Treasure Coast Hospice are spending the summer planning the 18th annual butterfly luncheon to be held at Harbour Ridge Yacht & Country Club on Jan. 28, 2013. The theme will be "Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend." This popular event is usually a sellout and features lunch, a large silent...
Nonprofit receives grant
For Hometown news TREASURE COAST - Children's Home Society of Florida, Treasure Coast Division, has received a $15,000 grant from the Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers. The grant will provide individualized educational opportunities to cover tuition and costs for a broad range of certified programs and driving school for disadvantaged youth who...
Agency seeking proposals for grant projects
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST - Forms and instructions for 2013 grant programs for the Florida chapter of the March of Dimes are available at marchofdimes.com/florida. There are two application processes for the 2013 grant program, which support projects that safeguard babies' health. For projects of $3,000 or less, applicants should use the...
College accepting nursing applications
For Hometown news TREASURE COAST - Indian River State College is accepting applications for its nursing assistant program, which offers preparation for a job as a nursing assistant in seven weeks. Students attend class 20 hours per week with convenient day or night classes. The program begins Aug. 23 and is offered at the Mueller Campus in Vero...
Sports physicals should include heart exams
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST - Every year millions of students participate in interscholastic athletics, and getting a sports physical is a mandated rite of passage. Rather than viewing the physical as an inconvenience, ultimately it may save a child's life. Updated statistics show sudden cardiac death among school-age athletes is more prev...
Hainsley Ackelando Cuddon Sr. Hainsley A. Cuddon Sr., 50, of Vero Beach, died June 30, 2012. Arrangements by Cox-Gifford-Seawinds Funeral Home. Antoinette Delissio Antoinette Delissio, 86, of Vero Beach, died July 5, 2012. Arrangements by Cox-Gifford-Seawinds Funeral Home & Crematory. Rosemary F. Gagliardi Rosemary F. Gagliardi, 75, of Vero B...
Clothing line receives endorsement
For Hometown News VERO BEACH - Love Gone Apparel added the rock-band Art of Dying to its list of bands supporting the clothing line founded by 12-year old entrepreneur, Megan Kent. The cutting edge line of hip and trendy T-shirts and bracelets are inspired by Megan's love for music. These unique designs will be prominently worn by Art of Dying ...
Sebastian River Clubs and Classes
CLUBS . The GFWC Treasure Coast Women meet the first Monday of each month at the Community Center, 2266 14th Ave., at 7 p.m. Women over 18 are welcome. This is a community service volunteer organization and that promotes fellowship among women. For more information, visit www.gfwctreasurecoastwomen.org. .Exchange Club of Indian River meets Wednes...
Sebastian River Community Notes
Exercise classes offered . Qi gong at Riverview Park in Sebastian, next to the long dock, Fridays 6:15 p.m. and Sunday 7 a.m. . Walking qi gong at Wabasso Beach, where State Roast 510 meets the ocean. Tuesday and Thursday at 7 p.m. . Qi gong for mind, body and spirit at Kashi Studio on Roseland Road. Saturdays at 8 a.m., and Tuesday at 10 a.m. Al...
Vero Beach Clubs and Classes
CLUBS .Cancer support group at Indian River Medical Center for patients with all types of cancer, their families and friends at the Cancer Center. The meetings will be the third Tuesday of each month from 5- 6:30 p.m. The Cancer Center is the first building on the right past the hospital. For more information, call (772) 567-4311, Ext. 1529. .Exc...
Vero Beach Community Notes
Dance events The following are sponsored by the Treasure Coast Salsa Club. Tango intro classes every Monday evening from 7-9. Cost is $10. Tango practica in Vero Beach every Sunday night. From 6:30-8 p.m. at 2109 14th Ave. Cost is varies. For more information, contact janicerobinson@comcast.net. Political meetings Dining with the democrats tak...

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