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Vietnam Veterans to hold town hall meeting
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 1038 will hold a town hall meeting to address the birth defects, diseases and learning disabilities affecting the children and grandchildren of Vietnam veterans. The forum will be held Sept.19 at 7 p.m. at the Indian River County administration building A, 1800 27th St...
Baby event taking place on Sept. 8
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - Baby-Palooza, an event organized by Indian River Medical Center and the March of Dimes to celebrate birth, babies and beyond, will take place Sept. 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Indian River Mall. Those who attend will enjoy goody bags, a kid's fashion show, and games for the whole family. Moms with ne...
Pregnant women urged to protect against West Nile virus
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST - Women's Health Specialists is urging women who are pregnant or who may become pregnant to take extra vigilance in protecting themselves from the West Nile virus during the current national outbreak of the virus. Preventive measures are recommended during mosquito season or any time there is a West Nile virus o...
Church group builds wheelchair ramp, steps
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - The King's men from King's Baptist Church visited The Source, a homeless assistance center for the homeless and at risk on Aug. 6 and donated their construction talents to a greatly needed renovation project, rebuilding the entrance handicap ramp and refurbishing the dilapidated front steps. Three volunte...
Hospital welcomes new patient access director
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - Jacob Lopez was appointed as the new patient access director at Indian River Medical Center. Most recently, Mr. Lopez was the patient access manager for Palmetto General Hospital in Hialeah. He has more than 22 years of experience in patient access. Mr. Lopez and his team at IRMC are working toward creati...
Treasure Coast group awards scholarships
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - The General Federation of Women's Clubs Treasure Coast Women awarded four $1,000 scholarships to four students at a presentation ceremony at C J Cannon's. Bobbi Burdick, president, and the scholarship committee invited Alma Lee Loy and Keith Hedin of Keith's Oil Can, to present the certificates and checks...
Organization to host open house
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - The Indian River County Healthy Start Coalition has moved to a new location. It invites interested members of the community to join an open house slated for Sept. 12 from 5-8 p.m. Healthy Start is now located at 333 17th St., just west of the intersection of Indian River Drive and the Alma Lee Loy Bridge....
Swim team takes first place
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST - After a busy summer of practice and swim meets, the YMCA of the Treasure Coast's Wahoos swim team competed in a championship swim meet and took first place. The Wahoos are part of the South Florida Recreational Swim League and have been competing throughout South Florida since 1994. This is their fourth year s...
Computer, water exercise classes offered
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - A Word class will be held on Monday and Wednesday from 1-3 p.m. The class will run Sept. 5 to Oct. 1. Cost is $68. A QuickBooks class will be held on Fridays from 9 a.m.-1p.m. Class will run from Sept. 7 to Nov. 16. Students will learn the ins and outs of this program. Cost is $218. A one-day, beginner di...
Nonprofit receives award
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - CASTLE is the latest recipient of the 51st Dyer Difference Award. This award salutes a nonprofit organization in the county that is making a difference in the community. CASTLE is a child abuse prevention organization providing services to more than 7,000 families in the county. Tatiana and Will Dyer, on ...
School begins construction of new building
For Hometown News SEBASTIAN - Sebastian Charter Junior High School announced the start of the construction on its new school and administration building. This project will replace the deteriorating modular structures that have been home to SCJH for the past 12 years. The new school buildings, totaling 20,000 square feet, were designed and are b...
Club members tour colleges
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - Looking forward to furthering their education, teen members of the Indian River Habitat for Humanity Prep Club toured three Florida schools in the Tallahassee area earlier this month. The Prep Club is for high- school age children of Habitat homeowners, and is part of Indian River Habitat's scholarship edu...
Road rally deemed a success
For Hometown news INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - The third annual 2012 Vero Road Rally Magnifique was more colorful and eventful than ever before, according to rally chairman Karl Steene, vice president of Grand Bank. With the Sun Up-ARC Vero Beach campus serving as the staging area and starting line, Lopresti Aviation hosted the finish line party and c...
Mall to host senior expo
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - The Indian River Mall invites local businesses and organizations to get involved in the senior active lifestyle and wellness expo presented by Health First health plans and 97.1 Ocean FM on Sept. 19 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. This free community event will expose seniors to valuable products and resources design...
Filomena Lucia DiLeo Filomena Lucia DiLeo, 74, of Vero Beach, died Aug. 14, 2012. Arrangements by Cox-Gifford-Seawinds Funeral Home & Crematory. Norma Janet Keith Norma Janet Keith, 78, died Aug.11, 2012. Arrangements by Strunk Funeral Home. Eugene A. Oathout Eugene A. Oathout 81, of Vero Beach, died Aug. 14, 2012. Arrangements by Cox-Gi...
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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