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Nonprofit seeking holiday volunteers
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - The Salvation Army of Indian River County is in need of volunteer bell ringers for the 2012 Red Kettle Campaign kicking off Nov. 16. As many volunteers as possible are needed to cover two-hour shifts at more than 15 locations throughout the county. Some of the locations include Publix, Wal-Mart, Kmart, Wi...
Free skating program offered
For Hometown News VERO BEACH - The Skate Factory is starting a free program to help children stay in good physical condition while having fun at the same time. Skate Factory has teamed up with www.kidsskatefree.com and is offering kids up to 12 two free skating passes per week now through 2013. Times for the free skate include weekdays and week...
Art, language classes available
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - A water exercise class will be held on Tuesday and Thursday from 4-5 p.m. beginning Oct. 18 and running through Dec. 13. Class will be held in Wabasso. Cost is $55. An art workshop will explore art and techniques using acrylic painting, creative surfaces and various medium combinations to develop the crea...
Businesses support annual walk
For Hometown News INDIAN RVIER COUNTY - The Alzheimer & Parkinson Association of Indian River County announced at the ninth annual "Walk to Remember" team captain kick-off luncheon on Sept. 12. George E. Warren Corporation is the presenting sponsor for the 2012 event. Other area businesses recognized for leadership-level sponsorships were the l...
Dancing competition gearing up
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - The Dancing with Vero's Stars event is moving to a new location and on a new date for the 2013 social season. Healthy Start and Riverside Theatre have entered into a partnership where the theater becomes the new venue for the annual dance event which moves to May 11, 2013, becoming the highlight of Mother...
Teacher receives grant
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - The Education Foundation recognized Maryanne Sitkowski of Vero Beach Elementary School for receiving a $2,965 grant to fund an integrated iPad STEM project. The funding was made possible by the Florida Legislative matching grant program. The EF-IRC participates in a dollar-for-dollar matching grant progra...
Nonprofit honors summer volunteers
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - In appreciation for sweating in the hot summer sun, Indian River Habitat for Humanity held a breakfast event Sept. 21 at Spring Hill Suites/Marriott for its summer volunteers. After some 50 volunteers enjoyed the Marriott's bountiful breakfast buffet, Emily Wicht, volunteer coordinator, reviewed the summe...
Frances Troche Frances Troche, 74, of Sebastian, died Sept. 18, 2012. She was born in New York. She is survived by family in Puerto Rico. Arrangements by All County Funeral Home & Crematory. Anthony 'Tony' M. Picagli Anthony "Tony" M. Picagli, 63, of Sebastian, died Sept. 21, 2012. He was born in New Haven, Conn., and moved to Sebastian 22 year...
Annual golf tournament taking place next month
For Hometown News SEBASTIAN - The annual St. Sebastian golf tournament, sponsored by Mulligans Beach House, will be held at the Sebastian Municipal Golf Course on Nov 3. The event is a "blind nine" four person scramble format, with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. The entry fee has been reduced to $60 per player and includes all fees, gifts, range balls...
College students study clam farming
For Hometown news TREASURE COAST - Aquaculture scientists at Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute and Indian River State College offer a unique educational program where college students receive hands-on training in molluscan, fish and crustacean aquaculture in a cutting-edge facility. Aquaculture, farming aquatic animals and plants, is one of...
College hosting alumni dinner
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST - The Indian River State College health sciences department, in conjunction with the IRSC Foundation and alumni association, is holding a health sciences alumni dinner. The event will be held Oct. 30 starting at 6 p.m. in the IRSC Brown Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, room Y102 on 35th Street at the ...
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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