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Hospital forms new support group
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- Indian River Medical Center has formed a twice-monthly support group for family caregivers, who often facing a host of new responsibilities, some unfamiliar or potentially intimidating. The support group offers tips on getting needed assistance and caring for the caregiver's needs, while caring for other...
Theater partners with nonprofit
INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- A new partnership has formed between Riverside Theatre and the United Way of Indian River County. Theater patrons this season may have been asked to donate $1 per ticket to the local United Way, or may have noticed the United Way thermometer on Riverside Park Drive, or maybe saw the United Way banners in the lobby of the th...
Company offering savings on flu shots
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- Coast2Coast Rx discount prescription cards can now be used to save up to 30 percent on seasonal flu shots. Consumers can use their cards in the same way they normally would for prescriptions. Use the pharmacy locator tool on the Coast2Coast Rx website to contact the nearest pharmacy. As a nationwide prescript...
Organization changes name
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- Pink Tie Friends on the Treasure Coast has a new name but their mission remains the same. The nonprofit organization dedicated to raising funds to help breast cancer patients in Martin, St. Lucie and Indian River counties marked a successful sixth annual friendship luncheon with the announcement of a new name...
Museum opens new house
For Hometown News FORT PIERCE -- The National Navy SEAL Museum has officially opened Trident House, a residential home located directly on the water, for use by U.S. Navy SEALs and their families. Trident House serves to augment the preservation of the Force and Families program initiated by United States Operations Command. This initiative rec...
Awareness campaign to include poster, video contest
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- The Florida Division of Emergency Management and Florida chapters of the American Red Cross will celebrate Severe Weather Awareness week Feb. 11- 15. This annual public awareness campaign provides an opportunity for teachers to educate students on the importance of being prepared in the event of severe weathe...
Students receive piano scholarships
For Hometown News VERO BEACH -- Vero Beach Opera has awarded piano scholarships to three Vero Beach High School students, each for a year of study with Marcos Daniel Flores. The scholarships began in summer 2012 and will continue through spring 2013. Two recipients, Alex Jasmim, 16, and Melina Zohn, 16, received scholarships last year and are co...
Agency offering copies of booklet
For Hometown News VERO BEACH -- The Visiting Nurses Association of the Treasure Coast offers complimentary copies of "Five Wishes," a booklet that assists in health care planning. The "Five Wishes" document is the first living will that covers the personal, emotional and spiritual needs, as well as the medical wishes of a patient. It allows peo...
Beginning genealogy class series announced
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- The Indian River Genealogical Society and the Indian River County Main Library's genealogy department will offer a series of eight classes for beginning genealogy researchers. Classes run from Jan. 9 through Feb. 27 and will be taught by Pamela J. Cooper, the department's head. The $35 fee includes membe...
Bank supports nonprofit for more than 25 years
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- In keeping with Seacoast National Bank's legacy of more than 25 years of support for the March of Dimes, the organization recently announced it would donate $15,000 as the 2013 premiere sponsor for Treasure Coast March for Babies, which includes Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee and St. Lucie counties. Seacoas...
Nursing agency receives recognition
For Hometown news INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- The Visiting Nurse Association of the Treasure Coast was selected as one of Indian River County's 2012 best places to work by Workforce Solutions for the fourth consecutive year. The VNA's educational programs, benefits and associate wellness initiatives were cited as contributing factors in being select...
Surgical, weight loss center receives certification
For Hometown News SEBASTIAN -- Riverside Surgical and Weight Loss Center is now offering robotically assisted, minimally invasive surgery as a weight loss surgery option. The addition of this technology to the practice makes Riverside Surgical and Weight Loss Center one of only a handful of bariatric surgical centers in Florida using the most a...
Webinar aims to help with college financial aid
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- Jeff Atwater, Florida's chief financial officer and the Department of Financial Services is teaming up with the Florida Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators to offer a webinar, "Paying for College: Controlling Your Degree of Debt." As financial aid application deadlines are fast approaching, t...
Bank contributes to prayer, vets groups
For Hometown News VERO BEACH -- The Vero Beach Branch of CenterState Bank has dedicated November and December to recognizing heros in the community. Based on a specially designed community heros program offering special benefits to local community heros who open accounts at the bank, they have also taken steps to offer financial donations for t...
Toys, food collected at bank locations
For Hometown News VERO BEACH -- Marine Bank & Trust Co. is accepting donations for both toys and food for local distribution this holiday season. Toys are being collected for Toys for Tots now through Dec. 20 and will be distributed by the U.S. Marine Corps to needy children in the area. The gifts can be for children of all ages and should be u...
Charles J. Morris Charles J. Morris, 82, of Vero Beach, died Nov. 26, 2012. He was born in New York and lived in Vero Beach since 1990. He served in the U.S. Air Force. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Margaret and a brother, Patrick. Arrangements by Thomas S. Lowther Funeral Home and Crematory. Eleanor Lee Stanbury Eleanor Lee Stanbury,...
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 Wednesday...
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. All clas...
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. Excha...
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 take...

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