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Mall to host health expo Jan. 26
For Hometown news INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- The community can kick-start their New Year's resolutions at the Indian River Mall on Jan. 26, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the fourth annual "New Year, New You" expo, presented by Ocean 97.1, The Breeze 93.7, Jack FM 99.7 and News Radio1490. Local businesses and healthcare facilities are invited to share the...
Restaurant offers free pancakes
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- IHOP, one of America's most popular family friendly restaurants invites guests to enjoy free pancakes during national pancake day on Feb. 5, while celebrating Children's Miracle Network Hospitals' 30th anniversary. On this day, the restaurant chain hopes to raise $3 million as the first national fundrais...
Sailing foundation to hold annual cook-out
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- The Youth Sailing Foundation of Indian River County will hold its annual cook-out fundraiser inside the Vero Beach Yacht Club on Feb. 17 from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. The food is will be barbeque chicken, hamburgers, hot dogs, all the sides and dessert. Children's sailing demonstrations, pontoon boat rides a...
State CFO encourages Floridians to search unclaimed accounts
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- Florida's Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater announced 61,271 new unclaimed property accounts, worth more than $25 million, are being received as part of a settlement with AIG related to unclaimed life insurance benefits. This represents only the first of what is expected to be additional remittances to be ...
Stopping spread of flu
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- As the number of flu cases continues to rise, the Florida Department of Health is urging residents and visitors to get vaccinated against the flu and use preventative measures. Residents can contact their private provider or visit one of the many community agencies offering the vaccine. Symptoms of the flu in...
Boutique organizing event for homeless youth
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- Bliss Boutique owner Karen Jones has a special fondness for helping homeless youth, ages 18-23, and she wants others to learn of this growing population who needs help. On Feb. 21, Ms. Jones will donate15 percent of all sales to Children's Home Society of Florida Treasure Coast Division's transitional li...
Donors to be honored at celebration
For Hometown news INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- Capt. Hiram's Restaurant, Bar, Marina and Hotel will honor donors who give to United Way through their workplace with an appreciation celebration to be held Jan. 31 from 5-8 p.m. Nearly 5,000 donors contribute to United Way of Indian River County through their place of employment. Employees of workplace ...
Ice cream social taking place Feb. 2
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- Cancer survivors, friends and family are invited to join Indian River Medical Center for an afternoon of ice cream sundaes, uplifting speakers and an entertaining celebration of life. The event takes place Feb. 2, from 2-4 p.m. at Oak Harbor Country Club, 4755 S. Harbor Drive, in Vero Beach. Dr. Heather ...
Lifeguard class available
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- The North County Aquatic Center will host a Red Cross lifeguard class. First session will be Feb. 11-13, 18-20 and 26-28 from 4-7 p.m. The second session will be March 4-7 and 11-14, from 4-7 p.m. The cost is $200 and includes books, mask and certification fees. Registration and payment will be accepted ...
Nurse takes on new role
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- Since coming to Indian River Medical Center almost 20 years ago as a staff nurse, Tonja Tory described her time so far as a journey. Her journey has encompassed many roles: charge nurse, case manager, nurse manager, clinical nurse liaison and most recently, manager of clinical informatics. She has now tak...
Hospital sponsors annual health fair
For Hometown News SEBASTIAN -- Sebastian River Medical Center is sponsoring the annual Barefoot Bay health fair on Jan. 31 from 7:30 to 11 a.m. This event is produced by the Barefoot Bay community fund and will be held in building A of the Barefoot Bay Community Center. This event is free and open to the public. There will be refreshments, heal...
Jane Marie Warnock Jane Marie Warnock, 85, of Sebastian, died Jan. 4, 2013. She was born in Utica, N.Y., and lived in Sebastian since 1997. She is survived by a brother, Donald (Polly); a niece, Eileen (Michael); four nephews, Scott, Eric, Bruce and David (Jennifer); seven great nieces and nephews; two great-great nephews, a stepson, George and a...
Annual antique event returning Feb. 1-3
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- The 17th annual antiques extravaganza will include more than 400 dealers from all over the U.S. and Canada who will display a wide variety of items from all over the world. Only antiques and old collectibles are allowed. Vintage items, estate jewelry, silver, china, glass, pottery, art, all types of fur...
Scholarships available through elections office
For Hometown news TREASURE COAST -- Local college or university students can apply for a $1,200 scholarship offered by the Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections. The scholarship will be awarded to a political science, public administration, business administration, journalism or mass communication major who has completed two yea...
Event to features Broadway star
For Hometown News VERO BEACH -- On Jan. 31, Camp Haven will welcome Broadway star Laurie Gayle Stephenson to Vero Beach for a special event with a "Phantom of the Opera" theme. For two years, Ms. Stephenson was the female lead, Christine, in "Phantom of the Opera" on Broadway. Her resume includes both musical and dramatic performances, and she ...
Sebastian River community notes
South Mainland public library is offering the following programs: Adult programs and events: Feb. 6 10:30 a.m., True Adventures book group: "Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President," by Candice Millard. Feb. 12, 9 a.m., library advisory board meeting. Feb. 1 and 15, 2-4 p.m., memoir writers. Feb. 14, 2 p....
Vero Beach community notes
Events at the Heritage Center Bead-jewelry-gem three- day extravaganza. Admission is free. Stock up on supplies or get beautiful handmade pieces of jewelry for yourself or someone special. For times and dates, visit www.veroheritage.org Heritage Bluegrass Band plays Tuesdays 7:30-9:30 p.m., through May 2013. Admission is free, but donations help ...
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...
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...

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