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Bank supports cake auction
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - The Seacoast National Bank team came together to support the March of Dimes cake auction at the Heritage Center in downtown Vero Beach on Jan. 24. In addition to purchasing cakes at the auction, Seacoast National Bank is the 2013 premiere sponsor for Treasure Coast March for Babies, which includes India...
Annual run taking place March 30
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- The annual Indian River Habitat for Humanity HabiTrot to Higher Education 5K run and walk will take place March 30, at South Beach Park in Vero Beach. A one-mile Bunny Hop for Kids will take place just before the 5K gets under way. Awards will go to: Top three finishers overall; top three male and top thr...
Wildlife event taking place March 16
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- The 2013 Wildlife Festival will be the 110th anniversary celebration of Pelican Island as the first National Wildlife Refuge. The event will be held at Riverview Park on March 16 in Sebastian. There will be free parking and admission, as well as some free activities, except kayaking, boat and birding tou...
Thrift shop seeking volunteers
For Hometown News VERO BEACH -- Volunteers are needed at VNA Hidden Treasures, a hospice thrift store, in Vero Beach. Volunteers will assist with running the cash registers, arranging merchandise, assisting customers, and checking in donations. Volunteers should have a passion for customer service and a heart for the hospice philosophy. The hos...
Humane Society seeks pet food bank donations
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. In addition to helping pet parents who have signed up with the Humane Society, the Pet Food Bank aids pet lovers who obtain assistance through local agencies includi...
College to host event for writers
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- Writers and aspiring authors are invited to polish their craft at the Indian River State College Writer's Day event on March 16. Writer's Day will be held from 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Brown Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Room Y-102, on the IRSC Main Campus, 3209 Virginia Ave. in Fort Pierce. Lu...
Free yoga classes offered to cancer survivors
For Hometown news VERO BEACH - FlexFitness is offering the class Yoga: Restore twice a week free of charge to cancer survivors. Yoga: Restore is an hour-long class that combines gentle yoga poses and therapeutic body rolling. Students are led through a series of poses that are held for an extended period of time, allowing for a deep release. Fo...
Sheriff's Office earns re-accreditation
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- The Indian River County Sheriff's Office received its first reaccreditation award by the Florida Corrections Accreditation Commission on Feb. 19, at the Florida accreditation conference which was held in Howie in the Hills. "The Indian River County Sheriff's Office is very proud of our accredited status ...
Classes offered to adults
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- Adult Education is accepting applications for the January 2014 Licensed Practical Nursing program. Information sessions will be held for potential applicants at 5 p.m. on May 16, June 20, July 25, and August 8 at the Gifford Medical Academy. The academy is located at 4680 28th Court, Vero Beach. The pr...
Crisis Pregnancy Center to host walk
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- On April 6, hundreds of local residents will walk a five-mile route over the Vero Beach bridges in support of Care Net Pregnancy Center of Indian River County. Care Net will be celebrating its 29th annual "Bridges to Life" Walk. This event begins with registration at 9 a.m. and the walk begins at 9:30 a....
Fellsmere Farms doubles gift to United Way
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- United Way is stretching to reach a fund raising campaign goal and Fellsmere Farms has stepped up and doubled the annual corporate gift to $15,000. Employees have also pledged $4,500 through payroll deduction. "This comes at a great time," said Michelle Malyn, the United Way director of development. "In o...
Teresa McCarthy Caudill Teresa McCarthy Caudill, 53, of Vero Beach, died Feb. 19, 2013. She was born in Buffalo, N.Y., and recently moved to Vero Beach. She is survived by her husband of 20 years, Timothy; two sons, Christopher and Robert; a daughter, Jennifer ; nine grandchildren, Darby, Macaleb, Domenic, Hunter, Dakota, Raeanna, Reily, Hannah...
Dance event to include two live bands
For Hometown News VERO BEACH -- You can dance in the Royal Palm Pointe Fountain and not get your feet wet on April 2, as the City of Vero Beach Recreation Department, Treasure and Space Coast Radio and several local businesses present the 21st annual "Dancing Under the Stars." The event runs from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Royal Palm Pointe Fountain...
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 ...
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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