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Alzheimer's experts featured at conference
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- Alzheimer & Parkinson Association of Indian River County will host its annual "Day of Hope" conference from 8 a.m. to noon on April 11. Featured speakers are two renowned experts: Dave Morgan, Ph.D. and Jo Huey, MA, author and founder of Alzheimer's Caregiver Institute. Mr. Morgan is chief executive offi...
'Cybersecurity' topic at April 1 lecture
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- Richard A. Clarke will address counterterrorism and cybersecurity during an April 1 lecture at Riverside Theatre. The final speaker in this season's Distinguished Lecturer Series, Mr. Clarke is an internationally-recognized expert on security, including homeland security, national security, cybersecurity...
Grant finalists announced
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- Impact 100's leadership team has concluded its intense vetting process by selecting eight grant finalists to present to the full membership for final selection at the April 11 Annual Meeting at Oak Harbor. Four $100,000 grants will be presented; the finalists not chosen as winners will each split any re...
Choir to host tea, trunk show
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- The VAPA Choral Parents' Association for the Indian River Charter High School Choral Department is sponsoring Glee & Crumpets: A Tea and Trunk Show on April 20 at the community Church in Vero Beach. The trunk show will be in the covered walkways from 1 to 4 p.m. The tea will be inside the Community Hall,...
Anonymous donor issues challenge
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- Less than one week since announcing their annual fundraising campaign was within $50,000 of the $2,525,000 goal set last fall, two donors and a handful of staunch United Way of Indian River County supporters have stepped in issuing a challenge to the organization and the community at-large to help reach ...
Church to host parenting seminar
For Hometown News VERO BEACH -- Christ Church Vero Beach will host a parenting workshop on Friday and Saturday, April 19 and 20, called "Parenting on Purpose." Renowned speaker, Bob Barnes, will present the workshop. Childcare will be provided both days, which will begin with a light dinner served Friday at 5:45 p.m., with the program from 7 to ...
Adult education offered
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- Adult Education is currently accepting applications for the January 2014 LPN program. Five information sessions will be held for potential applicants. The sessions will be held at 5 p.m. on May 16, June 20, July 25 and Aug. 8 at the Gifford Medical Academy. The academy is located at 4680 28th Court in ...
Chamber seeking nominations
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- The Indian River County Chamber of Commerce encourages local businesses to submit their nominations for the 2013 Industry Appreciation Awards program. Nominations are due in to the Chamber office by 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 31. Nomination forms and the awards criteria are available at the Chamber office lo...
Volunteers receive awards from nonprofit
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- Dogs For Life, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing services to the community by training and certifying hearing and mobility assistance dogs, as well as "Service Dogs For Soldiers" and "Canines For Comfort," is holding their 2012 annual Donor and Volunteer Appreciation Event at the Off-Leash ...
Dyer presents award to Hibiscus Children's Center
For Hometown news INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- Dyer Chevrolet and Dyer Mazda Subaru presented the 58th Dyer Difference Award to The Hibiscus Children's Center. This award salutes a nonprofit organization in the county that makes a difference in the community. Dyer Chevrolet and Dyer Mazda Subaru presented the Dyer Difference Award along with a $3,000...
College course offers opportunity to graphic design skills
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- The Corporate and Community Training Institute at Indian River State College is offering an "Illustrator 1 - Business Applications" course. Those looking for a course designed to improve your skills in the competitive industry of graphic design and wanting to learn or improve their skills in Illustrator ...
Spring luncheon to benefit the Homeless Family Center
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- The Homeless Family Center will hold its fourth annual Spring Luncheon on April 9 at noon at Bent Pine Golf Club. This year's featured speaker will be Audrey Malin, a resident of the Homeless Family Center. Cost per person is $50, lunch included. Event sponsors are George E. Warren Corporation, Vero US1 ...
Whole Child invites summer camps, programs to become providers
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- Before we know it, summer will be here and the quest for fun and enriching activities for children will begin. Indian River County has a wealth of programs and camps available for parents to choose from, and Whole Child seeks to make the selection process easier. A Junior League of Indian River initiativ...
Obituaries
Dorothy M. Horton Dorothy M. Horton, 91, of Vero Beach, died March 8, 2013. She was born in Sioux City, Iowa and lived in Vero Beach for several years. She is survived by a nephew, Gerry and two nieces, Linda and Nancy. Arrangements by All County Funeral Home & Crematory. Mercedes Manning Mercedes Manning, 99, of Vero Beach, died March 13, ...
College hosting financial aid seminar
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- Cash for College at Indian River State College is a one-day event to help new and returning students obtain financial aid for college. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 6 at all IRSC campuses and the IRSC Blackburn Educational Building in Fort Pierce. The event is designed to he...
College registration begins April 1
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- Registration for the Summer I and II Semesters at Indian River State College will begin April 1. Summer I Semester classes begin May 8, and Summer II classes begin June 25. IRSC is recognized nationally for providing a quality education with affordable tuition. Substantiating this is the College's ranking a...
Sebastian Eagles Riders to host annual poker run
For Hometown news TREASURE COAST -- The Sebastian Inlet Eagle Riders No. 4067 will be having their second annual Charity Poker Run on April 6. Sign up for the Poker run begins at 9:30 a.m. at the Sebastian, Vero Beach and Jensen Beach Mulligan's. The event kicks off at the various Mulligans' at 10 a.m. and ends at the Sebastian Eagles Club House...
Golf event to benefit American heroes
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- The National Navy SEAL Museum announces its inaugural Navy SEAL Museum Golf Tournament Luncheon, Auction and Action on April 21 at the Moorings Club in Vero Beach. The funds raised by the event will benefit the National Navy SEAL Museum in Fort Pierce and Trident House in Sebastian, which serves as a healing ...
Bank presents the Great American Duck Derby
For Hometown news INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- The inaugural Great American Duck Derby, presented by Seacoast National Bank, is coming to Indian River County on May 19 to support two essential programs provided by Treasure Coast Community Health Foundation. The Great American Duck Derby is a race of 10,000-plus ducks that are adopted for $5 each by p...
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...
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...
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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