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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...
Mall to host summer camp expo
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- Indian River Mall is hosting the Summer Camps and Attractions Expo on April 6. Parents and kids can check out all the fun summer camps available and enjoy food samplings, games and prizes in the kid's fun zone, and meet and greet furry critters in the Life for Youth petting zoo. There will be 30 camps on...
Environmental Learning Center to host book reading
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- As part of its 25th anniversary celebration, the Environmental Learning Center presented the first of two nature book readings, which was hosted by Vero Beach Book Center on March 8. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres were served along with anecdotes and inspiration that were shared with an enthusiastic audien...
Representatives gather to learn about county's needs
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- Representatives from private foundations gathered Tuesday, March 19 at the newly launched Foundation Forum hosted by the Indian River Community Foundation. The session's topic, Children and Youth: The New Face of Homelessness, gave the representatives an opportunity to learn about this little-talked abou...
Mental Health Association secures new funding
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- The United Way of Indian River County Board of Directors voted to grant $30,000 to the Mental Health Association for "stabilization funding" at their March 19 meeting. This is in addition to the $80,000 already awarded the organization through the annual United Way Community Investment process for Fiscal...
Relay for Life taking place April 12
For Hometown News SEBASTIAN -- Cancer survivors of all ages are welcome to attend the Relay for Life of North Indian River on April 12, at Sebastian River High School Sharks Stadium. Survivors who preregister at Oculina Bank on April 5, will receive a special purple survivor shirt while supplies last. Registration is scheduled at the Roseland R...
Benefit dinner to feature "The Man with the Golden Voice"
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- The Salvation Army of Indian River County has announced that "The Man With The Golden Voice" Ted Williams will be the keynote speaker at "The Soap, Soup and Salvation" Benefit Dinner taking place from 5 to 8 p.m. on April 6 at The Oak Harbor Club House in Vero Beach. Mr. Williams gained widespread media...
Sheriff presents check to Mental Health Collaborative
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- The Indian River County Sheriff's Office presented a check for $8,000 to Ann Marie Suriano, chairwoman of the Mental Health Collaborative of Indian River County. "This is the largest check we've been able to contribute to a non-profit from the Law Enforcement Trust Fund," said Sheriff Deryl Loar. "There ...
Fourth annual 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 at 12 noon on April 9 at Bent Pine Golf Club. This year's featured speaker will be Audrey Malin, a resident of the Homeless Family Center, who will be sharing her powerful story. The event will commence with lunch followed by Audrey s...
Food bank benefits from inaugural event
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- More than 200 people sipped, savored and shopped at the inaugural Wine, Women & Shoes event held Saturday, March 16, at Corporate Air. The scene was a cross between wine country and the fashion district as guests, wine glasses in hand, sampled dozens of reds, whites and everything in between while shoppi...
Gator's athletic director to speak at event
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- The University of Florida's Treasure Coast Gator Club will hold the sixth annual Treasure Coast Gator Toast on May 8, at 5:30 p.m., at the Moorings Club in Vero Beach. This year's event will prove to be another exciting evening to celebrate the Gator Nation, featuring scholarship awards to local students and ...
Fran Linville Fran Linville, 76, of Sebastian, died March 21, 2013. She was born in Dayton, Ohio and moved to Florida in 1978. She is survived by a son, Keith (Candice); three daughters, Donna (Craig), Susan and Patricia; eight grandchildren, Christopher, Jami, Rees, Christopher, Angela, Brandon, Cory and Benjamin and four great-grandchildren, Ki...
Dancing with Vero's Stars judges announced
For Hometown News VERO BEACH -- There are a number of facets that make up the Dancing with Vero's Stars event. With the 10 star dancers and their professional instructors at the helm of it all, we cannot ignore the glitz and glamour of the Red Carpet star arrival, the drinks and hors d'ouerves at the pre-show cocktail reception, the silent auc...
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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