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Supermarket, campaign raises thousands for nonprofit
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY - The Advocates for the Rights of the Challenged of Martin County received a grant for $20,000 from Publix Super Markets and its Food For All program. Food For All is a six-week fundraising campaign that gives Publix customers the opportunity to make a $1, $3 or $5 contributions each time they pay for their groceri...
'Character' nominations due Aug. 15
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY - United Way of Martin County's CHARACTER COUNTS! program, in partnership with the Business Development Board of Martin County, is looking for local businesses that best demonstrate good character in the business community to recognize with its annual Business of Character award. To be eligible, the business must b...
Food drive exceeds expectations
For Hometown news HOBE SOUND - Citizens along the Treasure Coast stepped forward during a two-day food drive, held in May, to help the Hobe Sound Animal Protection League. Supplies from the fundraiser will be used to feed close to 200 cats and kittens that reside at the sanctuary and in foster care. HSAPL launched the drive in hopes of bringing i...
Website raises awareness of those living with disabilities
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY - In an effort to raise public awareness about Advocates for the Rights of the Challenged of Martin County, the 56-year-old organization recently launched a newly designed and more informative website, www.arcmc.org. The website will serve as a way for the public to learn more about the comprehensive services ARC o...
Meals available to recovering seniors
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY - The Council on Aging of Martin County will provide free Meals on Wheels for 10 days to Martin County seniors older than 60 with chronic health conditions, such as COPD, heart disease or diabetes, who have recently been discharged from the hospital. This program is offered through a special grant from Publix Super...
Center names new director of special events
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - Veronica Kolibab is Hibiscus Children's Center's new director of special events in Indian River County. Ms. Kolibab, a Treasure Coast resident since 1985, has been an independent business owner and an active member of the community including participating in chambers, community events and charitable events ...
Nonprofit recruits new board member
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY - Carolyn Timmann, a long-time Martin County resident with an extensive background in state public service has joined the operating board of Helping People Succeed. Ms. Timmann has served locally as a judicial assistant in Martin County courts, as legislative aide to a former state representative and most recently ...
Foundation provides new computers for library
For Hometown News JENSEN BEACH - Library staff and patrons were all smiling about the 17 new computers that were recently installed at the Hoke Library in Jensen Beach. The Hoke Library reopened on May 24 after being closed for four days. Mike England, board member of the Library Foundation of Martin County, paid a visit to meet the staff and see...
Nonprofit teams with mobile clinic
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY - House of Hope has partnered with the Visiting Nurse Association to bring a mobile health clinic to locations at or near House of Hope's four branches throughout Martin County. The VNA's Florence Nightingale Express is a 38-foot vehicle that includes a fully equipped examination room, a nurse practitioner and a cl...
Richard N. Barbour Richard N. Barbour, 61, of Stuart, died June 19, 2012. Arrangements by All County Funeral Home & Crematory. Karen E. Brierty Karen E. Brierty, 63, of Jensen Beach, died June 22, 2012. Arrangements by All County Funeral Home & Crematory. Josita T. Brooks Josita T. Brooks, 86, of Palm City, died June 19, 2012. Arrangements by...
Teens can create art at library
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY - Sue Carlson of Art Van Go will present teen graffiti art, a free mural project for teens entering grades 6 to 12 on July 14 from 3-5 p.m. at the Cummings Library. From cave paintings to graffiti letters, artists have been leaving their mark on walls for centuries. Now teens have a chance to paint the "walls" at t...
Center receives grant
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST - The Hibiscus Children's Center literacy program and child development center received a $15,000 grant from the PNC Foundation to provide abused, abandoned and neglected children with opportunities to strengthen and enhance their academic and emotional development. PNC provided the funding in support of Grow Up G...
College to host information session
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST - Those interested in a career servicing cars and trucks or seeking a position in automotive service management can attend an information session at Indian River State College on July 23 at 6:30 p.m. in the B building, off 35th Street at the IRSC main campus in Fort Pierce. The quick job training program develops ...
Martin County Clubs & Classes
Clubs and organizations .A+ Friendship Group: Nondenominational group for age 50 and older, meets Mondays and Fridays, (except holidays), from 6:30-9 p.m. for cards and games. Snacks are provided, with a $1 donation accepted. Meeting place is at the Vince Bocchino Community Center at Langford Park, 2369 N.E. Dixie Highway, Jensen Beach. For more ...
Martin County Community News
Group accepting membership The Stuart Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol is accepting memberships from men and women ages 12 to 21, who are interested in volunteer work. Attendees will learn teamwork and leadership skills. Meetings are held every Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Martin County Sheriff's Office aviation hangar at Witham Field, in...

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