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School supplies available to those in need
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY - The Salvation Army of Martin County is gearing up to distribute 400 backpacks filled with school supplies to area children on Aug. 14 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. To qualify to receive the stuffed backpack(s), parents or guardians must complete a short qualification questionnaire when they arrive at the Salvation Army. Th...
Women's network comes to Stuart
For Hometown News STUART - Women's Prosperity Network, an organization that is redefining networking and professional development for women, has launched a local chapter in the Stuart/ Treasure Coast area. "This is no ordinary women's organization," said Nancy Matthews, CEO and founder. "Providing a community filled with trusted connections, bu...
Sponsors, participants are needed for cleanup
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY - Keep Martin Beautiful volunteers will do their part to keep local waterways clean and safe from trash for current and future generations by participating in the International Coastal Cleanup taking place Sept. 15. Those who want to reserve a cleanup location can register by email. In addition to support from a v...
Hospital named winner
For Hometown News STUART - Martin Health System was recognized nationally this month, as the hospital was named a most wired hospitals and health systems winner by "Hospitals and Health Networks" magazine. This year, only 215 hospitals met most wired criteria, including just five from Florida. "Martin Health has long been committed to utilizing...
Basketball coach to make appearance
For Hometown News ST. LUCIE COUNTY - Billy Donovan, University of Florida head basketball coach, will make a rare appearance on the Treasure Coast for a dinner event to be held 5 p.m. Aug. 28 at the Indian River State College, Treasure Coast public safety training complex at 4600 Kirby Loop Road in Fort Pierce. Hosted by the Treasure Coast Gato...
Grant to benefit mother-baby home visit program
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST - The Martin Health Foundation received a $50,000 contribution from the Walmart Foundation to assist with the mother-baby home visitation program at Martin Health System. The grant, which was provided through the Walmart Foundation's state giving program, will assist Martin Health in providing invaluable assista...
Record breaking unclaimed property returns recorded
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST - More than $211 million in unclaimed cash and property was returned to Floridians during 2011-12, nearly 12 percent more than the previous fiscal year. Last year, the Bureau of Unclaimed Property approved nearly 300,000 claims to reunite Floridians with their unclaimed property. "During these challenging economi...
Local celebrities added to event cast
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY - The Martin County Healthy Start Coalition announced the cast for the second annual Dancing with the Martin Stars event. On Sept. 22, a group of notable locals will showcase their dancing talents on stage at the Lyric Theatre to raise awareness and funding in support of prenatal care for women and the prevention...
Pre-registrations begin for annual pet event
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY - Pet owners can get a jump start on the Humane Society of the Treasure Coast's 10th annual Mutt March, presented by the Petco Foundation. Pre-registration begins on Aug. 23 at Mulligan's Beach House Bar & Grill in downtown Stuart, 61 W. Osceola St. and Jensen Beach, 2019 Jensen Beach Blvd., from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Ad...
Matilda Moreno Matilda Moreno, 70, of Stuart, died July 22, 2012. Arrangements by All County Funeral Home & Crematory. Ashlyn West Uhl Ashlyn West Uhl, infant, of Stuart, died July 28, 2012. Arrangements by Forest Hills Funeral Homes. Thomaseen Veilleux Thomaseen Veilleux, 81, of Jensen Beach , died July 24, 2012. Arrangements by All County F...
American Red Cross launches hurricane app
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST - The American Red Cross has launched its official hurricane app, putting lifesaving preparedness and safety information in the hands of people who live in, or who visit, hurricane-prone areas. The app provides instant access to information before, during and after a storm that users can share across their socia...
Graduates take next step into high-tech energy
For Hometown News ST. LUCIE COUNTY - Bright futures await 23 highly skilled graduates of the Power Plant Technology Institute developed by Indian River State College and Florida Power & Light Company in partnership with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. At the July 31 graduation ceremony, Bob Hughes, FP&L St. Lucie nuclear po...
Group to host mixer
For Hometown News ST. LUCIE COUNTY - The Treasure Coast Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association will host a networking and membership mixer on Aug. 15 at Vine & Barley, 1680 S.W. St. Luce West Blvd. in Port St. Lucie. Marketing and public relations officials are encouraged to attend this mixer to learn more about the Florida Public R...
Kickball league begins Sept. 20
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST - The Treasure Coast Kickball League, an ultra-social adult coed league, is beginning its fall season on Sept. 20. Games will be held on Thursday evenings for nine-weeks at Pineapple Park in Jensen Beach. Participants can join as an individual, group or start a team. Registration includes a game T-shirt, kick-of...
College taking lead in public service education
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST - Through the new National Preparedness Institute, Indian River State College is taking the lead in public service education with up-to-the-minute training and consulting services in the public service sectors of law enforcement, homeland security, fire, emergency management, legal assisting and human services. T...
College, center join forces
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST - The Small Business Development Center at Indian River State College and the Treasure Coast Chapter of SCORE have agreed to collaborate in provision of services to enhance business success. The SBDC at IRSC provides workshops, training courses, no-cost business consulting, and customized assistance to help a sm...
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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