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Volunteers exceed goal of food drive for nonprofit
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY - Two volunteers collected 1,000 pounds of peanut butter and jelly for House of Hope, exceeding their goal and stocking the shelves for hungry residents. Anthony Golino, 13, and his 11-year-old sister, Alyssa, conducted their PB&J drive throughout August and had a goal to raise 600 pounds of these food-pantry sta...
Motorcycle big prize at golf tournament
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST - Planning for the fifth annual charity golf tournament to benefit Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services is in full swing. The tournament is scheduled for Oct. 13 at the Club Med Sandpiper Bay Golf Club in Port St. Lucie. Registration, including a continental breakfast, will begin at 7:45 a.m. followed by a shotgun...
Health officials warn against mosquito-borne diseases
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST - Due to recent floodwaters, Florida Department of Health officials are emphasizing the importance of residents and visitors protecting themselves against mosquito-borne diseases. To prevent mosquitoes from living and multiplying around homes or businesses: .Drain water from garbage cans, buckets, pool covers, c...
Elevated risk of rip currents expected along beaches
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST - The Florida Division of Emergency Management reminds residents and visitors to use caution when visiting the beach, as a high risk of rip currents is expected along some of Florida's coasts this week. Along the Atlantic Coast, through Martin County, ocean swells from Tropical Storm Leslie are generating a high...
Fundraising campaign aims to improve health of mothers, babies
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY - Heidi Monsour, past president of the Junior League of Martin County, has taken on the role of March for Babies co-chairwoman with Chris Stapleton, co-chairman and chief operating and financial officer of iVox Solutions, to raise awareness and important funding for stronger, healthier babies. Ms. Monsour and Mr....
Nonprofit's wish comes true
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY - Attendees of a recent training session at Sandy Pines residential treatment center were asked to bring an item from Molly's House wish list for their registration. Items included spiral notebooks, non-perishable food, paper towels, toilet tissue and more. It was a dream come true when Suzanne Drawdy and Heather...
Dorothy W. Cook Dorothy W. Cook, 94, of Jensen Beach, died Sept. 4, 2012. She was born in New York and lived in Jensen Beach for 15 years. She is survived by a son, Curtis; four grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Arrangements by All County Funeral Home & Crematory. Irving L. Coleman Irving L. Coleman, 85, of Stuart, died Sept. 7, 201...
Senior's pantry in need of donations
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY - The Council on Aging of Martin County's emergency pantry for seniors is in need of donations. Some of the seniors in the community live on $800 a month for all expenses. More seniors are using this pantry on a regular basis as grocery and gas prices increase. Donations of canned meat or canned vegetables can be...
House tour to benefit nonprofit
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY - The Children's Home Society of Florida designer showcase house tour will soon be adding decorating touches to one of the county's most historic homes, originally owned by Capt. Henry Sewall. Now located in Indian RiverSide Park in Jensen Beach, the Sewall home is the featured decorating piece of the fourth annu...
Old food assistance cards to be deactivated Sept. 21
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST - The Department of Children and Families wants to remind clients who receive food assistance, temporary cash assistance, refugee assistance and food assistance employment and training payments that their old electronic benefits transfer cards with the flag design will be deactivated on Sept. 21. The new card wa...
Law enforcement professionals celebrate anniversary
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY - The Treasure Coast's Region 26 of the International Police Association, U.S. Section, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. The section is comprised of retired and active duty professional law enforcement officers and agents of federal, state, municipal and military police agencies. The IPA is the larg...
Nonprofit sets date for luncheon
For Hometown news TREASURE COAST - The sixth annual friendship luncheon for Pink Tie Friends will take place Nov. 10 at the Harbour Ridge Yacht and Country Club in Palm City. "We are showcasing our sixth annual friendship at the Harbour Ridge Yacht and Country Club to continue growing this very popular event," said Judy Schilder, president, Pin...
Spay, neuter event to takes place Oct. 8
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST - The United Humanitarians of St. Lucie/Indian River branch will host a low cost spay/neuter event on Oct. 8 in Vero Beach at a local animal hospital. The event will be open to all Indian River and St. Lucie County pet owners. The rates will be $40 for cats and $60 for dogs. Services for these events are limited...
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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