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Restaurant starts New Year with healthful choices, partnerships
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- Bob Evans Farms began a comprehensive focus on healthful choices for guests and employees, ranging from new menu options to a new tobacco-free workplace for employees. First, the company implemented a new tobacco-free workplace policy for all its restaurants, food production plants, transportation centers and...
Company gives $4,800 to nonprofit
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY -- For more than 60 years, AT&T and the AT&T Foundation have been strong supporters of the United Way at the national and local levels. AT&T continues this legacy of support by contributing $4,800 to United Way of Martin County. In 2012, AT&T gave $5.77 million to 574 local United Ways across the country. The Un...
Attorney installed as new board chairman
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY -- Walter Woods, real estate and estate planning attorney, has been elected as the new chairman of the board of directors of the Elliott Museum. He will succeed immediate past Chairwoman Debra Duvall. In addition, Peter Upton has been elected vice chairman, Fernando Giachino is secretary and Kevin Youngblood cont...
Children get chance to participate in dance classes
For Hometown news MARTIN COUNTY -- The YMCA of the Treasure Coast is now offering dance classes as part of its regular programming. In a space well-known for gymnastics and skating, recreational dance has now found a home at the Y, SportsWorld location off of Willoughby Boulevard in Stuart. Through a newly formed collaboration with the Florida ...
Scholarships available through elections office
For Hometown news TREASURE COAST -- Local college or university students can apply for a $1,200 scholarship offered by the Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections. The scholarship will be awarded to a political science, public administration, business administration, journalism or mass communication major who has completed two yea...
Hospital receives $1 million gift
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY -- In his career as a manufacturing executive, Joseph C. Day earned a reputation for developing and implementing lean management culture and processes that helped his organizations become more successful. Recently, Mr. Day made a $1 million gift to the Martin Health Foundation with the primary objective to help M...
Student business group heading to state competition
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY -- On Jan. 18, 26 Martin County High School DECA students competed in business events at the district competition held at Northwood University, with 20 students qualifying in the top six of their individual categories. This is the third year for MCHS DECA and the academy of marketing management in competition. On...
Children's clubs growing in popularity
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY -- January 2013 will mark the second anniversary of the Lego club at the Blake Library in Stuart. Now, three more of the Martin County Library System libraries: the Hoke Library in Jensen Beach, the Hobe Sound Public Library, and the Robert Morgade Library in south Stuart are hosting Lego clubs. While playing wit...
Artist studio releases spring class schedule
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY -- One of the features of the new Elliot Museum opening in March 2013 is The Studio, a working artists' studio and classroom facility across from the new exhibition hall. In anticipation of its opening, the museum announced a full array of classes for all ages and skill levels. The spring session runs from March ...
Earl Theodore 'Teddybear' Reger Earl Theodore "Teddybear" Reger, 79, of Hutchinson Island, died Jan. 16, 2013. He was born in Irvington, N.J., and lived in Hutchinson Island for six years. He served in the U.S. Air Force. He is survived by three sisters, Beverly, Priscilla and Barbara. Arrangements by All County Funeral Home & Crematory. Irene F...
Women's club raises thousands for nonprofit
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY -- The holidays were a little brighter for less fortunate families and their children this past year thanks to the Palm Cove Women's Club. In an effort to support the White Doves Holiday Project, a community-wide initiative of United Way of Martin County's Martin Volunteers program that brings Christmas to less f...
Students graduate from drug, alcohol program
For Hometown News HOBE SOUND -- Attorney Tom Schmitt of Goldstein, Schmitt and Wade, represented the law firm at the Drug and Alcohol Resistance Education graduation at Seawind Elementary School in Hobe Sound, one of the four schools the law firm provides DARE T-shirts for. The DARE program is an 11-week course that is taught in 10 Martin County...
SeniorFest 2013 coming to Palm City
For Hometown News PALM CITY -- Fifteen topics ranging from caregiving to writing one's life story will be part of the 2013 Florida SeniorFest to be held starting at 8:30 a.m. on Feb. 23 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Palm City. Seniors will be able to choose from 15 workshops in categories such as relationships, exercise, health, using your gif...
Organizations partner for youth alcohol, violence prevention
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY -- Soroptimist International of Stuart has partnered with Tykes and Teens to sponsor the 2013 Project Northland Poster Contest. The annual contest encourages Martin County middle school students to create posters highlighting the dangers of underage drinking. The posters will be displayed at the Martin County Fai...
Youth group organizes card drive for veterans
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY -- This Valentine's Day, the YMCA of the Treasure Coast's Youth-in-Government program wants to make sure that local veterans are not forgotten. The young adults involved in Youth-in-Government organized a drive for the community to write Valentine's Day cards for area veterans. Last year the group was able to de...
Farm tour taking place Feb. 16
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- The Slow Food, Gold & Treasure Coast Chapter will host its second annual farm tour on Feb. 16. Small-scale, sustainable farms throughout Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee, and St. Lucie counties will participate in the Viva 500 U Drive Farm Tour, named in honor of the 500th anniversary of the founding of Flori...
Children's choir seeking members
For Hometown news TREASURE COAST -- The Treasure Coast Community Singers is starting another singing group. Under the direction of Doug Jewett, TCCS artistic director, and assistant Sarah Bartal, auditions for the new 100-voice children's choir will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Feb. 16 at the North Stuart Baptist Church, 1950 N.W. Federal Hi...
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 i...
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 S...

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