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Volunteers needed to deliver meals
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY -- The Council on Aging of Martin County is looking for volunteers to deliver hot noontime meals to area homebound residents. Delivery hours are 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Routes can also be shared on a bi-weekly basis; businesses can also adopt a route. Meals on Wheels volunteers must have...
Early Learning Coalition promotes children's week in Martin County
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY -- As the saying goes, children are one-third of our population and all of our future. In order to celebrate children and highlight the critical issues that they face, a grassroots event called Children's Week is coordinated every year throughout Florida. Held from April 7 - 12, 2013, the 18th annual Children's W...
Local writers receive scholarships
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- Excellence in writing earned first and second-place high school seniors two-year scholarships to Indian River State College and top honors in the College's annual Creative Writing Contest. Saint Edward's Upper School seniors and Vero Beach residents, Caroline Petty and Elliot Jaffe, were the first and second-...
College to offer one-day conference
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- The Indian River State College School of Education is offering a one-day conference, "Effective Teaching in Tomorrow's Classroom," from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 4 at the IRSC Main Campus, Brown Center, Y Building, on 35th Street in Fort Pierce. Current topics will be discussed, including a keynote address by Alex...
College to host financial aid, job placement services
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- Indian River State College will offer help in obtaining financial aid for college, as well as provide information regarding job placement services every third Wednesday of every month. The dates are May 15, June 19, July 17, Aug. 21, and Sept. 18. The sessions will be held at the IRSC Main Campus, Crews Hall,...
Congressman gives part of his pay to charity
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- Congressman Patrick E. Murphy (FL-18) will be donating $8,700 of his pay to local charities. Each month, Rep. Murphy will take five percent of his paycheck to give to a different charity serving the Treasure Coast and the Palm Beaches. His first contribution will be going to assist the family of Sgt. Gary Mor...
Local rowers win big
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY -- All eighteen high school rowers of the Treasure Coast Rowing Club Junior team won at least one medal at the recent Miami International Regatta held at Biscayne Bay. In total, the team took home three gold, two silver and two bronze medals. Nineteen teams, of which three were international and two from out-of-s...
RSVP volunteers contribute $1.3 million in volunteer services
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY -- United Way of Martin County's Martin Volunteers program recently honored its RSVP volunteers during a luncheon at Carrabba's Italian Grill in Stuart. Martin Volunteers' Retired and Senior Volunteer Program is comprised of 886 dedicated volunteers. The annual luncheon is an opportunity to honor RSVP volunteers ...
Media students win big at Addy Awards
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- Indian River State College Digital Media students recently took home several top awards in advertising art and design in the Treasure Coast AdFed 2013 Addy Awards contest in Stuart, earning 13 gold awards and 12 silver awards. IRSC Digital Media senior, Ahmad Toom of Port St. Lucie, received the Best of Show ...
United Way honors major donors
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY -- United Way of Martin County recently honored members of the Keel Club, Tocqueville Society and United Way Foundation Legacy Society during an exquisite lunch at Bonefish Grill in Stuart. Campaign chairwoman, Stacy Ranieri, president of The Firefly Group, announced that United Way is closing in on its 2012-13 g...
Free skin cancer screenings offered
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY -- May 6 is Melanoma Monday and the official launch of Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month. McKay Dermatology & MedSpa in Stuart will be offering free skin cancer screenings to the public throughout the month of May. "Skin cancer is unique in that it is the only cancer you can see on the surface o...
Five reasons to golf on a Friday afternoon
For Hometown News HOBE SOUND -- Why golf in the Hobe Sound Chamber's Annual Golf Tournament? Well, we have had 30 years to perfect golf tournaments. Yes, 30 years of hosting a chamber tournament at some of the best courses on the Treasure Coast. If that is not reason enough, how about this: Wouldn't you rather be on a gorgeous golf course inste...
Students with good character shine in Martin County
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY -- More than 100 local students were nominated for the 2012-13 Joe Kordick Youth Character Awards, but only 25 were honored with the prestigious award. This year's Joe Kordick Youth Character Awards ceremony, presented by United Way of Martin County's CHARACTER COUNTS! program, took place on Feb. 27 at the Wolf-Hi...
Women's Club wins environmental award
Special to Hometown News STUART -- Each year, Keep Martin Beautiful hosts the Environmental Stewardship Awards as a way to recognize and reward efforts to promote innovative environmental stewardship within the community through education and action. This year, nominated for the first time, the GFWC Hobe Sound Women's Club Treasures from Trash...
Obituaries
Sebastiano S. 'Nick' Nicolosi Sebastiano S. "Nick" Nicolosi, 92, of Stuart, died April 19, 2013. He was born in Lawrence, Mass., and lived in Stuart for 18 years. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Angelina; a son, Steve; a daughter, Nina and two grandchildren. Arrangements by All County Funeral Home & Crematory. John A. Anderson John ...
Students shine at media showcase
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- Indian River State College Digital Media students had an opportunity to showcase their projects at the IRSC 13th Annual Digital Media Student Showcase Exhibition held at the Main Campus in Fort Pierce on April 17. Digital media students combined art, communication and computer skills to develop creative proje...
Learn more about advanced technology careers
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- Indian River State College is hosting a special Advanced Technology Open House at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7. Students and interested individuals can learn more about career options in Cyber Security, Robotics/Photonics, Digital Media, Graphics and Engineering at a special Open House event at the Kight Cente...
Applications for Surgical Technology Program now being accepted
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- Indian River State College is now accepting applications for its one-year Surgical Technology program. The program is located at the IRSC Main Campus in Fort Pierce. Combining classroom and laboratory instruction with clinical internships, the program will prepare students for employment as a surgical technol...
Children's Home raises awareness at breakfast
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - Children's Home Society of Florida will be hosting its Turning Lives Around Breakfast at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 8 First Presbyterian Church in Vero Beach. The breakfast is an opportunity to raise awareness and funding for the nonprofit organization's mission of embracing children, inspiring lives. Th...
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...
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...

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