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Nonprofit hosts annual event
For Hometown news ST. LUCIE COUNTY - CASTLE's annual volunteer appreciation celebration took place May 23 at the Hampton Inn in St. Lucie West. "CASTLE volunteers represent the community support of a nonprofit like CASTLE," said Theresa Garbarino May, executive director. "Our volunteers show their commitment to CASTLE's mission throughout the yea...
Club honors graduates
For Hometown News ST. LUCIE COUNTY - The Boys & Girls Club of St. Lucie County honored their members from the high school graduating class of 2012 with a graduation ceremony on June 7 at the Mac Mascioli Unit in Fort Pierce. The seniors came from a variety of schools including: Fort Pierce Central High School, Fort Pierce Westwood High School, Li...
Camping, kayaking returns to recreation area
For Hometown News ST. LUCIE COUNTY - St. Lucie County's parks, recreation and facilities eepartment announces that after a three-year hiatus, summer camping is once again available at the Savannas Recreation Area on Midway Road on a trial basis. This 550-acre preserve offers RV and tent camping, kayak and canoe rentals, fishing, hiking trails thr...
Nonprofit names Case Manager of Quarter
For Hometown News ST. LUCIE COUNTY - Brian Razin, a dependency case manager in St. Lucie County, was awarded the United for Families Case Manager of the Quarter award May 10. United for Families is the community based care agency that coordinates and oversees child-welfare services in St. Lucie, Martin, Indian River and Okeechobee counties. Mr. R...
Boating, water safety a must
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the nation's leading provider of outdoor recreation, encourages everyone to be safe around water this summer. "We want visitors to be safe while they enjoy themselves at Corps-managed recreation areas and water bodies, such as Lake Okeechobee and the Okeechobee Waterway," Said A...
June is 'flood awareness month'
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST - The South Florida Water Management District governing board is recognizing June as flood awareness month to raise awareness about the risk of flooding in South Florida and encourage residents to help reduce that risk. "Living and working in South Florida comes with the inherent risk of heavy rainfall and potenti...
Everyone should practice water safety
For Hometown news TREASURE COAST - Florida loses more children under age 5 to drowning every year than any other state in the nation. Hundreds more experience near-drowning tragedies that can cause permanent health problems and developmental delay. The Department of Children and Families investigates accidental drownings to determine if neglect w...
Annual luncheon taking place June 30
For Hometown news FORT PIERCE - The Zora Neale Hurston Florida Education Foundation will celebrate the famed Harlem Renaissance author's love of hats during its annual Hattitude luncheon, Tea Time with Zora. The luncheon will be held June 30 beginning at 2 p.m. at the Fort Pierce Yacht Club, 700 N. Indian River Drive in Fort Pierce. Tickets are $...
Foundation awards scholarship
For Hometown News PORT ST. LUCIE - Haider Ali, of Port St. Lucie received a Simon Youth Foundation community scholarship valued at $1,400. The scholarship is awarded in partnership between Treasure Coast Square and the Simon Youth Foundation, a national nonprofit dedicated to providing educational and career development opportunities to youth. Mr...
Isline Bramwell Isline Bramwell, 91, of Port St. Lucie, died June 16, 2012. Arrangements by Forest Hills Funeral Homes. Raven Feurstein Raven Feurstein, 22, of Port St. Lucie, died June 11, 2012. Arrangements by Yates Funeral Home and Crematory. Marguerite Jane Gorman Marguerite Jane Gorman, 92, of Port St. Lucie, died June 14, 2012. Arrangem...
Children's club receives donation
For Hometown News ST. LUCIE COUNTY - In a time when hundreds of children and teens in the county are not receiving the guidance they need to graduate from high school, to avoid the effects of violence, gangs and drugs or to become responsible adults, the Boys & Girls Club of St. Lucie County is there to help children and young adults. The Boys & ...
Veteran educator, administrator to oversee charter schools
For Hometown News ST. LUCIE COUNTY - Charter Schools USA has named Eric Paul as director of education in Florida. In this position, Mr. Paul will manage and support school leadership, work with the curriculum team and monitor daily status on all schools in the region. His region consists of Broward, St. Lucie, Palm Beach, Dade and Lee counties. T...
County offering foreclosure prevention counseling
For Hometown News ST. LUCIE OCUNTY - As a result of being certified by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development as a housing counseling agency, St. Lucie County's housing and community services department is offering one-on-one counseling for homeowners at risk of foreclosure. Counseling will include reviewing household income and exp...
College to offer security officer training
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST - Make the most out of summer and consider taking a two-week night course to earn valuable security officer training. Indian River State College is offering quick job training at the Gifford Youth Activity Center this July for anyone who has ever thought about employment as a security officer. According to the U.S...
Clubs & Classes in the Fort Pierce area
Clubs and organizations . AARP senior community service employment program: The employment program offers free training and assistance in getting a job for qualifying seniors who are 55 or older on a limited income, and living in Martin or St. Lucie counties. Call (772) 223-2653 or (772) 462-6149. . American Legion Post 40: Hall rental is availab...
Port St. Lucie Community Notes
Society seeking members The Singletarian Society of Martin and St. Lucie counties are looking for new members between 57 and 70. Members must be widows, widowers or divorced. Meets second Thursday of every month. Call (772) 398-2345 for more information. Library continues art program The Morningside Branch Library hosts the "Walls of Art" progr...
Fort Pierce Community Notes
Society seeking members The Singletarian Society of Martin and St. Lucie counties are looking for new members between 57 and 70. Members must be widows, widowers or divorced. Meets second Thursday of every month. Call (772) 398-2345 for more information. Class for dads The Nurturing Father's class is offered free to all St. Lucie County men by ...
Clubs & Classes in the Port St. Lucie area
Clubs and organizations . AD/HD Support Group: The meetings are at K.C. Chung Tae Kwon Do, Darwin Square, 3211 S.W. Port St. Lucie Blvd. For information, call (772) 879-1011. . Air Force Sergeants Association: Treasure Coast Chapter 564 meets at 6:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month at the DAV Hall, 1350 S.W. California Blvd., Port St. Luc...

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