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Annual celebration to benefit Restoration House
For Hometown News FORT PIERCE -- For the more than a decade, civic-minded volunteers have held a fundraiser for Restoration House at a celebration called FloriDay. This festive fundraiser celebrating recovering lives will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. on March 17. Cost is $100 per person. "The funds raised will give people who have life controlling ...
Nonprofit receives $10,000 donation
For Hometown News ST. LUCIE COUNTY -- The Peter Busch Family Foundation and Southern Eagle Distributing donated $10,000 to the Chuck Hill Unit Boys & Girls Club in Port St. Lucie to help keep kids off the streets and in a safe environment. In September, the Boys & Girls Club announced that the Chuck Hill Unit was in danger of closing its doors ...
County uses retired utility poles to create artificial reefs
For Hometown News ST. LUCIE COUNTY -- St. Lucie County has two new artificial reefs after deploying more than 2,000 tons of concrete light poles that were donated by Florida Power & Light Company. Deployed by McCulley Marine Services and SeaRover Services in late December, the two new artificial reefs have maximum profiles of 27 and 25 feet and...
Student auditions scheduled for March
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- Music students in the four-county area, northern Palm Beach and south Brevard counties are invited to audition for public radio station WQCS / 88.9 FM's Young Musicians Spotlight, a one-hour radio special featuring the talent of area musicians. The auditions will be March 9 and March 16 between 10 a.m. and 2 p...
Children's club to offer extended hours
For Hometown News ST. LUCIE COUNTY -- Beginning March 4, the Boys & Girls Club of St. Lucie County will be extending their hours until 8 p.m. in all of their clubhouses throughout the county. Boys & Girls Clubs provide a safe place to learn and grow, as well as life enhancing programs and character developing experiences. The Boys & Girls Clubs...
Youth invited to take flight
For Hometown News ST. LUCIE COUNTY -- Young people ages 8-17 will have a chance to take to the skies on March 23, as Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 908 hosts a Young Eagles Flight Rally at St Lucie County Airport in Fort Pierce. The rally is part of the EAA Young Eagles program, created to interest young people in aviation. The rally...
Business owners to share plans with experts in "Shark Tank"-like event
For Hometown News TREAUSURE COAST-- The Research Coast Principium Foundation, while looking for companies throughout the four-county region of Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin and Okeechobee that were interested in showcasing their businesses through competition, succeeded in receiving almost 40 applicants from a myriad of different industries w...
James Jason Mustaine
James Jason Mustaine, 83, of Fort Pierce, died Feb. 13, 2013. He was born in Lansing, Mich., and moved to Fort Pierce 33 years ago. He served in the U.S. Air Force. He is survived by a son, James; four daughters, Leona, Cindy, Crystal and Winona; two brothers, Bruce and Phillip; a sister, Jackie; 16 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and 10 gr...
Charles Mark Avery
Charles Mark Avery, 48, of Fort Pierce, died Feb. 17, 2013. He was born in Miami, and lived in Port St. Lucie since December 2012. He is survived by two daughters, Alexus and Brittany; his mother, Joann; a sister, Cynthia and a companion, Christie. Arrangements by Haisley Funeral & Cremation Service. Edward 'Ed' B. Friedman Edward "Ed" B. Fri...
Orchid Society to host annual event
For Hometown News PORT ST. LUCIE -- The Port St. Lucie Orchid Society is hosting its 20th annual show and sale on March 8- 10, at the Port St. Lucie Community Center. This show, themed "Orchid Treasures," will feature massive floor displays installed by four other Treasure Coast orchid societies; high quality vendors from around the state provi...
College to host event for writers
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- Writers and aspiring authors are invited to polish their craft at the Indian River State College Writer's Day event on March 16. Writer's Day will be held from 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Brown Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Room Y-102, on the IRSC Main Campus, 3209 Virginia Ave. in Fort Pierce. Lu...
State CFO encourages Floridians to search unclaimed accounts
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- Florida's Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater announced 61,271 new unclaimed property accounts, worth more than $25 million, are being received as part of a settlement with AIG related to unclaimed life insurance benefits. This represents only the first of what is expected to be additional remittances to be ...
Clubs & Classes in the Fort Pierce area
Clubs & 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 available for...
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. Lucie. ...
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. Classes for dads The Nurturing Father's class is offered free to all St. Lucie County men b...
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...

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