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Family fun day, health fair to take place April 20
For Hometown News PORT ST. LUCIE -- The third annual Family Fun Day and Health Fair, sponsored by Walgreens, will take place on April 20 in Port St. Lucie's Tradition Square. For the first time, the event will begin with a 5K Run at 7 a.m., followed by a Walk at 8 a.m. The day will include fun for the whole family, with music, vendors, bounce h...
Teens can improve driving skills
For Hometown News ST. LUCIE COUNTY -- St. Lucie County licensed teen drivers can improve their defensive driving skills by taking the "Teen Driver Challenge" on April 11 and 13. "The Sheriffs of Florida developed the Teen Driver Challenge program because the number one killer of American teen-agers is car crashes," said Sheriff Ken J. Mascara. ...
County website earns national award
For Hometown News ST. LUCIE COUNTY -- For the second consecutive year, the St. Lucie County Board of County Commissioners has earned a Sunny Award from the Sunshine Review, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to government transparency. The award, which honors the most transparent government websites in the nation, went to 250 governmen...
Theatre to hold summer camps
For Hometown News FORT PIERCE -- The Sunrise Theatre, along with the Sunrise Theatre Foundation will host four separate, week-long children's summer programs conducted by the Missoula Children's Theatre. During the camps, partially underwritten by the Sunrise Theatre Foundation and with the help of volunteers, local partners and sponsors, two p...
Mall to host summer camp expo
For Hometown News MARTIN COUTNY -- Summer time is almost here and local camps looking to showcase their fun, kid offerings are invited to participate in the Summer Camps Expo on Saturday, April 13 at Treasure Coast Square, from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. This event will help families searching for fun summertime activities available in Treasure Coast. Ve...
Plans in full swing for golf classic
For Hometown News ST. LUCIE COUNTY -- The 17th annual Chuck Hill Golf Classic to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of St. Lucie County will be held on May 4, with a 1 p.m. Shotgun start, at Club Med, the Sandpiper Bay Golf Club in Port St. Lucie. Chuck Hill, Charles Cuomo, Jack Kelly and Bob Johnson, this year's Golf Tournament co-chairs, and their ...
Gator's athletic director to speak at event
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- The University of Florida's Treasure Coast Gator Club will hold the sixth annual Treasure Coast Gator Toast on May 8, at 5:30 p.m., at the Moorings Club in Vero Beach. This year's event will prove to be another exciting evening to celebrate the Gator Nation, featuring scholarship awards to local students and ...
Obituaries
Herbert Rubin Herbert Rubin, 79, of Port St. Lucie, died March 28, 2013. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and lived in Port St. Lucie for 16 years. He served in the U.S. Navy. He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Carol and a step-son, Howard. Arrangements by All County Funeral Home & Crematory, Treasure Coast Chapel. John Paul Truitt John ...
Port St. Lucie annual Cleanup Day set for April 27
For Hometown News PORT ST. LUCIE -- The city's annual Keep Port St. Lucie Beautiful Cleanup Day will be Saturday, April 27, beginning at the Civic Center at 8 a.m. and continuing throughout the city until 2 p.m. Residents are encouraged to be a part of this fun event that results in thousands of pounds of trash being removed from city streets e...
Free community legal workshop taking place April 18
For Hometown news PORT ST. LUCIE -- In this economic climate, where can a person facing bankruptcy turn for advice? Where can one hear about how to protect their estate and be prepared for their senior years? Who can offer objective counsel in emotionally charged family law matters? What does one really understand about the new automobile ins...
Libraries to present anti-bullying documentary, discussion
For Hometown News ST. LUCIE COUNTY -- This year alone, officials estimate that more than 5 million children will be bullied at school, online, on the bus or on the street. The St. Lucie County Library System wants to draw more attention to this destructive behavior with two presentations of the powerful documentary "Bully." Playing on April 20 ...
Nonprofit, restaurants partner to increase food security
For Hometown News ST. LUCIE COUTNY -- Harvest Food & Outreach Center of St. Lucie County, today announced it has been selected to receive a $1,000 grant as part of the Restaurant Community Grants program from the Darden Foundation, the charitable arm of Darden Restaurants. The grants program, now in its second year, empowers each restaurant in ...
Hoops For Haiti Event taking place April 13
For Hometown News ST. LUCIE COUNTY -- John Carroll High School's Christian Service Club and Youth For Life Club will be hosting a "Hoops for Haiti" fundraiser from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on April 13. The basketball tournament featuring three-point shooting, free-throw contests, and hot-shot contests is for children ages 8 to 17. All proceeds benefit ...
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-...
Expo to focus on 'green' business
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- The Florida Green Business Expo 2013 is an opportunity for green businesses to expose and expand their business-to-business foundation while educating the consumer with industry updates and maintaining an up-to-date knowledge foundation for advancing the industry. The Green Business Expo facilitates business ...
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 April 17, May 15, June 19, July 17, Aug. 21, and Sept. 18. The sessions will be held at the IRSC Main Campus, C...
Veteran's invited to attend event at college
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- Indian River State College will hold an information session for the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program from 1 to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, April 23 at the IRSC Main Campus in Fort Pierce. The Veterans Showcase event is especially targeted for unemployed veterans with an honorable discharge, ages 35 to 60, who wo...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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. ...
Vendor booths available at 2013 Hurricane Preparedness Expo
For Hometown news PORT ST. LUCIE -- Port St. Lucie's Emergency Management Division has openings for vendors who want to be part of the 2013 Hurricane Preparedness Expo on June 1, when thousands of homeowners will come to the Port St. Lucie Civic Center in search of information, resources and products for this year's hurricane season. The event w...

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