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Libraries host summer reading extravaganza
For Hometown News ST. LUCIE COUNTY -- The St. Lucie County Library System kicks off is Summer Reading Extravaganza June 17 with a variety of events from weekly story hours to live performances to the Summer Reading Challenge. Students ages 5 - 8 can enjoy weekly storytimes on Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m. at the Lakewood Park Branch Library, located a...
Treasure Coast Hospice moves up in veterans program
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- Treasure Coast Hospice has achieved the Level 2 designation in the We Honor Veterans partnership. "We Honor Veterans" is a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Treasure Coast Hospice first attained Level 1 in April, 2011, re...
Summer camps offered throughout the county
For Hometown News Boys and Girls club In an effort to promote positive interaction and safe places for children to go during non-school hours and school out days, the Boys & Girls Club of St. Lucie County tries to offer the most affordable and rewarding experience to children in our community. For $95 per week, your child participates in spor...
Morningside Library Offering Summer teen scene events
For Hometown News PORT ST. LUCIE - The Morningside Branch Library is offering teens a cool place to hang out this summer on Fridays at 2 p.m. from June 21 through July 27. Designed for students in grades 6th through 12th, Morningside's Summer Teen Scene events are free. Sorry, no little children or adults are allowed. o Friday, June 21 - Gadget...
Burning yard trash in preparation for Hurricane Season
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- As residents prepare for Hurricane Season, they are urged to trim trees and remove yard trash before a storm threatens. This tip is to prevent objects from becoming dangerous projectiles during a hurricane. In rural communities, tree and shrub trimmings, grass clippings, palm fronds, trees and tree stumps sta...
Parish contribution funds mammograms
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- For the twelfth consecutive year, Holy Cross Parish has held its' annual golf tournament for the benefit of a local 501(c)3. This year Treasure Coast Community Health benefitted from the record turnout and the $22,210 raised under the stewardship of Tom LaRocca, the event chairman. The monies will be contribu...
Scholarship winners announced
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- Nine talented musicians from around the Treasure Coast were recognized for their talent, perseverance and musicianship as they were honored with coveted $1,000 scholarships generously donated by members of the Fort Pierce Jazz & Blues Society. Lauren Douglas, Trevor Farriss, Matthew Fulcher, David Gonzalez, Pa...
Publix provides grant to help food bank
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- Treasure Coast residents took to heart the meaning of Publix Food For All holiday season campaign, donating a record amount to help feed families in need. Treasure Coast Food Bank recently received a $155,000 grant from Publix Super Markets Miami Division, an increase of more than 50 percent from the previous...
Summer writing contest for teens underway
For Hometown News JENSEN BEACH -- The Hoke Library in Jensen Beach is holding a teen writing contest in two divisions: poetry and fiction. Rules of the contest are: Open to contestants ages 13-19 from Martin, St. Lucie and Indian River counties. Include your name, age and email address on your manuscript. All pieces must be under 5,000 words (n...
Annual golf tournament scores aces on and off the course
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- The Treasure Coast Wildlife Center's eighth annual Golf for Wildlife tournament took place May 24 at The Fox Club in Palm City. Greeted by Larry Laoretti, 1992 U.S. Senior Open Champion and The Fox Club's golf instructor, 56 participants proceeded to the putting green to receive their special gift, a Scotty C...
College to provide hospitality training course
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- Individuals looking for training that provides opportunity for jobs in hospitality and restaurant management at high-end restaurants and country clubs found in Indian River County will be interested in the new hospitality-training course now offered by the Indian River State College Corporate and Communi...
Georgiana Rynca Georgiana Rynca, 85, of Fort Pierce, died June 8, 2013. She was born in Hempstead, N.Y. She is survived by two sons, Jon and Jeff; a daughter-in-law, Barbara; two daughters, Roseanna and Caroline; a son-in-law, Peter; three grand-daughters, Alexandra, Devin and Olivia; a brother, Robert; a brother-in-law, Richard and many nieces...
Charity golf tournament raises $18,000
For Hometown news PORT ST. LUCIE -- The Homewood Suites by Hilton in Tradition donated $18,000 to the Martin Health Foundation. The money was raised during the annual Don Led Duke Charity Golf Tournament, hosted by the award-winning Homewood Suites and its parent companies, BBL Hospitality and Equinox Companies. Now in its second year, the even...
Club presents scholarship
For Hometown News PORT ST. LUCIE -- Members of the Port St. Lucie Newcomers Club visited Indian River State College where they presented Mandi Stocks with a scholarship to continue her education. Ms. Stocks is pursuing her bachelor's degree in education at IRSC. The Newcomers have generously supported scholarships through the IRSC Foundation si...
County commissioners earn achievement awards
For Hometown News ST. LUCIE COUNTY -- For the fourth consecutive year, the St. Lucie County Board of County Commissioners earned recognition from the National Association of Counties' Achievement Awards program, winning in two categories. The Board of County Commissioners earned an Achievement Award in the Civic Education and Public Informatio...
Student News
Fort Pierce student honored Kyle Quoc Ha Phan of Fort Pierce has accepted membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. The NSCS is the nation's only interdisciplinary honors organization for first- and second-year college students. Studying overseas Curtis Phillabaum of Port St. Lucie has been selected to partipate in a summe...

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