Community to help man tackle cancer
Stevo Gianconteri and his family will benefit from a fundraiser hosted by the Van Duzer Foundation from 4 to 10 p.m. on Feb. 27 at Big Apple Pizza and Pasta at 2311 South 35th St. in Fort Pierce, directly across from Indian River State College, to help Mr. Giaconteri pay for medical expenses.
All proceeds from the evening will go to the Giaconteri family, including food and beverage sales, staff salaries and tips.
For more information, visit www.thevanduzerfoundation.org or call (772) 528-3467.
Italian Festival celebrates fourth year
Festival Italiano, now a two-day event, is taking place on Feb. 23 and Feb. 24 at the Port St. Lucie Civic Center.
Admission and parking is free and there will be live music, prizes, a pizza-eating contest and other activities.
There will be a number of art and craft vendors, a kids' area with many games, and Italian novelties and souvenirs.
The festival will take place from noon to 9 p.m. Feb. 23 and from noon to 8 p.m. Feb. 24 at the Port St. Lucie Civic Center, located at the corner of U.S. 1 and Walton Road in Port St. Lucie. For more information, visit www.pslfestivalitaliano.com.