City collecting toys
Summer Sunshine toy drive: City of Port St. Lucie employees are collecting toys to help children being treated at PATCHES, a pediatric nursing center that provides daytime medical care for children with serious medical conditions in our area. There is a list of children designated by age and gender waiting at City Hall; to donate a toy, please visit City Hall to select a child to find appropriate suggestions or call (772) 871-5159. Gifts need to be dropped off by August 9 at City Hall, the police station, the Civic Center or the Community Center. For health reasons, stuffed animals or puzzles with small pieces cannot be accepted. Please make sure gifts are unwrapped with a Sunshine name tag attached to the gift. For more information, visit www.cityofpsl.com/
Open house taking place Aug. 1
"Interior Design Open House" will take place Aug. 1, 6:30 p.m., Room V-125, Kight Center for Emerging Technologies, 3209 Virginia Avenue on the IRSC Main Campus, Fort Pierce. Open House for anyone interested in careers and information on Interior Design, Auto CAD REVIT, the new 12-credit Home Staging Certificate program and other courses. For more information, call (866) 792-4772.
Clean up taking place
The sixth annual Treasure Coast Waterway Cleanup will take place in Indian River, St. Lucie and Martin counties on July 27 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and organizers hope to have even more participation than ever before on the 125-mile stretch of waterways in the tri-county area.
For more information about the Treasure Coast Waterway Cleanup, call (772) 285-1646 or visit www.tcwaterwaycleanup.com