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Posted: 2013 Oct 18 - 06:49

Bathtub Reef Beach unguarded; swim/bathe at own risk

Recent weather conditions have eroded Bathtub Reef Beach, resulting in Martin County Fire Rescue needing to remove the lifeguard stand from the shoreline. Effective today, Bathtub Reef Beach will not be guarded until shoreline conditions improve. Signage at the beach reads, "No Lifeguard On-duty".

At this time, the beach will remain open to the public. Swimmers and bathers are reminded to use due regard when at an unguarded beach.

First Amendment Foundation Sunshine seminar to be held in Stuart Oct. 22

Barbara A. Petersen, president of the First Amendment Foundation, will present Florida's Government-in-the-Sunshine Laws: Open Meetings and Public Records on Tuesday, October 22 from 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the offices of the Stuart News on Federal Highway in Stuart. The seminar is open to the public at a registration fee of $25 for non-members of the Foundation.

Ms. Petersen is the author of numerous reports and articles on open government issues.

The seminar also includes a presentation on Florida Media Law.

For more information and to register, visit http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07e7up90re1b6e2ba5&llr=eotyk5jab\

Community invited to Family Harvest

The community is invited to attend the Family Harvest Festival at Love And Hope In Action on Oct. 27, from 1- 5 p.m. Admission is $1 and a can of food.

Events for the kids are being donated by local friends and businesses in support of this ministry.

In addition to Noah's Ark Petting Zoo and face painting, there will be pumpkins for carving, hot dogs and drinks, and games.

Parking is available at the Grace Place just west of LAHIA, and volunteers will transport our guests via golf carts.

LAHIA provides an opportunity for a productive life to the homeless and needy through helping them meet their spiritual and basic physical and nutritional needs.

For more information, call (772) 781-7002 or email loveandhopeinaction@gmail.com or visit www.lahia.org.

Chamber to host beach clean up

On Saturday, Oct. 19, the Hobe Sound Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Keep Martin Beautiful, will host a Beach Clean Up at Hobe Sound Public Beach from 10 a.m. to noon.

Volunteers should call committee chair, Bob McLean to RSVP at (772) 323-6393. Clean up supplies will be provided to each volunteer. Pizza and drinks will be provided for the participants. Students needing community service hours are encouraged to attend and help. A letter will be provided to document their community service hours.

The Hobe Sound Chamber and Keep Martin Beautiful partner twice a year for a Beach Clean Up and a Road Clean Up. Community members, students and chamber members are welcome to participate to help keep Hobe Sound beautiful.




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