Free HIV testing offered
In recognition of World AIDS Day, the Florida Department of Health in Martin County will offer free HIV rapid testing on Monday, Dec. 2, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at 3441 S.E. Willoughby Blvd., Stuart. Test results will be available in about 15 minutes. No appointment is needed. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 50,000 people become infected with HIV each year. Getting tested and knowing your status is the first step in preventing the spread of HIV/AIDS.
For more information, call (772) 221-4000, Ext. 2128.
Stuart Grill & Ale to host Thanksgiving dinner for hungry, homeless
Thanksgiving this year will bring a bountiful feast to many of Martin County's hungry and homeless individuals, thanks to the generosity of new owner, Robert Hoffman, of The Stuart Grill & Ale.
On Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 28, from 11a.m.-4p.m. Chef Joe Luongo and the restaurant employees will be serving up a traditional sit-down Thanksgiving Feast to those most in need in our area, at no charge to them.
The restaurant will not be open to the general public that day.
In the spirit of Thanksgiving, the public is encouraged to spread the word to those known to them to be in need. The new Stuart Grill & Ale is accepting donations through Nov. 28, of non-perishable foods, baby items, clothing and toiletries to be dispersed from their location. The new Stuart Grill & Ale is located at 1630 S.E. Federal Highway in Stuart.
Free will reviews
The Council on Aging of Martin County will continue its free will review services on Dec. 16, 1- 4 p.m.
Mary K. Gilmour, Esq. Mary has been in private practice in Stuart, Florida since 2003, focusing her practice in the areas of estate planning, wills, trusts, probate and elder law. Ms. Gilmour's professional memberships include the Martin County Estate Planning Council, the Florida Bar Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, the Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys, and the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys.
Participants are reminded that the hiring of an attorney is an important decision that should not be based solely on advertising. Before you decide, ask, Mary K. Gilmour, Gregory G. Keane, or Nikki J. Melby to provide written information about their qualifications and experience.
For information on Council on Aging services, or to learn how you can support the Council and be a part of the Kane Center, call (772) 223-7800 or visit www.kanecenter.org.