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Agency to collect shirts, recognize students
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - Make a huge splash with the Youth Guidance youngsters at the good grades pool party on Aug. 11 from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Gifford Aquatic Center, 4895 43rd Ave. in Vero Beach. This annual event brings together volunteers, teens and children to recognize and reward those enrolled in Youth Guidance for their go...
Club sponsors home
For Hometown news INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - It had been a busy time for Alfredo and Alicia Espinoza de Arce since they were first accepted into Indian River Habitat for Humanity's program. But, all the hours of sweat equity, the many classes and other requirements had been successfully completed and the Arces' journey to homeownership came to an end ...
Association receives grant to support programs
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - The Alzheimer & Parkinson Association of Indian River County received a $5,000 grant from Grand Harbor Community Outreach for its movement program. Each year, Grand Harbor Community Outreach awards grants to community agencies in Indian River County in four areas of need: education, daily life, family and h...
Squad celebrates new vehicle
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - Thanks to the John's Island Foundation, the Indian River County volunteer ambulance squad is transporting passengers in a new 2012 Toyota Scion xB minivan. The foundation recently presented the squad with an $18,500 grant to purchase the vehicle. John's Island Foundation raises money from the John's Island ...
Cancer center, staff member win prestigious award
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - The Florida Cancer Data System recently awarded Indian River Medical Center the Jean Byers award. Each year, FCDS recognizes and presents the prestigious award for excellence in cancer registration to facilities that have met or exceeded the national quality standards for timeliness and completeness in canc...
Students name exhibit at center
For Hometown news WABASSO - Each year, more than 1,300 students experience Lagoon Days at the Environmental Learning Center on Wabasso Island during April. This year, the center welcomed a new member of its menagerie, a life-size Columbian mammoth. Fourth graders at Vero Beach Elementary School submitted the winning name for the mammoth, Icee. Th...
Philanthropist donates $20,000 to nonprofit
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - Local philanthropist Barbara Hurley contributed $20,000 to the Mental Health Association to ensure immediate access to emotional and behavioral health care through the Mental Health walk-in center. Ms. Hurley's support of the MHA means people in emotional crisis have immediate access to quality mental healt...
Association receives grant
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - The United Way of Indian River awarded the Mental Health Association an $80,000 grant to support a mental health walk-in center. This funding will provide services to adults and children in the county who are in crisis and/or have behavioral or emotional issues. The multilingual staff, which includes a case...
Center receives grant
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST - The Hibiscus Children's Center literacy program and child development center received a $15,000 grant from the PNC Foundation to provide abused, abandoned and neglected children with opportunities to strengthen and enhance their academic and emotional development. PNC provided the funding in support of Grow Up G...
College to host information session
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST - Those interested in a career servicing cars and trucks or seeking a position in automotive service management can attend an information session at Indian River State College on July 23 at 6:30 p.m. in the B building, off 35th Street at the IRSC main campus in Fort Pierce. The quick job training program develops ...
Darlene Mae Abrams Darlene Mae Abrams, 80, of Vero Beach, died June 21, 2012. Arrangements by Strunk Funeral Home. James Walter Adams James Walter Adams, 87, of Vero Beach, died June 15, 2012. Arrangements by Thomas S. Lowther Funeral Home & Crematory. Marjorie Louise Camillucci Marjorie Louise Camillucci, 82, of Vero Beach, died June 12, 201...
Sebastian River Clubs and Classes
CLUBS . The GFWC Treasure Coast Women meet the first Monday of each month at the Community Center, 2266 14th Ave., at 7 p.m. Women over 18 are welcome. This is a community service volunteer organization and that promotes fellowship among women. For more information, visit www.gfwctreasurecoastwomen.org. .Exchange Club of Indian River meets Wednes...
Sebastian River Community Notes
Exercise classes offered . Qi gong at Riverview Park in Sebastian, next to the long dock, Fridays 6:15 p.m. and Sunday 7 a.m. . Walking qi gong at Wabasso Beach, where State Roast 510 meets the ocean. Tuesday and Thursday at 7 p.m. . Qi gong for mind, body and spirit at Kashi Studio on Roseland Road. Saturdays at 8 a.m., and Tuesday at 10 a.m. Al...
Vero Beach Clubs and Classes
CLUBS .Cancer support group at Indian River Medical Center for patients with all types of cancer, their families and friends at the Cancer Center. The meetings will be the third Tuesday of each month from 5- 6:30 p.m. The Cancer Center is the first building on the right past the hospital. For more information, call (772) 567-4311, Ext. 1529. .Exc...
Vero Beach Community Notes
Dance events The following are sponsored by the Treasure Coast Salsa Club. Tango intro classes every Monday evening from 7-9. Cost is $10. Tango practica in Vero Beach every Sunday night. From 6:30-8 p.m. at 2109 14th Ave. Cost is varies. For more information, contact janicerobinson@comcast.net. Political meetings Dining with the democrats tak...

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