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Nonprofit offering career training
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - Feed the Lambs enrichment program has openings in its electrical 101 4Me class. This is an opportunity for those 16-24 years of age to acquire training in a field that could lead to a worthwhile career as an electrician, as well as provide practical experience that can be used in maintaining a household. ...
Teens invited to participate in essay contest
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -As part of his mission to educate Floridians about critical financial issues that affect the security and prosperity of their futures and families, Jeff Atwater, Florida's chief financial officer, launched the Florida students $ave essay contest. The contest will award hundreds to students who present the best ...
National contest to raise awareness of dangers of drugs
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST - The National Family Partnership will host a contest for its 27th annual Red Ribbon Week from Oct. 23-31. Red Ribbon Week is the oldest and largest drug prevention campaign in the country. In 1985 after the murder of a DEA agent, parents, youth and teachers in communities across the country began wearing red ri...
Tickets to event available
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - This year's girls night out will be held Nov. 14 from 6- 9 p.m. at the Sun Jet Center Hangar at the Vero Beach Airport. Tickets are $25 ($30 at the door). "This is a fabulous evening to mingle with friends, enjoy complimentary wine and taste incredible hors d'oeuvres", said Roni Fuster, food chairwoman. "...
Annual Halloween parties taking place Oct. 27
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - This year, SunUp ARC, Special Olympics, Special Scouts, peer group, Special Equestrians and the advocacy committee will have two Halloween parties for the public to attend. The west SunUp ARC campus at 2455 5th St. Southwest, Vero Beach, features friendly ghosts, goblins and princesses, special coloring c...
Grant helps nonprofit make improvements
For Hometown news INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - Thanks to a grant from the John's Island Foundation, SunUp ARC is able to make some much- needed renovations to one of its group homes. SunUp ARC operates four group homes, providing services for 19 developmentally disabled persons in Indian River County. Daily life in one of SunUp ARC's group homes is th...
Library seeking magazine sponsors
For Hometown News SEBASTIAN - The Friends of the North Indian River County Library have begun their annual sponsor-a-magazine campaign, asking individuals and businesses to donate funds to keep magazines on the library shelves for 2013. The sponsor's name or the name of a business will appear for the entire year on the front of the binder for t...
Club kicks off season
For Hometown News SEBASTIAN - The GFWC Sebastian Woman's Club kicked off the season by hosting "Mangia!" at the organization's clubhouse on Oct. 7. "Mangia," loosely translated, is Italian for "let's eat." The ladies of the club served several lasagna dishes, including sausage, beef, veggie and dairy-free lasagna with salads and rolls. The entr...
College official receives award
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST - Barry Keim, Indian River State College vice president of administration and finance, has been named the 2012 outstanding chief business officer for region VI by the Community College Business Officers Association. The award was presented at the organization's 30th annual international conference on Oct. 2. Mr....
Training class offered
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST - Those interested in making a positive impact in the lives of local residents facing life-limiting illnesses can take a volunteer training class with Visiting Nurse Association Treasure Coast Hospice beginning Oct. 22. Participants will gain knowledge about VNA Hospice and its essential role in the community as...
David Paul Schreiner David Paul Schreiner, 47, of Vero Beach, died Oct. 5, 2012. He was born in Waterbury, Conn., and moved to Vero Beach 15 years ago. He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Donna; a son, Brian; a stepson, Zachary; a stepdaughter, Amanda; his parents, Richard and Faith; a sister, Deborah; a brother, Richard and two grandchildr...
Halloween parade to include contest, prizes
For Hometown News VERO BEACH - The Vero Beach recreation department will present the 54th annual Halloween parade and costume contest sponsored by Mulligan's Grille and Raw Bar and the Treasure Coast Women's Club on Oct. 27. The line-up will start at 9:30 a.m.at the Freshman Learning Center. The parade will start promptly at 10 a.m. and travel ...
Annual soup bowl fundraiser slated for Nov. 1
For Hometown News VERO BEACH - Indian River Charter High School is proud to announce its second annual Soup Bowl fundraiser for the Good Samaritan House. The fundraiser will be held on Nov. 1, between 11:30 a.m. and 1p.m. at Indian River Charter High School, located at 6055 College Lane in Vero Beach. IRCHS's semester curriculum theme is the Ro...
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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