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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....
Chalk art festival taking place Nov. 10
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - SunUp ARC and the Treasure Coast Community Health Foundation have united to present a chalk art festival on Nov. 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Indian River Mall parking area. Along with professional chalk artists, many local street artists have signed up for this event. Proceeds will help cover the exp...
High school readies for annual show
For Hometown News VERO BEACH - This year, Indian River Charter High School will hold its annual fall fundraiser, "Hopelessly Romantic," Nov. 14-16. The show is an event completely written, composed, organized and performed by students and faculty at IRCHS with an educational and artistic focus on a selected period in history. This year's show w...
Cook off taking place Nov. 10
For Hometown news INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - The ninth annual Indian River County Firefighters' Chili and Salsa Cook off will take place Nov. 10 from 5-9 p.m. at Riverside Park under the oaks. Just in time for the holidays, the firefighters are reinventing the way people think about chili and salsa by adding new divisions: turkey and pumpkin divisio...
Nonprofit to receive $25,000 gift
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - Florida Power & Light Company plans to make a $25,000 gift to the United Way Foundation of Indian River County, the largest outright gift from a corporate partner the foundation has received to date. The foundation announced a $10M endowment campaign earlier this year. "At FP&L and our parent company, Nex...
Thousands raised to support diseases
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUTNY - "Cheeseburger in Paradise," hosted by HarborChase of Vero Beach on Sept. 27, an senior care community, was the culmination of four events the HarborChase team conducted to raise funds for the 2012 "Walk to Remember," which benefits Alzheimer & Parkinson Association of Indian River County. "We'd love to t...
Hospital's event encourages breast cancer awareness
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - Close to 500 people, many adorned in pink, came out to Indian River Medical Center's "How Sweet It Is" event at Indian River Mall on Oct. 4. A pink event in honor of breast cancer awareness month, the event is designed to encourage awareness for women's health topics. IRMC, a member of the Spirit of Women...
Author to watch school's rendition of play
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - On Halloween weekend, Oct. 31-Nov. 4, Indian River Charter High School will perform the suspenseful psychodrama/murder-mystery "Blood Relations" based on the iconic story of Lizzie Borden. Students will not only have the opportunity to perform a uniquely challenging piece, but will also perform for a spec...
Blake Alderman Turner Infant Blake Alderman Turner of Vero Beach died Oct. 5, 2012. He is survived by his parents, Wade and Rebecca; a brother, Logan; maternal grandparents, Rick and Irene; paternal grandfather, Wade; paternal grandmother, Josephine; two aunts, Kate and Kara and an uncle, Brad. Donations may be made to the Blake Turner Benefit Fu...
Health, wellness fair slated for Oct. 31
For Hometown news VERO BEACH - Sterling House, a Brookdale senior living community, is hosting a health and wellness fair, "Ageless Spirit," on Oct. 31 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event will feature vendors from many different entities. There will be free mini checkups offered by nursing staff, as well as from Indian River County Emergency Mana...
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...
Free event taking place at youth center
For Hometown news INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - Youth and parents are invited to attend "Youth Taking Charge" on Oct. 27 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Gifford Youth Activity Center, 4875 43rd Ave., Vero Beach. This free event will provide attendees with educational opportunities to help them make positive choices during their lives. "Giving our youth the too...

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