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Students take pledge not to text, drive
For Hometown News FORT PIERCE - Marking a month since the start of the national "No Text on Board" pledge awareness, Haisley Funeral & Cremation Service and John Carroll High School have made a collaborative commitment to spread greater awareness to students that texting while driving is as dangerous as drinking and driving. This message is strat...
Health care office celebrating 10 years
For Hometown News PORT ST. LUCIE - Physicians Immediate Care is inviting the public to join in its 10th anniversary celebration on Nov. 3 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at its east clinic, 1900 S.E. Port St. Lucie Blvd. in Port St. Lucie. Marco's Pizza, a sponsor of the event, will serve free pizza. There will be face painting, balloon twisting and chi...
Fundraiser brings in $30,000
For Hometown News ST. LUCIE COUNTY - The fifth annual Steak & Stake dinner and auction benefiting Boys & Girls Club of St. Lucie County was a successful event that brought in more than $30,000. Guests met club members, enjoyed a dinner provided by Outback Steakhouse and bid on a multitude of auction items. Event co-chairs, Tara Turner and Will ...
Teacher of Month named
ST. LUCIE COUNTY - The Breeze radio station and Andy Hall of Seaside Smiles Pediatric Dentistry presented the award for the Treasure Coast Teacher of the Month to Kyle McCleary, a kindergarten teacher at Fairlawn Elementary in Fort Pierce. The Breeze honors a teacher who has made a difference with an official Teacher of the Month certificate, a f...
Culinary apprenticeship program enrolling students
FORT PIERCE - Those interested in an exciting, fast-paced career in the world of culinary arts will want to consider the Indian River State College culinary operations apprenticeship program, which is now accepting students. This program offers students the opportunity to work under well-educated and experienced chefs in the industry, while takin...
Donations needed for holiday lights, tree
For Hometown News FORT PIERCE - The city of Fort Pierce is seeking monetary assistance from businesses and residents with the upcoming holiday lights display at Marina Square and with its Christmas tree. Last year, with assistance from Main Street Fort Pierce and the generosity of others in the community, the city received donations to assist t...
Obituaries
Dovie Taylor Dovie Taylor, 99, of Port St. Lucie, died Oct. 18, 2012. She was born in Battleground, Ind., and lived in Port St. Lucie for 30 years. She is survived by two daughters, Linda and Mary; two sisters, Mary Jane and Julie; five grandchildren and 12 great- grandchildren. Arrangements by All County Funeral Home & Crematory. Clifford C....
County seeks volunteers for advisory boards
For Hometown News FORT PIERCE - St. Lucie County Commissioners are looking for civic-minded residents to serve on various advisory boards and committees for future openings. There are more than two dozen committees and advisory boards, including planning and zoning, the citizen's budget committee and others. These groups make recommendations an...
Aquarium adds seasonal hours
For Hometown News SOUTH HUTCHINSON ISLAND - The St. Lucie County Aquarium, featuring the Smithsonian Marine Ecosystems Exhibit, will once again be open on Sundays, starting Nov. 4, through the winter tourist season. Due to budget and staff reductions, St. Lucie County reduced the operating hours at the aquarium two years ago, but will once agai...
Patrols will be in neighborhoods on Halloween
FORT PIERCE - On Halloween night, Wednesday, Oct. 31, St. Lucie County Sheriff's school resource deputies will patrol in residential neighborhoods, supplementing the normal contingent of zone patrol deputies, Sheriff Ken J. Mascara said. "The Pumpkin Patrol will provide a comforting presence for trick-or-treating children and their parents," said...
Tourist center relocates
For Hometown News FORT PIERCE - St. Lucie County's Tourist Information Center has relocated from the county administration complex to the Havert L. Fenn Center, 2000 Virginia Ave., Fort Pierce. Operated by the St. Lucie County Tourism Office, the Tourist Information Center is now located in the lobby of the Fenn Center and features brochures, f...
Center restores treasure exhibit
For Hometown News ST. LUCIE COUNTY - After a two-year hiatus, the "Golden Galleons" exhibit featuring artifacts and information about the Spanish shipwrecks of 1715 has been restored and is once again on display inside the St. Lucie County Regional History Center. A majority of the exhibit's pieces were removed by Florida's division of historic...
AT&T makes donation to nonprofit
ST. LUCIE COUNTY - For more than 60 years, AT&T and the AT&T Foundation have been strong supporters of the United Way, both at national and local levels. Today, AT&T continues this legacy of support through a contribution of $6,000 to United Way of St. Lucie County. In 2012 alone, AT&T gave $5.77 million to 574 local United Ways across the count...
Adoption seminar to be held Nov. 29
For Hometown News FORT PIERCE - Anyone interested in learning more about adoption is encouraged to join the Children's Home Society of Florida, Treasure Coast Division, at the next adoption orientation session. The next meeting is scheduled at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29 at the Early Learning Coalition of St. Lucie County office, located at 804...
Essential tremor support group forming
For Hometown News VERO BEACH - A new essential tremor support group is forming at 2 p.m. on Nov. 7 at the Alzheimer & Parkinson Association of Indian River County activities center, 2300 5th Ave., suite 150, Vero Beach. The support group is co-sponsored by HopeNET, an organization dedicated to researching and finding a cure for essential tremo...
Clubs & Classes in the Fort Pierce area
Clubs and organizations . AARP senior community service employment program: The employment program offers free training and assistance in getting a job for qualifying seniors who are 55 or older on a limited income, and living in Martin or St. Lucie counties. Call (772) 223-2653 or (772) 462-6149. . American Legion Post 40: Hall rental is availab...
Port St. Lucie Community Notes
Society seeking members The Singletarian Society of Martin and St. Lucie counties are looking for new members between 57 and 70. Members must be widows, widowers or divorced. Meets second Thursday of every month. Call (772) 398-2345 for more information. Library continues art program The Morningside Branch Library hosts the "Walls of Art" progr...
Clubs & Classes in the Port St. Lucie area
Clubs and organizations . AD/HD Support Group: The meetings are at K.C. Chung Tae Kwon Do, Darwin Square, 3211 S.W. Port St. Lucie Blvd. For information, call (772) 879-1011. . Air Force Sergeants Association: Treasure Coast Chapter 564 meets at 6:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month at the DAV Hall, 1350 S.W. California Blvd., Port St. Luc...
Fort Pierce Community Notes
Society seeking members The Singletarian Society of Martin and St. Lucie counties are looking for new members between 57 and 70. Members must be widows, widowers or divorced. Meets second Thursday of every month. Call (772) 398-2345 for more information. Class for dads The Nurturing Father's class is offered free to all St. Lucie County men by ...

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