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Theater partners with nonprofit
INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- A new partnership has formed between Riverside Theatre and the United Way of Indian River County. Theater patrons this season may have been asked to donate $1 per ticket to the local United Way, or may have noticed the United Way thermometer on Riverside Park Drive, or maybe saw the United Way banners in the lobby of the th...
Organization changes name
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- Pink Tie Friends on the Treasure Coast has a new name but their mission remains the same. The nonprofit organization dedicated to raising funds to help breast cancer patients in Martin, St. Lucie and Indian River counties marked a successful sixth annual friendship luncheon with the announcement of a new name...
Museum opens new house
For Hometown News FORT PIERCE -- The National Navy SEAL Museum has officially opened Trident House, a residential home located directly on the water, for use by U.S. Navy SEALs and their families. Trident House serves to augment the preservation of the Force and Families program initiated by United States Operations Command. This initiative rec...
Awareness campaign to include poster, video contest
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- The Florida Division of Emergency Management and Florida chapters of the American Red Cross will celebrate Severe Weather Awareness week Feb. 11- 15. This annual public awareness campaign provides an opportunity for teachers to educate students on the importance of being prepared in the event of severe weathe...
Agency offering copies of booklet
For Hometown News VERO BEACH -- The Visiting Nurses Association of the Treasure Coast offers complimentary copies of "Five Wishes," a booklet that assists in health care planning. The "Five Wishes" document is the first living will that covers the personal, emotional and spiritual needs, as well as the medical wishes of a patient. It allows peo...
Beginning genealogy class series announced
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- The Indian River Genealogical Society and the Indian River County Main Library's genealogy department will offer a series of eight classes for beginning genealogy researchers. Classes run from Jan. 9 through Feb. 27 and will be taught by Pamela J. Cooper, the department's head. The $35 fee includes membe...
Nursing agency receives recognition
For Hometown news INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- The Visiting Nurse Association of the Treasure Coast was selected as one of Indian River County's 2012 best places to work by Workforce Solutions for the fourth consecutive year. The VNA's educational programs, benefits and associate wellness initiatives were cited as contributing factors in being select...
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 Wednesday...
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. All clas...
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. Excha...
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 take...
Animal clinic offering gift certificates
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- The Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County is offering gift certificates for services offered by the shelter's animal wellness clinic. Certificates can be used for any of the clinic's many affordable veterinary services including animal examinations, spaying and neutering, vaccinations, mic...
Think, live 'green' this holiday season
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUTNY -- The Indian River County Solid Waste Disposal District encourages residents to think "green" and live "green" this holiday season by recycling and reusing many of the common waste items that are typically in abundance this time of year. Packing peanuts, those little styrofoam pieces that are used as packi...
Ceremony featured new holiday tree, children's artwork
For Hometown news INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- Indian River Medical Center's 22nd anniversary of the auxiliary's "Tree of Lights" ceremony on Dec. 6 featured a new green technology holiday tree and the artwork from 30 children ages 5-12 on display. The auxiliary of IRMC purchased a new 24-foot Oregon Cascade fir tree to replace the original tree purc...
College receives grant
For Hometown news TREASURE COAST -- Indian River State College has been awarded a grant to investigate the use of virtual reality to enhance teacher effectiveness and student achievement. Ten sites across the country will participate in the national research project led by the University of Central Florida using TeachLivETM, a computer- simulat...

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