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Bowlers can participate in national event
For Hometown News PORT ST. LUCIE -- On Jan. 13, bowling centers nationwide will participate to stamp out muscular dystrophy when the National Association of Letter Carriers' hosts its "Deliver the Cure Bowl" fundraiser. The National Association of Letter Carriers has led the search to stamp out neuromuscular diseases for half a century, being the...
Carmela 'Minnie' Iaia Carmela "Minnie" Iaia, 102, of Fort Pierce, died Dec. 18, 2012. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and moved to Fort Pierce 40 years ago. She is survived by three cousins, Joseph, Mary and Tina. Arrangements by Yates Funeral Home & Crematory. Maria Ines Arrarte Maria Ines Arrarte, 87, of Fort Pierce, died Dec. 18, 2012. S...
Poet places second in national contest
For Hometown news PORT ST. LUCIE -- Dorothy Kamm, a local writer and public relations professional, was awarded second place, which includes a cash prize, for her poem "Light" in 26thannual poetry contest sponsored by the Portland Branch of the National League of American Pen Women. "The poem presents a strong visual of what victims of the Holo...
Tour boat stays on board with city
For Hometown News PORT ST. LUCIE -- To ensure continued access to one of Port St. Lucie's greatest assets, the St. Lucie River, the city and the St. Lucie River Princess tour boat company are embarking on new two-year agreement to operate out of Rivergate at Veteran's Park. The company's relationship with the city has been successful for three ...
Annual walk taking place Jan. 12
For Hometown news ST. LUCIE COUNTY -- On Jan. 12, the Ethan James Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Foundation will host the second annual 5K memorial walk for SIDS research. Registration for will begin at 9 a.m. in Tradition and the walk will get under way at 10:30 a.m. Four-month-old Ethan died on May 11, 2011 when he went down for a nap and never w...
Annual skate card renewal taking place
For Hometown News ST. LUCIE COUNTY -- Skaters using St. Lucie County Skate Park are reminded that they must renew their annual photo identification card from St. Lucie County's Park, Recreation and Facilities Department before Tuesday, Jan. 22. These cards can be purchased at a cost of $10 annually for St. Lucie County residents or $20 annually...
Grants available for video program
For Hometown News ST. LUCIE COUTNY -- The St. Lucie County office of media relations is now accepting applications for its video production grant program. The grant program will award one 60-second video public service announcements to a nonprofit organization and/or government agency located in St. Lucie County. Grant applications are availabl...
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...
Kickball leagues forming
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- Residents are invited to join an ultra-social kickball league. The league is beginning its winter season on Jan. 31. Games will be held on Thursday evenings for nine weeks at Jensen Beach Elementary school in Jensen Beach. The adult coed kickball league costs $56 to play and includes game T-shirt, kick-off p...
Magicians install officers
For Hometown news PORT ST. LUCIE -- On Dec.14, the annual installation of officers and a Christmas party for the Society of American Magicians of Port St. Lucie Chapter No. 172 was held at Manero's Restaurant in Stuart. Newly elected officers are Alfred Chiaverini, president; Nicholas Bradley, vice president and Dean Devitt and Daniel Eisen, co...
Affordable before,after school care available
For Hometown News ST. LUCIE COUNTY -- Have a child who is interested in cooking, arts & crafts, sports and games? Then the Boys & Girls Club of St. Lucie County is the perfect fit. The Boys & Girls Club's Kidstops currently have openings for before and after school care for children from kindergarten through 12. These programs are located in th...
Group receives certification
For Hometown News ST. LUCIE COUNTY -- The nonprofit Solar and Energy Loan Fund received official certification as a community development financial institution from the U.S. Department of the Treasury. A certified community development financial institution is a specialized financial institution that works in market niches that are underserved ...
Nonprofit collecting donations for the victims of school shooting
For Hometown News ST. LUCIE COUNTY -- As people from Newtown, Conn., and beyond respond to the school shooting tragedy, they are turning to United Way looking for ways to help. In response, the nonprofit will be accepting donations to aid in providing support services to the families and community affected by this senseless tragedy. All donation...
College accepting applications for nursing assistant program
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- Indian River State College is accepting applications for nursing assistant classes. Most nursing assistants help with patient care activities such as bathing and feeding. Nursing assistants work under the supervision of nursing or medical staff to provide basic care in hospitals, nursing homes, physicians' of...
Clubs & Classes in the Fort Pierce area
Clubs & 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 available for...
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. Lucie. ...
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 ...
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...

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