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Ice cream social taking place Feb. 2
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- Cancer survivors, friends and family are invited to join Indian River Medical Center for an afternoon of ice cream sundaes, uplifting speakers and an entertaining celebration of life. The event takes place Feb. 2, from 2-4 p.m. at Oak Harbor Country Club, 4755 S. Harbor Drive, in Vero Beach. Dr. Heather ...
School information session to be held Feb. 4
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- The public is invited to Saint Edward's college night on Feb. 4 at 7 p.m. in the Waxlax Center for the Performing Arts on the Saint Edward's campus in Vero Beach. Rick Darvis, an expert on strategies for funding k-12 private school and colleges, will appear in a live telecast at the Waxlax Center "A Roadma...
Foundation names new officers
INDIAN RIVER COUTNY -- The CASTLE headquarters in Vero Beach provided the setting Jan. 8 for the annual meeting of the Indian River Community Foundation during which the board of directors elected a new slate of officers to guide the organization. Bob Puff, vice president of Sands Capital Management, was elected to his first term as chairman of f...
Annual daddy, daughter dance taking place Feb. 23
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- The Indian River County Recreation Department is offering a chance for girls to take their dads out on a date. Fathers and their little girls are invited to the 12th annual daddy daughter dance. Cost is $32.10 per couple, which includes food. Additional children are $5.35 per person. The event is for chi...
Hospital care unit, recovery room open house planned for Feb. 3
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- The public is invited to join Indian River Medical Center on Feb. 3 between 1 and 3 p.m. for an open house and tour of the new 40,000-square-foot Sheridan intensive care unit and Waxlax recovery room, which will be opening in mid-February. Tours will start in the parking lot under the new construction, f...
Council asks for award nominations
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- The Cultural Council of Indian River County is calling for nominations for the 18th annual Laurel Awards. Laurel Awards honor outstanding volunteers, business and cultural leaders in the arts. A recipient will be chosen for each of these three awards. The John Schumann award for business leadership will ...
Hospital supports literacy initiative
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- Jeff Susi, president and CEO of Indian River Medical Center, proved his willingness to do whatever it takes to support Indian River County's goal of having 90 percent of all third-grade students reading on grade level by the year 2013. Mr. Susi joined fellow medical professionals, Drs. Susie O'Toole and ...
Symphony association once again offers scholarships
INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- The Indian River Symphonic Association it will again offer a limited number of scholarships this spring to graduating high school seniors who plan to pursue degrees in music at the college level. "The scholarship program was started in 2005 and since then has supported over 25 recipients," said Ray Mitchell, president of th...
Join foundation, receive free trees
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- Joining the Arbor Day Foundation is an ideal way to get in the mood for spring planting. Anyone who joins the foundation in February will receive 10 free Eastern redbud trees to plant when the weather turns warmer. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Foundation's Trees for America campaign. "Redbuds wil...
Swimming, diving team receives award
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- Members of the Indian River State College men's swimming and diving team were named academic all-stars for achieving the highest grade-point average for any athletic team at the college during the fall 2012 semester with an average 3.05 GPA. "The 'academic all-stars' designation recognizes the importance of a...
Silent auction expected to be a highlight of dancing event
For Hometown News VERO BEACH -- The fifth season of "Dancing with Vero's Stars" will take place on the evening of May 11 at Riverside Theatre, a community partner with the Healthy Start Coalition. This is a new date and venue for the dance competition. Proceeds from the event will help benefit programs and services of the IRC Healthy Start Coal...
Youngsters can use baseball fields at sports village
For Hometown News VERO BEACH -- Vero Beach Sports Village has agreed to allow Vero Beach American Little League to use its new, state-of-the-art youth baseball quad. Nine Little League baseball teams, comprised of nearly 100 players ages 8 to 12, will have the opportunity to train on the professionally maintained fields during their pre-season ...
Obituaries
Donald Edmund Hanson Donald Edmund Hanson, 87, of Vero Beach, died Jan. 20, 2013. He was born in Boston and moved to Vero Beach 40 years ago. He served in the U.S. Navy. He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Joyce; a daughter, Tenley and one grandchild. Arrangements by Thomas S. Lowther Funeral Home & Crematory. Lloyd Sharpe Tucker Lloyd Shar...
Restaurant offers coupon cards to benefit MDA
For Hometown News VERO BEACH -- The Muscular Dystrophy Association and Sailorman Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen are teaming up for the 2013 "Appetite for a Cure" campaign to benefit those affected by muscular dystrophy and related neuromuscular diseases. Through March 17, associates at participating Popeyes restaurants will sell $1 coupon cards wort...
Sebastian River community notes
South Mainland public library is offering the following programs: Adult programs and events: Feb. 6 10:30 a.m., True Adventures book group: "Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President," by Candice Millard. Feb. 12, 9 a.m., library advisory board meeting. Feb. 1 and 15, 2-4 p.m., memoir writers. Feb. 14, 2 p....
Vero Beach community notes
Events at the Heritage Center Bead-jewelry-gem three- day extravaganza. Admission is free. Stock up on supplies or get beautiful handmade pieces of jewelry for yourself or someone special. For times and dates, visit www.veroheritage.org Heritage Bluegrass Band plays Tuesdays 7:30-9:30 p.m., through May 2013. Admission is free, but donations help ...
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...
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...

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