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Dinner event to be held Feb. 9
For Hometown News ST. LUCIE COUNTY -- Dogs and Cats Forever, a no-kill animal rescue shelter, will hold its annual dinner show at 6:30 p.m. on Feb.9 at the Polish American Club in Port St. Lucie. Dogs and Cats Forever is a nonprofit organization that is dependent on volunteers and donations. There is no money from any governmental agencies and ...
Medical auxiliary seeking members
For Hometown news PORT ST. LUCIE -- The St. Lucie Medical Center Auxiliary has successfully established and implemented a new program at the hospital. The volunteer patient representative program is a service with a mission that is a bit different from most volunteer services. This program is designed to interact with patients and their familie...
Club receives gift from historical society
For Hometown News PORT ST. LUCIE -- The Port St. Lucie Historical Society presented the Boys & Girls Club of St. Lucie County Chuck Hill Unit with a check for $2,569, the remaining funds collected from the Jack Kelly farewell party. Mr. Kelly served on the Port St. Lucie City Council for 12 years in district four before retiring in November. A ...
State CFO encourages Floridians to search unclaimed accounts
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- Florida's Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater announced 61,271 new unclaimed property accounts, worth more than $25 million, are being received as part of a settlement with AIG related to unclaimed life insurance benefits. This represents only the first of what is expected to be additional remittances to be ...
Doctor donates to nonprofit
For Hometown News ST. LUCIE COUNTY --Dr. Shamsher Singh a dermatologist practicing in Port St. Lucie for 33 years, donated $5,000 to the Boys & Girls Club of St. Lucie County and will sponsor a club member at the Chuck Hill Unit for five years so the youth can participate in the organization's youth development programs. In September, the Boys...
Scholarships available through elections office
For Hometown news TREASURE COAST -- Local college or university students can apply for a $1,200 scholarship offered by the Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections. The scholarship will be awarded to a political science, public administration, business administration, journalism or mass communication major who has completed two yea...
Restaurant offers coupon cards to benefit MDA
For Hometown News FORT PIERCE -- 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 wor...
Firefighters to help raise funds for nonprofit
For Hometown News ST. LUCIE COUNTY -- The St. Lucie County Firefighters will hit the streets and hold a boot drive in support of the Boys & Girls Club of St. Lucie County on Feb.1 and 2 at various locations throughout the county. The money raised will enable youth to participate in the Boys & Girls Clubs youth development programs. In September...
Foundation celebrates milestone
For Hometown News FORT PIERCE -- The public is invited to a special event on March 6 to commemorate a couple of important milestones and celebrate a remarkable visionary and the extraordinary gift he left behind for future generations. "A 60/40 Homecoming" will celebrate 60 years of the Link Foundation, established by Edwin A. Link and his wif...
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...
Edward Casey Edward Casey, 83, of Fort Pierce, died Jan. 23, 2013. He was born in Salem, W.Va., and lived in Fort Pierce for 26 years. He served in the U.S. Navy. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Dolores; a son, Steven; a stepson, Jeffrey and four grandchildren. Arrangements by All County Funeral Home & Crematory. Anthony J. Kuchta A...
Woman honored for commitment and service to seniors
For Hometown News PORT ST. LUCIE -- Wendy Minear has been selected CAREGiver of the Year by the Home Instead Senior Care franchise office serving St. Lucie and Martin counties. Ms. Minear received the honor in recognition of her commitment and service to area older adults. "CAREGivers like Wendy are the core of our business," said Patricia Stri...
Annual event to raise money for elderly
For Hometown News PORT ST. LUCIE -- The third annual Strike Out Hunger fundraiser hosted by The Council on Aging of St. Lucie County at Saint Lucie Lanes is scheduled for 3 p.m. on Feb. 16. "Meals on Wheels" is a national movement serving the needs of those who would go without proper nutrition except for the service provided by selfless volunt...
Farm tour taking place Feb. 16
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- The Slow Food, Gold & Treasure Coast Chapter will host its second annual farm tour on Feb. 16. Small-scale, sustainable farms throughout Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee, and St. Lucie counties will participate in the Viva 500 U Drive Farm Tour, named in honor of the 500th anniversary of the founding of Flori...
Children's choir seeking members
For Hometown news TREASURE COAST -- The Treasure Coast Community Singers is starting another singing group. Under the direction of Doug Jewett, TCCS artistic director, and assistant Sarah Bartal, auditions for the new 100-voice children's choir will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Feb. 16 at the North Stuart Baptist Church, 1950 N.W. Federal Hi...
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. Classes for dads The Nurturing Father's class is offered free to all St. Lucie County men b...
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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