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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...
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...
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...
Annual celebration to benefit Restoration House
For Hometown News FORT PIERCE -- For the more than a decade, civic-minded volunteers have held a fundraiser for Restoration House at a celebration called FloriDay. This festive fundraiser celebrating recovering lives will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. on March 17. Cost is $100 per person. "The funds raised will give people who have life controlling ...
Obituaries - Fort Pierce
Glenn Vincent Stewart Glenn Vincent Stewart, 52, of Fort Pierce, died Feb. 5, 2013. He was born in Fort Pierce. He is survived by two sons, Joshua and Trenton; a daughter, Candace; lifelong companion, Charlotte; three brothers, Grandall, Garna and Gregory; two sisters, Gail and Gina and one grandchild, Anslie. Arrangements by Haisley Funeral an...
Obituaries - Port St. Lucie
Anthony J. Kuchta Anthony J. Kuchta, 93 of Port St. Lucie, died Jan. 25, 2013. He was born in Willimantic, Conn., and moved to Port St. Lucie in 1980. He served with the U.S. Coast Guard. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Helen and several nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Yates Funeral Home and Crematory. Marilyn Savastano Marilyn ...
Nonprofit receives $10,000 donation
For Hometown News ST. LUCIE COUNTY -- The Peter Busch Family Foundation and Southern Eagle Distributing donated $10,000 to the Chuck Hill Unit Boys & Girls Club in Port St. Lucie to help keep kids off the streets and in a safe environment. In September, the Boys & Girls Club announced that the Chuck Hill Unit was in danger of closing its doors ...
Society's dinner to boast professor, author
For Hometown News ST. LUCIE COUNTY -- The Feb. 21 dinner meeting of the St. Lucie Historical Society welcomes Dr. Susan Stans, retired anthropology professor and author. Dr. Stans will share her personal account of living with the Seminole Indians at Brighton Reservation. Dr. Stans graduated from the University of Florida in 1996 with a doctora...
County uses retired utility poles to create artificial reefs
For Hometown News ST. LUCIE COUNTY -- St. Lucie County has two new artificial reefs after deploying more than 2,000 tons of concrete light poles that were donated by Florida Power & Light Company. Deployed by McCulley Marine Services and SeaRover Services in late December, the two new artificial reefs have maximum profiles of 27 and 25 feet and...
Student auditions scheduled for March
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- Music students in the four-county area, northern Palm Beach and south Brevard counties are invited to audition for public radio station WQCS / 88.9 FM's Young Musicians Spotlight, a one-hour radio special featuring the talent of area musicians. The auditions will be March 9 and March 16 between 10 a.m. and 2 p...
Show to focus on blue planet
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- The Fielden Institute for Lifelong Learning continues an Indian River State College tradition with "Center Stage." The shows are in the McAlpin Fine Arts Center and are just $35 for individual performances. The series offers entertaining and carefully selected arts and humanities programs chosen with the audi...
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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