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Skate board competition taking place in Jensen Beach
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY -- SKATE-COMP 2013 takes place on March 2 at Rio-Jensen Skate Park at 2151 N.E. Dixie Highway in Jensen Beach. Participants in this annual skateboard competition will test their skills on the street course, intermediate and beginner bowls. Come on wheels or on foot for activities that include: a raffle for a comp...
Animal advocates to conduct summit at Library
For Hometown news MARTIN COUNTY -- Puppy mills, greyhound racing and animal fighting are high among the concerns of animal advocates on the Treasure Coast and throughout Florida. These and other topics are on the Animal Welfare Summit's agenda set for 6 p.m. Feb. 28 in the John F. Armstrong Wing at the Blake Library in Stuart. Free and open to ...
Event to benefit Florida Oceanographic Society
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY -- Florida Oceanographic Society will host its signature fundraiser, Oceans Alive: Castaways, on Feb. 23 at 6 p.m. at 890 N.E. Ocean Blvd., on Hutchinson Island in Stuart. As the sun sets on the lagoon, Florida Oceanographic's Coastal Center will transform into a tropical island oasis where guests will enjoy live...
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...
Student business group heading to state competition
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY -- On Jan. 18, 26 Martin County High School DECA students competed in business events at the district competition held at Northwood University, with 20 students qualifying in the top six of their individual categories. This is the third year for MCHS DECA and the academy of marketing management in competition. On...
Artist studio releases spring class schedule
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY -- One of the features of the new Elliot Museum opening in March 2013 is The Studio, a working artists' studio and classroom facility across from the new exhibition hall. In anticipation of its opening, the museum announced a full array of classes for all ages and skill levels. The spring session runs from March ...
Campaign kicks-off 75th year
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY -- Martin County's March for Babies co-chairs, Chris Stapleton of IVOX and Heidi Monsour of Junior League of Martin County, hosted the 2013 campaign kick-off at Indian Riverside Park on Jan. 31. In commemoration of March of Dimes 75th anniversary, this year's kick-off event featured the "Best Celebration Cake" co...
Luncheon, fashion show to benefit animals
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY -- Enjoy the latest spring styles as the Shoppes of Harbour Bay Plaza present a luncheon and fashion show to benefit the Hobe Sound Animal Protection League at 12 p.m. March 2. Tickets cost $28 and include lunch at Renato's Italian Ristorante in Harbour Bay Plaza at Sewall's Point. Hobe Sound Animal Protection Le...
Bank sponsors tennis tournament
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY -- Seacoast National Bank was the sponsor of a tennis tournament held Jan. 12-13 at North River Tennis Club to benefit Martin County high school tennis teams. More than 60 players participated in the two-day tournament. The event netted more than $1,500. Proceeds were divided between four schools: Jensen Beach Hi...
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 ...
Famous family donates to local charity
For Hometown News HOBE SOUND -- The Hobe Sound Community Chest received a multi-million dollar pledge from Marshall Field V and his wife, Jamee. Mr. Field is a descendant of the legendary Marshall Field family, recognized around the world as pioneers of American retailing. The family owned the famous department store in Chicago that grew to bec...
Volunteers needed to deliver meals
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY -- The Council on Aging of Martin County is looking for volunteers to deliver hot noontime meals to area homebound residents. Delivery hours are 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Routes can also be shared on a bi-weekly basis; businesses can also adopt a route. Meals on Wheels volunteers must have...
Obituaries
Paul L. Buccheri Paul L. Buccheri, 97, of Stuart, died Feb. 4, 2013. He was born in Roxbury, Mass., and lived in Hobe Sound and Stuart for 33 years. He served in the U.S. Army. He is survived by a son, Ronald; two daughters, Donna and Sharon; a brother, John; three grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Arrangements by Forest Hills Funeral ...
Winner named in art contest
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY -- Optima Healthcare Solutions named the winner of its 2012 art contest, in which high school students in Martin County were asked to design a shirt for employees based on the company's 2013 theme, "Keeping it Simple." The contest, which is the first of its kind for Optima, was conducted in partnership with the E...
Looking for next Miss Treasure Coast USA
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY -- The Martin County Convention & Visitors Bureau will host the 2013 Miss Treasure Coast USA and Teen USA pageant on March 23 at the Clarion Inn in Stuart. Applications from young ladies across the Treasure Coat area are being accepted. The winners at the local level will be eligible to enter the Miss Florida USA...
Business owners to share plans with experts in "Shark Tank"-like event
For Hometown News TREAUSURE COAST-- The Research Coast Principium Foundation, while looking for companies throughout the four-county region of Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin and Okeechobee that were interested in showcasing their businesses through competition, succeeded in receiving almost 40 applicants from a myriad of different industries w...
Martin County Community News
Group accepting membership The Stuart Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol is accepting memberships from men and women ages 12 to 21, who are interested in volunteer work. Attendees will learn teamwork and leadership skills. Meetings are held every Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Martin County Sheriff's Office aviation hangar at Witham Field, in S...
Martin County Clubs & Classes
Clubs and organizations A+ Friendship Group: Nondenominational group for age 50 and older, meets Mondays and Fridays, (except holidays), from 6:30-9 p.m. for cards and games. Snacks are provided, with a $1 donation accepted. Meeting place is at the Vince Bocchino Community Center at Langford Park, 2369 N.E. Dixie Highway, Jensen Beach. For more i...

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