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Store offers incentive to help needy kids
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY -- Riverfront Kayaks/Tri-Athletica Sports, the Treasure Coast's newest kayaking and triathlon adventure store, invites residents to exchange a toy for needy girls and boys on the Treasure Coast for 20 percent discount on any regular-priced merchandise and 10 percent on any kayak or bicycle in the store. "We want ...
Fitness trail dedicated
For Hometown News STUART -- Martin Health System and the city of Stuart recently dedicated the Martin Fitness Trail designed to encourage individuals to exercise and enhance their health. The dedication was held at Martin Medical Center in Stuart, followed by guided walking tours of the trail. The collaboration between Martin Health and the cit...
Benefit to support local veterans
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY -- Fun Tours Travel presents the Travel for the Troops "Fun"-raiser to benefit the House of Hope veterans fund on Feb. 7, from 3-6 p.m. at the Harbour Bay Plaza Palm Room in Sewall's Point. Participants can take advantage of travel incentives and donations from suppliers and when they book cruises and tours, they...
Gertrude Feldman Gertrude Feldman, 91, of Stuart, died Nov. 26, 2012. She was born in Germany and lived in Stuart for 29 years. She is survived by a daughter, Amy; two sons, Philip and Paul and seven grandchildren. Arrangements by the Neptune Society. Marilyn Wine Marilyn Wine, 81, of Stuart, died Nov. 24, 2012. She was born in Toledo, Ohio...
Company offering savings on flu shots
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- Coast2Coast Rx discount prescription cards can now be used to save up to 30 percent on seasonal flu shots. Consumers can use their cards in the same way they normally would for prescriptions. Use the pharmacy locator tool on the Coast2Coast Rx website to contact the nearest pharmacy. As a nationwide prescript...
Registration underway for spring semester
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- Registration is now underway for the 2013 spring semester at Indian River State College with a wide variety of educational opportunities to launch a career or re-train for a new direction in life. IRSC offers more than 150 programs ranging from quick job training to two-year associate degree programs and 20 b...
Museum opens new house
For Hometown News FORT PIERCE -- The National Navy SEAL Museum has officially opened Trident House, a residential home located directly on the water, for use by U.S. Navy SEALs and their families. Trident House serves to augment the preservation of the Force and Families program initiated by United States Operations Command. This initiative rec...
Awareness campaign to include poster, video contest
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- The Florida Division of Emergency Management and Florida chapters of the American Red Cross will celebrate Severe Weather Awareness week Feb. 11- 15. This annual public awareness campaign provides an opportunity for teachers to educate students on the importance of being prepared in the event of severe weathe...
Chamber videos available online
For Hometown News HOBE SOUND -- Now anyone, anywhere can connect with the Hobe Sound chamber in numerous ways, online in the office or at home. Thanks to the help of long-time chamber member, Word of Mouth Computers & Electronics, the Hobe Sound chamber can add You Tube to its list of social media networks. Chris Rich, director of operations fo...
Dance studio raises money for shelter
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY -- Music filled the air as newly trained and professional dancers took to the dance floor as part of a first-time event to raise funds and awareness for the Humane Society of the Treasure Coast. The Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Stuart sponsored a dance series that started in September and culminated with a finale...
Museum to host holiday event
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY -- The Children's Museum of the Treasure Coast's "Holiday's Around the World" celebration will take place Dec. 14 from 5- 7:30 p.m. Visitors to the museum will enjoy a "trip around the globe" to learn about other country's holiday festivities and help them welcome the first signs of snow in Florida. Children are ...
Christmas parade winner announced
For Hometown News HOBE SOUND -- On Dec. 1 the streets of downtown Hobe Sound were lined with red and green garland, bows and bells, as well as more than 4,000 residents and visitors. Businesses and store fronts were decorated and opened their doors to share holiday treats and entertainment. The Mancuso Building on the south side of Bridge Road,...
Annual holiday open house to be held Dec. 16
For Hometown news MARTIN COUNTY -- The House of Refuge, Martin County's oldest building, will host a third annual holiday open house on Dec. 16 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The public is welcome to come enjoy historic holiday decorations, free admission to the House of Refuge, live bluegrass music, holiday shopping at the boathouse, refreshments and mor...
Luncheon to benefit Treasure Coast nonprofit
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY -- The Founding Friends of Treasure Coast Hospice will hold a butterfly luncheon, on Jan. 28. Ticket sales have been brisk and hundreds of ladies throughout Martin and St. Lucie counties are looking forward to spending a delightful afternoon at the Harbour Ridge Yacht and Country Club, all while supporting Treasu...
Student completes 75 hours of work for degree
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY -- Shanna Beard, a student at Indian River State College, completed the 75 hours of work required by her community/public health nursing class at Martin County Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care, a medical day care center for medically fragile, complex children in Stuart. "I chose Martin County PPEC after talking...
Nonprofit seeking volunteer tax preparers
For Hometown News MARTIN COUNTY -- Millions go unclaimed each year by low- and moderate-income working families and individuals. These local residents are either not aware of how they can take advantage of the earned income tax credit or sometimes don't file a return at all. To help these residents keep more of their hard-earned money, United W...
Bank supports nonprofit for more than 25 years
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- In keeping with Seacoast National Bank's legacy of more than 25 years of support for the March of Dimes, the organization recently announced it would donate $15,000 as the 2013 premiere sponsor for Treasure Coast March for Babies, which includes Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee and St. Lucie counties. Seacoas...
Webinar aims to help with college financial aid
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- Jeff Atwater, Florida's chief financial officer and the Department of Financial Services is teaming up with the Florida Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators to offer a webinar, "Paying for College: Controlling Your Degree of Debt." As financial aid application deadlines are fast approaching, t...
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...
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...

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