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Scholarship established in volunteer's memory
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- The Van Duzer Foundation has set up a permanently endowed scholarship fund through the Indian River State College Foundation to provide scholarships for students attending IRSC. The scholarship fund was created in memory of Calvin W. Lane to honor his many years of volunteer service through the Van Duzer Foun...
Legislators meet to discuss issues
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- The Treasure Coast Advocacy Coalition presented its red book of local political concerns to elected state officials Nov. 9 at a special legislative breakfast. Issues presented in the red book, a compilation of local nonprofit priorities, were identified earlier in the fall during a legislative summit. This ye...
Pharmacy holding light contest
For Hometown News FORT PIERCE -- Butterfield's Pharmacy and Medical Supplies is having a community Christmas light contest on Dec. 21 starting at 7 p.m. First prize is $500 to the winning home. The contest is open to those in the Lakewood Park ZIP code 34951 area and the Meadow Wood and Golden Ponds communities. Registration deadline is Dec. 17...
Library brings back afternoon movies
For Hometown News FORT PIERCE -- The Zora Neal Hurston Branch Library is bringing back its afternoon movies program, starting Saturday, Dec. 8 with a month of free, family friendly films. On Saturday, Dec. 8 at 2 p.m., "Jumanji" featuring Robin William, Kristen Dunst and Bonnie Hunt will be on the screen. When two kids play an old magic board g...
Andy L. Beke Andy L. Beke, 68, of Fort Pierce, died Nov. 11, 2012. He was born in Hungary and lived in Fort Pierce for 60 years. He is survived by two daughters, Tiffany and Deirdre and two grandchildren. Arrangements by All County Funeral Home & Crematory. Helen G. Peyser Helen G. Peyser, 86, of Fort Pierce, died Nov. 15, 2012. She was born in...
Health center offers free consults to military families
For Hometown news FORT PIERCE -- Ocean Chiropractic and Health Center is participating in the nationwide campaign, the NALA's Shop Local for Vets through Dec. 8. During these special shopping days, Ocean Chiropractic and Health, located at 805 Virginia Ave., suite 10 in Fort Pierce, will offer free consultations to all military members and thei...
Holiday festival unites businesses
For Hometown news ST. LUCIE COUNTY -- Saint Lucie Lanes will host an inaugural holiday festival and car show from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Dec. 15. This event is free to the public. St. Lucie County businesses are uniting to keep the magic in Christmas by gathering at Saint Lucie Lanes on Dec. 15 to celebrate the holiday season. There will be bargains ...
Sports program expanding
For Hometown News ST. LUCIE COUTNY -- i9Sports has been successfully providing flag football and soccer leagues for children ages 3 through 17 in St. Lucie West for four years. The programs will expand in January to two locations in Fort Pierce: Lawnwood Field and Lakewood Regional Park. Flag football will be available for children as young as...
Nonprofit secures first investment
For Hometown News ST. LUCIE COUNTY -- The nonprofit solar and energy loan fund received its first investment from Mercy Investment Services, a faith-based, socially responsible investment organization for the Sisters of Mercy and its sponsored ministries. The investment will supplement SELF's existing loan pool and allow the organization to exp...
Planetarium to offer holiday shows
For Hometown News ST. LUCIE COUNTY -- The Indian River State College Hallstrom Planetarium at the main campus in Fort Pierce will host two holiday shows: "Star of Wonder," a Treasure Coast favorite, and a special live one-day holiday event, "Yuletides." The planetarium show, "Star of Wonder," will recreate the skies as they appeared 2,000 years...
Foundation supports local nonprofit
For Hometown News ST. LUCIE COUNTY -- The TD Charitable Foundation donated a total of $10,000 to the Early Learning Coalition of St. Lucie County as part of the bank's commitment to giving back to the community. The Early Learning Coalition of St. Lucie County is a nonprofit organization offering child care resource and referral services; the s...
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...
Organization changes name
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- Pink Tie Friends on the Treasure Coast has a new name but their mission remains the same. The nonprofit organization dedicated to raising funds to help breast cancer patients in Martin, St. Lucie and Indian River counties marked a successful sixth annual friendship luncheon with the announcement of a new name...
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...
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...
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. Class for dads The Nurturing Father's class is offered free to all St. Lucie County men by ...

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