For the third straight year, Treasure Coast Food Bank’s Convoy of H.O.P.E. will roll out from its Fort Pierce headquarters with boxes of nutritious food for area seniors. This year, more than 3,000 boxes will be distributed on Wednesday, Dec. 12 – doubling the number from just two years ago.
INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - The Upward American Veterans program of The Veterans Council of Indian River County has passed a significant milestone. In just six years, the program has now provided over $200,000 in emergency aid to about 600 Indian River County veterans and their families.
VERO BEACH - Vero Beach will get a do-over on the City Council election.
INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - The Economic Opportunities Council of Indian River County recently hosted its fourth Head Start Community Read Week. EOC invited members of the community to read to Head Start children.
FELLSMERE - On Dec. 8, a new military museum will open in Fellsmere, dedicated to the U.S. Navy Armed Guard and Merchant Marines of World War 2. This museum will honor a group of veterans who very few know or heard about.
County commissioners reluctantly cede fight against railroad citing numerous concessions
City Commission schedules interviews with five potential candidates
Diminished Council decides to table authorization of city attorney search until all members are present
Arts & Entertainment
VERO BEACH - On Dec. 11, the installation of the dramatic Embracing Peace bronze sculpture of a sailor and a nurse by renowned artist Seward Johnson will take place at McKee Botanical Garden.
VERO BEACH - The Indian River County Library System presents the following programs in December at both the Main Library and the Brackett Library. All are free and open to the public. Some require registration.
SEBASTIAN - The annual Sebastian River High School Prism concert is here, with five performances Dec. 6-9.
VERO BEACH - The Choral Department at Sebastian River Middle School will present two Holiday Madrigal Dinners on Thursday, Dec. 6, and Friday, Dec. 7, beginning at 7 p.m. The dinners will be held at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Vero Beach.
VERO BEACH - The Vero Beach Theatre Guild is holding auditions for “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.”