VERO BEACH - In April, Pelican Island Audubon Society and the Environmental Learning Center launched an ambitious effort to plant 100,000 new trees in Indian River County over the next 15 years. The planting has begun, and residents can participate by planting free oak or bald cypress trees,…
VERO BEACH - The Indian River County Stormwater Division and the Downtown Vero Beach Mural Project are teaming up for an educational art project.
SEBASTIAN - A local veterans’ support organization will hold a ruck march at Friendship Park in Sebastian on Nov. 9. Participation is free, and anybody can join in.
INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - The Indian River County office of the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences is collecting peanut butter to donate to local food pantries.
TREASURE COAST - October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual, international campaign to increase awareness, raise funds, and provide information for those affected by the disease.
INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - Big Brothers, Big Sisters will hold their 10th annual Chocolate Champagne & Chefs event on Oct. 28, 6-8 p.m., at Quail Valley River Club in Vero Beach.
INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - Veterans looking to connect with other veterans, either locally or when travelling, have a new tool.
VERO BEACH - As the city of Vero Beach debates whether to close the Leisure Square swimming pool, the community is invited to try out the recreation center’s facilities and programs for free on Sat., Aug.24, from 7 a.m.-2 p.m.
VERO BEACH – In the hundred year history of Vero Beach, Alma Lee Loy stands as one of the city’s most memorable woman. Ms. Loy became a force to be reckoned with in Indian River County business and politics at a time when most Treasure Coast leaders were men.
VERO BEACH - The Indian River County Main Library and Brackett Library have plenty of programs scheduled for February. All are free and open to the public, no registration required unless indicated.
If the Humane Society of the Treasure Coast has its way, all of its adoptable shelter pets will be fostered into a loving home during the holidays as part of its annual “Home for the Holidays” program. The ultimate goal is to get them all adopted.
TALLAHASSEE — During recent meetings of the Florida Healthy Kids Corporation Board of Directors, the Board approved subsidy and full-pay rates for the 2019 plan year, which began October 1 for the subsidized plan and will begin on January 1, 2019, for the full-pay plan. No full-pay premium i…
Parks and Recreation seeks volunteers
The Martin County Board of County Commissioners is seeking applications from individuals interested in volunteering to serve on the following committees.
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.
Put on those creative thinking caps, untangle those Christmas lights and get ready for the third annual City of Lights Holiday Decorating Contest presented by the City of Fort Pierce.
St. Lucie seeks volunteers to help an endangered species
Call for nominees for Junior League’s Woman of the Year
As the Florida Department of Health in St. Lucie unites with partners worldwide in observance of World AIDS Day on December 1, the department reaffirms its commitment to fighting the spread of HIV/AIDS in Florida and helping connect individuals who are positive with lifesaving treatment and …
Know your status for World AIDS Day
VERO BEACH — Indian River Medical Center will hold the IRMC Auxiliary’s Celebration of Lights ceremony on Thursday, Dec. 6, at 6 p.m. on the hospital grounds.
PORT ST. LUCIE - The third annual Breakfast with Santa benefitting New Horizons of the Treasure Coast and Okeechobee and sponsored by The St. Lucie Mets at First Data Field will be held on Saturday, Dec. 8 from 8 a.m. until noon.
Library announces date for 25th annual BookMania! festival
The Source, a local Christian outreach ministry for the homeless and needy, will remain open to provide cold night shelter in Vero Beach for the night of Tuesday, Nov. 27.
County Master Gardener program begins Jan. 8
Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge offering free wildlife tours
INDIAN RIVER COUNTY – Local citrus growers and packers are donating famous Indian River citrus to benefit the community-wide work of United Way of Indian River County.
Martin County Board of County Commissioners is seeking applications from individuals interested in volunteering to serve on the following committees.
Health officials issue mosquito-borne illness advisory
With the Thanksgiving holiday this week, many people will be busy shopping for and preparing foods to share with friends and family. The Florida Department of Health in Martin County is encouraging everyone to practice food safety while preparing meals this Thanksgiving and throughout the ho…
INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, FL– Children of all ages, along with their families, are invited to attend “Youth Taking Charge” on Saturday, Nov. 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Dasie Hope Center, 8445 64th Ave., Wabasso. The event is sponsored by Dasie Hope Center Wabasso Florida and Florida Department…
VERO BEACH — The Indian River Medical Center hospitalist program bridges the gap between the inpatient and outpatient setting. At IRMC, the hospitalists are experts in the management of hospitalized patients, and offer inpatient medical care 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Old-timers fish fry and get-together
County wants everyone to “Take a Hike” Nov. 17
Hospice offers ‘Coping with the Holidays’ workshop
Martin County Board of County Commissioners is seeking applications from individuals interested in volunteering to serve on the following committees. All individuals serve without compensation and are requested to submit an application for appointment to Martin County Administration by Frida…
INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — The Mental Health Association of Indian River County is launching a program at local high schools to provide life skills training for ninth graders, crisis and therapeutic intervention for students displaying behavioral health risk factors, and critical response service…
Area Gymnast Competes in USA Gymnastics National TOPs Testing Event, earns invite to upcoming National Camp: Sofia Stephens successfully competed in the TOPs National Testing held in Indianapolis, Oct. 5-7. After qualifying through a statewide selection process conducted over the summer, Sof…
Oxbow Eco-Center giving parents a night out Nov. 16
DivorceCare: Surviving the Holidays seminar scheduled
The Florida Department of Health in St. Lucie County (DOH-St. Lucie) has developed a national model to increase access to health care services through partnership with the Jessica Clinton MVP Foundation, a powerful advocate for preventing sudden cardiac arrest in children and young athletes.
VERO BEACH — The Indian River County Library is offering a variety of fun and informative programs throughout November, at both the Main Library in Vero Beach and the Brackett Library on the Mueller Campus of Indian River State College.
St. Lucie County’s Animal Safety, Services & Protection Division, in partnership with Operation SOS, is offering a promotion to have male cats or dogs neutered on Saturday, Nov. 3 for free with the purchase of a St. Lucie County Pet License (annual license is $10 or Lifetime License: $25).
The St. Lucie County 4-H Ride-A-Thon Fundraiser on Nov. 3
Hear about military experiences, learn about veterans services
Take action to ‘Shoo the Flu’
The Indian River County Supervisor of Elections reminds voters that 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31 is the deadline to request a ballot to be mailed for the November 6 General Election. “The General Election ballot is two-sided and contains twelve Constitutional Amendments. Vote-by-mail ballots al…
VERO BEACH — The 26th Annual Samaritan Center Soup Bowl will be held at about 46 serving sites on Thursday, Nov. 1. Lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and dinner locations will serve from 4:30-7 p.m.
FORT PIERCE – St. Lucie County Commissioners are looking for civic-minded residents to serve on several boards and committees.
VNA offering the following no-cost community wellness screenings in November
Loren Anderson, director of marketing for Colter Homes, Port St. Lucie Mayor Greg Oravec and, cutting the ribbon, Pickle Ball Community Member Jamie Chauss and Wayne Soojian, vice president of Treasure Coast operations for Kolter Homes, with John Manrique, vice president of marketing for Ko…
Sebastian River’s marching band performs at half time.
Corbin Gibson (No. 1) celebrates after a touchdown.
Sebastian’s Ian Snow (No. 20) pushes through Central players for a down.
Sebastian River player Jadrain Scurry (No. 11) tries to get yards.
Sebastian’s Colton Day (No. 28) wrestles with a Central player.