Monthly Archives: March 2016

Richardsons of The Brennity to be grand marshal and aide

VERO BEACH – Frank and Peggy Richardson, residents of The Brennity at Vero Beach, will be playing a big part in the 7th annual Indian River County St. Patrick’s Day parade at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 19, along 14th Avenue from the Vero Beach High School. Frank will be the grand marshal and […]

Mar. 15, 2016|

Local agency to offer AARP auto insurance program

PORT ST. LUCIE – The Hartford has announced that it is making its award-winning AARP-branded auto insurance program available through Post Insurance in Port St. Lucie.

Post Insurance was chosen after satisfying a number of eligibility requirements, which included demonstrating a commitment to community service, meeting a high-level of business and ethical standards, and completing […]

Mar. 15, 2016|

Frank Stawara joins Vero Beach staff

VERO BEACH – Chris Bieber, Area Executive and Vice President of Commercial Lending of CenterState Bank in Vero Beach, has appointed Frank Stawara to the Vero Beach team. Stawara is handling business development and assisting Bieber with commercial lending operations.

Stawara is a life-long resident of Vero Beach, where his family are the owners and […]

Mar. 15, 2016|

Scott Deal named 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year

VERO BEACH – Exemplifying the innovation, drive and persistence of a successful entrepreneur, Scott Deal of Vero Beach, founder of Maverick Boat Group, will be recognized with the Dan K. Richardson Entrepreneurship Program’s 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

Announcement of the award will be the highlight of the Entrepreneur of the Year Award dinner […]

Mar. 15, 2016|

Director/CEO Dr. Lucinda H. Gedeon has announced plans to retire

After twelve years of steering the Vero Beach Museum of Art through many positive changes, Director/CEO Dr. Lucinda H. Gedeon has announced plans to retire on November 1, 2016. However, Gedeon has agreed to stay on in her current role for as long as it takes for a successor to be appointed.
“It’s been a […]

Mar. 11, 2016|

Stuart company’s Sprinter Extreme unveiled at 2016 Chicago Auto Show

STUART – It’s big, stretching over 20 feet from end-to-end. It’s over 95 feet tall. It can haul, with 6,400 pounds of payload capacity and a towing capacity of nearly four tons. The heavy-duty Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Cab Chassis is a powerhouse ready to take on tough tasks. Now, with the help of a Stuart-based […]

Mar. 2, 2016|

Chicken Salad Lunch donation aids in patient care

FORT PIERCE – The Golden Ponds Community of Fort Pierce recently donated the proceeds of their Annual Chicken Salad Lunch to aid patient care at Treasure Coast Hospice. This year, the donated funds totaled $7,680.

Over the past 10 years, the Golden Ponds Community has donated more than $52,000 to Treasure Coast Hospice and has […]

Mar. 2, 2016|

Internships help graduates hit the ground running

Indian River State College graduates are landing hundreds of well-paying local jobs in a variety of careers, many of them staying on after internships.Justin Jensen says he learned more studying for his associate degree in electronics engineering, photonics than he did earning a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering at Florida State University. The 26-year-old […]

Mar. 2, 2016|