Monthly Archives: April 2016

Research may give new hope to avocado production

Cristina Pisaniexamines an avocado tree that succumbed to the laurel wilt pathogen in the USDA field adjacent to the UF/IFAS Indian River Research and Education Center near Fort Pierce. Photo by Robin Koestoyo.


By Robin Koestoyo (University of Florida News Office)

FORT PIERCE – Findings from new University of Florida research may lead growers to produce […]

Apr. 25, 2016|

John’s Island Club donates catamaran to Vero Beach Lifeguard Association

Recently John’s Island Club graciously donated one of their Hobie Cat 13-foot catamarans to the Vero Beach Lifeguard Association.

“We think the VBLA is doing a great job with educating the public about our beaches and water safety. We want to help out in any way we can,” remarked Ken Keaton, Director of Aquatics & […]

Apr. 24, 2016|

Online fundraiser set to benefit local nonprofits

MARTIN COUNTY – Great Give Palm Beach and Martin Counties is a 24-hour online giving event led by the Community Foundation for Palm Beach County, United Way of Palm Beach County and United Way of Martin County designed to raise as much money as possible for local nonprofits in a single day. This community-wide […]

Apr. 24, 2016|

TCBS announces panel of local business experts

PORT ST. LUCIE – The 8th Annual Treasure Coast Business Summit will be held on May 20 at the Port St. Lucie Civic Center. This year’s theme is “The BUSINESS of Business,” and will feature a panel discussion with local experts.

The panel will include Julie Kleffel, EVP, Small Business Banking Leader at Seacoast Bank; […]

Apr. 19, 2016|

New program provides women with more services

JENSEN BEACH  – Women’s Health Specialists has launched yet another special program aimed at providing another level of care for women who want to be pampered.

According to Jeremy S. Singer, M.D. of Women’s Health Specialists, CareSelect was created to meet the expectations of today’s woman. “Many of our patients want the convenience of walk […]

Apr. 18, 2016|

Local restaurant appears on HGTV

STUART – HGTV contacted Sailor’s Return a few months back in hopes of shooting the opening scene of their new show “We Bought the Farm.” The show follows homebuyers viewing and deciding between multiple properties. It was being shot local in the Martin County area.

Thursday, April 14, realtor Stefani Hughes held a viewing party […]

Apr. 18, 2016|

Local firm hires new litigator

STUART – A Law Firm of Lauri J. Goldstein and Associates is proud to announce the addition of Attorney Jean Laws Scott to the practice. Scott has more than 15 years combined legal experience and leadership skills in advocating for the legal concerns for clients in criminal defense, personal injury, wrongful death and family […]

Apr. 11, 2016|

Area offices announce new agents

FT. PIERCE –Real Estate Agent Ethan McAuliffe has joined Coldwell Banker Paradise. Ethan McAuliffe has lived on Florida’s Treasure Coast for 18 years, and is originally from Trumbull, CT. He loves the beautiful weather, access to the ocean and reasonable cost of living that the Treasure Coast has to offer. He holds a Bachelor […]

Apr. 9, 2016|

New Auxiliary officers installed at annual luncheon

At its annual luncheon on April 4, the Martin Health Auxiliary installed a new slate of board officers. Pictured here from left to right are: Susan Dyall, recording secretary; Nancyann Taylor, vice president; Shelley Guerard, treasurer; and Bill Michaud, president. Missing from the photo is Barbara Pitts, corresponding secretary.


MARTIN COUNTY – On April 4, […]

Apr. 9, 2016|

Tom Manwaring hired as new development associate

VERO BEACH – SafeSpace, the Treasure Coast’s only regional Certified Domestic Violence Organization, is pleased to announce the hiring of Tom Manwaring as a new development associate. Located in Vero Beach, Manwaring will assist Director of Development Tracy Levy with fund development, donor cultivation and community engagement efforts, focusing primarily on Indian River County.

Manwaring […]

Apr. 9, 2016|