Monthly Archives: August 2016

Post Insurance celebrates employee anniversaries

PORT ST. LUCIE – Post Insurance celebrated two milestone anniversaries last week. Suzzanne Holt  marks 34+ years with Post Insurance and Kelley Booth celebrated her 10-year anniversary.

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Aug. 30, 2016|

Fort Pierce announces home purchase assistance program

FORT PIERCE – The City of Fort Pierce has announced the commitment of over $200,000 for the Fort Pierce Home Purchase Assistance Program. This program will provide financial assistance to qualified first-time home buyers for down payment and closing costs associated with purchasing a home.

The home must be located within the city limits of […]

Aug. 30, 2016|

Golf event to raise funds for mammograms

ST. LUCIE COUNTY – Premier Wellness Centers will host the Inaugural Premier Wellness Centers Golf Classic on Saturday, Sept. 10 at St. Lucie Trail Golf Course. The event is open to the public and will benefit Windsor Community Angels. Windsor Community Angels provides free mammograms to women in St. Lucie County who have no […]

Aug. 28, 2016|

Organization receives 2016 National Main Street Accreditation

VERO BEACH – Main Street Vero Beach has been designated as an accredited Main Street America program for meeting rigorous performance standards set by the National Main Street Center.

According to Elaine Jones, Executive Director of Main Street Vero Beach (MSVB), Main Streets are important because “Downtowns keep profits local, they support family owned businesses […]

Aug. 28, 2016|

County launches tourism app

ST. LUCIE COUNTY – Have you seen? St. Lucie County now has a downloadable app for cell phones. We just downloaded it to get a feel for what it has to offer.

So far we like that it is chockful of suggestions of things to do. In addition to a beach guide, dining guide, and […]

Aug. 23, 2016|

Daniel Ochse hired as advisor

ST. LUCIE COUNTY – Coldwell Banker Paradise has announced that Daniel Ochse has officially joined the organization as a Luxury Residential, Commercial & Agricultural Real Estate Advisor.

In 1996, Ochse left a successful agricultural career in the wine and dairy industries in South Africa and moved to California to continue his career in dairy and […]

Aug. 22, 2016|

Museum Art School adult class registration opens

VERO BEACH – Registration for the Museum Art School’s array of adult classes kicked off Aug. 22. This year’s offerings include a wide selection of studio arts and humanities classes and weekend workshops for people of all ages and skill levels.

The fall session begins Sept. 26 with an add/drop week to occur Sept. 26-30.

The […]

Aug. 22, 2016|

New initiative receives $1.5 million investment

FORT PIERCE –  Treasure Coast Food Bank recently received a $1.5 million gift from philanthropist Bill Lichtenberger that will benefit the organization’s new initiative, the Florida Agriculture & Nourishment Collaborative.

The Collaborative is scheduled to open early 2017. It will be anchored at Treasure Coast Food Bank’s former distribution center in northern St. Lucie County […]

Aug. 22, 2016|

Fort Pierce launches public survey

FORT PIERCE – The City of Fort Pierce  has launched a new public survey to measure the effectiveness of communications and to learn more about how residents and visitors wish to receive information about the City. The survey is available online here.

In addition to the online survey, paper surveys are also available in English […]

Aug. 15, 2016|

U.S. News & World Report recognizes hospital for specialty treatments

STUART – Martin Medical Center has been recognized as one of the best hospitals for 2016-17 in the treatment and procedures for heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and hip replacement.

The U.S. News Best Hospital rankings, now in their 27th year, help guide patients to hospitals that deliver outstanding care across 25 specialties, […]

Aug. 15, 2016|