Monthly Archives: September 2016

Publix donates $100,000 for Florida Agriculture & Nourishment Collaborative

FORT PIERCE – Treasure Coast Food Bank and Publix Super Markets Charities have announced a gift of $100,000 to the food bank to support its Florida Agriculture & Nourishment Collaborative.

The Collaborative, anchored at Treasure Coast Food Bank’s former distribution center, will provide millions of additional pounds of fresh, locally-grown produce for families and individuals […]

Sep. 27, 2016|

Dancing with the Martin Stars raises over $166,000

STUART – On Sept. 24, Martin County Healthy Start Coalition, Inc.’s annual Dancing with the Martin Stars once again charmed audiences, built upon its continued success and reached a new fundraising record.

Nine talented and inspiring community stars and their partners entertained a sold out crowd at The Lyric Theatre. This group of brave and […]

Sep. 27, 2016|

Free Florida Humanities Series unveiled

VERO BEACH – The Emerson Center is preparing for the October debut of its six-show 2016-17 Florida Humanities Series, a decade-old series that has become a favorite on the Treasure Coast’s entertainment scene. Again this year, the programs will be free, thanks to the support of Marine Bank and Trust and a grant from […]

Sep. 27, 2016|

Peer specialists help mental health clients

TREASURE COAST – New Horizons Mental Health, Primary Care and Substance Abuse of Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin and Okeechobee counties recently hosted a Whole Health Action Management (WHAM) training program to certify peer specialists in best practices for achieving whole health.

Peer specialists are employees supervised by medical professionals who share their own personal […]

Sep. 27, 2016|

First-year nursing students honored

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY – The recipients of the prestigious Conrades’ Nursing Scholarship Award from Martin Health System are first-year nursing students (back row, left to right) Taylor Cave, Yujun Lincoln, Alexandra Konrath, Amanda Rawlings, Kate Vitiello, (front row, left to right) Shawna Young and Hongjie Wang.

This story is distributed by Treasure Coast Business,, a […]

Sep. 20, 2016|

Company increases flight service to Newark from Vero Beach

VERO BEACH – Elite Airways LLC has increased nonstop jet service between Vero Beach Regional Airport (VRB) and Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) from three times per week to four times per week on Thursdays, Fridays, Sundays and Mondays starting in November.

Additional daily nonstop flights have been added during the week of Thanksgiving and […]

Sep. 20, 2016|

Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence finalists announced

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY – Launched in 2010, the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence honors institutions that strive for and achieve exceptional levels of success for all students, while they are in college and after they graduate. Last week, the 2017 Aspen Prize Finalists were announced and Indian River State College was among them.

Finalists […]

Sep. 20, 2016|

Vero Beach ranks among top resort towns

VERO BEACH – Arrive Happy recently named Vero Beach as one of Florida’s Five Best Resort Towns.

In the online article, the travel site praised local businesses including Disney’s Vero Beach Resort, Ocean Grill, Orchid Island Brewery, the Vero Beach Museum of Art, McKee Botanical Gardens and others.

Photo courtesy Vero Beach Hotel and Spa.

This story […]

Sep. 12, 2016|

Frosch acquires Treasure Coast travel agencies

SEBASTIAN and VERO BEACH – Travel agencies Gadabout Travel (in Sebastian and Melbourne) and Treasure Coast Travel Agency (in Vero Beach) have been acquired by Frosch.

Gadabout Travel manager Theresa McKeone, told that its “offices will still be locally operated with the same great travel experts, but now with a wealth of buying power, […]

Sep. 12, 2016|

Adult theater education and dance classes offered

VERO BEACH – Registration for Riverside Theatre’s adult classes is underway. This year’s offerings include classes in theater education and dance classes.

Here’s a look at the course catalogue:

Backstage Access: Part lecture. Part seminar. Part participation. Part discussion. Love theatre? Want to learn more about the shows being produced at Riverside Theatre? Backstage Access classes […]

Sep. 12, 2016|