Monthly Archives: October 2016

Mayor bestows Neighborhood Gems awards

FORT PIERCE — Mayor Linda Hudson announced the winners of the Mayor’s Neighborhood Gems Award Oct. 21 at the monthly Coffee with the Mayor.

The Keep Fort Pierce Beautiful Committee, City of Fort Pierce Code Enforcement Department and Mayor Hudson have partnered together to recognize residential improvements. The award is intended to build neighborhood […]

Oct. 25, 2016|

5 programs hosted for children at Gifford center

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY- One of the special activities that Gifford Youth Achievement Center kids get to experience is spending time in nature thanks to the Indian River Land Trust and other eco-friendly organizations like the Environmental Learning Center. The children have a great time getting out of their regular routine by exploring the woods, […]

Oct. 25, 2016|

96 cases of water donated to Boys/Girls Clubs

Southern Eagle Distributing, a locally owned/operated company and strong community partner, in partnership with Anheuser-Busch, donated 96 cases of water to the Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Lucie County. The water will be available to Club Members are each of the area clubhouses.

“We brought in extra water prior to hurricane Mathew,” […]

Oct. 25, 2016|

Curator Jay Williams to retire Oct. 28

VERO BEACH – The Vero Beach Museum of Art announces that Jay Williams, Museum Curator will retire on October 28, 2016 after a career spanning more than thirty-five years in the Museum field.

Jay joined the Vero Beach Museum of Art in 2011, and during the course of his five-year tenure organized several major exhibitions […]

Oct. 17, 2016|

Vero Beach Museum of Art announces new Executive Director/CEO

VERO BEACH – On behalf of Vero Beach Museum of Art’s Board of Trustees, Chair Sandra Rolf announced today that it has selected Mr. Brady Roberts as the Museum’s new Executive Director/ CEO. Mr. Roberts has been Chief Curator at the Milwaukee Art Museum since 2009, leading a Curatorial Department of more than thirty-one […]

Oct. 14, 2016|

Commissioners seek applications for Historic Preservation Board

FORT PIERCE – The Fort Pierce City Commission is seeking Fort Pierce residents to serve on the Historic Preservation Board.

To the extent possible, the Commission shall appoint professional members from the disciplines of architecture, history, architectural history, planning, archaeology, real estate, law, engineering, construction, or any other historic preservation related disciplines such as urban […]

Oct. 11, 2016|

Pelican Landing receives 2016 Architectural Recognition Award

SEBASTIAN – The Indian River County Chamber of Commerce has awarded the 2016 Architectural Recognition Award to Pelican Landing Assisted Living and Memory Care Community in Sebastian, Florida.

Watercrest Senior Living Group, the developer, owner and operator of the 65,000 square foot, 89-unit senior living community, opened Pelican Landing in April of 2016 with noted […]

Oct. 11, 2016|

Craig Wengler, MD to speak at Breast Cancer Awareness Education Luncheon

PORT ST. LUCIE – Craig Wengler, MD will talk about early detection, screenings, treatments and more during a Breast Cancer Awareness Education Luncheon from 12 to 2 p.m. Wednesday at Palm Garden of Port St. Lucie, 1751 SE Hillmoor Drive.

Dr. Wengler sees patients in the Stuart and Port St. Lucie offices of Martin Treasure […]

Oct. 11, 2016|

“Afternoon at the Museum” experience therapeutic for dementia patients

VERO BEACH – Alzheimer & Parkinson Association of Indian River County and the Vero Beach Museum of Art kick off another season of “Afternoon at the Museum” every Thursday at 2 p.m.

“Afternoon at the Museum” is a free 90-minute, docent-led exhibition tour and a related studio art activity for individuals living with Alzheimer’s and […]

Oct. 4, 2016|