Monthly Archives: February 2017

African Diaspora Awards Honor the Community

VERO BEACH- Angelia Perry, Executive Director of the Gifford Youth Achievement Center was honored at the African Diaspora Awards as a Shining Star Honoree February 25th. The awards were held at the Kight Center for Emerging Technologies at Indian River State College produced by Jane Bassa-Tolliver, president of Perfect Results, Inc. and hosted by […]

Feb. 27, 2017|

Compassion House Celebrates Five Year Anniversary

STUART – Compassion House is a transitional shelter whose purpose is to lift its residents out of homelessness and into stable housing. The facility, operated by the Salvation Army of Martin County, opened its doors to homeless women and children five years ago and has had a waitlist ever since.

The vision of […]

Feb. 27, 2017|

Port St. Lucie Rocks “The City”

PORT ST. LUCIE– Have you found a painted rock tucked away somewhere in PSL? Have you hidden one of these mini-masterpieces in the City for someone to find?

If so, you are part of the ever-growing rock painting/hunting movement that has spread across the Treasure Coast. And now, the City of Port St. Lucie […]

Feb. 27, 2017|

Timothy Girard Named 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year

VERO BEACH- Exemplifying the innovation, drive and persistence of a successful entrepreneur, Timothy Girard of Vero Beach and Girard Equipment will be recognized with the Dan K. Richardson Entrepreneurship Program’s 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

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

Feb. 20, 2017|

Mariner Sands Country Club Approves New $4.6 million Improvement Plan

STUART- Mariner Sands Country Club Approves New $4.6 Million Casual Dining, Pool, and Tennis Improvement Plan

Bill Ward, General Manager and Chief Operation Officer of Mariner Sands Country Club, is pleased to announce the private club’s membership’s approval to move forward on a new $4.6 million Casual Dining, Pool, and Tennis Improvement Plan.

“This project […]

Feb. 20, 2017|

Standing Oak Farms… Treasure Coast’s Equestrian Destination

PALM CITY- One thing the new owners of Standing Oak Farms, previously known as Martin Downs Equestrian Center, do not lack, is vision. Kay-Lynette and Taylor Roca hit the ground galloping and have not slowed down since taking ownership of the facility last May. The unstoppable mother-daughter business partners say that they have only […]

Feb. 14, 2017|

Put on Your Dancing Shoes; It’s Time for the Cattleman’s Dance

FORT PIERCE — Guests will have the opportunity to see backwoods Florida at its finest during the annual Cattleman’s Dance from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18 at Adams Ranch, 26003 Orange Ave., Fort Pierce.

Tickets are $50 per person before the event or $60 at the event. The price includes dinner, dancing, auctions […]

Feb. 13, 2017|

St. Lucie Hospice House Garden Opening!

FT. PIERCE- One hundred guests recently enjoyed a dedication ceremony and reception held for the St. Lucie Hospice House Garden at Treasure Coast Hospice in Fort Pierce.

The garden is based on a design by Vero Beach landscape architect Robin Pelensky of Surlaterre Landscape Architecture with direct involvement and guidance in the plantings […]

Feb. 6, 2017|

Coldwell Banker Paradise Donates to Camp Haven

VERO BEACH, FL.- Coldwell Banker Paradise recently donated $1,000 to the men working hard to turn their lives around at Camp Haven

Camp Haven is an Indian River Transitional home that provides living opportunities and an education to men trying to escape homelessness. They hope to transform the lives of homeless men by providing […]

Feb. 5, 2017|