Monthly Archives: March 2018

Treasure Coast manufacturers dominate South Florida awards

TREASURE COAST — Treasure Coast based manufacturers dominated this year’s South Florida Manufacturer’s Association (SFMA) Manufacturer of the Year Awards, presented this month at the organization’s 39th annual recognition event.

Five of the 18 finalists and three of the eight award winners were Treasure Coast companies. D & D Welding & Fabrication (Fort […]

Mar. 28, 2018|

The Mental Health Association hosts its first half marathon

VERO BEACH — It was a chilly morning on March 17 as the Mental Health Association kicked off its first ever Brew-2-Brew Half Marathon at The Walking Tree Brewery. The St. Patrick’s Day morning race had 122 participants who arrived armed with their official race kits which included a race bib, timing chip, official […]

Mar. 27, 2018|

The Buggy Bunch Appoints Tara Wright Executive Director

VERO BEACH — The Buggy Bunch Board of Trustees announces the appointment of Tara Wright as Executive Director. Wright assumed the position March 13, 2018. Wright succeeds founding member, Kelly Sartain, who served as Executive Director for nine years.

Wright has served on the Board of Trustees for four years and has 12 years […]

Mar. 21, 2018|

Announcing the new batch of Top Chef Martin County contestants

STUART — The second Annual Top Chef Martin County charity event sizzles April 14 at St. Joseph’s Family Center in Stuart from 7 to 10 p.m.

The new batch of local amateur chefs includes Dina Roosth, Melissa Zolla, Dr. Brian Moriarty, Tina Kraft, and Jennifer Stull Wise, and they are already turning up the heat. […]

Mar. 20, 2018|

St. Lucie Battery & Tire partners with Boys & Girls Clubs

Left to Right: Melanie Wiles-BGC, Lindsey Concannon, Ken Walsh, Jeff Deans from SLBT, Will Armstead and Maygan Johnson-BGC.

FORT PIERCE – St. Lucie Battery & Tire has become a Strategic Partner of the Boys & Girls Club of St. Lucie County. The locally based company donated $10,000 to support the Club’s programming.

“We’re proud to […]

Mar. 20, 2018|

‘HEART TO HEART: A Conversation on Cardiac Health’ comes to Vero Beach

Photo, L-R: Event co-chairs Marcy and Dick DeWolfe; Dr. Malissa Wood, clinical cardiologist and staff physician in the Cardiac Ultrasound Laboratory at MGH; Dr. Brit Nicholson, Senior Vice President for Development at MGH; Dr. Duke Cameron, cardiac surgeon and co-director of the Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program at MGH; and, event co-chairs Jan and […]

Mar. 20, 2018|

Rooster in Garden opens in downtown Fort Pierce

FORT PIERCE — The first of two new downtown dining venues has quietly begun serving its first meals as it prepares for its grand opening on Friday, March 23.

Chef Chris Bireley said Rooster in the Garden, in The Galleria at 100 S. Second Street, has begun serving a limited lunch and dinner menu and […]

Mar. 16, 2018|

Local doctor and wife host event to raise funds for House of Hope

Custom cake crafted by “The Cake Lady” honoring House of Hope’s nutrition initiatives

STUART — More than 150 guests attended a private fundraiser thrown by Dr. Daniel and Marlena Husted in support of House of Hope’s nutrition garden programs at their grand waterfront home on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. A clarinet foursome musically set the […]

Mar. 7, 2018|

30th Anniversary Gala at the Environmental Learning Center

VERO BEACH — The Environmental Learning Center’s 30th Anniversary Gala is here. “Envision the Future” is the theme of the evening, and poet and essayist Gary Snyder says it beautifully: “Nature is not a place you visit. It is home.”

A highlight of the evening will be to present the first “Environmental Visionary in Action […]

Mar. 6, 2018|

Vero Vino Wine & Food Festival raises money for the Boys & Girls Clubs

From left to right: Patti Carlson, Susan Rane, Pastor Dan Holloway, Elizabeth Thomason of Boys & Girls Clubs, Barbara Petrillo and Tammy Bursick.

VERO BEACH — The Vero Vino Wine & Food Festival, held by Unity Center of Vero Beach, completed its inaugural event with the presentation of nearly $3,500 in donations to the Boys […]

Mar. 6, 2018|