Monthly Archives: May 2019

St. Lucie County Education Foundation awards scholarships

2019 Scholarship winners during the program at Fort Pierce Central High School

ST. LUCIE COUNTY – The St. Lucie County Education Foundation awarded 58 scholarships on May 9 during a program at Fort Pierce Central High School. 21 donors provided close to $50,000 to graduating seniors of St. Lucie Public Schools. Joseph E. Smith, St […]

May. 29, 2019|

Youth Guidance Mentoring Academy announces Tropical Night Luau

VERO BEACH – The Youth Guidance 42nd Annual Tropical Night Luau is less than one month away. Scheduled for Saturday, June 8, 2019, from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m., the event is located at the Oak Harbor Club in Vero Beach. Known as “Vero’s best party of the year” the Tropical Night Luau includes dining, […]

May. 27, 2019|

Big Brothers Big Sisters to present Meat Raffle for Mentoring

FELLSMERE — When Big Brothers Big Sisters of St. Lucie, Indian River, and Okeechobee Counties (BBBS) CEO Stacey Watson-Mesley asked “Want to have a Meat Raffle?” the BBBS Team looked at her in confusion.

“A what?” questioned Taylor Farnsworth, BBBS’ Development Officer while Marketing Coordinator, Megan Rossknecht, began to laugh and asked, “Can you please […]

May. 27, 2019|

Susan Gromis named Main Street Vero Beach Executive Director

VERO BEACH – Susan Gromis has been named Executive Director of Main Street Vero Beach. Her background as a small business owner and experience in retail and customer service fits Main Street’s focus on community building. Sue also has extensive volunteer leadership experience in education-related causes in Rotary International. Sue is originally from Pennsylvania […]

May. 27, 2019|

Dow Decorating opens beautiful new showroom

After operating their first decorating company in Connecticut for many successful years, David & Kathy Dow have brought their talents to 1489 St. Lucie West Blvd. in Port St. Lucie. They have created a beautiful showroom featuring Hunter Douglas, blinds, shades & plantation shutters, a wonderful array of over 8,000 decorator fabric choices, custom […]

May. 20, 2019|

McKee Botanical Garden to participate in Blue Star Museums program

VERO BEACH – McKee Botanical Garden announced it will join museums nationwide in participating in the tenth summer of Blue Star Museums, a program which provides free admission to our nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families this summer. The 2019 program will begin earlier than in past years, launching on Saturday, May 18, […]

May. 20, 2019|

Keeping America’s workforce prepared

Workforce First Aid & Safety wants you to feel happy, healthy and safe by doing the right thing for everyone. Although new to the Treasure Coast, Workforce First Aid & Safety has 20-plus years in the first aid marketplace. First Aid & Safety wants you to be treated fairly and wants to shop for your […]

May. 20, 2019|

Sunrise Volkswagen grand opening scheduled for Saturday, May 18

FORT PIERCE — Antique Volkswagens, a live band, a bounce house, food trucks, and a Volkswagen Jetta giveaway are just a few of the highlights of the Sunrise Volkswagen grand opening scheduled for Saturday, May 18.

The event will be held at the new Sunrise Volkswagen dealership at 5359 S. U.S. 1, from 9 a.m. […]

May. 13, 2019|

Joan K. Goodrich to join Business Development Board of Martin County as new Executive Director

MARTIN COUNTY – The Business Development Board of Martin County (BDBMC) announced that Joan K. Goodrich will join its team as Executive Director on June 3, 2019 to help lead the organization’s core mission, develop a shared vision for the future of the organization, build understanding and develop appropriate goals and strategies to advance […]

May. 13, 2019|

Grand Harbor Community Outreach Program helps United Against Poverty lift ‘UP’ those in need with a generous grant

VERO BEACH – The Grand Harbor Community Outreach Program (GHCOP) kicked off April with an inaugural Breakfast of Champions to celebrate the distribution of 37 grants amounting to more than $408,000. GHCOP awarded United Against Poverty (UP) a $16,000 grant to use toward funding the nonprofit’s Success Training Employment Program (STEP).

STEP is a 120 […]

May. 7, 2019|