Monthly Archives: August 2019

Pursuit Boats’ expansion to triple Fort Pierce campus

Pursuit Boats, one of St. Lucie County’s largest manufacturers, broke ground today for the first phase of an expansion that will ultimately increase their local employment to 600 and bring their campus footprint to 100 acres of land with 773,000 square feet of manufacturing and support space.
Aug. 30, 2019|

Children’s summit focuses on protections for youths

Every year, Guardians for New Futures, a small, grassroots nonprofit organization in St. Lucie County, coordinates and hosts a huge, two-day Child Summit at Indian River State College’s Treasure Coast Public Safety Training Complex in Fort Pierce. This year’s Summit, slated for Wednesday, Sept. 25, and Thursday, Sept. 26, is free and open to all who are concerned about children.
Aug. 30, 2019|

Hankerson-Henry Productions, LLC (HHP Films) announces their film, “Gullah Geechee Corridor and the East Coast Greenway”

The Video On Demand release follows an active schedule of film screenings and speaking events of the “Gullah Geechee Corridor and the East Coast Greenway” documentary by Executive Producer Derek Boyd Hankerson, including at numerous Florida State Parks, non-profit organizations, and educational meetings. In addition to being co-Executive Producer with Sheri Henry of Hankerson Henry Productions, Hankerson also directed, wrote, and narrated the film.
Aug. 30, 2019|

The City of Port St. Lucie’s September 11th Ceremony

The City of Port St. Lucie invites the public to gather in front of the Civic Center to reflect on the events of Sept. 11, 2001 and to remember and honor those who lost their lives. This year’s theme is: “Sacrifice and Service.” We look forward to joining together as we unite to remember the past and embrace the present.
Aug. 30, 2019|

Port St. Lucie City Council to vote on Cleveland Clinic agreement

As part of a plan that would fulfill the City’s long-held vision to bring preeminent bio-science research to Tradition, the City Council on Monday night will consider a lease agreement with world-renowned Cleveland Clinic to occupy the City’s Florida Center for Bio-Science facility.
Aug. 23, 2019|

Vero Beach Museum of Art joins Smithsonian Magazine’s 15th annual Museum Day

The Vero Beach Museum of Art will open its doors free of charge to all Museum Day ticketholders on Saturday September 21, 2019 as part of Smithsonian magazine’s 15th annual Museum Day, a national celebration of boundless curiosity in which participating museums emulate the free admission policy at the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington DC-based museums.
Aug. 23, 2019|

Grand opening of the Crosstown Parkway celebration

The entire community is invited to come together to celebrate the grand opening of the Crosstown Parkway on Saturday, September 28 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and be among the first to experience PSL’s new bridge over the North Fork of the St. Lucie River up close.
Aug. 23, 2019|

Floresta Drive and Village Green Nighttime Road Closures

Beginning Sunday, August 25, at 9 p.m., the contractor for the Crosstown Parkway Extension Project will be closing Floresta Drive between Atlantus Avenue and Chaloupe Avenue during nighttime hours for an anticipated two weeks. The nighttime hours will be from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Aug. 23, 2019|

OCULUS Surgical — a 2019 Florida Company to Watch

Port St. Lucie/August 17, 2019 — OCULUS Surgical, Inc. has been honored by GrowFL as one of only 50 companies statewide for the prestigious 2019 Florida Companies to Watch award. The program, now in its ninth year, celebrates growing second-stage companies headquartered in Florida.
Aug. 19, 2019|

St. Lucie County reels in new aquaculture company

St. Lucie County will be home to one of the largest Florida pompano aquaculture facilities in the world once Aquaco Farms begins full operations north of Fort Pierce.
Aug. 16, 2019|