Program allows students to conduct research on Indian River Lagoon

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VERO BEACH– “A Day in the Life of the Indian River Lagoon” is a community-based, citizen science, and experiential research program designed to have students, teachers, and environmental experts collaborate in the collection of water quality and biological inventories along the Indian River Lagoon. On October 4, 2018, […]

Sep. 4, 2018|

Fort Pierce launches public survey

FORT PIERCE – The City of Fort Pierce  has launched a new public survey to measure the effectiveness of communications and to learn more about how residents and visitors wish to receive information about the City. The survey is available online here.

In addition to the online survey, paper surveys are also available in English […]

Aug. 15, 2016|

Search for Waldo in Vero Beach promotes local businesses

VERO BEACH – The Vero Beach Book Center will host a Where’s Waldo The Where’s Waldo Celebration Party July 30 at 11 a.m. to conclude this month’s scavenger hunt in Indian River County. The scavenger hunt encourages participants to visit local businesses with a “passport,” find Waldo and get a stamp.

The celebration will include […]

Jul. 18, 2016|

Stuart Main Street recognized as community of the month

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TALLAHASSEE – Secretary of State Ken Detzner announced today (June 10) that Stuart Main Street has been designated the June 2016 Florida Main Street Community of the Month. Communities are selected based on their developmental achievements and participation in the Florida Main Street Program. This program was designated in 1987, displaying […]

Jun. 13, 2016|

Company accepting food donations for UP of Indian River County

VERO BEACH – John’s Island Real Estate Company will be collecting unopened, shelf-stable food items to help United Against Poverty (UP) of Indian River County through May 20.

Seasonal residents planning to clean out their pantries before leaving for the summer, or full-time residents who are reorganizing their pantries, can help local families in need […]

May. 16, 2016|

John’s Island Club donates catamaran to Vero Beach Lifeguard Association

Recently John’s Island Club graciously donated one of their Hobie Cat 13-foot catamarans to the Vero Beach Lifeguard Association.

“We think the VBLA is doing a great job with educating the public about our beaches and water safety. We want to help out in any way we can,” remarked Ken Keaton, Director of Aquatics & […]

Apr. 24, 2016|

Harbour Ridge announces $11 million expansion

PALM CITY – Harbour Ridge Yacht and Country Club has announced a 3-year, $11 million amenity enhancement program to build a new lifestyle center and renovate its famed Golden Marsh golf course.

“Our members are responding to the national sports, fitness and wellness trends,” said Herbert Heuchert, president of the board of directors, of […]

Mar. 3, 2015|