Members of the Vero Beach Centennial Committee pose for a photo July 17 when the City Council declared a year of celebration.

VERO BEACH — The Vero Beach City Council has proclaimed October 2018 to October 2019 the celebration year for its 100 year anniversary. An overfilled room of Centennial committee members and well-wishers on July 17 were present for the official committee photo, the proclamation reading by Councilwoman Laura Moss and the crowning of Ms. Centennial, Anna Valencia Tillery.

A dedicated group of local residents have teamed together as one committee (Co-Chaired by City Clerk Tammy Bursick and Councilman Tony Young) to prepare this year’s worth of varied activities which will represent the city’s history, landmarks, ancestors, organizations, agriculture, education, transportation and the arts through the decades of technical, beautification and architectural advancements.

Various activities are planned from Friday, October 26, 2018 continuing through the Centennial Celebratory Crescendo on Saturday, October 26, 2019. Information about them is available at the Centennial website www.VeroBeach100.org.

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