The Burlington store in Port St. Lucie, 1363 St. Lucie West Blvd., is reopening at 8 a.m. Friday. Prices will be marked down 50 percent .
“We have been looking forward to safely re-opening our store locations and providing extraordinary values on our wide assortment of merchandise to area residents,” said Michael O’Sullivan, CEO of Burlington Stores. “These are challenging times for all of us and the need for value is greater than ever. We look forward to welcoming our customers and associates back into our stores.”
Burlington officials said the 50 percent discount is in addition to discounts of up to 60 percent off the stores typically offer. Burlington merchandise includes women’s ready-to-wear apparel, menswear, youth apparel, footwear, home accessories, toys and coats.
New issue of Indian River Magazine arrives next week
The summer issue of Indian River Magazine, compiled during the coronavirus pandemic, arrives early next week at homes and businesses throughout the Treasure Coast. If your business would like copies to give to customers free contact [email protected]. If you would like to subscribe starting with the new issue visit https://indianriverstore.com
IRS changes health policy rules
Responding to the coronavirus pandemic, the Internal Revenue Service has issued new rules allowing employers to let their staff change their health care plans more easily. The New York Times reported that the IRS Tuesday issued new guidance allowing employers to let their workers drop out of their health insurance if they have another option, or sign up if they failed to earlier in the year. Workers could also be allowed to add more family members to their plan, or switch from one workplace plan to another.
Today’s Hometown Hero is Hope Woodhouse, past president of the John’s Island Community Service League, which both donated more than $1 million to 40 nonprofits in and, when the COVID-19 pandemic hit, then raised an additional $250,000 for the United Way of Indian County’s COVID-19 Response Fund.
“I have witnessed firsthand how tirelessly Hope Woodhouse works to help our Vero Beach community and those in need,’’ wrote Betsy Prezioso, just one of many who nominated Woodhouse. “She is thoughtful, compassionate and determined to help others. She committed herself to learn of and address the specific areas in need in Vero Beach and then helped to raise significant funds to target and support those areas.’’
Do you know somebody on the Treasure Coast who should be singled out for praise because of their actions during the coronavirus pandemic? Whether it’s a nurse at the local hospital, a volunteer at the local food bank or a grocery clerk going the extra mile, Treasure Coast Business and Indian River Magazine Inc. will help you sing their praises in our new online feature Hometown Heroes of the Treasure Coast. Visitwww.indianrivermagazine.com/hometown-heroes/
Capt. Hiram’s Resort in Sebastian is resuming its River King Eco-Tour operations. To abide by social distancing standards, seating capacity is limited to 14 guests at a time.
The Sebastian River Cruise is at 10 a.m. Tuesday through Sunday, the Dolphin Watch Cruise is offered at 1 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday and the Pelican Island Cruise is 4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Book a cruise at https://www.hirams.com/riverking
Port St. Lucie giving out rent, mortgage assistance grants
The city of Port St. Lucie has approved a grant program for residents in need of rental or mortgage assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic. The city council approved the programs May 11. People can apply beginning Monday. Prequalify online at www.cityofpsl.com/communityservices
Applicants can receive up to two months’ rent or mortgage payments not to exceed $3,000 and until grant funds are exhausted.
New cleaning franchise opens
Karen and Brian Argus have opened PuroClean in Stuart, a company aimed at helping home and business owners with water, fire, mold and other property damage. The company can be reached by phone at 772-763-1313 or online at www.PuroClean.com/ps-fl.
Coppola, Firth to address convention
VERO BEACH — Dr. Nicholas Coppola, CEO of the Mental Health Association of Indian River County, and Sheana Firth, director of marketing, have been invited by the Mental Health America to be presenters at the 2020 National Convention in September.
Dr. Coppola and Firth will deliver the pre-conference day session, “The Big Turnaround: Profiting in a Nonprofit World.'' The presentation will cover how treating a non-profit like a for-profit increased revenue and turned the organization around. Read more >>
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Remember Treasure Coast nonprofits
If you are in a position, consider a gift to a Treasure Coast nonprofit affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Find the needs of many area nonprofits and how to give at treasurecoastnonprofits.com
As a service to readers and restaurants on the Treasure Coast, Indian River Magazine Inc. has created a website showing restaurants, bars, breweries and wineries that are open for carryout and/or delivery in St. Lucie, Indian River and Martin counties. The site includes hours and days carryout is available as well as popular dishes. See the new site at treasurecoastrestaurants.com
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