Chemical Technologies opens flagship facility in Fort Pierce
Fort Pierce will be home to Chemical Technologies Holding Corporation’s (ChemTech) flagship facility, a one-of-a-kind lumber treatment plant created to showcase the company’s ground-breaking TechWood product.
Production at the Techwood facility will begin in late August. This first phase, 8,000 square feet on Commercial Circle, will employ approximately eight people and has been third-party qualified and certified to produce and apply ChemTech’s protective, environmentally friendly treatments to soft wood lumber, plywood and engineered wood...Read More>>
Former fortune 500 executive returns to Fort Pierce to inspire students and community
The public is invited to join Lee E. Rhyant, former executive vice president and general manager for Lockheed-Martin Marietta and Fort Pierce native son, onThursday, Sept. 22, 2022, at 5:30 p.m. for a community conversation in support of his new book, Soaring Eleven Guiding Principles on the Path from Segregation to Success, co-authored with Dr. Catherine Lewis.
The program will take place at the Kight Center for Emerging Technologies, Room V-110, on the Indian River State College Massey Campus, 3209 Virginia Ave. in Fort Pierce. The talk will be followed by a meet and greet and book signing with the authors...Read More>>
United Way of Martin County announces board chair, board members and campaign committee
United Way of Martin County benefits from the guidance, leadership and advocacy of a dynamic and dedicated 24-member board of directors. As United Way celebrates its 50th year in Martin County, the organization welcomes its 2022-2023 executive officers, board members and campaign committee.
Geoff Lieberman, vice president store manager, Macy's Treasure Coast, will serve as chair of the board of directors...Read More>>
Stuart Air Show set for weekend of Nov. 12-13
Who doesn’t love the thrill of seeing sleek planes and breathtaking pilot demonstrations?
Luckily, the Stuart Air Show, the biggest event on the Treasure Coast, is headed back to Witham Field the weekend of Nov. 12-13, 2022.
The theme of this year’s show is “Celebrating Aviation: Honoring its Past and Inspiring its Future.”...Read More>>
Laura (Riding) Jackson Foundation announces appointment of Sara Wilson as new executive director.
After an extensive search process, Sara was the optimal candidate bringing executive experience in both business and non-profit environments. In addition to her professional expertise, Sara’s deep love for history and literature align well with the mission of the Foundation which is to preserve Laura (Riding) Jackson’s home, maintain the Florida native plant garden which surrounds it at the Mueller Campus of Indian River State College in Vero Beach, and nurture writers through a series of literary offerings including adult and teen writers groups, summer camps, workshops, and poetry festivals...Read More>>
A-1 announces appointment of Robert Chance to vice president of human resources
A-1 Industries of Florida, Inc. (“A-1”), a leading manufacturer of pre-engineered wood trusses, announced that Robert Chance has joined A-1 as its new vice president of human resources.
With over 30 years of Human Resources experience, Bob most recently held the role of global vice president of human resources at Troy Corporation, providing global human resources oversight to the organization...Read More>>
Family promise bed race puts the FUN in fundraisers
The mission of Family Promise of Martin County is a serious one. The non-profit, interfaith hospitality network provides temporary assistance, hospitality and case management to families with children who are experiencing homelessness, which currently affects an increasing number of residents in the county.
But that doesn’t mean that the nonprofit’s annual fundraiser isn’t a roll-in-the-aisles riot...Read More>>
CTM Custom’s family-friendly fall festival benefits three nonprofits
Catch the Wave of Hope (CWH) will be one of three lucky nonprofit beneficiaries of the Automotive Fall Festival that will be hosted by CTM Customs on Sept. 30-Oct. 1 at the Hobe Sound Farmers Market.
Operation 300 and 4KIDS will also share in the weekend’s proceeds. The Fall Festival will offer something for everyone, auto buffs or not...Read More>>
Turn up the heat dance foundation thrives
An Indian proverb says, “To watch us dance is to hear our hearts speak”.
That’s the perfect description of the founders, teachers, students and supporters of Turn Up the Heat Professional Dance Company, which was formed in 2021 as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arm of the Turn Up the Heat Dance School.
Its mission is to cultivate a diverse community of students, educators, artists and audiences by promoting dance in schools, expanding community awareness, and increasing professional development and performance arts...Read More>>