To be held Oct. 11th & 13th in celebration of National Women’s Small Business Month.
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Indian River State College (IRSC) has partnered with weVENTURE Women’s Business Center (WBC) at Florida Tech’s Bisk College of Business and presenting sponsor PNC Bank to host the Inaugural Women Who Rock Awards of the Treasure Coast on October 11th and 13th in honor of National Woman’s Small Business Month.
“The Florida SBDC at Indian River State College is excited to partner with weVENTURE Women’s Business Center to elevate the profile of successful women in business and recognize the economic impact they have on our community,” said Katherine Culhane Associate Director of the SBDC at IRSC...Read More>>
Hand & Stone announces grand opening of new spa in Port St. Lucie
Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa, the nation’s leading luxury massage and facial spa franchise, announced the opening of its newest franchised location in Port St. Lucie. Located at 9144 US Highway 1, the new Hand & Stone Port St. Lucie East Port spa is owned and operated by experienced multi-unit franchisee Elizabeth Whitby, who owns four other successful Hand & Stone spas in Winter Park, Palm City, and the Melbourne area. With the opening of her newest spa, Whitby brings Hand & Stone’s signature luxury spa experience to East Port, making high-end wellness services affordable and accessible to the coastal community...Read More>>
Helping People Succeed’s white shirt night event honors Veterans
Summer in Martin County brings one of our favorite events: White Shirt Night, the colorful and joyful fundraiser that benefits Helping People Succeed.
For over 10 years, Taste Casual Dining in Hobe Sound has welcomed some of the Treasure Coast’s premier artists to an evening in which they paint original expressions of their own unique art on white shirts, aprons, tote bags and caps.
This year, those award-winning artists – who donated the gift of their time and talent – were Susan Clifford, Laura DeBerard, Sharon Ferina, Barbara Lyons, Don MacIntosh, Dan Mackin, Pamela Patterson, Diane Raymond, Sue Ann Mosley Saleeby, Marian Vitale and Theresa Krueger Woleslagle...Read More>>
Martin Artisan’s Guild, the HeART of the community
When Michaelann Bellerjeau joined Martin Artisan’s Guild in 2021, she found a willing group of comrades ready to join her when she became chair of The Community and Educational Outreach Committee on the Guild’s board.
A meeting was scheduled with Lauren Mustelier, Director of Enrichment & Engagement at House of Hope (HOH) and the collaboration between the two nonprofits has flourished ever since.
The first project was supplying the Artist’s Corner, which occupies a corner in HOH’s Enrichment Center, with a cabinet and art supplies donated by Guild members...Read More>>
Port St. Lucie Business Women encourages applicants for community action grants
Every year the Port St. Lucie Business Women awards thousands of dollars in grants from money raised in the organization's annual spring Fashion Show. The Community Action Grants Committee of the organization considers projects to recommend providing financial grants. In keeping with the mission of the Port St. Lucie Business Women, all projects chosen must have a primary focus on programs benefiting women and/or children...Read More>>
FPUA suspending disconnections, waiving late fees
Fort Pierce Utilities Authority (FPUA) is suspending all service disconnections for non-payment, effective August 1st, and will waive any late fees assessed after August 1st, 2022, to provide relief to our customers with high utility bills. Reconnections have begun for customers who were disconnected between August 1st and August 4th, and any fees assessed will be credited to the account. These measures are additional steps that FPUA is taking to help customers manage bills amid increased fuel costs and a very hot summer...Read More>>
St. Lucie County awarded largest FBIP grant in Florida history
St. Lucie County was recently awarded a $1.27 million grant from the Florida Boating Improvement Program to renovate and expand the North Causeway Island Park, representing the largest grant using state funds ever awarded by the agency. With help from Gray Robinson Government Affairs and Lobbying Team, St. Lucie County’s Parks & Recreation staff was awarded the $1.27 million grant through the Florida Boating Improvement Program, which falls under the Boating and Waterways Section of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission...Read More>>