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Mary Schenkel


Coastal Cleanup effort removes brunt of the litter

Gloved and masked supporters of Coastal Connections and the Environmental Learning Center gathered o


‘Children’s Village’ rises to unprecedented challenge

Even before the coronavirus pandemic turned the world upside down, life was already difficult for th


Wyckoff conquers Vero version of Boston Marathon

Kendall Wyckoff, a registered nurse at Cleveland Clinic Indian River Medical Center, was looking for


Show of support as Riverside, Theatre Guild regroup

Their lights may have been temporarily dimmed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but Riverside Theatre an


A virtual ‘Crossover’ keeps the educational ball rolling

Like many area nonprofits, the COVID-19 pandemic has presented plenty of challenges to Crossover Mis


This round of ‘Circle’ funds benefits several programs

Like many other groups, members of The Circle, a philanthropic cadre of women who contribute to the


John’s Islanders’ generosity spreads far and wide

John’s Island residents have once again stepped up to the plate to support their less fortunate In

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Bob McCabe, 80: Philanthropist who was ‘always fun’

Robert (Bob) Frederick McCabe, 80, an investment banker and venture capitalist who passed away last


Virtual $100K grants have same transformational ‘Impact’

“We are live,” said Amy Acker, Impact 100 president, welcoming members on Zoom to the 2020 Impac

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John’s Island Service League issues $200,000 challenge grant to raise money for COVID-19 fund

The John’s Island Community Service League has issued a $200,000 Challenge Grant to funding organi

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Alma Lee Loy, 90, ‘Vero’s First Lady,’ dies on Good Friday

Vero Beach lost one of its greatest treasures with the Good Friday passing of Alma Lee Loy, 90. Born


Literacy Services shares the ‘Love’ at virtual luncheon

When the coronavirus pandemic forced the cancellation of their March 24 Love of Literacy Luncheon, L