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Mary Schenkel

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Quail Valley Charities checks off ‘another great year’ of giving

Representatives of 35 local nonprofits gathered at Quail Valley at the Pointe for the 20th annual Quail Valley ...

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‘Ballet Under the Stars’ benefits stellar initiatives

Ballet Vero Beach is a bit like the children’s book “The Little Engine that Could,” which teaches the ...

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Hula-la! Partying hearty at Service League’s Island Hop Gala

A colorfully attired crowd of some 675 guests were welcomed to paradise with tropical drinks, hula dancers, fabulous ...

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Via outreach funding, ‘Circle’ women again do their part for art

Members of the Circle, a philanthropic cadre of women who support the Vero Beach Museum of Art educational ...

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Student’s artistic pursuits draw on love of animation

Kathryn Perez, a sophomore at the Indian River Charter High School Schumann School for Visual and Performing Arts, ...

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Vets Council’s ‘Denim & Diamonds’ was a yee-haw function!

Roughly 150 supporters of the Veterans Council of Indian River County got their yee-haw on at a Denim ...

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John’s Island Community Service League awards $1.4 million

The John’s Island Community Service League announced last week that its members had raised and awarded more than ...

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Wild and ‘Mackie’: Windsor book event delves into designer

Guests were invited to enter the wonderful world of Bob Mackie at a luncheon at the Windsor Beach ...

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Service League fetes another season of making it happen

Members of the John’s Island Community Service League gathered at the golf club for their annual Closing Luncheon ...

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John’s Island Foundation brings in record $1.1 million to fund grants

The John’s Island Foundation raised a record $1.1 million from its philanthropic membership this year and thus was ...

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Vero style! All dressed up and putting on a show for Hibiscus

The latest in spring and summer fashions from Vero Beach boutiques took center stage once again, following a ...

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At Pelican Island Audubon benefit, preservation is paramount

Supporters of the Pelican Island Audubon Society braved a Saturday evening monsoon and headed for Schacht Groves to ...