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Mary Schenkel

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Impact 100 team has will, way to meet region’s needs

Gladys LaForge, Indian River Impact 100 president, hosted a virtual roundtable discussion last Wedne

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‘Substance Abuse Free’ coalition: Join our cause if you can

The latest data from the 2020 Florida Youth Substance Abuse Survey (FYSAS), a semiannual survey, is

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A week’s worth of ‘Wow!’ for Quail Valley Charities

“Quail Valley Charities has a new look and feel this year,” said Kathy Mulvey, CEO/owner of Quai

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Big-hearted community helps this ‘pet’ project succeed

The Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County began an expansion of its foster program in

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Cold temps, warm reception greet ‘Art in the Park’ show

A gorgeous day filled with bright sunshine took the chill out of the nip in the air as the Vero Beac

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’21 fun salute! Revelers ring in new year with optimism

Charles Dickens could easily have had 2020 in mind when he wrote: “It was the best of times, it wa

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Chamber Series allows ACO to make its presence felt

The difficulties caused by the pandemic in 2020 are continuing to take their toll in 2021 among arts


‘Holidays at McKee’: Nothing but good cheer here!

McKee Botanical Garden, a magical place at any time of year, takes on a particularly festive glow du


Musical magic in the air at ‘Holidays Come to Citrus Bowl’

The Vero Beach High School Performing Arts Center took their seasonal concert outdoors this year, pr


Wreath event: From a grateful community, with love

On National Wreaths Across America Day, ceremonies are carried out each December to “Remember, Hon


Priceless moments at Youth Guidance End-of-Year fest

Children enrolled in the current semester of the Youth Guidance Mentoring Academy gathered recently


Downsized Christmas Boat Parade still makes a splash

Like many events this year, the recent 2020 Moorings Christmas Lighted Boat Parade was a scaled-down