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Mary Schenkel

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For this year’s ‘Duck Derby,’ rubber hits the virtual road

Ordinarily, toward the end of October each year, the Capt. Hiram’s Sand Bar goes a little ‘quack

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‘Hunt for Hope’: Determined to defeat insidious cancer

By day, Dr. Holly Hamilton is the owner of Riverside Family Dental in Sebastian. But each October, s

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Vero Beach Museum of Art finally reopens galleries and sculpture gardens to visitors

One of the barrier island’s premier cultural institutions has reopened – finally – giving resi

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Childcare Resources: Big smiles as little ’uns return

School is fully back in session for our littlest residents – preschoolers from infancy to age 5

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‘Keeping the Arts Alive’ makes Vero create again

A newly formed nonprofit is doing as its name implies – Keeping the Arts Alive – by offering an

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All juiced up to spruce up Jones Pier Conservation Area!

The Jones Pier Conservation Area was a beehive of activity recently, as volunteers from the Pelican

Arts

A show of hands for full-hearted ‘Soup Bowl’ Potters

This year’s 28th annual Soup Bowl fundraiser to benefit the Samaritan Center, a transitional resid

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‘Impact 100’ determined to win the numbers game

When Indian River Impact 100 hosted its annual meeting on Zoom last April – during which its membe

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Domestic violence has spiked in county since start of pandemic

Domestic violence has spiked in Indian River County since the start of the coronavirus pandemic as a

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Cut in state funding reduces services to special needs adults

The Arc of Indian River County, a nonprofit that provides job training, group homes and other servic

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SafeSpace: With funding, our primary mission is possible

Teresa Albizu, the new CEO of SafeSpace, a nonprofit organization serving victims of domestic violen

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Riverside Theatre goes dark for 2020-2021 season

Riverside Theatre has decided the show can’t go on this winter – the biggest indication yet that