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Mary Schenkel


UP Valentine Ball celebrates a love for empowerment

Guests at Bal en Rouge, the fifth annual Valentine Ball at the Oak Harbor Club last Saturday evening


Yes soiree! Wine & Dine attendees in ooh-la-la land

A tri-colored Eiffel Tower lit the way to the Grand Harbor Golf Club for the recent Wine & Dine


‘Starfest’ shines light on high-quality childhood education

“School readiness is everything; it is the key to starting on a level playing field,” said Liz H


Creative juices flow into 3-D at Art on the Island show

Members of the Vero Beach Art Club stretched into a third dimension once again with their entries in


Recipients detail positive ‘Impact’ of $100K grants

The Northern Trust Bank community room was packed with Impact 100 current and prospective members la


IRSA revels in 25 years of showcasing elite orchestras

The Indian River Symphonic Association celebrated a quarter century of meeting its mission of bringi


Success stories delight JI Foundation supporters

“If you think you don’t change the world just a little bit because of your donations, think agai


Heartened by progress at ‘Haiti Partners’ luncheon

A room filled with core supporters of Haiti Partners gathered for their annual Stories of Gratitude


100 years young! Tip of the ‘Kappa’ to Jane Fleming

Members of the Vero Beach Chapter of Kappa Alpha Theda, the first Greek letter fraternity for women,


20th anniversary bash fetes GYAC on ‘incredible strides’

The Gifford Youth Achievement Center celebrated two decades of “giving youth a chance” at a love


Museum’s Art Zone: A multi-sensory masterpiece for kids

With the official opening of the Art Zone at the Vero Beach Museum of Art held on Jan. 24, a din of


Child Advocate of Year honor to Grand Harbor group

Members of the Grand Harbor Community Outreach Program gathered at the lovely St. Andrews Island hom