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Mary Schenkel


Miles of smiles at RT Star’s Back to School Party

Local talent was on display at the fourth annual RT Star’s Back to School Party recently hosted by


Women’s inspirational words hit home at ‘Voices of Eve’

Despite their disparate backgrounds, the lives of the three ladies who spoke last Thursday evening a


Ocean thrill: Turtle lovers turn out for ‘Tour’ kick-off

Life is not exactly a day at the beach for the momma sea turtles who lumber up out of the ocean at n


Ballet Vero hails partnership with Miami troupe

Ballet Vero Beach is continuing its collaborative spirit with the introduction of a new partnership


String-ing the praises of Mike Block camp musicians

An enthusiastic, standing-room-only crowd packed McAfee Hall at First Presbyterian Church last Wedne


Boogie night: ‘Pride’ partiers sizzle at Studio 54

Attendees of the third annual Vero Beach Pride party harkened back to the 1970s, when disco was all


Freedom Festival: Sebastian’s super-sized celebration

The Sebastian Lions Club and Masonic Lodge No. 232, in collaboration with the City of Sebastian and


Noshing on nefarious fare at Sebastian Lionfish Fest

They’re invasive and destructive, but as the crowds that descended on Capt. Hiram’s for the four


Centennial show for vets: Cars and stars and stripes!

Lovingly polished to perfection, roughly 130 cars were recently on display at the Indian River Count


Hot stuff! Classic cars and tunes rev up Riverside

“Rock ’n’ Roll is here to stay” – and so are classic cars. Both were enjoyed last weekend


That’s a wrap! Wine + Film Fest wows ’em again

Mother Nature played havoc with the final day of the Vero Beach Wine + Film Festival, especially the


Chips fall in 4-H Foundation’s favor at Casino Night

4-H Club supporters were all in at the recent Viva Vero Beach Casino Night fundraiser hosted by the