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Aerie of excitement at ‘Bird and Nature Art Show’

The Sebastian River Art Club was the host for the fifth annual Indian River Bird and Nature Art Show


Massive ‘Making Strides’ walk packs a pink punch

A river of pink flowed through Riverside Park as thousands of participants made a statement of suppo


Makeup maestro puts best theatrical faces forward

The art of theatrical makeup has been an integral component of performances for centuries. In some i


Glimpse of chimps heartens supporters of sanctuary

Michelle ‘Shelly’ Lakly, the new executive director of Save the Chimps, spent last Saturday beco


Imagine that! Volunteers unite for ‘Day of Caring’

An early-morning shower gave way to a beautiful rainbow as participants in the United Way of Indian


‘Wet’ appetites at ELC’s Splish, Splash Lagoon Bash

Unlike the song, no one was taking a bath, but there was definitely some splish-splashing going on a


‘Starry Night’ event honors stellar Youth Achievement

Everyone involved with the Gifford Youth Achievement center recognizes that education is the key to


Scott’s space odyssey delights ‘Military Officers’ event

As personable as he is courageous, Winston Scott, retired U.S. Navy captain and former NASA astronau


Feel-good story: ‘New’ Gifford health center well received

Treasure Coast Community Health welcomed members of the community to join them for an Open House and

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Vero man details horror of Dorian’s Bahamian blitz

“I’m still having nightmares. Every time I close my eyes, I hear the roar,” says Bobby Childs,

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Nonprofits seek updated data on area social needs

The United Way of Indian River County and other groups are launching a Community Needs Assessment to


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