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Mary Schenkel

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Board-certified fun at ‘Paddle Dash’ lagoon benefit

Brightly colored people-powered kayaks and paddleboards dotted the Indian River Lagoon recently, as participants competed in the third ...

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Sebastian’s fun ‘Grill Out Night’ was walk and talk of town

The Sebastian River Area Chamber of Commerce was battling a trifecta of obstacles at this year’s recent Grill ...

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VNA’s Project Wish: Making ‘amazing’ happen for patients

The Hospice Division of the Visiting Nurse Association provides compassionate care during one of life’s most challenging times ...

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Singer/songwriter O’mally and Vero sound like a perfect fit

Singer/songwriter Kally O’Mally has only lived in the area for a short time, but she is already making ...

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Bigger ‘Impact’: Nonprofit eyes membership boost to 500

At a recent gathering at the Vero Beach Yacht Club, a group of new and prospective Indian River ...

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That’s a wrap! Museum art exhibit inspires ‘Crossover’ kids

Through its year-round program of basketball and one-to-one academic mentoring, Crossover Mission is redirecting the lives of at-risk ...

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NEXT-LEVEL ballet: Riverside Dance Fest presents ‘konverjdans’

Ballet aficionados hungry for live performances need not wait any longer. The New York ballet company konverjdans (pronounced ...

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Dr. Dennis Saver, ‘champion’ for the vulnerable, dies at 68

Dr. Dennis Saver, described by colleagues, patients and medical students he mentored as the quintessential old-fashioned family physician, ...

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‘Wonderful’ support boosts Arc’s Fragile Group Home

Supporters of the Arc of Indian River County gathered on its West Campus recently for an Old-Fashioned Hoedown ...

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Over the ‘moon’ with Little Free Library in Zayna’s honor

A new Little Free Library sponsored by the Rotary Club of Vero Beach Oceanside will carry on the ...

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All across the county, pent-up patriotism bursts Fourth!

The Independence Day weekend was packed with patriotic pride, with residents eager to shake off those COVID blues ...

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Acing the taste test at Burgers and Brews ‘UP’ benefit

Grills were sizzling and delectable aromas wafted through the Downtown Vero Beach area at the 2021 Burgers and ...