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MARTIN COUNTYSTUART JENSEN BEACH PALM CITY HOBE SOUND Vol. 16, No. 44 www.HometownNewsMC.com en-USFriday, March 30, 2018 en-US@HometownNewsMartin @hometownnewsmc @HometownNewsMC FRIDAY, MARCH 30 en-US en-US Good Friday events:en-US en-US 12-7 p.m., Prince of Peace en-US Lutheran Church, 2200 N.W. en-US Federal Highway, Stuart. en-US Call en-US the church office at (772) en-US 692-1171.en-GB en-GB Good Friday service:en-GB en-GB Self-guided service, 12-3 en-GB p.m. and 5-7 p.m., First en-GB Presbyterian Church of en-GB Tequesta, 482 Tequesta en-GB Drive, Tequesta. en-GB For more en-GB information, call (561) 746-en-GB 5161.en-GBTHROUGH SATURDAY, MARCH en-GB 31en-GB en-GB Gamefish Month at en-GB Florida Oceanographic en-GB Coastal Center:en-GB Florida en-GB Oceanographic Coastal en-GB Center, 890 N.E. Ocean Blvd., en-GB Stuart. en-GB For information on a en-GB special Gamefish Craft Day, en-GB check en-GB FloridaOcean.org.en-GB en-GB Easter Bunny visits en-GB Treasure Coast Square:en-GB The en-GB Bunny Photo Experience is en-GB hosted in the Old Navy en-GB Courtyard. Children can visit en-GB with the bunny, take home a en-GB photo of the occasion, and en-GB receive an activity sheet. en-GB For en-GB more information, visit en-GB http://Treasurecoastsquare.en-GB eventbrite.com.en-GBSATURDAY, MARCH 31en-GB en-GB The Race to the en-GB Courthouse:en-GB Second annual en-GB 5K run/walk hosted by the en-GB Martin County Bar en-GB Association, to benefit the en-GB Legal Aid Society of the en-GB Martin County Bar en-GB Association, Inc. The race en-GB and course are family-friendly en-GB and inviting to competitive en-GB runners and walkers. Prizes en-GB will be awarded based on age en-GB group and winners will be en-GB announced for the fastest law en-GB firm and local bar en-USCommunity en-US Calendar en-USMARTIN COUNTY The Treasure Coast has en-US seen very little rain in recent weeks, and any time en-US somebody sees smoke on the horizon the high en-US winds will rattle a few nerves. Because of the dry en-US spring so far, Martin County Fire Rescue has en-US ramped up patrols and is tracking the fire danger en-US index to prepare for and respond to needs quickly.en-US Right now, its getting worse with the fact that en-US we still havent had any significant rain and the en-US winds and cold air are keeping humidity down en-US and drying everything out, said MCFR Bureau en-US Chief Karl Holtkamp. en-US The most recent fire close to Martin County en-US was near Becker Road in St. Lucie County and en-US there was significant acreage burned. Martin en-US County hasnt been affected by any fires, but the en-US MCFR team has increased its response times to en-US get enough trucks to potential sites early to en-US threats.en-US Fortunately, weve had no major problems, en-US Chief Holtkamp said. Typically, if we get a call for en-US possible brushfires we send one brush unit. But en-US since these dryer conditions, were sending at least en-US two brush units out to the main fire so the backup en-USMartin County Fire en-US Rescue keeping close en-US eye on fire danger en-USIndiantown en-US elects first en-US mayor, en-US village en-US council en-USINDIANTOWN The newly minten-US-en-US ed Village of Indiantown now has a goven-US -en-US erning body and village staff will soon en-US follow. Indiantown, which voted in favor en-US of incorporation last November, has five en-US council members: Jackie Clarke, Anthoen-US-en-US ny D. Dowling, Janet Hernandez, new en-US Vice Mayor Guyton Stone and Mayor en-US Susan Gibbs Thomas. There were 10 en-US candidates for the positions and during en-US the March 13 election the council memen-US -en-US bers were elected.en-US During a recent March 21 village en-US council meeting, Vice Mayor Stone and en-US Mayor Thomas came out on top, en-US although it took six tries to come up en-US with an agreeable vote for mayor. Indien-US -en-US antown has a similar construct to Stuen-US -en-US arts City Commission in that the role of en-US mayor is largely ceremonial and works en-US mainly to sign city documents and offien-US -en-US cial business. Mayoral and vice mayoral en-US terms on the governing body will be one en-US year, although a new mayor and vice en-US mayor will again be named in Septemen-US-en-US ber and each one thereafter.en-US Interim Village Attorney and former en-US Stuart City Manager Paul Nicoletti is en-US one of the members of the transition en-US team for Indiantown and he said the en-US process has been an interesting one to en-US watch because the fledgling incorporaten-US-en-US ed village has many important steps to en-US take on the way to being fully en-US up-and-running.en-US The council, itself, gets to decide en-US who the mayor and vice mayor will be, en-US and theyre all elected and equal from en-US that standpoint, Mr. Nicoletti said. The en-US mayor is the presiding officer at meeten-US -en-US ings and is the person designated to sign en-US contracts and official documents on en-US behalf of the village. But the village en-US council can reorganize any time they en-US want.en-US I think the village council has done en-US very well, theyve had one meeting and en-USBringing the heat en-USSeeen-US en-US FIREen-US page 2en-USSouth Fork pitcher en-US Sam Reed, No. 16, en-US throws with heat in en-US the varsity baseball en-US game between en-US South Fork and St. en-US Lucie West Centenen-US -en-US nial on Wednesday, en-US March 21.en-USPhoto courtesy of MaryAnn en-US Ketchamen-USSeeen-US en-US INDIANTOWNen-US page 4en-USBy Gaylon Parkeren-USgparker@hometownnewsol.comen-USBy Gaylon Parkeren-USgparker@hometownnewsol.com LOOKING FOR A HOME 4 en-USWould you like to meet a en-US friendly, energetic dog en-US that likes people? Visit en-US the Humane Society en-USMEET MRS. CLAUS en-USCATCH 17en-USHave you found great fish in en-US Treasure Coast waters? See en-US one that didn't get away en-US and see how your own prize en-US could be in the paper soon. en-USWHAT A CATCH! en-USTOWNIES 18en-USTouring with the en-US Townies features en-US reader-submitted en-US photos from travels. en-US Lets see how many en-US places we can go! en-USGOING ON A TRIP? en-USENTERTAINMENT 16en-USLooking for some more en-US fun Easter themed en-US events? Learn about en-US options in the area en-USEVENTS en-USINDEX Classified 25 Crossword en-US24 Horoscopes en-US15 Out & About 15 Police Report en-US5 Viewpoint en-US6en-USSeeen-US en-US CALENDARen-US, page 2

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en-US 2 en-GBassociation. Race begins and ends at the en-GB Martin County Courthouse and heads en-GB through neighboring Memorial Park. It is en-GB open to everyone in the community. Start en-GB time is 7:30 a.m., race ends at 9:30 a.m. en-GB Registration is $35 through March 28 and en-GB $40 on race day. en-GB To register, visit en-GB https://en-GB runsignup.com/Race/FL/Stuart/en-GB TheRacetotheCourthouse5k.en-US en-US Dawn Patrol Yoga:en-US 8 a.m., weather en-US permitting, at Stuart Beach, 889 N.E. en-US Ocean Blvd., Stuart. Cara Good will host a en-US power flow yoga session designed to en-US complement the skills/abilities of surfers en-US and SUPers. Class is offered by donation en-US and all levels welcome. Bring a large towel, en-US water and good vibes. Use the north en-US entrance onto the beach and look left.en-GBSUNDAY, APRIL 1 MONDAY, APRIL 30en-GB en-GB Earth Month at Florida en-USMartin County shore en-US protection project begins en-USMartin County launched a shore protecen-US -en-US tion project on Tuesday, March 20. In parten-US -en-US nership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engien-US -en-US neers Jacksonville District, Great Lakes en-US Dredge & Dock of Oak Brook, Illinois will en-US begin to take offshore sand and place it on en-US four miles of eroded shoreline.en-US While nearly all beaches are naturally en-US prone to gradual erosion, Hurricanes Maten-US -en-US thew and Irma along with high tides, strong en-US winds and heavy surf conditions this winter, en-US caused a significant change in some Martin en-US County shorelines. Nourishment projects en-US are a normal part of conservation and coasten-US -en-US al management and were looking forward en-US to strengthening this section of the beach, en-US said Kathy Fitzpatrick, Coastal Engineer for en-US Martin County.en-US The project will consist of placing nearly en-US 400,000 cubic yards of sand on four miles of en-US eroded beach, widening the beach berm and en-US raising the elevation of the beach. Martin en-US County Ocean Rescue will be on-duty en-US during the project, increasing the use of en-US ATVs to manage the guarded area and conen-US -en-US stantly patrol the beach ensuring the safety en-US of beach patrons and swimmers. Beach en-US goers can get current beach conditions by en-US calling (772) 320-3112.en-US The south end of the Jensen Beach parken-US -en-US ing lot will be closed to store equipment en-US during construction. Additionally, small en-US sections of the beach, including beach en-US access points will be closed sequentially as en-US the work progresses down the beach. en-US To follow the progress of the shore protecen-US -en-US tion project and check beach access availabilien-US -en-US ty, visit en-US www.martin.fl.us/ShoreProtection.en-USLahti Library prepares for en-US improvements, offers limited en-US services starting April 3 en-US en-US The Elisabeth Lahti Library, 15200 S.W. en-US Adams Ave., Indiantown, will be offering en-US limited services due to renovations and en-US improvements beginning Tuesday, April 3. en-US This includes the implementation of en-US Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) en-US technology to improve the speed and accuen-US -en-US racy of circulation, in turn providing more en-US time for Library staff to interact with and en-US assist patrons. All regular Elisabeth Lahti en-US Library patrons are encouraged to visit any en-US of the five other Martin County Library en-US locations while these exciting improvements en-US are made.en-US For the convenience of patrons, the folen-US -en-US lowing services will be offered in the Comen-US-en-US munity Room of the Elisabeth Lahti Library: en-US materials check out and return, holds pick en-US up, public PCs, printing, and gaming conen-US -en-US soles. Staff will be available to answer quesen-US-en-US tions. Completion of the project is expected en-US by April 11.en-US For more information, call (772) 288-5702 en-US or visit the library website at en-US library.martin.en-US fl.us.en-US is already on the way knowing theres en-US going to be delay because theyre not comen-US-en-US ing from the same station.en-US So, instead of waiting for our units to en-US get there and assess the situation were en-US going ahead and sending the second unit en-US at minimum so that there is no delay.en-US Martin County Fire Rescue works side-en-US by-side with the Florida Forest Service and en-US they are called immediately in the event of en-US a fire. Personnel also performs the preen-US-en-US scribed burns designed to keep fire danen-US-en-US ger at bay, and they work with MCFRs en-US brush units when an emergency occurs for en-US extra manpower.en-US The Wildfire Index scale is measured up en-US to 800, and Martin Countys was sitting at en-US about 522 at press time. But there is a weben-US -en-US site that has an index for every county and en-US region in Florida. The county is currently en-USin the extreme category on the chart, en-US which is the highest level. There are now en-US eight counties that have burn bans in en-US effect, although Martin County is not one en-US of them.en-US We usually put out warnings to the en-US community that there should be no burnen-US-en-US ing and hopefully most people abide by en-US that, and typically thats the way it does en-US go, Chief Holtkamp said. Most people en-US know to not burn except on a grill or en-US something. But no open burning.en-US State-wide, there have been 989 total en-US fires so far this year, with 928 occurring on en-US state lands and 68 on federal. Meanwhile, en-US wildfires have consumed 34,162 acres so en-US far in 2018. Martin Countys at-risk comen-US -en-US munities exist closer to tree lines, particuen-US-en-US larly in Palm City, where there is not as en-US much separation between the tree lines en-US and houses. en-US Residents can observe the current fire en-US risk at https://www.freshfromflorida.com/en-US Divisions-Offices/Florida-Forest-Service. en-US For more information about Martin Counen-US-en-US ty Fire Rescue, please visit https://www.en-US martin.fl.us/government/departments/en-US fire-rescue-department.en-USCommunity notes we areNOW HIRING GRAPHIC DESIGNER GRAPHIC DESIGNER GRAPHIC DESIGNER Requirements!Working knowledge of basic newspaper prepress & full color printing process Deadline Pressure and shifting priorities In-House Full Time Position 4 days (30-36 hours a week) PsPlease email your resume to opportunity@hometownnewsol.comEOE / We Drug Test RICHARD A. KRATHEN, M.D. Skin Cancer Specialist RALPH MYROW, M.D.SHAUNA COLE, PA-CNow Accepting New Patients | Immediate Appointments Available 3654 SW 30th Ave. Palm City, FL 34990772-403-2227GreatDerms.com Stop on a Dime Trust A. Greco for your safety and peace of mind on the road.Stop in anytime for a FREE Brake InspectionAll Work Guaranteed | Free Written EstimatesA. Grecos European AutomotiveYour Automotive Dealer Alternative! 1410 SE Ocean Boulevard in Stuart772-283-2227 www.agrecoautomotive.com 2016 2016 C H O I C E R E A D E R S 2017 2017 C H O I C E R E A D E R S Fire en-USFrom page 1en-US Seeen-US en-US NOTESen-US, page 14en-USCalendaren-USFrom page 1 en-USSeeen-US en-US CALENDARen-US, page 4

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en-US 3 en-USEarl Stewart is the owner and general en-US manager of Earl Stewart Toyota in North en-US Palm Beach. The dealership is located at en-US 1215 N. Federal Highway in Lake Park. en-US Contact him at en-USwww.earlstewarttoyota.com, en-US call 561-358-1474, fax 561-658-0746 or en-US emailen-US earl@estoyota.com.en-USYen-USour first step should be to communien-US -en-US cate your complaint ASAP to the en-US General Manager or, preferably, the en-US owner. Be sure that you are talking to the en-US real owner or the real general manger. A en-US General Manager is over all employees in en-US the entire company. A general sales en-US manager is not a General Manager. If you en-US cant reach the owner (Many car dealerships en-US are either publicly owned or owned by en-US absentee owners), ask to see the General en-US Manager. Often times the owner or General en-US Manager is not aware of everything that en-US goes on with all of their customers and en-US employees. They might have new employee en-US that should not have been hired or received en-US inadequate training. Or, they may simply en-US have a rotten apple that should not be en-US working there. The ease and speed with en-US which you can meet and speak to a General en-US Manager or an owner is a pretty good en-US measure of the integrity of the company as en-US whole. If the owner or General Manager en-US cares enough about her customers to allow en-US total access, it is probably a very good place en-US to do business. In fact, it is a good idea to find this out before you do business. / en-USIf you cannot reach the owner or General en-US Manager, contact the manufacturer who en-US franchises the dealership. Car dealers have a en-US contract with the manufacturer called a en-US franchise agreement and this contractual en-US agreement requires that they treat their en-US customers with courtesy, efficiency and en-US integrity. Most manufacturers have a en-US customer hotline that allows you to call and en-US register a complaint directly. The owner or en-US General Manager of the dealership will be en-US made aware of your complaint. As you en-US might guess, the manufacturer has quite of en-US bit of clout with their dealer. If a dealer does en-US not live up to his side of the contract, his franchise could be canceled or not renewed. / en-USThe third step I recommend is to contact en-US a consumer agency like The Better Business en-US Bureau or the County Office of Consumer en-US Affairs. These will send your complaint to en-US the dealership and request a written reply. en-US No car dealership or business wants an en-US unanswered complaint in the file of a en-US governmental or private consumer agencyen-US The fourth step is to call the Florida en-US Department of Motor Vehicles, DMV, and/en-US or the Florida Attorney Generals office. en-US These are extreme steps to be used for en-US serious, even illegal, activities. The DMV en-US can suspend or cancel a dealers motor en-US vehicle retail license, putting him out of en-US business. The Attorney Generals Office can en-US file criminal charges and assess large fines, en-US even jail terms. The DMV phone number is en-US (850) 617-2000. The Attorney Generals phone number is 866-966-7226. / en-USThis website provides you with three en-US forms to download, from the Florida en-US Attorney General, Florida Department of en-US Motor Vehicles, and the Florida Office of en-US Consumer Affairs,www.FloridaCarDealeren-US -en-US Complaints.com.en-US Your last resort is to contact an attorney. en-US Hiring an attorney just about eliminates the en-US possibility that you can quickly, amicably en-US and inexpensively resolve your differences en-US with the car dealer. Be very careful which en-US attorney you choose. Try to choose one that en-US is primarily interested in helping you and en-US not in generating large fees for him. Under en-US the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade en-US Practices Act, an attorney is entitled to his en-US fees and costs from the defendant in a en-US lawsuit if he wins. These fees can be much en-US larger than the amount of your claim, en-US motivating an unethical attorney to spend en-US more time than is needed and dragging out en-US a case to generate more fees than are en-US necessary. This can be very dangerous for en-US you because the car dealers attorneys fees en-US run roughly parallel to your lawyers and en-US you can be held liable for those if you lose the case. / However, there are honest and en-UStalented consumer advocate attorneys that en-US will counsel with you at no charge. They en-US will tell you whether or not you have a en-US lawsuit you can win. If you do, the car en-US dealer will pay your attorneys fee.en-US Hopefully you never have to resort to the en-US final step of hiring a lawyer. In trying steps en-US one, two, three and four try to present your en-US complaint as concisely and politely as en-US possible. You have every right to be angry en-US when you are taken advantage of, but try to en-US let your anger subside before you speak to en-US or write to someone about your problem. en-US We all react negatively to someone who is en-US profane, raises his voice, or is sarcastic. Your en-US goal of communicating and resolving your en-US complaint is best reached by communicaten-US -en-US ing clearly, politely and concisely. 927 NE Jensen Beach Blvd. 772.334.2151Monday Saturday 10am 5pm www.jewelrydesignstudio.net Setting the Standard. en-USTreated badly by a car dealer? ON CARS en-USEARL STEWART

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en-US 4 en-GBOceanographic Coastal Center:en-GB Florida en-GB Oceanographic Coastal Center, 890 N.E. en-GB Ocean Blvd., Stuart.en-GB For information on a en-GB special Earth Craft Day, check en-GBFloridaOcean.en-GB org.en-GB en-GB 'April Showers' Month-long Baby en-GB Shower:en-GB Helping People Succeed (HPS) en-GB serves more than 4,000 infants and toddlers en-GB in Martin, St. Lucie and Okeechobee en-GB counties through its Baby Steps and Healthy en-GB Families programs. Services provided en-GB include home visits to newborns and their en-GB parents, parenting education in the home, en-GB and more. HPS is holding a baby shower all en-GB month long to collect developmental toys, en-GB baby clothing, rattles, books, diapers, wipes en-GB and more helpful items at their main office, en-GB 1100 S.E. Federal Highway, Stuart, from en-GB Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. en-GB For en-GB more information or other possible drop-off en-USits just an interesting time out there to have en-US five new council members elected all at once en-US means they havent had a chance to work en-US together much, but they will over the next en-US several weeks and months. Its fascinating to en-US be a part of and hopefully we will get it right en-US if we get everything organized and set up.en-US Mayor Thomas wasnt available for comen-US -en-US ment at press time, but Vice Mayor Stone en-US said he anticipates a bright future for Indien-US-en-US antown because the village will have its own en-US autonomy and ability to make decisions for en-US the well-being of citizens and the business en-US community.en-US Weve got a lot ahead of us that we need en-US to do, and we need to be prepared and make en-US sure that were doing the right thing for the en-US community, Vice Mayor Stone said. We en-US definitely need jobs and we definitely need en-US some housing that people can afford and is en-US of quality.en-US I ran on bringing manufacturing jobs en-US and we need youth programs, and those are en-US definitely some of the things that I believe en-US we need in Indiantown. So far, we had one en-US meeting and it went well. There were a couen-US-en-US ple of hiccups, of course, because it took six en-US votes to get the mayor in place, but for the en-US most part I think were all on the same page en-US as far as the lifestyle of Indiantown.en-US Interim Village Manager Teresa en-US Lamar-Sarno said the process has been en-US interesting from the start, and she thinks its en-US an incredible opportunity for the village en-US council, transition team and most imporen-US -en-US tantly the residents.en-US We get to decide how were going to be in en-US the future and what were going to look like, en-US Ms. Lamar-Sarno said. Its an honor, honen-US -en-US estly, to be part of it, because there are not a en-US lot of new cities. The last city was the Village en-US of Estero down in Southwest Florida in en-US 2014, so this is awesome and exciting.en-US Ive been very lucky, because I worked en-US with the transition team and now I have a en-US council thats set with a mayor and vice en-US mayor and were trying to get to work.en-US For more information about the Village of en-US Indiantown, please visit the main website at en-US https://www.indiantown.org/. Treasuring Life | To learn more, visit TreasureHealth.org or call 866.999.4550 expanded family of services, including palliative care, pediatric care and grief support, to better meet the needs of our community.Treasure Coast Hospice Has Grown to Become Treasure Health! Licensed since 1982 Treasuring Life | To learn more, visit TreasureHealth.org or call 866.999.4550 expanded family of services, including palliative care, pediatric care and grief support, to better meet the needs of our community.Treasure Coast Hospice Has Grown to Become Treasure Health! Licensed since 1982 The people who brought me in to the shelter were very concerned as en-USthey noticed that I had a large, foul smelling wound on my abdomen. en-US Thankfully, the vet was still at the shelter and was able to check me over en-US and get me started on treatment immediately. It turns out that is wasnt en-US so much a wound as it was very nasty case of mastitis (an infection in en-US the mammary tissue) that had become necrotic; the vet performed a full en-US mastectomy on one side. It took me a bit to heal and once I did I became en-US available for adoption just in time for Christmas! en-US The staff gave me a festive name (Mrs. Claus) in the hopes that I would en-US be adopted much quicker. Unfortunately, I am still here at the shelter en-US and it is now almost the end of March! I am a little frustrated here in the en-US kennel and will bark and charge my kennel door at other dogs. However, en-US I have made a few play friends, so I just need a meet-and-greet with any en-US potential doggie siblings. I am very sweet and playful with people. I am a en-US high-energy gal and Id love home that would teach me some extra manen-US -en-US ners as I dont have very many. en-US Visit me and all of my adoptable friends online at en-US hstc1.orgen-USLooking for a home en-USMrs. Clausen-USI came in to en-US the Humane en-US Society of en-US the Treasure en-US Coast as a en-US stray just en-US before en-US closing the en-US day before en-US Thanksgiven-US -en-US ing. en-USIndiantownen-USFrom page 1 en-USCalendaren-USFrom page 2en-US Seeen-US en-US CALENDARen-US, page 5

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en-US 5 en-GBlocations, contact Glenna Parris at (772) en-GB 320-0778 oren-GB gparris@hpsfl.org.en-USTHROUGH SUNDAY, APRIL 1en-US en-US Holy Week/Easter at St. Luke's en-US Episcopal Church:en-US St. Luke's Episcopal en-US Church, 5150 S.E. Railway Avenue, Cove en-US Road at State Road A1A, Port Salerno, is en-US planning the following services and events. A en-US Maundy Thursday service will be at 6 p.m. en-US March 29. Good Friday services will be at 7 en-US a.m., 12:15 and 6 p.m. on March 30. A Holy en-US Saturday service will be at 10 a.m., March en-US 31. Easter services will be held at 6:30, 9 en-US and 10 a.m., with an Easter egg hunt after en-US the 10 a.m. service. A Sunday brunch will be en-US 8 a.m. to noon on Easter Sunday. en-US For more en-US information, call (772) 286-5455 or go to en-US http://stlukesfl.org.en-USSUNDAY, APRIL 1en-GB en-GB Easter Sunday services:en-GB 8:30 a.m. and en-GB 10 a.m., plus a free Easter egg hunt at 9:30 en-GB a.m., First Presbyterian Church of Tequesta, en-GB 482 Tequesta Drive, Tequesta. en-GB For more en-GB information, call (561) 746-5161.en-US en-US Easter worship:en-US 9 a.m., followed by en-US Easter brunch, Prince of Peace Lutheran en-US Church, 2200 N.W. Federal Highway, Stuart. en-US Call the church office at (772) 692-1171.en-USMONDAY, APRIL 2 SUNDAY, APRIL 8en-US en-US Food for Fines week:en-US Martin County en-US Library System's food drive to collect canned en-US and non-perishable foods to benefit House of en-US Hope. Late fines for materials will be en-US cancelled at all county library locations with en-US the donation of unexpired, non-perishable en-US foods. en-US For more information, visiten-US www.en-USArrests listed were made March 15 en-US through March 22.en-USMartin County Sheriffs Officeen-US Belinda Buice Arledge, 56, of 8465 S.E. en-US Gulfstream Place, Hobe Sound, was charged en-US with possession of controlled substance and en-US with possession or use of drug paraphernaen-US -en-US lia.en-US James Owen Beem, 19, of 585 S.W. St. en-US Lucie Street, Stuart, was charged with transen-US-en-US mission of material harmful to minors to a en-US minor by electronic device.en-US Lily Ann Laurette Karr, 22, of 1535 S.E. en-US Alliance Place, Stuart, was charged with en-US possession of controlled substance and with en-US possession or use of drug paraphernalia.en-US Jeffery Scott Oneill, 36, of 11031 Legacy en-US Blvd. #201, Palm Beach Gardens, was en-US charged with possession of controlled suben-US-en-US stance and with possession or use of drug en-US paraphernalia.en-US Brack Cole Platt, 24, of 1615 S.E. Pomeen-US -en-US roy Street, Stuart, was charged with possesen-US -en-US sion of controlled substance with intent to en-US sell or deliver, with four counts of possesen-US -en-US sion of controlled substance, with three en-US counts of sale of controlled substance within en-US 1,000 feet of specified area, and with unlawen-US -en-US ful use of a two-way communications device en-US to facilitate a felony.en-US Tomas Simon-Francisco, 48, of 14953 en-US S.W. Johnson Ave., Indiantown, was charged en-US with possession of controlled substance and en-US with possession or use of drug paraphernaen-US -en-US lia.en-US Calvin Darnell Woodard, 25, of 900 en-US N.W. 199th Street, Miami, was charged with en-US possession of anti-shoplifting countermeaen-US-en-US sure and with driving while license susen-US -en-US pended.en-US Terry Lee Bortnick, 62, of 2680 S.W. en-US Olds Place, Stuart, was charged with possesen-US -en-US sion of controlled substance and with posen-US-en-US session or use of drug paraphernalia.en-US David Alexander Fiedler, 24, of 5076 en-US S.E. Dixie Highway, Stuart, was charged en-US with possession of marijuana more than 20 en-US grams and with possession or use of drug en-US paraphernalia.en-US Craig Michael Lloyd, 25, of 4369 S.E. en-US Robertson Road, Stuart, was charged with en-US armed burglary of structure or conveyance en-US and with grand theft property valued en-US $300-$5,000, with discharging a firearm in en-US public, and with carrying concealed weapen-US-en-US on.en-US Nicholas Lopez-Sabin, 31, of 17250 S.W. en-US Lincoln Street #1, Indiantown, was charged en-US with aggravated assault and with aggravated en-US battery offender knew or should have en-US known victim was pregnant. en-US Cody Wyatt Martin, 23, of 5075 S.E. en-US Dixie Highway, Stuart, was charged with en-US possession of controlled substance.en-US Laurie Lynn Rastrelli, 55, of 2880 S.W. en-US Murphy Road, Palm City, was charged with en-US two counts of possession of controlled suben-US -en-US stance and with possession or use of drug en-US paraphernalia.en-US Mark Lucus Therrien, 26, of 2043 S.E. en-US Berkshire Blvd., Port St. Lucie, was charged en-USwith sale of controlled substance within en-US 1,000 feet of public or private school, with en-US possession of controlled substance, and with en-US unlawful use of two-way communication en-US device to facilitate a felony.en-US Tyler James Kramer, 21, of 485 Meigs en-US Street, Athens, Ga., was charged with trafen-US -en-US ficking in phenethylamines and with posen-US -en-US session of cannabis under 20 grams.en-USPolice reporten-USEditors note: en-US This is a list of arrests, not en-US convictions, and all arrestees are presumed en-US innocent unless or until proven guilty in a en-US court of law. 2.50% APY 60 MONTHS Member FDIC www.OculinaBank.com Annual Percentage Yield rate is effective as of February 28, 2018 and subject to change without notice. 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en-USFRIDAY, MARCH 30, 2018 en-US MARTIN COUNTYen-US WWW.HOMETOWNNEWSMC.COM PAGE 6en-USRantsen-US & en-USRaves Published weekly by Hometown News, L.C., 5059 Turnpike Feeder Road, Ft. Pierce, FL 34951 Copyright 2016, Hometown News, L.C.Voted # 1 Community Newspaper in America in 2005, 2006, 2007. One of the top 3 in America every year since 2003. Farris Robinson ...................................President Vernon D. Smith .................................. Managing Partner Don Hornbeck ..................................... Regional Circulation Manager Flora Wilkerson ................................... Circulation Administrator Robin Bevilacqua ................................ Human Resources Isabel Harmon .................................... Account Receivable Annita Ferrante ................................... Credit & Collections Kathy Young ........................................ Major/Natl. Accounts Manager Julie Cleveland ..................................... Major/National Advertising Consultant Amanda Tucker ................................... Office Mgr/Comm.Relations Alan Nelson ......................................... Sales Manager Leigh Hitz ............................................. Advertising Consultant Michelle McPhearson ......................... Advertising Consultant Mercedes Lee-Paquette ..................... Production Manager Matthew Katz ...................................... Graphic Artist Heather Donaldson ............................ Inside Sales Manager Amanda Wheaton .............................. Inside Sales Assistant Manager Carol Deprey-Zelenak ......................... Inside Sales/Classified Kayla Evans ......................................... Inside Sales/Classified Anna-Marie Menhenott ...................... Managing Editor Sevin Bullwinkle .................................. Staff Photographer Gaylon Parker ..................................... Staff Writer Sarah Callender ..................................Paginator Phone (772) 465-5656 Fax (772) 465-5301Classified (800) 823-0466 Rants & Raves (866) 465-5504Circulation Inquiries 1-866-913-6397 circulation@hometownnewsol.comMARTIN en-USVIEWPOINT en-USGot something to say? en-USEmail the Hometown Rants & Raves at en-USnewsfp@hometownnewsol.comen-USThe Rants and Raves section provides a chance for readers to share their thoughts with en-US other readers. The opinions included are not those of Hometown News or its employees.en-USPlease limit your submissions to 250 words, so that we can include more entries. en-US Readers are asked to refrain from making slanderous or libelous statements. en-USA word of thanksen-USI want to say a big thank you to St. Lucie en-US county school board and SLC sheriffs office en-US for taking a bold and proactive stance by en-US placing school resource officers in every eleen-US -en-US mentary school in the district. Our collecen-US -en-US tive voices are being heard across the state of en-US Florida #enough, #not1more, #never againen-US No parent should ever be afraid to send en-US their kids to school or a movie theater, a en-US church, etc.en-US This is a giant leap for students but weve en-US got miles yet to go.en-USBeware of en-US scam artistsen-USWith a large population of Septuagenarien-US -en-US ans and Octogenarians, come the scam arten-US -en-US ist. Quite a few of us get a good news call en-US from older family members, that they found en-US a way to be useful and make easy money. Its en-US funny because they found out about it in en-US their Spam Folder. They will get paid to be en-US Secret Shoppers and make about $400, just en-US to shop. Then for some strange reason, they en-US all know a person who has made money en-US doing it. The need to make extra cash and en-US feel useful, clouds their judgment, a check en-US for three grand shows up with their name en-US on it and off to the bank they go. On the en-US good news side is theyll quickly share their en-US good fortune news with family. Now its up en-US to us to real them back in and burst their en-US bubble, so they dont lose six grand of their en-US savings, or worse share with friends and en-US start them on the same disruptive path. If en-US you love them burst the bubble as gently as en-US you can and get them to the police for sound en-US advice. They really cant afford to be en-US scammed, which is why it works so easily. en-US Banks will generally waive fees if you go en-US before the bank find out the check is fake. en-US Also warn them about things in the Spam en-US Folder, its there to protect them, Love Florien-US-en-US da but Be Careful!en-USAn opinion on biblical truthsen-USPeople want to believe in a loving God en-US who saves all. Many are taught to say a sinen-US -en-US ners prayer and you are saved, it doesnt en-US matter if you do any bad thing, even willful en-US sinning, and you dont need to do any good en-US thing. This concept is not biblical and wasnt en-US taught until the 1900s. Once saved always en-US saved is a false premise. Preaching a strict en-US message of hard biblical truth is now rare en-US even though the Bible starts and ends with en-US the wrath of God. See Noah in Genesis and en-US read Revelation. Although 75% of people en-US believe it Hell only 4% think they have any en-US chance to go there. Many preachers never en-US mention Hell and avoid the subject at all en-US costs. The feel good sermons of megachurch en-US pastors only say happy thoughts. One says I en-US want to build people up, not tear them en-US down. False self esteem is not a good policy, en-US God does not pass out participation troen-US-en-US phies. Being almost saved is tragic. To be en-US saved we must Believe Jn 3 16, Repent Mt 4 en-US 17, and Forgive Mt 6 12to15, Mt 18 23to35. en-US We must strive to enter the narrow gate to en-US Heaven, only a few ever find it Mt 7 en-US 13and14, Lk 13 23to 30. Billy Graham said en-US 85% of people you see in church you will not en-US see in heaven. 70 % of youth leave church en-US when they leave their parents home. Many en-US are called but few are chosen. Do it right, en-US there is no second chance.en-USA thanks to Hospiceen-USMy husband was terminal. I chose to en-US have Hospice care for him at home. Well, en-US these people are just wonderful. Every one en-US of them. They were so caring. You could en-US tell that they loved their jobs. They also care en-US deeply for the caregiver and offer assistance. en-USIn Varsity Baseen-US-en-US ball, the South en-US Fork HS Bulldogs en-US took on the St. en-US Lucie West Cenen-US-en-US tennial Eagles on en-US Wednesday, March en-US 21 at Centennien-USal.   Windy condi en-US-en-US tions helped carry en-US the ball out of the en-US park on several en-US occasions leading en-US the Eagles to a en-US soaring 17-7 win.en-US Here, Centennials en-US Gabriel Grullon is en-US out at second on en-US an attempted steal en-US in the second en-US inning. en-USPhoto courtesy of en-US MaryAnn Ketchamen-USToward the end, they gave him round-the-en-US clock care, sitting by his bedside. It brings en-US tears to my eyes just remembering what en-US wonderful care they gave him. Thank you en-US Hospice. I know there is a spot in Heaven en-US waiting for you. God Bless You. en-USAnother opinion on gun controlen-USWhen fighting a fire you cant put it out en-US by shooting water on the flame. You must en-US shoot the water at the base of the fire. Guns en-US are the flame not the cause. en-US Government has removed God and our en-US flag from the class rooms. Stop and think en-US when this all started. Now the schools teach en-US Islam but do not allow Christianity be menen-US -en-US tioned. I saw a young girl with a T shirt en-US that was printed with the following: Dear en-US God, Why do you allow so much violence in en-US our schools? Signed a concerned student. en-US The answer from God: Dear concerned stuen-US -en-US dent, Im not allowed in schools.en-US Second, it is almost impossible to find a en-US TV show that is not violent. The news is all en-US about who got killed last night. Video games en-US are all about killing things and people. Our en-US kids are taught violence from birth.en-US Parents of the last two generations have en-US let their kids rule the home and the governen-US-en-US ment has prevented the parents from en-US switching them when they misbehave. Staten-US -en-US ing that it might affect them mentally. Well en-US it has. In a negative way. My generation was en-US switched and spanked when we misbehaved en-US and we never went around shooting people en-US and we loved one another.en-US It should be known that of all the assassien-US-en-US nations and mass shootings since the assasen-US -en-US sination of President Lincoln until today en-US that not one was committed by a member of en-US the NRA. Contrary to the belief of many en-US people the NRA is your protector not your en-US enemy.en-US There are 350,000,000 guns in the U.S., en-US millions unregistered. Criminals can get all en-US they want regardless of the law. There is en-US already a law. It is unlawful to commit muren-US -en-US der. Has that stopped them? Tagged out at second

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en-US 8 en-USOen-USne of the features that make laptop en-US computers so appealing is the fact en-US that they are portable. With a laptop en-US you are free to roam where you want to. en-US A laptop with a wireless internet en-US connection gives you the ability to work in en-US any room in the house and even beyond. en-US With a laptop you have the freedom to leave en-US your home (or office) entirely and still have en-US the full blown computer power that you en-US would expect to have with a desktop en-US machine. And with free wireless hot spots en-US popping up all over the place the possibilien-US -en-US ties are endless you can get the same en-US amount of work done that you would en-US expect to get done if you were confined to a en-US desk all day from places like coffee shops, en-US airports, the lobby of a fine hotel or even (if en-US you live in a gated community) down at the en-US clubhouse by the pool! en-US But (as is true with all good things) there en-US are a few gotchas that you have to be en-US aware of if you decide to take your machine en-US out on the road. en-US One issue that causes a fair amount of en-US confusion for the budding road warrior is en-US the inability to send email from on the en-US road. Receiving mail is usually not a en-US problem but the inability to send mail when en-US you are on a connection other than your en-US home network is a complaint that I used to en-US hear quite a bit. en-US Now, not everyone has this problem. en-US There are plenty of people out there who en-US are able to use their laptops wherever they en-US want and sending isnt a problem but there en-US are others who (try as they might) cant en-US send an email when away from home to en-US save their life. The answer usually lies in en-US what email service their system is set up to en-US use when the mail fails to send versus the en-US email services that works no matter where en-US they are. en-US Confused? Lets back track a bit and talk en-US about the typical home internet service and en-US whats included. When you sign up for en-US internet service for your home one of the en-US things that you get with that service is an en-US email address. Your Internet Service en-US Provider (ISP) gives you access to the en-US internet from home and sets up a username en-US which typically becomes your email en-US address. Then your email program en-US (Outlook, Windows Live Mail, Outlook en-US Express, etc.) gets set up with your useren-US -en-US name, password, POP and SMTP en-US settings. Now the POP settings (POP=Post en-US Office Protocol) are the settings that tell en-US your email program from where on the en-US internet your incoming mail can be en-US retrieved and the SMTP settings (SMTP=en-US -en-US Simple Mail Transfer Protocol) tells your en-US mail program where on the internet your en-US outgoing mail needs to go when you click en-US the Send button. The problem sending en-US mail usually lies with the SMTP settings. en-US You see, Internet Service Providers take en-US SPAM (junk email) very seriously and in an en-US effort to try to en-US thwart SPAM, en-US some providers en-US will prohibit en-US relaying en-US outgoing mail en-US through their en-US SMTP servers. en-US What this en-US means is that en-US when an outgoen-US-en-US ing mail en-US message is en-US being sent en-US from within en-US their network, en-US it goes along en-US without a hitch. en-US But when you en-US try to use your en-US machine in a en-US network that is en-US different than en-US the network you use at home (maybe your en-US home network is AT&T and the coffee shop en-US you are trying to send email from is en-US Comcast for example) then the SMTP en-US server rejects the outgoing mail because its en-US not originating from within its network but en-US from some other network. The message gets en-US blocked as part of the service providers en-US efforts to thwart SPAM. en-US So what do you do? And why is it some en-US people have no problem sending mail and en-US others cant? en-US Well, many ISPs have a different SMTP en-US address for people when they are on the en-US road but one of the easiest ways to work en-US around this issue is to set up a free web en-US based email service like Gmail so it doesnt en-US matter where you are when you try to send en-US email. With an email services like Gmail en-US you can set up your SMTP settings in your en-US email program to point to Gmails server en-US and bypass your ISPs SMTP settings en-US altogether. Its a simple fix and using a web en-US based email service also lets you keep using en-US the same email address even if you move or en-US change internet service providers. But thats en-US a whole other issue altogether.en-US Sean McCarthy fixes computers. He can be en-US reached at 888-752-9049 or en-US help@Compuen-US -en-US teThisOnline.com en-US (no hyphens). Committed to Our Customers & Our Community We Work For You!!Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8:30am-5:00pm772.600.80206181 SE Federal Hwy. Stuart, FL 34997 anchorinsuranceinc.com Home Auto Boats Flood Commercial Builders Risk Health Life Medicare Plans 2017 2017 C H O I C E R E A D E R S en-USThe pros and cons of using a laptop COMPUTE THIS en-USSEAN MCCARTHY

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en-US 10 en-USSTUART -The majority of the Martin en-US County Commission agreed March 13 to en-US accept an update to its Countywide Comen-US -en-US munity Redevelopment Area Plan in spite of en-US opposition from two commissioners on the en-US plans growth projections and continual relien-US -en-US ance on the Tax Increment Financing funden-US -en-US ing method. en-US Community Redevelopment Office Manen-US-en-US ager Susan Kores told commissioners the en-US update created by Pompano Beach-based en-US consultant Redevelopment Management en-US Associates was long overdue. en-US The plan represents a starting point to en-US create a roadmap for redeveloping the older en-US areas of our communities, our CRAs, she en-US said. The most recent planning effort to en-US update community needs was the Neighen-US -en-US borhood Opportunities Workshop conducten-US -en-US ed in 2010. Overtime, shifting conditions en-US have shown that -to be relevant -any plan en-US must be flexible as the economy and the en-US demographics of the area change. Plans en-US should be reviewed on a regular basis to en-US ensure that they accurately depict the needs en-US and the desires of the community.en-US Redevelopment Management Associates en-US Director Kevin Crowder explained that his en-US firm garnered significant public input in en-US order to ensure the plan preserved the en-US unique character of the Martin County en-US community.en-US Its really updating that countywide peren-US -en-US spective, looking at the goals and strategies en-US that need to be addressed, he said. Because en-US the CRA is based off of growing the increen-US-en-US ment in order to fund the projects that fulfill en-US the goals of the redevelopment plan, we look en-US at economic growth as the thing thats going en-US to drive it and the things that are going to en-US influence economic growth: capital, markets en-US and regulation. And in the market study, we en-US looked at all of the seven different CRA en-US areas and the differences there because the en-US way that land or labor or the markets influen-US -en-US ence the ability of those CRAs to grow is en-US going to be different because they all have en-US their own individual character.en-US Mr. Crowder emphasized that RMA en-US focuses its CRA evaluations on three specifen-US-en-US ic principles espoused by the Miami-based en-US Knight Foundation on its own studies of en-US what connect people to a particular place.en-US What they found consistently throughen-US-en-US out the United States in all different types of en-US communities -urban, rural, waterfront, en-US rich, poor -is that three things overwhelmen-US -en-US ingly connected to people, even above jobs, en-US even above schools: the aesthetics of a place, en-US how a place looks and feels; the activities en-US and social offerings; and how open and welen-US -en-US coming that community is. And so we really en-US took that to heart; thats the approach were en-US taking when we look at it because ultimately en-US economic development is about economic en-US growth and not development necessarily en-US and its about enhancing your tax base to en-US improve your quality of life.en-US Commissioner Ed Fielding cast one of the en-US two dissenting votes against accepting the en-US Countywide Community Redevelopment en-US Area Plan created by Mr. Crowders firm, en-US primarily basing his opposition on the TIF en-US funding method. en-US I have a very basic philosophical differen-US -en-US ence that I think is reflected in the level of en-US participation that we have from our citien-US -en-US zens, he said. In my view, the step that we en-US have taken to fund our CRAs is quite comen-US -en-US mon, but I believe that step really minimizes en-US the citizen input because it then becomes a en-US group of people who are sort of self-related en-US and they have the time and take the occaen-US-en-US sion, so they get involved.en-US Commissioner Fielding said many resien-US-en-US dents see TIF funding as a gift and believes en-US creating Municipal System Taxing Units for en-US the CRAs instead would draw more particien-US -en-US pation and require more accountability.en-US We will have people that are giving en-US thought to what are we doing -were taxing en-US ourselves -so we [would] want to know is en-US this too much, too little, what can we do en-US with it, how can we most benefit, he said. en-US TIF to me is a method that we have allowed en-US people to walk away from the decision proen-US -en-US cess because they see themselves as not realen-US -en-US ly being affected. I dont want it to be that en-US way: I want it to be we got skin in the game, en-US I want to be there, be involved, make contrien-US -en-US butions.en-US Commissioner Sarah Heard cast the other en-US dissenting vote, complaining that the CRAs en-US have failed to prove successful since their en-US original creation in the 1990s.en-US We are between 16 and 18 years of our en-US CRA so were over half of the way through en-US the sun-setting of the CRAs, and I think that en-US were still bumbling, she said. I think its en-US unfortunate that were still struggling en-US because we should be very, very mature en-US right now. Weve been at this for so long and en-USthere are substantial funds involved now, en-US and we still seem to be doing some things en-US that probably arent real productive.en-US Commissioner Heard also rejected Mr. en-US Crowders estimates on projected tax increen-US -en-US ment growth, which reflected significant en-US growth in both the Jensen Beach and Indien-US -en-US antown CRAs by the year 2027.en-US Theyre just all over the place, she said. en-US Jensen Beach is going from $7,000 in 2017 en-US to over a $1 million in 2027, Rios going en-US from $440 in 2017 to $685 in 2027; Indianen-US -en-US towns going from $5,800 in 2017 to en-US $783,000 in 2027. Well, the next page is a 3 en-US percent annual growth on each one of the en-US seven CRAs, which seems reasonable I en-US guess. I just think that this is not fact-based. en-US I dont have any idea what your projections en-US are based upon because theyre completely en-US outside the realm of reality.en-US Although Mr. Crowder defended his proen-US-en-US jections saying they were based on the hisen-US -en-US toric growth rates of the CRAs, he emphaen-US -en-US sized that those arent necessarily used for en-US CRA planning purposes. en-US What we always recommend from the en-US planning side as we plan projects is to plan en-US off of that 3 percent, off of that straight-line en-US growth, he added. en-US His explanation failed to satisfy Commisen-US-en-US sioner Heard.en-US Im not going to support it, she said. I en-US find too many inconsistencies and misrepen-US -en-US resentations in the work product to be able en-US to endorse it.en-US For his part, Commission Chairman Ed en-US Ciampi defended the CRAs, saying the preen-US -en-US vious method of having commissioners en-US serve as the CRA Board failed to give the en-US areas the autonomy they really needed for en-US success free from political meddling. He en-US also believes the collapse of the housing en-US market and resulting recession contributed en-US to the early failure of the CRAs to succeed. 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en-US 11 en-USTREASURE COAST A new tool should en-US help county health organizations to study en-US factors that influence health. The Florida en-US Department of Health has recently tapped en-US the 2018 County Health Rankings & Roaden-US -en-US maps tool released by the University of Wisen-US -en-US consin and the Robert Wood Johnson Founen-US -en-US dation for its established data, which is en-US available at en-US www.FLHealthCHARTS.comen-US.en-US The County Health Rankings contain 35 en-US measures used to calculate how St. Lucie en-US ranks across the State of Florida relative to en-US the health measures in the reports, said en-US Clint Sperber, Health Officer and Adminisen-US -en-US trator of the Florida Department of Health en-US in St. Lucie County in a press release. This en-US year it is quite evident, that St. Lucie has en-US seen progress where we have moved from en-US the third quartile to the second quartile en-US regarding our health outcomes and quality en-US of life for our residents. en-US Martin County officials said the data is en-US valuable in a variety of areas.en-US This is not a Health Department ranken-US -en-US ing, its a community ranking, so what this en-US tells me first of all is that we have parten-US-en-US nerships and collaborations that are good en-US and solid that are leading to some of these en-US positives, said Karlette Peck, Health Officer en-US for the Florida Department of Health in en-US Martin County. We are doing very well, en-US usually, in the top five but if you look at the en-US report you can see that its not simply en-US healthy behaviors but its access to health en-US care.en-US These rankings are a snapshot of the en-US health of counties across the country and en-US they emphasize that health is not a singular en-US effort but a combined work in progress en-US across all community partners, according en-US to a press release. The department works in en-US collaboration with local governments, en-US non-profit organizations, health care facilien-US -en-US ties, business groups, schools, faith-based en-US organizations and many other stakeholders en-US to improve the health of all people in St. en-US Lucie County. These rankings use data relaten-US -en-US ed to physical environments, social and ecoen-US -en-US nomic factors, health behaviors and clinical en-US care.en-US In St. Lucie and Martin counties, the en-US Community Health Improvement Plan en-US (CHIP) addresses specific opportunities for en-US improved health that have been identified en-US by the community. The department has en-US partnered with many stakeholders to impleen-US-en-US ment the CHIP and collaborates regularly to en-US track progress. en-US Under the direction of Healthy St. Lucie, en-US Inc., plans and activities have been develen-US -en-US oped that are improving the health of the en-US county, according to the Department of en-US Health. Some of these activities include the en-US 2018 Billion Step Challenge to increase en-US physical activity and reduce obesity, the en-US Baby Steps Baby Friendly initiative to en-US increase breastfeeding among new mothers en-US giving births in our hospitals, the Safety Vilen-US-en-US lage program to improve injury prevention en-US efforts, the Fetal Infant Mortality Review en-US initiative to decrease infant mortality, and en-US Tobacco Cessation Action Plan and Stuen-US-en-US dents Working Against Tobacco to decrease en-US smoking rates in St. Lucie County.en-US Meanwhile, in Martin County, at the en-US facility based in the Golden Gate neighboren-US -en-US hood in Stuart, the center has become a hub en-US for programs that enhance health and supen-US -en-US port life skills. The Health Department en-US offers school age Immunizations, HIV/STD en-US testing, Hepatitis C testing, Family Planning en-US and Nutrition/Cooking classes at the Golden-US -en-US en Gate Center. A complete schedule of proen-US-en-US grams is available here:http://hohmartin.en-US org/golden-gate-calendar.en-US Bringing partners together in a unified en-US effort is the foundation for our work. said en-US Rob Ranieri, Chief Executive Officer for the en-US House of Hope. The Golden Gate Center en-US provides us with a unique opportunity to en-US meet people where they live and work. en-US Through our many partnerships, we can en-US offer the community life changing programs en-US that support health, build life skills and supen-US -en-US port overall well-being.en-US Youll also see that there is an economic en-US piece of that with unemployment rates and en-US poverty rates, etc. Its really a comprehensive en-US picture of the community and it is importen-US -en-US ant that you compare and benchmark youren-US -en-US self to other places because if there are issues en-US that need to be addressed by looking at en-US these rankings you can sort of benchmark en-US against each other to see whos doing well in en-US one area and whos not doing well and pick en-US up the phone and say, How come youre en-US doing so well in this area? Ms. Peck added. en-US But this is not a measure of the Health en-US Department, its a measure of the entire en-US community and we have that advantage of en-US having a community thats very engaged.en-US This is clearly done by a group that has en-USno connection whatsoever to the Florida en-US Department of Health, and the same criteria en-US are used, nationally, for every county and its en-US a standardized approach and an objective en-US overview of each county.en-US St. Lucie county officials expressed simien-US -en-US lar sentiments.en-US There are areas of progress, and we are en-US reaping the rewards of many of our en-US long-standing partnerships and support of en-US countywide health initiatives with numeren-US -en-US ous agencies, including government, faith-en-US based organizations and community en-US non-profits. Together we have made great en-US strides; I am confident we will continue our en-US forward movement in a positive direction, en-US said St. Lucie County Commission Chairen-US -en-US person, Frannie Hutchinson.en-US To explore more health indicators in your en-US county, visiten-US www.FLHealthCHARTS.com.en-US Follow the department on Twitter at @en-US HealthyFla and on Facebook. For more inforen-US -en-US mation about the Florida Department of en-US Health please visiten-US www.FloridaHealth.gov. County health departments using new en-USsystem to track influences on healthen-USBy Gaylon Parkeren-USgparker@hometownnewsol.com

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en-US 12 Date! Date! Date!HOBE SOUND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE CANDIDATE FORUM Hobe Sound Bible Church Auditorium11295 SE Gomez Ave., Hobe Sound No fee to attend $50 for a Candidate Display Table (space is limited) For information contact the Hobe Sound Chamber at 772-546-4724 or www.hobesound.org Candidate Forum hosted by the Hobe Sound Chambers Government Affairs Committee THURSDAY, APRIL 5, 20185:30 PM Meet & Greet at Candidate Display Tables6:00 to 8:00 PMForumPublic Welcome to Submit Questions to info@hobesound.orgFREE & OPEN TO PUBLIC Above: en-US Brody en-US Brodell heads home en-US and scores on a en-US double by South en-US Fork HS teammate en-US Sam Mickels.en-US Right:en-US Pitcher Sam en-US Reeder is the en-US second pitcher to en-US take the mound for en-US South Fork HSen-USIn Varsity Baseball, the South en-US Fork HS Bulldogs took on the en-US St. Lucie West Centennial en-US Eagles on Wednesday, March 21 at Centennial.   Windy en-USconditions helped carry the en-US ball out of the park on several en-US occasions leading the Eagles en-US to a soaring 17-7 win.en-USMarcus Mastellone en-US of South Fork HS en-US catches a single to en-US the outfield by en-US Centennials #24 en-US Abraham Alcoleaen-USPhotos courtesy of en-US MaryAnn Ketchamen-USBulldogs Vs. Eagles

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en-US 13 en-USWe switched over to an independent en-US board and there was the process of allowen-US -en-US ing that to happen and then transition, en-US and immediately all of those efforts were en-US stopped for at least four years, he said, en-US referring to the recession. Now were peren-US -en-US fectly poised, we reconstituted the indeen-US -en-US pendent CRA with folks who are very well en-US known in their communities, we reconstien-US -en-US tuted and refilled our Neighborhood en-US Action Committees. Now I think most of en-US them are thriving.en-US No members of the public spoke during en-US the hearing, which resulted in a final 3-2 en-US vote, with Commissioners Fielding and en-US Heard dissenting. en-USlibrary.martin.fl.us.en-USWEDNESDAY, APRIL 4en-GB en-GB Scrub Jay Walk:en-GB First and third en-GB Wednesdays, 8:30-9:30 a.m., October en-GB through May, at Jonathan Dickinson State en-GB Park, 16450 S.E. Federal Highway, Hobe en-GB Sound. Walk through the Florida scrub and en-GB explore the unique ecosystem while learning en-GB about the wildlife that depends on it for en-GB survival. Meet at the Camp Murphy Bike en-GB Trailhead parking lot before the Pine Grove en-GB Campground. en-GB For more information, contact en-GB the Kimbell Education Center, (561) 745RESPONSIBILITIES Evaluate digital prospects and maintain pipeline Possess in-depth digital knowledge Conduct sales pitches and presentations to meet and exceed sales quotaQUALIFICATIONS At least 1 year of previous digital sales experience Strong written and verbal communication skills Ability to travel locally Technical skills with smart devices and presentation soware such as Powerpoint a plusBENEFITS Guaranteed Base Salary & Uncapped Commission Structure Excellent Benets Package Including Medical, Dental & 401(k) Valuable In-depth & Intensive Training Program to Strengthen Your Skill Set Supportive & Team-oriented Work Environment Dedicated to Fostering Your Success JOB OPPORTUNITIES in Digital Sales Email your resume to opportunity@hometownNewsOL.comEOE/We drug test FREE IN HOME ESTIMATEInsured & Licensed #CGC1507642 Custom Pool Enclosures Screen Porches Front-Entry Ways Garage Screen Doors Seamless Rain GuttersScreen Enclosures & More!Let the Sun Shine in. Keep the Bugs Out!Happy Easter!! 772-879-6885 K&S Industries your local Screen Enclosure Expert. 2016 2016 C H O I C E R E A D E R S 2017 2017 C H O I C E R E A D E R S Our home watch service includes having a trained professional perform a comprehensive check of both the exterior and interior of your home. We complete a detailed checklist using GPS software that validates our visit and sends a report to the homeowner. Our business is built on INTEGRITY. Our word means something. We are insured, bonded, trained, and accredited. CONTACT US NOW FOR A NO OBLIGATION HOME WATCH CONSULTATION772-288-0972 info@acuityhomewatch.com AcuityHomeWatch.com Natural gardening tips en-USIen-USf you go to your favorite garden center, en-US you will see a massive variety of mulches en-US and groundcovers. Modern mulch en-US products can come in a variety of colors en-US including red, brown and even black. Many en-US of these mulch products are made from en-US trees that are rapidly being cut down faster en-US then they can be replanted. There are, en-US however, other options that you can use for en-US groundcovers that are both attractive and en-US also will maintain a natural look in your en-US landscape environment.en-US Mulching is primarily done for two en-US reasons. One is for appearance and the en-US other is to maintain good soil health. The en-US latter is the most important reason to en-US mulch your yard. If you look around your en-US environment, you can find many natural en-US and virtually free resources you can use for en-US mulching around your favorite flowerbed. en-US You can use pine needles, pine bark, peanut en-US shells, straw or hay or even crushed rock. If en-US you live on a wooded lot or have lots of en-US trees on your property, you can purchase a en-US chipper and turn your trimmings into a en-US useful groundcover. Many construction en-US areas use chippers to turn the cleared trees en-US into a mulch piles that you can pick up for en-US free. In short, use your imagination. Any en-US natural organic material can potentially be en-US recycled and used as mulch.en-US Many people mulch their yards solely for en-US appearance but the reasons for mulching go en-US much deeper then that. Mulch can dramatien-US -en-US cally lessen the impact of high soil temperaen-US -en-US tures on your plants. A two-inch layer of en-US organic mulch can lower the temperature of en-US the soil by 30 degrees or more. It also helps en-US the soil to maintain more even moisture en-US content by preventing water evaporation. en-US Mulch also helps to shade out weeds from en-US your garden. By keeping at least a 2-inch en-US covering of mulch in your garden, weeds en-US cannot receive enough light to grow and the en-US few that do survive can be easily taken out. en-US Here is a great tip you can use before en-US laying down your mulch. Prepare the area en-US first by laying down a layer of wet newspaen-US -en-US pers. This not only gives you a good base en-US for laying your mulch but it will also give en-US you an extra barrier of weed protection. It en-US also helps do the double duty of recycling en-US your old newspapers. Best of all, it costs en-US next to nothing to do! The paper will en-US decompose in the soil and will also allow en-US water to pass through easily.en-US Another great way to save money and en-US reuse natural resources is to build a en-US compost pile. You can do this by either en-US using a compost bin or you can build the en-US pile right on the ground. It would be wise to en-US locate your compost pile as far from your en-US home as possible so the bugs that help en-US decompose your organic materials do not en-US get into your structure. Using a compost en-US bin can have the advantage of keeping en-US critters out of your pile and also helps to en-US maintain moisture and keeps the compost en-US from blowing around your yard. en-US There are basically two ways you can en-US build your compost pile. If you want the en-US process to be as fast as possible, you will en-US need to follow a few extra steps. You should en-US first wet the area under the compost pile en-US and also put some twigs on the bottom of en-US the pile. You will then want to alternate en-US materials. You need alternating layers of en-US nitrogen, which would be grass clippings, en-US and you also need carbons, which would en-US include leaves, hay and dried straw. As you en-US layer your compost pile always moisten the en-US pile with some water. en-US If you dont have the patience to do this en-US layering process, you can also just add any en-US organic materials such as leaves, grass or en-US dried hay into your pile at your own en-US convenience and add water to keep the pile en-US moist. Keep in mind that doing it this way en-US will result in a slower decomposing process. en-US When the compost is ready, the end en-US material will look almost like humus or en-US good grade topsoil. The entire process can en-US take anywhere from a few months to over a en-US year depending on which method you en-US choose to use. The finished product can en-US then be used on your plants or lawn in en-US place of chemical based fertilizers. en-US Joe Zelenak has more than 30 years en-US experience in gardening and landscape. Send en-US e-mails to en-US hometowngarden@gmail.com GARDEN NOOK en-USJOE ZELENAK en-USCalendaren-USFrom page 5 en-USSeeen-US en-US CALENDARen-US, page 14en-USPlanen-USFrom page 10

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en-US 14 en-GB5551, or emailen-GB libby.reinert@dep.state.fl.us.en-USTHURSDAY, APRIL 5en-GB en-GB The Healing Path workshop:en-GB "Craft en-GB Creations: Keeping those we miss close in en-GB daily life," 3-4 p.m., Indian River State College en-GB Chastain Campus, Room C125, 2400 S.E. en-GB Salerno Road, Stuart. Workshop series from en-GB Forest Hills Community Outreach for anyone en-GB affected by the loss of a loved one; en-GB workshops focus on "practical next steps on en-GB the healing journey." Free, public is welcome en-GB but registration is required. en-GB Register by en-GB calling Karina Danessi at (772) 287-8484.en-GB en-GB Political Candidate Forum:en-GB 5:30-8 p.m., en-GB Hobe Sound Bible Church Auditorium, en-GB 11295 S.E. Gomez Ave., Hobe Sound. From en-GB 5:30-6 p.m., meet the candidates (lobby en-GB display tables); from 6-8 p.m., forum with en-GB Moderator. No fee to attend. en-GB For more en-GB information, contact the Hobe Sound en-GB Chamber at (772) 546-4724.en-GBFRIDAY, APRIL 6en-GB en-GB Jensen Beach Art League meeting:en-GB 10 en-GB a.m. to noon, Marilees Art Studio, 1052 N.E. en-GB Country Way, Jensen Beach. en-GBVisit en-GB www.en-GB jensenbeachartleague.com.en-USSATURDAY, APRIL 7en-GB en-GB March for Babies Treasure Coast en-GB South: en-GB Lace up your sneakers for the March en-GB for Babies at Indian RiverSide Park, 1707 en-GB N.E. Indian River Drive, Jensen Beach. en-GB Family-friendly, with food, music and an en-GB awards presentation. The Treasure Coast en-GB South March for Babies hopes to raise en-GB $325,000. Registration: 8 a.m. Start: 9 en-GB a.m. Walk distance: 3 miles. en-GB For more en-GB information, visit en-GB www.marchforbabies.org/en-GB EventInfo?EventID=19354en-GB en-GB Beach Trash Awareness event:en-GB Hosted en-GB by the River Kidz as a launch for their third en-GB edition workbook, meant for Martin County en-GB second-graders, and to share how to help the en-GB waterways by clearing litter from the shore, en-GB from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Sewall's Point Park. en-GB Local artists and workbook illustrator Julia en-GB Kelly will demonstrate how to convert beach en-GB trash into art. To participate, start collecting en-GB plastic, rope and other debris from beaches en-GB and bring those items to the April 7 event to en-GB help make art projects at the event. Kids in en-GB three age groups (age 8 and under, ages en-GB 9-14, and age 15+) can enter contests for en-GB most beach trash collected, most unusual en-GB beach trash found, and mosen-GB t creative art en-GB project made on site. en-GB For more information, en-GB visiten-GB http://riverscoalition.org/riverkidz/en-GB en-GB Manufacturing Career and Job Fair:en-GB en-GB Hosted by CareerSource Research Coast at en-GB Percy Peek Gym, 2902 Avenue D, Fort en-GB Pierce. Hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; veterans en-GB have priority of service from 9-9:30 a.m. en-GB Learn more about job seeking help that's en-GB available at no cost, and learn more about en-GB career pathways and training opportunities. en-GB For more information, email en-GBrecruitmentslc@en-GB careersourcerc.com.en-GBSUNDAY, APRIL 8en-GB en-GB Club Scrub Growler 20 40 60 Epic MTB en-GB Adventure:en-GB Starts and ends at Riverbend en-GB Park, 9060 Indiantown Road, Jupiter. Fully en-GB supported bike ride with refreshment stops en-GB along the route and an after party with food en-GB and beer. Grab your knobby tire bike and en-GB helmet to explore off-road trails between en-GB Riverbend Park in Jupiter and Jonathan en-GB Dickinson State Park in Hobe Sound. It's an en-GB adventure, not a speed race. Depending on en-GB conditions, the 20-mile riders will ride along en-GB the Loxahatchee River at the Masten and en-GB Lainhart Dams; the 40 and 60 mile riders en-GB will continue into Jonathan Dickinson and en-GB ride throughout the park and take a lap on en-GB the Camp Murphy MTB trails before circling en-GB back to Riverbend Park. Expected start time en-GB ranges from 7:30 a.m. for the longest route en-GB to 9:45 a.m. for the shortest route. en-GB Registration for Club Scrub members is $55 en-GB through March 31, $60 after; for non-en-GB members, it's $60 through March 31, $65 en-GB after. en-GB Contact Juliana Catalfumo at (561) en-GB 313-7250 or visit en-GB www.clubscrub.org.en-USMONDAY, APRIL 9en-GB en-GB Garden Club of Stuart annual en-GB luncheon: en-GB Held at the Dockside Pavilion, en-GB Indian RiverSide Park, Jensen Beach. en-GB For en-GB details, visit en-GB www.gardenclubofstuart.orgen-GB en-GB Beta Sigma Phi meeting:en-GB Women's en-GB service and social organization meets en-GB monthly from September through May en-GB throughout Martin and St. Lucie counties. en-GB Contact Mary Jackson at (772) 370-1665 or en-GBLeslie Jannereth at (772) 465-2820 for en-GB locations. No Dealer FeesDealer fees average about $1,000 in South Florida. Earl Stewart is one of the very few who say "No. Dealer Fees. Ever."The Earl Stewart CodeIt's what we live by every day: the DNA that drives the awesome customer experience we provide.7 Day Unconditional Money Back Returns on Used CarsBuying a used car can be scary...but not at Earl Stewart Toyota.3 Day Unconditional Money Back Returns on New CarsChanged your mind? No big deal!What Makes Us Dierent?It starts with our employees; we work hard to make this a special place.1PriceAn honest, low price right up front without haggling and without bogus add on fees!Red PhonesFour hotlines at Earl Stewart Toyota connect you instantly to Earl Stewart's personal iPhone. No reason is too small to call!Confessions of a Recovering Car DealerEarl Stewart's book that spills the beans! Great resource to protect yourself from getting ripped o by a car dealer.Tires For LifeGet replacement tires for life at no charge when you buy a new Toyota or a Certied Used Toyota from us. Learn more at www.EarlStewartToyota.com800-378-5111 High End Resort Wear and Accessories at Amazing Prices!Tunics Jewelry Beach 2885 SE Federal Hwy., F8 Stuart212-858-9542 10% o min. $25 purchasewith this adExp. 4-8-18Visit us on Saturdays & Sundays, 8:00 am to 3:00 pm New Location We are now at Unit F8 at the B&A Flea Market Sat., Mar. 31 Come see us at Hooked on Music at the Ft. Pierce marina, 2-11pm Photo courtesy of MaryAnn Ketcham en-USCentennials Sam Massini, #9, takes a long lead off 2nd base after a en-US successful steal while South Forks Marcus Mastellone keeps an eye en-US on the situationen-USWriters Day to inspire all en-US stages of the writing processen-USThose with a desire to write, be inspired, en-US and spark their creative sprits should regen-US -en-US ister for the 13th annual IRSC Writers Day en-US Saturday, April 7. The event will be held en-US from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Brown Cenen-US -en-US ter for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, en-US Room Y-102, on the IRSC Main Campus, en-US 3209 Virginia Ave., Fort Pierce. en-US Registration is $40 per person, or $10 en-US per person for students. Registration en-US includes a special pre-event author reading en-US with national award winning author, Erin en-US Elizabeth Smith at the Wynne Black Box en-US Theatre on the IRSC Main Campus, Frien-US -en-US day, April 6 at 6 p.m. en-US Exploring this years theme Beginnings, en-US Middles, Ends, participants will take part en-US in three 60-minute sessions allowing writen-US-en-US ers to learn from three published writers en-US with lectures and interactive activities that en-US inspire and engage writers in the process en-US from beginning, to middle, to end.en-US Join Professor Gloria Morrissey and en-US national authors T.A. Noonan and Erin en-US Elizabeth Smith as they share ways to en-US move from the beginning of the writing en-US process, including finding inspiration and en-US getting started, to the middle with revien-US -en-US sion, to the end product of publishing and en-US working with publishers.en-US Dr. Bodi Anderson with the IRSC en-US School of Education and Dr. Bryan Freeen-US -en-US man with the IRSC Humanities Departen-US -en-US ment will present a special presentation on en-US publishing your non-fiction or academic en-US writing.en-US For more information, contact Kim Lafen-US -en-US font at en-USklaffont@irsc.edu.en-USNotesen-USFrom page 2 en-USCalendaren-USFrom page 13en-USStealing the base

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en-USFRIDAY, MARCH 30en-US en-US Concert in the Classroom:en-US 2:30-3:30 en-US p.m., Armstrong Wing, Blake Library, en-GB2351 en-GB S.E. Monterey Road, Stuart. en-US Palm Beach en-US Operas Apprentice Artists perform an en-US interactive program of some of operas most en-US famous tunes, and spend time talking with en-US students, answering questions, and en-US discussing elements of opera: performing, en-US practicing, healthy behaviors, productions, en-US traveling, languages, and pedagogy. Children en-US of all ages welcome. en-US For more information, en-US contact Darlene Encomio at (772) 219-4908 en-US or en-US dencomio@martin.fl.usen-GB en-GB Night Explorers:en-GB 6:30-8:30 p.m., Hobe en-GB Sound National Wildlife Refuge, 13640 S.E. en-GB Federal Highway, Hobe Sound. Experience en-GB wildlife at night with naturalist Kim en-GB Mohlenhoff, and learn how artificial lighting en-GB can influence animal behavior while viewing en-GB the night sky through telescopes. Free, all en-GB ages welcome. Bring a chair to sit outside, en-GB and wear comfortable clothing and bug en-GB protection. Event will happen rain or shine; if en-GB weather conditions do not permit viewing the en-GB night sky, the program will be limited to en-GB classroom activities. en-GB Reservations are en-GB required; call (772) 546-2067.en-GBSATURDAY, MARCH 31en-GB en-GB Earth Fest Spring Festival & Egg Hunt:en-GB en-GB 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., The Children's Museum of en-GB the Treasure Coast, 1707 N.E. Indian River en-GB Drive, Jensen Beach. Celebrate the Earth en-GB with a spring family festival consisting of an en-GB egg hunt and egg decorating, games, bounce en-GB houses, food, refreshments, arts & crafts en-GB and more. $4 per person; free for members. en-GB For more information, call (772) 225-7575 en-GB or visit en-GB www.ChildrensMuseumTC.orgen-GB Easter Brunch & Egg Hunt:en-GB 10 a.m. to en-GB 1 p.m., Kai's Music Garden, 8006 S.W. en-GB Kanner Highway, Indiantown. en-GBFor tickets or en-GB more information, visit en-GB www.kaikaifarm.com/en-GB ep-easter-lunch--egg-hunt-1489769167.phpen-GB en-GB Treasure Coast Chamber Music en-GB Society concert:en-GB Cole Duo (Carol Cole, violin, en-GB and David Cole, cello) at 7 p.m., A.C.T. Studio en-GB Theatre, Cedar Pointe Plaza, 2399 S.E. en-GB Ocean Blvd., Stuart. Individual tickets, if en-GB available, are $40. en-GBFor more information or en-GB to order tickets, visit en-GB http://actstudiotheatre.en-GB com/availability-notice.htmlen-GB en-GB Hooked on Music festival: en-GB Tenth annual en-GB festival will be a free, family-friendly event en-GB on the waterfront in downtown Fort Pierce. en-GB Music stages encompass the city's Marina en-GB Square, with live performances by many en-GB bands. Enjoy local cuisine, arts and crafts en-GB vendors, and a large children's activities area en-GB including face painters and animal displays en-GB from Busch Wildlife Sanctuary. VIP tent en-GB available. en-GB For more information, visit en-GB www.en-GB hookedonmusic.org.en-USMONDAY, APRIL 2en-GB en-GB McCartney Mania: A Tribute to the en-GB Music of Paul McCartney and the Beatles:en-GB en-GB 6-7:30 p.m., Armstrong Wing, Blake Library, en-GB 2351 S.E. Monterey Road, Stuart. McCartney en-GB Mania is a live tribute band dedicated to the en-GB music and legacy of Sir Paul McCartney and en-GB the Beatles. Performing completely live along en-GB with a multimedia video, Jack Maravell and LIVE MUSIC Mike Lee Thurs., Apr. 5 Harold Seay Fri., Apr. 6 David Goodman Sat., Apr. 7Hours: Sun.-Thurs. 11-9 PM Fri. & Sat. 11-10 PM Closed Major Holidays FREEHUSH PUPPY APPETIZERMinumum Purchase of $25At Fresh Catch Seafood Grill. Not to be combined w/other discounts. Dine in 11-3pm. One coupon per table. Exp. 5-18-18. $5 OFF LUNCHMinumum Purchase of $25At Fresh Catch Seafood Grill. Not to be combined w/other discounts. Dine in 11-3pm. One coupon per table. Exp. 5-18-18. Caf Roosevelt 763 N. Federal Hwy., Stuart, FL 34994 Breakfast Lunch Eat-in Take-out Catering 772-692-6983 Pancakes Omelettes French Toast Crepes Wraps 10% OFFOr Free Coeewith this ad ARIES March 21/April 20 en-USAries, you may have to admit that the master en-US plan you have set up has a few flaws. You en-US dont have to abandon it, just modify. These en-US modifications may be relatively simple.en-USTAURUS April 21/May 21en-USPisces, you may think that you have missed an en-US important opportunity, but dont get too woren-US -en-US ried just yet. With a few new strategies, you en-US can regain your momentum.en-USGEMINI May 22/June 21en-USGemini, you may be easily swayed this week en-US by someone who is smooth-talking. Figure out en-US if this person can be believed or not, but give en-US them a chance.en-USCANCER June 22/July 22en-USYou may find yourself in a position where you en-US can take on a leadership role, Cancer. Do not en-US hesitate to jump onboard because this can be en-US just whats needed for your career.en-USLEO July 23/Aug. 23en-USResponsibilities will soon be easier to handle, en-US Leo. Not because the tasks are less difficult, en-US but because you have more people on your en-USHoroscopesen-USEarly Learning Coalition hosts en-US Touch a Truck event April 7 en-USMARTIN COUNTY The Martin en-US County Fairgrounds will play host to an en-US event popular with hundreds of children. en-US The annual Touch a Truck will be hosted en-US on Saturday, April 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. en-US and will feature dozens of trucks that will be en-US on hand to give children a chance to see en-US them up-close-and-personal. en-US Children will be allowed to climb into the en-US cab or see the kinds of equipment each en-US vehicle contains, and staff and personnel en-US from the various companies will be there to en-US answer questions and offer other informaen-US-en-US tion during the event. The Early Learning en-US Coalitions of Indian River, Martin and en-US Okeechobee counties have organized Touch en-US a Truck, and coordinator Lisa Holland said en-US it is one of the most well-attended of the en-US year.en-US This event is unique and children love en-US being able to get close to the trucks they see, en-US typically, on the road or far away, said Mrs. en-US Holland, who also owns and runs Team en-US Holland. A lot of the guys will let the kids en-US beep the horns and the concrete boom en-US truck personnel let them steer the boom.en-US So, its very interactive for the children en-US and each company that provides a vehicle en-US also has a staff member on hand to tell them en-US what the truck does.en-US The event is usually attended by more en-US than 1,200 people and is a win-win for en-US everybody, Mrs. Holland said. The Early en-US Learning Coalition also derives funds from en-US the event from vendors, which helps its en-US mission. Each vendor that comes is required en-US to provide a childrens activity, such as en-US Home Depot which always brings a craft en-US or building project and the Geico Gecko en-US will be there for entertainment. For the first en-US time, there will be a United Parcel Service en-US truck at the event for youths to experience.en-US It creates awareness for them, but it also en-US creates awareness for every company or en-US organization that brings a truck because en-US theyre getting their name out and showing en-US support for the community, Mrs. Holland en-US added. en-US Ticket are $5 at the gate for the event.en-US For more information about the event, en-US visit the Facebook events page at en-US www.faceen-US-en-US book.com/events/1651874118209481/ en-US or en-US the Early Learning Coalitions website at en-US http://www.elcirmo.org/. Out en-GB en-GB&en-GB en-GBabout en-USSeeen-US en-US OUTen-US page 16en-US Seeen-US en-US SCOPESen-US, page 17en-USDining en-US &en-US Entertainmenten-USFRIDAY, MARCH 30, 2018 en-US MARTIN COUNTYen-US WWW.HOMETOWNNEWSMC.COM PAGE 15en-USBy Gaylon Parkeren-USgparker@hometownnewsol.com

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en-US 16 en-USTREASURE COAST Whether they be en-US religious or secular, there will be an abunen-US -en-US dance of Easter events this weekend.en-US The events get started on Thursday, en-US March 29, with the Oyster Egg Painting en-US event at the Manatee Observation & Educaen-US -en-US tion Center in Fort Pierce from 2 to 4:30 en-US p.m. That precedes the Oyster Egg Hunt on en-US Saturday, March 31 at 10:30 a.m. The center en-US is located at 480 N. Indian River Drive in en-US Fort Pierce.en-US On Friday, March 30, the Easter Breakfast en-US & Bunny Visit will be at the Port St. Lucie en-US Parks & Recreation Center from 9:30 to 11 en-US a.m., at 2195 S.E. Airsoso Blvd. The event is en-US for ages 2 to 6 and costs $9.50 per child and en-US requires pre-registration by March 26. en-US There also will be a visit from the Easter en-US Bunny at Minsky Gym on March 29 for ages en-US 1 to 5 from 10:30 a.m. to noon at 750 S.W. en-US Darwin Blvd. in PSL at a cost of $3.en-US At Palm City Presbyterian Church en-US located at 2700 S.W. Martin Hwy. there en-US will be a concert performance of At His en-US Name on March 29 and 30 from 7:30 to en-US 8:30 p.m., and on March 29 at Morningside en-US Church, located at 2180 S.E. Morningside en-US Blvd. in Port St. Lucie, there will be a Maunen-US -en-US dy Thursday Communion Service from 7 to en-US 8 p.m. PCPC also will have a Good Friday en-US service at noon on March 30, and Morningen-US -en-US side also will host an Easter egg hunt on en-US March 31.en-US Meanwhile, also in PSL will be a Good en-US Friday Service at Sunlight Community en-US Church 477 S.W. Cashmere Blvd. from 5 en-US to 6:30 p.m., along with a variety of area en-US churches. Please see their respective weben-US -en-US sites for dates and time of Good Friday and en-US Easter services near you.en-US On Saturday, March 31 at Kai Kai Farm en-US from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. located at 8006 S.W. en-US Kanner Hwy. in Indianen-US-en-US town there will be an en-US Easter brunch and egg en-US hunt and on March 31 at en-US 800 S.W. Darwin Blvd. in en-US PSL there will be the en-US annual Eggstravaganza en-US from 9 to 10:30 a.m., feaen-US-en-US turing 18,000 eggs spread en-US over four baseball fields en-US for ages 3 to 10 and split en-US up into age groups.en-US Easter Palooza will en-US be hosted by Westside Church from 4 to 7 en-US p.m. at 3361 S. Jenkins Road in Fort Pierce. en-US The free event is touted as the biggest egg en-US hunt on the Treasure Coast and more than en-US 25,000 eggs will be distributed with a en-US bounce house, games, music food and prizen-US-en-US es.en-US The Easter Fair will be in Stuart on March en-US 31 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and features an en-US ongoing egg hunt, hot dogs and drinks, en-US candy and games, a bounce house and en-US musical entertainment. This free event will en-US be at Flagler Park 201 S.W. Flagler Ave. en-US and is hosted by First Baptist of Stuart. Also en-US in Stuart on March 31 at 9 a.m. will be the en-US Polished Near Easter Market, featuring a en-US spring petting zoo and egg hunts at New en-US Shoots Bamboo, 4505 S.W. Kanner Hwy.en-US The Easter Bunny Bounce will be on en-US March 31, starting at 11:30 a.m. at Exponenen-US -en-US tial Church at Tradition Square, with free en-US bounce houses, snow cones and a meeting en-US with Peter Cottontail himself.en-US On April 1, the Peaceful Easy Easter en-US Brunch will be hosted at Summer Crush en-US Vineyard & Winery at 10 a.m. at 4200 Johnen-US -en-US ston Road in Fort Pierce. The entertainment en-US will be provided by Paul Skyland and the en-US Hairpiece Duo with a cost of $27.50 but for en-US children less than 12 the cost is $20.en-US For more Easter events, please visit en-US www.en-US hometownnewsslc.com en-US oren-US www.hometownen-US -en-US newsmc.com.en-GBhis band recreate classic hits including iconic en-GB orchestral works. This event requires tickets. en-GB Tickets will be available for pickup Saturday, en-GB March 24 in the Armstrong Wing of the Blake en-GB Library. Limit of 2 tickets per person. This en-GB Chautauqua South event is sponsored by the en-GB Friends of the Martin County Library System, en-GB Inc. All ages welcome. en-GB For more information, en-GB call (772) 221-1403 or email en-GB sopasik@en-GB martin.fl.us.en-GBWEDNESDAY, APRIL 4en-GB en-GB Masterworks Concert IV 'Firebrands en-GB & Passions:'en-GB The Atlantic Classical Orchestra en-GB performs at the Eissey Campus Theatre, en-GB 11051 Campus Drive, Palm Beach Gardens. Expires 4-30-18. Must present coupon at time of purchase to receive offer. May not be combined with any other offer. Only one coupon per person per visit. Valid only at location shown on this coupon. Offer not valid on catalog or online purchases. While supplies last. Meat Up for Lunch! 1411 SE Indian St., Stuart 772-286-6711 www.freshcatchstuart.com Minimum Purchase of $25At Fresh Catch Seafood Grill. Not to be combined w/other discounts. Dine in 11-3pm. One coupon per table. Exp. 5/18/18FREEHUSH PUPPY APPETIZERHTN Closed major holidays. Good for the whole family! Sun.-Thurs. 11am-9pm Fri. & Sat. 11am-10pm 50% OFFLUNCH OR DINNERBuy 1 entr e and get the 2nd of equal or lesser value for half price!With beverage purchase. Dine in only. Not to be combined with any other offers. Not valid on holidays. Exp. 4-6-181640 Seaway Dr., Ft. Pierce772-242-84604817 SE Dixie Hwy, Port Salerno 772 872-7288 ~ 2 LOCATIONS ~ Easter Buet Brunch11am-3pmReservations for parties of any size Steel drums playing Sat. & Sun. 12:30-3:30 4903 SE Dixie Hwy. at Manatee Marina220-3287 SELECTED APPETIZERS MON FRI3pm 6pmDINING ROOM $ 2 50 $ 6 $ 4 50 $ 4 50per glass per glass per glass $ 1 o $ 3 $ 1 o $ 10 $ 1 o $ 1 o 2017 2017 C H O I C E R E A D E R S Voted Best Bar & Happy HourVoted Best Seafood and Best Outdoor & Waterfront Dining Easter events hop across Treasure Coast calendar en-USBy Gaylon Parkeren-USgparker@hometownnewsol.com Out en-USFrom page 15 en-USSeeen-US en-US OUTen-US page 17

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en-US 17 en-GBFeaturing music from Prokofiev, Brahms and en-GB Hannah Lash. Begins at 7:30 p.m., with pre-en-GB concert lecture at 6:40 p.m. en-GB For tickets, call en-GB the ACO office at (772) 460-0850 or visit en-GB www.atlanticclassicalorchestra.com.en-GB en-GB Open Mic Night: en-GB7-10 p.m., every en-GB Wednesday through May 30, Ground Floor en-GB Farm, 100 S.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., en-GB Stuart. Sign up starts at 6:30 and the open en-GB mic runs 7-10 p.m. All ages and disciplines en-GB welcome spoken word, music, comedy, en-GB writing, rap, dance, etc. The cafe will be en-GB serving food, wine and beer throughout the en-GB night. en-GB For more information, call (772) 600-en-GB 4230 or email en-GB groundfloorfarm@gmail.com.en-GBTHURSDAY, APRIL 5en-GB en-GB Political Candidate Forum:en-GB 5:30-8 p.m., en-GB Hobe Sound Bible Church Auditorium, en-GB 11295 S.E. Gomez Ave., Hobe Sound. From en-GB 5:30-6 p.m., meet the candidates (lobby en-GB display tables); from 6-8 p.m., forum with en-GB Moderator. No fee to attend. en-GB For more en-GB information, contact the Hobe Sound en-GB Chamber at (772) 546-4724.en-GB en-GB Blue Ribbon Luncheon and Fashion Steamed Fresh MusselsWhite Wine Garlic sauce or Marinara sauce, served with pirate crostini $12Pirates SteakBlackened 8oz Sirloin steak, topped with blue cheese crumbles and onion rings, served with red wine demi glaze, mashed potatoes and sauted green beans $28Stued Sole Stued Dover Sole lets with Crab meat topped with Hollandaise sauce, served with herb-roasted Potatoes and sauted Asparagus $28Baked Ham Baked sliced Ham, served with candy-glazed sweet potato, sauted green beans and corn bread $20 pcrm.net4307 SE Bayview St, Stuart772-287-2500Full restaurant menu available all day on Easter Call for Easter reservations Mushroom & Scallops Risotto Wild mushrooms risotto, sundried tomatoes with pan seared ginger salted sea scallops served with parmesan crisps $28 Join us for breakfast Saturday & Sunday from 8:00am to 11:00 am en-USHelp us celebrate one of the Treasure Coasts most popular pastimes by submitting a en-US photo of your most recent catch straight from local waters.en-US Email a photo of you with your fish that is at least 1 MB or 300 dpi in size en-US to news@hometownnewsol.com. en-US Write CATCH OF THE WEEK in the subject line, and in the body of the email, en-US please include the following information:en-US Your nameen-US City you live inen-US Age (if 18 or younger)en-US Type of fishen-US Approximate size of fishen-US Area you caught the fishen-US Phone number in case we have questions (will not be printed)en-USNice Catch! Phil Williams, of Vero Beach, en-UScaught this 9 lb. largemouth en-US bass in a golf course lake in Vero Beach.   en-USside helping you out.en-USVIRGO Aug. 24/Sept. 22en-USPlanning a vacation can be almost as fun as traven-US -en-US eling, Virgo. When someone asks for your help en-US drawing up a travel itinerary, put all of your effort en-US into the task.en-USLIBRA Sept. 23/Oct. 23en-USSome sort of breakthrough in your life is soon to en-US become a reality, Libra. It may be a financial winden-US -en-US fall or a new job opportunity. Keep your eyes open en-US to any and all possibilities.en-USSCORPIO Oct. 24/Nov. 22en-USYou can achieve great things this week, Scorpio. en-US Ultimately, your accomplishments depend on how en-US much you can focus on the tasks at hand. The ball en-US is in your court.en-USSAGITTARIUS Nov. 23/Dec. 21en-USSagittarius, you are on the move this week, but it en-US is best to have a plan and not leave things to en-US chance. Look ahead to all the possible scenarios en-US that have the potential to trip you up.en-USCAPRICORN Dec. 22/Jan. 20en-USCapricorn, it is easy to get carried away with an en-US idea. Just do not mistake obsession for focus. You en-US need to pace yourself if you are going to be effecen-US -en-US tive.en-USAQUARIUS Jan. 21/Feb. 18en-USYou may need to postpone something you had en-US hoped to finish this week, Aquarius. As long as it en-US does not get pushed too far onto the back burner en-US you should be fine.en-USPISCES Feb. 19/March 20en-USPisces, a setback of some kind may occur this en-US week. Dont get too worried just yet. Adversity can en-US be a learning experience.en-USScopesen-USFrom page 15en-USOuten-USFrom page 16 en-USSeeen-US en-US OUTen-US page 18

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en-US 18 The Atlantic Animal Clinic1315 NE Sunview Terr. Jensen BeachCall for an appointment today 334-5901 Vaccine ClinicSaturday, April 21st$500 Rabies ShotsCash & Check Only 8 AM 11 AM 2017 2017 C H O I C E R E A D E R S Rabies Alert in Martin County Quality Isnt Expensive, Its Priceless! 36 Years Experience 16 Years at This Location HOURS: Monday Friday 8:00am-5:30pm Saturday by Appointment Lic# MCNS-4355 772-223-9441 With this HTN ad. Oers expire 5-31-18 2512 Willoughby Blvd., Stuart oorspecialistmartincounty.com FREE INSTALLATION on Three of our Most Popular Floors Hardwood European White OakBrushed Reclaimed$899 sq. ft. Installed 100% Waterproof Vinyl Plank$529 sq. ft. Installed Berry Alloc Laminate Lifetime Warranty 12 Colors$399 sq. ft. Installed Sale Sale Sale 50 yr. Warranty 50 yr. Warranty7 1/2 wide 72 long 12 colors en-USJack and Mary Smith, of Sebastian took a copy of en-US Hometown News to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, their en-US home away from home, for twenty years. en-USAre you a fan of the Hometown News? Well, we are inviting you to en-US take us along on your next adventure. en-US Each week, we will feature a different reader-submitted photo that showcases one en-US (or more) of our Treasure Coast residents reading the Hometown News in a unique en-US or exotic place. Whether you take a trip to the Grand Canyon or a cruise to the en-US Bahamas, bring your Hometown News with you and have someone snap a picture.en-US Email your photo (at least 1 MB in size) to en-US news@hometownnewsol.comen-US and include en-US your first and last name, the city you live in and the location/date of where the photo en-US was taken. Type TOURING WITH THE TOWNIES in the subject line.en-USTouring with the Townies en-GBShow:en-GB 11 a.m., Oak Harbor Club, Vero en-GB Beach. Annual signature event to en-GB commemorate April as Child Abuse en-GB Prevention Month features a fabulous en-GB fashion show, gourmet luncheon and silent en-GB auction items. $150 per person. Benefit for en-GB Hibiscus Children's Center. en-GBFor more en-GB information, call (772) 299-6011, ext. 313, en-GB or email en-GBLMurray@hcc4kids.org.en-GB en-GB Acoustic Music Jam:en-GB 7-9 p.m., every en-GB Thursday through June 28, Ground Floor en-GB Farm, 100 S.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., en-GB Stuart. Dust off your banjo, guitar, mandolin, en-GB fiddle, uke, stand up bass, or other acoustic en-GB instrument, and come share your favorite old en-GB time, bluegrass, and celtic tunes. All ages en-GB and abilities welcome. Hosted by en-GB Appalachian and celtic fiddler Fran Lowry. en-GB For more information, call (772) 600-4230 en-GB or email en-GBgroundfloorfarm@gmail.com.en-US en-US Jammin Jensen:en-US 6-9:30 p.m., every en-US Thursday night in downtown Jensen Beach en-US except for Thanksgiving. en-USFor more en-US information, visit en-US www.jensenbeach.biz.en-GBTHURSDAY, APRIL 5 SATURDAY, APRIL 7en-GB en-GB 'The Sensuous Senator:'en-GB McAlpin Fine en-GB Arts Center, IRSC main campus, 3209 en-GB Virginia Ave., Fort Pierce. Comedy. Senator en-GB Douglas is running for president on a en-GB 'morality' platform, but when his wife leaves en-GB for a conference in Chicago, their townhouse en-GB is swarming with libidinous politicians, en-GB scantily dressed women, security police, and en-GB a muckraking reporter. When snow closes en-GB the airport and his wife returns home, the en-GB bedlam crescendos to a surprise ending in en-GB this outrageous farce. Show times are 7 p.m. en-GB Thursday through Saturday, with a 2 p.m. en-GB show on Saturday. General admission tickets en-GB are $15. en-GBFor more information, contact the en-GB IRSC box office at (772) 462-4750 or email en-GB boxoffice@irsc.edu.en-USFRIDAY, APRIL 6 SUNDAY, APRIL 8en-GB en-GB 'Reflections: A Musical Journey to the en-GB Movies Thru Song & Dance:'en-GB Enjoy a en-GBmagical en-GB journey to Hollywood's richest movies and en-GB their most famous theme songs, including en-GB Oklahoma, West Side Story, Les Mis, On The en-GB Town, The Sound of Music, South Pacific, en-GB Flashdance, Saturday Night Fever, Chorus en-GB Line, Cabaret, and more. en-GB The Barn Theatre, en-GB 2400 S.E. Ocean Blvd., Stuart. Show times en-GB are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and at 2 en-GB p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $20. en-GB For more en-GB information or tickets, visit or call the box en-GB office at (772) 287-4884, or visit en-GB www.barn-en-GB theatre.com.en-GBFRIDAY, APRIL 6en-GB en-GB Coffee with the Conductor:en-GB 10 a.m., en-GB Court House Cultural Center, 80 E. Ocean en-GB Blvd., Stuart. Presented in partnership with en-GB Atlantic Classical Orchestra and other en-GB conductors from the region. Free. en-GB For more en-GB information, call (772) 287-6676 or visit en-GB www.martinarts.org.en-GB en-GB Jensen Beach Art League meeting:en-GB 10 en-GB a.m. to noon, Marilees Art Studio, 1052 N.E. en-GB Country Way, Jensen Beach. en-GBFor more en-GB information, visit en-GB www.en-GB jensenbeachartleague.com.en-GB en-GB Masterworks Concert IV 'Firebrands en-GB & Passions:'en-GB The Atlantic Classical Orchestra en-GB performs at the Lyric Theatre, 59 S.W. Flagler en-USOuten-USFrom page 17en-US Seeen-US en-US OUTen-US page 19 Around Your en-GBe-newsletter en-GBLocal news & events en-GB right in your inbox!en-GBSimply send an email to:en-GB newsfp@hometownnewsol.comen-GB en-GB Writeen-GB NEWSLETTER en-GB in the subject line

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en-US 19 en-GBAve., Stuart. Featuring music from Prokofiev, en-GB Brahms and Hannah Lash. Two en-GB performances, at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m., with en-GB pre-concert lectures at 3:10 p.m. and 7:10 en-GB p.m. en-GB For ticket information, call the ACO en-GB office at (772) 460-0850 or visit en-GB www.en-GB atlanticclassicalorchestra.com.en-GB en-GB Da Vintage Wine Seminar: en-GB 6-7 p.m., en-GB Elliott Theater, 825 N.E. Ocean Blvd., Stuart. en-GB Learn about wine with Sam The Wine Man en-GB DelMastro, and savor and enjoy fine wines. en-GB Cost is to be determined. en-GB To RSVP, call (772) en-GB 225-1961 or email en-GB RSVP@elliottmuseum.en-GB org. en-GB For more information, visit en-GB www.en-GB ElliottMuseum.org.en-GB en-GB Community Movie Night:en-GB Showing en-GB 'Coco.' 7-9 p.m., Kiwanis Post Family Park, en-GB 15700 S.W. Warfield Blvd., Indiantown. Free, en-GB all county residents welcome to enjoy time en-GB with friends and neighbors while watching a en-GB movie on a 20 foot tall screen under the en-GB stars. Movie starts after sundown. Food and en-GB beverages will be available for purchase. en-GB For en-GB more information, visit en-GB www.facebook.com/en-GB pg/MyMCParksen-GB en-GB USA Dance local chapter:en-GB Ballroom, en-GB Latin and Swing dancing at the Jensen en-GB Beach Ballroom, 881 N.E. Jensen Beach en-GB Blvd., Jensen Beach, from 7-10 p.m., on the en-GB first Friday evening every month. Open to the en-GB public. Admission is $11. en-GBFor more informaen-GB-en-GB tion and updates, visit en-GB www.usadancemaren-GB -en-GB tin-stlucie.org, en-GB search on Facebook for "USA en-GB Dance #6047-Martin-St. Lucie," or email en-GB usad6047info@gmail.comen-USSATURDAY, APRIL 7en-GB en-GB March for Babies Treasure Coast en-GB South: en-GB Lace up your sneakers for the March en-GB for Babies at Indian RiverSide Park, 1707 en-GB N.E. Indian River Drive, Jensen Beach. en-GB Family-friendly, with food, music and an en-GB awards presentation. The Treasure Coast en-GB South March for Babies hopes to raise en-GB $325,000. Registration: 8 a.m. Start: 9 en-GB a.m. Walk distance: 3 miles. en-GB For more en-GB information, visit en-GB www.marchforbabies.org/en-GB EventInfo?EventID=19354en-GB en-GB Touch-a-Truck:en-GB 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Martin en-GB County Fairgrounds, 2616 S.E. Dixie Hwy, en-GB Stuart. Annual fundraiser that benefits the en-GB Early Learning Coalition of Indian River, en-GB Martin and Okeechobee counties. The en-GB interactive event allows kids the opportunity en-GB to climb on, learn about and discover their en-GB favorite big trucks and vehicles including en-GB police cars, bulldozers, fire trucks, cement en-GB trucks, tow trucks, more. Vehicle drivers and en-GB operators will offer information and answer en-GB questions. Admission is $5 per person; free en-GB for ages 2 and under. Food trucks and en-GB booths from local businesses and nonprofits en-GB will be on site. en-GB For more information, contact en-GB Lisa Holland of Team Holland at (772) 631-en-GB 6611 or en-GBlisa@teamholland.info.en-US en-US Family Golf Day:en-US 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., en-US Martin County Golf Course, 2000 S.E. St. en-US Lucie Blvd., Stuart. Bring the family to the en-US county's only public golf course for a day of en-US fun focusing on youth golf. No golf experien-US-en-US ence required. Golf games, lessons, golf en-US inflatables, track man demo, putting contest, en-US food vendors, face painting, music from a DJ, en-US more. en-US For more information, contact Katya en-US Lysak at (772) 221-2328.en-GB en-GB 'Camp Murphy and the Treasure en-GB Coast's Military Contribution:'en-GB 11 a.m. to en-GB noon, Kimbell Center, Jonathan Dickinson en-GB State Park, 16450 S.E. Federal Highway, en-GB Hobe Sound. Ron Frazer, IRSC historian and en-GB library guest lecturer, will present how our EASTER WORSHIP SERVICES Maundy Thursday Service 6:00pm Good Friday Service 8:00pm Easter Services 9:15am 11:00am Traditional 51 st Annual Easter Sunrise Service Sunday, April 1st 6:30 am Sea Turtle Beach 4191 NE Ocean Blvd Jensen Beach TRINITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 2221 NE Savannah Road Jensen Beach You Are InvitedGOOD FRIDAY COMMUNION SERVICEMarch 30, 2018 at 7:00pmEASTER CELEBRATIONApril 1, 2018 at 10:45amImmediately following the Easter Celebration there will be an Easter egg hunt. Children are to bring their own basket to collect their candy.New Hope Fellowship3900 SW Citrus Blvd, Palm City | 772-283-8343 palmcitynewhope.org First Presbyterian Church of Stuart HOLY WEEK, 2018 Palm Sunday, March 25th ~ 10 am Worship: Procession of Palms Maundy Thursday, March 29th ~ 5:30 pm: Contemplative Worship Easter Sunday, April 1st ~ 10 am Worship: Communion Easter Egg Hunt for Children @ 11 am 1715 NW Pine Lake Drive, Stuart, FL 34994 ~ (772) 692-0500 www.stuartpres.org www.facebook.com/stuartpres Out en-USFrom page 18en-US Seeen-US en-US OUTen-US page 20

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en-US 20 en-GBarea prepared soldiers for combat in the en-GB 20th Century. Presented by the "Living en-GB History" series. en-GB For more information, visiten-GB en-GB www.friendsofjdsp.org.en-US en-US An Evening of Excellence:en-US The en-US Education Foundation of Martin Countys en-US annual fundraising event featuring the Bids en-US for Kids auctions. The event helps the en-US Foundation to enrich and enhance the en-US quality of education in the countys public en-US schools. Enjoy musical entertainment, en-US dancing, the auctions, and cocktails, hors en-US doeuvres, and a lobster and filet entre. It en-US will be held at 6 p.m. at the Mariner Sands en-US Country Club, Stuart. en-US For more information, en-US visit en-US www.educationfoundationmc.org.en-GBSATURDAY, APRIL 7 SUNDAY, APRIL 8en-GB en-GB Shop-a-Palooza Sidewalk Sale:en-GB 10 a.m. en-GB to 5 p.m., both days, at various downtown en-GB Stuart businesses. Free shuttles will be en-GB running from the Osceola, Sailfish and en-GB Kiwanis parking lots. en-GB For details on en-GB participating businesses, call (772) 286-en-GB 2848 or visit en-GB www.historicdowntownstuart.en-GB com.en-GB en-GB Treasure Coast Community Singers en-GB classical concert:en-GB Performing Lauridsen en-GB Lux Aeterna. Two performances, at 3 p.m. en-GB Concerts are held at North Stuart Baptist en-GB Church, 1950 N. Federal Highway, Stuart. en-GB Tickets are $20 and benefit Molly's House. en-GB Venue is special needs friendly. en-GB Purchase en-GB tickets by calling (772) 224-8807 or through en-GB PayPal at en-GBwww.tccsingers.org. en-GBSATURDAY, APRIL 7 SUNDAY, APRIL 22en-GB en-GB 'The Little Dog Laughed:' en-GBPlay by en-GB Douglas Carter Beane will be presented by en-GB A.C.T. Studio Theatre, Cedar Pointe Plaza, en-GB 2399 S.E. Ocean Blvd., Stuart. Nominated en-GB for the Tony Award for Best Play, the play en-GB follows the adventures of Mitchell Green, a en-GB movie star who could hit it big if it weren't for en-GB one teensy problem: his agent, Diane, can't en-GB seem to keep him in the closet. Shows are en-GB April 7-8, April 13-15, and April 20-22. Show en-GB times are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., en-GB Sundays at 3 p.m. Reserved seating is $25. en-GB For tickets and information, call (772) en-GB 932-8880 or visit en-GB actstudiotheatre.com.en-GBSUNDAY, APRIL 8en-GB en-GB Family Fun Day at the Elliott Museum:en-GB en-GB 12-4 p.m., Elliott Museum, 825 N.E. Ocean en-GB Blvd., Stuart. Attendees of all ages are en-GB welcome to enjoy an afternoon of kite-related en-GB crafts to celebrate the "Kites: Art on a String" en-GB exhibit in the Changing Exhibitions Gallery. en-GB Create your own masterpiece and then, en-GB weather permitting, fly it outside. Studio en-GB space for this activity is limited, and it will be en-GB on a first come, first serve basis. Admission en-GB for this date is $5 per person for ages 6 and en-GB older; children under age 6 admitted free. en-GB For more information, call (772) 225-1961 en-GB or visiten-GB ElliottMuseum.org.en-GB en-GB Jensen Beach Art League Art Show:en-GB 10 en-GB a.m. to 4 p.m., Indian RiverSide Park, 1707 en-GB N.E. Indian River Drive, Jensen Beach. Free en-GB admission. en-GB For more information, visiten-GB www.en-GB jensenbeachartleague.com.en-GB en-GB Treasure Coast Classical Guitar en-GB Society Orchestra concert:en-GB 3:30-4:30 p.m., en-GB Armstrong Wing, Blake Library, 2351 S.E. en-GB Monterey Road, Stuart. The Treasure Coast en-GB Classical Guitar Society is Martin County's en-GB home for classical guitar enthusiasts which en-GB formed in 2010. The TCCGS Guitar Orchestra en-GB is their largest performance ensemble, and EASTER WORSHIP SERVICES Saturday10 am-1 pmFlagler ParkDowntown StuartFree Event!Ongoing Egg Hunt, Candy, Hot Dogs & Drinks, Games, Music, Bounce House Easter Sunday Breakfast and Service Sunday, April 1st at 8:30 amCome celebrate the Lords resurrection with us this Easter Sunday! You are invited to join us for a breakfast in the Fellowship Hall at 8:30 am. Please bring a covered dish to share! Life Groups will be held at 9:00am and our Easter Service will begin at 10:15 am. Invite your loved ones!First Baptist Church of Stuart201 West Ocean Blvd. Stuart, FL 772-287-7422 Happy Easter from your friends at Out en-USFrom page 19en-US Seeen-US en-US OUTen-US page 22

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en-US 21 Easter Services Sunday, April 1 Sunrise Service at 6:30AM 8:00 AM, 9:30 AM, 11:00AM Easter Eggstravaganza March 25th from 11:00AM 1:00PM Kona Ice, Bounce Houses, Pics with the Easter Bunny, Music, Petting Zoo, Easter Eggs, Cras First United Methodist Church of Stuart 1500 S. Kanner Hwy, Stuart, FL 34994 772-287-6262 rf ntb r at 9:30amJOIN US IN A TRADITION WITH ROOTS IN OUR CHRISTIAN CULTURE'S EARLIEST BEGINNINGS THAT WAS POPULARIZED IN THE LATE 1800SWelcome to the of Hobe Sound with the of Hobe Sound! www.hscpc.org r 8:30am & 10:30am Meaningful Worship, Episcopal Church of the Advent Meaningful Worship, Episcopal Church of the Advent Meaningful Worship, Episcopal Church of the Advent Sunday April 1st 8am Early Service 10am Worship Service Join us at 6:30am for Easter at the Mansion at Indian Riverside ParkCoffee & Light Breakfast provided EASTER At The Mansion EASTER WORSHIP SERVICES

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en-US 22 Offer expires June 29, 2018. Programs, rates, terms and conditions are subject to change without notice and maybe withdrawn at any time. Deposit must be new funds. Promotional rate applies to new funds only. Existing balances or transfers from existing accounts do not qualify for this promotion. Florida residents only. Promotion excludes Public Funds CDs. FCBs CD with Rate Match Assurance cannot be used in conjunction with this promotion. Annual Percentage Yield (APY) is accurate as of date of publication. Early withdrawal penalty applies; fees may reduce earnings. 1. CD minimum opening deposit of $10,000 will earn 2.15% APY. Advertised rate applicable to initial 19-month term only. CD will automatically renew to a standard 19-month CD term at the current rate and APY available at that time. BauerFinancial is a registered trademark. 6792 0318 2500 Virginia Ave., Fort Pierce, FL 34981 (772) 460-2220 1301 S.E. Port St. Lucie Blvd., Port St. Lucie, FL 34952 (772) 398-1388 4000 20th St., Vero Beach, FL 32960 (772) 770-0090 715 Colorado Ave., Stuart, FL 34994 (772) 287-1300 Florida Based. Florida Focused.At Florida Community Bank better banking means great rates, convenient locations and personalized service. Weve just added 5 new locations to our 46 banking centers across the state to make banking even more convenient for you. FCB welcomes Floridian Community Bank and its customers to our growing network.To learn more, call 1.877.378.4297, stop by your local FCB banking center or visit FloridaCommunityBank.com. rrfr Promo Rate with minimum $10,000 of new fundsntbAPY Spring holiday food, en-UStime for leg of lamben-USWen-UShen chefs think of food for the en-US spring holidays, my all-time en-US favorite is at the top of the list en-US spring lamb. Yes, I know about the tradition en-US of decorating eggs, and the meaning of en-US rebirth and new life, and, of course, there en-US are the special breads and hot cross buns, en-US but let me talk to you about the least en-US popular and most misunderstood red meat en-US in America -roasted spring leg of lamb. I en-US can hardly wait to start cooking! en-US Unfortunately, for years many consumers en-US would buy imported lamb from New en-US Zealand and Australia, overcook it, and en-US then serve it with mint jelly to mask the en-US taste. The flavor would be overpowering en-US and the texture dry and chewy. en-US Lamb raised in the United States is en-US grain-fed, giving the lamb a beefier flavor en-US unlike the imported lamb that was en-US grass-fed, which caused a more intense en-US flavor. Todays lamb from New Zealand and en-US Australia is grain-fed and has developed a en-US more delicate taste. I still prefer the en-US domestic lamb, but I will use the imported en-US in a pinch with no problem.en-US Chefs are better trained in the cooking of en-US lamb today, and it is seen more often on en-US restaurant menus as well as lamb shanks, en-US my second all-time favorite meat. Lamb is en-US very healthy to eat. It is a great source of en-US protein, essential vitamins and minerals. It en-US has the correct ratio of all eight of the en-US essential amino acids.en-US The meat has less marbling than other en-US meats, which means most of the fat is on en-US the outside edges. A 3-ounce portion of en-US lamb leg has 74 mg of cholesterol compared en-US to 70 mg in a skinless chicken breast. en-US Calorie-wise, there are 162 in lamb to 159 en-US in chicken. en-US Now here is what you all have been en-US waiting for, my personal all-time favorite en-US recipe for Roasted Spring Lamb a la Costa.en-USROASTED LEG OF LAMBen-USIngredientsen-US 1 5-6 pound bone-in leg of lamben-US 1/4-cup olive oilen-US 2 tablespoons chopped fresh garlic cloves en-US (about 6 cloves)en-US 1/3-cup balsamic vinegaren-US 1/4-cup fresh squeezed lemon juiceen-US 1 teaspoon salten-US 1 teaspoon black pepperen-US 2 tablespoons leaf oreganoen-US 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, choppeden-US Directionsen-US In a small bowl, mix all the ingredients en-US together except the lamb.en-US Make 8 or 9 small slices all over the lamb. en-US Insert the mixture in the slices and rub the en-US entire lamb with the remaining mixture.en-US Place in a roasting pan, fat side down. en-US Add 1/2-cup water and 1/2-cup red wine. en-US Roast at 375 degrees for 45 minutes to an en-US hour or until a meat thermometer reads en-US 135 degrees.en-US Costa Magoulas is dean of the Mori en-US Hosseini College of Hospitality and Culinary en-US Management at Daytona State College. en-US Contact him at (386) 506-3578 or en-US magoulc@daytonastate.edu. CHEF COSTA'S en-USCOOKING CORNERen-USCOSTA MAGOULAS en-GBthey play pieces from classical and popular en-GB music from the Baroque through Modern en-GB eras. If you've not heard a dozen or more en-GB classical guitarists all playing together, you en-GB won't want to miss this. en-GB For more en-GB information, call (772) 288-5702 or email en-GB dencomio@martin.fl.usen-GBTHROUGH TUESDAY, APRIL 10en-GB en-GB Court House Cultural Center Gallery en-GB Exhibition:en-GB The Mastery of Guy Coheleach en-GB Wildlife Painting Exhibit. Court House en-GB Cultural Center, 80 E. Ocean Blvd., Stuart. en-GB This exhibit features the local wildlife painter en-GB extraordinaire, whose exhibits have attracted en-GB some of the largest audiences in the gallery's en-GB history. Exhibit runs Feb. 2 through April 10. en-GB Gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday en-GB from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday from en-GB 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. en-GBFor more information, call en-GB (772) 287-6676 or visit en-GB www.martinarts.org.en-GBTUESDAY, APRIL 10en-US en-US House of Refuge Lecture Series:en-US 10 en-US a.m., 301 S.E. MacArthur Blvd., Stuart. Dr. en-US Kyle Freund will present "Archaeology in Pop en-US Culture," discussing the misrepresentation of en-US archaeology in film, television, and other en-US media. He will talk about his take on topics en-US relating to claims over archaeological en-US heritage, from political, religious, and en-US self-interested motivations to ancient alien en-US theories behind various claims over en-US archaeological heritage. $15 per person. en-US For en-US tickets or more information, call (772) en-US 225-1875 or visit en-US HouseOfRefugeFl.org.en-GB en-GB Food Truck Tuesdays:en-GB The Chow Down en-GB food trucks will have their windows open en-GB from 5-9 p.m., second Tuesday of the month en-GB through April 10, Indian RiverSide Park, 1707 en-GB N.E. Indian River Drive, Jensen Beach. Bring en-GB a lawn chair or blanket to picnic in the park. en-GB For more information, visit en-GB www.facebook.en-GB com/ChowDownFL/en-GB en-GB Sunset Concerts at the Gallery:en-GB 5:30 en-GB p.m., the Court House Cultural Center, 80 E. en-GB Ocean Blvd., Stuart. Features Stuart School en-GB of Music, with Cindy Kessler, director. Enjoy en-GB Martin County's talented musicians in an en-GB intimate setting combining fine and en-GB performing arts in one space. Free. en-GB For more en-GB information, call (772) 287-6676 or visit en-GB www.martinarts.org.en-GB en-GB Stuart Heritage Museum monthly en-GB program:en-GB 7 p.m., Lyric Theatre, 59 S.W. en-GB Flagler Ave., in downtown Stuart. Enjoy a en-GB showing of the movie 'Little Laura and Big en-GB John,' filmed in the late 1960s in Martin en-GB County. This is the story of the notorious en-GB Ashley gang, including John Ashley and Laura en-GB Upthegrove. Tickets are $5 and available en-GB from the Lyric box office; call (772) 286-en-GB 7827 or visit en-GB www.lyrictheatre.comen-GB. en-GB For more en-GB information, call the museum at (772) 220-en-GB 4600.en-USOuten-USFrom page 20 en-USSeeen-US en-US OUTen-US page 24

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en-US 23 en-USAen-USfter months of delays, the moment en-US finally came. On Saturday, March en-US 11, Florida Club in Stuart re-opened en-US for business. The course closed over 10 en-US months ago for a complete overhaul and en-US refurbishment and locals have been en-US chomping at the bit to stick a tee in the en-US ground and play the course.en-US Based on the response from the golfers I en-US spoke with as they played or finished their en-US round, the wait may have been long, but it en-US was well worth it.en-US Beautiful, fun, so much better, I love it, en-US were just a few of the accolades I heard. The en-US tee sheet reflects it as well, as the course has en-US been nearly full each day and the restaurant en-US is also hopping.en-US The timing of the opening worked out en-US well for those golfers wanting to keep up en-US with the NCAA Basketball Championship en-US Tournament. As players finished their en-US rounds or before they started, the televien-US -en-US sions were tuned to the games. The en-US restaurant had a good crowd enjoying cold en-US beverages and excellent food.en-US "We are thrilled with the feedback we en-US have been receiving, said head professional en-US Brendan Murphy. I am very proud of my en-US staff and the professional service we are en-US providing.en-US Soon, it was my turn to play the course en-US for the first time in a couple of years. My en-US best friend and colleague, Dan Shube, en-US joined me. en-US The first thing we noticed was how much en-US more room there is off all over the course. en-US Where there used to be palmettos and other en-US scrub pinching the fairways, or intimidaten-US -en-US ing your approach, there is now groomed en-US rough now and chipping areas. The new en-US rough is also a lot easier to play from and en-US the ball doesnt seem to settle down like it en-US does in Bermuda grass. There is no en-US shortage of bunkers, as I found one on en-US seven of my first nine holes. en-US Nowhere on the course is there a better en-US example of how open the course has en-US become than at the par-4 12th. This long, en-US severe dogleg right begs you to take a short-en-US cut over the waste area and wetland down en-US the right side. If you bite enough off, you en-US are rewarded with a shorter approach from en-US a better angle. In the past, there were en-US several tall pines to navigate around, as well en-US as a lot of scrub. It was difficult to see the en-US fairway across and the tee shot could be en-US quite intimidating. These have all been en-US removed and the view allows you to pick en-US your line much more easily.en-US Today, with golf balls that go a long way en-US and clubs that assist that, the best way to en-US defend a course that you cannot add a lot of en-US length to is to make putting and chipping a en-US challenge. en-US The greens at Florida Club are larger and en-US feature more undulation. A lot more en-US undulation. We had some putts and chips en-US that broke as much to the left or right as en-US they had to travel to get to the hole. I think en-US we may have found where en-US Jimmy Hoffas car was en-US buried. en-US The par-4 16th hole has en-US seen the most change. en-US What used to be a short, en-US straight-away hole, now en-US features a green moved en-US well to the right and en-US guarded by water on three en-US sides. Here you can hit en-US anything from a hybrid to en-US a driver and have about en-US the same distance on your en-US approach, just from a en-US different angle.en-US The finishing hole remains one of the en-US best in the area. The par-4 requires a en-US well-placed tee shot to allow you the en-US opportunity to hit a middle iron over the en-US wetland, to the green. The cluster of pines en-US that used to deter aiming safely left are en-US gone. I like this as it allows golfers who en-US cannot reach the green the chance to still go en-US over the wetland at a shorter point and go en-US to the green from there. en-US Florida Clubs maintenance staff also hit en-US the jackpot with new mowers, tractors and en-US other equipment. Murphy, who was en-US previously at the Breakers in Palm Beach, en-US knows what it takes to have a great golf en-US course. He also knows that it takes a en-US professional staff to keep it that way.en-US I truly enjoyed my round here and you en-US should make a point of getting your name en-US on the tee sheet as well. Visit en-US www.en-US floridaclub.comen-US or call (772) 287-3680 to set en-US up your round.en-USBring the familyen-USMartin County Golf Course will host the en-US 2018 Family Golf Day on Saturday, April 7 en-US starting at 10 a.m. and running until 1 p.m.en-US Everyone is welcome, all ages, all skill en-US levels. Even those who have never played en-US the game before, but are curious about golf.en-US The free event will feature a live DJ, prize en-US wheel, face painting, giveaways, long drive en-US contest, putting contest, golf lessons and en-US more.en-US For more information, call (772) 320-4653 en-US or visit en-USwww.MartinCountyGolfCourse.en-US com.en-US James Stammer has been an avid golfer en-US and golf enthusiast for nearly 40 years. He en-US hosts the Thursday Night Golf Show on en-US WSTU 1450-AM. Contact him at en-US stammeren-US -en-US golf@yahoo.com. The Dignity Memorial professional provider network is here to guide you every step of the way. AYCOCK FUNERAL HOME Our professional, experienced and dedicate staff provides exceptional, compassionate care to families at a difficult time in their lives. rfnftfb rfnffbb Funeral & burial services of all faiths & cultures. Personalized services from time honored traditions, personal photographs to favorite readings & songs. Florida Club re-opens to much fanfare GOLF en-USJAMES STAMMER

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en-US 24 en-USWEDNESDAY, APRIL 11en-US en-US House of Refuge Lecture Series:en-US 7 en-US p.m., 301 S.E. MacArthur Blvd., Stuart. Dr. en-US Kyle Freund will present "Archaeology in Pop en-US Culture," discussing the misrepresentation of en-US archaeology in film, television, and other en-US media. He will talk about his take on topics en-US relating to claims over archaeological en-US heritage, from political, religious, and en-US self-interested motivations to ancient alien en-US theories behind various claims over en-US archaeological heritage. $15 per person. en-US For en-US tickets or more information, call (772) en-US 225-1875 or visit en-US HouseOfRefugeFl.org.en-GB en-GB Edwin McCain with special guest Abby en-GB Owens:en-GB 7-10 p.m., Kai's Music Garden, 8006 en-GB S.W. Kanner Highway, Indiantown. General en-GB admission tickets are $28 in advance, $33 en-GB day of show; seated tickets are $33 in en-GB advance, $38 day of the show. en-GB Tickets are en-GB available at Earthtones, 43 S.W. Osceola en-GB Street, Stuart, or online at en-GB KaisMusicGarden.en-GB com en-GB anden-GB ReleaseYourInnerHippie.com.en-USTHURSDAY, APRIL 12en-GB en-GB The Sound of Soul event:en-GB 6-7 p.m., en-GB Spiritual chant and discussion, Eckankar en-GB Center of the Treasure Coast, 541 S.E. en-GB Central Parkway, Stuart. The public is invited. en-GB For more information, call (772) 223-1188 en-GB or visit en-GB www.Eck-Florida.org.en-GB en-GB Life and Times of Mark Twain:en-GB 6-7:30 en-GB p.m., Donahue Community Room, Cummings en-GB Library, 2551 S.W. Matheson Ave., Palm City. en-GB Robert Farley, Professor of History at Indian en-GB River State College, reveals the complexities en-GB of America's most beloved author, satirist en-GB and lecturer of his time. A true living legend, en-GB Prof. Farley will be dressed as the great-en-GB great-grandson, Mark Twain V. This lecture is en-GB part of the Living History IRSC series. en-GBFor en-GB more information, contact library staff at en-GB (772) 288-2551 or en-GB palm@martin.fl.usen-GBTHROUGH SUNDAY, JULY 1en-GB en-GB Exhibition:en-GB Kites: Art on a String will en-GB be on display from March 8 through July 1 in en-GB the Changing Gallery, Elliott Museum, 825 en-GB N.E. Ocean Blvd., Stuart. See colorful kites en-GB from all parts of the world, from vintage to en-GB contemporary to miniature, in an exhibition en-GB to make your imagination soar. Regular en-GB hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Regular en-GB admission is $14 for adults, $12 for seniors en-GB over age 65, $6 for children ages 6-12, and en-GB free for members and younger children. en-GB To en-GB RSVP (for groups of ten or more), email en-GB asimbritz@elliottmuseum.org. Answers Located in the Classied Section DINING Josephines Cafe & Bistro Prawnbroker Grill Renatos Italian Ristorante & Grille GIFTS & HOME FURNISHING Cassidys Fine Linens Harbour Bay Furniture Mimi McCallum Studio & Gallery The Gate Vicki Villa Fine Art FASHION So Unique Gallery Boutique Chicos Evelyn & Arthur Her Majesty Boutique J. McLaughlin Kemps Shoe Salon & Boutique Marcello Sport for Men Moon Islander Patchington SERVICES Castle Keepers Realty Fun Tours Travel iFix Galaxy See & Sun Optical HEALTH & BEAUTY Andres East Salon Peak Fitness Harbour Bay Plaza 3766 SE Ocean Blvd. Stuart, FL 34996 | www.HarbourBayPlaza.comIf you havent shopped Harbour Bay Plaza recently, you havent shopped Harbour Bay! en-USOuten-USFrom page 22

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en-US 26 rf rnr r nr trbrr rr r frnrrrn r ff tt rrf n tr fff nf nn rrnnr rnrnf tnbf rr ff 145Wanted rf r rnr r tf nrtr brr rr n rf rf rt rrr ff tb f t b rf rr r fff t r rr rrf rn r rrtf fff 132SpecialNotices rr nt rr r t fff nt r r t ff r f rr rnrr rr rr ff 131Personals rb b ff 128Cemetery Lots/Crypts rfntbn ftnnn r rfnftrb rnf rn fnnn nrrnf nfr tnnr r rfnn rnnnnfr n f nrrrfnrtbtrrrrfrrrrrrnrtrrrfnrnrrrfrfntbtbrn rrrnrntttb n nn ff f nr rnr nff nr nn ff b bn nrnn rn ff rf nn ff n nbn ff rrnf nnff n nnff n nn ff f brn ff n rn nrrr nff rnrn nrnf rff b ftnn nn ff bf nrn nff 230Bargains:$200 orless rrn rnrn ntr ff r rr rnrn rrnnrn nnn nrrn nnrrn rrn ff 205Antiques/ Collectibles/Art MERCHANDISEMART t b bb r ff ff 145Wanted 220Appliances rr rrf rn r rrtf fff r f rr rnrr rr rr ff 270Medical Equipment&Supplies t t rb tf rnb ntf rr fff 255Electronics r f f rr rt r fff 234BuildingSupplies &Equipment n rnrrf rrnn ff fn nn nn ff t rnn ff t nn ff rn ff rn nrrn ff n rrnrrn n ff rnn ff 230Bargains:$200 orless 220Appliances b r r fr rtf t ff b fr f rrt fff t r fff r t rr r ff t r t ff t trrf ff rff b brrf tfb tr n t bbf rrfff bb rf tfb tr n t bbf rrfff rn r r fff r rf t fn ff 270Medical Equipment&Supplies rrfntbbb rffnt rfnrbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbb bbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbb bbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbb bbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbb nbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbb bbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbnbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbb nbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbnbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbb rfnftbftnt fftbtbtbnftntbt frrnrrrnrf ft fbnrnrtf f nrnrrnnf ntrf f rrff n brnrn n rff 275MiscItems r r r r r ff rrf tn rr tr rr fff t nr nr r ff t r t ff brr bb rr b b rrrr ff t rr rf n r ttr r fff n nrn rn rr ff b f r rf r rtf t ff 270Medical Equipment&Supplies t n rn r rr rrr fff rrfr r nr rf rt rf fff f nrf nr rf rt rf fff r r rrr rrrrf rf rr rrr rr fff r r rtf rf t fff r rtf rf t fff rtf rf t fff r rr rrf rf rrr tr trrr fff r rr rrf rf rrr tr trrr fff b rr r ff f r f r r fff rr rrf rn r rrtf fff b tf br tn nr rtt fbf ff ff 299miscNATIONAL Ads r rr rrr ff n bf r bff r r fff f nff r r rt t f fff r r r r rr bt f rnr fff r r rr bt f rnr fff t br tn nr rtt fbf ff fff t t rb tf rnb ntf rr ff t t rb tf rnb ntf rr fff t t rb tf rnb ntf rr fff r rtr tbbf r b fff t n rn r rr rrr fff t n rn r rr rrr fff 299miscNATIONAL Ads rr rr r f br fff b bf rrr tfr rnrnr ffr r tr fff brf fr rrt rt fff rr nt rr r t fff nt rr r t fff t r fff r n tf r ff rn tb f t b rf rr r fff t r f rr tf f t rrt trf fff b r r trr ttf rr rrn ff t f r rrf rbn tt ff n bf f ff f rnf tr rr fff 299miscNATIONAL Ads

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en-US 27 rf rnnrt fbt b r tt r t nb b fbff ttt fnt fb bnt nfbt fbn nbrbb rn tt bbt r fbb ffr nfbbn b t ttt 299miscNATIONAL Ads t t brf bbn bnnb bnbbbnn nbb bbbr rbfbff bnbb b rb tbnb b nrftbbn bbbb rtbb nbtbnb bb nbbrbfn rfnb rfrb rbfnbfn bfbbbbnfbff bnffnbb tb 5060NoticeofSale nrbnnb bbrb rbb fbbnrb n nbn rbnnb brbn b nrfnb bb rbb fbbnnrb n bn bn fbb nb bfb bbbn nrb nnb bnbb bfn nb bnb bb nrbn t b 5020Notice toCreditors rf rr t f bbft rrr nbb r ttt tn nf bn nt brt b ftt t ft frb r rbt rfb rb bfb ttt 299miscNATIONAL Ads 5060NoticeofSale t b ttb fn brn rb bbn nbbt r fbbt r tbbb fbb b nf nb bb b f bn fbbr b bn fnb nb 5020Notice toCreditors t rn tt r bfb t fbfb bt fnrrf fb b fbf tttr t nr nr tnt f r nb b ttt t fbbf rrr nbb r ttt 299miscNATIONAL Ads bnnnb bbnfbffb rfbbff nb t ntbbf nr brbb r t t b 5060NoticeofSale b nrn rnr rnn fbbnf b bn fnb nb rbnnb rbrbn r bb rbb nrb fbb nbn nb rbnrbn nbbb rbnrf r bb rbb fbbnrb n bn bn fbfbb fbbn bbbnfb nrb bbnnb bn n tbf br rn brn nrbn 5020Notice toCreditors ft fnb rbn bbbt b t fbfb bnff ttt f bb bbt b b ttt bnt bt t nf bb ffbn bf nf ttt 299miscNATIONAL Ads 5060NoticeofSale fbb nbn nb rbnrbn nbbb rbnrf r bb rbb fbbnrb n bn bn fbfbb fbn bbbnfb nrb nbbnnb b fn rtb b nb bn nrbn t b b bfbn bnrbn bnb bnr tt fn nrbb nb nr fbb 5020Notice toCreditors fnn tbb tt tfb r nt t rb bn tt nbr 305Pets:Domestic PETS nrbnnb bbrb rbb fbbnrb n nbn rbnnb brbn b nrfnb bb rbb fbbnrb n bn bn fbfbb fbn bbnfb nrb nnb bnbb bfn nb bnb b nrbn b b bfbn bnrbn bnb bnr tt fn bb nbnr nr fb b bfb bn fnb nb rbnnb rbrbn r bb rbb nrb 5020Notice toCreditors 299miscNATIONAL Ads ntb n b btn tnbr fbbnrb n nbn rbnnb brbn b nrfnb bb rbb fbbnrb n bn bn fbfbb fbn bbbnfb nrb nbbnnb b fn b nb bnb b nrbn b b fntt rbfbn r b fb b bb b fbn bb bfb bn fnb nb 5020Notice toCreditors 299miscNATIONAL Ads bb tt tt rbnnb brbn b nrfnb bb rbb fbbnnrb n bn bn fbfbb fbn bbnfb nr b nbbnnb b fn b nbnb rb bnrn nrbn b b fr t fr tt t fn bn r b fbb b fn bfb nbbn bf n nrbnnb bbrb rbb 5020Notice toCreditors 299miscNATIONAL Ads f n t r b r n rr r n b nf bbn bb fb b r nn bn 5060NoticeofSale b t fn n fr bbf t fb b r bfb bn fnb nb nrbnnb bbrb rbb fbbnrb n nbn 5020Notice toCreditors

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en-US 28 rf rfnrftb nb tn r f f br rb fr 730Manufactured HomesforSale ntbt rff t f r 701OpenHouses rfrr t t 730Manufactured HomesforSale f t t t 795Misc.RealEstate Services fff f rrnr fn r 735OutofArea forSale rfffr f t t t 795Misc.RealEstate Services nnt tbntb n b b tn tnbffr ftb tn t n f r 802Rooms& Roommates tt btt rf ffr f r 455Trades RECRUITMENT nnt tbntbn bb tntnbffr rf ffr n ffr tt t t t r tt t t t r 510Schools 940RV/Travel Trailers/Campers ft r f t f r 915Automobiles TRANSPORTATION f tt t rrr tt t tt 510Schools 940RV/Travel Trailers/Campers f tn rrt r f bt tn rrt 920Automobiles Wanted ffr f btb t rtr 510Schools f f t t r f r f ftt f t r f rrr t 920Automobiles Wanted tf t tt f r t 630Misc.Financial BUSINESS& FINANCIAL OPPORTUNITIES f r rr 950Trucks/Vans tbt btr r r nfr 940RV/Travel Trailers/Campers t t 920Automobiles Wanted rr f f r r tfff r 630Misc.Financial n rf ntb t rt ffr f rf rr t r 955UtilityTrailers t t n ffr