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PORT ST. LUCIE ST. LUCIE WEST TRADITION Vol. 16, No. 51 en-USFriday, May 18, 2018 en-USTAKE US WITH YOUen-USTouring with the Townies en-US features reader-submitted photos en-US from travels. Lets see how many en-US places we can go! en-US Send in your en-US picture or questions to en-US en-USPLANNING A TRIP? @HometownNewsStLucie @hometownnewsslc @HometownNewsSLC 2822 S. U.S. #1, Fort Pierce (772) 466-7022The OriginalDISCOUNT FURNITURE LARGEST MATTRESS RETAILER OVER 45 DIFFERENT MATTRESSES TO CHOOSE FROM SEE OUR AD ON THE BACK COVER! TWIN MATTRESS from $69 EA. PC. FULL MATTRESS from $85 EA. PC.QUEEN MATTRESS from $99 EA. PC.KING MATTRESS from $99 EA. PC.PILLOW TOPTWIN MATTRESS from $85 EA. PC. FULL MATTRESS from $99 EA. PC.QUEEN MATTRESS from $115 EA. PC.KING MATTRESS from $115 EA. PC.EACH PIECE PRICES ARE SOLD IN SETS. KING SETS ARE 3 PIECES. MATTRESS ONLY ARE SLIGHTLY HIGHER LOOKING FOR A HOME 7 en-USWould you like to meet a en-US friendly, playful cat? Visit en-US the Dogs and Cats en-US Forever en-USCATCH 14en-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. COMMUNITY 10 en-USThis book-inspired en-US campaign has raised en-US thousands for a local en-US clinic en-USINDEX Classified 18 Crossword en-US17 Horoscopes en-US13 Out & About 13 Police Report en-US5 Viewpoint en-US6 en-USCOMMUNITY CALENDARen-USSee en-US community en-US events on en-US page 2 en-USTAKE US WITH YOUen-USTouring with en-US the Townies en-US features en-US reader-suben-US-en-US mitted en-US photos from en-US travels. Lets en-US see how en-US many places en-US we can go! en-US Send in your picture or en-US questions to en-US en-USPLANNING A TRIP? en-USPhoto courtesy of MaryAnn Ketchamen-USThe Treasure Coast Food Bank recently hosted its inaugural Celebrity Bartenden-US-en-US ing event at Sailfish Brewery as a kickoff for the 2018 National Association of en-US Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. Here, sisters Alice, Beatrice and en-US Gertrude Busch-Dunford enjoy cupcakes donated by The Cake Lady of Fort en-US Pierce.en-USCupcakes for everyone!en-USTREASURE COAST -The national weekly en-US magazine U.S. News & World Report named four en-US area high schools as some of the nations best in its en-US 2018 Best High School rankings.en-US Indian River Charter High School, Lincoln Park en-US Academy and the College Preparatory Academy of en-US the Treasure Coast -now known as Somerset en-US College Preparatory Academy -all earned Silver en-US medals in this years rankings, while the Clark en-US Advanced Learning Center earned a Bronze en-US Medal. Indian River Charter came in at number en-US 129 in Florida and 1,679th nationally out of more en-US than 20,500 public high schools evaluated for the en-US survey. Fort Pierces LPA earned the 138th spot in en-US Florida, while Somerset Academy came in at 161.en-US St. Lucie Schools Chief Communications Offien-US -en-US cer Kerry Padrick emphasized the Districts graduen-US-en-US ation rate, which topped the Florida average of 82 en-US percent in 2017 and was one of the three main crien-US -en-US teria used by the publication to rate the nations en-US schools.en-US Being recognized among the top public schools en-US in Florida is a stellar accomplishment celebrated en-US by the District, she said. Lincoln Park Academy en-US has a positive history of such accolades and schoen-US -en-US lastic merits, and having such distinctions is a en-US hallmark of excellence. St. Lucie Public Schools en-US ranks fifth in Florida and proudly serves as the en-US highest-ranking district on the Treasure Coast en-US with a graduation rate of 90.1 percent.en-US Somerset Principal Erica Rains emphasized this en-US year was the first time the academy has earned the en-US Silver Medal. For the last two consecutive years, en-US U.S. News & World Report has awarded the instien-US-en-US tution the Bronze Medal, and Ms. Rains credits en-USTreasure Coast schools en-US earn national acclaimen-USU.S. News & World Report en-US says area schools some of en-US Floridas besten-USBy Donald Rodrigueen-USFor Hometown Newsen-USPORT ST. LUCIE The city council en-US edged closer at Mondays regular meeten-US -en-US ing to a decision on the eventual look of en-US the so-called Floresta Corridor. en-US Brian Mirson, of American Consulten-US -en-US ing Engineers provided an overview of en-US the proposed project, which was envien-US -en-US sioned as either a twoor four-lane en-US roadway. The city council saw a two-en-US lane road as sufficient because there was en-US a desire to maintain it as a residential en-US corridor and not an expansion with too en-US much traffic headed up and down the en-US drive.en-US I think we really did have an amazen-US -en-US ing amount of participation at both en-US workshops, Mr. Mirson said. I think it en-US was very helpful for not just many of en-US you (the council) who attended, but for en-US our staff as well to understand the en-US nuances of what the neighborhood was en-US looking for.en-US Among the challenges are that Floren-US -en-US esta is only an 80-foot right-of-way and en-US has numerous residential driveways. en-US There also is Floresta Elementary School en-US in the area, not to mention a bridge that en-US traverses the Elkcam Waterway and the en-US usual utility lines that have to be navien-US -en-US gated.en-US Multiple public meetings were held en-US on the subject in the first few months of en-US the year, which were heavily attended, en-US and an eventual speed-limit reduction en-US from 40 mph to 35 to get the process en-US started. Overall, the public overwhelmen-US -en-US ingly supported the two-lane option and en-US the speed change was embraced by en-US most, but that there were requests for en-US pedestrian and bicyclist features and en-US how much garbage and mail service en-US would clog the area during those times. en-US Debate ensued over the necessity for en-US roundabouts and access to and from en-USCouncil en-US nearsen-US Floresta en-US corridor en-US decisionen-USBy Gaylon Parkeren-USgparker@hometownnewsol.comen-USSeeen-US en-US SCHOOLSen-US page 4en-US Seeen-US en-US FLORESTAen-US page 2 en-USWHAT A CATCH!en-US MEET MORRIS en-USBE INSPIRED


en-US 2 en-USCommunity calendaren-US Community notes Treasuring Life | To learn more, visit 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 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 FRIDAY, MAY 18 en-GB en-GB Coffee with CoHorts Volunteer en-GB Orientation:en-GB 10 a.m., Heathcote Botanical en-GB Gardens, 210 Savannah Road, Fort Pierce. en-GB Learn how volunteers sustain Heathcote to en-GB help maintain collections, growing plants, en-GB Garden Gift Shop/Admissions & special en-GB events. Everyone makes a difference! en-GB To en-GB RSVP, call (772) 464-4672.en-USSATURDAY, MAY 19en-US en-US Treasure Coast Walk n' Roll to Cure en-US Ataxia:en-US 7 a.m. to noon, Tradition Square, en-US 1087 S.W. Tradition Square, Port St. Lucie. en-US Benefit for the National Ataxia Foundation en-US (NAF). The event is up to a 1.75 mile walk or en-US roll around the lake in Tradition, followed by en-US refreshments, ataxia information, and en-US recognition of funds raised. NAF is the only en-US organization in the United States dedicated en-US to the disease that serves all types of Ataxia. en-US There is no cost for registration; donations en-US are welcome. en-US For more information, contact en-US Lisa Cole at (772) 370-3041 or en-US, en-US or visiten-US https://en-US WalknRoll2018TreasureCoast/en-GB en-GB KPSLB Give-a-Tree, Spread-the-Shade en-GB Tree Giveaway:en-GB 8-11 a.m., Public Works, en-GB 450 S.W. Thornhill Drive, Port St. Lucie. The en-GB city will give away an assorted variety of en-GB trees that are native to Florida, to protect en-GB native plants for future generations and en-GB encourage public awareness about the en-GB need to maintain Port St. Lucies natural en-GB beauty. Trees are given away on a first-come, en-GB first-served basis to City of Port St. Lucie en-GB residents. en-GB For more information, visit en-GB www.en-GB public-works/keep-port-st-lucie-beautiful/en-GB en-GB 'Wacky Weeders:' en-GB 8:30 a.m. to noon, en-GB Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens, 2410 S.E. en-GB Westmoreland Blvd., Port St. Lucie. The en-GB Gardens need your help! All volunteers are en-GB welcome, there are jobs everyone can do, en-GB regardless of age or ability. Bring gloves, en-GB clippers and any personal gardening tools en-GB you prefer. Lunch is served; core and school en-GB students can earn double volunteer hours. en-GB For more information, call (772) 337-1959.en-GB en-GB Dirty Hands Day:en-GB 9:30 a.m., Oxbow en-GB Eco-Center, 5400 N.E. St. James Drive, en-GB Port St. Lucie. Free. Plant a tree, pull some en-GB weeds, clear a trail, and get your hands dirty en-GB at the Oxbow Eco-Center. This volunteer en-GB opportunity is designed for community en-GB groups or individuals who are looking to en-GB make a difference through environmental stewardship.   en-GBFor more information, call en-GB (772) 785-5833.en-GBTUESDAY, MAY 22en-GB en-GB Society of American Magicians, Local en-GB Assembly 172, meeting:en-GB Fourth Tuesday of en-GB every month at 7 p.m., St. Lucie Lanes, 6759 en-GB US 1, Port St. Lucie. Members include en-GB hobbyists, amateurs, part time and en-GB professional magicians who all love and en-GB enjoy the art of magic. Public is welcome to en-GB learn and enjoy the age-old art of magic. en-GB Free. en-GB For more information, call Dean Devitt en-GB at (772) 332-8412 or Matt Musgrave at en-GB (772) 519-6048.en-US en-US Weekly Storytime Jam:en-US Tuesdays at en-US 10:30 a.m., Zora Neale Hurston Branch en-USFloresta and impacts to the aforemenen-US -en-US tioned yards that exist along the road.en-US Barry Genway, who lives in the area, is en-US worried about traffic being diverted down en-US Naranja Avenue, but he added that the en-US decrease in the speed limit was a definite en-US plus. I want to say I appreciate it, and the en-US best solution for the Naranja issue is to en-US close Naranja and I would like to see a en-US three-exit roundabout on one of those, he en-US said.en-US Vice Mayor Shannon Martin applauded en-US the extra attention paid to residents along en-US the entire roadway and added that the en-US team has worked really hard with our staff en-US to address those concerns. Mayor Gregoen-US -en-US ry Oravec thanked the St. Lucie County en-US School Board for their input and added en-US that property acquisition will be the next en-US hurdle to cross.en-US Once that project is done (Crosstown en-US Parkway), this is one of the oldest, en-US most-outstanding projects that we have en-US thats due to our community, Mayor Oraen-US -en-US vec said. Ladies and gentlemen, please en-US believe me when I say that this project en-US needs to get done in the same way that St. en-US Lucie West Boulevard needs to be en-US improved and the same way that our sideen-US -en-US walks are needed, among other projects, en-US and requested people approve a sales tax en-US so that all these projects could be better en-US addressed.en-US The two-lane conceptual plan was evenen-US -en-US tually chosen by a unanimous vote, and en-US that plan can be seen online at http://psl.en-US id=&event_id=1290&meta_id=150767.en-USFlorestaen-USFrom page 1 en-USTeen Tech classes offereden-USThe Lakewood Park Branch Library, 7605 en-US Santa Barbara Drive, Fort Pierce, is now en-US offering Teen Tech classes every last Saturen-US-en-US day of the month at 2 p.m. beginning May 26.en-US Designed for ages 13 to 18, this free, en-US monthly program allows teens to work with en-US others to explore the world of computers, en-US technology, coding and robotics.en-US For more details, call (772) 462-6870 or en-US email en-USCode Lien Amnesty Program en-USSt. Lucie County is once again offering its en-US Code Lien Amnesty program as an incentive en-US to all property owners in the unincorporated en-US area with liens against their property because en-US of outstanding code violations.en-US From June 1 through June 30, any busien-US -en-US ness or property owner with outstanding code en-US enforcement liens that brings their property en-US into compliance with St. Lucie County Codes en-US and Ordinances will have their liens reduced en-US to 10 percent of the outstanding lien.en-US Designed to reduce the backlog of outen-US-en-US standing code violations, last year, this proen-US-en-US gram helped 56 participants (11 percent of the en-US outstanding violations) bring their homes and/en-US or businesses up to current codes.en-US In order to be eligible for the Lien Amnesty en-USSeeen-US en-US NOTESen-US, page 12en-US Seeen-US en-US CALENDARen-US, page 4


en-US 3 St. Lucie Public Schools Soared from 45th to 5th in Graduation Ranking since 2015 St. Lucie Public Schools Highest Ranking District on Floridas Treasure Coast with 90.1% Grad Rate 38 Career and Technical Education Programs Paving Innovative Pathways to Success Is Costcos Auto Buying Program an Achilles Heel? 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-US call 561-358-1474, fax 561-658-0746 or en-US emailen-US you ever heard of the Affinity en-US Development Group based in San en-US Diego? Neither had I until I did a en-US little investigating. The web page graphic en-US you see displayed above is from their web en-US page, not Costco. Affinity is a separate en-US company that makes their money by en-US marketing products and services for other en-US companies with well-known brand names en-US like Costco. Ive been a member of Costco en-US for many years and my dealership has been en-US a participant in the Costco Auto Buying en-US program for almost as many years. Until en-US recently, I thought that Costco was the en-US authority behind the Costco Auto Buying en-US program and responsible for its implemenen-US -en-US tation and oversightnot soIts owned, en-US operated, and managed by the Affinity en-US Development Group.en-US This revelation came when I complained en-US to Costco about thelack of transparency en-US and apparent deliberate deceptionby en-US Costco dealers that Costco was referring en-US their members to for auto purchases. I en-US spoke to an executive Vice President of en-US Costco, Rick Dergaradebian, who seemed en-US very concerned that Costco members were en-US unknowingly paying higher prices for cars en-US in the Costco Auto Buying Program than en-US the Costco price sheets indicated they en-US should be paying. He had Rick Borg, en-US Executive VP, Program Operations at en-US Affinity Development Group call me.en-US Rick Borg and I had a lengthy conversaen-US -en-US tion, heated at times, about my allegations. en-US I explained to him that I have mystery en-US shopped dozens of Costco approved auto en-US dealers and my allegations derive directly en-US from my discoveries about how they treat en-US Costco members. Im not accusing Rick en-US Borg, Affinity, and certainly not Costco of en-US deliberately deceiving Costco members into en-US paying higher prices than indicated on the en-US Costco pricing sheet that each dealer must en-US have. These prices are approved by the en-US Costco Auto Buying program (Alliance) en-US and I presume Costcosintentis to offer its en-US members lower prices than they could en-US otherwise obtain.Rick Borg and I agreed en-US that most car dealers do not deal honestly en-US and transparently with their customersand en-US they presumably are not dealing honestly en-US and transparently with the Affinity en-US Development Group aka Costco Auto en-US Buying Program either. Rick Borg did say en-US that Affinity does mystery shop its dealers en-US and had found no evidence of deception, en-US but when I asked him how many car dealers en-US Affinity mystery shopped in South Florida, en-US he couldnt answer me. Rick Borgs Affinity en-US Development Group en-US implements the Costco en-US Auto Buying program in all en-US 50 states and state laws are en-US different in each state with en-US respect to Dealer Fees en-US which is the crux of the en-US problem. Rick Borg en-US admitted that I probably en-US know more about the en-US Florida dealer fee law than en-US he didhes correct. He en-US thought a dealer was en-US required by Florida law to en-US charge every customer a en-US dealer fee if he charged just en-US oneNOT TRUE. He en-US didnt know that most dealers in Florida en-US charge multiple dealer fees all by different en-US name and amounts and thats legal. He en-US seemed to know that Florida law required en-US that all dealer fees be included in the en-US advertised price of the vehicle, but he didnt en-US believe that the Costco price sheet shown to en-US customer to induce them to buy was an en-US advertisement. I do think its an advertiseen-US -en-US ment.en-US Rick stated that Costco Auto Program en-US dealers are required to state the amount of en-US their dealer fee at the top of the first page of en-US the official Costco price sheets.He en-US admitted that they dont include the dealer en-US fee in the price. In my experience from en-US mystery shopping,most Costco members en-US never see the Costco price sheet, but take en-US the salesmans word for the Costco price. en-US Ive studied a copy of my dealerships en-US official Costco price sheet and I see no en-US place to list a dealer fee (I do not charge a en-US dealer fee). Rick Borg admitted that en-US Schumacher Chevrolet (who I mystery en-US shopped) did not all listall threeof his en-US dealer fees at the top of his Costco price en-US sheet, only one. I havent seen that price en-US sheet and, as I say, I see no provision or en-US reference to dealer fees on my price sheet. en-US Im not sure how Schumacher Chevrolet do en-US state their dealer fee; in fact, Im skeptical en-US that they do.en-US Rick Borg and I left it that we would en-US work together to improve the transparency en-US and honesty in the way Costco dealers sold en-US cars to Costco members based on the en-US promised price on the Costco price sheet. en-US Here is what I propose: en-US 1. The vehicle price stated on the official en-US Costco Auto Buying Program Members en-US Only Price sheet must be the final out-the-en-US door price plus government fees only. ON CARS en-USEARL STEWART See en-US en-US EARLen-US page 4


en-US 4 Were Here Day and NightFULL CIRCLE SENIOR CARE both teachers and students for the higher en-USrating.en-US I think the recognition we receive from en-US U.S. News and World Report is positive and en-US highlights our successes and progress, she en-US said. I attribute the success to the hard en-US work, dedication and love that the teachers en-US exhibit, and to the students intrinsic motien-US-en-US vation to do well. en-US en-US U.S. News & World Report contracted the en-US nonprofit, social-science research firm en-US North Carolina-based RTI International to en-US gather data for this years survey. In addition en-US to rating schools on graduation rates, the en-US publication scored educational institutions en-US on high school proficiency test results -the en-US FSA in the case of Florida schools -and en-US how well black, Hispanic and low-income en-US students perform compared to the state en-US average for such students. Ms. Rains said the en-US goal at Somerset College Preparatory Acaden-US-en-US emy is to continually strive to raise those en-US scores.en-US First and foremost, the school intends to en-US continue to employ the most amazing and en-US dedicated teachers available, she said. Secen-US -en-US ondly, we will continue to raise the bar and en-US challenge the students, ensuring that they en-US have every opportunity we are able to proen-US -en-US vide them while being culturally sensitive. en-US What we currently do works, as is evidenced en-US by our scores improving every year.en-US While Clark Advanced Learning Center en-US Executive Director Debra Kohuth failed to en-US respond to an email request by press time, en-US Martin County School District Superintenen-US-en-US dent Laurie Gaylord lauded the school for en-US its success.en-US We are extremely proud of this remarken-US-en-US able achievement by Clark Advanced Learnen-US -en-US ing Center and we congratulate their staff en-US and our students, she said. The Martin en-US County School District, in collaboration en-US with IRSC, continues to build an inclusive en-US environment where students are able to en-US excel and meet their individual learning en-US needs.en-US U.S. News & World Report named Pine en-US View School in Sarasota County the top en-US school in Florida, which also took 19th en-US place nationwide. The other top nine Florien-US -en-US da schools according to the survey, were -en-US in order -the International Studies Charter en-US High School of Miami; Stanton College Preen-US -en-US paratory School of Jacksonville; Archimeen-US -en-US dean Upper Conservatory Charter School, en-US also of Miami; Suncoast Community High en-US School of Riviera Beach; International Studen-US-en-US ies Preparatory Academy of Coral Gables; en-US West Shore Jr./Sr. High School of Melen-US -en-US bourne; Edgewood Jr./Sr. High School of en-US Merritt Island; and the Young Womens Preen-US -en-US paratory Academy of Miami. en-USSchoolsen-USFrom page 1 en-US2. The Costco member must sign the en-US Costco Auto Buyer Member Only Sheet en-US ensuring that he did see the Costco member en-US only price of the car he or she is buying.en-US 3. All dealer fees by any name and any en-US amount must be included in the Costco en-US Auto Buying Program Members Only Price.en-US 4. All dealer installed accessories must en-US also be included in the Costco Auto Buying en-US Program Members Only Price.en-US 5. The Costco Auto Program Dealer must en-US email or fax the final vehicle buyers order en-US indicating the out-the-door price charged en-US the Costco customer plus government fees en-US only on every transaction directly to Costco en-US and Affinity Development Group.en-US The Costco Auto Program Dealer will en-US allow only Costco Authorized Dealer en-US Contacts named in the official Costco Auto en-US Buying Program Members Only Price Sheet en-US to sell a vehicle to a Costco member. This en-US name must be displayed on the vehicle en-US buyers order furnished to Costco on every en-US transaction.en-US 7. Every Costco Auto Program Dealer en-US will be mystery shopped at least once every en-US 3 months.en-US 8. Any Costco Auto Program Dealer that en-US receives more than one failing shopping en-US report in a 12-month period will be en-US canceled.en-US I urge Costcos Mark DerGarabedian to en-US personally oversee the changes in the en-US Costco Auto Buying Program. The success en-US of the Costco Auto Buying Program is solely en-US due to the trust Costco members have in the en-US Costco name brand. Costco, to me and all en-US its members, means honesty, transparency, en-US consistently low prices, quality, 100% return en-US policy, and total customer satisfaction. My en-US wife, Nancy, and I shop at Costco frequently en-US and order online. I normally comparison en-US shop price when I deal with other stores, en-US but I know that Costco marks up nothing en-US over 15%. Just this last week I bought a en-US supply toothpaste from Costco for $20 less en-US than advertised on Amazon as Amazons en-US Choice. If Costco has a product we want, en-US we buy it from Costcono place else.en-US Unfortunately, at this time, I cant say the en-US same thing about the Costco Auto Buying en-US Program. Car buyers should shop and en-US compare the Costco Auto Buying Program en-US Members Only Price with at least 3 en-US competing dealers before buying a car. en-US Hopefully this situation will be corrected en-US and this will no longer be necessary.en-USEarlen-USFrom page 3 en-USLibrary, 3008 Avenue D, Fort Pierce. en-US Designed for ages 2-5, this interactive en-US program will have your young ones clapping, en-US dancing, singing and listening to stories each en-US week. en-US For more information, call (772) 462-en-US 2154 or visit en-US en-US or en-US email en-US en-US Celebrate Recovery:en-US 7-9:30 p.m., en-US Fairlawn Baptist Church, 3003 Rhode Island en-US Ave., Fort Pierce. A free, Christ-centered en-US recovery program offered every Tuesday en-US evening. en-US For more information, call (772) en-US 461-0814.en-USTHURSDAY, MAY 24en-GB en-GB Microsoft Word Basics Tech Class:en-GB en-GB 11 a.m., Zora Neale Hurston Branch, 3008 en-GB Avenue D, Fort Pierce. en-USLearn the basic en-US features of Microsoft Word 2013 including en-US creating and opening files, formatting titles, en-US headers and hyperlinks, making numbered en-US or bulleted lists, using styles, and adding en-US page numbers/formatting pages. No en-US reservations are required, but class size en-US is limited to the nine laptops. en-US For more en-US information about library programs call en-US (772) 462-2154, email en-US rovitoa@stlucieco.en-US org, en-US or visiten-US en-USSATURDAY, MAY 26en-USCalendaren-USFrom page 2en-US Seeen-US en-US CALENDARen-US, page 7


en-US 5 en-USFort Pierce Police Departmenten-USDaniel Munoz, 31, 1924 S.E. Eastbrook St., en-US Port St. Lucie, possession of cocaine.en-US Frank Wallace, 53, 123 N. 14th St., Fort en-US Pierce, possession of cocaine.en-US Joseph Iglesias, 22, 5536 N.E. East Torino en-US Pkwy. Apt. 301, Port St. Lucie, possession of a en-US weapon or ammunition by a convicted Florida en-US felon, possession of marijuana of more than 20 en-US grams and possession of marijuana with the en-US intent to sell, manufacture or deliver.en-US Rolashniel Estinvil, 20, 1818 S. 31st St., Fort en-US Pierce, aggravated assault with a deadly weapen-US-en-US on without the intent to kill.en-US Steven Kull, 41, 5237 Margaret Ann Lane, en-US Fort Pierce, arrested on a St. Lucie County felen-US-en-US ony warrant.en-US Javier Quiles, 32, 940 Sunrise Blvd., Fort en-US Pierce, battery for the second or subsequent en-US offense.en-US Lewis Adams, 30, 1021 Grand Club Place, en-US Fort Pierce, arrested on an outstanding St. en-US Lucie County felony warrant for a traffic en-US offense. en-US Daniele Shook, 31, 2613 S.E. Flavia Terr., en-US Port St. Lucie, driving with a suspended or en-US revoked license.en-US Beverly Hanry, 28, 1185 10th Court S.W., en-US Vero Beach, driving with a suspended license en-US as a habitual offender.en-US Willie Ervin, 31, 510-A N. 19th St., Fort en-US Pierce, arrested on an active St. Lucie County en-US felony warrant for possession of a firearm by a en-US convicted felon.en-US William Champlin, 51, 228 Silverstream Cir., en-US Fort Pierce, arrested on an active out-of-county en-US (Alachua) felony warrant on a violation of proen-US -en-US bation for fraud.en-USPort St. Lucie Police en-US Departmenten-USYehisson Acevedo, 38, 1698 S.W. Day St., en-US Port St. Lucie, sex offender violation failure to en-US report email address or instant messenger en-US name.en-US Rance Garret, 19, 4707 San Diego Ave., Fort en-US Pierce, larceny grand theft of more than en-US $5,000 but less than $10,000.en-US Kirk Fordham, 33, 2710 Avenue F, Fort en-US Pierce, driving with a suspended or revoked en-US license and failure to appear.en-US Casandra Belvilus, 18, 2611 S. 27th St., Fort en-US Pierce, possession of marijuana of more than en-US 20 grams and larcenygrand theft of more en-US than $300 but less than $5,000.en-US Ludiana Charles, 18, 2601 Creekside Drive, en-US Fort Pierce, larceny grand theft of more than en-US $300 but less than $5,000.en-US Diamond Richardson, 25, 1807 Barcelona en-US Ave., Fort Pierce, driving with a suspended en-US license as a habitual offender.en-US River Burgess, 23, 3329 Columbia Square en-US Way, Fort Pierce, possession of a weapon or en-US ammunition by a convicted Florida felon, posen-US-en-US session of a controlled substance without a en-US prescription (three counts).en-USSt. Lucie County Sheriffs en-US Officeen-USJennifer Parker, 35, 500 Sunrise Drive, Fort en-US Pierce, arrested on an outstanding out-of-en-US county (Indian River) felony warrant for a violaen-US -en-US tion of probation for driving with a suspended en-US license as a habitual offender.en-US Harold Powell, 47, 3265-35 US Hwy. 1, Fort en-US Pierce, arrested on an outstanding St. Lucie en-US County felony warrant on an order revoking en-US pretrial release for child abuse by intentional en-US infliction of metal or physical injury in an act of en-US domestic violence in the presence of a child en-US less than the age of 16 and felony battery with en-US a prior conviction.en-US Craig Cottrell, 27, 1381 S.E. Ladner St., Port en-US St. Lucie, arrested on an active St. Lucie Counen-US -en-US ty felony warrant on an order revoking pretrial en-US release for battery on a law enforcement offien-US-en-US cer, firefighter or EMT and resisting a law en-US enforcement officer with violence.en-US Mario Knight, 27, 3301 Avenue J, Fort Pierce, en-US arrested on a felony violation of probation for en-US battery by strangulation and criminal mischief en-US with a prior conviction.en-US Patrick Weathers, 43, 210 18th St. North, en-US Fort Pierce, possession of a controlled suben-US -en-US stance without a prescription and selling drugs en-US within 1,000 feet of a public housing area or en-US school.en-US Vincent Califano, 30, 881 S.W. Koler Ave., en-US Port St. Lucie, arrested on a felony violation of en-US pretrial detention and court-ordered sanctions.en-US Cleandra Lundy, 28, 1655-606 N. 29th St., en-US Fort Pierce, possession of marijuana with the en-US intent to sell, manufacture or deliver and posen-US -en-US session of marijuana of more than 20 grams.en-US Dejon Wells, 26, 5302 Deer Run Drive, Fort en-US Pierce, arrested on an active St. Lucie County en-US felony warrant.en-US Gerard Jude, 25, 3800 St. Lucie Blvd., Fort en-US Pierce, arrested on an active St. Lucie County en-US felony capias warrant for reckless driving causen-US -en-US ing damage or injury.en-US Nicole Triba, 42, 1090 S.W. Dartmouth Ave., en-US Port St. Lucie, arrested on an active St. Lucie en-US County felony warrant on a violation of probaen-US -en-US tion for possession of clonazepam and possesen-US -en-US sion of cocaine.en-US Torrey Jenkins, 25, 3101 Tropic Blvd., Fort en-US Pierce, carrying a concealed weapon or fireen-US-en-US arm.en-US Shane McBride, 43, 1915 18th Ave., Vero en-US Beach, driving with a suspended license for the en-US third or subsequent offense.en-US Anthony White, 28, 510 N. 31st St., Fort en-USPierce, arrested on an active St. Lucie County en-US felony warrant for battery and driving a stolen en-US automobile.en-US Amber Gehret, 27, 356 S.E. Husted Terr., en-US Port St. Lucie, smuggling contraband into a en-US detention facility.en-US Amber Hatfield, 37, 5707 Eastwood Drive, en-US Fort Pierce, arrested on a St. Lucie County felen-US-en-US ony warrant for failure to appear and third-deen-US -en-US gree grand theft.en-US Kevin Poole, 36, 701 El Rancho Drive, Fort en-US Pierce, battery for the second or subsequent en-US offense.en-US Tomijac Jones, 24, 7522 Garnett St., Overen-US-en-US land Park, Kan., arrested on an active St. Lucie en-US County felony warrant on a violation of probaen-US -en-US tion for grand theft of more than $5,000 but less en-US than $10,000, providing false information to a en-US pawnbroker for less than $300 and trafficking in en-US stolen property.en-US Tamatha Hatfield, 43, 567 S.E. Ocean Spray en-US Terr., Port St. Lucie, driving with a suspended en-US license for the third or subsequent offense.en-US Karla Gasca, 18, 3801 Arnold Road, Fort 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. 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? 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en-USVIEWPOINTen-USFRIDAY, MAY 18, 2018 en-US PORT ST. LUCIEen-US WWW.HOMETOWNNEWSSLC.COM PAGE 6 Published weekly by Hometown News, L.C., 5059 Turnpike Feeder Road, Ft. Pierce, FL 34951 Copyright 2018, 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 Annita Ferrante ................................... Account Receivable Amanda Wheaton .............................. Credit & Collections Kathy Young ........................................ Major/Natl. Accounts Manager Julie Cleveland ..................................... Major/National Advertising Consultant Amanda Tucker ................................... Office Mgr/Comm.Relations Alan Nelson ......................................... Sales Manager Denice Ball .......................................... Advertising Consultant Michelle McPhearson ......................... Advertising Consultant Jackie Campbell ................................. Advertising Consultant Mercedes Lee-Paquette ..................... Production Manager Heather Donaldson ............................ Inside Sales Manager Angie Daniels ...................................... Inside Sales Assistant Carol Deprey-Zelenak ......................... Classified Consultant Kayla Evans ......................................... Classified Consultant Johnnetha Moody ............................... Private Party Sales Consultant Anna-Marie Menhenott ...................... Managing Editor Sevin Bullwinkle .................................. Staff Photographer 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.comPORT ST. LUCIE en-USRantsen-US & en-USRaves 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-USHurricane seasonen-USWe can reduce the panic spread by the en-US chicken littles employed by the local news as en-US weather persons during hurricane season. en-US We need a website that, when you enter en-US your zip code and a hurricane is near, will en-US give you the winds expected in that zip code en-US in the next 24, 36, and 48 hours. That way, en-US the panic about high winds can be narrowed en-US to a small area instead of wide spread panic.en-USBrightlineen-USIt seems fighting against Brightline has en-US had another side effect for the Treasure en-US Coast, not only will we not be getting a train en-US station here to slow it down on its way to en-US Orlando and Disney to connect a metropolen-US -en-US itan area of 6 million with a metro area of 3 en-US million, now we won't be silencing our en-US horns any time soon the way cities to our en-US South are about to. en-US According to the Palm Beach newspaper's en-US May 10th headlines, Brightline's upgrades en-US are about to silence train horns on FCC en-US tracks in six out of seven cities beginning en-US really soon. en-US Anybody living within a mile of the tracks en-US knows the nightly assault on the ears hearen-US -en-US ing those horns blaring in the silence of the en-US night at two, three and four o'clock in the en-US morning. Many must be regretting the decien-US -en-US sion to fight against the trains coming by en-US here and the silencing of the horns that en-US would have brought us. Now as these trains en-US approach, they'll keep mercilessly blaring en-US their horns as hard as they possibly could en-US during the wee hours of the morning just en-US remind us of our stupidity and the transfer en-US of wealth to the lawyers' pockets fighting en-US this losing war. You ain't stopping this train, en-US sorry, ain't going to happen. Fight for a train en-US station instead.en-USIts time to shine light on en-US supporters of burning oil, coalen-USIts absolutely a shame that the state with en-US the most sunshine has no incentive to put a en-US solar roof top installation on every house. en-US Youll hear stupid arguments about taxpayen-US-en-US ers helping but they are silent on the BILen-US -en-US LIONS in incentives still given to oil and en-US coal. Even with the Republicans against en-US renewables they are 18 percent of the Ameren-US -en-US ican grid and growing.en-US We eventually will get there while the en-US dummies kick and scream the whole way en-US burning oil and coal. Its time to vote them en-US out.en-USGet off the curb to curben-USMany dog owners have no idea what curb en-US your dog really means. They seem to think it en-US means they stand at the curb area and let en-US their dogs wonder around in the middle of en-US private property attached to a 16to 26-foot en-US retractable leash.en-US True, some good owners pick up the en-US stinky gooey excrement, but many just conen-US -en-US tinue on to let their dogs urinate on as many en-US mailbox posts as possible leaving us the en-US odor behind in the hot Florida sun. Have en-US some consideration folks.en-USTurn signalsen-USMost drivers in Florida do not know what en-US a turn signal is. They prefer to have other en-US motorists guess what they intend to do.en-US A ticket for an improper turn/lane change en-US costs $131. If law enforcement would en-US enforce those laws not only would they genen-US -en-US erate some much needed revenue, but we en-US would probably see a lot more twinkling of en-US turn signals.en-USFind way to keep guns en-US out of the wrong handsen-USI am quite surprised that Florida has not en-US taken any action regarding guns getting into en-US wrong hands.en-US With two massive shootings in our Sunen-US -en-US shine state, our lawmakers have not taken a en-US stern action to curb gun violence. When we en-US sent our children to school many decades en-US ago, nothing came to our mind whether our en-US children return from school or getting shot en-US by a miserable human being.en-US Yesterday I saw a gun show in my neighen-US -en-US borhood and I saw the display of all kinds of en-US assault weapons. I started wondering what if en-US a weapon gets to a wrong person?en-US After the recent Parkland shooting, our en-US state lawmakers are just keeping quiet by en-US not instituting a law to curb gun violence. en-US Also, another State law of STAND YOUR en-US GROUND LAW is plain silly and stupid.en-US God created us and God is the only peren-US -en-US son have rights to take our life away. I sent en-US letters to Gov. Scott with no response. What en-US if our governor's child gets shot?en-US It's about time that our country should en-US wake up and curb gun violence and let paren-US -en-US ents have peace of mind.en-US A stern law should be initiated at the feden-US-en-US eral level and government should take conen-US-en-US trol of who is a candidate to own guns and en-US keep them from getting into the wrong en-US hands.en-USFriendly reminder en-USPlease drivers, slower traffic should move en-US to the right. en-US Despite the speed limit, if you have someen-US -en-US one on your tail in the left lane, move to the en-US right lane. It is the safest thing to do. Thank en-US you.en-USDoes putting America first put en-US our environment last?en-USI heard a comment the other day that en-US really made me ponder our future for the en-US next generation America first puts our en-US environment last. Made me think. Hmm . Photos by MaryAnn Ketcham en-USFlorida State University College of Medicine Fort Pierce Regional en-US Campus at Indian River State College recently recognized and celen-US -en-US ebrated it graduating 4th year students with a fabulous dinner en-US held at Tradition Hall in Port St. Lucie. Here, Keirsten Dawson, a graduating medical student, celebrates the evening.   en-USNew doctors graduate


en-US 7 Meet Morris! en en-US Im a handsome one-year-old boy whos ready to love you. en-US en-US If you have room for two, my sister Cleo would like to come, too. en-US Our adoption fee has been paid by a Guardian Angel so meet us en-US and take us home. Meet Morris at Dogs and Cats Forever in Fort en-US Pierce.en-USLooking for a home en-USPierce, cruelty toward a child abuse without en-US great bodily harm.en-US Richard Cases, 64, 801-20 Silverstream Cir., en-US Fort Pierce, aggravated assault with a deadly en-US weapon without the intent to kill.en-US Nathaniel Davis, 20, 1930 S.W. 65th Drive, en-US Gainesville, arrested on an active St. Lucie en-US County felony warrant on a violation of probaen-US-en-US tion for child abuse.en-US Joshua Brown, 29, 3212 Indian Court, Fort en-US Pierce, lewd or lascivious behavior commiten-US -en-US ting a sexual act in the presence of a correction en-US facility employee.en-US Maxina Timothee, 19, 5011-B Sanibel Ave., en-US Fort Pierce, possession of marijuana of more en-US than 20 grams.en-USCrimeen-USFrom page 5 en-GB en-GB Democratic Women's Club of St Lucie en-GB County:en-GB Monthly meeting is the fourth en-GB Saturday each month, 9:30-11:30 a.m. in the en-GB community room located in the main building en-GB of the Garber Buick GMC dealership, 5255 en-GB U.S. 1, Fort Pierce. Please park in the rear en-GB parking lot of the dealership complex. en-GBFor en-GB more information, please email en-GB dwcstlucie@en-GB en-US MONDAY, MAY 28en-US en-US Fairwinds offers veterans free golf on en-US Memorial Day:en-US For the third consecutive en-US year, Fairwinds Golf Course, 4400 Fairwinds en-US Drive, Fort Pierce, is saluting Veterans this en-US Memorial Day, Monday, May 28 with a free en-US round of golf to all of those who have served en-US in the military. Active and/or retired military en-US personnel can enjoy a free round of golf on en-US Memorial Day at this 18-hole public course en-US designed by Jim Fazio. For additional details en-US or to make a reservation visit www.en-US or call 772-462-4653.en-US Located at 4400 Fairwinds Drive off of en-US U.S. 1 in northern Fort Pierce, Fairwinds Golf en-US Course is an award-winning public course en-US managed by St. Lucie Countys Parks, en-US Recreation and Facilities Department.en-USTUESDAY, MAY 29en-US en-US League of Women Voters of St. Lucie en-US County general meeting:en-US 6 p.m., Friendly's, en-US 230 N.W. Peacock Blvd., St. Lucie West. The en-US League of Women Voters of Florida, a en-US nonpartisan political organization, en-US encourages informed and active en-US participation in government, works to en-US increase understanding of major public en-US policy issues, and influences public policy en-US through education and advocacy. en-US For more en-US information visit en-US en-US Weekly Storytime Jam:en-US Tuesdays at en-US 10:30 a.m., Zora Neale Hurston Branch en-US Library, 3008 Avenue D, Fort Pierce. en-US Designed for ages 2-5, this interactive en-US program will have your young ones clapping, en-US dancing, singing and listening to stories each en-US week. en-US For more information, call (772) 462-en-US 2154 or visit en-US en-US or en-US email en-US en-US Celebrate Recovery:en-US 7-9:30 p.m., en-US Fairlawn Baptist Church, 3003 Rhode Island en-US Ave., Fort Pierce. A free, Christ-centered en-US recovery program offered every Tuesday en-USCalendaren-USFrom page 4


en-US 8 FORT PIERCE Indian River State Col en-US-en-US lege was named today as a top-ten national en-US finalist for the prestigious Aspen Prize for en-US Community College Excellence, the nations en-US signature recognition of high achievement en-US and performance among Americas commuen-US-en-US nity colleges. This marks the third time en-US IRSC has been selected as a top ten finalist. en-US In 2017, the College advanced to the Aspen en-US Prize Top 3 as a Finalist with Distinction.en-US The selection of Indian River State Colen-US-en-US lege as a three-time Aspen Prize Top 10 en-US Community College is a tremendous honor en-US recognizing the exceptional commitment to en-US student success and results achieved by our en-US colleges faculty, staff and administration, en-US said Dr. Edwin R. Massey, IRSC President. en-US Advancing to the final round of this comen-US -en-US petition for the third consecutive time en-US brings increased national attention to our en-US college and community, and more imporen-US -en-US tantly, validates our drive to continuously en-US improve for our students. IRSCs sustained en-US excellence is a credit to our people stuen-US -en-US dents, employees, and community partners en-US who strive every day to be the best colen-US-en-US lege in America. This honor is truly theirs.en-US IRSC was selected from more than 1,000 en-US state and community colleges following a en-US rigorous review of data, strategies and outen-US -en-US comes related to student learning, degree en-US and certificate completion, high rates of en-US graduate employment, earnings for graduen-US-en-US ates, and exceptional access and success for en-US minority and low-income students.en-US Congratulations to Indian River State en-US College for being named as one of 10 finalen-US-en-US ists for the coveted 2019 Aspen Prize for en-US Community College Excellence, said Florien-US -en-US da College System Chancellor Madeline en-US Pumariega. This outstanding recognition en-US is a testament of the dedication and comen-US -en-US mitment to excellence of the College faculty, en-US staff and students, as well as Floridas collecen-US -en-US tive priority on student success.en-US With the nearest alternatives at least 60 en-US miles away, Indian River State College is the en-US only public higher education option for en-US many of its students, and it delivers what en-US they need whether their immediate goal is en-US workforce preparation or earning a bacheen-US-en-US lors degree, said Joshua Wyner, Executive en-US Director of the Aspen Institutes College en-US Excellence Program in Washington, D.C. en-US IRSC has achieved strong results by engagen-US-en-US ing in scaled reforms in multiple areas en-US from training everyone on customer service en-US to ensuring that graduates have the skills en-US they need for a job and have a clear map of en-US the courses that they need to get to their en-US chosen career. The Colleges consistent drive en-US to improve translates into what matters en-US most: strong and improving levels of stuen-US-en-US dent success.en-US According to the Aspen Institute, Indian en-US River State College stands out as one of the en-US nations top community colleges for many en-US reasons, including:en-US Impressive three-year graduation/transen-US-en-US fer rates for all students (49 percent as comen-US-en-US pared to 40 percent nationally).en-US IRSC offers 17 bachelors degrees in its en-US world-class facilities, all aligned to high-deen-US -en-US mand jobs in the region.en-US Exemplary work in developing clear proen-US -en-US grams of study that help students successen-US -en-US fully complete classes and graduate, en-US strengthened by intensive advising, progress en-US tracking, and early interventions that keep en-US students on track all the way to graduation.en-US The Aspen Prize for Community College en-US Excellence is awarded every two years. In en-US April 2019, the $1 million Prize purse will en-US be awarded at an event in Washington, D.C., en-US to the winner, two or three finalen-US -en-US ists-with-distinction, and a Rising Star en-US that has achieved exceptional levels of en-US improvement. The 2019 Aspen Prize is genen-US -en-US erously funded by the Joyce Foundation, en-US The Kresge Foundation, and the Siemens en-US Foundation.en-US Indian River State College is a public, en-US comprehensive college serving Floridas en-US Treasure Coast with campuses in Fort en-US Pierce, Okeechobee, Port St. Lucie, Stuart en-US and Vero Beach. For more information, visit en-US en-USCollege named national finalist for 2019 Aspen Prizeen-USFor Hometown en-USNormal hurricane season approachingen-USHen-USurricane season is almost here and en-US the prediction is for an average or en-US slightly above average season. Since en-US it is still uncertain whether El Nino will en-US take place this summer, we are leaning en-US towards an average season. en-US It does not matter what the numbers are en-US if your location gets hit by a storm. The en-US time to plan for that potential blow is now, en-US well before a system is heading our way. en-US Not only is it important to prepare your en-US home, but it is equally important to prepare en-US your yard.en-US The first thing you should do as the en-US season begins is to trim all your trees and en-US bushes. One note of caution, never do your en-US trimming when there is a named storm in en-US the Atlantic. The trimmed debris may not en-US be picked up in time and could be potential en-US missiles in the event the storm hits your en-US area. en-US Get rid of any foliage that is dead or en-US might be hanging over your house. If you en-US have any dead or weak trees from last years en-US storms, cut them down so they dont have a en-US chance to do damage this year. en-US Take a tour of your yard and make a list en-US of items that would be dangerous to leave en-US lying around. This list should include patio en-US furniture, loose garden ornaments, small en-US potted plants, yard torches, arbors and even en-US your gas grill. Make a list so you know en-US ahead of time what you will have to move.en-US If you own a swimming pool, you can en-US throw all your patio furniture into the pool en-US to help keep it from traveling across en-US Florida. en-US If you have a shed or gazebo, you might en-US want to add extra tie downs to be sure they en-US will stay put and dont wind up in Kansas.en-US You can start early by limiting what you en-US keep out in your yard during the peak en-US months of August and September. Make en-US your yard as secure as possible, as this will en-US help to reduce potential damage to your en-US home.en-US There are many plants you can put in en-US your yard that are attractive and also seem en-US to hold up fairly well during a hurricane. en-US Hibiscus, Plumbago, Firecracker plant, en-US Ixoria, and even my roses seemed to hold en-US up very well during our past hurricanes. en-US You may also want to consider some native en-US plant varieties such as Palmetto Bush, en-US Passionflower, Azalea Bush, Wax en-US Myrtle, Live Oak and Southern en-US Magnolia. Native plants are used to en-US the high winds that can hit during en-US hurricane season since they have en-US been around our area for so many en-US years. They also add a natural en-US beauty to your yard.en-US If you live near the ocean, en-US planting becomes even more of a en-US challenge because you need to have en-US plants that are resistant to salt en-US spray. Remember that a hurricane en-US can carry the ocean mist far inland en-US with its 70+-mph winds. Plant en-US varieties such as Indian Hawen-US -en-US thorne, Saw Palmetto, Confederate en-US Jasmine, Society Garlic, Daylily, en-US Pittisporum, Oleander and en-US Mexican Petunia can do very well in areas en-US where salt spray can be a problem. Gardeen-US -en-US nia plants also can fare well with less than en-US 25 percent damage and full recovery after en-US one growing season.en-US If you plan on installing any new trees en-US this close to the start of the hurricane en-US season, you should plan ahead on their en-US location. Plant the trees where they wont en-US potentially cause a problem for your en-US structure. Be sure to anchor your trees en-US carefully with ties if they are newly planted en-US to help prevent damage in the event of high en-US winds.en-US As you can see, with a few common sense en-US tips and some good planning, you can have en-US both an attractive and safe yard this en-US hurricane season. Remember, the Atlantic en-US hurricane season begins June 1, 2018. en-US For tropical updates visit en-US http://homeen-US-en-US en-US Joe Zelenak has more than en-US 30 years experience in gardening and en-US landscape. Send e-mails to en-US hometownen-US -en-US en-US or visit his website en-US www.en-US GARDEN NOOK en-USJOE ZELENAK


en-US 9 Beware of computer cleaning scams en-USIen-USts a scam. The phone rings, you drop en-US what youre doing and run to answer it en-US and the voice on the other end tells you en-US that hes from Microsoft and that your en-US computer is infected and sending messagen-US -en-US es. And hes calling you to fix it. Or so he en-US says, but the fact of the matter is that there en-US is no one at Microsoft, Google, AOL or any en-US other company out there thats going to call en-US you out of the blue to tell you that you have en-US computer problems. It is always a scam. en-US Always. No matter how sincere or official en-US they sound, it is always a scam! en-US Scammers these days know all they have en-US to do is call enough phone numbers at en-US random and tell whoever answers Im en-US calling from Microsoft to fix your computen-US -en-US er and someone is going to believe them. en-US Not everyone, but enough. If they call 100 en-US people they know theres a pretty good en-US chance that one or two are going to fall for en-US it and thats enough to keep it going. en-US So, what happens next? What happens en-US when a person gets the call and they dont en-US recognize it as a scam? Well it can vary but en-US there are a couple of tactics that they use to en-US convince you of their legitimacy. They may en-US walk you through opening the computers en-US Event Log and showing you thousands of en-US errors and warnings. Oh my, see? These en-US are all signs that your computer is infected en-US they will tell you and then tell you how en-US urgent it is to let them connect so they can en-US repair it. Then they walk you to a website en-US where they can connect to your machine en-US using Log-me-in, Teamviewer, or en-US some other remote access tool. Once they en-US are connected they continue the tour, en-US showing you normal (but scary looking!) en-US system logs and tools and tell you again that en-US these normal things are signs of trouble. en-US en-US The longer they keep you on the phone the en-US longer they have to work on what they are en-US really after and thats talking you out of en-US your money. en-US Things can really get out of control if en-US they manage to connect with a remote en-US access tool because then you dont know en-US what they are doing to your system. Face it, en-US if you dont know the difference between en-US whats normal in a system vs. whats not en-US then how are you going to tell if the guy (a en-US complete stranger) connected to your en-US machine is helping it or harming it? Will en-US you be able to tell if the software that hes en-US installing to clean your machine is really a en-US cleaner? Or is it a tool hes installing to get a en-US foot in your door for later?en-US Then, when hes finished, hes en-US going to want to get paid. Fair en-US enough, no one works for free en-US but wait a minute, how do you en-US know if he even did anything? If en-US you dont understand what he en-US was talking about or what he en-US was doing and you didnt even en-US call him in the first place, how en-US can you justify paying them? en-US Usually, after they get done en-US cleaning your computer they en-US will hit you with a bill usually en-US running around $300 and you en-US wouldnt believe how many peoen-US -en-US ple fall for it and pay the money. en-US For nothing. Now the scammers en-US have not only your money but also your en-US credit card info. And if they do their en-US convincing just right, you wont even think en-US you got scammed.en-US So, if your phone rings and there is en-US someone on the other end telling you he or en-US she is from Microsoft and your computer is en-US reporting errors, hang up. Its a scam and en-US youre being lied to. You dont need to pick en-US up the phone and call anyone else to ask en-US and no, you dont need to have your en-US computer checked just in case. It was a en-US scammer and he picked your number at en-US random and your computer is not in en-US trouble.en-US Or you can have fun with them. Ive en-US gotten the call several times over the last en-US year or so and I used to play with them. Id en-US act like I was following their instructions en-US but then start screaming that the computer en-US has burst into flames!! when I open the en-US event log. They love that one. Or Ill tell en-US them to hold while I reboot my computer en-US and then come back and check up on them en-US after 10 minutes or so but lately Ive just en-US gotten tired of it and now I just hang up en-US when they call. And thats what you should en-US do too. en-US Sean McCarthy fixes computers. He can be en-US reached at 888-752-9049 oren-US help@Compuen-US -en-US teThisOnline.comen-US (no hyphens). COMPUTE THIS en-USSEAN MCCARTHY Top Right: Celebrity Bartender Julia en-USBusch of Southern Eagle Distributing en-US receives a bit of training from Sailfish en-US Brewery bartender Danielle Lira.en-US Top Left: Senior Director of Program en-US Service for TC Food Bank Homer Gutien-US-en-US errez prepares fresh Hors DOeuvres en-US for all.en-US Bottom middle: Celebrity bartender en-US Stacy Dunn of The Cake Lady serves en-US TC Food Bank CEO Judy Cruz.en-US Bottom Left: Entertainer Will Goulet en-US provides music for the event .en-US Top middle: Dana Trabulsy of All Things en-US Treasure Coast pours a cold one.en-USBartending for a good causeen-USThe Treasure Coast en-US Food Bank recently en-US hosted its inauguen-US-en-US ral Celebrity Baren-US -en-US tending event at en-US Sailfish Brewery as en-US a kickoff for the en-US 2018 National en-US Association of en-US Letter Carriers en-US Stamp Out Hunger en-US Food Drive.


en-US 10 AREA'S BEST BUSINESS REVIEW Presented by: Metro News All Rights Reserved. 1-918-234-7768Spending more and buying less? Maybe you should be shopping at WALMART in Sebastian, where your dollar goes a lot further! Conveniently located at 2001 US-1. phone (772) 589-8528 ; this full line department store offers something that most other stores cant compete with the areas very lowest prices on EVERYTHING Food to feed your family, toys to entertain your children, school supplies, sporting goods, tools, and auto accessories. Nearly every little thing you can think of! Most regular retail department stores feature full retail prices. At WALMART, this is not the case! Here you get the service you want, the quality you look for, and prices you can afford! Open 24 hours, they can meet all of your needs at any given time day or night. If youre shopping for appliances or furniture, WALMART offers you the kind of quality you deserve. We, the editors of this 2018 Area's Best Business Review offer this suggestion to the people in our area: So, whether or not you need a big grocery shopping trip, get your tire changed or pick-up a prescription, do what smart shoppers domake WALMART your one-stop shopping headquarters for the best products, the largest selection and the ultimate in everyday bargains! 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! 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 The Dignity Memorial professional provider network is here to guide you every step of the way.AYCOCK FUNERAL HOME Our professional, experienced and dedicated staff provides exceptional, compassionate care to families at a difficult time in their lives. 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LUCIE COUNTY en-US Diamonds are a girls best friend, at en-US least according to Marilyn Monroe.en-US But she had no idea the brilliant gems en-US could also foster relationships and save en-US thousands of lives in a community.en-US Thats what has happened with a single en-US necklace, donated by local jeweler Greg en-US Childress, and the women who have shared en-US it and her mission with the Treasure Coast en-US for the past three-years.en-US The birth of a fundraiser like no other:en-US At a charity luncheon a few years ago, en-US table mates told local writer and IRSC en-US instructor Wendy Dwyer about a book they en-US were reading called The Necklace, by Cheren-US -en-US yl Jarvis, which chronicled 13 California en-US women who had decided to jointly purchase en-US a $40,000 diamond necklace and share in its en-US ownership.en-US A true story, Ms. Jarvis takes the reader en-US through the journey of how what started off en-US as a social experiment, ended up transformen-US -en-US ing the womens lives. Reading the book en-US gave Wendy an idea.en-US She approached Childress with the idea en-US that he might donate a diamond necklace, en-US and she approached Sydney Liebman, then en-US Director of Development for the St. Lucie en-US County Health Access Network, or more en-US commonly known as the HANDS Clinic en-US with the idea that shed gather 12 women en-US who would be willing to share the necklace en-US for a year and each of them host events and en-US bring new-found awareness of the clinic to en-US the public. Each woman selected to particien-US -en-US pate in this very special campaign would en-US agree to raise a minimum of $1,000 each.en-US Because there are more than 72,000 uninen-US-en-US sured adult residents of St. Lucie County. en-US Raising awareness of the clinic was just as en-US vital as raising the much-needed funds.en-US Nicknamed Jewelia in honor of the origien-US-en-US nal necklace worn by the women in Califoren-US -en-US nia, the St. Lucie Jewelia made her debut on en-US March 7, 2015. en-US Success:en-US Expecting to raise about $25,000, a year en-US later, it was announced that more than en-US $217,139 had been raised by the women en-US involved in the projects first year, which en-US included Wendy Dwyer, Bunny Webb, Pat en-US Alley, Jennifer Strawn, Maria Seidel, Sandee en-US Allen, Jeannette Weiss, Cris Adams, Tia en-US Adkins, Veronica Tempone, Sue-Ellen en-US Sanders, and Mia Batalini. en-US Each of the 12 women used her skills, en-US ingenuity, talents, and creativity to raise en-US awareness and funds. Many hosted special en-US events, including Sandee Allens Little en-US Black Dress that featured a male fashion en-US show, the likes of which the Treasure Coast en-US has never before seen. There were dance en-US parties, fashion shows, dinners, quarter aucen-US -en-US tions, cocktail parties, photo shoots, Bingo en-US parties, and there was even a scavenger hunt en-US at Heathcote Botanical Gardens.en-US The clinic:en-US HANDS of St. Lucie County provides en-US access to free healthcare and a continuum of en-US care to qualified, low-income, uninsured, en-US adult residents of St. Lucie County. Services en-US include primary, vision, and dental care, en-US along with mental health assistance. The en-US HANDS Clinic is a Volunteers in Medicine en-US affiliate; all physicians, dentists, and counen-US -en-US selors are volunteers. Patients are not en-US charged for services. The clinics operating en-US budget is solely supported by private donaen-US -en-US tions and awarded private grants.en-US For additional information about the en-US HANDS Clinic, please call (772) 462-5646.en-USBook-inspired campaign raises money for clinicen-USBy Wendy Dwyer and Sydney Liebmanen-USFor Hometown Newsen-USPhoto courtesy of Pat Alleyen-USTia Adkins, Ms. December 2015; Cris Adams, Ms. November 2015; en-US Jeannette Weiss, Ms. October 2015; Sandee Allen, Ms. September en-US 2015; Maria Seidel, Ms. August 2015; Jennifer Strawn, Ms. July en-US 2015; Pat Alley, Ms. June 2015; Sydney Liebman, then Director of en-US Fund Development for the HANDS Clinic; Greg Childress, owner of G. en-US Alan Fine Jewelry; Bunny Webb, Ms. May 2015; Wendy Dwyer, Ms. en-US April 2015; Mia Batalini, Ms. March 2016; Sue-Ellen Sanders, Ms. en-US February 2016; and Veronica Tempone, Ms. January 2016.


en-US 11 Verticals PlusFamily Owned & Operated Since 1989Custom Made BlindsCellular & Pleated Shades, Faux Wood & Wood Blinds, Shutters, Quality Verticals, Woven Woods, Mini Blinds & More 10% OFF( orders of $500 or more)Exp. 5/31/182201 S.E. Indian St., Stuartwww.VerticalsPlusStuart.com221-0627Monday Friday 9-4 2017 2017 C H O I C E R E A D E R S Martin: 772.286.6812 St. Lucie: 772.335.7378Serving the Treasure Coast since 19883226 SE Gran Parkway, StuartFamily Owned & Operated$20 OFF Initial Service Bi-monthly Bug Barrier New Customers Only. Not Valid with Any Other Offer.Expires 6-1-18 Same Day Service AppointmentsLawn SprayingRodent ControlTermite Control Household Pest Control R E A D E R S 1C H O I C E 2015 2016 2015 2016 2017 2017 C H O I C E R E A D E R S Top left: Graduating medical student Ann Lorraine Roc is presented en-USwith $1,000 from Heidi McNaney-Flint, M.D. Endowed Scholarship by en-US Juliet Lomax Homier, M.D. who serves as Campus Dean, Fort Pierce en-US Regional Campus.en-US Top Right: Vernon Smith joins Campus Dean, Fort Pierce Regional Camen-US-en-US pus Juliet Lomax Homier, M.D and Lawnwood Hospital CEO Eric Golden-US -en-US man and COO Michael Paterson.en-US Bottom Right: Theora Bunny Webb and Myrna Bridges celebrate the soon-to-be graduates.   en-USBelow: Jodi Dargan and Stacey Rhodewalt represent event sponsor en-US Martin Health System.   en-USFort Pierce Regional Campus at Indian River en-US State College recently recognized and celebrated en-US it graduating 4th year students with a fabulous en-US dinner held at Tradition Hall in Port St. Lucie.en-USIs there a doctor in the house?


en-US 12 en-USProgram, the entire property must be in complien-US -en-US ance with all county Codes and Ordinances en-US and property owners shall not have any active en-US code enforcement violations on any other propen-US -en-US erties owned in the unincorporated areas of St. en-US Lucie County. All properties applying for en-US amnesty will be inspected to confirm there are en-US no code violations. Upon approved inspection, en-US the reduced lien (10 percent of original lien) en-US must be paid within 30 days.en-US Properties with outstanding code liens are en-US being mailed information about this program, en-US along with applications. However, additional en-US information and the application to apply for this en-US program can be found online at http://www.en-US For more details contact the St. Lucie County en-US Code Compliance staff at (772) 462-1571.en-USCounty reminds residents en-US about the summer fertilizer en-US blackout perioden-USSt. Lucie Countys Water Quality Division en-US wants to remind all residents and businesses en-US that the county-wide fertilizer ban once again en-US goes into effect June 1 through Sept. 30. This en-US applies to all businesses and residences in en-US unincorporated St. Lucie County, as well as the en-US cities of Fort Pierce and Port St. Lucie.en-US Fertilization with Nitrogen or Phosphorus is en-US prohibited during this period (June 1 Sept. en-US 30)en-US Oct. 1through May 30 ALL fertilizer applien-US -en-US cation products must contain at least 50 peren-US -en-US cent slow-release Nitrogen and 0 percent en-US Phosphorus (unless soil test indicates deficienen-US -en-US cy),en-US During the summer rainy season, fertilizers en-US with Nitrogen and/or Phosphorous become fuel en-US for harmful algae blooms in the St. Lucie River en-US and Indian River Lagoon.en-US St. Lucie Countys fertilizer ordinance is simien-US -en-US lar to more than 40 other communities throughen-US-en-US out the Indian River Lagoon basin, designed to en-US protect one of the most diverse estuaries in en-US North America from an additional overload of en-US unwanted nutrients.en-US Additionally, residents, businesses and lawn en-US companies must avoid vegetative materials, en-US such as grass clippings and leaves, from being en-US washed, swept or blown into stormwater en-US drains, water bodies or impervious areas.en-US The county-wide fertilizer ordinance includes en-US exceptions for agriculture, golf courses and en-US athletic fields.en-US For additional information visit http://www.en-US -en-US ning-and-development-services/code-complien-US -en-US ance/fertilizer-info. Save hundreds of dollars every week with coupons & discounts from our local advertisers! ASKLISA IRA/401K Rollover Expert1-800-403-1993IRA /401K Rollover10 Year Old Company 24 Month Guarantee 12%APR The Atlantic Animal Clinic1315 NE Sunview Terr. Jensen BeachCall for an appointment today 334-5901 Pet Dentals 2016 2016 C H O I C E R E A D E R S $25000Starting At "Ask Dr. B" Rabies Alert in Martin County NOW OPENLIFE CELEBRATION CENTER AYCOCK AT TRADITIONGreat for Any Special Occasion Anniversaries Receptions Birthday PartiesCall Today to Arrange Your Private Tour12571 SW TRADITION PKWY. PORT ST. LUCIE772-618-2336 PORT ST LUCIE The City if Port St. en-USLucie just keeps getting greener and greener.en-US Through programs like the upcoming en-US tree giveaway on Saturday, May 19 from 8 to en-US 11 a.m. at the citys Public Works Departen-US-en-US ment at 450 S.W. Thornhill Drive, the city is en-US encouraging green thumbs everywhere to en-US help beautify Port St. Lucie.en-US I hear stories all the time about residents en-US and how theyve planted them and that en-US theyve been there for several years, so its a en-US good event, said Anna Marie Colonnese of en-US Keep Port St. Lucie Beautiful. With the en-US amount of residents we have, the trees go en-US fast.en-US The city will give away 500 of an assorted en-US variety of trees that are native to Florida at en-US this semi-annual event, and through this en-US giveaway, the Keep Port St. Lucie Beautiful en-US Committee aims to protect native plants en-US for future generations and encourage public en-US awareness about the need to maintain Port en-US St. Lucies natural beauty, a press release en-US stated.en-US The trees are given away on a first-come, en-USfirst-served basis to residents of Port St. en-US Lucie, and proof of residency will be en-US required. Among the trees offered will be en-US Gumbo Limbo, Green Buttonwood, Live en-US Oak and Silver Buttonwood trees, and the en-US first 500 vehicles also will receive a free en-US T-shirt limited to one tree and one T-shirt en-US per vehicle.en-US Along with this effort, the Port St. Lucie en-US City Council has challenged residents to en-US plant 185,000 trees in 2018 or one tree for en-US every resident in the city. And homeowners en-US who plant a new tree are encouraged to log en-US it on the citys tree map at en-US www.cityofpsl. en-UScom/iplanten-US and with the tree giveaway they en-US will be logging the trees on the website.en-US KPSLBs next tree giveaway will be at en-US Sandhill Crane Park on Sept. 15 from 8 a.m. en-US to 11 a.m. The idea was generated originally en-US after the hurricanes of 2004 decimated folien-US -en-US age throughout the city and the tree giveen-US -en-US aways have been ongoing ever since.en-US The more trees we can plant, the better it en-US is for the environment and it beautifies the en-US city while increasing property value, Ms. en-US Colonnese said. Its a good, positive thing en-US we can do for the residents.en-US Call 772-871-5225 for more information.en-USPort St. Lucie offers trees to residentsen-USBy Gaylon en-USNotesen-USFrom page 2


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With a lot of distance en-US still left to cover, its time to conserve your en-US energy and find some assistance.en-USTAURUS April 21/May 21en-USTaurus, your imagination is very active lately, en-US so much so that it may make it difficult to conen-US-en-US centrate on anything else. Make an effort to en-US get work done in spite of the distractions.en-USGEMINI May 22/June 21en-USGemini, others may misinterpret your enthusien-US -en-US asm for a carefree nature. However, you are en-US actually busy getting the job done even if en-US youre having some fun doing it.en-USCANCER June 22/July 22en-USIts possible you may misread someones en-US intentions, and it could get you in a bit of hot en-US water, Cancer. Dont make any assumptions en-US and apologize if you make mistakes.en-USLEO July 23/Aug. 23en-USLeo, if your energy levels are waning, find a en-US way to put some hop in your step. Take a break en-USHoroscopesen-USFishing tourney hits the en-US water May 25 en-USMARTIN COUNTY One of the biggest en-US fishing tournaments on the Treasure Coast en-US will hit the sea, river and shore on May 25 en-US and 26 with the Treasure Coast Builders en-US Associations 32nd Annual. The tournaen-US -en-US ment usually draws more than 100 boats en-US and has a few surprises in store for 2018.en-US The two-day event will be hosted on Frien-US-en-US day with the captains party and registraen-US -en-US tion from 4 p.m. and the party afterward. en-US The fishing starts on Saturday, May 26 at en-US 6:15 a.m. an will carry on throughout the en-US day. en-US The tournament this year will include en-US offshore and inshore fishermen, and no en-US boat is required. Also, there are numerous en-US categories and species of fish that will be en-US sought by anglers, including dolphin, kingen-US -en-US fish, wahoo snapper and grouper.en-US Ive been fishing in this tournament for en-US all 32 years, and Ive seen it evolve, said en-US tournament committee member Ronnie en-US Kirchman. Its a great tournament and its a en-US fun tournament, and its not like the big en-US kingfish tournaments they have all over the Out en-GB en-GB&en-GB en-GBabout en-GBFRIDAY, MAY 18en-GB en-GB Haitian Flag Day Festival:en-GB 2-10 p.m., en-GB Port St. Lucie Civic Center, 9221 S.E. en-GB Civic Center Place, Port St. Lucie. Open to en-GB the public. en-GBFor more information, search en-GB for Treasure Coast Cultural Festival on en-GB Facebook, call (772) 240-3439, or visiten-GB www.en-GB en-GB Food Truck Invasion:en-GB This event is en-GB hosted at Tradition Square on the first and en-GB third Friday of the month from 5-9:30 p.m. en-GB Catch us as we invade Tradition in Port St en-GB Lucie. Well have the food trucks parked en-GB at Tradition Square. This is a huge outdoor en-GB picnic where food trucks of different origins, en-GB cuisine and menus prepare food that is en-GB cooked to order. Its not fast food and a en-GB bunch of these trucks are run by chefs. A en-GB great deal of fusion cuisine, comfort foods en-GB and sweet treats to choose from. Be sure to en-GB bring your folding chairs or blankets to picnic en-GB on the lawn at Tradition Town Hall.en-GB en-GB Mommy/Son Spring Dance:en-GB 7-9 p.m., en-GB Port St. Lucie Community Center, 2195 S.E. en-GB Airoso Blvd., Port St. Lucie. Moms, heres en-GB your opportunity to take your boy(s) out for en-GB a special evening. Entertainment, dancing, en-GB goodie bags and a memorable photo en-GB included. Pre-registration is required by en-GB Wednesday, May 16, as space is limited. The en-GB dance is for boys ages 2-11 years old, and en-GB is $11.50 per child. en-GB Call (772) 878-2277 for en-GB more information.en-GBTHROUGH SUNDAY, MAY 20en-GB en-GB Incorruptible:en-GB Dark comedy by en-GB Michael Hollinger will be presented by the en-GB Pineapple Playhouse, 700 W. Weatherbee en-GB Road, Fort Pierce. Welcome to Priseaux, en-GB France, c. 1250 A.D., where the Dark Ages en-GB still look pretty dark. All seems lost until en-USPhoto courtesy of TCBAen-USTeam Reel Tradition celebrates their catch at a previous tournament.en-USSeeen-US en-US OUTen-US page 15en-US Seeen-US en-US SCOPESen-US, page 15 Dining en-US&en-US Entertainmenten-USFRIDAY, MAY 18, 2018 en-US PORT ST. LUCIEen-US WWW.HOMETOWNNEWSSLC.COM PAGE 13en-USBy Gaylon Parkeren-USgparker@hometownnewsol.comen-USSeeen-US en-US FISHINGen-US page 14


en-US 14 Happy Hour Tuesday Sunday, from 3 to 6pm 679 NW Enterprise Drive, Suite 101 Port St. Lucie, FL 34986(772) 249-5055 1/2 OFF YOUR FIRST FLIGHT Must Bring HTN AD. Exp. 6/30/18 @ hoplifebrewing HOPLIFE.COM ITALIAN NIGHT & BINGOJoin Us Every Monday at our NEW Location West St. Lucie ELKS LODGE 2823 343 Prime Vista Blvd.772-873-8192 DINNER Served 4:45-6:45 BINGO Starts at 7pm $20 for 10 Games(Free Jackpot Card with Dinner!) SUNDAY BREAKFAST May 20th 8:30-11 a.m.(3rd Sunday of each month) $8FULL BREAKFAST MADE TO ORDEREggs, Pancakes, Homefries, Omelets, Bacon, Sausage, French Toast. Includes coee, tea & orange juice.West St. Lucie ELKS LODGE 2823 343 Prima Vista Blvd. 772-344-9465 BINGO EVERY MONDAY 7 PM 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 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 en-US Catch! Sean Brush en-USPalm Cityen-US 14en-US Snooken-US 34en-US South Fork River en-UScountry. This is more family oriented and en-US anybody can fish it; they dont have to be a en-US TCBA member and we want everybody to en-US come out.en-US The event is hosted at Pirates Cove Resort en-US & Marina on the Manatee Pocket and cash en-US prizes in the offshore division will be paid to en-US first, second and third. Boats may check out en-US of the St. Lucie or Fort Pierce inlets, as well.en-US The rules for the inshore catch and release en-US event include fishing from a boat, kayak, en-US stand-up paddleboard, waders or land. In en-US the inshore division, anglers will submit en-US digital images of their largest snook, trout en-US and/or redfish to tally the highest-combined en-US total inches. In that category, first-, seconden-US and third-place anglers will win cash and en-US prizes. en-US Weve actually lowered the fee for the en-US inshore division, and even if you dont have en-US a boat you can still participate in the tournaen-US -en-US ment, Mr. Kirchman said. en-US The early entry fee, which is good until en-US May 21, is $295 for the offshore division en-US including up to four anglers with each extra en-US angler at $75. The single-angler entry fee for en-US the inshore division is $75 and $150 for a en-US team of up to three anglers. The entry fee en-US rates increase to $325 in the offshore and en-US $175 for inshore after the May 21 cutoff en-US date. en-US On Friday, May 25, pre-registered boats en-US will sign in and late boat entries will be en-US taken from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Pirates Cove en-US Resort & Marina. The captains reception en-US starts at 6 p.m. and will feature silent and en-US live auctions which will include a full-color en-US print of this years event logo, signed by arten-US -en-US ist Jason Mathias and much more. en-US The family friendly event also includes en-US games for the kids, and music by The en-US Pulse D.J. Tournament Tshirts will be en-US available for purchase, there will be lots of en-US complimentary appetizers from Pirates Loft en-US to enjoy and the ever-popular door prizes en-US will be given away during the evening.en-US The official weigh station opens on Saturen-US -en-US day, May 26 from noon to 4 p.m. and the en-US public is welcome to join in the weigh-in en-US festivities, which always are popular with en-US enthusiasts. The tournaments awards banen-US -en-US quet begins at 5:30 p.m. and tickets are en-US available for purchase for that event. en-US Partial tournament proceeds got to beneen-US -en-US fit the TCBA Charitable Fund, which gives en-US scholarships to local students for college or en-US technical-training programs in the conen-US -en-US struction industry. For more information en-US call the TCBA office at 772-336-8222, 772-en-US 562-8222 or 863-467-2007. Boat entry en-US forms can be downloaded at www.treasureen-US -en-US Also, interested parties can en-US email en-US for the form.en-USFishingen-USFrom page 13


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Stuart Jensen Beach Palm City Hobe Sound Port St Lucie St Lucie West Tradition Fort Pierce The Beaches Lakewood Park Vero Beach Wabasso Beachside Sebastian Grant Valkaria Micco Fellsmere772.465.5656 hometownnewsSLC hometownnewsIRC Whats inside: Covering: In Print, Online & Mobile Hyper Local Content Health News Sports Briefs Dining & Entertainment Horoscopes Out & About The Club Scene Art Notes School News Religion News Obituaries Police Report Rants & Raves Community Notes Columnists: James Stammer / Golf Joe Zelenack / Garden Sean McCarthy / Compute This Earl Stewart / Earl on Cars Special Sections: Celebrate Spring Hurricane Survival Guide Readers Choice In Season Holiday Gift Guide The Perfect Blendto start your morning Dorothy Calabrese   of en-USLake Charles in St Lucie en-US West and her travel en-US gang visited the beautien-US -en-US ful Montego Bay, Jamaien-US-en-US ca starting April 8, 2018.   The swimming en-USbeauties are Joanne en-US McGrath & Jan Bush en-US from Vero, Connie Sue en-US Romeo & Dorothy en-US Calabrese from Lake en-US Charles, St Lucie West en-US along with Roy (their en-US guide) for Catamaran sightseeing.   They en-USmanaged to en-US keep the en-US newspaper en-US dry too. en-US Thanks for en-US taking us en-US along! 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-GBa group of destitute monks take a lesson en-GB from a larcenous one-eyed minstrel, who en-GB teaches them an outrageous new way to pay en-GB old debts. Show runs from May 3 through en-GB May 20. Show times are Thursday through en-GB Saturday at 8 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m. en-GB Individual tickets are $20. Student, group en-GB prices and season tickets available. en-GB For en-GB tickets, call (772) 465-0366 or visit en-GB www.en-GB, MAY 22en-GB en-GB Tuesday Night Jazz Jam:en-GB Presented en-GB by the Fort Pierce Jazz and Blues Society en-GB from 7-10 p.m. at the Black Box at Sunrise en-GB Theatre, 117 S. Second Street, Fort Pierce. en-GB Sit-in participation welcome. en-GBCall (772) 460-en-GB 5299 or visit en-GB, MAY 23en-USen-US 'Santias Legacy of Love:'en-US Honor Santia en-US Feketa's life with a benefit for a scholarship en-US in her memory. 4-10 p.m., Big Apple Pizza en-US and Pasta, 2311 S. 35th Street, Fort Pierce, en-US across from the main IRSC campus. One en-US hundred percent of all food, drinks, tips, en-USfrom work if necessary. This is a great way to en-US recharge.en-USVIRGO Aug. 24/Sept. 22en-USVirgo, you havent yet found your groove at work, en-US but dont get discouraged because it will happen. en-US Pay attention to others around you and how they en-US act.en-USLIBRA Sept. 23/Oct. 23en-USEven if others think you are ambivalent, you posen-US -en-US sess a clear picture of what you want and where en-US you are heading, Libra. Dont let others misconen-US-en-US ceptions sway you.en-USSCORPIO Oct. 24/Nov. 22en-USScorpio, if left to your own devices, you can get en-US your work done quickly. But overcoming distracen-US-en-US tions may be difficult in the days ahead. Do your en-US best to stay the course.en-USSAGITTARIUS Nov. 23/Dec. 21en-USSagittarius, if you are feeling high strung or neren-US -en-US vous, you may just need to take a little time away en-US from a situation to reorient yourself. Come back en-US with a fresh perspective.en-USCAPRICORN Dec. 22/Jan. 20en-USCapricorn, dont put others off by being too serien-US -en-US ous. Learn how to let loose a little bit this week en-US and your friends will flock to you in no time at all.en-USAQUARIUS Jan. 21/Feb. 18en-USAquarius, youre normally a people person, but en-US every once in a while you enjoy solitary time to en-US think and avoid crowds. This could be the week for en-US that.en-USPISCES Feb. 19/March 20en-USEverything seems to be unfolding on schedule, en-US Pisces. This is advantageous because you dont en-US have to put in extra effort or sweat the details.en-USScopesen-USFrom page 13en-USOuten-USFrom page 13 en-USSeeen-US en-US OUTen-US page 17


en-US 16 en-USFen-USor Bethune-Cookman University, en-US winning the PGA Minority Collegiate en-US Championship has become a right of en-US spring. If the following scenario sounds en-US familiar, it should.en-US At the 32nd playing of collegiate golfs en-US most culturally significant Championship, en-US the Wildcats captured a record seven-US -en-US enth-straight, and 15thoverall, Womens en-US crown. Meanwhile, the Mens team just en-US happened to notch their third consecutive en-US PGA Minority Collegiate Championship en-US and 10th title overall.en-US The teams from Daytona Beach rocketed en-US right out of the gate and never let off the en-US throttle throughout the 54 holes of en-US competition. Paced by medalist Mackenzie en-US Butzer who had a final round 1-under par en-US 71 (70-75-71 216), the Bethune Cookman en-US Women (297-307-299 903) defeated en-US runner-up University of the Incarnate en-US Word by 27 strokes on the Ryder Course. en-US North Carolina A&T finished third, en-US another seven strokes back.en-US This is overwhelming, said Butzer. en-US This is my last year, and I gave it all I had. I en-US had fun and played easy. Everything en-US seemed to be clicking.en-US Meanwhile, the Bethune Cookman men en-US (286-282-286 854) shot 10-under par for en-US the Championship, winning by an astounden-US -en-US ing 57 shots over Savannah State on the en-US Wanamaker Course. The University of en-US Incarnate Word placed third.en-US For Bethune-Cookman, it was a three-en-US day showcase of extreme command. After en-US closing out the Championship on No. 18, en-US the womens team sprayed the mens team en-US with a water bottle shower that rivaled any en-US victory celebration.en-US It was so fun to see our student athletes en-US end the season like this, said Bethune en-US Cookman Head Coach Danny Forshey.en-US The Bethune Cookman Men were led by en-US medalist Marcus Sundlof, of Sweden en-US (65-70-71 206), who bested his teammate en-US Christian Hovstadius for the honor by en-US seven strokes.en-US It feels great, said Sundlof, a sophomore en-US who overcame a wrist injury at the en-US beginning of the year. We had a lot of team en-US wins, but I wasnt playing well personally. en-US Its great to finish off the year this way.en-US A history of excellence in the Championen-US -en-US ship was the overall theme for each team en-US division winner.en-US Division II was won by California State en-US University-Dominguez Hills for the third en-US time in the past four years. The Toros en-US recorded a 15-shot victory over Lincoln en-US University. Virginia Unions Sergio en-US Escalante took Division II Medalist honors en-US with a 54-hole Championship en-US total of 220.en-US This tournament is always en-US challenging, said Toros Head en-US Coach Ron Eastman. The en-US rankings dont matter, because en-US everyone plays from the heart.en-US Despite starting its golf en-US program just eight years ago, the en-US University of Houston-Victoria en-US won its third-straight NAIA title, and a en-US Division record fourth overall, by defeating en-US runner-up Governors State by 12 strokes. en-US The two teams started the day four strokes en-US apart, before Houston-Victoria was able to en-US pull away. Governors States Matt Contey en-US was NAIA medalist with a three-day total en-US of 222.en-US It was tough competition, said Housen-US -en-US ton-Victoria Head Coach Christi Cano. en-US We had to grind it out for our victory en-US today.en-US For the second straight year, the Mens en-US Individual title was won by the University en-US of Connecticuts Nabeel Kahn, who en-US overcame a shaky start to the Championen-US -en-US ship for a 2-under par final round 70 en-US (75-70-70 215) to win by 12 strokes over en-US both Palm Beach Atlantics Siyan Liu and en-US West Floridas Joseph Stills.Any win is a en-US good feeling, said Khan. I started rough en-US on the first day. It wasnt like an outright en-US win. It was grit.en-US The Womens Individual prize was en-US earned by St. Johns (N.Y.) University en-US sophomore Linda Wang (72-73-73 218), en-US who defeated runner-up Rachelle Orme of en-US Savannah State by nine strokes.en-US In a weather-related quirk designed to en-US get ahead of the heavy rains forecasted to en-US arrive from Mother Nature on Mothers en-US Day, the final round actually began on en-US Saturday, as the teams played 27 holes en-US overall, including the first nine holes of the en-US Championships final round. The final nine en-US holes were completed on Sunday morning en-US in slightly rainy and very muggy condien-US -en-US tions.en-US Congratulations to all that participated. en-US You represented not only your school, but en-US minority colleges and universities across en-US the country. Well done. 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 www.kaufmanhearingcare.com8972 US Hwy 1, PSL 34952Located within Eastport Pharmacy HEARING AIDS You Deserve a 2nd OpinionWe can $ave you Thousand$! Guaranteed to $ave You $500 to $1200!772.882.1940 Bruce Kaufman L.H.A.S. 3490 CRABAPPLE DRIVE PORT ST. LUCIE 772-879-1316 MAY RATES The Number One Executive Golf Course on the Treasure Coast!$25.00 7 am 11am $20.00 11am 3pm Twilight Special $15.00 3 pm-5 pm 9-holes $15.00 7 am-3 pm 2017 2017 C H O I C E R E A D E R S Rates include taxes, green fees & cart. (Rates subject to change) SUMMER MEMBERSHIPS Now Available Starting May 1 thru Oct 14 $299 plus tax includes unlimited green fees with cart. MONDAY NIGHT LEAGUE 9 Holes Two Person Teams with Handicap Starts June 4th Call for Details Bethune-Cookman University wins en-USchampionship GOLF en-USJAMES STAMMER


en-US 17 AQUAFINA is a registered trademark of PepsiCo, Inc., 2018 BUBLY and the Bubly Designs are trademarks. & Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. Used with permission. All rights reserved. Book Your Getaway Today! | (407) 586-2000Soak up the sunits time to have some fun!May 25 August 12, 2018 Schools Out for Summer Sing-A-Long, Swamp Witch Escape Room andBuild-A-BearWorkshop Celebrate the Summer Pool Party andSummerFestAtriumLightShow, bothpresentedbybubly Cypress Springs Family Fun Water Park featuring our Big Cypress 60ftwaterslide anddoubleFlowRider Spa specials, surf showsand much more! Enjoy these family fun activities: Answers Located in the Classied Section donations, and staff salaries that evening en-USwill be donated to help fund Santias en-US Scholarship. OneBlood will be on hand for en-US blood donations. In addition, the Van Duzer en-US Foundation, in cooperation with 20 local en-US sponsors, will give 20 individuals a chance to en-US win a 2017 Chevy Spark from Gilbert en-US Chevrolet: 20 contestants will be selected at en-US random to try their hands at keeping their en-US hands on the car, but only the last contestant en-US left standing will take home the car. en-US For car en-US contest rules, visiten-US www.vanduzerfoundation.en-US org. en-US For more information, call (772) 528-en-US 3467 or visit the Foundation's website. en-US en-US Weekly Latin Dance:en-US Every Wednesday en-US night, 8-11 p.m., Midtown Grill & Bar, Fort en-US Pierce. Salsa, Merengue, Bachata. $5. en-USFor en-US more information, (703) 402-3645.en-USTHURSDAY, MAY 24en-US en-US Dance: en-US 7-9:30 p.m. every Thursday, en-US Polish American Club, 343 Prima Vista Blvd., en-US Port St. Lucie. $8 per person. BYOB and en-US soda. en-US For reservations, call Cindy, (508) 287-en-US 3370. en-GBFRIDAY, MAY 25 SATURDAY, MAY 26en-GB en-GB The Planets:'en-GB Hallstrom Planetarium, en-GB IRSC main campus, 3209 Virginia Ave., en-GB Fort Pierce. In a recorded narration, Kate en-GB Mulgrew (Captain Janeway of 'Star Trek: en-GB Voyager') takes us on a grand tour of the en-GB solar system. Explore the surfaces of Mars, en-GB the perils of the asteroid belt, the cold rings en-GB of stormy gas planets and the features of en-GB other solar systems. Show times are Friday en-GB at 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., and Saturday at 1 en-GB p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $5. en-GB For more en-GB information, contact the IRSC box office at en-GB (772) 462-4750 or email en-GB, MAY 26en-GB en-GB Open Air Puppet Theater: 10:30 a.m., en-GBKilmer Branch Library, 101 Melody Lane, en-GB Fort Pierce. Free, most suited for ages 5-10. en-GB (Held in the children's activity room during en-GB hotter months.) Check out the collection of en-GB puppets that are available on loan. Parents en-GB and guardians are asked to stay with their en-GB children during these events. en-GB For more information, call (772) 462-2812, email,en-GB or visit en-GBhttp://library.en-GB en-GB Kids Space Sky Show for Young en-GB Astronomers:en-GB 11 a.m., Hallstrom en-GB Planetarium, IRSC main campus, 3209 en-GB Virginia Ave., Fort Pierce. Learn about the en-GB stars, constellations, moon, planets, and en-USOuten-USFrom page 15en-US Seeen-US en-US OUTen-US page 18


en-US 18 rfntbn ftnnn r rfnftrb rnf rn fnnn nrrnf nfr tnnr r rfnn rnnnnfr n f nrrrfnrtbtrrrrfrrrrrrnrtrrrfnrnrrrfrfntbrtb ntntbbrbfnrfbrbfn Vegetarian dishes become more popular everyday en-USMen-USemories of the chefs yelling and en-US screaming, Vegetarian Dish! still en-US echo in my ears. en-US It was not all that many years ago when en-US you went out to dine that you ate what was en-US on the menu and liked it. Front of the house en-US staff were afraid to ask the chef hold the en-US gravy, little less salt, can you broil and not en-US fry my food? What do you have for a en-US vegetarian meal?en-US I guess chefs have mellowed over the en-US years or maybe they are just getting smarter. en-US Lets face it, we are in the hospitality en-US business and the customer is what drives en-US our success. In todays changing world, we en-US need to be better informed and knowledgeen-US -en-US able about all foods and trends. In the U.S. en-US there are around 7 million vegetarians, en-US however, studies indicate about one third of en-US Americans going out to eat will choose a en-US vegetarian dish. We also need to underen-US -en-US stand what kind of vegetarians are out en-US there: en-US Lacto-vegetariandiets exclude meat, fish, en-US poultry and eggs as well as foods that en-US contain them. Dairy products, such as milk, en-US cheese, yogurt, and butter, are included.en-US Lacto-ovo vegetariandiets exclude meat, en-US fish and poultry, but allow dairy products en-US and eggs.en-US Ovo-vegetariandiets exclude meat, en-US poultry, seafood and dairy products, but en-US allow eggs.en-US Vegandiets exclude meat, poultry, fish, en-US eggs and dairy products, and foods that en-US contain these products.en-US Many years ago I competed in a culinary en-US competition and I decided to do something en-US different. I used quinoa and made a en-US vegetarian entre. Three out of the four en-US judges did not know what quinoa was and en-US these were culinary Olympic judges. Times en-US are a changing. Enjoy these vegetarian en-US dishes.en-USSAFRITO VEGETABLESen-USIngredientsen-US 2 red peppers seeded and chopped into en-US half-inch piecesen-US 1 cup fresh okra sliced into quarter-inch en-US piecesen-US 2 medium tomatoes chopped into half en-US inch piecesen-US 2 tablespoons Italian parsley, minceden-US 2 cloves garlic, masked and choppeden-US 1 each medium Bermuda onion, chopped en-US smallen-US 2 ears fresh corn, roasted and sliced off en-US coben-US 3/4-cup Safrito sauce (in the ethnic en-US section of the grocery store)en-US 1 cup cooked chickpeas (or cooked en-US quinoa)en-US 3 tablespoons olive oilen-US 1 tablespoon dried oregano en-US Directionsen-US Place all ingredients in a bowl and mix en-US well. Let stand for 15 minutes. Serve. en-US May be made a day in advance and en-US refrigerated.en-USCAJUN SEASONED ROASTED en-US VEGETABLESen-USYield: Serves 4 to 6en-US Ingredientsen-US 1 head cauliflower, chopped into floretsen-US 1 sweet potato, chopped into half-inch en-US squaresen-US 1 green bell pepper, chopped into 1-inch en-US piecesen-US 2 red potatoes, choppeden-US 1 large yellow onion, sliceden-US 3 tablespoons olive oilen-US 1/4 cup vegetable stocken-US 1 cup pine nutsen-US 1/2 teaspoon salt or to tasteen-US 2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning en-US Directionsen-US Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. en-US Add all chopped vegetables to a casserole en-US dish. Pour the olive oil over the veggies and en-US then sprinkle them with the Cajun en-US seasoning and salt. Mix well. en-US Roast the vegetables for 45 to 55 minutes, en-US stirring 2 or 3 times to ensure even cooking. en-US The vegetables are done when cooked all en-US the way through (sample a piece of sweet en-US potato to make sure it is soft) and have en-US some color to them.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@en-US CHEF COSTA'S en-USCOOKING CORNERen-USCOSTA MAGOULAS en-GBthe exploration of outer space. All children en-GB must be accompanied by an adult. en-GB For more en-GB information, contact the IRSC box office at en-GB (772) 462-4750 or visiten-GB, MAY 28en-US en-US Memorial Day Service:en-US 10 a.m., en-US Veterans Memorial Park, 2100 S.E. Veterans en-US Memorial Parkway, Port St. Lucie. The United en-US Veterans of Port St. Lucie will provide a en-US moving tribute. Limited seating is available; en-US bringing a lawn chair is suggested. The event en-US will start promptly at 10 a.m. and is free to en-US the public. All ages are welcome. en-US Call (772) en-US 878-2277 for more informationen-GBTUESDAY, MAY 29en-GB en-GB Tuesday Night Jazz Jam:en-GB Presented en-GB by the Fort Pierce Jazz and Blues Society en-GB from 7-10 p.m. at the Black Box at Sunrise en-GB Theatre, 117 S. Second Street, Fort Pierce. en-GB Sit-in participation welcome. en-GBCall (772) 460-en-GB 5299 or visit en-GB en-US Bingo & trivia:en-US Entertainment by AJ the en-US DJ, plus drink specials, free bingo, prizes, en-US and pop-quiz trivia, every Tuesday from 8-10 en-US p.m., St. Lucie Lanes, 6759 S. U.S. 1, Port en-US St. Lucie. en-USFor more information, call (772) en-US 461-5390.en-USWEDNESDAY, MAY 30en-GB en-GB Jazz Jams at the Gardens:en-GB Presented en-GB by the Fort Pierce Jazz & Blues Society. 6:30-en-GB 9:30 p.m., Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens, en-GB 2410 S.E. Westmoreland Blvd., Port St. en-GB Lucie. All are welcome. $6 donation, $5 for en-GB members. en-GB For more information, call (772) en-GB 337-1959 or visit en-GB en-US Family Fun Night:en-US Entertainment by AJ en-US the DJ, plus bingo, prizes, and pop-quiz trivia, en-US every Wednesday from 5-8 p.m., Wing-Stop, en-US 2575 S. U.S. 1, Fort Pierce. One child eats en-US free with purchase of one adult entree. en-US For en-US more information, call (772) 242-1064.en-US en-US Weekly Latin Dance:en-US Every Wednesday en-US night, 8-11 p.m., Midtown Grill & Bar, Fort en-US Pierce. Salsa, Merengue, Bachata. $5. en-USFor en-US more information, (703) 402-3645.en-USTHURSDAY, MAY 31en-GB en-GB Military Appreciation Day:en-GB 6:30 p.m., en-GB First Data Field, 525 N.W. Peacock Blvd., en-GB Port St. Lucie. Raffles for grilsl and a signed en-GB Louisville Slugger bat, auction online for en-GB specially designed player jerseys, more. en-GB Game tickets are free for veterans and active en-GB duty military if you contact the Vietnam en-GB Veterans of America, chapter 566, St. Lucie en-GB County; tickets are $5 for all others. Dollar en-GB night for hotdogs, soda, popcorn; $2 draft en-GB beer. Money from ticket sales goes to the en-GB health and welfare fund of the ViVA to help en-GB local veterans. en-GB For more information, visit en-GB en-US en-US Dance: en-US 7-9:30 p.m. every Thursday, en-US Polish American Club, 343 Prima Vista Blvd., en-US Port St. Lucie. $8 per person. BYOB and en-US soda. en-US For reservations, call Cindy, (508) 287-en-US 3370. en-GBFRIDAY, JUNE 1en-GB en-GB Friday Fest:en-GB 5:30-9 p.m., Fort Pierces en-GB Marina Square, the first Friday of every en-GB month, weather permitting. (Held on the en-GB second Friday of the month if event is en-GB canceled due to bad weather.) Friday Fest en-GB is a street festival to showcase downtown en-GB Fort Pierce and the waterfront in Marina en-GB Square on Melody Lane. Festival includes en-GB music, food, childrens activities, community en-GB vendors and arts and crafts. Free admission, en-GB free parking in parking garage. en-GBFor more en-GB information, visit en-GB en-GB Food Truck Invasion:en-GB This event is en-GB hosted at Tradition Square on the first and en-GB third Friday of the month from 5-9:30 p.m. en-GB Catch us as we invade Tradition in Port St en-GB Lucie. Well have the food trucks parked en-GB at Tradition Square. This is a huge outdoor en-GB picnic where food trucks of different origins, en-GB cuisine and menus prepare food that is en-GB cooked to order. Its not fast food and a en-GB bunch of these trucks are run by chefs. A en-GB great deal of fusion cuisine, comfort foods en-GB and sweet treats to choose from. Be sure to en-GB bring your folding chairs or blankets to picnic en-GB on the lawn at Tradition Town Hall.en-USOuten-USFrom page 17


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