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Hometown news (Sebastian, FL)

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Hometown news (Sebastian, FL)
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Sebastian, FL
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Hometown News, L.C, Farris Robinson - President, Lee Mooty - General Manager
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2009
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United States -- Florida -- Indian River -- Sebastian
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SEBASTIAN, GRANTVALKARIA, MI CCO FELLSMERE Vol. 15, No. 29 www.HometownNewsIRC.com en-USFriday, April 6, 2018 en-US@HometownNewsIndianRiver @hometownnewsirc @HometownNewsIRC Bradley H. Reiner, DMD Hagen Hastings, DMD REINER FAMILY DENTISTRY Caring Dentistry for the Entire Family DENTAL SERVICES INCLUDE Invisalign Root Canals Children 2 years & up Crown & Bridge Nitrous Oxide to Reduce Anxiety Veneers & Bonding Dental Implants Extractions Tooth Colored Fillings Partial Dentures Dentures Laser Surgery for Periodontal Disease (LANAP) 3975 20th Street Suite 2th Vero Beach 772-564-0724 View Lanap Video @ www.yourcosmeticdentist.com$50 OFFComprehensive Exam & Full Mouth Series of X-rays. New Patients Only. Oer Expires 4-30-18(Oer not valid with Insurance or any other coupons)The patient and any other person responsible for payment has a right to refuse to pay, cancel payment or be reimbursed for payment for any other service. Examination or treatment that is performed as a result of and within 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the free discounted fee, or reduced fee service, examination, or treatment. D0150, D0210 en-GBFRIDAY, APRIL 6en-GB en-GB Relay for Life of Indian en-GB River:en-GB Begins at 6 p.m. at en-GB Vero Beach High School, en-GB 1707 16th Street, Vero en-GB Beach. Relay For Life is en-GB an overnight community en-GB fundraising walk for the en-GB American Cancer Society. en-GB To participate in this years en-GB Relay for Life and help finish en-GB the fight against cancer, join en-GB a team or start a team by en-GB visiting en-GB www.relayforlife.orgen-GB en-GB To learn more, contact Jenny en-GB Davis at (772) 562-2272, en-GB ext. 2406, or en-GBjenny.davis@en-GB cancer.orgen-GB en-GB Relay for Life of North en-GB Indian River:en-GB Begins at 6 en-GB p.m. at Sebastian River High en-GB School, 9001 Sharks Blvd., en-GB Sebastian. Relay For Life en-GB is an overnight community en-GB fundraising walk for the en-GB American Cancer Society. en-GB To participate in this years en-GB Relay for Life and help finish en-GB the fight against cancer, join en-GB a team or start a team by en-GB visiting en-GB www.relayforlife.orgen-GB en-GB To learn more, contact Jenny en-GB Davis at (772) 562-2272, en-GB ext. 2406, or en-GBjenny.davis@en-GB cancer.orgen-USSATURDAY, APRIL 7en-GB en-GB Maya Matters Help Kids en-GB Kick Cancer Superhero 5k en-GB run/walk:en-GB Race time is 7:30 en-GB a.m. Flat, fast, course that en-USCommunity en-US Calendar en-USINDIAN RIVER COUNTY Following a en-US lengthy dispute, pregnant Indian River County en-US firefighter Nicole Morris has been approved for en-US light duty.en-US Ms. Morris had experienced a running disen-US-en-US agreement with County Fire Chief John King en-US regarding her shifts since before the beginning of en-US her pregnancy.en-US Ms. Morris spoke at a County Commission en-US meeting March 6, as did John OConnor, Presien-US -en-US dent of the International Association of Firefighten-US -en-US ers Local 2201.en-US I have been with the county for about 10 en-US years, Ms. Morris told the County Commissionen-USen-USPregnant firefighter en-US approved for light duty en-USHabitat en-US opens en-US new ball en-US fields in en-US Fellsmere en-USFELLSMERE Nearly 100 people en-US visited the Grace Meadows community en-US in Fellsmere March 24 for the dedicaen-US -en-US tion of a new eight-acre park.en-US Meadows Field, built by Indian en-US River Habitat in collaboration with the en-US City of Fellsmere and several foundaen-US-en-US tions, features soccer and baseball fields, en-US a walking trail, a picnic pavilion, and en-US spectator seating. The facilities adjacent en-US to the Grace Meadows Habitat developen-US -en-US ment are open to all Fellsmere residents.en-US Before Meadows Field was built, there en-US was no park nearby for the 150 families, en-US including over 350 children, who live in en-US this part of Fellsmere.en-US Indian River Habitat president/CEO en-US Andy Bowler welcomed guests includen-US -en-US ing Fellsmere Mayor Joel Tyson, Impact en-US 100 president Suzanne Carter, Johns en-US Island Foundation Treasurer Stephen en-US Anderson, Bernard Egan Foundation en-US president Bernadette Emerick, Home en-US Depot Foundation representative en-US Anthony Ragano, and County Commisen-US -en-US sioner Susan Adams.en-US Joy Richardson, a Grace Meadows en-US homeowner, spoke for the residents of en-US the new Habitat community. The celeen-US -en-US bration included the dedication of Indien-US en-USEaster at the farm Photo courtesy of Irene Kijak en-USTubs full of eggs were set up around the annual Easter event at LaPorte Farms en-US for the children to play with during their stay. Shown here is Logan Rosellen en-US from Vero Beach.en-USSeeen-US en-US BALLen-US, page 9en-USBy Mike Winikoffen-USmwinikoff@hometownnewsol.comen-USBy Mike Winikoffen-USmwinikoff@hometownnewsol.comen-USSeeen-US en-US LIGHTen-US page 7en-US Seeen-US en-US CALENDARen-US, page 3 en-USINDEX Classified 21 Crossword en-US20 Horoscopes en-US13 Out & About 13 Police Report en-US5 Viewpoint en-US6 LOOKING FOR A HOME 7 en-USWould you like to meet an en-US active cat that wants all en-US your attention? Visit the en-US Humane Society en-USMEET SPRINKLES en-USCATCH 18en-USHave you found great fish in en-US Treasure Coast waters? See en-US one that didn't get away en-US and see how your own prize en-US could be in the paper soon. en-USWHAT A CATCH! en-USTOWNIES 7en-USTouring with the en-US Townies features en-US reader-submitted en-US photos from travels. en-US Lets see how many en-US places we can go! en-USGOING ON A TRIP? en-USCOMMUNITY 9en-USFree Literacy Festival on en-US Saturday at Gifford en-US Middle School has en-US family fun, guest en-US authors, prizes, poetry, en-US and more en-USLITERACY

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en-US 2 en-USINDIAN RIVER COUNTY An Indian en-US River County Assistant Fire Chief who en-US retired in early February has been arrested en-US for stealing approximately $300,000 from en-US the county.en-US Brian Burkeen, 55, of Fellsmere, was en-US arrested March 26 and charged with one en-US count of grand theft and five counts of dealen-US -en-US ing in stolen property, all felonies. He turned en-US himself in and was booked and released the en-US same day after posting $125,000 bond.en-US At a news conference, Sheriff Deryl Loar, en-US County Commissioner Peter OBryan, and en-US County Attorney Dylan Reingold outlined a en-US scheme in which Mr. Burkeen allegedly puren-US -en-US chased tires with county funds and then en-US resold them on the black market, pocketing en-US the cash.en-US Sheriff Loar said that his office had been en-US notified on Feb. 27 by the Indian River en-US County Fire District that they had discoven-US -en-US ered misappropriated funds relating to Mr. en-US Burkeen. IRSO launched its investigation en-US the next day.en-US As we continued this investigation we en-US developed probable cause for an arrest affien-US -en-US davit for Mr. Burkeen, Sheriff Loar said. en-US Our investigation revealed that over the en-US last three years, we believe, and the facts will en-US also indicate, that he committed grand theft en-US to the tune of nearly $300,000, as well as five en-US charges of confirmed dealing in stolen propen-US-en-US erty, i.e. tires.en-US It was a great shock to all of us that knew en-US Brian, County Commissioner Peter OBryen-US-en-US an said. It was a punch in the gut, quite en-US frankly. But we will look into this and make en-US sure we adjust our policies so it doesnt hapen-US -en-US pen again.en-US As soon as this was brought to our attenen-US -en-US tion, we worked with our auditor and also en-US with the Clerk of the Court, who handles en-US most of the finances for the county, Comm. en-US OBryan said. As we get more information en-US from the sheriff, and we can use that to do a en-US forensic inquiry of our practices, well be en-US looking at ways to see if we can change our en-US policies to make sure this doesnt happen en-US again. We are still waiting until the sheriff en-US can complete his investigation, we wont en-US have all the information that they have.en-US Mr. Burkeen would allegedly place orders en-US for tires with two different Goodyear stores en-US in the county. en-US What he would charge the county would en-US vary from $1,100 to $11,000, and then he en-US would sell them at a discounted rate, cash, en-US Sheriff Loar said.en-US Our belief is that he would use a county en-US fire pickup truck as well as county fire utilien-US -en-US ty trailer, and at times go to the Goodyear en-US store and have it prearranged the amount of en-US tires that he needed, different makes and en-US models. Then he would load those in and en-US take them to a location that were familiar en-US with, and essentially sell them on the black en-US market.en-US Sheriff Loar added that the tires stolen en-US include makes and models of tires that did en-US not and would not fit any of the fire districts en-US vehicles.en-US Every tire that you buy has a unique en-US DOT code, Sheriff Loar continued. Those en-US codes and serial numbers were ultimately en-US matched up with receipts weve gotten from en-US Goodyear.en-US Officials said the scheme began at least as en-US far back as 2014, and may not have been disen-US -en-US covered yet had Mr. Burkeen not retired.en-US Upon his retirement, in the process of en-US other fire district personnel taking over his en-US responsibilities, they noticed inconsistenen-US -en-US cies in the accounting practices, and immeen-US -en-US diately recognized that there was a large en-US amount of tires being purchased with counen-US -en-US ty dollars at a local Goodyear center, Sheriff en-US Loar said. Mr. Burkeen even purchased a en-US very large amount of tires the day before he en-US retired.en-US The sheriff does not suspect knowing en-US involvement by the people who purchased en-US tires from Mr. Burkeen, and doesnt expect en-US any buyers to be arrested.en-US According to our investigation, his comen-US -en-US ment to willing purchasers was that he had a en-US friend or relative in the tire business, and he en-US could get them at cost, Sheriff Loar said. en-US There probably wasnt knowledge that en-US these tires were stolen. I believe they trusted en-US him.en-US Sheriff Loar also doesnt suspect knowing en-US involvement by the Goodyear stores.en-US The tire company has been thoroughly en-US investigated and interviewed, the sheriff en-US said. Their stance was that this is an assisen-US-en-US tant fire chief coming by, purchasing tires, en-US with purchasing power, purchasing authorien-US -en-US ty, nothing seemed out of the norm. He en-US would simply stop by or place an order, and en-US that would be fulfilled. He had a longstanden-US -en-US ing relationship with two different Gooden-US-en-US year tire stores in our county.en-US I dont think there were any red flags en-US there. We have zero indication that the en-US Goodyear tire stores knew of his activity, en-US and that part of the investigation has been en-USclosed.en-US The sheriff said that all the cases his en-US department is investigating involve tires en-US being sold within Florida. If they discover en-US sales outside Florida, federal charges may en-US apply.en-US Asked if Mr. Burkeen had confessed, en-US Sheriff Loar said he did make some stateen-US -en-US ments that indicated to us that he was in fact en-US aware that what he had done was wrong, en-US which only enhanced our investigation.en-US This is an ongoing investigation, Sheriff en-US Loar said. We have clues and tips coming in en-US almost daily. 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en-US 3 en-GBtravels through scenic Vero Beach neighboren-GB hoods around South Beach Park, 1704 en-GBOcean Drive, Vero Beach. Entry fees and en-GB awards are TBD. en-GB For more information, en-GB contact Cara Pettit at (772) 342-6099 at en-GB mayamatters@gmail.comen-GB en-GB Free Admission Day:en-GB 9 a.m. to noon, en-GB Environmental Learning Center, 255 Live en-GB Oak Drive, Vero Beach. First Saturday every en-GB month. en-GB For more information, call (772) en-GB 589-5050 or visit en-GB discoverELC.org.en-GB en-GB Autism Warriors Team: en-GBThird annual en-GB Autism Awareness Light Up Blue Event for en-GB Autism Awareness Month (April). Softball en-GB Tournament all day, movie at night on screen en-GB along the Indian River in Sebastian, next to en-GB River View Park. Autism items for sale, en-GB raffles, food, kids corner. en-GB For more informaen-GB-en-GB tion contact Tony Prudenti, (772) 360-7086, en-GB coachtony@bellsouth.net.en-US en-US Residential Paper Shredding event:en-US 9 en-US a.m. to 2 p.m., Southeast Secure en-US Shreddings paper shredding facility, 3910 en-US U.S. 1, Vero Beach. Celebrate Earth Day by en-US having your sensitive documents shredded en-US and recycled for free. All residents of Indian en-US River County are invited to bring up to 3 en-US boxes/bags of paper (up to 35 lbs each) to en-US be destroyed and recycled at no cost. Staples en-US and paper clips are acceptable, but please 2.50% APY 60 MONTHS Member FDIC www.OculinaBank.com Annual Percentage Yield rate is effective as of February 28, 2018 and subject to change without notice. Minimum $1,000 to Open Penalty for early withdrawal. Fees could reduce the earnings. Wish you had a C.D. where you could increase the rate when the market changes? 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Member FDIC Minimum $1,000 to Open Penalty for early withdrawal Fees could reduce the earningsTwice during the 60 month term you can increase your rate to match our highest 60 month CD rate for FREE.Annual Percentage Yield rate is eective as of February 28, 2018 and subject to change without notice. 2.50% APY 60 MONTHS If our rates increase during your 60 month term, you can Bump Up your rate TWICE to match our highest 60 Month CD rate FREE. en-USHow to check your help files before calling a techen-USMen-USost of the time, when I get calls en-US for computer help I can usually en-US figure out how to fix things out en-US instinctively. Why? Well because I examine en-US the contents of the different menus looking en-US for the option that will most likely get me en-US closer to my goal (while keeping in mind en-US whatever it is Im trying to do). en-US As an added bonus, just about every en-US program out there that has pull down en-US menus have Help listed as the last one to en-US the right. So by the time I get to the last pull en-US down menu I can always open that en-US programs help file and do a search on what en-US Im trying to do. The help file will then list en-US all the topics that contain whatever words I en-US searched on and from there I can usually en-US figure out how to take the next step.en-US Lets take a look at this in an example. en-US Lets say Im writing my column with a en-US typical word processing program and I en-US wanted to make the next line that I type en-US bold and larger. Lets also say that I only en-US have a very basic understanding of en-US computers. At this point I have two choices, en-US I can stare at the screen with a blank expresen-US-en-US sion and then call Bob (whos pretty good en-US with computers) and ask him or, I can start en-US looking around the screen for something en-US that may help me reach my goal.en-US As I move my mouse (and my eyes!) en-US around the screen I notice a couple of en-US things; first at the top of the screen, above en-US where the words are being typed, there are en-US (often) rows of menus and buttons en-US available. And, as I move my mouse slowly en-US over the buttons, little boxes pop up telling en-US me what each button does. When I click on en-US the File option it opens (or pulls down) en-US and I can see all of the commands that are en-US available that have to do with Filing. As I en-US move my mouse to the right, the File pull en-US down menu closes and the Edit menu en-US opens displaying all of the commands en-US available for editing. Next the View pull en-US down menu opens and then the Insert en-US menu opens. As each menu opens I look at en-US all the options available and for each one I en-US ask myself does this option look like it will en-US help me change my text to bold and larger? en-US And as each menu does not present an en-US option I go on to the next one eventually en-US getting to the Format pull down menu.en-US When Format opens, I see it lists Bullets en-US and numbering Borders and shading en-US and whats this? Font? Hmmm. Let me en-US think Im trying to change the formatting en-US of my text and text is made up of fonts. en-US Thinking I may be on the right track, I click en-US the Fonts option and a screen opens that en-US allows me to change the characteristics of en-US the type. Bingo! Exactly what I am looking en-US for! It says I am typing in Times New en-US Roman, Regular, Size 12. I change the specs en-US to Times New Roman, Bold, Size 14, click en-US OK and voila! My typing is now larger and en-US darker. en-US OK, so, that rather tame demonstration is en-US just an example of how intuitive computing en-US works; at no time did I ever get the urge to en-US go get a book or call tech support for help, I en-US kept in mind what I was trying to do and, en-US after seeing what options were available, en-US discovered the answer on my own. Instincen-US -en-US tively. en-US Now, I know what a lot of you are en-US thinking; that the things you have trouble en-US doing are far more complex than just en-US changing the characteristics of text, how en-US can this possibly help me? And to that I en-US answer the lesson is not in how to change en-US the font size, the lesson is where to go for en-US your answers! en-US Notice that the menus I looked at were all en-US within the program I was using. You should en-US look at the menus and options available en-US within the program where you are stuck. en-US Also notice that each pull down menu is a en-US category; all filing options are under File en-US and we found our Font options under the en-US Format pull down menu. That was no en-US coincidence. I would have been very en-US surprised to find the Fonts option under the en-US File pull down menu but starting at File and en-US moving to the right covers all the bases and en-US rapidly gets you familiar with all the menus en-US available.en-US Sean McCarthy fixes computers. He can be en-US reached at 888-752-9049 or en-US help@Compuen-US -en-US teThisOnline.com en-US (no hyphens). COMPUTE THIS en-USSEAN MCCARTHY en-USCalendaren-USFrom page 1 en-USSeeen-US en-US CALENDARen-US, page 4

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en-US 4 en-USremove all binders and hanging folders. No en-US businesses please. en-US To learn more, call (772) en-US 770-5112 or visit en-US ircrecycles.com.en-GB en-GB Gymnastics Registration:en-GB City of Vero en-GB Beach Rec. Dept., Leisure Square, 3705 en-GB 16th Street, beginning at 8 a.m. en-GBFor more en-GB information call (772) 567-2144 or visit en-GB www.covb.org en-GB or Facebook @en-GB COVBRecreationDepartment.en-GB en-GB Doubles Mens & Womens en-GB Tournament: en-GB New event from City of Vero en-GB Beach Rec. Dept., Riverside Racquet en-GB Complex, 350 Dahlia Lane, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. en-GB For en-GB more information call (772) 567-2144 or en-GB visit en-GB www.covb.org en-GB or Facebook @en-GB COVBRecreationDepartment.en-GBSUNDAY, APRIL 8en-GB en-GB Kashi Sunday Market:en-GB 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., en-GB Kashi Ashram, en-US 11105 Roseland Road, en-US Sebastian. Hot cinnamon buns, teas and en-US organic coffees; try a chair massage or a en-US tarot card reading. Find gifts and bargains en-US from many vendors including seasonal en-US organic produce, local artists & crafters, en-US bric-a-brac, jewelry, clothing, household and en-US vintage items. Freshly prepared lunch buffet en-US from 12 p.m. for $15. Childrens corner with en-US painting, crafts. Free Ashram tours available. en-US For more information, call Sunanda at (404) en-US 308-8392. en-USMONDAY, APRIL 9en-US en-US Friends After Diagnosis meeting:en-US 2 en-US p.m., Earnshaw Room, First Presbyterian en-US Church, 520 Royal Palm Blvd., Vero Beach. en-US Alexandria Havey of Salt Vero will give a en-US presentation entitled Benefits of en-US Halotherapy during the meeting of Friends en-US After Diagnosis, a breast and women's en-US cancers support group. Free. Survivors of en-US breast and womens cancers and their en-US caregivers are welcome to attend Friends en-US meetings. en-US For more information, visit en-US FriendsAfterDiagnosis.comen-US or call (772) 562-en-US 5373.en-GBTUESDAY, APRIL 10en-GB en-GB Indian River Genealogical Society en-GB meeting:en-GB Sandra Haselton McKenny will be en-GB the program speaker, discussing "Transcripen-GB -en-GB tions, Abstracts and Extracts." The lecture en-GB will be held at the Indian River County Main en-GB Library, 1600 21st Street, Vero Beach. The en-GB business meeting is at 10 a.m., followed by en-GB light refreshments and the program. The en-GB meeting is free and open to the public. en-GBFor en-GB more information, call (772) 444-7470 or en-GB visit en-GB www.irgs.orgen-GB en-GB Art of Networking:en-GB Wild Thyme Catering. en-GB For more information, contact Barbara en-GB Hoffman, Executive Director, Cultural Council en-GB of Indian River County, (772) 770-4857, en-GB info@cultural-council.org.en-GBTHURSDAY, APRIL 12en-GB en-GB VNA Caregiver Conference:en-GB 9 a.m. to en-GB noon, First Presbyterian Church of Vero en-GB Beach, 520 Royal Palm Blvd., Vero Beach. en-GBTo en-GB RSVP or for more information, visit en-GB www. DENTAL DISCOUNT VALID THROUGH APRIL 30, 2018 TREASURE COAST The 19th Judicial en-USCircuit Court Victims Rights Coalition has en-US a series of events coming next week en-US designed to raise awareness about the orgaen-US -en-US nizations goals. The events are part of en-US National Crime Victims Rights week, which en-US runs from April 8 to 14, and they include en-US vigils across the Treasure Coast.en-US On Friday, April 13 will be the 16th en-US Annual 19th Judicial Circuit Victims Rights en-US Week Appreciation Luncheon and Silent en-US Auction, and the keynote speaker this year en-US is Tom Bakkedahl, chief assistant state attoren-US -en-US ney for the 19th Judicial Circuit. The event en-US will be located at Old City Hall, 315 Avenue en-US E in Fort Pierce from noon to 2 p.m. and en-US tickets are $25 per person.en-US These events have always been in supen-US -en-US port of Victims Rights Week, and we will be en-US recognizing different advocates or law en-US enforcement folks in the community that en-US have gone above and beyond in their service en-US to victims rights, said coalition Chairperen-US -en-US son Amy McKown. Its imperative that we en-US recognize the folks that are working so hard, en-US every day. They provide a lot of different en-US types of support and they help victims en-US rebuild their lives and help victims cope en-US with the impact of the crimes.en-US During the luncheon, awards will be preen-US -en-US sented to individuals and agencies from en-US Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River and/or en-US Okeechobee counties that have provided en-US outstanding service to crime victims. en-US The Outstanding Service to Victims en-US Awards are given annually to recognize an en-US individual, department or agency that en-US through dedication and commitment has en-US provided outstanding service to crime vicen-US -en-US tims in Indian River, Martin, St. Lucie, and/en-US or Okeechobee County and made a lasting en-US contribution to help further the cause of en-US Victims Rights in the 19th Judicial Circuit en-US of Florida, according to a press release. en-US An individual nominee may be a paid en-US employee or a volunteer with a minimum of en-US three years experience in the field. Any en-US agency, department or organization which en-US has been active for a minimum of three en-US years may also be nominated. This year we en-US will be presenting awards in three categoen-US -en-US ries. Outstanding law enforcement officer, en-US outstanding victim advocate and the comen-US -en-US munity service award. en-US Were not giving the names out until the en-US day of the event, said Barbara Faulkner, en-US who serves as the treasurer of the coalition. en-US We work to get everybody together to raise en-US awareness for victims rights, which is in the en-US Florida Constitution. We want to make sure en-US that all victims can be present and informed en-US or heard, so our main goal is to keep that in en-US the forefront.en-US All area law enforcement agencies and en-US sheriffs offices have representatives on the en-US coalition.en-US There will have a square card reader at the en-US door for anyone who would like to pay by en-US debit or credit card, but checks can be made en-US payable to 19th JCVRC or online at: en-US https://en-US www.eventbrite.com/e/appreciation-lunen-US -en-US cheon-silent-auction-tickets-43091866934.en-US Also on the upcoming calendar will be at en-US 1 p.m. on Monday, April 9 at the St. Lucie en-US County Courthouse on 2nd Street in Fort en-US Pierce, where SLC Sheriff Ken Mascara will en-US read a proclamation for Victims Rights en-US Week and there will be a short ceremony. en-US On Tuesday, April 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. at en-US Gazebo Park located at 80 S.E. Ocean en-US Blvd. in Stuart Martin County Sheriff en-US William Snyder will speak at a Light the en-US Dark vigil remembering people who died en-US from violent crimes. The keynote speaker en-US will be Frank LeBlanc, a former law enforceen-US -en-US ment officer who also is the father of a en-US homicide victim.en-US On Thursday, April 12, the Indian River en-US County Victims Rights Coalition will host en-US its 26th annual victims rights candlelight en-US vigil at 6 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Island en-US Sanctuary, 350 Dahlia Lane in Vero Beach en-US with IRC Sheriff Deryl Loar serving as keyen-US -en-US note speaker.en-US The coalition which recently received en-US 501c3 status was originally formed in the en-US early 1990s and it brings a variety of agenen-US-en-US cies such as law enforcement, non-profit, en-US businesses and anybody who works with en-US victims to help people such as a recent vicen-US -en-US tim of human trafficking, to whom the coaen-US-en-US lition gave a bus ticket home, for example.en-US For more information about the organien-US -en-US zation and its series of events, please visit en-US the Facebook page at en-US https://www.facebook.en-US com/19thJudicialCircuitVictimsRightCoalien-US -en-US tion/.en-US People also can email en-US19jcvrc@gmail.en-US comen-US or mail 19th JCVRC Attn: Barbara at en-US 411 S. 2nd Street, Fort Pierce, 34950.en-USVictims Rights Council announces upcoming eventsen-USBy Gaylon Parkeren-USgparker@hometownnewsol.com en-USCalendaren-USFrom page 3en-US Seeen-US en-US CALENDARen-US, page 7

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en-US 5 en-USArrests listed were made March 19 en-US through March 25en-USIndian River County en-US Sheriffs Officeen-USAaron Michael Parmeter, 30, homeless, en-US resisting arrest with violence.en-US Nicholas Brian Cooper, 22, 112 Bellamy Trail, en-US Sebastian, aggravated assault with deadly en-US weapon.en-US Parnel Jean, 39, 7837 Orleans St., Miramar, en-US sexual battery.en-US Jason Lee Nesbitt, 41, 1570 15th Circle SW, en-US Vero Beach, violation of probation.en-US Samantha Marie Reid, 20, 171 8th Court, en-US Vero Beach, violation of probation.en-US Chessy Kay Oberbeck, 36, 1170 6th Ave., en-US Vero Beach, violation of probation.en-US Jaquan M. Kimbrough Rucker, 17, 1728 Foren-US-en-US tune St., Cocoa, two counts burglary of a conen-US -en-US veyance, possession of burglary tools.en-US Brandi Kay Money, 30, 4235 15th St., Vero en-US Beach, trafficking Methamphetamine, tamperen-US-en-US ing with evidence, possession of controlled en-US substance.en-US David Craig Stinson Jr., 34, 4041 41st en-US Square, Vero Beach, fleeing/attempting to en-US elude a police officer.en-US Matthew Jacob Johnson, 35, 1220 13th Ave. en-US SW, Vero Beach, theft from person over 65, en-US possession controlled substance, grand theft, en-US burglary.en-US Cole Kenneth Turner, 20, 1315 22nd Ave., en-US Vero Beach, violation of probation, aggravated en-US battery.en-US Robin Claire Snow, 52, 655 Sembler St., en-US Sebastian, violation of probation.en-US John Matthew Brownlee, 49, 920 2nd St. SW, en-US Vero Beach, third degree grand theft.en-US Edna Francois, 23, 7502 Bayard Road, Ft. en-US Pierce, worthless check, grand theft motor en-US vehicle.en-US Tyler Andrew Herndon, 25, 6625 110th St., en-US Sebastian, battery with prior conviction, crimien-US-en-US nal mischief with prior conviction.en-US Cory Beachem, 26, 695 38th Court, Vero en-US Beach, battery with prior conviction.en-US David Elroy Barreiro, 61, 1455 90th Ave., en-US Vero Beach, violation of probation.en-US Tyler Joseph Albert, 24, 8006 Roberts Road, en-US Ft. Pierce, possession of controlled substance, en-US violation of probation.en-US Jithin Najeeb, 26, 2770 71st Circle, Vero en-US Beach, aggravated battery, aggravated assault en-US with deadly weapon.en-US Jermichael Cummings, 63, homeless, posen-US-en-US session controlled substance.en-US Diana Marie Baird, 41, 1101 9th Square, en-US Vero Beach, false statement to obtain public en-US aid.en-US Mark Bruce Miller, 35, 703 5th Place, Vero en-US Beach, driving with license revoked, tamper en-US with or destroy evidence, possession cocaine, en-US possession controlled substance.en-US Tromance Levar Helms, 32, 1566 Emerson en-US Lane, Sebastian, driving with license suspenden-US -en-US ed.en-US Shawn Anthony Smith, 24, 383 Old Dixie en-US Hwy., Vero Beach, possession controlled suben-US -en-US stance.en-US Edward Zazueta Pelarion, 29, 405 SE 3rd en-US St., Okeechobee, possession marijuana over en-US 20 grams, possession cocaine.en-US Darline Dominique Auguste, 21, 2380 10th en-US Road SW, Vero Beach, battery on elderly peren-US -en-US son.en-US Armoni Malik Bennefield, 20, 1170 Malabar en-US Road, Palm Bay, failure to appear.en-US Shawn Anthony Smith, 24, 383 Old Dixie en-US Hwy., Vero Beach, possession controlled suben-US -en-US stance.en-US Bryan Nathaniel Frank, 37, 13225 U.S. Hwy. en-US 1, Sebastian, aggravated battery.en-US Chandal Kathleen Eleanor Sullivan, 23, 1054 en-US State St., Fellsmere, failure to appear.en-US Braxton Joseph Kloehr, 21, homeless, three en-US counts burglary of conveyance, three counts en-US grand theft firearm.en-US Corl Lamos Jones, 20, 13215 SW 246th St., en-US Homestead, loitering and prowling.en-US Wanda E. Newman, 53, 6456 4th St., Vero en-US Beach, failure to appear, third degree grand en-US theft, communications fraud, three counts en-US worthless checks, scheme to defraud financial en-US institution.en-US Michael Todd Kipp, 41, 1166 6th Ave., Vero en-US Beach, third degree grand theft.en-US William Lenard Watson, 38, 355 Marlin Ciren-US-en-US cle, Sebastian, violation of probation.en-US Latoya Nicole Bennefield, 36, 8620 63rd en-US Ave., Vero Beach, fraudulent use of credit card, en-US scheme to defraud financial institution, third en-US degree grand theft, 10 counts uttering forged en-US check.en-US Mark Pritchard, 29, 1033 Huntsville Hollow en-US Road, Lenoir City, Tenn., failure to appear.en-US Glenn Edwin Brown, 26, 1590 Polynesian, en-US Sebastian, possession controlled substance.en-US Paul Theodore Green, 28, no address given, en-US abuse of elderly or disabled.en-US Kathleen Patricia Hauff, 57, 2919 Clubhouse en-US Dr., Plant City, possess marijuana over 20 en-US grams.en-US Jessie Anne Macconnell, 37, 930 19th St., en-US Vero Beach, failure to appear.en-US Stanley Keith Yates, 47, 9887 87th St., Vero en-US Beach, failure to appear.en-US Mathew Russell Miller, 27, 1563 NE Darlich en-US Ave., Jenson Beach, violation of probation.en-US Corlette Dwann McGriff, 34, 4778 Kennedy en-US Court, Vero Beach, public assistance fraud.en-US Brandon Durrell Evans, 36, 358 8th Ave., en-US Vero Beach, violation of probation.en-US Richard J. Vescio, 36, 432 Lake Victoria Ciren-US en-UScle, Melbourne, failure to appear, violation of en-US probation.en-US Steven Michael Edwards, 60, Fairfax County en-US Jail, Fairfax, Va., sex offender failure to regisen-US-en-US ter.en-US Travarous Deontay Darling, 22, homeless, en-US possession MDMA. KRS Tax & Financial Service Inc. K = Knowledge R = Reputation S = Service Tax Preparation Individual, Business, Fiduciary, Estates (We prepare every state tax return) FREE ADVANCE QUOTEAverage Fee 95-125 FREE Electronic FilingWe Solve Tax Problems! 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en-USVIEWPOINTen-USFRIDAY, APRIL 6, 2018 en-US SEBASTIANen-US WWW.HOMETOWNNEWSIRC.COM PAGE 6en-USRantsen-US & en-USRaves Published weekly by Hometown News, L.C., 5059 Turnpike Feeder Road, Ft. Pierce, FL 34951 Copyright 2016, Hometown News, L.C.Voted # 1 Community Newspaper in America in 2005, 2006, 2007. One of the top 3 in America every year since 2003. Farris Robinson ...................................President Vernon D. Smith .................................. Managing Partner Don Hornbeck ..................................... Regional Circulation ManagerFlora Wilkerson ................................ Circulation Administrator Robin Bevilacqua ................................ Human Resources Isabel Harmon .................................... Account Receivable Annita Ferrante ................................... Credit & Collections Kathy Young ........................................ Major/Natl. 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Paginator Phone (772) 465-5656 Fax (772) 465-5301Classified (800) 823-0466 Rants & Raves (866) 465-5504Circulation Inquiries 1-866-913-6397 circulation@hometownnewsol.comSEBASTIAN en-USGot something to say? en-USEmail the Hometown Rants & Raves at en-USnewsfp@hometownnewsol.comen-USThe Rants and Raves section provides a chance for readers to share their thoughts with en-US other readers. The opinions included are not those of Hometown News or its employees.en-USPlease limit your submissions to 250 words, so that we can include more entries. en-US Readers are asked to refrain from making slanderous or libelous statements. en-USA word about Hospiceen-USMy husband was terminal. I chose to have en-US Hospice care for him at home. Well, these en-US people are just wonderful. Everyone of en-US them. They were so caring. You could tell en-US that they loved their jobs. They also care en-US deeply for the caregiver and offer assistance. en-US Toward the end, they gave him round-the-en-US clock care, sitting by his bedside. It brings en-US tears to my eyes just remembering what en-US wonderful care they gave him. Thank you en-US Hospice. I know there is a spot in Heaven en-US waiting for you. God Bless You.en-USMore about guns in schoolsen-USAs a retired educator, I would like to en-US respond to the recent misinformed post en-US regarding this subject. This writer, like so en-US many have fallen to the exaggerated hyperen-US -en-US bole, perpetuated by the ideological media en-US and politically driven.en-US The proposal insists nothing about ranen-US-en-US domly bringing guns to schools as insinuaten-US -en-US ed in the post.It would be a voluntary sysen-US -en-US tem only to be awarded to those individuals en-US who have completed an extensive backen-US -en-US ground check (which was the norm just to en-US teach during my career).Once that has been en-US verified, an individual would be required to en-US complete a 140 hour training period prior to en-US entry into the school.Im confident that this en-US training would require weapon security and en-US implementation in the face of any cataen-US-en-US strophic event.en-US During my teaching career, I have know en-US responsible colleagues who owned conen-US -en-US cealed weapons permits. I would trust them en-US implicitly if this proposal was initiated in en-US my school district.In our school, however, it en-US would not be necessary as the School en-US Resource Officer, an active county sheriff en-US who was admired by all, would not have en-US behaved in the same manner as the video of en-US the SRO in the Florida shooting indicated.en-US I am not an NRA member but I do supen-US -en-US port common sense approaches to problem en-US solving and feel individuals should underen-US -en-US stand details of resolutions before rushing to en-US ill informed, emotional conclusions.en-USWhats with the tiny white flies?en-USOur community seems infested with tiny en-US white flies, out lanai screens are peppered en-US with them daily, both front and back. We en-US live next to a small lake, not sure it its conen-US-en-US tributing to our infestation? I called the en-US Indian River Extension office for help, but en-US does anyone know of a solution to get rid of en-US them or is this just a pest problem we need en-US to live with for a short time? We live in en-US Sebastian and I see them all over when I en-US walk the little blond terror. Im curious if en-US others see them too?en-USWe need to do betteren-USFlorida barely made a C average with en-US regard to legislation passed that affects en-US every one of us. And that was being graen-US -en-US cious after what has been taken from educaen-US -en-US tion over the years to make sure big business en-US got their just rewards. According to the en-US FCAT system, that would barely be a passen-US -en-US ing grade. en-US Where are the leaders?en-US Surely we can find more responsible leaden-US-en-US ers in all of Florida who would work to en-US achieve the goals we are desperately in need en-US of in the areas of water quality, smart en-US growth, gun control, assistance for seniors en-US and Veterans and quality education to fill en-US the needs of the population growth being en-US experienced in Florida.en-US Voting is a privilege. en-US Use it wisely.en-US An opinion editorial by former Judge en-US Ashley Moody, candidate for Florida en-US Attorney General en-USFen-USlorida has always drawn seniors with en-US its warm weather and white sandy en-US beaches.And, unfortunately, where en-US seniors go, fraudsters follow to steal their en-US hard-earned retirement savings.As a en-US former federal prosecutor and having en-US served over a decade as a circuit judge, I en-US know as threats evolve, we must evolve en-US with them to protect seniors across en-US Florida. en-US Increasingly, we have seen that the en-US fraudsters no longer need to be here to en-US prey on seniors. Fraudsters can now be en-US sitting across the country or even across en-US the world and make themselves look like en-US they are calling from a government agency en-US or a specific area code. In the last five en-US years, law enforcement has seen a en-US proliferation of scams directed at seniors en-US that are all too often successful. The en-US scams run the gamut of threatening arrest en-US or government action if money is not en-US immediately wired to promising winen-US -en-US nings, jackpots, or refunds if a senior en-US provides personal or financial informaen-US -en-US tion, or prepays taxes or fees.One en-USexample, en-US fraudsters posing en-US as IRS workers en-US demanding tax en-US payments that are en-US not and were not en-US due have victimen-US -en-US ized 12,716 en-US victims who have en-US collectively paid en-US over $63 million en-US to fraudsters since en-US October 2013. en-US Such scams can be easily avoided with vigen-US -en-US ilance. en-US First, if what is being offered sounds too en-US good to be true, it likely is. Never give en-US personal or financial information over the en-US telephone to someone you do not know. If en-US a caller asks you for that information, it is en-US a scam. en-US Second, always use common sense en-US when dealing with someone that you do en-US not know. Stop and verify the information en-US before you send or wire money to anyone. en-US Call the government agency, a family en-US member, or someone you trust first. Do en-US not simply call back the number provided en-US by the caller. Look in the phone book or en-USPhoto courtesy of Irene Kijaken-USJoey Taremore, visiting from Lancaster, Pa., takes a turn on the en-US pony ride during the annual Easter event at LaPorte Farms.en-USProtecting seniorsen-US Giddy-up!en-USSeeen-US en-US SENIORSen-US page 11 Moody Bryson, Ethan, Kennedy and Colton Darnel from Vero Beach en-USpose with the Easter Bunny on the porch during the annual en-US Easter event at La Porte Farmsen-US Vikcor Revesz from Vero Beach takes a ride on the Mechani cal Bull en-USJoey Taremore from Lancaster PA on the pony rideen-US Winder Dibling from Palm Bay, Fl is milking a cow.en-US EXT Tubs full of eggs have been set up around the farm for en-US children to play with during their stay, shown here Logan en-US Rosellen from Vero Beachen-US Photo courtesy of Irene Kijak

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en-US 7 en-USers. For me this is not about light duty. It en-US has become about light duty, but that was en-US not my original request.en-US I originally went to Chief King with my en-US husband about two years ago to discuss en-US my options in order to plan a pregnancy. I en-US wanted to see how I was going to be able to en-US do this, and keep my job, and be safe.en-US Ms. Morris said Chief King suggested to en-US her that she plan her pregnancy for the en-US end of the year, so she could use her 12 en-US leave days and then have another 12 days en-US at the start of the new year.en-US I dont know who can plan a pregnancy en-US like that, Ms. Morris said. It just doesnt en-US work that way. She said that she and her en-US husband decided to wait, to not get pregen-US -en-US nant, and see if anything would change. en-US Nothing changed, she said, so she and her en-US husband decided in the last year that they en-US had waited long enough.en-US When I conceived, I reached back out en-US to Chief King ... and was denied a second en-US time, Ms. Morris said.en-US Mr. OConnor, of the firefighters union, en-US told the commissioners We have a female en-US who is eight months pregnant and is en-US expected to go into a burning building and en-US perform firefighting duties. Let that sink en-US in for a minute.en-US The countys lack of a light duty pregen-US-en-US nancy policy is bad, because the potential en-US hazards faced by firefighters including en-US physical exertion, hypothermia, and expoen-US-en-US sure to carbon monoxide and other toxic en-US gasses become magnified when we are en-US talking about a pregnant female and an en-US unborn child, Mr. OConnor said.en-US The county has refused to work with en-US the union and has denied multiple en-US requests for pregnancy accommodations en-US on the grounds that it is bound by the conen-US -en-US tract. We proposed a pregnancy policy en-US early in the last contract negotiation sesen-US-en-US sion, but the county discarded it.en-US Manatee County and Indian River en-US County are the only ones that dont have en-US these provisions in place. Manatee County en-US does not have any female firefighters, so it en-US doesnt even have a need to create a pregen-US-en-US nancy policy. That puts Indian River en-US County dead last in the state of Florida. en-US Even the Indian River County Sheriffs en-US Office has a light duty pregnancy policy.en-US We recently lost three female firefighten-US -en-US ers to other departments due to a lack of en-US any light duty pregnancy policy. We are en-US asking the Board of County Commissionen-US -en-US ers to perform a gender disparity study en-US and create a light duty policy for pregnant en-US firefighters with immediate effect.en-US Ive dedicated the last 10 years of my en-US life to you guys, to the people of this counen-US -en-US ty, Ms. Morris told the commissioners. I en-US risk a lot, on a regular basis. I am eight en-US months pregnant. Its getting hard. Its en-US dangerous to my co-workers for me to en-US have to run calls with them.en-US While the commissioners, under advice en-US from County Attorney Dylan Reingold, en-US did not decide the issue at the March 6 en-US meeting, Ms. Morris was finally given a en-US light duty assignment on March 26, after en-US she went into pre-term labor at 31 weeks, en-US and her doctor wrote a letter asking that en-US she be placed on light duty until her en-US scheduled caesarean section May 13. Sprinkles is a three and a half-year old spayed female black mixed breed cat.   She has sprinkles of white on her shoulders. Sprinkles en-UScame to the Humane Society as a rescue from St. Croix last Octoen-US -en-US ber. She is very active and loves to play in the cat tunnel or chase en-US the laser dot. She even drinks from a dripping faucet. en-US Sprinkles will sit in your lap, but she wants ALL the attention; she en-US will swat at other cats. This energetic cutie will happily add some en-US life and love to your home!en-US Call the Humane Society at (772) 388-3331 or visit the shelter at en-US 6230 77th St., Vero Beach. Animals for adoption can be seen on en-US the shelters website en-US www.hsvb.org. en-USLooking for a home en-USLighten-USFrom page 1en-USCommunity noteen-USApplication deadline announced for installment en-US payment plan for real estate, property taxesen-USIndian River County Tax Collector Carole Jean Jordan announced the quarterly installen-US -en-US ment payment plan application deadline for Real Estate and Tangible Personal Property en-US Taxes. en-US To participate in the program, the property owners must complete, sign and return the en-US application to the Tax Collector's office no later than April 30, 2018. The 2017 tax bill or en-US estimated 2018 taxes for participants must exceed $100. en-US Quarterly tax bills will be issued to participants in June and September with the amount en-US based on the prior years tax bill. December and March bills will be recalculated based on the en-US actual tax amount due. The following discount schedule will be applied: June: 6%; Septemen-US -en-US ber: 4.5%; December: 3%; March: no discount. en-US The first quarterly installment tax bill is due no later than June 30th.en-US To obtain an application, visit en-US www.irctax.com en-US or call (772) 226-1343 to receive an applicaen-US-en-US tion via mail, fax or email. en-GBvnatc.com/careen-GBFRIDAY, APRIL 13en-GB en-GB Coffee with the Mayor:en-GB 8-9 a.m. en-GBFor en-GB more information, call (772) 643-6782, en-GB email en-GB info@mainstreetverobeach.org, en-GB or visit en-GB www.mainstreetverobeach.org.en-GB en-GB Backstage Tours:en-GB 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., en-GB Riverside Theatre, 3250 Riverside Park en-GB Drive, Vero Beach. Tickets: $5, free for en-GB Members. Explore the back stage of en-GB Riverside Theatre with a guided tour of the en-GB various shops, stand on stage where the en-GB actors perform, and experience the history of en-GB Floridas largest professional theatre. en-GB For en-GB information, call (772) 231-6990 or visit en-GB www.riversidetheatre.com.en-GB en-GB Lunch and Learn with Master Gardenen-GB -en-GB ers of Indian River County:en-GB Second and en-GB fourth Friday of the month through May. 12-2 en-GB p.m., Brackett Library, 6155 College Lane, en-GB Vero Beach. Learn about Florida friendly en-GB landscaping. Bring a bag lunch, coffee and en-GB bottled water will be provided. No registration en-GB required. Free to the public. en-GB Call Hollie at en-GB (772) 226-3080 for more information.en-GB en-GB Family Fun Night:en-GB 5:30-7:30 p.m., en-GB Master's Academy, 1105 58th Avenue, Vero en-GB Beach. Food trucks, bounce house, family en-GB fun games and competitions, tour Master's en-GB Academy. Free, open to the community, en-GB kid-friendly. Food available for purchase. en-GB For en-GB more information visit en-GB www.mastersvb.org.en-USCalendaren-USFrom page 4 en-USJack (shown) en-US and Mary Smith, en-US of Sebastian en-US took a copy of en-US Hometown en-US News to Puerto en-US Vallarta, Mexico, en-US their home away en-US from home, for en-US twenty years. en-USAre you a fan of the Hometown News? Well, we are inviting you to en-US take us along on your next adventure. en-US Each week, we will feature a different reader-submitted photo that showcases one (or en-US more) of our Treasure Coast residents reading the Hometown News in a unique or en-US exotic place. Whether you take a trip to the Grand Canyon or a cruise to the Bahamas, en-US 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-USSeeen-US en-US CALENDARen-US, page 11

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en-US 8 Earn 10% interest Secured by real estate Short or Long term Carlson Family, LLC Marshall Copley 772-882-8149 Successful real-estate Investors since 2005 VERO BEACH The world will soon en-USlearn what was uncovered during four years en-US of investigation at the Old Vero Ice Age Site. en-US This month, Dr. James Adovasio, will be en-US presenting the findings at the annual Socien-US -en-US ety of American Archaeology meeting in en-US Washington, D.C.en-US The conclusions and plans will be en-US revealed first, however, to a Vero Beach en-US audience during two free one-hour lectures en-US at the Emerson Center on April 7.en-US The Old Vero Ice Age site is along the en-US canal just south of Aviation Road, between en-US the County Administration building and en-US the Vero Beach Regional Airport.en-US While the dig at the existing site is essenen-US-en-US tially over, OVIASC Board Member Mary en-US Singer told Hometown News we might end en-US up going right next to it. When you dig in en-US one little area, it is a matter of not only en-US expertise but also some luck regarding what en-US you hit. You cant just dig up a whole acre en-US you dig up one small area. The site is about en-US 13 acres, and we may dig again somewhere en-US in that same site, though not in the exact en-US same hole.en-US Dr. Adovasio has been the Principal en-US Investigator at the site since 2013. He led a en-US group of archaeologists seeking answers to en-US many questions, including what the location en-US was like 100 years ago and as far back as en-US 13,000 years ago, during the Pleistocene en-US period.en-US Local citizens formed the Old Vero Ice en-US Age Sites Committee, or OVIASC, in 2010. en-US One of the most exciting discoveries from en-US the research OVIASC led was that a partial en-US skeleton found at the site, named Vero Man, en-US was actually a woman.en-US That is true, Randy Old, chair of the en-US project, told Hometown News last year. en-US Were better at figuring those things out en-US now than we were at the beginning.en-US The Emerson Center lectures will explore en-US how that discovery was uncovered, as well en-US as other mysteries that may be explained by en-US the research. Dr. Adovasio told Hometown en-US News that the Vero Beach site is highly sigen-US-en-US nificant.en-US First, one hundred years ago it was the en-US first site to seriously challenge the wisdom en-US that humans and ice age animals were not en-US contemporaries, Dr. Adovasio said. The en-US claim that humans were in the New World en-US at the end of the Pleistocene was viewed as en-US heretical to say the least.en-US Second, the current excavations at Vero en-US are at the literal cutting edge of archaeologien-US -en-US cal data recovery and documentation. This en-US project, according to visiting professionals, en-US is as good as modern archaeology gets.en-US Third, because of the extreme precision en-US of the excavations, data from Vero promises en-US to illuminate the remote past of the first Floen-US -en-US ridians as no site ever excavated to date.en-US Dr. Andy Hemmings, lead on-site archaeen-US -en-US ologist, told Hometown News The material en-US were finding is very exotic to the site. en-US Theres no local available stone for making en-US the tools that were so important to these en-US people at various times. Were seeing mateen-US -en-US rials brought in from between Orlando and en-US Ocala, at least 130 miles away. It tells us that en-US we absolutely have people here in the Pleisen-US-en-US tocene, seemingly associated with butcheren-US -en-US ing, killing, burning, 13,000 years ago or en-US older.en-US Dr. Hemmings believes that people came en-US to what is now Vero Beach during the Pleisen-US -en-US tocene period, 13,000 years ago, for the en-US wealth of animal and plant species found en-US here, on the order of 180 different ones: en-US mammoth, mastodon, a host of really interen-US -en-US esting extinct things from the end of the en-US Pleistocene. Three kinds of sloths, the dire en-US wolf, the tapir, two kinds of llamas, the en-US American lion, the saber cat, all the highen-US -en-US lights that fire peoples imagination.en-US It was a bit of an oasis in the true sense of en-US the word, Dr. Hemmings said. Thats why en-US we see the wealth of plant and animals, and en-US we think thats what drew people here.en-US In 2017, over 300 bison bone fragments en-US were found at the site, adding to a remarken-US -en-US able collection.en-US From the beginning, Vero was one of the en-US more infamous archaeological sites in North en-US America because it was seen as such a threat en-US to the then perceived wisdom that no en-US humans had lived here during the last Ice en-US Age, Dr. Adovasio said.en-US You can be among the first to find out en-US what else was learned during the four years en-US of the Vero Dig by attending either of the en-US two free lectures April 7at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.en-US The Emerson Center is located at 1590 en-US 27th Ave, Vero Beach. For more information, en-US visit en-US www.oviasc.org.en-USFree lecture to reveal secrets of Old Vero Ice Age siteen-USBy Mike Winikoffen-USmwinikoff@hometownnewsol.com Staff photo by Mike Winikoff en-USDr. Andy Hemmings, lead on-site archaeologist, shows Hometown en-US News around the Old Vero Ice Age site. en-GBWant to keep up-to-date en-GB en-GB weekly on the events en-GB en-GB and news in your area?en-GBSign-up for our en-GB en-GB e-newsletter!en-GB en-GBSimply send an email to:en-GBnewsfp@hometownnewsol.comen-GB en-GB Writeen-GB NEWSLETTER en-GB in the subject lineen-GBor go to our websiteen-GB en-GBwww.HometownNewsIRC.com Around Your en-GBe-newsletter

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en-US 9 Dinner at American Legion Post 189 Every Friday from 5 6:30pm American Legion Post 189 807 Louisiana Avenue, Sebastian 772 -589 -8710 or www.AL189.ORG Library Coffee House Friday, April 6th 7:00PM 9:00PM North Indian River County Library, 1001 Sebastian Boulevard, Seb. One Street Over will perform their mix of folksy, funky, bluegrass, and down -to earth music. 1st Saturday Flea Market Saturday, April 7, 2018 8:00AM 1:00PM St. Sebastian Catholic Church 13075 U.S. 1 Sebastian Antiques, Live Music, Bric -A-Brac, Treasures, Finds, Furniture For more info., call Rosemary 772 -581 -8665 Craft Club of Sebastian Saturday, April 7th from 9:00AM 3:00PM Riverview Park, Sebastian Free Saturday Admission at the ELC Saturday, April 7th from 9:00AM 12:00PM Environmental Learning Center, 255 Live Oak Drive, Wabasso Join us and get outside and explore our 1 miles of boardwalks and walking trails, Discovery Station Interactive Museum with Aquariums and Touch Tank, dip -netting pond, native plant greenhouse, canoe dock for lagoon viewing, children s outdoor play areas and more! For more info., visit www.discoverelc.org HALO s Artisans at the Mall Saturday, April 7th 11 a.m. -3 p.m. Indian River Mall 6200 20th Street, Vero Beach Browse, shop and adopt! Get there early and check out all the interesting raffle items. It just takes one ticket to win a great raffle prize! Choose a rock from the beautifully painted "kindness" rocks donated by the "Indian River Rocks" painting group! Scrabble Club Every Saturday from 11am 3pm North IRC Library, 1001 Seb Blvd 589 -3273 or 388 -5839 Bingo Every Saturday & Thursday 11 am Sebastian Eagles, 9606 Trade Center Dr, Sebastian. 772 589 6573 Wellness Qigong Every Sunday from 8:00AM 9:30AM True Balance Energy Center, 8800 U.S. 1, Sebastian. Energy Exercise Classes. Improve your health & enhance your energy. $10.00. *For weekly schedule, visit Truebalanceenergycenter.com or 559 -0866 Kashi Sunday Market Sunday, April 8th 9 am 2 pm 11105 Roseland Rd. Sebastian Vendor booths include artists & crafters,, coffee, baked goods, jewelry,organic produce, readings, bodywork, brunch at 12:00 pm., children s corner,tours Capt Hirams Resort Karaoke Every Sunday from 7:30PM 11:00PM Capt Hiram's Resort, 1606 Indian River Drive, Sebastian Join us for Karaoke Night with Good Times Entertainment www.hirams.com VITA Free Tax Preparation Tuesday, April 10th from 4 7PM Sebastian River Area Chamber of Commerce, 700 Main Street, Sebastian Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program Free Tax Preparation if you made $55,000 or less. Walk -Ins Only. 772 -203 -5766 Kindness Is Contagious Tuesday, April 10th from 6 -7:30PM North Indian River County Library 1001 Sebastian Boulevard, Sebastian This is a feel -good, feature film documentary about the benefits of being nice and paying it forward. Admission is free and refreshments will be served. 589 1355 Trivia Night Every Tuesday Night at 6:30 p.m. Woody s BBQ, 13600 US 1, Seb. Play for prizes Bingo at the Sebastian Elks Lodge Every Wednesday at 12:00 pm Sebastian Elks Lodge, 731 S Fleming St, Seb. Open to the public. Proceeds benefit all Elks charities. 772 -589 -1516 Rotary Club of Sebastian Networking Luncheon Every Thursday at 12:15 pm Vic s Pizza, 482 US Hwy 1, Seb. Guests are welcome to see what Rotary is all about and listen to a speaker. Lunch $15. sebastianrotary.com. 581 3199 Roseland Jam Session Meets every Thursday 1:30 -3:30p Roseland Volunteer Fire Department building, 8025 129th Court, Roseland Acoustic Country & Bluegrass music! Audience welcome. 913 -2182 Live Bluegrass Jam Every Thursday Night at 6:30 p.m. Marsh Landing Restaurant 44 N. Broadway, Fellsmere Enjoy some traditional and original songs! Good music, good food & a good time. Bring your instrument & join the fun! FREE Concert in the Park The Ladies of Soul & the L.O.S. Band Friday, April 13th from 5:30 -8 p.m. Join us at Riverview Park for an evening of Motown, Dance, and Party Band music on the Indian River Lagoon. Concerts in the Park series features great music and a free raffle during intermission with a chance to win giveaways from the local business community. Food and refreshments for sale from New York Nick s Hot Dogs, Woody s BBQ, Louie G s Italian Ice, and the Lions Club of Sebastian will be selling popcorn. Bring your lawn chair and blanket, and enjoy the local talent and river breezes! Sebastian River Art Club ART BY THE RIVER FINE ART SHOW Saturday, April 14th from 10 -4 Rain date: Sunday Riverview Park, Sebastian Bluegrass Party Saturday, April 14th at 5 p.m. American Legion Post 189, 807 Louisiana Ave, Sebastian. Music by the Ole Country Band. Dinner $15 Per person. 589 8710 or AL189.org To have your event listed, please send details to: Info@SebastianChamber.com 772 589 5969 N o r t h I n d i a n R i v e r & S o u t h B r e v a r d C o u n t y E v e n t s A p r i l 2 0 1 8 en-USVERO BEACH The Learning Alliance en-US and the School District of Indian River en-US County will host a Moonshot Moment Famen-US -en-US ily Literacy Festival on April 7, 10 a.m.-2 en-US p.m., at Gifford Middle School.en-US The free event for all ages, pre-K through en-US grandparents, will include food, family fun, en-US guest authors, prizes, poetry slam, and book en-US tastings. The goal is to build and celebrate en-US literacy.en-US Moonshot Moment is a community-wide en-US campaign started by The Learning Alliance en-US and the school district in 2012, aiming to en-US have 90 percent of all students reading on en-US grade-level by third grade.en-US The Moonshot Moment campaign has en-US grown to include over sixty community en-US nonprofits and businesses working together en-US to improve youth literacy, a consistent preen-US -en-US dictor of future success.en-US As of the 2017 school grades released by en-US the state, only 58 percent of county third en-US graders were reading at grade proficient en-US level, far below the target of 70 percent. That en-US target rises even higher to 90 percent for en-US 2018.en-US Third grade is the key transition from en-US learning to read to reading to learn, says en-US the Moonshot Moment website. Literacy is en-US at the heart of economic development and is en-US the single factor that underpins most social en-US issues, with some states even determining en-US the number of jails they will build on third-en-US grade literacy.en-US Specific goals of Moonshot Moment, in en-US addition to expanding literacy, include en-US improving kindergarten readiness and en-US school attendance, training teachers with en-US research-based techniques to teach reading, en-US and eliminating the summer slide.en-US For more information about the literacy en-US festival, contact Michele Holiday at lena30@en-US bellsouth.net or Willie Finklin, wfinklin@en-US thelearningalliance.org, or call (877) 548-en-US READ (7323).en-US For more information about Moonshot en-US Moment, visit www.moonshotmoment.org en-US or contact Marie OBrien, mobrien@theen-US-en-US learningalliance.org.en-US Gifford Middle School is located at 4530 en-US 28th Court, Vero Beach.en-USMoonshot Moment en-US Family Literacy Festivalen-USBy Mike Winikoffen-USmwinikoff@hometownnewsol.com en-USan River Habitats 371st new home.en-US Work began on the Grace Meadows Habien-US-en-US tat community in 2008, and today features en-US 34 homes, with another 34 currently being en-US built.en-US The community is in the heart of Fellsen-US -en-US mere, with one three bedroom houses en-US from 572 -1,408 square feet.en-US I am so proud of this project, Habitat en-US president Andy Bowler said. All the hard en-US work came to fruition; this will be a long en-US lasting and happy Habitat memory.en-US Indian River Impact 100 provided a en-US $100,000 grant that made the new park posen-US -en-US sible.en-US We are pleased to support this project, en-US said Impact 100 president Suzanne Carter. en-US With the collaboration of the City of Fellsen-US -en-US mere, it will be a successful project. When en-US this project was presented to us, I remember en-US Andy saying that Habitat does not only en-US build houses, but it also builds communien-US -en-US ties. And this is clearly a transformational en-US project that the whole community can en-US enjoy.en-US The picnic pavilion was funded by the en-US Bernard A. Egan Foundation, and the specen-US -en-US tator seating was funded by the Johns Island en-US Foundation.en-US To volunteer with Indian River Habitat, en-US contact Cathy Harrelson, (772) 562-9860, en-US ext. 26, or email en-US volunteer@irchabitat.orgen-US .en-US To learn more about Indian River Habitat en-US for Humanity, visit en-US www.ircHabitat.org.en-US Indian River Habitat for Humanitys Haben-US-en-US itat ReStore is located at 4580 N. U.S. Hwy. en-US 1, Vero Beach. en-US For more information about the store, en-US which supports Habitat homebuilding projen-US -en-US ects, call (772) 257-0222. Photos courtesy of Matt Beam en-USMeadows Field ribbon cutting ceremony at Habitats Grace Meadows en-US Community in Fellsmere. Left to right are Mark Mathes, Chief Keith en-US Touchberry, Stephen Anderson, Patricia Brier, Andy Bowler, Connie en-US Poppell, Susan Adams, Bernadette Emerick, Mayor Joel Tyson, Anthoen-US -en-US ny Brown, Suzanne Carter and Diana Mancini.en-USBallen-USFrom page 1

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en-US 11 en-USonline for the number to call. If the caller en-US tries to prevent you or dissuade you from en-US verifying what he has told you, it is a scam. en-US Third, government agencies will not en-US contact you by telephone first and they will en-US not threaten to bring in the police, other en-US law enforcement, or otherwise arrest you. en-US And, the government will send you en-US something in writing first demanding en-US payment before reaching out to you. If the en-US government has not written you or the en-US caller threatens you, it is a scam. en-US Fourth, if the caller says you can only pay en-US a certain way, and that way seems odd, it is en-US a scam. Fraudsters often ask their victims en-US to wire money, put money on a gift card, en-US load money onto a cash reload card, or en-US otherwise require a specific payment en-US method, other than a check. They will en-US claim it is urgent and try to justify the en-US specific method. Do not fall for it. en-US Fifth, never pre-pay taxes, transfer fees, en-US or other expenses in exchange for a en-US promised jackpot, sweepstakes win, or en-US refund. Legitimate organizations do not en-US and will not ask for prepayments. If a en-US prepayment is required, it is a scam. en-US Almost as important as avoiding being en-US scammed, is to report any attempted scam en-US immediately. You can file a complaint with en-US the Florida Attorney Generals Office online en-US atwww.myfloridalegal.comor by phone at en-US 1-866-9-NO-SCAM. en-US If I am elected Attorney General, I will en-US work tirelessly to put these fraudsters out of en-US business and protect our seniors. en-USAquaevious Marquis Harvey, 26, 2856 49th en-US St., Vero Beach, flee/elude officer.en-US Darline Dominique Auguste, 21, 2380 10th en-US Road, Vero Beach, battery on elderly person.en-US Deve Ned Oswald, 14, 6385 Floridana en-US Ave., Melbourne Beach, two counts grand en-US theft auto, flee & elude.en-US Pablo Jose Paniagua, 16, 3824 42nd Lane, en-US Vero Beach, possession controlled suben-US -en-US stance.en-USFellsmere Police Departmenten-USVictor Manuel Almanza, 34, 811 Tarpon en-US Ave., Sebastian, battery domestic violence, en-US burglary with assault or battery.en-USSebastian Police Departmenten-USNicholas Brian Cooper, 22, 112 Bellamy en-US Trail, Sebastian, violation of probation.en-US Jury Glenn Krajack, 26, 485 Del Monte en-US Road, Sebastian, resisting officer with vioen-US -en-US lence, battery on law enforcement officer.en-US Donald John DeDominicis, 26, 9151 100th en-US Ave., Vero Beach, aggravated assault on law en-US enforcement officer.en-US Debra Ann Schaefer, 53, 134 Caprona St., en-US Sebastian, violation of probation.en-USVero Beach en-US Police Departmenten-USIndigo Hajyn Mariposa, 22, 855 26th Ave., en-US Vero Beach, violation of probation.en-US Charles Christopher Hinckley, 34, 1044 en-US Royal Palm Blvd., Vero Beach, burglary.en-US Liam Martin Lewis, 20, 701 Painted Bunen-US -en-US ting, Vero Beach, DUI serious injury. 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Hours on Friday, April en-GB 13 and Saturday, April 14 are 10 a.m. to 4 en-GB p.m., and hours on Sunday, April 15 are noon en-GB to 4 p.m. General admission rates apply. en-GB Visit en-GB www.mckeegarden.org.en-USFRIDAY, APRIL 13 SATURDAY, APRIL 14en-GB en-GB GFWC Treasure Coast Women Golf en-GB Scramble Scholarship Tournament:en-GB Pub en-GB Dinner & Auction Night Friday, April 13, 6 en-GB p.m. Golf Tournament Saturday, April 14, en-GB 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. Entry fee of $90 per en-GB player includes all golf fees, range balls, en-GB continental breakfast, buffet luncheon and en-GB Prizes. Pointe West Country Club, Vero en-GB Beach. Proceeds for scholarships will be en-GB distributed to Indian River County students. en-GB For more information, contact Tournament en-GB Chairpersons Eileen Wood, (772) 828-1418, en-GB or Becky Moon, (772) 766-0050. Email: en-GB TreasureCoastWomen@gmail.com.en-GBSATURDAY, APRIL 14en-GB en-GB Introduction to Genealogy Class:en-GB en-GB Offered at the Indian River County Main en-GB Library, 1600 21st Street, Vero Beach. The en-GB class is free to the public, but you must sign en-GB up at least 3 days before the first class. en-GB There are three sessions: April 14, April 21 en-GB and April 27 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Sign en-GB up in the main library or call (772) 444-7470. en-GB The sign-up sheet for this class is on the en-GB IRGS table across from the elevator on the en-GB second floor. en-GB You can also sign up online or en-GB find more information at en-GB www.irgs.org.en-GB en-GB Live Like Cole 'Coppala Chase' 5K run/en-GB walk:en-GB Race time is at 7:30 a.m. and the en-GB course is a flat, fast course that travels through scenic Vero Beach neighborhoods en-GBaround The Jungle Club. Entry is $28 after en-GB March 24. Awards go to the top three in each en-GB age division. en-GBContact Margaret Mattingly at en-GB (772) 453-2760 or en-GB livelikecole@yahoo.comen-GB en-GB Indian River STEAM Fest:en-GB 10 a.m.-4 en-GB p.m., IRC Intergenerational Recreation en-GB Center, 1590 9th St. SW, Vero Beach. STEAM en-GB Fest is about innovation, imagination and en-GB having K-12 students & their families explore en-GB the critical fields of Science, Technology, en-GB Engineering, Art, and Math in a fun, exciting en-GB and informal way with over 45 hands-on en-GB experiences, demonstrations, and activities. en-GB Mad Science Fire & Ice Shows at 10:30 a.m. en-GB and 2:30 p.m. STEAM Presentations at en-GB 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 en-GB p.m. and 2:30 pm. VIP Experience: Lunch en-GB with NASA astronaut and retired U.S. Navy en-GB captain Winston Scott. General Admission is en-GB $5 per person. Ages 3 and under are free. en-GB Lunch with an Astronaut is available for ages en-GB 5 and up, $35 per person. en-GBFor more en-GB information, call (772) 562-5904. Visit en-GB www.en-GB indianriversteamfest.com, en-GB or email: en-GBindianriven-GB -en-GB ersteamfest@gmail.com.en-USPoliceen-USFrom page 5en-USSeniorsen-USFrom page 6 en-USCalendaren-USFrom page 7

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en-GBFRIDAY, APRIL 6en-GB en-GB Friday Matinee Movies:en-GB Noon, Main en-GB Library, 1600 21st Street, Vero Beach. Bring en-GB a bag lunch and enjoy a movie and popcorn en-GB on the library. Feature films for adults will be en-GB shown on the first Friday each month en-GB through December. No registration required, en-GB free and open to the public. en-GB Call Hollie at en-GB (772) 226-3080 for more information.en-GB en-GB Relay for Life of Indian River:en-GB Begins en-GB at 6 p.m. at Vero Beach High School, 1707 en-GB 16th Street, Vero Beach. Relay For Life is an en-GB overnight community fundraising walk for the en-GB American Cancer Society. To participate in en-GB this years Relay for Life and help finish the en-GB fight against cancer, join a team or start a en-GB team by visiting en-GB www.relayforlife.orgen-GB en-GB To learn en-GB more, contact Jenny Davis at (772) 562-en-GB 2272, ext. 2406, or en-GB jenny.davis@cancer.orgen-GB en-GB Relay for Life of North Indian River:en-GB en-GB Begins at 6 p.m. at Sebastian River High en-GB School, 9001 Sharks Blvd., Sebastian. en-GB Relay For Life is an overnight community en-GB fundraising walk for the American Cancer en-GB Society. To participate in this years Relay for en-GB Life and help finish the fight against cancer, en-GB join a team or start a team by visiting en-GB www.en-GB relayforlife.orgen-GB en-GB To learn more, contact Jenny en-GB Davis at (772) 562-2272, ext. 2406, or en-GB jenny.davis@cancer.orgen-GB en-GB First Friday Gallery Stroll:en-GB Galleries and en-GB businesses in historic downtown Vero Beach en-GB participate in this stroll, held from 5-8 p.m. en-GB on the first Friday each month. The stroll is en-GB based along 14th Avenue from 19th Street en-GB to 23rd Street and the surrounding area. en-GB New artwork is on display each month in a en-GB lively gallery reception atmosphere. en-GB For more en-GB information, call (772) 643-6782 or visit en-GB www.mainstreetverobeach.org.en-GB The en-GBVero Heritage Center is opening up en-GB for local artistsen-GB for the First Friday Gallery en-GB Stroll. Any local artist not having a spot in a en-GB downtown gallery is welcome to secure a en-GB space inside the Heritage Center for only en-GB $25. en-GB Call Debbie Avery at (772) 770-2263 or en-GB email en-GB davery@veroheritage.org.en-GB en-GB Library Coffee House Performers:en-GB One en-GB Street Over, 7-9 p.m., North Indian River en-GB County Library meeting room, 1001 en-GB Sebastian Blvd., Sebastian. Free. en-GBFor more en-GB information call (772) 589-1355 or visit HOLIDAY SPECIAL e Best Kept Secret on the Space Coast 18 Hole Executive Course Call the Pro Shop for Information 772-664-3174 1225 Barefoot Bay Blvd Golf Course 2015 2015 C H O I C E R E A D E R S 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 $35 Includes Golf, Cart, Sandwich & Drink Expires 4/30/18. Bring Coupon Good for 1 to 4 Players Not Valid with any other oer 839780 (MAIN) L F A G P T E GOOD FROM MON-FRI 7AM TO 2:00PM SAT & SUN 7AM TO 1:30PM. 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This week your ideas en-US may need tweaking.en-USGEMINI May 22/June 21en-USStop planning for the immediate future and en-US start thinking long-term, Gemini. This way you en-US can relax as much as possible and enjoy the en-US ride knowing all things are in order.en-USCANCER June 22/July 22en-USIt is very easy to become complacent, Cancer. en-US Just when you thought your week would be en-US routine, things get stirred up in ways you never en-US would have imagined.en-USLEO July 23/Aug. 23en-USLeo, if a career change has been on your en-US mind, it may be better to dip a toe into the en-US waters rather than jumping in all at once. Try en-US an internship before making a commitment.en-USVIRGO Aug. 24/Sept. 22en-USVirgo, its understandable that you want to en-US prove yourself as capable as ever. But accepten-US -en-US ing a little help is not a sign of weakness. In en-US fact, it is a sign of strength.en-USLIBRA Sept. 23/Oct. 23en-USFamily matters push to the forefront, Libra. en-US This may require all of your attention for the en-US time being. Clear your schedule so you can en-US give this the attention it deserves.en-USHoroscopes en-USVERO BEACH Historic Dodgertown en-US and United Way of Indian River County will en-US host the fifth annual Jackie Robinson Celeen-US -en-US bration Game on Sunday, April 15, at 1:42 en-US pm, at Holman Stadium in Vero Beach.en-US Hometown News is a proud sponsor of en-US the Jackie Robinson Celebration Game.en-US The game is held every year on April 15 at en-US Historic Dodgertown, to commemorate the en-US date Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier en-US in Major League Baseball. Commemoraen-US -en-US tions will take place on that date throughout en-US Major and Minor League Baseball, but the en-US Historic Dodgertown game is considered en-US one of the most significant because of Jackie en-US Robinsons history in Vero Beach.en-US Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier en-US in 1947 to become the first African Amerien-US-en-US can to play Major League Baseball. Mr. Roben-US-en-US inson spent nine spring training seasons en-US (1948-56) at Dodgertown, which was the en-US first integrated spring training location in en-US the south. Out en-GB en-GB&en-GB en-GBabout en-USSeeen-US en-US OUTen-US page 14en-US Seeen-US en-US SCOPESen-US, page 20en-USDining en-US &en-US Entertainmenten-USFRIDAY, APRIL 6, 2018 en-US SEBASTIANen-US WWW.HOMETOWNNEWSIRC.COM PAGE 13 Tickets going fast for annual Jackie en-USRobinson Game at Historic Dodgertownen-USBy Mike Winikoffen-USmwinikoff@hometownnewsol.comen-USSeeen-US en-US GAMEen-US page 15

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en-US 14 en-GBwww.irclibrary.org.en-GB en-GB Seller to Cellar Wine Tasting:en-GB 7 pm. en-GB The Heritage Center, 2140 14th Avenue, en-GB Vero Beach. en-GBFor more information visit en-GB www.en-GB veroheritage.org or facebook.com/VeroHeriten-GB -en-GB age.en-GBFRIDAY, APRIL 6 SATURDAY, APRIL 7en-GB en-GB Ballet Vero Beach:en-GB Circle of Influence, en-GB VBHS Performing Arts Center, 1707 16th St, en-GB Vero Beach. April 6 at 8 p.m., April 7 at 2 en-GB p/m. and 8 p.m. Performances will pay en-GB tribute to the late choreographer Samuel en-GB Kurkjian. Sparkling costumes and crystalline en-GB choreography close the 5th season in style. en-GB For more information, call (772) 905-2651 en-GB or visit en-GB www.balletverobeach.orgen-GB .en-GBSATURDAY, APRIL 7en-GB en-GB Lectures on the Old Vero Ice Age Site: en-GB Come and find out what was learned in four en-USVERO BEACH Due to high ticket en-US demand, the Riverside Theatre has added en-US two additional performances to the Mamma en-US Mia! run, April 10-29.en-US We are thrilled at the great demand for en-US tickets for our production of Mamma Mia!, en-US said Jon R. Moses, Riverside Theatre Manen-US -en-US aging Director and COO. We cannot en-US extend the run of the show beyond the close en-US date of April 29 since it will transfer to Philen-US -en-US adelphia, but its very exciting to have a en-US show created in Vero Beach play to thouen-US-en-US sands more at the Walnut Street Theatre (in en-US Philadelphia). Equally as exciting is the vast en-US appeal this show has already generated in en-US our community. en-US The added performances are Sunday, en-US April 22 at 7:30 p.m. and Thursday, April 26 en-US at 2 p.m. With the added shows, the second en-US and third week each have nine performancen-US -en-US es. Mamma Mia! will still close on Sunday, en-US April 29.en-US Enjoyed by over 60 million people around en-US the world, Mamma Mia! is a juke box musien-US -en-US cal that has enjoyed success in 50 countries en-US since opening in 1999. Featuring music by en-US ABBA, the Swedish pop/dance group from en-US the 1970s and 1980s, Mamma Mia! is the en-US fifth longest-running show in London hisen-US -en-US tory and the eighth-longest on Broadway. en-US Mamma Mia! opened on Broadway at the en-US Winter Garden Theatre on October 18, en-US 2001.en-US Comprised entirely of ABBAs hits, the en-US show includes Dancing Queen, Knowing en-US You, Waterloo, Money, Money, Money, en-US The Winner Takes It All, Mamma Mia, en-US and a dozen more songs. en-US Riversides production is directed and en-US choreographed by Richard Stafford and en-US stars Anne Brummel (Donna Sheridan), en-US Charis Leos (Rosie), Lyn Philistine (Tanya), en-US Eric Kunze (Sam Carmichael), Christopher en-US Sutton (Bill Austin), Jonas Cohen (Harry en-US Bright), Laura Giknis (Sophie Sheridan), en-US Schyler Conaway (Sky), and Joe Moeller en-US (Pepper).en-US Set on the Greek island of Kalokari, the en-US story revolves around Sophie, a young en-US woman engaged to marry her fianc Sky. en-US Dreaming of having her father walk her en-US down the aisle, Sophie sets out on a mission en-US to discover his identity, since her mother en-US has never established who he is. After readen-US -en-US ing her mothers diary, Sophie concludes en-US that her dad could be any one of three men en-US and secretly invites all three to the wedding, en-US expecting to recognize her father instantly.en-US When everyone arrives for the wedding, en-US all three men become convinced that they en-US are Sophies dad, but Sophie has no clue as to en-US which one it is. Undeterred, Sophie decides en-US her mother should walk her down the aisle.en-US Mamma Mia! runs April 10-29 on the en-US Waxlax Stage. Performances are Tuesdays, en-US Wednesdays, and Thursdays at 7:30 p.m.; en-US Opening Night (the first Tuesday perforen-US -en-US mance), Fridays, and Saturdays at 8 p.m.; en-US with matinees on Wednesdays, select Thursen-US -en-US days, Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. en-US Tickets start at $35 and can be purchased en-US by calling (772) 231-6990 or online aten-US www.en-US riversidetheatre.com. en-US The Riverside Theatre en-US is located at 3250 Riverside Park Dr., Vero en-US Beach. Save hundreds of dollars every week with coupons & discounts from our local advertisers! 150277 (MAIN) 13600 U.S. 1 Sebastian, FL 32958 In the Roseland Plaza 2017 2017 C H O I C E R E A D E R S (772) 581-5767 www.woodysbarbqsebastian.com Saturday Night Prime Rib Dinner Sun-Thurs 11am to 9pm, Fri & Sat from 11am to 9:30pm with choice of any two sides Catering Available $ 15 99 Early Bird Menu Available Mon-Fri from 3:00pm to 5:00pm 2 for 1 Happy Hour All Day, Every Day! For the Whole Family! 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en-US 15 en-GByears of excavating at the Vero dig. Dr. James en-GB Adovasio will be presenting the findings at en-GB the annual Society of American Archaeology en-GB meeting in Washington, D.C., but Vero Beach en-GB gets to hear the information first, in two free en-GB one-hour lectures at the Emerson Center, en-GB 1590 27th Ave., Vero Beach, at 4 p.m. and 7 en-GB p.m. en-GB For more information, visit en-GB www.oviasc.en-GB org.en-GB en-GB Maya Matters Help Kids Kick Cancer en-GB Superhero 5k run/walk:en-GB Race time is 7:30 en-GB a.m. Flat, fast, course that travels through scenic Vero Beach neighborhoods aro und en-GBSouth Beach Park, 1704 Ocean Drive, Vero en-GB Beach. Entry fees and awards are TBD. en-GB For en-GB more information, contact Cara Pettit at en-GB (772) 342-6099 at en-GB mayamatters@gmail.comen-GB en-GB Rock n Brew:en-GB 8-11 p.m., Vero Beach en-GB Museum of Art, 3001 Riverside Park Drive, en-GB Vero Beach. Benefiting VBMAs Art for en-GB Healths Sake Program. Music by Souljam. en-GB Midieval to Metal exhibit. Beer from Walking en-GB Tree Brewery. $35 includes two drinks. Dress en-GB as your favorite rocker. Wall of Fame photo en-GB op, walk the red carpet. en-GB For tickets or more en-GB information call (772) 231-0707, ext. 145, or en-GB visit en-GB www.verobeachmuseum.org.en-GB en-GB Environmental Learning Center's Gala:en-GB en-GB 27th annual Gala will be held on the Center's en-GB 30th anniversary. Enjoy a fun evening at en-GB Bent Pine Golf Club, 6001 Clubhouse Drive, en-GB Vero Beach, while supporting the Center's en-GB mission to connect people with nature. The en-GB first Environmental Visionary in Action en-GB award will be presented to an individual en-GB doing outstanding and boundary-pushing en-GB work, in any discipline, towards enabling en-GB humans to live in harmony with the rest of en-GB nature. There will be cocktails, dinner, en-GB auction, EVA Awards presentation and en-GB dancing to live music. Tickets are $500 per en-GB VIP couple, $200 per person regular seating, and $150 per person Young Professional. en-GBFor more information, visit en-GB www.discoverelc.en-GB org/2018-annual-benefit-gala.html.en-GBSATURDAY, APRIL 7 SUNDAY, APRIL 8en-GB en-GB Hibiscus Festival:en-GB Saturday 10 a.m.-6 en-GB p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m.-4 p.m., at the en-GB Heritage Center, 2140 14th Avenue, Vero en-GB Beach. Categories for the Hibiscus Festival en-GB Art show are Ceramics, Digital Art, Fiber, en-GB Glass, Graphics, Jewelry, Metal, Mixed en-GB Media, Oils/Acrylic, Photography, Sculpture, en-GB Watercolor and Wood. Cash prizes will be en-GB awarded for Best in Show, First, Second and en-GB Third Places. Musical entertainment in the en-GB Art Show and throughout the four block en-GB festival all day. en-GB For more information visit en-GB mainstreetverobeach.org, en-GB follow The en-GB Hibiscus Festival Page on Facebook or e-mail en-GB info@mainstreetverobeach.org. The perfect gift for a fun evening with friends See all available gift certificates at:www.HometownNewsIRC.com Gift Certificates50% OFFSave BIG On Local Favorites Sebastian Craft Club, Inc.CRAFT SHOW April 7th(Rain date April 8th) SHOW HOURS 10 am to 3pmUS 1 & Rte 512 Efor vendor space call 321-749-7675RIVERVIEW PARK, SEBASTIAN Great Food & Good Music Available in Brevard County: Brassie Grille (at Aquarina) $10 for $5 2002 Restaurant $10 for $5 Mi Balconcito $10 for $5 Slack Tide Bar & Grill $20 for $10 UR Hospitality $10 for $5 (DeAngelos by the Sea and Jakes Crab Shack)As easy as 1...2....31. Choose Brevard County 3. Have them mailed to your home! HOT DEAL www.hometownnewsbrevard.com Watch for more sizzling deals! Featured of the Week from Hometown News 2002 Restaurant $10 for $5 Market Hours: Tues. Sat. 11-6 Sunday 11-4 Closed Mondays Riverfront Location 1540 Indian River Drive, Sebastian 772.388.2727 2016 2016 C H O I C E R E A D E R S Voted Sebastians Best Seafood! Cleanest *freshest* friendliest Seafood Market ANYWHERE ask anyone! 2017 2017 C H O I C E R E A D E R S 2015 2015 C H O I C E R E A D E R S See our beautiful display of Fresh from Florida seafood and Northern delights. Knowledgeable Sta. CRAB E BILLS SEAFOOD MARKET Dodgertown became the spring training en-UShome of the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1948. The en-US major league team trained there until 2008. en-US The Florida State Leagues Vero Beach Devil en-US Rays also played in the park until 2008.en-US For this years game, the only opportunity en-US to see professional baseball in Vero Beach, en-US the St. Lucie Mets, the minor league Class en-US A-Advanced affiliate of the New York Mets, en-US will play the Dunedin Blue Jays. The Blue en-US Jays are the A-Advanced affiliate of the en-US Toronto Blue Jays.en-US The St. Lucie Mets normally play at First en-US Data Field in Port St. Lucie. This will be a en-US regular season Florida State League game, en-US not an exhibition, and will count as a home en-US game for the St. Lucie Mets.en-US The St. Lucie Mets have won the Florida en-US State League Championship five times, most en-US recently in 2006. Current New York Mets en-US superstars Noah Syndergaard and Jacob en-US deGrom played for the St. Lucie Mets. en-US Other notable St. Lucie Mets alumni, en-US some of whom were on injury rehab assignen-US -en-US ments, include Pedro Martinez, Mike Piazen-US-en-US za, Moises Alou, Jason Bay, Carlos Beltran, en-US David Cone, Keith Hernandez, Jose Reyes, en-US and Yoenis Cespedes. Gary Carter managed en-US the St. Lucie Mets in 2006.en-US Several players on the St. Lucie Mets rosen-US -en-US ter are expected to see time with the New en-US York Mets this year. Fan favorite Tim Tebow en-US is an outfielder for the St. Lucie Mets.en-US The capacity for Holman Stadium is en-US about 6,500. The game is expected to sell-en-US out, so fans are urged to get tickets now.en-US Tickets are $6 until April 12, and can be en-US purchased at all Seacoast Bank locations in en-US Indian River and St. Lucie County, and all en-US Marine Bank locations in Indian River en-US County. Tickets can also be purchased at en-US United Way of Indian River County and in en-US the lobby of Historic Dodgertown.en-US Tickets available online until April 12 at en-US www.unitedwayirc.org.en-US On April 13, ticket prices go up to $8, and en-US will only be available at Historic Dodgeren-US -en-US town.en-US Children age three and under will be en-US admitted free.en-US Bulk tickets are available in-person at en-US United Way of Indian River County and en-US Historic Dodgertown. Buy 21 tickets, get en-US five free. Buy 42 tickets, get 10 free. Buy 63 en-US tickets, get 15 free. Buy 84 tickets, get 20 en-US free.en-US Holman Stadium at Historic Dodgertown en-US is located at 3901 26th St., Vero Beach, just en-US up the road from the airport.en-US For more information, contact Chance en-US Morrow at (772) 567-8900, ext. 111 or en-US chance.morrow@unitedwayirc.org.en-USGameen-USFrom page 13 en-USOuten-USFrom page 14en-US Seeen-US en-US OUTen-US page 16

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en-US 16 en-US en-US Fort Pierce Oyster Festival:en-US Held at en-US Veterans Memorial Park & River Walk Center, en-US 600 N. Indian River Drive, Fort Pierce. Hours en-US are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. en-US to 4 p.m. Sunday. Seventh annual festival en-US celebrates the Fort Pierce waterfront and its en-US bounty, with oysters and other seafood en-US dishes, plus landlubber foods. Enjoy live en-US music and entertainment, plus merchandise en-US and arts & craft vendors. Free parking in the en-US city parking garage. Food and drinks en-US available for cash, not tickets, this year. Free en-US admission. en-US For more information, visit en-US www.en-US fortpierceoysterfest.com.en-USTHROUGH SUNDAY, APRIL 8en-GB 'en-GBBuyer & Cellar' by Jonathan Tolins:en-GB en-GB Struggling actor Alex More is excited about en-GB his new job, even though its in a Malibu en-GB basement. You see, the basement belongs to en-GB beloved superstar, Barbra Streisand, who en-GB happens to have a shopping mall in her en-GB cellar. When Babs comes downstairs to play en-GB one day, a real bonding takes place, but will en-GB that friendship transfer out of the cellar? en-GB Buyer and Cellar is a laugh-out-loud story en-GB about one of the oddest of odd jobs. en-GB Performances take place on the Waxlax en-GB Stage at Riverside Theatre, 3250 Riverside en-GB Park Drive, Vero Beach. Tickets: $55. Show en-GB runs from March 20 to April 8. Times vary; en-GB available performance times are 2 p.m., 7:30 en-GB p.m., and 8 p.m. Tickets start at $35. en-GB For en-GB information, call (772) 231-6990 or visit en-GB www.riversidetheatre.com.en-GBSUNDAY, APRIL 8en-GB en-GB Art in the Park:en-GB Sundays, 10 a.m.-4 en-GB p.m., Humiston Park, Ocean Drive. Art en-GB Exhibition & Sale by members of the Vero en-GB Beach Art Club. Open & Free to the Public. en-GB For more information, visit en-GB www.verobeachaen-GBFREE SUBSCRIPTION FREE DELIVERY MORE CIRCULATION MORE READERS MORE RESULTS! Call us at 866.913.6397or go to our website www.HometownNewsIRC.com ** Going out of town? Still want the paper? No problem! Call us at the toll free number below for details! rfntbr A-1 Tax Ser vice,Inc.bnbt rfntbr tntntnn nnn n t bn rrfrrfrfrr ntbft nntbtn AFFORDABLE NON-LAWYER SOLUTIONS, INC.ftfrt 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 Celebrate Florida Day Pascua with a seafood feast en-USEen-USarlier this week a special event took en-US place; Florida Day Pascua or Feast of en-US Flowers Day. en-US It is the day Ponce de Leon landed in en-US Florida in search of the Fountain of Youth, en-US but, instead, he changed its food history en-US forever. The Timucua Indians inhabited the en-US coasts of Florida at that time and they en-US enjoyed the local bounty of seafood, bear, en-US deer, turkey and alligators. The Spanish en-US called them dragons. en-US Their most popular and plentiful source en-US of food must have been oysters, because of en-US the number of oyster shell mounds found en-US along the coast with many more than 40 en-US feet high. Oysters were so plentiful the state en-US used ground oyster shells to build the en-US highway system. en-US Cooking was done over an open fire that en-US had crisscrossed strips of wood resembling en-US a grill. They were called Barbacoa. Meats en-US and fish were smoked on the wooden grills. en-US This cooking technique developed over the en-US years to be called BBQ. Caribbean pirates en-US used the Barbacoa to cook their food when en-US on land; oh, and drink their rum yo-ho, en-US yo-ho! Some historians believe that is where en-US the term Buccaneers came from. en-US Now what about the Spanish and food? en-US It all started when Columbus first came to en-US the New World and introduced foods from en-US Spain and Europe. He also gathered foods en-US from local natives in the Caribbean as well en-US as from Cuba. All this bounty was brought en-US to Florida with Ponce De Leon. en-US Local natives grew potatoes, corn, en-US melons, a type of wild celery, and onions. en-US Are you ready? The Spanish introduced en-US pigs, goats, lamb, chickens, horses, and beef en-US cattle. Thats not all. They also brought olive en-US oil, wine, cheese, tomatoes, peppers, en-US lemons, oranges, peaches, basil, oregano en-US and thyme. The Spanish introduced wheat en-US bread to Florida. Since wheat couldnt grow en-US here, they copied the local native corn en-US fritters, which eventually became known as en-US hushpuppies. en-US While the Spanish explored Florida, the en-US soldiers would eat oranges they had en-US brought with them spitting out the seeds as en-US they walked. Throughout the state there en-US are pockets of sour orange trees growing, en-US left over from the Spanish soldiers. Maybe en-US you have one in your yard. We do!en-US They also turned the cattle loose to roam en-US the state. Florida is the second largest en-US producer of cattle in the U.S. During the en-US late 1700s, cattle ranching took root. Men of en-US Scottish decent were recruited from en-US Georgia and South Carolina to find the en-US cattle. They were not called cowboys, but en-US cow herders. They were also called Florida en-US Crackers, which is a Scottish term for en-US someone who likes to play jokes and be en-US rowdy.en-US Florida has so much food history and en-US much of it is due to the Spanish. Here is a en-US simple seafood chowder recipe the Spanish en-US and early Florida settlers made. It is very, en-US very good and healthy, too.en-USFLORIDA CHOWDERen-USServings 6-8en-US Ingredientsen-US 1 pound hard shell clams, in the shell en-US (place right into the pot)en-US Several types of seafood whatever you en-US can afford: two filets of farm raised en-US catfish, 1/2 pound shrimp in the shell, en-US 1/2 pound raw oysters en-US 2 ounces salt pork, minced (optional)en-US 1 tablespoon olive oilen-US 2 teaspoons minced thymeen-US 1 teaspoon dried basilen-US 1teaspoon dried oreganoen-US 3 cloves garlic, minceden-US 1 bay leafen-US 1 red bell pepper, minceden-US 1 large red onion, minceden-US 3 plum tomatoes, choppeden-US 3 cups fish or chicken stock, store-en-US bought, add enough liquid to cover en-US product if neededen-US 1 pound B-Red potatoes, peeled and cut en-US in halfen-US Kosher salt and freshly ground black en-US pepper, to tasteen-US Directionsen-US The early Floridians liked hot peppers. en-US Add 1 datil or habanero chile, minced (if en-US you want a little heat, this will not make it en-US too hot)en-US I cook it settlers style, place everything in en-US the pot and cook over medium heat until en-US vegetable are soft, clams open up and the en-US fish is tender.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 daytonastate.edu. 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en-US 17 en-GBrtclub.orgen-GB en-GB Polka Dance Party:en-GB Featuring Jasius en-GB Polka Allstars Band, hosted by Polish en-GB American Social Club of Vero Beach, 2-5 en-GB p.m., at the Moose Club, 226 43rd Ave, Vero en-GB Beach. $15 donation. Food available from en-GB Moose kitchen. Purchase your tickets early. en-GB To RSVP, call Leona at (772) 617-2675, or en-GB send checks to PASCVB, P.O Box 690384, en-GB Vero Beach, FL, 32969en-GB en-GB Concert and dinner:en-GB 4 p.m., First en-GB Presbyterian Church of Sebastian, 1405 en-GB Louisiana Avenue, behind the Police Dept. en-GB The concert is focused on Italian Music and en-GB Italian food. Returning by popular demand is en-GB the talented and entertaining vocalist Mark en-GB Nelson and his accompanist and wife, Eun. A en-GB free will offering will be collected for the en-GB concerts. Please bring a salad or dessert for en-GB the dinner; the main course will be provided. en-GB Open to the public. en-GBFor more information call en-GB the church office, (772) 589-5656 or email en-GB office@welovefirst.org.en-GB en-GB "Songs of the Soul:"en-GB 4 p.m., Community en-GB Church of Vero Beach, 1901 23rd Street, en-GB Vero Beach. Vero Beach Choral Society en-GB presents a choral music concert celebrating en-GB sacred songs of praise and folk songs of life. en-GB The concert program features Mozarts en-GB Solemn Vespers and John Rutters A Sprig of en-GB Thyme, a collection of English folksongs, with en-GB orchestral accompaniment by the Vero en-GB Beach High School Sinfonia Orchestra. en-GB Tickets are $15 in advance by calling (772) en-GB 494-5011, or online aten-GB VeroBeachChoralSoen-GB-en-GB ciety.org.en-GB Tickets are $20 at the door. en-GB en-GB 'Love Changes Everything:'en-GB Presented en-GB by Theatre-Go-Round Dinner Theatre at The en-GB Quilted Giraffe Restaurant, 500 South U.S. 1, en-GB Vero Beach. A tribute to Andrew Lloyd en-GB Webber at his romantic best. Dinner is en-GB served at 4:30 p.m. with show at 6. Dinner en-GB theatre packages include three course Reach Digital[ company you trust + services your business needs ] (n) Individualized digital marketing solution custom built to t your business, needs, and budget.Services:Google Ads Social Media Ads Facebook Page Management Website Design Good Rankings (SEO) And More!Call your us at 772.465.5656 and mention this ad for a free consultation to determine your unique business needs.REACH MORE CUSTOMERS REACH YOUR CUSTOMERS Roses are a true sign of Spring en-USWen-USith everybody getting his or her en-US yards ready for spring, the one en-US thing everybody wants is color. en-US Color is one of the main elements that en-US make your yard stand out. One of the most en-US practical ways is through the use of roses. en-US Roses are beautiful flowers that symbolize en-US love and friendship. Imagine yourself en-US entertaining your friends in a lovely alcove en-US surrounded by colorful flowers. Roses are en-US relatively easy to grow and are a great en-US choice because they will often grow where en-US other flowers wont because of Floridas en-US intense summer sun. You can buy roses as en-US either a container plant or as bare root-en-US stock. en-US Roses can be successfully planted in en-US either containers or in the ground. In either en-US case, the plants should be in well-drained en-US soil in a sunny location. If you plant your en-US treasures in the ground, be sure the soil en-US drains well. Dig a hole about 15 18 inches en-US wide and 18 inches deep. Put a layer of en-US gravel on the bottom of the hole. This is to en-US allow drainage so water drains away from en-US the root system. The same would apply if en-US you plant your roses in a container. The en-US next step is to prepare the soil you are going en-US to use to plant your roses. You should use a en-US mix of a good quality potting soil with en-US around half the mixture composed of en-US organic matter such as mulch or peat. You en-US can also use some bone meal with your soil en-US mixture. Now, its finally time to plant your en-US prize. Carefully remove the plant from its en-US original container. Place the plant in your en-US prepared hole so the top of soil layer on the en-US plant is the same level as the surrounding en-US soil. Fill the gap underneath the plant with en-US your prepared soil mixture. Now, fill the en-US gaps around the remaining parts of the en-US plant and pack down lightly. You are now en-US ready to water in your newly planted rose. en-US OK, you finally have your roses planted en-US and they are bursting with color, now you en-US need to do some periodic maintenance to en-US maintain that beauty. Since we live in such a en-US humid climate, certain diseases such as en-US black powdery mildew and black spot can en-US both be a common problem. Both diseases en-US are much easier to control if you prevent en-US them happening in the first place. Once en-US established, both are very difficult to get rid en-US of. Although there are many products on en-US the market that are used for disease control en-US on roses, Orthenex reigns as the king. The en-US product controls not only diseases but also en-US controls insect infestation as well. If you are en-US interested in an all-natural cure for fungus, en-US how about baking soda. Thats right, baking en-US soda. Plain ordinary baking soda added at en-US the rate of 3 teaspoons per gallon of water. en-US You then can add a small amount of mild en-US dish detergent to the mix to act as a en-US spreader sticker. This will work as a en-US preventive measure but will not work well if en-US an infection is present. Be sure not to make en-US your mix too strong as damage to your en-US roses could result. en-US With all the remedies that we have at our en-US disposal for controlling rose problems, en-US probably the best way is prevention. One en-US way is to avoid watering late in the day so en-US the leaves of the plant do not stay wet all en-US night. Also it is important to have good soil en-US drainage. en-US Roses are heavy feeders and like a good en-US supply of food. Roses should be fed at least en-US once a month. You can use a good quality en-US commercial food or you can use your own en-US mix, which should consist of one cup of en-US bone meal, one cup cottonseed meal, en-US one-half cup blood meal, one-half cup en-US fish-meal and one-half cup Epsom salts. en-US You can spread this mix around each plant en-US and then water in. en-USJoe Zelenak has more than 30 years en-US experience in gardening and landscape. en-US Send e-mails to hometowngarden@gmail.en-US com or visit his Web site www.hometownen-US -en-US garden.com. GARDEN NOOK en-USJOE ZELENAK en-USOuten-USFrom page 16 en-USSeeen-US en-US OUTen-US page 18

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en-US 18 en-USAre you ready for the first major of the year? en-USAen-USfter you finish reading this column, en-US you will need to head to the store. en-US To properly enjoy the first major of en-US the year, you will need a few things.en-US Grab some extra sharp cheddar cheese en-US (10-12 ounces), spreadable cream cheese, a en-US large jar of diced pimentos, black pepper, a en-US loaf of white bread, powdered sugar, tea en-US bags, mint sprigs and a bottle of your en-US favorite bourbon. The last item is not a en-US requirement, but some of you may prefer to en-US enjoy a libation. Sweet tea works well for en-US those of you who prefer a non-alcoholic en-US drink.en-US For me, nothing rings in the beginning of en-US Spring quite like The Masters. With todays en-US television coverage, we now get to enjoy en-US every hole of this masterpiece of a golf en-US course.en-US Thanks to my childhood, The Masters is en-US my favorite tournament. As a child my late en-US parents would let me skip school and the en-US three of us would drive from our home in en-US Warner Robins, Georgia to Augusta. It en-US became a ritual every Tuesday of Masters en-US week. For just $5 each wed lace up our best en-US walking shoes and trek onto the hallowed en-US grounds of Augusta National.en-US I was only eight when I attended my first en-US Masters practice round. The place had an en-US aura about it. The flowers, the perfectly en-US groomed fairways and greens all combined en-US in jaw-dropping beauty. I remember how en-US green everything was with the breathtaking en-US coloring from the flowering trees splashed en-US in.en-US Because it was a practice round I was en-US able to meet and talk with most of the en-US players teeing it up each year. Every year I en-US would find myself picking one of those that en-US I met and pulling for him to slip on the en-US Green Jacket come Sunday. Last year was en-US special as my friend, Sergio Garcia en-US triumphed.en-US I felt incredible joy along with Jack en-US Nicklaus when he won for the sixth time in en-US 1986. I found myself remembering that day en-US a decade or more before when he promised en-US my mom that hed sign her ticket, and en-US looked for, and found, her in a crowd, en-US telling everyone that he promised her first. en-US My mom, at all of five-foot tall was not easy en-US to find in a large crowd, but Jack was en-US persistent. en-US One year, I met Lee Elder, the first en-US African-American to play in the Masters, en-US and thinking then, Why would anyone not en-US want this fine gentleman to play in their en-US tournament?. en-US The reasons many of us love The Masters en-US are numerous. For some seeing the same en-US course, and watching todays great players en-US conquer the same hole that Gene Sarazen en-US double-eagled to win in 1935 has a familiar en-US warmth to it. Its like seeing an old, dear en-US friend once a year. Its the only time well en-US see him, but we look forward to it knowing en-US that moment marks the beginning of the en-US best part of the year.en-US Some of us love the tradition that goes en-US with The Masters. Its the only tournament en-US that gives a spot in the field for every past en-US champion and starts play with a ceremonial en-US tee shot from our games living legends. It is en-US a fitting way to honor those who have en-US triumphed where so many of us only dream en-US of walking.en-US Now for the reasons that you need to en-US head to the store. One my favorite Masters en-US traditions is enjoying a pimento cheese en-US sandwich. Since most of us will not be at en-US Augusta National this weekend, well have en-US to make our own. To honor the tournament en-US I love so much, one that taught me so much en-US and that brings back a flood of fond en-US memories and a few tears to go with them, I en-US give to you my own secret recipe for those en-US famous pimento cheese sandwiches. en-US Masters Pimento Cheese Sandwich: one en-US stick of extra sharp cheddar cheese (10-12 en-US ounces), grated; 4 ounces or more soft, en-US spreadable cream cheese; diced pimentos, en-US not well drained; black pepper to taste. Mix en-US and serve on your choice of bread. I prefer en-US to cut the sandwich into triangle-shaped en-US quarters. en-US To drink, one must have some good, old en-US southern sweet tea or perhaps a Mint Julep. en-US My favorite is easy to make. Take 4 fresh en-US mint sprigs, 1 teaspoon of powdered sugar, en-US and 2 teaspoons of water and muddle them en-US in a glass. Fill the glass with crushed ice and en-US then add about 2-3 ounces of your favorite en-US bourbon. Stir and enjoy.en-US While you are enjoying your sandwiches en-US and beverage, flip on the television and en-US watch the years first major. I will be en-US watching along with you, with a smile on en-US my face and a tear in my eye as I think en-US about those wonderful days so long ago, en-US spent with my mother and father. en-US James Stammer has been an avid golfer en-US and golf enthusiast for nearly 40 years. He en-US hosts the Thursday Night Golf Show on en-US WSTU 1450-AM. Contact him at en-US stammeren-US -en-US golf@yahoo.com. GOLF en-USJAMES STAMMER en-USHelp us celebrate one of the Treasure Coasts most popular pastimes by submitting a en-US photo of your most recent catch straight from local waters.en-US Email a photo of you with your fish that is at least 1 MB or 300 dpi in size en-US to news@hometownnewsol.com. en-US Write CATCH OF THE WEEK in the subject line, and in the body of the email, en-US please include the following information:en-US Your nameen-US City you live inen-US Age (if 18 or younger)en-US Type of fishen-US Approximate size of fishen-US Area you caught the fishen-US Phone number in case we have questions (will not be printed)en-USNice en-US Catch! Sarah en-USBeatty, 4, of en-US Port St. en-US Lucie caught en-US this 8-inch en-US Puffer fish at en-US the Jensen en-US Beach en-US Causeway. en-GBgourmet dinner, show, tax and gratuity at en-GB $65 per person. en-GB For more information, call en-GB (772) 252-9341 or visit en-GB www.theatreen-GB -en-GB gorounddinnertheatre.com.en-GBMONDAY, APRIL 9en-GB en-GB International Lecture 4:en-GB Lonnie G. en-GB Bunch III: The Challenge of Building a en-GB National Museum / 4:30pm / Simulcast $65 en-GB member & $75 non-member. The Vero en-GB Beach Museum of Art, 3001 River Park en-GB Drive, Vero Beach. en-GBFor more information, call en-GB (772) 231-0707.en-USMONDAY, APRIL 9 TUESDAY, APRIL 10en-GB en-GB Broadway Dueling Pianos:en-GB Presented en-GB by Theatre-Go-Round Dinner Theatre at The en-GB Quilted Giraffe Restaurant, 500 South U.S. 1, en-GB Vero Beach. Dinner is served at 6 p.m. with en-GB show at 7:30. Dinner theatre packages en-GB include three course gourmet dinner, show, en-GB tax and gratuity at $65 per person. en-GB For more en-GB information, call (772) 252-9341 or visit en-GB www.theatregorounddinnertheatre.com.en-USTUESDAY, APRIL 10en-US en-US Film screening:en-US Join the Friends of the en-US North Indian River County Library for a en-US screening and discussion of Kindness Is en-US Contagious from 6:30 p.m. This is a en-US feel-good, feature film documentary about en-US the benefits of being nice and paying it en-US forward. Admission is free and refreshen-US -en-US ments will be served. The Library is located en-US at 1001 Sebastian Boulevard, three miles en-US west of U.S. 1 in Sebastian. en-USCall (772) en-US 589-1355 for more information.en-USTUESDAY, APRIL 10 SUNDAY, APRIL 29en-GB en-GB 'Mamma Mia!:'en-GB The smash Broadway en-GB and international hit tells the amusing tale of en-GB a mother, a daughter and three possible en-GB dads! On the eve of the daughters wedding en-GB on a Greek island paradise, her quest to en-GB discover the identity of her father brings en-GB three men from her mother's past back to en-GB the island they last visited 20 years ago. The en-GB story-telling magic of ABBA's timeless songs en-GB propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter en-GB and friendship. Music by Bjrn Ulvaeus & en-GB Benny Andersson. Lyrics by Bjrn Ulvaeus & en-GB Benny Andersson. Book by Catherine en-GB Johnson. Performances take place on the en-GB Stark Stage at Riverside Theatre, 3250 en-GB Riverside Park Drive, Vero Beach. Show runs en-GB April 10 through April 29. Times vary; en-GB available performance times are 2 p.m., 7:30 en-GB p.m., and 8 p.m. Tickets start at $35. en-GB For en-GB information, call (772) 231-6990 or visit en-GB www.riversidetheatre.com.en-GBWEDNESDAY, APRIL 11en-GB en-GB 'Play the New Card!' fundraiser:en-GB Play en-GB the new 2018 National Mah Jong card as a en-GB fundraiser for AAUW Vero Beach branch, to en-GB send two IRSC women to an AAUW leaderen-GB -en-GB ship conference in Washington, D.C. This will en-GB be hosted by the Bent Pine Mah Jong Club en-GB and AAUW Vero Beach at Bent Pine Country en-GB Club, 6001 Clubhouse Drive, Vero Beach, en-GB from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. All levels are en-GB welcome, the ground rules for how to play will en-GB be introduced by the Mah Jong club. Tickets en-GB are $50. en-GBFor more information, visit en-GB http://en-GB verobeach-fl.aauw.net. en-GBTHROUGH THURSDAY, APRIL 12en-GB en-GB Patten Community Gallery Exhibition:en-GB en-GB Student Exhibition II. Watercolor / Mixed en-GB Media / 3-Dimensional. Exhibition runs from en-GB March 15 through April 12. The Vero Beach en-GB Museum of Art, 3001 River Park Drive, Vero en-GB Beach. en-GB For more information, call (772) en-GB 231-0707.en-GBTHURSDAY, APRIL 12en-GB en-GB Petite Masterpieces:en-GB Chamber Concert, en-GB 7 p.m., Vero Beach Performing Arts Center, en-GB 1707 16th Street, Vero Beach. en-GBFor more en-GB information call (772) 564-5537 or visit en-USSeeen-US en-US OUTen-US page 20en-USOuten-USFrom page 17

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en-US 20 en-GBwww.VeroBeachPerformingArts.com.en-GBTHURSDAY, APRIL 12 FRIDAY, APRIL 13en-GB en-GB Dance Composition Recital:en-GB 7 p.m., en-GB Wynne Black Box Theatre, IRSC main en-GB campus, 3209 Virginia Ave., Fort Pierce. en-GB IRSC student choreographers from the en-GB area present their final projects for the en-GB dance composition class, highlighting en-GB the skills and imaginations of beginning en-GB choreographers. Suitable for all ages. Tickets en-GB are $5. en-GBFor more information, contact the en-GB IRSC box office at (772) 462-4750 or emailen-GB en-GB boxoffice@irsc.edu. en-GBFRIDAY, APRIL 13en-GB en-GB Backstage Tours:en-GB 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., en-GB Riverside Theatre, 3250 Riverside Park en-GB Drive, Vero Beach. Tickets: $5, free for en-GB Members. Explore the back stage of en-GB Riverside Theatre with a guided tour of the en-GB various shops, stand on stage where the en-GB actors perform, and experience the history of en-GB Floridas largest professional theatre. en-GB For en-GB information, call (772) 231-6990 or visit en-GB www.riversidetheatre.com.en-GBFRIDAY, APRIL 13 SUNDAY, APRIL 15en-GB en-GB HO Model Train Display: en-GB Held at McKee en-GB Botanical Garden, 350 US Highway 1, Vero en-GB Beach. Watch as replicas of long freight en-GB trains like the Union Pacific's Big Boy or the en-GB Norfolk and Western's Y6B roll along tracks en-GB through the mountainside, quarries, en-GB industrial city landscapes, a Florida pineapen-GB -en-GB ple plantation, coal mines and more. Hours en-GB on Friday, April 13 and Saturday, April 14 are en-GB 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and hours on Sunday, April en-GB 15 are noon to 4 p.m. General admission en-GB rates apply. en-GB For more information, visit en-GB www.en-GB mckeegarden.org.en-GBSATURDAY, APRIL 14en-GB en-GB Indian River STEAM Fest:en-GB 10 a.m.-4 en-GB p.m., IRC Intergenerational Recreation en-GB Center, 1590 9th St. SW, Vero Beach. STEAM en-GB Fest is about innovation, imagination and en-GB having K-12 students & their families explore en-GB the critical fields of Science, Technology, en-GB Engineering, Art, and Math in a fun, exciting en-GB and informal way with over 45 hands-on en-GB experiences, demonstrations, and activities. en-GB Mad Science Fire & Ice Shows at 10:30 a.m. en-GB and 2:30 p.m. STEAM Presentations at en-GB 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 en-GB p.m. and 2:30 pm. VIP Experience: Lunch en-GB with NASA astronaut and retired U.S. Navy en-GB captain Winston Scott. General Admission is en-GB $5 per person. Ages 3 and under are free. en-GB Lunch with an Astronaut is available for ages en-GB 5 and up, $35 per person. en-GBFor more en-GB information, call (772) 562-5904. Visit en-GB www.en-GB indianriversteamfest.com, en-GB or email: en-GBindianriven-GB -en-GB ersteamfest@gmail.com.en-GB en-GB Art By The River:en-GB Sebastian River Art en-GB Club exhibit original works for sale. Riverview en-GB Park, US Hwy. 1 & CR 512. Free Admission. en-GB 10 a.m.-4 p.m., rain day Sunday. en-GB For more en-GB information call Ken, (321) 348-4969.en-GB en-GB Treasure Coast Jazz Society:en-GB The John en-GB DePaola Quintet pays tribute to the Cannonen-GB -en-GB ball Adderly Quintet, 12:30 p.m., The Plaza, en-GB 884 17th St., Vero Beach. John DePaola en-GB brings a warm, improvisational approach to en-GB his trumpet performances. He has toured en-GB with Broadway musicals and symphony en-GB orchestras along with Ray Charles, Frank en-GB Sinatra Jr., and Tony Bennett. The Quintet en-GB features John on trumpet, Dave Mackenzie en-GB on alto sax, Chris Rottmayer on piano, Walt en-GB Hubbard on drums and Charlie Silva on bass. en-GB Net proceeds benefit a music scholarship. en-GB For more information, call (772) 234-4600 en-GB or visit en-GB www.tcjazzsociety.com en-GB or email en-GB tcjazzsociety@gmail.com.en-GB en-GB NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet:en-GB 6:30 en-GB p.m., Gifford Community Center, 4855 43rd en-GB Ave., Vero Beach. The Freedom Fund en-GB Banquet is the Indian River County NAACP's en-GB major annual fundraiser. It is used to en-GB recognize people who have made significant en-GB contributions to the local NAACP Branch and en-GB community. Live music by James Broxton. en-GB $45 donation per person. en-GBFor more informaen-GB-en-GB tion or to purchase tickets, ad space or en-GB sponsorships, call Anthony Brown, (404) en-GB 771-3575.en-GBSUNDAY, APRIL 15en-GB en-GB Jackie Robinson Celebration Game:en-GB en-GB Fifth annual celebration of the date in which en-GB baseball legend Jackie Robinson broke the en-GB color barrier in Major League Baseball. The en-GB game will begin at 1:42 p.m., Historic en-GB Dodgertown (Holman Stadium), 3901 26th en-GB Street, Vero Beach. The St. Lucie Mets will en-GBplay the Dunedin Blue Jays. Tickets are $6 en-GB each until April 12 and $8 on April 13-15 en-GB (when they will be available only at Historic en-GB Dodgertown). This game usually sells out; en-GB tickets in advance are strongly recommenden-GB -en-GB ed. en-GB For more information, visit en-GB www.en-GB unitedwayirc.org/civicrm/event/en-GB info?id=9&reset=1 en-GB en-GB Treasure Coast PrideFest:en-GB 14th annual en-GB event will be held from noon to 6 p.m., River en-GB Walk Center, 600 N. Indian River Drive, Fort en-GB Pierce. Enjoy live music, live entertainment, en-GB food and craft vendors, tasty beverages, en-GB games, and more. Free admission, public is en-GB welcome. en-GB For more information, visit en-GB www.en-GB prideofthetreasurecoast.org. Answers Located in the Classied Section SCORPIO Oct. 24/Nov. 22 en-USScorpio, overcoming challenges as they are preen-US -en-US sented to you is one of the things that makes you en-US so successful. But even the best task master en-US needs some rest and relaxation.en-USSAGITTARIUS Nov. 23/Dec. 21en-USYou may find yourself at the center of social occaen-US -en-US sions, Sagittarius. If you want to be the life of the en-US party, then go ahead. If you want to remain on the en-US sidelines, thats fine as well.en-USCAPRICORN Dec. 22/Jan. 20en-USIts not worth getting into an argument to win a en-US point with someone who doesnt have all of the en-US facts, Capricorn. Rest your case and forge ahead en-US with what you know is right.en-USAQUARIUS Jan. 21/Feb. 18en-USA change of direction may not be the right fit for en-US you at this moment in time, Aquarius. If you have en-US been pondering a move, you may want to devote en-US more time to vetting the idea.en-USPISCES Feb. 19/March 20en-USSplurge on something that you have been considen-US-en-US ering buying for a while, Pisces. As long as you can en-US afford it, you can splurge without any guilt.en-USScopesen-USFrom page 13en-USOuten-USFrom page 18

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en-US 23 rfn fttbt fbf ft bnftn nt t f 630Misc.Financial BUSINESS& FINANCIAL OPPORTUNITIES rrfntbbbb t n n r t t t t n 299miscNATIONAL Ads f n n 510Schools 440Professional ntb r n b tb b rrr n t n nt 630Misc.Financial n bffb b tn n t 299miscNATIONAL Ads f r r b tnbff t t 510Schools 440Professional f rf tn n b f t rf t nn b bnf b n t t ff t bfft n bff t bfft n 299miscNATIONAL Ads rf rrfntbbbb rrfntbbbb rrfntbbbb r f nt 455Trades RECRUITMENT 940RV/Travel Trailers/Campers rn nr n rrfntbbbb bbb n 915Automobiles TRANSPORTATION rrfntbbbb n bn n bffn 299miscNATIONAL Ads rrfntbbbb rf ntb t rt rrfntbbbb f n tb 455Trades 940RV/Travel Trailers/Campers rrr nb n nb n n 920Automobiles Wanted bffn r bff n t t f b n btbff n ff t f t b r bn n bffn 299miscNATIONAL Ads rf rrfntbbbb br nn n t bff n brbftnnfb r tbff nbb rrr t b t n 920Automobiles Wanted tf nn n nnn tr b n f r n f fr r n n r bf n b r bf n b t tbffb n n nt rn f nr n b n 299miscNATIONAL Ads rrfntbbbb bt b t f r 940RV/Travel Trailers/Campers f nb bt t n 920Automobiles Wanted nb r 305Pets:Domestic PETS t r n n t f n n fr bff f n rt t bff f t nr nr r b rn f n t n 299miscNATIONAL Ads rrfntbbbb n 955UtilityTrailers 950Trucks/Vans fnnt rrfntbbbb ffbn fnnt b nn

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en-US 24 730Manufactured HomesforSale rrfn tb b tt btb 795Misc.RealEstate Services rff tb b b ntbntb 735OutofArea forSale rfntrb rf f brn b n b bb ntnnt 802Rooms& Roommates 730Manufactured HomesforSale rfntfbt ttrtrtffrrr rrbfrfr frttffrbntftf frrrffntbbb rf 730Manufactured HomesforSale 804SeasonalRentals 730Manufactured HomesforSale 730Manufactured HomesforSale rfntbf t tf trbt ntb n b btn tnb rf n rbr tn rf rf rf rf rfntrb rf f brn