Treasure Coast Essay

Treasure Coast Essay
8:00 am
Mon May 4, 2015

Making an impact

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about Impact 100.  A hundred thousand dollars here, a hundred thousand dollars there make an impact each year on Indian River County’s human services.  Impact 100 consists of about 450 women.  Each contributes $1,000 annually.  Nonprofits apply for grants of $100,000.  Earlier this year, seven finalists made presentations to Impact 100.  Members voted for four in official voting booths.  The winners were:  the Medical Society Foundation, Literacy Services, Senior Resource Association and Visiting Nurse Association.  For example, the Medical

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Treasure Coast Essay
8:00 am
Mon April 27, 2015

Measles is coming back

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about measles.  The disease is serious.  It was eliminated in Florida and elsewhere in the U.S. through mass vaccinations.  But it’s making a comeback.  Florida’s first resident victim of measles this year is an unvaccinated student at Fairlawn Elementary Magnet School in St.

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Treasure Coast Essay
8:00 am
Mon April 20, 2015

Navy UDT-SEAL Museum renovated

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about the renovation of the National Navy UDT-SEAL Museum in Fort Pierce.  A $2.2 million re-do has been completed.   What’s new?  A theater and two display galleries.  A Sikorsky Black Hawk helicopter.  You can sit at the controls.  An interactive display to show you what it’s like to conduct a night mission.  A 14-foot steel beam recovered from the rubble of the World Trade Center.  The museum is open Tuesdays through Sundays.  It is located on Highway A-1-A on North Hutchinson Island.  On nearby beaches, Underwater Demolition Teams or “fr

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Treasure Coast Essay
8:00 am
Mon April 13, 2015

Grief befalls a congregation

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about efforts to comfort a congregation in Fort Pierce after the fatal crash of a church van.  Eighteen members of the Independent Haitian Assembly of God on Orange Avenue were returning from a Palm Sunday revival in Fort Myers on State Road 78.  Near Moore Haven, the van shot across U.S.

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Treasure Coast Essay
9:01 am
Mon April 6, 2015

The president’s weekend with us

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about President Obama’s visit to the Floridian National Golf Club in Palm City.  When the Golfer-in-Chief arrived Saturday, March 28, at St. Lucie County International Airport, Congressman Patrick Murphy of Jupiter showed him a small bottle of gray-green water from the polluted St. Lucie River.  At the Floridian, Obama played several rounds unseen by the public and the press corps.  Floridian owner Jim Crane said the president, a lefty, is getting better.

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