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
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.
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
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.
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.