Vero Beach Dog Park Grand Opening, November 8

  Vero Beach Mayor Dick Winger, professional dog trainers, members of the Indian River County Sheriff K-9 unit, and other dignitaries will conduct the ribbon-cutting ceremony. Overflow parking will be available at Beachland Elementary School. Refreshments will be served. What: Vero Beach Dog Park Grand Opening November 8 Hosts: The Friends of the Vero Beach […]

Dasie Bridgewater Hope Center Receives $1,000 Grant from Exchange Club of Indian River Foundation

  Exchange Club of Indian River Foundation awarded a $1,000 grant to the Dasie Bridgewater Hope Center which will be used to purchase healthful food and snacks for the more than seventy children who attends its Tutorial Program. It is the only after-school program for at-risk youth in the Wabasso area. The program offers homework […]

Exchange Club of Indian River Foundation Donates $3,200 to Childcare Resources

  Exchange Club of Indian River Foundation awarded a $3,200 grant to Childcare Resources of Indian River County which will be used to subsidize the cost of childcare expenses for one child. The agency provides affordable, high quality early childhood education to children from local lower-income working families. All parents in the program work or […]


  Panama City Beach, FL (September 11, 2014) – The Florida Association of Chamber Professionals (FACP) recognized Florida’s top chambers of commerce throughout the state for their outstanding achievement and precedence within the area of communications. The awards were presented at the organization’s Annual Conference, held September 9-11, 2014, at the beautiful Edgewater Beach & […]

Exchange Club of Indian River Honors Air Show President Todd Howder

  The Exchange Club of Indian River presented a certificate of appreciation and a gift certificate to Todd Howder, president of the 2014 Vero Beach Air Show, in honor of his contributions to the community. President David Walker presented him with this special award in gratitude for the air show’s contribution of $25,000 to the […]

Vero Beach Air Show Announces Results

  Vero Beach, FL ‒ The skies are once again quiet in Vero Beach, and the excitement is over, but the weekend of May 10 and 11 will long be remembered. From the time Blue Angel #7 touched down at the Vero Beach Municipal Airport on Wednesday morning until all seven Blue Angels F/A 18 […]

Destiny for Dogs, Keeping West Palm Beach’s Pets with Seniors

  by Denise Carey-Costa For anyone who has ever owned a dog, we can attest to the fact that they enrich our lives, inspire us and make us better people. For JoAnn Goodrich, her experience with a feisty, spirited little Cairn Terrier prompted her to form the group Destiny for Dogs to help all dogs […]

Gabby Recovering from Abuse, Hopes to Walk Again

  by Demise Carey-Costa Everywhere, around the world dogs and cats are subjected to horrible suffering, abuse and neglect. They live trapped in these atrocious situations wondering why won’t anyone come for me? Gabby, a 5 year old German Shepherd spent the first five years of her life in miserable conditions. It is theorized that […]

Penelope Could be Killed on Thursday May 1st in Orlando, FL

  by Ernest Dempsey Her name is Penelope and she will be put to death anytime after 6 pm tomorrow if not pulled from the pound in Orlando, FL. She has $450 in pledges and yet none has committed to adopt or foster her. Now, 2-year-old Penelope has only one day left before the count […]

Meterologist Steve Weagle to Ride with The Blue Angels at the Vero Beach Air Show

  VERO BEACH, FL ‒ The Vero Beach Air Show is proud to announce that popular WPTV Channel 5 meteorologist Steve Weagle is the choice of the United State Navy to be the show’s Media Rider. As the individual selected for this honor, Weagle will ride with Blue Angel #7 Lieutenant Ryan Chamberlain in his […]