Features

Lifting Up Lives

It’s been 20 years since a handful of John’s Island neighbors gathered around Ellie McCabe’s dining room table, intent on forming a foundation that would fund the capital needs of agencies serving economically disadvantaged Indian River County residents.

Bee Mine

Some local beekeepers work with many hives, others with few, but all must be observant of the natural behavior of honeybees in order to be successful.

Deep Blue Bliss

Tatan Nelson, Master Scuba Instructor, is always comfortable in the water, be it as a scuba diver, a photography enthusiast taking shots of exotic sea creatures 60 feet down or as a skilled, graceful swimmer skimming on the surface of a lake or in the ocean.

A Stroll on the Style Side

Attention fashionistas and art aficionados: Karen Loeffler and Melinda Cooper are once again co-chairing the Vero Beach Museum of Art’s annual Fashion Meets Art, and the Feb. 26 event promises to be bigger and brighter than ever as this time around the featured speaker is trend-setting author, designer and one of the founding editors of InStyle magazine Hal Rubenstein.

A Living Trust

The work of the Land Trust is illustrative of the rich variety of habitats found in the Vero Beach area and the importance of preserving such places for the future.

Small World

Despite Florida’s later start, Childcare Resources of Indian River, a sunny, immaculate and expanding early-care facility, only one easy block north of Miracle Mile, if you discount two cul-de-sacs and a blind alley, has provided for over 25 years the high-quality nurturing environment once suggested by Rousseau.

The Most Good

Ring, ring, ding, dong, ding — it’s that time of the year again when Salvation Army volunteers can be seen and heard ringing bells outside Publix, Walmart, the post office and other public places, their smiles as big as their hearts