Features

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

A Moving Experience

On a Saturday morning in spring, after two and a half hours of defensive drills such as ground balls and fly balls in the infield, a convoy of 20 pickup trucks, each driven by a member of the Fighting Indians, Vero Beach High School’s varsity baseball team, arrived at a small one-story house in a development on the street behind Applebee’s.

If I Had A Hammer

Since they hammered their first nail into place 20 years ago, members of The Moorings Habitat for Humanity volunteer crew have built 68 homes, contributed $8.4 million and thousands of man- and woman-hours, in effect making The Moorings Yacht and Country Club the local Habitat affiliate’s largest community partner.