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MARTIN COUNTY — The year 2013 heads to the history books. And a lot of history was made right here in Martin.

Lake Okeechobee discharges Who can forget the infamous Army Corps of Engineers nutrient-rich water discharges from Lake Okeechobee that contaminated waterways in Martin and other counties? There are about 1,000 ways to talk about it. There were congressional hearings, and state legislative delegation visits. There was international media in town for weeks. There was an atypically united Martin County Commission demanding immediate and long term action from all quarters of government. And on the edges of all that was William Bohrer, a Palm City resident who was incarcerated in the Martin County Jail at the height of the contaminating discharges. Activism knows no bounds, even when activists’ options are limited. Bohrer and other inmates saw County Chairwoman Sarah Heard on television discussing the Lake O discharges and some of the things government and others could do now and in the future to reduce the contamination. They decided to regularly pray for God to help her through the difficult PRSRT STD US POSTAGE PAID FORT PIERCE, FL PERMIT NO. 248 ECRWSS

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Mitch Kloorfain/chief photographer Palm City resident Mark Perry, executive director of the Florida Oceanographic Society held up a bag of algae ridden water taken from one of the waterways connecting the Indian River Lagoon at the ‘Save the St. Lucie River and Martin County Wildlife’ rally Saturday, Aug. 3 at Phipps Park in Stuart. Several thousand people showed up to protest the releases of freshwater from Lake Okeechobee into the salt water of the waterways connecting the Indian River Lagoon. time. They also sent Heard a letter from jail urging her on in defense of the St. Lucie River and Indian River Lagoon. Heard was so moved, she read the letter at a commission meeting, and carried it to show Representatives when she visited Washington D.C. to demand funding for projects

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commander. Oughterson was a gifted athlete. He had played tennis in high school and when he enrolled at the University of Florida, he joined the tennis team. He was captain of the 1949 team. He also excelled in track, competing as a hurdler and high jumper. Oughterson received his undergraduate and law degrees in 1950. He returned to Stuart to practice law, joining his father in July 1950. He continued practicing until 2001, a career of more than half a century. At one time, the firm had two Oughtersons, a Prewitt and a Sundheim as partners; they were known as OOPS. Service to the community has been a big part of Bill Oughterson’s life, and his dedication to Kiwanis is part of that. His interest in the Kiwanis was also a legacy from his father, a charter member of the group. On the day that he was sworn in as an attorney in 1950, his father raised his name in membership. “As a child, I went to many meetings,” he said. “It was different from now. The meetings took place in homes and the wives prepared the dinner.” He served as the club’s secretary for 12 years, and was vice

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OUGHTERSON from page 4 president, president and lieutenant governor. He held local and statewide offices, including governor of the Florida District of Kiwanis International. He formed the Indiantown and Jensen Beach Kiwanis Clubs and was involved in the formation of the South Fort Pierce club. He is especially proud of the fact that over his 63 years of membership, he has a perfect attendance record. Oughterson also served on the board of the Martin County Red Cross; as a director of Martin Memorial Hospital and vice president of its Foundation; and as chairman of the Chamber of Commerce Membership Drive. He was president of the Martin County Bar Association and was elected county prosecuting attorney for 12 years, from 1960-1972. Family has always been important to Bill Oughterson and he and wife, Leila, have been married for 64 years. They have two children, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. If a recitation of the facts of Bill Oughterson’s life were all we had, it would a fascinating look at his life and the life of our community. There is more to the story. Bill Oughterson has a passion for tennis. After his college stint on the tennis team, he loved the game so much that he became a professional tennis umpire. He has some great stories to tell about Chris Evert, Katharine Hepburn and others. I, too, have learned something about ‘leaving ‘em wanting more,’ so those stories will wait until next week. Shelley Koppel is a staff writer for Your Voice News & Views.

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he Martin County Commission spent hours in meetings the last couple months discussing Seven50. In the end, the commission approved a motion to get a net nothing out of all that discussion. Nothing. Zip. Zilch. But — a symbolic vote that I’m skeptical accomplished anything — made a lot of people happy, so why not? The whole affair symbolizes what I see as a largely disorganized county commission that likely could accomplish much more, or at least accomplish the same with a lot less effort. I’ve covered the Martin commission for about a year now. In that time, I’ve watched it analyze, discuss and debate things to death — then get onto meaningful actions months later. I’ve covered government for almost two decades. I’ve watched a lot of city and county commissions and councils. I’ve seen good, functional ones that got things accomplished, and inefficient, dysfunctional ones that dutifully met regularly for verbal slug-fests worthy of ticket sales. The Martin Commission falls in between, sort of leaning toward the latter. Not quite worthy of ticket sales, but popcorn maybe. Frankly, what I saw in the Seven50 discussion and vote by the Martin County Commission at its Tuesday, Dec. 17 meeting was a huge waste of valuable governing time that could have been spent seeking solutions to real problems. Thing is, Martin’s not alone.

Patrick McCallister The St. Lucie County Commission did pretty much the same thing at a special meeting last month — discussed and voted to get out of the Seven50 done deal. At least St. Lucie had a special meeting that didn’t cut into regular commission meeting time to do it. Seven50 is shorthand for the Southeast Florida Regional Partnership and its end product, the Seven50 Southeast Florida Prosperity Plan. The temporary partnership and its regional vision report are together commonly called “Seven50.” The “Seven” in Seven50 is for seven counties, Broward, Indian River, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Palm Beach and St. Lucie counties. The “50” is for 50 years. A lot of folks don’t know much about it. That’s because Seven50 falls into the arcane arena of government where everything’s

spoken in acronyms and jargon by elected officials, government employees, consultants, reporters and a handful of interest advocates who show up at all the public meetings no one else ever heard of. Quick, translate CDBG. MPO? DRI? TCRPC? Get the picture? Seven50 was rooted in a $4.25 million grant from the Departments of Housing and Urban Development’s Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Grant Program that got some consultants hired to facilitate those public meetings no one shows for except interest advocates to produce a report that’ll likely end up being shelf decorations in assistant city managers’ offices. But Seven50 lived in a seemingly cryptic world where people speak a special language. It’s a world that concerns reasonable people for good causes. It’s the world that allowed officials in Bell, Calif., to live lavish lifestyles on the backs of middleclass taxpayers for an indefensibly long time before investigations and prosecutions started. It’s also a world where one can unreasonably draw enough strained connections to find the coming apocalypse. That’s what happened with Seven50. Some started finding in it a coming United Nations world takeover plan launched from the ashes of communism’s fall in the 1990s. And their opposition to Seven50 came really, really late in the game. Not in 2010 when counties and cities were discuss-

ing and signing memorandums of understanding to participate in the regional planning program, but after most of the public meetings were done and reports started. The draft of the final Seven50 Southeast Florida Prosperity Plan is done and online for all to read. The partnership self terminates in February after the obligatory and symbolic final meeting of the executive committee. The Martin County Commission voted to opt out of Seven50 in February and have no additional participation with the ad hoc partnership without additional discussion. Had the commission not taken this 4-1 vote, the county’s participation in the ad hoc partnership would have ended in February, and it would have had no additional participation without commission discussion. That’s what your county commission spent about two hours deciding at their last meeting. I’m not saying the Martin Commission is a do-nothing body. It has accomplishments under its belt this year. For example, the commission renegotiated its way into a much better contract with the Business Development Board of Martin County. But that dragged on for needless months and took soap-opera turns along with way. In some regards, the biggest space at the county’s administration building is the room for improvement. Patrick McCallister is a staff writer for Your Voice News & Views.

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BDB contract Another contentious issue for the new county commission to tackle in 2013 was the Business Development Board of Martin County. More accurately, the issue was a 2009 contract that started at $625,000. By 2013 it was $643,000, due to contractual increases. None of that sat well with the new commissioners elected in 2012. In a 3-2 vote, the commission suspended contractual payments to the board in April, and started a lengthy and prickly renegotiation. By November the county and

board inked a new contract worth $430,000 the first year. That drops to $340,000 in the second and $260,000 in the third years. Additionally, the county will match some private funding the BDB develops in the second and third years to a maximum of an additional $100,000 a year. The aim is to ultimately remove the BDB from the county’s general fund budget. The county gets about $260,000 in occupational license fees a year, and the commission hopes to make that the exclusive source of the BDB’s funding.

Proposed sales tax Not all went as smoothly for the new commission. Back in the summer, it considered a proposed 1-cent local-option sales tax that could have been meant about $20 million a year for a decade, which would have help the county to catch up on about $225 million in lagging capital maintenance and improvements. Voters would have to approve any proposed local-option tax. At the Aug. 20 regular meeting, the commission killed the then proposed sales tax, so it didn’t go to a special election in ‘13. Call it the Lazarus tax. Come December it rose from the dead. At least on the county commission it had a resurrection. The commission directed staff to prepare local-option sales tax proposals ranging from half a cent for three years to a full cent for 10. If the commission accepts one in 2014, voters will have a say in November. If adopted by the commission and voters, the new local-option tax will start in January, 2015. However much it is, and for however long.

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The first time the new year was celebrated on January 1st was in Rome in 153 B.C. (In fact, the month of January did not even exist until around 700 B.C., when the second king of Rome, Numa Pontilius, added the months of January and February.) The new year was moved from March to January because that was the beginning of the civil year, the month that the two newly elected Roman consuls—the highest officials in the Roman republic—began their one-year tenure. But this new year date was not always strictly and widely observed, and the new year was still sometimes celebrated on March 1.

Julian Calendar: January 1st Officially Instituted as the New Year

In 46 B.C. Julius Caesar introduced a new, solar-based calendar that was a vast improvement on the ancient Roman calendar, which was a lunar system that had become wildly inaccurate over the years. The Julian calendar decreed that the new year would occur with January 1, and within the Roman world, January 1 became the consistently observed start of the new year.

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In medieval Europe, however, the celebrations accompanying the new year were considered pagan and unchristian like, and in 567 the Council of Tours abolished January 1 as the beginning of the year. At various times and in various places throughout medieval Christian Europe, the new year was celebrated on Dec. 25, the birth of Jesus; March 1; March 25, the Feast of the Annunciation; and Easter.

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for a .45 caliber pistol, documents state. A trace of the shotgun showed the gun was reported Morales, 35, turned on his lights. stolen from the home of a Riviera There is no evidence Tisdale made a purchase for the intended Beach police officer in July 2007. Authorities also found $500 goods inside. stashed in a Bible, 17 pieces of “I just went to the store around crack cocaine, a digital scale the corner, was coming back and a makeshift greenhouse in a home and he made like a U-turn. closet where Tisdale was growing I’m coming from the opposite his own marijuana, an evidence way,” Tisdale told a cousin. “He report states. Tisdale was unemjust jumped out of the car and ployed at the time, documents was saying, ‘Get out of the car, state. get out of the car, why you ain’t During his first week in custody, stop?’” Tisdale placed 25 calls to family Tisdale continued with his vermembers, totaling more than six sion of events. hours. “I said, ‘No I ain’t getting out of In early calls, Tisdale said he the car,’ and I just took off and I accepted his fate. just kept riding, then they went “Obviously, you know I ain’t to chasing me,” he said. never getting out, you know what On the morning of Feb. 28, I mean, I’m just glad – at least I’m Morales radioed in the stop and alive or whatever, but …” pursuit on a maroon, late-model As the conversations progressed, Toyota Corolla near Oleander AvTisdale reflected on being absent enue in Fort Pierce at 9:28 a.m. from his unborn son’s life, addAccording to dispatch chatter, ing if he were a free man, law 1:57 later, shots were fired on Naylor Terrace. Morales, who was enforcement officers would have prevented him from making a seated in his patrol cruiser, gun still holstered, was fatally wound- living. “Now that I’m sitting here thinked. He was shot in the side of the ing about it, I’m like, you know, head, neck and arm. this probably ain’t the place for Evidence released in August by the state attorney’s office may ex- me because, I can be out and do stuff with my son and I’d be plain why Tisdale had no receipt around, just to be around, but or goods from the store and shed at the same time it’s like, that’s light on why Morales pursued not no life if I can’t even provide Tisdale. and I can’t even, you know what I Raymond Gleason, 39, a self-deVisit PlatinumHomeSearch.com for make all South Florida mean, sure thatlistings! he’d be all scribed crack addict originally right,” Tisdale said. from Dania Beach, said he met During the recorded phone calls, up with Tisdale the morning of Tisdale told a family member othFeb. 28 to get crack cocaine. er conflicting statements. Gleason told sheriff’s investiga“I jumped out of the car and was tors during a recorded interview about to run and then he had got that Tisdale had been his regular out of the car,” Tisdale said. drug dealer since Gleason began “... And that’s when the other living in Fort Pierce during the deputies came, to whatever, and beginning of February. you know, I was just in fear for Gleason said Tisdale gave him my life, ‘cause I didn’t know if he a handful of crack in plain sight was going to get out of the car near where the shooting took place. No money on hand, Tisdale and try to kill me.” Throughout his conversations, told Gleason to pay him later. Tisdale maintained his self-deA search of Tisdale’s girlfriend’s fense claim. home on Mura Drive, where “I ain’t injured at all. I ain’t got Tisdale was staying, recovered a no bruises, no nothing and I told .44 Magnum pistol and ammunithe police, they interviewed me tion, a sawed-off Remington 870 shotgun loaded with four rounds See TISDALE page 17 of ammunition and ammunition

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their art is a special commemoration of their friendship as well as of their artwork. They are especially grateful to the Kevin Sharkey family, Louise Murtaugh, and the devoted staff, volunteers, and sponsors of Molly’s Gallery for giving them the opportunity to display their paintings together. Carol Kepp is a well-known and beloved artist/teacher who is known for painting serene, soft, and peaceful seascapes, enchanting landscapes, and exquisite florals, often using painting knives along with her brushes. She has been referred to as “Stuart’s Michelangelo” due to the 8 gigantic murals she painted and are now installed at St. Martin de Porres Church in Jensen Beach. She has won numerous awards throughout Florida for her oil paintings which are in private collections in Canada and the USA. Visit downtown Stuart’s Rare Earth Gallery to purchase Carol’s paintings or call (772) 288-6371 for private viewings. Jane Blatt, who paints as “EJAN,” is a Backus award-winning artist who was recently nominated for the Arts Council of Martin County’s mARTies

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lects toys for Y families struggling to provide a full and wonderful Christmas for their children.  This year, the Y has a list of a hundred families in Stuart, Port St. Lucie and Indiantown that they hope to provide toys for. During the opening ceremonies, Murphy thanked the race participants for coming out and for sup-

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Giving spirit Toys for Tots luncheon committee members Susan Clifford, Marilyn Hamblet, and Bonnie Larson. A carful of Toys for Tots to be delivered by Carol Rohde Toys for Tots from Palm City Art Associates 2013. For the third December in a row, members of the Palm City Art Associates celebrated the spirit of the holidays by bringing “Toys-for-Tots” to their luncheon at La Borgata Restaurant in Palm City. They also generously opened their pocketbooks and wallets for a 50/50 drawing to benefit Martin County college-bound high school art students. The luncheon committee provided an afternoon filled with comaraderie & conviviality, charity for children, and laughter and love, along with the gastronomical delights provided by La Borgata. Each year, PCAA says, ‘YES, Virginia, there is a Santa and he will continue to make glad the heart of childhood!’ He lives in the hearts and minds of the men, women, and children of Martin County and artists of the Palm City Art Associates. In addition to having fun and giving charitably, the Palm City Art Associates present an artistic demonstration at each of their 1 p.m. meetings on the second Wednesday of every month at the Cummings Library, 2551 S.W. Matheson Ave in Palm City. (772) 288-2551. The public is always welcome to attend these demonstrations free-of-charge but BE SURE TO GET YOUR 50/50 TICKETS to support the League’s Scholarship Fund. For further information, contact President Nancy Steinberg at pcaanewsletter@gmail.com.

porting the Y.  “It’s great to see such support for the great work that the YMCA of the Treasure Coast is doing in our community and to donate toys to children who are less fortunate — truly embracing what the holidays are all about: giving back,” Murphy said. Murphy then ran the 5K and placed third in his age group. He also helped with handing out the awards to the winners of each age division. After the 5K race was completed, the Y also held a one mile fun-run for kids.  Twenty-five kids participated; the youngest being 3 years

old. Every child received an award. The Jingle Bell Run event gives the Y a platform to address the community and thank them for their participation and support of the of the Y’s Annual Campaign throughout the year. At the Y, membership and program services are provided to all who desire to participate.  The Y’s Annual Campaign provides financial assistance for these services to those that qualify.  Although the race collected over 200 toys, the Y continues to collect new, unwrapped toys and new shoes for those in need.  If you would like to donate, please contact Christina Wood at (772) 286-4444 or cwood@ymcatreasureocast.org.

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CLUBBIN’ from page 26 you drink free until midnight. 715 North U.S. 1, Stuart. For more information, call (772) 692-9914. Saturday, Dec. 27 Live music at Wahoo’s Riverhouse. 8-11 p.m. 915 N.W. Flagler Drive, Stuart. For more information, call (772) 692-2243.

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Calendar Saturday, Dec. 28. CPR for Healthcare Providers, a CPR training class for healthcare workers, will start at 9 a.m. at 2351 Martin Highway, Palm City. Registration is $37. Call (772) 785-5177, or visit communityhealthcertificaiton. com. 

Tuesday, Dec. 31. New Year’s Eve Surf & Turf at the Knights of Columbus

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Martin Council 6241, 7251 Gaines Ave., Stuart. The party starts at 7 p.m. Adults, $75. For information or reservations, visit kofc6241.org, or call (772) 286-7507. New Year’s Eve with the Stuart-Jensen Elks with music by Random Play starts at 6 p.m. Ages 21 and older, $55. The lodge is at 1001 S. Kanner Highway, Stuart. For reserva-

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Sunrise Theatre

Lounge. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. $20 all you can drink. Latin music. 2212 S.E. Indian Street, Stuart. For more information, call (772) 4862148. Wednesday, Jan. 1 New Year’s Day Ladies Night at Applebees. 10 p.m. to close. 2 for 1 drinks all night and $1 wells for women. Music DJ Doe Dizzle. 3373 S.E. Federal Highway, Stuart. For more information, call (772) 2236477. Cruisers Bar Wacky Wednesday. 8 p.m.-midnight. Contests

and prizes. Beer pong. $6 pitchers for players. 843 S.W. Federal Highway, Stuart. For more information, call (772) 232-6103. Thursday, Jan. 2 Hip Hop Explosion at Club 7ONE5 (Dejavu Nightclub) 10 p.m.-2 a.m. DJ plays Hip hop, Top 40, reggae and house music in the main room and R&B on the patio. 715 N. U.S. 1, Stuart. For more information, call (772) 692-9914. Faded Thursdays at Eclipse Lounge 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Ladies in free and drink free before 11 p.m. 2212 S.E. Indian Street, Stuart.

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Woman’s Club of Stuart today: 100 years strong FOR YOUR VOICE NEWS & VIEWS

Twenty-nine of the foremost and progressive women of Stuart met at the Epworth League Hall on October, 1913 and organized the Stuart Woman’s Club. They wanted something to do, and they wanted to do something for their community. Little did they realize their descendants would have that same goal 100 years later. Their mission statement says it very well: “a group of women united by a dedication to community improvement through volunteer service.” Volunteering, raising funds, and reaching out to others while experiencing lifelong learning and friendship for all members was their goal. There was diversity in ages, interests and experience, are all were united by a common goal.

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One of their first projects was to purchase wooden barrels, painted green with a white stripe, and the word ‘TRASH’, distribute them around town hoping residents would use them.. A Stuart Times article on October 31 stated “the organization of a Woman’s Club in Stuart is a grand move and is going to help in the building of one of the prettiest little towns on the east coast. …They intend to go ahead and make improvements where needed the most, but will lush to where the men folk did not dare to tread.” On the 23rd day of May 1914, they gave legal notice of their intention to incorporate. Their charter stated the club was formed to: Establish and main-


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& Girls Club of Martin County, Keep Martin Beautiful Coastal Cleanup, Martin County Lifesavers, Marine Industries Association of the Treasure Coast’s TC Waterway Cleanup, Port Salerno Little League, Port Salerno Pine Rest Cemetery, Port Salerno United Methodist Church, the Road to Victory Museum and the Stuart-Sunrise Rotary Club. The Port Salerno Seafood Festival is unique in the fact that this one day event attracts 35,000 attendees and is run mostly by volunteers. “We truly rely on our volunteers to make this event successful and we need approximately 600 people to set up, serve refreshments, sell tickets, T-shirts and more,” Olsen said.

If you are interested in volunteering, sponsoring or being a vendor at this year’s event, visit the website www.PortSalernoSeafoodFestival.org or contact April Price at (772) 285-1646. The Port Salerno Seafood Festival, Inc. is a not-for-profit trade association dedicated to preserving the heritage and integrity of the commercial fishing industry in Port Salerno.

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“There is a reason why the seafood is so delicious,” says Edward “Butch” Olsen Jr., president of the Port Salerno Commercial Fishing Dock Authority. “We serve the freshest seafood and locally caught fish when possible. The majority of our seafood is prepared by the fishermen and their families. This is truly a family affair.” The event also features Port Salerno’s finest restaurants. This year our festival was voted the “Best Local Event in Martin County” by Scripps Treasure Coast Newspaper’s readers. We will feature two stages with some of the area’s top bands performing. The Boys & Girls Club of Martin County will be running our “Kids Fun Zone”. This is a large fenced in area in the festival dedicated to fun children’s activities. Great place for the youngsters to get their fill of Festival Fun! The admission will be $5 for adults and children 12 and under are free. The festival will also provide complimentary transportation to and from the event via trolley or water taxi. A portion of the proceeds is distributed to local charities. In 2013, the festival

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WOMAN’S from page 30 tain a free public library, Establish a park system, Work for a public hospital, establish and cultivate a system of fraternizing among members of the club. – that their united efforts can be devoted to working to obtain the above object. They collected books for a public library which members manned without government assistance. They bought a building in 1920 and moved the library there. After 30+ years, there was no room to house the old books, let along housing new books. They launched a “library campaign” in April, 1955, and, after 40 years of operating the library, created a citizen’s group known as the Martin County Library Association, and donated their books. January, 1957, Stuart News wrote: “Simple ground breaking ceremonies were held this week for the new public library building .” A hospital known as the St.

Lucie Sanitarium was opened in 1926. Beautification was ongoing. Trees were planted, parks were dedicated. And the women enjoyed working together, getting to know one another, while making friends. Members raise money and they give it away. A major thrust is scholarships which in 2013 amounted to $16,000.00’, money to buy medicine for women with breast cancer they could not otherwise afford, food for the hungry, meals for the homeless, underwear and magazines for veterans, trees for children to plant, and sent Veterans on the Honor flight to see the WWII memorial. “Club membership is a gift that may be and is passed from generation to generation. Mothers, daughters, granddaughters, sisters, nieces, aunts, cousins, and in-laws share a passion for community improvement through volunteer service. Being a part of the same club has brought families together by sharing a common bond.”

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CALENDAR from page 29 tions, call (772) 287-0277.

Wednesday, Jan. 1. Your Voice News & Views wishes everyone a happy and prosperous New Year. Martin County libraries will be closed.

Thursday, Jan. 2.

Homework Helpers will be on

PANTS from page 25 Beach Supper Club becomes the SoBe Discotheque for a dance contest. For the 1980s, it’s a celebration of “Miami Vice,” Madonna, who lived in South Florida and Whitney Houston, who filmed “The Bodyguard” at the Fontainebleau. The stage has dancers doing waltzes and rumbas. Finally, we’re at Club Caliente, celebrating the energy and music of Gloria Estefan, Ricky Martin, Celia Cruz and Carlos Santana. A lavish finale has dancers performing the merengue, rumba, salsa and mambo. Kevin Back is the producer of the show. The popularity of shows like “Dancing with the Stars” made him want to feature a show with ballroom dancing. “We focused on artists and

hand at the Peter & Julie Cummings Library from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. The Martin County Library System volunteers help children grade to high school find and use library resources needed to do homework assignments ranging from math pages to science-fair experiments and term papers. Homework Helpers have even helped some fill out college applications. The library is at 2551 Matheson Ave., Palm City. The phone is (772) 221-1403. music that have a connection to South Florida,” he said. “We start with the Rat Pack era in South Beach and finish with a large Latin section. It’s interesting how many connections you can find with South Florida.” The show features four couples and three vocalists who perform in a variety of musical styles. Black said that the show is suitable for audiences of all ages. “There nothing offensive to any age,” he said. “It’s no more sexy than what you might see on ‘Dancing with the Stars.’” Dance Your Pants Off comes to the Lyric Theatre, 59 S.W. Flagler Ave., Stuart, Jan. 8 as part of the Nostalgia Series. Tickets for the 7 p.m. show are $40. Call the box office at (772) 2867827 or order online at www. lyrictheatre.com.

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