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TREASURE COAST — A crew of health department workers from several counties across the state have descended upon Martin County as a result of an unusual spike in confirmed Dengue Fever infections on the Treasure Coast. The number of cases has swelled to 18 as of Sept. 17. “Teams from the Florida Department of Health and Martin County Mosquito Control will begin visiting homes in the Rio and Jensen Beach area tomorrow,” said Dr. Karlette Peck at a Sept. 12 press conference at the Martin County Public Safety Complex. Peck is a health officer for the Florida Department of Health in Martin County. “This important door-to-door effort will be conducted for approximately a week in order to provide prevention information, a risk assessment survey and with the resident’s consent, draw blood for dengue testing,” Peck said. Officials are now awaiting results from the week-long survey which should explain the extent of dengue fever in the area and gather information to help prevent further transmission. Resi-

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ST. LUCIE WEST — Port St. Lucie Police are investigating 14 cases of graffiti vandalism in the city — five of which were in St. Lucie West — and they’re enlisting the public’s help to nab the taggers. The rash of unsightly illustrations began popping up on traffic control boxes, businesses and traffic signs in the central and western part of the city on Sept. 5, police spokesman Mas-

ter Sgt. Frank Sabol said. Police believe the culprit or culprits are going out in the late night or early morning hours and writing “MALUM!,” “MA!” and drawing a face on their targeted property. Surveillance footage from two locations show a grainy figure peddling a bike to and from the scene. Another depicts a shadowy figure spray an area and leave in a car. The make and model was veiled by the night’s darkness. Sabol is urging anyone with

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ST. LUCIE WEST — A smallscale acid spill late last month was swiftly cleaned up by district staffers, who were applauded by officials from the state’s Department of Environmental Protection for their efficient efforts. The 380-gallon spill of sulfuric acid occurred on Aug. 30 at the district’s water treatment plant located on Utility Drive in St. Lucie West. A 150-foot area was cordoned off by district workers, who are state-trained in handling hazardous materials, District manager Dennis Pickle said. Workers wore respirators, boots and gloves to handle the issue, he said. Responders from the St. Lucie County Fire District helped in roping off the area. An official from the Department of Environmental Protection was also on site, Pickle said. She said the incident was handled properly by the district’s four workers. CDI Group USA, a Fort Pierce-based environmental cleanup company also assisted, Pickle said. “The fire department came in and assisted. They did what they

did and our people were well trained and they handled it well,” Pickle said. “Then we called an environmental cleanup company to come in and they said, actually, you all are doing what we are going to do.” The area was cleaned up by placing dirt on the acid, which is a common agent used as part of the cleaning process in water treatment facilities to lower pH levels, Pickle said. “It’s able to be disposed of and is no longer a hazardous material,” Pickle said of the simple procedure. The material was taken to the Okeechobee landfill. The spill did not pose a threat to the public, Pickle said. “It’s not a major, major issue. It’s just that a pipe failed and the acid spilled on the ground,” Pickle said. “Unfortunately — I’ve been in this business for 30 years and I’ve never seen it happen — but it’s something that can happen.” The cleanup could total in the thousands and will most likely be paid for out of the district’s emergency and renewal funds, set aside for instances like this. “I don’t have the final numbers yet. We’re still waiting,” said Pickle, who added the total may

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tips to contact the police department or Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers. Individuals out at night should remain alert, Sabol added. “Anybody out and about at night, keep an eye out and if they see anything suspicious, give us a call immediately,” Sabol said. Sabol is also asking parents to keep a watchful eye over their teenage children. “Parents of teenage kids should check their book bags to see if they have that name written on it,” Sabol said. It’s common for teen taggers to decorate their belongings like bags, clothing and notebooks with their graffiti slogan, Sabol said. Police don’t believe the graffiti is affiliated with a gang. Vandalism on private property is unfortunately the property owner’s responsibility to clean up. The city’s public works department will clean up the paint on its property, Sabol said. If the damage totals over $1,000, the person responsible could face felony charges, Sabol said. Areas in St. Lucie West hit with the vandalism include walls near Superplay USA and Panera Bread, which were smeared with the image of a face with black paint and a traffic control box at Peacock Boulevard and St. Lucie West Boulevard that was tagged with the word “SEKE.” A school bus and a storage bin at the College Preparatory Academy of the Treasure Coast located on University Boulevard was also vandalized. The school’s principal, Erika Rains, declined comment to avoid compromising the open investigation. Anyone with information can call the Port St. Lucie Police Department at (772) 871-5001 or remain anonymous by calling Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-800-273 TIPS.

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DENGUE from page 1 dents in the area received Reverse 911 calls last week with information about the survey and dengue prevention tips, health officials said. Workers from Alachua, Bradford, Duval, Escambia, Hillsborough, Okaloosa, Indian River, Seminole, Sumter and Volusia counties assisted in the canvass of the Rio and Jensen Beach area, which has approximately 10,000 homes. Each case was exposed in both areas. Roughly 700 homes were randomly selected for testing. Peck said the department only needed about 300 blood samples to complete the study. It’s estimated the survey could cost around $40,000 to $50,000, expenses that should be reimbursed by the state, officials said. Of the 18 cases, 11 are Martin County residents, two non-Florida residents, one Palm Beach resident and four St. Lucie residents who visited Martin County. None of the cases traveled internationally recently, officials said. The majority of the cases are adults over the age of 40, Bob Washam, director of Environmental Health at Martin County’s Health Department said. One case was a child, Washam confirmed. All should make a full recovery, he said. Dengue Fever is a disease transmitted to humans by the bite of an infected mosquito, not person to person. In the Western Hemisphere, the Aedes aegypti mosquito is the main transmitter of dengue viruses. In some cases, the Aedes albopictus mosquito has also transmitted the disease. Both of these tropical mosquitoes

are found in large numbers in Martin and St. Lucie counties. Locally acquired dengue is rare in the U.S. Prior to the 18, the last case was contracted by a resident of Port Salerno in August 2011. There have been no previous locally acquired cases of dengue in St. Lucie County, officials said. Nearly all dengue cases reported in the 48 continental states were acquired elsewhere by travelers or immigrants, according to the Centers for Disease Control’s website. Most dengue cases in U.S. citizens occur in those inhabitants of Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Samoa and Guam, which are endemic for the virus, the website states. The 18 cases acquired in Martin County are the nation’s first this year, Washam said. Miami-Dade county has had one confirmed case in recent months, he said. Symptoms usually appear three to 14 days after the bite of an infected mosquito and include sudden onset of fever, severe headache, eye pain, muscle and joint pain and bleeding, according to the Florida Department of Health. Quick recognition and management of symptoms is effective at ensuring the condition doesn’t worsen. There is no treatment for Dengue Fever, said Dr. Celeste Philip, interim deputy secretary of health and deputy health officer for Children’s Medical Services at the Florida Department of Health. “As with most viral illnesses, we approach it by treating the symptoms. People will be achy and have a fever, so we’ll give them something to help with those symptoms,” Philip said. Both Martin and St. Lucie coun-

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Staff photo by Nicole Rodriguez Gene Lemire, director of Martin County Mosquito Control, briefed members of the media at a Sept. 12 press conference at the Martin County Public Safety Complex on the outbreak of dengue fever on the Treasure Coast. As of press time, there have been 18 confirmed cases of the mosquito-borne illness. ty mosquito control officials have been going door-to-door to drain spots in backyards with standing water, where the mosquitos breed. Efforts in Martin County have been concentrated in the Rio area, officials said. “We’re spraying every day, including in the day. To date, mosquito control has inspected approximately 1,500 properties, that’s not including re-inspections of properties going on today,” said Gene Lemire, director of Martin County Mosquito Control. It’s vital residents heed official alerts, Lemire said. Residents must drain containers in yards and even plants that can harbor small pockets of water. Broken screens must be fixed and clothes and skin should be sprayed with proper mosquito repellent, day or night. “Bird baths are famous for Aedes aegypti … We’ve actually turned bird baths upside down,” said Lemire. He said bird baths should be washed out frequently. Those infected with the disease are advised to heed the same tips to avoid transmission to mosquitos, officials said. As a precautionary measure, OneBlood temporarily suspended blood collection operations beginning Sept. 11 in Martin and St. Lucie counties until the dengue outbreak subsides. “After considerable discussion, we decided the safest thing to do would be stop collections in what appeared to be the affected area until we could see how things were developing,” Dr. Rita Reik, chief medical officer for OneBlood, said.

Mosquito control tips: • Drain water from garbage cans, house gutters, buckets, pool covers, coolers, toys, flower pots or any other containers where sprinkler or rain water has collected. • Discard old tires, drums, bottles, cans, pots and pans, broken appliances and other items that aren’t being used. • Empty and clean birdbaths and pet’s water bowls at least once or twice a week. • Protect boats and vehicles from rain with tarps that don’t accumulate water. • Maintain swimming pools in good condition and appropriately chlorinated. Empty plastic swimming pools when not in use. • Cover skin with clothing or repellent. • Wear shoes, socks, and long pants and long-sleeves. This type of protection may be necessary for people who must work in areas where mosquitoes are present. • Apply mosquito repellent to bare skin and clothing. • Always use repellents according to the label. Repellents with DEET, picaridin, oil of lemon eucalyptus, and IR3535 are effective. • Use mosquito netting to protect children younger than 2 months old. • Cover doors and windows with screens to keep mosquitoes out of your house. • Repair broken screening on windows, doors, porches, and patios. (Source: Florida Department of Health)


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Men in stilettos set to go the extra mile to stop abuse Staff writer

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TRADITION — Hundreds of men from across the Treasure Coast are expected to march through Tradition Square next month to raise awareness about domestic violence with the hope of ending the senseless brutality that claims the lives of four women every day in the U.S. To fully discern the women they advocate for, men participating in the fourth annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event will strut in 4-inch high, red stiletto pumps. “You can’t understand an issue until you walk a mile in their shoes,” said Jill Borowicz, CEO of SafeSpace, a nonprofit organization that provides resources and shelter to abused women on the Treasure Coast. Last year’s event garnered $40,000 to benefit SafeSpace. That money was raised through walks in Tradition, Stuart and Vero Beach, Borowicz said. The walks are strategically held in Oc-

tober, which is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Walk a Mile in Her Shoes is an international event that boasts 250 walks across the globe each year. It brings Borowicz great joy to watch the good guys take a stand. “We really need good men to fight this fight with us,” she said. “I believe there are more good men in the world (than bad).” The organization has around 150 pairs of red pumps in an array of men’s sizes if men don’t bring their own, Borowicz said. Some of the men already committed to the Tradition walk include each male member of the St. Lucie County Board of County Commissioners and other local leaders, Borowicz said. SafeSpace has two 24 bedroom shelters in St. Lucie and Indian River counties and also services Martin County women in dire need. The nonprofit, which is a United Way organization, serves approximately 1,000 women a

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TOMMY from page 11 was the Tommy who saved lives and positively impacted the community during his time on Earth, and it’s the same Tommy whose foundation and spirit continue to provide support, comfort and assistance to others who are traveling the same frightening road he traveled before losing his battle with myositis last year. At 39, Deputy Thomas Worthington was in tip-top physical condition, a regular for workouts and exercise. So when he began to suffer from a lingering rash that developed into some muscular aches, he was more surprised than anyone else to hear a diagnosis of myocitis. Neither Tommy nor his family had ever heard of the illness, which affects 50,000-75,000 people in the United States every year. Not easily diagnosed, this incurable muscle disease can affect different areas of the body, and in Tommy, the disease struck fast and with a horrible vengeance. Though surrounded by loving family and being treated by the nation’s finest specialists and support staff, Tommy Worthington succumbed to myositis just six-weeks after his diagnosis. And while his loss is still a raw and painful wound for his family to bear, Tommy’s wife, Dana and his sister Laurie Boyer are dedicated

to keeping Tommy’s memory and caring spirit alive by helping others who may be facing a diagnosis of myositis. On Sept. 21, Team Tommy Foundation will host a Kickball Tournament at Sandhill Crane Park in Port St. Lucie. Eight teams, consisting of the St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office, Port St. Lucie Police, St. Lucie County Firefighters, St. Lucie County teachers and friends and family, will run the bases in a no-holdsbarred kickball match to raise funds for families with myositis diseases, to help finance research, and to promote awareness of this little-known and deadly illness. Play will begin at 9:30 a.m., and while there are no more openings for teams, there are lots of spots for spectators. If you can’t stand the heat at the field, join the entire party as it heads to Jensen Ale House at 2 p.m. after the tournament ends for awards, raffles, food and celebrations, with a portion of those proceeds being donated directly to Team Tommy Foundation. There will also be educational materials on site to help you learn more about myositis, an incurable autoimmune disease that is often misdiagnosed as fibromyalgia or rheumatoid arthritis. To learn more about the Kickball Tournament or Team Tommy Foundation, visit www.teamtommy.org

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ST. LUCIE COUNTY — The St. Lucie County Board of County Commissioners and the Treasure Coast Education, Research and Development Authority will be holding a Phase I dedication ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 19, at the Treasure Coast Research Park, located at the corner of Pruitt Research Road and Kings Highway in Fort Pierce. Members of the Board of County Commissioners, local dignitaries, board members, esteemed research scientists, and individuals who are deeply committed to helping to develop the area as a premier research and educational area will be gathering at 9 a.m. After having an opportunity to preview the vast changes in the infrastructure of the land which will be able to house state-ofthe-art research and educational facilities, attendees will be entertained by members of the Fort Pierce Jazz and Blues Society, and will adjourn for photos and refreshments at the University of Florida’s IRREC Building nearby

at 2199 South Rock Road. St. Lucie County resident and TCERDA Board President of Adams Ranch, Inc., Mike Adams will be on hand for the festivities and celebration, as will vice chair, Erik Melville, assistant superintendent and financial advisor at Melville Wealth Management of Raymond James and Associates, Inc., University of Florida Senior Lecturer and Academic Program Marketing Coordinator, Jane Bachelor, who serves as the Authority’s Board Secretary, Board Treasurer, Hoyt “Pat” Murphy of Hoyt C. Murphy, Inc., Realtors, and Stefan Matthes, P.F., a senior vice-president at Culpepper and Terpening, Inc., along with other board members and individuals who serve on a variety of committees to develop and recruit education and research-based inhabitants for the Treasure Coast Research Park. A long-term goal of the St. Lucie County Board of Commissioners is to transform the Treasure Coast into an area of research, education, and development.

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As part of its continuing network investment and ongoing 4G LTE rollout, AT&T* has activated a new 4G LTE cell site in Port St. Lucie and upgraded two mobile Internet cell sites in Jensen Beach and Fort Pierce with LTE to expand AT&T 4G LTE coverage for area residents and businesses. In addition, the company has added extra capacity to five cell sites in Vero Beach.   The areas benefitting from the expanded 4G LTE coverage include the Tradition community in western Port St. Lucie and the areas of South Ocean Drive in Jensen Beach and North Ocean Drive and North A1A in Fort Pierce. The capacity upgrades are benefitting the areas of Ocean Drive, 17th Street and Old Dixie Highway in Vero Beach. The additional capacity makes it possible for the cell sites to accommodate more traffic, which helps improve the performance of mobile Internet data and voice connectivity for customers.   AT&T has the nation’s fastest and most reliable 4G LTE network. AT&T 4G LTE is the latest generation of wireless network technology and provides several benefits for local residents, including faster mobile Internet speeds — up to 10 times faster than 3G, improved performance, reliability and innovative new 4G LTE-compatible devices.

 AT&T launched its ultra-fast 4G LTE network in parts of Martin and St. Lucie counties in April of this year. The Jensen Beach and Fort Pierce cell site LTE upgrades are one part of AT&T’s ongoing efforts to expand 4G LTE coverage and to drive investment and innovation to deliver the nation’s best, most advanced mobile Internet experience for customers. “Our goal is for our customers to have an extraordinary experience, and they’ll be able to download, upload, stream and game faster than ever before on our 4G LTE network,” said AT&T Florida President Marshall Criser lll. “As part of the Treasure Coast community, we’re always looking for new opportunities to provide enhanced coverage, and our investment in the local wireless network is another way we’re accomplishing that.” The recent Treasure Coast upgrades are part of AT&T’s Project Velocity IP (VIP), a three-year investment plan announced last fall to expand and enhance its IP broadband networks. Through this investment, AT&T is supporting its customers’ growing desire for high-speed Internet access and new mobile, app and cloudbased services. As part of Project VIP, AT&T plans to add more than 10,000 macro cell sites nationwide by year-end 2015, as well as deploy more than 40,000 small cells and add more than 1,000 Distributed Antenna Systems to increase the density of its wireless network. 

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PGA VILLAGE — When Katie Henderson was born, 31 years ago, the doctors wanted to take the baby with Down syndrome off life support. They did not believe she would live for more than 36 hours, and if she did, she would be non-functioning. Today, a triumphant Katie Henderson is 31 and an inter-

nationally recognized artist with her own business, Miss Katie’s Kreations. The artist has sold works to collectors in 28 states and four countries. In December 2012, her work was displayed at the Capitol Rotunda in Tallahassee. With Katie at her side, adding pieces to the story, mom Ruth Henderson talked by phone about her daughter’s journey. The young woman who describes herself as “an artist with abilities” has confounded naysayers all of

her life. “Katie taught herself how to draw,” Ruth Henderson said. “She wanted to start her own business and asked her dad to be an entrepreneur. She said, ‘Hey, Pops, be an entrepreneur so I can start my own business and support myself.’” For Katie, being independent and working are as important to her as they are to most of us. “She has really been focused on being independent,” her mother said. “She wants to live on her

own. She keeps telling us we have to let go.’” Katie’s dad gave her some seed money. The initial plan was to do some arts and crafts fairs. Then she saw the film, “The Devil Wears Prada.” Katie decided to be a fashion designer. Her mom bought her a “Fashion Sketchbook,” that was the same book used in many fashion design classes. At first, Katie traced the designs. Then

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YOUR VOICE NEWS & VIEWS • ST. LUCIE WEST/TRADITION • SEPTEMBER 20, 2013 • 23 Ben DeVries, TCERDA executive director, St. Lucie County Administrator Faye Outlaw and TCERDA Board Prtesident Mike Adams tour the renovated property along Kings Highway in Fort Pierce.

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KATIE from page 18 she began making free-hand designs. In August 2011, Miss Katie’s Kreations became a general partnership with Katie and her mother. The name for the business comes from her brother’s nickname for her, KK, and from the boats the family had, always named “Miss Kate.” The young entrepreneur knew that the business had to have two ‘Ks” in its name. In addition to her original art, and giclees, which are prints made using digital inkjet printing, Miss Katie’s Kreations sells note cards, fashion art and fashion shirts. While she has a small studio, she has decided to concentrate on expanding her web business. She studies with Lynne Barletta at the Visionary School of the Arts in Stuart and hopes to be a fashion designer. In December 2012, she was featured in the South African edition of the fashion magazine, “Marie Claire.” “Her dream is to be a fashion designer and see her ladies come to life in a fashion show,” Ruth Henderson said. “She hopes to go to Paris for Fashion Week.” Katie Henderson has a show at the Emerson Center in Vero Beach through the end of October. There will be a Meet the Artist reception on Oct. 24 from

5-6:30 p.m. She is also preparing for the Buddy Walk on Oct. 5 at Indian Riverside Park. “October is National Down Syndrome Awareness Month,” Ruth Henderson said. “Katie will be doing a lot of live drawings at Buddy Walks. The Buddy Walks bring awareness of the abilities of individuals with Down syndrome and promote acceptance and inclusion into the community. National and local organizations raise money to support parents and families.” Katie’s goal is to raise money for adults with Down syndrome. “As Down syndrome individuals get older, you age out of services,” Ruth Henderson said. “You get support in high school, but once you’re a grad, you’re on your own. Academic skills are lost. Katie has been wanting to increase her reading skills again. “We are going to be working on starting a reading program with ARC of Martin County. It will be like a book club. We’ll be buying books and the national organization trains you on how to facilitate and work with those individuals. Katie and I would go through the training. The goal of the program is, ‘It’s never too late to learn how to read.’” The Hendersons belong to the Treasure Coast Down Syndrome Awareness Group, which provides

resources for parents and families from the time the baby is born. Katie Henderson knows that she has a gift and she never takes it for granted. She frequently donates her work. Two pieces donated earlier this year raised $2,200 for the ARC of Martin County. She has raised almost $7000 for a variety of charities in 2013. “A big part of it is giving back,” Ruth Henderson said. For Katie Henderson, the world is a place of opportunities, not limitations. She has already gained recognition in the special needs community, but she is now gaining recognition in the community and the world for what she has accomplished as an artist, an artist with abilities.

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10th Annual San Juan Festival & Business Expo at the Port St. Lucie Civic Center. Noon-10 p.m. Open to the public. Tickets for adults are $10, children 5 to 12 years old are $5 and children under 5 are free. Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month. Largest salsa festival on the Treasure Coast. Performers: Frankie Negron, Lisett Morales, David Lucca, Orquesta Son de Aquí, Conjunto Fascinación and a tribute to Celia Cruz. Bachara, cumbia, merengue and reggaeton will be played. 9221 S.E. Civic Center Place, Port St. Lucie. For more information, call (772) 216-0285. Children’s Activity Trees at the Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens. 10:30 a.m.-noon. Ages 5 to 12. Free event. Please call to register. Learn about trees and cacti, and how they help our environment. Collect leaves for rubbings and a collage. Create a tree treat and take home a seedling. 2410 S.E. Westmoreland Blvd., Port St. Lucie. For more information, call (772) 337-1959.

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The cast includes Sean Birkett as Orestes; Lindsey Grace Mercado as Electra; Alexandra Rodriguez as Clytemnestra; Dominick Jimenez as Aegithus; Tommy Lesko as Pylades; Brennan Monaco as the Servant; and Marisa Quijano as Cilissa. There is also the fabled Greek Chorus. Moberg said that the audience should give the play a chance. “I think the audience will really enjoy it,” he said. “It’s theatrical. The lights, costumes and movements blend between a good mystery and a church service. It’s quite engaging. The characters are very relatable. There are real people within the ritual. It’s theater at its best. I love working on this kind of stuff. It fills me up.” The director understands that many people need an easy introduction to all of this. He has edited the play so that it runs approximately one hour. He wants the actors and audience to get the flavor and experience of staging the play without having to sit for several hours. Like the Greek dramas themselves, the ideal often gives way to the pragmatic.

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“The Libation Bearers” by Aeschylus will be presented at the Wynne Black Box Theatre on the main campus of Indian River State College. The theater is located at 3209 Virginia Ave., Fort Pierce. Performances are Sept. 26-28 at 7 p.m. and Sept. 28 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 or $10 for subscription holders. Tickets are available at the box office or by phone. Call (800) 2209915.

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Vine & Barley Live music. 6 p.m.-10 p.m. 1680 S.W. St. Lucie West Blvd., St. Lucie West. For more information, call (772) 4467550.

Thursdays

Good Times (West) Thirsty Thursdays 10 p.m.-2 a.m., 2096 N.W. Courtyard Circle, Port St. Lucie. For more information, call (772) 878-8844. Rinelli’s Yellow Tail Restaurant Bike night every Thursday, weather permitting. 101 N. Second St., Fort Pierce. For more information, call (772) 466-5474. West End Grill Live music on the patio. 6 p.m.-9 p.m. 1680 St. Lucie West Blvd., St. Lucie West. For more information, call (772) 343-1147. City Limits Sports Bar Karaoke 9 p.m.-2 a.m., 900 S.W. Gatlin Blvd., Port St. Lucie. For

Shindig Irish Restaurant & Pub Acoustic Vibes by Jason Montero 9:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m., 464 S.W. Port St. Lucie Blvd., Port St. Lucie. For more information, call (772) 785-6202. Rebar Karaoke 10:30 p.m.-2 a.m., 8283 S. Federal Highway, Port St. Lucie. For more information, call (772) 340-7777.

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For more information, call (772) 336-8201.

Rinelli’s Yellow Tail Restaurant Classic car show last Friday of every month, weather permitting. 5 p.m.-9 p.m. 101 N. Second St., Fort Pierce. For more information, call (772) 466-5474.

Neely’s Grog House Karaoke 9 p.m.-1 a.m., 802 S.W. Bayshore Blvd., Port St. Lucie. For more information, call (772) 249-4195.

Good Times (West) Live music 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m., 2096 N.W. Courtyard Circle, Port St. Lucie. For more information, call (772) 878-8844. City Limits Sports Bar Live music or DJ 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m., 900 S.W. Gatlin Blvd., Port St. Lucie.

Rebar DJ 10:30 p.m.-2 a.m., 8283 S. Federal Highway, Port St. Lucie. For more information, call (772) 340-7777.

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West End Grill Live music on the patio. 6 p.m.-10 p.m. 1680 St. Lucie West Blvd., St. Lucie West. For more information, call (772) 343-1147.

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Sundays

Bogey’s and Stogeys Karaoke 10 p.m.-2 a.m., 1032 S.E. Port St. Lucie Blvd., Port St. Lucie. For more information, call (772) 337-7778. The Original Tiki Bar Live music after 4 p.m., 2 Avenue A, Fort Pierce. For more information, call (772) 461-0880.

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Events: Friday, Sept. 20

On the Edge Bar & Grill Live music. 7 p.m.-11 p.m. 1136 Seaway Drive, Fort Pierce. For more information, call (772) 882-9729. Live Rock & Roll at Good Times Bar (East) 9 p.m. 21 and up. No cover. 9144 S. Federal Highway, Port St. Lucie. For more information, call (772) 337-3546. Saturday, Sept. 21 On the Edge Bar & Grill Music all day. 2 p.m.-11 p.m. 1136 Seaway Drive, Fort Pierce. For more information, call (772) 8829729. Seductive Saturdays at Flavors Restaurant and Lounge. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Ladies get in free all night and ladies in groups of five get a free bottle. 529 N.W. Prima Vista Blvd., Port St. Lucie. For more information, call (772) 807-1585.

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Ladies Night at 2nd Street Bistro. 9 p.m. Ladies well drinks and domestic drafts are $1. Shots of Purple MF and Sex on the Beach are $2. 122 N. Second Street, Fort Pierce. For more information, call (772) 293-9191.

Sunday, Sept. 22

On the Edge Bar & Grill Bloody Mary Sunday & live music. 3 p.m.-7 p.m. $4.75 Bloody Marys and live music every Sunday. 1136 Seaway Drive, Fort Pierce. For more information, call (772) 882-9729. The Original Tiki Bar Reggae Sunday featuring 23 Trees. 3 p.m. 2 Avenue A, Fort Pierce. For more information, call (772) 4610880.

Wednesday, Sept. 25

On the Edge Bar & Grill Wino Wednesday with live music. 8 p.m.-11 p.m. $2 off all glasses of wine all day. 1136 Seaway Drive, Fort Pierce. For more information, call (772) 882-9729. Ladies Night at Superplay USA 9 p.m.-midnight. Ladies bowl

(shoes included), play laser tag and/or mini golf for free. Guys can do the same for $12. 1600 N.W. Courtyard Circle, St. Lucie West. For more information, call (772) 408-5800. Tropical Wednesdays at Good Times West. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. 21 and up Music by DJ Lenny C. No cover. Salsa, merengue, bachata, reggaeton, house and Top 40. 2096 N.W. Courtyard Circle, Port St. Lucie. For more information, call (772) 878-8844.

Thursday, Sept. 26

On the Edge Bar & Grill Ladies Night and live music. 8 p.m.11 p.m. Ladies enjoy extended happy hour from 6 p.m. to close. Half off domestic drafts, house wines and well liquor. 1136 Seaway Drive, Fort Pierce. For more information, call (772) 882-9729. Ladies Night at the St. Lucie Inn 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. No cover. $1 well drinks, $1 drafts and $2 wines from 11 p.m.-midnight. Music by DJ Ozmosys and DJ Quake, playing dance music all night. 2101 N. Dixie Highway, Fort Pierce. For more information, call (772) 464-1326.

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ST. LUCIE WEST — A star-studded crowd turned out for the Boys & Girls Club of St. Lucie County’s Steak & Stake event Saturday, Sept. 7. The fundraising event was held at the Island Club in St. Lucie West from 6 to 9 p.m. A Law Firm of Schmitt, Cambron and Reynolds P.L. was one of the sponsors for the evening which included a steak dinner provided by Outback Restaurant, a silent auction and entertainment with the Glee Club from the Boys & Girls Club. The event raised over $55,000. “I grew up in St. Lucie County and the Boys & Girls Club is a vital part of helping our children achieve their full potential,” said

attorney Kelly Cambron and partner with the firm. “These are the types of programs we continue to support.” Eve Samples, Scripps newspaper columnist, and her husband, Scott, with Martin Memorial Health Systems, were present for the evening along with paralegals Tiffany Smiley and Jeniffer Rosado from Schmitt, Cambron and Reynolds. The Glee Club sang and after dinner the kids joined the adults on the dance floor to music played by a DJ.

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Local senior living community gives back TRADITION — The Brennity at Tradition, a senior living community, has many residents who have seen and done amazing things but that doesn’t mean they’re done serving others. On Friday, Sept. 27, they will be hosting a breakfast buffet in honor of the Council On Aging adult daycare center. A $10 donation will include a program on “Your Care Plan for Independent Living” by the Council On Aging, WellMed and The Brennity at Tradition. The event begins at 8 a.m. and

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