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Palm City Chamber of Commerce 2nd Annual Cow Plop Bingo

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Palm City - On Sunday, February 28, 2021 at 1:00 - 6:00 pm the Palm City Chamber of Commerce had their 2nd Annual Cow Plop Bingo at the Rockin H Ranch. The Rocking H Ranch is located at 4181 SW Boatramp Avenue in Palm City.

Rockin H Ranch has an authentic ranch atmosphere and world-class client services, which create a destination perfectly suited for any wedding ceremony, reception, private party, or special event. For more information contact them at: or call them at 772.485.0089.

Music was provided by The Tom Jackson Band.....Click here for additional photos of this event.

Monarch Golf & Country Club Hosts Palm City Chamber of Commerce February Monthly Breakfast


Palm City – On Wednesday, February 24, 2020 The Palm City Chamber of Commerce had their February Monthly Breakfast. The Breakfast was attended by approximately 80 attendees. Attendees all wore masks before breakfast was served.

Monarch Golf & Country Club did an outstanding job catering...Click for additional information & photos on this event.

Tradition Preparatory High School, Raise the Walls Celebration


Article and Photos by MaryAnn Ketcham

The recent groundbreaking, Raise the Walls celebration of the Tradition Preparatory High School is a W.I.S.H. come true for St. Lucie County students. The school, part of the Renaissance Charter...Click here for additional information.

Jensen Beach Chamber of Commerce February Luncheon Hosted by Hutchinson Shores Resort & Spa

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Jensen Beach - On Thursday, February 18, 2021 the Jensen Beach Chamber of Commerce had their February Luncheon at the Hutchinson Island Shores Resort & Spa in Jensen Beach. Approximately 80 people attended the luncheon all wore masks before lunch was served. Recently voted Top 30 Resorts in Florida. Hutchinson Shores Resort & Spa is the Treasure Coast of Florida's new premier resort for family vacations, meetings, corporate retreats, oceanfront weddings, and spa getaways. Their unique Jensen Beach hotel offers 178 oceanfront accommodations with coastal-inspired decor and private balconies, along with exceptional resort amenities including a signature spa, two outdoor pools, oceanfront dining and more. They are located at 3793 NE Ocean Boulevard in Jensen Beach. For more information call them at: 772.334.1950.

The speaker for the Luncheon was Thelma Washington, Executive Director with Gertrude... Click here for additional photos of this event!

County Launches New Communication Tool Bringing Information and Resources to Residents' Fingertips

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Stuart - Martin County announced the release of an app, Connect Martin, designed to increase access to information and resources. The app is available for free download in both the Google Play and Apple App Store.

Martin County adds the app to an already robust set of communication tools designed with a variety of audiences in mind - a mobile responsive website, social media - Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, public meetings and a weekly e-newsletter." There are many ways for residents to interact with the county and find information quickly," said Commission Chair Stacey Hetherington. "You can find county-specific COVID-19 information, pay your utility bill, find a park, receive emergency push alerts and so much more," she continued.

Connect Martin is easy to use and connects residents with information on the go! The app is backed by research and is completely customizable. The user-friendly launch screen offers the most searched for and utilized information, and county staff can adjust layout and information based on resident interest and needs. There's even a live Twitter feed to keep residents connected with topics of local, state and national interest.

Residents are encouraged to visit, Martin County's online resource for services, news and information, and connect with us on social media. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram and subscribe to our YouTube Channel.

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Martin County Fair Crowns 2021 Queen

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Stuart - On February 12, 2021 the Martin County Fair crowned the queen 2021. Miss Martin County 2021 is Madeline Sheild. 

First Runner Up: Jordan Losardo

Second Runner Up: Summer Haworth

Third Runner Up: Sorrel Panaro

Fourth Runner Up: Emma Bazylewicz

Miss Congeniality: Evelyn Howe

Congratulations to all the girls from Out2News.

Treasure Coast Night to Shine


With 126 registered guests and 18 last-minute attendees, the 2021 drive-thru/virtual Tim Tebow Foundation's Treasure Coast Night to Shine, organized locally by Genesis Community Church, provided a COVID-friendly.....Click here for additional photos of this event.

February Hobe Sound Monthly Breakfast Hosted by Miles Grant Country Club


Stuart - On February 11, 2021 the Hobe Sound Chamber of Commerce held their February Breakfast at Miles Grant Country Club located at 5101 SE Miles Grant Road in Stuart. Miles Grant is a private country club located in Stuart, Florida, at East Cove Road on the shores of the Intracoastal Waterway and near the inlet to the sea, the Saint Lucie.

The club offers an 18-hole par-64 course, Har-Tru clay tennis courts, pool, shuffleboard...Click here for additional photos of this event.

COVID-19 Vaccine Update

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We remain steadfast in our resolve to make Martin County a safe and healthy place to call home. As we continue to navigate the different phases of this health pandemic, protecting the health and safety of our employees, residents and visitors remains the county’s primary goal. Together we'll approach new challenges with resilience and sustainability to protect that which is most precious to us. Together we can get through this and move our community forward. Martin Together. To view information click here.

Palm City Chamber of Commerce 42nd Annual Installation Gala


Palm City - On Saturday, February 6, 2021 the Palm City Chamber of Commerce had their 42nd Annual 2021 Installation Gala.

The Gala was held at The Village Club & Preserve located at: 2261 SW Racquet Club Drive in Palm City. is a volunteer-led 50... Click here for additional photos of this event!