Part Two: Opinion. Is DeSantis the new Millie Rutherford? "Millie" Rutherford On October 7, 1919, in Atlanta, Georgia, a committee led by an invited speaker, Miss Mildred “Millie” L. Rutherford, met to discuss how Southern history should be, “correctly taught in our school.” Born into a wealthy slave-owning family in 1851, a devout Christian and a … Continue reading Do You Know “Millie” Rutherford? Part One
On July 15, 2022 we wrote how Thomas Kenny is running for School District of Indian River County school board District four, that Mom’s for Liberty has political overtones and that Mr. Kenny has a passion concerning politics. What kind of politics? https://verocommunique.wordpress.com/2022/07/15/did-you-see-thomas-kinnys-facebook-post/ By ANDREW ATTERBURY/POLITICO 07/20/2022 04:27 PM EDT An emerging political committee operated in … Continue reading Publix Heiress Gives $50K to Conservative Education Group Moms for Liberty PAC
Vero Communiqué is proud to announce the renewal of its Platinum Seal of Transparency, for 2022, the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar, a service of Candid. The Platinum Seal of Transparency indicates that Vero Communiqué shares clear and important information with the public about its goals, strategies, capabilities, achievements, and progress indicators that showcase the progress … Continue reading Vero Communiqué Announces Renewal of its Platinum Seal of Transparancy.
Teaching tolerance and respect for difference. Here is a first grader, reported by Paul Emerich France* “Paul, do you have a girlfriend?” Parker asked me. “I don’t,” I replied succinctly, hoping to avoid the topic altogether. “Why?” she queried. “Because I don’t want one,” I said. “Why?” she asked again, smiling up at me. It … Continue reading Supporting LGBTQ Students in Elementary Schools
Republican State Senator Danny Burgess’ Senate Bill 512 would preempt “certain regulated activities of public lodging establishments (to include a non-transient apartment, transient apartment…vacation rental) and public food service establishments to the State. They would require vacation rental homes to be licensed through the Florida Department of Professional Registration (DBPR). Florida State Representative Jason Fischer presenting Florida state … Continue reading A Dangerous False Sense of Security Over Short-Term Rentals. Indian River County, FL.
The car chase referred to above was first reported on CNN, before being reported in the local media. https://www.cnn.com/videos/us/2021/12/10/golf-course-chase-woman-arrest-moos-vpx.cnn "A car chase was caught on police dash cam at a Florida golf course...as a woman drove over the fairways and across a green, with golfers jumping out of the way." CNN's Jeanne Moos reports. Source: … Continue reading “Original co-founder/partner of J. Leatherman-Toby, Treasure Coast Compassionate Care Woman claimed to be high on ‘blow’ during golf course chase | WPEC”
Greg Rosencrance, MD Dear Indian River County Community Partners: I wanted to update you with what Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital is seeing related to the COVID-19 surge in Indian River County. Hospitalization Rates We have seen COVID-19 related hospitalizations go up exponentially since July 1. As of Monday, July 26, Cleveland Clinic Indian River … Continue reading COVID-19 ALERT: Indian River County, FL.
Tennessee is the latest state to ban teachers from teaching certain concepts of race and racism in public schools. Republican Gov. Bill Lee signed a bill into law on May 24, 2021. “We need to make sure that our kids recognize that this country is moving toward a more perfect union, that we should teach … Continue reading Critical Race Theory and the 1619 Project are Top of Mind.
W. Galen Weston O.C., C.V.O., OOnt., B.A., LL.D, DDIV passed away peacefully at home on April 12, 2021, at the age of 80, after a long illness faced with courage and dignity. “We had been looking for a place to establish a winter home to escape the brutal Canadian winters and play polo,” says Hilary … Continue reading The Westons, Windsor and the Plutocrats.
Live Oak butchered in Central Beach, Vero Beach, FL. The homeowner indicated he did not want the tree to fall on his house. But the tree is leaning toward the street and with that big limb removed the tree is less likely to fall to the street and more likely to fall on his house. … Continue reading Live Oaks, Vero Beach, FL and Arborists. Part Three.