Did You Know There is a Gifford, FL Youth Orchestra?

Plato said: "Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything." The slogan of the Gifford Youth Orchestra is: “More Violins – Less Violence – Better Tomorrows.” The moto is: "Each one Teach one." The Teen … Continue reading Did You Know There is a Gifford, FL Youth Orchestra?

Vero Beach…Then & Now ~ By Otis G. Pike

Representative Otis G. Pike, a Long Island Democrat and chairman of the House Select Committee on Intelligence, in 1975. Credit: George Tames/The New York Times. On September 12, 2017 we published remarks made by Mrs. Leonor Gonzalez to an overflow gathering at The Moorings Yacht Club Speaker Series on March 23, 2009 about the history … Continue reading Vero Beach…Then & Now ~ By Otis G. Pike

Mrs. Leonor Gonzalez’ History of The Moorings, Vero Beach, Florida.

Mrs. Leonor Gonzalez (circa 1999).  Photograph by Michael Forester THE FOLLOWING ARE REMARKS MADE BY MRS. LEONOR GONZALEZ TO AN OVERFLOW GATHERING AT THE MOORINGS' YACHT CLUB SPEAKER SERIES ON MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2009. When Don Russell asked me to talk about the early days of the development of The Moorings, I told him I … Continue reading Mrs. Leonor Gonzalez’ History of The Moorings, Vero Beach, Florida.

Anonymous Submission:* If Robert E. Lee Were Talking, Would We Be Listening?”

THOMAS JEFFERSON'S CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA IS FRONT AND CENTER AROUND THE WORLD AT THE TOP OF NEWS FEEDS, IN MULTIPLE LANGUAGES IMPARTING THE INSTANTANEOUS "NEW" NEWS OF THE TRAVESTY AND TRAGEDY OF AN ALT-RIGHT RALLY OVER THE REMOVAL OF A BRONZE STATUE OF GENERAL ROBERT E. LEE HOLDING TIGHT TO HIS BELOVED, BUCKING HORSE TRIGGER. A tragedy and travesty over the … Continue reading Anonymous Submission:* If Robert E. Lee Were Talking, Would We Be Listening?”

Vero Beach, FL’s Moonshot Moment’s Mobil Reading Lab Travelled Over 2,200 Miles in June, 2017 to Support the Efforts of Grade Level Reading Organizations Working to Improve Literacy for Children.

  THE LEARNING ALLIANCE, VERO BEACH, A 501 (c) (3) NOT FOR PROFIT ORGANIZATION, IS THE UMBRELLA ORGANIZATION THAT CREATED THE "MOONSHOT MOMENT" MOVEMENT TO ADDRESS CHILDHOOD LITERACY. The way in which the Moonshot Moment addresses literacy in Indian River County, FL has been so successful that its curriculum is well positioned to be come a … Continue reading Vero Beach, FL’s Moonshot Moment’s Mobil Reading Lab Travelled Over 2,200 Miles in June, 2017 to Support the Efforts of Grade Level Reading Organizations Working to Improve Literacy for Children.

Bill Britton: “Our Precarious Present (and Future).”

Bill Britton is a freelance writer for John Hopkins University and a contributing editor for Vero Communiqué. The Tragedy of the Commons “The tragedy of the commons [shared resources]” is an economic theory where individual users acting independently according to their own self-interest work, collectively, against the common good by abusing those resources (see “The … Continue reading Bill Britton: “Our Precarious Present (and Future).”

Indian River County, FL Could Potentially Face a Critical Health Issue.

ON 6.23.17 FLORIDA GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT SIGNED HB687: THE "ADVANCED WIRELESS INFRASTRUCTURE DEPLOYMENT ACT" (5G SMALL CELLS) INTO LAW, WHICH WAS EFFECTIVE 7.1.17.  The Advanced Wireless Infrastructure Deployment Act provides for the collocation (the action of placing things side by side or in position) of small wireless facilities on an authority utility pole.  An authority … Continue reading Indian River County, FL Could Potentially Face a Critical Health Issue.