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Lemmon Lines #219

Lemmon Lines #219 8 pages WEB

Issue 219 • December 18-24, 2018

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REARVIEW MIRROR: A look at the history of McKee Botanical Garden

Long before 18 acres off U.S. 1 in south World War II. Spider monkeys were imported
Indian River County became McKee Botanical to the gardens. Reptiles lived there. McKee put
Garden, it was 80 acres known as McKee $100,000 into the attraction its first decade,
Jungle Gardens, a tourist attraction with employing 30 people to care for the animals,
reptiles, lush tropical plants and monkeys. plants and trees.

Arthur G. McKee, an engineer and In preparation for WWII, Navy men and
inventor from Cleveland came to Vero Beach in 1922. Marines trained in jungle warfare in the gardens, learning
He bought land in Vero Beach with Waldo Sexton for to fight in jungle conditions and how to live off the land.
development and citrus planting. They agreed 80 acres
would be preserved and made it a tourist attraction. It Public interest eventually waned and it closed in 1976.
opened in 1932. Most of the land sold for construction of condominiums.

It had hundreds of varieties of ferns, palms, rubber trees, A “Save McKee Jungle Gardens” campaign in 1994 by
orchids and the nation’s largest array of tropical water lilies the Indian River Land Trust allowed 18 of the 80 acres to
able to live outside year-round. Trails, creeks, ponds and be bought by the nonprofit group. An additional $9 million
waterfalls were designed. It had a 3,000-year-old giant cypress was raised to buy and restore the gardens. It opened in 2001
stump in the parking lot and a whale skeleton at the entrance. as McKee Botanical Garden at 350 U.S. 1 with 10,000 native
and tropical plants.
There was a collection of exotic birds, including parrots
that were loaned out to entertain service personnel during – Sources: “Images of America: Vero Beach” by Teresa Lee Rushworth; McKee Botanical
Garden literature. Photo courtesy of McKee Botanical Garden archives.

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Story behind the photo:
George Colon knows a thing or
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he was a New York City graffiti
artist of some standing. Here, he
is putting the finishing touches
on a creation by nationally known
art conservator Dan Bennet
(lower left). The two collaborated
on this project with Vero Beach
photographer J. Scott Kelly.
It is located at the corner of 23rd
Street and 14th Avenue.

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LEMMON DROPS: Major player in charter schools looking to build at Pointe West

Six bite-size Lemmon Drops to nibble on while waiting twice that of Indian River Charter High
for this year’s broadcast of “Kennedy Center Honors”: School (670 students).
Somerset is a common name among
• A charter school big enough to accommodate 1,700 Academica’s schools. In St. Lucie County,
for example, Academica runs Somerset
students appears headed to Pointe West. Academy St. Lucie (K-5) and Somerset
A so-called “pre-app” has been filed with the county to College Preparatory Academy (grades
6-12).
build a 120,000-square-foot charter school. It’s usually the This is not the first time Academica Russ Lemmon
step before a formal application is submitted.
has proposed to build a charter school at Pointe West. In
The owner of the 14-acre parcel – Pointe West School 2013, it was pitching a charter elementary school, but it
Property LLC – shares the same Miami business address as withdrew an application before it was to be reviewed by the
Academica Charter Schools Facility LLC. School Board.
This year’s version of the School Board had no qualms
Academica services more than 100 charter schools in the • with the K-8 application.
United States. CenterState Bank, which earlier this year purchased Harbor
Community Bank, is growing again with the acquisition of
In June, the Indian River County School Board gave the the National Bank of Commerce.
green light for a K-8 charter school.

The school in Pointe West – to be built on the northeast
corner of 76th Drive and 16th Street – would be called
Somerset Academy. The projected enrollment is more than

Here’s how to Think Green this holiday season:

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Andy Beindorf, who has been in local banking for more I suspect FirstWatch regrets not finishing in time to
than 40 years, is the market president for the National Bank capitalize on prime time for seasonal visitors, but at least it’ll
of Commerce. This will be his second stint at CenterState.
It’s expected he’ll be a regional president. • catch some of the tourists.
In anticipation that I would ask him for his favorite song
To show how much the banking industry has changed, of all-time, Don Hood wrote down 50 to 60 titles. Most of
consider the early stops in Beindorf’s career. He started out at the songs, from the 1950s through the ’70s, were somewhat
First Citrus Bank of Indian River County, then went to Indian obscure – they included “Sound of the Drum” by Ralph
McDonald and “I Love the Night” by Blue Oyster Cult.
• River National Bank and later to the Royal Bank of Canada.
Thanks to Jan Mooney for passing on an email she received My ears perked up when he said, “The Tide is High” by Blondie.
from the FirstWatch corporate office. As mentioned previously,
the restaurant—which serves breakfast and lunch only – is • Talk about going the extra mile. Thanks, Don.
headed to the Miracle Mile area (site of the old ABC Liquor Thanks to Charlotte Snedeker for a gift suggestion for
location). my wife. Hint: It had to do with Christmas movies on the
Hallmark Channel. As soon as she emailed a picture of the
“If our calculations are correct, Vero Beach should be
open by the end of March 2019!” the email said. “We like to • gift, I knew I had to order it for her birthday.
reach for the stars, and hopefully our timeline comes true The “Live! From Vero Beach” concert series keeps getting
to that time. However, we all know things can happen and better and better. The new season includes tributes to Carole
become hurdles. Hoping to see you soon in Vero!” King, Elton John, The Eagles, and Tom Petty.

It all starts Jan. 11.

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Meet me at Table 51

Some trivia: Whether at Bob Evans or C.J. Cannon’s, by themselves.
On the day after Thanksgiving, Lois started
Russ and his wife usually eat breakfast at Table 51. work at 1:30 a.m. and had most of the decorations

In what is a regular feature, Russ breaks bread with in place by the time the restaurant opened at 7.

someone you may or may not know. “I love doing it,” she said. “This is Christmas –

Back in the day, the Christmas season didn’t start this is what it’s all about.”
until the day after Thanksgiving. Chuck, who puts up all of the lights, stores all of
For the past few years, though, major retailers Lois Cappelen the decorations at a warehouse facility. Lois said it
and the Hallmark Channel have pushed the start of probably took him 15 trips to transport everything
the season to late October. to the restaurant.
C.J. Cannon’s continues to hold the line at Thanksgiving. What goes up, must come down.
The restaurant at the Vero Beach Regional Airport On Jan. 2, Lois says she’ll start work around 1 a.m. and
always waits until after Thanksgiving to put up Christmas will put the decorations back in the storage bins.
decorations. How long does Lois plan on working at Cannon’s?
“I don’t think you appreciate it if you put it up too early,” “Until Pat (longtime owner Pat Cannon) fires me, or I
said Lois Cappelen, who has worked at the restaurant for die – whichever comes first,” she said.
nearly 29 years. Some interesting trivia about Lois: She has lived in Vero
Lois, 81, and Chuck Cannon decorate the restaurant Beach since 1946, but she’s never been to Key West.

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Beyond the Top 500 Fun facts

Russ Lemmon, who loves music (and lists), has already published There’s not much variation in the
his Top 500 favorite songs of all-time. Now, the list continues in time the sun sets during December.
the opposite direction.
On Dec. 1, it sets at 5:26 p.m.
630. “It’s Only Rock ‘n Roll” On Dec. 21 (the shortest day of the
(1974) Rolling Stones year), it sets at 5:31 p.m.
631. “You Don’t Know You’re Beautiful” On Dec. 31, it sets at 5:37 p.m.
(2011) One Direction
632. “Tubthumping” – Source: weatherspark.com
(1997) Chumbawamba
Happy Holidays
NO. 1 SONGS OF OTHERS
Elise Mahovlich: “Spirit in the Sky” by Norman fHromaepvepryyonHe atolidays
Greenbaum
Steve Getz: “The Tracks of My Tears” by Smokey from everyone at
Robinson

All the songs in the Top 500 countdown can be found on LemmonLines.com

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