A3It’s knot to be missed! Cops raid ‘drug house’ A4 Have art, will travel B5
Group happy to ‘Branch’ out
Bridal Show vows to be special Residents’ tips lead to arrests
VOLUME 2, ISSUE 34 YOUR INDEPENDENT LOCAL COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER FRIDAY, AUGUST 25, 2017
Few changes seen FPL moves massive load in wee hours New ‘townhome’
in near future as units slated for
Harbor bank sold Tradition in ’18
BY PATRICK McCALLISTER | Correspondent BY LISA ZAHNER | Staff Writer overhead obstacles like traffic lights that would BY DEBBIE CARSON | Staff Writer
need to be moved, the convoy – originating in [email protected]
A change is likely coming to What may be one of the largest vehicles seen Fort Pierce, then traversing Vero Beach en route
St. Lucie West Boulevard. Harbor on the roads of St. Lucie County in recent years west – carried the first of six loads of huge gen- In just a couple months, a 304-
Community Bank, at the intersec- wound its way west in the wee hours of the morn- erators and turbines headed for Florida Power & unit apartment complex will begin
tion of Northwest Central Parkway, ing last week. Light’s Okeechobee Clean Energy Center. to spring out of the ground in Tra-
is slated to become CenterState dition. A year later, residents can
Bank. The Central Florida commu- Escorted by the Florida Highway Patrol, buck- CONTINUED ON PAGE A3 start to move in.
nity bank recently announced pro- et trucks and vehicles tasked with detecting any
posed mergers with Harbor and The Springs at Tradition is the
Plant City’s Sunshine Bank. latest new development to get
the Port St. Lucie City Council’s
The proposed mergers would blessing, bringing with it town-
make CenterState the largest com- home-style units ranging from
munity banker in Florida. studios to three bedrooms.
Hal Roberts, president of Har- “Having these apartments in
bor, said signs and business cards walking distance to the hospital
will change, but not much else. and the research centers is very
Even cosmetic changes are going important,” Mayor Gregory Ora-
to take a bit of time if the mergers vec said during the council de-
CONTINUED ON PAGE A4 CONTINUED ON PAGE A10
Yes, it’s ‘True’: SLW dancers dominate worlds ECLIPSING ALL EXPECTATIONS!
True Crew’s boys team: Jacob Emmerich, Antonio BY DEBBIE CARSON | Staff Writer Advanced Grand Line category. Renaissance Charter School students Austin Hone and Sierra Smith, both 9 and wearing their
[email protected] The number’s choreography
Torres, Matthew Jones, Donald Harris and Michael also netted studio owner Toni school-issued protective eyewear, “ooh and aah” while watching the moon cross the path of the
They went. They danced. (Pressimone) Szparaga the
Szparaga. PHOTO: MITCH KLOORFAIN They won. St. Lucie West-based World Dance Champion Cho- sun during Monday’s eclipse that captured the attention of the nation. PHOTO: MITCH KLOORFAIN
True Crew Dance Company’s reography Award.
competition team dominat-
ed the World Championship The youngest dancers, those
held at the Meadowlands Expo in the Petite Intermediate
Center in New Jersey, bringing Small Group team, placed in
home several titles. the Top 10 for the World Dance
Champion Performance Award
The 45-strong team rang- for their performance of “I’m
ing in age from 4 to 17 danced Your Girl.”
against the best from the
around the world, including And the True Crew’s Boyz
those from Canada, China and Hip Hop Team – which went to
Australia, to name a few. Worlds last year – was awarded
Third Overall in the Teen Inter-
Their production of “Jungle mediate Small Group category
Crew” earned them a place in with “Welcome to the Purge.”
the Final Top 5 and 4th Overall
World Dance Champions in the CONTINUED ON PAGE A10
IN THIS ISSUE ‘Broadway and Beyond’
at Sunrise will feature 7
LOCAL NEWS A1-A11 superb shows. Page B4
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FPL MOVES EQUIPMENT Treasure Coast Bridal Show’s knot to be missed!
CONTINUED FROM PAGE A1 BY PATRICK McCALLISTER | Correspondent for the show. “We do get brides that come
from throughout St. Lucie County and sur-
Since the combined weight of the equip- Love will be on display at the Treasure rounding counties,” he said.
ment and the specialized trailer was esti- Coast Bridal Show.
mated at 700 tons, the convoy was trailed The Treasure Coast Bridal show has been
by a team of Florida Department of Trans- “It’s a family-fun, engaging atmosphere a biannual event in Port St. Lucie for years.
portation bridge inspectors who had to that celebrates people getting married,”
ensure the safety of each bridge after the Ryan Strickland, producer, said of the show, Strickland said that it attracts far more
transport vehicle passed over. set for Sunday, Sept. 10, at the Port St. Lucie than just marrying couples. He said many
Civic Center. visitors are long past the marriage phase
The components will become part of and have moved onto other life transitions.
a combined-cycle natural gas generating There’s plenty of marriage in St. Lucie
plant FPL is building south of Yeehaw Junc- County to celebrate, according to the Clerk “We do have individuals coming to look
tion adjacent the Fort Drum Marsh Con- of Court’s office. for things, not just weddings,” Strickland
servation Area. The Florida Public Service offered. “Birthdays, graduations. Some kind
Commission approved the plant in 2016 Marriage licenses were up 24 percent in of significant milestone event in their lives.”
and it’s expected to go online in mid-2019. July over the same month last year, Joseph
Abreu, communications manager, said in Along with some folks who are window
“Once complete, the FPL Okeechobee an email. In July, 166 couples got marriage shopping. “We do get individuals look-
Clean Energy Center will produce about licenses, compared to 136 in July of 2016. In ing for something to do, to walk around,”
1,600 MW using natural gas, which is June 177 couples got marriage licenses, up Strickland said.
enough to power about 300,000 homes, from 157 the year before. The biggest sin-
said FPL Spokesperson Sarah Gatewood. gle-month jump was in March. Marriage One reason for that … “the free give-
licenses were up this year by 60 from last year: 206 to 146. aways,” Strickland said. “Every vender pro-
Gatewood said over the next couple of vides raffle items.” Those giveaways are hourly.
months, the remaining turbines and gener- There was also a jump in marriage licenses between 2014 and Also popular is the fashion show. That’ll be at 3 p.m. And,
ators will be delivered by barge to the port in 2015. In the earlier year, 1,440 couples got marriage licenses. In of course, “there’ll be plenty of food samples,” Strickland re-
Fort Pierce and then transported to the site. the latter, 1,757. In 2016, that dropped just slightly – 1,722 couples marked.
got licenses. As of the end of July this year, 1,258 couples have The show will help support the Future 6 Helping Hand Fund,
Components for the heat recovery steam gotten marriage licenses. a sports program for youths with disabilities and those at risk.
generator, meanwhile, will be barged to the “We will be collecting donations on site,” Strickland said.
old Vero Electric power plant site in Sep- If the up trend continues, it’s likely that about 2,050 couples
tember. Barges will use the channel and will get marriage licenses in St. Lucie County this year, an in- The show is 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The civic center is at 9221 S.E. Civ-
docks behind Vero’s power plant, under the crease of about 320 from 2016. ic Center Place. To register for or find out about displaying at the
Alma Lee Loy Bridge. show, visit www.treasurecoastbridalshow.com.
Strickland said love and marriage are hopping all around the
“The movement of parts is expected to Treasure Coast. At press time, about 250 couples have registered
be at night to minimize traffic impacts over
the next several weeks,” Gatewood said.
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COPS: TIPS LED TO ‘DRUG HOUSE’ RAID HARBOR COMMUNITY BANK
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BY DEBBIE CARSON | Staff Writer PHOTO COURTESY PORT ST. LUCIE POLICE including felonies for possession of a go through. “Everything will stay as it is right
[email protected] firearm by a convicted felon, trafficking now until at least February,” Roberts said.
the DEA and ATF to enter and collect ev- oxycodone, cocaine possession with in-
Residents’ tips to the Port St. Lucie Po- idence. Among the items seized were a tent to sell, and other charges including When the mergers are complete, Center-
lice Department sparked an investigation Sig .45 caliber handgun, ecstasy, cocaine, controlled substance possession with- State estimates it’ll have about $8.1 billion in
that led to the arrests of three people and oxycodone, prescription medications, out a prescription, marijuana possession deposits and $6.6 billion in loans. The bank
the shutdown of a suspected drug house. marijuana, and drug paraphernalia. under 20 grams, and drug paraphernalia will surpass $10 billion in assets, too. That’s
possession. generally counted as the dividing line be-
The Port St. Lucie Police SWAT team Murphy is currently being held in lieu tween a small and large bank.
descended on the house, located in the of $196,000 bail, on numerous charges Laird has since been released from jail
2400 block of SE Melaleuca Boulevard, on $16,875 bond. He faces a felony charge Harbor’s Mike Brown Sr., chairman, will
last Friday, and arrested Ladameon Leroy of controlled substance possession with- join CenterState’s board of directors. Roberts
Murphy, 39, Travis Laird, 36, and Eman- out a prescription and three misdemean- will stay for a while as the transition is slowly
uella Pierre-Toussaint, 24, without inci- ors for marijuana, drug paraphernalia, made.
dent. and new legend drug possession without
prescription, according to his arrest re- The mergers are subject to normal state
They face charges ranging from pro- port. and federal regulatory review and approval,
bation violation and drug paraphernalia and to stockholder votes. The boards of all
possession to drug trafficking, according Pierre-Toussaint is in jail in lieu of $750 three approved them unanimously. If the
to the agency. All three were booked into bail, facing charges that include posses- mergers proceed, CenterState will have a
the St. Lucie County Jail. sion of drug paraphernalia and violation strengthened presence in towns and cities
of probation. along Interstate 4 between Daytona Beach
Authorities secured the house, clearing and Tampa.
the way for detectives and agents from
Harbor, based in Fort Pierce, has 46
County sees growth in manufacturing jobs branches spread through 19 counties. It has
about $1.6 billion in deposits and $1.9 bil-
BY PATRICK McCALLISTER | Correspondent justed jobless rate was 6.2 percent. facturing would likely be even higher, ex- lion in assets. Sunshine Bank, which started
Taken together, St. Lucie and Martin cept that employers are competing for a in the mid-1950s, has 18 branches and al-
When Marcelo Dossantos looks at the shrunken pool of workers. most $700 million in deposits.
state’s last monthly jobs report, one sen- counties are the Port St. Lucie metropoli-
tence catches his eye first. tan statistical area, or MSA. The MSA had “The need is there, but we’re short in the Roberts said the three have something in
an estimated workforce of about 209,200 in labor supply,” he said. common. “The cultures are very similar,” he
“The Port St. Lucie MSA had the fastest July. Of those, about 199,000 had employ- said. “The style is very similar.”
annual job growth rate compared to all the ment, for a not-seasonally-adjusted unem- Florida’s seasonally-adjusted unemploy-
metro areas in the state in manufacturing ployment rate of 4.9 percent. In the same ment rate in July was 4.1 percent, down .8 Some customers have heard about the
(+14.3 percent) in July 2017.” month in 2016, there were about 205,000 percentage point from the previous year. proposed merger and asked Roberts about it.
workers and 193,000 had jobs. The MSA’s The month before, the state also had a 4.1 “There’s concern, obviously,” he said. “We ex-
Put another way, St. Lucie and Mar- unemployment rate was 5.9 percent. The percent unemployment rate. Nationally, the plain (CenterState) is a community bank, just
tin counties are growing faster in this state’s employment department figures the July seasonally-adjusted unemployment like us.The cultures are very close and (branch
key employment sector than anywhere area added about 3,300 jobs from July 2016 rate was 4.3 percent, down from 4.4 in June. employees) are still going to be there.”
else in Florida when all the numbers are to July 2017.
crunched. The national and state unemployment The merger is part of a broader recent
The biggest gain was in education and rates are calculated using a variety of meth- trend for smaller banks to merge. Some
“This is significant,” Dossantos said. health services. The MSA picked up about ods. Among them are telephone interviews point to regulations implemented after the
The Department of Economic Opportu- 1,400 jobs in that sector. The second largest with workers. Those that are able to work 2008 economic collapse squeezing bank
nity released its latest jobs report last Fri- gainer was trade, transportation and util- and report not having jobs, but looked for profits as the reason. In general, the larger
day. The not-seasonally-adjusted unem- ities with 1,200. Manufacturing picked up employment in the previous 30 days, are an asset base a bank can spread regulatory
ployment rate in St. Lucie edged up to 5.2 about 900 jobs, which is 200 more than the counted as unemployed. costs over, the less those costs affect profits.
percent in July. leisure and hospitality sector. ¬The state
In June, it was 5.1 percent. That’s typical gained slightly more than 12,000 manufac- The national labor force participation Roberts said Harbor customers might see
for the Treasure Coast to temporarily see a turing jobs over the year. rate – the number of available working age an important benefit.
bump in unemployment during the sum- people who have or are seeking employ-
mer months when tourism is off. In July of Dossantos said the number in manu- ment – is 62.9 percent. That’s up from 62.8 “We’re hopeful it’ll allow us to do larger
last year, the county’s not-seasonally-ad- percent in June. loans,” he said. “All in all I think it’s going to
be a positive event for the customers.”
The St. Lucie West branch, he said, will
most likely stay open. “It’s a great market,”
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(Sharon); grandchildren Christina Pen- man; his sister, Miriam S. Catapano and
nisi, Salvatore II Pennisi (Tiffany), Ashley brother-in-law Frank Catapano, of Louis-
Brethel (David), Stephanie, Anthony and ville, N.Y.; three sons, Andrew W. Clopman
Christopher Pitocco; Austin, Summer and (and daughter-in-law Astrid J. Clopman)
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and Kylie. daughter-in-law Johanna Krueger) of
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He was loved by all and will be missed by Henry C. Clopman and Oscar H. Clopman
everyone whoses life he touched. of Hamburg, Germany, and Paul H. Clop-
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St. Lucie West-based True Crew dance team members pose with their trophies and a banner celebrating their award-winning performances. PHOTO: MITCH KLOORFAIN liberations on the major site plan. “What a
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TRUE CREW help defray the cost of travel to New Jersey pany has been selected to take part in a pilot the hospital.”
for the competition. program called Create Learn Inspire, which
CONTINUED FROM PAGE A1 entails setting up Internet-connected vid- The mayor explained that the complex’s
The days leading up to the event were eo cameras and screens so the studio and location could lead residents to ride bicy-
“It was incredible,” dance studio owner chaotic, according to Szparaga. Florida had dancers can work with top choreographers cles to nearby points of interest instead of
Szparaga said of the experience. Only four a tropical storm bearing down the Tues- from the TV competition show So You Think relying on vehicles.
of the performers had been to the World day when parents were planning to fly out You Can Dance.
Championship before. “You could see the to New Jersey. Flights got juggled. Plans The complex will sit on more than 26
excitement.” changed. Students will get live feedback from the acres south of Tradition Parkway, between
choreographers through the program. Community Boulevard and Village Parkway.
The Hip Hop team faced challenges, Sz- “Basically, it was a very crazy evening,”
paraga said. During their first performance, Szparaga said. By 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, “It’s an undertaking,” Szparaga said, but Two dog park areas are planned for the
which earned them a Final Top 5 title, one Aug. 2, everyone from the dance company one that is expected to enhance the overall complex – and, as part of the rental agree-
of the boys sustained an injury to the knee. had arrived. And despite having just a short experience at the studio. “You have to stay ment, dog owners must have their dogs’
Earning a Top 5 post meant performing a amount of time to re-acclimate from the up with the times.” DNA collected and on file, all in an attempt
second time – and perform he did, sore knee travel, the students were prepared and fo- to ensure dog owners clean up after their
and all. cused on the competition at hand. But for all the focus as of late on the com- pups.
petition side of the studio, Szparaga said
During the final performance, another “They were so inspired,” said Szparaga. the dance company welcomes all – those Continental Properties, the developer,
boy hurt his hand – but he continued. They took in the different languages being seeking recreational dance as well as those has enlisted PooPrints to register the dogs’
spoken around them, the sights of different who want only to work on and develop their DNA, as it has at other apartment complex-
Already, the Boyz Hip Hop team is ready cultures on display. But for all that could technique. Adults, too, are welcome to take es it has built and manages.
to tackle their next performances in prepa- have distracted them, even the youngest dance classes. “You get to choose,” she said.
ration of winning First Place at the World dancers knew what they had to do. “It’s about the students.” Council members appeared intrigued by
Championship next year. “I don’t normally the program.
get choked up,” Szparaga said while talking The tiniest of voices kept reminding the True Crew Dance Company offers year-
about the dancers. She said that when adults older dancers – we’re here for the competi- round open registration without a contract. “We get calls all the time about this is-
believe in children and put their ego aside, tion; stay focused; we’re representing the Anyone interested in learning more about the sue,” Mayor Oravec said.
it’s amazing what the dancers can achieve. USA – Port St. Lucie. “Just talking about it, I classes offered or the competition are encour-
get goosebumps,” Szparaga said. aged to email the studio at truecrew.mstoni@ A representative of the developer, Eliza-
True Crew Dance Company earned three gmail.com or call 772-879-2739. beth Adler, told the council that a first-time
golden tickets to perform at the champion- Now that the team is home and rested, offense will net the resident a warning. A
ship. In May, they started fund-raising to they are gearing up for the next competition True Crew is located at 1914 SW Biltmore second violation results in a fine. The third
season. To that end, True Crew Dance Com- St., Port St. Lucie. time? Eviction.
“It’s the poop police!” Councilwoman
Stephanie Morgan said, chuckling about
the prospect of someone collecting doggie
samples at the park and sending them to a
lab for comparison.
“You just made my day.”
The dog areas will be separated – one
on each end of the complex. There are 13
apartment buildings planned, some with
attached garages. Some units will have de-
Planning and Zoning Director Patri-
cia Tobin pointed out to the council that a
number of the apartment units would be
modified to address the needs of those with
“We get calls all the time,” she said of
In what way the units will be modified
was not specified in the council’s documen-
tation. Attempts to reach the developer,
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Study links chronic pain to cognitive impairment
BY MARIA CANFIELD | Correspondent toral fellow at UC-San Francisco and lead such as osteoarthritis, multiple sclerosis, system; and by doing so can block receptors
author of the study, says the findings point fibromyalgia or shingles. There is also neu- that are involved in cognitive function.
For the first time, researchers have made toward new ways of thinking about how to ropathic pain, in which the nerve fibers
an association between chronic pain and protect older people from the cognitive in- themselves may be damaged or dysfunc- The experience of chronic pain itself,
memory loss in older adults, indicating that sults of aging. “Elderly people need to main- tional. And then there are the cases when from a biological perspective, may compro-
such pain could somehow result in brain tain their cognition to stay independent.” chronic pain has no apparent cause; the mise the brain’s ability to form memories
changes that affect cognitive function. medical term for this is “idiopathic.” and also impair other cognitive functions.
There are differing opinions among ex-
The study was published in a June issue perts about exactly when pain becomes There are separate yet overlapping rea- Chronic pain can also have a non-bio-
of JAMA Internal Medicine. The team, from chronic, but it’s safe to say that pain that sons for the association between chronic logical (but just as real) impact. Dr. Shafer
UC-San Francisco, analyzed data from lasts for six months or more has crossed pain and dementia: says, “Chronic pain takes up a lot of the
10,000 participants, all of whom were aged over from acute (short term) to chronic. sufferer’s attention. It is distracting and can
60 or older. When tracked over a course Dr. Shafer says that opioids (and other affect the ability to process and retain in-
of 10 years, those who said they were per- Chronic pain can sometimes be traced types of pain medications) work by block- formation.”
sistently troubled by moderate or severe to an old injury or an underlying condition ing pain receptors throughout the nervous
pain declined 9.2 percent faster in tests of It is known that the emotional stress
memory, compared with those who did not of being in pain activates stress-hormone
report having such pain. pathways in the body that have been asso-
ciated with cognitive decline.
Treasure Coast neurologist S. James Sha-
fer is familiar with this study and agrees Many current pain management thera-
there is slightly more cognitive impairment pies, in addition to being addictive, are not
in those suffering from chronic pain. How- always effective, and doctors are continu-
ever, he notes that there was no significant ally seeking ways to provide their patients
increase in dementia in chronic pain suf- with relief.
ferers, and that it’s important to distinguish
the two. UC-San Francisco’s Whitlock says that
patients who are suffering with chronic
“Cognitive impairment is a noticeable pain, and may be experiencing a more rapid
and measurable decline in cognitive func- cognitive decline as a result, can be helped
tion. Dementia is more severe and impacts by a number of techniques and strategies,
the person’s ability to interact with the such as assistive devices, physical and oc-
world personally, socially, or professional- cupational therapy, and “mindfulness”
ly,” Shafer says. meditation techniques.
Elizabeth Whitlock, MD, MSc, a postdoc- All are geared toward increasing “self-ef-
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COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT about body functions, such as heart rate.
This feedback helps the person make subtle
CONTINUED FROM PAGE A12 changes in their body, such as relaxing cer-
tain muscles, which helps to reduce pain.
ficacy” and curbing the emotional impact
of chronic pain. Dr. Shafer wants the community to
know that pain, especially in older people,
Dr. Shafer agrees that “alternative” pain can be a manifestation of depression, and
management techniques can be effective, if sufferers should talk to their doctor about
correctly tailored to the individual. He says, whether depression could be a factor in
“There are good things out there, like hyp- their chronic pain, as there are treatment
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or not, good old-fashioned exercise can also reducing pain.
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A house can have the “Wow” factor and Back inside, adjacent to the great room,
still be understated and elegant. That’s the is the kitchen, a generous 13-by-14. It has
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so many upgrades and high-end features with additional storage space, double ov-
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TRADITION AND ST. LUCIE WEST REAL ESTATE SALES
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The third week of August saw more modest activity on the regional real estate front, as 13
single-family residences and lots sold from Aug. 14-18.
The top sale of the week in Port St. Lucie was the home at 9617 SW Gum Tree Court. First
listed in June for $353,900, the 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom, 1,784-square-foot residence sold for
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February, this 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom, 1,942-square-foot abode fetched $245,000 on Aug. 15.
SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENCES AND LOTS
TOWN ADDRESS LISTED ASKING PRICE SOLD
PORT SAINT LUCIE 9617 SW GUM TREE COURT 6/1/2017 $353,900 8/14/2017 $245,000
PORT SAINT LUCIE 111 NW SUMMERVILLE COURT 2/18/2017 $254,625 8/15/2017 $242,500
PORT SAINT LUCIE 2138 SW GAILWOOD STREET 6/22/2017 $249,900 8/15/2017 $228,000
PORT SAINT LUCIE 518 SW INDIAN KEY DRIVE 7/10/2017 $235,000 8/15/2017 $225,000
PORT SAINT LUCIE 7052 TORREY PINES CIRCLE 8/13/2017 $225,000 8/17/2017 $219,000
PORT SAINT LUCIE 803 SW ST CROIX COVE 6/28/2017 $229,888 8/14/2017 $205,000
PORT SAINT LUCIE 5149 NW WISK FERN CIRCLE 5/19/2017 $214,900 8/18/2017 $187,500
PORT SAINT LUCIE 1501 NW AMHERST DRIVE 7/7/2017 $189,900 8/14/2017 $183,000
PORT SAINT LUCIE 872 SW ROCKY BAYOU TERRACE 3/24/2017 $219,000 8/15/2017 $178,000
PORT SAINT LUCIE 609 SW TREASURE COVE 4/3/2017 $185,900 8/16/2017 $175,000
PORT SAINT LUCIE 828 SW ST. ANDREWS COVE 1/13/2017 $192,000 8/17/2017 $125,000
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111 NW Summerville Court, Port Saint Lucie 2138 SW Gailwood Street, Port Saint Lucie
Listing Date: 2/18/2017 Listing Date: 6/22/2017
Original Price: $254,625 Original Price: $249,900
Sold: 8/15/2017 Sold: 8/15/2017
Selling Price: $245,000 Selling Price: $242,500
Listing Agent: William Eggeling Listing Agent: Ryan Reed
Selling Agent: RE/MAX 100 Riverside Inc Selling Agent: Branca & Reed Real Estate
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Listing Date: 7/10/2017 Listing Date: 8/13/2017
Original Price: $235,000 Original Price: $225,000
Sold: 8/15/2017 Sold: 8/17/2017
Selling Price: $228,000 Selling Price: $225,000
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Theatre, sits at the theater’s new soundboard. [email protected]
1 The Sunrise Theatre’s popu-
lar Free Summer Movies se- PHOTO COURTESY OF THE BARN THEATRE Last April, Bryan Childe,
ries comes to a joyful end, appro- the Barn Theatre’s technical
priately, just as the world’s most director, went to New York. He
famous graduating class ends its learned about internships for
journey at Rydell High. Enjoy John college students that mostly go
Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, begging as people don’t apply.
Stockard Channing, the Pink La- Childe, well past college age,
dies and the T-Birds in that joyful applied and was accepted as
high school musical “Grease” this an intern at his own expense,
Sunday at 3 p.m. Hum along to and he recently spent 2 1/2
the karaoke favorite “Summer Lo- weeks in New York, learning
vin,’” and bop around in your seat the latest and greatest in light-
to “You’re the One that I Want,” ing and sound while working
“Look at Me, I’m Sandra Dee” and as an intern on “Cats.”
“We Go Together.” Free tickets are
available at the theater box office “The first week was all
and are limited to four per person. lighting and the second week
sound,” he said. “If you were
2 For live music in Stuart, programmed on a show for
seven nights a week, check a matinee, evening or both,
out Terra Fermata’s outside venue, you’d go from 8 a.m. to mid-
with strings of lights in the palm night. We had classes from 8
trees, comfy seating, tiki huts and a.m. to 1 p.m. and then we’d go
really terrific music. Just grab a to the theater and sit next to the
brew and let the music get you. guy. The first few days, you’d
At 7 p.m. Friday, take in the Bryce learn about the show, and the
Allyn Band. Singer/songwriter last three days you’d run the
Allyn gained popularity fronting lighting and sound board. You
for the well-known south Florida
band Boxelder, and for the past 20 CONTINUED ON PAGE B11
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AWARD-WINNING KIDS BOOK ‘LEO’ IS VEHICLE FOR NEW RIVERSIDE MUSICAL
BY SHELLEY KOPPEL | Staff Writer “What drew me is that what we think will
[email protected] scare people about us, what we try to
Good live theater for children is hard hide, can be what makes us the most spe-
to find. Plays that challenge, enchant, cial to a person. It’s about letting people
make them laugh and stretch their imag- in. Leo is scared that his friend, Jane, will
inations are few and far between. River- find out he’s a ghost and she’ll be scared
side Theatrical Productions, a division and he’ll be asked to leave, the way he
of Riverside Theatre in Vero Beach, is was before. He withholds the informa-
changing that with original program- tion and Jane thinks he’s an imaginary
ming for a young audiences. friend. What I find fascinating is the idea
Two years ago, the theater had the of feeling invisible, of not being acknowl-
world premiere of “Poodleful: A K9 Mys- edged or seen.”
tery,” written by Riverside’s music direc- Clifton wants to make clear that this
tor Ken Clifton and D.J. Salisbury. Now show is fun, even though it brings in
Clifton is working on a new musical, some thinking along the way.
based on the award-winning children’s “Jane has imaginary friends that go on
book “Leo: A Ghost Story,” by Mac Bar- Ken Clifton (at piano) rehearses with the cast of his original musical, an adaptation of the Mac Barnett children’s story, adventures,” Clifton said. “The music is
nett, with illustrations by Christian Rob- “Leo: A Ghost Story.” It will be presented at the Riverside Theatre in October. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE RIVERSIDE THEATRE modern. Some of it’s hip-hop and I used
inson. The choice of the material leads several different musical styles. I did re-
directly back to “Poodleful.” ed and there is a distance between you and the world. If search on what is trending in pop music and the vibe of
“Managing director Jon Moses was contacted by a lit- you’re sitting in Row 12, the whole world has to get big- this is modern. I think children will respond.”
erary agent in New York,” Clifton said. “She had heard the ger. It takes 10 minutes to read a children’s book and this You never want to give too much away, but I can dis-
sound track of ‘Poodleful.’ She represents publishers and needs to be an hour long. I expanded it and added char- close that there is a dragon in the story. For the rest, you’ll
authors and had several titles. She asked if we’d be will- acters.” have to bring your younger theater-goers and their imag-
ing to set them to music and sent a lot of books, I came Adding songs and characters was done with the per- inations. Part of the fun is deciding what is real and what
back to ‘Leo.’ I really liked this child and what his journey mission of the author. In addition to those changes, Clif- is imaginary and how we know the difference.
was. I’ve spent the last year living with him.” ton expanded on the themes of the book.
Clifton said that there is a tremendous difference be- “I ask, ‘What is the ‘So?’ factor?” he said. “When you get Riverside Theatrical Productions presents “Leo: A Ghost
tween reading a story book and seeing a show. done, what are you leaving me with? Perhaps it’s a per- Story,” Oct. 21-22 and 27-28 at the Riverside Theatre, 3250
“When you’re sitting in mama’s lap, (the story) is right spective, a way of thinking or language. Riverside Park Drive, Vero Beach. Call 772-231-6990 or visit
on top of you,” he said. “On stage, the world has expand- “One of the themes is dealing with fear,” Clifton said. www.riversidetheatre.com.
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in parades had to forfeit a day’s wages. Labor during this period, including the infamous dispatched troops to Chicago, unleashing
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American labor history’s most dismal chapters. Others gave rise to longstanding traditions: massive unrest and in an attempt to repair ties
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all ages, particularly the very poor and recent Congress would not legalize the holiday until of the Central Labor Union, first proposed the
immigrants, often faced extremely unsafe 12 years later, when a watershed moment in holiday.
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fresh air, sanitary facilities and breaks. rights squarely into the public’s view. On May across the United States with parades, picnics,
As manufacturing increasingly supplanted 11, 1894, employees of the Pullman Palace barbecues, fireworks displays and other public
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Treasure Coast Art Association always happy to ‘Branch’ out
BY PATRICK McCALLISTER | Correspondent painted with him were known as the ‘Back-
The Treasure Coast Art Association is us Brats.’ In Florida, he’s a very well-known
hanging around the Fort Pierce Branch Li- artist.” Back to the club Backus started.
brary until Saturday. The club realized by the 1980s that the
That is to say, the association is filling the region was growing, and so was the arts
library’s ArtSpace with an exhibit. scene. It voted to change its name to the
“We’re willing to go almost anywhere Treasure Coast Art Association in 1988.
and display artwork,” said president Mickie It met at what’s now the Fort Pierce River
Kenyon. Walk Center for a while before getting its
Kenyon said the exhibit includes own studio.
paintings by her daughter and her- Kenyon said the association has just
self, along with artwork by anoth- about 40 members – many from Port St.
er member. The theme is … well, Lucie. The annual membership is $35. The
there’s not a theme, so much; it’s Treasure Coast Art Association artwork graces the walls of the Fort Pierce Branch Library. Inset left, association has family memberships for
more about giving the public a taste $50, and student memberships for $25.
association president Mickey Kenyon. PHOTOS: MITCH KLOORFAIN
of the association’s offerings. Members have opportunities to display at
“It’s kind of an overview of what sential Florida landscape, ter in the 1930s. Backus got a patron, Dor- exhibits and the association’s studio.
we do here,” Kenyon explained. earning him the nickname othy Binney Palmer, who supported his More importantly, Kenyon said, it’s great
The association has weekly class- “Dean of Florida Landscape first one-artist exhibition, and by the end of to be around other artists.
es and numerous opportunities for Art” in some quarters. He was the decade he had national acclaim. Then “(Art is) an expression of what I’d like
members to share their work with the pub- infatuated with naturalism as much as he came World War II. to show people – what I’m looking at,” she
lic. It has a studio at 223 Avenue A in Fort was art. He dropped out of high school to Backus served in the Navy on a troop said. “My art goes in multiple directions.”
Pierce. “We have an open space for classes, attend art school in New York. transport, the USS Heritage. Not surpris-
or if you want to come in and work on your When Backus got back to St. Lucie Coun- ingly, those travels inspired more artwork. The library, at 101 Melody Lane in Fort
latest project,” Kenyon said. “We encourage ty, he found commercial work during the When Backus got back to Fort Pierce, Pierce, is open Tuesdays and Thursdays
artists to come in and use the facility.” state’s first land boom in the 1920s. But, like he acquired two students, Alfred Hair and from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Other days it opens
Alfred Ernest “Bean” Backus started the the recent housing crash, the boom ended Harold Newton, who were inspired by their at the same time. The library closes at 5:30
association in 1955. At first it was the Fort abruptly and a whole lot of folks couldn’t teacher’s landscapes. p.m. on Wednesdays, and 5 p.m. on Fridays
Pierce Art Club. “They used to meet in peo- find work. Backus was one of them. They, in turn, inspired other black art- and Saturdays.
ple’s homes,” Kenyon said. Undeterred, Backus took to selling his ists, who made their livings selling art on To learn more, visit the association’s web
Backus is a Florida art legend. The au- art on the cheap at shows throughout the roadsides. “He started the (Florida High- site at www.treasurecoastartassociation.
todidact created what’s now the quintes- state. His fortunes took a turn for the bet- waymen),” Kenyon said. “All the kids that org.
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Bonz meets Murphy, one of the Finest (pooches)
Mom), Cyndi, she’s an We popped into one office
Agent, too. We can yap
Hi Dog Buddies! back in our office.” after another, and Murphy
I’ve said it before an I’m sayin’ it again: There were pickshurs of and Agent Cyndi intro-
I’m One Lucky Dog! Evry week I meet a Murphy and clippings and
new, inneresting pooch pal and learn a impressive certificates on duced us to their fellow
buncha new stuff. the walls an shelves. When
we got settled, Murphy agents. All of ’em except
This week, for example, I met Murphy said, “I expect you wanna
Young, who’s an agent with a County Sher- know exactly what I do, an Murphy was human.
iff’s Office Special Victims Unit. No Woof! how a pooch like me got a
We met at Murphy’s office an, while me an job like this.” He sure wasn’t woof-
my assistant sat in the reception area wait-
ing for Murphy an his partner, I was feelin’ “Exactly!” in’ when he said he knew
a little shaky-paws. I’d met a few other “First thing I really re-
dogs in law enforcement and they were member is, back in 2015, where all the treats were
all Big, Impressive, Super-Serious German bein’ left at the county
Shepherds or Malinois or like that. shelter. The humans there kept.
were nice, even though
Well, the Official Door opened and they didn’t know anything “This is Megan,” Mur-
in trotted this fluffy middle-sized white about me. I don’t mind
poocheroo, wearin’ a green uniform vest admitting I was Worried. I’m real frenly phy said. “Watch! I’m
with a gold badge. He was very neat and by nature, but at that time, I didn’t have
had real good posture. Super-Serious he any friends, dog or human. Or even cat. training her.” He sat smack
was NOT. He had a big smile and an even But here’s the Cool Kibbles part: Around
bigger personality, and came right up for the same time, the Brevard Sheriff’s Of- in front of a file cabinet
the Wag-and-Sniff. fice SVU was lookin’ for Just The Right
Dog for their bran-new Therapy Dog Pro- and bopped the pull with
“It’s a pleasure, Agent Murphy.” gram. The pilot program, with a pooch
“Likewise! It’s Bonzo, right? Please call named Primus Puggie, was a big success, his paw. Megan opened
me Murphy. An this is my partner (an my an they decided to adopt it permanently.
Murphy. the drawer, reached in and
produced a treat. Murphy
PHOTO: BENJAMIN THACKER
wagged a thank you and
said, as he munched, “Wug
The new pooch would be assigned to a woo wike wud?”
human SVU agent and they’d go through “No thanks. I’m on the clock,” I said, fol-
a special training course at what they call lowing the happily munching Agent Mur-
Paws and Stripes College. (That’s a whole phy down the hall. We met Alan an Carlos
’nother story.) an Amy. There were Saltines from Cynthia
Well, Bonzo, obviously I couldn’t look and low-fat snacks from Joan (after Mur-
LESS like a law enforcement officer but, for phy guessed which hand).
some reason, Thank Lassie!, I got picked!” At the end of the hallway, we met Wolf-
“Pawsome! So, then what happened?” gang and Harry. Murphy admitted he
“I was assigned to be Agent Cyndi’s sometimes jumps into their laps during
EXTENDED GROOMING HOURS! partner (I call her that a work.) We went lunch.
Mon,Tues,Wed, Fri until 6pm, Saturday - until 3pm through training as a TEAM. We learned “They have the Good Stuff.” We stopped
how to work together; an how we can help in the lunch room, which smelled duh-li-
liddle humans and sometimes grown-up cious. (It was hard not to drool, which
ones, too, who have had bad, scary stuff would’ve been unprofessional.) Every-
happen to ’em. My specialty is workin’ body around the long table greeted Mur-
with the liddle humans. While Agent phy. I’m pretty sure his tail didn’t stop wag-
Cyndi talks to ’em, I’m right there bein’ ging the entire time.
frenly and snuggly, an giving ’em gentle “What’s home life like?”
little nose bumps. With older kids or even “I mostly just relax, snooze in the sun,
grown-ups, I ushully sit in their laps. Or play with my toys, chase the occasional
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“I’ll never forget my first day at work,” “Well, whatever pooch they pick to re-
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to do most blood- work in house Patrick A. Kelly, D.V.M. get along with anybody, which is why I’m about Murphy and his very important job.
and have results in 30 minutes Jessica Khodadad, D.V.M.
good at my job. It just comes natch-ral. I Yep, those’ll hafta be Really Big Paws.
still get excited the minute we turn into the
parking lot. Till next time,
“When I have a break, I make Daily The Bonz
Rounds. Everybody has snacks, an I know
where they’re stashed. That comes natch-
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IT’S ABOUT TIME TO ‘TUNE’ IN AT TRADITION
BY PATRICK McCALLISTER | Correspondent “The classic rock bands seem to draw the any palate adds to attendees’ enjoyment. STRENGTH IN UNITY
biggest crowd,” Davis offered. Among others, there’s Aunt Mary’s Brick-
The sun is dipping in the western sky oven Pizzeria, Tin Fish, Hurricane Grill & Elle Wall got out of her wheelchair to cross the
and people are putting out lawn chairs Those who love classic rock are in luck Wings, Sake Japanese & Thai Restaurant
and blankets. Children laugh as they play this month. Therapy, a local band that start- and Tutti Frutti Frozen Yogurt. finish line with Nick Lucius, national director of the
games. Folks look to the stage when the per- ed up in 2015, does covers of songs made
formers walk out instruments in hand. popular by Tom Petty, John Mellencamp, “Frankly, the square is loaded with great injury recovery program for Barwis Methods Train-
Blue Oyster Cult and other 1970s and ’80s restaurants,” Davis said. But people are wel-
It’s time for the free show. rockers. come to take coolers, too. ing, Port St Lucie, at the Run, Walk, & Roll event
Welcome to Tunes at Tradition.
“The next event is coming up on (Wednes- But, it also throws in some Johnny Cash Davis said all are welcome to the shows, Saturday at First Data Field. PHOTO: MITCH KLOORFAIN
day, Aug. 30),” Jim Davis, air personality on and Chuck Berry tunes, among others. whether Tradition residents or not. He of-
Ocean FM, WOSN 97.1, said. “It features a fered a show-going tip.
group called Therapy.” The shows are aimed to promote Tradi-
He added, “It starts at 6 at night and goes tion’s shopping and living areas, and to get “Bring [your] dancing shoes, because we
to 9 (p.m.).” the radio station some listeners in St. Lucie do have a place for them to dance,” he re-
WOSN and Hometown Communications County. Ocean FM is in Vero Beach. marked.
co-produce the monthly free outdoor con-
certs. “Going back a year ago, we decided to put “The view is very nice. The timing is right.
“We try to make it a broad spectrum for on a music festival,” Davis said. It’s a really nice setting, it really is. And, it’s
the bands we select,” Davis said. a freebie.”
But, one sound’s pretty popular. The results were better than expected.
Turned out lots of people enjoy outdoor Weather can cancel shows, but that’s
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AUGUST BRYAN CHILDE nated much of the upgrades. The Barn paid from the other directors. The audience will
CONTINUED FROM PAGE B1 for some from its budget. love it. It’s hilarious.”
were in command of the show. You learned “The Barn put in the mics and speakers,” The cast includes Jeanette Mazzella,
the show inside and out. I learned how to do
25-31 Kindred’s 13th Annual Food different lighting and moods for plays and he said. “The specialty lights and sound- Cristin Suntzenich, Rachel Davis, Kristin
Drive. Staff members from musicals.”
Kindred at Home will be blanketing the Treasure board were donated by friends. We’re very Wellborn, Greta Goldstein, Steve Cohen, T.J.
Coast area throughout August, distributing food Childe found that working on the light- fortunate. We can color one side of the stage Martinelli and Tom Farley.
collection bags and gathering donations for the ing and sound was both fun and hard work.
Treasure Coast Food Bank, one of many benefac- He also learned another lesson. one color and the other side another color. Childe knows a little about directing.
tors of Kindred’s 13th Annual Food Drive. Food
collection bags will be placed at healthcare and “I took it back to Stuart,” he said. “I said Everyone’s in awe right now.” Until retiring last year, he was an umpire
other facilities in their respective communities that we needed to change because a lot of Childe’s goal for the Barn is ambitious. for minor league baseball and major league
and will collect their “harvest” during the entire things were not in the 21st century. Last
month of August. To learn more about Kindred year, we got a new sound board that is “I’m trying to build the theater up as spring training. Some of the skills are trans-
at Home’s services, contact Katherine Howard at Broadway caliber. A month ago, we got 32
772-223-2116. high-definition Broadway lights. They had much as possible,” he said. “Even though ferable.
been used on Broadway and they’re now in
the Barn. It’s all specialty lighting, with all- it’s community theater, I want the feeling of “Baseball taught me a lot about commu-
new monitors. The lighting is now wireless.
Camp Barn was the first to use it. There’s regional theater. We’re the only one I know nications, situations and how to deal with
so much opportunity for back lighting and
different colors. You don’t have to go up on of in the area that has this. We’re really people,” he said. “I’ve brought it to my new
a ladder. It’s done with a computer. So much
of lighting is setting the mood and the abili- pushing the envelope.” career.”
ty to do everything is great. This is so much
more professional.” Childe is directing the first Barn offering
In the sound arena, Childe brought in of the new season, the Michael Parker farce The Barn Theatre, 2400 SE Ocean Blvd.,
two Broadway floor microphones. They are
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was fortunate that friends in New York do-
eyes closed. I like the show and it’s nice to Next week: an interview with playwright
be on the other side and take what I liked Michael Parker.
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star acting a little 87 French 11 Teak alternative first name
wooden? 12 Goddess of 81 Go out with
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host 90 ... the Impaler 13 Early man? 83 In a burdensome
in a fowl mood? 14 Really cheap, manner
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24 Result of a sap a little battered? as a stamp as language
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36 A few laughs 104 Hawn-Gibson film, madness 101 Role for Valerie
39 Actress Falana Bird on ___ 31 Taken, in a way 103 Buffalo
41 Queen Victoria’s 106 Not to 33 Name in N.Y.C. 105 Singer of sewing
granddaughter 107 Cal or Texas fame
42 Mill man follower restaurant lore 106 Pays
44 ... a Cheers star 108 Watergate judge 35 Donna of 108 Hook’s sidekick
acting like a stud? 111 “___ said before 109 Roman statesman
47 Plants used in ...” Saturday Night 110 Member of the
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51 Trailer puller saying, “You like 38 Land east of the Rose”
53 “Thereby hangs me (honk!), you Urals 117 Invisible cushion?
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Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, a Hungarian-American biochemist and Nobel Prize winner who shot WEST KQ EAST
himself in the arm during World War I so that he could finish his medical studies, said, A K Q 10 4 A765 73
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Today, we will look at the declarer-play in this deal. Tomorrow, we will turn to the
defenders. South is in five diamonds. How should he plan the play after West cashes two Dealer: West; Vulnerable: Both
spade tricks, then shifts to a heart?
The bidding was complicated. North had to pass on the first round because he had no
five-card suit and was too short in hearts for a takeout double. North’s second-round SOUTH WEST NORTH EAST OPENING
two-spade cue-bid showed a strong hand: at least a good 12 points opposite South’s 1 Spades Pass Pass
balancing double. North’s three-spade cue-bid was an unsuccessful attempt to get into Dbl. Pass 2 Spades Pass LEAD:
three no-trump. 3 Diamonds Pass 3 Spades Pass A Spades
4 Hearts Pass 5 Diamonds All Pass
To make the contract, South had to play the trump suit without loss. Who had the diamond
Declarer counted up the high-card points. He had 15, and dummy held 13. That left only
12 outstanding, but since West had opened the bidding, he had to have the diamond
South played a diamond to his king at trick four, then ran the diamond jack through West.
When that won, declarer drew the last trump and claimed.
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ARM SWING: RARELY DISCUSSED, BUT CRUCIAL Kevin’s
Very often you will hear a TV commenta- action. Let me give you some thoughts and feel gravity pulling the arms down, creating
tor describe the golf swing of a great player “Kures” to help you get your arms swinging enough structure so the left hand pressures hesitate to create a much longer arm swing
during a broadcast. The commentator will and moving: equally against the right. Sense how the than normal.
describe many different parts of the body arms swinging freely will prompt a slight
and how they work and move, but very 1. Walk To The Putting Green. Notice turning of your shoulders. In conclusion, swing your arms freely;
rarely will he ever mention how beautiful- how freely your arms hang from your remembering the old adage, “True control
ly these great players swing their arms. I shoulders and how the movement of your 3. Two-Arm Swinging Drill. This is an- comes in golf when the player surrenders to
don’t believe that these fine players are giv- legs prompts your arms to swing back other great drill to feel how the arm swing the swinging action.”
en enough credit for how beautifully and and forth freely, as a result of your natural will help prompt a turn and movement in
effortlessly they swing their arms. Their walking motion. This will help give you the shoulders. Simply hold your golf club Kevin Perkins is a PGA Master Profession-
arms – and their ability to swing, move and an insight on how the arms feel when they with both palms facing down. Split your al. He operates his Golf Academy at The Ev-
extend them – help create rhythm and free swing. Notice how heavy your arms are. hands apart, leaving approximately 2 1/2 ergreen Club, has hosted and produced his
motion. They represent approximately 15 percent of feet of distance between your hands. As- own television and radio shows, and has au-
your body weight. Also, sense how gravity sume a golf posture and begin swinging thored the golf instructional book “Golf Ev-
The arm swing, I am afraid, is grossly pulls your arms down and away from you your arms. The drill will allow you to feel eryone,” published by Hunter Textbooks. Per-
under emphasized by the golf instruction and how rhythmically and beautifully they how the movement of your arms causes kins may be reached at 561-301-3783. Email:
world. The arm swing is responsible for – swing under the control of gravity. your shoulders and chest to move slightly [email protected] or visit his website at
or, at the very least, is a major contributor laterally and then begin to turn and rotate www.kevinperkinsgolfacademy.com.
to – the length and width of the swing arc. 2. Putting Green. The putting green is nicely.
The arm swing also aids and enhances the a great place to appreciate the arm swing.
shifting and turning of other parts of the Assume your putting posture, with a good 4. Feet Together Drill. Strike balls with
body, by providing a swinging and whirling amount of bend from your hips. Feel the your feet together, ensuring both your toes
arms hanging straight down. Add a slight and heels touch one another. This is anoth-
amount of bend in both elbows. Apply an er great drill to prompt a healthy amount of
equal amount of pressure with your left arm swing, and encourage an easy, grace-
hand against your right. Simply begin to ful shifting and turning of the body. While
swing your arms back-and-forth, simulat- doing this drill, please remember that the
ing an arm swing for a 30-foot putt. Again, arms swing back, around and up. Don’t
BOYD JOINS EVERGREEN CLUB AS DIRECTOR OF GOLF
The Evergreen Golf Club has wel- some valuable experience working members and guests.
comed Matthew Boyd as its new di- at high-end clubs such as Magno-
rector of golf. lia Landing in Fort Myers, Broken Upon accepting the new position,
Sound Club in Boca Raton, The Te-
Boyd, a Barnstable, Mass., native, soro Club in Port St. Lucie and Mar- Boyd stated, “I am looking forward
is a graduate of Florida Gulf Coast tin Downs Golf Club in Palm City.
University graduate, where he got to meeting and getting to know ev-
his degree in the PGM Program. He takes pride in delivering
top-of-the-line customer ser- eryone. I am very excited for this
He received is PGA Certification vice, while implementing unique
in 2009 and became certified in Golf events and tournaments for all the upcoming season and hope to see
Operations in 2015. Boyd gained
great participation in all of our golf
events. I am truly grateful for the
opportunity to be a part of the Ever-
green Club.” – CONTRIBUTED
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in August 18, 2017 Edition 7 REMOTE 1 FELINE
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A rare bird indeed! 9 LIKEWISE 3 REVISE
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PGA Club member and St. Lucie 11 BEWARE 5 PASSWORD
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