Category: VBLA

Students Learn About Water Safety from VBLA

Water Safety Class for Homeschoolers
Tim Capra, Vice President of the Vero Beach Lifeguard Association, teaches students from Classical Conversations at South Beach Park


Last week students from Classical Conversations, a national organization of home-schooled students, were taught about ocean and beach safety at South Beach Park by Tim Capra, Vice President of the Vero Beach Lifeguard Associaton.

“We are happy to volunteer our time to local groups and students”, replied Mr Capra who has taught this particular group for the past three years.

The volunteer committee working on the construction for the John C. Girard Community Poolside Pavilion at Leisure Square has set the wheels in motion and look to early 2015 for it to be completed.


Barefoot Ball raises funds to keep beachgoers safe

VERONEWS.COM Since its formation in 2011, the Vero Beach Lifeguard Association has devised a number of inventive fundraisers to compensate for city budget shortfalls, enabling the purchase of critical life-saving equipment. To aid them in that effort, Donna Roberts Mitchell and Sally Dillon of Idea Garden Advertising teamed up with Lee Olsen, manager of Waldo’s at the Driftwood Resort, to… Read more →

BBC America visits Vero Beach to film a segment of ‘Almost Royal’

VEROBEACHNEWSWEEKLY.COM Reality TV from across the sea: BBC America visits Vero Beach to film a segment of ‘Almost Royal’ By Katherine Joline Tucker The Newsweekly It was just another beautiful Saturday morning at Vero’s South Beach for visitors and locals alike – at least until a small British-American film crew showed up to shoot a segment for the BBC America… Read more →

Fate of Winter Beach trash, recycling center in flux

VERONEWS.COM …“We’re looking at the big picture here,” Commissioner Peter O’Bryan said, agreeing with Solari. The Commission will have to make tough decisions, he added, explaining that when the County was financially crunched, it made the hard decision to remove lifeguards from a popular County beach. He said he understands that their choices will impact some in the community…. Read more →