Category: Community Support

Local Fitness Group Holds Fundraiser For Safer Beaches

Members of JAS Fitness held a picnic buffet at Leisure Square on March 23rd to benefit the Vero Beach Lifeguard Association and safer beaches. JAS Fitness owner/operator John Samartano has held fundraisers for local charities for years with help from his dedicated group of fitness enthusiasts. “Our group of mostly seniors love to give back to the community. Considering we… Read more →

John’s Island Club Donates Catamaran to the VBLA

Recently John’s Island Club graciously donated one of their Hobie Cat 13 foot catamarans to the Vero Beach Lifeguard Association. “We think the VBLA is doing a great job with educating the public about our beaches and water safety.  We want to help out in any way we can, remarked Ken Keaton, Director of Aquatics & Safety for John’s Island Club. The VBLA will use… Read more →

Local business walking tours to benefit Vero Beach Lifeguard Association for the entire first weekend of October.

–PRESS RELEASE– Vero Beach Historical & Ghost Walking Tour Join Vero Beach Historical & Ghost Walking Tour on a fun and informative tour to benefit the Vero Beach Lifeguard Association (VBLA).  Take a stroll through the history and ghostly happenings of Vero Beach!  Tour meets at 7:15pm and starts promptly at 7:30pm in front of the Driftwood Inn, 3150 Ocean… Read more →

VBLA race to the wreck

Race to the Wreck raises funds for lifeguard equipment

VERONEWS.COM – September 2014 The old British steamship Breconshire, a.k.a. the boiler wreck, has been a favorite local dive spot for decades… But the swimmers heading out Sunday morning weren’t there for the view; they were hoping to win the inaugural Race to the Wreck to benefit the Vero Beach Lifeguard Association. Four divisions – men’s and women’s with and… Read more →