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 […]

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 […]

Endless Summer Vineyard event supports Vero lifeguards

VERONEWS.COM The Vero Beach Lifeguard Association was chosen by Endless Summer Vineyard & Winery’s owners Gary and Susan Roberts as the beneficiary of their Crush for Charity fundraising efforts last Sunday at their vineyard, located just over the county line in Fort Pierce.

Race to the Wreck raises funds for lifeguard equipment

VBLA race to the wreck

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 – […]

‘Throw Down’ raises $2,000 for lifeguards

TCPALM.COM / VERONEWS.COM – August 2014 To help raise money for the City of Vero Beach lifeguards, Ellison organized the Inaugural shore lb. Throw Down skim contest presented by Skim City on Aug. 23, where 95 skimboarders and hundreds of spectators converged on the sand at Sexton Plaza.