Save The Manatee Club was established in 1981 by former Florida Governor Bob Graham and singer/songwriter Jimmy Buffett. SMC was started so the public could participate in conservation efforts to save endangered manatees from extinction. SMC is a membership-based, national nonprofit organization.
The Vero Beach Bridge Center, a non-profit, member-owned club, was founded in 1959 with 54 players. The club now has 1,080 players, non-members and visitors alike.Vero's tournaments are known throughout the state as having the best hospitality along the East Coast.
Chartered in 1958 by Pilot International, the PILOT CLUB OF VERO BEACH, Inc. has supported and encouraged local youths with annual scholarships and performance based awards. It has initiated many local community programs such as 911 and lifeline. In addition, each year the club donates funds to several local agencies.
The Garden Club of IRC was organized in 1928 to stimulate a love and knowledge of gardening, protect native plants, encourage beautification of the county, and conservation of natural resources. There are currently 220 members in 9 different circles which meet at various times during the month. Their major events are Gardenfest! presented in Riverside Park on the 5th weekend of the year and The Annual Christmas Ornament, depicting a historical location in IRC. New members are very welcome to join and share in the love of gardening!
Mission: To inculcate the principles of Charity, Justice, Brotherly Love and Fidelity; to recognize a belief in God; to promote the welfare and enhance the happiness of its members; to quicken the spirit of American patriotism; to cultivate good fellowship; to perpetuate itself as a fraternal organization, and to provide for its government, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the United States of America will serve the people and communities through benevolent programs, demonstrating that Elks Care and Elks Share.
The main goal of the Indian River Riding Club is to promote and encourage care, riding, and enjoyment of the horse plus friendship and fun. The club offers a wide range of activities at all levels, some of which are restricted to members only. Schooling shows in English, Western Pleasure, Mini's, Games, and Fun Shows are routinely held.
The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic, mutual-help, war-time veterans organization. A community-service organization which now numbers nearly 3 million members -- men and women -- in nearly 15,000 American Legion Posts worldwide. These Posts are organized into 55 Departments -- one each for the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, France, Mexico, and the Philippines.
The Sunbonnet Sue Quilting Guild welcomes anyone who is interested in the education and friendship of the quilting world. The Guild is dedicated to preserving the heritage of quilting and to being a source of information and inspiration to our members and the public.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Indian River County have been a cornerstone of the community since opening their doors in 2000. Serving over 1,500 youth, Boys & Girls Clubs of Indian River County provide a safe, structured and positive environment for young people after school, during holidays and on summer vacation. Boys & Girls Clubs are a safe place to learn and grow -- all while having fun. It is truly The Positive Place For Kids.
Indian River Rugby Club has both men's and women's teams in Vero Beach. They are always looking for players, and there is no experience required. Practices are every Monday and Wednesday from 6-8pm, on the fields behind Leisure Square Gym on 16th St. Stop by just to check it out, and they will be there to answer any questions!
THEIR MISSION is to encourage and support appreciation and creation of fine art with emphasis on all forms of painting, collage and sculpture. Founded in 1936, the Vero Beach Art Club is an independent not-for-profit organization currently serving over 400 members and the Vero Beach community through monthly meetings, education, exhibitions and social events which include two of Vero Beach's main art shows annually, Under the Oaks and Art by the Sea.
Pickleball is a simple paddle game that means serious fun and vigorous exercise for all ages and stages. Come and join the fun!
Indian River Wood Carvers Club (IRWC) currently has over a hundred members from Vero Beach and surrounding areas. Its members are of various skill level abilities, but they share two things in common, the love for working with wood and having fun. The goals of this club are to promote woodcarving as an art form and craft. And, to educate the members to the different techniques and styles of carving.
Sprouting from an art group that was began in 1937, The Sebastian River Art Club was incorporated in 1972 and is an active organization that meets every Tuesday in City Hall Annex, supports local charities, takes part in community events and presents the "Rosalie Taylor Hume Scholarship annually to a deserving art student. Outdoor art shows are presented monthly In season at Riverview Park, Sebastian.
The Club is a group of men and women working together to make our community a better place to live through programs of service in Americanism, community service, youth activities, and the prevention of child abuse. There is no charge for new persons who express an interest in joining. Exchange Club is a 501(c)3 Foundation.
Post 39 is one of the oldest American Legion Posts in the State; chartered September 15, 1919, one day before the National Charter was approved by Congress. The American Legion supports wartime veterans, widows, and children of veterans. They also support many other organizations.