Author: Plythe

Plythe Freedman holds a MA in Youth Ministry from Columbia Theological Seminary. She is a mother of two. Her passion for small businesses and her community has been displayed through her many hours of volunteering and meeting with city officials to assist in promoting Fort Pierce. She is also a former board member of Grace Way Village, a non profit organization that helps clothe and feed disadvantaged children. She is a former member of the Chamber of Commerce and a former Royal Palms member. She served on the RDC advisory board at Suncoast Mental Health Center. And She was appointed by a City Commissioner to serve on the CRA Advisory Committee as the chair. She worked with Frontline For Kids as their public relations specialist and had her own column in the Lincoln Park Main Street Showcase. Plythe's goal is to promote Fort Pierce as a destination for families to visit, live, work and play.

The Bark Ranger program originated in Olympic National Park in 2015 and has expanded inside and outside the National Park Service and is now successful in Florida. Bark Rangers stands for Bag your pet’s waste, Always leash your pet, Respect wildlife and Know where you can go. Bark Rangers and their owners must follow the rules while enjoying Indian River Lagoon Aquatic Preserves, spoil Islands and other pet-friendly preserves. Bag your pet’s waste by bringing your own supplies to dispose your pets waste. It’s important to know your pet’s waste can impact local water and ecosystems by introducing foreign pathogens…

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ECO-IS is a new and exciting animal interaction education program about the native and invasive species of Florida, how they affect one another and the ecology around them! We are setting up a unique experience for children and adults to learn about invasive species and how they affect Florida’s ecology. Our mission is to educate the public about Florida’s invasive species and their impact on our ecology. We will educate about the ecological problems being caused by current invasive species and also inform about what ecological consequences could occur from new additional species being introduced into Florida’s native environment.Our education program will…

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CeeCee Ross Lyles was a flight attendant on the 9/11 Flight 93 that crashed in Pennsylvania. At the time of her passing, she resided in Fort Meyers but, she grew up in Fort Pierce and became a police officer for 6 years. Ironically, she switched careers because she wanted a less dangerous profession. CeeCee had only been a Flight Attendant for 10 months. She was known for her phone calls to her husband reporting the intent of the passengers taking over the flight. CeeCee’s statue was unveiled in 2003. Her bronze statue depicts her wearing the United Airlines uniform as she gazes at the…

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In 1976 the film, production crew and movie stars, including Joan Collins landed in Fort Pierce, Florida to shoot parts of a movie. The motion picture film was based off of The H.G. Wells story, Empire of the Ants a sci-fi horror about a scam artist Joan Collins who tries to sell phony real estate deals in the Florida Everglades. She and her unsuspecting buyers don’t know its been taken over by giant ants. Jack Turley wrote the screen play. I’m not exactly sure how the Pelican Yacht Club or the South Hutchinson Island was scouted as the area of…

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The Castle Gallery boutique and party venue is locally owned and operated in an Old Historic Mansion, that was constructed in 1926 for a Bulgarian philharmonic director from New York, at a cost of $86,000. The family lived in the house during the 20’s and 30’s. Throughout the following years, stories of intrigue, and legends of the rich and famous, were associated with the house. Silent film star Gloria Swanson owned the mansion in the middle 40’s, where she rendezvoused with Joe Kennedy. Al Capone was also a visitor, adding to the wonderful and interesting history of this house. There…

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Join us for an awesome monthly event in the heart of Lincoln Park Fort Pierce. Enjoy some music, amazing art, cool vendors, delicious food and most importantly COMMUNITY! July 11th @ 12pm 431 N 8th Street Call Al Beltran for more information 772-828-6105

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Celebrate the Fort Pierce Inlet 100 Year Anniversary starting May 8th with a schedule of events. It took the incredible perseverance of an intrepid community of fishermen, business moguls, and visionary hard-working families to make the Fort Pierce Inlet the international shipping port that it has become today. But before it was a port, and before it was even an inlet, it was a prosperous fishing community that when faced with repeated challenges, natural disasters, and financial hurdles, still managed to push this feat of engineering through and create something that would bring economic opportunity for generations more than a…

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Art

St. Lucie Cultural Alliance is the representative organization for the arts and cultural sector in St. Lucie County. The mission of the St. Lucie Cultural Alliance is to better position the arts and cultural sector as a significant contributor to the vibrancy, and educational and economic wellbeing, of St. Lucie County. Be part of the inaugural arts and culture magazine jointly published by St. Lucie Cultural Alliance and The Arts Council of Martin County. The new regional arts and culture bible! Events are ongoing so stay connected and informed! 111 Orange Ave. 772-462-2783 Click the coin to visit the St Lucie Cultural Alliance…

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