On Monday February 3, federal officials from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced plans to move forward with requiring automobile manufacturers to equip vehicles with new technology for car-to-car communications. By installing the innovative technology on new cars and light trucks, safety officials estimate that up to 80% of traffic accidents – excluding those caused by impaired drivers and auto part defects – could be prevented.
A common question in the minds of worried homeowners facing foreclosure or trying to sell their homes is whether they’ll get hit with an unexpected tax bill if the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act is not extended. Stuart bankruptcy attorney Jeffrey J. Saunders can help local homeowners understand the impact of the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act.
The Junior League of Martin County hosted the 5th Annual Rudolph’s Reindeer Dash 5k this past Saturday, December 7, 2013. The Junior League of Martin County is an organization committed to supporting women and the development of local communities through effective action and volunteer work. Proceeds from the Reindeer Dash 5k will be used to help develop the Junior League’s programs focused on at-risk teens and women and children.
On Wednesday’s monthly luncheon of the Economic Council of Okeechobee, our very own Attorney Jennifer Williamson presented Okeechobee County Administrator Robbie L. Charter with a drawing of the historic Okeechobee Courthouse. The courthouse is featured on the 2013 Crary Buchanan candy jars, an annual holiday tradition that honors historic sites on the Treasure Coast.
Crary Buchanan is pleased to announce that the Jensen Beach Falcons Junior Midget team recently won the Southeast Region Championship, which covers Florida, Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi. The team is going to the Pop Warner Super Bowl to represent the SE Region. They are playing to become National Champions.
Crary Buchanan’s very own Donna DeMarchi – a Stuart attorney with our firm’s personal injury and wrongful death legal team – is helping organize a fundraiser for Project LIFT. Project LIFT is a local nonprofit that works exclusively with at risk teenage boys – many of whom have been through the juvenile justice system and / or have substance abuse issues. They teach these young men vocational skills and provide counseling in a very positive environment. They are relatively “new” and are already doing amazing things.
Crary Buchanan is pleased to announce yet another successful fundraiser in the community. Our firm was an event sponsor for the 2013 Chrysanthemum Ball. This year marks the 19th year for the gala, which throughout the years has raised millions of dollars for critical hospital projects and cutting edge technologies on the Treasure Cost.
Attorneys Donna DeMarchi, Jennifer Williamson, and Linda Weiksnar were invited to be judges for the 6 th Annual Tykes and Teens Festival of Trees. The fundraiser runs from November 20-24 and benefits mental health programs and services for children and teens on the Treasure Coast. Festivities are held at the Court House Cultural Center in Stuart. This year, 43 holiday trees and wreaths designed and donated by local residents, businesses and organizations will be auctioned and raffled off.One hundred percent of proceeds go toward funding patient services.
This upcoming Friday – November, 22, 2013 – our very own Stuart Attorney Deborah Sanders will be speaking at a Cyber-Security seminar at the Martin County Chamber of Commerce. Attorney Sanders and other speakers at the seminar will be providing valuable information and insight for helping local residents and businesses better understand how they can address cyber-security threats. The seminar is free and you can view the agenda here.
Crary Buchanan is pleased to announce that our very own Linda Weiksnar – a Stuart attorney with our family law division – is featured on the front page of today’s edition of Compass – a publication produced by The Stuart / Martin County Chamber of Commerce. Linda was photographed along with others at the Installation Gala held at Mariner Sands Country Club on October 5th. The Stuart / Martin County Chamber of Commerce 2013 / 2014 Board of Directors was introduced at the Gala. Congratulations Linda!