Residents/Stories

In Memory of IRCC resident, MG Homer “Huck” Long

This article was written on September 11th, Patriot Day as we have come to call it, because Huck was a great patriot.  Huck would never want IRCC to forget this horrific event, ever. In American history, September 11, 2001 lives next to Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941. Private Long joined the US Army to fight […]

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Bound to Die TV Film Segment by Anna Flower Brotemarkle

A television film crew came to Anna Flowers Brotemarkle’s home at IRCC on June 15, 2018 to shoot her part in a new documentary, World’s Most Evil Killers, which will be shown internationally later this year. The British media production company interviewed Anna about her book Bound to Die, the case of Tampa Bay serial […]

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Major General John Cleland Posthumously Honored

Pineda flyover bridge to be named for Indian River Colony Club resident by Joyce Wilden BuzzBizPR (VIERA, FL) June 8, 2018 – One of the military heroes of Indian River Colony Club in Viera was posthumously honored at the May 22 meeting of the Brevard County Board of County Commissioners, with a Resolution naming the soon-to-be […]

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$2,000 Donation to Thrift Store Helps Homeless Veterans

Indian River Colony Club patriotic culture centered on service to others The Indian River Colony Club Foundation assisted homeless veterans through a $2,000 donation to Down the Road Thrift Store. The store helps the veterans with basic home furnishings at no charge. Pictured left to right:  Julie Roberts, IRCC CFO; Jerry Vaughan, General Manager; Skip Taylor, […]

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Army Wives Donate to the Veterans Transitional Facility

Army Wives annual drive to donate toilet paper, paper towels and laundry detergents to the Veterans Transitional Facility in Melbourne was a huge success!  IRCC resident, Cheryl’s minivan was packed to the roof with donations. A BIG THANKS to all who contributed to our success once again this year.  Although the Army wives donate money […]

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Military Wives Salute Service at Indian River Colony Club

(VIERA, FL) February 12, 2018 – Military wives are spirited and resilient by nature. They have left family behind to move halfway around the world, put careers on hold, made new friends over and over and mastered the art of self-sufficiency. On January 26 at Indian River Colony Club in Viera, the military wives clubs of […]

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IRCC Resident, John Snyder – The Second Amendment to the Constitution

John Snyder, credited by the Washington Post and the NY Times as “THE DEAN OF GUN LOBBYISTS” treated members of the The Military Society of the Blue Badge and their guests to an outstanding presentation regarding the US Constitution and the Second Amendment (The Right To Keep and Bear Arms), at the April 28th monthly […]

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The Women of IRCC – Judy Joyce Winn

Judy is a multi-talented woman; a licensed pilot, and author, who is a pleasure to meet. Judy was born in up-state New York, and lived in Canajoharie in the Mohawk Valley area. She was an only child and the family later moved to Kissimmee, and then to Melbourne in time for her to enter sixth […]

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Indian River Colony Club, Inc. Club Day Proclaimed by Brevard County Commission

IRCC turns 31 and is congratulated for patriotism, community service (VIERA, FL) March 10, 2017 – A group of seniors at a Brevard County Commission meeting is nothing new. But the well-dressed group from Indian River Colony Club in Viera weren’t there on Tuesday, March 7 to weigh in on a political matter. Rather they […]

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Project “We Give a Hoot”, the Great Horned Owl Rescue

Louis Belize, IRCC golf course employee, discovered a baby Great Horned owl on the ground while working on Hole #7 fairway. Realizing the baby owl probably fell from the nest and was in trouble, he notified IRCC Pest Control employee, Ed Carbin, who went immediately to the spot on the 7 Hole fairway.  Randy Poppe, […]

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The Women of IRCC – Jean Beschen

By Audrey Krienen “It was usually dinner time when we would hear the air raid sirens and my parents and I would go to our air raid shelter that my father had built off our basement. My father and I would frequently go out to the garden and watch the “Dog Fights” between the German […]

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MG Ed Browne’s Trip Back In Time

Our IRCC neighbor MG Edward Browne, USA (Ret), took a trip back in time recently to fly the Y0-3A “Quiet Aircraft” at Buchanan Field in Concord, California. During his 33 year Army career, Ed was the project manager of five engineering aircraft development programs. During that time, he became renown throughout Army Program Management for […]

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The Colony Singers

The Colony Singers continues to be IRCC’s “Musical Ambassadors” with important and prestigious engagements both on and off the campus. Early last month, they performed for a large crowd at the Eau Gallie Yacht Club at the special invitation of the Brevard Symphony Society.  Having been booked for this performance for almost a year, they […]

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Harry O. “Skip” Taylor

Class of 1959 Courage, valor, bravery, heroism, dedication, leadership, duty, honor, and country, these terms, and more, are still inadequate in describing Lt. Col. Harry O. “Skip” Taylor, MA, Infantry, Airborne Ranger,officer in the U. S. Army. “Skip” served his country in many ways beginning with Vietnam where, while completing several tours of duty in combat […]

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