Monday, December 6, 2010 - County Opens Cold Weather Shelter Through ThursdayWith temperatures expected to drop into the mid-30s, St. Lucie County Public Safety officials announce the opening of two cold weather shelters through Thursday morning.
- Adult Single Men - Plant a Seed Ministries, 2001 Avenue D, Fort Pierce (corner of North 20th Street & Avenue D). This shelter will be for adult single males. The shelter will be open from 7 p.m. - 7 a.m. The Ministry's cafe normally feeds residents from 5-6:30 p.m. daily. Donations for utilities and food would be appreciated. For more information about Plant a Seed Ministries, contact Al Pignozzi at 772-465-1466.
- Adult Single Women and Families - In The Image of Christ, Inc., 1203 Orange Ave., Fort Pierce. This shelter will be for single adult women and/or families and will be opened from 7 p.m. - 7 a.m.with the assistance of the Mustard Seed Ministries. Donations for utilities and food would be appreciated. For more information about In The Image of Christ, contact Hazel Hoyleman at 772-461-7788. For more information about the Mustard Seed Ministries, contact Sharon Britcher at 772-465- 6021.
St. Lucie County typically opens a cold weather shelter when temperatures drop below 40 degrees for more than four hours.
For more information call the St. Lucie County Warning Point at 772-465-5770.