WQCS schedules April student auditions for Young Musicians Spotlight

Music students in the four-county area, as well as northern Palm Beach and south Brevard counties are invited to audition for public radio station WQCS / 88.9 FM's popular Young Musicians Spotlight, a one-hour radio special featuring the talent of young musicians. The auditions will be Saturday, April 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturday, April 29 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the WQCS Studios on the Main Campus of Indian River State College, 3209 Virginia Avenue in Fort Pierce. The auditions...

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Emerson Center Speaker To Address Climate Change

Dr. Michael Oppenheimer, professor of Geosciences and international affairs at Princeton University will speak on the topic of climate change at the Emerson Center in Vero Beach on Saturday March 18. Find out more by clicking HERE

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St. Lucie County – St. Lucie County health department celebrates it's 60th anniversary.

Ft. Pierce, FL – Drew Mello talks with Jane Rowley of the One Hundred Club of St. Lucie County.

The club provides assistance to emergency service officers injured or killed in the line of duty.

Their Officer of the Year banquet, which is a major fundraiser for the One Hundred Club, will be on Tuesday, May 13th at Gator Trace Country Club in Ft. Pierce.

Ft. Pierce – Drew Mello talks with Laura Alexander, Executive Director of the Treasure Coast Food Bank, about the drastic increase in the need for their services.

The TC Food Bank will be having their "Fete du Vin" fundraiser November 6th at Tradition.

For more information on the Treasure Coast Food Bank,go to www.treasurecoastfoodbank.org

Ft. Pierce – White office paper and magazines can now go into large paper recycling bins on the Treasure Coast.

Rio, FL – You don't have to live in a rustic cabin to be environmentally friendly. Rufus and Melynda Wakeman's riverfront mansion in Martin County has been certified green, all 23,900 square feet of it. 


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Ft. Pierce, FL – Drew Mello speaks with Jann Widmayer of the Manatee Observation and Edcuation Center.

Vero Beach – Singer Judy Collins appears April 5 in Vero Beach for the Mental Health Association. She shares with us her personal struggle with thoughts of suicide as well as how she coped with the suicide of her son, Clark.

Ft. Pierce – Who would the fiesty author and anthropologist support this busy election year.

Ft. Pierce – The St. Lucie County School District receives a donation of 300 Spanish Language textbooks from Mexico to be used in St. Lucie County classrooms.

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The 2017 Young Musicians Spotlight is underwritten by Shann’s Tax Service

Shann’s Tax Service at 1586 SW Bayshore Blvd. Port St. Lucie. 772 878 6619. http://www.shannstax.com/

Treasure Coast Weather from The FPREN Storm Center

Tune in this Saturday for The Toll Brother's Metropolitan Opera

Launched in 1931, the Met’s Saturday matinee broadcasts are the longest-running continuous classical radio series in American broadcast history. The 86th season of Saturday broadcasts is here.

This Week's Treasure Coast Essay

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about the number of loggerhead sea-turtle nests counted in 2016.  It set a record!  Both state-wide and in our area.  Niki Desjardin with Ecological Associates says 122,000 loggerhead nests were counted statewide, and 27,000 were counted on the Treasure Coast.  The number of nests laid by green turtles and leatherbacks was down a bit in 2016 but is expected to be higher in 2017, while the number of loggerhead nests is expected to dip.  The nesting season began March 1 and continues until November 1.  Let’s keep those numbers high.  Remember

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