Treasure Coast Happenings http://wqcs.org en Helping bring families together at mealtime http://wqcs.org/post/helping-bring-families-together-mealtime <p></p><p>Drew Mello talks with Jan Autin and Karen Cartwright with Family Meals Inc., a non-profit organization that provides ingredients for families to prepare meals in their own homes.</p><p>Family Meals will be having a McCartney Mania fundraising show on Friday, April 25 at the Sunrise Black Box Theater in Fort Pierce.</p><p></p><p>For more information visit: <a href="http://www.familymealsinc.org">http://www.familymealsinc.org</a></p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:59:55 +0000 Drew Mello 42369 at http://wqcs.org Helping bring families together at mealtime Teaching safe parenting http://wqcs.org/post/teaching-safe-parenting <p>Drew Mello talks with Courtney Gurtowski with CASTLE.<br /><br />The Treasure Coast agency strives to strengthen families and prevent child abuse.</p><p>Their annual STOMP OUT child abuse 5K run/walk will take place on Saturday, April 26th</p><p></p><p>at Mets stadium.</p><p>For more information visit: <a href="http://www.castletc.org">www.castletc.org</a></p><p></p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 17:59:38 +0000 Drew Mello 42071 at http://wqcs.org Teaching safe parenting A voice for a child http://wqcs.org/post/voice-child <p></p><p>Drew Mello talks with Gail Griffith, volunteer recruiter for the 19th Circuit Guardian ad Litem Program and Wanda Bird a Guardian ad Litem volunteer.</p><p>The Guardian ad Litem program will hold two training sessions in April to address the urgent need for more volunteers.</p><p>For more information visit: <a href="http://www.guardianadlitem.org">www.guardianadlitem.org </a>or call 772-785-5804.</p><p></p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 15:05:51 +0000 Drew Mello 41733 at http://wqcs.org A voice for a child Cruise for Success http://wqcs.org/post/cruise-success <p></p><p>Drew Mello talks with Jim McKenzie, executive director of the Education Foundation of St. Lucie County.</p><p>The non-profit foundation raises private funds for programs to support students and teachers in the St. Lucie County School district.</p><p>The Cruise for Success fundraiser will be held on Friday, April 25 at the Port St. Lucie Civic Center.</p><p>For more information visit: <a href="http://www.educationfoundationstlucie.org">www.educationfoundationstlucie.org</a></p><p></p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 16:39:19 +0000 Drew Mello 41425 at http://wqcs.org Cruise for Success Helping those in need for 50 years http://wqcs.org/post/helping-those-need-50-years <p></p><p>Drew Mello talks with Suzy Hutcheson, executive director of Helping People Succeed.</p><p>They serve Treasure Coast residents who need special training, education, employment and living arrangements.</p><p>Helping People Succeed will celebrate their 50th anniversary with a community picnic at Indian RiverSide Park in Jensen Beach on Sunday, April 6th.</p><p>For more information visit: <a href="http://www.hpsfl.org">www.hpsfl.org</a></p><p></p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 16:55:34 +0000 Drew Mello 41104 at http://wqcs.org Helping those in need for 50 years If each one could reach one http://wqcs.org/post/if-each-one-could-reach-one <p>Drew Mello talks with Christina Kaiser from Devereux Community Based Care. Devereux is a non-profit organization that oversees child-welfare services in Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee and St. Lucie counties.</p><p>They will be hosting four foster-parent recruitment breakfasts in April. Call (772) 873-7800 to register for one of the following complimentary breakfasts.</p><p>Indian River County— 8:30 a.m., Tuesday, April 15, at Unity of Vero Beach</p><p>Martin County— 8 a.m., Wednesday, April 16, at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church</p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 16:38:04 +0000 Drew Mello 40770 at http://wqcs.org If each one could reach one Celebrating the nation’s first National Wildlife Refuge http://wqcs.org/post/celebrating-nation-s-first-national-wildlife-refuge <p></p><p>Drew Mello talks with Steve Massey, president of Pelican Island Preservation Society.</p><p>The 22nd Annual Pelican Island Wildlife Festival will be held Saturday, March 15th at Riverview Park in Sebastian</p><p>For more information visit: <a href="http://firstrefuge.org/events/wildlifefestival/">http://firstrefuge.org/events/wildlifefestival/</a></p><p></p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 18:21:24 +0000 Drew Mello 40460 at http://wqcs.org Celebrating the nation’s first National Wildlife Refuge Helping Haitians change Haiti http://wqcs.org/post/helping-haitians-change-haiti <p></p><p></p><p>Drew Mello talks with Kent Annan<strong>,</strong> co-director of Haiti Partners.Their mission is to help Haitians change Haiti through education.</p><p>Haiti Partners will be hosting their Educate &amp; Celebrate fundraiser on Friday, March 7 at The Northern Trust Bank in Vero Beach to help support their work.</p><p>For more information visit: <a href="http://www.haitipartners.org">www.haitipartners.org</a></p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 17:12:14 +0000 Drew Mello 40191 at http://wqcs.org Helping Haitians change Haiti BookMania! http://wqcs.org/post/bookmania-0 <p></p><p>Drew Mello talks with Priscilla Baldwin, president of the Library Foundation of Martin County.</p><p>The foundation’s 20th Edition of BookMania! will take place on Saturday, March 8th, at the Wanda Yarboro Performing Arts Center of Martin County High School.</p><p>This free event features panel discussions, readings and book signings with nationally recognized authors.</p><p>For more information visit: <a href="http://www.libraryfoundationmc.org">www.libraryfoundationmc.org</a></p><p></p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 17:56:16 +0000 Drew Mello 39902 at http://wqcs.org BookMania! Two science-fair winners http://wqcs.org/post/two-science-fair-winners <p>Intro:&nbsp; What kinds of projects win awards at an academic science fair?&nbsp; Paul Janensch gives us two examples in this Treasure Coast Essay.</p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 12:20:00 +0000 Paul Janensch 39643 at http://wqcs.org