You can get your seedling between 9 a.m. and noon Saturday at the UP/IFAS Extension Office on Dixie Highway.  Find out more by clicking HERE.  You can find out more about Arbor Day and what trees grow best where you live by visiting the National Arbor Day Foundation by clicking 

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about the upcoming Fellsmere Frog Leg Festival.  The Guinness Book of World Records calls it the largest frog leg festival in the world.  Shop at booths.  Go on fun rides.

Life After Alzheimer’s

Jan 13, 2017

Drew Mello talks with Mary Barnes President and CEO of Alzheimer’s Community Care, the largest provider of community-based, dementia-specific services in Florida.

Alzheimer’s Community Care will host their 20th annual Treasure Coast Luncheon on Friday, January 20 at Willoughby Golf Club in Stuart.

For more information on Alzheimer’s Community Care click here:

Blue Tubes Help Beachgoers Keep Beaches Clean

Jan 12, 2017

Blue tubes hold plastic bags.  Creator Patty Goffinet hopes you'll grab a bag and pick up trash, especially plastic, as you enjoy local beaches. You can find out more by clicking HERE.

You can find out more about the festival's events and the schedule by clicking HERE.

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about Gifford, the racially diverse community north of Vero Beach.  Next Monday, January 16, Gifford will put on a Martin Luther King Day parade up Old Dixie Highway from 37th Street to 45th Street starting at 10 a.m.  Of Gifford’s 7,500 residents, more than half are African Americans.  Many families have lived there for generations.  Progress is being made on a Gifford Neighborhood Plan adopted by Indian River County and supported by the Progressive Civic League of Gifford to upgrade streets, sidewalks, drainage, playgrounds and housing. 

Helping HANDS

Jan 6, 2017

Drew Mello talks with Sydney Liebman Director of Fund Development for HANDS of St. Lucie County.

HANDS provides primary healthcare services to low-income, uninsured, adult residents of St. Lucie County.

On Saturday, January 14, Hands of St. Lucie County will be having a “Rockin’ Hoola Luau” fundraiser at Fort Pierce Elks Lodge #1520 on 5th street.

For more information on HANDS click here:

Skywatch 1-6-2017

Jan 6, 2017