Fort Pierce, FL – This week on Treasure Coast Happenings, Drew Mello talks with Sydney Liebman, editor of Luminaries, a weekly guide to non-profit happenings along the Treasure Coast, published each Monday in the various editions of Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers and also available online at

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Treasure Coast – We speak with Anita Neal of the St. Luice County Extension Office about whether or not those brown looking plants in our yard are really dead. Your can find more information at or go directly to

Ft. Pierce – Planning and review of an international disaster response program were held recently at IRSC's Public Safety Training Complex.

Fort Pierce, FL – Drew Mello talks with Jim Parks and Todd Darress with the Treasure Coast Rotary Club.

The 1rst Annual Treasure Coast Rotary Lobster Classic; featuring lobster dinners and a lobster bisque cook-off, will take place on Sunday, January 23, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Humiston Park in Vero Beach.

The event will benefit over a dozen area charities. For more information

Vero Beach – You may know him as a panelist on the popular talk show "Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me!" which we air Monday's at noon, P. J. O'Rourke is coming to Vero Beach.

Florida – Political humorist P. J. O'Rourke tells us the qualities he'd like to see in a U. S. Presidnet.

Florida – Congressman Tom Rooney and Congressman Bill Posey both say they will continue with scheduled public meetings in the wake of the shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and several people attending an event in Arizona.

Fort Pierce, FL – Drew Mello talks with Kristen Sukolsky with the Treasure Rowing Club.

The club will be having a free Juniors Learn to Row Day on Saturday, January 15 at their rowing center at Leighton Park in Palm City.

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