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Sanctuary4kids

Jul 15, 2016

Drew Mello talks with Debbie Butler, President of the Board of Directors for Guardians for New Futures. Their mission is to fund the unfunded needs of abused and neglected children on the Treasure Coast.

GFNF is currently raising money to build Sanctuary4kids, a 24-hour emergency shelter for children being removed from their homes by the Department of Children and Families due to abuse and neglect.

For more information on Sanctuary4kids click here:

RAD Kids Helps Children Stay Safe

Jul 14, 2016

Resisting Aggression Defensively or RAD Kids provides children with the tools to escape from those who may mean them harm.  Several local law enforcement agencies offer RAD instruction.  For more information click HERE.  To find out more about the program for women, RAD Women, click HERE.  For the RAD Seniors program for senior citizens click HERE.

    

    

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about Ralph Evinrude, the outboard motor magnate and husband of singing star Frances Langford.   He is profiled by writer Donna Crary in the summer issue of Indian River Magazine.  Married in 1955, Ralph and Frances lived at her Jensen Beach estate, cruised aboard his 118-foot yacht “Chanticleer” and together owned The Outrigger resort on the Indian River Lagoon.  Ralph – an easy-going fellow – had many friends on the Treasure Coast.

We know a locked cell phone can even keep prying eyes out of our personal information, but what happens when we want first responders to have our emergency information?

For instructions on entering your emergency information into your iPhone click HERE.

To see some apps available on the Android click HERE.

Drew Mello talks with Melanie Wiles Director of Development for the Boys & Girls Club of St. Lucie County.

The 34th annual Chili Cook-Off, benefiting the Boys & Girls Club, will take place on Saturday, July 16, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., at the Fenn Center on Virginia Avenue in Fort Pierce.

For more information on the 34th annual Chili Cook-Off

Hiding under a desk or table may not be good enough to survive an active shooter situation.  IRSC Security Officer Dennis McWilliams tells us about ALICE-Alert, Lockdown. Inform, Confront,  Evacuate.  It provides some new thoughts on surviving a horrible situation. You can find out more by clicking HERE. See a video on how the ALICE concept works by clicking HERE.

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