Vero Beach, FL – The curious brick structure that stands near Jungle Trail on the barrier island probably dates back to the Narrows, a village that sprang up along the Indian River around 1880. The Narrows faded away when the Florida East Coast railroad was built on the west side of the river.
Florida – Citrus Greening is a bacterial infection spread by an insect which kills citrus trees. The National Academy of Sciences is suggesting creating districts of citrus groves to battle the disease by removing trees. We talk with Bob Norberg of the State Dept. of Citrus about the proposal.
Fort Pierce, FL – Drew Mello talks Diane Tomasik, communications manager for House of Hope. HOH provides food, clothing, emergency financial assistance and counseling services to Martin County residents.
The 15th Annual Tournament of Hope, golf tournament will be held at Piper's Landing Yacht & Country Club on Friday, April 23.
For more information, call (772) 286-4673 or visit www.hohmartin.org/
Fort Pierce, FL – Drew Mello talks with Christina Kaiser United for Families' Community Relations Director. The agency's mission is to break the cycle of child abuse through a diverse network of community partners and innovative services.
UFF will host their Second Annual Community Luncheon to Stop the Tears, Thursday April 22, at the Port St. Lucie Civic Center. For information and reservations visit: www.unitedforfamilies.org