By Jill Roberts
Treasure Coast – St. Lucie County Clerk of Cout, Joe Smith, is in Washington DC for the inauguration of Barack Obama. We talked to him before he went about his plans for the trip.
Treasure Coast – We talk with Treasure Coast resident Joe Smith who was in the inauguration crowd.
Florida – President-elect Barack Obama will be sworn in next week. Some Floridians hope it will mean help for many of the state's children.
Treasure Coast – Here the entire 15 minute interview with Republican freshman Congressman Tom Rooney.
Treasure Coast – We hear from freshman Republican Congressman Tom Rooney about the process of getting settled in Washington.
By Treasure Coast Happenings with Drew Mello
Fort Pierce, FL – Drew Mello talks with Kirsten Kennedy about the Treasure Coast Wine festival taking place January 22-25th in Vero Beach.
Now in its 8th year, the wine festival will benefit seven Indian River County non-profits.
For more information visit their website: www.treasurecoastwinefestival.comOr call 866-WINE-703
Fort Pierce, FL – Drew Mello talks with Bonnie Ares Royster, Director of Development for the Council on Aging of Martin County.
They will be having their 10th annual cocktail buffet fundraiser - Bread Upon the Water on Friday, January 16th.
For more information call 772-223-7831 or visit them online: www.coamc.org/
Port St. Lucie – One company's exansion could result in 800 new jobs in Port St. Lucie. Another company's opening of a distribution center has already created 70 jobs in Ft. Pierce.
Miami – Emotions ran high at a weekend demonstration in Miami over the situation half a world away.
Fort Pierce, FL – Drew Mello talks with Jackie Holfelder, Assistant Editor of Luminaries, who shares her thoughts on how to find a good fit when it comes to volunteering.
Luminaries is a weekly guide to non-profit happenings along the Treasure Coast, it appears every Monday in the various editions of Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers.