Tresure Coast – Cold weather shelters are helping keep Treasure Coast residents warm, but the cold has been too much for at least one homeless woman in Ft. Pierce. The local citrus industry expects to weather the cold snap just fine.
Fort Pierce, FL – Drew Mello talks with Bridget Baratta, executive director of the Martin County Community Foundation. The Center for Women's Philanthropy will be launched on January 17 under the auspices of the foundation.
Treasure Coast – Dry, cold weather has increased the danger of wildfires, still, the conditions are perfect for some prescribed burns. Melissa Yunas, Wildfire Mitigation Specialist with the Florida Division of Froestry explasins.
Fort Pierce, FL – As we start a new year, some will resolve to give back to their community by volunteering. My guest today is the perfect resource person to point you in the right direction. Jackie Holfelder is the assistant editor of Luminaries, a weekly guide to non-profit happening along the Treasure Coast. Luminaries appears each Monday in the various editions of Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers.
Fort Pierce, FL – Drew Mello talks with Amy Christensen, development manager for the Elliot Museum in Stuart. The Elliot currently has two art shows going on, The 6th Annual Juried Art Show and the Studio Artists Exhibition.
For more information on the Elliot Museum visit www.elliottmuseumfl.org or call 772-225-1961.
Fort Pierce, FL – Drew Mello talks with Mary Sawyer, executive director of the American Red Cross Martin County chapter and Sam Yates, who handles the chapter's public affairs. The Red Cross has just launched "Gifts that Save the Day," a new holiday giving campaign.
For more information on the Martin County chapter on the American Red Cross visit: www.martinredcross.org
To view the catalog for "Gifts that Save the Day" go to: redcross.org/gifts