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3:10 pm
Wed February 10, 2010

Vero Resident Worked as Peter Pan Peanut Butter Girl

Vero Beach – Mary Lou Hanlon pushed peanut butter professionally when she worked as a model in the 1940s.

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WQCS Local
12:58 pm
Fri February 5, 2010

Homeless Family Center to present "Top Chef Challenge"

Fort Pierce, FL – Drew Mello talks with Julia Keenan, executive director of the Homeless Family Center in Vero Beach. They will be having their "Top Chef Challenge" fundraiser on Monday, February 22 at the Quail Valley River Club.

For more information visit: www.homelessfamilycenter.org or call 772-567-2766.

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WQCS Local
12:48 pm
Fri February 5, 2010

Dogs for Life to hold fundraisers

Fort Pierce, FL – Drew Mello talks with Shelly Ferger, the founder and executive director of Dogs for Life in Vero Beach. DFL is a non-profit organization devoted to improving the quality of life for people and dogs through training assistance dogs and pet therapy dogs. They will be having their 2nd Annual Golf & Bridge Tournament at the Vero Beach County Club pm Tuesday, February 16.

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WQCS Local
9:55 am
Thu February 4, 2010

Nothing Super about First Super Bowl for Vero Resident Who Was There

Vero Beach – The game was no thriller and the halftime show was a makeshift flying act, but Forrest Smith still wishes he had kept his ticket stub.

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WQCS Local
1:44 pm
Wed February 3, 2010

The Civilian Response Corps sends representatives to Haiti in the aftermath of that nation's earthquake.

Ft. Pierce – The Corps does much of its training at IRSC it provides experts to help after disasters and conflicts. You can find out more here.

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WQCS Local
4:01 pm
Mon February 1, 2010

Ft. Pierce Resident Maggie Remy talks about the situation in Haiti.

Treasure Coast – We are joined by Maggie Remy, she's a member of the Haitian Advisory Council for the St. Lucie County School system. She tells us why there are so many orphans in Haiti and about some of the places in our own community where we can see Haitian influence.

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WQCS Local
3:50 pm
Mon February 1, 2010

Zora Neale Hurston in Haiti

Treasure Coast – Thursday 1/28 was the 50th anniversary of the death of Zora Neale Hurston. The author died in Ft. Pierce in 1960. By that time she was penniless and alone. But during her life, her anthropology work took her to Haiti. Hurston scholar Deborah Plant tells us about her time there.

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WQCS Local
9:02 am
Mon February 1, 2010

Port St. Lucie to unveil Botanical Gardens

Fort Pierce, FL – Drew Mello talks with Mary-Estelle Hamden about the soon to be open Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens. The grand opening is scheduled for Saturday, February 20th.

The Botanical Gardens are located at 2410 Westmoreland Blvd. For more information go to: www.pslbotanicalgardens.org

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WQCS Local
1:36 pm
Wed January 27, 2010

How things are on the ground in Haiti

Haiti – Scripps Treasure Coast Newspaper's Alelx Boerner about the things he's seen during his time on the ground in Haiti.

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WQCS Local
10:19 am
Tue January 26, 2010

Haitian-American Priest Says 'Something Good' Will Come of Tragedy

Fort Pierce, FL – The Rev. Yves Geffrard, priest at the Notre Dame Catholic Mission, says his faith remains intact in the wake of the earthquake that devastated parts of his native country.

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