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11:02 am
Tue November 3, 2009

Car Seat safety check

Indian River County – Most parents use car seats for their children, but are they using them correctly? Often times, the answer is no.

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WQCS Local
1:11 pm
Mon November 2, 2009

Precautions to keep from leaving children in cars.

Treasure Coast – It happens to parents from all walks of life. Usually a change in routine leads to a child accidently being left in a car. You can find out more at kidsandcars.org.

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WQCS Local
3:43 pm
Fri October 30, 2009

House of Hope's Meal or No Meal Community Awareness Dinner November 6th

Fort Pierce, FL – Drew Mello talks with Diane Tomasik, Communications Manager for House of Hope in Martin County. HOH will be hosting what has become their signature fundraising event - Meal or No Meal Community Awareness Dinner on Friday, November 6th at St. Mary's Pittenger Center in Stuart.

Tickets for Meal or No Meal are $100 and available by calling 772-286-4673 or visiting www.hohmartin.org

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WQCS Local
11:38 am
Mon October 26, 2009

Vero Beach Humane Society cares for 76 dogs turned over by the breeder.

Vero Beach – The 76 dogs are in good health, but are an expample of how the economy is causing many to hand over their pets.

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WQCS Local
11:28 am
Fri October 23, 2009

Crisis Line of the Treasure Coast needs volunteers

Fort Pierce, FL – Drew Mello talks with Annie Elliot with Crisis Line of the Treasure Coast. Crisis Line provides free and confidential telephone counseling and referral services for Martin and St. Lucie Counties, daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Reach Crises Line of the Treasure at 772-463-1475.
Their address is: PO Box 528, Jensen Beach, FL 34958

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WQCS Local
1:30 pm
Thu October 22, 2009

Distribution of H1N1 vaccine on the Treasure Coast

Treasure Coast – Clint Sperber of the St. Lucie County Health Dept. tells us of plans to distribute the H1N1 or Swine Flu vaccine. Find out where you can get your Swine Flu vaccine in:

Indian River County- http://www.doh.state.fl.us/chdIndianRiver/index.htm
St. Lucie County- http://www.stluciecountyhealth.com/
Martin County-http://www.martincountyhealth.com/

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WQCS Local
12:43 pm
Fri October 16, 2009

Dollars for Scholars Golf Classic October 31

Fort Pierce, FL – Drew Mello talks with is Camilla Wainright, Executive Director of Dollars for Scholars of Indian River County and Sarah Cobb a board member.

Dollars for Scholars offers scholarship opportunities to students in the county with financial need who demonstrate the desire and academic ability to succeed in pursuing a post-secondary education.

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WQCS Local
10:35 am
Fri October 16, 2009

HIDDEN HISTORY: Obscure Obelisk Marks Sebastian's Original City Limits

Sebastian, FL – An early settler, who also built markers for Sebastian's cemetery, erected the 12-foot monument in the late 1920. It stands in the southeast corner of what is now Riverview Park.

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WQCS Local
2:10 pm
Fri October 9, 2009

Heathcote Botanical Gardens to host Ethnobotanical Day

Fort Pierce, FL –
Drew Mello talks with AnnMarie Loveridge with the Florida Native Plant Society's Lackla's Mint St. Lucie Chapter. The society, along with Heathcote Botanical Gardens in Ft. Pierce, will be hosting Ethnobotanical Day on Saturday, October 17 at Heathcote. The day long educational forum will kick off an eco-art project called The Reclamation Project.

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WQCS Local
4:52 pm
Wed October 7, 2009

A study by AAA shows older drivers are unaware medications can impair driving abilities.

Treasure Coast – A new study done by AAA Auto Clubs shows many drivers age 55 and older are unaware of the potentially dangerous combination of medications and driving. Find out more at aaaseniors.com.

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