Drew Mello

Morning Edition host


Treasure Coast Happenings
10:07 am
Fri May 16, 2014

One of Florida’s natural thrills

Loggerhead sea turtle laying eggs at sunrise

Drew Mello talks with Rick Herren, Executive Director of Coastal Biology, Inc.

The Indian River non-profit will be offering educational turtle walks in Vero Beach each Friday and Saturday during June and July out of the Town of Indian River Shores Community Center and The Moorings Club. 

For more information click here: www.coastalbiol


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Treasure Coast Happenings
11:27 am
Fri May 9, 2014

Celebrating World Ocean Day

Drew Mello talks with Cristin Ryan, Marine Biology Educator at the Smithsonian Marine Ecosystems Exhibit, located in the St. Lucie County Aquarium and Bob Hickerson from Treasure Coast Lionfish Safari.

The Smithsonian will host their annual World Ocean Day celebration at the St. Lucie County Aquarium from 10am-3pm on Saturday June 7th. On the same day, the second annual Treasure Coast Lionfish Safari will take place on the waterfront in Fort Pierce from 2pm-7pm.

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Treasure Coast Happenings
12:15 pm
Fri May 2, 2014

Semper Paratus (Always Ready)

Drew Mello talks with Tom Butler with the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary in Fort Pierce.

The Auxiliary promotes recreational boater safety, including vessel safety checks and boating classes.

May 17-24 is National Boating Safety Week.

Click here for more information: www.cgaux.org

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Treasure Coast Happenings
12:08 pm
Fri April 25, 2014

Stamp Out Hunger food drive

Drew Mello talks with Rhonda Blakey from Treasure Coast Food Bank, the largest hunger relief agency on the Treasure Coast.

On Saturday, May 10, this year’s National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive will take place.

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Treasure Coast Happenings
10:59 am
Fri April 18, 2014

Helping bring families together at mealtime

Drew Mello talks with Jan Autin and Karen Cartwright with Family Meals Inc., a non-profit organization that provides ingredients for families to prepare meals in their own homes.

Family Meals will be having a McCartney Mania fundraising show on Friday, April 25 at the Sunrise Black Box Theater in Fort Pierce.

For more information visit: http://www.familymealsinc.org

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Treasure Coast Happenings
1:59 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

Teaching safe parenting

Drew Mello talks with Courtney Gurtowski with CASTLE.

The Treasure Coast agency strives to strengthen families and prevent child abuse.

Their annual STOMP OUT child abuse 5K run/walk will take place on Saturday, April 26th

at Mets stadium.

For more information visit: www.castletc.org

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Treasure Coast Happenings
11:05 am
Fri April 4, 2014

A voice for a child

Drew Mello talks with Gail Griffith, volunteer recruiter for the 19th Circuit Guardian ad Litem Program and Wanda Bird a Guardian ad Litem volunteer.

The Guardian ad Litem program will hold two training sessions in April to address the urgent need for more volunteers.

For more information visit: www.guardianadlitem.org or call 772-785-5804.

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Treasure Coast Happenings
12:39 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

Cruise for Success

Drew Mello talks with Jim McKenzie, executive director of the Education Foundation of St. Lucie County.

The non-profit foundation raises private funds for programs to support students and teachers in the St. Lucie County School district.

The Cruise for Success fundraiser will be held on Friday, April 25 at the Port St. Lucie Civic Center.

For more information visit: www.educationfoundationstlucie.org

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Treasure Coast Happenings
12:55 pm
Fri March 21, 2014

Helping those in need for 50 years

Drew Mello talks with Suzy Hutcheson, executive director of Helping People Succeed.

They serve Treasure Coast residents who need special training, education, employment and living arrangements.

Helping People Succeed will celebrate their 50th anniversary with a community picnic at Indian RiverSide Park in Jensen Beach on Sunday, April 6th.

For more information visit: www.hpsfl.org

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Treasure Coast Happenings
12:38 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

If each one could reach one

Drew Mello talks with Christina Kaiser from Devereux Community Based Care. Devereux is a non-profit organization that oversees child-welfare services in Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee and St. Lucie counties.

They will be hosting four foster-parent recruitment breakfasts in April. Call (772) 873-7800 to register for one of the following complimentary breakfasts.

Indian River County— 8:30 a.m., Tuesday, April 15, at Unity of Vero Beach

Martin County— 8 a.m., Wednesday, April 16, at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church

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