Drew Mello

Morning Edition host

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Adams Ranch Rodeo

Mar 29, 2013

Drew Mello talks with Brian Beaty and Billy Adams about the 3rd annual Adams Ranch Rodeo, which will take place Saturday, April 6th at the St. Lucie County Fairgrounds. 

Presented by the St. Lucie County Cattlemen’s Association, proceeds from the Adams Ranch Rodeo will support youth scholarships and agricultural education efforts.

For more information or to buy tickets online, visit: www.adamsranchrodeo.com

Drew Mello talks with Mark Perry, executive director of the Florida Oceanographic Society.

The Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center, a 57-acre marine life nature center, is located on Hutchinson Island in Stuart, opposite the new Elliot Museum.

www.floridaocean.org

Drew Mello talks with Cyndy Trossbach from the Garden Club of Stuart.

The club will be presenting their Flower Show and Garden Fest on Saturday and Sunday, March 23-24 at the Martin County Fairgrounds.

For more information, visit: www.gardenclubofstuart.org.

Drew Mello talks with Amy Brunjes, co-chair for the second annual VGTI Florida BioBall.

The Vaccine & Gene Therapy Institute of Florida’s mission is to transform scientific discoveries into treatments and cures for devastating chronic illnesses such as cancer and HIV/AIDS, and infectious diseases.

The BioBall will be held on Saturday, March 23 at the institute located at The Center for Innovation in Port St. Lucie.

For more information visit: www.vgtifl.org

Unveiling a new Elliot

Mar 1, 2013

Drew Mello talks with Jennifer Esler, president & CEO of the Elliot Museum in Stuart.

After a $20 million-dollar re-build, the Elliot will reopen on Sunday, March 3.

For more information visit: www.elliotmuseum.org

Educate & Celebrate

Feb 22, 2013

Drew Mello talks with Kent Annan, co-director of Haiti Partners.Their mission is to help Haitians change Haiti through education.

Haiti Partners will be hosting their Educate & Celebrate fundraiser on Friday, March 8 at The Northern Trust Bank in Vero Beach to help support their work.

For more information visit: www.haitipartners.org

 

Drew Mello talks with Carolyn Smith about the Seventh Annual Lundin Kudo Empty Bowls Project.

It will take place on Sunday, February, 24 at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church on Ocean Blvd., in Stuart, from 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

The project honors the late ceramic artist Lundin Kudo and benefits Mary's Kitchen and the Treasure Coast Food Bank.

For more information visit: www.somanyemptybowls.blogspot.com

Drew Mello talks with Susan Hargreaves from Caring Fields Animal Sanctuary in Palm City.

On Sunday, March 3, they will be hosting the Caring Fields Croquet Classic.

For more information visit: www.caringfields.org

Drew Mello talks with Dr. Dennis Hanisak and Janet Alford from FAU Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute in Ft. Pierce.

Harbor Branch’s second annual fundraising event Love Your Lagoon will take place on Friday, February 8, at the institute.

FAU Harbor Branch Oceanographic will also be hosting a symposium on the Indian River Lagoon. Their Ocean Science Lecture Series is currently underway.

For more information visit: www.indianriverlagoon.org

Drew Mello talks with Dr. Dennis Hanisak and Janet Alford from FAU Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute in Ft. Pierce.

Harbor Branch’s second annual fundraising event Love Your Lagoon will take place on Friday, February 8, at the institute.

FAU Harbor Branch Oceanographic will also be hosting a symposium on the Indian River Lagoon. Their Ocean Science Lecture Series is currently underway.

For more information visit: www.indianriverlagoon.org

Gardenfest!

Jan 25, 2013

Drew Mello talks with Barbara Russell from the Garden Club of Indian River County.

The club will be hosting Gardenfest! on Saturday, February 2 and Sunday, February 3 at Riverside Park in Vero Beach.

For more information visit: www.gardenclubofirc.org

BookMania!

Jan 18, 2013

Drew Mello talks with Kendra Auberry, adult services and programming manager for the Martin County Library System.

The library system will be hosting BookMania! The author/book festival will take place on Saturday, February 2 at Jensen Beach High School beginning at 9 a.m.

For more information on the Martin County Library System visit: www.library.martin.fl.us

For information on Booked for Lunch visit: http://mclsfriends.org/booked

Indian River Country

Jan 11, 2013

Drew Mello talks with the new Indian Riverkeeper, Marty Baum.

The mission of the Indian Riverkeeper is to protect and restore the Indian River Lagoon, through advocacy, enforcement and citizen action

For more information visit: www.indianriverkeeper.org

Luminaries

Jan 7, 2013

Drew Mello talks with Jackie Hofelder, assistant editor of Luminaries, a weekly guide to non-profit happenings along the Treasure Coast, published each Monday in the various editions of Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers and also available online at www.luminariesweb.com

To explore volunteer opportunities in your community click on the links below.

Martin County - www.martinvolunteers.org

Hope starts with you

Dec 30, 2012

Drew Mello talks with Diane Tomasik from House of Hope.

HOH provides food, clothing, emergency financial assistance and counseling services to Martin County residents.

For more information visit www.hohmartin.org

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