Drew Mello

Morning Edition host


Treasure Coast Happenings
6:21 am
Fri August 1, 2014

A voice for a child

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

There are currently 400 children waiting for a GAL volunteer to be their voice and to make sure they are not overlooked by the child welfare system.

The Guardian ad Litem program will hold several Open Houses in August and September for those who might be interested in becoming a volunteer.

For more information click here or call 772-785-5804.

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Treasure Coast Happenings
1:22 pm
Tue July 29, 2014

Helping the health insurance needs of seniors

Drew Mello talks with Darlene Forage, Project Director of SHINE, (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders,) a volunteer program of the Aging and Disability Resource Center that helps seniors with health insurance counseling, including Medicare, Medicaid and prescription assistance.

SHINE, through a network of volunteer counselors, strives to help seniors understand and receive the health insurance coverage they need.

For more information click here or call 866-684-5885.

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Treasure Coast Happenings
12:34 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week

Drew Mello talks with Bernadette Clark with Healthy Start Coalition of St. Lucie County, which provides services and programs for pregnant women, new mothers and babies.

Healthy Start Coalition of St. Lucie County will be part of the worldwide celebration of World Breastfeeding Week August 1-7.

For more information click here or call 772-467-20


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Treasure Coast Happenings
12:08 pm
Fri July 18, 2014

Fighting blood cancers

Drew Mello speaks with Ken Coe from the Treasure Coast Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

LLS will be having two upcoming fundraisers in August-their annual golf tournament will take place on Saturday, August 9th at Martin Downs Golf Club in Palm City. The following Saturday, August 16th Hot Caribbean Night, a wine tasting and celebrity chef cook-off will take place at the Mansion at Tuckahoe in Jensen Beach.

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Treasure Coast Happenings
12:54 pm
Fri July 11, 2014

School supplies campaign kicks off 18th year

Drew Mello talks with Cris Adams and Christina Kaiser with United Way of St. Lucie County.

United Way’s School Supplies for Students campaign gets underway later this month.

For more information click here:

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Treasure Coast Happenings
11:27 am
Thu July 10, 2014

Goombay Bash

Drew Mello talks with Britt Brandon and Alex Haigh with Martin Memorial Foundation LifeSavers.

The LifeSavers are volunteers who raise funds for infant, pediatric and family programs at Martin Health.

The LifeSavers will be hosting their annual Goombay Bash Saturday, July 19th at Jensen Beach Causeway Park.

For more information click here:


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Treasure Coast Happenings
1:06 pm
Fri June 20, 2014

A safe harbor for pregnant women

Drew Mello talks with Gina Thompson, executive director of Mary’s Shelter in Stuart, a faith-based transitional home that provides both residential and non-residential services for pregnant women.

Since opening in 2010, Mary’s Shelter of the Treasure Coast has helped more than 80 women through their pregnancies.

Click here to find out more about Mary’s Shelter.


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Treasure Coast Happenings
1:17 pm
Fri June 13, 2014

Taste of the Tropics

Drew Mello talks with Nancy Rad from Martin County Master Gardeners.

“Taste of the Tropics,” will take place on Saturday, July 28th at the Blake Library in Stuart.

For more information visit: http://martin.ifas.ufl.edu


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Treasure Coast Happenings
12:41 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

White Shirt Night

Drew Mello talks with Carolyn Timmann and Suzy Hutcheson with Helping People Succeed.

HPS serves individuals who need special training, education, employment and living arrangements.

Helping People Succeed will be having their annual White Shirt Night on Saturday, June 21 at Taste Casual Dining in Hobe Sound.

Reservations for White Shirt Night can be made online at www.whiteshirtnight.com

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Treasure Coast Happenings
12:29 pm
Fri May 30, 2014

Helping children develop through sailing

Drew Mello talks with Roy Whitehead with the Treasure Coast Youth Sailing Foundation.

The foundation, sponsored by the Fort Pierce Yacht Club and the City of Fort Pierce, will offer eight one-week beginners sailing classes, starting June 9. The Foundation will also offer intermediate classes in July and August.

For more information click here: http://www.treasurecoastyouthsailing.com or call 772-333-6531.

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