Drew Mello

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Drew Mello talks with Peggy Sargeant with Martin County Master Gardeners.

Their  annual spring plant sale “Get Back to Your Roots” will take place on Saturday, April 16 at the UF/IFAS Extension office on SE Dixie Highway in Stuart from 9 a.m. to noon.

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Drew Mello talks with Judy Cruz, Chief Executive Officer with the Treasure Coast Food Bank, the largest hunger-relief organization on the Treasure Coast.

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Poetry & BBQ

Mar 25, 2016

Drew Mello talks with Sean Sexton with the Laura (Riding) Jackson Foundation. Their 6th annual Poetry and BBQ event, “Three Daughters of Eve,” will take place on Sunday, April 10th from 3-7 p.m. at the Jackson Home on the Environmental Learning Center campus in Vero Beach.

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Drew Mello talks with John Nelson from Audubon of Martin County and the host of Audubon Moment heard on WQCS.

Audubon of Martin County has been a source of wildlife exploration & conservation in Martin County since 1955.

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Drew Mello talks with Carol Ludwig, Executive Director of The Center for Spiritual Care in Vero Beach.

The center in collaboration with Friends After Diagnosis Breast Cancer Support Group and the Treasure Coast Ovarian Cancer Alliance will present Lunafest, a traveling film festival of award-wining short films, by, for and about women on Saturday, April 2 at the Richardson Center on the IRSC campus in Vero Beach.

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Drew Mello talks with Rich Votapka with the Indian River County Historical Society. The society is a private non-profit with a simple mission statement - to save, preserve and restore the historical and environmental resources of Indian River County.

On Friday, March 11, the historical society will present “The Teddy Roosevelt Show” at the Performing Arts Center at Sebastian River High School.

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Drew Mello talks with Bill West, CEO & Development Director at Molly’s House in Stuart.

Molly’s House provides affordable, temporary housing to patients and their families during crises requiring medical treatment on the Treasure Coast.

The 6th Annual Molly’s House Polo Classic will take place on Saturday, March 5 at the Port Mayaca Polo Club.

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Educate & Celebrate

Feb 19, 2016

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 4th annual “Educate & Celebrate” fundraiser on Friday, March 4 at The Northern Trust Bank in Vero Beach.

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ArtsFest 2016

Feb 12, 2016

Drew Mello talks with Nancy Turrell, Executive Director of The Arts Council of Martin County.

Their annual ArtsFest will take place on February 20 and 21 at Memorial Park in Stuart.

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Drew Mello talks with Dale Jacobs with the Children’s Home Society of Florida, Treasure Coast Division.

Their “Fly Me to the Moon” fundraising dinner party will take place on Friday, February 19th at Corporate Air hangar at the Vero Beach Airport.

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

The club will be hosting their 15th annual Gardenfest! on Saturday, February 6 and Sunday, February 7at Riverside Park in Vero Beach.

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Drew Mello talks with Linda Geary from the House of Refuge on Hutchinson Island in Stuart and Annie Potts, author of Last Lights, the Hand Wound Lighthouses of the Bahama Islands. Annie will kick of the House of Refuge’s annual Oceanside Lecture Series on Thursday, January 28, at 7 pm.

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Drew Mello talks with Mary Barnes President and CEO of Alzheimer’s Community Care, a nonprofit organization that provides specialized care to patients and caregivers living with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders.

Alzheimer’s Community Care will host their 14th annual Treasure Coast Luncheon on Friday, January 29 at Mariner Sands Country Club in Stuart.

For more information on Alzheimer’s Community Care

All About Downton Abbey

Jan 8, 2016

Drew Mello talks with John Loesser, Artistic Director of The Lyric Theatre in Stuart and Dennis Fruitt, the Executive Director of the Library Foundation of Martin County.

On Thursday, January 28th, Jessica Fellowes, the English author and expert on “Downton Abbey” will be appearing at the Lyric Theatre for a special fundraising event to benefit The Library Foundation of Martin County and The Lyric Theatre.

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Drew Mello talks with Ginny Blossom, Director of Development, for FAU Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute.

Their Ocean Science Lecture Series will begin Wednesday January 6 and continue each Wednesdays through March 16. The lectures are free and open to the public.

Harbor Branch will also be opening a new exhibit -Mission: Ocean Discovery  on Saturday, January 16. For more information click here:

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