Drew Mello

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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.

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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:

Drew Mello talks with Dr. Zack Jud, Director of Education for the Florida Oceanographic Society.

The society’s Coastal Lecture Series get underway January 4 and continues through April 4 at the Blake Library in Stuart. Admission is free.

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Drew Mello talks with Tom Servinsky, conductor and artistic director of the Academy Orchestra and the Treasure Coast Youth Symphony.

On Sunday, January 3, at the Lyric Theater in Stuart, the Academy Orchestra will team up McCartney Mania to present a tribute to the music of the Beatles.

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Home For The Holidays

Dec 11, 2015

Drew Mello talks with Sara Kornegy, Animal Care Manager for the Humane Society of the Treasure Coast.

The Humane Society will be offering adoption incentives throughout the end of the year at their Palm City shelter to help alleviate crowded conditions

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Drew Mello talks with Judy Cruz and Krista Garofalo with the Treasure Coast Food Bank, the largest hunger-relief organization on the Treasure Coast.

Their Great Treasure Coast Holiday Food & Fund Drive is now underway through the end of the year.

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Homes For The Holidays

Nov 27, 2015

Drew Mello talks with Polly Pharo from the Women’s Club of Stuart.

Their 7th annual Holiday Home Tour takes place on Sunday, December 6, and will feature six beautiful Martin County homes decorated for the holidays.

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Drew Mello talks with Louise Murtaugh, Executive Director of Celebrities Fore Kids, a non-profit organization that provides financial support to South Florida families who have children battling cancer and other life-threatening illnesses.

CFK’s 17th Annual Celebrities Fore Kids Golf Classic will take place on November 29 & 30.  The Pre-Tournament Kick-off party will be held on Sunday the 29 at Admiral’s Cove Golf Club in Jupiter. The Golf Classic will be held on Monday, the 30 at Jonathan’s Landing.

Drew Mello talks with Terry Davis with Bluebird Educational Foundation. The St. Lucie County non-profit provides musical instruments to needy students as well as educational workshops and music scholarships.

On Friday, November 20 renowned Afro-Cuban percussionist Sammy Figueroa will conduct a master class with Lincoln Park Academy band students followed by a performance at the Sunrise Theatre.

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Drew Mello talks with Paula Hundt from Tykes & Teens, a Martin County non-profit that provides counseling to children facing a variety of challenges including depression, sexual abuse and domestic violence.

Tykes & Teens will be having their 8th Annual Festival of Trees & Lights the week of November 16-21, at Flagler Place in downtown Stuart.

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

Audubon of Martin County celebrates its 60th Anniversary on Thursday November 19th with at the Kane Center in Stuart.

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Prêt á Manger

Oct 23, 2015

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 Pret A Manger Holiday Tasting will take place on Monday, November 2nd from 5:30 to 8:00pm at Molly’s House.

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Drew Mello talks with Cindy Gedeon, Executive Director and CEO of the Vero Beach Museum of Art.

Folk Art from the Morris Museum of Art featuring more than sixty paintings and sculpture works by some of the South’s most important folk artists will be on display from October 17 through January 17.

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