Drew Mello

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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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Chimps Kitchen

Oct 9, 2015

Drew Mello talks with Jen Feuerstein Sanctuary Director of Save the Chimps in Ft. Pierce.

Home to over 250 chimpanzees, Save the Chimps is the world’s largest sanctuary for rescued Chimpanzees.

The 7th Annual Chimps Kitchen fundraiser will take place on Thursday, November 5 at the Vero Beach Hotel & Spa.

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Drew Mello talks with Scott Bernarde, Director of Communications for the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach.

The Norton’s new exhibition season opens on Thursday, Oct. 15 with This Place: Israel Through Photography’s Lens.

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Drew Mello talks with Lange Sykes, President of the Coastal Conservation Association (Treasure Coast Chapter,) a grass roots organization committed to conserving and protecting Florida’s marine resources. CCA will host a BBQ & Auction on Friday, October 9 at The River House in Vero Beach. For more information click here:

Art For The Garden

Sep 18, 2015

Drew Mello talks with Robin Goldman from Heathcote Botanical Gardens in Fort Pierce.   Heathcote will present Art for the Garden Auction, a collection of artwork handcrafted by local artists on Saturday, September 19 at Art House Gallery on N 2nd Street in Fort Pierce.   For more information on Heathcote Botanical Gardens click here:

Ais On The Lagoon

Sep 18, 2015

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

You can celebrate National Estuaries Month with "Ais on the Lagoon" a community paddle designed to bring awareness to the Indian River Lagoon and the Ais Indians who depended on this coastal estuary to support their way of life.

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