This week on Treasure Coast Happenings, Drew Mello talks with Jennifer Ahern from Helping People Succeed. HPS serves individuals who need special training, education, employment and living arrangements. Helping People Succeed will be having a White Shirt Night at Taste Casual Dining in Hobe Sound on Saturday, June, 16. For more information visit: www.hpsfl.org
Congressman Tom Rooney is warning of people going into nursing homes to get Veterans to invest their pension in high risk investments. Such activity has been reported in the Stuart area. Contact the Congressman's office at 202-225-5792 or at www.rooney.house.gov to report this or any other scam against veterans. If you don't live in Congressman Rooney's district, he recommends contacting your congressman.
This week on Treasure Coast Happenings, Drew Mello talks with Cristin Ryan, Marine Biology Educator and Volunteer Coordinator at the Smithsonian Marine Ecosystems Exhibit in Ft. Pierce. The Smithsonian will be celebrating World Ocean Day on Saturday, June 9 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For information visit: www.sms.si.edu
This week on Treasure Coast Happenings, Drew Mello talks with Diane Tomasik, a volunteer with Friends of the Blake Library. The Friends' Book Depot will hold a half-price sale on classics and vintage books May 23-27 to raise money for Martin County's libraries. The largest used bookstore on the Treasure Coast has amassed a huge collection of classics, vintage novels and "almost-rare" books. For information about the Book Depot visit www.friendsbookdepot.com.