Linda Meyer was on vacation when Hurricane Andrew hit her home. She was visiting former WQCS Development Director Adrienne Moore and spent the storm in our studios as we aired updates and information. Three days later she returned home.
In honor of World Breastfeeding Week, the St. Lucie County WIC program held a seminar on the issue. Martin County will hold one Aug. 23 from 10 a.m. till noon at the Children's Services Council. For more information of breastfeeding, you can contact the St Lucie County WIC program in Ft. Pierce at 772-462-3900 in Port St. Lucie the number is 772-785-6124. In Martin County call 772-221-4000 ext. 2136. Or call LaLeche League of the Treasure Coast at 1-877-432-5324. You can visit LaLeche on the web atwww.llli.org.
A Palm Beach Gardens architect who surveyed damage in Homestead after the storm says it resembled a landscape after nuclear war. The interview is the first in a series WQCS is airing in August. Andrew's 20th anniversary is Aug. 24.
Dr. Roxanne Connelly, a scientist at the University of Florida Medical Entomology Lab in Vero Beach, discusses the prolific nature of mosquitoes and says there must be "billions upon billions" of them in Florida.