Treasure Coast Happenings

Treasure Coast Happenings
1:59 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

Teaching safe parenting

Drew Mello talks with Courtney Gurtowski with CASTLE.

The Treasure Coast agency strives to strengthen families and prevent child abuse.

Their annual STOMP OUT child abuse 5K run/walk will take place on Saturday, April 26th

at Mets stadium.

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Treasure Coast Happenings
11:05 am
Fri April 4, 2014

A voice for a child

Drew Mello talks with Gail Griffith, volunteer recruiter for the 19th Circuit Guardian ad Litem Program and Wanda Bird a Guardian ad Litem volunteer.

The Guardian ad Litem program will hold two training sessions in April to address the urgent need for more volunteers.

For more information visit: or call 772-785-5804.

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Treasure Coast Happenings
12:39 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

Cruise for Success

Drew Mello talks with Jim McKenzie, executive director of the Education Foundation of St. Lucie County.

The non-profit foundation raises private funds for programs to support students and teachers in the St. Lucie County School district.

The Cruise for Success fundraiser will be held on Friday, April 25 at the Port St. Lucie Civic Center.

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Treasure Coast Happenings
12:55 pm
Fri March 21, 2014

Helping those in need for 50 years

Drew Mello talks with Suzy Hutcheson, executive director of Helping People Succeed.

They serve Treasure Coast residents who need special training, education, employment and living arrangements.

Helping People Succeed will celebrate their 50th anniversary with a community picnic at Indian RiverSide Park in Jensen Beach on Sunday, April 6th.

For more information visit:

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Treasure Coast Happenings
12:38 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

If each one could reach one

Drew Mello talks with Christina Kaiser from Devereux Community Based Care. Devereux is a non-profit organization that oversees child-welfare services in Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee and St. Lucie counties.

They will be hosting four foster-parent recruitment breakfasts in April. Call (772) 873-7800 to register for one of the following complimentary breakfasts.

Indian River County— 8:30 a.m., Tuesday, April 15, at Unity of Vero Beach

Martin County— 8 a.m., Wednesday, April 16, at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church

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