Treasure Coast Happenings

Treasure Coast Happenings
12:13 pm
Fri June 7, 2013

Let’s go sailing!

Drew Mello talks with Roy Whitehead, president of the Treasure Coast Youth Sailing Foundation.

The foundation, sponsored by the Fort Pierce Yacht Club and the City of Fort Pierce, will offer eight one-week sailing classes, starting June 10.

Information on schedules and financial aid applications is available at or by calling Candace Banack at 772-465-7720.

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Treasure Coast Happenings
11:04 am
Fri May 31, 2013

White Shirt Night

Drew Mello talks with Glenna Parris with Helping People Succeed.

HPS serves individuals who need special training, education, employment and living arrangements.

Helping People Succeed will be having their annual White Shirt Night on Saturday, June 15th at Taste Casual Dining in Hobe Sound.

Reservations for White Shirt Night can be made online at or by calling (772) 320-0770. 

To find out more about Helping People Succeed visit:


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Treasure Coast Happenings
1:17 pm
Fri May 24, 2013

Inspiring environmental stewardship

Drew Mello talks with Shannon Dack, education specialist for the Florida Oceanographic Society.

The Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center, a 57-acre marine life nature center, is located on Hutchinson Island in Stuart, opposite the new Elliot Museum.

This summer, the Florida Oceanographic Society will be offering courses and programs to inspire environmental stewardship.

For more information visit: or call 772-225-0505

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Treasure Coast Happenings
12:56 pm
Fri May 17, 2013

Road to Success

Drew Mello talks with Christina Kaiser with United for Families.

The agency helps abused and neglected children on the Treasure Coast through adoption, foster care and protective services.

UFF will be having their annual charity golf tournament to benefit their Road to Success program on Saturday, June 1 at Mariner Sands Country Club in Hobe Sand. Road to Success prepares young people for life after foster care.

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Treasure Coast Happenings
1:04 pm
Fri May 10, 2013

Smithsonian to host local celebration of World Oceans Day

Touchtank at Smithsonian Marine Ecosystems Exhibit

Drew Mello talks with Cristin Ryan, Marine Biology Educator at the Smithsonian Marine Ecosystems Exhibit, located in the St. Lucie County Aquarium at 420 Seaway Drive on South Hutchinson Island in Fort Pierce.

The Smithsonian and the St. Lucie County Aquarium will take part in World Oceans Day on Saturday, June 8 to celebrate our world ocean and our personal connection to the sea.

For more information on the Smithsonian Marine Ecosystems Exhibit:

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Treasure Coast Happenings
1:05 pm
Fri May 3, 2013

A Matter of Balance

Drew Mello talks with Liliana Herrera from Area Agency on Aging.

The agency will be offering a two day seminar to train leaders for the A Matter of Balance program, which helps to manage falls and increase activity level. The seminar will take place on Thursday and Friday May 9 & 10th at WellMed on Lake Whitney Place in Port St. Lucie.

For more information on Area Agency on Aging go to: or call the Elder Helpline toll-free at 866-684-5885.

For more information on A Matter of Balance call Terri at 772-579-84

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Treasure Coast Happenings
2:03 pm
Fri April 26, 2013

Affordable healthcare for Indian River County

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Drew Mello talks with Steve Dorrance, executive director of Treasure Coast Community Health Foundation.

Treasure Coast Community Health focuses on meeting the medical, dental and mental health needs of non-insured and under-insured residents of Indian River County.

They’ll be hosting the first Great Duck Derby, to benefit their Women’s Healthcare Safety Net Fund, on Sunday, May 19 at Captain Hiram’s resort in Sebastian.

For more information on Treasure Coast Community Health

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Treasure Coast Happenings
12:52 pm
Fri April 12, 2013

Not your father’s Y!

Drew Mello talks with Charlene Foster, director of development for YMCA of the Treasure Coast.

The Y will be hosting a Healthy Kids Day on Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at their branch on Monterey road in Stuart.

For more information visit:

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Treasure Coast Happenings
12:42 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

Twyla Tharp to speak on “The Creative Habit” at IRSC’s McAlpin Fine Arts Center

Twyla Tharp

Drew Mello talks with renowned dancer and choreographer Twyla Tharp.

Over her storied career Miss Tharp has choreographed more than one hundred thirty-five dances, five Hollywood movies and directed and choreographed four Broadway shows. In 1965 she founded her dance company, Twyla Tharp Dance.

Twyla will be speaking about “The Creative Habit” on Friday, April 12, at 4 p.m. at IRSC’s McAlpin Fine Arts Center in Fort Pierce as part of the Fielden Institute’s Center Stage Series.

For tickets and more information call 772-462-7880

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Treasure Coast Happenings
12:41 pm
Fri March 29, 2013

Adams Ranch Rodeo

Drew Mello talks with Brian Beaty and Billy Adams about the 3rd annual Adams Ranch Rodeo, which will take place Saturday, April 6th at the St. Lucie County Fairgrounds. 

Presented by the St. Lucie County Cattlemen’s Association, proceeds from the Adams Ranch Rodeo will support youth scholarships and agricultural education efforts.

For more information or to buy tickets online, visit:

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