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Fort Pierce, FL – This week on Treasure Coast Happenings, Drew Mello talks with Steve Mandell, headmaster of the Pine School in Hobe Sound.

The school will host the Treasure Coast's first TEDx symposium on Friday, September 23.

The day will feature a series of short, thought-provoking talks in the spirit of TED's mission, "ideas worth spreading."

Fort Pierce – David Ortiz worked as a locksmith in the World Trade Center on 9/11. His body wasn't found until around Thanksgiving of that year, says his brother, Fort Pierce police officer Martin Ortiz.

Fort Pierce – Sgt. Dennis McWilliams lost two first cousins and two second cousins on Sept. 11, 2001. Ten years later, the events remain etched in his memory.

Ft. PIerce – Chaplain Tommy Neiman helped distribute urns of ashes to the families of those killed in the Sept. 11th terrorist attacks. He tells us his story.

St. Lucie County – This will be the third year Deputy Sooner Means makes the trek of 280 miles. She does it to honor both the fallen and those left behind.

Tresaure Coast – Dennis McKenna of the 911 Responders of the Treasure Coast talks about plans to honor the fallen.

Treasure Coast – Not everyone can run or hide or look the other way in an emergency, as Paul Janensch reminds us in this Treasure Coast Essay.

Fort Pierce, FL – This week on Treasure Coast Happenings, Drew Mello talks with Vicki Hoyos, executive director, for Harvest Food & Outreach Center in St. Lucie County.

Harvest will be hosting a charity poker tournament, Stacking The Deck Against Hunger, on Friday, September 23 from 7-10 at the Fenn Center on Virginia Ave. in Ft. Pierce.

For more information go to: www.harvestfoodoutreach.org

St. Lucie County – Operation Street Peace was an effort of the St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office and the Ft. Pierce Police Dept. done every year when schools is out.

Treasure Coast – A luxury automobile may become a collector's item in this area, as Paul Janensch reports in this Treasure Coast Essay.

Tresure Coast – A Treasure Coast Essay about a Civil War incident in our area that occurred 150 years ago this month.

Martin County – A confirmed case of Dengue Fever has been diagnosed in Martin County. Health Dept. officials recommend precautions against mosquitoes which transmit the disease. Find out more from the Martin County Health Dept.