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Treasure Coast – How has our population changed over the past 10 years? Paul Janensch tell us in this Treasure Coast Essay.

Martin Correctional Institution Work Camp – A Tresure Coast Veteran gets help from a service dog trained by inmates at Martin Correctional Institution's Work Camp.

Fort Pierce, FL – This week on Treasure Coast Happenings, Drew Mello talks with Kim Kern.

The annual "In the Ruff" golf tournament to benefit H.A.L.O. Rescue and Stray No More and will be held at the Indian River Club in Vero Beach on Friday, August 19th and Saturday, August 20th.

Fort Pierce, FL – This week on Treasure Coast Happenings, Drew Mello talks with Amy Dahan, director of Heathcote Botanical Gardens in Ft. Pierce and Master Gardner Adina Lherman.

Heathcote's "Cooking from the Garden" series continues on Thursday, August 4th with Preparing Whole Grains for Salads and Desserts and will conclude on Thursday, August 11, with Cooking with Greens.

Fort Pierce, FL – This week on Treasure Coast Happenings, Drew Mello talks with Pat Moore about the "Welcome Home Escort & Barbecue" for Marine Lance Cpl. Chris Sills who is returning from deployment in Afghanistan.

Proceeds from the barbecue, on Sunday July 24, will benefit Southeast Florida Honor Flight, a non-profit organization that sends veterans of World War II to visit the National World War II Memorial in Washington D.C.

Vero Beach – Dr. Frank Pearce, a retired optometrist, was a highly decorated B-17 bomber pilot during World War II. He died July 17 at the age of 87.

Fort Pierce, FL – This week on Treasure Coast Happenings, Drew Mello talks with Nancy Heinrich with Growing Healthy Kids.

The Vero Beach non-profit is dedicated to reversing childhood obesity.

The last Saturday of every month they host a "Victory Garden Playhouse" and hour of gardening and healthy education eating for children ages 5-10 years old.

For more information visit: http://Growinghealthykids.blogspot.org

Fort Pierce, FL – This week on Treasure Coast Happenings, Drew Mello talks with April Price, event coordinator for the Marine Industries Association.

They'll be having their 4th Annual Treasure Coast Waterway Cleanup on Saturday, July 23.

For more information visit: www.tcwaterwaycleanup.com

Vero Beach – Veteran broadcaster, 85, was the announcer for the Los Angeles Dodgers spring training games in Vero Beach for decades.

Fort Pierce, FL – This week on Treasure Coast Happenings, Drew Mello talks with Andrea Hill, marketing director for the Brevard Zoo.

The zoo's latest attraction - Treetop Trek Aerial Adventures has just opened.

To learn more, visit www.brevardzoo.org.

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