WQCS Special Programs

WQCS Local
10:22 am
Tue February 24, 2009

St. Lucie County Supervisor of Elections Gertrude Walker is the first African American to hold a St Lucie County elected office.

Ft. Pierce – Gertrude Walker reflects on the history of African Americans in the political process.

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WQCS Local
10:05 am
Mon February 23, 2009

Two fundraisers to benefit ARC of Indian River County

Fort Pierce, FL – Drew Mello talks with Linda Hengerer; she will be co-chairing two charity events to benefit ARC of Indian River County. ARC provides support and services to persons with disabilities, enabling individuals to lead self determined lives.

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WQCS Local
1:28 am
Fri February 20, 2009

House of Hope Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Fort Pierce, FL – Drew Mello talks with Diane Tomasik, Communications Director for House of Hope. They'll be celebrating their 25th anniversary this year with a series of events. Since its founding in 1984, House of Hope has provided basic human needs for people struggling through difficult times.

For more information on House of Hope, call 772-286-HOPE (4673) or visit them online at www.hohmartin.org

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WQCS Local
3:06 am
Thu February 19, 2009

Governor Crist urges state officials to spend stimulus money now.

Tallahassee – Governor Crist is asking the state's department heads to spend the state's portion of stimulus money.

WQCS Local
4:06 am
Tue February 17, 2009

Ft. Pierce Post Office dedicated to Sept. 11 hero Cee Cee Lyles

Ft. Pierce – The Post Office on Orange Ave in Ft. Pierce now bears a plaque honoring Cee Cee Ross Lyles. She was a flight attendant on doomed flight 93 which crashed as passengers and crew wrenched control of the plane away from the terrorists who had hijacked it.

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WQCS Local
4:04 am
Tue February 17, 2009

Web extra: only on wqcs.org- A special flag honors the victims of Flight 93

Ft. Pierce – A Port St. Lucie woman had a daughter on flight 93. She talks about the special flag and how it was designed.

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WQCS Local
4:27 am
Mon February 16, 2009

Greg Mortenson Web Extra

Indian River County – Hear Greg Mortenson describe being held hostage in Pakistan in 1996.

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WQCS Local
4:23 am
Mon February 16, 2009

Greg Mortenson helps to build schools in Afganistan and Pakistan

Indian River County – Greg Mortenson brings insight on the people of Pakistan and Afganistan to residents of the Treasure Coast.

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WQCS Local
11:28 am
Thu February 12, 2009

Nobel Peace Prize nominee Greg Mortenson visits the Treasure Coast

Indian River County – Greg Mortenson is a best selling author of the book Three Cups of Tea, he is also responsible for building more than 75 schools in Pakistan and Afganistan. He spent time on Tuesday with school children along the Treasure Coast.

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WQCS Local
12:33 am
Fri February 6, 2009

Frances Langford Designer Showcase House to benefit Children's Home Society

Fort Pierce, FL – Drew Mello talks with Judy Weber co-chair of the 2009 Frances Langford Designer Showcase Home and Mary Washer, the Creative Director for the home. The house at 1913 NE Ocean Drive on Hutchinson Island in Stuart will be open to the public from February 21rst to March 8th. The proceeds will benefit the Treasure Coast Children's Home Society's Transition Housing for kids who age out of the program at age 18.

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