St. Lucie County – Carla Lenfesty, Family and Consumer Sciences Faculty at the University of Floirda's Extension Office in St Lucie County tells us simply washing foods, even those where you won't eat the outside, is a safeguard against listeria and other food bourne illnesses.
Fort Pierce, FL – This week on Treasure Coast Happenings, Drew Mello talks with Denise Belizar, with the Council on Aging of Martin County. The not for profit organization provides programs that help seniors live independently in their own homes. The council will be hosting an open house at the new Charles and Rae Kane Center in Stuart on Saturday, October 15. For more information on The Kane Center visit: www.kanecenter.org
Indian River County – Animals must be at least four months old and owned by someone who lives in Indian River County to qualify for the free vaccination. Dogs must be brought in wearing a collar and on a leash, cats must be in a carrier. The Humane Society is located at 6230 77th St. in Vero Beach.
Fort Pierce, FL – This week on Treasure Coast Happenings, Drew Mello talks with Jill Borowicz, CEO of SafeSpace; a private non-profit organization helping victims of domestic abuse on the Treasure Coast.
During October, men in Martin, St. Lucie and Indian River counties will be walking a mile in red high heeled shoes as part of the SafeSpace 2nd annual men's march, "Walk a Mile In Her Shoes," to raise money for their domestic violence prevention programs.
Treasure Coast – A new study by the national group Feeding America finds more than 36,000 Treasure Coast children are not sure when they'll get their next meal. Find out how you can help at The Treasure Coast Food Bank
Ft. Pierce – Art done by Navy SEAL Joshua Harris was found by his family after Harris was killed in Afghanistan in 2008. Those pictures are now on display at the National Navy UDT-SEAL Museum on North Beach in Ft. Pierce. The National Navy UDT-SEAL Museum