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Fort Pierce, FL – This week on Treasure Coast Happenings, Drew Mello talks with Kim Waser, with the Florida Oceanographic Society in Stuart.

The society's mission is to inspire environmental stewardship of Florida's coastal ecosystems through education and research.

They'll be celebrating Earth Day on Saturday, April 30th at the society's coastal center on Hutchinson Island in Stuart.

For more information visit: www.floridaocean.org

St. Lucie County – NRC officials give the St. Lucie Nuclear Power Plant good safety ratings. They also field questions from the public on nuclear safety. Find out more about nuclear energy at nrc.gov

Stuart – Artist Horst Mueller creates paintings which appeal to more than the eye. Visit Mueller's web site by clicking here

Vero Beach – After newly minted college graduate Bunny Frey joined the Peace Corps in 1962, her widowed mother, Milly Hendrick, followed suit.

Ft. Pierce – Dr. Margaret Leinen talks about ocean change and the continuing role of Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institue in the future of our Oceans and waterways.

Ft. Pierce – Dr. Margaret Leinen is new to FAU's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute. She'll address "Our Changing Ocean" Wednesday at 4:00 and 7:00. It is free and open to the public.

Fort Pierce, FL – This week on Treasure Coast Happenings, Drew Mello talks with Linda Scott, executive director of St. Francis Manor in Vero Beach.

The Manor provides efficiency apartments at an affordable price to seniors citizens on a limited income.

A Cinco De Mayo fundraiser will be held on Saturday, April 30th at St. Francis Manor.

For more information visit: www.stfrancismanor.org

Port St., Lucie – Governor Rick Scott makes a stop in Port St. Lucie to chat with economic leaders.

Ft. Pierce – Two hundred people give Norval Nelson a deserved hero's welcome as he cames back to the place where he'd trained in 1943.

St. Lucie County – Trainees from IRSC's Fire Academy get some hands on experience with prescribed burns in St. Lucie County

Fort Pierce, FL – This week on Treasure Coast Happenings, Drew Mello talks with Sarah Ruwe and Heidi Condon with the American Red Cross North Treasure Coast chapter.

The Red Cross will be having their inaugural Bed Race and Firefighter Auction on Saturday, April 30 at Digital Domain Park in Port St. Lucie.

For more information visit: www.pbtcredcross.org

Port St Lucie – The shooting death of 17 year old Brittany Carleo at the hands of a sex offender who had been stalking her has inspired legislation which may have kept the killer from his victim.