WQCS Special Programs

WQCS Local
9:19 am
Mon June 27, 2011

A high-risk crop

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WQCS Local
11:33 am
Fri June 24, 2011

Goombay Bash celebrates 10 years

Fort Pierce, FL – This week on Treasure Coast Happenings, Drew Mello talks with Lindsay Nickerson and Melinda Stevens-Brault, co-chairs of the Martin Memorial LifeSavers.

The LifeSavers are local philanthropists who raise funds for infant, pediatric and family programs at the hospital through their annual Goombay Bash.

This year's bash will take place on Saturday, July 16 at Fair Wind Air Charter at Witham Field in Stuart.

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WQCS Local
6:02 pm
Thu June 16, 2011

Bunfest comes to the Humane Society of the Treasure Coast in Palm City

Palm City – Find out how to care for that "wascally wabbit at Bunfest at the The Humane Society of The Treasure Coast and BunFest. It's from 11 a.m. till 2 p.m. at the Humane Society at 4100 SW Leighton Farm Ave. in Palm City.

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WQCS Local
11:01 am
Thu June 16, 2011

Summer Read and Feed

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.

The center's Summer Read and Feed Program is underway. It offers a holistic approach to battling summer food insecurity in households with school aged children.

For more information or to get involved visit: www.harvestfoodoutreach.org

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WQCS Local
8:27 am
Thu June 16, 2011

The impact of budget cuts

Fort Myers, FL – The impact of this year's budget cutting is still being absorbed. Layoffs of veteran staffers in various state agencies have been announced.

But in some communities there is concern that government downsizing will adversely impact the quality of life for everyone. Valerie Alker reports from Arcadia, in rural Desoto County.

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WQCS Local
5:27 pm
Tue June 14, 2011

Service dogs receive certification.

Vero Beach – One dog helps a man in a wheelchair, another assists a deaf woman, both are more than just a pet to their owners. You can find out more about Dogs For Life in Vero Beach.

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WQCS Local
8:57 am
Mon June 13, 2011

St. Lucie Village turns 50

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WQCS Local
1:03 pm
Fri June 10, 2011

SCORE offers social media workshop

Fort Pierce, FL – This week on Treasure Coast Happenings, Drew Mello talks with Phil Kemp, from Treasure Coast SCORE, the local chapter of a national nonprofit dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small business start, grow and succeed.

Treasure Coast SCORE will host "How to Make Social Media & Websites Work for Your Business" on Saturday, June 18 at the Port St. Lucie Community Center.

For more information visit: www.TreasureCoast.Score.org

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WQCS Local
1:02 pm
Thu June 9, 2011

Illness Nearly Caused Peace Corps Worker to Leave Early

Vero Beach – Heather Stapleton suffered repeated bouts of dysentary and malaria while serving in the West African nation of Benin. She had her bags packed, but ultimately decided to stick it out, and stayed an extra year. Now she's education coordinator at the Environmental Learning Center in Indian River County.

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