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Laughing Out Loud and a Festival of Trees and Lights

LRJF Director - Cynthia Callander; Tykes and Teens Director of Operations Jay Biscanin and CEO Anne Posey
LRJF Director Cynthia Callander (L) and Tykes and Teens Director of Operations Jay Biscanin with CEO Anne Posey

Fort Pierce - Friday November 18, 2022: This week on In Focus with IRSC Public Media, we visit with Cynthia Callander, one of the Directors at the Laura (Riding) Jackson Foundation, the literary heart of Indian River County.

The Foundation will soon be celebrating its 30th anniversary and they’ve invited one of Florida’s most celebrated writers to speak at the event they’re calling - 'Laughing Out Loud with Carl Hiaasen'.

Learn more about the Laura Riding Jackson Foundation and their 30th Anniversary celebration with Carl Hiassen on their website at:

Then we’ll speak with Tykes and Teens CEO Anne Posey about their 15th Anniversary fundraiser the 'Festival of Trees and Lights'.

Tykes and Teens has been serving the mental health needs of young people on the Treasure Coast for the past 25 years and Director of Operations Jay Biscanin will also be with us to talk about the services they provide.

Learn more about Tykes and Teens and their Festival of Tree and Lights on their website at: