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WUCF TV races with Central Floridian’s in this month’s ONE

Posted by Jennifer Cook on

WUCF TV’s Emmy Award-winning magazine show, ONE, highlights extraordinary stories of people, places and event all across Central Florida.

This month, ONE introduces you to three Central Florida teams who competed in “The Great Race.”    The nine-day, 2,000-mile race started in Maine and ended in The Villages, with over 100 vintage cars competing for $150,000 in prize money.

Follow the journey of these Central Floridians on this cross-country adventure:

  • Teacher and former student:

Chad Nelson- Driver/Titusville
Brandon Schindler - Navigator/Titusville

  • Husband and wife:

Dr. Chip Woodward – Driver/Ormond Beach
Kathy Woodward- Navigator/Ormond Beach

  • Father and son:

Mike Hallowes – Driver/Great Britain
Oli Hallowes- Navigator/Orlando

All three Central Florida teams say they are already looking forward to next year’s race, which will follow the famed Route 66 from Missouri to California.

Camp Boggy Creek in Eustis is a place of dreams, of joy and of possibilities.  It’s a place where children with serious illnesses and their families can forget about the word “no” and embrace the promise of “yes.”  Go inside the camp founded by Paul Newman and General Norman Schwarzkopf, and see how they are giving children, no matter what their illness, an amazing camp experience and helping them build friendships for life.

Find out how old restaurant oyster shells are bringing new life to depleted oyster reefs and helping improve water quality! The Marine Discovery Center’s “Shuck and Share” Oyster Recycling Project, launched in January, is helping reef restoration in the Indian River Lagoon. As of June, the oyster-recycling project has recycled more than 22,500 pounds of oyster shells, produced more than 770 mats and 343 oyster bags. We’ll take you inside the project.

Helping kids overcome their fears of animals they don’t see everyday.  That’s the mission of the Zoo Mom Science.  Meet Laura Roberts, a Longwood schoolteacher who left the traditional classroom to bring animal science to children all across Central Florida.  See just how close students can get to pythons, tegu lizards and spiders!

ONE premieres Thursday, August 7 at 8:30 p.m. 

About ONE

The monthly magazine show, ONE, highlights some of the best and lesser-known treasures Central Florida has to offer. Central Florida is home to millions of people and thousands of local businesses, organizations and groups. But in the end, we are ONE community…and these are our stories. The locally produced show tells the stories of the people and places that make Central Florida a unique place to live. The program gives Central Florida PBS viewers a front-row seat for the greatest stories in their own backyards.