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7:30 am
Wed January 15, 2014

Foosaner Art Classes: Unleash Your Creative Genes

The Renee Foosaner Education Center offers a variety of art classes for adults, teens and children.  Instruction is provided by local artists and teachers in the areas of painting, pottery, sculpture and much more.  Evening and weekend classes are available.

Sarah Russo, Curator of Education at the Foosaner Museum talks about art class opportunities.

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2:44 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

Scrub Jay 5K & Duathlon Benefits Promise of Brevard

The 2nd annual Scrub Jay 5K Run-Walk & Duathlon will be held Sunday January 26th at Chain of Lakes in Titusville.

Sue Carlson and Nancy Palmer, race directors talk about the Scrub Jay 5K

Proceeds of this event to benefit Promise In Brevard

“A place where young adults with special needs can live a life full of opportunities and freedom never thought possible.”

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1:57 pm
Mon January 13, 2014

Youth Making Ripples Film Festival January 18th

The Beneath the Waves – Youth Making Ripples Film Competition is an opportunity for K-12 students to use their creative talents and serve as a voice for our oceans. The Youth Making Ripples Competition student films will debut to the public on January 18th 2014. The competition will be held on Florida Institute of Technology’s main campus in the Gleason Performing arts center (6-8 pm).

Dr. Lauren Toth, Research Scientist and Phillip Gravinese, Doctoral Grad Student give details about the Film Festival.

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1:56 pm
Mon January 13, 2014

Join WFIT's Team at the Hunger Project's World's Largest Packing Event

The Children's Hunger Project, a local non-profit helping to feed Brevard's children, will be staging the world's largest packing event on Saturday, February 8, on the Florida Tech campus. Join WFIT's team for a one-hour shift starting at 10 a.m. by emailing us!

Who: You, Health First, the United Way and The Children's Hunger Project

What: The world's largest packing event

When: Saturday, February 8, 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Where: Clemente Center on the campus of Florida Tech

Why: To help alleviate childhood hunger and malnutrition with elementary school age kids in Brevard County

Health First, United Way and The Children's Hunger Project invite you and your team to join over 2,000 volunteers in addressing the hunger and malnutrition problem with our young kids in Brevard County. Help put together 25,000 packages of food with a value of over $100,000!

Packages will be used to help feed kids for the current school year and to support the "Feed and Read" programs of United Way next summer.

Sign up now for a one hour shift! Send an e-mail to volunteer@thechildrenshungerproject.org

 

Include the team name (CenterPointe Church, Rotary of Suntree, GE Volunteers, for example), team leader's name, phone number and e-mail address plus the number of people you anticipate being on the team. Volunteer teams (adults and kids) of all sizes are welcome to join us in this historic event.

You can be a "team" of just one.

Bob Barnes, founder of the Children's Hunger Project discusses the upcoming event with WFIT's Pam Pedersen.

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7:30 am
Fri January 10, 2014

Fresh Perspectives! Coach Approach to Parent Support Groups

Life coaching services for parents affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder in a supportive, friendly environment are now available at FIT's Scott Center for Autism Treatment.

Certified life coach, Sharona Sommer discusses the "Coach Approach" of Fresh Perspectives.

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