Coastal Connection

Produced by WFIT's General Manager, Terri Wright, Coastal Connection serves as your spotlight on the community. Each 5- min edition of Coastal Connection showcases a special event and/or not-for-profit organization in Brevard County, Florida.

1st Thursday, September 3: We Are All Labor!


6:30pm Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015

hosted by Space Coast Progressive Alliance

Location: Front Street Civic Center, 2205 Front St. Melbourne FL 32901

Free and open to the public. Donations graciously accepted.  More info

SPEAKER/PANELISTS will be followed by Q&A from the audience.

Incredible Edible Garden Fest September 19th 9 am -2 pm.  3695 Lake Drive Cocoa.

The fall Incredible Edibles Plant Sale focuses on vegetables and herbs. Just in time for fall planting, our plants are maintained by Master Gardeners schooled by UF/IFAS.

The Turtle Krawl 5k Run/Walk is the largest 5k race in Brevard County. On September 12, 2015, come see what all the hype is about during the second race of the 2015 SCR Runner of the Year series.

Participants will receive beautiful Turtle Krawl tech shirts (guaranteed for first 3000 registrants) in addition to several other race day amenities. We award stunning sea turtle-shaped medals to Age Group Winners 5 places deep along with Masters, Grandmasters, Great-Grandmasters, the Top 10 Competitive Walkers and more! For a limited time only, we are offering optional Finisher Medals to those interested in purchasing them. Don't delay, Register for the Turtle Krawl today!!!

           Sea Turtle Preservation Society in the Beginning …

Brevard's MRF is now open in West Cocoa.  So what is a MRF?  Wikipedia's definition of MRF; materials recovery facility, materials reclamation facility, materials recycling facility or Multi re-use facility (MRF - pronounced "murf") is a specialized plant that receives, separates and prepares recyclable materials for marketing to end-user manufacturers.

The Florida Wildlife Hospital has a new Director on board!  Tracy Frampton took over the reins in June when former Director Sue Small retired.  Tracy has an impressive resume and has worked with animals in many different capacities and roles.   

Her future plans for the hospital include:

Expanding the volunteer program, Strengthening partnerships with other local organizations whose main goal is the welfare of animals, Increasing current funding sources, and Raising awareness about the hospital and the services it provides to the community.

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