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.



9:42 am
Fri May 16, 2014

Florida Tech Summer Camps Have Something For Everyone

Florida Tech offers a multitude of camps for boys and girls ages 3 to 18. From sports camps to academic camps to arts camps, beat the summer doldrums and keep your kids busy! More info available on Florida Tech's website.  

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9:40 am
Mon May 12, 2014

Lagoon Action Assembly-May 15th-17th

The Marine Resources Council (MRC) and the Florida Institute of Technology are coordinating an American Assembly on May 15–17, 2014 in Melbourne, FL to engage diverse stakeholders in identifying priority actions to restore the Indian River Lagoon. This assembly, titled the “Lagoon Action Assembly,” facilitates stakeholder delegates in two and a half days of problem solving.  Sponsorships are needed.  Find out more:

A diverse group of over 100 representatives from business, recreation, agriculture, infrastructure, elected leaders, economic and ecological experts plus many others will meet and discuss possible solutions for our dying Lagoon.

Dr. Leesa Souto, Executive Director of the Marine Resources Council discusses the upcoming assembly.

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9:46 am
Fri May 9, 2014

Kickin' It For Hope June 1st

Sunday June 1st the Zies, Widerman and Malek Hope Foundation hosts a Kickball Tournament and Family Fun Day at Rodes Park.

Pre-registration begins at 9 am Games begin at 10am at Rodes Park 3410 Flanagan Ave W Melbourne.  Lots of family fun, bounce house, face painting , corn hole, live music and much more.  For more information

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3:53 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

Space Coast Progressive Alliance Presents Young Adults In Action

The Space Coast Progressive Alliance presents "Young Adults in Action" this Thursday, May 1, 6:30pm at the Front Street Civic Center in  Downtown Melbourne. The event focuses on ways to reach out to and encourage young adults to become active participants in our community. The event features three special guests: 

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7:30 am
Fri April 11, 2014

Zumba & Boutique Shopping Benefit Scott Center for Autism

Shopping & Cardio-Spring Forward for Autism to Benefit Scott Center.  April 25th from 6-9pm at Studio Z by Crystal

Susan Belcher, Zumba instructor and parent of Scott Center student & Crystal Morrell, owner of Studio Z discuss the fundraising event.

The evening begins at 6 pm with a meet and greet, motor couture boutique shopping, wine & hor d'oeuvres.  At 7 pm burn calories with a Zumba class led by some of the area's finest instructors.  The event also includes a silent auction, 50/50 raffle, Vendors featuring art, clothing, jewelry and much more.  Admission is just $10 or $15 with Zumba class.  For tickets or more information or (954) 214-6781 or or (321) 890-4728.  Studio Z is located at 1411 Highland Ave. Melbourne.