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.

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9:18 am
Wed May 21, 2014

Indian River Lagoon Update Thursday May 29th Front Street Civic Center

There will be an Indian River Lagoon Update detailing the outcome of the recent American Assembly on Thursday May 29th at the Front Street Civic Center at 6:30 pm (Doors open at 6 pm).  Featured Speaker will be Council, Wayne Mills, past Chair of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, which has been engaged in similar long term efforts in the Chesapeake Bay region.  Dr. Leesa Souto, Executive Director of the MRC will discuss the outcomes of last week's meeting of IRL stakeholders.   Learn more

Council, Wayne Mills, past Chair of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and Dr. Leesa Souto, Executive Director of the Marine Resources Council discuss the outcomes of the recent American Assembly and the upcoming Indian River Lagoon Update.

The event which is free and open to the public is sponsored by the Space Coast Progressive Alliance, the Marine Resource Council, Preserve Brevard and the Turtle Coast Sierra Club.

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7:30 am
Wed May 21, 2014

Camp Gaia Empowers Girls

Organized by the Women's Center in Brevard. Available to girls from 5th-8th grade. Campers will meet and interact daily with accomplished female role models living and working within the community.  More...

Camp Counselors, Kate Healey and Asia Ostovich talk about this year's camp activities.

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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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