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.
The Space Coast Progressive Alliance hosts a discussion about the "Indian River Lagoon: What We Know and What We Don't Know" Thursday, February 13th, at 6:30 pm at the Front Street Civic Center. This discussion is free and open to the public.
Winners Ellen Straub & Brooke Bayer of Palm Bay High, Troy Rice, Director of Indian River Lagoon Estuary Program, Phillip Gravinese, Doctoral Candidate and Dr. Lauren Toth
Youth Making Ripples Fim Competition Finalists
Winners Anna Osborne, Emma Welman and Pooja Shaw of West Melbourne School of Sciences, Troy Rice, Director of Indian River Lagoon Estuary Program, Phillip Gravinese, Doctoral Candidate and Dr. Lauren Toth
Winners Ellen Straub and Brooke Bayer of Palm Bay High join Pooja Shah, Anna Osborne and Emma Welman from the West Melbourne School for the Sciences as they discuss their entries in the Youth Making Ripples Film Competition.
The Children's Hunger Project will host the World's Largest Packing Event on February 8th on the FL Tech campus. Both individuals and teams are being recruited to help and Winn Dixie will have over 30 associates on hand unloading the pallets of food from the semis and organizing the distribution stations. The Children's Hunger Project provides hungry young people on the Space Coast with weekend backpacks with a goal of ensuring elementary school-age children do not have to experience hunger and malnutrition.
Eric Turner, Pastor of St. John's Episcopal Church and President of Eau Gallie Rotary Club and Vicky Dorman, Executive Director of Eau Gallie Arts District outline the day's highlights.
A joint project of the Eau Gallie Arts District Main Street and the Eau Gallie Rotary Club, the event will feature fried fish dinners prepared by Squid Lips Overwater Grill, live music in the bandstand by Country