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.





The Parker Foundation for Autism and Child Development was founded to provide a community of understanding and support to children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and related disabilities and their families.   More Info 

3rd Annual JAILBREAK Brevard Adventure Race:

Saturday, October 17th 8am to 4pm

League of Women Voters of the Space Coast October Timely Topic Luncheon Florida Voters Betrayed: Amendment 1 - Water and Land Conservation Update

 Wednesday, October 21, 2015   11:30 a.m.  Crown Plaza Hotel, Melbourne - Oceanfront at 2605 N. Highway A1A, Melbourne, FL 32903

Vince Lamb of Preserve Brevard will moderate League of Women Voters of the Space Coast October Timely Topic Event.



Rocky Water Brew Fest

October 17, 2015 1:00 pm - 5:00 pmLocation: Tickets: At the Gate: $ 35.00 General Admission - In Advance: $ 30.00Buy tickets



7th Annual Brevard Bar Foundation

Golf Tournament  Saturday October 10th @ Indian River Colony Club   

Come and join us for some fun on… 


Sat. Oct. 10, 2015 Indian River Colony Club.7:30am Check In/Breakfast8:30am Shotgun Start1:00pm Awards Luncheon$75 per golfer (includes green fee, breakfast, & lunch)$25 per spectator (includes breakfast & lunch).Indian River Colony Club 
1936 Freedom Drive
Viera, FL 32940 

  1. According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, 53% of adult dogs and 55% of cats in the US are obese or overweight.
  2. 22% of dog owners and 15% of cat owners said their pet's weight was normal when it was actually overweight or obese.
  3. The "fat pet gap" is the normalization of obesity by pet owners. (Read: fat pets = the new normal.)
  4. Cats who are 10 to 20% over their ideal body weight are considered overweight.