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.


Estimates show that from Thanksgiving through New Year's Day an extra 5 million tons of waste is generated nationwide.  You can be green and save green$ with some simple "Waste-Less" Holiday Tips.  

There will be no Waste Management garbage recycling or yard waste collection in Brevard County on Friday, December 25th, 2015 in observance of the Christmas Holiday.

West Melbourne customers scheduled for December 25th will be re-scheduled for Saturday December 26th

Palm Bay customers scheduled for December 25th will be re-scheduled for Saturday, December 26th.

Regular collection of all other cities and unincorporated areas of Brevard County will resume on the next scheduled pick-up

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Rotary clubs bring together dedicated individuals to exchange ideas, build relationships, and take action.

Rotary International supports Rotary clubs worldwide by coordinating global programs, campaigns, and initiatives.

The Rotary Foundation uses generous donations to fund projects by Rotarians and our partners in communities around the world. As a nonprofit, all of the Foundation’s funding comes from voluntary contributions made by Rotarians and friends who share our vision of a better world.


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The Chandlery has been serving the greater Melbourne Florida area with specialty candles and gifts since 1994. Started in October 1994 the shop quickly outgrew its Strawbridge Ave. location and relocated to it’s present location at 806 East  New Haven avenue in downtown Melbourne.

The Chandlery continues to look for the best there is to offer in candles, home fragrancing, gifts, and personal care. Our home accessories and unique seasonal merchandise offer the items that help make your house feel like a home.

The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast is an innovative, countywide, not-for-profit partnership between the Brevard County Commission and the Space Coast business community. Business leaders, chambers of commerce, local and state government leaders, and community organizations contribute to the overall mission of the EDC.