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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9:46 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 Susan@bwglobalsales.com or (954) 214-6781 or Schmitt.sheila@yahoo.com or (321) 890-4728.  Studio Z is located at 1411 Highland Ave. Melbourne.

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4:45 pm
Thu April 10, 2014

Parkinson's Support Symposium April 17th

The Brevard Parkinson's Support Group presents a Parkinson's Support Symposium on April 17th from 1 pm to 5 pm at the Holiday Inn of Viera.  For more information (321) 622-5845.  Brevard Parkinson's Support Group

Marieke Kreps, Leader of the Brevard Parkinson's Support Group gives details about Parkinson's and the upcoming Symposium.

As many as 3,000 people in Brevard County, Florida have Parkinson's Disease. Perhaps you've just been diagnosed with Parkinson's or are someone who has lived with it for some time.  Maybe you are a caregiver -- the spouse, parent or child of an individual who is dealing with this condition.  All of you are welcome to be part of the Parkinson's Support Group of Brevard, where you will find yourself among people who are facing the same experiences, feelings, and frustrations and questions.

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10:08 am
Thu April 10, 2014

Botanical Fest Celebrates 10 Years with Free Lecture & Garden Tour

Saturday April 19th at 10 am, Florida Tech presents a free lecture for all garden enthusiasts.  The event celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the Botanical Fest celebration and will be held in the Hartley Room on campus.  Registration

Dr. Robert Lyons, Program Director at the University of Delaware and Longwood Gardens Graduate Program talks about his upcoming lecture on the 19th.

As garden enthusiasts, it is our honor to host Dr. Lyons. As Program Director at the University of Delaware and Longwood Gardens Graduate Program in Public Horticulture, he is considered to be one of the top public horticulturists in the world. Dr. Lyons will share exclusive insight on FIT's garden and your own.

Saturday, April 19

Florida Institute of Technology

150 W University Blvd 

Melbourne, FL 32901 

Hartley Room

 

Presentation at 10:00 a.m.

Garden tour to follow.

 

Questions? Please contact Stephanie Bacon at sbacon@fit.edu or 321-674-6141.

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