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 Central Brevard Humane Society has everything you need to bust those fleas and rid your home and pets of those little buggers.  Flea infestation is one of the most challenging aspects of pet ownership but you can break the cycle with persistence.  Theresa Clifton offers info and tips on fleas and how to protect your pets.

The Space Coast Progressive Alliance hosts a 1st Thursday event that will highlight today's over criminalization of the homeless and those suffering substance abuse and mental illness. 

The Nguzo Saba Committee has put together a comprehensive Calendar of events celebrating Black History month.  The calendar not only includes events, locations and contacts, there are also historical facts and simple action items like "Hug an Elder" or "Wear African Attire". Find out more about the calendar and the Nguzo Saba Committee .  The calendars are available at local libraries and in Ebony News Today.

Looking to take your brainstorm from the drawing table to reality?  Jaycon Systems is hosting a ribbon cutting and Pitch Event on February 27th at 6pm at 801 E Hibiscus Unit B Melbourne.  The pitch portion gives you an opportunity to give a minute long synopsis of your idea to other like minded inventors, entrepreneurs and geeks!  Learn more

The Florida Wildlife Hospital treats over 5,000 native animals each year.  Their dedicated staff, often working with limited resources work wonders in treating and rehabilitating birds, turtles, squirrels and so much more.  Their Ambassador animals educate the public and their volunteers give hundreds of hours to helping these sick and injured animals.