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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11:25 am
Thu March 13, 2014

French Film Festival Kicks Off April 4th at Foosaner Education Center

April in Paris comes to the Eau Gallie Arts District again with the Foosaner Art Museum's 2nd Annual French Film Festival, April 4-18, 2014. 

 

 

 

April 4 – April 18, 2014

2014's festival will include outdoor screenings and indoor screenings, followed by lectures and discussion. The themes investigated by the 2014 festival will include the quest for beauty and artistic identity.

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Podcasts
12:29 pm
Fri March 7, 2014

Progressive Alliance Addresses Endangered Voters

The Space Coast Progressive Alliance Hosts "Democracy Update: Is the American Voter Endangered?" on Thursday, March 13 at 6:30 p.m. at the Front Street Civic Center in Downtown Melbourne.

Tony Dutton, Co-Chair Voter Services with the League of Women Voters and Robert Johnson, President, NAACP South Brevard Branch discuss voter issues.

The agenda includes:

Status of voter registration + early voting in Brevard
by Tony Dutton, Voter Service Chair
League of Women Voters of the Space Coast

Voting rights and voter I.D. difficulties
by Robert Johnson, President
NAACP South Brevard Branch

Florida purging of voters
by Denise Sala-Gore, President
Brevard Democratic Hispanic Caucus

Exit Polling
by Beth LaPointe
Citizen Exit Poll

The Space Coast Progressive Alliance (SCPA) advances progressive policies that further civil and personal liberty, the environment, health care, education, labor, peace, social welfare, financial stability and international harmony. Florida non-profit founded in 2004.

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7:30 am
Fri March 7, 2014

Walk MS 2014 Brevard-Raises Awareness

Kevin Kelley, Chairperson and Joanne Green, Volunteer Coordinator of the MS Brevard Walk give details about the event.

Connect. Walk MS.

Walk MS connects people living with MS and those who care about them. It is an experience unlike any other - a day to come together, to celebrate the progress we've made and to show the power of our connections.

When you participate in Walk MS, the funds you raise give hope to the more than 10,000 people living with MS in our community. The dollars raised support life-changing programs and cutting-edge research. Every connection counts.

Register now, connect with others and start fundraising today.

Podcasts
12:05 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

The Zodiac Lounge Event-March 14th

The Zodiac Lounge Event is a 1950's Vintage-Dance-Cabaret-Extravaganza will be held on March 14th at The Eau Gallie Civic Center.

Stephen Lomazzo, the brainchild behind this unique concept tells about the event.

The Zodiac Lounge Event! A 1950's style vintage-Dance-Cabaret-Burlesque-Extravaganza! Based on an Eau Gallie, Florida nightclub destroyed by fire in 1957, Lomazzo and Snyder have resurrected its memory and bring it back from the ashes of time for one night and one night only on March, 14th, 2014!  If you love vintage culture, costume parties, dancing to retro music and live entertainment, then welcome to the Zodiac Lounge Event!  Buy your ticket today!

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7:30 am
Mon March 3, 2014

Indiafest Helping Humanity through Cultural Enrichment and Entertainment

The 18th annual Indiafest comes to the Wickham Park Pavilion Saturday March 8, 10 AM to 6 PM and Sunday, March 9th 11 AM to 5 PM.  Indiafest 2014's theme is Handicrafts of India

Dr. Ashok Pandit, volunteer and former executive committee member discusses the upcoming event.

Indiafest also supports local charities and this year's recipiant is The Children's Hunger Project.  Tickets are $5.00 adults, $2 children 5-12, under 5 free.  More information

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