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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7:30 am
Thu July 31, 2014

Choosing Our Legacy - Understanding Amendment 1, August 28 at Florida Tech

Learn more about the Florida Water and Land Conservation Amendment on August 28th at 6:30pm at the Gleason Performing Arts Center at Florida Tech.  Speakers include: Former Senator and Governor, Bob Graham and Clay Henderson, Past President of Audubon of Florida.  Admission is free. Register Here

The Florida Water and Land Conservation Initiative, Amendment 1 is on the November 4, 2014 ballot in the state of Florida as an initiated constitutional amendment. The measure, upon voter approval, would dedicate 33 percent of net revenues from the existing excise tax on documents to the Land Acquisition Trust Fund.

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7:30 am
Wed July 30, 2014

Brevard Gets a Materials Recovery Facility

Materials Recovery Facility

Recycling in Brevard will be more efficient with the opening of a new Materials Recovery Facility.  Now rather than trucking our recyclables out of the county for sorting, the materials will be processed right here at home saving your tax dollars.

Solid Waste Management Department's Central Disposal FacilityTour Information

 
The Central Disposal Facility (CDF) is located on Adamson Road in Cocoa. The property was first used for solid waste disposal in the 1960's.  Since then the County has continued to make improvements operationally and environmentally.

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2:14 pm
Tue July 29, 2014

MRC's Midsummer Night Gala August 2nd

Spend a Legendary Night on the Lagoon at the 2nd Annual Midsummer Night Gala to benefit the Marine Resources Council August 2nd, 7 pm. Get tickets here.

Marine Resources Council’s 2nd Annual Midsummer’s Night FundraiserSat, August 2, 7pm – 9pm  Click the icons below to mark as optional.GuestsEmail organizer  Yes: 0, Maybe: 0, No: 0, Awaiting: 0   Rooms, etc. * Calendar cannot be shown. Why? WhereTed Moorhead Lagoon House, Dixie Highway Northeast, Palm Bay, FL, United StatesmapVideo call CalendarMRC EventsCreated bybeth@mrcirl.orgDescriptionMarine Resources Council’s 2nd Annual Midsummer’s Night Fundraiser “A Legacy of Art & Science” “All the world’s a stage,” and we all have a role to play in restoring our precious Indian River Lagoon.

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7:30 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Turtle Krawl 2014

Run, Walk or Krawl in Brevard's Largest 5K-September 13th-Proceeds Benefit the Sea Turtle Preservation Society.

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7:30 am
Thu July 24, 2014

Looking for a Forever Friend?

Take me home! Jack is a 4 year old purebred Aussie male. He is very smart, knows many tricks and gets along well with everyone. Call the Brevard Humane Society for more information. 321 636-3343

The Brevard Humane Society has just the right pet for you! 

Although puppies and kittens are in high demand, the Humane Society has hundreds of sweet, loyal and loving companions that would be thrilled to be your forever friend.  Babies are a lot of work; house training, obedience training, etc.  You'll find many grown animals that have already been schooled in these areas and are eager to adjust to your lifestyle at our local shelter's.

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