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.

It is that time of the year, we are now seeking sponsors for our annual Palm Bay Rotary Holiday Meal Program. Individuals, companies or groups can sponsor. Help a family in need.  For only $45 you can provide a family with a complete holiday dinner.  For more information Gene Collins 321 727-9000.


SCPA First Thursday Event

Thursday, November 3rd, 6:30 p.m., at the Front Street Civic Center, 2205 Front Street, Melbourne, FL.

Florida voters have more to decide on than just the candidates on November's election ballot.  On November 3rd, the Space Coast Progressive Alliance will host an in-depth, closer look at the proposed Amendment 1 ("Rights of Electricity Consumers Regarding Solar Energy Choice") to the Florida Constitution, and the County Referendum ("Save Our Indian River Lagoon 1/2 Cent Sales Tax Referendum") that will raise money and implement a critical lagoon clean-up plan.  Many people have questions on these two ballot items, and we will hear from two experts that can answer your questions.

Help Save Green Gables

Oct 27, 2016

November 5th Fall back in time in a 1920's Speakeasy.   This fun event will feature a plethora of events, food, drink, live music and more.  Proceeds to help with renovations of the property.  More info  

Now on the list of National Register of Historical Places, Green Gables is one of the eleven most endangered historic sites according to the Florida Trust for Historic Preservation.


Service Animals have become more prevalent in recent years.  Many people don't understand the rights of those with service animals or the rights of business owners when it comes to allowing service animals into their places of business.  Another area of confusion stems from proper etiquette when you are around a service animal, is it ok to pet them, distract them, etc.

  SAVE THE LAGOON - TOWN HALL METING    by Preserve Brevard, Inc. This educational event is being held when the early voting opens for the November 8, 2016 General Election.  Our  speakers will provide information that should help attendees understand issues related to the Brevard County Save Our Indian River Lagoon Project Plan.