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 6th annual Brevard PALS 5K run/walk for autism will be held on the Campus of Florida Tech on Saturday February 21st at 8:00 am.  Proceeds from the event will benefit families affected by Autism in Brevard County.  Awesome T-shirts, awards and refreshments for all participants and a Kid's Fun Run.  For more information




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