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
Tue January 28, 2014

P.E.O. Hosts Ladies Tea To Benefit Women's Education

P.E.O. is a philanthropic, educational organization of women for women.  Saturday February 22nd, is the date of their Ladies Afternoon Tea.  The event will be held at the First United Methodist Church from 2-4pm.  For tickets, call 321 727-2976. 

Claire Gibbs, member PEO International Chapter GW and Pat Hemphill, member of Chapter CK talk about the organization and the upcoming Tea.

P.E.O. is a philanthropic organization where women celebrate the advancement of women; educate women through scholarships, grants, awards, loans, and stewardship of Cottey College; and
motivate women to achieve their highest aspirationsFor more information, check out P.E.O. International's website.

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3:53 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Service, the Film When Women come Marching Home

SERVICE, the film, portrays the courage of several women veterans as they transition from active duty to their civilian lives. We see the horrific traumas they faced, their invisible as well as physical injuries and all their challenges in receiving benefits and care. 

Marcia Rock, Produce/Director of the film talks about the challenges women veterans face when returning from duty.

From the deserts of Afghanistan to rural Tennessee, from Iraq to New York City, we watch these women wrestle with prosthetics, homelessness, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Military Sexual Trauma.

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7:30 am
Thu January 23, 2014

Marine Resources Council Hosts LagoonFest 2014 Music Festival

Liven Up Your Lagoon at LagoonFest 2014 a music festival at the Ted Moorhead Lagoon House on Saturday, February 1 from 2–7 pm.

Dr. Leesa Souto, Executive Director of the Marine Resources Council gives details about LagoonFest 2014

LagoonFest 2014 will feature live music performed by Souler Eclipse, Rayananda & the Wandering Sadhus, Mark Demao & the Four Given, Jeanne by the Sea, Richard Carl & Friends and others. There will be food trucks, inspirational speakers, and more.  A $10 donation to benefit Marine Resources Council will get you into the festival.

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7:30 am
Thu January 23, 2014

Brevard Uncorked Benefits PALS Brevard

PALS Brevard, providing autism links and support, hosts the third annual Brevard Uncorked wine-tasting experience on Tuesday, Feb. 4 at Matt's Casbah. All funds raised by events hosted by Brevard PALS remain in Brevard County to support individuals with autism spectrum disorders, their families and the professionals that assist them.

Joseph Werner, founder of Child and Family Consultants talks about Uncorked event.

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11:03 am
Tue January 21, 2014

Dragon Festival Benefits Save the Dragon Efforts

The Dragon Festival will be a combination of a Renaissances Fair, Highland Games with a little Hogwarts for good measure. Taking place at Wickham Pavilion January 25th & 26th, the festival is to benefit the Save Dragon Point Foundation.

Richard and Kyle Hendry, promoters of the Festival talk about the event.

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