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
Wed January 15, 2014

Foosaner Art Classes: Unleash Your Creative Genes

The Renee Foosaner Education Center offers a variety of art classes for adults, teens and children.  Instruction is provided by local artists and teachers in the areas of painting, pottery, sculpture and much more.  Evening and weekend classes are available.

Sarah Russo, Curator of Education at the Foosaner Museum talks about art class opportunities.

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1:56 pm
Mon January 13, 2014

Join WFIT's Team at the Hunger Project's World's Largest Packing Event

The Children's Hunger Project, a local non-profit helping to feed Brevard's children, will be staging the world's largest packing event on Saturday, February 8, on the Florida Tech campus. Join WFIT's team for a one-hour shift starting at 10 a.m. by emailing us!

Who: You, Health First, the United Way and The Children's Hunger Project

What: The world's largest packing event

When: Saturday, February 8, 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Where: Clemente Center on the campus of Florida Tech

Why: To help alleviate childhood hunger and malnutrition with elementary school age kids in Brevard County

Health First, United Way and The Children's Hunger Project invite you and your team to join over 2,000 volunteers in addressing the hunger and malnutrition problem with our young kids in Brevard County. Help put together 25,000 packages of food with a value of over $100,000!

Packages will be used to help feed kids for the current school year and to support the "Feed and Read" programs of United Way next summer.

Sign up now for a one hour shift! Send an e-mail to volunteer@thechildrenshungerproject.org

 

Include the team name (CenterPointe Church, Rotary of Suntree, GE Volunteers, for example), team leader's name, phone number and e-mail address plus the number of people you anticipate being on the team. Volunteer teams (adults and kids) of all sizes are welcome to join us in this historic event.

You can be a "team" of just one.

Bob Barnes, founder of the Children's Hunger Project discusses the upcoming event with WFIT's Pam Pedersen.

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4:16 pm
Mon January 6, 2014

SCPA Presents Inequality for All

Shannon Roberts, President of SCPA and Bob Serody give details about the event.

The Space Coast Progressive Alliance hosts the premier screening of Robert Reich's award winning film Inequality for All Thursday January 9th 6:30 pm at Front Street Civic Center.  Open to public.

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11:53 am
Fri December 20, 2013

Roll Back to the 70's 5K

The M.O.R.G.A.N. Project hosts a Roll Back to the 70's 5 K January 11, 2014.

Race Director David Ryan talks about the upcoming race

Take a blast from the past in a 70's themed 5K Saturday January 11th on the Florida Tech Campus.  All proceeds benefit The M.O.R.G.A.N. Project. 

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7:00 am
Wed November 27, 2013

Bayfront 5"K9" Benefits Animal Shelters

Dog Friendly Race Invites you to move your “paws” to Save Homeless Pets and Fight Pet Obesity

Dr, Jen Sikoski, Veterinarian from Palm Bay Animal Clinic, Jennifer Kerr, Animal Services and Enforcement, and Meghan Wolfgram, Swift Paws discuss the upcoming race.

Bayfront 5"K9" Race Sunday December 15th 8 am

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