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Arts Notes - the Beaches
'Zoom' A Look Inside This August, members of the Fifth Avenue Art Gallery in Melbourne will present works that reach inside their subjects and their minds to find the inner beauty. Visit the gallery, and challenge yourself to guess what the familiar object is that creates the abstract art. "Zoom" inside the leaf of a plant, the veins of a rock...
Community notes - Beaches
'Critter Karaoke Contest' is on The "Critter Karaoke Contest" will be held every third Sunday of the month at 9 p.m., with the finals being held on Oct. 20 at H&D Roadhouse, 1811 E. Merritt Island Causeway, Merritt Island. Votes will be tallied by donations made to the Central Brevard Humane Society in Cocoa. Contestants must be human and 21, o...
People don't float - personal floatation devices
For Hometown News PFD is shorthand for Personal Flotation Device. That's another name for a "life jacket. The primary reason for wearing one is that PFD becomes PDF - People Don't Float. Do life vests protect boaters? According to the Coast Guard, 85 percent of all annual boating deaths are due to failure to use PFDs, and 60 percent of those de...
Arts notes - Melbourne
'Black, White & Red All Over exhibit This collection of artwork from members of "Pieces of 8" will be on display at the Harris Gallery in the Maxwell C. King Center lobby now through July 29. The exhibit will include mixed media by artists Carmen Beecher, Cindy Michaud, Carol Schiff, Denette Schweikert, Donna Vines, Mary Warnick, Kathy Garvey, ...
Community notes - Melbourne
Schools foundation needs backpacks Brevard Schools Foundation has an immediate need for new backpacks to give to children who cannot afford them at upcoming back to school events. There are approximately 34,000 students in Brevard Public Schools with family incomes low enough to qualify for free or reduced lunches. The Foundation's goal is to g...
Obituaries
David Allen Davis David Allen Davis, 57, of West Melbourne, died Wednesday, July 3, 2013. Arrangements were by Ammen Family Cremation and Funeral Care, 1001 S. Hickory St., Melbourne. Ted Utsey Jr. Ted Utsey Jr., 59, of Melbourne, died Wednesday, July 3, 2013. Arrangements were by Davis Seawinds Funeral Home & Crematory, 560 Montreal Ave., ...
Arts notes - northern Brevard
'Black, White & Red All Over exhibit This collection of artwork from members of "Pieces of 8" will be on display at the Harris Gallery in the Maxwell C. King Center lobby now through July 29. The exhibit will include mixed media by artists Carmen Beecher, Cindy Michaud, Carol Schiff, Denette Schweikert, Donna Vines, Mary Warnick, Kathy Garvey, ...
Community notes - northern Brevard
Schools foundation needs backpacks Brevard Schools Foundation has an immediate need for new backpacks to give to children who cannot afford them at upcoming back to school events. There are approximately 34,000 students in Brevard Public Schools with family incomes low enough to qualify for free or reduced lunches. The Foundation's goal is to giv...
Military notes - northern Brevard
Veronica L. Long Air Force Airman Veronica L. Long graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Long is the daughter of John Long of Cocoa Beach, and Michelle Anderson of Cocoa. She is a 2012 graduate of Merritt Island High School. Daniel A. Wensel Air Force Airman 1st Class Daniel A. Wens...
Arts notes - Palm Bay
Artists needed for festival Visual artists in all categories are invited to participate in the 17th Annual ArtWorks of Eau Gallie Fine Arts Festival. The 2013 Festival will be on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 23 and 24 in the Eau Gallie Arts District in Melbourne. This juried festival features 80 artists, who not only display their works, but also...
Community notes - Palm Bay
Board, officers elected The Eastern Florida State College Foundation Inc. recently elected its new officers and approved its board of directors for 2013-14. The executive committee candidates were approved by unanimous vote at a recent meeting of the EFSC Foundation Board of Trustees meeting. New officers include board chair, Bernard Simpkins...
Arts notes - Suntree/Rockledge/Viera
Artists needed for festival Visual artists in all categories are invited to participate in the 17th Annual ArtWorks of Eau Gallie Fine Arts Festival. The 2013 Festival will be on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 23 and 24 in the Eau Gallie Arts District in Melbourne. This juried festival features 80 artists, who not only display their works, but also ...
Community notes - Suntree/Rockledge/Viera
Schools foundation needs backpacks Brevard Schools Foundation has an immediate need for new backpacks to give to children who cannot afford them at upcoming back to school events. There are approximately 34,000 students in Brevard Public Schools with family incomes low enough to qualify for free or reduced lunches. The Foundation's goal is to giv...
Florida Power and Light improvements
In Melbourne, Florida Power and Light's local improvements this year focus on reinforcing a main power line serving the Viera Hospital, Brevard County Sheriff's Office and the John A. Buckley Surface Water Treatment Plant on Lake Washington Road. The upgrades will make the system stronger against powerful winds and help the area return to normal m...
Keiser University open house
For Hometown News Come visit Keiser University on Saturday, Aug. 3 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a Summerfest Open House! This community event will feature festivities for the entire family to enjoy. Join faculty, staff and students of Keiser University for refreshments, games, campus tours and prizes. This family-friendly open house will feature ...

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