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Arts Notes - Beaches
Youth chorus holds auditions for kids, who love to sing The Brevard Children's Chorus will hold auditions for singers in grades 4-10 on Saturday, May 17 from 9 a.m. to noon at Suntree United Methodist Church, 7400 N. Wickham Road, in Melbourne. Membership in the nonprofit chorus is open to students in public, private, charter and home-schools. ...
Community Notes - Beaches
Ribbon Riders receives grant The Central Florida Affiliate of Susan G. Komen awarded a $40,000 grant to Ribbon Riders, Inc., for financial assistance for patients with breast cancer. The awarded grant from Komen Central Florida will support The Ribbon Riders Breast Cancer Assistance Project, an initiative to help breast cancer patients with imm...
National Drowning Prevention Month
For Hometown News The month of May is the beginning of warmer weather, which brings a larger number of people to the water. This brings an increase in drowning tragedies; therefore May is officially National Drowning Prevention Month. Drowning is a leading cause of unintentional injury death worldwide, and the highest rates are among children. Un...
FP&L and National Guard partnership to enhance disaster response capabilities
For Hometown News Florida Power & Light Company has announced that the company has initiated a first-of-its-kind partnership with the Florida National Guard, designed to enhance each organization's overall response capabilities to natural and man-made disasters, with a particular focus on severe storms, including hurricanes. Key to the partners...
It's 'Light's Out' for sea turtles in Brevard County
For Hometown News Thousands of endangered and threatened sea turtles nest on Brevard County's beaches each summer. Leatherback sea turtles begin nesting in March, followed by Loggerhead and Green sea turtles. After 50-70 days of incubation in buried nests, hatchlings begin to emerge from the beach and dunes and orient themselves toward the brig...
Fourth annual Titusville Sea Turtle Festival Children's Art Competition
For Hometown News All children in grades K-6 are invited to create a sea turtle-inspired work of art for the Titusville Sea Turtle Festival's Children's Art Competition. Organizers request one entry per child in a 2-D format ready-to-hang. Artwork is due at The Downtown Art Gallery by Saturday, June 7. All entries will be on display at The Down...
'Click It or Ticket' campaign
For Hometown News As motorists take to the roads this Memorial Day holiday, West Melbourne Police are urging everyone to buckle up. Law enforcement officials will be out in full force, taking part in the 2014 "Click It or Ticket" seat belt enforcement mobilization and cracking down on motorists, who are not belted. "As we kick-off the busy summ...
Arts Notes - Melbourne
Youth chorus holds auditions for kids, who love to sing The Brevard Children's Chorus will hold auditions for singers in grades 4-10 on Saturday, May 17 from 9 a.m. to noon at Suntree United Methodist Church, 7400 N. Wickham Road, in Melbourne. Membership in the nonprofit chorus is open to students in public, private, charter and home-schools. B...
Community Notes - Melbourne
World Class Service Award Helen Barnabei was chosen as Fidelity Bank of Florida's last quarter recipient of the coveted World Class Service Award. She received a beautiful plaque, that says "For always going above & beyond." It has a crystal globe on it. She also gets an extra day off, a $100 Visa gift card, gets to attend a board of directors ...
Obituaries - Melbourne
Elizabeth Roberts Elizabeth Roberts, 75, of West Melbourne, died Sunday, April 27, 2014. Arrangements were by Davis Seawinds Funeral Home & Crematory, Melbourne. James Ellsworth Black Sr. James Ellsworth Black Sr., 80, of Melbourne, died Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Arrangements were by Ammen Family Cremation and Funeral Care, Melbourne. ...
Arts Notes - North Brevard
Space Coast Jazz Society winners The Space Coast Jazz Society is announcing two winners of the high school Jazz Scholarships and showcasing their talents with the Mark Hubrouck (Hew-brock) Trio on Sunday, May 18 at 2 p.m. at the Cocoa Beach Country Club. These students will be awarded $2,000 each and perform with the trio during the second se...
Community Notes - North Brevard
'Be There' essay contest winners The Department of Curriculum and Instruction has announced the winners of the seventh annual "Be There" essay contest. The winners are as follows: First place - Jair Johnson, Bayside High School Second place - Robbie Breininger, West Shore Junior/Senior High School Third place - Claudia Subauste, Viera High Scho...
Obituaries - North Brevard
Jack W. Demmond Jack W. Demmond, 94, of Titusville, died Friday, April 18, 2014. Arrangements were by North Brevard Funeral Homes, Titusville. Margaret 'Peggy' Schamp Margaret "Peggy" Schamp, 82, of Titusville, died Monday, April 21, 2014. Arrangements were by North Brevard Funeral Homes, Titusville. Judith Rourke Judith Rourke, 65,...
Voluntary Pre-kindergarten classes scheduled
For Hometown News Brevard Public Schools, in collaboration with the Early Learning Coalition of Brevard, offers a Voluntary Prekindergarten Program at selected schools, with limited enrollment. VPK is a free early learning program to prepare four-year-olds for kindergarten and build the foundation for school success. Students must be 4 years o...
Arts Notes - Palm Bay
Gallery opens in EGAD Collage artist Derek Gores has relocated his fine art gallery and studio, Derek Gores Gallery, to 587 W. Eau Gallie Blvd., in the Eau Gallie Arts District area of Melbourne. His innovative collages are displayed against the original brick walls of the space, creating an atmosphere of a contemporary industrial loft. Co-fo...
Community Notes - Palm Bay
Purging voters from the voter rolls Recently, Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner announced via memo his intention to suspend the Department of State's "Project Integrity" initiative until at least 2015. Within the past several years, the League of Women Voters of Florida has been actively advocating against "Project Integrity" and similar ef...
Obituaries - Palm Bay
Daniel Lewis Alger Daniel Lewis Alger, 37, of Palm Bay, died Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Arrangements were by Ammen Family Cremation and Funeral Care, Palm Bay....
Arts Notes - Suntree, Viera, Rockledge
Youth chorus holds auditions for kids, who love to sing The Brevard Children's Chorus will hold auditions for singers in grades 4-10 on Saturday, May 17 from 9 a.m. to noon at Suntree United Methodist Church, 7400 N. Wickham Road, in Melbourne. Membership in the nonprofit chorus is open to students in public, private, charter and home-schools. ...
Community Notes - Suntree, Viera, Rockledge
'Be There' essay contest winners The Department of Curriculum and Instruction has announced the winners of the seventh annual "Be There" essay contest. The winners are as follows: First place - Jair Johnson, Bayside High School Second place - Robbie Breininger, West Shore Junior/Senior High School Third place - Claudia Subauste, Viera High Scho...

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