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Updated 9/21/18

Cars And Casino Night Hosted by Candlelighters of Brevard!

Candlelighters of Brevard is excited to announce our Cars and Casino Night at the American Muscle Car Museum-3500 Sarno Rd, Melbourne Fl 32934. This accelerating benefit will be held on Saturday September 29, 2018. Theyare preparing for another sold-out event featuring a one of a kind collection of muscle cars, casino games, complimentary beer and wine, catering, prizes and more!

Join us as we rev-up support and awareness for our mission to provide emotional support and financial assistance to over 75 local families in Brevard and Indian River counties.  V.I.P Admission ioebs at 5 PM with General admission following at 6:30 PM. Tickets and more event information can be found at www.candlelightersofbrevard.org.

Enjoy viewing more than 250+ muscle cars worth over $33 million dollars on display at the American Muscle Car Museum. Please enter through Club 52 Melbourne Greyhound Park Enterance on Sarno Road. Attire is Business Casual. Non-smoking and Vapor-free facility.

2018 Space Coast Pride Festival & Parade!

The 2018 Space Coast Pride Festival and Parade will take place this weekend at Eau Gallie Square in Melbourne on September 29th! The parade beings at 1:00 PM at the Cross section of McClendon Street and Highland Avenue in the Eau Gallie Art District followed promptly by the Festival at the Eau Gallie Square that runs until 7:00PM. Click here for a Parade Map or click here for a Festival Map. There will be parking available, and if you’d like to know where to park please click here for a parking route and map to the Festival/Parade.

Find out more information by visiting www.spacecoastpride.org.

September Discount Days at the Brevard Zoo!

It’s September Discount Days at the Brevard Zoo with $5 Tuesdays and 50% off Sundays! Wild Adventures await with the butterflies of nature exhibit now open until September 30th! All the information about September Discount Days can be found at www.brevardzoo.org.

Let’s Kick Cancer’s Butt- A benefit for Justin Anderson

Let’s kick Cancer’s butt It’s a Benefit for Justin Anderson on Sunday, September 23rd from 1 to 5 pm in Downtown Melbourne at the Iron Oak Post- 2023 Melbourne Court! You’ll hear music performed by “Just Us” while you enjoy food and drink, draffles, door prizes, a silent auction and more!

$25.00 Donation is suggested – however, No Donation is Too Big OR Too Small. For donating directly please go to www.gofundme.com/justin-brain-tumor.

A little about Justin Anderson – In May, Justin, a beloved former colleague of the Melbourne Regional Chamber, was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor, Grade 3 astrocytoma IDH Wild Type. Justin and his wife Candice have 2 young children. Just is not able to work as he undergoes treatment, so friends at the Chamber and at CenterState Bank are hosting a fundraiser to assist Justin and his family with financial expenses. We hope you’ll join them all on the 23rd at Iron Oak Post.

Please RSVP by phoning Lisa at 321-724-5400 or emailing at Lisa@MelbourneRegionalChamber.com

 

Treetop Trek Florida Resident Discounts At The Brevard Zoo!

Floridians are invited to challenge themselves while saving some cash at Treetop Trek this Fall! From September 4th to December 14th residents can take 25% off all Canopy Walk, Challenge Reloaded, Black Diamond and Zip only courses! This promotion, which cannot be combined with any other offer or discount, is not valid between November 21st and 25th.

To receive this discount, participants must visit www.treetoptrek.com and print out the Florida Resident Discount Flier or present it on their phone. A valid Florida State-issued photo ID or utility bill with address and matching photo ID is also required.

The Brevard Zoo is home to mroe than 900 animals representing 195 species from all over the world! As a not-for-profit organization, it is a leader in the fields of animal wellness, education and conservation. More information is available at www.brevardzoo.org. Treetop Trek features five aerial obstacle courses that whisk guests above parts of the Zoo and through lush Florida landscapes. More information about Treetop Trek can be found at www.treetoptrek.com.

Leadership Essentials

Leadership Essentials, Powered by “Lead Brevard” is a new leadership skills development program for high potential professionals on a path to leadership or management roles. Month sessions begin in October and run until March 2019! All information and sign up forms can be found on Lead Brevard’s website at www.leadbrevard.org.

 

 

 

 

Reoccurring Events

Food pantries and sharing centers are in DIRE need of food!

The Salvation Army Food Pantry, The Sharing Center of Central Brevard, and the North Brevard Charities Sharing Center are ALL in DIRE NEED of non-perishable food donations!

Donations like: peanut butter, pasta, rice, soup, sauce, canned veggies and fruits, dry milk, and cereal are needed.

Donation locations:

  • North Brevard Charities Sharing Center – 4475 S. Hopkins Ave., Titusville: 321-269-6555
  • Salvation Army Food Pantry – 1080 Hickory St., Cocoa: 321-724-0494
  • Sharing Center of Central Brevard – 113 Aurora St., Cocoa: 321-631-0306

Rolling Readers Space Coast Needs Volunteers

Do you love to read? Do you love children? Can you give a gift of your time (30 minutes to one hour) every week during the school year? If you can, you can be that person that makes all the difference in a child’s life. Rolling Readers Space Coast is seeking volunteers for three unique literacy programs in Brevard County Elementary Schools and we know one of them is just right for you. Volunteer now…Check ou the website at www.rollingreadersspacecoast.com or call 321-254-9976.

Brevard literacy Volunteers

Volunteers challenge illiteracy while strengthening our economy and saving taxpayer money. Donate your time or money to help change a life. Call to volunteer or donate at 917-8952.

Grant Funded Spay/Neuter Service is Now Available

Brevard County Animal Services and enforcement and the Central Brevard Human Society have partnered to provide a Grant funded program for all of the country residents which will enable them to have their felines spayed and neutered for only $20. Call 636-3343 or visit www.crittersavers.com

Central Brevard Humane Society is in Desperate Need of Operational Items

Purina Kitten Chow, Dry Dog and Cat Food, Scoop able litter, Cotton balls, Q-Tips, Blankets, Sheets, Towel and Lawn Equipment. (Specifically, a Chainsaw and Weed Eater.) All donated Items can be brought to the Human Society at 1020 Cox Road, Cocoa, 7 days a week and after 11am. Call 636-3343, or visit www.crittersavers.com for more information.

117 Sunday Bingo with the American Legion Auxiliary 117

(Behind Dunkin Donuts- Palm Bay)Begins at 1p. Doors open at Noon. Paper cards and dobbers sold. Food available for purchase.

Donate to “Operation Warm”

Did you know that there are children right here Brevard that are living below the “Poverty Line”, forcing parents to make drastic decisions between food-shelter and clothing! Join 98.5 The Beach by donating to Operation Warm to help provide new winter coats to children right here in Brevard County. visit www.operationwarm.org.

Brevard Farmers Market – Every Thursday!

Brevard County Parks & Recreation along with the UF Brevard County Extension Service host “The Brevard County Farmer’s Market” every Thursday starting at 3pm at the Wickham Pavillion. The Farmer’s Market features fresh produce and products from local Growers and Producers. Call 633-1702 ext 238 for more information.

Serene Harbor Domestic Violence Center is in Need of Donations!

The Serene Harbor Domestic Violence Center pantry is in need of food donations. If you are able to donate canned food or dry goods please call 726-8282

Women’s Center of Brevard – Bingo Every Thursday!

Women’s Center of Brevard Bingo is located at 2204 Front Street across from the Charthouse every Thursday at 11am. Free refreshments and pastries from Panera Bread.