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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.

Latest Episodes
  • Meet Keenun Barley EGAD's new Executive Director
  • Volunteers needed to host clams in the IRL
  • Volunteer Opportunities at Samsons Island Reef Restoration Project
  • ROBOT LOVE is the physical and virtual manifestation of the singularity that has begun to define Space Coast culture
  • Tooth Trot 5K part of the Run for the Kids Race Challenge. The proceeds raised by the Tooth Trot aids the BCDS to provide dental health education supplies, as well as toothbrushes and toothpaste, for the children and their families.
  • Run for the Kids Challenge 2021Adults and kids running and walking for Brevard's families.Protecting Brevard County’s most vulnerable – from babies still in the womb to families facing domestic abuse – takes an entire community of people working for the better good. It also takes awareness and active participation. In 2021, four community-driven 5K races will partner for the Run for the Kids Challenge. All revenue will benefit four Brevard-based organizations that provide funding, resources, and other assistance for children and their families.The race series consists of:• Tooth Trot 5K on January 23, 2021• Brevard PALS 5K Run/Walk for Autism Awareness on February 20, 2021• Brianna Marie Foundation 5K on March 6, 2021• Downtown Melbourne 5K: Wizards, Muggles, & More on March 20, 2021Fantastic medals will be awarded to all race series registrants as well as special awards for 1st, 2nd and 3rd combined 4-race time for female and male category... but more importantly you will be supporting 4 important non-profit charities all located right here in Brevard County.Virtual Run/Walk Option: Can’t participate in person for these races? Sign up for our VIRTUAL RUN option and we will mail you the Series Finisher Medal at the end of March! Thanks for your participation in helping many children and their families!(If you are interested in being an race series sponsor and showing your commitment to our community - please contact the "Race for the Kids Challenge" director: David Scholl at RFTKinfo@gmail.com).
  • 3rd Indian River Lagoon Report Card
  • Melbourne Art Fest Hosts Online Auction November 26-30th