Hotel Melby Names Carlos Cerda as New GM

When Brevard’s newest Hilton hotel opens in downtown Melbourne early next year, veteran hospitality leader, Carlos Cerda will take the reigns as the new General Manager. With more than 20 years of experience at Hilton, Marriott and IHG brand hotels, Cerda, has spent the past eight years working in the Brevard market.

He now looks forward to bringing this experience to manage what many predict will be one of the most […]

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Help Clean Up Our Indian River Lagoon!

Nearly four decades ago, in 1983, a group of Florida Institute of Technology professors facing the Indian River Lagoon convened to determine what was needed to reverse the negative impacts facing the Indian River Lagoon.
The group made a decision to create a 501 C (3) non-profit devoted to protecting and restoring the waterway. It was this initiative that led to the founding of what is now known as the MRC […]

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Artist of the Month

For more than four decades, John Emery, (the forest guy, creative and promotional power) and Jerry Preston, (the senior partner, tree guy and all important technician) of Preston
Galleries in Melbourne have been creating exquisite stained-glass windows, lamps, skylights, kitchen cabinet doors, entrance way designs and more that have added “enduring elegance” to homes, businesses, hospitals, galleries and even castles around the globe.
Known for their ability to design for unique, one-of-a-kind […]

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Why I Go Local; My Top Reasons to Buy Local, Eat Local & Choose Local First

I moved to Melbourne with my husband a year ago from New Orleans. The opportunity came upon us like a lightning strike, fast and furious, and we were filled with a sensation of sudden awakening, a new path and we threw ourselves headfirst into our next adventure. Not surprisingly, the frenzy quickly diminished when we discovered life here was going to be at Melbourne’s pace. I started to ask myself; […]

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The King Center’s Janicki to Retire After 33 Years

As Executive Director – King Center for the Performing Arts Center Gets Fresh New Design Upgrades

For more than three decades, the Maxwell C. King Center has been Brevard’s most prominent gathering place for the arts, showcasing performances by internationally acclaimed talent like Aretha Franklin, David Copperfield and Bob Hope to name a few.
Steve Janicki, its only executive director has led the charge overseeing the venues operations since 1988. This May […]

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State-of-the-Art Charter School set to open this Fall

Construction is now in full swing for Pinecrest Academy charter school in Viera, set to be open just in time for the 2020-2021 school years. Last month, the groundbreaking celebration was held at the site.
The state-of-the-art K-8 school will offer special programs in performing and fine arts, health, physical education, technology and dual language programs—with a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Project Lead the Way focus. This curriculum will […]

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Feed 500 Campaign

Just $12.50 per Month – Less than $.42 per day
The Children’s Hunger Project is proud to announce that we will be feeding even more local children during the 2017-18 school year. Because of the support of so many, we are able to increase to over 1600 children who will receive a package of food to ensure that they do not go hungry over the weekends. We are also increasing the […]

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8 Things You Should Never Post On Facebook When Trying To Sell Your Home

There are some things you should avoid sharing on Facebook when you’re trying to sell your home, like your home address, living situation, or the reason you’re selling your house. Sharing that your home is for sale via Facebook could help attract the right buyer, perhaps a friend will share your post with another friend currently looking for a house in your neighborhood. Aim to keep your post bare bones, […]

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It’s Turtle Splash Time of Year!!

Please join us for the 13th Annual Turtle Splash to benefit The M.O.R.G.A.N. Project! This is our signature annual fundraising event with all proceeds supporting our Quality-of-life support programs for children with special health care needs. We rely on the generosity of our supporters, and this event offers a win-win for everyone:

Your donation is fully tax deductible
Your small donation will make a BIG impact
You may even WIN an incredible prize

We […]

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Megan Miller Joins Wilmarth Private Wealth Management Of Raymond James

Steven T. Wilmarth, CEP®, WMS, Principal and Managing Director of Wilmarth Private Wealth Management Group of Raymond James and Associates, Inc., is proud to welcome Megan Miller to the team located at 202 North Harbor City Blvd., Suite 200, Melbourne, FL 32935. Megan has been a Raymond James Associate for 9 years, earned her Series 7 in 2011 and is currently studying for her Series 66. Megan also holds her […]

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