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Eastern Florida State College | Providing Student Scholarships

Foundation for Success
EFSC Foundation is providing more student scholarships
The future of our community looks like Rachel Williams. A mother of four, she and her husband struggled to get by on one income as she stayed home with the children and put in more hard work pursing a dream: studying at Eastern Florida State College […]

Vascular Vein Health | Dr. Hai Kenney

Diseased veins can be a source of chronic discomfort, fatigue and often disability. They may hinder people from being able to be as active as they would like and it can even virtually incapacitate others, especially the elderly. Such was the case for a patient who sought the help of Dr. Hai Kenney at Vascular […]

Health First | Making Decisions in the Health Care Industry Waiting Rooms

By Jason Alford, Director of Individual Sales and Product Innovation, Health First Health Plans
Since the Affordable Care Act was passed in 2010, healthcare reform continues to make national headlines and was a defining issue in the last presidential election. From employers to employees, self-employed to the unemployed, healthcare reaches across party lines and impacts
many demographics.
During this time […]

Patients First At | Merritt Island Foot and Ankle

Merritt Island Foot & Ankle has served Merritt Island for over 30 years. Currently, Dr. Mark Beylin, Dr. Alexander San Diego, Jr., and Dr. Romain Onteniente keep two busy offices; one in Merritt Island and another in Suntree, seeing patients from both ends of the county.
Beylin says their goal is to be available to patients. […]

From The Editor

I’m still the new guy around here. Most of you have been reading SCL longer than I’ve been involved with it. I really enjoy working with the month-to-month themes the magazine takes; Mother’s Day, then Men We Admire. The Model Search issue, then the Wedding issue. Our Pets issue, then The Arts. As senior editor, […]

FirstWave Financial | What’s Your WealthConfidence?

What If Your WealthConfidence has less to do with the amount of money you have and more to do with your mindset?
There are eight different mindsets that contribute to an improved WealthConfidence? 
Is your cup half full or half empty? If you look at the negative in every changing situation in your life, then you are looking as […]

Putting The Pieces Together | One Child at A Time

By: Steven Hicks 
SpaceCoast Living has documented the journey of James and Pamela Holz for several years. We have shared with you their growth and successes with the Puzzle Box Academy, The Holz Foundation and, most recently, the opening of the Holz Center in the spring. In discussing this article, they suggested we share with you […]

SpaceCoast Living’s Toy Drive Event | Todd the Pizza Planet Truck, Giving and a Movie

December 10th
2 p.m. @ Church at Viera
SpaceCoast Living is hosting a toy drive at the Church of Viera on December 10. There will be an airing of Toy Story, with admission to the event being a toy or a monetary donation. The doors open at 2 p.m., and the movie starts at 2:30 p.m.. The […]

Homeless High | Helping Brevard’s Young Homeless

The Homeless High Foundation brings the holidays to Brevard County’s homeless high school students with gifts of clothing, shoes, transportation , school supplies and something a little extra to make the gift more personal like video games, basketballs, footballs, bracelets and cosmetics.
Tammy Burley started Homeless High in November 2013 after hearing […]

InClosing | Scott McCarthy General Manager, The Avenue Viera

If you live nearby you know The Avenue Viera is the town center. We spent a little time with Scott McCarthy, The Avenue’s general manager, and he told us there’s more going on than we could have ever guessed!
SCL: For someone living in Viera, it seems like The Avenue Viera is THE place for everything. […]

A Conversation With Michael Carbonaro

Known for his original hidden camera magic series, “The Carbonaro Effect,” on truTV, Michael Carbonaro has been a performing magician since his youth. He went on to study experimental theater at New York University with aspirations of entertaining audiences through a variety of theatrical mediums, including hidden-camera magic, which he later showcased frequently on “The […]

Evening of Hope | The Scott Center for Autism Treatment

Tom & Charlotte Wienckoski
The Wienckoski’s passions in the community are children and homelessness. Tom and Charlotte have been lucky enough to be involved in quite a few very good causes from Candlelighters, to the Children’s Hunger Project, to Resurrection Ranch, to Daily Bread, and with Ascension Church. Tom Wienckoski says, “One thing Brevard has, really two […]

Giving Back | Denise Piercy

Voted one of the Top 50 running stores in the U.S. multiple times since opening in 2003, Running Zone has been serving the running and fitness community, primarily in Brevard County, for over 12 years as the leader in running, walking, fitness and multi-sport solutions. Don and Denise Piercy have organized numerous running and walking […]

Planting For A Successful Harvest | Rockledge Gardens Weighs In

In Florida, we can pretty much plant and harvest vegetables year ‘round without worry. But we do have seasons for vegetable planting. Michelle Tafoya of Rockledge Gardens tells us, “Generally, September is the time to start seeds for your ‘cool season’ crops. Start your seeds in September, and most of the plants will grow for […]

Giving Back | Laurilee Thompson

Philanthropy is a trade that Laurilee Thompson learned from her parents, Rodney and Mary Jean. Thompson says, “they’re the ones who started Dixie Crossroads in 1983, and they were always generous to the community while I was out running the commercial fishing boat, catching grouper for the restaurant.” Early on, her parents raised money to […]

A Jewelry Lover’s Paradise | Peter Indorf Designs

By: Meaghan Branham 
Walking into jewelry designer Peter Indorf’s Melbourne workshop is like stepping into a jewelry lover’s paradise. Original sketches and photos of finished products adorn the walls, while one-of-a-kind pieces arranged beautifully in a display case sit close by. It is immediately evident to any visitor that Indorf is extremely passionate about his work, […]

Parrish Medical Group Welcomes Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon William Jennings Near, MD


PORT ST. JOHN, PORT CANAVERAL, MELBOURNE & TITUSVILLE, FLA. (October 25, 2017)— Parrish Medical Group, with offices in Titusville, Port St. John, Port Canaveral and Suntree/Melbourne, welcomes William Jennings Near, MD as its newest board-certified orthopedic surgeon.

Dr. Near has practiced orthopedic medicine in Nebraska, Florida and, most recently, at Clinton Memorial Hospital in Wilmington, Ohio.

His general […]

Island Animal Hospital at Viera Expands Facility, Plans Grand Opening

October 24, 2017 Viera, FL. Island Animal Hospital has completed an expansion of their facility with a larger reception area and new treatment areas.  Guests are welcome to attend Island Animal Hospital at Viera’s open house event, taking place on October 26th, 2017. Island Animal Hospital at Viera is located near Publix in the Stadium […]

What is a School Psychologist and How Can They Help?

When a student is struggling in school, it can have an impact not only on their academic development, but also their social and emotional development. Whether it be due to a behavioral issue, learning disability, or developmental disorder, challenges in the classroom are frustrating for both the child and the parent, who may find themselves […]

Going the Extra Mile

Trying to find help in a huge, warehouse-style home improvement store can feel like wandering through no man’s land. Typically, it’s up to you to sort through the many products, and decipher sometimes technical or industry specific language. Just when you’ve found a product you might be interested in, you can’t find a salesperson for […]