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It’s Time For Your Roof Spring Cleaning

Homeowners all over Brevard are in their spring cleaning mode. If you’re one so motivated, congrats, but don’t limit your efforts to the inside of your house. Consider a good exterior spring cleaning as well. Beacon Roof & Exterior Cleaning has a proven method of killing algae, washing, and treating stained and an infested home […]

Florida Moving Systems

Florida Moving Systems has been in Brevard since 1988 and operates out of a specially-designed 40,000-square-foot facility on North Drive in Melbourne. They built this facility with a purpose, and it has paid off with national recognition: Florida Moving Systems has been identified as North American Vanline’s No. 1 rated carrier, and has won numerous […]

Ride, Boat, DIG

Local Entrepreneur Leads By Example
By Shawna Serig Kelsch

Family Determinism & Optimism Front and Center

Matt Kerr is a marvel: a dynamo of energy, optimism and strength – both mentally and physically.

“What I’m telling you is not anything I remember, but what I’m told happened,” Kerr began.

“I hit the ground hard. There was bone on bone, gravel […]

Space Coast Women In Defense Announces the 2016 STEM Innovators of the Year Awards

Melbourne, FL (February 9, 2017) – Space Coast Women In Defense (SCWID) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 STEM Innovators of the Year Awards:

2016 – STEM Business Innovator of the Year: Larsen Motorsports, Palm Bay, Florida
2016 – STEM

Educator of the Year: Carolynn Gannon, Space Coast High School, Titusville, Florida
2016 – […]

Health First’s Bright Star Seeking Camp Participants and Volunteers

MELBOURNE, FL (February 27, 2017) – Health First’s Bright Star Center for Grieving Children and Families is accepting participants for its annual spring Camp Bright Star.

The one-day event is set for 9 a.m. Saturday, May 20, at Gleason Park, located at 1233 Yacht Club Blvd. in Indian Harbour Beach. Held twice a year for about 50 children, […]

Health First Foundation Benefit Ball Set for April 22

Health First Foundation Benefit Ball Set for April 22 Annual Fundraiser to Benefit Health First Cancer Institute
ROCKLEDGE, Fla. (February 22, 2017) — The 2017 Health First Foundation Benefit Ball will be Saturday, April 22, at the Charles and Ruth Clemente Center on the Florida Institute of Technology campus in Melbourne. This year’s Benefit Ball, themed La […]

Wuesthoff Ready to ‘Paint the Night Red for Heart Health’ Feb. 28

Rockledge, Florida (February 13, 2017) – Wuesthoff Health System and the American Heart Association is inviting members of the community to Paint the Night Red for Heart Health on Tuesday, February 28. The event will run from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Wuesthoff Medical Center—Rockledge Café, 110 Longwood Ave., Rockledge, FL 32955.

Open free […]

Bagel 13 Now Open in Port St. John

The locally-owned restaurant concept is bringing hand-made bagels, cold brew coffee, signature sandwiches and more to PSJ.
Port St. John, Fla. (January  27, 2017) —  Bagel 13 is excited to open the doors to their latest addition in Port St. John, on Friday, January 27th, at 6725 N. Cocoa Blvd (US1).This new location will be open 7 days […]

Taking Preventative Measures: VNA Offers Tips For Your Good Health

Preventative Care

Each year, nearly 900,000 Americans die from a preventable cause. Several factors contribute to this statistic – rising costs in healthcare and health insurance plans, busier schedules with less time to shop for and prepare nutritious meals at home, along with a number of other geographic and socioeconomic variables. A 2014 study conducted by […]

Q&A with Health First Cardiologist James Ronaldson

SpaceCoast Living sat down with Dr. James Ronaldson recently in his office at Health First’s Viera Medical Plaza.

As we start 2017, many of us begin new exercise regimens and alter our diets to improve our heart health. We thought getting some general information on heart disease could help us all understand the issues regarding our […]

Barbara Wall, Broker Associate, Berkshire Hathaway

Barbara C. Wall, a Florida native, is a broker associate with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Florida Realty. With over 35 years of real estate experience, she is truly an expert in her field. Specializing in corporate relocation, waterfront and luxury estates, and 1031 exchange, Barbara has received numerous industry awards and accolades. She is a […]

Heart to Heart: Straight Talk on the Body’s Power Muscle

Caring for the complexities of the human heart requires teamwork. At Wuesthoff Health System, it’s a division of labor between the many different disciplines of the cardiology department –— all joining forces to offer preventative care, diagnostics, surgery, rehab and a host of other care options. 

“We have a very wide range of specialization here combined […]

SEEING a Difference in Local Healthcare

In Brevard, we are fortunate to have a wealth of healthcare providers envied by many: we see them every day on our local drives – the large steel, glass and concrete buildings, the medical campuses with the familiar names. We also see the smaller medical facilities that branch out from these hubs, and most of […]

One Tree, One Slab, One Table at a Time

Creating has always been Mark Quavillon’s passion. He says there is something about taking an ordinary object and turning it into something unique. He and his partner, Xeny Lopez-Matos, were attracted to the creative process of woodworking, knowing that once a cut is made, there is no going back. Every decision is deliberate but fluid, […]

Art For All

By Shawna Serig Kelsch
Thinking back over the past year, Carla Funk draws a long breath and casts a thoughtful, distant gaze.
The director of University Museums at Florida Institute of Technology, including the Foosaner Art Museum and Renee Foosaner Education Center in downtown Eau Gallie and the Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts on the Florida […]

Local Couples Share Secrets for Keeping Love Strong

We hope our Romance feature will trigger memories of first kiss butterflies, wedding day jitters and the long walk together through life that comes with raising a family, facing life’s challenges together and growing old side by side. When it’s true, when you know you’re where your heart needs to be, love truly is the […]

The Taste of Desire

The word aphrodisiac carries many strong meanings: pleasure, love, beauty, desire…
all of which can be traced to the Greek goddess Aphrodite. Her mysterious and dramatic life is filled with tales of love, war and deception. Yet it’s her beauty and affinity for love, pleasure and procreation that she is most remembered for. It’s no wonder […]

Good Reads that Pierce the Heart

By Shawna Serig Kelsch

Like computations were to turing, so words are to me, constantly swirling around my mind like snowflakes drifting through a snowy winterscape. Here’s a list of some of the books that i love because they have caused me to think differently about love, while simultaneously shifting my worldview.

♠ A Confederacy of Dunces […]

One Last Question: Kempf’s Jewelers

For just about 50 years, Kempf’s Jewelers has been offering unique jewelry design, one-of-a kind custom pieces and elevated customer service to those in the know here. Housed in a fashionable showroom on Fifth Avenue in Indialantic, the family team, including son and Owner Jason Kempf are well respected among repeat and new clientele and […]