Identifying Behavioral Issues in the Classroom

When your child is exhibiting signs of behavioral issues or disorders at school, whether that be difficulty concentrating, distracting other children, emotional outbursts, or even aggressive behavior, your first feeling might be one of helplessness. Not knowing why they are behaving this way, or how to resolve these issues can be overwhelming. Knowing the indications […]

Window Treatment Trends

Just as in fashion, the latest interior design trends are always changing. Some are brand new, some have come back into style after a brief hibernation, and some have stood the test of time. The details of a design plan, more specifically the window treatments and coverings, are no exception to these trends, so we […]

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 […]

October 2017

In This Issue

Julie Osborne | Shares Her Journey With Health First Cancer Institute

In Every Issue
From the Editor 

The Buzz
Upfront
Octoberfest | Celebrating in Brevard County

Business Spotlight | Melbourne BMW

What’s Your WealthConfidence | FirstWave Financial

A Conversation | With John Cleese

Lighting Up The Town | George Stoll Lights

Healthy Eating | At Your Favorite Restaurant 

The Molly Rogers | […]

Blinds of All Kinds

When redecorating a room in your home, let alone tackling the exciting but intimidating project of an entire remodel, it can be difficult for most of us to visualize exactly what the end result will be. Sorting through the options, the questions start coming to mind immediately: Maybe that paint color looks perfect on the […]

9th Annual Raj S Shah Blood Drive at FirstWave Financial

Partnering with FirstWave Financial, the Annual Raj S Shah Memorial Blood Drive offers an opportunity for the community to come together, providing those in need with an invaluable gift.P

 Melbourne, FL— On Saturday, July 22nd, Organizer Joanne Regan along with FirstWave Financial will host the 9th Annual Raj S Shah Blood Drive from 8:30 a.m. to […]

Mom’s Matter Diaper Drive Finishes Strong

Pizza Gallery & Grill Proudly Donated 10,170 Diapers to Pregnancy Resources of Brevard for 4th Year

Viera, FL (June 13, 2017) – Pizza Gallery and Grill proudly supported Pregnancy Resources during its 4th Annual Mom’s Matter Diaper Drive by delivering 10,170 diapers, donated by Pizza Gallery customers, to Pregnancy Resources in Melbourne this morning.

“I’m pleased to […]

THE M.O.R.G.A.N. PROJECT PRESENTS


13TH ANNUAL TURTLE SPLASH

It’s a FUNdraiser to help local charity raise funds and awareness for important cause

MELBOURNE, FL (May 1, 2017) – The M.O.R.G.A.N. Project presents their signature Annual FUNdraising event, Turtle Splash! on Saturday, July 15th at noon at their facility, Morgan’s Place – located at 4241 N. Highway 1, Melbourne, FL. 32935.
“This is […]

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to Celebrate Completion of the Harry and Mary Witter Learning Center at Rockledge Gardens

ROCKLEDGE, FL (APIRL 7, 2016) – Rockledge Gardens and the Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, from 6pm-8pm to celebrate the completion of the Harry and Mary Witte Center pavilion and gardens at Rockledge Gardens, 2153 South U.S. Highway 1, Rockledge, Florida, 32955. The ribbon […]

Health First to Host Get Active! Brevard Event May 6

Will Include 5K, Mayors’ Fitness Challenge Finale, Friends & Family CPR and Stop the Bleed Training

BREVARD COUNTY, FL (April 4, 2017) –Health First will host Get Active! Brevard Saturday, May 6 – a free and open to the public community event designed to encourage fitness and teach life-saving skills to members of our community.

As part of a […]

Dr. Blackburn to Keynote at Astronaut Fundraiser

TITUSVILLE, FL – Dr. Desmond K. Blackburn, PhD,  Superintendent for Brevard School Board, will give the keynote address at the April 20 “Reach for the Stars Reception,” co-hosted by the American Space Museum and the Planetarium at Eastern Florida State College. The event will be held at the planetarium in Cocoa, beginning at 6:30 p.m., and […]

Dale Sorensen Real Estate Announces Expansion With New Office in Historic Cocoa Village

VERO BEACH, FL (March 2017) – Dale Sorensen Real Estate, Inc., (DSRE) the leader in the luxury real estate market in Brevard and Indian River Counties, has announced plans to open their newest office in the quaint and charming arts and cultural district of Historic Cocoa Village. The office will be located next door to Ryan’s, at #4 Harrison […]

Easter Pro On on Cocoa Beach Will Feature Surfing Dogs

The Brevard Humane Society will be hosting Dog Surfing on the Beach.

COCOA, FL (April 3, 2017) – Surfs up, dog!

Come out and spend the day on the beach watching some incredible dogs hanging 10 and catching some tubular waves on April 16th 8am-4pm at Lori Wilson Park. Hosted by Crystal Cooper of Salty Sweet Clothing who is partnering […]

Parrish Medical Center Receives the 2017 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety

Award recognizes safe surgery practices and lower rates for complications and infections 

TITUSVILLE, FLA. (March 10, 2017) — Parrish Medical Center (PMC) has been named one of America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety by the Women’s Choice Award®, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare. The award signifies that PMC is in the top […]

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 […]

Education, Housing and Empowerment for Area Children in Need

By Shawna Serig Kelsch

Sitting in the Sarno Road offices of Eckerd Kids, speaking with Stanley Brizz and his team of support staff, you get a feeling that – although this organization is doing so much to provide social services support to the children in Brevard – there still is so much to do. 

The main programs […]