People & Business


Brevard Achievement Center Associate Wins National Award

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Brevard Achievement Center (BAC) is proud to announce that Associate and Wounded Warrior, Edward Johnson, Jr. received the 2012 AbilityOne Program Employee Award: Honor Roll for Veterans with Disabilities at the NISH/AbilityOne national conference held in San Antonio, Tex. on…


Jason Whitworth

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You can call it the gift that keeps on giving. Late last year students at Melbourne Central Catholic and St. Joseph’s Catholic School teamed up with West Shore and Lake Washington Fellowship Church to host Jason’s Run 5K and raised…


Have fun. Raise money. Cure childhood cancer.

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Those are the three goals of the St. Baldrick’s head shaving event. You read that right– head shaving event. Supporters of St. Baldrick’s gather pledges to raise money for shaving their heads at a large event that coincides with the…


What’s Your Plan?

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By Tom Kirk, President and Wealth Coach It might be tempting to read and digest all the financial news you can with the hope that this increased knowledge about the financial affairs of the world will lead to better personal…


Movers & Shakers

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by Chris Kridler Far From Conventional KAREN DAVIS From ballet dancer to law school grad, from real estate executive to director of development at Brevard Zoo, Karen Davis’ career has been far from conventional. “People can be very multidimensional,” she…


BNDC Annual Friends Gathering

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Over 100 guests descended upon Mike and Theresa Williams’ home  Friday, Nov 3. for the Brevard Neighborhood Development Coalition (BNDC) Annual Friends Gathering.  It was a wonderful event!  God blessed us with a gorgeous night, the warm hospitality of the…


Changing Lives for the Better

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  AMAR PATEL NAMED TO POST IN JUNE had previously been a member of the board. Before joining BAC, Amar was employed by Harris Corporation as a test engineer. Some might say the move was an unlikely career choice but…


Doing the Right Thing

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  DOING THE RIGHT THING There’s no question that car dealers are one of the first businesses local charities ask for help when it comes to support. Their beautiful buildings are the site of countless fund-raisers, and their gleaming fleet…


2012 Annual Guide to Giving

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  The season of giving is upon us and with so many different philanthropic groups needing a helping hand, there is certainly no shortage of options when it comes to your charitable donations. With the help of the folks at…


Meet the People Supporting Non-Profits

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  From attending a graduation of the Paws & Stripes program of the Central Brevard Humane Society; to a research mission in the Indian River Lagoon of the Sea Turtle Conservancy; and a presentation for Congregations for Community Action of…