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Lending a Helping Hand

People & Business

GREAT SOUTHEAST FLOORING AMERICA EXPANDS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM TO INCLUDE 10 AREA HIGH SCHOOLS. It is no secret colleges and universities can be expensive places to attend — and costs are rising, steadily. Americans owe about $1.5 trillion in student loan…

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Toyota of Melbourne – Meet Jonathan Paul

People & Business

Jonathan “JP” Paul is an estimator at Toyota of Melbourne. He served in the United States Army Infantry for four years, stationed in both Iraq and Kuwait. His duties included going on patrols every day, and he was part of…

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The Hero Within

People & Business

      If you have ever spent time around a child with a severe illness or special needs, you know they possess incredible strength. SpaceCoast LIVING’s photographer, Jason Hook, highlights this strength through Operation Superhero. Hook was inspired to…

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Inspiring Community Leadership

People & Business

By Joi Robertson 1878 – ST. MARK’S EPISCOPAL COMMUNITY was formed by some of the most inspirational pioneers of the day; that small group inspired last month’s Space Coast Inspiration Awards. 1942 – EMMA CECELIA THURSBY HALL, named after the operatic…

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Merry & Bright

Arts & Community, People & Business

By Carrie Stevenson MELBOURNE’S POLISH POTTERY MIXES PATTERNS, CELEBRATES COLORS AND OFFERS AN ADVENTUROUS SHOPPING EXPERIENCE For Polish Pottery owner Teresa Beach, the traditional stoneware was a passion before it became a business. While living in Europe for many years,…

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Mental Prep

People & Business

By Mike Candelaria At the Early Learning Coalition of Brevard, reading, writing and arithmetic are joined by social and emotional readiness. With 4,600 children in state-funded Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK) programs through the Early Learning Coalition of Brevard, Sky Beard is…

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It Takes a Village

People & Business

By Mallorie Ann Ingram DON AND JULIE HERNDON ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE BY GIVING BACK AND HELPING CHILDREN IN THE COMMUNITY. When it comes to giving back to the community, Don and Julie Herndon, owners of Classic Wood Flooring, have…

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Survivor Edition | Cheri Lavelle

People & Business

This was her dream home and she couldn’t be happier where things were at this stage of her life.  In April 2014, Cheri Lavalle was living her life, and had recently moved into her grandfather’s house with her husband. This…

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Survivor Edition | Shamika Chamberlin

People & Business

 “There’s a hole left in your soul, your heart shatters and your body goes numb.”  Kira Dunnah-Chamberlin was the most vivacious 11-year-old one could imagine. She was always active: playing soccer, basketball, and a member of the swim team. She…

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Good Bones | Woof Gang Bakery

People & Business

How Woof Gang Bakery is Reimagining Pet Nutrition and Care By Carrie Stevenson For Woof Gang Bakery franchise owner Ryan Wesner, pet care is personal. Six years ago, Wesner decided to open his Lake Nona location because he was tired…

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