July 4th FREE Concert & Fireworks Show / Cocoa Riverfront Park, Florida

      A Brevard Tradition! Join the BSO for this FREE outdoor concert at the Cocoa Riverfront Park! Guests will experience an evening of fabulous patriotic and Pops classics while viewing the awesome fireworks display presented by the Cities of Cocoa and Rockledge. A fun-filled day for Read More …

Space Coast Baby & Kids Expo this coming July 7th / Melbourne Fl

The Space Coast Baby & Kids Expo returns to Melbourne this summer and we’re so excited! Presented by Brilliant Smiles Orthodontics, this event is for expecting parents and families with young children offering free admission and free activities! Stop by the Melbourne Auditorium on Saturday, July 7th Read More …

Teacher of the Year / Palm Bay Florida

  Covenant Christian School is pleased to announce that the 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year is Heather Bennett. Mrs. Bennett earned a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Florida Atlantic University and taught at two Christian schools prior to arriving at CCS in the fall Read More …

Having the Right Insurance makes all the difference in the world

Insurance can be a confusing topic, there’s always many questions to ask: do you have the right coverage, does your policy provide enough coverage, what happens when you don’t have enough coverage? Finding the right insurance policy for what matters most to you is extremely Read More …

Scholarship Awarded to Local Nursing Student: February 19th

   The Banana River Sail and Power Squadron is proud to award a $1,000 scholarship to a noteworthy Keiser University student: Carolyn Yannotta. The Squadron is honored to have expanded its mission of promoting safe boating to include promoting academic success with scholarships to local Read More …

Health First’s ‘Save a Life’ Day March 3rd Equips Community with Critical Skills

10 years Running, Event Offers Free CPR, Stop the Bleed Training and Family Fun    Would you know what to do if someone had a cardiac arrest in your presence – or suffered a severe, life-threatening wound? The best hope for survival in either situation Read More …

Tips when starting a neighborhood watch

Neighborhood watch programs can provide communities with a sense of security while serving as a low-cost deterrent to crime. The National Crime Prevention Council even notes that watch groups can serve as a stepping stone to community revitalization. Establishing a neighborhood watch program is no Read More …

So Why Do They Call It The Indian River?

 by Lawrence Sarsoun Years ago and new to Brevard county, we were camping at Sebastian Inlet State Park when it occurred to us that we were living in the famed “Indian River Grapefruit” area. Up north, we enjoyed the fine oranges and grapefruits from this Read More …

Preparing for large-scale emergencies

It is impossible to predict what the future will bring, but a growing number of people are focused on safeguarding their futures by preparing for catastrophic emergencies. Perhaps in reaction to terror-related attacks across the globe, the rise in devastating storms, and domestic and international Read More …

Spotlight Magazine BOOK REVIEWS / by All Florida Authors by: Gary S Roen

 Spotlight Magazine Welcomes Mr. Gary S Roen as our Book Reviewest for our online publication. Mr. Roen has been doing reviews for close to forty years and is also an author of his own book”Journey” that can be purchased from  www.newhavenbooks.com, or  https://www.amazon.com/Journey-Gary-S-Roen/dp/193795207X  Spotlight Magazine is looking Read More …

Space Coast Halloween Fest on October 29th!

Join us for a unique, safe, and FREE trick-or-treating experience! The Space Coast Halloween Fest will be hosted on Sunday, October 29th from 12:00-5:00 pm at the Melbourne Auditorium located at 625 E. Hibiscus Blvd. in Melbourne, Florida. Sharing information, Having Fun Enjoy activities including Read More …

Audition Call for Children’s Video to Help Eliminate Bullying

Despite the past 10 years of Stop Bullying Campaigns, incidents of bullying and suicides are increasing not decreasing. Nearly 1 in 6 high school students has seriously considered suicide, and 1 in 12 have attempted it, according to the semi-annual survey on youth risk behavior Read More …

Living proof: ‘Stop the Bleed’ student credits class with possibly saving his life

Jake Moore has wanted to help people since he was a kid. With a career in law enforcement on the horizon and dreams of eventually becoming a Marine, taking Health First’s free class on bleeding-control basics just made sense to him. But the 22-year-old never Read More …

Surfing Legends to be honored at Boards & Waves Expo III June 3 and 4 Melbourne, Florida

The only consumer surf expo on the East Coast of the U.S. set to recognize Dick Catri and Pete Dooley  The third Boards & Waves Expo is happening June 3 and 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Melbourne Auditorium (625 E. Hibiscus Read More …