February 2015

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Medals4Mettle a worthy cause to help gravely ill kids

Organization hands out Marathon medals with inspiring inscriptions to hospitalized children.

Church mission cautiously hopeful about closer ties between U.S., Cuba

Suntree United Methodist Church aids its sister church, Iglesia Methodista El Redentor in Holguin, Cuba.

Spinning tales on tails

Why does an animal have a tail?

Our planet should be everyone’s favorite on Valentine’s Day

Get creative in terms of what is exchanged without losing focus of what the celebration is really about.

Funk continues her philanthropy at Florida Tech

The Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts at FIT houses colections of textiles, embroidery, garments and related accessories.

Take the journey from blank page to published book

Suntree children’s author Jaimie Engle will teach a monthly advanced course through October at Suntree/Viera Library.

Old location is new again for Viera insurance agent

Wayne Anthony Insurance Agency held a grand re-opening ribbon cutting celebration at its new Viera location.

Local fencer qualifies for Junior Olympics

Mason Sands will travel to Richmond, Va. to compete from Feb. 13 to 16.

Suntree Homeowners Association awards one of its own

Mike Beasy, supervisor of facilities, receives recognition.

Inside the Ropes at VEMA

Friends for Animal Sanctuary get land

Friends for Animals Sanctuary will be built on newly purchased land in Cocoa.

Nashville Music City Presentation

Party with the Doobie Brothers in Cocoa Village for a good cause

The Doobie Brothers will headline Party in the Park on Sunday, March 1 at Riverfront Park in Cocoa Village.

Water polo makes a splash in Brevard

Coach and Viera resident Andrea Shaffer was selected for a Scholarship for the USA Water Polo Olympic Development Program (ODP).

Award-winning artist’s eclectic works on display for Black History Month

Rose Jefferson’s work will be on display at the King Center through Mar. 1.

Butterfly effect reaches beyond park to lagoon

Viera East's Suseda Park now hosts a Florida-friendly butterfly garden.

Dr. Seuss 5K race promotes reading celebration

Manatee Elementary School will launch a Dr. Seuss-themed community 5K run fundraiser March 7.

Students learn that washing is a privilege, not a chore

Suntree Elementary students pack toiletries for Daily Bread clients.

With Coding Club, applications are endless

Hour of Code challenge in December has blossomed into a Coding Club at Quest Elementary.

Closeout retailer Tuesday Morning opening Suntree store

Discount retailer is opening in the old Bealls Outlet store in Suntree Square.

Miles for Myles 5K reaches its finish line

The 5K event has been a local tradition raising funds to provide scholarships and internships to Brevard’s high school students.

Buffalo Wild Wings, PetSmart, Tijuana Flats opening in Viera

To open in Phase III of Viera Shops along Lake Andrew Drive.

Viera baseball banking on improved offense

Coach optimistic to stack lineup while filling the gaps created by graduated players.

New softball coach has energized Tigers

there is an exciting atmosphere around the Holy Trinity girls softball team this season.