May 2014

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Rabbi will travel to NYC to receive honorary degree

Rabbi Cantor Patricia Hickman of Temple Israel in Viera will be awarded an Honorary Doctorate from Hebrew Union College

Brevard Cultural Alliance welcomes new board members

BCA welcomes five new members of the organization’s board of directors

Quality Collision Repair supports Children’s Hunger Project

Grand re-opening features fundraiser to help children

Viera Pets

Testing for Food Allergies

10th anniversary of Operation Ceasefire

Scott Perala launched and led the successful gun violence prevention Task Force

Young Conservationist remembered at two events

Justin Mitchell is honored at the inaugural Charlie Corbeil Conservation Awards

Honor Flight president take vets on trip to monument

William Welser heads Space Coast Honor Flight, honoring WWII and Korean veterans with a visit to their monument in Washington, D.C.

Local crusader believes in ‘Hand Up’ for needy

John Mandala, of Breathing Space, operated Chef John's Red Wagon, a non-profit food truck.

Viera Mom invents Dripsters to cure ice cream mess

Dripsters, compressed sponges, shield a child's hand.

Something new coming to a food festival near you

Udo’s Doener Booth serves a healthy

Construction begins on Arrivas Village, Stadium Villas in Viera

Arrivas Village is pre-selling now and model homes are currently being built.

Viera’s first principal to retire

Cynthia Ford is principal of Ralph Williams Elementary, the first elementary school in the fledgling community.

Holy Trinity science teacher inspires students

For 6 years, Lovelace’s students have been weighing, measuring and taking the temperature of tree frogs found in any of the 100 traps set around the school wetlands.

Dancing trumps shyness for cause

Owner and general manager of the Holiday Inn Melbourne-Viera Conference Center, Samir Patel will perform in the Dancing With Brevard

Meet Mulac, Brevard Zoo’s newest male jaguar

Mulac, a male jaguar from Sacramento Zoo, is now on exhibit in the La Selva Area of Brevard Zoo.

2nd annual Beer Run on tap for June 7

The second annual Bottoms Up Beer Run will be held at 6:30 p.m., June 7 at Wickham Park.

Hawks boys and girls track teams set new school records

Coach Dave Costello is happy with the Viera High Hawks Track team, who went undefeated at home.

Phil Vassar to headline Viera’s 20th annual Great American Celebration

The 20th Annual Great American Celebration on July 5 begins with a Brevard Manatees game, followed by fireworks and a free Phil Vassar concert at Calvary Chapel.

DJ business grooves, grows for Viera High senior

Aaron Kirschenbaum, is the owner of Viera DJ Entertainment.

Elementary school teachers gearing up for 11th annual faculty softball game

The 11th annual Faculty Softball Game is set for May 29 at Space Coast Stadium. Quest will play Ralph Williams at 6 p.m., followed by Manatee vs. Golfview at 7:15.

Viera High students pick career heroes for Living Museum

Students used cross-subject research to present a person's life to represent their future career field.

Karate a lifelong marathon for 10th-degree black belt

Robert Scaglione teaches Ueshiro Shorin-Ryu Karate at Viera Regional Park Community Center.

Suntree condo community named award finalist

The Courtyards condominium community in Suntree has been named a finalist in the Communities of Excellence program.

Viera resident talks about being bullied in new book

Gabrielle Ford tells her story in GABE & IZZY: Standing Up for America's Bullied