In December 2017, Tax legislation in the Trump Era has dramatically effected how we all will fix our taxes—and the estate planning world is working overtime to understand how these changes impact us.
Today, on the way home from a meeting in Melbourne, I took the opportunity to check out a place I’ve had my eye on for weeks now—a little white and pale-green house tucked on the corner of Malabar Road and US1, residential by appearance, but with the words, “Green Foods Market” spelled out above the front door.
Home. It’s not just where we live. Brevard County is a unique place that we call home. Earth Day is the perfect time to remind us all how precious the Space Coast is and how our daily actions and intentional thinking can keep it precious for every generation to enjoy.
Blue Origin announces that it will manufacture and fly its orbital launch vehicle from the historic shores of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
Current electric cars are not for every driver, but if you can be flexible, it’s amazing what you can do in a plug-in vehicle. I recently test drove a Nissan Leaf. Early that morning, as I drove to the dealer, I got a call. The car we were going to drive didn’t arrive. Would I be willing to go and get one from the other side of the state of Florida?
Want to make a change? Do something positive. Do something right. Do something good with no expectation of recompense.
The South Brevard Sharing Center helps those who struggle to meet their basic needs.
Tucked away in West Melbourne, Florida just minutes from I-95, Maple Street Natives is an oasis, a nursery of local, native plants, trees and shrubbery.
Building an Art Market, builds a community that supports the arts.
The EnergyWhiz Olympics is all about clean energy and creative kids.
We committed to helping preserve and improve the quality of life available to all residents of the State of Florida. Our mission is to help individuals, families, businesses and organizations reach their fullest potential and accomplish their evolving goals.
A two-day public education course on Natural Systems of South Florida is being offered, topics covered will include wading birds, nutrient systems in natural areas, monitoring the natural system, and many others.
I just had a grapefruit. The saying goes: the devil is in the details, but I tell you, God is in the details. Fast food, processed food, is killing me. Every day, I need to eat lunch. Every day the fast food corporations try and provide that food — and they are killing us.
For many large businesses, being able to find ways to save money on a multitude of levels has been the only way to stay afloat amid worrying economic uncertainties.
Have you ever heard the story of Stone Soup? It’s one of those timeless stories that talks about how, by itself, a community can only get so far; the ingredients seem bland and lacking. But together, with everyone pitching just a few little scraps into the boiling water, we can stir together something wonderful, a tasty Stone Soup.
Rails to Trails is an amazing group that works to create great places to ride and walk, from unused railways.
The Brevard Heart Foundation is excited to invite you to aNight in Monte Cardio—a casino night worthy of the famous Monacan city, but with our own special flare.
Brevard Heart Foundation is a locally grown, non-profit that has served Brevard County, Florida since 1957. To date, they’ve provided over $500,000 in nurse and medical student merit based scholarships through their traditional annual scholarship program.
Special Olympics is an amazing organization that fills people with hope.
TechXpo is an exposition of the technology and innovations created by 100 technology and manufacturing companies throughout Florida.
Have you ever been on a Florida bike ride, and next thing you know, it’s raining?
Reducing paper not only saves you time and money in the invoicing process, it’s good for Mother Earth.
The Sea Turtle Preservation Society is having an open house and invite the public to come and discover everything they do to help protect and preserve Brevard County’s Sea Turtles.
A night in Casablanca is an authentic charity casino night benefiting the South Brevard Caring Center.
The Festival presents an extraordinary collection of juried fine art, music, an exciting Student Art Competition, an expansive arts and craft program for children, art workshops, student art scholarships, and an outstanding 5K run.
“We are looking forward to an extraordinary event with a number of new elements and surprises that will make this year’s Safari Under the Stars an unforgettable evening”
This family oriented 4k is an event for runners of all ages and abilities , the retro themed Re-Run will feature blast-from-the-past 1980 and 1990’s flair.
Come visit the Strawbridge Art League at the Henegar in downtown Melbourne. Currently the artists have put together a “Haunted Hallway,” featuring artwork from the Mexican Holiday, “Dia de Los Muertos”.
Brevard county recently launched a new section of their website that talks about the environment and all the good things the Space Coast has going for it.
Starting with the office you work in, there are a multitude of simple steps that can be taken to make it greener.
Join us for the Space Coast’s premier race, the Turtle Krawl!
There are many different avenues to take when trying to reduce your water bill and also be eco-friendly.
Here’s a few tips below on reducing how much power your property uses and how to assess the return.
The annual EnergyWhiz Olympics is a daylong event showcasing student projects in alternative energy.
The Sea Turtle Conservancy has teamed up with Brevard County Parks & Recs through the EEL Program to offer a one-of-a-kind water-loving summer camp.
GreenBrevard.com tells local stories about people and organizations doing good things in the community. Share your best practices, good deeds, and the people who make a difference in Florida’s Space Coast.
“Green” can mean many things. For us, it first defines the natural beauty of Brevard County and our desire to see it preserved. But beyond environmental issues, thinking “green” encompasses many aspects of intentional living that keep us balanced, healthy and inspired.
Portfolio Manager is an interactive energy management tool that allows you to track and assess energy and water consumption across your entire portfolio of buildings in a secure online environment.
The Green Futures Foundation is a non-profit organization that partners with local restaurants to recycle waste vegetable oil into clean burning biodiesel fuel.
Don’t be like the Carpenter.
The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy invites you to join us for a webinar to learn about what’s happening in terms of energy policy for Florida in the current legislative session.
Hacienda Girl’s Ranch is based on the philosophy that regardless of circumstances which may have left a girl homeless, she should be given an equal opportunity for healthy, emotional and physical growth.
Fort Lauderdale’s 93 Rock caught up with Richard Evans, CEO of the Community Greenhouse Foundation, for an Earth Week interview.
Which side of the climate change fence are you on? Either way, our future is worth saving.
We need the world to take action on Global Warming. And you can start here.
The “integrated” design approach brings all the members of the building/development stakeholder community and assemblies from many different perspectives.
PlanetShifter.com is a virtual people resource collective and transparent by design: you are a member and you have works to share and critiques to share and a new product or service to nail.
As the Volunteer Coordinator and Coordinator for Student Community Service, Mr. Weber is on the beach almost every day cleaning up. He will talk of the his experiences with umbrellas, towels and other finds.
he five-year TogetherGreen initiative was launched this past spring to fund conservation projects, train environmental leaders, and offer volunteer and individual action opportunities that significantly benefit the environment.
America is blessed with the world’s greatest wind power corridor and abundant reserves of clean natural gas, the Pickens Plan will utilize these tremendous resources to build a bridge to the future.
The Annual Campus & Community Sustainability Conference is hosted by the University of Central Florida and the Council for Sustainable Florida, this event is about more than just life on campus – it’s about moving Florida toward a more sustainable path.
Florida’s DEP announces a new program to provide renewable energy matching grants for demonstration, commercialization, research, and development projects relating to renewable energy technologies.
Community Greenhouse Foundation has developed a program to help you reduce electric and water usage, to encourage recycling and use of recycled materials, and to reduce the amount of solid waste your organization produces.
This year, there are additional actions you can take to Change the World beyond lighting, such as using a programmable thermostat, enabling computers to power down when not in use, and looking for the ENERGY STAR label when making a new purchase.
The Community Greenhouse Foundation’s program takes undersold homes, renovates them to be energy efficient, and works with municipalities for workforce housing.
Community Greenhouse Foundation is proud to announce a new Strategic Partner serving the South Florida communities to delivery it’s “Greening Residential America” program.
The Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC), a research institute of the University of Central Florida, is the largest and most active state-supported renewable energy and efficiency institute in the United States.
This program, the Sea Turtle Emergency Response Program, has been developed to provide better beach coverage to search for and rescue post-hatchling sea turtles that have washed back ashore after a large storm event.
The newly launched green travel Web site offers resources for families and travelers looking to get away without depleting their wallets, gas tanks or the environment.
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Coral Reef Conservation Program is encouraging public awareness of coral reefs and their impact on Florida’s marine environment.