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Healing 4 Heroes

May 25th Fundraiser for Healing 4 Heroes and UCF RESTORES

Held at the Rib City Barn in Grant, FL, this 5:00-8:30 p.m. event will be fun for the entire family; featuring raffles, a silent auction, music, games, and great food, with 100% of the proceeds going towards free psychological counseling for first responders and military personnel suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.

Blue Origin’s Mission 8 Flight Reaches Stunning Apogee

Blue Origin is an American spaceflight services company backed by Amazon’s very own Jeff Bezos. They make rocket ships, and their goal is to put everyday people in space. They’re based in Kent, Washington, but they run flights out of their space center in West Texas for paying customers.

Green Foods Market

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.

homeless veteran makeover

Homeless Veteran Makeover

Want to make a change? Do something positive. Do something right. Do something good with no expectation of recompense.

Stone Soup

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.

Brevard Heart Foundation

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.

Sea Turtle Preservation Society Open House

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

A night in Casablanca is an authentic charity casino night benefiting the South Brevard Caring Center.

Safari Under the Stars at Brevard Zoo

“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”

Re-Run 5K

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.

Brevard County Environment

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.

Turtle Krawl

Join us for the Space Coast’s premier race, the Turtle Krawl!

Tell Us About Yourself

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.

Hacienda Girl's Ranch

Hacienda Girls Ranch

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.

PlanetShifter.com Lands Innovation Network

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.

Green Travel Site

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.

Green Communities At Work

One of the main reasons the Community Greenhouse Foundation sponsored the Green Communities program was the idea of communities sharing good news and stories about the way people and organizations are doing positive things as they related to green sustainable living in their communities.

AT&T Recycles Cell Phones for Soldiers

In honor of Earth Day and the thousands of men and women serving in the military oversees, AT&T will collect old wireless devices for the Cell Phones for Soldiers (CPFS) program during the City of Fort Lauderdale’s Green Living Expo.

iGourmet.com Supports Green Communities

Supporting the not-for-profit “Green Communities” program for a Brighter, Sustainable Future, iGourmet.com has enabled us to use their program as a preferred affiliates.

Communities Worth Writing About

Have you ever been to a city that has a great bike trail? Last week we rode some of Orlando’s bike paths, including the West Orange Trail, It took us straight through Winter Garden, FL and what a transformation this town has made to it’s downtown.

Hearts for Baghdad

Daily, we’re reminded about the violence and chaos that is Iraq. Not so readily available are ways to help. Many people have asked about how to make donations, for deployed troops and how to help the Iraqis. Here are a few things I’ve found.

In Search of Greener Printing

For years we’ve known about the inportance of using recycled papers and the environmental hazards of the printing process. And for years, some have made excellent progress in the field, while many are still unaware of the benefits of printing cleaner and greener.

Hidden Potentials

Hidden Potentials is a 9 year old non-profit organization which believes that “every child deserves a fighting chance”. Their motto is the drive behind their program which offers specialized in-home tutoring services to special needs and regular education students. Founded…
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Sustainable Buildings Industry Council

SBIC teaches, values, and advocates a balanced, holistic approach to designing new buildings. These days many terms are used to describe improved buildings, such as “green,” “sustainable,” “high performance,” and “environmentally responsive.” We are always mindful that these ideas must be kept in context with other equally important design objectives, such as aesthetics, accessibility, cost effectiveness, flexibility, high productivity, and security. Our members believe that all sustainable buildings must be low-energy, climate-responsive, use minimal fossil fuels and cleaner, renewable energy.

Young Professionals of Brevard

Young Professionals of Brevard (ypB), a program of Brevard Tomorrow will host its monthly Young Professionals “Meet & Greet” at Ichabod’s Dockside Bar & Grille in the Melbourne Harbor Marina – 2210 Front St., Melbourne on Thursday, June 30, from…
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USO

Every day we’re reminded that American military personnel are serving in foreign lands. As we write and publish GreenBrevard each and every month I’m ever mindful of those who give of themselves and put their lives on the line to secure our freedom and way of life. Unfortunately, today’s climate in mainstream media often only shows the negative things occurring around the world. This publication’s mission is to shine a spotlight on the good news.

Creating A Supportive Civic Infrastructure

Brevard Tomorrow is a community-driven initiative focused on creating a ‘preferred future’ for Brevard County. This task requires diverse groups and people from around the county to come together to collaborate, communicate and proactively carry out initiatives that will protect and enhance the quality of life for all our residents.

Random Acts of Kindness and Absurd Acts of Brilliance

When I moved from Ohio in June of 2000 to the Melbourne beach area, the world was a different place then. We didn’t have a inclining of fear with the sound of a jet overhead, because we didn’t have our innocence ripped from us, as on that fateful day of September 11th 2001.