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Workplaces Lead the Way in Civility

Workplaces Lead the Way in Civility

August 19, 2019 | Culture

Civility. A small word that means so much. The dictionary defines it as formal politeness and courtesy in behavior or speech.  Looking back a few decades, it does seem like we have lost some common courtesy toward one another. The Westerville Public Librar...

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Tank That!

Tank That!

June 13, 2019 | Culture

Tired of the hum drum of commuting to and from work? Ever been so frustrated, you just want to crush something? Maybe it’s time to drive a 17-ton tank. Ever since I did, I find myself coping better with Monday morning traffic.  The folks at Tank Amer...

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Tied Together

Tied Together

June 11, 2019 | Culture

  Glen Outlaw was sitting in Georgianna United Methodist on Merritt Island listening to Pastor Corky Calhoun tell his flock to influence the future, not complain about it. Outlaw responded. A father of four boys, he took Calhoun’s plea to heart. He m...

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Lessons From the Geese

Lessons From the Geese

April 10, 2019 | Culture

Growing up in Spokane, Washington, I found there to be a lot of separation between people. Whether it be in church, school, and even my parents’ divorce, polarization was all around me. I was fascinated by what brought people together and created unity, ...

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Being Young and Active - Again

Being Young and Active - Again

February 15, 2019 | Culture

Is it just me or do kids these days seem to think using their thumbs for video games and texting is exercising? When I was young in Brevard County, my friends and I spent all available daylight riding our bikes and playing improvised games with whatever equipm...

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Ocean Friendly Restaurants at Your Service

Ocean Friendly Restaurants at Your Service

January 25, 2019 | Culture

Ocean Friendly Restaurants Nomad’s Cafe, 2002 S. Harbor City Blvd., Melbourne, FL 32901 Islands Fish Grill, 111 5th Ave., Indialantic, FL 32903 Tuscany Grill, 7640 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne, FL 32940 At least 8 million tons of plastic enter the oceans...

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Set Specific Small Goals

Set Specific Small Goals

January 4, 2019 | Culture

“Do or Do Not. There is No Try.” It’s January!  A time for a fresh perspective, time to set new year’s resolutions, and time to look toward the future. We see the new year as a fresh start, time to turn over a new leaf and change ou...

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The Lighter Side of Life Lessons

The Lighter Side of Life Lessons

December 17, 2018 | Culture

With the coming of the holidays, this might be a good time to remind ourselves to celebrate responsibly. I should know. In my previous profession as a trial judge, I witnessed more than one evening spoiled by alcohol or bad choices.   This is a serious top...

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Start the New Year with the Michael Telesmanick Quartet

Start the New Year with the Michael Telesmanick Quartet

December 17, 2018 | Culture

Rockledge Country Club Sunday, January 13, 2019, 2pm (doors open at 1pm) Michael Telesmanick, who plays piano, keyboard, vibraphone, drums and guitar is also a composer, producer, arranger, sound designer and vocalist. With all those musical skills and tal...

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A Family Affair

A Family Affair

December 13, 2018 | Culture

Times have changed since Steve Scott first started gaming. As a kid, he loved playing Nintendo and inviting friends over to join him. While the games and technology have changed, Scott says that the appeal of gaming — for both kids and adults — rem...

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Learn to be a Go-Giver

Learn to be a Go-Giver

December 10, 2018 | Culture

“The wise man does not lay up his own treasures. The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own.” — Lao Tzu It is the season of giving, and hearts (and wallets) open wide and we are compelled to take care of our neighbors during the ...

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Generational Giving and the New Normal

Generational Giving and the New Normal

November 29, 2018 | Culture

As the leader of a dues-based organization, as well as a board member of the United Way of Brevard, I have seen firsthand a tsunami shift in how giving has changed. Companies and individuals are no longer joining a Chamber of Commerce because it’s the &ld...

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