‘Dancing With the Space Coast’ Set June 6 At Clemente Center

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will benefit three Brevard county Not-For-Profits

The Brevard County Sheriff's Office is proud to announce that they will be partnering with Harris Corporation and the Florida Institute of Technology to host "Dancing For the Space Coast" on June 6 at the Florida Tech Clemente Center. (BCSO image)

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is proud to announce that they will be partnering with Harris Corporation and the Florida Institute of Technology to host “Dancing For the Space Coast” on June 6 at the Florida Tech Clemente Center. (BCSO image)

Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Will Partner With Harris Corporation, Florida Tech

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is proud to announce that they will be partnering with Harris Corporation and the Florida Institute of Technology to host “Dancing For the Space Coast” on June 6 at Florida Tech’s Clemente Center.

BCSO-STAR-180The event will pair local ballroom dancers with local “business celebrities” who will raise money while learning a ballroom dance that will be performed during a dance competition on the night of June 6.

Each dancer’s score will be a combination of how much money they raise, along with their dance routine score, to ultimately name the winner of the First Annual “Dancing For the Space Coast.”

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Each year our agency will select three new charitable organizations to receive the benefits from the annual event: One charity that helps children, one that helps with crime prevention and awareness, and one that supports the Arts in Brevard County.

The selected charities will each receive 90 percent of the profits, with the remaining 10 percent going to the Brevard County Public Safety Charity that helps support public safety members during a critical time of need.

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This year our team has identified the Scott Center for Autism, Serene Harbor and the Brevard Symphony Orchestra as the three primary organizations who will receive the benefits of this year’s events.

We are excited to host this new event that will greatly benefit Brevard County not-for-profit organizations that are doing great things for our community.

For more information contact Lindsey Deaton at 321-505-8752 or Lindsey.Deaton@bcso.us.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey has been a law enforcement officer for over three decades. Sheriff Ivey is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and has a Bachelor’s Degree from Daytona State College in Management and Supervision. Sheriff Ivey’s background in law enforcement is inclusive of Management, Criminal Investigations, Narcotics, Patrol Services, Public Integrity Investigations, and Corrections.

Sheriff Wayne Ivey

Prior to being elected in 2012, Sheriff Ivey served the citizens of the State of Florida as a Resident Agent in Charge for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. As a member of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Sheriff Ivey developed and created the country’s first ever statewide Task Force on Identity Theft.

That same year the Task Force was named one of the top five most innovative programs in the country by the International Association of Chiefs of Police and investigated approximately 44 million dollars in fraud cases. Additionally, as a member of FDLE, Sheriff Ivey created the Child Abduction Response Team (C.A.R.T) that re-defined the way Child Abduction cases are conducted throughout the country today.

Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey has been a law enforcement officer for over three decades. Sheriff Ivey is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and has a Bachelor’s Degree from Daytona State College in Management and Supervision. Sheriff Ivey’s background in law enforcement is inclusive of Management, Criminal Investigations, Narcotics, Patrol Services, Public Integrity Investigations, and Corrections.

The program was later selected as the most innovative program in the country by the International Association of Chiefs of Police and is now used as a nationwide model in the response and investigation of child abductions.

Sheriff Ivey has testified before the United States Congress on law enforcement related matters and has extensive experience in the area of Public Integrity Investigations. Sheriff Ivey was honored as the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s Special Agent of the Year (1996) and was also recognized by the Commissioner of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement for his Outstanding Contributions to Criminal Justice. In August of 2011 Sheriff Ivey was honored by the National Organization of Victims Advocacy for his work at the national level as an advocate of victim’s rights and protection.

Sheriff Ivey speaks regularly on topics such as Identity Theft, Crime in America, Human Trafficking, Domestic Violence, and Self Defense through Mental Preparedness. Sheriff Ivey firmly believes that Crime Prevention and Education are vital to reduce our crime rate and protect our community.


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