Brevard News

Brevard Public Schools’ Matt Susin Safeguarding, Promoting Well-Being of Space Coast Students

Brevard County School Board member Matt Susin’s relentless efforts have had a huge impact on safeguarding and promoting the health and wellbeing of students of all ages on the Space Coast. A dedicated philanthropist, in 2019, Susin was recognized as a Central Florida Humanitarian for his extensive efforts on behalf of the children and needy of Brevard County. […]

Brevard News

CENTRAL FLORIDA HUMANITARIAN: Sandra Pelham Founded the ‘Community Read and Feed’ Program

Sandra Pelham created a program within her own community that helps children receive education and meals during the summer break. She founded the “Community Read and Feed” program for those children that may not have many options in the summertime. The Community Read and Feed Program is a summer program for children who arrive at a facility, read books and are provided a meal. […]

Brevard News

CENTRAL FLORIDA HUMANITARIANS: Brevard Hispanic Center Assists Families Trying to Make a New Life in America

Colombian native and former United States Army paratrooper Javier Molinares knew the struggle it can be to learn a new language, so with the help of Blanca Garcia, Brevard County Public Schools liaison for English as a Second language students, Molinares in 2013 started the Brevard Hispanic Center to help adults get a better grasp of English. […]

Brevard Business News

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT: Tim Deratany Has Made a Positive Impact on the Space Coast For 50 Years

Longtime public servant Tim Deratany has seen incredible changes and growth since arriving in Brevard County from Michigan in 1947 at the age of eight. For the past 50 years, Deratany has been making a positive impact on the Space Coast as the mayor of Indialantic, a member of the Florida House of Representatives and the Florida Senate, as a successful businessman, and most recently, a member of the Space Coast Tourist Development Council. […]