February Timely Topics-Children's Oral Health-Why is it so important?

Speakers are: Linda Meeuwenberg, Professor Emeritus of Department of Nursing and Dental Hygiene at Ferris State University in Michigan and Sherryl Worst, Founder of Smile Angel Foundation to advocate for National Children's Dental Health Month

  • Date - Thursday, Feb. 23rd
  • Time - 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Place- Brevard Central Library - Room 2 at 308 Forrest Avenue, Cocoa, FL 32922
  • This presentation is free and open to the public.
  • Dental friendly refreshments will be available.
  • For more information please contact lindapda@gmail.com or option of making a reservation on Eventbrite.

Eventbrite Option Reservations at Eventbrite

Florida Solar United Neighborhood

The League of Women Voters Florida and Community Power Network, a DC based solar non-profit network, have joined forces to create FL SUN. The goal of FL SUN is to expand access to solar by educating Floridians about the benefits of distributed solar energy, helping them organize group solar installations, and strengthen Florida's solar policies and its community of solar supporters.

There are two informational meetings.

Saturday, January 28th at 10 a.m. at Ted Moorehouse Lagoon House at 3275 Dixie Highway, NE Palm Bay, FL

Saturday, February 25th at 2 p.m. at Rockledge Gardens at 2153-US-1, Rockledge, FL

Information on Florida Sun Florida Sun

Link to Lorraine Koss interview with WFIT found on FL Sun website under "Who We Are - in the news link"

2016-2017 Recycling Awards Program for Brevard County Schools

Thirteen schools are registered to participate in the 2016-2017 Recycling Awards Program. The 8 elementary schools are: Challenger 7, Coquina, Freedom 7, Lewis Carroll, Port Malabar, Riviera, Surfside and Tropical. The four middle schools are: Herbert C. Hoover, Sculptor Charter, Southwest and Stone Magnet. Palm Bay Magnet is the only high school that is participating. Download packet for information on this program.

You can also contact Marcia Booth at Marcia@RecycleBrevard.org or 305-479-4514

The Save our Indian Lagoon 1/2 cent sales tax referendum passed

This requires that the money be deposited to a Save Our Lagoon Trust Fund solely for approved projects with citizen commmittee oversight and annual independent audits

League member Lorraine Koss has been appointed by Brevard County Commissioners to the seven-member Citizen Oversight Committee and has been elected Chair. Seven alternates were also appointed. All appointments are for two years of the 10-year plan.

Florida League President Pam Goodman's interview with Matt Reed, Florida Today's Opinions Editor

Matt Reed Interview with Pamela Goodman

Education Blog

The Blog follows very interesting happenings across the state and nation in the area of education and particularly charter schools. It is free.

Education Blog