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Radio 1300 - Community Affairs Program
Brevard At Large
Program Air Time: Every Sunday at 7:00 AM
 
Francis DeMuroChristopher DeMuro
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Christopher DeMuro
Cohost & Producer

Recent Programs 
Date
Topic
Guest(s)

Comment
10-13-19
Indialantic Chamber Singers
Tony Spadafora, Vice President, and Beth Green, Artistic Director of the Indialantic Chamber Singers

A wonderful choral ensemble composed of Brevard County singers.
10-6-19
Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge
Kimberly King-Wrenn, Visitor Services Manager of the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge
Learn about this wonderful resource that is unique to Brevard County.
9-29-19
Brevard Zoo
Keith Winsten, Executive Director

It's all happening at the zoo! Listen in.
9-22-19
Brevard Veterans Resource Network
Scott Robinson, Brevard Veterans Resource Network
Brevard Veterans Resource Network is a coalition that facilitates access to information and resouces for the many veterans who call Brevard County home.
9-15-19
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
Mary Ann Sterling, Founder and Executive Director and Lil Hobson, Chief Volunteer Officer
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren provides information and resources to grandparents and other family members who have stepped up to raise a child in need.
9-8-19
Titusville Chamber of Commerce
Marcia Gaedcke, President of the Titusville Chamber of Commerce

Learn about the history of Titusville, and the role of the Titusville Chamber of Commerce in promoting businesses in the area.
9-1-19
Florida Bat Conservancy
Shari Clark, President of the Florida Bat Conservancy

Learn about bats and the benefits they provide to humans right here in Brevard County. Learn, also, how you can help reverse declining bat populations.
Click on this link to hear some of the sounds that bats utilize for echolocation.
Try turning your speakers up if you are having trouble hearing these sounds that are around 11khz.
8-25-19
Support for Alzheimer's Patients and Caregivers Fremont Bassett, Janet Steiner, Director of Education and Family Care Services for Brevard Alzheimer's Foundation, Robin LaFrance, Project Relief Respite Coordinator, Kathryn Ridner, Community Education Liaison for VITAS Healthcare and Debbie Shepherd, Social Worker for VITAS Healthcare
On this rebroadcast, Freebie Bassett shares his story of caring, along with a team of dedicated professionals, for the love of his life, his wife of 47 years, Linda, who, sadly, suffered from Alzheimer's Disease. There is help out there for caregivers.
8-18-19
Brevard Veterans Resource Network
Scott Robinson, Brevard Veterans Resource Network

Brevard Veterans Resource Network is a coalition that facilitates access to information and resouces for the many veterans who call Brevard County home.
8-11-19
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
Mary Ann Sterling, Founder and Executive Director and Lil Hobson, Chief Volunteer Officer
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren provides information and resources to grandparents and other family members who have stepped up to raise a child in need.
8-4-19
Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge
Kimberly King-Wrenn, Visitor Services Manager of the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge

Hear about this wonderful resource that is unique to Brevard County.
7-28-19
National Weather Service and 2019 Hurricane Outlook Jessica Smith, Meteorologist at the National Weather Service
A rebroadcast of a program about the weather, which, of course, affects all of us here on the Space Coast, with an emphasis on the 2019 Hurricane Outlook.
7-21-19
Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce
Jennifer Sugarman, President and CEO of the Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce

A program concerning the services that the Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce provides to businesses in central Brevard County.
7-14-19
The Daily Bread
Jeff Njus, Executive Director of The Daily Bread
A rebroadcast concerning a wonderful organization that offers a hot meal and a helping hand to those in need.
7-7-19
Keep Brevard Beautiful
Bryan Bobbitt, Deputy Executive Director of Keep Brevard Beautiful
A rebroadcast that discusses a wonderful organization that promotes activities and events to keep Brevard County such a beautiful place to live.
6-30-19
Housing for Homeless
Rob Cramp, Executive Director of Housing for Homeless

Learn about another program that provides a helping hand to citizens of Brevard who have been touched by homelessness.
6-23-19
National Weather Service and 2019 Hurricane Outlook
Jessica Smith, Meteorologist at the National Weather Service

A program about the weather, which, of course, affects all of us, with a focus on the 2019 Hurricane Outlook.
6-16-19
Florida Wildlife Hospital and Sanctuary
Tracy Frampton, Executive Director of the Florida Wildlife Hospital and Sanctuary
A rebroadcast of a program that features this wonderful local organization that rehabilitates and releases injured and orphaned native wildlife.
6-9-19
Volunteers of America
Michelle Auclair, Ministry Outreach Coordinator/Community Specialist

A program about an organization that provides services to homeless veterans of Brevard County.
6-2-19
Support for Alzheimer's Patients and Caregivers
Fremont Bassett, Janet Steiner, Director of Education and Family Care Services for Brevard Alzheimer's Foundation, Robin LaFrance, Project Relief Respite Coordinator, Kathryn Ridner, Community Education Liaison for VITAS Healthcare and Debbie Shepherd, Social Worker for VITAS Healthcare

Freebie Bassett shares his story of caring, along with a team of dedicated professionals, for the love of his life, his wife of 47 years, Linda, who, sadly, suffered from Alzheimer's Disease.
5-26-19
Brevard Homless Coalition and Community of Hope Dr. Miriam Moore, Executive Director of Brevard Homeless Coalition, Drew Warren, Executive Director of Community of Hope, and Veronica McFarland, Granddaughter of Mr. Warren
Rebroadcast of a program originally aired on April 7th, 2019. Discussion of homelessness in Brevard County, as well as some of the services that are available to assist Brevard's homeless population.
5-19-19
Harmony Farms
Pamela Rogan, Founder, Executive Director, & Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor at Harmony Farms Inc.
A rebroadcast of a program concerning this wonderful organization that provides therapuetic services involving horseback riding.
5-12-19
City of Cocoa Beach
Ben Malik, Mayor of the City of Cocoa Beach

A program featuring the very engaging Mayor of Cocoa Beach.
5-5-19
Satellite Beach Police Department and Public Safety Chief Jeff Pearson
Entertaining rebroadcast discussing the services offered by Satellite Beach Police Department.
4-28-19
Brevard Humane Society
Theresa Clifton, Executive Director of the Brevard Humane Society

The Brevard Humane Society provides a valuble service to Brevard County, and this interview with its Executive Director, originally broadcast on 6-17-18, is very informative about the services the Humane Society provides.
4-21-19
Town of Melbourne Beach
Jim Simmons, Mayor of the Town of Melbourne Beach

This program features Melbourne Beach, one of Brevard County's delightful beach communities.
4-14-19
Melbourne Art Festival
Linda Castelli, Vice President of the Melbourne Art Festival

Hear about what's new and exciting at the 35th Annual Melbourne Art Festival.
4-7-19
Brevard Homless Coalition and Community of Hope
Dr. Miriam Moore, Executive Director of Brevard Homeless Coalition, Drew Warren, Executive Director of Community of Hope, and Veronica McFarland, Granddaughter of Mr. Warren

Discussion of homelessness in Brevard County, as well as some of the services that are available to assist Brevard's homeless population.
3-31-19
Titusville Chamber of Commerce
Marcia Gaedcke, President of the Titusville Chamber of Commerce

Program includes some of the history of Titusville, and the role of the Titusville Chamber of Commerce in promoting businesses in the area.
3-24-19
Melbourne Air and Space Show
Chris Dirato, Director of Public Relations for the Melbourne Air and Space Show

Listen in to learn about the 6th annual Melbourne Air and Space Show.
3-17-19
Brevard Cultural Alliance
Lisa Fitz-Coy, Communications Manager of the Brevard Cultural Alliance

A fantastic organization dedicated to the promotion of the arts and culture in Brevard County.
3-10-19
Space Coast Office of Tourism
Bonnie King, Deputy Director of Tourism at the Space Coast Office of Tourism

Learn about the promotion of Brevard County as a special destination.
3-3-19
Brevard Zoo
Keith Winsten, Brevard Zoo Executive Director
Rebroadcast of a great show about one of Brevard's true gems!
2-24-19
Family Promise of Brevard
Tara Pagliarini, Executive Director & Mark Sexton, Program Coordinator of Family Promise of Brevard
Hear this rebroadcast concerning an amazing organization that extends a helping hand to Brevard County families struggling with homelessness.
2-17-19
Junior Achievement of the Space Coast
Candice Hodge, Education Program Manager of Junior Achievement of the Space Coast

A rebroadcast of a show about an  incredible organization dedicated to promoting the importance of education.
2-10-19
Verdi EcoSchool
Ayana Verdi, Founder and Executive Director of the Verdi EcoSchool, her husband John, and their two beautiful children, Giovanni and Anabella.

The Verdi EcoSchool is a unique place-based, project-based and farm-based school located in the Eau Gallie Arts District serving students from ages 3 to 14.
2-3-19
Florida Wildlife Hospital and Sanctuary
Tracy Frampton, Executive Director of the Florida Wildlife Hospital and Sanctuary

Learn about this local organization that rehabilitates and releases injured and orphaned native wildlife.
1-27-19
Keep Brevard Beautiful
Bryan Bobbitt, Deputy Executive Director of Keep Brevard Beautiful

Another wonderful organization that promotes activities and events to keep Brevard County such a beautiful place to live.
1-20-19
Family Promise of Brevard
Tara Pagliarini, Executive Director & Mark Sexton, Program Coordinator of Family Promise of Brevard

An amazing organization that offers a helping hand to Brevard County families struggling with homelessness.
1-13-19 Amateur (Ham) Radio and Emergency Communication
Brad Magilll (KW1P), Former ARRL Amateur Radio RACES (Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service) Officer

Hear this rebroadcast of a great program explaining amateur radio and its use in emergency communications.
1-6-19
Brevard Rescue Mission
Stacia Glavas, Founder and CEO of Brevard Rescue Mission

A wonderful organization helping single mothers get back on their feet after hard times.
12-30-18
Junior Achievement of the Space Coast
Candice Hodge, Education Program Manager of Junior Achievement of the Space Coast

An incredible organization dedicated to promoting the importance of education.
12-23-18
The Daily Bread
Jeff Njus, Executive Director of The Daily Bread

A wonderful organization serving Brevard's hungry and homeless population.
12-16-18 Aspire Innovative Learning
Dr. Jasmine Brown-Turner, Co-Founder of Aspire Innovative Learning and Teacher at Cocoa Beach Jr./Sr. High School

Learn about Aspire IL, an organization providing edutainment services to students whose ambitions rise above the access they may otherwise have.
12-9-18
Computers Advancing Education
Fremont Bassett, Founder of Computers Advancing Education

Hear this rebroadcast of Brevard at Large featuring an organization giving computers to those who need them most.
12-2-18
Harmony Farms
Pamela Rogan, Founder, Executive Director, & Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor at Harmony Farms Inc.

Listen in to hear about this wonderful organization that provides therapuetic services involving horseback riding.
11-25-18Air Sports Parachute Team Bob Edmiston, CEO, & Chuck Julian, organizers of the Cocoa Beach Skydiving Santas event
The nation's largest demonstration Santa jump, attracting many visitors to the Space Coast, is discussed.
11-21-18Indialantic Chamber SingersTony Spadafora, President (and singer); and singers Merrie Sofet, Eric Sutton, and Kendra Ro.
This group makes a great contribution to the the performing arts on the Space Coast.
11-11-18Historic Cocoa Village PlayhouseAnastacia Hawkins-Smith, Chief Executive Officer & Artistic Director
Great show about the Historic Cocoa Village Playhouse and its contributions to the rich arts and cultural scene in our community.
11-4-18Henegar Center for the ArtsAmanda Manis, Artistic Director
Interesting show about the Henegar Center for the Arts in Melbourne and all it has to offer the community.
10-28-18Titusville PlayhouseSteven Heron, General Manager & Artistic Director
Informative show about the Titusville Playhouse and live theater on the Space Coast.
10-21-18Surfside PlayhouseKate Schwartz, President, and Joe Roth,  Member, Surfside Playhouse Board of Governors
Great information about Cocoa Beach area live theater.
10-14-18Brevard Emergency Management and Hurricane PreparednessKimberly Prosser, Director of Brevard County Emergency Management
With hurricane season still underway, this important program about emergency preparedness is being rebroadcast.
10-7-18Meet the Candidates 2018 General ElectionIn order of appearance:
1 - Matt Fleming (D), County Commission, District 4
2 -Charles Parker (NPA), Brevard School Board, District 2

This is the entire program.
CLICK HERE to listen to an individual candidate's segment.
General Election: Nov. 6, 2018
9-30-18Meet the Candidates 2018 General ElectionIn order of appearance:
1 - Maurice Boudreau (D), Canaveral Port Authority, District 5
2 -Pam Dirschka (D), Florida House of Representatives, District  50
3 - Katye Campbell (NPA), Brevard School Board, District 5

This is the entire one-hour program.
CLICK HERE to listen to an individual candidate's segment.
General Election: Nov. 6, 2018
9-23-18Brevard ZooKeith Winsten, Brevard Zoo Executive Director
Great show about one of Brevard's gems!
9-16-18Brevard Emergency Management and Hurricane PreparednessKimberly Prosser, Director of Brevard County Emergency Management
With all the activity in the Atlantic, this important program about emergency preparedness is being rebroadcast.
9-9-18Brevard County UpdateDon Walker, Brevard County Director of Communications/SCGTV
A good update on what is going on with Brevard County government.
9-2-18Brevard Public Schools UpdateMark W. Mullins, Ed.D.
Superintendent of Schools

A complete, one-hour interview with the new Superintendent of Brevard Public Schools. Very informative.
8-26-18Meet the 2018 Primary Candidates Series

6th in the Series
In order of appearance:
1 - Frank Sullivan (NPA), School Board, District 2
2 -Katie Jacobus (NPA), County Court Judge, Group 5
3 - Rod Kernan (NPA), County Court Judge, Group 5

This is the entire one-hour program.
CLICK HERE to listen to an individual candidate's segment.

Primary Election: Aug. 28, 2018  General Election: Nov. 6, 2018
8-19-18Meet the 2018 Primary Candidates Series

5th in the Series
In order of appearance:
1 - Chuck Nelson (R), County Commission, District 2
2 - Katye Campbell (NPA), School Board, District 5
3 - Curt Smith (R), County Commission, District 4

This is the entire one-hour program.
CLICK HERE to listen to an individual candidate's segment.

Primary Election: Aug. 28, 2018  General Election: Nov. 6, 2018
8-12-18Meet the 2018 Primary Candidates Series

4th in the Series
In order of appearance:
1 - Robyn Hattaway (R), Canaveral Port Authority, District  5
2 - Mac McLouth (R), Canaveral Port Authority, District 5
3 - Victoria Mitchner (D), County Commission, District 2

This is the entire one-hour program.
CLICK HERE to listen to an individual candidate's segment.

Primary Election: Aug. 28, 2018  General Election: Nov. 6, 2018
8-5-18Meet the 2018 Primary Candidates Series

3rd in the Series
In order of appearance:
1 - Kelly Damerow (NPA), School Board, District 5
2 - Andy Zeigler (NPA), School Board, District 5
3 - David Meader (NPA), School Board, District 1

This is the entire one-hour program.
CLICK HERE to listen to an individual candidate's segment.

Primary Election: Aug. 28, 2018  General Election: Nov. 6, 2018
7-29-18Meet the 2018 Primary Candidates Series

2nd in the Series
In order of appearance:
1 - Misty Belford (NPA), School Board, District 1
2 -Charles Parker (NPA), School Board, District 2
3 - Cheryl McDougall (NPA), School Board, District 2

This is the entire one-hour program.
CLICK HERE to listen to an individual candidate's segment.

Primary Election: Aug. 28, 2018  General Election: Nov. 6, 2018
7-22-18Meet the 2018 Primary Candidates Series

1st in the Series
In order of appearance:
1 - Jack Smink (D), County Commission, District 2
2 - Bryan Lober (R), County Commission, District 2
3 - Trudie Infantini (R), County Commission, District 4

This is the entire one-hour program.
CLICK HERE to listen to an individual candidate's segment.

Primary Election: Aug. 28, 2018  General Election: Nov. 6, 2018
7-15-18Amateur (Ham) Radio and Emergency CommunicationBrad Magilll (KW1P), ARRL Amateur Radio RACES (Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service) Officer
Amateur (Ham) radio has a rich history of public service and providing emergency communications in times of need. This is a very interesting and informative program.
7-8-18Children's Books and the Importance of ReadingBrevard children's book author, Wanda Luthman.
The guest is a talented children's book author and has written books suitable for reading to pre-school children, as well as books for reading by pre-teens.
7-1-18Brevard Emergency Management and Hurricane PreparednessKimberly Prosser, Director of Brevard County Emergency Management
Important program and content for emergency preparedness in Brevard County.
6-24-18Brevard Public Schools Summer Fine Arts Theater Workshop and 2018 ProductionsKevin Buck, Chairman of the Fine Arts Department at Cocoa Beach Jr./Sr. High School and Program Manager of the Brevard Public Schools Summer Fine Arts Theater Workshop.
The BPS Summer Fine Arts Theater Program and the resulting two musical productions, "Barnum" and "Chess," were discussed.
6-17-18Pet pet adoption, spay and neutering in Brevard CountyTheresa Clifton, Executive Director, Brevard Humane Society
The Brevard Humane Society provides a valuble service to Brevard County, and this interview with its Executive Director is very informative about the services it provides.
6-10-18The Value of Computers in Education.Fremont Bassett, Founder of Computers Advancing Education
Fremont "Freebie" Bassett and his organazation are truly amazing and are making a major contribution . Please listen to this program to learn more.
6-3-18Satellite Beach Police Department and Public SafetyChief Jeff Pearson
Enlightening discussion of services offered by Satellite Beach Police Department
5-27-18Weather Forecasting, Meteorology, and 2018 Hurricane SeasonWill Ulrich, National Weather Service, Melbourne Regional Office
Great discussion about the topic that never goes away.
5-20-18Grandparents Raising GrandchildrenMary Ann Sterling, Executive Director and Lil Hobson, Chief Volunteer Officer
Excellent organization and amazing people
5-13-18Space Coast Tourism and
Thunder on Cocoa Beach
Kerry Bartlett
Event Founder
and Director
5-6-18Computer Programming Education
STEM, logical thinking, and problem solving
Shannon Landin
Codecraft Works

Co-founder
4-29-18 Brevard Youth Chorus
Joani Slawson

Director
4-22-18
Melbourne Arts Festival
Linda Castelli

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