Archive for July, 2016

Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday starts at 12:01 a.m. Aug. 5

CrayonsThe Florida Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. Friday, Aug. 5, and ends at 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7. Students in Brevard Public Schools return to class on Wednesday, Aug. 10.
Click here for details on tax holiday.

Parrish takes on title sponsorship for ‘Stars of Space Coast’

Parrish Medical Center logoParrish Medical Center has signed on as the title sponsor for the second annual “Stars of the Space Coast Awards,” presented on Sept. 16 by 2-1-1 Brevard.
“We are excited to work with Parrish to bring awareness to the ‘stellar work’ of nonprofits in our county,” said Libby Donoghue, executive director of 2-1-1 Brevard.
More sponsors will be announced soon. Click here for event details.
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ESFC’s Sparling to lead 2-1-1 Brevard board of directors

Suzanne SparlingSuzanne Sparling, executive director of communications at Eastern Florida State College, will serve as the new board president for 2-1-1 Brevard Inc.
Maj. Dan Singleton of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office will fill the role of vice president, while Monica Ali-Gordon, supervising senior auditor at Carr, Riggs & Ingram, will be treasurer.
Immediate past president is Greg Smith, director of business development at Parrish Medical Center.
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June impact: 1,900 callers needed help with basic needs

Snapshot_June_20162-1-1 Brevard helpline specialists logged 4,568 calls in June. More than 1,900 callers wanted help with basic needs, while more than 550 had questions about primary health care. Click here to view the report. All “snapshots” for the current fiscal year can be found on the Reports page.