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Widerman Malek, PL – Brevard County School Board

Audit: $4.3M paid by Brevard Schools ‘improper’ However, a $600,000 down payment and two $360,000 payments for “green screen” software were deemed proper payments, according to the presentation by attorney Edward Kinberg. For the full article click here  

1st Annual Dancing For The Space Coast

On Saturday June 6, 2015, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office hosted the 1st Annual Dancing For The Space Coast event which was attended by over 650 people and raised over $225,000.00.  Mason Williams, along with the help of many others, helped to raise money for the event and performed an east coast swing dance.  Ninety […]

Comedy Improv at Mama’s!

Comedy show OrlandoWhen you think of Orlando, thoughts of DisneyWorld and Universal Studios may be the first thing that come to mind. Along with those visions are kids, lots of them! While children are wonderful more often than not, a nice time out at an adult only venue can be just what the doctor ordered. Look no further than Mama’s Comedy Show, a comedy improv show for a mature audience and Sleuths Presents: Standup Comedy Nights! Both are located just east of Disney and south of Universal on International Drive in Orlando at the Sleuths Mystery Dinner Theater.

Modeled after “Whose Line Is It Anyway” with the audience acting as an active participant, every Mama’s Comedy Show is different and promises to be a good time. Admission is just $10 and shows are Fridays at 10pm. Reservations, while not necessary, are recommended to ensure you and your party will get seated. Calling themselves a family, there are twelve members involved with Mama’s. They have been performing for four years and have earned rave reviews from their audiences. With comments like “A+ super funny,” “wicked fantastic show,” and “soooooo funny” it is a sure bet for a great night.

Eco-tours on Horseback at the Ace of Hearts Ranch

Horse tours BrevardIf you are getting bored of the beautiful sunrises over the water, amazing beaches, and fabulous restaurants that can be found in and around Melbourne, hop in the car and drive just 35 miles north on I-95. Here you will find the Ace of Hearts Ranch, providing eco-tours on horseback!

The Ranch is available for riders age 10 and up. Visitors get the chance to ride and explore a forest trail. Open daily, the Ranch’s hours are 8am to 5pm, Monday through Saturday and Sunday from 2pm to 5pm. Rides are one hour in length and cost $30 per person. Reservations need to be made ahead of time to ensure the availability of the horses. Private rides are also available for up to four riders. Reviews from visitors have been wholly positive with the Ranch scoring five stars on Yelp. According to previous riders the horses are “well mannered” and “taken care of” and the experience was great, enjoyable, and relaxing. One reviewer even reported their ride lasting longer than the hour advertised making it well worth the cost.

Surf’s Up in Melbourne

surfing melbourne floridaWith the longest coastline of all of the fifty states (1,350 miles), Florida has no shortage of water sports and activities to participate in. One the oldest and still most exhilarating of these is surfing. Luckily, with just a short ride over to Melbourne or Cocoa Beach, those who want to learn how to hang ten have an array of surfing schools to check out that will get you up on a board and riding waves in no time. Keep on reading to find out a little bit more on some of the best surf schools in the Melbourne area.

SurfGuys Surf School, in business since 1997, conducts its classes on Cocoa Beach and Melbourne Beach. Lessons are offered for both adults and children (ages 6 and up) by the hour or as week long camps. With the hourly lessons, you can choose to have private instruction or classes of up to three persons. For the really adventurous, Surfguys also participates in Costa Rica surfing vacations for 7 days of surfing in the warm beautiful waters, beginners through advanced are welcome!

Starting Strong: Business Entities in Florida (Part 1)

There are lots of different types of business entities. Each has its own strengths and weaknesses. I’ll begin with a primer on the types of business organizations from which you have to choose. In Florida, a “business entity” means any form of corporation, partnership, association, cooperative, joint venture, business trust, or sole proprietorship that conducts […]

Private Property Owner

  What happens if a private citizen or company buys some land and the government comes along after the purchase and tells the person or persons, “You cannot build anything on some or all of it because it is a wetlands area”? Thanks to the Florida Land Dispute Resolution Act, property owners in Florida can […]

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