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Rocky Johnson – President CCLF

From the new President Rocky Johnson I am humbled to accept my new role as President of the Cape Canaveral Lighthouse Foundation (CCLF), and would be remiss if I didn’t note that Admiral Bob Merrilees’ vision, dedication and work ethic … Continue reading

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Florida Lighthouse Association (FLA)

A Few Words about the Florida Lighthouse Association (FLA) Bob Merrilees President, Cape Canaveral Lighthouse Foundation The Florida Lighthouse Association is a nonprofit group of citizen activists dedicated to the preservation of the 30 remaining historic lighthouses that line our … Continue reading

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Cape Canaveral Lighthouse Foundation Announces Opening of New Gift Shop

Cape Canaveral Lighthouse Foundation announced today the new gift shop (Keeper’s Closet) will open December 2.  The Keeper’s Closet is located on the grounds of the Cape Canaveral Lighthouse. The Foundation raised funds with a $6,000 grant from the Florida … Continue reading

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Cape Canaveral Lighthouse Foundation Membership

A Few Words about CCLF Membership from Bob Merrilees, President, Cape Canaveral Lighthouse Foundation As I mentioned in our last newsletter, we are making great strides with our tours on Friday and Saturday, each week in educating our community and out-of-town visitors … Continue reading

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Cape Canaveral Lighthouse Foundation’s Continued Quest

A Few Words from Bob Merrilees President, Cape Canaveral Lighthouse Foundation The Cape Canaveral Lighthouse Foundation continues its quest to rebuild the Lighthouse Keepers’ Cottages and to increase access to the Lighthouse. The Air Force and other regulatory and environmental … Continue reading

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Foundation Membership/Volunteer Appreciation Event

On Saturday, June 11, 2016, the Cape Canaveral Lighthouse Foundation held an event in appreciation of its members and volunteers. The mid-day Bar-B-Q was attended by approximately 65 members and volunteers, as well as a few guests, and was held … Continue reading

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Foundation Appreciation for Local Business Support

The Cape Canaveral Lighthouse Foundation is grateful for the continued support from the following businesses that provided door prizes for the Membership/Volunteer Appreciation Event: Andrei’s Restaurant Applebee’s Baja Chowder & Seafood Bonefish Grill Brano’s Italian Grill CCLF Keeper’s Closet Cocoa Village Playhouse … Continue reading

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Keeper’s Closet Manager Update

Keeper’s Closet Manager Our Keeper’s Closet is currently being managed, on an interim basis, by Bev Merrilees. Profits from the Keeper’s Closet continually support the Lighthouse and our goal of rebuilding the keepers homes and the Lighthouse community as it … Continue reading

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10th Annual Lobster Fest A Huge Success

The Cape Canaveral Lighthouse Foundation ordered perfect weather, delicious lobster and lighthouse enthusiasts, and got it all on February 27.  The guests were welcomed by Channel 13’s Greg Pallone who served as the event’s master of ceremonies.  Also greeting the … Continue reading

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Cape Canaveral Lighthouse Begins New Tours

If you missed out on a chance to see the Cape Canaveral Lighthouse up close before the Air Force stopped its free tours more than two years ago, you can put it back on your list of things to do … Continue reading

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