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Rocky Johnson – President CCLF

Perseverance This month the Brevard County Commission voted to provide the Cape Canaveral Lighthouse Foundation (CCLF) with funding to recreate the first of four keepers cottage structures on the site, allowing us to take a giant step toward rebuilding the … Continue reading

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First Keeper’s Cottage Funded

On October 10th, 2017 the Brevard County Commissioners approved the Tourism Development Council recommendation to fund $500,000.00 for construction of the first Keeper’s Cottage for the Cape Canaveral Lighthouse. Restoration of the Keeper’s Cottages has been a fundamental goal of … Continue reading

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October 2017 Newsletter

The latest edition of the Canaveral Beacon is now available now. It includes an article about the International Propeller Club of the Unithed States, 91st Annual Convention. Also included are an article and a few pictures of the Cape Kennedy … Continue reading

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Lighthouse Festival

More details to come. Registration and tickets are set to begin on December 1, 2017.

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Florida Lighthouse Association (FLA)

A Few Words about the Florida Lighthouse Association (FLA) Bob Merrilees Former 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 … 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 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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