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MRC Lagoon House Social!

Marine Resources Council

Thursday, August 17, 2017 from 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)

MRC Lagoon House Social!

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MRC Lagoon House Social!

Thursday August 17 (5pm-8:30pm) 

Location: 3275 Dixie Hwy NE Palm Bay, Florida, FL 32905


Featuring live music by Mr. Chuck Van Riper & Anja Conklin, while our partners at the Coastal Crab Company serve up some serious treats including: conch salad, garlic shrimp, steamed shrimp, chicken cutlets, smoked sausage, crab rice, corn, & potatoes!

Event Features: ($25 entry includes) 

       *Live music from Mr. Chuck Van Riper

       *Food samplings by the Coastal Crab Company

        (Remember this is not a dinner, this is a social!)

       *2 complimentary adult beverages 

       *State of the Indian River Lagoon Report Card update by

        MRC Executive Director Leesa Souto, Ph.D.

       *Silent auction and raffle *This is a fundraiser!

        (Bring your green to help us turn our lagoon blue again!)

You are invited to join us at the MRC's Ted Moorhead Lagoon House Learning Center for a social mixer! MRC is hosting this event to thank the delegates of the Lagoon Communications Assembly for their participation, and to update the community on the progress of the "State of the Indian River Lagoon Report Card," projected to be released first quarter 2018!

Check out one of our Artisan Rain Barrels that will be available in the Silent Auction!


This event is a unification of the Lagoon community, bringing together diverse types of communicators representing formal and informal educators, media groups, radio stations, print media & news outlets, television, magazine, the outdoor billboard industry, and government agencies seeking consensus on actions to be taken to save our lagoon! In short, this is a great networking opportunity, and if you want to be up to date on what is happening with the lagoon, you don't want to miss this event!

Meet the Talent! 

Mr. Chuck Van Riper


Anja Conklin

What is this report card you ask? It is the first comprehensive health analysis of the entire 156 miles of the Indian River Lagoon, made available in one place, for the very first time! Pretty impressive! 

Proceeds from the event go to MRC's efforts to save the Indian River Lagoon!

Thank you to the Coastal Crab Company

for providing the food service for the event!


The Marine Resources Council is a multi-faceted charitable organization, committed to engaging the community in actions to save the Indian River Lagoon. For more information on the MRC please visit

Special Thanks to our sponsors, The Coastal Crab CompanyLucky's Market, & the Courtyard Marriott of West Melbourne! 


Please contact us if you would like to participate in the assembly or sponsor the event. 321-978-8862.

A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.”  The toll-free number of the department is 1-800-HELP-FLA (435-7352) – calling from within the state of Florida, or (850) 410-3800 – calling from outside of Florida. The department’s website is [s. 496.412(1)(c), F.S.].

Have questions about MRC Lagoon House Social!? Contact Marine Resources Council

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MRC's Ted Moorhead Lagoon House
3275 Dixie Hwy NE
Palm Bay, FL 32905

Thursday, August 17, 2017 from 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)

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Marine Resources Council

The Marine Resources Council is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization whose purpose is to maintain and enhance the quality of marine systems for the economic, recreational, aesthetic, and environmental use of the people of Florida. MRC is leading the charge to save the Indian River lagoon with scientific-based advocacy, education, and community engagement.  Your participation with the Marine Resources Council directly supports programs and services for the well-being of the Indian River Lagoon. Your participation makes a big difference. The more community involvement we have, the louder our voice is!

What We Do For You & The Lagoon!

Monitor Water Quality & Health * Restore Habitats * Educate the Community * Influence Legislative Action & Policy * Focus on Conservation * Build lagoon-wide Consensus* Since 1983

Together we can bring the lagoon back to a healthy, productive system!  Thank you for contributing!

All donations are tax-deductible. 

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