Archive for: 2013

BAC Asks Supporters to Help Ratify CRPD

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The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee has scheduled hearings on the UN Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) with the next one being held on Tuesday, November 12.  In advance of this hearing, we ask that you take action and contact your Senators to let them know...

BAC To Receive Central Florida Humanitarian Award

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On Thursday, November 7, Brevard Achievement Center (BAC) will be presented with a Central Florida Humanitarian Award during a Gala at the Hilton Melbourne Rialto Place beginning at 7pm.  Founded by Maverick Multimedia, the Central Florida Humanitarian Awards recognize individuals and organizations for their “time, talent and treasure” in helping individuals...

Boeing Awards BAC With $5,000 Grant

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Brevard Achievement Center (BAC) is pleased to announce that The Boeing Company has awarded the agency with a $5,000 grant to be used to strengthen its Pre-Employment Training (PET) program. The PET program offers adult job seekers with a disability a structured, 40-hour curriculum which better prepares them for...

BAC Associate Wins National Award

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Brevard Achievement Center (BAC) is proud to announce that Patrick Air Force Base (PAFB) Associate and Wounded Warrior, Edward Johnson, Jr. has been awarded the 2012 AbilityOne Program Employee Award:  Honor Roll For Veterans With Disabilities, a national recognition. While in combat in Iraq in 2006, Ed was injured from...

Very Special Fundraiser Held for Very Special Arts-Brevard

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On Friday, March 15 in the Eau Gallie Arts District (EGAD) of Melbourne, the Fifth Avenue Art Gallery premiered their exclusive art show, “What A Difference A Day Makes:  24 Hour Art Challenge.”  Proceeds from the event were given to Very Special Arts-Brevard (VSA-Brevard), a program of Brevard Achievement Center (BAC) that provides enrichment through the...

“One Sweet Night” Puts the Fun in Fundraising!

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Come tingle your tastebuds at “One Sweet Night:  A Celebration of Coffee and Chocolate,” Brevard Achievement Center’s (BAC) eighth annual fundraiser to raise funds for programs and services in BAC’s Habilitation and Employee Services departments. Presented by Southern Janitor and the Viera High School Student Government, “One Sweet Night” will be held...