Archive for: 2015

New IRT Program Receives Over $65,000 in Funding

BAC’s new Industry Readiness Training (IRT) program, the first of its kind in the southeast, recently received over $65,000 in funding thanks to a $5,000 grant from PNC Foundation and cash sponsorships generated through the agency’s inaugural “Dinner in the Dark” fundraiser. The IRT program is the latest in...

BAC Presents “Dinner in the Dark”

On Thursday, September 10, Brevard Achievement Center (BAC) will host “Dinner in the Dark” – a truly one-of-a-kind dining experience never before held on the Space Coast. Created in Europe over 20 years ago, dining in the dark gives participants a chance to tap into their other four senses...

BAC and Teriyaki Madness Have The Recipe For Success

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Today, Brevard Achievement Center (BAC) opened its first Teriyaki Madness franchise, a fast-casual, Asian-inspired restaurant franchise with locations across the United States. BAC is the first to bring Teriyaki Madness to Florida. Teriyaki Madness is committed to unconditionally satisfying guests by offering delicious, made-to-order Teriyaki dishes prepared with all...

BAC Board Welcomes New Members

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Brevard Achievement Center (BAC) is pleased to announce that three new board members have been added to its existing board slate.  The latest to join BAC’s board are:  Debra Pavlakos, market executive for Brevard County at TD Bank; Ellen P. Brown, project manager at Kennedy Space Center (KSC) for...

BAC Earns CIMS-GB with Honors Certification for Excellence in Custodial Services

Brevard Achievement Center (BAC) recently achieved Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS) and CIMS Green Building with Honors (CIMS-GB with Honors) certification, the highest offered, from ISSA – the Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association.  CIMS is the first consensus-based management standard that outlines the primary characteristics of a successful, quality cleaning...

BAC President and CEO Awarded 2015 “4 Under 40”

Brevard Achievement Center (BAC) is proud to announce that President and CEO, Amar Patel has been named a 2015 “4 Under 40” winner.  Patel received this honor on Friday, February 27 at LEAD Brevard’s annual ceremony held at Florida Institute of Technology’s Gleason Center. The “4 Under 40” recognition...

Brevard Achievement Center Earns Another Three-Year Accreditation

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The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF International) recently granted Brevard Achievement Center (BAC) another three-year accreditation, the highest offered. CARF International recognizes health service organizations around the world for meeting certain standards of excellence.  Regarding BAC, surveyors from California and Connecticut spent three days in December 2014...