March 20, 2012

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March 20, 2012

Brevard County, Florida 32903
March 20, 2012 Council Chambers 9:00 a.m.

Jenifer Marx, Chairperson
Linda Glass, Treasurer
Carol Andren
Pam Dunn
Cindy Earp
Dian Milligan
Linda Paige
Joan Sherman
Victoria Mercer, Secretary

Linda Coleman
Bobby Cronenberg

Chairperson Marx called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m.

Minutes 11-02; November 15, 2011

Minutes 11-03; January 21, 2012

Minutes 11-04; February 21, 2012

Ms. Marx let the Committee know that Ms. Cronenberg resigned due to family responsibilities.

Ms. Marx and Ms. Andren are taking Mr. Constantino to lunch, for his assistance on the brochure, with the formatting.

Proclamation – Indialantic Heritage Committee. Mayor Berkman will present a proclamation to Ms. Marx, thanking the Committee for their efforts, on March 20th @ 7:00P.M.

Ms. Andren would like the archives to be available online and digitized, securing the information. Surfing history storyboard.

Interviewees and Photo’s
Interview list to be updated, surfing people from the 70’s and earlier. Each Committee member select a person, then research their background history. Plug a historical fact on each email that the Town blasts out.

Murf the Surf, Marshall, Patrick Madden, Mike Gunn. Joan Madden, Dick Katree (Shaggs), Dorthy Best (son died in shark attack), Jim Earp (website of “old days”)

Richard “Dick” Catri, 7970 Highway A1A, Melbourne Beach, Florida 32951, 321-727-3041. (surfing)

Marcia F. Denius, 2805 Vassar Street, Melbourne Beach, Florida 32951. (Murph the Surf)

Joan E. Madden, 1858 Quail Trail, Melbourne, Florida 32935. 321-254-2208 (used to live on Ocean Terrace, she ran Legal Aid and is retired after 8 years from Assistant Brevard County Manager position, talk to her son’s)

Brian T. Barber, 1804 Platt Street, Melbourne, Florida 32901 (contractor who grew up on Miami Avenue, and then on Riverside, possible age of late 50s)

Karl Abbott & Lloyd Ecclestones plan for five acre Family Compound lots, but the Town didn’t approve the idea.

Longboard House, Inc., 101 Fifth Avenue, Indialantic, Florida 32903, 321-951-8001, Mike and Pia Mann,

The Surf Gallery LLC, 100 Fifth Avenue, Indialantic, Florida 32903, 321-951-2787, Patrick and Micah Madden.

Ms. Earp- Robert “Bob” Ayres, 408 Eleventh Avenue, Indialantic, Florida 32903, 321-727-2580.

Brevard Pools Inc., Keith Tuten, 126 Sixth Avenue, Indialantic, Florida 32903, 321-723-7074 or

Ms. Bozeman- Sterling Photo, 2460 Minton Road, West Melbourne, Florida 32904, 321-725-9210.
(new owner Dan Striby has boxes and boxes of old negatives)

Ms. Marx- Pearl Gobin Bundy, Bundy Wedding Passport Studio, 303 North Riverside Drive, Indialantic, Florida 32903, 321-723-5849.

Ms. Milligan- Damon

John Mac Neill, 1320 South Riverside Drive, Indialantic, Florida 32903.

Peggy Cavanaugh (formerly of Premier Properties).

Atlantic Pack & Parcel, 870 North Miramar Avenue, Indialantic, Florida 32903, 321-952-2060, Scott Hartley.

Jackson Vaughn

Azalea Homes Inc., 4095 Silver Lake Drive, Palatka, Florida 32177, 386-325-6082. Jewel Loring writes about the homes on page 48. Built in 1949 on Michigan Avenue, with built in furniture.

Sponsorship for future projects. Atlantic Surf Inc./ Surf Style, 100 Fourth Avenue/ 101 South Miramar Avenue, Mark Shaya @ 321-726-9966 or 954-966-6233,

March 12, 2005, Oral History Workshop, Leonardo Falcon, Florida Folklife Program, 850-245-6351,

Town Hall inventory – 3 M, 1 L, 1 XL, 3 2XL, first print.

Box from Denise inventory – 22 XL, 5 2XL, first print.
7 S, 5 M, second print.

The Surf Gallery inventory – 9 unknown sizes or colors.

It was suggested to contact Ace Hardware store to sell t-shirts.

Historical Conversations & Portrait of a Community DVD
Sales of the DVD at the event were a total of 14 for a $42 profit.

March 2012 Town of Indialantic’s 60th Anniversary
The Committee’s event on March 10th @ 1:30 in the Town Hall Council Chambers, could only be commented as a success! The Committee displayed boards/storyboards with pictures and timelines of the Town’s incorporation. Since this was in conjunction with the South Brevard Historical Society, Ms. Andren was the moderator. Sales of the DVD at the event were a total of 14 for a $42 profit.

Tradewinds Terrace/Bahama Beach Club, State Historical Marker
The marker was revealed on March 10th.

Indialantic by the Sea, Celebrating 60 Years, Brochure 1930’s – 1950’s
All Service Graphics, 1020 West Eau Gallie Blvd, Suite 1, Melbourne, Florida 32935. Two thousand
brochures were made for $694.00. Robert L and Eva Mae Cochran donated $654.00 for the project. Mr.
Ronnie Constantino contributed his professional assistance in formatting. The Brochures are stored at
Town Hall.

With the resignation of Ms. Cronenberg, Ms. Glass was nominated to become the Committee’s Treasurer. Nomination accepted by Ms. Glass.

Foods Introduced in 1952
No-Cal Ginger Ale, Kirsch Beverages; Sugar Frosted Flakes, Kellogg’s; Pream non-dairy creamer; Dehydrated onion soup mix, Lipton; Ms. Paul’s Fish Sticks.

Foods Introduced in 1953
Cheeze Whiz, Kraft; TV Dinners, Swanson; Pepperidge Farm butter cookies; Star-Kist brand, canned tuna; Eggo Frozen Waffles;


Date Receipt Name Item Amount
11/15/11 665667 Raby 6 T-shirts $ 60.00
12/08/11 665734 Campbell T-shirt $ 10.00
02/13/12 664768 Sizemore T-shirt $ 10.00
02/20/12 664795 Elen T-shirt $ 10.00
02/20/12 664796 Longtin T-shirt $ 10.00
02/21/12 696605 Sherman 2 DVDs & 2 T-shirts $ 26.00
02/22/12 696615 Campbell T-shirt $ 10.00
03/07/12 696712 Taylor T-shirt $ 10.00
03/13/12 696734 Sherman 60th Anniversary Event=DVDs $ 42.00
03/27/12 696778 Surf Gallery Sales $ 39.00
04/05/12 562225 Rigsby 2 T-shirts $ 20.00
FY 11/12 000000 TOTAL SALES TOTAL SALES AS OF 04/12/12 562248 $ 247.00

VII. ITEMS FOR NEXT MEETING – APRIL 17, 2012 9:00 A.M. 12-06

The meeting was adjourned at 9:51 a.m.

Jenifer Marx, Chairperson

Victoria Mercer, Secretary