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321 Lift Off January 2021 Podcast's


Please enjoy our tourism podcast!  


Each week we will discuss all the exciting news about what is happening in the beautiful Space Coast!

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Episode 36 - Therrin Protze COO of the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

Hello and welcome to 321 Lift Off. Get ready for an astronomical-sized episode as we are joined by Therrin Protze. Therrin is the COO of the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. If you haven't been to The Kennedy Space Center in a while, you must come. Therrin discusses the new Planet Play exhibit. Planet Play is an indoor interactive area where children play on the planets. Numerous interactive gaming and artistic components are designed to create a memorable learning experience. While kids play and learn, parents can enjoy a coffee, wine, and beer bar in a comfortable lounge while watching their tiny explorers learn about space. We discuss all about the new features of the exhibit and what makes Planet Play the place to be.

Be sure to check out this episode to learn all about the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Kennedy is located only 30 minutes outside of Orlando and the Central Florida attractions. They are also within close driving distance to Port Canaveral and Cocoa Beach.


Episode 35 - Ashley Nolan Survivor Season 35 & Owner of Ohana Surf School in Cocoa Beach

Welcome back to the 321 Lift Off Podcast where we talk about all of the FUN things to do on the Space Coast! Today is a special show! We were joined by Ashley Nolan. Ashley is a former "Survivor" contestant and the owner of Ohana Surf School in Cocoa Beach.

Ashley discusses what it was like prepping, filming and the aftermath of being on the 35th season of "Survivor". She also discusses her Ohana Surf School and how she helps teach young surfers.

Ashley also speaks about several charitable organizations she has helped since her return from Survivor including Give Kids the World through the Hearts of Reality event as well as being a coach for the Special Olympics Surf Team. She also discusses her role in the movie Baywatch and her interaction with The Rock.

Hang ten, because this episode is a big one!

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Episode 34 - Kim Agee, Executive Director of Melbourne Main Street

Hello and welcome back to another episode of the 321 Lift Off Podcast! Today, the crew is live at Crane Creek Inn Bed and Breakfast in beautiful Melbourne, Florida. We are joined by Kim Agee, who is the Executive Director of Melbourne Main Street. We learn all about her role as Executive Director. Kim tells us about all of the new buildings downtown, the amazing artwork in the area including the beautiful murals. We also learn about special events going on in the area and so much more.

Melbourne Main Street is a great area to walk around and explore. They have great dining, retail shopping, and wonderful nightlife. When you are planning your visit to the Space Coast, come check out Melbourne Main Street.


Episode 33 - Michael Ayers, President, and CEO of the Melbourne Regional Chamber of Commerce

Today, we are joined by Michael Ayers, who is the President and CEO of the Melbourne Regional Chamber of Commerce located in beautiful Melbourne, Florida! Michael discusses his role with the Chamber and the great sights to see in the Melbourne, Florida area. We also discuss the fun things to do in the area, live entertainment, and many of the amazing places to eat.

To learn more about the beautiful Melbourne, Florida area you can listen to this episode and all of our past episodes at  www.spacecoastfunguide.com/321LiftOff

Thank you as always to our Sponsor Beachside Hotel & Suites in Cocoa Beach.


Episode 32 - Rising Tide Tap & Table Port Canaveral with Owner Rich Hensel & Chef Jeff

Today, the cast of the 321 Lift Off Podcast sits down with Rich Hensel, the owner of Rising Tide Tap & Table, and Chef Jeff. They teach us about the amazing menu that Rising Tide offers and the great drinks that pair perfectly with the food. Not sure what to get, the servers will always be able to recommend something that you will enjoy. We also learn how Chef Jeff comes up with all of his creations in the kitchen.

Rising Tide has over 60 beers on tap with new offerings all the time. Come get a flight or try something new.

Rising Tide is located in Port Canaveral only minutes from Cocoa Beach and less than 45 minutes from Orlando.

Our very own John Belden tries his first-ever anchovy live on the show. Will he like it??? You will have to watch to see.

Come to Rising Tide and try their craft cocktails and craft beers along with food from their scratch kitchen. Be sure to follow them on Facebook to find their special events and weekly specials.


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