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Melbourne Square Hosts Hometown Heroes Event

Melbourne Square Hosts Hometown Heroes Event

to Recognize Local Military, Law Enforcement and First Responders


Melbourne, FL April 14, 2021– Melbourne Square is hosting Hometown Heroes on May 1 from 11am to 4pm to salute the local military, law enforcement and first responders of Brevard County. This free family friendly event is open to the general public. The Hometown Heroes event will include 20+ agencies to interact with the community they serve. Safety demonstrations include injury prevention education, K-9 demonstrations, marine dive teams, bomb response unit, radio remote with 98.5 The Beach, touch-a-truck, food trucks, blood drive with One Blood and much more. Event closes with a lighted police vehicle parade inside the mall, sponsored by Chick-fil-A. Melbourne Square will be also kicking off our school supply drive that will support local Brevard County School in need. Please visit the 98.5 The Beach tent in the North parking lot to drop off your school supply donations and win a spin on the prize wheel.


“Local heroes play such a vital role in our community. This event is our way to show our appreciation for their service and to give our neighbors the opportunity to do the same,” said Alisha Kish, Marketing Director.


Hometown Heroes is just one example of how parent company Washington Prime Group is transforming its properties into community centers where families can gather to enjoy unique events and programming in a safe environment. For more information on Hometown Heroes, visit


Melbourne Square remains focused on providing a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone. All Melbourne Square’s COVID-19 safety protocols, including rigorous disinfectant and cleaning practices.

In addition, the Code of Conduct, posted at the Center and available, includes the following guidelines:

  • Practice social distancing and stay at least 6 feet from other people
  • Covering your mouth and nose with a cloth face cover in accordance with state and local guidelines
  • Do not gather in groups
  • Adhere to each individual tenant’s COVID-19 policies
  • Adhere to all federal, state and local regulations, recommendations and mandates regarding COVID-19




About Melbourne Square

Melbourne Square is one of the premier shopping destinations in Brevard County. The town center is home to more than 100 national and local retail, dining and entertainment options, as well as numerous events and activities throughout the year. A dynamic offering of things to do along with things to buy keeps guests engaged and returning often. Melbourne Square is open seven days a week; Monday to Saturday 11:00 am to 7:00 pm and Sunday noon to 6:00 pm. For more information, please call 321-727-8062, or visit Like us on Facebook @ MelbourneSquareMall and follow us on Twitter  @MelbourneSqMall and Instagram @melbourne_square