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Celebrating the Opening of the West Melbourne Supercharger Station (Public)

January 23, 2018 11:14 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Florida Tesla Enthusiasts, Space Coast EV Drivers and the City of West Melbourne partnered to celebrate the opening of the West Melbourne Supercharger Station on January 20, 2018. The event was well-attended with an estimated couple hundred people joining in the celebration. Remarks were provided by Joshua Pritt, President of Space Coast EV Drivers; Larry Chanin, President of Florida Tesla Enthusiasts; Hal Rose, Mayor of West Melbourne; John Tice, Duty Mayor of West Melbourne and State Representative Randy Fine.

If you have a Facebook account, you can view a Facebook video of the remarks.

SpaceX employee Ty Morton very graciously provided his Model 3 for display and permitted those in attendance to sit in his car.

Here are some photos of the event:


State Representative Randy Fine and Hal Rose, Mayor of West Melbourne


Joshua Pritt, President of Space Coast EV Drivers & Larry Chanin, President of Florida Tesla Enthusiasts


Hal Rose, Mayor of West Melbourne


John Tice, Deputy Mayor of West Melbourne



State Representative Randy Fine


Brenda Boritzki, on left, is a member of both clubs and was instrumental in organizing this event.  Larry Chanin, on right, President of Florida Tesla Enthusiasts.


Some of those in attendance.


SpaceX employee Ty Morton graciously displayed his Model 3

Here's a short Facebook video of Ty's reaction to his new Model 3.

Here's some photos of Ty's Model 3:











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