Jun 14, 2018

Newsletter | June 2018

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Looking for something FUN to do this month? Join us for our next set of History Classes "HISTORY OF PUNTA GORDA IN ITS MURALS" Join us as we present the history of the area as told through the murals throughout our beautiful City.   Visit all 30 murals from the comfort of your Air Conditioned classroom seat while we present 450 years of history using the murals as a guide.   Hear about the Mural Society and get a sneak peek of upcoming projects. Now presented in 2 parts: Monday, June 25th  10am - Noon   $18 “Part 1 – The Early Years” - from pre-Spanish Exploration to pre-WWI. Register online at:   https://bit.ly/2JIzcA7   Wednesday June 27th  10am - Noon  $18 “Part 2 – Post World War I” - picks up where the Part 1 leaves off continuing the story of our local history from WWI through modern day. Register online at:  https://bit.ly/2y6Nrx1 FGCU Renaissance Academy Herald Center Ct, Punta Gorda  Register at the links above or call (941) 505-0130 We received a Prize for Best Event giving us an additional $2000!!! So with the match from The Patterson Foundation we raised a total of $14,000 for the Harborwalk Mural THANK YOU again to all who participated in the Challenge! The Harborwalk Mural Project This mural will be painted on the retaining wall under the US 41 southbound bridge along the Punta Gorda Harborwalk.  This walkway is used by more than 1000 walkers and bicyclists every day (2000 in season).   It will capture our Charlotte Harbor marine life, past and present.

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Jun 13, 2018

Newsletter | May 2018

Punta Gorda Historic Mural Society Newsletter  |  April 2018 It's been a Busy Season - 3 Mural History Classes - 4 Mural Walking Tours - Lots of Presentations to Local Groups - Completed and Dedicated the "Ladies Remembered" Mural - Had a Successful Giving Challenge Fundraiser for our next project As we head into the summer months, we'd like to Thank YOU for your continued support Hanging around this summer? Join us for our next set of History Classes - now presented in 2 parts "HISTORY OF PUNTA GORDA IN ITS MURALS" - HISTORY CLASSES Join us as we present the history of the area as told through the murals throughout our beautiful City. Visit all 30 murals from the comfort of your classroom seat while we present 450 years of history using the murals as a guide. Hear about the Mural Society and get a sneak peek of upcoming projects. Monday, June 25th 10 am-Noon $18 “Part 1 – The Early Years” - from pre-Spanish Exploration to pre-WWI. Wednesday, June 27th 10 am-Noon $18 “Part 2 – Post World War I” - picks up where the Part 1 leaves off continuing the story of our local history from WWI through modern day. FGCU Renaissance Academy Herald Center Ct, Punta Gorda Register after June 1st at www.fgcu.edu/hcc or call (941) 505-0130 The Harborwalk Mural Project This mural will be painted on the retaining wall under the US 41 southbound bridge along the Punta Gorda Harborwalk. This walkway is used by more than 1000 walkers and bicyclists every day (2000 in season). It will capture our Charlotte Harbor marine life, past and present. The GIVING CHALLENGE was

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