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Edison Ford Volunteer Program Schedule

Posted by Edison Ford Winter Estates On September 25th

     The Volunteer Program at Edison Ford includes more than 250 dedicated volunteers who contribute their talents and labor to every department and activity. Volunteers are involved in office support, exhibits, curatorial, special events, horticulture, retail and stores, and serve as docents and living history characters.

volunteer garden Babu      The Edison Ford volunteer group is also active socially and professionally with monthly volunteer lectures and meetings generally the second Tuesday of the month, which provides an opportunity to hear guest speakers and learn more about the history, science and arts that are reflected in the site’s legacy.

 Volunteer Meeting Schedule

volunteer greeting line• October 8, 9:30 a.m. –  Thomas Edison Congregational Church

         Speakers: Robin Getz, Literacy Buddies; Councilman Mike Flanders, City of Fort Myers will talk about the architecture of this historic church and land given by Mina Edison.

 

• November 12, 9:30 a.m. – Southwest Florida Water Management Building

         Speaker: Author Linda Taylor, Great Women Exploring Nature

 

•  December 10, 9:30 a.m. – Southwest Florida Water Management Building

          Speakers: Edison Ford Curatorial Staff will talk about the history of Holiday Nights

 

Meetings and lectures are open to current Edison Ford volunteers, potential volunteers and the public.

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     If your are interested in becoming an Edison Ford Volunteer contact the Volunteer Department at 239-334-7419. For more information on Volunteer Opportunities visit our website: www.edisonfordwinterestates.org

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