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Edison Ford Volunteer Meeting and Lecture

Posted by Edison Ford Winter Estates On October 9th

● October 11, 10:00 a.m. – Top Myths about the Koreshans of Estero, Florida – Lecture Hall in South Florida Water Management
book allure of immortalityJoin us for a presentation by Lyn Millner author of The Allure of Immortality: An American Cult, a Florida Swamp, and A Renegade Prophet. Learn about the 200 Koreshans who left Chicago in 1894 to establish a utopian society in the wilderness of Estero. Copies of the book will be available to purchase and to be signed by the author. Lyn Millner’s radio stories and essays have been broadcast on National Public Radio’s “Morning Edition,” “Weekend Edition” and on American Public Media’s “Marketplace.” Her print work has appeared in the New York Times, USA Today, Oxford American, the Hollywood Reporter, and Boca Raton Magazine. She is an Associate Professor of Journalism at Florida Gulf Coast University.

Volunteer Meetings are open to current and potential volunteers. For more information on how to become a volunteer, contact Holly Shaffer or Bobby Feldman, Volunteer Coordinators at 239-334-7419, or visit our Web site.

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