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Volunteer Newsletters

Each month, our Education & Volunteer Coordinator puts together announcements, volunteer spotlights, and fun finds so volunteers can stay informed and entertained! If you are already a volunteer, scroll down to download our last several newsletters. If you would like to become a volunteer, let us know! In the meantime, you are welcome to browse our past newsletters. 

January 2022

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A special thanks to all the volunteers that helped at An Old Florida Christmas, Farewell Dr. Brown, and upcoming volunteer opportunities.

December 2021

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A special thanks to volunteer Nancy, Crystal's NYC Adventure, Holiday fun, and upcoming volunteer opportunities.

November 2021

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A special thanks to volunteer Katherine, the soft opening of our new Temporary Exhibit, upcoming volunteer projects.

October 2021

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A special thanks to volunteer Barbara, shout out to the volunteers who helped in the September cemetery clean up, and November and December volunteer opportunities.

September 2021

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A special thanks to volunteer Paul, Gail C. shares her summer adventure as a volunteer at a historical prison, and an upcoming Cemetery Clean-up.

August 2021

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A special thanks to volunteer Linda C., fun destinations in Manatee County, and volunteer opportunities.

July 2021

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A special thanks to volunteer Brenna, watch our "Early Settlers Come to Life" video, and volunteers will be returning on site!

June 2021

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A special thanks to volunteer Marguerite, cemetery clean-up follow up, and a story about grave robbery.

May 2021

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A special thanks to volunteer Nancy, volunteer opportunities, and a story about a seed experiment from 1879.

April 2021

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A special thanks to our cemetery clean-up & research volunteers, Manatee Heritage Days, Cemetery Tours, and fun facts.

March 2021

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Events for Manatee Heritage Days, our new staff member, and Genealogy resources.

February 2021

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A special thanks to our cemetery clean-up & research volunteers, upcoming Cemetery Clean-ups, and fun facts.

January 2021

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Manatee History Day, Cemetery Clean-ups, and famous faces of Manatee County's past.

December 2020

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Delicious recipes, volunteer opportunities, and watch our event "A Digital Old-Fashioned Christmas."

November 2020

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A chance to visit our new exhibit before the public, how to join the Manatee County Historical Commission, and a recipe for dessert.

October 2020

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A special thank you to volunteers Kay, Barbara, Robin, Marguerite, Rolf, Crystal, and Andrea; a chance to visit our new exhibit before the public, and watch our digital event "Tombstone Tour."

September 2020

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Our first issue of our Volunteer Newsletter! Featuring volunteer opportunities, a Cemetery Protection workshop, and watch our first digital event titled "Suffragette Tea."