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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. 

August 2021

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

July 2021

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

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

April 2021

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

March 2021

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

February 2021

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

January 2021

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

December 2020

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

November 2020

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

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

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