2017 VAHS Events Calendar
*October 17, 2017. 7 PM. “The John Nolen Plan for Venice." Dorothy Korwek, presenter, served as Director of Historical Resources for City of Venice from 1996-2007. Korwek has edited three volumes titled Venice Before 1925 and Venice Area Old timers Stories and co-authored the John Nolen Plan of Venice, Florida. Korwek served one term on the Venice City Council. She currently serves on the Board for Venice Heritage Inc. and as Treasurer of the History and Preservation Coalition of Sarasota County.
**October 30, 2017. 12 PM. Halloween Afternoon Tea Fundraiser. Joan High, VAHS member, is hosting this event at Flynn's on Venice Ave., 133 W. Venice Ave. Please contact Joan at 941-484-5826 for tickets. Cost is $35 pp. Door prizes and raffles will be available. Proceeds benefit the Venice Area Historical Society's Circus Train Car Project.
*November 14, 2017. 7 PM. Program: “An Evening with Mable Ringling.” Sandy Chase, writer and volunteer extraordinaire, will re-enact "Mable Ringing" with a fresh new look. Since retiring from U.S. government work and moving to Bradenton, Sandy has written articles about people and programs for the American Red Cross, Friends of the Sarasota County History Center, Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee, and other not-for-profits. Sandy is the owner of WordMasters, a writing and editorial service. Sandy co-authored a novel The Resolutionary War set in this area. She also evaluates plays for the Florida Studio Theater's Readers Circle Program.*The Betty Intagliata Lecture Series is sponsored by the Venice Area Historical Society, with funding provided by the Bill Jervey, Jr. Charitable Foundation. All programs are FREE and OPEN to the public. Programs are held at Mark Manor, Village On The Isle, 920 Tamiami Trail South, Venice, FL 34285.