"Kentucky Military Institute: 126 Years of its History, Including the Venice Years" with presenter Larry Humes, KMI Graduate

  • November 27, 2018
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • UUCOV Sanctuary, 1971 Pinebrook Rd., Venice, FL 34292

Betty Intagliata Fall Lecture Series:

Focusing on Venice and Sarasota County History

November 27, 2018.  7 PM.  Program: "Kentucky Military Institute:  126 Years of Its History, Including the Venice Years."  Presented by Larry Humes, KMI Graduate.  Larry R. Humes is a 1965 graduate of the Kentucky Military Institute (senior class picture on left).  During his four-decade career, he worked mostly in journalism and higher-education marketing and communication.  Larry wrote for newspapers throughout Florida, and he also served as editor of The Greentree Gazette, a bimonthly national magazine targeting higher-education administrators.  He managed communications for the University of Florida and Rollins College before spending the last decade of his career as a marketing and communications consultant to higher education.  Larry wrote a mystery novel titled Bridge to Nowhere which was published in 1980.

The Betty Intagliata Lecture Series:  Sponsored by the Venice Area Historical Society (VAHS).  Permanent funding for the Betty Intagliata Lecture Series is provided by the Bill Jervey, Jr. Charitable Foundation.

Directions:  The Sanctuary of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Venice (UUCOV) is located at 1971 Pinebrook Road, Venice, on the corner of Edmondson Road.  Use the driveway into the church campus from Edmondson Road, west of Pinebrook Road. 

From the south on I75, exit at Exit 193; turn right on Jacaranda Boulevard and travel to the flashing stoplight at Border Road.  Turn left and follow Border Road (which turns into Edmondson) through another flashing stop sign and then a stoplight at Pinebrook Road.

From the north on I75, exit at Exit 195; turn right and immediately move into the left lane.  Take the left at the first stoplight (Pinebrook Road) and travel south about a mile.  Turn right at the driveway that leads into Island Montessori School and then turn left into the UUCOV church parking lot.  (Honore Road may also be followed south as it turns into Pinebrook Road.)


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