Meet Some Historical Village Volunteers

May 7, 2019 – There are approximately 120 volunteers currently working at the Sanibel Historical Village, although those numbers do go down at the end of season. Volunteers’ duties run the gamut all year, from greeting guests at the door, to working in the museum store, to giving tours, and to farming the pioneer garden. […]

Historical Village Honors its Volunteers at Luncheon

April 3, 2019 – The Sanibel Historical Village celebrated its volunteers at a luncheon this week at The Dunes. Nearly 70 volunteers gathered to honor those celebrating key anniversaries. “We hold this annual event to show our volunteers how much they are appreciated,” said Emilie Alfino, executive director. “Words are really inadequate to express how [...]

Meet Some Historical Village Volunteers

March 7, 2019 – There are approximately 120 volunteers currently working at the Sanibel Historical Village. Their duties run the gamut, from greeting guests at the door, to working in the museum store, to giving tours, and to farming the pioneer garden. “We’d like to both recognize our volunteers’ contributions and share with the community […]

Ralph Woodring Speaks to Historical Village Volunteers

February 12, 2019 – Every month, the Sanibel Historical Village holds an event for its volunteers. The aim is to help broaden their knowledge of the history of Sanibel and to meet and mingle with fellow volunteers. This week, island icon Ralph Woodring, whose grandfather was one of Sanibel’s original homesteaders, talked to the group […]

VILLAGE VOLUNTEERS LEARN ABOUT CALUSA

January 8, 2019 – Karen Nelson of the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation spoke to a group of village volunteers about the life of the Calusa, Sanibel’s earliest inhabitants. Nelson became interested in the Calusa about 15 years ago. She participated in a few digs, was a tour guide at the Randell Research Center on Pine Island, […]

Meet Some Historical Village Volunteers 1-2-19

January 2, 2019 – There are approximately 120 volunteers currently working at the Sanibel Historical Village. Their duties run the gamut, from greeting guests at the door, to working in the museum store, to giving tours, and to farming the pioneer garden. “We’d like to both recognize our volunteers’ contributions and share with the community […]