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Take a stroll through some of WGCU’s recent events in the SWFL community.  Feel free to share our photos through your social media channels!

Featured Events


WGCU Dinner with Steven Raichlen at Rosy Tomorrows Heritage Farm

On June 24, 2017, WGCU and Rosy Tomorrows Heritage Farm hosted a special VIP dinner featuring PBS BBQ expert Steven Raichlen. Guests enjoyed a special pork steak dinner prepared by Rose O'Dell King and her team using Mr. Raichlen's recipe from his new cookbook. Mr. Raichlen provided a demonstration of how the meat and sauce were prepared. He interacted with guests and signed their gift of his latest cookbook. Dessert was prepared and presented by Norman Love Confections. Attendees were treated to wine pairings especially chosen by Rose O'Dell King and mini tours of the Rosy Tomorrow's Heritage Farm.

WGCU Dinner featuring Steven Raichlen

Tour, Taste and Toast

On April 29, 2017, WGCU and the Conservancy of SWFL collaborated on a fun, end of season event with members of both organizations. Guests enjoyed a Progressive cocktail party while on a walking TOUR of the Conservancy of SWFL. Northern Trust – our gracious sponsor- provided the scrumptious bites, nibbles and beverages for the TASTE part of the party. Designated stops in the tour –this was the TOAST part -provided learning opportunities and fun activities. Together we “TOASTed” the great things we accomplished throughout the year. Cheers!

Tour, Taste and Toast

 

Defying the Nazis -Sharps War

February 18th, 2017 was an evening discussing moral courage and the actions of Waitsill and Martha Sharp. Attendees saw clips of the film and participated in a discussion with Artemis Joukowsky, grandson of the Sharps and co-producer of "Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War" PBS documentary and moderator, Phil Jones, retired correspondent of CBS.

Defying the Nazis -Sharps War

 

Twisted Strings Music Festival

On Saturday, February 11, 2017 for the first time ever, national stars Black Violin performed in SWFL! The festival also featured the midwest’s Moxie Strings and local groups Tango, SVP and Hot Buttered Nuggets. Twisted Strings brought hip hop, soul, celtic rock and world music all together and all on stringed instruments.

 

Twisted Strings Music Festival

 

Wine and War 2017

Our first Leadership Circle event for the 2017 season took place on January 27, 2017. A wine tasting at Bleu Provence following the historical book Wine & War by Donald and Petie Kladstrup.

Wine & War 2017

 

Myra Janco Daniels Public Media Center Dedication

The dedication of the Myra Janco Daniels Public Media Center on the campus of Florida Gulf Coast University on June 15, 2016.

Myra Janco Daniels Public Media Center Dedication

 

Beverly Lundquist Luncheon

On June 8, 2016, friends and family of Beverly Lundquist, emeritus member of the WGCU Public Media Advisory Board joined together to honor her 35 years of service to public media. Special guests included PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger; Executive Director of the Friends of Thirteen and National Friends of Public Media Dorothy Pacella and APTS Executive Vice President, C.O.O. and Chief Counsel Lonna Thompson.

Beverly Lundquist Luncheon

 

Downton Abbey Finale

On March 6, 2016, fans of the PBS hit drama Downton Abbey gathered at the Naples Art Association to say goodbye to their beloved show.

Downton Abbey Finale

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