HERALD PHOTO BY BETSY WILLIAMS -- Acclaimed wilderness photographer Clyde Butcher spent the day at CHEC/Charlotte Harbor Enviromental Center in Punta Gorda surrounded by a select few of his beautiful, bold and dramatic black and white images while autographing books and calendars. The meet-and-greet was open to the public, and donations were accepted to help CHEC underwrite environmental education. -- Taking a break, Butcher helped himself to a large slice of cake from the buffet.
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Marine Corps League 756 holds Birthday Ball
HERALD PHOTOS BY BETSY WILLIAMS -- Celebrating the United States Marine Corps 240th birthday, the Charlotte County Detachment Marine Corps League 756 held its annual Birthday Ball Tuesday evening at Kingsway Country Club. Pete Shauks, District 9 Vice Commander and Charlotte County Detachment Marine Corps League 756, Sgt. Maj. Richard Fattarelli, Staff Sgt. Frank Gressley, Cpl. Frank Lee, Sgt. Dave Timura, Sgt. Bob McMonegal and the oldest Marine present, Staff Sgt. William E. Crites, 87.
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PHOTO PROVIDED -- Right: Art McGinnis in April 1968, recovering from the wound he received during a rocket and mortar attack. --
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Support our local veterans
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'When I was a child, I remember ...?
PHOTO PROVIDED -- Don Platt is the fourth child on the left with a cap on. “You never threw a newspaper away when I was a kid, you saved them to wrap fish in,” said Platt. Photo 1928.