Plan afoot to reopen Lawrence E. Will Museum

BELLE GLADE — Belle Glade Rotary Club members were excited and pleased Nov. 12 when Cheryl Stein gave the group an update on renewed plans to reopen the Lawrence E. Will Museum of the Glades. “Thank you, Cheryl, for joining us today. We look forward to visiting the museum in the new year,” they posted […]

State allocation gone, Humanities Council issues appeal

ST. PETERSBURG — The Florida Humanities Council has been forced to significantly curtail its programs for the coming year and has issued a “Funding Alert,” posted recently on its website, floridahumanities.org. The Florida Legislature this session cut all financing for the FHC from the state’s budget when House Bill 4401, which would have provided the […]

Museum’s outreach programs are Wilson’s pride

CLEWISTON — The Clewiston Museum began several outreach programs under Director Butch Wilson, who’s leaving the position after almost 12 years there at the end of this month. One of the popular programs won’t be continued. Presently, he says, there isn’t a plan in place for how to keep conducting birders tours and outings to […]

Clewiston Museum Director Wilson lives his real passion

CLEWISTON — For Clewiston Museum Director Butch Wilson, in retrospect the adage “Clothes make the man” rang true after he retired for the first time. On leaving his 32-year career as a computer technician at U.S. Sugar Corp. in 2008, he eased into a much different occupation, connected to the field he actually studied in […]