Above: Potential students of FGCU’s Renaissance Academy Office of Continuing Education learn more about what classes are available. Left: John Guerra, director of continuing education at Renaissance Academy, explains courses to Blair Law, a former construction CEO in upstate New York who retired to Fort Myers.
A class at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts.
COURTESY PHOTO/JANE PIERCE
The Bank of Everglades in Everglades City
COURTESY PHOTOS/THE FLORIDAS PHOTOGRAPHIC COLLECTION, LEFT, AND JANE PIERCE, ABOVE
The original Collier County courthouse in Everglades City in the 1920s, left, has been renovated and now serves as City Hall, above.
Pappy Turner in the 1940s