Punta Gorda Chamber Guide 2022

Punta Gorda Chamber Guide 2022

2022 Members and Visitors Guide for the Punta Gorda Area

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Page 24 2022 Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce Members & Visitors Guide About Punta Gorda Mural Tours Tour size is limited to a maximum of 12. This is to allow for social distancing during the tour. Masks are required at the beginning of the tour (while receiving audio equip- ment). Tour is two hours (9:30-11:30 a.m.) and will cover about two miles of walking. We will walk to a mural, stop to discuss it, and then walk to the next one. It is a leisurely walk. History information will be shared while walking as well. Cost is $25 (prepaid at Chamber to reserve spot). Tour will start and end at the Punta Gorda Chamber. Check-in is 9:15 a.m. Tour will visit at least 12 murals plus a few historical sites/buildings along the way. Professional audio touring equipment will be used for the tour. Each participant will receive a headset allowing for a better listening experience and allows for sharing of information while walking. Restroom is available about 20 minutes into the tour. Participants can stop the tour at any point if they need to. Each participant will receive a discount coupon for the Mural Society's 25th Anniversary Book (available at Copperfish Books, 212 W. Virginia Ave). If they have purchased the book, they can give the coupon tosomeone else to use. Private tours: These are possible if the date works for the Society. Must guar- antee a minimum of 10 (maximum of 12) and prepay. Contact Kelly to confirm date prior to taking reservation. Contact: Kelly Gaylord, Mural Society President, 941-979-2786 with any questions. For more information about the murals, visit puntagordamurals.org LEFT: The Saving Dollars Makes Sense mural is located at the Bank of America building, 126 E. Olympia Ave. Photos provided by Kelly Gaylord The Tales from the Harbor, is located on a sloping concrete retaining wall beneath the southbound Gilchrist Bridge known as Harborwalk. The Churches of Sacred Heart: Sacred Heart Church, 211 W. Charlotte Ave. Harbor Life, Then and Now: Southbound Wall, 1601 S. Tamiami Trail Building a Community: Extra Space Storage, 902 Taylor St. Peace River Panorama: Sallie Jones Elementary School, 1230 Narranja St. Developing Minds and Bodies: Cooper Street Recreation Center, 650 Mary St. Local Black History: Baker Center School, 311 E. Charlotte Ave. Fishing Tales: Draper Professional Center, 401 E. Olympia Ave. The Great Sculling Race: Punta Gorda Club YMCA, 2905 S. Tamiami Trail Early Days of Women's Professional Golf: Punta Gorda Club YMCA, 2905 S. Tamiami Trail Life and Times of George Brown: Old Charlotte County Courthouse, 227 Taylor St. A Hunter's Paradise: Punta Gorda Club MCA, 2905 S. Tamiami Trail End of the Line: 103 W. Marion Ave. Our First Firehouse: City of Punta Gorda Fire Dept, 1401 N. Tamiami Trail Ladies Remembered: Bayside Eye Center, 314 N. Tamiami Trail Tails from the Harbor: Punta Gorda Harborwalk, Under U.S. 41 Southbound Bridge Pages from Our Library's Past: on the wall of the new Punta Gorda Charlotte Library at 401 Shreve Street. Historic Punta Gorda Army Air Field: Veterans Park, 100 Nesbit Street Provided by Punta Gorda Mural Society, puntagordamurals.org

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