Founded in 1980 to provide a meeting place for people interested in the southwest Florida area's archaeology, history and cultural past.

Southwest Florida Archaeological Society (SWFAS) September 2020

PRESIDENT’S CORNER by John Furey, M.A., RPA

The SWFAS Newsletter was scheduled to return in October this year but the pandemic has changed many things for all of us. The cancellation of both the FAS 2020 Annual Meeting in May and the rescheduled event in October is the first time that this annual meeting has ever been cancelled. SWFAS was to be the host chapter and all of us were looking forward to hosting the membership at The Ritz Carlton Golf Resort, Naples. We had arranged a great program and wonderful venue. A highlight of the annual meeting is the Friday night Stewards of Heritage awards and the Saturday night FAS awards ceremony during the banquet. This year, because of the cancellation of the annual meeting, the FAS has created a video to honor the recipients of the 2020 awards.

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