June 2019 Newsletter

The latest edition of the Canaveral Beacon is available now. It includes highlights and pictures of the 2019 Descendant’s Day celebration. The lighthouse had a visitor from the State House when Florida State Representative Tyler Sirois and his family enjoyed a tour of the lighthouse. You will also find a brief article in Lighthouse Legacies about Ora Carpenter, the lighthouse keeper from 1850-1853. In the Community Outreach section, you can read about the change in leadership of the Aid to Navigation Team Ponce. You can also read about the Membership/Volunteer event held on June 6 at Coast Guard Station Port Canaveral.

This month’s Volunteer Spotlight features Noel Sinchak. Meet Noel in the June newsletter.

Construction of the first of three lighthouse keepers’ cottages is complete and CCLF is now in the final trimming stages, installing flooring, cabinetry and interior paint! Check out the news updating the construction, including pictures of construction progress.

Don’t forget to check out the exciting new tour opportunities on the Lighthouse Tours page and at Canaveral Lighthouse Tours,. You will see first hand the progress on the first keepers’ cottage.

With progress on the Keepers’ Cottages, the Brick Walkway Program is picking up pace. Order your engraved brick and join in the history of the lighthouse.

Check out some of the upcoming events for the Cape Canaveral Lighthouse Foundation and the Florida Lighthouse Association. The Cape Canaveral Lighthouse Foundation will host a special fundraising event at Mark Pieloch’s American Muscle Car Museum on October 19. Also, join us on November 10, 2019, for the 2nd Annual Cape Canaveral Lighthouse Foundation Half Marathon and 10K Race, benefiting the Cape Canaveral Lighthouse.For more information on upcoming Florida Lighthouse Association events, visit Florida Lighthouse Association.

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Canaveral Beacon – June 2019

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