About Us

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Who We Are

 The Friends of the Englewood Archives, Inc. began as a small group of enthusiastic supporters who met and organized to become a support group for the Archives. Incorporated as a not for profit 501(c)(3) group effective March 19, 2014, this group created a steering committee to create the managing documents and policies of the Friends. 


Our Board of Directors consists of residents of both Charlotte County and Sarasota County. Our first Board of Directors was installed on January 20, 2015 and elected the current Officers. Their first meeting took place on March 19, 2015 at the Englewood Charlotte Library.


We hold four  meetings per year, which are open to the public.


We welcome all who are interested in our history. 

Our Mission

Helping preserve the history of the greater Englewood, Florida area. 

Our Purpose

To support the Englewood Archives through fundraising, education, raising public awareness and establishing broad operating policies for the Archives. 

Current Board of Directors

Don Bayley (S);                              Carol Leonard, Sec., (C);

Herb Stephens, Treas. (C);          Shelly Lampp Babington (S);     

Bart Tracy, Pres.(S);                      Anne Merrill, V. Pres.(S);              

TBA (C)                                            Donna Stogsdill (C)

(C) = Charlotte resident, (S) = Sarasota resident 

Are You Interested?

Email us at info@friendsofEA.org or call 941 870-8105 and leave us a message. We also hold working meetings for projects throughout the year.

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