Deadline Extended for Four Rivers Annual Heritage Awards Nominations
Do you know a great heritage practitioner? Perhaps a valuable staff member or dedicated volunteer you would like to publically acknowledge?
Four Rivers: The Heritage Area of Annapolis, London Town & South County seeks nominations for its Fourteenth Annual Heritage Awards. These awards recognize individuals, organizations, partnerships, programs and products that contribute significantly to the community by interpreting, promoting, preserving, researching and/or supporting our historical legacy.
In 2017, awards are planned in nine different categories, including Heritage Tourism Product Award, Heritage Volunteer Award, Heritage Partnership Award, Heritage Professional of the Year, Heritage Interpreter of the Year, and Public/Private Initiative Award. Other categories include the Sponsor of the Year Award, the Stewardship Award, and the Heritage Leadership Award, which goes to an individual for significant and long-lasting contributions to local history and heritage. Self-nominations are accepted.
Nomination forms can be downloaded here: Four-Rivers-14th-annual-Fall-2017-awards-categories-and-form REV or by request by calling the Four Rivers Heritage Area office (410-222-1805). Completed nominations must include a brief written statement on why you feel your nominee should be recognized in a particular category. Supplemental materials are required in some categories. A complete listing of previous award winners is also available on the Awards webpage.
The nominations deadline has been extended to October 13, 2017. A heritage area awards committee will review and evaluate nominations; awards will be presented at the Four Rivers annual awards ceremony in November.
For a list of past awardees view our 2004-2016 Four Rivers Heritage Award Winners.
We look forward to seeing you on November 13 at our 14th Annual Heritage Awards!