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Heritage Recognition Awards to be held November 2, 2018

October 10, 2018 1:25 PM
(Red Deer, Alberta)

Red Deer and Red Deer County residents interested in local heritage are invited to attend the Heritage Recognition Awards Friday, November 2, 2018.

Established in 2002 by the Heritage Preservation Committee, the Heritage Recognition Awards recognize outstanding efforts in heritage preservation, education and awareness in the city of Red Deer and Red Deer County. There are six nominations in three categories, including:

Category 1: Built and natural heritage conservation, protection and preservation

  • Harvard Historical Aviation Society’s Radio Antenna Project
  • Stephan G. Stephansson Icelandic Society’s Tindastol Cemetery Restoration Project

Category 2: Heritage advocacy, education and awareness

  • Norwegian Laft Hus Society
  • Waskasoo Community Association’s Waskasoo Walking Tour
  • Waskasoo Environmental Education Society’s Waskasoo Park Interpretive Signage Program

Category 3: Youth advocacy, awareness and support for heritage

  • No nominations received for this category

Category 4: Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Gilles Allard

The awards ceremony will be held at Festival Hall, 4214 58 Street, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. followed by light refreshments. The event is free and members of the public are encouraged to attend.

Heritage Recognition Awards
Friday, November 2, 2018
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Festival Hall (4214 58 Street) 

For more information, visit www.reddeer.ca/heritage.

 
For more information, please contact:

Janet Pennington
Heritage Community Development Coordinator
The City of Red Deer
403-406-8817

Communications & Strategic Planning
The City of Red Deer
403-342-8147

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