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2016 Heritage Recognition Awards will be held October 21

October 4, 2016 10:04 AM
(Red Deer, Alberta)

Red Deer and Red Deer County residents interested in local heritage are invited to attend the 2016 Heritage Recognition Awards on Friday, October 21.

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 award nominees in three categories for 2016, including:

  • Danish Canadian Museum, nominated under Category 1: Built and Natural Heritage Conservation, Protection and Preservation
  • Stephan G. Stephansson Icelandic Society, nominated under Category 2: Heritage Advocacy, Education and Awareness
  • Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery for “Remarkable Red Deer: Stories from the Heart of the Parkland”, nominated under Category 2: Heritage Advocacy, Education and Awareness
  • Red Deer Public Library for “More Than Cobwebs and Dust”, nominated under Category 2: Heritage Advocacy, Education and Awareness
  • Bernice Andersen, nominated under Category 4: Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Don Hepburn, nominated under Category 4: Lifetime Achievement Award

The awards ceremony will be held at Red Deer County Council Chambers, 38106 Range Road 275, 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, October 21, 2016
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Red Deer County Council Chambers, 38106 Range Road 275

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

For more information, please contact:

Paul Gowans
Chairperson, Heritage Preservation Committee
The City of Red Deer
403-986-4967

Janet Pennington
Heritage Community Development Coordinator
The City of Red Deer
403-309-6270

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

 

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