[Heritage] Heritage Excellence Award nomination forms available

Heritage Info Heritage.Info at state.or.us
Thu Nov 20 15:54:30 PST 2008

Somewhere in communities all across the state there are examples of
excellence for efforts on behalf of Oregon*s heritage, and the Oregon
Heritage Commission and State Historic Preservation Office wish to
recognize those individuals, businesses and organizations for such
outstanding efforts.

Nominations are encouraged for exceptional and meritorious work;
special consideration is given to the development of new ideas,
approaches and innovations in heritage-related activities. The Oregon
Heritage Excellence Awards are also intended to honor those who have
made the most from available resources and skills.

Award nominations should be postmarked no later than Jan. 20. A
complete nomination package, which includes an application and other
supporting material, is available at 
http://www.oregon.gov/OPRD/HCD/OHC/award_info.shtml . The site also
lists previous Heritage Excellence Award recipients.

The 2009 Oregon Heritage Excellence Awards will be presented at the
Northwest History and Heritage Extravaganza on April 17 in Portland by
the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department*s Heritage Programs

The Northwest History and Heritage Extravaganza is a multi-organization
gathering that includes the 2009 Oregon Heritage Conference, the Pacific
Northwest History Conference and the annual meetings of the Northwest
Archivists and the Northwest Oral History Association. The Extravaganza
will have the theme of "Rendezvous 2009!" and will take place April
15-18. The conference hotel will be the Holiday Inn at the Portland
International Airport, but activities will also take place at some of
the Portland area's many historical and heritage resources. 

More information about the Heritage mailing list