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Charles County, Maryland

Nominations Open for the 2018 Historic Preservation Awards

For Immediate Release
2018-020
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 2:00pm

Nominations Open for the 2018 Historic Preservation Awards

The Charles County Historic Preservation Commission is seeking nominations for its annual award program for outstanding achievements in historic preservation that occurred during the 2017 calendar year.  The Historic Preservation Award is presented annually to an eligible individual, business, organization, or project deserving recognition for outstanding achievements in historic preservation.
 
Awards are presented in two categories: Preservation Projects and Preservation Service.  The Preservation Project award recognizes excellence in the preservation and restoration of historic buildings, and adaptive reuse of historic structures.  The Preservation Service award recognizes outstanding achievement in and support for furthering the aims of historic preservation in Charles County, including: education, research, development, planning, advocacy, and community leadership. 
 
The Charles County Commissioners established the Historic Preservation Commission in 2009.  The commission recommends properties for local historic landmark designation, reviews exterior changes to locally designated landmarks, and supports documentation of historic resources throughout the county. 
 
The nomination form may be found online at bit.ly/2DrzmbY.   The nomination deadline is Friday, Feb. 23, 2018.  The Historic Preservation Commission will host a Preservation Reception and Awards Ceremony in May, to announce the winners.
 
For more information, please contact Ms. Beth Groth at 301-645-0684 or GrothB@CharlesCountyMD.gov.  Citizens with special needs may contact the Maryland Relay Service at 711, or Relay Service TDD: 800-735-2258.
 
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About Charles County Government
The mission of Charles County Government is to provide our citizens the highest quality service possible in a timely, efficient and courteous manner. To achieve this goal, our government must be operated in an open and accessible atmosphere, be based on comprehensive long- and short-term planning and have an appropriate managerial organization tempered by fiscal responsibility. We support and encourage efforts to grow a diverse workplace. Charles County is a place where all people thrive and businesses grow and prosper; where the preservation of our heritage and environment is paramount; where government services to its citizens are provided at the highest level of excellence; and where the quality of life is the best in the nation.
 
It is the policy of Charles County to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religious or political affiliation or opinion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other status protected by law.