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May 12, 2014

2014 Historic Preservation Awards Winner Announced!

Every year, the City of Richmond recognizes a number of individuals, organizations, businesses, and agencies whose contributions demonstrate outstanding commitment to excellence in historic preservation, local history or promotion of the heritage of the City. 

The Historic Preservation Commission is pleased to announce this year's Historic Preservation Award recipients:
·         Port of Richmond and Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates for Rehabilitating the Rigger's Loft
·         The Women's Westside Improvement Club for Producing the New Point Richmond Street Directory and Map
·         The Richmond Rotary Club and The East Bay Center for the Performing Arts for Producing "Lost Secrets of the Iron Triangle"
·         Bruce Beyaert and the Trails for Richmond Action Committee (TRAC) for Preserving Richmond's Shoreline and its History
·         Kenneth Kokka, Donna Graves, the Blossoms and Thorns Video Committee, and the Contra Costa Japanese American Citizens League for Creating the Documentary Film "Blossoms and Thorns: A Community Uprooted"

The Richmond Historic Preservation Commission and the National Park Service invite you to attend the Historic Preservation Awards Ceremony honoring this year's award recipients.  The awards ceremony will take place on Monday, May 12th at 5:30 PM in the Richmond City Council Chambers located at 440 Civic Center Plaza in Richmond.  The ceremony will be followed by a reception at the Richmond Art Center, catered by the Contra Costa College Culinary Department. 

Feel free to download the Historic Preservation Awards ceremony invitation  (http://www.ci.richmond.ca.us/DocumentCenter/View/28775) and help spread the word.  Contact Hector Rojas, Senior Planner, at (510) 620-6662 or hector_rojas@ci.richmond.ca.us with any questions.

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