The Watertown Historical Commission seeks nominations for its annual Community Preservation Awards.
The 2016 Watertown Historical Commission’s Preservation Awards Night will be held on Thursday, May 19 at the Commander’s Mansion on Talcott Avenue, starting at 7 p.m.
The Historical Commission invites you both to attend the event as well as to nominate a project which you feel fits the criteria of the appropriate listed awards.
Here are the award categories:
The Richard E. Mastrangelo Award – given to any individual elected or employed by the Town of Watertown who has actively been a champion in supporting the preservation of a Historical Resource
The Citizenship Award – given to any individual who has taken a leadership role in the effort to educate the community-at-large about historical preservation issues or concerns.
The Community Spirit Award – given to any individual who has taken a leadership role in the advancement of appreciation for Watertown’ unique cultural make up.
The Service to Youth Award – given to any individual, group or project directed at the children of Watertown which fosters the study of subjects of local historical interest or encourages the participation of children in subjects of historical preservation.
The Architectural Preservation Award – given to any individual, group or project associated with the betterment of any building within Watertown that exhibits the use of architectural restoration standards or methods.
The Environmental Preservation Award – given to any individual, group, or project associated with the betterment of any property within Watertown which exercises techniques that restore the property of active community or private uses and or displays a beautification to any property which had previously fallen into disrepair or neglect.
The Historical Resources Preservation Award – given to any individual, group or project which support the efforts of preserving historical resources and provides accessibility to them to the entire community.
To go to the Preservation Awards application and the list of criteria for nominating click here: http://www.mapsonline.net/