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CHA Lion Awards

Postby Chris E » Fri Apr 28, 2006 9:38 am

Calgary Heritage Authority Opens Nominations for the 2006 Lion Awards

(Events ceremony August 6, 2006 - see the Events section)

The Calgary Heritage Authority (CHA) is a 12 member citizen Board
appointed by City Council. Today, the CHA opens nominations for the
2006 Calgary Heritage Authority Lion Awards to recognize citizens and
organizations that have undertaken significant initiatives in support of
heritage preservation in Calgary

"The Calgary Heritage Awards are an excellent way to acknowledge those
who make a difference in our city," said Sheila Johnston chairman of the
Calgary Heritage Authority. "Calgarians are proud of their heritage and
the Calgary Heritage Authority is committed to the conservation and
stewardship of our city's heritage resources. Citizens from all walks
of life have contributed to the growth of our city and have left us a
legacy of which we are proud."

The Calgary Heritage Authority Lion Awards recognize significant
contributions in the following categories:

1. Restoration, rehabilitation, and adaptive re-use of heritage

2. Compatible new design in a heritage context;

3. Community or neighbourhood revitalization;

4. Landscape preservation;

5. Heritage conservation and advocacy;

6. Heritage education, scholarship, interpretation or publication.

7. Heritage tradespersons/craftspersons.

Nomination Instructions and Form are attached to this email. Feel free
to forward this email to friends and/or colleagues who you feel would be
interested in nominating someone for an award.

The Calgary Heritage Authority Lion Awards will be judged by the Calgary
Heritage Authority.

The Awards will be presented at a public reception at Pumphouse Theatre
on August 3 2006. All Calgarians are encouraged to nominate their
neighbours, business associates, colleagues and local organizations who
have made a contribution to the preservation of Calgary's heritage.

Works completed since May 24, 2003 are eligible for nomination.

:!: Nominations must be received by May 24, 2006.

Citizens interested in submitting a nomination or award information can
visit the Lion Awards web-site.
Chris E
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