Nominate your neighbour for heritage award


Have you noticed a beautifully renovated heritage home or property in your community? Then why not nominate it for a Mayor’s Heritage Preservation Award.

Again this year, Heritage Chatham-Kent and the Chatham-Kent Museum have teamed up to celebrate our heritage and culture by recognizing best-practice renovations to heritage buildings or projects with an award.

Area citizens are encouraged to nominate a good steward who has restored or renovated any number of projects: homes, commercial buildings, barns, landscapes or even something as simple as planting a heritage tree. Last year, winning projects ranged from major restorations of a blacksmith’s shop near Morpeth and a log home in Tilbury to the re-location and use of an octagonal barn in Palmyra.

Nominations are available at municipal service centres, libraries, museums, and on-line at Closing date for applications is Sept. 2.

Once nominations are in, area residents are encouraged to go on-line and vote for their favourite – The People’s Choice – and Chatham-Kent Council will also choose five projects it deems worthy of the Mayor’s Heritage Preservation Award.


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