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Monday, April 23, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
HASC Awards To Recognize Local Preservation Efforts
DECATUR - The City of Decatur Historical and Architectural Sites Commission (HASC) will celebrate local preservation as part of its annual Preservation Awards Ceremony at 6:30 p.m. May 3, 2012 at the historic Lincoln Square Theatre.
This year HASC is proud to recognize a number of residents who have demonstrated meritorious interest and support in preserving and commemorating Decatur’s rich heritage. The following will be recognized at the event:
- Adaptive Reuse – Wildflour Bakery, Kelly Winguard, 256 West Main St.
- Residential Architectural Renovation & Restoration – Dennis and Janna Drew, The Staley Mansion, 361 North College; Dennis and Donna Welch, 601 South 23rd Place
- Non-Residential Architectural Renovation & Restoration – The Oglesby Mansion, 421 North William St.; Dr. William Fiesler, 2495 North Water St.
- Landscaping – Mark and Mary Doyle, 2284 North Water; Sally Force, 176 North Dennis; Andrew and Emma Fuller, 1461 North Edward; Lavern and Wanda Rubin, 1350 North Edward; Sandra McReynolds, 605 Nelson Boulevard
- Business Achievement – The Beach House, 2301 South Lakeshore Drive; Sims Lumber Company, Millwork Department
- Educational Achievement – “Voices of the Past,” Greenwood Cemetery Tours
- Organizational Achievement – Dennis School 100-Year Celebration
HASC would like to congratulate this year’s award recipients and appreciates the time, effort and resources that have contributed to recognizing our heritage and improving our neighborhoods.
The Historical and Architectural Sites Commission was created by the Decatur City Council as a means of encouraging the preservation, conservation, restoration and rehabilitation of historically and architecturally significant structures and areas of the city. The current Commissioners are: Eric Bramer, Dan Brintlinger, Michael Couch, Dennis Davison, Mark Harner, Louise Haun, Susan Marien, Hank Norris, and Robert Luther. If you are interested in becoming a Commissioner or would like more information on the Historical and Architectural Sites Commission, please visit the City website at www.decaturil.gov. If you would like to attend the ceremony or would like more information, please contact Stephanie Ashe Brown, Development Planner, at the City of Decatur at 217/424.2725 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.