Monday, December 9, 2013

2014 Heritage Certificate of Recognition

We hope that you have been thinking about who or what organization you would nominate for the 2014 Heritage Certificate of Recognition. The deadline for submissions is less than two months away. Perhaps, during the holidays, it could be a topic of discussion when you are chatting with family or friends. 

Since 2009, the Grey County Historical Society has awarded the Heritage Certificate of Recognition to individuals and organizations. The Grey County Historical Society (GCHS) Heritage Certificate of Recognition honours and recognizes a work or works of heritage by an individual, organization, institution or business that has made a significant contribution to the promotion or preservation of the history of Grey County.
2009 - Doug and Rob Shouldice for restoring the former Shallow Lake Hotel.
2010 - Jim Brunow for restoring two homes in the former St. Vincent Township
2010 - Normanby Presbyterian Church for their history book of the church and community
2011 - St. George's Anglican Church, Owen Sound for the steeple restoration
2012 - Kemble Women's Institute for the Lookout and Parkette honouring the Women's Institute.
2013 - Andrew Armitage - preserving and promoting the history of the County of Grey through his writing

Nominations are due by February 1 at noon. 

Full details can be found on our website There you can find the nomination form and helpful information about what criteria are considered when the nominations are reviewed and the winner is chosen. 

Nomination forms will be sent out to the mailing list and are available at libraries and museums in Grey County. 

The certificate will be awarded at the Grey County Historical Society's annual dinner May 21 at Keady. 

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