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Delaware & Lehigh - D&L Announces 2010 Award Winners

The Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor is happy to announce the award recipients to be honored at the 2010 D&L Partners Recognition Dinner, November 4, 2010 at the Historic Hotel Bethlehem.

State Speaker of the House Keith McCall will receive the 2010 Lifetime Achievement Award, for his contributions to Carbon County and the region.

Lifetime Achievement Award—Honorable Keith McCall

–To recognize a person or agency who exemplifies outstanding leadership, promotes the enhance of our Corridor communities, and supports our mission through heritage development.

Leadership Award—Donald Cunningham, Jr.

–Presented to a person or organization for meaningful contributions through partnership to enrich our communities through landscape conservation and historic preservation.

Legacy Award—John Quigley, Secretary, DCNR (Delaware Canal/Jacobsburg/Lehigh Gorge State Park)

–Presented for outstanding efforts by a person or organization for excellence in conveying the Corridor’s mission through interpretation, education, or outreach activities.

Stewardship Award—Friends of the Delaware Canal

–Presented to a person or organization that preserves and protects the natural, cultural and historical resources of the Corridor.

Heritage Development Award—City of Easton

–Recognizes a municipality that sensitively uses its heritage resources as an integral part of its community revitalization and sustainability strategy.

Heritage Partnership Award—Wildlands Conservancy, Inc.

–Presented to a group, person, organization or activity that has demonstrated excellence in historic preservation, restoration, conservation or interpretation for efforts that focus on our canals, railroads or drive connecting the Corridor communities.

Heritage Tourism Award—Joseph Matteo, Stegmaier Mansion

–To recognize a project that furthers economic and tourism development while respecting the heritage resources in the Corridor.

Commandant Award—Jack Koehler

–Recognizes an outstanding volunteer for his/her years of dedication and commitment to enhancing and maintaining the D&L Trail.

Each of the awards presented reflects our appreciation and recognition of the people and organizations that make a difference within the Corridor. Without their commitment and dedication, much of this work would not be possible.

Congratulations to this year’s winners!