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Delaware & Lehigh - Now Accepting Nominations for Partner Recognition Awards

Written by Rayne Schnabel, Director of Advancement & Administration

The Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor is pleased to announce that Nominations are now being accepted for the 2011 Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor’s Partner Recognition Awards.  This prestigious event recognizes individuals, non-profit organizations, businesses and corporations whose passion exemplifies the mission of the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor—to protect and preserve the region’s rich historic, cultural and natural resources.   The deadline for submitting a nomination is July 1, 2011.

Nomination Award Categories:

Heritage Partnership Award – Presented to a group, person or organization 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.

Leadership – Presented to a person or organization for meaningful contributions, either monetary or through partnership, by enriching our communities through landscape conservation or historic preservation.

Heritage Development Award – To recognize a municipality that sensitively uses its heritage resources as an integral part of its community revitalization and sustainability strategy.

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

Stewardship Award – To recognize practices that preserve and protect the natural, cultural and historical resources of the Corridor.

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

Commandant Award – To recognize outstanding volunteers for their years of dedication and commitment to enhancing and maintaining the D&L Trail.

Lifetime Achievement Award – Presented to a person or agency who exemplifies outstanding leadership and advances our mission through heritage development.

For additional information, call Rayne Schnabel at 610-923-3548 ext. 224; e-mail [email protected] or visit our website at

We look forward to receiving your nomination.