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Call for Nominations for 19th Annual Heritage Awards

Sep 02 2022

Call for Nominations for 19th Annual Heritage Awards

Do you know a great heritage practitioner? An outstanding heritage-related project? Perhaps a valuable staff member or dedicated volunteer you would like to publicly acknowledge?

The Chesapeake Crossroads Heritage Area seeks nominations for its Nineteenth Annual Heritage Awards. These awards recognize individuals, organizations, partnerships, programs and products that contribute significantly to the community by interpreting, promoting, preserving, researching and/or supporting our historical legacy.

In 2022, nominations are invited in eleven categories, including Heritage Tourism Product Award, Heritage Volunteer Award, Heritage Partnership Award, Heritage Sponsor of the Year, Heritage Professional of the Year, Heritage Interpreter of the Year, New Outdoors Initiative Award, Legacy Award, and Public/Private Initiative Award, Stewardship Award, and the Heritage Leadership Award, which goes to an individual for significant and long-lasting contributions to local history and heritage. Self-nominations are accepted. Nomination forms can be downloaded here:

The nominations deadline is Friday, October 7, 2022. A heritage area awards committee will review and evaluate nominations.

Thank you for your nominations!! We are looking forward to recognizing excellence at our 19th Annual Heritage Awards, which is being planned for early November, 2022. Stay tuned for more details!