Nominees sought for preservation awards

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East Tennessee Preservation Alliance is now accepting nominations for the 2013 East Tennessee Preservation Awards.

The awards are given annually for outstanding contributions to historic preservation in the 16-county region that includes Roane.

These awards will be presented at the awards ban-
quet in conjunction with
the East Tennessee Preservation Conference on Nov. 8 in the Chilhowee Club, Maryville.

The public is encouraged to submit nominations of residential or commercial projects that have been completed recently, or nominations of a person who has recently and significantly contributed to the furtherance of historic preservation in our region.

Buildings nominated
should be 50 years old or older.

Nominations should include the property owner’s (or individual’s) name, address, phone number, and why an award would be a fitting recogni-

Nominations must include a photo of the nominated property.

Examples of eligible projects or individuals are:

• Completed restoration of a historic home

• Completed restoration of
a historic commercial build-

• Preservation through continuing maintenance of a historic home or building

• Infill construction compatible with historic neighborhoods

• Corporate leadership in preservation

• Civic leadership in preservation

• Outstanding media coverage of preservation issues

• Exceptional volunteer service for historic preservation-related causes

Nomination forms are available online at www.knoxheritage.org.

Send completed 2013 East Tennessee Preservation Awards nominations to ETPA by Sept. 6.

Mail nominations to P.O. Box 1242, Knoxville, TN 37901; fax to 523-0938; or email to egarlington@knoxheritage.org.

East Tennessee Preservation Alliance is a regional historic preservation membership-based organization that serves Roane, Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Hamblen, Jefferson, Knox, Loudon, Monroe, Morgan, Scott, Sevier and Union counties.

The Alliance is dedicated to preserving cultural and historical heritage through advocacy and education.

For more information and to get involved, visit www.knoxheritage.org.