Loudoun History Award Nominations Open

The Thomas Balch Library Advisory Commission is seeking nominations for the 26th annual Loudoun History Awards. The awards honor individuals who have made a significant contribution to preserving Loudoun’s past through collection of county documents and memorabilia, preservation of historic landmarks, visual arts, writing, or long-term involvement in local history organizations.

Last year’s honorees were Phyllis Cook-Taylor, James A. Morgan III and William C. Ray.

Letters of nomination should include a statement elaborating the nominee’s accomplishments. Newspaper articles, program announcements, publications, or other supporting information that provides evidence of the nominee’s accomplishments may be included.  Contact information for the nominee and nominator must accompany the nomination. Send nominations to: Alexandra S. Gressitt, Library Director, Thomas Balch Library, 208 W. Market St., Leesburg, VA 20176.

Deadline for nominations is Monday, Oct. 8. The awards ceremony will be held at the Thomas Balch Library at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11. For more information, contact Gressitt at 703-737-7195 or agressitt@leesburgva.gov.

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