Tuesday, October 10, 2006

Preserve a National Historic Landmark With Your Mouse

American Express Partners in Preservation is a $10 million, five-year commitment to historic preservation that will increase public awareness of the importance of historic preservation in the United States and around the world. This commitment will help protect historic and cultural landmarks and will strengthen local communities. It is a joint effort between American Express, the National Trust for Historic Preservation and the World Monuments Fund. This year, the American Express Partners in Preservation initiative in the U.S. will focus on the Bay Area.

If you live, work or play in the Bay Area, or simply love the region and want to help preserve its rich heritage for the benefit of present and future generations, here’s your chance to participate by casting your vote for your favorite Bay Area landmark.

The Friends of the First Church of Christ Scientist, the stunning Berkeley Bernard Maybeck landmark, want your vote:

"Help save Maybeck's Masterpiece First Church of Christ Scientist, Berkeley
A National Historic Landmark, built in 1910.

Vote On-Line for our Preservation Project:

for a competition featuring 25 Bay Area Preservation Projects
Vote Often - every day until October 31st!"

For more information: www.friendsoffirstchurch.org and http://www.partnersinpreservation.com

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