Tuesday, February 01, 2011

OHA Announces Call for Nominations for the 2011 Partners In Preservation Awards

Oakland Heritage Alliance Announces Call for Nominations for the 2011 Partners In Preservation Awards

OAKLAND, CA January 20, 2011 – Oakland Heritage Alliance, an award-winning non-profit, announces a Call for Nominations for the 2011 Partners in Preservation Awards. Each year, the Oakland Heritage Alliance honors individuals, organizations, projects and programs whose work demonstrates a commitment to excellence in historic preservation. Awards may be granted in one of seven categories: Adaptive Use/Rehabilitation; Advocacy & Leadership; Education; Lifetime Achievement; New Construction; Restoration; and Stewardship. By honoring these projects, OHA hopes to inspire others to take action to preserve, protect, and promote Oakland’s historic resources.

Applications are due by February 28th. Self-nominations are accepted. Award recipients will be honored with an awards ceremony followed by a reception on May 12, 2011. The full application can be found at the following website: http://oaklandheritage.tumblr.com/post/50237966/partners-in-preservation

Interested parties may contact Rachel Force at info@oaklandheritage.org or 510-763-9218 with any questions.

About Oakland Heritage Alliance

Oakland Heritage Alliance is a non-profit membership organization which advocates the protection, preservation, and revitalization of Oakland’s architectural, historic, cultural and natural resources through publications, education, and direct action. OHA serves all of Oakland with its educational outreach, fostering learning about our cultural and historic heritage and enhancing a sense of place and identity among citizens. Each summer our award-winning walking tours introduce hundreds of people to Oakland’s diverse architectural, cultural and natural heritage. Our monthly lecture series attracts attendees from all over the Bay region. Through our Newsletter, we disseminate information about Oakland history. Visit us at www.oaklandheritage.org

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