HFFI honors preservation excellence

March 13, 2018 | Community News | History & Museums

Scott Walker, president of HFFI’s Board of Directors, speaks Sunday at the organization’s annual meeting in Fredericksburg.

Historic Fredericksburg Foundation Inc. (HFFI) on Sunday honored several area residents and projects for excellence in historic preservation.

The awards were handed out during HFFI’s annual meeting at Fredericksburg’s historic former Renwick courthouse. Here are the winners:

President’s Exceptional Service Award
Winner: Faculty of the Department of Historic Preservation at the University of Mary Washington
Accepting the Award: Andréa Livi Smith, Ph.D.
Summary: Presented to the faculty of the Department of Historic Preservation for its leadership and initiative in support of preservation through education and volunteering

Special Recognition Award
Winner: Jack Edlund
Accepting the Award: Jack Edlund
Summary: Presented for educating the community on the Old Stone Warehouse and dedicating time to the cause of preservation

Lillian D. Reed Volunteer Award
Winner: Chuck Johnson
Accepting the Award: Chuck Johnson
Summary: Presented for playing a key role in HFFI’s membership program

Dr. Edward Alvey, Jr. Education Award
Winner: Shiloh Baptist Church (Old Site)
Accepting the Award: The Rev. Aaron Dobynes
Summary: Presented for achievements in web design and Archives Committee on the history of the church

E. Boyd Graves Preservation Award of Excellence
Winner: 718 Venue
Accepting the Award: Michael Colangelo
Summary: Presented for special emphasis on character retention of 718 Caroline Street

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