2015 Annual Award Nominations
Each year the Three Village Historical Society’s Award Committee reviews nominations sent in by Society members and presents to the TVHS Board of Trustees a selection of potential candidates for Award Recipients from local businesses, local residents, homeowners, Society members and youth who have made significant contributions in helping with Preserving our Shared Heritage within the Three Village area.
The Awards that are available for nomination are:
The Robert Cushman Murphy Memorial Award – In recognition of significant contributions to the preservation and conservation of our natural environment and to the fostering of a personal identification with the natural heritage of the Three Villages.
Kate Wheeler Strong Memorial Award – In recognition of significant contributions toward the fostering of interest in local history and a fuller appreciation of the rich historical and cultural heritage of this community.
The Three Village Historical Society Community Award – In appreciation of valuable contributions to the advancement of the quality of life in the Three Villages and the fostering of pride in the rich historical heritage of our homes and lands.
Maggie Gillie Memorial Award – For contributions by a member of the Society in recognition of overall dedicated service, and for significant contributions to furthering the goals of the Society.
Gayle Becher Memorial Award – In recognition of volunteer efforts during the past year to help the Society by performing those necessary tasks that facilitate its efficient operation. The Gayle Becher Memorial Award honors volunteers whose work consists of loyal support repeated on a regular basis.
Dr. R. Sherman Mills Young Historian Award – For outstanding contribution to the Society by a young person.
Three Community Award Certificates are also given out for:
- Enhancing or restoring a building to be used as a commercial structure in a way that contributed to the historic beauty of the area.
- For a house restoration or renovation and on-going maintenance and preservation in keeping with the original architectural design.
- For ornamental planting or landscaping that enhances the beauty of the Three Village area.
Nominations will be accepted up to February 7, 2015. Please complete the Official Nomination form (see link below) with the names of the nominees and why you think they should be considered for an Award or Certificate.
Awards will be presented at the Annual Awards Dinner, March 25, 2015.
Annual Awards Nominating Committee
Three Village Historical Society
P. O. Box 76
E. Setauket, NY 11733
Email nominations will also be accepted. Please include all of the information requested below and include Annual Awards Nomination in the subject of the email. Send your nominations to: firstname.lastname@example.org
No telephone nominations will be accepted.
You may nominate in more than one category.