Historic Savannah Foundation to Celebrate National Preservation Month with Preservation Awards Luncheon May 11th

Staff Report From Savannah CEO

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018

Historic Savannah Foundation will continue its monthlong celebration of preservation in May with the annual Preservation Awards Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Friday, May 11 at the Savannah Golf Club, 1661 E. President St. Historic Savannah Foundation will present awards to individuals and organizations whose contributions demonstrate excellence in preservation in Savannah and Chatham County. This luncheon is generously sponsored by KEIM Mineral Coatings of Savannah, Inc.

Previous Preservation Award winners have included The Artillery, the Tybee Post Theater, and the Telfair Academy, among many others. In addition to the Preservation Awards given out to individuals, organizations and projects, HSF will also present the Nichola Parker Coe Volunteer of the Year Award and the Lee and Emma Adler Award for Advocacy.

Established in 1973 by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Preservation Month is co-sponsored by local preservation groups, state historical societies, business and civic organizations across the country. Throughout May, many events are planned to promote historic places for the purpose of instilling national and community pride, promoting heritage tourism, and showing the social and economic benefits of historic preservation.

Additional HSF Preservation Month sponsors include: Floor & Decor, United Community Bank, Old Town Trolley Tours, Georgia Power, Minis & Company Investment Advisors, Crystal Beer Parlor, Savannah Morning News, Savannah Magazine and Current Catering.

Various volunteer opportunities are available for these Preservation Month events. If you are interested in volunteering, please visit http://www.myhsf.org/giving/become-a-volunteer/. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor or patron for the Preservation Month celebration, please contact HSF Development Director Meghan Lowe at mlowe@myHSF.org or 912-233-7787.

Luncheon tickets cost $50 each and are available for purchase at www.myhsf.org. For more information about Preservation Month or Historic Savannah Foundation, please visit www.myHSF.org.