Award Recipients Announced Excellence in Historic Preservation and Cultural Heritage
Contact: Phil Lupsiewicz, 978.275.1705
Contact: Sue Andrews, 978.275.1072
LOWELL, MA — Lowell benefits from the dedication of committed individuals and organizations throughout the city. Several of these are being recognized for their accomplishments in the areas of historic preservation and cultural heritage by Lowell National Historical Park and Lowell Heritage Partnership. “We appreciate the community participation through nominations, and those submitted represent an outstanding array of diverse efforts in these two fields. We look forward to acknowledging the recipients as we kick off the annual celebration of Doors Open Lowell 2010,” stated Acting Superintendent Peter Aucella. The following recipients will be recognized at the opening reception for Doors Open Lowell on Thursday, May 13.
For Excellence in Cultural Heritage:
For Historic Preservation
Ed Walsh and Bob Delhomme, Mira Development
For Youth Excellence in Historic Preservation
The opening reception for Doors Open Lowell is taking place on Thursday, May 13 at the Boott Cotton Mills Museum from 5:00 – 7:30 pm. Please RSVP by May 6 to Cheryl Clark at 978-275-1700 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Doors Open Lowell 2010, a celebration of historic preservation in the city, continues on Friday and Saturday, May 14 and 15, with the full schedule of open buildings, special programs, and additional information available at www.doorsopenlowell.org.
Did You Know?
The factory bells dominated daily life in Lowell. They woke the workers at 4:30 a.m., called them into the mill at 4:50, rang them out for breakfast and back in, out and in for dinner, out again at 7 p.m. at the day's close. The whole city, it seemed, moved together and did the mills' bidding.