Monday, February 8, 2010

Heritage Rocks in Huron East

Contributed by:
Janice Hawley
Economic Development Officer
Municipality of Huron East

Heritage rocks in Huron East!

Congratulations to Ken Cardno and Robert Tetu for their contribution to
Heritage & Culture in Huron County

Last Friday evening, both men were honoured at a gala affair in Blyth hosted by the Huron Heritage Culture Partnership.

In total, three individuals and one organization from Huron County were presented with awards for their contribution to the cultural movement throughout the county and its surrounding area.

For more information on their involvement in the field of heritage, visit links below:
Beechwood Pottery
Cardno Opera Hall

Below: Ken Cardno, pictured with staff from the University of Waterloo Heritage Resource Centre in front of the Cardno Opera Hall stage. The HRC coordinated a Heritage Conservation District study during the summer of 2008, of which Seaforth, was one of 4 districts from Huron County, who participated. Cardno Hall, is located within the Heritage Conservation District in Historic Downtown Seaforth, one of the oldest in the province.

Be certain to mark your calendar......Cardno Hall will be open to the pubic, along with many other historic sites, during the Doors Open Seaforth & District event on September 25 - 26, 2010 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm . For more information on this event and others hosted throughout Huron East, please do not hesitate to contact or call 888.868.7513 or 519.527.0160

Again, congratulations to all of the successful recipients. Furthermore, a special nod to the event's organizers, for recognizing the need to celebrate the efforts of those working in the field of arts and culture in Huron County. Well done!

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