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Loudoun History Awards Nominations Now Open Through October 9, 2017

Thomas Balch Library Commission will present the 25th annual awards on November 12, 2017.

Post Date:10/01/2017 9:04 AM

Leesburg, VA (August 31, 2017) – Thomas Balch Library Advisory Commission seeks nominations for the 25th annual Loudoun History Awards. The awards honor individuals who have made a significant contribution to preserving Loudoun’s past through collection of county documents and memorabilia, preservation of historic landmarks, visual arts, writing and long-term involvement in local history organizations.

Last year’s honorees were John K. “Jack” Barrett and the Black History Committee Heritage Bus Tour team.

Letters of nomination should include a statement elaborating the nominee’s accomplishments. Newspaper articles, program announcements, publications, or other supporting information that provides evidence of the nominee’s accomplishments may be included. Contact information for the nominee and nominator must accompany the nomination and be directed to:

Alexandra S. Gressitt, Library Director
Thomas Balch Library
208 West Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176

Deadline for nominations is Monday, October 9, 2017. The awards ceremony will be on Sunday, November 12, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. at the Thomas Balch Library. For more information, contact Alexandra Gressitt at 703-737-7195 or

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Betsy Arnett
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