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Celebrating History Awards Gala 2019

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The History Center in Tompkins County is pleased to announce its fourth annual Celebrating History Awards Gala.

Thursday, April 11
5:30 to 7:30 PM
Tompkins Center for History and Culture
110 North Tioga Street
Ithaca, NY 14850

The History Center's trustees and employees view the awards as a way to honor those who are making history, engaging with local history, interpreting local history, and/or whose work resonates with our mission statement. 

The gala, sponsored by Tompkins Trust Company, will be festive, educational, and celebratory, held within the new Tompkins Center for History and Culture. VOICES Multicultural Chorus will perform. 


We are excited to share the 2019 honorees:

The Namgyal Monastery Institute of Buddhist Studies as a vibrant and unique part of our local culture and history

Johnny Russo as a lifelong and rich contributor to our local music scene

John Wertis as the long-time Town of Ulysses Historian 

Martha Preston as a dedicated volunteer, board member of local organizations, and Tompkins County Heritage Ambassador

Sarah Meidl as an exceptional intern focused on meticulous and painstaking collections work throughout the moving process

Jesse Larson as a Youth Ambassador, frequent HistoryForge contributor, and participant in the youth-elder oral histories initiative


Tickets are $40 per person. 

If you are a Municipal Historian, THC volunteer, or awardee's guest, please contact Rod Howe at rather than reserving a ticket here.

April 11th, 2019 5:30 PM   through   7:30 PM
Tompkins Center for History & Culture
110 North Tioga Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
United States
Ticket $ 40.00
I will bring cash or check to the event. $ 0.00

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