Nominations Open For Los Alamos History Award

COMMUNITY News:

Nominations are now open for the 2016 Los Alamos History Award, an annual prize recognizing significant contributions to preserving the world-changing history of our community. Nominations are due by 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19, and the award winner will be announced Sept. 10 at the Los Alamos Historical Society’s Annual Gala and Experience Auction.

Factors that weigh heavily in consideration for the award include depth and breadth of achievement over time, volunteer commitment, and a lasting impact. Both individuals and organizations are eligible. Posthumous awards are not made, and self-nominations are not allowed. Staff and board members are not eligible during the period of their active service. Awardees are selected through a rigorous, blind voting process by the Historical Society’s board of directors.

Nomination forms are available online at the Los Alamos Historical Society’s website, www.losalamoshistory.org, or in the Los Alamos History Museum’s temporary space at 475 20th St., Suite C. They are due by 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19, and may be turned in at the temporary museum space or at the Historical Society’s administrative offices, upstairs in the north wing of Fuller Lodge.

The Los Alamos History Award was first given in 2014. Helene Suydam and her late husband Jerry, as well as Clay and Dorothy Perkins, received the awards for giving the Historical Society historic homes on Bathtub Row. Hedy Dunn, director emeritus of the Los Alamos History Museum, and Nancy Bartlit, former president of the Historical Society, received the award in 2015.

 
Los Alamos History Award
Nomination Form
 
The Los Alamos History Award is an annual award that recognizes someone who has
made a significant contribution to preserving the world-changing history of our community.
Factors that weigh heavily in consideration for the award include depth and breadth of
achievement over time, volunteer commitment, and a lasting impact. Both individuals and
organizations are eligible. Posthumous awards are not made, and self-nominations are
not allowed. The winner is selected by the board of directors of the LosAlamos Historical
Society. Therefore, staff and board members are not eligible during the period of their
active service.
 
Name of Nominee: _______________________________________________________
Contact Information for Nominee: ___________________________________________
Reason for Nomination (use another sheet if necessary):
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Name of Nominator: _____________________________________________________
Contact Information for Nominator: __________________________________________
 
Please e-mail to info@losalamoshistory.org, mail to PO Box 43, Los Alamos, NM 87544
or leave in a sealed envelope at the Los Alamos Historical Museum, 1050 Bathtub Row.
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