Awards to recognize heritage

Heritage conservation will be recognized at a provincial awards ceremony and gala in February.

Heritage conservation will be recognized at a provincial awards ceremony and gala in February.

The 35th Heritage B.C. Annual Awards Program will receive nominations until Jan. 7.

The program recognizes achievements in heritage conservation in communities across the province. The four categories are Heritage Conservation, Heritage Education and Awareness, Heritage Planning and Management and the Ruby Nobbs Volunteer Awards.

Projects nominated must have been completed within the past three calendar years.

In the Okanagan, the restoration of Central Elementary School in Kelowna was one of last year’s winners.

The awards will be presented during Heritage Week in February.

Nomination forms are available online at http://heritagebc.ca/awards/awards-program/form-nominations.