The City of Longview Historic Preservation Commission is seeking nominations for the annual Robert A. Long, Historic Preservation Award. The Historic Preservation Commission would like to recognize community members that have contributed to the history and story of Longview, and who have completed outstanding work in the field of historic preservation. Nominations should include a written summary of the accomplishments and contributions of the nominee to historic preservation in Longview. The award criteria are available by clicking Criteria . Please submit written nominations to Longview City Hall, Attention Historic Preservation, at PO Box 128, Longview, WA 98632 by Thursday, April 10, 2014.
The public is also invited to attend and present their nominations to the Historic Preservation Commission at the April 28 regular meeting starting at 5:30 p.m. upstairs in the Longview City Hall, Small Conference Room. The award will be presented to the recipient at the opening event for Historic Preservation Month, the month of May; to be held at the Longview YMCA community room, Saturday May 3rd from 10 a.m. to noon.
Since the award’s creation in 2009 it has been awarded to: John and Mary Chilson, Clyde Shadiow, Travis and Phyllis Cavens, Dennis Weber and Bill Kasch.