WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Several Westchester businesses are set to receive Greater Hudson Heritage Network Awards for Excellence.
Businesses and organizations from Bedford, Dobbs Ferry, Somers, Larchmont, Irvington and Yonkers will receive the awards during the 2014 TecHistory Annual Conference on Friday, March 21 a Marist College in Poughkeepsie.
The Greater Hudson Heritage Network's Awards for Excellence program "seeks to recognize and commend exceptional efforts among GHHN members," representatives said.
"Awards are made to projects that exemplify creativity and professional vision resulting in a contribution to the preservation and interpretation of the historic scene, material culture and diversity of the region," representatives said.
The following are Westchester 2014 Awards for Excellence winners:
- Bedford Historical Society. Bedford. This award is in recognition of the publication of a new walking tour book and map.
- Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct. Dobbs Ferry (Westchester). This award is in recognition of the board vision involved in the production of the short film entitled 'Celebrate the Aqueduct'.
- Hudson River Museum. Yonkers. This award is in recognition of the publication of the exhibition catalogue of the exhibit Industrial Sublime.
- Somers Historical Society. Somers. This award is in recognition of the educational Student Historian Program.
- Stephen Tilly, Architect/L&M Development Partners, Inc. Dobbs Ferry/Larchmont. This award is in recognition for the historic preservation of 5 contiguous buildings in Philipse Manor Historic District.
- Stephen Tilly, Architect/Tiffany Room Committee, Village of Irvington, Irvington Public Library. Dobbs Ferry/Irvington. This award is in recognition of the historic preservation of the Tiffany Reading Room, Irvington Town Hall.