MANCHESTER — The Manchester Historic Association (MHA) has selected five honorees for its 25th annual Historic Preservation Awards, including a City Landmark Award for the Hallsville School.
The event will be held on May 21 at the Dana Center on the campus of St. Anselm College.
The Historic Preservation Awards program recognizes and supports the efforts of individuals, businesses and organizations that have made significant contributions to the preservation of buildings, neighborhoods, traditions and other historic resources in the Queen City.
In addition to the award for Hallsville School, the 27th annual Historic Preservation Award honorees are:
Homeowner’s Award: Paul Vanasse and Betsy Price, for restoration of their home at 63 N. Adams St.
Stewardship Award: The Labbe Family, for their home at 97 Mammoth Road.
Education Award: Manchester Public Television Service.
Stewardship of a Family Business Award: LeBlanc’s True Value Hardware Store, for their business at 621 Hayward St.
Also being recognized at the event with a Centennial Award is the McLane Middleton law firm, for a century of service to the community.
The honorary chairman for the Historic Preservation Awards is Matt Albuquerque, founder and president of Next Step Bionics & Prosthetics.
Tickets for the Preservation Awards event are $100 each ($90 for MHA members), or $800 for block-seating for 10. The awards event is the largest fundraiser of the year for the MHA, and proceeds will help in creating more interactive exhibits and expanding educational programs at the Millyard Museum.
Lead sponsor for the event is RBC Wealth Management. Information about additional sponsorship opportunities and reservations may be obtained by calling (603) 622-7531, or online at manchesterhistoric.org.