Stanley Athenaeum Wins Two – 2010 Heritage Awards

Stanley AthenaeumWins Two – 2010 Heritage Awards

The Friends of the Stanley Athenaeum were successful in receiving two Indigo Heritage Advisory Committee 2010 Heritage Awards at the annual Indigo Heritage Awards night held at the Star Theatre Chiltern on Friday 28th May.

Helen McIntyre and Chris Dormer attended to receive the awards on behalf of the Friends of the Stanley Athenaeum.

The awards made were for:

  • Best Restoration of an Historic Building in recognition of the hard work carried out on the conservation of the building, for the restoration of the Main Room, including, maintenance, painting, and restoration of the furniture and objects at the Athenaeum.
  • Voluntary Works associated with the Maintenance and/or Restoration of an Historic Place, that recognised the contribution of the Friends of the Athenaeum for their work on the building and the collection including, relocation of the collection for the restoration of the Main Room, the Finding Charles Darwin in Stanley Project, the Stanley Athenaeum Chair Project and the Significance Assessment Project all completed in 2009/2010.

Congratulations to the Friends for their wonderful work in developing the Athenaeum and its collection for the Stanley community and to the Stanley Hall and Athenaeum Committee of Management for all their support.

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