Friday, December 7, 2012

Lacome & District Historical Society Wins Heritage Award!

We were honored to have received an award from Alberta Historical Resources Foundation.

Lawrence Henderson is the president of the society.





Heather Klimchuk, Minister of Culture, congratulates Lawrence Henderson of the Lacombe and District Historical Society.

 Lawrence Henderson of the Lacombe and District Historical Society speaks at the 2012 Alberta Historical Resources Foundation Heritage Awards as board chair Dr. Carolee Pollock looks on. The society was presented with a Heritage Conservation Award for its efforts to preserve the art of blacksmithing through the restoration of the Lacombe Blacksmith Shop.


Alberta Culture Minister Heather Klimchuk shares a laugh and a memory with Bill Marquardt of the Lacombe and District Historical Society at the 2012 Alberta Historical Resources Foundation Heritage Awards in Edmonton, November 30.
 Bill is our blacksmith. He has lots of stories to tell and he's quite an artistic guy!

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