NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR HERITAGE SOCIETY AWARDS
The Heritage Society of Austin is accepting nominations for the 2010 Preservation Merit Awards. This annual ceremony is held to honor individuals and institutions for their preservation approach and commitment to maintaining Austin’s architectural and cultural heritage. Nominations are being accepted until Aug. 13. For details on how to submit nominees, visit www.heritagesocietyaustin.org or call 474-5198. The Chester and Caroline Drake House at 907 Rio Grande was a winner of a 2009 Preservation Award. You can nominate a person, organization or building for this year’s awards.