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Blackstone Heritage Corridor Seeks Nominations For John H. Chafee Heritage Awards

        Senator John H. Chafee

The John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor (BHC) is seeking nominations for John H. Chafee Heritage Awards. This award honors individuals or groups who have worked on projects, programs, and institutions that promote the cultural heritage and the preservation of natural areas and strive to enrich the quality of life in the Blackstone River Valley.

BHC established the award to honor the late Senator John H. Chafee and recognize citizens and organizations whose work in the Blackstone Valley embodies Chafee’s vision and ideas. Recipients have included community leaders, preservation heroes, business partners, environmental advocates, or students whose achievements resulted in public benefit.

To nominate someone for the award, submit a nomination form citing their accomplishments. There is a separate category for students. Find the form at BlackstoneHeritageCorridor.org/john-h-chafee-heritage-awards. Nominations must be received by November 30, 2022, and can be mailed to John H. Chafee Award, Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor, 670 Linwood Avenue, Whitinsville, MA, 01588, or emailed to Devon Kurtz at [email protected].