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07 - Oct
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Where:Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20001
Friday, October 7, 2016 This event is hosted by the Newseum, Knight Conference Center, 7th Floor, 555 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Reception, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Awards Dinner and Presentation, 7:30 - 9:00 p.m. Over the past four years, the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. has honored sixteen Washingtonians and D.C.-based organizations whose enduring contributions to our community have helped create, define, and preserve our city’s heritage. On Friday, October 7, 2016, the Historical Society welcomes five more history makers to the growing list of distinguished honorees, recognized for their contributions to the fabric of life in Washington, D.C. THE ASSOCIATION OF OLDEST INHABITANTSDistinction in Historic Preservation Accepted by William Brown McGUIRE FAMILYLegacy Families of Washington, D.C. Accepted by John and Lynne T. McGuireMEYER FOUNDATIONDistinction in Local Philanthropy Accepted by Nicky Goren, President WASHINGTONIAN Distinction in Local Media Accepted by Michael Schaffer, Editor MAYOR ANTHONY WILLIAMSDistinction in Civic Leadership The Making D.C. History Awards is an annual event that supports the mission of the Historical Society and honors it as one of the city’s most important locally focused cultural institutions. Presented by The Historical Society of Washington, D.C. Thank you to our partners: 888 Realty Investors, Clyde's, CoStar Group, DC Office of Planning, Digital Conventions, DowntownDC BID, EventsDC, The Levy Group, Museum of the Bible, Newseum, OmniStudio, Pepco Holdings, Inc., Newman T. Halvorson,  Wagner Roofing, Washington Walks
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