Nominations open for AKCHO Awards

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by Pat Filer, AKCHO Awards Committee  Chair

The 2018 AKCHO Awards Program is scheduled for Tuesday, April 24, at the Northwest African American Museum. Preceding the event, the AKCHO Awards Committee identifies, researches, and compiles a list of potential award recipients for each category. After careful deliberation, the Committee submits a slate of recommendations for award recipients in each category to the AKCHO Board for approval in early March.

The Awards Committee still most sincerely welcomes your recommendations for worthy projects, events, persons, or organizations. Review the Award Categories that are listed on the Awards Page of AKCHO’s website and in the sidebar on the right side of that page, click on the Nomination Form to submit basic information concerning your suggestions to the Committee. Please use a separate information form for each candidate. Send to Awards Chair, Patricia Filer at or 4503 SW Othello; Seattle, WA 98136. Deadline for submitting nomination forms is noon on Sunday, February 16, 2018. Questions? Call or text Pat at 206-617-5218.


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AKCHO was established in 1977 to encourage cooperation among historical organizations; promote and encourage the study and preservation of the history and heritage of King County through member organizations, individual members, and the community they serve; and support such preservation efforts through public awareness and understanding of legislative issues.

The Heritage Advisor welcomes submissions of news items, calendar items, and opinion columns from AKCHO members, HA subscribers, and readers. Articles are limited to 300 words and they should have a strong relevance to historic preservation and heritage issues in King County, Washington. Submission of an article does not guarantee publication. AKCHO does not pay for published submissions. All articles are subject to review by AKCHO staff. Please send your article within the body of an email (no attachments, please) to

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