Promoting Preservation

Published 12:17 am Sunday, May 8, 2011

Washington Mayor Archie Jennings (seated) signs a document proclaiming May as National Preservation Month in Washington as (from left) Bianca Gentile, Kasey Stamey, Dee Congleton, Karen Tripp, Jerry Evans and Councilman Ed Moultrie observe. “Celebrating America’s Treasures” is the theme of National Preservation Month 2011. The proclamation notes that historic preservation is relevant for communities across the nation and serves as an effective tool for managing growth, revitalizing neighborhoods and maintaining community character while enhancing livability. (Submitted Photo)