Message #181: From: AzTeC SW Archaeology SIG To: "'Matthias Giessler'" Subject: National Historic Preservation Week, Sunday thru May 17 Date: Sun, 11 May 1997 19:33:19 -0700 http://www.lvrj.com/lvrj_home/1997/May-06-Tue-1997/lifestyles/5313581.html Tuesday, May 06, 1997 Preservation group plans annual meeting The Preservation Association of Clark County will sponsor its annual meeting and program at 6:30 p.m. May 14 at the law offices of Richard Segerblom, 714 S. Ninth St. The program is co-sponsored by the Las Vegas Historic Preservation Commission in honor of National Historic Preservation Week, Sunday through May 17. A brief meeting, election of officers and presentation of the annual Preservation Awards will be followed by a talk by Debbie Aberle, historic preservation officer for the city of Phoenix. The lecture is open to the public and will be followed by a reception. Aberle is serving as a consultant to the Las Vegas Historic Preservation Commission, evaluating and making recommendations on the historic Las Vegas High School Neighborhood. Aberle's talk will focus on the historic Las Vegas neighborhood and similar areas in the western United States. This year's Preservation Awards are honoring North Las Vegas Mayor Jim Seastrand for his role in preserving Kiel Ranch, and three people associated with the Neon Museum Project on Fremont Street -- Mayor Jan Laverty Jones, Barbara Molasky and Brad Friedmutter. [ See also: http://www.nthp.org/main/frontline/release15.htm ] 1997 PRESERVATION WEEK THEME ANNOUNCED-- "PRESERVATION BEGINS AT HOME" Preservationists will join thousands of individuals around the country to celebrate the 24th annual National Historic Preservation Week, May 11-17, 1997. "Preservation Begins at Home" is the theme for this year's week-long celebration cosponsored by the National Trust for Historic Preservation and your neighborhood group. [ See also: http://www.nthp.org/main/frontline/release11.htm ] National Trust for Historic Preservation's list of "America's 11 Most Endangered Places."