The Annual Recognition Awards ~ Year-end Gala
DCHS is proud to support the individuals and organizations that are setting a strong and positive course for the field of local history in general, and the thoughtful study and sharing of Dutchess County local history in particular.
There are up to four awards given each year:
The Helen Wilkinson Reynolds Award
The Dutchess Award
The Business of Historical Distinction Award
The Franklin D Roosevelt Award
Photos from the 2016 Annual Awards Gala.
Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro presents the Dutchess Award to Brad Kendall
DCHS Board Vice President Lou Lewis presents the Helen Wilkinson Reynolds Award to Eileen Mylod Hayden
DCHS Past President Denise VanBuren presents the Business of Historical Distinction Award to Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery Board President Michael Graham
Dutchess County Historian William P. Tatum III presents the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Award to Joey Cavaccini