PRLog - April 14, 2010 - SALEM, Mass. -- The Peabody Essex Museum’s newest exhibit, Fiery Pool: The Maya and the Mythic Sea, is the theme for this year’s event. It will provide the backdrop for a delicious dinner and an awards ceremony that will include the following categories: Businessman of the Year, Businesswoman of the Year, New Business of the Year, Long-Term Achievement Award, Community Service Award and the Excellence in Retailing Award.
The Community Service Award includes events and non-profits that utilize volunteers and provide a long-term commitment to addressing the community needs. Other nominees besides Historic Salem, Inc. include HAWC, Gordon College’s Institute for Public History, John Boris, Salem Farmer’s Market and the Salem Jazz & Soul Festival. Besides the Annual Christmas in Salem event which organizes over fifty volunteers, Historic Salem does many fundraising and preservation events each year where volunteers come together to educate, entertain and raise money for local landmarks.
Over 250 attendees are expected at the Salem Chamber of Commerce Awards Dinner and Mayor Kimberly Driscoll and Representative John Keenan will be there to congratulate the winners. Good luck Historic Salem! The nomination is well-deserved!
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Since its inception in 1944, Historic Salem, Incorporated has operated as a non-profit architectural preservation organization. HSI's Board of Directors is, at any given time, comprised of concerned individuals whose cumulative professional and personal experience have allowed it to serve for over five decades as Salem's architectural /historical resource and advocate.