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Making D.C. History Awards 2017
September 28 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Thursday, September 28 | 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
at the Newseum
555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001
Over the past five years, the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. has honored twenty-one Washingtonians and D.C.-based organizations whose enduring contributions to our community have helped create, define, and preserve our city’s heritage. On Thursday, September 28, 2017 , the Historical Society welcomes five more history makers to the growing list of distinguished honorees, recognized for their contributions to the fabric of life in Washington, D.C.
We are proud to announce the 2017 honorees
Di and Lou Stovall
Distinction in Artistic Achievement
Eleanor Holmes Norton
Distinction in Civic Leadership
José Andrés (Photo: Ryan Forbes)
Distinction in Corporate Achievement
Paul Millstein and Douglas Jemal
Douglas Development Corporation
Distinction in Historic Preservation
The Ruppert Family
Legacy Families of Washington, D.C.
Don’t miss this great evening of making history!
The Making D.C. History Awards is an annual event that supports the mission of the Historical Society and honors it as one of the city’s most important locally focused cultural institutions. The 2017 awards celebrate the accomplishments of distinguished honorees who have left their marks on Washington.
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Newseum’s Knight Conference Center
Honoree Reception, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Awards Dinner and Presentation, 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Thank You to Our Partners
Partnership Opportunities and Advertisements
Become a partner of the Historical Society for both the Making D.C. History Awards (in the early fall) and the Visionary Historian Award (our Spring event). Opportunities include tickets to both awards events as well as related promotions and advertising. For more information, please download and view the Making D.C. History Partners document or contact Katrina Ingraham at 202-249-3951 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Advertisements in the final programs gives local businesses a great way to celebrate the history makers. Many sponsorship levels include ad placement, but if you would like to advertise, please contact Katrina Ingraham at email@example.com.
Making D.C. History Awards Committee
Jacqulyn H. Priestly*, Chair
Jane Freundel Levey
Nikki DeJesus Sertsu*
* Member of the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. Board of Trustees