PA Route 6 Alliance Accepting Nominations for 2023 “Do 6” Awards
Recognizing outstanding persons, groups, and communities along PA Route 6!
The PA Route 6 Alliance is requesting nominations for their 13th annual “Do 6” Awards recognizing individuals, groups, projects and communities that exemplify and advance the Alliance’s mission of protecting, preserving and promoting the scenic, cultural, historic and recreational resources across the 11-county corridor of PA Route 6.
Nominations may be submitted until June 1, 2023, by any individual or group through the online or printable form at www.paroute6.com/annual-do-6-awards. Award winners will be notified upon selection and awards will be presented at the PA Route 6 Annual Meeting and “Do 6” Awards Program on October 6th in Corry, PA.
Currently, nominations can be made in six categories:
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD – Presented to a person or agency who exemplifies outstanding leadership and advances our mission through heritage development.
HERITAGE PARTNERSHIP AWARD – Presented to a group, person or organization that has demonstrated excellence in historic preservation, cultural preservation, interpretation, and/or education through cross-corridor thinking and interagency cooperation.
HERITAGE TOURISM AWARD – Presented to a business or project that furthers economic and tourism development while respecting the heritage and cultural resources of the PA Route 6 Corridor.
ARTISAN OF THE YEAR AWARD – Presented to an artist or artisan group that exemplifies the goals of the PA Route 6 Artisan Trail program showing regional thinking and cooperation while promoting the arts along the corridor.
HERITAGE LEADERSHIP AWARD – Presented to a person(s), business or organization for meaningful contributions and/or through partnerships, by enriching our communities through landscape initiatives or historic preservation.
HERITAGE COMMUNITY OF THE YEAR – Presented to the designated Heritage Community, who are embracing their Heritage Tourism Work Plans and implementing worthwhile projects and showing impacts and results.
2022 award winners included Erie Arts & Culture (Heritage Partnership); Lackawaxen River Trails (Heritage Tourism); Lisa Glover from Honesdale (Heritage Leadership); Impact Corry in Corry, PA (Heritage Community of the Year); Highlands Chocolates in Wellsboro (Artisan of the Year); and Dan Glotz from the Warren County Planning Commission (Lifetime Achievement). For more information on the “Do 6” Awards Program and the 2023 PA Route 6 Educational Summit & Annual Meeting, visit www.paroute6.com/2023-annual-meeting or contact the Alliance at firstname.lastname@example.org or 814-435-7706.