2018 Annual "DO 6" Awards

These individuals, organizations, businesses and corporations exemplify the mission of the PA Route 6 Alliance to protect, preserve and enhance the scenic, cultural, historical and recreational resources of Pennsylvania’s northern tier.

Presented in Harrisburg on June 7, 2018

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD - Presented to a person or agency who exemplifies outstanding leadership and advances our mission through heritage development.


Lifetime Achievement Award - Photo L to R, Terri Dennison, Executive Director, PA Route 6 Alliance; Senator Joe Scarnati; and Kevin Abrams, PA Route 6 Alliance Board President


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Presented during the 2018 Annual Meeting and "Do 6" Awards Program - Warren, PA on May 17, 2018


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 Partnership Award – Photo L to R, Kevin Abrams, PA Route 6 Alliance Board President; Joseph Doherty, Bradford County Veterans Memorial Park Association; and Deborah Pontzer, Congressman Glenn Thompson’s office.



HERITAGE TOURISM AWARD Presented to a business or a project that furthers economic and tourism development while respecting the heritage and cultural resources of the Route 6 Corridor.

 

Heritage Tourism Award – Photo L to R, Tracey Olenick, Venango General Store; Kevin Abrams, PA Route 6 Alliance Board President; Mark Olenick, Venango General Store; Deborah Pontzer, Congressman Glenn Thompson’s office.



ARTISAN OF THE YEAR –  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.

Artisan of the Year – Photo L to R, Kevin Abrams, PA Route 6 Alliance Board President; Curt Weinhold, Weinhold Photography; and Deborah Pontzer, Congressman Glenn Thompson’s office.



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 Leadership Award- Photo L to R, Kevin Abrams, PA Route 6 Alliance Board President; Dan Glotz, Warren County Planner, Warren County; Deborah Pontzer, Congressman Glenn Thompson’s office; and Richard Bimber, State Representative Kathy Rapp’s office.



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.

Heritage Community of the Year- Photo L to R, Kevin Abrams, PA Route 6 Alliance Board President; Hank Loftus, Dorflinger Glass Museum and Dorflinger-Suydam Wildlife Sanctuary; and Deborah Pontzer, Congressman Glenn Thompson’s office.