The Oakdale Historical Society (Organizational Excellence) This not-for-profit organization has organized and led successful advocacy campaigns and continues to serve their community as effective advocates for preservation and vigilant stewards of local history. ~~~~~~~~~~~
Preservation Long Island has partnered with Chris Kretz of The Long Island History Project to celebrate this year’s awardees with a special podcast series featuring interviews with each of the five honorees discussing their organizations and the histories they are fighting to preserve.
—– All five podcast episodes are available for your listening pleasure on our website. Set aside some binge-listening time this weekend!—–
In the kick-off awards podcast, Renee V. H. Simons, local homeowner, and SANS Steering Committee Chair, shares her personal history with the area and discusses the ongoing efforts to preserve and maintain the community’s important history and sense of place.