2010 Manning Award for Excellence
The Historic Sites Association of Newfoundland and Labrador has chosen The Great Fogo Island Punt Race as a winner of the Manning Award for Excellence in the Public Presentation of Historic Places.
This award was created to recognize community heritage projects and the dedication and work of champions of heritage. It is named for the late Bill Manning, a former Parks Canada Superintendent of Newfoundland and Labrador National Historic Sites. Manning realized that the preservation and presentation of our heritage requires the involvement of people in the community.
Receiving this award is a recognition of the individuals on Fogo Island and Change Islands who have given their time, love, imagination and hard work to bringing back the punts and the joy & depth they add to our lives.
For more information on the Manning Award for Excellence click here.
For some photos of the event click here.