first_imgN.S. MUSEUM–Lieutenant-Governor To Present Heritage Awards InSherbrooke Two long-time advocates of the Sherbrooke Village restorationproject will be honoured on Saturday, June 12, when Lt.-Gov. MyraFreeman presents the 2004 Sir John Coape Sherbrooke HeritageAwards at the What Cheer Tea Room in Sherbrooke Village. The awards, which were initiated by the Historic SherbrookeVillage Development Society, are named after Sir John CoapeSherbrooke, a former lieutenant-governor of Nova Scotia. They aredesigned to recognize “persons who have made significantcontributions to the preservation and promotion of the heritageof Historic Sherbrooke Village, Guysborough County and NovaScotia.” This year’s recipients, Aleah Lomas of Sherbrooke and RobertFrame of Dartmouth, played substantial roles in the developmentof Sherbrooke Village and worked together on the SherbrookeVillage Restoration Commission in its formative years. Mrs. Lomasserved as chair of the Sherbrooke Restoration Commission from1973 to 1975 and Mr. Frame was the first director of SherbrookeVillage. Past recipients of the awards include the late Lester V.MacDonald, and Frank Jordan, both of Sherbrooke, Clary Croft ofHalifax, and Harold Verge of Sackville. The awards ceremony begins at 6:30 p.m. Dinner will be served bySherbrooke Village staff and prepared by What Cheer Tea Roomstaff. A post-event reception will take place at the Tea Roomexhibit. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at the Villageadministration office, or reserved by calling 902-522-2400, or 1-888-743-7845.last_img read more