HERITAGE
AWARD



The Heritage Award is made annually to an individual (or individuals) who meets one or more of the following criteria:
  • 1. Has made outstanding contributions to the authorship, discovery, preservation or restoration of historical and/or genealogical matters pertaining to Miami County, Ohio.
  • 2. Has made outstanding contributions to the authorship, discovery, preservation or restoration of historical and/or genealogical matters pertaining to the United States or the world while being a long-time resident of Miami County or having been born or raised in Miami County.
  • 3. Has contributed outstanding service to the Miami County Historical and Genealogical Society.
The Award is announced and presented at the Annual Membership Meeting.




2013 Heritage Award Recipient: LOIS FAIR

Lois has served the Society and the community in innumerable ways during her many years as a member. Among them are the following:

Miami County Historical & Genealogical Society

- Society President for two years

- Life member

- Routes for Roots Chairman and organizer for many years

- Numerous other committees and offices

- Typed and assembled books printed by the Society

Veterans to DC Committee

- Secretary of the group for its entire existence

- Made 5 trips to DC as caregiver to a veteran

Volunteers weekly at Hospice of Miami County

Cemetery restoration

Worked to restore a "forgotten" cemetery in Miami County

Organized efforts to collect Miami County High School yearbooks for donation
    to theOhio Historical Society

Has donated many items to the Local History Department at the Piqua Public Library

Genealogist/family historian to many friends family members

Volunteers at the Piqua Public Library Local History Department

Lois receiving
the award from
Marijo Poling



11-26-13