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Otsego 2000 Honors Walters, Bernhardt, Sessler

by by The Freeman's Journal / Richfield Springs Newspaper
September 19, 2009
Otsego 2000 Honors Walters, Bernhardt, Sessler.

Marjorie Walters receives her award from Tania Werbisky of the state Preservation League. At left is Otsego 2000 Vice President Nicole Dillingham and, in the rear, Executive Director Robin Krawitz.

Marjorie Walters receives her award from Tania Werbisky of the state Preservation League. At left is Otsego 2000 Vice President Nicole Dillingham and, in the rear, Executive Director Robin Krawitz.

Jay Bernhart thanks Otsego 2000 for the award.

Jay Bernhart thanks Otsego 2000 for the award.

Three Richfield Springs' preservationists were honored by Otsego 2000 at a well-attended awards ceremony in St. John's Episcopal Church Friday evening.

Marjorie Walters, president of the Richfield Springs Historical Society who led the effort to save the landmark town clock, received the Career Achievement Award.

Jay Bernhardt, who has restored several downtown buildings, received the Rehabilitation Award for the Park Hotel at Main and Church.

Harriet Sessler, who was unable to attend, received an Honorable Mention for the redo of the SweetTooth Cafe on Lake Street.