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former Bank of Commerce at 389 Main Street. Fittingly, the former Bank, now known as the Millennium Centre, was the venue chosen for this event.
|David McDowell presents an award during Heritage Winnipeg's 2003 Annual Preservation Awards.|
|A protest on Main Street against the demolition of 395 and 389 Main Street. David McDowell is on the right with the loudspeaker.|
|Heritage Winnipeg's 1982 Annual Preservation Awards, David McDowell at podium.|
In recognition for his contributions to the heritage community, David McDowell was honoured with a Distinguished Service award from Heritage Winnipeg, as well as the Canada 125 Anniversary medal. He has also received the John Wested Award for service to geography, awarded by the Prairie Division of the Canadian Association of Geographers.
Pictures from the EventJust in case you missed it!
|The very talented jazz musicians from the University of Manitoba who played during the event - Marc Tugby, Reginald Lewis, Brennan Saul, and Julian Carneiro.|
|Thank you to everyone who attended and helped us honour David McDowell for his contributions to the heritage community!|
|L-R: David McDowell, Executive Director Cindy Tugwell, & Bill Loewen.|
|L-R: Councillor Brian Mayes, Executive Director Cindy Tugwell, & David McDowell.|
|L-R: Board Member Jim Kacki, David McDowell, & Executive Director Cindy Tugwell.|
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