PA Route 6 Alliance seeking nominations for “Do 6” Awards

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PA Route 6 Alliance seeking nominations for “Do 6” Awards

Note: This article was updated on 3.31.20 to reflect changes announced by PA Route 6 Alliance due to coronavirus.

The PA Route 6 Alliance wants to recognize six innovators, movers, and initiatives along the Heritage Corridor that made a difference in 2019 and is now taking nominations for the “Do 6” Awards to be presented at the Annual Meeting.

The PA Route 6 Educational Summit & Annual Meeting date has been postponed from the original May date to August 5-6.

The awards are presented to individuals, businesses or organizations that have undertaken outstanding efforts that give new meaning to “DO 6” by supporting and implementing sustainable tourism development along the PA Route 6 Heritage Corridor. The award winners exemplify the mission of the PA Route 6 Alliance to protect, preserve and promote the scenic, cultural, historical and recreational resources in the northern tier.

The awards are presented in the areas of Heritage Partnerships, Leadership, Heritage Community of the Year, Heritage Tourism (projects or events), Artisan of the Year and Lifetime Achievement.

Last year’s award winners included the Good Growing Gardens, Smethport (Heritage Partnership Award); Honesdale Roots & Rhythm Music and Arts Festival, Inc., Honesdale (Heritage Tourism Award); Tina Pickett, PA State Representative, 110th Legislative District (Heritage Leadership Award); Kane Borough, McKean County (Heritage Community of the Year Award); Stained Glass Reflections, Wellsboro, Tioga County (Artisan of the Year Award); and Randy Heller, Solid Waste Director/Recycling Coordinator, Wayne County (Lifetime Achievement Award).

Nominations can be submitted by anyone along the PA Route 6 Corridor.

The nomination deadline has been extended to Thursday, April 30, 2020.

Nomination forms and category descriptions are available at: Winners will be notified prior to the meeting.

For more information, please contact the PA Route 6 Alliance at