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23rd Annual Legacy Award Winners Announced

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The Great Falls History Museum Annual Legacy Award winners have been announced at a press conference. The Great Falls History Museum has just announced their honorees for the 23rd annual Legacy Awards. Receiving accolades this year is Easter Seals GoodWill for noncommercial business, Doug Wilson owner of one of the oldest accounting firms in Great Falls.

"Well it's a great honor it recognizes the fact that my Grandfather started the firm back in 1913," says Wilson.

"We have been in business for 67 years so we're just excited to be a part of that and this is such a great honor for our organization to receive," says Belknap.

After 23 years, the History Museum is awarding a very special person to the museum itself.

"I appreciate the fact that I am recognized as having been involved and worked the history museum all these years. For instance I was President of the Cascade County Historical Society when we the decision and brought this building," say Larson.

Even though he works at the History Museum; Larson never thought he would be honored with the Individual of the Year award.

"Frankly no. it came add a surprise to me but I appreciate it," says Larson.

History Museum staff says Larson deserved this prestigious award due to all his hard work and many years of service to the History Museum.

"For the past 10 years we have been trying to fill up this building sort of 1 piece at a time and there is always something that needs doing and there is never enough money to get it done," says Larson

Unable to attend today, but also receiving the commercial business award is Roy and Diane Volk owners of the Best Western Heritage Inn. The Great Falls History Museum's 23rd Legacy Awards will be held on February 28th at 6 PM at the Great Falls History Museum, all are invited to attend and tickets are $25.

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