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Pictured are this year’s recipients of the Elma J. Smith Award, presented to individuals that make long-term and distinguished contributions to Fulton history. From left are Rosemary Cook, Alec Seymour and Carrie Butler.

Friends of History to hold celebration

Pictured are this year’s recipients of the Elma J. Smith Award, presented to individuals that make long-term and distinguished contributions to Fulton history. From left are Rosemary Cook, Alec Seymour and Carrie Butler.

The Friends of History in Fulton will hold its fourth annual celebration event Nov. 2 at the Fulton Polish Home, 153 West First St., Fulton.

There will be a cash bar at 6 p.m. with dinner to follow at 7 p.m. The event will be catered by Gary Bevacqua.

This year’s recipients of the Elma J. Smith award are Carrie Butler, Rosemary Cook, and Alec Seymour.

The Elma J. Smith Award is presented to an individual or organization that makes distinguished and long-term contributions to Fulton history in one or more of the following areas: public education, writing, research, exhibits, historic preservation, promotion of Fulton’ history, service to the museum, or philanthropy.

Both Cook and Seymour are past presidents of the organization. Butler is a past director of the museum.

Advance reservations are required. There will be entertainment, 50/50 drawings, and a gift basket.