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for North Carolina Preservation Vol. Issue 123, Spring 2003
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The Stedman Incentive Grant assists non-profit organizations in an effort to save endangered architecturally and historically significant property. Kadesh A.M.E. Zion Church in Edenton received the 2002 award. Built in 1897, the church is \"one of the oldest buildings of African American heritage still standing in North Carolina.\" The grant will be used to defray expenses \"for termite control and treatment and to underwrite additional fundraising initiatives.\"
The Minnette C. Duffy Award is the state's highest award for preservation, restoration, or maintenance of grounds related to historic structures. The Albemarle Pee Dee Avenue Cemetery Group, Inc. received the 2002 award for their work in protecting and conserving the unique monuments and history of the Albemarle Cemetery.
The Robert E. Stipe Professional Award is given to working professionals demonstrating outstanding commitment to historic preservation as part of their jobs. Dr. M. Ruth Little of Raleigh, one of the state's premier architectural historians for three decades, is this year's award winner.
The L. Vincent Lowe, Jr. Business Award is the highest preservation award given to a state business for promoting protection of architectural resources in North Carolina. Murray Gould and Gould & Associates received the award for 2002 for successfully rehabilitating and adapting historical buildings for new uses.
The Gertrude S. Carraway Award of Merit recognizes organizations and individuals demonstrating strong commitment to promotion of historic preservation. The 2002 winners include Saint Anne Catholic Church in Scotland Neck, Sidney Halma of Catawba County, and Merlyn Macon of Franklin County.
The 2002 Ruth Coltrane Cannon Award, North Carolina's most prestigious preservation award, was given to Lillian and Leslie Boney of Wilmington for their more than fifty-year commitment to historic preservation. The Boneys were leaders in the restoration of Wilmington's historic Bellamy Mansion.