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Cheyenne's Al Weiderspahn will deliver keynote address at Preserve Wyoming Conference

Keynote speaker Alvin Weiderspahn will discuss his efforts to rehabilitate Cheyenne’s Grier Building during a Preserve Wyoming Conference, April 29-30 in Casper.

The conference is sponsored by the Wyoming State Historic Preservation Office in partnership with Wyoming Main Street, Alliance for Historic Wyoming, Casper Historic Preservation Board, Wyoming State Historical Society and Yellowstone Garage.
Weiderspahn’s rehabilitation of the Grier Building is the state’s first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified project.
Other session topics during the conference include building restoration projects, the future of Wyoming’s historic schools and case studies of school preservation. Also, an advocacy session on preservation issues will be held with Wyoming legislators.
An awards ceremony will highlight the outstanding work and efforts of Wyoming’s Certified Local Government organizations and the Wyoming Main Street Program.
A walking tour of downtown Casper and the Yellowstone District will be held April 29 with a tour of Natrona County High School on April 30.
To register for the conference, please visit http://wyoshpo.state.wy.us. Persons with questions are asked to contact Ashley Rooney at 307-777-7566 or aroone@state.wy.us.

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