book cover: Heritage Buildings of AmherstburgMeg Reiner, author of Heritage Buildings of Amherstburg, is one of the featured presenters for “Heritage Preservation in your Community,” the latest entry in the Alumni Meet-ups series, Wednesday, May 24.

Alumni Meet-up to focus on heritage preservation

How and why to protect buildings and objects that contribute to historical understanding and appreciation is the subject of a panel discussion Wednesday, May 24.

Moderated by Amherstburg mayor Michael Prue, the panel will feature:

  • Meg Reiner, author of Heritage Buildings of Amherstburg;
  • Dorian Moore, sessional instructor in the UWindsor Visual Arts and the Built Environment program;
  • Adam Coates, senior planner for heritage, urban design, and community improvement for the Town of Amherstburg; and
  • Richard Peddie, local community builder and owner of the River Bookshop.

Part of the Alumni Meet-ups series of monthly chats on interesting topics organized by the University of Windsor Alumni Association in partnership with the River Bookshop, “Heritage Preservation in your Community” is free and open to all. It will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Hole in the Wall, the community space above the shop at 67 Richmond St. in Amherstburg.

Find more details and register to attend on the event website.