2013 Conclave | Recap: Day Five | The Awards Banquet

No Conclave would be complete without one last opportunity to toast friends and colleagues. This year at the Awards Banquet, THS officially awarded the following:

THS MEMBER(S) OF THE YEAR: LLOYD AND SANDRA HUFFMAN

2012 OUTSTANDING BOOK OF THE YEAR: AMERICAN SHOWMAN: SAMUEL “Roxy” ROTHAFEL AND THE BIRTH OF THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY by Ross Melnick

WEISS LITERARY COMPETITION AWARD: “USHERING IN THE FIFTIES AT THE MAGNIFICENT POLI (New Haven, CT)” by Max Brunswick

CREATING THEATRE HISTORY AWARD: PHILIP MORRIS (CEO, Proctors Theatre Schenectady)

HONORARY MEMBER OF THE YEAR: HUGH HARDY (FAIA)

THS also took a moment to wish Ian Williams, a longtime member from Australia, a happy 80th birthday that evening and the entire room joined in chorus to toast him.

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As the night ended and friends started to depart, all in attendance started to buzz with talk of next year. Make sure you join us for Conclave 2014: STEEL CITY. More information coming soon.
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This Conclave would not have been possible without the help of an army.
THS wishes to thank:
Ryan Mahoney; Schenectady Historical Society
Philip Morris & Dan Sheehan; Proctors, Schenectady, NY
Sean Allen; Palace Theater, Albany, NY
Don Rittner; Proctor’s, Troy, NY
Jon Elbaum & Karen Good; Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy, NY
Tony Rivera; Cohoes Music Hall, Cohoes, NY
Crag Cantillo; Edison Tech Center, Schenectady, NY
Art & Kylie Pierce; Capitol Theater, Rome, NY
Monica Price; Stanley Theater, Utica, NY
Richard Samrov; Glove Theater, Gloversville, NY
Michael Boland; Mohawk Theater, North Adams, MA
Brian Plouffe; Colonial Theater, Pittsfield, MA
Beryl Jolly; Mahaiwe Theatre, Great Barrington, MA
Emily Rossi; Crandell Theater, Chatham, NY
Chris Silva; Bardavon Opera House, Poughkeepsie, NY
Sheree Marcucci & Audra Petrucelli; Palace Theater, Waterbury, CT
Jeff Dunn; Thomaston Opera House, Thomaston, CT
Randale Nunley; Warner Theatre, Torrington, CT

And:

Karen Colizzi Noonan & Joe Masher, Conclave Co-hosts
Mike Hauser, Conclave Chair
Ken Bloom, Publications Director
Carol Klein & David Peredia, Auction Committee
Debbie Humphreys, Conclave Committee & Bus Scripts
Al Bosch, Bus Captain
Gary Parks, Logo Design
Gregg Davenport, Registration Desk

And finally, THS wishes to thank our sponsors:

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Duke’s Records | Schenectady Metroplex | Hampton Inn | Bow Tie Cinemas

One Comment

  1. Thank you so much. I am very excited to possibly have the opportunity to be involved. I consider myself an excellent speaker, gracious host and one who pays great attention to detail. I would love to be involved. Jim Kastner-Pittsburgh, PA

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