Window preservation seminar to be held in Paducah

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Bob Yapp of Preservation Resources, Inc. will lead two workshops in Paducah for those interested in learning more about historic window preservation. The workshops will demonstrate how preservation can be both environmentally responsible and economically sound. Workshops will be held April 14-16 at The Grand Lodge, 121 North 5th Street, Paducah.

Window Restoration Boot Camp, a hands-on workshop for contractors and historic preservation students, will be 8 a.m.-5 p.m. April 14-15. Attendees will learn how to restore historic windows to modern, energy-efficient standards. It is limited to 12 attendees. The cost is $40 per person. Lunch will be provided by The Grand Lodge.

A classroom seminar, Old Windows Aren't a Pane-They're a Goldmine, will be hosted 10 a.m.-noon April 16. This is an informational session geared at educating the public on the economic and environmental benefits of restoring historic windows. This session is free and open to the public.

Preservation Resources, Inc. is a firm specializing in educating and promoting historic preservation and the economic and cultural benefits preservation brings to communities.

Workshops are sponsored by The City of Paducah, Paducah Renaissance Alliance, Western Kentucky Community and Technical College and the Midtown Alliance of Neighbors. For more information, contact Joshua Sommer at jsommer@ci.paducah.ky.us.