Winter 2008 |
February 28, 2009, the Metropolitan Community College Foundation will once
again sponsor the Restore Omaha conference, an educational opportunity for
pre-1950s property owners, repair specialists and community organizations to
learn and to share their passion for restoration and preservation of older
properties at MCC´s South Omaha Campus.
This year´s conference features keynote speaker Kelly Sutherline
McLeod, AIA, founder the of award-winning Kelly Sutherline McLeod
Architecture, Inc., a firm committed to the preservation, restoration and
revitalization of historically significant buildings using innovative design
concepts. She is the first female recipient of the prestigious Gamble House
Scholar in Residence program.
Learning sessions throughout the conference are offered on a wide breadth
of topics, from learning how to repair a historic window or discovering the
history of a property. The conference provides a diverse mix of experts
and hands-on sessions for attendees to take away new information for
specialized projects or get energized to continue their restoration work.
A Jam! Session out the conference, allowing participants an open forum to
share projects and ideas.
Conference registration begins in January. For more information, visit