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First Posted: Dec 6, 2012
Jan 6, 2012

NSLM Receives Special Award from the Middleburg Business and Professional Association

Reproduced with permission.

THE NATIONAL SPORTING LIBRARY & MUSEUM
A RESEARCH CENTER FOR HORSE AND FIELD SPORTS
PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE 1/6/2012

FROM: The National Sporting Library and Museum
102 The Plains Road
Middleburg, Virginia 20118
CONTACT: Mickey Gustafson, 540-687-6542, ext. 11 mgustafson@nsl.org


Caption: Middleburg Business and Professional Association Award Recipients

Photo by Cindy Pearson, Town of Middleburg, Ex-officio member of the MBPA board. Courtesy of the National Sporting Library and Museum.

NSLM Receives Special Award from the Middleburg Business and Professional Association

MIDDLEBURG, VA - At the December Middleburg Business and Professional Association annual awards presentation, the National Sporting Library and Museum received special recognition for the "outstanding community service and the extraordinary contribution it is making to our town." In the presentation, Genie Ford, a member of the association's board, stated: "This isn't one of our traditional annual awards but we felt it was important to recognize and honor this organization, not just for what they have achieved this year...but for the difference they are going to make for many years." Mickey Gustafson, Director of Communications and Education at the NSLM, accepted the award and thanked members of the community as a whole for the extent to which they "helped us achieve the goal of making a difference in Middleburg."

The National Sporting Library and Museum is dedicated to preserving and sharing the literature, art and culture of equestrian and field sports. Founded in 1954, the institution has over 17,000-books dating from the 16th-21st centuries. The John H. Daniels Fellowship program supports the research of visiting scholars. The Museum, a newly renovated and expanded historic building on the Library campus, houses exhibits of American and European fine sporting art. Information is shared through exhibitions, lectures, seminars, publications and special events. The NSLM is open to researchers and the general public. Admission is free. Library Hours: Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Museum Hours: Wednesday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday noon to 4 p.m. For more information, visit www.nsl.org. NSLM 102 The Plains Road, Middleburg, VA 20118

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