Briggs receives Jefferson Award for volunteerism

Staff Writer

The Jefferson County Historical Society is proud to announce that Brookville resident Carole Briggs has been selected as a recipient of a Jefferson Award for Public Service through Volunteerism. The award was presented to her at a gala event at the Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh on May 9, 2018. The citation accompanying the award recognized Briggs’ 30 years of preserving and presenting the history of Jefferson County with the Jefferson County Historical Society. She has been executive director, exhibit designer, grant writer and is currently curator. She has written or contributed to several books about Jefferson County.