DENVER (CBS4) – Some champions of historic preservation were honored Thursday night at the Seawell Ballroom in Denver.

Colorado Preservation Inc. held its annual Dana Crawford and State Honor Awards.

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CBS4’s Tom Mustin had the privilege of emceeing the event. His daughter Hayley also attended.

CBS4’s Tom Mustin with his daughter Hayley (credit: CBS)

The event honors individuals and organizations who have made a significant contribution in preserving Colorado’s historic buildings.

Among the honorees this year were former Bent County Commissioner Bill Long and attorney John Moye.

PHOTO GALLERY: Dana Crawford And State Honor Awards

Visit Colorado Preservation, Inc.‘s website to view a complete list of all the honor awards recipients.