KINGSTON, NY, May 15, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The Beacon Peace Award recognizes 10 organizations that bring peace through the work they do in their field. Every year, The Center for Bringing About Peace, an educational gathering of informed beings honor special people or organizations, who contribute to peace in a variety of fields. In 2014 one of the awards will go to Chronogram, a publication that has an enlightened focus on the arts, culture, and spirit. The award ceremony will take place at the historic Howland Center, on Main Street in Beacon, Sunday, May 18th at 2 PM. The ceremony is open to the public.
Created by Hudson Valley natives Jason Stern and Amara Projansky, Luminary Publishing is an independent media company based in Kingston, New York that specializes in creating media that illuminates the Hudson Valley. Their flagship monthly magazine, Chronogram, quickly flourished into an invaluable resource for the Hudson Valley--delivering an uncompromising editorial vision that reflects the Hudson Valley lifestyle.
Throughout the years, Chronogram's mission to nourish and stimulate the cultural life of the Hudson Valley has been resolute while keeping pace with the advent of new media technologies. The re-launching Chronogram.com in 2013, creating a vast social media following, and most recently introducing a series of Hudson Valley events to the area has only proven Chronogram's success. Their 20th Anniversary Block Party attracted over 3,500 Hudson Valley natives and visitors to uptown Kingston and will be returning for a second year on August 16th.
"To receive this award only reinforces that what we do every day makes a real difference to the Hudson Valley," Amara Projansky, CEO of Luminary Publishing said. "Over 20 years later, our mission is still strong--and is continuously growing stronger."
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