Spady Museum To Be Recognized As ‘Best Local Cultural Institute’


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Delray’s Spady Cultural Heritage Museum will be honored as the “Best Local Cultural Institute” during the annual Synergy Summit for Cultural and Heritage Tourism this month.

On May 10, the community leaders who manage The Spady Cultural Heritage Museum will be honored by their peers in the tourism industry for their work in pushing cultural contributions to the front of Florida’s many offerings.

Museum Director Charlene Farrington, Chief Financial Officer Sharon Blake, Museum Founder Vera Farrington and board members of EPOCH, the nonprofit organization that operates the museum, will be in attendance at the 2nd Annual Synergy Summit for Cultural & Heritage Tourism.

The group will be presented with the “Best Local Cultural Institution” award. The award presentation will be held from 12:30-2:15 p.m. during the “Best of the Best Tourism Power Players Awards Luncheon” at the Signature Grand, 6900 SR 84, Davie.

The 2nd Annual Synergy Summit for Cultural & Heritage Tourism will welcome local, regional and national tourism leaders; hospitality and travel professionals; and tourism-related small business owners to convene to share best practices in cultural and heritage tourism. The Summit will showcase cultural and heritage tourism businesses that are expanding the scope and economic impact in historical neighborhoods and multicultural communities.

To learn more about the Summit, held May 9-11, visit