PreserVISIONists: The Next Generation of Historic Preservationists in Charleston, SC
Who is a PreserVISIONist? A PreserVISIONist is an individual with a passion for history, architecture, Lowcountry culture, and the overall livability of Charleston and the surrounding communities. This is someone who is interested in learning more about Charleston’s rich history and enjoys a variety of educational and social events that support non-profit organizations in Charleston; a young professional interested in networking with others who share a passion for this region, values advocacy and giving back to the community. The PreserVISIONists are a young professional membership group supporting Historic Charleston Foundation.
What will you do? PreserVISIONists may enjoy a variety of annual events such as socials, educational events, family events, and exclusive PreserVISIONist only events while supporting Historic Charleston Foundation’s mission-driven work through membership-dues and other outreach events.
What are the benefits? Membership in the PreserVISIONist includes early access to tickets for organized events, discount shopping at Shop Historic Charleston, and complimentary admission to the Nathaniel Russell and Aiken-Rhett House Museums. Historic Charleston Foundation will also be send out a quarterly newsletter to the PreserVISIONist members providing insight into current issues or successes in the world of preservation in Charleston and how to get involved. PreserVISIONists will also be the first to know about new programs and events with the Foundation.
What is the commitment? PreserVISIONists are asked to pay an annual membership fee of $150 per person, or $200 per couple. The Foundation aims to build a membership community of young professional PreserVISIONists and encourage current members to invite friends and colleagues into the group. Please follow the link to sign up and submit your 2023 dues. https://hcfsc.info/preservisionistmembers
The 2023 PreserVISIONist Calendar of Events is in the works and we hope to have it finalized by January 2023. Programs will include a variety of educational, social, and family-oriented programs that may include:
We’d love to hear your feedback! What do you think this group should work towards? What kinds of events do you want to see? Fill out our survey and let us know!