The Historic Blooming Grove Historical Society was given a Stewardship award by the Madison Trust for Historic Preservation for refurbishing the back porch on the historic Nathaniel and Harriet Dean House, 4718 Monona Drive. The ceremony was held at the Garver Feed Mill on Oct. 13th. Ann Waidelich, President of HBGHS, received the award on behalf of the Society. The 3-season porch is now available for rent to individuals and groups who want to hold small events. Contact the Society for more information 608-249-7920.