The Tall Ships America Conference in Erie continues tonight at an awards ceremony recognizing heroes.
Tonight is the annual Sail Training Awards Banquet at the Bayfront Sheraton Hotel.
It will wrap up the 40th annual conference that brought more than 200 people to Erie this week.
The Coast Guard members responsible for saving the crew of the Bounty, that sank during Super Storm Sandy, will be honored tonight.
The conference was held in Erie because Erie will host the Tall Ships Festival in Erie September 5th through the 9th.