PUBLISHED: 6:47 AM on Wednesday, July 23, 2008
Second Annual Mayor's Award for the Arts
Juneau Arts & Humanities Council invites nominations for the Second Annual Mayor's Awards for the Arts to be presented at a fund-raising event at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center on Oct. 23, 2008

Awards will be presented in six categories:

• Volunteer For the Arts: Recognizes individuals whose support for the arts through either volunteer work or donations has made a significant impact on our community.

• Business Leadership in the Arts: Recognizes businesses (profit or nonprofit) or individual business leaders whose efforts enhance and sustain the arts in Juneau, through donation or participation.

• Artist: Honors individuals for their creative contributions to the community

• Innovative Application of the Arts: Recognizes individuals, businesses or programs whose work uses the arts in new and inspirational ways to in some way improve our community.

• Arts in Education: Recognized individuals, programs, or businesses whose efforts advance the arts in education.

• Patron of the Arts: Honors individuals who make significant contributions of services and/or money to further the arts in the community.

Nominations are being accepted through September 15. Nomination forms are available at the Council offices or on-line at

Winners of the awards will be announced in October.

For more information contact Nancy DeCherney at 586-2787.