The Lexington Advertising Club recently presented Addy awards to the following Central Kentucky advertising agencies, media outlets and communications professionals. Elevation Creative Studios received the Best of Show 2009 for a campaign for Jazzman Gourmet Restaurant. The Ralph Gabbard Television Excellence Award went to KET for the self-promotion titled "History Starts Now." The Public Service Award was given to FusionCorp Design MediaHouse for its Web site titled "Keep It Real" for the Bluegrass Regional MHMR Board. Other gold Addy winners included: TwoCan Marketing, Cre8tive Group, Cornett IMS, Preston-Osborne, Saybrook Advertising, Hammond Design Associates, Group CJ, Urban Productions, Meridian-Chiles Communication, WLEX-TV, Skidmore Advertising Group, Copy Express, 5ifth Element Creative, LARS Creative Studio, Rae House Creative Marketing, Bill Strauss Photography, Norton Center and University of Kentucky student Nick Dumont.
The Lexington Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners will honor Deirdre Lyons at the 2009 Winners' Circle Awards Luncheon on April 30 at the Marriott Griffin Gate. Other awards will be presented for Woman Business Owner of the Year, Public Policy Catalyst of the Year and NAWBO Member of the Year. Lyons is director of corporate design and project management of Alltech in Nicholasville. She was born in Dublin, Ireland, and moved to Kentucky in 1977. She is married to T. Pearse Lyons, president of Alltech. Each year the Lexington Chapter of NAWBO selects a recipient for the Winners' Circle Award, the highest honor bestowed by the chapter. The award recognizes a Kentucky woman who has shown outstanding leadership, financial stamina and control, contributed to her community through time and resources, understands and resolves complex issues and is dedicated to furthering women in business through personal support and mentoring.
Job D. Turner III, a member of the Lexington office of Greenebaum Doll & McDonald, has been named as the Lexington Best Lawyers Real Estate Lawyer of the Year for 2009 by Best Lawyers. Turner is a member of the firm's corporate and commercial practice group and its tax and finance group.
Compiled by Dorothea Wingo