■ VisitLEX's campaign #ShareTheLEX earned the 2014 Best in Show award at the Lexington chapter's American Advertising Federation's Annual ADDY Awards Competition. In addition, the campaign also took home a Gold award as well as the Best Social Campaign and Ralph Gabbard Broadcast awards.
#ShareTheLEX was created and executed by Cornett Integrated Marketing Solutions, VisitLEX's agency of record.
■ Twenty-one women from nine counties have been nominated for Impact Awards which will be presented March 25 at the Bluegrass Alliance for Women's 8th Legacy Award Luncheon at the Clarion Hotel on Iron Works Pike.
The awards recognize women in Central Kentucky whose professional and/or community activities are empowering women and girls in the areas of leadership, education, health and well-being, equity and economic sufficiency.
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Nominees by county are:
Anderson — Deborah Catlett and Nettie Halvorson
Boyle — Nancy Smith and Paige Stevens
Estill — Susan Starling
Fayette — Dr. Nancy Cox, Stephanie Gudger, Ericka Harney, Rhonda Smith Henry, Linda Karns and Sheila Taluskie
Franklin — Betty Cowherd, Joy Harris, Dr. Patricia Higgins and Sarah Puttoff
Jessamine — Amy Cloud, Pamela Smith and Nancy Stone
Lincoln — Andrea Miller
Scott — Lori Saunders
Woodford — Lisa Johnson
The most outstanding Impact Award recipient will receive the Legacy Award.
In addition to award presentations, there also will be six $500 scholarships presented.
Reservation and sponsor information is on BAW's website: Bluegrassallianceforwomen.com.
Compiled by Dorothea Wingo