▪ The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety has recognized towing company owner Lee Roberts of Roberts Heavy Duty Towing & Recovery with a state award for outstanding highway safety efforts. It’s the first time the office has recognized a towing company with a safety award.
▪ Maynard Studios has been selected one of the 2016 Kentucky Business Pacesetters. It joins a group of businesses that will be recognized for changing the economic landscape of Kentucky by introducing innovative products, increasing sales and/or production, boosting employment, and serving the communities of the commonwealth.
Matthew and Karine Maynard are designers, blacksmiths and artists who use metal and architectural space as their media. They specialize in hand-forged custom stair rails, furniture and applied design. Their work has been featured in international books and periodicals. Their designs have been recognized by the National Ornamental & Miscellaneous Metals Association and the Artist-Blacksmith’s Association of North America.
The Kentucky Business Pacesetter Award ceremony will be at 10 a.m. May 3 at the Capitol Rotunda in Frankfort. For more information about Maynard Studios, call 502-859-3170, see more of their work at Maynardstudios.com, or join them on Facebook.
Compiled by Dorothea Wingo