Downtown award nominees sought

The Downtown Lexington Corporation is accepting nominations for its 2010 Awards of Excellence.

The organization's six awards include the Urban Innovation Award honoring a trail-blazing business, Landscape and Streetscape Award for a business with an outstanding exterior, and the Leadership Achievement Award for an organization that contributes to the energy of downtown.

To nominate a business, send an e-mail to by 5 p.m. Aug. 31. The e-mail must include the business, organization or individual's name, as well as the award for which you're nominating them and a brief description of why they deserve it. For more information, call 425-2591.