Business Awards

Home remodeler Millard Blakey of WreckCreations has received Kentucky's first National Green Building Standard Certification for the company's remodeling project at 743 Della Drive. The home was recognized for improvements in energy efficiency, water usage and indoor air quality. This home will be on tour during the Home Builders Association of Lexington's Tour of Remodeled Homes August 21-22.

David Shehee, supervisor of water quality and environmental compliance for Kentucky American Water, has been awarded the Kenneth J. Miller Founders' Award by the Kentucky/Tennessee section of the American Water Works Association. The award, named for a long-time volunteer leader in AWWA, recognized Shehee for his efforts on behalf of the international humanitarian organization, Water for People. More information about Water for People can be wound at

Compiled by Dorothea Wingo