Business awards: Week of May 13

Kimberly Hudson
Kimberly Hudson

The Curious Edge, a not-for-profit company that specializes in the testing and treatment of dyslexia, along with an array of language processing disorders, has received certification from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Kimberly Hudson is owner of The Curious Edge, located at 3306 Clays Mill Road, Suite 102. Phone: (859) 899-3343.

The Hon. Pierce W. Hamblin, a partner with the law firm of Landrum & Shouse, has received the 2013 Kentucky Service to Young Lawyers Award. This award is given each year to a person or organization for contributions to the professional and personal advancement and mentorship of young lawyers.

■ Lexington's Susan Lamb, Clerk of the Urban County Council has been recognized as the 2013 Municipal Clerk of the Year by the Kentucky Municipal Clerks Association. Lamb was nominated by Lexington Mayor Jim Gray and Cheryl Chasteen, president of the Bluegrass/Gateway/Buffalo Trace Municipal Clerks Organization.

Lamb serves on the KMCA board of directors as immediate past-president. She also is chair of the Handbook Committee. She has been Clerk of the Urban County Council since 2008 and has more than 25 years of service with the LFUCG.

Commerce Lexington has received recognition from the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Executives for Outstanding Print Communications — Newsletter (Business Focus magazine), Outstanding Publication (President's Update), and Outstanding Special Event (Kentucky Regional Tour) among local chambers of similar size.

The 2013 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards program is accepting online nominations through May 23 for the region's top small business leaders and entrepreneurs who have launched and are managing a successful business enterprise in Southern or Eastern Kentucky.

The top three finalists in each of the five EIEA categories will be recognized — and the award winners announced — Sept. 9 at the 2013 EIEA awards luncheon hosted at The Center for Rural Development in Somerset.

Online nominations will be accepted in the following EIEA award categories:

Business, small business, start-up, not-for-profit entity and young entrepreneur. To nominate a small business leader or entrepreneur for the EIEA program, visit

Compiled by Dorothea Wingo