Business awards: Week of July 22

Sherri Keller

■ The National Association of Professional Women has named Fogle Keller Purdy's Sherri Keller as 2013 VIP Professional Woman of the Year. This award recognizes Keller's skills in the legal field, at FKP and in her community. Keller has been an owner, partner and member of FKP for more than 20 years.

Patti Nickell, a freelance writer for the Lexington Herald-Leader, has received the Best Feature in a Consumer Newspaper Award by the Caribbean Tourism Organization for her feature article on Dominica titled, "Beautifully Kept Secret," which appeared in the Herald-Leader Feb. 12, 2012.

The CTO recognized travel journalists covering the region at the CTO Media Awards Luncheon June 6 in New York.

Compiled by Dorothea Wingo