The Pulse: Chamber of Commerce Awards
I recently found I'd won at least one second-prize award in the annual Kentucky Press Association competition, and was thrilled to death with that.
Possibly even more thrilling (mostly because it came out of the blue) was I found I am a finalist in the Printing/Marketing category for the Maysville/Mason County Area Chamber of Commerce's annual awards ceremony.
Granted, this award encompasses a much smaller area, and I'm one of 10 finalists and I don't expect to win. However, someone had to think well enough of me to nominate me to even be considered for the award, so I'm very pleased.
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The Chamber Awards ceremony will take place on January 27th at the Washington Opera House. I checked and still no web-related categories. C'mon guys, that's sooo 1990s. : ) Actually I'm only half-serious. John Carpenter, the Chamber's Executive Director, knows the importance of the web to Maysville. Under his direction, the Chamber has maintained their comprehensive website (www.maysvillekentucky.com) for many years now. It was one of the first official sites for the local area. Carpenter himself even kept a blog of the Chamber's activities for a time. Now if only all that tech-savvy can translate to the Awards.
The Pulse is a weekly series at the Maysville Kentucky Blog where we pull something we found in the blogosphere that relates to Maysville and share it with our readers.