The City of Bend Art, Beautification and Culture Commission is seeking nominations for individuals, organizations and businesses who made significant contributions to the celebration, promotion, beautification or preservation of the City’s arts, culture, natural environment or public spaces in 2006.
Award consideration will include residential, commercial and governmental beautification projects, multicultural and historical cultural events and programs, visual, performing and literary art programs and products.
This is the first year the annual Beautification award has been expanded to include areas of art and culture. Some past recipients have included the Humane Society of Central Oregon, Farewell Bend Park, REI Renovation of the Power House at the Old Mill, Brooks Resources Downtown Office, the Tower Theatre, and the Rotary Centennial Park.
Nomination forms are available on line through the City of Bend website at www.ci.bend.or.us or at City Hall. Nominations must be received by Monday, July 2, 2007. For further information, contact Patty Stell at 388-5517.