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Mayor Chris Beutler is seeking nominations for the third annual Lincoln Luminary Award, which is presented to an individual who has made a positive impact on the community and demonstrated Lincoln's values. The Lincoln Luminary Award is awarded annually to a resident of the City of Lincoln who has:

  1. Displayed consistent and intentional actions over a lifetime (whether that is 8 years or 80 years) that inspire others;
  2. May be an unsung hero who may not be recognized without this award;
  3. Gone above and beyond in making an impact on the community and its citizens; and
  4. Demonstrated the values of Lincoln.
    • Values include, but are not limited to:    
    • Caring
    • Character
    • Civility
    • Commitment
    • Compassion
    • Courage
    • Encouragement
    • Equality
    • Forgiveness
    • Grace
    • Giving Back
    • Gratitude
    • Honesty
    • Hope
    • Loyalty
    • Making a Difference
    • Mentoring
    • Peace
    • Perseverance
    • Respect
    • Responsibility
    • Sacrifice
    • Service
    • Teaching by Example
    • Team Work
    • Trust
    • Vision

To Nominate:

  1. Complete the online nomination form, or 
  2. Submit your nomination offline:
    • Mail:     211 N. 14th Street, Lincoln, NE  68508
    • Email:

Nominations must be received by Leadership Lincoln by, November 9, 2018. 

Please contact Leadership Lincoln with any questions:  402.441.4661.

Past honorees:

  • 2017--Dennis and Nancy Carlson
  • 2016--Randy Hawthorne

The 2018 Luminary Award will be presented at the Winter Lights celebration Friday, December 7, 2018 at 6pm at Tower Square at 13th and "P" Streets.

Nomination Form

#1 Please describe why you are nominating this person (please be specific).
#2 Please explain how this person's actions have been consistent and intentional over his/her lifetime.
#3 Please explain how this person’s actions have impacted Lincoln and/or its citizens.
#4 Please name and explain the value(s) this person has demonstrated through his/her actions.