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Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird is seeking nominations for the four 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:

Nominations must be received by Leadership Lincoln by, November 8, 2019. 

Please contact Leadership Lincoln with any questions:  402.441.4661.


Past honorees:

  • 2018--Jim McKee and Linda Hillegass
  • 2017--Dennis and Nancy Carlson
  • 2016--Randy Hawthorne

The 2019 Luminary Award will be presented at the Winter Lights celebration Friday, December 6, 2019 at 6pm at Tower Square at 13th and "P" Streets.


Nomination Form

Nominee
Nomination
#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.
Nominator