The Heart of Danville honored outstanding local achievements in downtown revitalization and development during its 2013 annual meeting on Thursday at Jacobs Hall Museum on the Kentucky School for the Deaf campus.
Businesses, organizations and individuals were recognized for helping improve downtown Danville and for having a positive impact on the community.
The winners of the revitalization awards are:
Heart and Soul Award/Downtown Hero: Mary Jo Joseph. The Heart and Soul Award is presented to a person who puts his or her “heart” into preserving downtown and “walks the walk” when it comes to Main Street.
The Pulse Award/Business Excellence Award: The Great American Brass Band Festival. This award is given to a business that keeps downtown “alive” by having its “finger on the pulse” of downtown activities. The Business Excellence Award is given to the business that has been a sustaining force to the economic vitality of downtown Danville.