DURHAM, N.C. – Who will walk away with the prestigious Golden Leaf statue for their Durham property voted to have outstanding curb appeal? Be sure to attend next week’s 2012 Golden Leaf Awards for Community Appearance to find out.
This year’s ceremony is set for Thursday, October 4, 2012. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. at the newly renovated MDC headquarters, located at 307 W. Main St. in downtown Durham. The event is free and open to the public and Durham residents are encouraged to attend.
The Durham City-County Appearance Commission, Keep Durham Beautiful, Inc., and the Durham City-County Environmental Affairs Board are recognizing properties that raise the bar for excellence in design and maintenance in Durham. These prestigious awards are given to highlight the value that Durham puts on community appearance.
Visit http://www.DurhamGoldenLeaf.org to review the complete list of categories for this year’s slate of nominees, as well as driving directions and parking information.
There is also still time to become a sponsor of the 2012 Golden Leaf Awards. Visit the Keep Durham Beautiful website at http://www.KeepDurhamBeautiful.org and click the “Donate” link at the bottom of the page.
For information or questions about next week’s event, contact Anne Kramer with the Durham City-County Planning Department by email at Anne.Kramer@DurhamNC.gov or by phone at (919) 560-4137, ext. 28271.