eddy: 1. moving against the current. 2. a departure from the main current of thought or life.
River Action is seeking nominations for its 16th Annual Eddy Awards. Nominations can be made by completing the online form at the bottom of this article.
These awards recognize individuals, organizations, companies, schools or governments for outstanding riverfront activity or development "well designed and environmentally responsible."
The categories include:
1. Art (performance, written word, fine arts)
2. Design (renovation, new buildings, livability)
3. Education (innovations, program, curriculum)
4. Revitalization (commerce, business, industry)
5. River Activity (recreation, relaxation)
6. Stewardship (environmental enhancement of the river)
The deadline for receiving nominations is January 25, 2016.