Kentucky Historical Society
KHS Immigration Web Site Wins Award
FRANKFORT, KY (March 12, 2009)— The Kentucky Historical Society Immigration Web site, Our New Kentucky Home: Immigrant Experiences, recently received a gold ADDY ® at the 2009 Lexington ADDY ® Awards ceremony. The award honored the design work of Elevation Creative Studios, of Lexington, Ky.
The Web site, http://history.ky.gov/immigration/, is an online exhibition that shares the stories of immigrants who came to Kentucky to create a better life for themselves and their families.
“It is always a pleasure to work with the team at Elevation,” said Kent Whitworth, KHS executive director. “We were happy to hear that the firm was honored for their impressive work.”
The Lexington Advertising Club presented the award at the 2009 Lexington ADDY ® Awards ceremony on Saturday, February 21. Elevation picked up eight other gold awards as well as Best of Show, the highest honor of the awards ceremony, for work done for the Jazzman Gourmet Restaurant.
Sponsored by the American Advertising Federation (AAF), the ADDY ® Awards recognize creative excellence in advertising. Winners of district ADDY ® Awards will progress to a regional competition and, finally, the national level. National ADDY ® Award winners will be recognized at the AAF National Conference in June.
An agency of the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, the Kentucky Historical Society, since 1836, has provided connections to the past, perspective on the present, and inspiration for the future. KHS operates the Old State Capitol, the Kentucky Military History Museum, and its headquarters, the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History. Since 1999, the thirty-million-dollar Center has welcomed more than one million visitors. For more information about the Kentucky Historical Society and its programs, visit the Web site at www.history.ky.gov.