Award recipients are notified by mail and are invited to accept their award in person at the ceremony location closest to their home. Plenty of seating is available for family and friends. The people who submit nominations are welcome to attend the ceremony too!
2017 Ceremony Schedule
Cedar Rapids: Wednesday, August 30 – 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
The Hotel at Kirkwood Center
7725 Kirkwood Blvd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
NOTE: there is road construction in the area!
Driving from the South: Take I380 North to the Airport/Ely Exit #13. Turn left onto Wright Brothers Boulevard. Turn right at Sixth Street SW. Turn right onto 76th Avenue SW. Turn right on Kirkwood Boulevard SW. The entrance to the parking lot will be on your left.
Driving from the North: Take I380 South to Exit 16 for US-30/US-151. Keep left at the fork following signs for US-30 East. Keep right following signs for Kirkwood Boulevard/Bowling Street. Turn right at the stop light onto Kirkwood Boulevard SW. The entrance to the event will be on your left just after you pass through the 76th Avenue intersection.
Cedar Falls: Friday, September 1 – 12:00-1:30 PM
University of Northern Iowa
Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center - GBPAC on Campus Map
8201 Dakota Street (Parking lot B is the best place to park)
Cedar Falls, IA 50614
Council Bluffs: Tuesday, September 19 – 2:30-3:00 PM
Location to be confirmed
Ottumwa: to be determined
Indian Hills Community College
St. John Auditorium (in Arts & Sciences wing) - Building A on Campus Map
525 Grandview Avenue (parking lot can be easily reached from Carter Ave.)
Ottumwa, IA 52501