Community Pride Design Awards accepting nominations

The Community Pride Design Awards program is accepting nominations for outstanding projects that demonstrate quality development and enhance the community. Projects completed between Jan. 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012 are eligible. Nominations must be received by 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15. They may be e-mailed to or mailed to Community Pride Design Awards, P.O. Box 9810, Vancouver, WA 98666. The program was established in 1996 to recognize exceptional buildings, developments, and civic improvements. A public awards ceremony will be held in November. For more details and nomination forms, click here or contact Désirée de Monyé at 360-397-2375, ext. 4165.