Nominations being accepted for female leader award

LEXINGTON, KY (AP) - The organization Women Leading Kentucky is accepting nominations for its annual leadership award.

The Martha Layne Collins Leadership Award was first given in 1999 to Collins, who is the only woman to have been elected governor in Kentucky.

Nominations are being accepted through Jan. 31 and can be made at Among the criteria necessary are leadership ability, service as a role model for Kentucky women and contributions as a volunteer.

The three finalists will be announced on May 26.

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