DCAC’s Mayor’s Arts Awards presented Feb. 8

DEARBORN — The Dearborn Community Arts Council will present its 24th Mayor’s Arts Awards to seven honorees at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center.

The seven individuals and organizations have been selected for their achievements in the Dearborn community.

Award recipients are: Frank Padzieski, The Mayor’s Award; Isabelle Renaud, Artist/Performer Award; Kurt Doelle, Arts Educator Award; Leslie Greeneisen, DCAC Bravo Award; Cynthia Frabutt, Volunteer Award; University of Michigan-Dearborn, Patron Award; and Artists Society of Dearborn, Organization Award.

Admission is free; the public is welcome. A reception immediately following the ceremony will be in the Ford Center’s Studio A, and will also be open to the public.

No reservations are required. Any inquires can be directed to the DCAC office at 313-943-3095.

The Mayor’s Arts Awards were created by DCAC and late Mayor Michael Guido, to honor those members of our community who create, perform, educate and the support the fine and performing arts in the greater Dearborn area.

Master of ceremonies for this year’s event will be Brian Townsend of Dearborn. Among the groups slated to perform during the evening are the Prysm School of the Arts, the Dearborn High Thespians and a film montage of the DHS Film and Video program.