Randy Hawthorne, executive director of the Nonprofit Hub and Volunteer Partners, received the first Lincoln Luminary Award at the Winter Lights event Sunday (Dec. 18). Mayor Chris Beutler presented the award.57699760e39d0-image

Hawthorne has been involved with the Lincoln Community Playhouse, Rotary Club #14, Leadership Lincoln, TEDx Lincoln, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Gathering Place, the American Marketing Association and other local nonprofits. He also mentors young professionals to develop leadership and entrepreneurial skills, and for 20 years, he has worked with the Launch Leadership Program for middle school and high school students.

Leadership Lincoln facilitated the selection process for the award, which honors an individual who “has displayed consistent and intentional actions that demonstrate Lincoln’s values and has gone above and beyond in making an impact on Lincoln and its citizens.”

Source: Lincoln Journal Star