At 2010 Upper Arlington State of the City Address, a series of community awards will be presented to individuals and groups who have made a significant contributions to community during the past year. The address is set for Monday, Jan. 25.

The awards will be presented in the following categories:

Business of the Year : This award recognized a local business that is actively involved in the community through support and participation in community service projects, providing financial or in-kind support for causes or events, or bringing other significant benefits to the community through its presence in Upper Arlington. Community Enrichment: This award is presented to an individual or group that has spearheaded or is involved in a project or program that enhances the city's quality of life. Such programs can be in a many areas, including the arts, education, recreation, cultural diversity and enhancement of the natural environment. Community Safety: Theis award is presented to an individual or group actively involved in programming to raise awareness of or improve the overall health and safety of members of the community, or for a significant one-time act to help others in the community during their moment of need. Super Senior: Our Super Senior is an individual who continues to be actively involved in his/her community through volunteer service, taking a leadership or participatory role in community programs, and setting a shining example for other seniors to follow. Youth Award: Presented to a youth individual or group actively involved in volunteer service, or the participation in and development of community programs to benefit others, and setting an example to other members of Upper Arlington's youth. Nomination forms can be obtained at or by calling the city manager's office at 583-5057. The deadline for submitting nominations is Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2010.