30th Anniversary of the LBOR River City Recognition Awards
Each year the Lawrence Board of REALTORS® honors two recipients with long-standing River City Recognition (RCR) Awards. 2022 will mark the 30th year for the RCR Awards, which go to a person/group who has made a Humanitarian Contribution to the Community, and to a person/group who has made an Architectural Enhancement in the Community.
Who will YOU nominate for an LBOR RCR Award?
Use the Nomination Buttons to submit your Nomination Form online.
Nominations must be received by Friday, October 7, 2022
2021 River City Recognition Award Recipients
Humanitarian Contribution to the Community
John Krehbiel and Tony Kaufman for their tireless work to provide shelter for those in need during the cold winter months in Lawrence and Douglas County.
L to R: Jill Stueve, Kent Fisher, John Krehbiel, Tony Kaufman, and John Huntington Jr.
Lawrence & Douglas County Health Department for their coordination and administration of COVID vaccinations.
L to R: Jill Stueve, Staff from Lawrence & Douglas County Health Department, and John Huntington Jr.
Architectural Enhancement in the Community
Lawrence Public Schools for the redesign and remodel of Lawrence High School.
L to R: Jill Stueve, Staff from Lawrence High School including Principal Cynthia Johnson, Superintendent Anthony Lewis, and School Board Member Shannon Kimball, along with John Huntington Jr.
2020 River City Recognitions Awards
Humanitarian Contribution in the Community: Meg Heriford, Ladybird Diner, and Ladybird Diner Pantry
2020 Architectural Enhancement in the Community: Women of Color Mural - Lawrence Public Library
2019 River City Recognition Awards
2019 Architectural Enhancement in the Community: Mike Logan
2019 Humanitarian Contribution in the Community: Fields & Ivy Brewery
Make a nomination now for the 2022 LBOR River City Recognition Awards. Use the buttons on this page to submit your nomination online.
If you prefer, a printable Nomination Form is available HERE.
The LBOR gave out the first River City Recognition Award in 1993.
- In May of 1993:
- The Architectural Award was presented for the project at 110 McDonald Drive, which had been the old All-Star Dairy.
- The Humanitarian Award went to the Celebration of Cultures.
- In November of 1993:
- The Architectural Award was presented to Douglas County Bank.
- The Humanitarian Award was presented to CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates).
A complete list of awards presented over the years is available HERE.