Broome County Arts Council is accepting candidate nominations from the public for 2014 Heart of the Arts and Lifetime Achievement Awards.

The awards, nominated by the community and selected by votes of more than 100 BCAC members and the Board of Directors, honor individuals who have made significant contributions to and impact on the arts in Broome County. Official nominating forms and submission instructions are available for download on BCAC’s website at   Hard copies may be requested by calling 723-4620 or by e-mailing   The deadline for submitting Heart of the Arts and Lifetime Achievement Award nominations is 5:00pm June 20th to the Broome County Arts Council, 81 State Street, Suite 501, Binghamton, NY 13901. This year’s “HOTA” awards will be presented at BCAC’s 10th Annual Heart of the Arts Awards & $10K Challenge fundraiser, Monday, September 22nd at the DoubleTree by Hilton in downtown Binghamton.   For more information, call 723-4620 or e-mail