River Action Inc., a nonprofit citizen’s action organization dedicated to fostering the environmental, economic and cultural vitality of the Mississippi River and its riverfront in the Quad-City area, is seeking nominations for its annual Eddy Awards.

Awards are presented in six categories for those who have done extraordinary work in the Mississippi River and its riverfront, including its tributaries: education (innovations, program, curriculum); design (renovation, new buildings, livability); river activity (recreation, relaxation); arts (performance, written word, fine arts); stewardship (environmental enhancement of the river); and revitalization (commerce, business, industry).

Past winners can be viewed at River Action’s website riveraction.org. Nomination forms are available at River Action, 822 E. River Drive, Davenport, or by calling 563-322-2969 for a faxed form. Nominations are now being accepted online at www.riveraction.org and via email at riveraction@riveraction.org.

Nomination information should include category, nominee, contact name for nomination, phone number and a description of why the nominee deserves an Eddy Award.

The deadline for receiving nominations is Jan. 15. For more information, call 563-322-2969.

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