Citizens can support “rejoice all those who celebrate the arts” in Ames at the annual Arts Awards Celebration.

The Ames Community Arts Council will honor 11 folks and organizations starting at 1:30 p.m. June 27 at the Stephens Auditorium Garden, 1900 Middle St., in accordance to a information release. 

From volunteers to arts educators, the awards honor individuals who have “supported and inspired the arts by means of their incredible steps and exemplary assistance to the Ames local community,” according to a news launch. 

A life span accomplishment award will go to longtime Ames Historic Culture board member Ken Cameron. Nominated by the Ames Record Museum, Cameron’s encounter as an auditor helped him participate in a vital part as treasurer when the historical museum commenced to grow. 

“Known as a welcoming existence at member and community gatherings, his longtime perseverance to the Ames Record Museum and the city of Ames make him an great winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award,” a launch states.