The Garrett County Arts Council honors community members each year for their work for and support of the arts in the county. This year, the Friend of the Arts Award recipient is Odette Lueck, as announced at the annual meeting of the arts council on June 25. Lueck, who has volunteered over the past 15 years for several local arts organizations, was presented with the award by Joan Lyon, president of the council. Pictured at the ceremony are, from left, Karen Reckner, executive director of the arts council; the honoree; and Lyon. See the complete story on page A-11 after clicking on "Your Virtual Newspaper" above.