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2016 Achievement Award Winners Announced

The National Association of Counties (NACo) is pleased to announce that the winners for the 2016 Achievement Awards are now available in our searchable awards database. This year, NACo proudly awarded 618 entries from 112 counties in 34 states. The NACo Achievement Award Search Portal can find winning programs by cycle year, category and state dating back to 2007. To check out the 2016 Achievement Award Story Map click here.

Winners of 2016 Achievement Awards are cordially invited to the NACo Achievement Awards Luncheon from 12 noon to 2 p.m. on July 24, 2016 at NACo’s 2016 Annual Conference and Exposition in Los Angeles County, California. NACo will list each award winner in the event’s program booklet and honor the Best of Category winners on stage. To RSVP, please click here.

NACo would like to recognize the following 2016 Achievement Award Best of Category winners:

Category County State Program Title
Arts and Historic Preservation Russell County

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Crawford Park at the Historic Tuckabatchee Masonic Lodge
Children and Youth Alameda County CA SafetyNet Program
Civic Education and Public Information Henrico County VA Home Maintenance Workshops
Community and Economic Development San Diego County CA The Fishermen Market and Pacific to Plate  
County Administration and Management Maricopa County AZ Citizen Consultancy Program
County Resiliency: Infrastructure, Energy & Sustainability  Monmouth County NJ Monmouth County Community Rating System Assistance Program
Court Administration and Management Los Angeles County CA Audio Remote Interpreting (ARI) Assistance at Public Counters
Criminal Justice and Public Safety Clackamas County OR A Safe Place Family Justice Center: Wrap Around Services for Domestic Violence Victims
Emergency Management and Response San Diego County CA Butane Honey Oil Lab Safety Guide for Emergency First Responders
Employment and Training Chester County PA The County Cup
Financial Management Harris County TX Property Tax Audit Automation
Health Los Angeles County CA

Improving Care for Incarcerated Patients

Human Services Washoe County NV Crossroads Program
Information Technology San Diego County CA Improving Probation Officer Effectiveness with Mobile Applications
Libraries Maricopa County AZ Airport Library Lounge
Parks and Recreation Miami-Dade County FL Bike305
Personnel Management, Employee Training & Benefits Henrico County VA Fire Fit: An Intensive Focus on Firefighter Wellness
Planning Leon County FL DesignWorks
Risk Management Kitsap County WA Risk Check
Transportation Montgomery County MD Creation of Wiki Database for Bus Stop Inventory/ADA Compliance
Volunteers Baltimore County MD Volunteer Recognition Luncheon/Community Resources Publication