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2017 Achievement Award Winners Announced

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2017 Achievement Award Winners Announced

The National Association of Counties (NACo) is pleased to announce the winners for the 2017 Achievement Awards. NACo recognized 607 entries from 109 counties in 29 states. All winners are available in our searchable awards database, where winning programs are searchable by year, category and state dating back to 2007.

Winners of 2017 Achievement Awards are cordially invited to the NACo Achievement Awards Luncheon from 12:00PM to 2:00PM on July 23, 2017 at NACo’s 2017 Annual Conference and Exposition in Franklin County (Columbus), Ohio. NACo will list each award winner in the lunch program booklet and honor the Best in Category winners on stage. To register for the Annual Conference, please click here.

Achievement Award winners were eligible for the Counties Matter Challenge: 100 Brilliant Ideas at Work. Click here to see the list of winners.

NACo would like to recognize the following 2017 Achievement Award Best in Category winners:

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Category County State Program Title

Arts and Historic Preservation

Miami-Dade County

FL

Miami-Dade County Movie & TV Map Tour

Children and Youth

Dakota County

MN

Birth to Age Eight Collaborative Initiative

Civic Education and Public Information

Iowa State Association of Counties

 

ISAC Voting in Iowa Video Series

Community and Economic Development

Oakland County

MI

Realtor to the Rescue

County Administration and Management

Orange County

CA

Implementing a Shared Services Strategy for Information Technology

Criminal Justice and Public Safety

Coconino County

AZ

Adult Probation Distance Learning

County Resiliency: Infrastructure, Energy and Sustainability

Prince George's County

MD

LitterTRAK and PGCLitterTRAK- Mobile apps for tracking progress toward cleaner and healthier waterways

Financial Management

Wake County

NC

Developing a Financial book Purchasing Model for Public Libraries

Health

San Bernardino County

CA

Everyone SWIMS Self Sufficient, Well-being, In House, Mental Health, Services Program

Human Services

Allegheny County

PA

Stand Together: A School-Based Anti-Stigma Peer-to-Peer Initiative

Information Technology

Los Angeles County

CA

LEADER Replacement System (LRS)

Libraries

Hennepin County

MN

Cedar-Riverside Community Outreach Program

Parks and Recreation

Oakland County

MI

OUCARES Day Camp and Staff Training

Personnel Management, Employment and Training

Mecklenburg County

NC

Building with our Veterans

Planning

Adams County

CO

The District Plan

Risk and Emergency Management

Camden County

GA

Brush Truck and Tanker Retrofit Program through a Public-Public Partnership

Transportation

Macomb County

MI

GovDelivery Incident Alert Service

Volunteers

Loudoun County

VA

Community Ambassadors Program