The competition is open to any Washington city or town. Entries are submitted by category; each category has one winner. Entries can either be electronic or mailed. A completed entry must include:
Email your entry to firstname.lastname@example.org. Materials can also be mailed to AWC, 1076 Franklin St. SE, Olympia, WA 98501.
Questions? Call Karen Tanner at AWC, 360-753-4137 or email@example.com.
Consider entering any project or program that was in place within the past two years. No limit on entries per city; however, you must choose only one category per entry. What can you enter for 2017?
An arts-based approach can introduce vitality into any community. How are you developing your city’s creative side to foster community social and emotional well-being?
Small businesses and entrepreneurs often drive job creation and innovation in local economies. What strategies and collaborations have you pursued to create a more business-friendly city?
What big or small public works project has your city taken on? During this challenging fiscal time, how have you marshalled innovative ways to get the job done?
Small cities are unique. Cities and towns with populations less than 7,500 may enter this category and any type of project is eligible.
Youth are the future of our cities. How have you engaged and empowered youth in your community to affect meaningful change in your city and neighborhoods?
Judges look for these elements in your entry:
View videos from 2016 winners.
AWC Board of Directors
Employee Benefit Trust
Risk Management Service Agency
Workers Comp Retro
Drug & Alcohol Consortium
AWC Annual Conference
City Action Days
Healthy Worksite Summit
Labor Relations Institute
Partner with AWC
Center for Quality Communities
Municipal Research and Services Center
National League of Cities