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Town Wins Statewide Award for Communications

The Town of Garner recently won three 2021 Excellence in Communications Awards from N.C. City and County Communicators.

the award include second place statewide for a Garner Veterans Memorial audio tour featuring tour guide and veteran Spencer Cardwell. this award-winning project was the result of a unique collaboration among staff in  Communications and Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources and individuals in the community The next time you are at the memorial at Lake Benson Park, scan one of the QR codes on the signage and start listening to this fantastic narrative. You can also find it on YouTube

The Town also won a second-place award for the 2020 Popular Annual Financial Report. the publication was the result of a collaboration between staff in Communications and Finance Earlier editions of this report have received numerous honor from NC#C and from the Government Finance Officers Association. The report is one more was the Town seeks to be transparent and to make important information easily digestible. You can find the 2020 PAFR online.

In addition, the Town took home second-place honors for a father-son photo made during a community vigil held outside Town Hall last summer amid calls nationwide for racial justice and reconciliation. Communications staff made the photos for the event.


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