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County Earns 38 NACo Achievement Awards

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. (May 24, 2023) – Charlotte County has earned 38 National Association of Counties Achievement Awards, the organization announced Friday. The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that strengthen services for residents. The award total exceeds a record set last year by 15 awards.

Each year, NACo’s Achievement Awards are given in 18 categories that reflect the comprehensive services counties provide. The categories include children and youth, criminal justice and public safety, county administration, information technology, health, civic engagement and more. Launched in 1970, the program is designed to recognize innovation in county government.

“The Achievement Awards demonstrate excellence in county government and the commitment to serve our residents every day,” said NACo President Denise Winfrey. “This year’s winners represent some of the most innovative and collaborative efforts we have seen in over 50 years of presenting these awards.”

“These awards confirm that the many ways we deliver exceptional services to our community are models to follow across the country,” Charlotte County Administrator Hector Flores said. “We pursue awards from trade organizations like NACo as a way to illustrate to our residents and stakeholders the commitment county employees have to fulfilling the mission, vision and values of Charlotte County government. Congratulations to everyone involved in creating and administering these programs and services.”

To view the full list of awards and read a synopsis of the programs that earned them, visit Enter Charlotte County in the search box. To learn more about the National Association of Counties, visit


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