2022 Achievement Awards Entries

Achievement Awards entries are separated by categories. However, submissions are not judged based on categories. *Submissions in blue denotes winning entry.

COMMUNICATIONS

Arlington County | Arlington Reads | Read Submission


*Chesterfield County* (Best Achievement Award) | Connecting All Community Residents to Public Schools | Read Submission


*Chesterfield County* | ‘Mental Health Is A Puzzle, But We Have The Missing Piece’ Youth-Centric Social Media Campaign | Read Submission


Fairfax County | Create a Caddisfly | Read Submission


Gloucester County | Current Conversations Podcast | Read Submission


*Loudoun County* | Presenting the People’s Records: Building Community Awareness of Historic Legacy | Read Submission


Montgomery County | XComms Team | Read Submission


*Pulaski County* | Innovative Solution to Human Capital Shortage | Read Submission

COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Arlington County | ReLaunch by BizLaunch | Read Submission


Chesterfield County | CARES: Small Business Workshops | Read Submission


Chesterfield County | Learning With You | Read Submission


Fauquier County | Career Cafe | Read Submission


Henrico County | EDA SWaM Initiative | Read Submission


Henrico County | Preparing Students for the World of Work – The Henrico Way | Read Submission


Loudoun County | Farmer Trading Cards | Read Submission


Loudoun County | Lasting Investments: Innovative Approaches to the Continuity of Public Service During the COVID-19 Pandemic | Read Submission


Page County | Alma Boat Landing and River Access Project | Read Submission


Prince William County | Agritourism and Arts Overlay District | Read Submission


Prince William County | E Commerce Overlay District | Read Submission


Prince William County | The IGNITE Grant Program | Read Submission


Prince William County | Mixed-Use Zoning District | Read Submission


*Prince William County* | Northern Virginia Bioscience Center | Read Submission


Prince William County | Small Business Project Management Program | Read Submission


*Rappahannock County* | Growing Rappahannock’s Future with FamilyFutures | Read Submission


*Richmond County* | County Bucks | Read Submission


*Wythe County* | Lot 24: Blue Star NBR & Blue Star Manufacturing | Read Submission

CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY

Arlington County | DPSCEM COVID EOC Logistics/Warehouse | Read Submission


*Arlington County* | DPSCEM COVID EOC Finance & Administration | Read Submission


*Botetourt County* | Botetourt Fire & EMS Agency of the Year | Read Submission


*Chesterfield County* | Chesterfield County’s Juvenile Detention Home Reimagines Behavior Management | Read Submission


*Cumberland County* | Cumberland County Unified Fire and EMS System | Read Submission


Henrico County | Division of Fire Apparatus Maintenance Videos | Read Submission


Henrico County | Division of Fire Day Sheet | Read Submission


Henrico County | Division of Fire Fleet Status Dashboard | Read Submission


Henrico County | Division of Fire Station Inspection Program | Read Submission


*Orange County* (Best Small County Award) | Whole Blood Project | Read Submission


Prince William County | Courageous Conversations and Reimagining Public Safety | Read Submission


*Prince William County* (Best Large County Award) | Early Diversion Program in Domestic Violence Cases | Read Submission


*Prince William County* | Northern Virginia Critical Incident Response Team (CIRT) | Read Submission


Prince William County | Public Safety Resilience Center | Read Submission

CUSTOMER SERVICE

Botetourt County | BOCOLibraries: Gold Star Customer Service | Read Submission


Chesterfield County | Early Literacy Trails | Read Submission


Chesterfield County | KPI Reporting for Staff Freedom and Responsibility | Read Submission


Henrico County | Communication for All Students and Families | Read Submission


Henrico County | Community Collections | Read Submission


*Henrico County* | Parent-Child Computer Work and Play Stations | Read Submission


Henrico County | Storyline | Read Submission


*Montgomery County* | Return to Home Program | Read Submission


Stafford County | Color-Coded Wayfinding System Enables Easier Navigation for Patrons on Stafford Government Campus | Read Submission


York County | In This Together: Digital & Health Literacy with York County Public Library | Read Submission

ENVIRONMENTAL

*Arlington County* | Residential Food Scraps Collection Program | Read Submission


Henrico County | Experience the James | Read Submission


Prince William County | Prince William Public Libraries Sustainability | Read Submission

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Chesterfield County | Resilient Chesterfield | Read Submission


Chesterfield County | Wellness Program | Read Submission


*Chesterfield County* | Providing an Opportunity to the Youngest in the Community to Become Future Scholars | Read Submission


*Hanover County* | Hanover County School-Based Mental Health Services | Read Submission


Henrico County | Equity Programming | Read Submission


*Henrico County* | Kids of Promise | Read Submission


Henrico County | PFAS Well Sampling Initiative | Read Submission


Henrico County | Picnic Tables for Outdoor Learning | Read Submission


*Henrico County* | Safety Around the Water: Learn2Swim Program | Read Submission


Prince William County | Spearheading Full-Time Telework | Read Submission


Prince William County | Training for Results | Read Submission


Richmond County | COVID-19 Testing & Immunization Clinics | Read Submission


*Stafford County* | “Stafford Cares” Program Becomes Vehicle for County to Support the Community | Read Submission

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Buckingham County | Solid Waste Recycling, Collection, and Management through Technology and Innovation | Read Submission


Chesterfield County | COVID-19 Water/Wastewater Assistance Program | Read Submission


*Chesterfield County* | StratIS Population Forecasting | Read Submission


Louisa County | Fiber Initiative Partnership | Read Submission


Prince William County | Prince William Public Libraries Bridging the Digital Divide | Read Submission

ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Accomack County | Continuity Program | Read Submission


*Campbell County* | Campbell LEADS | Read Submission


Dinwiddie County | STRIVE – An Unintentional Rebranding | Read Submission


Fairfax County | LEO (Leadership Excellence Opportunity | Read Submission


Henrico County | Cultural Heritage Series | Read Submission


Henrico County | Culturally Responsive Education Model | Read Submission


*Henrico County* | Embracing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Employee Conversations and Experiences | Read Submission


Henrico County | Meeting the Community’s Needs: The Evolution of County Hiring Events | Read Submission


Henrico County | Staff Retention | Read Submission


Loudoun County | VCE Loudoun Master Gardener Virtual Help Desk | Read Submission


Orange County | DOLI COVID-19 Training Implementation | Read Submission


Prince William County | On Demand Procurement Training | Read Submission

PARKS AND RECREATION

Chesterfield County | Web Applications: Innovative Passport to Parks Information | Read Submission


Fauquier County | Upper Rappahannock Water Trail | Read Submission


Franklin County | Bunnies on the Move | Read Submission


Hanover County | Matthew and Daniel Baron Memorial Hockey Rink Renovation | Read Submission


Henry County | Philpott Marina Group Campground | Read Submission


Loudoun County | Battle of the Bands | Read Submission


*Loudoun County* | Teen Micro Art Gallery at Loudoun County Public Library | Read Submission

REGIONAL COLLABORATION

Alleghany County | Alleghany Highlands Universal Fiber Broadband Coverage in Lumos Service Area | Read Submission


*Franklin County* | Blue Ridge Fire & EMS Academy | Read Submission


*Henry County* | Blue Ridge Fire & EMS Academy | Read Submission


James City County | Peninsula Financial System Users Group | Read Submission


Orange County | Barboursville Community Park Playground Renovations | Read Submission


*Sussex County and Surry County* | Shared Building Services Program | Read Submission

TRANSPORTATION

Culpeper County | The Culpeper Bike Bus | Read Submission


Loudoun County | Intersection Improvement Program | Read Submission


Loudoun County | Sidewalk and Trail Program | Read Submission


Prince William County | Enhancing Transparency and Public Participation in Transportation | Read Submission