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Commonwealth's Counties

Achievement Awards

Virginia Counties Recognized for Model Programs

The VACo Achievement Awards is a competitive program open to local government members of the association. Held annually, it recognizes local government programs in awards criteria that include innovation, cooperation and model practices.

VACo encourages all counties, big and small, to enter the Achievement Awards Program.

The winning entries will be recognized on VACo’s website and in a news release sent to statewide media outlets. VACo representatives also would like to visit BOS meetings to present the winners their certificates.

2022 Achievement Awards

The Virginia Association of Counties (VACo) is pleased to announce the 29 recipients of the 2022 Achievement Awards, which recognize excellence in local government programs. VACo received 100 submissions.

Winning entries focused on addressing issues of the pandemic, connecting citizens, and other challenges that counties face daily.  

Past Achievement Awards