Category: Awards

2019 Haverford Nomination Form

It’s here! The nomination period for the #ELGLHaverford award is now open. Make your nomination for the 2019 award! Nominations due by midnight on October 31, 2019. More information: About the Haverford award Haverford award FAQs 2019 nominee list The ELGL Haverford Award celebrates the top companies that work with local government. We often say … Continued

2019 Haverford Award

The ELGL Haverford Award celebrates the top companies that work with local government. We often say “we’re all in this together” and that mindset shapes the way we work with the people who work in the private sector. We don’t differentiate between our members who work for local government, from people who work with local … Continued

2019 Haverford Award FAQs

These are some frequently asked questions about the Haverford Award, honoring the best companies working with local government. Does my company have to be a member to get recognized? No, but it certainly helps to be an ELGL member to fully understand and speak to our vision, mission, and values and how they align with … Continued

2019 Haverford Nominees

There are no nominees – yet! We’ll periodically post updates as nominations are submitted. Important Due Dates: Monday, October 14 – Nomination form opens Thursday, October 31 – Nomination due date Mid-November – Awards announced on

New ELGL Award Program: the Meagle

ELGL members frequently seek more information about workforce development, employee engagement, succession planning, work-life balance, and other human resources topics. We also know that many local government organizations are doing great work in these areas and want to showcase how they’re creating exciting, vibrant, and meaningful workplaces. And so – this summer, ELGL adds a … Continued

A Love Story About the Little Train Park That Could

Today’s Morning Buzz is by Brent Stockwell – connect with him on LinkedIn and Twitter!!! What I’m Listening To: All They Wanna Be, Madison Mars feat. Caslin What I’m Reading: Joyful: The Surprising Power of Ordinary Things… What I’m Watching: Kim’s Convenience, Season 3 on Netflix Earlier this month, Scottsdale, Arizona’s McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park was recognized with the … Continued

2019 #ELGLKnope National Champion

Congratulations to the 2019 #ELGLKnope Best Park or Open Space: McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park in Scottsdale, Arizona Scottsdale joins previous #ELGLKnope winners – Best City Hall, City of Peoria, Illinois in 2017 and Best Library, Pueblo City-County Library in 2018. This year’s contest was the closest #ELGLKnope to date, with 6,576 votes, and more than 5,000 … Continued

Vote Update: #ELGLKnope National Championship

63 votes. That’s all that separates the leader from the challenger: Log on to check the vote tallies (members-only resource). A reminder that #ELGLKnope posts on Instagram will be counted with double votes before the winner is announced on Monday, April 8, 2019! Vote today!

#ELGLKnope National Championship

Welcome to the #ELGLKnope National Championship! Voting opens on Monday, April 1, 2019 and concludes at noon on Saturday, April 6, 2019. Continuing this round: double points awarded for every park picture shared on Instagram with the hashtag #ELGLKnope. Don’t forget to tag @ELGL50! Why participate in the #ELGLKnope contest? This awards program is all … Continued

Investing in Parks & Recreation is Investing in Infrastructure

This #ELGLKnope guest blog is by Chris Floore, Public Affairs Director for Macon-Bibb County, GA. When governments talk about or the public hears about infrastructure, I imagine it’s referencing mostly roads, bridges, sewers, sidewalks, etc. The one component about improving a county that is typically missing from the infrastructure conversation, I’ve noticed, is parks and … Continued

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