Deadline Extended in Excellence in Government Awards Nominations

BGR pushes the last day to Sept. 8 at noon.

BGR -an independent, non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to gathering information on government and other public issues- has extended the deadline for nominations for the 2014 BGR Excellence in Government Awards to Monday, September 8 at noon.

Do you know creative, dedicated public employees who deserve greater recognition for their accomplishments? Do you know citizens who have worked to significantly improve local government? You can honor such people by nominating them for the BGR Excellence in Government Awards.


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The Awards:

Lifetime Achievement Award -recognizes sustained performance over a career in public service. Nominees with a minimum of 15 years of public employment are eligible. BGR will present up to two Lifetime Achievement Awards, with cash prizes of $1,000 each.


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Merit Award – recognizes outstanding performance by public sector employees. BGR will present up to four Merit Awards, with cash prizes of $500 each.


Innovation Award – recognizes employees who have used innovative solutions to address pressing problems. BGR will present up to three Innovation Awards, with cash prizes of $1,000 each.

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Citizenship Award – recognizes a private citizen who has worked to improve the quality of government. BGR will present one Citizenship Award. 


For more information, including how to submit a nomination, click HERE

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