Posts Tagged ‘recognition’

Raleigh Honors Landlord, Other Citizens

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

I had the pleasure of attending and presenting at the Neighborhood Recognition Awards held at the McKimmon Center last night (October 20, 2010). The awards recipients are selected by each of Raleigh’s Citizens Advisory Councils (CAC). The officers of the 18 Citizens Advisory Councils make up Raleigh Citizens Advisory Council (RCAC).

Each CAC nominates individuals, groups, nonprofits, grassroots organizations, and businesses for the Neighborhood Recognition Awards. Last night was a chance to recognize those individuals, groups, and businesses.

The SouthWest CAC recognized Bill Dumont, a landlord working closely with the Caraleigh community. Mildred Flynn helped me present the award to Bill. He talked about (more…)

Raleigh Neighborhood Recognition Awards

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

The Raleigh Citizens Adviosry Council (RCAC) hosts an annual Neighborhood Recognition Awards ceremony. This year, the awards ceremony will be held on Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at the McKimmon Center on Gorman Street. The evening will begin with a reception starting at 6 pm, followed by an awards ceremony at 7 pm.  The reception includes live jazz music. Friends, family, and neighbors are encouraged to share in the occasion.

During the past meetings of the South West Citizens Advisory Council (SWCAC), we selected and voted on (more…)

Motivating Without Money, Donna Warner Keynotes at Neighborhood Exchange

Monday, September 27th, 2010

The final part of the Raleigh Neighborhood Exchange was the afternoon keynote. I presented twice before the keynote with other neighborhood leaders at a session on High tech / low tech ways to help your neighborhood flourish. Donna Warner, an instructor at the University of North Carolina School of Government, gave the event keynote to over 150 attendees.

Donna Warner, keynotes at neighborhood exchange

The topic was Motivating Without Money. Warner started off by telling us about governing in  communities. Motivating without money is an important issue, but the reality is, (more…)

Call for Neighborhood Recognition Award Nominations

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010

Do you know an unsung hero that’s making our community a better place to live? At the September 2010 meeting of the South West Citizens Advisory Council (SWCAC), Monday, September 13, 2010 – 7pm at Carolina Pines community center , attendee’s will have the opportunity to vote on the Neighborhood Recognition Awards. At the August meeting, we discussed the topic and had a few suggestions from the audience.

If you have an individual, business, or institution that meet the criteria below, inside the SWCAC boundaries, please consider nominating them. Contact the SWCAC Chair (more…)