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National Public Works Week awards program announced

CPWA is pleased to announce the CPWA National Public Works Week awards program for 2012. This is the 52nd year of celebration for National Public Works Week in North America. Since its beginning in 1960, agencies, municipalities, and regions have used this week to educate and inform the public about the essential role that public works plays in the quality of their community life. Equally important are promoting the choice of public works as a career choice for the working force of the future and recognizing those whose who currently serve in these crucial public roles.

We invite your agency and community to join in the celebration and to join the CPWA National Public Works Week awards program. Criteria for the judging is available in the announcement/criteria/application link listed below.

The theme for the 2012 campaign celebrates the lasting contributions that public works projects make in our communities - Public Works: Creating A Lasting Impression. The theme also recognizes that inspiration comes from many places in our lives. In public works, inspiration is all around us.

Once again, CPWA will recognize "first time entries" in their own "first time" submitter category as well their own appropriate size category. This year, we will also acknowledge the runner up in each category with an "Honorable Mention." The categories for 2012 will be:
• First Time Entry: Any community submitting their NPWW events for the first time.
• Small Centres: Populations: 75,000 and Under
• Medium Centres: Populations: 75,001 - 250,000
• Large Centres/Metropolitan Centres: Populations: over 250,001