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Duluth GA

Awards

2016-2017 Awards

  • Best Event within an Event GOLD Award for STEAM
  • Best Sponsor BRONZE Award goes to Kicks 101.5 Cumulus Media 
  • Duluth was ranked in the TOP 25 Places to Visit in Georgia by Vacation Idea Magazine
2015-2016 Awards
 
  • Metro Atlanta Redevelopment Summit 2016 Neighborhood Redevelopment Award for Parsons Alley
  • Duluth was ranked number 4 in the 10 Best Atlanta Suburbs for Millennials by Niche
  • Best Festival over $75,000 Gold Award for Duluth Fall Festival
  • Best Festival under $75,000 Bronze Award for Duluth Celebrates America
  • Best Event Program Silver Award for Barefoot in the City Art Week
  • Best Creative Idea Silver Award for Beach Night SummerStage Concert Series
  • Duluth was ranked in the Top 10 Most Beautiful Towns in Georgia by Culture Trip
  • Duluth was ranked number 4 in the 10 Best Atlanta Suburbs by Movoto
  • Duluth was ranked number 5 in the 10 Best Atlanta Suburbs for Families by Movoto
  • Duluth was ranked number 12 in the Best Places to Buy a Home in the Metro Atlanta Suburbs by Niche
2014-2015 Awards 

  • Artworks Gwinnett Fusion Community Impact Award for Community Partnership - Duluth Matters, City of Duluth and Duluth Fine Arts League
  • Community Impact Award for Community Arts Program – Barefoot in the Park
  • Community Impact Award for Performing Arts Organization – Red Clay Music Foundry
  • Best Festival under $75,000 Gold Award for Duluth Celebrates America
  • Best Festival under $75,000 Bronze Award for Howl on the Green
  • Best Creative Idea Bronze Award for Use of Toxic Waste Barrels - Howl on the Green
  • Best Marketing Campaign Bronze Award for Public Art Project: Ascension
  • Best New Event Silver Award for Georgia Cup Twilight Cycling Event
  • Duluth was ranked number 7 in the safest cities in Georgia ranking by Value Penguin
2013-2014 Awards 

  • Mayor Nancy Harris received the Artworks Gwinnett Fusion Vision Award
  • Barefoot in the Park Fine Arts Festival received the Artworks Gwinnett Fusion Community Impact-Community Partnership and Community Impact-Visual Arts Organization Awards
  • Duluth was ranked number 17 in the top 50 safest cities in Georgia ranking by Safewise
  • Duluth Fall Festival received the Kaleidoscope Award for Best Digital Media from the Southeast Festivals and Events Association
  • Duluth was ranked number 6 in the safest cities in Georgia ranking by Movoto
  • Duluth was ranked number 7 in best places in Georgia ranking by Movoto
  • Duluth was ranked number 4 in the most exciting places in Georgia ranking by Movoto
  • Duluth was ranked number 5 Best Cities to Live in Georgia by Credit Donkey
  • Duluth was ranked number 4 Best Cities to Retire in Georgia by Credit Donkey

2012-2013 Awards 

  • Duluth was ranked #10 in Georgia’s Best Places for Job Seekers (NerdWallet)
  • Distinguished Budget Award presented by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) (2013)
  • President’s Award – Judge Charles Barrett received this award from the Council of Municipal Court Judges of Georgia in recognition for outstanding service
  • Best of Gwinnett – Multiple Category Winner
  • US News and World Report ranks Duluth High School #9 and Peachtree Ridge High School #11 on the best high schools in Georgia list
  • Administrative Records Manager, June Hawkins, was  awarded the National Anderson Award for outstanding records keeping by Laserfiche
  • Public Service Award – Councilmember Marsha Anderson Bomar honored by the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce for outstanding Public Service
  • Parks & Recreation Director, Kathy Marelle,  achieved National Certification for Youth Sports, CYSA (Certified Youth Sports Administrator) and CPRP (Certified Parks and Recreation Professional)
  • Parks & Recreation Assistant Director- Recreation, Jason Rogers, achieved National Certification, CPRP (Certified Parks and Recreation Professional)

2011-2012 Awards 

  • PEDS Golden Shoe Award for Pedestrian Safety Enhancement for Davenport Road sidewalk project (2011)
  • ARC Development of Excellence for Exceptional Merit for a Context Sensitive Infill on Main Street for the Mathias/Streetsmarts building  (2011)
  • Georgia Municipal Association and Georgia Trend Trendsetter Award for Korean Task Force (2011)
  • ARC Community Choices  – Implementation Assistance Program for LCI (Livable Centers Initiative) (2012)
  • Liberty Bell Award – Judge Charles Barrett received award presented by the Gwinnett County Bar Association for outstanding public service (2012)
  • Duluth Planning Director, Glenn Coyne inducted into the AICP (American Institute of Certified Planners) College of Fellows (2012)
  • Special Recognition Award presented by the Georgia Council of Municipal Court Judges to the Duluth Municipal Court for its Teen Driver Court (2012)
  • Distinguished Budget Award presented by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) (2012)
  • Silver Circle Award for our 2012 Annual report presented by 3CMA (City/County Communications and Marketing Association) (2012)
  • Award of Excellence for our Duluth Life publication presented by 3CMA (City/County Communications and Marketing Association) (2012)
  • Best of Gwinnett – Chattapoochee Dog Park at Rogers Bridge Park (2012)
  • Best of Gwinnett – Downtown Duluth (multiple categories) (2012)
  • PEDS Golden Shoe Award for Walkability for the McClure Bridge/Irvindale Road Sidewalk Project (2012)

2010-2011 Awards 

  • Named One of the Best Affordable Suburbs in America by BusinessWeek Magazine (2010)
  • Received a Create Community Award from the Atlanta Regional Commission for Citizen Involvement through the creation of our Citizens Budget Committee (2010)
  • “Police Star” awarded to MPO Matt Baker and MPO Scott Parrish (2010)
  • “Medal of Valor” awarded to MPO Bobby Johnson (2010)
  • Parks and Recreation Department received first place at the State G.R.P.A. conferences for “Best Publication” for the Activity Guide and Park Informational Brochure (2010)
  • Oliver Scott and Jason Rogers, Parks & Recreation, received first place at the G.R.P.A. State Conference Tennis Tournament
  • Named One of the Best 100 Cities in America by Reader’s Digest (2011)
  • 22 years as Tree City U.S.A. recognition (2011)