Long Beach awards

Long Beach Receives Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award

city-of-long-beach The City of Long Beach has received a Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award for “Sustainable Practices, Communities or Facilities” for the Downtown Plan, including successes with the new Civic Center, Mobility Element and LED streetlight conversation.

Long Beach Receives Three Awards From The American Planning Association

city-of-long-beach The City of Long Beach has received three awards by the American Planning Association (APA) California Chapter, including an Award of Excellence for the Alcohol Nuisance Abatement Ordinance (ANAO). APA California each year recognizes exceptional planning achievements and influential works by individuals, cities, agencies, non-profits, and businesses statewide.

EcoHouse to Receive Sustainable Innovation Award

ecohouse Howard CDM’s recently completed project EcoHouse, a state-of-the-art daycare and preschool facility that serves infants and children affected by homelessness, has been selected to receive the Merit Award for Sustainable Sites at U.S.

CAPIO Presents Long Beach Water Department With Two Excellence in Communications Awards

lb-water2 The Long Beach Water Department is the recipient of two Excellence in Communications Awards from the California Association of Public Information Officials (CAPIO) for its “MissionH2OLB” conservation campaign. The awards were presented Wednesday, April 13 at the 2016 Annual CAPIO Conference in Olympic Valley to honor outstanding public agency information and communications programs.

Long Beach City Prosecutor’s Office Names 2016 IMPACT Awards Winners

city-of-long-beach The Long Beach City Prosecutor’s Office is proud to announce the winners of this year’s IMPACT Awards, presented to individuals and groups who, working with the City Prosecutor’s Office, have made “a positive, significant impact in the City of Long Beach in the past year.” This is the 5th consecutive year of the City Prosecutor IMPACT Awards.

Arts Council for Long Beach Receives $20,000 NEA Award

arts-council In its first 50 years, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) awarded more than $5 billion in grants to recipients in every state and U.S. jurisdiction, the only arts funder in the nation to do so. This week, the NEA announced awards totaling more than $27.6 million in its first funding round of fiscal year 2016, including an Art Works award of $20,000 to the Arts Council for Long Beach to expand its efforts to market Long Beach as a vibrant cultural community.

Port Awards $383,200 to Local Community Organizations

port-of-long-beach The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners voted Friday to award 77 sponsorships totaling $383,200 to local community organizations to help engage and inform residents about the Port of Long Beach’s mission. From helping needy children to celebrating Long Beach’s rich diversity, the local groups receiving the sponsorships represent a wide cross section of the city and support causes such as the arts, environment, social justice and historic preservation.

Long Beach Branch NAACP Hosts 36th Founders Gala Awards Presentation & 75th Anniversary

unsung sheroes Long Beach Branch NAACP will turn 75 years old. The Branch was founded in 1940 by Ernest McBride, Sr., Lillie Grigsby, Zelma Lipscomb and other community activists. Immediately after the branch was chartered, they launched efforts to remove barriers of racial discrimination in housing, education, and employment.

City, Port and Transit Awarded $23 million from Los Angeles County Metro For Transportation Improvement Projects

bike-vista3 The City of Long Beach, Port of Long Beach, and Long Beach Transit were awarded a combined $23 million from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) today for transportation infrastructure improvement projects in all funding categories by Metro.

Lambda Democratic Club to Host 34th Annual Human Rights Banquet and Awards Dinner

lambda-democratic-club The Long Beach Lambda Democratic Club will be hosting its 34th annual Human Rights Banquet and Awards Dinner on Saturday, October 17, 2015.  This year’s banquet will be held at the Hyatt Regency Long Beach, 200 S. Pine Ave., Long Beach, CA 90802.

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