All-America Stories: Animeals

May 4, 2010

The first entry in our multimedia competition, the All-America Stories contest, arrived in our inbox recently. As we mentioned in an earlier post, this contest is open to everyone, not...

May 3, 2010

We're encouraging AAC participants (fnalists and winners past and present) to use this space tell their community stories. Here is an article about Bentonville, Arkansas, a 2010 finalist. "A Bentonville...

AAC-winner profiled in British Newspaper

April 29, 2010

Wichita, Kansas, an AAC winner in 2009, is the focus of this article on volunteering and civic spirit in Great Britain's largest circulation daily, the Daily Telegraph. Highlighted is one...

The Fiscal Challenges Facing Local Government

April 28, 2010

National Civic League Senior Vice President Derek Okubo will be presenting highlights of his national research into fiscal sustainability challenges for local government and school districts and the role of...

Important Dates for AAC Finalists

April 28, 2010

By Rusty Farmer My name is Rusty. I will be "go-to" person for anything hotel-related during the AAC event in Kansas City, Missouri.  I'm writing this blog post to remind...

April 26, 2010

2010 All-America City Finalist Webinar We are putting on an informational webinar to help finalists for the competition in Kansas City. The webinar includes tips on preparing for the event,...

An Invitation

April 26, 2010

By NCL Board Chair Sandy Freedman I would like to use the new AAC blog to invite everyone to attend the 2010 All-America City Awards in Kansas City June. This...

Buffalo, NY (region named AAC winnner in 2002 and 1996)

April 23, 2010

I live in Kenmore, N.Y., a first ring suburb of outstanding Buffalo, N.Y. Kenmore has been designated as top 10 neighborhoods in the U.S. for 2009 by the A.P.A. We...

Tell Us About Your All-America City

April 22, 2010

We would like to get some public participation going on this blog. Tell us something about an All-America City you know and love. It could be your hometown or a...

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