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For Immediate Release:
June 12, 2003
 
 

Region of Peel Staff Win Eleven Awards for Communications Excellence

(Brampton) - Region of Peel staff members were recognized during Regional Council on Thursday, June 12, 2003 for their success in earning eleven awards for communications excellence.

Every year, as part of the Region's mandate to measure its performance, Regional departments and divisions make submissions to a range of award and recognition programs.

"This is a great achievement," said Roger Maloney, Chief Administrative Officer. "We have an excellent team with truly talented staff. Their creativity and commitment to quality service are the contributing factors to winning these impressive awards."

For each award, Communication Services staff worked with their clients to develop and implement creative, results-oriented and cost-effective strategies to communicate and promote Regional programs and services.

The following is a breakdown of Region of Peel programs that won:

International Association of Business Communicators/Toronto Ovation Award, presented at Toronto's historic Capitol Event Theatre on April 15, 2003:

  • Peel Children's Water Festival won Award of Merit for Communications Management

  • Peel Organics Demonstration Project won Award of Merit for Communications Management

  • The School Health Profiler won Award of Merit for Publications

Canadian Public Relations Society (Toronto Chapter) Achieving Communications Excellence (ACE) Award, presented at the Liberty Grand in Toronto at a gala presentation on April 30, 2003:

  • West Nile Virus Program won Gold for Public Sector Campaign of the Year

  • Peel Children's Water Festival won Gold for Community Relations Campaign of the Year

  • 1, 2, 3 That's the Key, Three Bag Limit Program won Silver for Community Relations Campaign of the Year

  • Clear Scents Program won Bronze for Community Relations Campaign of the Year

  • The School Health Profiler won Silver for Publications

International Association of Business Communicators Gold Quill Award

  • Well Worth It! Executive Breakfast Series won Award of Excellence for Publications

Dalton Pen Communications Award

  • Computer Upgrade for Peel's Information Devices (CUPID) logo won Honourable Mention for Illustration/Logo

  • I Can Manage Electronic Newsletter won Award of Excellence for Electronic Communication - Publications

"These awards are a reflection of the exceptional and hard-working staff who collaborate to make a significant contribution to the Region of Peel and its residents," said Kent Gillespie, Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor.

International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) and the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) are widely recognized associations for communications professionals.

 
MEDIA CONTACT:
Kent Gillespie
Commissioner of Corporate Services
and Regional Solicitor
Region of Peel
905-791-7800, Ext. 4315

Communication Services, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton, ON L6T 4B9 Phone: 905-791-7800, Fax: 905-791-0595 , e-mail


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