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Announcing the Winners of the 2017 Building Safety Month Campaign Contest

We want to thank everyone who participated in our contest and helped to make it a success.

And special congratulations to the winners of the Building Safety Month Campaign Contest!

The joint campaign of Carroll County, Grayson County, the City of Galax, and the Town of Hillsville, was selected as winners in the division of Best Campaign – Small Locality!  The jurisdictions combined efforts to deliver a variety of programs in the region, including a kickoff event at a local Lowe’s store attended by over 375 people. State Delegate Israel O’Quinn read a joint proclamation of Building Safety Month; VBCOA Vice President Pete Mensinger awarded certificates of achievement to graduates of the ICC High School Technical Training Program, and a variety of organizations provided presentations and demonstrations throughout the day.


The City of Alexandria’s campaign was selected as the winner of the Large Locality prize!  The City’s campaign featured community outreach at local businesses, and partnerships with a variety of sponsors and organizations.  The kickoff event was attended by over 250 people, and featured training, demonstrations, door prizes and giveaways.


Congratulations again to all of the winners, who will receive catered lunch for the office, and a full day of training for up to 40 staff.


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