2017 Region J Awards
The TJCOG Board of Delegates has established four awards that will highlight individuals, both elected and non-elected officials that are promoting regionalism and collaboration in the Triangle J region. Each award represent a set of core values that together contribute to the success of our region and local governments.
- The 2017 Region J Vision Award recognizes non-elected officials who excel in excellence, innovation, collaboration and leadership in problem solving among local communities and their partners.
- The 2017 Region J Public Service Award recognizes a state or local elected official for outstanding service to the region.
- The Brian R. Benson Memorial Award for Community Appearance honors physical projects, individual, or community efforts or policies and programs that improve overall community appearance.
- The 2017 Regional Advocate Award, given in memory of Garland Herbert Stout, recognizes individuals who have given their time, talent and skills to the Triangle J Region, its communities, and to TJCOG programs and activities.
Nominate an individual here!
Local Government Showcase: Urban-Rural Partnerships
Submissions Due by August 16th
Has your local government organized or participated in a unique urban-rural partnership? Is your staff engaging in regional strategies that encourage dialogue across urban and rural communities? Apply to be a part of our Local Government Showcase - an exciting display of urban-rural connection and opportunity. Selected participants will present to attendees during A Future Together.
A Taste of the Region
At the conclusion of the TJCOG Regional Summit, attendees will join together for a networking hour & reception to celebrate award recipients and enjoy small bites and beverages from local vendors across our many local communities. Interested vendors from the Triangle J region should contact Ellen Norris at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Space is limited.
Katherine's Garden - Chatham County
Norm's Farm- Chatham County
Carolina Packers, Inc. - Johnston County
Sherry's Signature Cheesecakes- Johnston County
C.V Pilson Farm- Moore County
Brittle Bits By Rain, LLC- Orange County
Ginny O's Gourmet Cheese Straws - Wake County
Double Barley Brewing- Johnston County
For information on Summit Sponsorship, please contact Alana Keegan at email@example.com or 919.558.2706.