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NACCHO Recognized for Innovation in Media and Publishing


 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 4/28/09
Contact Becky Wexler or Chuck Alexander
Burness Communications
(301) 652-1558
bwexler@burnesscommunications.com or calexander@burnesscommunications.com

 
Presented with a 2009 EXCEL Award
Washington, DC (April 28, 2009)—
The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is being honored by the Society of National Association Publications (SNAP) at its 29th Annual EXCEL Awards, which recognize the best and the brightest in association media and publishing.

As one of 181 winners selected from nearly 1,000 entries, NACCHO is being presented a Bronze Award in the Website - General Excellence category for taking bold chances and delivering excellence in the association industry.

“Congratulations to the National Association of County and City Health Officials, one of the recipients of our EXCEL Awards,” said Amy Lestition, CAE, SNAP’s Executive Director. “These publications demonstrate the importance of conveying content in a variety of formats to our constituents. Bravo to the publication and media association professionals for their mastery of the field.”

NACCHO will be honored and celebrated at the 29th EXCEL Awards Gala on June 4, 2009. Award winning entries are displayed at the EXCEL Awards Gala and are featured in the July/August issue of Association Publishing.

NACCHO may also be a winner of the distinguished EXTRA! Awards—presented to associations pushing the edge of the envelope further to innovate in an ever-changing publishing environment—which will be announced at the EXCEL Awards Gala in June. For more information on the Association Media and Publishing Conference and the EXCEL Awards Gala, visit www.snaponline.org.

For more information about NACCHO, please visit www.naccho.org.

NACCHO is the national organization representing the nation's nearly 3,000 local health departments. These agencies work every day on the front lines to protect and promote the health of their communities. NACCHO develops resources and programs and promotes national policies that support effective local public health practice.

SNAP is the one non-profit, professional society serving the needs of association publishers and communications professionals. Areas of expertise include: fostering effective relationships among publishers, communications professionals, and industry providers; developing and maintaining high editorial and advertising standards through our Excel Awards and Publications Review Program; providing members with the latest industry movements through bi-annual meetings, Lunch & Learn Seminars, the SNAP listserve, and Association Publishing, our bimonthly magazine; and, connecting professionals with career opportunities in association publishing through our Career Center.

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