Matt Bach, Director of Communications
Michigan Municipal League
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 28, 2012
Michigan Municipal League, Dan Gilmartin Receives 2012 Diamond Awards from Executives Association
DEARBORN, Michigan (Sept. 27, 2012)—-The Michigan Municipal League is proud to announce that the organization was the recipient of three Diamond Awards Thursday (Sept. 27, 2012) from the Michigan Society of Association Executives at The Henry in Dearborn.
The League earned the MSAE’s Diamond Award in government relations for our work on the personal property tax issue and related Replace Don’t Erase campaign. The League was also honored for its public relations campaign about placemaking, which included the League’s book The Economics of Place: The Value of Building Communities Around People, which continues to be talked about, used in college classrooms and purchased on Amazon.com.
However, the biggest honor of the night was bestowed on our own Dan Gilmartin, League CEO & Executive Director, who received the 2012 Strategic Association Leader Award. League President Karen Majewski introduced Dan during the ceremony in Dearborn where he was honored for exemplifying the highest standards of service and professionalism, not only within the League, but through the example he sets and the relationships he’s built among his state and national peers.
The 11th Annual Diamond Awards is a program that recognizes the excellence, innovative and achievements in the association industry and honors outstanding individuals who have made significant contributions to the association profession. The League last won a Diamond Award in 2009 for our Legislative Link e-Newsletter. We also won a gold award in 2009 in the website category for overall design and tactical online presence.
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For more information contact Matt Bach, League Director of Communications, at 734-669-6317 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the League: The Michigan Municipal League advocates on behalf of its member communities in Lansing, Washington D.C., and the courts; provides educational opportunities for elected and appointed municipal officials; and assists municipal leaders in administering services to their communities through League programs and services.