Bryan Mayor Andrew Nelson will once again face off against College Station Mayor Karl Mooney in the Salvation Army’s annual Mayor’s Ring Off – a friendly competition to raise money to help provide essential services to those in need in our community.
The City of Bryan’s Communications & Marketing Department was recently recognized on both a state and national level. The department collectively won nine awards, including six first-place awards, for their work in video, e-newsletters, websites and graphic design.
The department was awarded the following awards from the City-County Communications & Marketing Association (3CMA) in the annual Savvy Awards on Sept. 9, 2021:
- Savvy Award (first place) – Regularly Scheduled Programming – “The Good Life” video news.
- Savvy Award – Issue-Specific Website – 2019 State of the City Report.
- Savvy Award – Annual Reports – 2018 Fire Department Annual Report.
- Silver Circle Award – Electronic Newsletters – “The Good Life”.
- Award of Excellence – Issue-Specific Website – COBWeb Intranet.
The Savvy Awards are the national awards program that recognizes outstanding local government achievements in communications, public-sector marketing and citizen-government relationships. The Savvies salute skilled and effective city, county, agency or district professionals who have creatively planned and carried out successful innovations in communications and marketing. More than 800 entries in 40 categories were received and judged by expert communicators from across the country.
The department was also awarded the following awards from the Texas Association of Municipal Officers in the annual TAMI awards on Aug. 31, 2021:
- TAMI (first place) – Electronic Newsletter or Magazine – “The Good Life”.
- TAMI – Electronic Report – 2019 State of the City Report.
- TAMI – Regular or Recurring Programming – “The Good Life” video news.
- Award of Honor – Special or One-Time Program – 2019 State of the City video.
The TAMI Awards are the statewide awards program that recognizes the best communications outreach in local government organizations in Texas. More than 400 entries were received, and entries were judged by communications experts in the California Association of Public Information Officers and the Minnesota Association of Government Communicators.