BEAVERTON, Ore. – The National Civic League has announced its list of finalists for the 2018 All-America City (AAC) Award. Beaverton is named one of 20 finalists, and the only Oregon city to make this year’s list.
This year’s award, which will ultimately be given to 10 chosen communities, celebrates and recognizes communities that engage residents in innovative, inclusive and effective efforts to tackle critical challenges. Beaverton’s application focused on our community engagement work highlighting our community visioning, cultural inclusion efforts, and public safety outreach programs.
“I’m thrilled for our city,” said Mayor Denny Doyle. “It’s a testament to our community members and their combined contributions. It’s truly a privilege to be recognized.”
Other finalists range from some of America’s largest cities to small towns. The finalist communities will compete this June to be recognized as one of 10 All-America Cities for 2018. Each community may bring a team of residents, nonprofit leaders, business representatives, government officials and young people to participate in presentations and workshops for three days in Denver, Colorado.
The city of Beaverton is home to more than 95,000 residents and is Oregon’s sixth largest city. We are a friendly, active and responsive city well-known for our exceptional community services and amenities, helping Beaverton residents enjoy a high quality of life. Ranked in Money magazine’s Best Places to Live, Beaverton truly is “The Best of Oregon.”
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