All-America County Award - 2020
The All-America City (& County) Award recognizes communities that leverage civic engagement, collaboration, inclusiveness and innovation to successfully address local issues. Since 1949, the National Civic League has recognized and celebrated the best in American civic innovation with the prestigious All-America City Award. The Award, bestowed yearly on 10 communities (more than 500 in all) recognizes the work of communities in using inclusive civic engagement to address critical issues and create stronger connections among residents, businesses and nonprofit and government leaders.
To learn more about the All-America City awards, or the National Civic League in general, visit their website at www.nationalcivicleague.org
2020 Mission: Lifeline Gold Plus Award
The 2020 Mission: Lifeline EMS Gold Plus recognition is presented by the American Heart Association, and honors EMS systems for their significant performance in providing care to patients suffering from ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) heart attacks. Additionally the Mission: Lifeline program recognizes organizations as an integral part of the STEMI system of care, impacting the overall care and outcome of the patient. This achievement illustrates a commitment to providing guidelines-based care while meeting high standards of performance. As of 2020, Pitt County has received this prestigious recognition for seven years consecutively.
100 Best Communities - 2008, 2010, 2011, & 2012
Pitt County was selected from over 300 communities that applied from all fifty states. The 100 Best competitions recognize local communities for the outstanding and innovative work they are doing to help young people succeed. The America’s Promise Alliance chose Pitt County because of our community’s ability to unite different sectors to work on behalf of its young people. The Alliance felt that Pitt County reflected its Five Promises agenda: caring adults, safe places, a healthy start, an effective education, and opportunities to help others.