Award Archives 2010
Computerworld Laureate Award
Computerworld honored the Department of Human Assistance with a Laureate Award at the CalWIN Consortium for the creation and use of IT to promote and advance the public welfare, benefit society and change the world for the better.
Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award - National Purchasing Institute
The Department of General Services’ Contract and Purchasing Services Division was recognized for excellence in public procurement based on national criteria that measures innovation, professional development, eProcurement, productivity and leadership by
National Purchasing Institute
Internal Revenue Service Volunteer Return Preparation Program Partner of the Year
The IRS recognized the Department of Human Assistance’s participation in providing free tax preparation service to low-income people.
Bank of America – Local Hero Award
The Department of Human Assistance Retired and Senior Volunteer Program and Foster Grandparent Program were awarded the Bank of America Local Hero Award for making significant impact on individuals, families and the community.
Oracle Fusion Middleware Innovation Award
At the CalWIN Consortium, the Department of Human Assistance was given the Oracle Fusion Middleware Innovation Award for using Oracle products in cutting-edge ways to benefit the public.
Heroes of Human Services Award
The Human Services Coordinating Council and Sacramento County Board of Supervisors gave the Heroes of Human Service Award to the Department of Human Services Senior Companion Program for having touched the lives of others through their advocacy, dedication, service and support within Sacramento County.
Points of Light Award
The Department of Human Assistance Foster Grandparent Program was recognized for its volunteer hours with a Points of Light Award.
Outstanding Volunteers in County Government
The Sacramento County Board of Supervisors recognized the Department of Human Assistance Retired and Senior Volunteer Program for their volunteers’ service.
Sacramento County Employee Giving Campaign
The Department of Human Assistance was recognized for placing 1st in Tier 3 for its contributions to local and national charitable organizations.
Richard A. Griesbach Excellence in Concessions Contest - 3rd place, Best Specialty Retail Program Medium and Small Airports
The Excellence in Concessions, Best Specialty Retail Program for Medium and Small Airports was awarded to Sacramento International Airport by the Airports Council International - North America. Read press release for details.
Customer Service and Commitment to the South Sacramento Community - Southgate Recreation and Park District Board
Department of Neighborhood Services
Information Security Award – 2nd place
Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center: Department of Technology
Best in PIA Class-California Food Policy Advocates
Sacramento County Department of Human Assistance for dedication to fighting hunger.
Helen Andrus Memorial Award - Sacramento District Dental Society
The County received the award that acknowledges outstanding service and extraordinary achievements to the improvements of dental health needs of children in Sacramento County.
100 Best Communities for Young People- The Alliance for Youth 100 Best Communities for Young People
Litigation Award – California County Counsels’ Association
County Counsel Michele Bach received the award for the preparation of an amicus brief in a general assistance case.
Digital Counties Survey - Top-10 Digital County Governments in the Nation
Digital Counties Survey Winner - 7th Place (2010)
Certificate of Achievement - Government Finance Officers Association
The Department of Finance won the award of Excellence in Financial Reporting for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Reporting (CAFR) for the Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2009
Challenge Merit Award - California State Association of Counties
Department of Human Assistance for Time Management system that streamlined payroll process, improved financial reporting and helped reduce costs
Recognition Awards Association of Firearms and Toolmark Examiners (AFTE)
District Attorney Crime Lab Criminalists Bruce Moran, Phil Hess, and Leslie Poole received industry recognition as experts in forensic science by the international organization dedicated to the advancement of firearm and toolmark identification in forensic science
Cappie Award - Sacramento Public Relations Association
The First Five Sacramento annual Children’s Celebration held at Fairytale Town received three CAPPIE awards:
- International Gala Award for the best festival from California Nevada Festivals and Events Association
- Gold Award for Your Buck for the Baby Stop tent (which allowed breastfeeding and changing areas)
- Bronze Award in the category Special Event or Festival.