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2018-06-27 14:35:50
Longmont Awarded All-America City Award For The Second Time

Photo courtesy of Aaron B. Leavy and the National Civic League

Longmont received the prestigious honor of being named an All-America City by the National Civic League for the second time on June 24.The city first received the award, which has been called the 'Nobel Prize for constructive citizenship,' in 2006.

Longmont competed against 19 other finalists for the designation, sending a delegation of 51 staff and community members to make the presentation that highlighted three programs Longmont has implemented that they believe qualified them for the award.

The first was the creation of Supporting Action for Mental Health (SAM), an initiative that brings together local community groups, organizations, faith communities, residents, and local government to raise awareness about mental health issues in the city and explore the best ways to take action.

The second program was the high-speed fiber optic internet system NextLight, which made Longmont the fastest city in the country in 2017. NextLight is also a part of Longmont Power & Communications, meaning whatever residents pay for the service goes right back into the community.

The final effort highlighted in the presentation was the emergency reaction to the catastrophic 2013 floods, and the ongoing recovery work.

'This award affirms Longmont's commitment to building a vibrant community,' Longmont Mayor Brian Bagley said in a written statement. 'We acknowledge and embrace the societal challenges in our city and work collaboratively with community members to make positive change.'

Longmont is one of ten cities to receive the honor this year. The All-America City Award began in 1949 was created to “shine a spotlight on the incredible work taking place in communities across the country,” according to the National Civic League’s website.

At Realty Ventures, we’ve always believed Longmont is a great place to live, and this award only confirms that! If you’re interested in making Longmont your home, check out our listings to see what is available.

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