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50th Anniversary Celebration!

Post Date:10/18/2018 2:43 PM

The Terrace at the Greensboro Coliseum was packed with folks from across the Piedmont Triad helping us celebrate 50 years of service to the region. 

 group shot for websiteCongratulations to the following award recipients:

The Grady Hunter Award for Regional Excellence:   The Grady Hunter Award honors a current PTRC Board member who demonstrates dedication and service to the region

      2018 Winners
     Nate Hall,  Chairman of the Caswell County Board of Commissioners
     Jackie Morris, Chairman of the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners   

The Randall Billings Public Service Award:   The Randall Billings Award honors an employee of a local government in the Piedmont Triad that is committed to public service and regionalism.

      2018 Winners
     Terry Bralley, President of the Davie County Economic Development Commission
     Randy McCaslin, Deputy City Manager, City of High Point
     John Ogburn, Manager, City of Asheboro
     Mary Joan Pugh, recently retired Deputy Director of the NC Zoo

Founders' Award:  The Founders' Award recognizes a regional leader who has demonstrated a long standing commitment and superior impact on the PTRC and on regionalism as a whole.

      2018 Recipients
      Dan Pugh
, former Councilman and Mayor of Lewisville
      Dillard Burnette, former Councilman of the City of King, co-Chair of the PTRC following the merger of PTCOG and NWPCOG
      Randy Billings, former Executive Director of the PTCOG
     Jim Melvin, former Mayor of Greensboro and former Chair of the PTCOG from 1974 - 1976
     Darrell Frye, 34 years as a member of the PTRC Board, past chair of the PTCOG and of the PTRC


We are proud to have served our 74 members and their citizens over the past 50 years, and we are excited to be a part of the next 50 years of growth and sustainability in the Piedmont Triad.  Thank you all for your support.  We truly believe we serve the best region in the nation.  



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