ASHEBORO, NC – On Monday, June 20, 2016 at approximately 7:45 p.m. the Asheboro All-America City delegation will arrive at the Asheboro Public Works Facility parking lot located at 1312 N. Fayetteville Street after winning Asheboro an All-America City 2016 Award. The community is encouraged to come out to the front parking lot of the Public Works facility this evening to celebrate this special recognition with the delegation.
Asheboro is one of only ten All-America City Award winners for 2016 and is the sole city from North Carolina. The All-America 2016 Awards highlighted community efforts to "ensure that all our children are healthy and successful in school and life." Upon learning of the award, City Manager John Ogburn remarked, “this award is a testament to the great work being done in our community by many dedicated and diverse organizations that are committed to seeing our children succeed.”
The following organizations worked together to bring this coveted designation to Asheboro, including: Asheboro City Schools, United Way of Randolph County, Randolph County Partnership for Children, Boys and Girls Club of Central Asheboro, Randolph-Asheboro YMCA, North Carolina Zoo, Randolph Community College, Communities in Schools of Randolph County, Randolph County Women, Infant and Children (WIC) supplemental nutrition program, Randolph County Tourism Development Authority and the City of Asheboro. The delegation also benefitted from a devoted advisory committee that helped to shape this tremendous effort.
For more information, call (336) 626-1201 ext. 223.