December 2, 2022

MACo 2022 County Innovation Award Winners

Champion Agriculture and Public Safety

MACo’s County Innovation Award recognizes superb and leading-edge county programs that improve overall quality-of-life and service delivery for a county’s residents and is issued to an urban and a rural county each year. The award is a collaboration of the Academy for Excellence in Local Governance and MACo, with support from the Local Government Insurance Trust.

All nominees were impressive, addressing issues in their communities and serving the needs of residents in ways that were truly “outside the box.” The winners are...The Upper Shore Agriculture Microgrant Program (Queen Anne’s, Cecil, and Kent Counties) and Baltimore City Vacant Building Rooftop Collapse Detection.

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Corporate Partner Spotlight

In its 79th year of service, CareFirst, an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, is a not-for-profit health care company which, through its affiliates and subsidiaries, offers a comprehensive portfolio of health insurance products and administrative services to 3.4 million individuals and groups in Maryland, the District of Columbia and Northern Virginia. In 2015, CareFirst contributed more than $40 million to more than 300 community programs designed to increase the accessibility, affordability, safety and quality of health care throughout its market areas. To learn more about CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, visit their website or follow them on Twitter @CareFirst

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