Downtown Colorado, Inc. Announces 2014 Governor’s Awards for Downtown Excellence

Downtown Colorado, Inc. (DCI) just announced the 2014 Governor’s Awards for Downtown Excellence recipients. And there we were!!

  • 2014 Colorful Colorado: Greeley Creative District. The Colorful Colorado Award is given to an exciting, inspiring, creative, fun or effective project that the judges wish to recognize beyond the scope of the original nomination category. This high honor is reserved for projects which transcend multiple award categories to demonstrate an exceptional contribution to the community’s vitality. The Greeley Creative District demonstrated exemplary work in regional collaboration, promotional events, and community creativity.

All Governor’s Awards winners will be honored at the 2014 Governor’s Awards for Downtown Excellence Ceremony and Best of Fort Collins Festival on September 11, 2014, which will be held during DCI’s Vibrant Colorado Downtowns Conference in Fort Collins.

Since 2003, the Governor’s Awards has recognized outstanding projects and people that reflect an attitude of perseverance and dedication to community revitalization in Colorado. All 2014 nominated projects were completed between September 1, 2010 and May 30, 2014.

This year’s nominees represent some of Colorado’s best contributions to vibrant local communities,” said Katherine Correll, executive director, Downtown Colorado, Inc. “On behalf of DCI members, board of directors, and staff, we congratulate the winners and all of the nominees for excellent work to enhance Colorado’s commercial districts.”

Photos of the winning projects, along with accompanying details, are also being featured on DCI’s Facebook page, where members will have a chance to vote for their favorite projects. The people’s choice winner, based on the number of “likes” given to each project on Facebook, will receive special accolades.

View further details on the Governor’s Awards Reception and Best of Fort Collins Festival here.

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