South Delta Planning and Development District Receives Innovation Award

South Delta Planning and Development District Receives
National Association of Development Organizations
2011 Innovation Award

WASHINGTON, DC – The South Delta Planning and Development District, based in Greenville, Mississippi received a 2011 Innovation Award from the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) Research Foundation for the B. B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center.

NADO is a Washington, DC-based association that promotes programs and policies that strengthen local governments, communities and economies through regional cooperation, program delivery and comprehensive strategies. The association’s Innovation Awards program recognizes regional development organizations and partnering organizations for improving the economic and community competitiveness of our nation’s regions and local communities. Award winners will be showcased during NADO’s 2011 Annual Training Conference, to be held October 8—11 in Miami, Florida.

“Creative projects like the B. B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center advance the economic growth and sustainability of our nation’s regions and communities. For more than 20 years, NADO’s Innovation Award has provided regional development organizations throughout the nation a unique opportunity to showcase their important work and their critical role in promoting economic development for rural and small metropolitan communities,” said NADO President Tim Ware, executive director of the Mid-East Commission in Washington, North Carolina.

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