MONTGOMERY – The Alabama League of Municipalities announced the Alabama Communities of Excellence STAR Award recipients at its annual Municipal Leadership Institute and graduation/awards ceremonies on November 8, 2023, in Orange Beach. The League presents the ACE STAR Awards to acknowledge ACE advisory board members, ambassadors, community participants and volunteers who have gone above and beyond in assisting the organization and the communities they serve.
2023 Outstanding ACE Leadership Award – Mayor Sheldon Day of Thomasville
This award recognizes an individual who has provided exceptional leadership for the ACE program. Since he was elected to office in 1996, Mayor Day has strived to promote the city of Thomasville, whether it be economic development, public awareness of the services provided by the city and businesses, improvement in business appearances, promotion of schools and recreation or infrastructure enhancements on the local and state level. He led the city in earning its ACE designation in 2007 and helps to promote and mentor other municipal officials interested in the ACE program. He serves on the League’s Board of Directors.