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ACE Designates Geneva as an Alabama Community of Excellence

Rufus Lee – Geneva Mayor Pro-Tem; Tracy Delaney, ACE Team Captain; Sidney Hoover, ACE Executive Director; Geneva Mayor – Frankie Lindsey; Jonathan Tullos, ACE Team Member; Mary Shell, ACE Team Member Geneva, Alabama earned the designation of an “Alabam …

Foley uses its location to become an Alabama Communities of Excellence destination

The Centennial Park Plaza is the centerpiece of the renovations to downtown Foley that resulted from the collaboration between city officials and the Alabama Communities of Excellence program. (Brittany Faush/Alabama NewsCenter) Located in southern Bal …

ACE Elects New Officers as Program Celebrates 16th Anniversary

As the Alabama Communities of Excellence (ACE) begins its16th year of assisting selected smaller Alabama communities reach their economic potential, we cordially welcome the incoming 2018 officers, while at the same time expressing our sincere gratitud …

2017 ACE Star Awards

The 2017 ACE Star Award recipients include: Ms. Tana Collins, Outstanding ACE Local Coordinator (Jasper) The Honorable Robert Joslin, Outstanding ACE Mayor (Arab) Reverend Willie Blue, Outstanding ACE Volunteer (Brewton) Mr. Brandon Bias, Outstanding ACE Ambassador (Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood, Inc.) Dr. Arturo Menefee, Exceptional ACE Leadership (Auburn University – Alabama Cooperative Extension System)

ACE Designates Three Communities as an “Alabama Community of Excellence” and Announces the 2017 Incoming Class

For more information, contact: Sidney Hoover, ACE Executive Director Sidney.Hoover@outlook.com; 205-567-3248 JASPER, ONEONTA, SPANISH FORT, BAY MINETTE, BOAZ, CENTER POINT, CHELSEA, HANCEVILLE AND TALLASSEE Three Alabama communities, Jasper, Oneonta an …

Three Cities To Be Designated an Alabama Community of Excellence

Three Alabama communities, Jasper, Oneonta and Spanish Fort will be designated as an “Alabama Community of Excellence” at the Opening Session of the Alabama League of Municipalities Annual Convention to be held in Birmingham, AL on May 20, 2017. The Ma …

ACE Applications for 2017 Class Now Closed

Alabama Communities of Excellence (ACE) TRAINING WORKSHOP ACE NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR ITS 2017 CLASS Contact: Ms. Sidney Hoover, (205) 567-3248 – Sidney.Hoover@outlook.com The Alabama Communities of Excellence (ACE) program has launched the comp …

ACE Elects New Officers as Program Celebrates 15th Anniversary

Contact: Ms. Sidney Hoover, (205) 567-3248 In 2017, Alabama Communities of Excellence (ACE) will celebrate its 15th anniversary of helping selected small Alabama communities achieve long-term economic success. Targeting communities with populations of …

ACE Announces New Web Tool

The Alabama Communities of Excellence program announces an all new tool and a revamped website. Profiles of all 18 of our partner organizations, including information about their important connections to small towns, along with information about all AC …

Red Bay’s ACE Assessment to enter Phase II

Vol. 64, No. 12 1 Section, 12 Pages – Wednesday, April 6, 1016 Katie Crum, Staff Writer Progress is being made in Red Bay’s attempt to become an Alabama Community of Excellence Phase two of Red Bay’s ACE Assessment will soon be underway. Phase one of t …

ACE and Your Town Alabama

What a great turnout for Your Town Alabama last month. Look at all the participants from ACE Towns!

ACE 2015 Star Awards Announced

AUBURN, ALABAMA- The Alabama Communities of Excellence (ACE) presented the 2015 ACE Star Awards at the annual Alabama Community Leadership Network (ACLN) Conference Award Luncheon, October 6, 2015 in Auburn, Alabama. The ACE Star Awards recognizes indi …

2015 ACE Star Nominations

It’s ACE Star Award time!  The opportunity to recognize the 2015 ACE “shining stars”; individuals of the ACE Program that have performed above and beyond the call of duty.  These individuals can include ACE Partners/Members, ACE Community Participants …

ACE Makes the Alabama League of Municipalities Magazine

Visit their magazine (link below) or download the two pages devoted to ACE here.    

ACE 2014 Star Awards Announced

The Alabama Communities of Excellence (ACE) presented the 2014 ACE Star Awards at the annual Alabama Community Leadership Network (ACLN) Conference Award Luncheon on October 7, 2014 in Auburn, Alabama. The ACE Star Awards recognize those individuals who have performed above and beyond the call of duty and embody the principles of the ACE Program, which is a comprehensive development program designed to assist Alabama’s smaller communities in their efforts to plan, grow and prosper.

ACE Towns at Your Town Alabama 2014

Great crowd of ACE Towns at the 2014 Your Town Alabama Workshop held earlier this week at Camp McDowell.

Statewide Grant Opportunities: Deadlines Approaching

Grant Opportunities for Historic Preservation – Deadline August 15 The Alabama Historical Commission (AHC) is accepting grant applications for capital enhancements to non-state owned or operated historical properties and sites.  Grants will be awarded …