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2014-03-19 16:23:00

WASHINGTON, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the March 2014 Pensions & Investments Defined Contribution Conference, ICMA-RC received a first place Eddy Award for RealizeRetirement(SM), a financial education resource to help public sector employees set retirement goals at different career stages. In addition, ICMA-RC's Education Video Campaign, focusing on the importance of saving for retirement -- received a second place 2014 Pension & Investments Eddy Award in the Special...

2014-03-12 16:29:52

Increased citizen demands, limited budgets call for better services and technologies. WASHINGTON and CARY, N.C., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Facing slowly recovering revenues, growing citizen demands for services, and higher standards for accounting and transparency, local governments are clamoring for effective performance management. The International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and analytics software provider SAS are working together to provide...

2013-12-19 16:30:13

- New Features Available to More Than a Million Public Sector Employee Accounts - WASHINGTON, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ICMA-RC has launched new features to Account Access, its participant-based online platform for managing retirement accounts. The enhancements are designed to improve ICMA-RC's services for its more than one million public sector retirement accounts to include enhanced site navigability and quick access to various features. (Photo:...

2013-11-11 16:25:33

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ICMA, the International City/County Management Association, welcomes OpenGov.com as a new Strategic Partner. ICMA's partnership with OpenGov.com will help local governments access historic and current financial data, analyze and compare revenue and expenses, and share financial information within the government and with citizens. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120912/MM73678LOGO) ICMA's Strategic Partner Program was...

2013-10-15 16:24:07

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Local community governance and public problem solving have become more detached from the ordinary citizen," the result of "a half-century trend of local government, education, and community civic institutions becoming more task- and service-oriented, as well as organizational cultures becoming increasingly hierarchical, narrow in scope, and expert defined," according to a recent issue of PM (Public Management) magazine. (Logo:...

2013-09-04 12:35:59

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ICMA, the International City/County Management Association, together with its long-time strategic partner, Esri, and a new start-up, MindMixer, will co-sponsor the first local government hackathon, Hackstock for #LocalGov, in conjunction with the ICMA 99th Annual Conference in Boston. During the hackathon, New England-area computer programmers and university students will use input from jurisdictions across North America to develop...

2013-08-13 23:01:30

More than $900,000 awarded to approximately 250 survivors since 2001. Survivors of fallen public employees recognized at ceremony in Missouri. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 The ICMA-RC Vantagepoint Public Employee Memorial Scholarship Fund (ICMA-RC Memorial Scholarship Fund) is pleased to announce that 29 surviving children and spouses of fallen firefighters, police officers, and other public employees have been awarded post-secondary educational scholarships for the 2013-2014...

2013-06-13 23:18:07

Director of Research and Development for CPI Card Group re-elected to ICMA´s Board of Directors Littleton, Colo. (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 CPI Card Group, a global leader in financial, EMV and commercial card production, and related services, announced today that Barry Mosteller, Director of Research and Development for the company, has been re-elected to ICMA´s Board of Directors. ICMA (International Card Manufacturers Association) is a non-profit association made up of card...

2013-06-04 23:20:10

Unique 24-karat gold design wins industry honor for second consecutive year. Littleton, Colo. (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 CPI Card Group, a global leader in financial, EMV and commercial card production, and related services, announced today that the company has won the badge submission for the ICMA Expo for the second year in a row. ICMA´s Badge Design Competition allows ICMA's manufacturer members to submit their EXPO themed badge design for consideration as the badge worn by all EXPO...

2013-01-31 12:31:23

New video highlights how businesses and local governments work together WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new video produced by ICMA, the International City/County Management Association (www.ICMA.org), explains how professional local government managers help create a business-friendly environment in Lake County and the villages of Glenview and Woodridge. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120816/DC58690LOGO) "Businesses and Professional Government...