Award-Winning Communications

Governor’s Award 2016 Gwen Rodi, Governor Tom Wolf, Andrea Iglar, Peggy PattersonWebsite & Social Media
The Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development selected South Fayette Township as a winner of the 2016 Governor’s Awards for Local Government Excellence for the success of its online communications. The township’s website and social media pages were recognized for exemplifying exceptional dedication to public service through innovative initiatives.

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South Fayette Township's 175th anniversary celebration, held in 2017, earned a Renaissance Award in 2018 from the Pittsburgh chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. The yearlong effort was a partnership between Communications and Parks & Recreation.

South Fayette Connect Magazine
Gold Marcom 2018International MarCom Awards
South Fayette Connect is an international MarCom winner.

  • Gold Award, Magazine Writing, 2018
  • Honorable Mention, Magazine Photography, 2018
  • Gold Award, Government Magazine, 2016
  • Honorable Mention, Magazine Writing, 2016

NAGC First PlaceNational First-Place Magazine Award
South Fayette Connect is first-place magazine winner of the 2018 Blue Pencil & Gold Screen Awards from the National Association of Government Communicators.

PRPS-Award-Winner SealSponsorship Program Excellence
In 2017, the Communications and the Parks & Recreation departments earned an Excellence in Recreation and Parks Award from the Pennsylvania Recreation and Park Society for the township's "Creative Recreation Sponsorships" program, which raises funds for community events by offering incentive advertisements in South Fayette Connect magazine.

Allegheny County Council Recognizes South Fayette Connect

County Council Photo 11.22.16

Professional Conferences

Andrea Iglar, Presenter
Sponsor Advertising Incentive Program
Transforming Local Government (TLG) Conference, Tulsa, OK, 2017