Awards

Governor’s Award 2016 Gwen Rodi, Governor Tom Wolf, Andrea Iglar, Peggy PattersonWebsite & Social Media

Governor’s Award

2016
The Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development selected South Fayette Township as a winner of the 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.

Andrea Iglar at Award CeremonyPublic Relations

Renaissance Awards, Public Relations Society of America, Pittsburgh Chapter

2020
South Fayette Township’s community relations campaign for the 2019 South Fayette Community Day earned a Renaissance Award.

2018
South Fayette Township’s 175th anniversary celebration, held in 2017, earned a Renaissance Award. The yearlong effort was a partnership between the Communications and Parks & Recreation departments.

International MarCom Awards

South Fayette Connect Magazine

MarCom 2020 Gold LogoInternational MarCom Awards

2020

  • Gold Award, Government Magazine
  • Honorable Mention, Special Edition COVID-19 Newsletter

2019

  • Gold Award, Government Magazine
  • Honorable Mention, Magazine Writing

2018

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

2016

  • Gold Award, Government Magazine
  • Honorable Mention, Magazine Writing

NAGC First Place

National Association of Government Communicators Blue Pencil & Gold Screen Awards

2020

  • First-Place, Writer’s Portfolio (John Kanaskie)
  • Second Place, Magazine

2019

  • First Place, Magazine

2018

  • First Place, Magazine

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.

Allegheny County Council Recognizes South Fayette Connect

County Council Photo 11.22.16

Professional Leadership

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