The Florida Festivals and Events Association annual "SUNsational Awards Cere-mony" was held in Naples Friday, Aug. 12. The Cape Coral Community Redevelop-ment Agency took home the first place award for Event Budget $74,999 & Under Printed Materials Newspaper Special Section "Summer In The City." The CRA also received first runner up in the same budget category for: Printed Materials Magazine Ad.
CRA Economic Develop-ment Manager Helen Ramey said it was a wonderful honor to be recognized by the FFEA.
"For the past five years the CRA has been honored to be a recipient of the state-wide coveted awards," Ramey said. "The first award we received was in 2007 for the best in state T-shirt design award for the Martini Competition"
CRA Economic Development Manager Helen Ramey, right, accepts the first-place award.
Since then, Ramey has brought back a total of 12 awards that adorn the wall of her office.
"With so many great organizations participating, it is wonderful to be acknowledged at the state level" said Ramey.
The FFEA's convention and trade show draws together municipalities, counties, tourism agencies, redevelopment agencies and private attractions and organizations from around the state
For additional information about the CRA, which is located at 1231 Cape Coral Parkway, E., call (239) 549-5615 or visit www.southcape.net