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Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting Has Been Awarded City of Newnan by GFOA

For more information, contact:
Michele Mark Levine, Director/TSC
Phone: 312-977-9700
Fax: 312-977-4806
mlevine@gfoa.org

CHICAGO, Illinois - The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the City of Newnan by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management.

An Award of Financial Reporting Achievement has been awarded to the individual(s) or department designated by the government as primarily responsible for preparing the award-winning CAFR.

The CAFR has been judged by an impartial panel to meet the high standards of the program, which includes demonstrating a constructive "spirit of full disclosure" to clearly communicate its financial story and motivate potential users and user groups to read the CAFR.

Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) advances excellence in government finance by providing best practices, professional development, resources, and practical research for more than 20,500 members and the communities they serve.