LANSING, Mich., Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Michigan Association of Counties (M.A.C.) was honored with two awards on September 18th at the 12th Annual Diamond Awards hosted by the Michigan Society of Association Executives (MSAE), winning the Diamond Award in the category of E-Newsletter for their M.A.C. Service Corporation publication, and a Gold Honorable Mention award in the same category for their M.A.C. publication.
Both awards were accepted during the ceremony by M.A.C. Communications Coordinator Stephanie Ericson at the Royal Park Hotel in Rochester Hills, Michigan. M.A.C Executive Director Tim McGuire was also in attendance.
"This is an exciting win for our team," said McGuire. "To be recognized by such an esteemed organization as MSAE is an amazing honor, and we thank them for this award."
McGuire's late father, A. Barry McGuire, who served as the Executive Director of M.A.C. from 1969 to 1984, was also honored at the ceremony as an inductee into MSAE's Michigan Association Hall of Fame.
The Michigan Association of Counties (M.A.C.) founded on February 1, 1898, is the only statewide organization dedicated to the representation of all county commissioners in Michigan. M.A.C. is a non-partisan, non-profit organization which advances education, communication and cooperation among county government officials in the state of Michigan. M.A.C. is the counties' voice at the State Capitol, providing legislative support on key issues affecting counties.
SOURCE Michigan Association of Counties