Post Date:July 22, 2018 5:24 PM

Bellock AwardThe St. Charles Parish Finance Department received the 2018 Nationwide Aspire Award for their innovative leadership in promoting parish employee retirement savings during the National Association of County Officials (NACo) annual conference in Nashville on July 16.

“We are truly humbled and honored to receive this prestigious award and to join the short list of past recipients,” said Chief Finance Officer Grant Dussom. “The parish is in rare company with this honor, and none of it could have been possible without the hard work and support of the Personnel Department, Administration and Parish Council. A very special thanks to all and we look forward to proudly displaying this tremendous achievement in our office.”

The Nationwide Aspire Award recognized the finance department for going above and beyond in empowering their employees for retirement success and was presented during the closing general session of the conference to District V Councilwoman Marilyn B. Bellock.

“It was a great honor to accept this award on behalf of St. Charles Parish,” said Bellock. “We are truly the best parish.”

The mission of St. Charles Parish government is to provide high quality, efficient services to sustain and enhance the quality of life for all residents of St. Charles Parish.

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PICTURED: District V Councilwoman Marilyn B. Belllock accepts Nationwide Aspire Award from NACo President Greg Cox, Nationwide Vice President Rob Bilo and NACo Defined Contribution and Retirement Advisory Committee Vice Chair Grant Veeder at the 2018 NACo annual Conference on July 16.

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