Thomasville, NC -- The City of Thomasville has new title: All-America City.
The National Civic League awarded Thomasville and nine other cities the 'All-America City' award. According to the league, each community demonstrated innovation, inclusiveness and civic engagement. NCL also said these cities showed innovation in job creation, neighborhood revitalization, crime reduction, new housing for low-income people, improving education and engaging youth.
Awarded cities benefit by increasing community pride, networking with civic activists from across the country and gaining national recognition. The AAC designation has helped communities win grants and new resources to attract employees.