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<p>Fifteen state employees will be presented with the prestigious &lsquo;Governor&rsquo;s Awards for Excellence&rsquo; on Tuesday, November 16, 2015. It is the highest honor a state employee may receive for dedicated service to the State and the citizens of North Carolina. &ldquo;These state employees represent the best of North Carolina,&rdquo; said Governor McCrory. &ldquo;They serve as role models for their colleagues and an inspiration to their communities. They&rsquo;ve demonstrated through their actions that when it comes to providing great service, nothing compares to their dedication and passion.&quot;</p>
<p>Since its inception, state employees have donated more than $100 million in support of charities serving North Carolinians through the State Employees Combined Campaign (SECC).</p>
<p>OSHR Communications Director David Prickett was interviewed by Time Warner Cable News on the state&#39;s new branding initiative. Watch the story on <a href="http://www.twcnews.com/nc/triangle-sandhills/news/2015/09/4/the-north-carolina-department-of-commerce-unveils-new-state-branding-initiative--.html">TWCNews</a>.</p><p>&nbsp;</p>
<p>NCWorks Career Centers are now registering more job seekers on the new NCWorks mobile app to connect them to meaningful employment. Read more from the <a href="http://www.nccommerce.com/news/press-releases?udt_4733_param_detail=189591">Department of Commerce</a>.</p>
<p>The military supports 578,000 jobs in North Carolina and more than two thirds of those jobs are in the private sector, demonstrating the impact of the military ripples across the state&rsquo;s economy and not just concentrated near military installations. Read more from the <a href="http://governor.nc.gov/press-release/military-supports-578000-jobs-north-carolina">Governor&#39;s Office</a>.</p>
<p>More than 40 employees, with 45 or more years of service to North Carolina state government, will be honored with the Caswell Award on August 13, 2015.</p>
<p>Join hundreds of your fellow state employees and retirees at Raleigh&rsquo;s Bicentennial Mall on Friday, August 14th, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for the official launch of the 2015 State Employees Combined Campaign (SECC).&nbsp;</p>
<p>Governor McCrory is being fiscally and financially responsible&nbsp;by asking the legislature to let voters decide on the Connect NC bond issue this year. Maintaining and improving existing infrastructure and buildings provide enduring benefits. Read more on the op-ed by Director Neal Alexander on <a href="http://www.newsobserver.com/opinion/op-ed/article23787331.html">The News &amp; Observer</a>.</p><div><br />Read more here: http://www.newsobserver.com/opinion/op-ed/article23787331.html#storylink=cpy</div>
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