CAROLINE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE
For immediate release
September 1, 2022
Charles M. Culley, Jr.
GFOA CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT FOR EXCELLENCE IN FINANCIAL REPORTING AWARDED TO CAROLINE COUNTY
(Bowling Green, Virginia) – The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to Caroline County for its annual comprehensive financial report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2021. The report 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 report.
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.
“To our knowledge, this marks the first time Caroline County has ever been awarded the GFOA Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its annual comprehensive financial report”, said Board of Supervisors Chairman Reginald L. Underwood. “The Board extends our congratulations and appreciation to Finance Director Tomeka C. Smith and her staff for the hard work and dedication it took to achieve this prestigious milestone.”