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The Grassroots Chapter Recognition Program recognized 29 ABC Chapters for their outstanding grassroots advocacy efforts and policies enacted at the local level during the 2014 Legislative Conference on June 11 in Washington, D.C. The program recognizes chapters on one of three levels-Gold, Silver and Bronze.

The 2014 awards were given to the following chapters:

Gold Award Winners

  • Rocky Mountain Chapter
  • Florida East Coast Chapter
  • Indiana/Kentucky Chapter
  • Keystone Chapter
  • Minnesota/North Dakota Chapter
  • Southern California Chapter
  • TEXO Chapter
  • Greater Michigan Chapter
  • Empire State Chapter
Silver Award Winners
  • Oklahoma Chapter
  • Arkansas Chapter
  • Greater Houston Chapter
  • Southeastern Michigan Chapter
  • Utah Chapter
  • Western Washington Chapter
  • Illinois Chapter
  • Wisconsin Chapter
  • Central Pennsylvania Chapter
  • New Mexico Chapter
  • Florida Gulf Coast Chapter
  • Northern California Chapter
  • Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter
Bronze Award Winners
  • New Jersey Chapter
  • Mississippi Chapter
  • Ohio Valley Chapter
  • Connecticut Chapter
  • North Alabama Chapter
  • South Texas Chapter
  • Central Florida Chapter
The chapters are evaluated on volunteer leadership, their website and publications, chapter staff grassroots involvement, implementation of ABC’s Action Alerts and chapter involvement at the state level.

The program was established by ABC National’s grassroots committee in an effort to encourage and award chapters for outstanding grassroots efforts.