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HCPHC Receives Prestigious Award for Annual Financial Report for Third Year

August 28, 2018

Hancock County, MS - For the third consecutive year, the Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission has been awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) by Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.

The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of government accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management, according to the GFOA. 

The Commission’s 2017 annual financial report was 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 document.

An Award of Financial Reporting Achievement has been awarded to the HCPHC accounting department for preparing the award-winning annual financial report.

GFOA is a major professional association serving approximately 19,000 government finance professionals with offices in Chicago and Washington, D.C.

The Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission was established in 1963 to lead the county’s economic development activities. Stennis International Airport and Port Bienville Industrial Park are home to 30 companies with more than 1,000 employees. For more information visit www.portairspace.com.

PHOTO CAPTION:

The Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for 2017. From left are Bill Cork, HCPHC Chief Executive Officer; Janet Sacks, Chief Financial Officer; and Daryl Cornell, Commission Treasurer.

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