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EfficientGov to Host July 24 Webinar Presenting Digital Communication Best Practices of GovDelivery Client, Kitsap County

Thursday, July 19, 2012

EfficientGov to Host July 24 Webinar Presenting Digital Communication Best Practices of GovDelivery Client, Kitsap County06:00 EDT Thursday, July 19, 2012ST. PAUL, Minn., July 19, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GovDelivery, the leading provider of government-to-citizen communications solutions, announced today that leading information service, EfficientGov, will host a free webinar highlighting the successes of GovDelivery client, Kitsap County, Washington. Titled "Digital Communications Excellence: Kitsap County, Washington," the webinar will be held on Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. EDT.   The webinar will illustrate how this local government is achieving digital communications excellence across several initiatives. Public Communications Manager for Kitsap County, Doug Bear, will share many of the agency's digital communications strategies, details around the implementation of key tools – such as social media – and best practices for blending traditional and innovative marketing methods to increase their communications reach. "Kitsap County is a great example of local government taking an aggressive and innovative approach to connecting with its stakeholders and we're thrilled that other government organizations will be able to learn from the best practices presented on the upcoming webinar," said Scott Burns, CEO of GovDelivery. "We're proud to continue to help local governments leverage the power of digital communications to reach more people, more effectively than ever before possible." To register for the webinar please click on this link: http://bit.ly/KitsapWeb.About Doug Bear Doug Bear is the Public Communications Manager for Kitsap County, Washington. He created the County's first call center in 1994, and is managing the expansion to a full-service 3-1-1 center in Kitsap County. His leadership experience includes the U. S. Navy, serving as an elected official, serving on various Boards and Committees, directing theatrical productions and leading community groups and fund raising activities.About Kitsap County Kitsap County has a population of over 240,000 according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The County seat is located in the town of Port Orchard. Kitsap County is situated along the western shore of the central Puget Sound region and ranks 36th in size among Washington counties. Kitsap County is the 2nd most densely populated county in the state. www.kitsapgov.com is the source of government information for citizens and stakeholders in County.About GovDelivery GovDelivery, the leading provider of government-to-citizen communication solutions, helps government maximize direct connections with the public while reducing communications cost. More than 500 government organizations worldwide, including more than half of major U.S. federal agencies, as well as state, county, and city governments in the U.S., and local authorities and central government agencies in the United Kingdom, use GovDelivery to optimize their effectiveness, efficiency, and engagement in communications with the public. GovDelivery is an ICG (Nasdaq:ICGE) company. For more information, visit http://www.govdelivery.com. The GovDelivery logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=8030  CONTACT: John Cook Director of Marketing 651-757-4146 John.Cook@govdelivery.com