The Mayor’s Gold Hammer Award and the Neighborhood Gem are presented twice a year at Coffee with the Mayor. The awards showcase the ongoing efforts of improvement projects within the City of Fort Pierce. The Gold Hammer Award
recognizes recipients that have added value to their neighborhoods by restoring, constructing or enhancing their properties in a way that contributes to the character of their surroundings. The Neighborhood Gem Award focuses on yard and/or outdoor improvements that show pride of place , encouraging others to improve the attractiveness and cleanliness of their homes. Both awards contribute to safer, cleaner neighborhoods and a sense of community that will improve the quality of life throughout the City of Fort Pierce.