This year’s Make A Difference Day is coming up next month, and the City of Venice has won an award for its effort for last year’s Make A Difference Day. The City won a 3CMA Savvy Award of Excellence for Special Events-Recurring Event. 3CMA is for City-County Communications and Marketing Association. Last year was the 6th annual event, in which a record number of 447 volunteers worked to clean up the community. The City says the effort saves the city thousands of dollars a year. This year’s Make A Difference Day is Saturday, October 26th.