Commission on Aging Seeks Nominations for Excellence in Aging Awards
Deadline for nominations is April 3
For Immediate Release: March 1, 2017
The Alexandria Commission on Aging (COA) is seeking nominations for its annual Excellence in Aging Awards Reception, held on Tuesday, May 9 at 6 p.m. in the Vola Lawson Lobby in City Hall, 301 King Street.
The COA, which advocates for the needs of Alexandria seniors, uses the awards to honor individuals — regardless of age — as well as an organization, that have provided service to older Alexandrians or demonstrated superior contributions in advancing issues and projects that favorably affect older Alexandrians.
Award winners will be recognized by four award categories:
- Annie B. Rose Lifetime Award – Presented to an individual who has served seniors for at least 10 years.
- Lois Van Valkenburgh Excellence in Aging Award – Presented to an individual citizen with at least one year of service to seniors.
- Excellence in Aging Award for an Organization – Presented to an organization that has made an outstanding contribution to Alexandria seniors.
- Public Service Award – Presented to a City employee who has advanced, improved or otherwise contributed to making Alexandria a more livable community for all ages during the course of their job.
The City of Alexandria complies with the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Anyone with a disability who wishes to request an accommodation may contact the Division of Aging and Adult Services at 703.746.5999 or TTY at 703.836.1493.