Alexandria Beautification Commission Seeks Nominations for 2008 Beautification Awards

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May 2, 2008     

Alexandria Beautification Commission Seeks Nominations for 2008 Alexandria Beautification Awards

The City of Alexandria’s Beautification Commission is accepting nominations for the 2008 Alexandria Beautification Awards. The awards program recognizes City residents, organizations, and businesses for their efforts in contributing to the beautification of City neighborhoods and public vistas with landscaping and aesthetic design. Nominations must be received by Friday, May 16. Nominations, with a clearly identified property address, may be sent by e-mail to, or by postal mail to:

Alexandria Beautification Commission
PO Box 178
Alexandria, VA 22313
Beautification Awards will be presented in four categories: Residential, Commercial, Public, and Service. Nominations are judged on the use of texture, color, plant material, neighborhood context, marked improvements, and overall appearance. Nominated properties must be visible from the public right-of-way. The award winners will be recognized at the Beautification Awards Ceremony on October 6 at the Lyceum, located at 201 S. Washington St.
The Alexandria Beautification Commission is a 12-member volunteer board with members nominated and approved by the City Council for two-year terms. The Commission represents residents' values in City beautification matters and coordinates projects to encourage and achieve beautification. For more information about the Awards and the Commission, contact Marie Johnston, Chair, Alexandria Beautification Commission, at 202-433-4171 or by email at

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