Alexandria Park and Recreation Commission Seeks Nominations for the 2014 CIVIC Awards

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For Immediate Release: May 16, 2014 

Alexandria Park and Recreation Commission Seeks Nominations for the 2014 CIVIC Awards 

The Alexandria Park and Recreation Commission is seeking nominations for the 2014 CIVIC Awards. The annual awards program recognizes the unsung volunteer efforts of Alexandrians who are involved in their communities and who have provided a valuable service to Alexandria in meeting recreation, park, or cultural needs. Nominations must be received by Thursday, June 12. 

Individuals can nominate an Alexandria resident, group, club, organization, or corporate neighbor. Nominees for the award should be volunteers who have contributed their time, talent, or resources in an exemplary fashion and who reside or are located in the City. The volunteer contribution can involve activities such as removing invasive plants, coaching youth, or providing program support at City nature and recreation centers. Youth nominations are encouraged. 

The CIVIC Awards are presented at the City’s Annual USA/Alexandria Birthday Celebration on July 12 at Oronoco Bay Park, 100 Madison St. A nomination package is available online at, or by calling 703.746.4343.

Mail nominations to Park and Recreation Commission, c/o William Chesley, Deputy Director, 1108 Jefferson St., Alexandria, VA 22314. Nominations may also be faxed to 703.684.6826, or submitted online at

For more information on the 2014 CIVIC Awards, call William Chesley, Deputy Director, at 703.746.4343 or e-mail

The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the City’s Human Rights Code and the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request a reasonable accommodation, or to request materials in an alternative format, call William Chesley, Deputy Director, of the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities at 703.746.4343 (Virginia Relay 711).