Commission on Aging to Present 2018 Excellence in Aging Awards

On Tuesday, May 8 at 5:30 p.m. in the Vola Lawson Lobby of City Hall, 301 King St., the Alexandria Commission on Aging will highlight individuals and organizations dedicated to improving the lives of older Alexandrians at the 2018 Excellence in Aging Awards.
Four individuals/organizations will be recognized with Excellence in Aging Awards:
  • Mary Hamil Parker, Ph.D., will receive the Annie B. Rose Award, which recognizes an individual whose exemplary achievements span a lifetime of public service.
  • Delores Vieham will receive the Lois Van Valkenburgh Excellence in Aging Award, which recognizes an individual who has made outstanding contributions to elevating the quality of life for older adults in Alexandria within the past year.
  • The Hermitage Northern Virginia will receive the Excellence in Aging Award for an Organization, which recognizes an organization that has made outstanding contributions to elevating the quality of life of older Alexandrians.
  • Margaret Orlando will receive the Public Service Award, which recognizes a City of Alexandria employee who has advanced, improved or otherwise contributed to making Alexandria a more livable community for all ages during the course of their job.
For more information about the program, or the Commission on Aging and its activities, contact Debbie Ludington at 703.746.5694. RSVPs are not necessary.
The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended. To request a reasonable accommodation, email maurice.tomdio@alexandriava.gov or call 571.384.5244, Virginia Relay 711.