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Last Call: Nominations for Disability Awareness Awards Close April 30


ALEXANDRIA, VA – The 2019 Disability Awareness Awards, co-sponsored by the Alexandria Commission on Persons with Disabilities (ACPD) and the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce, is just around the corner. The deadline for nominations is even closer. Though the presentation will take place on Thursday, June 27, nominees must be selected by this Tuesday, April 30!

Nominees are sought for the following categories:

Category 1: An Alexandria business that makes a commitment to promote positive awareness among its employees of the needs of customers with disabilities or otherwise makes special efforts to render its goods or services accessible to persons with disabilities.

Category 2: An Alexandria business that makes a commitment to hire persons with disabilities or aid employees with disabilities to further their careers.

If you are aware of any business that might warrant recognition, please take the time to distribute or fill out the application HERE, to or on behalf of, the deserving entity. You can also simply nominate a business by writing to the email address below.

The presentation and reception will be held in Council Chambers at Alexandria City Hall on June 27 at 5:30 p.m.

Please contact Lovie Patish at [email protected] with questions.

Kevin Dauray

Kevin is Publisher's Assistant with The Zebra Press. He has been working for Alexandria's "Good News" newspaper since 2019. A graduate of George Mason University, he earned a bachelor's in English with a concentration in Creative Writing. He also studied at the Columbia School of Broadcasting and holds a master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Marymount University. He is an alumnus of T.C. Williams High School. Go Titans!

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