Alexandria Commission on Aging Seeking Nominees for Excellence in Aging Awards

Awards recognize people, organizations that provide services to, and advance programs for, city's elderly population

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ALEXANDRIA, VA – The Alexandria Commission on Aging is looking for nominations for the Excellence in Aging Awards. The deadline is April 4.

The awards honor individuals – regardless of age – and organizations that have provided services to older Alexandria residents or made significant contributions to advance programs that benefit the population.

There are four 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 a person 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 his or her job.

The program will be held virtually on Tuesday, May 10.

To make a nomination and view a list of past winners, visit

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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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