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For Immediate Release: May 21, 2013

City of Alexandria Seeks Public Comment on Proposal to Rename Buchanan Park to Honor Leatrice Byrd

The City of Alexandria is seeking public comment on a proposal to rename Buchanan Park, located at 1501 Cameron St., Leatrice Byrd Park. Leatrice Byrd lived her life as devoted mother always putting her children and those in the neighborhood first. The legacy of her family and the children of the Buchanan, Cameron, Boyle, and Princess Street neighborhoods were her proudest accomplishment. She lived a selfless life receiving happiness and joy by doing for others.

Those interested in providing comments will be able to record their comments by email to jack.browand@alexandriava.gov, subject line: Leatrice Byrd Park, or mailed to RPCA, Attn: Jack Browand, 1108 Jefferson St., Alexandria VA 22314. The City Council Naming Committee will review all comments received or postmarked by Friday, June 21.

For additional information, contact Jack Browand, Division Chief, at 703.746.5504 or by email at jack.browand@alexandriava.gov.

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 Jack Browand, at 703.746.5504 (VA Relay 711) or e-mail jack.browand@alexandriava.gov.   

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