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Alexandria Beautification Commission Seeks Nominations for the 2009 Alexandria Beautification Awards
May 8, 2009 

News Highlights:

• Awards recognize City residents, organizations, and businesses for their efforts in contributing to the beautification of City neighborhoods and public vistas with landscaping and aesthetic design.
• Nominations must be received by Friday, May 29.

More Information:

• Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities   
 
The City of Alexandria’s Beautification Commission is accepting nominations for the 2009 Alexandria Beautification Awards. The awards program recognizes City residents, organizations, and businesses for their efforts in contributing to the beautification of City neighborhoods and public vistas with landscaping and aesthetic design. Nominations must be received by Friday, May 29. Nominations, with a clearly identified property address, may be sent by e-mail to jenniferspugh@gmail.com or by postal mail to:

Alexandria Beautification Commission
PO Box 178
Alexandria, VA 22313.
 
Beautification Awards are presented in four categories: Residential, Commercial, Public, and Service. Nominations are judged on the use of texture, color, plant material, neighborhood context, marked improvements, and overall appearance. Nominated properties must be visible from the public right-of-way. Award winners will be recognized at the Beautification Awards Ceremony on October 5 at the Nannie J. Lee Center.
 
The Alexandria Beautification Commission is a 12-member volunteer board with members nominated and approved by the City Council for two-year terms. The Commission represents residents' values in City beautification matters and coordinates projects to encourage and achieve beautification. For more information about the Awards and the Commission, call Jennifer Pugh, Chair, Alexandria Beautification Commission, at 703.919.1480 or e-mail at jenniferspugh@gmail.com.

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 Judy Lo, at 703.838.5095, ext. 438 or e-mail judy.lo@alexandriava.gov.

For more information, contact Jennifer Harris at 703.838.5078 or e-mail  jennifer.harris@alexandriava.gov.