For Immediate Release: September 23, 2012
Public Invited to Attend 2012 City of Alexandria Beautification Award Ceremony
The Alexandria Beautification Commission will announce the 2012 Alexandria Beautification Award winners at an award ceremony to be held 7:30 pm, September 24, at the Lee Center, Richard Kauffman Auditorium, 1108 Jefferson St. Vice Mayor Kerry Donley will present the awards. Light food and beverage will be provided. The event is free.
The Beautification Commission sponsors the Alexandria Beautification Awards each year recognizing community member’s special efforts to contribute to the beautification of their neighborhoods and public vistas with landscaping and overall aesthetic design. Nominations are made by members of the Commission and the community and are judged by members on the use of plants, texture and color, neighborhood context, marked improvements, and overall appearance. Winners are limited to properties visible from the public right of way.
The Alexandria Beautification Commission is a 12-member volunteer board approved by the City Council for two-year terms. The Beautification Commission represents citizens' values in City beautification matters and coordinates projects to encourage and achieve beautification.
For more information about the Awards program contact Jennifer Pugh, Commission chairperson via email at AlexandriaBeautification@gmail.com or visit www.alexandriava.gov/Beautification.