The Mayor’s Committee for Persons with Disabilities is seeking nominations from the community for its 2012 annual awards program. The awards recognize individuals, businesses and service organizations that have demonstrated an exceptional commitment to improving and enriching the lives of the citizens of Virginia Beach who have disabilities. Award recipients will be honored at the Committee’s February 21, 2013 meeting. The deadline for submission of nominations is January 10, 2013.
The award nomination form can be found and completed online at http://www.vbgov.com/accessibility-award-nomination . People who do not have access to the Internet can use a computer at any Virginia Beach Public Library. Computers at the Bayside, Central, and Princess Anne Area Libraries have assistive devices to make information accessible for persons with impaired vision.
A printed application can be obtained at any City of Virginia Beach Public Library. If you have questions, call 757-461-8007. The completed application can be e-mailed to the ADA Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to the Office of the Mayor, Municipal Center, Building One, 2401 Courthouse Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23456-9000.
The awards ceremony will be held on February 21, 2013, at 3 p.m. at the Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library, 4100 Virginia Beach Blvd., Virginia Beach, VA 23452. The award recipients are chosen from nominations from the community for individuals and groups that have impacted the lives of Virginia Beach citizens with disabilities in a positive manner. Each recipient exemplifies the best of the Beach and has made significant contributions in time and resources to ensure that people with disabilities have full integration in the community in which they live.
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