Mayor’s Committee for Persons with Disabilities Opens Annual Award Nominations

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

The Mayor’s Committee for Persons with Disabilities is seeking nominations from the community for its 2013 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.  The deadline for submission of nominations is November 30, 2013.


The award nomination form can be found and completed online at  and click the nomination link on the right side of the page.  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 or mailed to the Office of the Mayor, Municipal Center, Building One, 2401 Courthouse Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23456-9000. 


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.