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

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

​The Mayor’s Committee for Persons with Disabilities seeks nominations from the community for its 2015 annual awards. 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 submitting nominations is Nov. 30.

The nomination form is available from the committee’s web page ( and can be completed online. People who do not have access to the Internet can pick up a printed application or use a computer at any City of Virginia Beach Public Library. Computers at the Bayside, Central and Princess Anne area libraries have assistive devices to make the Internet accessible for persons with impaired vision.

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. If you have questions, please call (757) 385-8558.

Award recipients are chosen from nominations from the community for individuals and groups that have positively impacted the lives of Virginia Beach citizens with disabilities. Each recipient exemplifies the best of Virginia 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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