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

Monday, October 30, 2017

The Mayor's Committee for Persons with Disabilities seeks nominations from the community for its 2017 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, 2017.

The award nomination form can be found and completed online on the Committee webpage www.vbgov.com/disabilities. People who do not have access to the Internet can use a computer at any Virginia Beach Public Library. Computers at the Bayside and Central Libraries have assistive devices to make the Internet accessible for persons with impaired vision. 

A printed application can be obtained at any Virginia Beach Public Library.  The completed application can be e-mailed to the ADA Coordinator at adacoordinator@vbgov.com 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) 385-4134. 

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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