John Duty Collins III Oustanding Advocate Award

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John Duty Collins III Oustanding Advocate For Persons With Disabilities Award 2014
The Alexandria Commission on Person with Disabilities (ACPD) is pleased to announce its call for nominations for the John Duty Collins III Outstanding Advocate for Persons with Disabilities Award.

The award was established in 1989 in memory of John Duty Collins III, a founder and Vice Chair of the ACPD. During his lifetime, Mr. Collins worked tirelessly to improve accessibility in facilities throughout Alexandria including the Courthouse, City Hall, and Chinquapin Center. Mr. Collins also served as co-chair of the task force that established the DOT Paratransit program.

The award, which will be presented at a reception on Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at 5:30 p.m., includes a $500 donation in the recipient's name to an organization of the recipient's choice that contributes to the promotion of equal opportunity for persons with disabilities within the City of Alexandria. Funding for the John Duty Collins III Outstanding Advocate Award is provided by the Collins Family.


Selection of the respective recipients will be based on information presented in the nomination package. All nominations must be received no later than April 30, 2014.

The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request this form in an alternative format, please email or call 703.746.3148, Virginia Relay 711.