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Co-powered by the Alexandria Commission on Persons with Disabilities (ACPD) and The Chamber ALX, this event proudly honors residents and businesses making significant strides in the area of disability empowerment.

For more information on the Disability Awards please contact Lovie Patish,

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The Chamber ALX’s Awards

Awareness Award

recognizing a business for promoting positive awareness among it’s employees of the needs of customers with disabilities

Hiring Award

recognizing a business for a commitment to hiring persons with disabilities or aiding employees with disabilities in furthering their careers.

The City of Alexandria’s Awards

Gerry Bertier Scholarship

a merit-based scholarship, awarded to an Alexandria resident or student with a disability who is seeking post-secondary education

John Duty Collins III Advocate for Persons with Disability Award

recognizes an individual who advocates for and contributes to the promotion of equal opportunity for persons with disabilities in Alexandria

To nominate for apply for the Gerry Bertier Scholarship or John Duty Collins III awards, please contact or


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