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2016 Neighborhood Award Winners Announced

Posted October 15, 2016 at 11:44 AM

The Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference, Inc. is proud to announce the winners of the 17th Annual Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Awards who were recognized and honored during the conference held on September 30 through October 1, 2016 at the Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel in Arlington, Virginia.

The following groups and individuals were the recipients of the 2016 VSNC awards, as follows:

Project of the Year

1st place – Thursday Night Tutoring, Alexandria, VA
2nd place – Community Cultivators, Roanoke, VA
3rd place – Lea Outdoor Basketball League, Roanoke VA

Advocate of the Year

1st place – Lee Highway Alliance, Arlington County, VA
2nd place – Carmen Vargas, Manassas Park, VA
3rd place - Nicole Harris/Dale Ave. Mural, Roanoke, VA

Youth Individual Effort of the Year

1st place – Ayanna Henderson, Danville, VA
2nd place – Ciara Lewis, Hampton, VA

Youth Group Effort of the year

1st place - Chantilly Youth Group Foundation, Chantilly VA
2nd place - Nauck Youth Enterprises, Arlington, VA

Congratulations to all of Virginia's 2016 Neighborhood Awards winners!

The Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference Annual Neighborhood Awards Program recognizes the accomplishments of outstanding neighborhood organizations and civic individuals from across the Commonwealth who work tirelessly to enhance the quality of life in their communities. The following four (4) NEIGHBORHOOD AWARD categories are available for entries:

  • Project of the Year
  • Advocate of the Year
  • Youth Individual Effort of the Year
  • Youth Group Effort of the Year

Each year award nominations are solicited to recognize the commitment of our Commonwealth’s neighborhoods and/or individuals who have tirelessly volunteered their time and energy into making their neighborhoods places they are proud to call home. These awards have been presented since 2000 as a collective “thank you” to the nominated neighborhoods and individuals and are the only statewide neighborhood awards given on an ongoing basis to neighborhood organizations and individuals to recognize and honor them for undertaking their neighborhood self-help initiatives.