Alexandrians 100 Years of Age and Older Invited to Participate in Centenarian Day Recognition

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Alexandrians 100 Years of Age and Older Invited to Participate in Centenarian Day Recognition

For Immediate Release: July 8, 2021

The City of Alexandria, in collaboration with the Successful Aging Committee, will celebrate National Centenarian Day by honoring the experiences and achievements of Alexandrians who have lived a century or longer. At the September 28 City Council meeting, a slideshow presentation will recognize residents who will be 100 years old or older by December 31. Alexandria centenarians who choose to participate in the presentation will receive a certificate honoring their lifetime experiences and achievements and a recognition coin. To participate or submit a nomination, complete an application and social history form by July 30. 

The City will celebrate Alexandria residents who are among the estimated 100,322 centenarians living in the United States. Centenarian Day is an opportunity to celebrate Alexandrians’ resilience and life experiences. 

The Successful Aging Committee includes representatives from Senior Services of Alexandria, St. Martin de Porres Senior Center (Catholic Charities), the Charles Houston Senior Center (Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority) and the City of Alexandria.

Visit alexandriava.gov/Aging for more information, and to access the online and printable documents. 

For media inquiries, contact Andrea Blackford, Senior Communications Officer, at andrea.blackford@alexandriava.gov or 703.746.3959.

For reasonable disability accommodation, contact maurice.tomdio@alexandriava.gov or call 571.384.5244, Virginia Relay 711.

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This news release is available at alexandriava.gov/123266.

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