The National Civic League has named Norfolk one of ten winners of the 2013 All-America City Awards, an honor given each year to towns, cities, counties, neighborhoods and metropolitan regions for outstanding civic achievement. Norfolk was honored for three community-based projects. The following is from Norfolk's application. Norfolk's All-America City Application 1. Supporting Veterans in a State of Wellness. 2. Flooding Mitigation. Norfolk is a leader among coastal communities on how to adapt to sea level rise and flooding. 3. Neighbors Building Neighborhoods. This neighborhood revitalization initiative. All-America City Awards Since 1949, the awards program has recognized more than 650 communities for addressing local challenges with innovative, grassroots strategies that promote civic engagement and cooperation between the public, private and nonprofit sectors.
This video are the latest aerials from across Norfolk shot June, 2013
Listed alphabetically by state, the 2013 All-America Cities are:
Dunn, North Carolina
Garner, North Carolina
Thomasville, North Carolina
More on All-America City Awards - http://www.allamericacityaward.com