Norfolk, VA - National Civic League named Norfolk one of ten winners of the 2013 All-America City Awards, an honor given each year to towns, cities, neighborhoods and metropolitan regions for outstanding civic achievement.
The 2013 All-America City Awards were held June 14-16 in Denver, Colorado.
Norfolk was honored for three community-based projects: supporting veterans in a state of wellness, flooding mitigation, and neighbors building neighborhoods. Major contributors for this award included Norfolk State University, contributing $171 million to Norfolk and Hampton Roads Region in 2012.
Listed alphabetically by state, the 2013 All-America Cities are:
Dunn, North Carolina
Garner, North Carolina
Thomasville, North Carolina