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Recipients of 2011 Mayors' Award of Distinction to be Announced at Wednesday Press Conference

April 19, 2011

The mayors of Bristol Virginia and Bristol Tennessee will officially announce the 2011 recipients of the prestigious Mayors’ Award of Distinction at a joint news conference on Wednesday, April 20, at 3 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall in Bristol, Va.

The 2011 winners were selected by a nine-member award panel made up of a cross-section of community members. The 2011 winners will be formally honored at an awards ceremony reception on May 1.

Created in 2008, the Mayors’ Award of Distinction recognizes individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to the Bristol community through services to the arts, industry, commerce, entertainment, education or the welfare of others – or individuals or organizations that have achieved regional, national or international recognition.