City and Visit Alexandria recognized for COVID-19 recovery programs

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City and Visit Alexandria recognized for COVID-19 recovery programs
First Lady of Virginia Pamela Northam at the Torpedo Factory Art Center. (Photo/Laura Hatcher Photography for Visit Alexandria)
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By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected]

First Lady of Virginia Pamela Northam and the Virginia Tourism Corporation recognized the City of Alexandria and Visit Alexandria for their response to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new release.

Visit Alexandria will be the recipient of a $10,000 WanderLove Recovery grant for its Great Walks Program, a marketing initiative that aims to guide residents and visitors to outdoor experiences, according to the release.

Northam acknowledged the city’s COVID-19 response initiatives, including the ALX Promise and Alexandria Back to Business Grant, which awarded $3.5 million in grants to more than 300 small businesses, according to the release.

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