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City of Alexandria Celebrates Building Safety Month with April 26 Kick-Off Celebration

April 26, 2019

Celebrate building safety and the professionals who help keep us safe. Join the City of Alexandria on April 26, 2019 for the 7th Annual Building Safety Month Kick-Off Event at Market Square, 301 King Street, between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Building Safety Month is a public awareness campaign offered each year to help individuals, families and businesses understand what it takes to build and sustain safe and resilient structures. This year’s theme is “No Code. No Confidence.”

The free April 26 event will include a proclamation by Mayor Justin Wilson and remarks by City Manager Mark Jinks, followed by lunch and exhibits from City departments and the local building community. The event also features a free training session, from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.

To attend training, or for reasonable accommodations, please contact/rsvp to pete.mensinger@alexandriava.gov

Founded by the International Code Council in 1980, Building Safety Month is celebrated by jurisdictions worldwide during the month of May. The campaign reinforces the need for adoption of modern, model building codes, a strong and efficient system of code enforcement and a well-trained, professional workforce to maintain the system. For more information about Building Safety Month and the April 26th kick-off event, visit alexandriava.gov/Code

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


April 26, 2019
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